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Car hire in Portsmouth

The historic port city of Portsmouth boasts numerous tourism attractions and museums relating to its illustrious past. It also offers great shopping, nightlife and dining opportunities as well as the chance of taking in sporting events such as Premiership football matches. The city itself is located on Portsea Island, one of southern England’s many abundant draws. Exploring with a rented vehicle is the ideal way to travel, so compare cheap car hire in Portsmouth with us today, to hunt out the cheapest deals.

Why visit

Portsmouth is home to famous attractions such as Nelson's HMS Victory, the Royal Naval Museum and Gunwharf Quays. The latter is a former naval base and now home to bars, designer retail outlets and restaurants. Portsmouth is also noted for its Christmas Victorian Festival, which is staged in the old shipyard. With your own car, the New Forest and some of the UK’s most famous seaside resorts and historic cities are easily reached.


Portsmouth has several train stations with direct services running from London and Southampton. The city also has a good bus network, but services outside the centre are not frequent. There are three principal road bridges across Portsbridge Creek to the mainland that link to the regional motorway network. Global and national suppliers provide Portsmouth car hire, and there are ferry links to various locations in the region, including Fishbourne on the Isle of Wight.

What to see and do

Southampton is a short journey along the M27 motorway from Portsmouth. It is the gateway to the New Forest and where the fabled hamlet of Buckler’s Hard, the British National Motor Museum and Beaulieu Palace House are set amid pastoral landscapes. On the other side of the forest, Bournemouth’s pristine beaches and Bovington Tank Museum are worth spending time at. By booking car rental in Portsmouth with us you can drive East along the A27 which will bring you to Chichester, Bognor and Brighton.