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Cheap Car Hire in Helsinki from £21

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 Helsinki with a pick-up date of 25/8 and drop-off date of 6/9. 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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Helsinki car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Helsinki. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 13 June 2024.

Most popular company

GREENMOTION

Price of gas per litre

£1.60

Average price per day

£33

Cheapest price per day

£21

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Helsinki?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Helsinki 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 13 June 2024.

January

£32

February

£35

March

£31

April

£26

May

£27

June

£33

July

£41

August

£46

September

£27

October

£25

November

£25

December

£39

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Helsinki is October. 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.

Popular car types in Helsinki

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Helsinki and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 13 June 2024.

There are currently 91 hire locations operating in Helsinki spread across 24 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Helsinki is small car at £21 a day. Below are all the 4 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Mini

Mini

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 Helsinki

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Helsinki to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 13 June 2024.

Small cars

£27 - £50

All Car Types

£42 - £87

To hire a small car in Helsinki, Finland, you would pay an average price of £34/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Helsinki, Finland (~£27/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£50/day). In fact, June is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Helsinki. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Helsinki, hiring a small car saves you 42% 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 Helsinki small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Helsinki, Finland, you would pay an average price of £56/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Helsinki, Finland (~£36/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£83/day). In fact, April is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Helsinki. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Helsinki, hiring a medium car saves you 2% 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 Helsinki medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Helsinki, Finland, you would pay an average price of £110/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Helsinki, Finland (~£78/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~£166/day). In fact, November is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Helsinki. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Helsinki, hiring a large car is 48% 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 Helsinki, Finland, you would pay an average price of £66/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Helsinki, Finland (~£44/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£86/day). In fact, June is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Helsinki. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Helsinki, hiring a SUV is 14% 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 Helsinki SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Helsinki, Finland, you would pay an average price of £138/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a van in Helsinki, Finland (~£81/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~£388/day). In fact, April is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Helsinki. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Helsinki, hiring a van is 58% 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 Helsinki van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Helsinki, Finland, you would pay an average price of £120/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Helsinki, Finland (~£63/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£222/day). In fact, November is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Helsinki. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Helsinki, hiring a luxury 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.

Kia Picanto£21/day
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A/C
Kia Picanto
Hyundai i10£21/day
2
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A/C
Hyundai i10
Vauxhall Corsa£22/day
2
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A/C
Vauxhall Corsa

Top hire agencies in Helsinki

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Helsinki known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Helsinki. Reviews were last updated on 13 June 2024.
Hire a vehicle with one of these top car hire agencies serving Helsinki, such as Hertz, Autounion Car Rental and Europcar. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a car hire agency.

Hertz

10.0
Wonderful
1 review8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

9.0

Autounion Car Rental

3 locations

Europcar

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

6.0

Dollar

10.0
Wonderful
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

GREEN MOTION

9.0
Wonderful
2 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.0

Sixt

8.6
Very Good
4 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.5
Very Good
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.4

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.7

Avis

4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Best Helsinki car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Helsinki. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Helsinki with an average daily rate of £34. Data was last updated on 13 June 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on car hires in Helsinki. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Kia Picanto£21/day
2
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A/C
Kia Picanto
Hyundai i10£21/day
2
M
A/C
Hyundai i10
Vauxhall Corsa£22/day
2
M
A/C
Vauxhall Corsa

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Helsinki, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 13 June 2024.
  • What are the requirements to hire a car in Helsinki?

    To begin your application for a car hire in Helsinki, you will need to know what documents you need. To start with, you need to be at least 18 years old to apply for a Helsinki car hire, and if you are under 25, there is usually an additional fee you will have to pay due to your young age. You will need your driver's licence from your home country. If your licence is not printed using Roman characters, you will need an official translation from your local embassy or from your country of origin; otherwise, you will need an international driving permit to hire cars in Helsinki.

  • What are the rules for driving in Helsinki?

    Since Helsinki is a big city, it would be wise to be prepared for a lot of red lights and waiting for queued cars. When driving in Finland, you must drive on the right-hand side of the road and always obey the speed limit according to the type of zone you are in. You must have a seat belt for each occupant of the vehicle in accordance with the law, and if you are riding a motorcycle, you must wear a helmet when riding. All red lights must be obeyed, and anyone caught passing a red light will be fined heavily. Although Finland's limit for blood alcohol content (BAC) is 0.5 mg per ml, the safer limit when driving is zero.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Helsinki?

    Due to the vastness of the city, you have a good chance of finding a cheap car hire in Helsinki. If you are wondering what type of vehicle you will need, it will depend on what you have arranged. If you are planning to stay within the city of Helsinki, it would be fine to hire a small, economy car. If you plan to travel more in Finland, you might want to hire a bigger, more powerful car.

  • Where are the best places to park in Helsinki?

    In most cases, people who hire a car in town will often have accommodation booked; whether it is a hotel or a house, you should have parking available during your stay. If you cannot park at your accommodation, you should still be able to park your hire car on the street in front of where you are staying. As a last resort, you can also find a car park where you can leave your hired car, or you can optionally park it at the dealership you hired it from.

  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Helsinki?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £33/day when booking a car hire in Helsinki. The absolute best deal a user found was for £19/day from GREEN MOTION , booked on Jun. 9.

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

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Helsinki from the following companies over the past two weeks: ADDCAR RENTAL (£21/day), Alamo (£22/day), and keddy by Europcar (£92/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Helsinki?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Hertz (10.0 rating), Dollar (10.0 rating) and Europcar (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Helsinki.

  • What are petrol prices like in Helsinki?

    The average price of petrol in Helsinki is £1.60/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £72 and £104 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

    GREEN MOTION offers hire cars in Helsinki for about £168 per week on average.

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

    Generally, for a better deal in Helsinki it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 34%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 52 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 Helsinki?

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

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

    Typically, a monthly car hire in Helsinki can be found for £720. You can find car hire deals to be on average £24 a day.

  • How much is a car hire in Helsinki for a weekend?

    £58 is typically the average cost for a hire car for the weekend in Helsinki, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when travelling to Helsinki, then opt for a Economy hire vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of July, you can expect to find car hire prices on Cheapflights for as low as £47/day.

  • What car do most people hire in Helsinki?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Helsinki is Economy (Volkswagen Polo) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Small car hires in Helsinki

Find small car hire deals in Helsinki from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Helsinki cost an average of £27 per day. Price data was last updated on 13 June 2024.
Toyota Aygo£21/day
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A/C
Toyota Aygo
Hyundai i10£21/day
2
M
A/C
Hyundai i10
Toyota Aygo£21/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Aygo

Car hires by fuel type in Helsinki

Browse car hires by fuel type in Helsinki. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Helsinki. Deals were last updated on 13 June 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Helsinki. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (£36+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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