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Finding a Car Hire in Armidale Is Easy


Under a six-hour drive from Sydney or Brisbane, Armidale is teeming with natural beauty, adorned by world-heritage national parks and vineyards. Search with VroomVroomVroom to easily find the best prices on car hire in Armidale.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Armidale

Vehicle classesEconomy, Compact, Intermediate, Fullsize, Standard, Wagon/Estate, SUV, Van, Premium
Number of Depots2
SuppliersBudget, Thrifty

Depots in Armidale

Whether you just need to get around town, or you’re heading on a road trip, collect your hire car from these depots in Armidale:

Budget logoLot 2/32 Saumarez Road, Armidale 2350
7:00am - 5:00pm Sunday to Friday.
7:00am - 12:30pm Saturday.

Thrifty logo1 Drew Street, Armidale 2350
8:00am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:00am - 12:00pm weekends.

Frequently Asked Questions for Armidale Car Hire

How much does it cost to hire a car in Armidale?

In April 2019, our customers paid from AUD $60 and AUD $99 per day depending on the vehicle type and rental duration to hire a car in Armidale. For current pricing on Armidale car hire, use our price comparison tool.

How do I find cheap petrol for my rental car in Armidale?

Petrol prices in Australia vary daily. We recommend downloading and using the the Vroom Fuel Price Comparison app to find the best price available when you are looking to fill up your hire car.

Can I pick up a car hire in Armidale and drop off in another location?

Yes, but most car hire suppliers will charge a one-way fee.

What is the weather like in Armidale?

Armidale can be dry and cold in Winter and occasionally sees snow. While the Summers are warm, nights can be cool.

Our Guide to Visiting Armidale

Armidale is more than a university town, with tree-lined streets which come alive with golden hues in Autumn. Known as ‘The Cathedral City’, Armidale is home to many historic cathedrals and is also in a region full of natural beauty including one of the highest waterfalls in Australia, Wollomombi Falls. Here are some of our favourite spots in and around Armidale:

Attractions | Accommodation


Wollomombi Falls

Address: Hillgrove 2350

Wollomombi Falls in the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park is a short 30-minute drive from Armidale. The single fall to the floor of the Wollomombi Gorge is one of the highest in Australia and the views are even better after a heavy rain.

New England Regional Art Museum

Address: 106-114 Kentucky Street, South Hill 2350

The New England Regional Art Museum hosts three Australian art collections that give an unmatched overview of Australian art history. The collections include significant works by Australian and international artists including Arthur Streeton, Margaret Preston and Brett Whiteley. Join an Art Storeroom tour for a behind-the-scenes look at the gallery and the works they exhibit.

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Glenhope Alpacas and B&B

Address: 59 Redgum Lane, Armidale 2350

Glenhope offers self-contained farm-stay accommodation four kilometres from Armidale’s city centre. Enjoy the opportunity to switch off and relax in your suite which opens to gardens, and working alpaca farm. If travelling as a family, stay in the Garden Suite with a queen-size bed and adjoining room with single bed and trundle.

Country Comfort Armidale

Address: 86 Barney Street, Armidale 2350

Right in the heart of Armidale, Country Comfort Hotel is conveniently located near all of the town’s attractions. The 42 air-conditioned rooms include basic kitchen facilities including a refrigerator and microwave, as well as free Wi-Fi. Free on-site parking is available.

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