London Heathrow Airport

Cheap Car Hire in London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport
2 Jun — 9 Jun
Same drop-off
London Heathrow Airport
Thu 2/6
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London Heathrow Airport Car Hire in 2022

Most popular companyGREENMOTION
Price of gas per litre£1.62
Average price per day£60
Cheapest price per day£19

What is the cheapest time to hire a car at London Heathrow Airport?

January

£23

February

£33

March

£38

April

£53

May

£45

June

£34

July

£38

August

£39

September

£37

October

£35

November

£32

December

£47

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car at London Heathrow Airport is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. 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 London Heathrow Airport

All major car hire suppliers in London Heathrow Airport
6.8
Good
57 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

7.8

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.2
5.0
Okay
89 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.1

Comfort

6.1

Overall

4.6

Pick-up/drop-off

4.4

Value

5.0
4.2
Okay
32 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.3

Comfort

5.0

Overall

3.7

Pick-up/drop-off

3.5

Value

3.9
8.4
Excellent
25 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.5
6.5
Good
3 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

8.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

5.3
6.4
Good
28 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.1

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

6.0
6.1
Good
24 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.0

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

6.0
6.0
Good
3 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

4.6

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

4.6

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Car Hire FAQs

What are the requirements to hire a car in Heathrow?

For travellers searching for car hire in Heathrow, you’ll have a plethora of options to choose from. Like car hire in much of the UK, you’ll usually need to be 23 or over, and there may be a surcharge for anyone under 25, with age restrictions for certain vehicles. For car hire in Heathrow, a full valid driving licence is a must, as well as your passport and a debit or credit card. Occasionally, non-EU residents are asked to show their proof of return travel. For anyone thinking of using their hire car to leave the UK via the Channel, it’s best to check with the car hire supplier, as you may need an international driving permit.

What are the rules for driving in Heathrow?

If you’re hiring a car from Heathrow, you’ll follow the same driving rules as the rest of the UK, driving on the left side of the road. Drivers and all passengers using car hire in Heathrow must wear a seatbelt at all times. For car hire where children are also in the car: legally, anyone under the age of 12 or shorter than 135 cm must be in a car seat. It’s best to ask for one when reserving your hire vehicle. Speed limits are displayed in miles per hour; in urban areas, these vary between 20-30 mph (32-48 km/h), whereas on roads with a single lane in each direction, limits are 60 mph (96 km/h). On motorways, the limit is 70 mph (113 km/h). For anyone heading to London, be aware that all cars must pay a daily congestion zone charge between 07:00 and 22:00 of around £15.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Heathrow?

The type of car you’ll choose to hire will depend entirely on your needs. The roads in and around Heathrow and further afield in the UK are excellent, and drivers are respectful. Many travellers using car hire in Heathrow opt for an economy car if they’re heading to cities close by, but you may be using Heathrow as a base to explore the rest of the UK. Almost every type of vehicle is available to hire at Heathrow, so whether you’re seeking an SUV, an electric car or a passenger van, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from with all the major car hire companies present.

What are the best places to park in Heathrow?

If you need to park your hire car at Heathrow, there are plenty of car parks and multi-storey car parks to choose from, whether you want a long or short stay parking spot. Where you pick up and drop off your hire car in Heathrow will depend on the car hire company, so it’s best to check their requirements. The closest off-site parking to Heathrow Airport (LHR) is Purple Parking’s multi-storey car park and NCP Flightpath (for Terminal 2 and 3), around a mile away. There is a long-stay car park at Heathrow, which you can use for free for up to two hours.

What is the cheapest hire car found at London Heathrow Airport?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £48/day when booking a car hire at London Heathrow Airport. The absolute best deal a user found was for £15/day from INTERRENT , booked on Jul. 28.

Which car rental providers are at London Heathrow Airport?

There are 10 car hire providers located at London Heathrow Airport. The following companies can be found near the London Heathrow Airport car rental counter:
Alamo (10.0)
keddy by Europcar (10.0)
Enterprise (8.8)
Hertz (7.4)
Sixt (7.4)
Avis (7.2)
Budget (6.9)
Europcar (6.5)
Dollar (6.4)
GREEN MOTION (6.1)

Which car rental company is considered to be the best at London Heathrow Airport?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise (9.0 rating), keddy by Europcar (8.7 rating) and Alamo (8.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies at London Heathrow Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a car at London Heathrow Airport for a week from GREEN MOTION ?

Hiring a car at London Heathrow Airport for a week can be a great option for travel. GREEN MOTION , the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around £276/week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car at London Heathrow Airport for the best price?

Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 12% to make it a great deal at London Heathrow Airport. Try to book at least 90 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

Can I rent a car for a month at London Heathrow Airport?

The length of time you can book a car hire for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from London Heathrow Airport it should be possible to hire a car for a whole month if needed.