Car Hire Valencia Airport
Valencia Airport is located to the west of the city of Valencia on the south east coast of Spain. A region known for combining bold 21st century architecture with the traditional Spanish cathedrals, orange groves, beaches and resorts. With so much to explore hiring a car from Valencia Airport can be the quickest way to make the transfer to your destination.
Where to hire a car at Valencia Airport
Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Atesa, Hertz, Europcar and Thrifty offer car hire from Valencia Airport and the desks can be found in the ground floor of the airport terminal building. Cars are collected from the multi storey car park where you will find additional car hire desks if you need any assistance.
Outside of Valencia Airport Sixt, Goldcar and Centauro Car Hire offer car hire, either a short walk or shuttle bus away.
Petrol Stations near Valencia Airport
If you hire a car from Valencia Airport with a “full to full” fuel policy you will need to refuel your petrol tank before returning the hire car.
The nearest petrol station to Valencia Airport is opposite the grounds of the airport, 1km away on Calle de los Santos Justo y Pastor in the area of Manises. The petrol station is situated next to the Ibis Hotel.
Driving around Valencia Airport
Valencia Airport is on the A3 road which connects the airport with Valencia, Madrid and the A7 coastal road to Benidorm.
There are a number of toll roads in operation in Spain and although they can reduce your journey times and offer a congestion free drive these can be quite expensive. Toll payments are made on booths upon exiting the road. The AP-7 is the only toll road near Valencia Airport.
Getting to your destination
Here are some of the popular destinations for visitors to south east Spain which can be easily reached from Valencia Airport.
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The city of Valencia is a 15 minute, 10km drive via the A-3. The route between the airport and the city can be congested during the summer season and rush hours.
Limited on street parking in Valencia is available in the blue zones however this can be difficult to find and the car parks throughout the city are an easier option to consider. Driving near the centre of Valencia can be challenging with a pedestrianised area and many of the surrounding roads having a one way system in place.
Benicàssim is to the north of Valencia and despite its 5 Blue Flag Beaches, Desert of the Palms Natural Park and annual music festival the town is still one of the more overlooked beach resorts of Spain.
Valencia Airport to Benicàssim is a 55 minute, 90km drive via the AP-7 toll road.
Parking in Benicàssim generally isn’t an issue however as the small town is busy during the festival parking in the area can be difficult especially near the beaches and camp sites. A free car park is in the town centre.
Many head to Gandia for the Valencian scenery between the orange groves, the mountains and the 5km beach along the coast. Considered to be the gastronomic capital of the region trying the fideua at one of the local restaurants is an essential part of a trip to Gandia.
Valencia Airport to Gandia is a 55 minute, 79km driva south on the AP-7.
Parking is plentiful in the car parks in the town centre near the railway station and at the nearby promenade.