Budapest

Cheap Car Hire in Budapest

Budapest
2 Jun — 9 Jun
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Budapest
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Budapest Car Hire in 2022

Most popular companyKLASSWAGEN
Price of gas per litre£1.04
Average price per day£45
Cheapest price per day£21

What is the cheapest time to hire a car in Budapest?

January

£22

February

£22

March

£21

April

£26

May

£28

June

£26

July

£29

August

£30

September

£26

October

£23

November

£23

December

£27

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Budapest is March. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. 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.

Top hire agencies in Budapest

All major car hire suppliers in Budapest
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Car Hire FAQs

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?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £36/day when booking a car hire in Budapest. The absolute best deal a user found was for £17/day from Klass Wagen, booked on May 22.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Budapest?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Budapest from the following companies over the past two weeks: Klass Wagen (£21/day), Autonom (£22/day), and GM Rent a Car (£23/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Budapest?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (10.0 rating), BUCHBINDER (9.6 rating) and Avis (9.1 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Budapest.

What are gas prices like in Budapest?

The average price of petrol in Budapest is £1.04/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £47 and £67 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

Klass Wagen is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Budapest. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about £179 per week.

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

Generally, for a better deal in Budapest it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 6%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 44 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?

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

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in Budapest can be found for about £767, with the average price for a rental being around £26 a day. Book with Klass Wagen, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 57% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Budapest.

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

Car hire prices in Budapest are typically £38 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 £38. Our users have found prices for Economy car hire in June to be on average £35 per day.

What car do most people hire in Budapest?

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

Small Car Hire in Budapest

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