Car Hire Poitiers Airport
Poitiers Airport in the Poitou-Charentes region of France offers a rural escape with many of the towns and villages nearby offering something different. With the Brenne National Park close by hiring a car from Poitiers Airport is the ideal way to explore. Skyscanner can help you find the best car hire deal available.
Where to hire a car at Poitiers Airport
Europcar, Avis and Enterprise have car hire desks in the entrance hall of the airport, as this is a small airport each of the car hire companies may operate with their own limited opening hours.
Petrol Stations near Poitiers Airport
If you hire a car from Poitiers Airport with a “full to full” fuel policy you will need to refuel your petrol tank before dropping off the car.
An Intermarche Demi Lune service station is located 2km away from the airport on the D910 and a Total Service Station is 3kms away on the D575 north of the airport.
Driving around Poitiers Airport
Poitiers Airport enjoys a central location next to the A10 motorway toll and the D910 roads putting most cities in France within 2 hours drive of the airport. All of the motorways in France are toll roads with toll payments required in the booths as you exit.
Getting to your destination
Here are some of the towns and cities which can be reached from Poitiers Airport after hiring a car.
The small medieval city of Poitiers is known as the home of the Futuroscope Theme Park just outside of the city. It is one of France’s most visited family attractions after Disneyland Paris.
Poitiers Airport to Poitiers is a 14 minute drive via the Rue Georges Guynemer.
The city centre is pedestrianised but there are plenty of car parks around the outskirts.
Le Blanc is a small town in the Loire Valley region which is an ideal base for those visiting the Brenne Regional National Park which is rich in wildlife and plants.
Getting from Poitiers Airport to Le Blanc is a 1 hour 5 minute 73km drive via the D591. It is worth stopping off in Chauvigny on the way and visiting the museums or the Baronial Chateau for the daily Giants of the Sky bird show.
On Rue la Republique which goes through the centre of the town there are lots of on street parking spaces which are walking distance from the many shops and museums in the town.
Niort, on the river Sevre has a unique city centre with many historical monuments throughout the town. Photo opportunities are available around every corner especially for those with an interest in medieval and renaissance architecture. Noirt is a convenient base if you are planning on a visit to the Marais Poitevin Marshes.
Poitiers Airport to Niort is a 78km drive on the A10 which will take approximately an hour. You can avoid the A10 toll road and travel via the D611 however this will take you over 15 minutes longer.
Parking in Niort is easy to find with a number of convenient car parks in the city and hotels offering parking.