Car Hire Prestwick Airport Comparison

Car hire Prestwick Airport deals are always a popular choice among passengers arriving here. We provide some of the cheapest Preswick car hire offers you will find online.

Compare Cheap Car Hire Prestwick Airport Prices

Take a look at our low cost Prestwick car hire offers. You will find Avis and Budget operating car rental desks at the airport.

You can also book a car rental Glasgow Airport deal if required plus we offer cheap car hire Edinburgh Airport prices.

Prestwick Airport Car Hire FAQ

Is it cheaper to hire a car from the airport?
Normally, Yes. This is because there is a bigger selection of cars at the airport as well more firms to choose from. It's always worth getting quotes for city pickups too though particularly if having car at the airport is not essential.
Is it worth it to get car rental excess insurance?
Yes, absolutely! It's costs very little and offers great peace of mind.
Which rental cars are cheapest for those under 25?
You will have to pay a young driver surcharge if under 25 in most countries. This is unfortunate but at a young age you are seen as higher risk. Hiring a small car will probably be your best option as larger vehicles can sometimes be restricted to over 25's
Do I need a credit card to hire a car?
Not always but it is a standard with most companies. Debit cards are also sometimes accepted.
What exactly do I need to hire a car?
There are 3 essentials. (1) ID, (2) Up to date drivers licence and (3) credit/debit card. You may need other items depending on the terms of the rental.
Do I have unlimited mileage with my rental car?
Normally this can be arranged but may not come as standard. Depending on location, you may have to pay extra after passing a certain mileage point
Can I add an additional driver policy to my rental agreement?
Yes, there is usually an extra charge. The additional driver will need all the required documents such as a valid driving licence etc and must be present at pickup.
How do you keep your prices so low?
We work with so many different suppliers including all the well known ones such as Budget, Sixt, Avis. Thrifty. Hertz etc. We also however work with numerous lesser known car hire firms all over the world which keeps our prices extremely competitive.
Can I rent an automatic car or perhaps hire a people carrier?
Yes, you can search under class if you wish to limit your search to a particular type. You can choose between budget, economy, estate, people carrier, automatic, luxury, convertible, van, eco friendly, 4x4 or 9 seater.
What If I want to drop-off my car hire in a different location than where I picked it up? Is it possible?
In most cases, yes. This is called one way car hire. When you use our booking engine you simply tick "different drop off location" and enter the details.
Where can I find the best website for cheap car hire?
Well, you're already here. With so many cheap car rental suppliers to compare prices from, you are guaranteed a great deal.

Prestwick Airport Glasgow

Glasgow Prestwick Airport is an international airport serving the Greater Glasgow urban region, situated 2 km’s northeast of the town of Prestwick in South Ayrshire, Scotland.

Officially it’s called Glasgow Prestwick Airport because it’s just thirty two miles from Glasgow, but it’s often referred to as just Prestwick Airport.

In terms of size,  Prestwick is Scotland’s largest airport, though in passenger traffic terms it sits in 4th position after Edinburgh, Glasgow International and Aberdeen, all of which are operated by BAA.

Passenger traffic peaked in 2008 after years of rapid growth, driven in part through the boom in no-frills airlines such as Ryanair who is Prestwick’s biggest tenant and uses the airport as a hub.

In 2009 however, there was a substantial reduction with numbers falling by almost twenty five percent from 2.4 million in 2008 to 1.8 million in 2009.

Numbers are much lower these days with under 700,000 passengers in 2018.

Transport to and from Prestwick Airport

If you decide not to book a car hire Prestwick Airport deal then there are plenty of other options to consider.

You will find rail, bus and taxi connections to Glasgow. Buses and trains leave every thirty mins. The train takes forty five minutes.

Flights to Prestwick

If you’re traveling to the west coast of Scotland by air on a budget airline like Ryanair, the chances are that you will probably be arriving at Prestwick Airport.


From Glasgow central station and from nearby Queen Street railway station, you can get trains to most areas in Scotland.

The airport bus will take you to Buchanan Street bus station in the centre of Glasgow. From here you can get buses to numerous other parts of Scotland.

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Ayrshire is well-known for its splendid golf facilities. Troon and Turnberry are two well known Golf courses found here.

Two Glasgow Airports

As the names of the two airports serving Glasgow are comparable, it can cause a great deal of confusion.

Frequently persons intending to fly out of Prestwick Airport have arrived at Glasgow International only to discover they are at the wrong airport.

They then have to get a taxi to drive them the 32 miles to Prestwick  with the hope of catching their flight.

The option of a one way car hire Glasgow Airport booking could be considered if such a problem arises.

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