Car Hire at Norwich Airport
This information is correct as of October 2015
Whether you want to taste a Cromer crab, get out into the wilds near Norwich or go back in time to seaside holidays in Great Yarmouth, you can find the best car hire at Norwich Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Norwich Airport
There are three car hire companies with desks at Norwich Airport: Avis, Hertz and Europecar. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Norwich Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Luckily there is a BP garage located just 3 minutes drive from the airport by car. Head southeast from the airport, take Amsterdam Way, and continue straight on at the first roundabout. Take a left onto Holt Road and the petrol station will be on the left hand side.
Driving around Norwich Airport
Norwich is directly served by two major trunk roads; the A11 in a south-westerly direction, through Thetford, Cambridge and London via the M11, and the A47 which goes in an east-west direction. To the east, it goes to Great Yarmouth and to the west, to the Norfolk market towns of East Dereham and Swaffham, and onto Kings Lynn. The A47 continues to Peterborough, where it links with the A1 to Leicester.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Norwich Airport.
This fabulous seaside destination is a chance to relive those good old family seaside holidays from years gone by. While kids today can enjoy wilder rides in the amusement parks, summer shows and fast food place to eat, adults can hark back to days of arcades and donkey rides, ice creams and fish and chips by the sea. They can kick back on the long ‘Golden Mile’ of sandy beach, cycle or walk the surrounding countryside, explore local villages or find out more about maritime history. Whether its lazy warm summer days or wintery windswept walks along the coast, Great Yarmouth has something for everyone, all year round.
It takes just 45 minutes to reach Great Yarmouth from Norwich Airport. Take Fifers Lane then St Faith’s Road. Get on the A1042 and follow this to Plumstead Road. Get on the A47 for Great Yarmouth via the A1243.
This quaint little seaside town with its fine sandy beaches, is a wonderful day out for the whole family. End of Pier shows are great for kids in the summer months while the Victorian architecture is a must see for history buffs. Cromer’s cute streets are crammed with shops, cafes, restaurants and cosy pubs ideal for after a spot of winter beach walking. With Cromer’s crabs topping most menus, this is the place for mouth-watering seafood.
Cromer is just 35 minutes by car from Norwich Airport. Take Amsterdam Way to Holt Road and continue on to the A14 towards Cromer. Follow the signs for the town centre.
Nestled in the beautiful county of Norfolk, Norwich could be the perfect UK getaway. With B&Bs and lovely family hotels, a mixture of elegant Georgian architecture and cosy country pubs, country walks and award winning restaurants, open air markets and museums; this little town has something for everyone. Close to the breathtaking Norfolk Broads, Norwich makes a good romantic retreat or an adventure break for outdoor enthusiasts who can kayak, cycle, canoe, fish, walk, hike or cycle in the surrounding countryside.
It takes less than 2 minutes to reach Norwich centre from the airport. Take Fifers Lane from the airport, get on to St Faith’s Road and then on to the A1042. Merge with the B1150 to Whitefriars and follow signs to Norwich.
On street parking operated is free outside the city centre and charged in the centre using the 'pay and display' machines. Parking rates are £2.00 per hour in Band A (or 50p per 15 minutes) and £1.20 per hour in Band B (or 30p per 15 minutes). Most hotels in Norwich also offer free parking.
Prices subject to change