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Car rental companies in Winchester

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  • Enterprise

    8.4 (1983)
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  • Alamo

    8.6 (8849)
    No rates available

Winchester Guide


Winchester is a stunning city located in the heart of south of England. Regardless of the fact that it is a very genteel and refined place, with various carefully tended parks, restaurants, pubs and ancient buildings, Winchester possess several attractions that are of great interest for every individual be the old, young, families or single. Book cheap car hire in Winchester with us and we'll find you the best deals across the market. Obtain the freedom to explore the English countryside and its beautiful quaint towns and villages all in your own time. Just fill in your details and let us do the comparing.

Explore Winchester

The ancient capital of England Winchester has various attractions and the most attractive treasure if the Winchester cathedral. It is the most beautiful cathedral in entire England. Its placement just off the elevated streets is simply idyllic and is bounded via park with tree lined paths. Moreover, it maintains much of the old world allure of a country town. In many ways it is the quintessential English town.

The city has a very glorious and a rich past and also associations with various well know people including Alfred the great- king Alfred, the poet John Keats, the writer Jane Austen, Florence Nightingale and many more. However, Winchester is not a museum portion and it serves as the governmental center of the Hampshire country.

Winchester is close to various places of interest like the Isle of Wight, the Tudor Rose, new forest and Stonehenge. These places are just an hour away from the main Winchester city. With London, which is also sixty minutes away, the town is far enough to be an energetic but calm place to live.

The Winchester City Mill covers the rover Itchen in its heart, and moreover the city has loads of mills scattered all over. Apart, the Winchesters town hall which was built by Henry III in 1232-1240 is the only remaining section of thirteenth century Castle.

Birthplace of cricket, home of tempting food, relaxing place Jane Austen and kings of England and also motivation to different artists and craft makers who resides here, Winchester is certainly a fantastic destination for every season.


By air
The nearest airport to Winchester is Southampton Airport, located only 24 minutes drive south towards England's southern coast. For international flights Winchester is also close to London's airports, Heathrow is only 57 minutes drive northeast of Winchester. Transport options at these airports are in abundance, including buses, trains, shuttle services which are usually part of a holiday package, as well as the popular choice of car hire.

Car hire
Car rental companies found in the arrival's halls of these airports include all of the popular companies including Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Enterprise, Thrifty, Sixt and several others. If you book car hire in Winchester with us we will compare quotes from over 50 suppliers.

By car
Getting around in Winchester is quite easy, the roads are simple to drive and well signposted.  The M3 motorway runs around the edge of Winchester, so getting to London or Southampton is quick.

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    48 km/h
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    96 km/h
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What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

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Which car rental companies are compared by Carrentals.co.uk at this location?
  • Enterprise
  • Alamo