Hire Cars Scotland

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Most popular cities to hire a car in Scotland

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Compact
Edinburgh
Most popular car hire agency in JulyGREEN MOTION 43% more popular574 momondo users preferred to book a hire car from GREEN MOTION for their trip to Edinburgh in July
Average price to hire a car in July$53 per day23% more expensiveA car hire in Edinburgh costs $53 per day on average in July, which is more expensive than the yearly average
Most popular type of car to hire in JulyCompact33% more popular441 users chose to hire Compact cars for their travel needs in Edinburgh during July

Recent Scotland car hire deals

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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$36/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
Glasgow
GREEN MOTION at 8, Air Link Industrial Estate, Inchinnan Rd
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$36/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$34/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
Glasgow
GREEN MOTION at 8, Air Link Industrial Estate, Inchinnan Rd
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$34/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$46/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
Edinburgh
GREEN MOTION at Edinburgh Scotpark Newbridge
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Audi A3
$46/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$92/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
Edinburgh
GREEN MOTION at Edinburgh Scotpark Newbridge
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Audi A4
$92/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$83/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
Glasgow
GREEN MOTION at 8, Air Link Industrial Estate, Inchinnan Rd
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$83/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
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Mazda Mazda5
or similar Intermediate estate car
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$82/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
Glasgow
GREEN MOTION at 8, Air Link Industrial Estate, Inchinnan Rd
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Mazda Mazda5
$82/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
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Kia Sedona
or similar People mover
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$89/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
Edinburgh
GREEN MOTION at Edinburgh Scotpark Newbridge
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Kia Sedona
$89/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$180/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
Glasgow
Sixt at 101 Waterloo Street
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Audi A4
$180/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
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Chevrolet Equinox
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$88/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
Edinburgh
GREEN MOTION at Edinburgh Scotpark Newbridge
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Chevrolet Equinox
$88/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
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Citroen C2
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
2-3-door vehicles
$31/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
Glasgow
GREEN MOTION at 8, Air Link Industrial Estate, Inchinnan Rd
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Citroen C2
$31/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
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Audi A3
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$95/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
Glasgow
Sixt at 101 Waterloo Street
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Audi A3
$95/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$105/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
Glasgow
Sixt at Car Rental Centre
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Audi A3
$105/day
16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
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Scotland Car Hire Directory

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7.0
Good
64 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.5

Value for money

6.7
4.8
Okay
92 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.4

Comfort

5.3

Overall

4.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.3

Value for money

4.5
8.8
Excellent
23 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

9.1

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.3

Value for money

8.5
7.6
Good
39 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.9

Value for money

6.9
5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0
9.6
Excellent
1 review8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.6

Overall

9.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

9.6

Value for money

9.3
8.3
Excellent
12 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.1

Value for money

8.1
8.1
Excellent
6 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.5

Value for money

7.6

Popular attractions in Scotland

Hit the open road in your car hire and head to any of these top tourist destinations in or around Scotland’s major cities
Edinburgh
Scotland

Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Zoo
Our Dynamic Earth
National Museum of Scotland
George Square
Glasgow
Scotland

Hampden Park
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Celtic Park
University of Glasgow
Glasgow Necropolis
Aberdeen
Scotland

Pittodrie Stadium
William Wallace Statue
His Majesty's Theatre
Castle Fraser
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Inverness
Scotland

Inverness Cathedral
Clava Cairns
Culloden Battlefield
Inverness Castle
Caledonian Stadium
Lerwick
Scotland

Fort Charlotte
Shetland Museum
Bressay Lighthouse
Kirkwall
Scotland

Balfour Castle
St. Magnus Cathedral
Bishop's Palace
Orkney Museum
Isle of Islay
Scotland

Bowmore Distillery
Bruichladdich Distillery
Museum of Islay Life
Wildlife Information Centre
Stornoway
Scotland

Museum Nan Eilean
An Lanntair
Lews Castle
Dundee
Scotland

Discovery Point
Sensation
Desperate Dan Statue
Lochee Park
Maggie's Centre
Isle of Barra
Scotland

Barra Beach
Kisimul Castle
Vatersay Beach
Orkney
Scotland

Mine Howe
Isle of Tiree
Scotland

Taigh Iain Mhoir
Skerryvore Lighthouse

Scotland car hire tips

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Scotland so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

How much does it cost to hire a car in Scotland?

It costs $48/day on average for a car hire in Scotland. momondo users have also found prices as high as $134/day and cheaper deals from around $10/day, which is a 92% price variation. These price differences are often dependent on what city in Scotland you rent your car in.

What is the cheapest car hire company in Scotland?

At the moment, Scotland’s cheapest car hire company is Goldcar Rental SP, where users have found prices from as little as $10/day. If the city you plan on visiting does not have any Goldcar Rental SP locations, then consider renting from GREEN MOTION or Advantage, which are also some of the cheapest car hire companies in the region. Users have recently found prices at GREEN MOTION which start at around $16/day, or $19/day from Advantage.

What is the best car hire company in Scotland?

The best car hire company in Scotland is Hertz. This is based on an average momondo customer rating of 7.0/10 from 114 reviews. If you are planning a trip to Scotland, you will be able to find Hertz at 9 locations in the region, such as in the city of Edinburgh.

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

32% of momondo users prefer to hire Compact vehicles when visiting Scotland. You can expect daily rental prices for this type of car to be $55 on average. Rates might be different depending on what agency you hire your car from and what city you intend to visit. Keep in mind that there are also other types of rental cars available in Scotland if this one doesn’t suit your needs.

What are the cheapest cities to hire a car in Scotland?

The cheapest city to hire a car when in Scotland is Edinburgh. The daily cost to rent a car in Edinburgh is $12 from Goldcar Rental SP. Another affordable city to hire a car in is Glasgow, where GREEN MOTION has prices from around $21 per day.

When is the best time to hire a car in Scotland?

The best time to hire a car in Scotland is during the month of October, when prices average $49 per day. The most expensive month to rent a car is in December, during which you will frequently find prices averaging $73 per day. Be sure to book your rental car around 39 days or more ahead of time for the best prices.

How long do people hire a car for when staying in Scotland?

Most people tend to hire a car in Scotland for 7 days which costs, on average, $42 per day. If you plan on hiring a car for one week, then you can expect to pay around $293 total. For a quick weekend rental, the total cost tends to average $178. $1,866 is the average cost of a month-long Scotland road trip car rental.


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