Car & Van Hire in Roubaix

Enterprise car hire locations in Roubaix

Roubaix is a city in northern France that's very close to the Belgian border. It's surrounded by seven places that make up its immediate neighbouring area. These include Tourcoing, Wattrelos, Leers, Lys-lez-Lannoy, Hem and Croix. Roubaix was originally a provincial market town and then became a major textile city, thriving until its major industries dwindled in the 1970s. As Roubaix is part of the Lille metropolis, those looking for car rental in the city can find this with Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Lille's two locations. One is at Lille train station, 9 minutes away by train from the Gare de Roubaix. There's also an Enterprise branch at Lille Airport, around 14 miles from Roubaix and accessible via a line 2 train or a line 221 bus.

Our Vehicles For Hire In Roubaix

When you're looking for the right car to hire in Roubaix, Enterprise has a superb fleet so you can choose the vehicle to suit you, whether you're on business or holiday. If you're driving alone or in and out of the city, you may wish to choose a compact car for convenience. Enterprise has economy cars to save money, but you can also push the boat out with luxury and sporty cars. Groups or families can hire people carriers for added space, and there are SUVs if you're looking to drive in more rugged terrain.

Cheap Car And Van Hire In Roubaix

With great deals for Roubaix car hire, when you rent a car from one of the Enterprise branches, you can book online for a smooth transaction. You'll find a great range of vehicles, with cars and vans at extremely competitive rates. So, save money for prepaid rental and maybe include extras, such as another driver, a child seat, or a satnav when making your booking. The Enterprise fleet offers fuel-efficient vehicles, which is great for your budget and kind to the environment.

Airport Car Hire

Lille Airport is around four miles southeast of Lille and around 14 miles from Roubaix. It's France's 12th-busiest airport by passenger numbers, with over a million travellers a year passing through its doors. Many airlines, such as Ryanair and EasyJet, fly to Lille from international destinations. The airport lies between the A1 and A3 motorways, which offer excellent links to the wider region, including Paris. You'll find the Enterprise branch inside the terminal itself, making collecting your hire car extremely easy and convenient.

Attractions In Roubaix

The Musee La Piscine is a must-see for art enthusiasts. This is a former swimming pool, with a fantastic collection of statues from different periods, as well as a lovely collection of paintings. If you're craving some time outdoors away from the driving seat, visit the Parc Barbieux. These gardens are very well kept and are a delight to stroll through, even when it's a hot day. For a spot of shopping, visit McArthurGlen Roubaix at 44 Mail de Lannoy. This outlet village boasts fashion by some top home brands, such as The Kooples and Zadig & Voltaire. Browse around and find some great bargains!

Places To Visit Outside Roubaix

An 18-minute drive (seven miles) from Roubaix via the D656, visit Géants Garden Park, with a beautiful array of flowers and plants, modern sculptures and a restaurant. Drive to Lille and visit Vieux-Lille (the Old Town). You can park at Vincipark Vieux Lille on the Avenue du Peuple Belge and then stroll around to see plenty of Flemish character. There are redbrick buildings and cobbled streets, giving this part of the city a real Belgian feeling, with cafes, boutiques and restaurants. In Villeneuve d'Ascq, a 27-minute drive from Roubaix (around 8 miles) via the D656 and N356, there's the Museum of Modern Art. It re-opened in September 2010 after being refurbished and is a stunning museum, located in green rolling parkland.

Parking And Traffic Information In Roubaix

As an extension of the city of Lille, Roubaix can get busy at times with traffic on its network of roads. It's always best to plan ahead and allow extra time for your journey, especially at peak times. You'll benefit from a paper map of the city and/or a satnav to help you find your way around. Roubaix has numerous conveniently located public car parks in the centre, for example, Parking Winston Churchill on Rue Winston Churchill. So, no matter where you're going, you'll be able to park up your hire car to explore the area.