Explore Sarnia with a cheap rental car from Airport Rentals
Make Sarnia in southwestern Ontario your next travel destination. Situated in Canada and a stone's throw from the United States border, Sarnia is one of the largest cities on Lake Huron. With a pleasant climate, Sarnia offers visitors an abundance of year-round recreational activities including hiking, boating, swimming, and fishing.
With a car hire from the Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport, you can explore 100 kilometres of pristine coastline, relax on the world-class Canatara Beach, explore the vibrant downtown area, and simply pass the time watching the ships coming and going under the Blue Water Bridge.
Take advantage of your rental car and discover charming nearby cities like London, Hamilton, and Windsor, or hop the border and take trip a to Detroit.
Driving your rental car in Sarnia
With a population of less than two hundred thousand inhabitants, driving in Sarnia is easy-going and pleasant. Visitors can enjoy scenic views, well-maintained roads and little traffic, with the exception of the Blue Water Bridge connecting Canada and the United States. If you are crossing the border, you can expect congestion and some delays, especially during peak holiday periods.
Driving to and from Sarnia Airport
The drive from Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport to Sarnia city centre should take ten minutes. Exit the airport and follow Airport Drive until veering right onto road 402. Take the Christina Street exit and follow this road all the way to the city centre.
Sarnia rental car driving tips
The best way to get around Sarnia is with a car hire. Take the stress out of navigating a new place by packing a map, app or navigation system.
The Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport provides ample long-term and short-term parking for visitors, in the open-air parking lot directly in front of the terminal. Parking costs CAD$1.00 per hour, capped at CAD$7.00 a day and is paid for at the automated parking machine, inside the terminal.
Parking in Sarnia
There are plenty of parking options for your rental car in and around Sarnia, including city-operated parking garages and on-street parking. If visiting between 1 November and 30 April, be aware there are overnight parking restrictions for snow removal. Check local signage before parking your car.
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Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport (YZR)
The Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport is conveniently located five kilometres from Sarnia city centre. The city-owned airport is an important hub and has been serving the region for over sixty years. Daily flights to Toronto are offered by Air Canada.
The small airport has limited traveller facilities, but do provide a vending machine for the purchase of snacks and beverages. The on-site car hire kiosks are easily located in the arrivals area.
Sarnia, a thriving agricultural area, sits on the shores of Lake Huron at the mouth of the St. Clair River. The small, welcoming community offers a laid-back and relaxing atmosphere with plenty to keep you entertained. Make the time to visit the downtown district where you can lose yourself in art exhibitions, historic sites and museums.
Home to Canada’s first commercial oil well, the region has a long and interesting history evident throughout the city. To learn more about the heritage of the region, you may wish to visit the Oil Museum of Canada.
Things to see in Sarnia with your car rental
With the freedom of a rental car, you can pack in all the top tourist attractions on your visit to Sarnia.