Saint-Étienne car hire

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Saint-Étienne car hire information

Pick-up locationSaint-Étienne
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Hire locations29
Airport locations3

Cheap car hire in Saint-Étienne

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Saint-Étienne

  • If you plan to visit Saint-Etienne for a stay, consider booking Saint-Etienne car hire to help you explore the many stunning locations in and outside the city. The city is home to an impressive selection of attractions, making it well worth a visit. Being a city close to the countryside, Saint-Etienne boasts a rich history with a blend of modern architecture. You’ll want a convenient means of transport to explore the city and culturally rich natural features. Car hire in Saint-Etienne is unbeatable when it comes to convenience and flexibility. With your hire car, you can have a natural retreat to Gouffre d’Enfer Dam or book wine tasting at Côtes du Rhône, roughly 48 km (30 miles) from the city centre.
  • If you’re flying into Saint-Etienne, you’ll likely land at Saint-Étienne–Bouthéon Airport (EBU), around 12 km (7 miles) from the Saint-Etienne city centre. Take advantage of the many car hire agencies at the airport. Popular car hire companies include Sixt, Europcar, Keddy by Europcar, ADA, Avis, Enterprise and Free2Move. The car hire desks are in the airport terminal arrivals hall.
  • Using car hire in Saint-Etienne is generally a safe and enjoyable experience, with well-established roads and proper markings. Most drivers are patient and follow traffic rules. They drive on the right in France. You must be at least 21 years old to hire, but the minimum age to get a driving licence is 18. Be sure to abide by all the traffic regulations, and you shouldn't have alcohol in your system when driving in Saint-Etienne.
  • Like other cities in France, Saint-Etienne experiences considerable traffic congestion during rush hours. Typically, the city experiences weekday rush hours from 07:30 to 09:30, and the evening rush hours are from 16:00 to 20:00. Unless it's urgent, avoid driving your hire car in Saint-Etienne during these hours. Places worth avoiding include commuter zones and narrow streets since they are brimming with cars and human traffic.
  • Book your car hire in Saint-Étienne at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Compact car hire in Saint-Étienne are around -211% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Saint-Étienne

  • How much is the price of fuel in Saint-Étienne?

    The average price of fuel in Saint-Étienne is R139,49 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 674 and R2 232, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Saint-Étienne?

    Compact (Class Compact SUV or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Saint-Étienne.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Saint-Étienne?

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

  • How much does a Compact car hire cost in Saint-Étienne?

    A Compact car hire in Saint-Étienne costs R2 989 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Saint-Etienne?

    Saint-Etienne is known for its well-established public roads. When considering your vehicle type, look for one with enough capacity for your space needs. For instance, you'll want to hire a smaller vehicle if you travel alone with little luggage. In this case, a compact, mini or economy is an ideal choice. Alternatively, standard or intermediate sizes are a perfect choice if you are on a group trip. Look for an SUV if you’ll be travelling to off-road locations.

  • What is the speed limit in Saint-Etienne?

    When using car hire in Saint-Etienne, beware of the varying speed limits in each area. In general, the motorway speed limit is 130 km/h (80 mph), but the speed lowers to 110 km/h (70 mph) on dual carriageways. When driving on main roads in built-up areas, you should cap your speed at 50 km/h (30 mph). The speed limit outside built-up areas is generally 80 km/h (50 mph). Drive cautiously, especially when approaching built-up areas like school zones, residential districts and business areas. Be sure to abide by the posted speed limits to avoid speeding penalties.

  • Where are the best places to park in Saint-Etienne?

    Finding car parks in Saint-Etienne should be easy due to a wide selection of options, especially downtown. Consider downtown Etienne to enjoy a variety of parking options; you'll be closer to important places like accommodations, eateries and business centres. Car parks in downtown Saint-Etienne also offer convenient access to motorways. Metered car parks are available at Q-Park Fauriel (CHPL), Palais de Justice and Chavanelle Car Park. Free on-street parking is typically available from 12:30 to 14:00 from Monday to Saturday. Look for yellow zones and green zones. On average, parking your hire car in Saint-Etienne costs around €1.50 (about £1.28) per hour.  

Saint-Étienne car rental reviews and directory

keddy by Europcar

10,0

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27 Boulevard Fauriat

+33 4 77 47 09 18

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GARE DE CHATEAUCREUX

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8,5

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Impasse Du General Booth

+33 4 77 34 13 42

Monday08:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00
Wednesday14:00 - 18:0008:00 - 12:00
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Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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Europcar

7,1

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27 Boulevard Fauriat

+33 4 77 47 09 18

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Gare De Chateaucreux

+33 4 77 43 95 98

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Budget

7,1

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Gare Sncf Chateaucreux

+33 4 77 33 57 65

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Hertz

7,1

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1 Bis Boulevard Dalgabio

+33 4 77 49 32 00

Monday14:00 - 18:0008:00 - 12:00
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Sixt

6,9

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32 Rue de la Montat

+33 4 77 41 46 46

Monday08:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00
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Avis

6,7

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Gare Sncf Chateaucreux

+33 4 77 33 57 65

Monday08:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00
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Rent@Car

2,0

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106 Rue de la Montat

+33 4 77 43 26 46

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ADA

2,0

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7 rue Cugnot

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FLIZZR

8,0

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42 Rue de la Montat

+33 4 77 41 46 46

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CarWiz

3,7

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St. Etienne Rail Station

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Sunnycars

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1 bis Boulevard Dalgabio

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27 Boulevard Fauriat

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Aéroport de Grenoble-Saint-Geoirs

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Impasse Général BOOTH - Les 5 chemins Terrenoire

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Free2Move

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1 Rue Victor Grignard

+33 6 07 83 49 99

Monday13:30 - 18:0007:30 - 12:00
Tuesday07:30 - 12:0013:30 - 18:00
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13/15 Rue Gustave Delory

+33 6 12 18 14 06

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Rue Verney Carron

+33 4 77 91 04 00

Monday08:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00
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YourRent

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St. Etienne Airport

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St. Etienne Railstation Office

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Citer

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Impasse General Booth

+33 4 77 34 13 42

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FRANCECARS

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40 boulevard FAURIAT

+33 4 77 01 11 00

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Shouqi

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Boutheon Airport Passengers Exit

+33 4 77 36 55 10

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TravelCar

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1 Rue Victor Grignard

+33 9 77 55 50 11

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UCAR

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Served by OPEL RENT Rue Verney Carron

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Whiz Car

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7 Rue Cugnot

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Most popular car type

Compact

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