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Cheap Car Hire in Europe from £4

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Europe with a pick-up date of 8/10 and drop-off date of 22/10. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Europe car hires in 2024

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

Most popular company

GREEN MOTION

Most common car type

Economy

Average price per day

£32

Cheapest price per day

£4

What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Europe?

Discover the price range for hiring a car in popular cities across Europe, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 22 July 2024.

Price

£6 - £15

Out of all the popular cities in Europe, Bucharest is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just £6/day. Renting a car in Bucharest is 60% cheaper than renting one in Larnaca where the per day rate is around £15. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Europe to get a rental car in are: Granadilla (£9/day), Rome (£9/day), and Arrecife (£10/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Palma de Mallorca should expect to spend around £13/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Europe is Palma de Mallorca.

Compare available car types for hire in Europe

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Europe 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 July 2024.

Small cars

£19 - £45

All Car Types

£31 - £65

To hire a small car in Europe, you would pay an average price of £29/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Europe (~£19/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~£45/day). In fact, February is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Europe. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Europe, hiring a small car saves you 40% 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 Europe small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Europe, you would pay an average price of £45/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Europe (~£37/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~£60/day). In fact, January is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Europe. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Europe, hiring a medium car saves you 5% 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 Europe medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Europe, you would pay an average price of £78/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Europe (~£53/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~£102/day). In fact, January is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Europe. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Europe, hiring a large car 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 Europe large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Europe, you would pay an average price of £42/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Europe (~£25/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~£58/day). In fact, January is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Europe. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Europe, hiring a SUV saves you 13% 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 Europe SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Europe, you would pay an average price of £96/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a van in Europe (~£64/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~£119/day). In fact, January is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Europe. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Europe, hiring a van is 50% 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 Europe van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Europe, you would pay an average price of £96/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Europe (~£71/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~£112/day). In fact, January is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Europe. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Europe, hiring a luxury car is 50% 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 Europe luxury car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a convertible in Europe, you would pay an average price of £103/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a convertible in Europe (~£40/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~£141/day). In fact, March is about 62% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible hire for Europe. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Europe, hiring a convertible is 54% 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.

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Best Europe car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Europe. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. Data was last updated on 22 July 2024.
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Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Europe, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 22 July 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Europe?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £37/day when booking a car hire in Europe. The absolute best deal a user found was for £14/day from Provider's pick, booked on Jul. 14.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Europe?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Europe from the following companies over the past two weeks: GREEN MOTION (£7/day), keddy by Europcar (£10/day), and Alamo (£24/day).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Europe for a week from GREEN MOTION ?

    GREEN MOTION is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Europe. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about £181 per week.

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

    Booking early can save you upwards of 46% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Europe.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Europe?

    Yes, you can hire a car for a month in Europe check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

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

    The average cost of a car hire in Europe for a month is £777. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

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Small car hires in Europe

Find small car hire deals in Europe from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Europe cost an average of £5 per day. Price data was last updated on 22 July 2024.
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Car hires by fuel type in Europe

Browse car hires by fuel type in Europe. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Europe. Deals were last updated on 22 July 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Europe. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (£5+).

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Electric

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Hybrid

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Petrol/Diesel

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