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Searching for an Affordable Car Hire in Bairnsdale is Easy


Searching, comparing and booking a hire car to pick up in Bairnsdale is easy with VroomVroomVroom. Bairnsdale is in East Gippsland and is the ideal starting point to explore the Gippsland Lakes region, Mitchell River and beyond, and an easy three-hour drive from Melbourne.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Bairnsdale

Vehicle classesCompact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, SUV
Number of depots3
Car Rental BrandsBudget, Europcar, Hertz

Depots in Bairnsdale

Whether you need a short-term car rental to get around Bairnsdale or are driving throughout the Gippsland Region, you can pick up your hire car in Bairnsdale.

Budget logo
628 Princes Highway, Bairnsdale 3875
8:30am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:30am - 11:00am Saturday.
Closed Sunday.

Europcar logo
449 Princes Highway, Bairnsdale 3875
8:30am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:30am - 11:30am Saturday.
Closed Sunday.

Hertz logo
629-631 Main Street, Bairnsdale 3875
8:00am - 5:00pm weekdays.
9:00am - 12:00pm Saturday.
Closed Sunday.

Frequently Asked Questions for Bairnsdale Car Hire

Where can I find parking in Bairnsdale?

There is a variety of street and dedicated car parking in Bairnsdale. Many spaces have a two-hour time limit so always check the signs before leaving your vehicle.

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

You can, however, your car hire supplier will most likely charge you a one-way fee.

How can I add a car seat to my booking in Bairnsdale?

Adding extras to your booking in Bairnsdale like a car seat, booster seat or GPS to your booking is easy with VroomVroomVroom. Simply select the extras you need in the display box during the booking process online or call our customer care team if you need to add something after booking.

Our Guide to Visiting Bairnsdale

Bairnsdale is a popular destination year-round with attractions for nature-lovers, architecture buffs and street-art aficionados. Here are some of our favourite spots in Bairnsdale:

Attractions | Accommodation


East Gippsland Art Gallery

Address: 12 Nicholson Street, Bairnsdale 3875

The East Gippsland Art Gallery has been celebrating the unique artistic spirit of the Gippsland region since opening in 1993. The gallery hosts exhibition openings, artist talks, event and art workshops each month as well as operating The Gallery Shop with pieces by local artists.

Mitchell River Cycling Loop

Address: East Bairnsdale 3875

See Bairnsdale on two wheels along the 5.6km return Mitchell River Cycling Loop. This easy ride takes you along both sides of the Mitchell River and has plenty of spots to stop for a picnic along the way. The ride starts and finishes at Howitt Park.

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Bairnsdale International

Address: 355 Main Street, Bairnsdale 3875

Bairnsdale International is a four-star hotel offering guests free Wi-Fi and rooms with flat-screen TVs, minibars and the option of interconnecting family rooms for larger groups. Complimentary parking is available.

Mitchell on Main

Address: 291-295 Main Street, Bairnsdale 3875

Mitchell on Main is a modern accommodation option for visitors to Bairnsdale offering air-conditioning, Wi-Fi and free on-site parking. Rooms include a minibar, small refrigerator and guests can dive into the swimming pool year-round. The hotel is located one kilometres from Bairnsdale’s city centre.

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