Car hire Montpellier Airport - compare France car rental deals with Cartrawler
Fly to Montpellier in Southern France and benefit from competitive rates of Montpellier Airport car hire available on Cartrawler search engine.
Renault Clio often amongst the cheapest rental cars in Montpellier Airport
Montpellier is the capital of Languedoc-Roussillon region and the third largest city on the French coast, after Nice and Marseille.
The city is served by a medium sized international airport, handling over 1.4 million passengers per year.
Montpellier Airport location
Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport, as it is officially referred to, is located approx. 6 miles southeast of Montpellier city centre (see map).
Locally, Montpellier Airport (MPL) is also known as Fréjorgues Airport.
The airport offers good access to the A9 motorway which stretches in the south of France from the Spanish border through Perpignan, Narbonne, Montpellier and Nimes to Orange.
Although Montpellier is located a bit off the unofficial limits of the French Riviera, it makes for a great base for visiting southern France, especially for travellers on a tighter budget. The prices of tourist services, including car hire in Montpellier are usually much more affordable than in the popular hotspots of Côte d’Azur.
Cheap car hire Montpellier Airport – compare prices online
Quite a large selection of car rental companies operates at Montpellier Airport, including: Avis Rent A Car, Europcar, Hertz, Budget, Thrifty, Citer and Interrent.
When booking well in advance it is usually possible to find cheap Montpellier car hire even during high season. Offers of starting from below £100 for a week car hire of a small city car in Montpellier Airport are not unseen on Cartrawler search engine.
The new Renault Twingo - small and zippy car for rent in France
If you are looking for a larger and more comfortable vehicle to travel in southern France, there is usually only a small price difference between the mini class and the economy or even compact classes. One week of car hire of a Renault Megan, a Ford Focus or similar with the pick-up and drop off at Montpellier Airport costs from around £120 with the cheapest suppliers.
One way car rental in southern France
It is naturally possible to rent a car from Montpellier Airport and return it in a different location on the French coast. Be aware, however, that one way rentals are usually significantly more expensive. Cartrawler search engine for France car rental price simulation and find the most cost effective solution.
UK flights to Montpellier
It is possible to fly from the UK to Montpellier with Easyjet (from London) and Ryanair (from Leeds/Bradford).