Visit Gdansk with a rental car and explore the attractive port city on your own . Thanks to its great location directly on the Baltic Sea, the city in the north of Poland invites not only for sightseeing, but also for a visit to the beach. On our online portal you can compare all offers for a rental car in Gdansk and choose the best one. Decide for yourself whether you want to get to know the port city and its surroundings in a small car, convertible or SUV.
If you arrive by plane, you will land at Lech Walesa Airport (GDN), just 12 kilometres from Gdansk city centre. With a rental car you travel quickly and cheaply from the airport to the city. Many car rental companies operate a car rental service at Gdansk airport , so you can pick up your booked car immediately after landing. Alternatively, travellers can also find numerous car rental stations in the city centre.
The following speed limits apply when driving a car in Poland:
|Road category||highest speed|
|Inner cities||50 km/h|
Make sure that the dipped headlights are switched on during the day when you are on the road with the rental car.
As a special service, every rental car offer on our portal already includes a Liability insurance. This is why you start your journey knowing that you are well secured. If necessary, you can take out further insurance. We offer theft protection insurance, key replacement insurance and insurance for damage to glass, tyres, roof and underbody. Use our comparison portal to select all desired insurance options conveniently and inexpensively. This saves you the trouble of taking out insurance on site and you can start your holiday relaxed.
For your rental car we also recommend the Completion of a fully comprehensive insurance without excess. The insurance covers scratches and similar damage, so that you do not have to pay anything in the event of damage. If you return the car damaged, the car rental company will deduct the costs from the deposit on site for the time being. If you have taken out fully comprehensive insurance without a deductible, your broker will refund your money. To do this, you must submit the damage report and the invoice. You will find the exact conditions and procedures for reimbursement in your rental documents.
If you rent a car, leave a deposit with the car rental company at the pick-up station. The best way to find out the amount is to consult the rental conditions for the car of your choice. Usually the deposit is debited from your credit card , a cash payment is rarely possible. The car is checked for damage on return. If you have not caused any, the amount paid will simply be refunded to your credit card within a few days. The deposit serves as collateral for the landlord . Bail-free offers for cars are therefore mostly dubious.
If you do not want to return to the starting point at the end of your trip, use the Option One-way rent. rent your car at a rental station and return it to another rental company. This way you can take a road trip from Gdansk through Poland, for example. It is also possible to rent a car at the airport and return it to the city centre. Take advantage of one-way rental offers to make your trip particularly flexible and inexpensive.
When you pick up your rental car, you can request register an additional driver with the car rental company. This is a person who travels with you and also holds a driving licence. Driver and additional driver may drive the rental car. In order for both to be covered by the insurance, the registration of the additional driver with the local car rental company is mandatory.
The district of Rechtsstadt houses some of the most famous and oldest sights of Gdansk , including the Long Market. It is lined with magnificent buildings such as the Green Gate and the Arthurian Court. On the large square you can also visit the artistic Neptune Fountain. Not far from there you will find the town hall with its filigree tower.
One of the most important landmarks of Gdansk is the conspicuous crane gate, which you can easily reach by rental car. The massive brick building with the wooden porch dates from the 15th century and rises directly on the banks of the river Mottlau.
The Gothic Church of St. Mary represents one of the most impressive buildings in the city. The 80 meter high bell tower can already be seen from a distance. It houses a viewing platform from which you can enjoy an impressive view over Gdansk.