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Most popular cities to hire a car in France

Compare car hire prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
$51 - $82 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN FRANCE Toulouse 19% cheaper Car hire in Toulouse is usually the cheapest in France at $51 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN FRANCE Niort 32% more expensive Niort usually has the highest-priced car hire rates in France, with rentals averaging $82 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN FRANCE Paris 89% more users visited More momondo users search for car hire in Paris than any other region in France.

Car hire companies in France

Below is a list of every nation-wide car hire agency, how many locations they have across the country, and what popular cities you can find them in
Europcar
491 locations
Paris $56/day
Marseille $84/day
Lyon $41/day
Nice $76/day
Hertz
402 locations
Paris $56/day
Toulouse $65/day
Lyon $70/day
Avis
307 locations
Paris $55/day
Lyon $45/day
Toulouse $53/day
Nice $59/day
Sixt
169 locations
Paris $62/day
Lyon $174/day
Marseille $82/day
Bordeaux $116/day

Most popular car hire types

Below are the most popular car hire types in France and the cheapest cities in which to rent them
Small
Small

Best value

Lille

$54/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Montpellier

$61/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

Cannes

$57/day
Small

No. 3 most popular

Grenoble

$73/day
Small

No. 4 most popular

Nancy

$90/day
Small

No. 5 most popular

Saint-Malo

$72/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Toulouse

$77/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Montpellier

$96/day
Medium

No. 2 most popular

Grenoble

$93/day
Medium

No. 3 most popular

Lille

$109/day
Medium

No. 4 most popular

Aix-en-Provence

$108/day
Medium

No. 5 most popular

Chambéry

$127/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Toulouse

$36/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Lille

$66/day
SUV

No. 2 most popular

Montpellier

$68/day
SUV

No. 3 most popular

Le Havre

$142/day
SUV

No. 4 most popular

Grenoble

$125/day
SUV

No. 5 most popular

Marseille

$145/day
Large
Large

Best value

Toulouse

$105/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Marseille

$130/day
Large

No. 2 most popular

Strasbourg

$110/day
Large

No. 3 most popular

Caen

$135/day
Large

No. 4 most popular

Amiens

$130/day
Large

No. 5 most popular

Paris

$121/day
Van
Van

Best value

Biarritz

$83/day
Van

No. 1 most popular

Montpellier

$144/day
Van

No. 2 most popular

Marseille

$179/day
Van

No. 3 most popular

Aix-en-Provence

$87/day
Van

No. 4 most popular

Paris

$137/day
Van

No. 5 most popular

Bergerac

$152/day

Hiring a car in France

Before you book your car hire, here are a few tips and rules you should know about driving in France

What is the cheapest car hire agency in France?

At the moment, the cheapest car hire agency in France is Goldcar Rental SP, through whom users can find deals for as low as $24 per day. Users who book a rental car with Goldcar Rental SP tend to find prices that are lower than the $62 per day national average. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on where you are renting, how many days you hire for, and the type of car you choose.

What is the most popular car hire agency in France?

At the moment, the most popular car hire company in France is Avis. 244 users have given Avis an average review score of 7.0 out of 10 for their customer service and high-quality rental cars. In the past month, 23% of users selected Avis for their car hire while visiting France.

What car hire company in France has the most locations?

Sunnycars is the car hire company in France that currently has the most locations. With 878 car rental centres across the country, you should have no issue finding one of their locations at your destination. Not sure what city you want to visit but know that you want to hire a car from Sunnycars? Paris is the most popular city to visit in France, with 47 Sunnycars car rental locations.

What side of the road do people in France drive on?

You are required by law to drive on the right when you visit France. Not abiding by this law can result in traffic tickets, car accidents, or both.

How good are the roads in France?

Out of 137 countries, France ranked 7 for road quality. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 7 is the highest score, France scored 6.1 for their road quality. The quality of the roads within the country may vary based on where you visit and the weather.

What is the drink driving limit in France?

The BAC limit is 0.05% in France - this applies to both visitors and residents. Your BAC level is a measurement of the percentage of alcohol in your bloodstream. This information is used to determine how inebriated an individual is. Driving a vehicle with a BAC higher than 0.05% is against the law in France and you will be deemed as ‘driving under the influence’. Note that the legal drinking age in France is 18. Steeper penalties will be given to those driving a vehicle who are under the legal drinking age.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in France?

A Compact is the most popular type of car hire for those travelling to France. According to our data, 24% of our users preferred a Compact over any other car type. This may be due to the activities they have planned and what the weather conditions are like in their destination city. When renting a Compact in France, you can expect to pay $16 per day on average.

How much does petrol cost in France?

On average, the price of petrol last week in France was $2.14 per litre. If you change your mind about hiring a car in France, Kuwait has some of the lowest petrol prices in the world at $0.46 per litre as of last week. Hong Kong, in comparison, has on average the most expensive prices at $3.06 per litre but is still a great option for those looking to rent a car.

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