Car Hire at Norwich Airport
This information is correct as of May 2015
Whether you’ve booked flights to Norwich for business or for fun, hiring a car at Norwich Airport gives you more. Visit Norfolk’s beautiful beaches, see the famous broads, or just enjoy nipping around the city of Norwich under your own steam.
Where to hire a car at Norwich Airport
Avis, Hertz and Europcar all offer car rental from Norwich Airport. You will find their desks in the main concourse of the arrivals hall.
Petrol stations near Norwich Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
There is a BP service station on the A140, perfect if you’re approaching the airport from Norwich itself. If you’re coming from the north there’s also a service station just outside Erpingham, about 20 minutes away from the airport.
Driving around Norwich Airport
The A140 road runs past Norwich Airport. There are no major motorways nearby, but although the A140 is a fairly small road it will take you to where you need to go. Drive south onto the city’s ring-road to reach other major east to west and north to south routes.
Getting to your destination
The capital of Norfolk makes a convenient base for exploring the region, and is also full of its own attractions.
Norwich is a 15 minute drive away from the airport. If you’re staying overnight, look for hotels in Norwich with guest parking. This will give you a safe and secure place to leave your car while you explore the city. If not, you can find plenty of places to park in the city centre: both on street and in car parks. On-street car parking costs £2 an hour in Band A zones, and £1.20 per hour in Band B. Always check local signage as some spaces are free after certain hours, while others become no-park zones.
One of Britain’s most popular seaside resorts, Great Yarmouth has a lovely beach, is home to a buzzing theme park and also boasts a stunning heritage quarter.
It takes about 40 minutes to drive to Great Yarmouth from Norwich Airport. The local council operates pay and display car parks throughout the town. You can expect to pay 90p for up to four hours and £7 for more than four hours, with special rates overnight and on Sundays.
Suffolk’s county town is known for its historic architecture and local football team. The recently regenerated water front area makes the perfect summer’s day destination, while the independent boutiques offer something for every shopaholic.
It takes about an hour and fifteen minutes to drive to Ipswich from Norwich Airport. There are plenty of council run pay and display car parks within walking distance of the town centre. Eight car parks also offer a special ‘Quids In’ deal, with £1 parking for the entire evening after 3pm.
Prices subject to change