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London - Ealing Guide

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Affectionately known as ‘Queen of the Suburbs’, Ealing is a borough in West London. The borough consists of several important districts, including the suburb of Ealing, entertaining Acton and Southall. The area is famous for its annual festivals, shopping opportunities, restful parks and Southall’s Asian-influenced culture. The borough is relatively extensive, so tourists should rent a car if they want to get around the many landmarks and historical sights.

Who to Book With
London-Ealing is home to a number of renowned rental firms, not to mention some local companies offering car hire too. The best-known suppliers in the borough include Enterprise, Practical and Budget. Tourists should book online prior to reaching Ealing to secure the best deals and the widest choice of rentals.

Best Time to go
The winter months in Ealing, along with the rest of London, are generally cold and. However, if tourists want to see the sites without hordes of travellers, this is the best time to visit. Prices for rentals and lodgings also tend to be less expensive in the winter months too. Rates and crowds hit their peak during the months of July and August, when the weather is at its brightest.

Need to Know Essentials
Before renting a car in London-Ealing, tourists will need to supply several documents:

- An international or national driving license
- The credit card used at the time of reservation
- The driver’s original passport
- Proof of booking

More information can be found in our FAQ's section.

Driving is a convenient way of getting from one landmark to the next in London-Ealing. Most of the streets, roads and highways within the borough are in great condition and, outside of peak hour traffic times, congestion is minimal. The borough sits outside the Central London Congestion Charge area, so tourists won’t have to pay extra fees for driving in London-Ealing. Parking can be found on some of the smaller streets, and driving is the best way to explore the surrounding boroughs of London.

Take some time to read our guide to UK for more details on driving in the country.


Like the rest of the UK capital, London-Ealing also boasts an impressive list of public transportation. Visitors will be able to choose from taxis, buses, Tube and train networks to explore the area. Getting into the centre of London, which is only 10 miles to the east of London-Ealing, can be done via any of the above transport options. Daytrips from the borough are more conveniently undertaken by car, however.

Visitors should use the Oyster Card when making single-trip journeys by public transport in London-Ealing. Whether you are to travel via overland trains, bus or the Tube in the borough, an Oyster Card is by far the easiest ticketing option. Paper tickets can be purchased at local bus and train stations, but are more expensive than travelling by Oyster Card;it is not uncommon for prices of train and bus journeys to be slashed by more than 50 per cent. Even daily, weekly and monthly Travelcards can be transferred onto an Oyster Card.

Taxis are an integral part of the transport system of London-Ealing. Black cabs are the most common form of taxis in the borough. They can be hailed from the street-side, and drivers are renowned for knowing every lane, street and route around London. They are generally regarded as the most expensive form of transport in the borough, however. Transport for London is the authorising body for taxis in London-Ealing.

London-Ealing is also served by a bus system, part of the Greater London bus network, also operated by Transport for London. There are plenty of routes passing through the borough, connecting the districts of Acton, Southall and Ealing with downtown London and the surrounding boroughs of West London. For more information about London-Ealing buses, see Transport for London Ealing bus routes.

The borough is home to several different train lines and networks that operate to surrounding boroughs and nearby Central London. Ealing Broadway is the main train station in the area, offering connections to both the Underground (Tube), the Rail Network and The Great Western Main Line. The Tube runs from Ealing on the Central, Piccadilly, District and Metropolitan Lines.


London-Ealing is close to many important sites of southern England, and car hire makes it possible to access these landmarks and cities with ease. Top destinations include the likes of Stonehenge, the royal city of Windsor and the Georgian city of Bath. Highways and motorways, such as the A4 and M4, can be effortlessly accessed from London-Ealing, providing quick connections to these memorable daytrip destinations.

Recommended Drives

Windsor - This is just a short drive from London-Ealing. This impressive town is where tourists will find some of the more magnificent royal landmarks in England. Windsor Castle rests within the town, while the world’s most impressive high school, Eton College, is only a few miles away.

Stonehenge - Located near the city of Amesbury, which is less than a 40-minute drive from London-Ealing. Stonehenge is one of the most alluring attractions in the United Kingdom. Visitors will be inspired by the ancient mystery surrounding this intriguing site. Taking an entire day to explore this landmark is recommended.

Bath - Located some 90 miles to the west of London-Ealing, but with quick access to the M4, tourists who travel via car will be there in no time. This historic and picturesque city is renowned for its stunning Georgian architecture and Roman baths.

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

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What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).