Car Hire Trondheim
Car hire in TrondheimThere are different roads to Trondheim - so pick the one that is the best for you. We’ve got a number of Avis car hire locations that make it easy for you to get straight on the road.
When you fly into Trondheim Airport in Vaernes, you can pick up your Avis hire car at our onsite rental office. Our team will help you pick out the best car for your needs – or you can investigate our wide range of available vehicles when you book online. We also have a rental office in Trondheim city center, on Kjøpmannsgata 34th Street.
When you’ve picked up your car, to make your way into town you’ll need to take the E6. Trondheim has over 177,000 inhabitants - and is the third largest city in Norway.
On your route you’ll see the administrative centre for South -Trondelag County, a well-established facility that oversees all of Central Norway. In the city itself you will also find the second largest university in Norway – NTNU.
Plan your trip in TrondheimNidaros Cathedral - Norway's national shrine which was built over Saint Olav’s holy grave - is an old monastery and a famous attraction. It has a nice swimming area and a restaurant where you can taste and enjoy traditional delicacies
Bakklandet, Trondheim's old town, is located in the east by the river Nidelven. Here you can find picturesque streets with old wooden buildings – which were initially built to house local industry workers. Today, these make up beautiful houses, great shops and restaurants.
Vitensenteret is the science district of the city, and this location is particularly notable if you are traveling with children as it offers a number of exhibitions and attractions.
If you like fishing, then visit Nidelven. It is one of the best salmon and trout rivers in Norway. You need a fishing license to be allowed to fish in the river itself - but you can fish free of charge from the bridge and in the bay.
If you’re looking for a wide variety of restaurants and nightlife, Trondheim fits the bill. The city has the most restaurants in Norway – and here you can find something for every taste and every budget.
Follow the Pilgrim’s routeFor an energetic expedition, you can follow the Pilgrim’s Route – also known as the King’s Way. The main route is actually all of 640 kilometres – starting in the ancient part of Oslo and ending in Trondheim.
You can also walk along many different parts of the pilgrim route to admire the beautiful scenery - and marvel in the fact that this route was first traversed in 1021 AD by King Olav.
Discover all that Trondheim has to offer with an Avis hire car – book online today.
Norwegian road rulesWhich Side of the Road?
In Norway, please drive on the right side of the road.
Unique Country Driving Laws
Winter tyres are mandatory between November and April.
Give way to traffic approaching from the right, road priority is indicated by a yellow diamond.
Trams always have right of way.
In Oslo, electric vehicles are allowed to use bus lanes.
Dipped headlights must be used day and night.
For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailers:
- Urban areas: 31 mph (50 km/h)
- Rural areas: 55 mph (90 km/h)
- Motorways: 80 mph (110km/h)
Child Safety / Seatbelt Laws
It is compulsory for all inside the vehicle to wear a seatbelt.
All Children must be seated in an appropriate child restraint for their size.
Children under 4 must be fitted in a rear-facing child seat.
Please note - It is the child’s parent / guardian or vehicle renter’s responsibility to fit the child seat.