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Car Hire from Coffs Harbour Airport

Car Hire at Coffs Harbour Airport

This information is correct as of October 2015

Car hire at Coffs Harbour Airport is absolutely essential if you want to get the most out of your trip. Coffs Coast has some fantastic beaches and national parks, making it a fantastic destination for nature lovers. With car hire you can explore at your leisure.

Where to hire a car at Coffs Harbour Airport

Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty and Coffs Harbour rent-a-car all provide car hire from Coffs Harbour Airport.

Petrol stations near Coffs Harbour Airport

If you select a 'full to full' car rental agreement you will need to hand your car back with a full tank.

The most convenient service station will depend on whether you're approaching the airport from Coffs Harbour, or coming from elsewhere in the region. There's a United Petroleum on the jetty, about five minutes drive north-east of the airport. There's also a BP Garage on the A1, less than ten minutes drive west.

Driving around Coffs Harbour Airport

The roads immediately around the airport are small, but you can reach the Pacific Highway within ten minutes. In Australia traffic drives on the left, like in the UK, so there's not much difference there. If you prefer driving a manual car, specify this when searching for car hire: the majority of cars in Australia are automatic.

Getting to your destination

Coffs Harbour

Australia's premier family beach resort, Coffs Harbour is a great destination for a fun and laid back holiday by the coast. Visit the Big Banana, go whale watching, or simply enjoy a relaxing swim in the crystal clear waters.

It takes just over five minutes to drive into downtown Coffs Harbour from the airport. Street parking in the city centre is usually set at a 60 degree angle, and is mostly set to a one or two hour time limit. Venture out of the city centre for unlimited free parking. Remember to check local signs before leaving your vehicle.

Red Rock

Fishing, kayaking, and plenty of peace and quiet make this rural town a favourite spot for lovers of the outdoors.

Red Rock is about 35 minutes drive from Coffs Harbour Airport. This is a rural area, so parking is widely available and usually free. Most of the accommodation in the area will offer a place where you can park your vehicle.


Commercialisation has passed by this laid back seaside enclave. Beautiful white sand beaches, great golfing and a quaint atmosphere makes it a favourite destination with retirees and families.

It takes just over 20 minutes to drive to Urunga from Coffs Harbour Airport. Parking is widely available. Remember to check local signs to make sure you're not parking in a restricted area.

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