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Cheap Car Hire in Basel from $147

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 Basel with a pick-up date of 14/9 and drop-off date of 16/9. 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.
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Basel car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Basel. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 25 June 2024.

Most popular company

EUROPCAR

Price of petrol per litre

$3.16

Average price per day

$119

Cheapest price per day

$147

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Basel 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 25 June 2024.

January

$75

February

$82

March

$82

April

$73

May

$82

June

$99

July

$117

August

$102

September

$85

October

$78

November

$75

December

$109

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Basel is April. 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 Basel

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Basel and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 25 June 2024.

There are, in total, 56 car hire locations in Basel that are operated by 22 companies. In the past week, small car is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: $147/day). Explore 4 car types currently offered from Basel hire providers:

Compact

Compact

Standard

Standard

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Premium

Premium

Compact estate car

Compact estate car

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Intermediate estate car

Intermediate estate car

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compare available car types for hire in Basel

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Basel to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 25 June 2024.

Small cars

$53 - $172

All Car Types

$52 - $374

To hire a small car in Basel, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $111/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Basel, Switzerland (~$53/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$172/day). In fact, March is about 53% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Basel. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Basel, hiring a small car saves you 30% 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 Basel small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Basel, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $270/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Basel, Switzerland (~$109/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$1,713/day). In fact, April is about 60% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Basel. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Basel, hiring a medium car is 43% 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. Here are the best Basel medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Basel, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $179/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Basel, Switzerland (~$40/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$657/day). In fact, January is about 78% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Basel. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Basel, hiring a large car is 13% 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. Here are the best Basel large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Basel, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $154/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Basel, Switzerland (~$49/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$260/day). In fact, March is about 69% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Basel. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Basel, hiring a SUV saves you 2% 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 Basel SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Basel, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $178/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a van in Basel, Switzerland (~$108/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$1,095/day). In fact, May is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Basel. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Basel, hiring a van is 13% 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.

Hyundai i30$147/day
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Hyundai i30
Toyota Yaris Cross$165/day
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Toyota Yaris Cross

Top hire agencies in Basel

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Basel known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Basel. Reviews were last updated on 25 June 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top car hire agencies located in Basel, including Dollar, Europcar and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a car hire agency.

Dollar

9.2
Wonderful
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

8.0

Europcar

8.8
Very Good
6 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

9.2

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

8.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.6
Very Good
4 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

7.3

Sixt

8.4
Very Good
10 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.0

Alamo

8.3
Very Good
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

7.6

Thrifty

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

7.2

Hertz

7.1
Good
10 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.4

National

2 locations

Best Basel car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Basel. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Basel with an average daily rate of $204. Data was last updated on 25 June 2024.
Peruse the best Basel car hire deals we've found. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Hyundai i30$147/day
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Hyundai i30
Kia Sportage$161/day
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Kia Sportage
Toyota Yaris Cross$165/day
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A/C
Toyota Yaris Cross

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Basel, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 25 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Basel?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $119/day when booking a car hire in Basel. The absolute best deal a user found was for $100/day from Budget, booked on Jun. 16.

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

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Basel from the following companies over the past two weeks: Avis ($147/day), Unirent ($165/day), and Alamo ($198/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (10.0 rating), Dollar (8.8 rating) and Europcar (8.8 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Basel.

  • What are petrol prices like in Basel?

    The average price of petrol in Basel is $3.16/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $142 and $205 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Basel for a week from Europcar?

    Europcar is one of the most popular car hire companies in Basel, offering car hire for around $856 per week on average.

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

    Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 33% on your car hire. For a below average price in Basel, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 7 days in advance.

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

    Yes, cars are available to be hired for an entire month in Basel.

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

    You can potentially save up to 30% on a month-long rental by booking with Budget. Budget is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Basel can cost you on average $3,669 a month or $122 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

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

    The average price for a weekend car hire in Basel is $144. Hiring a Compact is your cheapest option if you’re looking to save money on your weekend car hire in Basel. For the month of July, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in Basel for as low as $0/day.

  • What car do most people hire in Basel?

    The most popular car to hire while in Basel is the Nissan Qashqai, which is a Intermediate vehicle.

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Car hires by fuel type in Basel

Browse car hires by fuel type in Basel. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Basel. Deals were last updated on 25 June 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Basel. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($100+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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