Car hire United Kingdom

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Most popular cities to hire a car in United Kingdom

Compare car hire prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
$34 - $61 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN UNITED KINGDOM Liverpool 22% cheaper Car hire in Liverpool is usually the cheapest in United Kingdom at $34 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN UNITED KINGDOM Dover 40% more expensive Dover usually has the highest-priced car hire rates in United Kingdom, with rentals averaging $61 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN UNITED KINGDOM London 89% more users visited More momondo users search for car hire in London than any other region in United Kingdom.

Car hire companies in United Kingdom

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
Enterprise
441 locations
London $56/day
Birmingham $70/day
Leeds $61/day
Manchester $67/day
Europcar
209 locations
London $35/day
Manchester $28/day
Edinburgh $35/day
Birmingham $28/day
Bristol $28/day
Hertz
143 locations
London $42/day
Belfast $34/day
Manchester $41/day
Bristol $53/day
Budget
105 locations
London $32/day
Birmingham $31/day
Belfast $23/day
Manchester $30/day
Bristol $42/day
Sixt
89 locations
London $46/day
Belfast $62/day
Edinburgh $85/day
Manchester $92/day
Birmingham $71/day

Most popular car hire types

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

Best value

Slough

$20/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Glasgow

$39/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

Penzance

$35/day
Small

No. 3 most popular

Coventry

$36/day
Small

No. 4 most popular

Ipswich

$43/day
Small

No. 5 most popular

Belfast

$43/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Penzance

$42/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Glasgow

$53/day
Medium

No. 2 most popular

Manchester

$56/day
Medium

No. 3 most popular

Belfast

$82/day
Medium

No. 4 most popular

York

$59/day
Medium

No. 5 most popular

London

$52/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Glasgow

$56/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Manchester

$89/day
SUV

No. 2 most popular

Belfast

$98/day
SUV

No. 3 most popular

Stirling

$76/day
Large
Large

Best value

Reading

$54/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Glasgow

$92/day
Large

No. 2 most popular

Belfast

$92/day
Large

No. 3 most popular

Manchester

$131/day
Large

No. 4 most popular

London

$97/day
Large

No. 5 most popular

Edinburgh

$63/day
Van
Van

Best value

Manchester

$47/day
Van

No. 1 most popular

Glasgow

$110/day
Van

No. 2 most popular

London

$87/day
Van

No. 3 most popular

Belfast

$142/day
Van

No. 4 most popular

York

$137/day

Hiring a car in United Kingdom

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

What is the cheapest car hire agency in United Kingdom?

According to our data, Goldcar Rental SP is the cheapest car hire agency in United Kingdom. Users who book a rental car with Goldcar Rental SP often find prices below the $43 average daily rate each day. Depending on the city you visit, what type of car you’re interested in, and the length of your hire, you could find prices for as low as $12 each day when booking with Goldcar Rental SP.

What is the most popular car hire agency in United Kingdom?

According to our data, GREEN MOTION is the most popular car hire company in United Kingdom. In the past month, 29% of users selected GREEN MOTION for their rental car needs. 84 of our users have reviewed their experience with GREEN MOTION during their stay in United Kingdom, giving the agency an average review of 4.9 out of 10.

What car hire company in United Kingdom has the most locations?

Enterprise has more car hire locations within United Kingdom than any other agency. With 441 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. If you haven’t chosen a city to travel to within United Kingdom, consider London, which is the most popular destination in the country. Here you will find that Enterprise has 21 locations throughout the area.

What side of the road do people in United Kingdom drive on?

People drive on the left in United Kingdom. If you are travelling to United Kingdom from a country that drives on the opposite side of the road, then this may take some getting used to, especially if you intend to hire a car during your stay.

What is the drink driving limit in United Kingdom?

The highest Blood Alcohol Concentration you can have in United Kingdom while still legally able to operate a vehicle is 0.08%. However, some regions or cities within United Kingdom might have different BAC limits, so it’s important to do your research before you travel. Keep in mind that you must also be at least 18 years of age to consume alcoholic beverages, and it is not recommended to operate a motor vehicle under the influence.

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

A Compact is the most popular type of car hire for those travelling to United Kingdom. According to our data, 30% 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 United Kingdom, you can expect to pay $21 per day on average.

How much does petrol cost in United Kingdom?

Last week, the price of petrol in United Kingdom was $2.51 per litre on average. This is subject to change based the city you visit, time of year, and the country’s current economy. According to our data, United Kingdom has neither the most expensive nor the cheapest petrol prices in the world. Algeria currently has the least expensive at $0.47 per litre, while Hong Kong has the most expensive at $3.46 per litre. Keep in mind that petrol prices change regularly and may be different during your travel dates.


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