Odense Car Rental

Enterprise Car Rental Locations in Odense

Odense is Denmark's third-largest city. It is a 1.5-hour drive from Copenhagen Airport, where you will find a conveniently located Enterprise Rent-A-Car branch ready for pick-ups. Alternatively, you can arrive at Odense train station, which is well-connected to major Danish cities. Opt for a car hire in Odense to explore the city and its surrounding attractions with ease.

What to do and see in Odense

If you are a fan of literature, what better way to begin your journey than with a visit to the Hans Christian Andersen Museum, dedicated to the life and works of the famous Danish author? Explore exhibits showcasing Andersen's manuscripts, drawings, and personal belongings, gaining insight into his extraordinary life and literary contributions.

Next, take a stroll through the historic district of Odense, where charming cobblestone streets and colorful houses transport you back in time. Stop by Saint Canute's Cathedral, a stunning example of Gothic architecture, and marvel at the impressive interior and the remains of Saint Canute, Denmark's patron saint. If your tastes demand something more contemporary, get a taste of Odense's vibrant cultural scene at the Brandts Museum of Art and Visual Culture. The museum features an extensive collection of Danish and international contemporary art, along with photography, movie and interactive media exhibitions.

Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the picturesque surroundings of the Odense River, perfect for a leisurely walk or bike ride. Follow the river through the city, enjoying the lush greenery and serene atmosphere, or embark on a guided boat tour to explore the river's hidden corners. Sticking with the theme of nature, Odense Zoo is a must-visit for families with children or animal lovers in general. With lots of animals representing over a hundred species, the zoo offers a fun and educational experience for all ages. Don't miss the chance to feed the giraffes, watch playful primates or admire the majestic lions.

Experience Danish culture at its finest with a visit to the Funen Village, an open-air museum that recreates a rural village from the 19th century. Wander through the well-preserved buildings, watch traditional crafts demonstrations and learn about the everyday life of Funen's inhabitants during this fascinating period.

Odense also boasts a vibrant culinary scene, with numerous restaurants and cafés serving traditional Danish cuisine and international fare. Try local favorites such as "smørrebrød" (open-faced sandwiches) or "frikadeller" (Danish meatballs), and be sure to sample some Danish pastries from a local bakery.

Driving in Odense

When driving in Odense, it is important to remember that Danish traffic moves on the right-hand side of the road. For the most part, the rules of the road will be familiar to drivers who have driven in the EU before. That being said, it is worth familiarizing yourself with the local laws and signage before embarking on your trip. Parking in Odense is a simple affair, with plenty of public parking lots dotted around the city. Be sure to keep an eye out for signs indicating parking fees so you don't get caught with unexpected fines.

When driving in Denmark, be prepared for speed limits that may vary depending on the type of road. In urban areas, the typical speed limit is 50 km/h, while outside urban areas, it's generally 80 km/h. On freeways, the speed limit is usually 130 km/h, but it can be reduced to 110 km/h in certain areas. Always observe posted speed limit signs and adjust your speed accordingly.

Gas stations in Odense and the surrounding region are fairly common. Still, it's a good idea to fill up your tank whenever you come across a gas station, especially when venturing into more rural areas. This ensures you have enough gas for your journey and prevents any unexpected disruptions. You should find gas easily within Odense itself, however.

Driving in Denmark may differ from what you're used to, so be prepared for some adjustments. For example, be aware of cyclists who may share the road, as cycling is a popular mode of transport in Denmark. Exercise caution, give cyclists plenty of space, and always check for cyclists before turning or opening your car door.

It's also important to be mindful of the weather when driving in Odense. During winter months, snowy or icy conditions may make driving more challenging, so ensure your vehicle is equipped with winter tires and exercise caution when navigating slippery roads.

One interesting difference in Danish law to note is that it requires all drivers to use their headlights at all times, even during daylight hours. Ensure your headlights are functioning properly and turned on to increase visibility and avoid any potential fines.

Odense is a captivating city that will be a memory-making experience, full of natural beauty for visitors. With a car or van hire in Odense, you'll have the freedom to explore this diverse destination at your own pace, creating a memorable trip for you and your travel companions. Adhere to local driving rules, be cautious, and embrace the unique charm and culture that Odense has to offer.

Car and van hire in Denmark with Enterprise

Enterprise Denmark offers a range of car and van hire services including one-way, long-term and short-term vehicle hire. Commercial clients can speak to our award-winning business rental team who will tailor a mobility solution for your needs and budget.

We are part of the Enterprise group, the largest transportation solutions provider in the world. Our global network covers more than 90 countries and over 9,500 locations, allowing us to serve your mobility needs, wherever you’re going.

We are committed to providing the best service possible and exceeding our customers’ expectations for quality and value.

Car hire in Odense

If you are travelling with your family or in a big group, you may find a 7-seater or a people carrier will give you more space to travel comfortably with your luggage. For a city trip, a handy hatchback that’s easy to park may suit you better. For business trips or long drives an executive car will combine comfort and performance.

Whether you prefer automatic to manual transmission, no problem. If you want a petrol, diesel or hybrid engine, we’ve got you covered. You may also need GPS, a child seat or want to add another driver to the contract, let us know and we’ll arrange it for you.

Van hire in Odense

Should you need to hire a van while you’re in Odense, all our vans can be driven on a standard licence and are modern, clean and easy to drive. Just ask and one of our branch team will happily show you around your hire van to make sure you are comfortable with it before you head off.