Cheap Car Hire at Stansted Airport (STN)

Looking for the best priced car hire at Stansted Airport? Our Stansted Airport location provides quality hire cars and friendly service at a great price.

Pick up your hire car at the Holiday Inn Express near Stansted Airport and discover the south east of England. From the bright lights of London to the tranquil surroundings of the home counties, Budget car hire makes it easy to discover more. Select your dates and vehicle with ease via the booking form, and thanks to our flexible one-way options, you have the option to collect your car and drop it off at different car rental locations.




Rent a car at Stansted Airport

Holiday Inn Express Stansted (Bus Stop 19)

Holiday Inn Stn
CM24 1PY

Tel: 03445449059

Opening hours

12:00 - 18:00 Hrs
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07:00 - 13:00 Hrs

Budget Rent-A-Car at London Stansted Airport

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Explore Essex with low cost car rental at Stansted Airport

Visit the wide-open spaces of Essex

Stansted Airport is located in Essex, a county to the east of London. It is a gateway to Greater London and the northeast. The counties of Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Kent also lie beyond its borders.

Essex has a large rural area that many London residents head towards for weekend getaways. The rolling farmland, windmills and countryside trails all have something to offer the visitor. You can enjoy Essex and all it has to offer at your own pace with a rental car.

The county of Essex includes many places of interest such as Colchester, Southend, Braintree, Clacton, Saffron and Epping. You might decide that historic sites in Chelmsford and Maldon are top of your list, or you may wish to explore the Epping Forest District Museum, Gibberd Gallery, Gunpowder Park and Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker. Either way you'll appreciate the flexibility that our service affords.

For children, Lee Valley Park Farms is the perfect place for them to go a little wild with cuddly sheep and other farm animals. Lee Valley Regional Park is another location for children; here you can picnic, ride a bike or just explore the countryside.

Hedingham Castle is another must see. The castle was built in the Norman period and comprises a motte-and-bailey with a stone keep (a type of fortified tower). It stood for four centuries as the primary seat for the de Vere family.

Thaxted Windmill and Church is yet another amazing site in Essex that is worth a visit. Thaxted is actually a small town in Essex with the windmill and church as the main attractions. Hylands House is a Grade II neo-classical villa with more than 570 acres of land in Chelmsford.


Budget car hire location at the Holiday Inn Express Stansted Airport

Where to get the bus to the Holiday Inn and frequency of buses
When you arrive at London Stansted Airport, to collect your vehicle, please follow the Hotels Holiday Inn signs to the coach station.  Proceed to level 0, Bus Stop 19 outside the coach station.  The Holiday Inn Express shuttle runs 24 hours per day every 15 to 30 minutes. Please have your reservation ready to show the shuttle driver before boarding.  The bus/coach station is just a 2-minute walk from the airport terminal.  The coach station at Stansted Airport is ideally positioned opposite the main terminal entrance.  Please do not take the bus to the car rental village.

Where to return the vehicle and process for returning
When returning your vehicle, please park the vehicle in an Avis Budget bay at the Holiday Inn Express, Stansted Airport, Thremhall Avenue, CM24 1PY.  If your return is during our working hours, please hand the keys to an Avis Budget representative. If you are returning out of hours, please deposit the keys in the out of hours key return box situated in the hotel foyer. A shuttle bus will take you to the airport for your departure.


Why book with Budget?

Worry-free rentals

  • Special measures and deepcleaning sanitisation protocols protect our customers and provide a safe and flexible travel experience.

Fully-flexible car hire

  • No need to worry if your plans change. With our flexible car hire you can amend or cancel your booking for free and receive a full refund.

Fast-track online check-in service

  • Save time with Budget contactless checkin service. Your vehicle will be ready and waiting for you so you can be on your way quickly and safely.

Hassle-free long-term rentals

  • Rent a car for as long as you need with our flexible and lowcost long-term car rentals.



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