Car Hire from Lublin Airport
Lublin Airport is located in the eastern Polish region of Voivodeship. The region shares borders with Belarus and the Ukraine and has a rich cultural history of Polish, Russian, Catholic, Orthodox and Jewish influences. Around the region you’ll find cities with beautiful old towns and stunning natural scenery and they’re all easy to get to when you hire a car from Lublin Airport.
Where to hire a car at Lublin Airport
Hertz and Avis both have car hire desks located inside Lublin Airport’s small terminal building. They can be found just opposite the information point after you have left the baggage reclaim area. Express Rent A Car don’t have a desk at the airport but do provide a meet and greet service.
Petrol Stations near Lublin Airport
Depending on the fuel policy in your car hire agreement you may be required to refuel your car before dropping it off.
The closest petrol station to Lublin Airport is located around 10 minutes’ drive from the terminal building. It’s an Orlen garage in the town of Swidnik.
Driving around Lublin Airport
Route 822 leads away from the airport and to the city of Lublin. There are also easy connections from the airport to route E373 which heads east towards Chelm and the S12 which bypasses Lublin city centre and connects to route 19, heading north to Radzyn Podlaski and the E372 heading north west to Pulawy.
In Poland, as in the rest of mainland Europe, drivers drive on the right hand side of the road and overtake on the left. You may find that the roads are little more chaotic in Poland than back at home. Drivers don’t always obey the rules and, although roads are generally in good condition, you may come across some poorly surfaced thoroughfares on your travels.
Getting to your destination
With a rental car from Lublin Airport, there are lots of top destinations within easy reach. Here are just a few of them:
Lublin city is home to a beautiful old town and is fast becoming a popular tourist destination for those visiting the eastern regions of Poland. The old town square, a number of old city gates, the Trinity Tower and Lublin Castle are all impressive feats of architecture and certainly worth a visit. Other Lublin attractions include the Majdanek National Museum, Lublin Museum of Rural Life, performance venues, city parks and restaurants.
Lublin Airport to Lublin city is a 20 minute drive taking route 822 right into the centre. The city’s partial ring road can help you to avoid busy traffic in the centre during rush hours. There is a good selection of parking available around the city, both on the street and in designated car parks.
Kazimierz Dolny sits on the Vistula River, north west of Lublin. The pretty town is surrounded by beautiful forests and a walk around the town provides lots of scenic vistas. The main square houses a pretty church and visitors will also find the ruins of castle close by. Activities include heading down to the river for a boat trip, browsing the town’s many galleries or attending a local folk festival.
Lublin Airport to Kazimierz Dolny is a one hour drive. Drivers should take the ring road around Lublin city and then pick up the E372 heading north west. The town is compact and easy to navigate on foot so it’s a good idea to park up as soon as you can in one of the town car parks.
Zamosc is an ancient town whose old town, full of Renaissance architecture, has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The town’s Great Market Square, cathedral and synagogue are some of Zamosc’s most popular attractions. As well as beautiful buildings, Zamosc also has an abundance of restaurants, serving both international and local cuisine.
Zamosc is around 80 minutes’ drive from Lublin, taking the E373 south and then route 17. Roads leading up to the town aren’t big motorways so journeys can be slow going. In the town itself, roads are well signposted and there is plenty of parking available.