Car hire in Elche
Elche is one of the most unique enclaves in the Valencian Community. It is located in the province of Alicante, in the heart of the Mediterranean arc and has excellent communications by road, train, port or plane.
The celebration every August of the staging of the Mystery of Elche attracts thousands of tourists to the city, who often use car hire in Elche to get to know the city in depth. Considered a World Heritage Site, the city of the Lady of Elche is home to a field of palm trees in the very centre of the urban layout made up of more than 200,000 specimens of the largest palm tree in Europe, which have been there since the foundation of the Muslim city.
With Iberian roots that date back to the 5th century BC, the city of Alicante reached its peak during the Roman period when it was a colony of Iulia Augusta. Nowadays it preserves cultural manifestations which, by dint of being ancient and purist, have been recognised by Unesco.
Of course, if there is one thing you need to get around all the wonders that the city of Alicante has to offer, it is a rental car, something that is easy to find and very economical thanks to Pepecar and its online search engine.
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Frequently asked questions about car hire in Elche
Car hire prices in Elche can vary significantly depending on the time of year, location and demand, as well as the duration of the rental and the type of car you wish to hire.
At Pepecar you can make your reservation with a debit card without any problems. To collect the vehicle you must have a credit card in the driver's name as a guarantee.
Yes, the excess depends directly on the supplier. At Pepecar we inform you in the terms and conditions of what the price of the excess will be and apart from that we offer you a fully comprehensive insurance with reimbursement of the excess for an economical price.
In order to hire a rental car you will normally be required to provide the following documents:
- ID card or passport
- Valid driving licence valid in Spain or Europe.
- Credit card in the name of the driver who made the reservation.
Transport and access to Elche
Here are the most common ways to get to the town of Elche, whether you come by car or by plane. In any case, the best option is usually to use car hire in Elche to visit nearby cities and be able to come and go from the airport comfortably and without depending on timetables.
Alicante-Elche Airport. If you arrive by plane, the nearest airport is Alicante airport. You will have to take the A-70 motorway or the Valencian road CV-86 and it will only take you 20 minutes to get to Elche.
Valencia Airport. It is further away and takes approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes. If you land here, take the opportunity to hire a car at Valencia airport. To get to Elche you can take the A-7 motorway, which includes some toll roads, or the A-31 motorway.
From Madrid: From the capital of Spain it takes approximately 3 hours and 40 minutes. The distance is 420 kilometres and you can take the AP-36 and A-31 toll motorways or the A-3 and A-31 roads.
From Murcia: From Murcia it takes no more than 40 minutes with your hire car. The road you should take is the A-7 motorway.
Desde Albacete: Desde el centro de Albacete hay de distancia y tardaréis aproximadamente 1 hora y 30 minutos en llegar a Elche por la autopista A-31 o A-30.
Thanks to the fabulous market gardens in the countryside of Elche and its proximity to the coast, the gastronomy of Elche is one of the main attractions of the city and the whole of the Valencian Community. One of the most outstanding dishes in Elche's gastronomy is rice, with "Arroz con Costra" (rice with crust), rice with rabbit and rice with snails.
Travellers can choose from a wide range of restaurants to enjoy the best dishes in Elche and all the typical gastronomy of the Mediterranean.
Excursions to make the most of car hire in Elche
The province of Alicantes is one of the three provinces that make up the Valencian Community. The city is located on the Mediterranean coast and will surprise you when you see all its history and beauty. Alicante has some of the most famous beaches in the Mediterranean such as Playa de San Juan. In addition, you can visit some of its most charming places such as the Castle of Santa Barbara or the Island of Tabarca.
From Elche you can visit Alicante in just a few minutes. To do so, take the A-70 road and drive your hire car for 26 kilometres.
The city of Torrevieja and its promenade is one of the best landscapes of the Mediterranean Sea. Torrevieja stands out for its beaches and coves but it is also a city with a long historical past. We highlight the beach of La Mata, ideal for those who love long and wide beaches.
It is less than 45 kilometres by car from Elche on the AP-7 motorway and the Valencian road CV-855, so it is necessary to hire a car to get there quickly. It will take you approximately 35 minutes to reach this town.