Switzerland

Cheap Car Hire in Switzerland from $39

Zurich, Switzerland
18 Apr — 25 Apr
Driver's age: 26-65
Zurich, Switzerland
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Switzerland car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Switzerland. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 11 April 2024.

Most popular company

Hertz

Most common car type

Full-size

Average price per day

$108

Cheapest price per day

$39

What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Switzerland?

Discover the price range for hiring a car in popular cities across Switzerland, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 473 pickup locations in Switzerland to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 11 April 2024.

Price

$65 - $201

Out of all the popular cities in Switzerland, Geneva is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $65/day. Renting a car in Geneva is 68% cheaper than renting one in Bern where the per day rate is around $201. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Switzerland to get a rental car in are: Zurich ($78/day), Basel ($94/day), and Interlaken ($96/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Zurich should expect to spend around $78/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Switzerland is Zurich.

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Switzerland 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 11 April 2024.

January

$98

February

$108

March

$104

April

$96

May

$98

June

$116

July

$163

August

$133

September

$110

October

$98

November

$76

December

$131

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Switzerland is November. 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 Switzerland

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Switzerland and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 11 April 2024.

There are 47 hire agencies servicing Switzerland. These agencies, altogether, have 674 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Switzerland with prices from $39 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 5 car types you can hire in Switzerland:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Standard

Standard

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Mini

Mini

Premium

Premium

Passenger van

Passenger van

Compact estate car

Compact estate car

Compare available car types for hire in Switzerland

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Switzerland to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 11 April 2024.

Small cars

$89 - $145

All Car Types

$110 - $230

To hire a small car in Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $114/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Switzerland (~$89/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$145/day). In fact, February is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Switzerland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Switzerland, 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 Switzerland small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $163/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Switzerland (~$120/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$271/day). In fact, February is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Switzerland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Switzerland, hiring a medium car is 4% 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 Switzerland medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $251/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Switzerland (~$127/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$366/day). In fact, November is about 50% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Switzerland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Switzerland, hiring a large car is 37% 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 Switzerland large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $152/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Switzerland (~$108/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$260/day). In fact, April is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Switzerland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Switzerland, hiring a SUV saves you 5% 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 Switzerland SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $226/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a van in Switzerland (~$145/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$415/day). In fact, May is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Switzerland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Switzerland, hiring a van is 30% 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 Switzerland van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $262/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Switzerland (~$125/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$406/day). In fact, January is about 53% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Switzerland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Switzerland, hiring a luxury car is 40% 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 convertible in Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $123/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a convertible in Switzerland (~$123/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~$257/day). In fact, November is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible hire for Switzerland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Switzerland, hiring a convertible saves you 23% 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.

Hyundai Accent$39/day
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Hyundai Accent$41/day
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Top hire agencies in Switzerland

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Switzerland known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Switzerland. Reviews were last updated on 11 April 2024.
Choose from the top car hire agencies available in Switzerland, including locations near Zurich, Geneva and Basel. Check out reviews from past customers, confirm pickup locations, and other critical details before booking your reservation.

keddy by Europcar

124 locations

Europcar

110 locations

Sunnycars

69 locations

Hertz

53 locations

Shouqi

34 locations

Edel & Stark

29 locations

Avis

28 locations

FLIZZR

26 locations

Best Switzerland car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Switzerland. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Switzerland with an average daily rate of $90. Data was last updated on 11 April 2024.
These are some of the best options we've found for those looking for car hires in Switzerland, including options within a close proximity to Zurich, Geneva and Basel. Make sure to examine important information for each deal, including price, car type, and pickup location.
Hyundai Accent$39/day
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Hyundai Accent
Hyundai Accent$41/day
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Hyundai Accent
Kia Sportage$44/day
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Kia Sportage

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Switzerland, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 11 April 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Switzerland?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise Rent-A-Car (9.0 rating), Europcar (8.9 rating) and Hertz (8.1 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Switzerland.

  • What is the most popular car hire provider in Switzerland?

    The most popular car hire company at Switzerland is Hertz. With prices on ECONOMY starting at $52/day about 170% more people book with Hertz than other companies in the country.

  • What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Switzerland?

    At $60/day, the cheapest car hire price in Switzerland was found in Basel. On average, Interlaken has the cheapest daily rental car price ($96/day), which is 26% below average price for cities in Switzerland.

  • What side of the road do you drive on in Switzerland?

    Cars travel on the right side of the road in Switzerland.

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Van hires in Switzerland

Find van hire deals in Switzerland from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van hires in Switzerland cost an average of $94 per day. Price data was last updated on 11 April 2024.
Check out some of the deals we've found for van hires in the Switzerland region, including pickup options close to Zurich, Geneva and Basel. To give users even more options, we're frequently updating deals, so check back soon if you don't see one you like.
Toyota HiAce$73/day
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Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce$74/day
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Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce$74/day
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Car hires by fuel type in Switzerland

Browse car hires by fuel type in Switzerland. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Switzerland. Deals were last updated on 11 April 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Switzerland. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($37+).

Electric

Electric

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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