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Cheap Car Hire in Iceland from £24

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 Iceland with a pick-up date of 1/9 and drop-off date of 12/9. 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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Iceland car hires in 2024

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

Most popular company

Ice Rental 4x4

Most common car type

Standard

Average price per day

£48

Cheapest price per day

£24

Iceland car hire prices in popular cities

Discover the price range for hiring a car in popular cities across Iceland, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 101 pickup locations in Iceland to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 13 June 2024.

Price

£22 - £85

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Iceland 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

£36

April

£32

May

£37

June

£57

July

£74

August

£68

September

£46

October

£34

November

£33

December

£35

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Iceland is January. 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 Iceland

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Iceland 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.

At £24/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Iceland in the past week. Out of 63 car hire agencies operating in Iceland, there are, in total, 236 hire locations. View below for 2 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

SUV

SUV

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Mini

Mini

Premium SUV

Premium SUV

Compact estate car

Compact estate car

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compare available car types for hire in Iceland

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Iceland 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

£32 - £72

All Car Types

£51 - £104

To hire a small car in Iceland, you would pay an average price of £44/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Iceland (~£32/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£72/day). In fact, April is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Iceland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Iceland, hiring a small car saves you 37% 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 Iceland small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Iceland, you would pay an average price of £60/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Iceland (~£44/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£96/day). In fact, April is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Iceland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Iceland, hiring a medium car saves you 14% 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.

To hire a large car in Iceland, you would pay an average price of £132/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Iceland (~£101/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£203/day). In fact, January is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Iceland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Iceland, 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 Iceland, you would pay an average price of £65/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Iceland (~£46/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£104/day). In fact, April is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Iceland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Iceland, hiring a SUV 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 Iceland SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Iceland, you would pay an average price of £119/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a van in Iceland (~£86/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£181/day). In fact, January is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Iceland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Iceland, hiring a van is 43% 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 pickup truck in Iceland, you would pay an average price of £99/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a pickup truck in Iceland (~£60/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£160/day). In fact, May is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck hire for Iceland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Iceland, hiring a pickup truck is 31% 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 luxury car in Iceland, you would pay an average price of £124/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Iceland (~£92/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£172/day). In fact, April is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Iceland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Iceland, hiring a luxury car is 45% 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.

Chevrolet Spark£24/day
2
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Chevrolet Spark
Vauxhall Corsa£24/day
2
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A/C
Vauxhall Corsa
Toyota Aygo£25/day
2
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Toyota Aygo

Top hire agencies in Iceland

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Iceland known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Iceland. Reviews were last updated on 13 June 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top car hire agencies located in Iceland, including those serving the greater Reykjavik, Keflavik and Kopavogur area. Make sure to take a look at reviews from past customers, daily rate and other charges, and pickup location before making your decision.

keddy by Europcar

20 locations

Sunnycars

19 locations

Hertz

17 locations

Europcar

16 locations

Avis

8 locations

Budget

8 locations

Firefly

7 locations

Ice Rental 4x4

6 locations

Best Iceland car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Iceland. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Iceland with an average daily rate of £39. Data was last updated on 13 June 2024.
We've found these great deals on car hires in Iceland, including options within the Reykjavik, Keflavik and Kopavogur area. Deals are constantly refreshed so come back soon for more car hire options.
Chevrolet Spark£24/day
2
M
Chevrolet Spark
Vauxhall Corsa£24/day
2
M
A/C
Vauxhall Corsa
Toyota Aygo£25/day
2
M
Toyota Aygo

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Iceland, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 13 June 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Iceland?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Thrifty (8.8 rating), Alamo (8.4 rating) and Hertz (8.1 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Iceland.

  • What is the most popular car hire provider in Iceland?

    With an average price of £42/day, Ice Rental 4x4 is the most popular car hire provider in Iceland, booking 442% more hire cars than any other provider.

  • What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Iceland?

    At £54/day, it is 2% cheaper on average to rent a car in Keflavik than any other city in Iceland. The cheapest price found in Iceland was for £28/day in Keflavik.

  • What side of the road do you drive on in Iceland?

    Cars in Iceland are to be driven on the right side of the road.

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Small car hires in Iceland

Find small car hire deals in Iceland from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Iceland cost an average of £29 per day. Price data was last updated on 13 June 2024.
Hyundai i10£24/day
2
M
A/C
Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10£25/day
2
M
A/C
Hyundai i10
Toyota Aygo£25/day
2
M
Toyota Aygo

Car hires by fuel type in Iceland

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

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Iceland. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (£31+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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