Car hire Derby: tour the city in style and at ease with a rental

What you should know before hiring a car in Derby

Car hires in Derby: practical information

Where to rent a car in Derby

Heading to Derby for holidays? The easiest way to reach it is via flights to Nottingham. Derby takes around 30 minutes to reach with a cheap rent a car from East Midlands Airport via the A50 and M1. From the airport, you can rent a car from Europcar, the only car hire company located there.

If you only need a one way car rental in Derby, then just pick up a car hire Derby city. In the city centre, Enterprise, National Car and Europe Car Rental are the best available options for the cheapest car hire in Derby.

Driving in Derby: parking and other tips

[p]There are a surprising amount of parking places in Derby for a city of its size, a lot of free ones too! Waitrose, B&Q and Sainsbury’s all offer free parking. On the city streets it costs £2.20/day to park at Pride Park. In the city centre, expect £8/day at just about any car park.

We know it's hard to believe but some hotels in Derby actually offer free parking!

Road trips from Derby: what to do, what to see

Nottingham

Nottingham

Nottingham is a mere 30 minutes drive away from Derby so why not visit the "big" city? Nottingham is a thriving place with a ton of nightlife, culture and shopping, Nottingham has it going on! During the day a trip to Nottingham Castle is a must. This stately home is gorgeous and the adjoining museum is impressive.

Buxton & Peak District

Peak District National Park

Derby is perfectly placed for visitors wanting to visit England's Buxton & Peak District. Both are amazing places for trekking and hiking, especially in the summer. Head out to the national park for an afternoon or make a day trip out of it. It takes 1 hour to reach Buxton by car.

Matlock Bath

Matlock Bath

If you're looking to get away for a bit while visiting Derby, Matlock Bath is a pleasant escape. It's a 45 minute drive along the A6 heading north-bound. It's everything you'd imagine a seaside resort town to be without the sea. Fish and chips like you've never tasted and those kitsch amusement parks we love to hate.

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