The Sixt branch at Victoria Station is ideally placed next to the City of Westminster right in the heart of London. For people arriving at the station needing car hire the branchis situated straight across the road from the station entrance. Sixt Victoria Station provides high quality car rental to the surrounding area of Westminster.
Victoria station is set in commercial and residential area in Zone one, the inner city of London, in the city of Westminster and was named after Queen Victoria. (1819-1901) known for being the longest reigning British Monarch. Although many areas are named after Victoria, many places were also named after her Husband, Prince Albert, most Notably the V&A Museum (the Victoria and Albert Museum) This Museum Celebrates the Victorian era as well as housing many modern art and interior design exhibitions Victoria station is one the main hubs for transport in London and sees the busiest transport interchanges, seeing over 76 million passengers every year. Nearby, Victoria coach station provides long distant links from all over the UK and Europe. The infamous Orient Express Departs from Victoria on its London-Paris-Vienna route.
Notably, Victoria station is a very short distance away from Buckingham Palace, the Queens residence in London, Westminster Abbey, The houses of Parliament, Leicester Square, and Downing Street, it is very easy to create your own tour of central London using your rental! Many Musical Theatres are also situated in the Victoria area, be sure to book a ticket for a show!
Situated within the station is the Victoria Shopping centre, with over 120 shops, including John Lewis, House of Fraiser, Lipsy, Next Topman, Topshop, Pandora, River Island, and can cater for all your shopping needs!
Top Five things to Do In Victoria:
1. Visit the Victoria and Albert Museum
2. Practing your Royal wavewhen driving past Buckingham Palace
3. Take a shoppingtrip around the Victoria Shopping Centre
4. Take a self guided tour around the main attractions in Central London
5. Check one of the popular long running musicals at one of Victoria's Theatres.
The area around Victoria Station is part of the congestion charge zone in Greater London. The scheme is in place to help reduce the amount of traffic in the centre of the city and aims to lower the amount of pollution in London. For vehicles who enter the congestion charging zone a payment of ú8 needs to be made on the day that you drive in the area. Although, if you do not pay on the day you have a further chance of paying the following day, but the charge for this increases to ú10. If you miss paying the congestion charge you will be subject to a Penalty Charge Notice of up to ú120 which can be reduced if paid quickly and promptly.
For more information and a map showing the congestion charging zone please visit:
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