Car Hire Toulouse Blagnac Airport
Toulouse Blagnac Airport Car Hire
See the best southwest France has to offer with our car rental
Toulouse Blagnac is a perfect airport for both mountain exploration and Mediterranean relaxation. Some of the most beautiful French countryside is within an hour's drive in the Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées regions. Toulouse Blagnac is situated perfectly for either ski or sun holidays.
Finding Avis when you arrive at Toulouse Blagnac Airport
Exit the Arrivals hall and leave the Airport Terminal, heading towards car park P2. Avis is located on the ground floor of the car park.
|Monday||07:00 - 23:59|
|Tuesday||07:00 - 23:59|
|Wednesday||07:00 - 23:59|
|Thursday||07:00 - 23:59|
|Friday||07:00 - 23:59|
|Saturday||08:00 - 23:59|
|Sunday||07:00 - 23:59|
Planning your trip to Toulouse
Toulouse Blagnac Airport is located northwest of the city of Toulouse. If you are heading into the centre, you’ll need the D901 and the journey will take around 15 minutes.
Known as La Ville Rose, thanks to the colour of the bricks used to construct many of its buildings, the city of Toulouse has much to recommend it – a lively cultural scene, fine food markets and restaurants and a superb location at the confluence of the Canal du Midi and the River Garonne.
The Place du Capitole is at the city’s heart, where locals congregate to sip coffee or an aperitif and watch the world pass by. To the south of the square take time to explore the city's Old Quarter, brimming with cafes, shops and eateries.
On the city’s outskirts you’ll find Cité de l’Espace, a fascinating exploration of the role of Toulouse in France’s aerospace industry. The museum brings this industry to life through fascinating, hands-on exhibits and full-scale replicas of iconic spacecraft.
Road trips from Toulouse Blagnac AirportThe airport is ideally placed for driving further afield. If you’re heading to the Pyrenees, you’ll need to head south on the A64.
If you’re heading to the Pyrenees, you’ll need to head south on the A64. The Parc National des Pyrénées is wonderful walking terain, with its high peaks, streams, forests and wildlife. The steep and windy mountain passes offer incredible vistas and there are plenty of opportunities for a pit stops in the charming mountain villages. The Pyrenees is also the location of one of the world’s most important pilgrimage sites – Lourdes, which receives around six million visitors a year.
Carcassonne and Languedoc-Roussillon
Head east to Languedoc-Roussillon, with its rocky coastline, rugged interior and spectacular canyons. It’s a province filled with Romanesque abbeys and churches, Cathar castles and vineyards. Enjoy the stunning views as you negotiate winding hilltop roads and coastal drives. It’s an area steeped in history, often rebellious and resistant to foreign invaders and religions, and fortresses and lookouts that dot the landscape are a glimpse into that past.
Don’t miss the magnificent walled city of Carcassonne. Perched high on a rocky outcrop, this medieval walled city offer winding, cobbled streets and ancient stone houses and views for miles of the countryside beyond.
The old town of Pézenas is a full of grand old town houses, narrow cobbled streets, antique shops and flea markets. Try to visit on a Saturday, when many of the streets are filled with market stalls selling local produce and bric-a-brac.
Returning your Avis hire car at Toulouse Blagnac AirportToulouse Blagnac Airport is well signposted on the 'periphery' - the ring road around Toulouse. When you reach the entrance of Toulouse Blagnac Airport, head towards car park P2. Look out for signs for 'Avis returns', and the car park through gates 1 and 2 on the ground floor. Do not use entrance gates 3 or 4.
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.