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Fiat 500 or similar
from 160 $/day
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Fiat 500
from 291 $/day
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Fiat 500
from 291 $/day
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Fiat 500 or similar
from 160 $/day
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from 124 $/day
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Kia Ceed
from 133 $/day
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Kia Ceed
from 133 $/day
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Kia Ceed
from 124 $/day
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Skoda Octavia
from 144 $/day
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VW Golf Estate
from 191 $/day
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VW Sharan Minivan
from 576 $/day
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Nissan Qashqai or similar
from 269 $/day
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Premium Mystery Car
from 248 $/day
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Travelling around Cambridge with a rental car

The most convenient way to explore the historical gems of Cambridge is with a rental car. With a rental car, you can not only experience the ambience of the city, but also have the freedom to explore its surroundings. With Driveboo, you can easily compare different car rental offers and book your rental car directly online.

Car hire Cambridge - Discover the city

Claiming to possess the highest number of preserved historical buildings in the UK, Cambridge is an important academic and cultural center. Most of the gems that can be found in the city are located somewhere around Cambridge University’s 31 colleges. Before it earned its status as an academic centre, Cambridge was one of the most important Norman fortifications. The legacy of those days is still present in many venues around the city. While walking around Cambridge’s winding streets, holidaymakers will have a unique opportunity to explore its romantic and medieval character. Cambridge is also a great place for culture lovers. It hosts a number of important cultural events throughout the year, including Midsummer Fair and Cambridge Folk Festival.

Where can I rent a car in Cambridge?

In Cambridge, there is a wide offer of car rentals. However, those travellers who decide to arrive in the UK by plane should access car rental companies at the airport. The nearest airport to Cambridge is London Stansted (STN), located approximately 32 miles (51 km) from the city centre. Each car provider will present you with a unique offer of interesting vehicles and insurance options.

Important traffic rules while renting a car in Cambridge

  • Note the left-hand traffic in England
  • A European driver's licence is sufficient
  • All drivers in England must be at least 18 years old
  • In order to rent a car you have to be a holder of a valid driving licence
  • All passengers are required to wear seat belts

What are the speed limits for cars in England?

Type of road Maximum speed in mph Maximum speed in km/h
Motorway 70 mph 112 km/h
Built-up areas 30 mph 48 km/h
Single carriageway 60 mph 96 km/h

Explore the surroundings of Cambridge with a rental car

If you want to go beyond Cambridge’s historical and cultural venues, you should explore the region. The following table includes a list of interesting places that can be found in the vicinity of the city. The distance to each place is specified below:

Destination Distance by car in miles Distance by car in kilometres Time
London 65.4 miles 105 km 1 h 39 min
Chiltern Hills 72.6 miles 117 km 1 h 58 min
Norwich 64.2 miles 103 km 1 h 36 min
The Wash National Nature Reserve 55.6 miles 89 km 1 h 41 min
Birmingham 97.2 miles 156 km 2 h 16 min

Discover the attractions of Cambridge with a rental car

Cambridge is a treasure trove of interesting historical sites and cultural venues. These can be conveniently explored with a rental car.

King's College

King’s College was established in the first half of the 15th century. Today, it offers a great expanse of green areas, ideal for holidaymakers seeking tranquility and space. Near King’s College, you will also find King’s Bridge which offers a view on the Backs that sprawl along the river bank.

Queens' College

It was established in the first half of the 15th century, like King’s College. Most of its buildings are of medieval origin and offer a unique insight into the architecture of those times. An important place to visit here is also the wooden Mathematical Bridge which is a small romantic spot by the river.

Cambridge University Botanic Garden

This is a great attraction for those who like to be close to nature. It covers as much as 40 acres, and houses more than 8 thousand different plant species from around the world. Take a stroll through the romantic pathways of the garden and experience the colorful world of flowers in one of the glasshouses. You can also visit Garden Café and Botanic Garden Shop.

Fitzwilliam Museum

This is considered to be one of the most famous museums in the city. It is a must-see for art lovers. Inside, you will find an extensive collection of English china and pottery. Some exhibits come from Greece, Egypt, and even Rome. There is also a separate exhibition devoted to manuscripts.

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Maintained by one of the universities, the museum houses a large collection of prehistoric exhibits. It is a must-see for lovers of history. The collection includes pieces from the Orient as well as Africa. There is also the Pacific collection featuring items from Cook’s explorations.

Other attractions in Cambridge:

  • King’s College Chapel
  • St Mary the Great Church
  • Round Church
  • Trinity College

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