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Cheap Car Hire in Budapest, Hungary from £6

Budapest, Hungary
29 Feb — 7 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Budapest, Hungary
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Budapest, Hungary car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Budapest, Hungary. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 22 February 2024.

Most popular company

KLASSWAGEN

Price of gas per litre

£1.34

Average price per day

£21

Cheapest price per day

£6

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Budapest, Hungary?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Budapest, Hungary and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 22 February 2024.

January

£15

February

£14

March

£14

April

£21

May

£18

June

£21

July

£30

August

£28

September

£20

October

£15

November

£14

December

£19

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Budapest, Hungary is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Budapest, Hungary

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Budapest, Hungary and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 22 February 2024.

At £6/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Budapest, Hungary in the past week. Out of 44 car hire agencies operating in Budapest, Hungary, there are, in total, 97 hire locations. View below for 4 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Passenger van

Passenger van

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Compact estate car

Compact estate car

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compare available car types for hire in Budapest, Hungary

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Budapest, Hungary to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 22 February 2024.

Small cars

£16 - £40

All Car Types

£28 - £74

To hire a small car in Budapest, Hungary, you would pay an average price of £28/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Budapest, Hungary (~£16/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~£40/day). In fact, February is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Budapest. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Budapest, hiring a small car saves you 46% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Budapest small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Budapest, Hungary, you would pay an average price of £53/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Budapest, Hungary (~£33/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~£89/day). In fact, February is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Budapest. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Budapest, hiring a medium car is 2% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Budapest medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Budapest, Hungary, you would pay an average price of £112/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Budapest, Hungary (~£81/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~£187/day). In fact, October is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Budapest. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Budapest, hiring a large car is 53% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV in Budapest, Hungary, you would pay an average price of £57/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Budapest, Hungary (~£33/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£91/day). In fact, October is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Budapest. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Budapest, hiring a SUV is 8% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Budapest SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Budapest, Hungary, you would pay an average price of £87/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a van in Budapest, Hungary (~£64/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~£122/day). In fact, January is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Budapest. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Budapest, hiring a van is 40% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Budapest van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Budapest, Hungary, you would pay an average price of £139/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Budapest, Hungary (~£104/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~£205/day). In fact, February is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Budapest. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Budapest, hiring a luxury car is 62% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a convertible in Budapest, Hungary, you would pay an average price of £49/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a convertible in Budapest, Hungary (~£34/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~£124/day). In fact, January is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible hire for Budapest. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Budapest, hiring a convertible saves you 8% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Toyota Yaris£6/day
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A/C
Toyota Yaris
Volkswagen Polo£7/day
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A/C
Volkswagen Polo
Hyundai i10£8/day
4
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A/C
Hyundai i10

Top hire agencies in Budapest, Hungary

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Budapest, Hungary known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Budapest, Hungary. Reviews were last updated on 22 February 2024.
Choose from the top car hire agencies available in Budapest, Hungary, including BUCHBINDER , GREEN MOTION and Hertz. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a car hire agency.

BUCHBINDER

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

10.0

GREEN MOTION

4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

8.0

Hertz

7.3
Good
15 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

7.2

Europcar

7.0
Good
1 review4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

6.9
Okay
3 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

8.9

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.9

Budget

6.6
Okay
7 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

Sixt

6.2
Okay
7 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.4

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.0

Avis

2.0
Poor
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Best Budapest, Hungary car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Budapest, Hungary. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Budapest, Hungary with an average daily rate of £14. Data was last updated on 22 February 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to hiring a car in Budapest, Hungary. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Toyota Yaris£6/day
2
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A/C
Toyota Yaris
Volkswagen Polo£7/day
2
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A/C
Volkswagen Polo
Hyundai i10£8/day
4
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A/C
Hyundai i10

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Budapest, Hungary, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 22 February 2024.

What are the requirements to hire a car in Budapest?

