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Switzerland Car Hire

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Most popular cities to hire a car in Switzerland

Compare car hire prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
$67 - $151 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN SWITZERLAND Geneva 37% cheaper Car hire in Geneva is usually the cheapest in Switzerland at $67 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN SWITZERLAND Interlaken 43% more expensive Interlaken usually has the highest-priced car hire rates in Switzerland, with rentals averaging $151 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN SWITZERLAND Bern 66% more users visited More momondo users search for car hire in Bern than any other region in Switzerland.

Car hire companies in Switzerland

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
101 locations
Zurich $74/day
Bern $68/day
Basel $94/day
Hertz
51 locations
Zurich $108/day
Geneva $59/day
Basel $131/day
Avis
30 locations
Zurich $99/day
Geneva $62/day
Dollar
20 locations
Zurich $49/day
Basel $46/day
Geneva $41/day
Thrifty
20 locations
Zurich $77/day
Basel $54/day
Geneva $85/day
Budget
18 locations
Zurich $97/day
Geneva $59/day

Most popular car hire types

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

Best value

Zurich

$63/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Bern

$80/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

Geneva

$83/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Zurich

$98/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Bern

$101/day
Medium

No. 2 most popular

Basel

$128/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Geneva

$73/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Zurich

$80/day
SUV

No. 2 most popular

Bern

$108/day
Large
Large

Best value

Zurich

$111/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Geneva

$227/day
Van
Van

Best value

Geneva

$50/day
Van

No. 1 most popular

Zurich

$122/day

Hiring a car in Switzerland

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

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Switzerland?

The most affordable car hire agency in Switzerland is Dollar. Travellers have found Dollar rental cars for as little as $42/day at some locations, which is a cheaper deal compared to the national average price of $85/day. Keep in mind that prices tend to vary depending on your car hire needs.

What is the most popular car hire agency in Switzerland?

According to our data, Europcar is the most popular car hire company in Switzerland. In the past month, 38% of users selected Europcar for their rental car needs. 53 of our users have reviewed their experience with Europcar during their stay in Switzerland, giving the agency an average review of 8.5 out of 10.

What car hire company in Switzerland has the most locations?

Sunnycars has more car hire locations within Switzerland than any other agency. With 103 locations scattered throughout the country, you are bound to find one of their rental car centres either at your destination airport or within the city. Consider visiting Zurich, the most popular city in Switzerland. Sunnycars has a large presence here with over 11 locations - many of which can be found within the airport and city centre.

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

Drivers in Switzerland, 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 Switzerland?

Switzerland ranked 9 out of 137 countries across the globe for road quality in 2019. On a scale of 1 to 7, Switzerland received a road quality score of 5.9. Keep in mind that road quality conditions in Switzerland can vary depending on what area of the country you plan to visit.

What is the drink driving limit in Switzerland?

The BAC limit is 0.05% in Switzerland - 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 Switzerland and you will be deemed as ‘driving under the influence’. Switzerland has strict laws against individuals who drink-drive when they are younger than the legal drinking age of 16.

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

A Compact is the most popular type of car hire for those travelling to Switzerland. According to our data, 28% 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 Switzerland, you can expect to pay $51 per day on average.

How much does petrol cost in Switzerland?

On average, you can expect to pay $2.03 per litre for petrol in Switzerland. Keep in mind that this is last week’s national average price and petrol prices may vary across the country. If you change your mind about hiring a car in Switzerland, 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 $2.98 per litre but is still a great option for those looking to rent a car.


Car hire in other cities in Switzerland

Need more destination ideas for your trip to Switzerland? Find a car hire in these popular cities across the country
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