Car and Van Rental Bury St Edmunds

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Customers in Bury St Edmunds looking for a rental car or van will find our selection of Rent Direct hire vehicles among the very best in East Anglia.  

Offering what we believe to be the best selection of vehicles available for car hire and van hire in Bury St Edmunds, Rent Direct customers can be assured of excellent service, and a rental vehicle that they can rely on when they choose us. 
3-5 Fornham Road Bury St Edmunds Suffolk IP32 6AL
Opening Hours
  • Monday08:30-17:30
  • Tuesday08:30-17:30
  • Wednesday08:30-17:30
  • Thursday08:30-17:30
  • Friday08:30-17:30
  • Saturday08:30-12:30
  • SundayClosed

What types of vehicles can you hire?


One car rarely suits everyone that requires a hire vehicle - what a family of 5 need for their holiday will be completely different to a single person on a business trip! That’s why our fleet of vehicles available for car hire in Bury St Edmunds is vast. 

We have manuals and automatics in varying sizes from a range of world-leading manufacturers, from the nippy Kia Picanto to the spacious Hyundai Tucson. We have MPVs available too, for when there are a few of you. All have been chosen for their excellent fuel efficiency as well as reliable performance, so you can get on with your journey with confidence. 


Whether you’re moving all your worldly belongings to a new home, or simply picking up a few bits for the garden, we have vans of various sizes that are up to the job. From compact vans such as the Ford Transit Connect, to Volkswagen Crafters and large Luton vans with tail lifts, Rent Direct has a fleet of vans to choose from that are made by manufacturers known for their outstanding commercial vehicles. 

Whatever wheelbase you need, find unbeatable van hire in Bury St Edmunds at Rent Direct. 

What areas do we cover?

Our Bury St Edmunds branch serves those living in, working in, or visiting our beautiful town, as well as the surrounding areas, such as Newmarket, Stowmarket, Soham, Thurston, Barrow, and Mildenhall. 

Why choose Rent Direct?

With a wide range of cars and vans available to hire, a simple booking process, and fantastic prices, there are so many reasons to choose Rent Direct. Couple all this with a fantastic knowledge of the local area, exceptional service, and a vehicle that you can rely on, and you can rest assured that no matter what else your day holds, your mode of transport is sorted. 

We pride ourselves on providing outstanding levels of service, so why not visit our Bury St Edmunds branch to discuss your van or car rental needs. As an independent vehicle rental company and not a broker, it goes without saying that we’ll quote the same price in branch as we do online, so you're always guaranteed our best price.

Where is the Rent Direct Bury St Edmunds branch?

Based within our head office on Fornham Road, Rent Direct is in easy reach of the town and surrounding areas in Suffolk. Our experienced team offering car and van rental in Bury St Edmunds are local people, so know all about the local area - handy if you’re visiting us from elsewhere in the UK, or overseas. 

Directions to the Bury St Edmunds branch

You simply can’t miss the Rent Direct Bury St Edmunds branch, as our branded vehicles are parked outside of the showroom, which means they can be seen from the road. You’ll find us just before the railway bridge over Fornham Road on the A1101, not far from the Tesco superstore. For convenience, we’re just a three minute walk from Bury St Edmunds train station.

Places to visit in Bury St Edmunds

Make the most of your trip to beautiful Bury St Edmunds with our handy guide of things to do in the historic market town, which boasts an impressive cathedral… 

  1. Step back in time for a history lesson at Anglo Saxon Village
  2. Wow at the spectacular vaulted ceiling in St Edmundsbury Cathedral
  3. Breathe in the fresh air at Abbey Gardens and discover the ruins of Abbey St Edmund
  4. Take a trip to the National Trust’s Ickworth House, park and gardens
  5. Don’t miss the National Trust’s second Bury St Edmunds treasure - Lavenham Guildhall


Is insurance included?

Yes, insurance is included as standard!

Is breakdown cover included?

In the unlikely event of a breakdown, you can breathe a sigh of relief - breakdown cover is included in the hire price. 

Can I hire a vehicle on a long term basis? 

We’re can facilitate long term hires, no problem; get in touch with us for a bespoke quote. 

Does the vehicle have a tank of fuel for me to use? 

Yes, vehicles are supplied to hirers with a full tank of fuel at the start of the rental period, with the expectation that customers return it with a full tank at the end of the hire agreement.

Can I use one of your rental vehicles abroad? 

We only permit our hire vehicles to be used within the UK mainland - taking cars off the UK mainland is prohibited. 

Are your rental vans ply lined?

Yes, all our vans are ply lined with exposed anchor points.