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aerial view of houses in the melbourne suburb of preston victoria

Preston is a suburb of Melbourne located 9 kilometres drive north of the CBD. Use VroomVroomVroom to search, compare, and book a hire car in Preston easily.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Preston

Vehicle ClassesEconomy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Pickup, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV
Number of Depots​5
SuppliersAvis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty​​

Melbourne Airport Collection

Get on the road as soon as you land with a car hire collection available at Melbourne Airport (MEL)​. Take your pick from seven trusted suppliers with great rates.

Depots in Preston

Explore the beauty of Victoria with a hire car. We work with five suppliers based in Preston.

Avis logo638-644 High Street, Preston 3072
8:00am - 5:30pm weekdays.
8:00am - 4:00pm Saturday.
8:00am - 12:00pm Sunday.

Budget logo342 Murray Road, Preston 3072
8:00am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:00am - 3:00pm Saturday.
8:00am- 12:00pm Sunday.

Europcar logo580 High Street, Preston 3072
8:00am - 5:30pm weekdays.
8:00am - 12:00pm weekends.

Hertz logo234-242 High Street, Preston 3072
7:30am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:00am -12:00pm Saturday.
Closed Sunday.

Thrifty logo335 Bell Street, Preston 3072
7:30am - 5:30pm weekdays.
7:30am - 12:00pm weekends.

Frequently Asked Questions for Preston Car Hire

How much does it cost to hire a car in Preston

In April 2019, our customers paid between AUD $37 and AUD $94​ per day for a hire car. Prices vary depending on vehicle type, time of year, and booking duration. For current rates in Preston, use our price comparison tool​.

What is the highest-rated rental car in Preston?

The highest-rated rental car in Preston is Hyundai I30 or similar based on recent ratings​​​ by our customers.

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

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

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

Yes, you can, but you may be charged a one-way fee​​.

Our Guide to Visiting Preston

Preston is a multicultural and artistic suburb of Melbourne, just 30 minutes drive north of the CBD. Here are our favourite spots in the area:

Attractions | Accommodation


Preston Market

Address: 30A The Centreway, Preston 3072

Preston Market is not your ordinary market, it's a place where you'll have a glimpse of Preston's trading industry in the 1970s and has grown to house over 130 stores. The market's atmosphere is unique with a diverse mix of traders and multi-cultural performers playing on every corner.

Ray Bramham Gardens

Address: St. Georges Road, Preston 3072

Situated in the heart of Preston and only a 25-minute drive from Melbourne's CBD, the Ray Bramham Gardens have two ornamental lakes, large areas of lush grass, a rose garden, and a rotunda.

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Bell City

Address: 215 Bell Street, Preston 3072

Bell City offers stylish rooms and suites, with most rooms featuring floor to ceiling windows complete with stunning Melbourne City views. Its facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a gym with a sauna, a business centre, dry cleaning and laundry services as well as 24-hour room service, two restaurants and bars and a cafe with a convenience store.

Bell Motel

Address: 2 Patterson Street, Preston 3072

Situated in the Northern suburbs of Melbourne, the Bell Motel provides spacious air-conditioned rooms with a flat-screen TV and a DVD player, plus an outdoor pool, BBQ facilities, and free parking and Wi-Fi.

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Customer Reviews for Preston Car Hire
Rating: 4.9 / 5 based on 55 reviews
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Ajinkya V. M.
    Date: 15 Jun 2018
    Feedback: Awesome
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Charlotte M.
    Date: 06 Jan 2018
    Feedback: Easy to view, and to book. Would be good if there was more detail on what the amount quoted included.
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Annette R.
    Date: 16 Dec 2017
    Feedback: So far very good. Will know more after the pick up and return. 
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Latai P.
    Date: 26 May 2016
    Feedback: Great that you have people online to help you with any queries. So as a positive GREAT work. :)
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Tracy O. B.
    Date: 18 Dec 2013
    Feedback: Easy Peezy - Thank you
    Rating: 5/5 happy