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Cheap Car Hire in Riga from £8

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 Riga with a pick-up date of 1/9 and drop-off date of 14/9. 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.
Driver's age: 26-65
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Riga car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Riga. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 July 2024.

Most popular company

GREENMOTION

Price of gas per litre

£1.38

Average price per day

£31

Cheapest price per day

£8

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Riga 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 18 July 2024.

January

£10

February

£9

March

£13

April

£12

May

£16

June

£24

July

£33

August

£32

September

£14

October

£13

November

£11

December

£18

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Riga is February. 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 Riga

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Riga and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 18 July 2024.

There are 45 hire agencies servicing Riga. These agencies, altogether, have 117 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Riga with prices from £8 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 3 car types you can hire in Riga:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Compact estate car

Compact estate car

Standard estate car

Standard estate car

Compare available car types for hire in Riga

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Riga to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 July 2024.

Small cars

£9 - £33

All Car Types

£17 - £46

To hire a small car in Riga, Latvia, you would pay an average price of £18/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Riga, Latvia (~£9/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£33/day). In fact, January is about 50% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Riga. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Riga, hiring a small car saves you 36% 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 Riga small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Riga, Latvia, you would pay an average price of £28/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Riga, Latvia (~£15/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£44/day). In fact, January is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Riga. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Riga, hiring a medium car is 4% 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 Riga medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Riga, Latvia, you would pay an average price of £70/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Riga, Latvia (~£47/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~£139/day). In fact, April is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Riga. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Riga, hiring a large car is 61% 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 Riga, Latvia, you would pay an average price of £23/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Riga, Latvia (~£14/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£37/day). In fact, February is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Riga. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Riga, 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. Here are the best Riga SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Riga, Latvia, you would pay an average price of £52/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a van in Riga, Latvia (~£38/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£71/day). In fact, January is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Riga. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Riga, hiring a van is 47% 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 Riga, Latvia, you would pay an average price of £81/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Riga, Latvia (~£52/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~£176/day). In fact, February is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Riga. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Riga, hiring a luxury car is 66% 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.

Volkswagen Polo£8/day
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A/C
Volkswagen Polo
Ford Fiesta£8/day
2
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A/C
Ford Fiesta
Kia Cee'd£11/day
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A/C
Kia Cee'd

Top hire agencies in Riga

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Riga known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Riga. Reviews were last updated on 18 July 2024.
Hire a vehicle with one of these top car hire agencies serving Riga, such as Avis, Hertz and GREEN MOTION . Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a car hire agency.

Avis

6.6
Okay
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

7.9

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.3

Hertz

4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

4.0

GREEN MOTION

5.3
Fair
3 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

6.9

Overall

5.3

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

5.3

Top Rent-A-Car

1.9
Poor
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

5.9

Overall

1.9

Pick-up/drop-off

1.9

Value

7.9

Prime Car Rent

9 locations

ADDCAR RENTAL

8 locations

Auto 5

8 locations

Sixt

6 locations

Best Riga car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Riga. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Riga with an average daily rate of £13. Data was last updated on 18 July 2024.
Check out some of the very best car hire deals we've found in Riga. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Volkswagen Polo£8/day
2
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A/C
Volkswagen Polo
Ford Fiesta£8/day
2
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A/C
Ford Fiesta
Opel Grandland X£10/day
5
2
5
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A/C
Opel Grandland X

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Riga, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 18 July 2024.
  • What are the requirements to hire a car in Riga?

    For UK citizens, a valid driver’s licence and passport are necessary to obtain a cheap car hire in Riga. EU nationals also need their unexpired domestic licence and national identity card. Visitors from other foreign countries must also produce an International Driving Permit for hire cars in Riga. The minimum age is 21, but some providers may add surcharges or apply vehicle restrictions to drivers under the age of 25. Avis/Budget, Europcar and GREEN MOTION are three of the agencies you can find at the airport car hire centre, but there are several other car hire locations in Riga.

  • What are the rules for driving in Riga?

    When driving your car hire in Riga, you should use the right-hand side, and all passengers are required to wear seatbelts. Traffic cameras are present, so only use a hands-free mobile while driving a car hire in Riga and pay attention to speed signs at all times. Unless otherwise noted, 50 km/h (31 mph) is allowed in urban areas, 90 km/h (55 mph) in rural districts and 90-100 km/h (55-62 mph) on highways. The maximum blood alcohol content is 0.05%. You should carry your hire car paperwork and licence/passport at all times when driving hire cars in Riga, and it’s a good idea to check with the Riga department of motor vehicles for any law changes.

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

    Economy car hires, including Citroen C1 and Suzuki Swift, are among the most popular cheap car hires in Riga, but you can also get great deals on a BMW 3-Series. Compact vehicles are better on the narrow downtown streets and require less parking space and fuel. If you’re reserving a luxury car hire in Riga at the airport, the Bentley Arnage or the Mercedes-Benz S-Class can be temporarily yours at very affordable prices. Passenger van hires, such as the Peugeot 5008 and the Ford Freestar, are recommended for families and groups.

  • Where are the best places to park in Riga?

    Wise places to park your car hire in Riga is wherever you can find on-street parking. Meters are in operation Monday-Friday, 08:00-20:00, and Saturday, 09:00-17:00; otherwise, parking is free, including on Sundays and holidays. At city car parks, paid parking is from 06:00-00:00 and free between 00:00 and 06:00. Parking in Riga is zoned from A-D. Zone A is the more expensive, at approx €2.50 (£2.20) for the first hour and €3 (£2.65) per additional hour; and Zone D is the lesser, at about €1 (£0.90) the first hour and €1.50 (£1.35) per additional hour. Secured car parks or Europarks are other options for downtown parking, where you can pay about €8 (£7) for eight hours.

  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Riga?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £31/day when booking a car hire in Riga. The absolute best deal a user found was for £16/day from GREEN MOTION , booked on Jul. 14.

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

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Riga from the following companies over the past two weeks: GREEN MOTION (£8/day), Thrifty (£17/day), and Alamo (£18/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (10.0 rating), Europcar (8.8 rating) and GREEN MOTION (6.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Riga.

  • What are petrol prices like in Riga?

    The average price of petrol in Riga is £1.38/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £62 and £89 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

    From GREEN MOTION you can hire a car in Riga from about £199 per week on average.

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

    Hiring your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 59% in Riga - we recommend booking at least 35days in advance.

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

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

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

    You can potentially save up to 71% on a month-long rental by booking with GREEN MOTION . GREEN MOTION is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Riga can cost you on average £852 a month or £28 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

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

    For a weekend car hire in Riga, you can expect the average price to be around £38. Usually a Economy hire in Riga is your cheapest weekend car hire option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car hire types. If you do opt for hiring a Economy for August, it will cost approximately £26 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Riga?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Riga is Premium (Audi A4) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Small car hires in Riga

Find small car hire deals in Riga from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Riga cost an average of £59 per day. Price data was last updated on 18 July 2024.
Fiat 500£59/day
2
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A/C
Fiat 500
Hyundai i10£59/day
2
M
A/C
Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10£59/day
2
M
A/C
Hyundai i10

Car hires by fuel type in Riga

Browse car hires by fuel type in Riga. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Riga. Deals were last updated on 18 July 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Riga. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest (£12+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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