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Car Hire Wakefield Deals : Sixt rent a car

With its conveniently located car rental office in Wakefield, Sixt makes it easy to collect a hire vehicle however you arrive in the city. Wakefield is a small city in the West Riding of Yorkshire, UK, close to the thriving cities of Leeds, Bradford and Sheffield. Situated at the Eastern end of the Pennines, it is surrounded by beautiful countryside and many traditional villages such as Holmfirth, best known as the filming location for TV comedy Last of the Summer Wine. Here at Sixt, we look forward to welcoming you to West Yorkshire and hope to help you to discover this lovely area with the freedom of a rented vehicle.

  • Wakefield
    45 Denby Dale Rd, Avondale St
    WF2 8DP Wakefield

    Mo. - Fr.08:00 - 17:30
    Sa.08:00 - 12:00
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  • Wakefield City Centre

    Sixt Car Rental
    45 Denby Dale Rd, Avondale St
    WF2 8DP Wakefield

    Mo. - Fr.08:00 - 17:30
    Sa.08:00 - 12:00

    Available vehicle categories: Cars & Estates, Vans & Trucks

Sixt car hire Wakefield

Our Service  |  Traffic Information  |  Sixt Tip  |   Sightseeing Destinations  | Business Destinations |  Rental FAQs  

By clicking on the branch tab's second menu, you will be able to view an overview map of the exact location of our Wakefield car rental office. The branch page also shows the address of the branch as well as handy details about the location's opening hours. If you perform a car hire price comparison, you will be able to see how affordable our prices are, and you can take advantage of our competitive rates by giving us a call or by making an online booking. While we always strive to offer our customers the vehicle they prefer, we cannot guarantee a specific model. We are keen to help you to find the ideal rental vehicle to suit your needs, whether you are in the area for a weekend or for a longer stay.

Our Service

Our extensive fleet of rental cars is at your disposal in Wakefield. Whether you are looking for an economical runabout for a few days, a large estate to accommodate all the family, or even a van to transport your goods from A to B, we can supply a vehicle to suit your requirements. Arrange your car rental in Wakefield while on the go through our convenient mobile app and include any add-ons that will enhance your driving experience. Perhaps you would benefit from a sat nav system to help you navigate the local area? Or perhaps you want to share the driving with another person? If you have children in your party, you will probably need a child seat to guarantee the safety of your little ones. Our optional extras make your car hire in Wakefield more convenient.

Traffic Information

If you are arriving in Wakefield by train, our branch is an easy 15 minute walk from both Westgate and Kirkgate train stations. Alternatively, if you are arriving by bus, our branch is located on Denby Dale Road, which is under a mile from the city's bus station.

Once you have picked up your vehicle you are ready to explore the sights of Wakefield. The cathedral is the focal point of the city centre and boasts impressive stained glass windows, while those who love a spot of retail therapy will love the Ridings and Trinity Walk shopping centres. Wakefield also has several commercial and industrial zones including the Junction 41 industrial estate, which is home to 45 businesses.

Wakefield has a compact city centre which is easy to navigate when driving. It also offers easy access to the motorway system, with several junctions of the M1 and M62 within easy reach offering quick and easy transport onwards to the nearby cities of Leeds, Bradford and Sheffield as well as the rest of rural West Yorkshire.

Sixt Tip

Wakefield boasts a thriving nightlife, with plenty of nightclubs and bars for the young and young at heart. Most of the top nightspots can be found in the city centre on Westgate and Bank Street, however off the beaten track you can still find many traditional pubs that offer a warm Yorkshire welcome. For a spot of culture, head to the Wakefield Theatre Royal where many world class shows are held all year round, or go a little further afield to the West Yorkshire Playhouse where you can choose from a wealth of cultural offerings from ballet and opera to Shakespearean classics.

Sightseeing Destinations

Wakefield is ideally situated to experience all of West Yorkshire's best attractions. There are many wonderful museums, galleries and historical sites to discover in the local area. If you are an art lover, you must pay a visit to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park in the rural village of West Bretton where you can admire beautiful art exhibits all year round in a stunning parkland environment.

Distance to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

  • From our Wakefield branch: 7.8 miles, around 16 minutes

History buffs can gain a greater understanding of the heritage of this region when they visit the National Coal Mining Museum, an interactive family attraction that lets old and young alike experience the life of a miner underground. Located just a few miles from the city centre, when you opt for car hire in Wakefield, you can spend the day exploring this unique museum.

Distance to the National Coal Mining Museum

  • From our Wakefield branch: 6.3 miles, around 18 minutes

Hire a car in Wakefield and enjoy a fascinating day at Nostell Priory and Parkland. Just a short drive from the city, this National Trust owned Palladian house boasts beautiful interiors, beautiful gardens and stunning parkland which offers many lovely walks.

Distance to Nostell Priory

  • From our Wakefield branch: 6.7 miles, around 20 minutes

Business Destinations

If you are travelling to Wakefield on business, our car hire service allows you to quickly and easily gain access to all of the city's industrial zones. The Junction 41 Industrial Park, Thornes Industrial Estate and Green's Industrial Park are all within easy reach in your rental vehicle, and when you hire a car from us you can be on the road to Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford and other commercial hubs within minutes.

Rental FAQs

Below are the quick answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. Please be reminded that every country has slightly different rules and regulations, so for the most specific and detailed information pertaining to your desired rental please visit our rental information page.

Do I need a credit card?

Can I hire a certain car model? If I'm not happy with my vehicle can I change it?

Do I have to pay a security deposit?

Which documents are needed to pick up the rental car?

What do the various insurance options cover?

Can I rent the car at one place and drop it off at another station?

Can I change my booking and do I have to pay a cancellation fee?

Does Sixt deliver rental cars?

Can I cross borders with my rental car?

What is Sixt's refuelling policy?


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