To hire a car in Budapest, you will need to show your passport, your driving licence, which you've held for more than one year, and a credit card. You won't need to get an International Driving Permit unless your licence is written in a script other than the Roman alphabet. It's possible to hire cars in Budapest if you are under the age of 25, but you need to be at least 21 years old, with a minimum of one year of driving experience. Keep in mind that if you are under 25, many car hire companies require a young driver's surcharge to cover additional insurance. You will also be limited to the type of cars you can hire. Luxury cars and passenger vans may not be possible with many car hire providers. For younger drivers, there is a great range of economy car hire vehicles to choose from.

What are the rules for driving in Budapest?

When you drive your Budapest car hire, you will be driving on the right side of the road. If you are driving with children under 12, they must be seated in the back of the car. Children under 12 must also be seated in a children's booster seat. All passengers seated in your Budapest car hire must wear their seat belts at all times while the car is moving. Be careful not to drink when driving, as Budapest has a zero-tolerance drinking and driving limit. The general speed limit in urban areas is 30 mph (50kph); in rural areas, it is 50 mph (90 kph), and on the motorways, it is 80 mph (120 kph). Before getting into your cheap car hire in Budapest, it's always advised that you contact the local city department or check their website in case any traffic laws have changed recently.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Budapest?

There is a range of vehicles to choose from when hiring a car in Budapest. For cheap car hire, you may want to hire an economy car. Some great and highly recommended economy cars include a Toyota Aygo or a Volkswagen Polo. If you plan to drive out of the main city and head to the Bukk Mountains, you may want to hire an SUV-type car or a four-wheel drive. Some recommended hire cars in Budapest that are SUVs include a Ford Ecosport or a Suzuki Ignis.

What type are the best places to park in Budapest?

Parking in the city centre of Budapest can be difficult due to the limited amount of parking and the high number of tourist attractions. For the most affordable parking, you will want to use parking garages or car parks. Street parking can be the most difficult to find and is also the most expensive. Budapest is also divided into different parking zones, with Zone 1 being the most expensive at around £1.20 an hour and Zone 3 being the cheapest at around 80p an hour.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Budapest, Hungary?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £21/day when booking a car hire in Budapest, Hungary. The absolute best deal a user found was for £10/day from Wheego, booked on Feb. 18.

What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Budapest, Hungary?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Budapest, Hungary from the following companies over the past two weeks: Klass Wagen (£6/day), Autonom (£9/day), and GREEN MOTION (£15/day).

Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Budapest, Hungary?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (10.0 rating), Sixt (7.5 rating) and Hertz (7.1 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Budapest, Hungary.

What are petrol prices like in Budapest, Hungary?

The average price of petrol in Budapest, Hungary is £1.34/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £60 and £87 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Budapest, Hungary for a week from Klass Wagen?

Klass Wagen is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Budapest, Hungary. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about £70 per week.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Budapest, Hungary for the best price?

Generally, for a better deal in Budapest, Hungary it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 50%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

Can I rent a car for a month in Budapest, Hungary?

Typically, how long you can hire a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Budapest, Hungary however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Budapest, Hungary for a month?

Generally, a month-long car rental in Budapest, Hungary can be found for about £302, with the average price for a rental being around £10 a day. Book with Wheego, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 85% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Budapest, Hungary.

How much is a car hire in Budapest, Hungary for a weekend?

Car hire prices in Budapest, Hungary are typically £28 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Economy to save money on your trip to £28. Our users have found prices for Economy car hire in March to be on average £40 per day.

What car do most people hire in Budapest, Hungary?

Volkswagen Polo, which is a Economy vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Budapest, Hungary according to Cheapflights users.

Small car hires in Budapest, Hungary

Find small car hire deals in Budapest, Hungary from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Budapest, Hungary cost an average of £7 per day. Price data was last updated on 22 February 2024.
Fiat 500£6/day
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A/C
Fiat 500
Toyota Aygo£6/day
2
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A/C
Toyota Aygo
Ford Ka£6/day
2
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A/C
Ford Ka

Car hires by fuel type in Budapest, Hungary

Browse car hires by fuel type in Budapest, Hungary. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Budapest, Hungary. Deals were last updated on 22 February 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Budapest, Hungary. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest (£7+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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