India

Cheap Car Hire in India from £20

New Delhi, National Capital Territory of India, India
29 Apr — 6 May
Driver's age: 26-65
New Delhi, National Capital Territory of India, India
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India car hires in 2024

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

Most popular company

Avis

Most common car type

Luxury

Average price per day

£43

Cheapest price per day

£20

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

Discover the price range for hiring a car in popular cities across India, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 228 pickup locations in India to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 22 April 2024.

Price

£34 - £53

Out of all the popular cities in India, Hyderabad is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just £34/day. Renting a car in Hyderabad is 36% cheaper than renting one in Pune where the per day rate is around £53. Other fairly inexpensive cities in India to get a rental car in are: Mumbai (£36/day), Chennai (£36/day), and Ahmedabad (£36/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in New Delhi should expect to spend around £37/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in India is New Delhi.

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in India 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 22 April 2024.

January

£42

February

£41

March

£46

April

£50

May

£56

June

£59

July

£54

August

£54

September

£48

October

£48

November

£49

December

£49

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in India is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is June. 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 India

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in India and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 22 April 2024.

At £20/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in India in the past week. Out of 15 car hire agencies operating in India, there are, in total, 306 hire locations. View below for 5 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

Full-size

Full-size

Premium

Premium

£283+

Passenger van

Passenger van

Luxury

Luxury

Compare available car types for hire in India

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in India 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 April 2024.

Small cars

£39 - £62

All Car Types

£77 - £136

To hire a small car in India, you would pay an average price of £48/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in India (~£39/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£62/day). In fact, January is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for India. When comparing with other car types available for hire in India, hiring a small car saves you 53% 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 India small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in India, you would pay an average price of £63/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in India (~£42/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£91/day). In fact, September is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for India. When comparing with other car types available for hire in India, hiring a medium car saves you 38% 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 India medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in India, you would pay an average price of £144/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a large car in India (~£74/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~£205/day). In fact, February is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for India. When comparing with other car types available for hire in India, hiring a large car is 30% 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 India large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in India, you would pay an average price of £84/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in India (~£95/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~£141/day). In fact, May is about 13% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for India. When comparing with other car types available for hire in India, hiring a SUV saves you 18% 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 van in India, you would pay an average price of £64/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a van in India (~£59/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~£77/day). In fact, December is about 8% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for India. When comparing with other car types available for hire in India, hiring a van saves you 38% 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 India van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in India, you would pay an average price of £175/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in India (~£104/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~£280/day). In fact, April is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for India. When comparing with other car types available for hire in India, hiring a luxury car 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. Here are the best India luxury car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Ford Fiesta£20/day
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Hyundai i30£30/day
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Ford Fiesta£60/day
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Top hire agencies in India

Explore the leading car hire agencies in India known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in India. Reviews were last updated on 22 April 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top car hire agencies serving India, including those serving the New Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai area. Make sure to take a look at reviews from past customers, daily rate and other charges, and pickup location before making your decision.

Instant Cabs

67 locations

Europcar

42 locations

keddy by Europcar

29 locations

Car Club

23 locations

SS Travels

21 locations

MyChoize Car Rental

16 locations

Myles

16 locations

Avis

14 locations

Best India car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in India. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in India with an average daily rate of £78. Data was last updated on 22 April 2024.
These are some of the best options we've found for those looking for car hires in India, including options within a close proximity to New Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai. Make sure to examine important information for each deal, including price, car type, and pickup location.
Ford Fiesta£20/day
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Ford Fiesta
Kia Carens£30/day
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Kia Carens
MG ZS£30/day
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MG ZS

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in India, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 22 April 2024.
  • What are the requirements to hire a car in India?

    If you're planning on choosing a car hire in India to explore the country, you'll need to meet a couple of requirements before leaving the agency with your hired car. Firstly, you'll be required to have an international driving permit and must have held your domestic driving licence for at least one year. Although the legal driving age in India is 18 years old, many car hire companies in India won't hire a car to you unless you're at least 21. If you've booked your car hire online, be sure to bring your confirmation details when picking up the car, as well as your passport and the same credit card used to make the booking. Please note that the card owner will need to be present; you will not be able to pick up your hired car with someone else's credit card.

  • What are the rules for driving in India?

    To ensure you keep yourself and other drivers safe, it's important to familiarise yourself with traffic rules in India. Keep up to date with local transport departments to stay apprised of local law changes, if you're able. Bear in mind that India has some of the heaviest traffic in the world, so driving your car hire sensibly is a must to help keep yourself protected. Driving in India is on the left-hand side of the road and cars pass on the left. Drinking and driving laws in India are strict, with a legal blood alcohol limit of 0.03%. Drunken driving is a major cause of accidents in the country, so the laws are heavily enforced; breaking this law could lead to heavy fines and legal action. Wearing a seatbelt for drivers and all passengers is required at all times while driving, and exceeding the posted speed limits is prohibited and will result in large fines if you're caught. Using a mobile phone without a hands-free device is against the law and something local traffic police tend to look out for. Another thing to keep in mind is keeping all of your insurance documents in the car at all times, particularly when driving one of the cheap car hires in India.

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

    India's traffic is some of the most congested in the world, and sometimes, it feels like there aren't stipulated lanes or rules of the road. It's unlike anything you're likely to have experienced, but it works. Due to the congestion and the fast pace, a smaller, lighter model is recommended when picking your cheap car hire in India. One thing about car hire in India that might be worth checking out is choosing a car that comes with a driver rather than a self-service hired car. This gives you the ability to explore the country with someone who understands the driving culture.

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Hertz (6.0 rating), Avis (3.0 rating) and Europcar (2.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in India.

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

    With an average price of £36/day, Avis is the most popular car hire provider in India, booking 99% more hire cars than any other provider.

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

    At £33/day, the cheapest car hire price in India was found in Ahmedabad. On average, Kolkata has the cheapest daily rental car price (£36/day), which is 17% below average price for cities in India.

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

    Cars travel on the left side of the road in India.

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Luxury car hires in India

Find luxury car hire deals in India from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car hires in India cost an average of £52 per day. Price data was last updated on 22 April 2024.
There are several options when it comes to hiring a luxury car in India, including options around New Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai. Make sure to compare the details of each deal to find the one that is right for you.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class£51/day
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Audi A6£51/day
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Audi A6
Mercedes-Benz E-Class£51/day
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Car hires by fuel type in India

Browse car hires by fuel type in India. Deals were last updated on 22 April 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in India. There is currently 1 fuel type to choose from.

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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