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Compare Car Hire Rates in Essendon

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Essendon is one of Melbourne​​'s larger suburbs located near the CBD. VroomVroomVroom helps you to easily search, compare and book an affordable hire car in Essendon.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Essendon

Vehicle ClassesEconomy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV
Number of Depots​​4
SuppliersAvis, Budget, Enterprise, Thrifty

Melbourne Airport Collection

Secure the best rates and convenient pick-up or drop-off with our seven trusted suppliers from Melbourne Airport (MEL)​​​.

Depots in Essendon

Please note that the closest depots to Essendon are in Coburg​​ and Airport West.

Avis logo2 Moore Road, Airport West 3042​
8:00am - 6:00pm weekdays​​.
8:00am- 12:00pm weekends.​

Budget logo2 Moore Road, Airport West 3042​7​
8:00am - 6:00pm weekdays​​.
8:00am- 12:00pm weekends.​

Enterprise Logo251 Sydney Road, Coburg 3058
7:00am - 5:00pm weekdays.
7:00am - 12:00pm Saturday.

Thrifty Logo152A Gaffney Street, Coburg 3058​
7:30am - 5:30pm weekdays.
7:30am - 12:00pm Saturday.

Frequently Asked Questions for Essendon Car Hire

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

In April 2019, our customers paid between AUD $46 and AUD $135 for a hire car. Prices vary depending on vehicle type, time of year, and booking duration. For current rates in Essendon, use our price comparison tool​.

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

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

Where can I park my rental car in Essendon?

There are ample parking​ and a variety of parking options on-site in Essendon as well as permit zone, pay and display and long term parking opposite Essendon Fields Airport. Free parking for periods up to two hours is available in the shopping centre car park.

Our Guide to Visiting Essendon

Known as the home of the Essendon Football Club (aka the Bombers), Essendon is a 25-minute drive north-west of Melbourne's CBD. Here are some of our favourite spots in and around the area:

Attractions | Accommodation


Woodlands Park

Address: 141A Woodland St, Essendon 3040

Nestled behind Bulla Road, Woodlands Park is the perfect little hideaway amongst the beautiful homes and businesses of Essendon with a great open space with a playground, lush green grass and old beautiful trees.

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Essendon Apartments

Address: 1040 Mt Alexander Road, Essendon 3040

Located midway between Melbourne Tullamarine Airport and the Melbourne CBD, guests at Essendon Apartments enjoy air-conditioned accommodation with fully- equipped kitchens, plus free Wi-Fi and parking. Essendon Airport, Essendon Fields and DFO are an 8-minute drive away and just a minute walk to shops, cafes, restaurants, banks, and supermarkets.

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Customer Reviews for Essendon Car Hire
Rating: 5 / 5 based on 13 reviews
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    Reviewer: Mark W.
    Date: 13 Sep 2020
    Feedback: doesnt say if there's tow bar !!
    Rating: 3.5/5 indifferent
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    Reviewer: Julia S.
    Date: 06 Sep 2020
    Feedback: great and easy!
    Rating: 5/5 happy
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    Reviewer: Simon F.
    Date: 04 Sep 2020
    Feedback: Easy
    Rating: 5/5 happy
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    Reviewer: PHIL P.
    Date: 02 Sep 2020
    Feedback: very good
    Rating: 5/5 happy
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    Reviewer: roy S.
    Date: 02 Sep 2020
    Feedback: I have used VroomVroom several times over the years and as usual easy to search and book.
    Rating: 5/5 happy