Cambridge Car Hire

Discover Car Rental in Cambridge

The beautiful city of Cambridge; made famous by its university, is located an hour north east of London. Boasting superb medieval architecture, museums and art galleries, the River Cam and the lawns along the river known as The Backs.

The town is also home to magnificent University Botanical Gardens. You’ll be able to explore all that Cambridge has to offer with your car hire, as well as discover the surrounding countryside at your leisure.

To view driving distances from Cambridge to other destinations in the UK and car hire information, visit our UK Driving Tips page.

Experience Cambridge

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Collect your car hire from downtown Cambridge and explore all this lovely town has to offer. The most famous landmark is Cambridge University, which built in the early 13th century, and situated on the banks of the River Cam. The university is made up of separate teaching colleges, including Kings, Trinity and Christ’s Colleges. Visit the Great St Mary’s Church which was built in the late 15th century, and climb the 123 steps of its tower for a fantastic view of the city of Cambridge. To experience the true spirit of Cambridge, why not park your rental car by the water and try punting on the River Cam.

Explore the market towns and country houses that surround Cambridge. Drive your car hire from Cambridge into the countryside to Grantchester, and enjoy tea and scones at The Orchard or perhaps a picnic in the gardens. Equine enthusiasts should take a trip to Newmarket, one of the most famous horse racing venues in the UK. Your car hire can take you to Wimpole Hall, just 8 miles south of Cambridge, which is an impressive 17th century mansion set in magnificent gardens and parks. Cambridge is also perfect for day trips to nearby cities. Birmingham is a scenic drive to the west, and to the south you can spend a day seeing the sights of London. Discover the delights of Cambridge and its surrounds with car hire from DriveAway.

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Cambridge - London 105 1.25
Cambridge - Birmingham 156 1.75
Cambridge - Oxford 135 2