Car Hire in Melbourne

Car Hire in Melbourne


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Rent a car in Melbourne with Europcar

As the coastal capital of Victoria in South-Eastern Australia, Melbourne is a bustling and populous city offering a wealth of attractions by the picturesque Yarra River. Home to the Docklands famous for its Observation Wheel and waterside dining, there’s plenty to see and do. So, find out more about car hire in Melbourne and explore at your own pace.

There are three Europcar stations in Melbourne. These include Europcar Melbourne Airport, Europcar Melbourne City located just a stone’s throw from top attractions such as the Melbourne Museum and Melbourne Southern Cross Station along Spencer Street near the SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. Simply pick up a car rental from any of our stations and continue your Melbourne adventure in style.

Discover Melbourne by car

Lively, bustling and utterly captivating, Melbourne is the perfect place to explore by car. With a reliable rental, you can visit all the nearby attractions or put your foot down and head further afield. It all depends on your time, schedule and bucket list.

Things to do within Melbourne itself are plentiful. You’ve Federation Square which hosts of 2000 events a year and the cultural hotspot of Southbank. Here, you’ll find the picturesque promenade lined with restaurants, bars and cafes as well as street entertainers sure to put a smile on your face. There’s also the Eureka Tower measuring an impressive 297.3-metres, with the Eureka Skydeck 88 being the highest public vantage point of any Southern Hemisphere Building. Don’t miss the Arts Centre Melbourne too or head to the National Gallery of Victoria home to free and paid exhibitions. Travelling as a family? Then the Melbourne Zoo to the north of the city makes for a great day out.

With a Europcar rental, you can also head out of Melbourne, mapping out new and exciting routes. The Great Ocean Road is just waiting to be explored. This Australian National Heritage site stretches 243-kilometres along the south-east coast and offers many beautiful sites along the way including famous limestone stacks known as the Twelve Apostles. Calling all surfers! There are also plenty of stop-off points where you can hop on your board and ride the waves. Bells Beach is a particular highlight.

Cities of interest that could make it onto your itinerary also include Richmond which is just a 20-minute drive south-east and Preston, 30-minutes by car to the north.

The Europcar car rental experience in Melbourne

Here at Europcar Melbourne, we make it easy to hit the road as soon as possible. Whether your first port of call is Melbourne’s city centre or you want to head straight for the Great Ocean Road, we’ve an extensive car hire fleet that’ll make getting around a breeze.

From the economical Hyundai 120 to the full-size Toyota Camry, you won’t be short of choice. And to take on the rugged open road you might feel that hiring a 4X4 is the right option for you, in which case, we’ve the sizeable Mitsubishi Pajero to catch your attention. If you want to add a touch of luxury to your trip, don’t miss our prestige range which includes models such as the Mercedes-Benz E200?

As well as new cars, we offer a fleet of vans from Europcar Melbourne. Ideal for relocation and commercial purposes, we’ve top runners from leading marques such as Mitsubishi, Renault and Holden. Find out more about van and truck hire today and enjoy rental services with no hidden charges.

Driving in Melbourne

Driving in Melbourne is generally easy as the roads are well sign-posted, as are popular attractions. Remember that driving throughout Australia is on the left-hand side of the road. Be aware of the various tram lines and hook turn intersections. There are also many traffic cameras, so don’t speed or you could be fined.

Rush hour traffic is between 7-9am and 5-7pm. Saturday is also a busy day to travel, so leave extra time for your journey. Use roads such as CityLink toll to get to travel hubs such as Melbourne Airport. There is a small fee for toll roads.

Melbourne has plenty of on-street parking. There are also designated and secure parking buildings. If you’re heading to the city centre, parking at Crown Casino is a good option.

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Car hire at Melbourne is made easy with Europcar.

Friendly service, new cars and low prices are part of our every day offer. Whether you are hiring a car for business or pleasure, or you need a car or van, Europcar has the right hire car at Melbourne for you.

Europcar is looking forward to serving you at its car hire branch: Melbourne. Remember to always bring your driving license, valid credit card and additional proof of identity (such as a passport if you are hiring abroad).

Europcar’s Green Programme: At Europcar, we understand the environmental impact of car hire. That’s why we have wholeheartedly embraced a sustainable development programme and are proud to be the first car hire company at Melbourne with certified commitments.