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Most popular cities to hire a car in Germany

Compare car hire prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
$48 - $69 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN GERMANY Hamburg 9% cheaper Car hire in Hamburg is usually the cheapest in Germany at $48 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN GERMANY Mannheim 31% more expensive Mannheim usually has the highest-priced car hire rates in Germany, with rentals averaging $69 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN GERMANY Berlin 75% more users visited More momondo users search for car hire in Berlin than any other region in Germany.

Car hire companies in Germany

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
590 locations
Berlin $38/day
Hamburg $37/day
Munich $43/day
Frankfurt am Main $36/day
Düsseldorf $34/day
Sixt
438 locations
Munich $102/day
Berlin $75/day
Düsseldorf $83/day
Frankfurt am Main $133/day
Avis
323 locations
Munich $54/day
Berlin $38/day
Frankfurt am Main $50/day
Hertz
271 locations
Berlin $53/day
Munich $36/day
Frankfurt am Main $40/day
Budget
236 locations
Berlin $67/day
Munich $44/day
Frankfurt am Main $40/day
Enterprise
186 locations
Berlin $88/day
Hamburg $34/day
Munich $42/day
Frankfurt am Main $31/day
Thrifty
176 locations
Berlin $36/day
Munich $69/day
Düsseldorf $60/day

Most popular car hire types

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

Best value

Frankfurt am Main

$27/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Munich

$42/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

Heidelberg

$57/day
Small

No. 3 most popular

Stuttgart

$209/day
Small

No. 4 most popular

Düsseldorf

$29/day
Small

No. 5 most popular

Cologne

$41/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Frankfurt am Main

$42/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Munich

$59/day
Medium

No. 2 most popular

Heidelberg

$55/day
Medium

No. 3 most popular

Cologne

$65/day
Medium

No. 4 most popular

Düsseldorf

$104/day
Medium

No. 5 most popular

Berlin

$88/day
Large
Large

Best value

Düsseldorf

$62/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Munich

$82/day
Large

No. 2 most popular

Cologne

$89/day
Large

No. 3 most popular

Rosenheim

$139/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Konstanz

$32/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Munich

$58/day
SUV

No. 2 most popular

Düsseldorf

$41/day
Luxury
Luxury

Best value

Aachen

$58/day
Luxury

No. 1 most popular

Munich

$87/day
Luxury

No. 2 most popular

Düsseldorf

$129/day

Hiring a car in Germany

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

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Germany?

Advantage is the most affordable car hire agency in Germany, with prices found for as low as $27 per day in some areas of the country. Comparatively, the average price to rent a car in Germany is $50 per day.

What is the most popular car hire agency in Germany?

Europcar is currently the most popular car hire company in Germany, with 36% of users selecting their services in the past month. Europcar is also popular due to their 83 reviews and average customer satisfaction score of 8.3 out of 10. Keep in mind that your destination within Germany might not have any Europcar car rental locations, so you should always have a backup agency in mind.

What car hire company in Germany has the most locations?

With 1,449 locations across Germany, Sunnycars has the most car hire centers out of any other rental agency. Sunnycars tends to have locations in the top must-see cities across Germany. Munich, for example, has 39 Sunnycars locations.

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

Drivers in Germany, including drivers visiting from foreign countries, are required to travel on the right. Keep in mind that driving on the opposite side can lead to both a traffic violation and serious accidents.

How good are the roads in Germany?

Out of 137 countries, Germany ranked 13 for road quality. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 7 is the highest score, Germany scored 5.7 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 Germany?

The drinking and driving limit in Germany is 0.05%. Regions and cities within Germany might have their own local drinking and driving laws on top of the country-wide mandated law, so be sure to check before booking your car hire. Note that the legal drinking age in Germany is 16. 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 Germany?

The most popular type of car to hire in Germany is a Compact. 27% of our users also chose this type of car for their travels to Germany. If a Compact fits your needs during your stay, then you can expect to pay around $29 per day for your rental. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on what city you visit and what car hire company you choose.

How much does petrol cost in Germany?

As of last week, the average price of petrol in Germany was $2.05 per litre. According to our data, Germany has neither the most expensive nor the cheapest petrol prices in the world. Kuwait currently has the least expensive at $0.46 per litre, while Hong Kong has the most expensive at $2.98 per litre. Keep in mind that petrol prices change regularly and may be different during your travel dates.


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