Car Hire Montpellier Train Station
Address & Contact DetailsAgence Gare Sncf Niveau 1, Parking St Roch Rue Catalan, Montpellier, 34000. Tel: 0820611643
24-hour drop off
Find your perfect car hire at Montpellier Train StationMontpellier is one of the largest cities in the south of France and boasts a huge number of cultural attractions.
Explore the city and beyond with your Avis car hired from Montpellier Train Station.
Plan your journey from Montpellier Train StationThe moment you get behind the wheel of your car hired from Montpellier Train Station, relax. Your hotel and the city’s main attractions are all just minutes away.
Art lovers will feel very much at home in Montpellier, with its array of important galleries. The recently renovated Musée Fabree houses one of the most comprehensive collections of European art – an absolute must for those wanting a cultural experience. With 600 years of art on display in the gallery, it’s easy to spend a whole day here. Looking back even further in time, Musée Languedocien features displays of archaeological artefacts and objets d’art, such as ancient Egyptian statuettes and medieval tapestries.
A trip to Montepellier isn’t complete without indulging in some of the incredible food found here. For something authentically local, visit Saveurs et Sen – a family-run backstreet bistro serving up rustic dishes, like foie gras. For something a little more contemporary, book a table at La Girafe – a restaurant with striking interiors serving up French-Asian fusion cuisine.
Frequent renters get upgraded – and additional days for free – by signing up for Avis Preferred loyalty benefits. Simply choose a date and time and we’ll prepare your quality hire car.
Plan your journey from Montpellier Train StationMontpellier Train Station isn’t just a gateway to the city, but also to the many gems set across the south of France. These destinations can be reached in your Avis hire car in less than two hours – perfect for day trips.
From Montpellier Train Station, it’s just a 35-minute drive to this charming commune on France’s south coast. Frontignan is well known for its production of sweet Muscat wine, so why not take a guided tour through the vineyards while you’re here. You can also find 7km of beautiful sandy beaches, as well as several saltwater lakes – a haven for the likes of flamingos, white stilts and teals.
Just over an hour up the road from Montpellier, Beaucaire is an ancient town on the banks of the Rhône river. The main attraction here is the Sète-Rhône canal, lined with restaurants serving up delectable dishes of moules frites (mussels and chips). Above the town sits the Châteaux de Beaucaire, a castle featuring an unusual triangular fortified tower. That’s not to mention several impressive 17th and 18th century townhouses.
Step into your Avis car hire and the charm of southern France is yours to explore.
Driving rules in FranceWhich side of the road?
In France, please drive on the right side of the road.
Country driving laws
• Mobile phones may only be used with a hands-free device. Do not use headphones or earpieces
• In towns and rural areas, on minor roads and where there is no clear indication of right of way, it may be prudent to give way to traffic coming from the right (“priorité a droite”)
• Bus lanes are reserved exclusively for buses, taxis and bicycles
• It is recommended that drivers use dipped headlights at all times
All speed signs will be in km/h.
For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailer:
• Urban areas: 50 km/h (31 mph)
• Rural areas: 90 km/h (55 mph)
• 4-lane expressways (rural areas): 110 km/h (68 mph)
• Motorways: 130 km/h (80 mph)
Unless indicated by road signs.
Be aware of changes to speed limits displayed on road signs due to adverse weather conditions.
Child safety / Seatbelt laws
• It is compulsory for the driver and all passengers to wear a seatbelt
• Children aged under 10 and weighing less than 36kg must be seated in appropriate child restraint
• Children weighing up to 9 kg must travel in a rear-facing car seat, in the back of the car only
Please note - It is the child’s parent / guardian or vehicle renter’s responsibility to fit the child seat.
This road rules information is for provided for general guidance only. We endeavour to keep the information up to date and accurate, but any reliance you place on this information is at your own risk.