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Compare Rates to Get an Affordable Car Hire in Blackburn

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Blackburn is a mere 30-minute drive east from Melbourne​ CBD located between Box Hill and Nunawading. Search, compare, and book an affordable hire car with VroomVroomVroom for your trip to Blackburn.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Blackburn

Vehicle Classes​Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV
Number of Depots​​4
Suppliers​Avis, Budget, Europcar, Thrifty

Essendon Airport Collection

Start your journey sooner by collecting your hire car from Essendon Airport (MEB)​ as soon as you land. We work with three trusted suppliers at the airport to get you on the road sooner.

Depots in Blackburn

Whether you’re after a short rental to get around Blackburn or a long rental for a road trip around Victoria, here’s where you can collect your vehicle.

Avis logo172 Whitehorse Road, Blackburn 3130
8:00am - 5:30pm weekday​s.
8:00am - 5:00pm Saturday​.
8:00am - 12:00pm Sunday.

Budget logo116-118 Whitehorse Road, Blackburn 3130
7:30am - 5:00pm weekday​s.
7:30am - 4:00pm Saturday​.
8:00am - 4:00pm Sunday.

Europcar logo110 Whitehorse Road, Blackburn 3130
8:00am - 5:30pm weekdays​.
8:00am - 12:00pm weekends​.

Thrifty logo153 Whitehorse Road, Blackburn 3130
7:30am - 5:30pm weekdays​.
7:30am - 12:00pm weekends​.


Frequently Asked Questions for Blackburn Car Hire

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

In April 2019, our customers paid between AUD $38 and AUD $146 per day for a hire car. Prices vary depending on vehicle type, time of year, and booking duration. For current rates in Blackburn, use our price comparison tool​.

What is the highest-rated rental car in Blackburn?

The highest-rated rental car in Blackburn is Toyota Yaris or similar based on recent ratings​ by our customers.

Who is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Blackburn?

Thrifty​ is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Blackburn based on recent ratings by our customers.

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

Absolutely. However, you may be charged a one-way fee​.

Our Guide to Visiting Blackburn

Located 17 kilometres east of Melbourne, Blackburn is a family-friendly eastern suburb that offers plenty of attractions, heritage lakes, leafy streets, and parks.​​ Here are some of our favourite spots in Blackburn:

Attractions | Accommodation



Attractions

Blackburn Lake Sanctuary

Address: Blackburn 3130

The Blackburn Lake Sanctuary offers 30 hectares of natural bushland, replete with a lake that attracts birds, possums, ducks and fish, and is a favourite spot for bushwalkers.

Kalang Park

Address: Kalang Street, Blackburn 3130

Kalang Park which runs between Pakenham Road and Main Street is just under one kilometre in length and located near Melbourne. The park which follows Gardiners Creek through Blackburn is a wonderful place to go for a stroll and is also perfect for birdwatching.

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Accommodation

Elizabethan Lodge

Address: 604-610 Middleborough Road, Blackburn North 3130

Surrounded by parkland, this refined lodge is 4.5 km from Blackburn Lake Sanctuary and is a 25-minute drive from Melbourne CBD. An urban oasis, the Elizabethan Lodge houses a custom-built reception centre, which boasts an onsite sandstone chapel and fairy-lit gardens.

Nunawading Motor Inn

Address: 245 Whitehorse Road, Nunawading 3131​​

The Nunawading Motor Inn is a family-owned suburban motel close to Nunawading and Blackburn Railway Station. Guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a casual restaurant and a BBQ area with laundry facilities and free parking.

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Customer Reviews for Blackburn Car Hire
Rating: 4.8 / 5 based on 31 reviews
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Judith H.
    Date: 31 Mar 2020
    Feedback: Extra insurance should not be paid until rental paid.I am still waiting for refund from previous rental that had to be cancelled due to airline cancelling flight.
    Rating: 3.5/5 indifferent
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Justin P.
    Date: 14 Jun 2019
    Feedback: Simples !
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: gao Q.
    Date: 02 Feb 2019
    Feedback: good
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Shannon D.
    Date: 26 Sep 2017
    Feedback: Easy and fast
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Yee M. N.
    Date: 31 Aug 2015
    Feedback: Great price and easy to book!
    Rating: 5/5 happy