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city view in footscray, melbourne

Footscray is a lively and pleasant suburb located five kilometres west of Melbourne​​. VroomVroomVroom helps you to easily search, compare and book an affordable hire car in Footscray.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Footscray

Vehicle Classes​Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV
Number of Depots​​4
SuppliersAvis, Budget, Hertz, 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 Footscray

Whether you need a short-term car rental, or you're embarking on a longer journey throughout Victoria, you can pick up your hire car in Footscray and West Melbourne.​

Avis logo713 Geelong Road, Brooklyn (West Melbourne) 3012​
7:30am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:00am- 1:00pm Saturday.
9:00am - 12:00pm Sunday.​

Budget logoCorner Whitehall Street and Hopkins Street, Footscray 3011
8:00am - 6:00pm weekdays.
8:00am - 1:00pm Saturday.
8:00am - 12:00pm Sunday.


Hertz logo128 Whitehall Street, West Melbourne​ 3011
7:00am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:00am - 12:00pm weekends.


Thrifty logo69 Hopkins Street, Footscray 3011
7:30am - 5:30pm weekdays.
7:30am - 12:00pm weekends.


Frequently Asked Questions for Footscray Car Hire

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

In April 2019, our customers paid between AUD $41 and AUD $124​ for a hire car. Prices vary depending on vehicle type, time of year, and booking duration. For current rates in Footscray, use our price comparison tool​​.

Can I pick up a car hire in Footscray 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 Footscray?

Convenient cheap parking​ is available onsite at Footscray Market. Parking is generally AUD$1 per hour and costs AUD$8 per day.

Our Guide to Visiting Footscray

Characterised as a diverse suburb - ethnically and culturally, visitors can enjoy all that Footscray has to offer including an array of shopping centres and a slew of cool bars and restaurants. Here are some of our favourite spots in and around the area:

Attractions​ | Accommodation


​Attractions

Footscray Park

Address: 40 Maribyrnong Boulevard, Footscray 3011

Footscray Park is one of the largest and most intact illustrations of an Edwardian park in Australia. Located on the south bank of the Maribyrnong River in Victoria, the park has an area of 15 hectares and boasts its botanical collection, ornamental ponds, and garden structures.

Footscray Market

Address: 18 Irving Street, Footscray 3011

Located opposite to the Footscray Railway Station, the Footscray Market is a large indoor market with stalls for fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, meats, and Asian ingredients, plus a car park with 800 slots.​

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Accommodation

Footscray Motor Inn

Address: 90 Droop Street, Footscray 3011

Set on a tree-lined street in a residential area, Footscray Motor Inn is only a 20-minute drive from Melbourne and just five minutes from Flemington Racecourse and showgrounds. This 3.5-star hotel provides affordable accommodation and has an on-site bar and a guest lounge area with billiards​.

Plough Hotel Footscray

Address: 333 Barkly Street, Footscray 3011

Plough Hotel is only 5.5km from Melbourne’s CBD and easily accessible to all popular landmarks around Footscray. Guests at this casual hotel enjoy comfortable and affordable accommodation, complimentary guest laundry, access to bar and restaurant plus free Wi-Fi and parking.

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Customer Reviews for Footscray Car Hire
Rating: 4.6 / 5 based on 53 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: Vu B.
    Date: 21 Nov 2019
    Feedback: Thanx
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Barry L.
    Date: 04 Sep 2019
    Feedback: Very smooth procedure and easy to book
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Vaishnavi R.
    Date: 03 Feb 2019
    Feedback: Not as clear as it could be
    Rating: 3.5/5 indifferent
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Kristy D.
    Date: 11 Jan 2018
    Feedback: Ease of booking and amending/cancelling is excellent, with no charge (for those of us that never check the details prior to bookings!)
    Rating: 5/5 happy