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  • Europcar

    7.8 (8283)
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    9.3 (7008)
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  • Nissan Rent a Car

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Car rental location Niigata Airport (KIJ)

Location information for Niigata Airport (KIJ)

Niigata Airport is an international airport which serves daily flights to many major Japanese cities, including Osaka, Sapporo and Nagoya, as well as flights to several international destinations such as Seoul, Shanghai, Guam and the Russian cities of Vladivostok and Khabarovsk. The airport is located around 10kms northeast of the city centre, with car rental in Niigata Airport being the most convenient way of getting around.

Niigata Airport facilities

For an international airport, it is relatively small, although it features all the modern facilities you would expect. There are some shops as well as various eateries where you can grab last-minute sushi. Those needing to stay overnight can take advantage of the airport hotel, while car hire in Niigata Airport is also offered.

Niigata Airport excursions

For visitors interested in culture and history, Niigata has plenty to offer. Top class museums include the Niigata City History Museum, the Northern Culture Museum and the Nakano Residence – Museum of Art Foundation. The Shinano River Cruise is an excellent way to spend a few hours, while a trip to the top of the Toki Messe tower provides wonderful city views. Surrounding the city are ski slopes, beaches and hot springs.

Best time to visit

The city experiences a humid, subtropical climate that is characterised by strong winds. It is a very rainy city, with regular downpours all year round. The wettest months, which are also the coldest months, of November to February should be avoided. July and August are the hottest months, while April is the driest month.

Car rental in Niigata Airport

A number of car rental agencies operate out of Niigata Airport, making it easy to compare car hire and choose the best deal. Transport connections are good, with Highway 113 passing just outside the main terminal building and running directly to the city centre. Congestion can be quite heavy around rush hour times but in general, the city is easy to navigate.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Japanese yen
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    60 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    60 km/h
  • Language

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by at this location?
  • Europcar
  • Hertz
  • Nissan Rent a Car
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