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Find the car hire best for you by searching, comparing and booking with VroomVroomVroom. Grafton is located in the Clarence Valley on the New South Wales North Coast and is home to many grand historic buildings, classic country pubs and is renowned for its yearly Jacaranda festival.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Grafton

Vehicle classesCompact, Economy, Intermediate, Standard, Pickup, Fullsize, SUV, Wagon/Estate, Premium, Van
Number of depots​​4
Suppliers​Avis, Budget, Hertz, Thrifty

Grafton Airport Collection

Get on the road as soon as you land by collecting your hire car from Grafton Airport​​ (GFN) and the car hire suppliers we work with at the airport.

Depots in Grafton

Whether you need to get around Grafton or are heading off on a driving holiday through the Gippsland region, you can pick up your hire car from these depots in Grafton and neighbouring suburb of South Grafton​:

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127 Fitzroy Street, Grafton 2460

8:00am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:00am - 11:00am and 4:00pm - 5:00pm Saturday.
9:00am - 10:30am and 3:00pm - 4:00pm Sunday.

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1/45 Villiers Street, Grafton 2460

8:00am - 11:00am daily.

Frequently Asked Questions for Grafton Car Hire

Can I add an additional driver to my booking in Grafton?

Yes, you can add an additional driver​​ to your booking when you collect your hire car from our Grafton depots. However, keep in mind that the additional driver should be with you when picking up the vehicle to present their driver’s licence and be added to the rental agreement.

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

Yes, but your car hire supplier may charge you a one-way fee​.

Do I need to pay a security deposit or bond when I pick up my hire car in Grafton?

Most car hire suppliers will charge a security deposit or bond for bookings. This is charged as a pre-authorised amount on a valid credit card which you will need to provide at pick up. The amount charged is dependent on the car hire supplier and generally ranges from $100 to $550 in Grafton.

Our Guide to Visiting Grafton

Grafton, halfway between Byron Bay and Coffs Harbour, is known for its iconic Jacaranda Festival which celebrates the more than 2,000 Jacaranda trees that turn the whole city purple each Spring. Here are some of our favourite spots in and around Grafton:

Attractions | Accommodation


Grafton Regional Gallery

Address: 158 Fitzroy Street, Grafton 2460​​

Visit the largest collection of artworks on the North Coast of New South Wales with more than 40 exhibitions and 70 programs and events each year. You can also shop unique gifts made by local artists in the gift shop.

Jacaranda Festival

Address: Grafton 2460​​

The iconic Jacaranda Festival is held in Grafton every year for two weeks in late October. It is Australia’s longest-running floral festival and celebrates the town turning purple with fireworks, float parades and markets.

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Grafton Central Motel

Address: 37 Fitzroy Street, Grafton 2460​​

Grafton Central Motel is conveniently located nearby all of Grafton’s key services and attractions. The rooms offer basic accommodation with free Wi-Fi, tea/coffee making facilities and guests can opt to upgrade to rooms with kitchenettes and dining areas. Guests can also make use of free parking on site.

Victoria Street Apartments

Address: 84 Victoria Street, Grafton 2460​​

Stay in style at the art-deco Victoria Street Apartment with each apartment including air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, flat-screen television and full kitchen facilities. Free private parking is also available to guests.

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