Scotland

Cheap Car Hire in Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
19 Aug — 26 Aug
Same drop-off
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Fri 19/8
Noon
Fri 26/8
Noon
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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Scotland?

Below are the cheapest cities to hire a car in Scotland

Price

$12 - $111

Out of all the popular cities in Scotland, Edinburgh is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $12/day. Renting a car in Edinburgh is 89% cheaper than renting one in Aberdeen where the per day rate is around $111. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Scotland to get a rental car in are: Glasgow ($26/day), Dundee ($32/day), and Lerwick ($90/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Glasgow should expect to spend around $26/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Scotland is Glasgow.

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

January

$47

February

$63

March

$74

April

$122

May

$139

June

$146

July

$154

August

$78

September

$71

October

$73

November

$63

December

$87

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Scotland is January. 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 Scotland

Top rental agencies in Scotland

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123 reviews5 locations
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6.7

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6.8

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10.0

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10.0

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59 reviews7 locations
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8.3

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7.9

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6.7

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6.7

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33 reviews5 locations
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7.0

Comfort

6.1

Overall

4.2

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3.8

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10.0
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2 reviews11 locations
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10.0

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10.0

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10.0

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10.0

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1 review5 locations
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10.0

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10.0

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10.0

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10.0

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10.0
7.4
Good
23 reviews15 locations
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Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.4

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6.5

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7.1
7.3
Good
5 reviews5 locations
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Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.3

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7.3

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10.0

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7.3

Best Scotland Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Scotland recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Scotland?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $119/day when booking a car hire in Scotland. The absolute best deal a user found was for $45/day from Goldcar Rental SP, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Scotland?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Scotland from the following companies over the past two weeks: GREEN MOTION ($40/day), Avis ($49/day), and Budget ($53/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Scotland?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (10.0 rating), Arnold Clark (10.0 rating) and Alamo (9.4 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Scotland.

What are gas prices like in Scotland?

The average price of petrol in Scotland 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 Scotland for a week from GREEN MOTION ?

GREEN MOTION offers hire cars in Scotland for about $793 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Scotland 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 15% on your car hire. For a below average price in Scotland, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 90 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Scotland?

Yes, you can hire a car for a month in Scotland check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in Scotland can be found for about $3,398, with the average price for a rental being around $113 a day. Book with Goldcar Rental SP, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 92% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Scotland.