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Cheap Car Rentals in Edinburgh from ฿869

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Edinburgh with a pick-up date of 18/6 and drop-off date of 21/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
Driver's age: 26-65
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Edinburgh car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Edinburgh. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 12 June 2024.

Most popular company

GREENMOTION

Price of petrol per litre

฿69.07

Average price per day

฿888

Cheapest price per day

฿869

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Edinburgh?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Edinburgh and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 12 June 2024.

January

฿1,138

February

฿1,065

March

฿1,616

April

฿1,873

May

฿2,204

June

฿2,020

July

฿2,351

August

฿2,277

September

฿1,726

October

฿1,432

November

฿1,175

December

฿1,689

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Edinburgh is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Edinburgh

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Edinburgh and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 12 June 2024.

In Edinburgh, there are 102 active hire locations from 34 car hire companies. small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Edinburgh in the past week - currently priced from ฿869/day. View deals for 4 car types available to hire in this destination:

Economy

Economy

฿869+

Compact

Compact

฿938+

Intermediate

Intermediate

฿1,914+

Minivan

Minivan

฿4,586+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

฿3,959+

Mini

Mini

฿800+

Premium

Premium

฿2,509+

Luxury

Luxury

฿3,855+

Compare available car types for rental in Edinburgh

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Edinburgh to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 12 June 2024.

Small cars

฿1,764 - ฿4,483

All Car Types

฿1,979 - ฿6,534

To hire a small car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of ฿2,840/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~฿1,764/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿4,483/day). In fact, November is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Edinburgh, hiring a small car saves you 29% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Edinburgh small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of ฿2,733/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~฿2,851/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~฿6,055/day). In fact, May is about 4% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Edinburgh, hiring a medium car saves you 32% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Edinburgh medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of ฿4,523/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~฿1,716/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿7,857/day). In fact, November is about 63% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Edinburgh, hiring a large car is 12% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of ฿3,515/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~฿1,829/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿6,248/day). In fact, October is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Edinburgh, hiring a SUV saves you 13% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Edinburgh SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Honda City฿869/day
2
M
A/C
Honda City
Toyota Yaris฿938/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris

Top rental agencies in Edinburgh

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Edinburgh known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Edinburgh. Reviews were last updated on 12 June 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Edinburgh, such as Hertz, Arnold Clark and DRIVALIA . Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Hertz

5.6
Fair
42 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

6.8

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

5.3

Arnold Clark

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

10.0

DRIVALIA

3 locations

National

10.0
Wonderful
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Avis

8.9
Very Good
5 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

8.7

Alamo

8.4
Very Good
8 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

7.7

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.2
Very Good
25 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.4

Budget

7.6
Good
24 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.3

Best Edinburgh car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Edinburgh. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Edinburgh with an average daily rate of ฿2,100. Data was last updated on 12 June 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to renting a car in Edinburgh. Double check the details of your car rental reservation before booking to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Honda City฿869/day
2
M
A/C
Honda City
Toyota Yaris฿938/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Honda BR-V฿1,385/day
4
M
A/C
Honda BR-V

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Edinburgh, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 12 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Edinburgh?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ฿888/day when booking a car hire in Edinburgh. The absolute best deal a user found was for ฿840/day from GREEN MOTION , booked on Jun. 9.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Edinburgh?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Edinburgh from the following companies over the past two weeks: DRIVALIA (฿800/day), Alamo (฿1,385/day), and keddy by Europcar (฿1,914/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Edinburgh?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Arnold Clark (10.0 rating), National (10.0 rating) and Alamo (9.2 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Edinburgh.

  • What are petrol prices like in Edinburgh?

    The average price of petrol in Edinburgh is ฿69.07/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿3,108 and ฿4,489 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Edinburgh for a week from GREEN MOTION ?

    GREEN MOTION is one of the top picks in Edinburgh. They can have you in a hire car for about ฿6,218 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Edinburgh for the best price?

    Hiring your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 40% in Edinburgh - we recommend booking at least 7days in advance.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Edinburgh?

    Yes, renting a vehicle in Edinburgh for a month is certainly possible.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Edinburgh for a month?

    We’ve recently found that GREEN MOTION offers you prices that are 5% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental in Edinburgh for a month is ฿26,647. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

  • How much is a car hire in Edinburgh for a weekend?

    Car hire prices in Edinburgh are typically ฿0 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Mini to save money on your trip to ฿0. Our users have found prices for Mini car hire in July to be on average ฿0 per day.

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Small car rentals in Edinburgh

Find small car rental deals in Edinburgh from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Edinburgh cost an average of ฿1,437 per day. Price data was last updated on 12 June 2024.
Nissan March฿1,130/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan March
Nissan March฿1,275/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan March
Toyota Yaris฿1,410/day
2
M
Toyota Yaris

Van rentals in Edinburgh

Find van rental deals in Edinburgh from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Edinburgh cost an average of ฿7,527 per day. Price data was last updated on 12 June 2024.
Check out some of the best options we've found on van rentals in Edinburgh. To provide you with as many options as possible, we're constantly adding new deals so check back soon if you're not finding the one right for you.
Toyota HiAce฿4,586/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce฿5,173/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce฿5,305/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce

Car rentals by fuel type in Edinburgh

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Edinburgh. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Edinburgh. Deals were last updated on 12 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Edinburgh. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest (฿38+).

Electric

Electric

฿38+

Hybrid

Hybrid

฿59+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

฿64+

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