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Rental car options at Hammerfest Airport

The following car rental companies received the highest ratings in Hammerfest Airport. Compare the ratings and prices of these rental companies with a single search.

  • Europcar

    9.3 (8283)
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  • Hertz

    8.8 (7005)
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  • Avis

    7.4 (6088)
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  • Budget

    8.5 (9782)
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  • Thrifty

    9 (5597)
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Car rental location Hammerfest Airport

Location information for Hammerfest Airport

The region of Finnmark in Norway is set in the extreme northeast of the country, far north of the Arctic Circle. Hammerfest Airport serves the town of Hammerfest, with domestic carrier Wideroe offering flights mainly to Tromsoe for connections to Southern Norway. Helicopter flights serve the North Sea oil rigs and car hire in Hammerfest Airport can be arranged on arrival.

Hammerfest Airport facilities

The facility is subject to strong winds, forcing it to close for periods of up to several days as its short runway only supports smaller turbo-prop aircraft. The terminal hold a cafeteria and a comfortable lounge, with long- and short-stay covered car parking provided on site. Ground transportation to Hammerfest town is by local bus.

Hammerfest Airport excursions

Hammerfest is well-known as a center for Sami culture as well as its nearby glacier and dramatic scenery. Hiking is popular here, as are boat trips for whale-watching and fishing. Well worth a visit is the museum, which displays the history of polar bear hunting. The Northern Lights, best seen between mid-September and mid-March, are a major attraction for visitors. Car rental in Hammerfest Airport is the best way to get around.

Best time to visit

The ground here holds no permafrost in spite of its far northern location, causing mild temperatures similar to those in Anchorage, Alaska. Heavy snowfall in winter has been known to cause avalanches and rain falls steadily during the rest of the year, with October to December the wettest months.

Car rental in Hammerfest Airport

Roads here are fairly new and in good condition, although tricky to navigate after heavy snowfall, with winter tyres and snow chains necessary during the winter months. In the mild summers, experienced drivers should have no problems. Compare car hire rates online for the best deal.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Norwegian krone
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    80 km/h
  • Language
    Norwegian, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk
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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
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Thrifty