Green Motion car rental Leicester United Kingdom



    Green Motion Leicester is located in the heart of the city centre, on Saint Nicolas Circle and is easily accessible by all methods of transport.

    We are within 5 minutes walking distance from the city centre and 15 minutes walking from Leicester Railway Station. There is also an NCP car park available.


    Prior to your vehicle collection, you are required to bring the following documents to complete your rental agreement process:

    1. Booking voucher
    2. Valid Passport in the driver’s name
    3. Valid Driving Licence in the driver’s name (with 2+ years driving experience)
      • - For UK Driving Licences you are required to provide a DVLA check code which can be done online following this link.
      • - Otherwise, we will require your licence number, national insurance number and postcode to generate a DVLA check code for you (fees apply)
    4. Proof of address within 3 months that reinforce the billing address of the Driver’s Credit card.
    5. Valid Credit Card in the driver’s name

Contact Leicester

Green Motion Leicester
The Old Filling Station
St Nicholas Circle

Opening hours

  • Monday: 08:00 to 18:00
  • Tuesday: 08:00 to 18:00
  • Wednesday: 08:00 to 18:00
  • Thursday: 08:00 to 18:00
  • Friday: 08:00 to 18:00
  • Saturday: 08:00 to 13:00
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Bank Holiday: 08:00 to 18:00
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Green Motion Leicester

Green Motion Leicester offers low cost and low CO2 car and van rental, ensuring our effects on the planet are kept to a minimum

We are set in the heart of the city centre, next to the famous Highcross which offers luxury stores along with a variety of restaurants and chic bars.

Our rental station is located within a 15 minute walk from the Leicester Train Station and is easily accessible by foot and bus.

In the cosmopolitan buzz of city life, Green Motion Leicester provides customers with reassurance of a hassle-free driving experience with second to none choice of vehicles. We offer a delivery and collection service ensuring our rental vehicles are ready and available for the times where you need them the most.

Green Motion Leicester also offers premium and wedding car hire at highly competitive rates, you can browse our premium selection on our website.

Vehicles are available for both short term and long term basis so whether it’s a short city break you’re after or a long-term substitute vehicle, we are the place to come.

If this is your first time driving a car in Leicester, our advice is to stay calm, allow sufficient time for your journey and remember to drive on the left. To navigate around Leicester with ease, we recommend hiring a GPS (ask at the rental counter for details).

Places to visit in Leicester

  • - Official King Richard III Visitor Centre
  • - King Power Stadium - Winners of the 2016 Premier League
  • - National Space Centre - The UK's largest attraction dedicated to Space
  • - The Golden Mile - Multi cultural cuisine offering worldwide spices
  • - Curve Theatre - Offering the best musicals, plays and drama Leicester has to offer.


Offer #1: Weekend Van Hire | Book for 3 Days & Only Pay for 2 | Terms Apply

- Option 1: Hire on a Friday and bring back on Monday for no extra cost

- Option 2: Hire on a Saturday and bring back on Tuesday for no extra cost

Offer #2: Transit Van Hire from £99 for 7 days

- Book a Transit van hire or similar online for just £99 for a week

10% Student Discount Using Code 'GMSTUDENT'. 

Please note, a valid student ID is required at pick-up.

We beat any genuine like-for-like quote | Contact us today on 0116 243 7676 | Terms Apply

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For any long-term car & van hire, please call us on 0116 296 5088 for the best quote

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Most of the answers from the FAQs can be found within our terms and conditions page which can be found Here.

We strongly recommend to look through our terms and conditions prior to your rental. However, if this does not answer your question or if you would like to speak to us directly, please feel free to contact us by phone or email, you can find our contact information below.

How can I contact Green Motion Leicester?

You can contact us directly by calling us on 0116 243 7676 or by email at

How can I make a reservation?

Bookings can be made either online on our website or by calling the branch directly. To make a booking online, simply enter your pick-up and drop-off location, hire dates and driver’s age and click on ‘Search’ to browse our range of hire options.

What forms of identification do I need to hire a car?
  • A full and valid driving license (exclusions apply)
  • DVLA check code for all UK licence holders
  • A valid passport
  • Proof of address (utility bill or bank statement dated within the last 3 months)
  • A valid credit card in the main driver’s name
  • Booking voucher
Do I need to leave a deposit and how much will that be?

In all cases the main driver will be required to leave a deposit which will be taken by the method of pre-authorisation from the credit card presented. Deposits can vary depending on the type of vehicle, driver’s age and driving experience. This can range from approximately £200 - £2505.

Can someone else's card be used for security purposes?

For security, we can only accept deposits from a card held in the main driver’s name.

How long does it take to release my deposit?

Green Motion Leicester processes a deposit payment which is a block of the agreed amount held against the credit card. Upon return, the vehicle is thoroughly checked and once happy with the condition, only then is the deposit released. Deposits generally take 7-14 days from the return date, or up to 28 days if a debit card is used. If after this period, you believe the deposit has not been released, please contact your issuing bank as Green Motion Leicester has no jurisdiction in this matter.

Can I rent a specific car or van?

Green Motion only guarantees the vehicle category size and does not guarantee any makes or models however we will aim to accommodate your preferences. For any guaranteed premium vehicles, please contact the branch.

Does the vehicle have an excess and can this be reduced?

Excess amounts vary depending on the type of vehicle booked. Information on our excess amounts can be found on our Terms & Conditions.

Do you offer out of hours service?

Any out of hour’s requests are treated as on request and cannot be guaranteed. Fees may vary, please contact the branch for more information.

Are there any age restrictions?

The minimum age is 21 years old. Any drivers aged 21-24 years will incur a daily young drivers surcharge and restrictions may apply.

Am I able to return my hired vehicle earlier than scheduled?

Vehicles can be returned earlier than scheduled during normal business hours at no additional cost. Any early returns or unused rental days are non-refundable.

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellation should be made via email. Please note that telephone cancellations will not be accepted. More information can be found Here.

How do I raise a complaint with Green Motion Leicester?

We always strive to provide exceptional customer service and aim to deal with any queries within 5 working days. Complaints need to be sent to within 30 days of returning the vehicle. Complaints made after this period, will not be considered.

Discover Leicester:

Leicester is a uniquely diverse city and a great place to visit.

The city is culturally diverse and combines traditional English customs with its large Asian population.

Looking for a bit of Asian flavour? Take a stroll down Belgrave Road - also called the 'Golden Mile' - where you will find colourful displays of Indian culture in almost every shop window, from gold jewellery to silks and sweats, Belgrave Road has made a name for itself. Feeling hungry? With restaurants galore, you are bound to find the perfect curry, biryani or dosa!

Leicester also has a great nightlife with an exciting mix of clubs, music and comedy venues!

Are you ready to pack your bags and spend a few days in Leicester yet? Book with Green Motion Leicester today!