Car Hire at Rodez Airport
This information is correct as of June 2015
Whether you want to hike in the hills of Averyron, taste gastronomic delights in Toulouse or sleep in a chateaux in Aurillac, you can find the best car hire at Rodez Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Rodez Airport
There are four car hire companies with desks at Rodez Airport: Avid, Europecar, Hertz, and Sixt. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Rodez Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Luckily there is a TOTAL service station located just 11 minutes by car from Rodez Airport. Head southeast and get on the D840. Follow this road to the D994 and the Rue du Prat Mouly where the petrol station will be on the left hand side.
Driving around Rodez Airport
Rodez Airport is well connected to the region’s main roads. Rodez is to the north of Carcassonne, to the south of Clermont-Ferrand and Aurilac, to the west of Mende and Florac and to the east of Marmande and Cahors. Other major cities nearby include Nimes, Montpellier, Beziers and Narbonne and Toulouse, Montauban, Brive-la-Gaillarde, Saint-Etienne and Valence along the southern coast. The D840 and the N88 connects Rodez Airport with the city centre and to the A75, which leads south to Beziers. The D904 passes Lacroix-Barrez, Entraygues-sur-Truyere and Muret-le-Château.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Rodez Airport.
At the foot of the Cantal Mountains is Aurillac, a beautiful French commune, wonderful for families. Winding streets, museums, canals and delectable local gastronomy make this a quintessentially French experience. Sleep like royalty in Chateau de Salle just few minutes from Aurillac, a fifteenth century castle with panoramic views of Monts of Cantal.
Aurillac is just an hour and a half from Rodez Airport by car. Head southeast from the airport and take the D840. Take the exit for the D963 and merge with the D663. Take the exit for Toulouse and the N122 then the D120 Boulevard du Vialenc. Continue following signs for Aurillac.
Known as the ‘Ville Rose’ or ‘Pink City’, Toulouse is a vibrant and cultural city perched on the languidly beautiful Canal du Midi. It has a picturesque old quarter with museums, artist squats and circus acts and is home to some of the finest food markets in the region. There are some truly gorgeous hotels in the heart of the city for romantics to enjoy.
Toulouse is less than 2 hours drive from Rodez Airport. From the D840, take the exit onto the N88 to Carmaux. Stay on the N88 until you come to the exit for the A68 toll road. Take the left hand lane and merge onto the A61 towards Toulouse. Next, take the D112 following signs for Toulouse city centre.
Set amid a lush river valley at the base of the Massif Central, Rodez is a tapestry of beautiful flower-filled meadows and historic architecture. Picturesque and peaceful, Rodez is the perfect place to unwind, explore local museums and galleries, admire the elegant mansions of the old town and hike the majestic hills of Averyron. Its open air markets and gourmet delis will appeal to foodies everywhere.
It takes just 15 minutes to reach Rodez from the airport. Stay on the D840 following signs for the centre of Rodez.
There are several free car parks in Rodez, near the Sacre Coeur, the Rue Camonil and at the Vallon des Sports These are open from 7.30 to 8pm. There are also many car parks that charge, with the same opening hours, dotted around the town. The first 30 minutes is free to park, after whichis costs €0.50 for the first 2 hours, then €4.00 for up to 24 hours. Parking is free everywhere on Sunday’s and Bank Holidays. Some hotels in Rodez also offer free parking.
Prices subject to change