You’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to picking your wedding transportation after reading our list of unusual wedding car ideas.
Arriving at your wedding is a seriously exciting moment, so it makes sense to choose a form of wedding transport that will allow you to arrive in style. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite forms of unusual wedding cars and transport to suit all styles of weddings – whether you want a classic, vintage vehicle or something cool and quirky that will grab everyone’s attention.
Vintage wedding cars are a popular choice and it’s easy to see why. They give a classic, timeless feel to the proceedings and ensure the bride’s journey to her wedding with her father is elegant and sophisticated.
Horgans Wedding Cars, based in Cheshire, has a fleet of beautiful vintage style cars, from their Beauford Tourers to their Regent Limousines – not forgetting their much sought after Charabanc Omnibus, which was specially created for the wedding industry. All their chauffeur’s sport immaculate 1930s style uniforms too, which helps to add to the sense of occasion!
Orchard Vehicle Hire operates throughout Kent and south east London. They are a family run business with a choice of two beautiful vintage style wedding cars for you to hire – their 1965 Austin Princess Vanden Plas, in an elegant silver shade, or their 1925 Hudson Essex Phaeton which has a convertible roof and is a classic shade of cream.
If you’re looking for a classic wedding car in Yorkshire, consider Halifax Charisma Wedding Cars. They offer classic convertibles in a range of colors, and a seven-seat Daimler limo which would be perfect for transporting the bridesmaids and the mother of the bride to the ceremony.
Morse Wedding Car Hire has Surrey-based couples covered. They have a range of vintage style cars to choose from – take a closer look if you’re after vintage wedding ideas. They offer a classic Inspector Morse vehicle, Daimler V8s, and the quintessential Rolls Royce, which would look beautiful in your wedding photos.
Newark Vintage Wedding Cars Ltd, based in Nottinghamshire, pride themselves on trying to accommodate every budget, providing every couple with a unique vintage experience on their wedding day. They have a beautiful Morris Minor (called Maisy) or a selection of the 1920s and 30s wedding cars to choose from.
Laidback couples planning their dream festival style wedding will love the idea of arriving at their wedding in a cool VW Camper Van from VDubAndAway, based in Devon. The cars are decorated inside and will look amazing in your wedding pictures.
London-dwelling couples will adore Buttercup Bus VW Campers and Beetles – they have six campers available in pretty pastel shades, or a soft-top Beetle in cream. They also hire out camper van photo booths, which is a great option if you’re looking for ways to entertain your wedding guests.
We love Rusty the camper van from Rusty and Roses, based in Berkshire. You can use the champagne coloured VW Camper to transport you to your wedding, or even as a photo booth for some amazing wedding photo opportunities. There are a range of packages available depending on what you require.
If you’re looking for beach wedding ideas, consider hiring a car from VW Weddings – you can hire the beach styled, sea blue Malibu vehicle. If you want to make a bigger impact, go for the red Mango with a cool Orla Kiely interior. The Pistachio van has a classic vintage feel if that’s what you’re after. Those who are obsessed with VWs should consider hiring a camper van for your maids, whilst the happy couple travel in the cute Beetle.
What about the most famous Bug in the world, Herbie? Book your wedding at Albright Hussey Manor Hotel in Shropshire and find out about booking their very own Herbie for a fun way to arrive at your wedding – it’s definitely an unusual wedding car!
On the Buses
A classic red bus is an eye-catching and unusual choice of wedding transport and it’s a great option if you need to get all your guests from your ceremony to your reception. This red bus, snapped at Oxfordshire wedding venue Worton Hall, is a great example.
Red buses always look so striking in your wedding pictures too. It’s perfect if you’ve found the perfect London wedding venue and you want to build on that theme. Be inspired by this gorgeous shot, taken outside the Everyman Theatre.
Horse and Carriage
Give your wedding a romantic, fairy tale feel by arriving in a horse-drawn carriage. The Horse Drawn Carriage Company, based in West Sussex, have two beautiful white horses (named Tommie and Charlie), who will pull a variety of carriages for you. Whichever carriage you opt for, it will be decorated with white ribbons and bows.
Lovers of pink should consider arriving in this pink London taxi, complete with a convertible roof. It’s from Pink Wedding Cabs, based in Hampshire. If it doesn’t quite fit with the wedding colour scheme, why not organize it for the hen party so you can travel in style?
A golf buggy is a fun way to zip around on your wedding day. If you’re tying the knot at a sporting wedding venue, ask if they have any you can use for your pictures.
A sporty red Cadillac is ideal for the groom’s party to arrive in and will look amazing in your pictures. Be inspired by this picture, taken by Philip Chambers Wedding Photography and Video Service.
Another picture by Philip Chambers Wedding Photography and Video Service shows the world’s most famous three-wheeled car, Del Boy’s iconic yellow van complete with a Derek Trotter look-a-like at the wheel, at a wedding.
This Chevy Bel Air is a great choice for the 1950s loving couples. The bold red color of this unusual wedding car will make sure all eyes are on you and it’ll suit a retro wedding theme perfectly.
A flatbed truck might not sound like the wedding car you’ve always dreamed of, but this Chevy actually has a retro feel and the opportunity for some really cool wedding photos.
Why not channel your inner celebrity and arrive in style in a helicopter? It’s the perfect method of transport if you want a Kanye West style wedding!
If you’ve chosen a TV and film wedding venue, give a nod to it by choosing a wedding car that has a famous story too. The A Team’s van, available from Star Car Hire, is a great choice for the groomsmen.
Alternatively, General Lee from ‘Dukes of Hazard’ will guarantee an exciting entrance and will make for amazing wedding photos.
The black and yellow Camaro is a cool choice of unusual wedding car for petrolhead grooms – we love the idea of booking it for them as a surprise.
These unusual wedding car ideas are inspired by Hitched.