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Car Hire from Jacksonville Airport

Car Hire at Jacksonville Airport

This information is correct as of September 2015

Hire a car and discover the sights of Jacksonville, North Carolina. Onslow County has plenty to keep travellers entertained, from stunning beaches to historic downtowns. You can see it all when you hire a car at Jacksonville Airport.

Where to hire a car at Jacksonville Airport

Avis, Budget, National-Alamo, Hertz and Enterprise all offer car hire from Jacksonville Airport.

Petrol stations near Jacksonville Airport

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

There's an Exxon and a Stop n Shop on Route 258, just before the turn-off for the airport. Either of these would be a perfect place to fill your tank.

Driving around Jacksonville Airport

The airport is about 8 minutes away from Route 258 and half an hour from Interstate I-40. It's easy enough to navigate around, but to be on the safe side you might want to choose a rental package that includes a sat-nav system. Traffic in the USA drives on the right-hand side of the road, and automatic transmissions are more common than manuals. It might take you a little while to get used to your new car, and the new way of driving, so try to stay extra alert.

Getting to your destination

Onslow County is your oyster when you have a rental car. There are lots of great things to see and do, and the following towns make the perfect base. The USA is designed with drivers in mind, so you'll definitely get a lot more out of your holiday if you choose to hire a car at Jacksonville Airport.


Military roots have given infused the town with a friendly community spirit, while a wealth of natural beauty attracts visitors from across the globe. Enjoy outdoor pursuits like hiking and kayaking or jump in the car and head to the beach.

It takes about 20 minutes to drive into the centre of Jacksonville. Parking is plentiful, with a good mix of on-street and car park spaces. Lots of hotels in Jacksonville have their own car parks, which is great if you're planning to stay for a few nights.


'The Friendly City by the Sea' has plenty in the way of shopping and restaurants. There's a lovely old fashioned flavour to the town, which plays host to a range of festivals and is near some of the Crystal Coast's fantastic beaches.

It takes just under 45 minutes to drive to Swansboro from the airport. Parking is free in the town, making it a great place to visit on four wheels. Downtown is easily walkable so once you park your car you can enjoy some quick exploring.


For agri-turismo it doesn't get much better than Richlands. Farm-fresh produce and excellent restaurants make this sleepy backwater a fab choice for foodies.

It only takes 15 minutes to drive to Richlands from Jacksonville Airport. Parking in the area is ample, and most of the accommodation nearby has parking for guests.

Prices subject to change

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