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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Hertford

  • Car hire in Hertford is a great option for people visiting the quaint English town or planning a trip to other cities around Britain. If you want to visit the capital during your stay, you can drive from Hertford to central London in just over 1 hour. Travelling by car allows you full flexibility over your travel plans. While public transport connections from Hertford are good, they often involve connections and may run at irregular intervals depending on your destination.
  • An airport close to Hertford is London Stansted (STN), which is around 21 miles (34 km) away. You can find plenty of Hertford car hire options directly at the airport, from providers like Hertz, Sixt and Europcar. Stansted car hire services are located in the car hire village. A free shuttle bus is available to take passengers there from the main terminal forecourt every 10min. It takes around 30min to drive from the airport to Hertford.
  • Driving in Hertford is generally a convenient and comfortable way to get around. Most roads here operate a two-lane system, though some streets in the heart of the old town centre are one-way and rather narrow. Streets can be windy and you should make sure to go slowly around corners, particularly when near schools. There are a few busy roundabouts in Hertford, which connect smaller roads to the main A414. It’s worth choosing car hire in Hertford with an included GPS, to make navigation easier.
  • Try to avoid driving in and around Hertford during rush hour, as you may find yourself stuck in traffic for a long time. Roads can be particularly busy from 07:00-09:00 and 17:00-19:00 when commuters are travelling to and from London. If you have arrived by air and hired a car at Stansted Airport, leave yourself plenty of time to return it before catching a return flight, as traffic on this busy route can be congested.
  • Book your car hire in Hertford at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate car hire in Hertford are around -24% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Hertford

  • How much is the price of fuel in Hertford?

    The average price of fuel in Hertford is R129,67 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 556 and R2 075, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Hertford?

    Intermediate (Nissan Qashqai or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Hertford.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Heathrow airport (LHR)?

    Car hire companies onsite at Heathrow airport include GREEN MOTION, DRIVALIA, SURPRICE CAR RENTAL, Europcar, Budget, Hertz, keddy by Europcar, Arnold Clark and Sixt.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Gatwick airport (LGW)?

    Car hire companies onsite at Gatwick airport include Europcar, Budget, Hertz and keddy by Europcar.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Stansted airport (STN)?

    Car hire companies onsite at Stansted airport include GREEN MOTION, DRIVALIA, Alamo, Budget, Hertz and keddy by Europcar.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Heathrow airport (LHR)?

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Heathrow airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Alamo, Europcar, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Budget, Hertz and Sixt.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Gatwick airport (LGW)?

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Gatwick airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Alamo, Europcar, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Budget, Hertz, keddy by Europcar and Sixt.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Stansted airport (STN)?

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Stansted airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Alamo, Europcar, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Budget, Hertz, keddy by Europcar and Sixt.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Hertford?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • How much does an Intermediate car hire cost in Hertford?

    An Intermediate car hire in Hertford costs R1 250 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Hertford?

    A Mini car hire in Hertford costs R659 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in Hertford?

    An Economy car hire in Hertford costs R369 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Hertford?

    You can choose from various vehicle types when booking car hire in Hertford. Solo travellers or couples planning to stay in Hertfordshire may prefer to hire a mini, economy or compact car, which make it easier to navigate narrow and rural streets. Full-size and premium cars will suit families or travellers planning to take to the highways and travel between cities around England. It’s also worth noting that the cost of fuel in the UK is comparatively expensive, so economy cars with efficient fuel usage may suit those travelling on a budget.

  • What's the speed limit in Hertford?

    The speed limit on Hertford roads is usually 30 mph (48 kph), with a lower 20 mph (32 kph) limit on one-way streets and around schools. On main roads, the limit increases to 40 mph (64 kph), while on dual carriageways, you can drive at 50 mph (80 kph). Once you are outside the town, the limit on motorways can be up to 70 mph (113 kph). Sections of the major A1 and A10 roads, which will take you from Hertford to London, operate much lower speed limits in urban areas, particularly when entering built-up suburbs. Speed cameras are placed along all major roads and are usually sign-posted on approach.

  • Where are the best places to park in Hertford?

    There are several designated public car parks in Hertford. Most are open 24 hours and offer reasonable prices, including free parking for up to 30min at most sites. You can expect to pay around 90p (₹ 82) per hour or around £ 4.80 (₹ 440) for all-day parking. If you want to visit Panshanger Park and walk around Osprey Lake, the car park here operates a flat day rate of roughly £ 2.50 (₹ 230). On Sundays, parking around the town is usually free of charge. There are several multi-storey indoor car parks with secure barrier entry, as well as on-street and outdoor options. You can pay for a ticket with cash or by card at automated machines and must display it in your car window for the duration of your stay.

Hertford car rental reviews and directory

Hertz

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23 Broadwater Road

+44 843 309 3079

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Saturday09:00 - 12:00

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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22 Caxton Hill

+44 199 250 9990

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Ridgeway

+44 1707 328271

Monday08:00 - 16:00
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DRIVALIA

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Pindar Road

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Firefly

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Pindar Road, Hoddesdon

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GREEN MOTION

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Hoddesdon Delivery

+44 1279 210961

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Practical Car & Van Rental

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23 Pindar Road, Hoddesdon

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Sunnycars

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23 Broadwater Road

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Thrifty

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17 Broadwater Road

+44 1707 243567

Monday08:30 - 17:30
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