Car Hire Perpignan Airport
Whether you’re heading to the sunny beaches of the south France coast or the skiing opportunities in the Pyrenees after arriving at Perpignan Airport you can hire a car and drive on to your destination. Skyscanner can help you get the best car hire available for your holiday.
Where to hire a car at Perpignan Airport
In the arrivals area of the airport terminal you will find Avis, Rent-a-Car, Europcar, Interrent, Hertz and Thrifty.
Petrol Stations near Perpignan Airport
If you hire a car from Perpignan Airport with a “full to full” fuel policy you will need to refuel your petrol tank before returning the car to avoid additional charges.
The nearest petrol station to Perpignan Airport is an Esso Station on the D900 6 minutes away. There are also a number of petrol stations in the centre of Perpignan.
Driving around Perpignan Airport
It is relatively easy to get around the area near Perpignan, upon leaving the airport you will be on the D900 which connects you to the centre of Perpignan and then N116 if you are driving to the Pyrenees Mountains.
Getting to your destination
Here is a guide to the destinations in the south of France which are popular with those hiring a car from Perpignan Airport.
Perpignan is a French town with a Catalan influence due to the location near the border of Spain. Located on the river Basse the medieval town is an ideal break for those wanting to simply relax, explore sights such as the Palace of the Kings of Majorca and enjoy the French atmosphere.
Perpignan Airport is located to the north of the town centre, a 10 minute, 7.5km drive via Avenue Maurice. You may face delays due to congestion as you are approaching the centre especially during summer months.
Perpignan has several main roads running throughout which makes getting from one area to another with ease however off the main roads the smaller streets can be more difficult to get around with a one way system and pedestrianised areas.
Collioure, often compared to St Tropez is a stylish Mediterranean town with seaside waks, charming streets and historic sights such as the Church of Notre Dame des Anges and Fort Saint Elme.
Perpignan Airport is one of the closest airports to Collioure, a 40 minute drive away via the D914.
Collioure is a popular summer destination which makes finding parking during the summer months difficult to find. The easiest way around this would be to book a hotel with parking available. If this isn’t possible there are car parks at the castle, on street parking at the south of the town or a park and ride system.
The ‘Queen Resort of the French Pyrenees’ Font Romeu is a sunny ski resort with over 3000 hours of sun annually. The family friendly resort has many activities for children as well as 34 pistes and over 100km of cross country trails to suit all abilities.
The Font Romeu ski resort is a 90km, 1 hour 30 minute drive via the N116. Part of this drive will be travelling through the Pyrenees National Park where roads can be twisty and exposed to the winter weather conditions.