United Kingdom

Cheap Car Hire in United Kingdom from $18

London, England, United Kingdom
18 Apr — 25 Apr
Driver's age: 26-65
London, England, United Kingdom
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United Kingdom car hires in 2024

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

Most popular company

DRIVALIA

Most common car type

Economy

Average price per day

$64

Cheapest price per day

$18

What are the car hire prices for popular cities in United Kingdom?

Discover the price range for hiring a car in popular cities across United Kingdom, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 2,164 pickup locations in United Kingdom to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 11 April 2024.

Price

$33 - $49

Out of all the popular cities in United Kingdom, London is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $33/day. Renting a car in London is 33% cheaper than renting one in Glasgow where the per day rate is around $49. Other fairly inexpensive cities in United Kingdom to get a rental car in are: Cardiff ($34/day), Liverpool ($37/day), and Newcastle upon Tyne ($39/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in London should expect to spend around $33/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in United Kingdom is London.

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in United Kingdom?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in United Kingdom 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

$36

February

$39

March

$53

April

$64

May

$76

June

$82

July

$90

August

$75

September

$62

October

$50

November

$42

December

$73

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in United Kingdom 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 currently 3,622 hire locations operating in United Kingdom spread across 62 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in United Kingdom is small car at $18 a day. Below are all the 4 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

People mover

People mover

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Mini

Mini

Premium

Premium

Passenger van

Passenger van

Compare available car types for hire in United Kingdom

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in United Kingdom 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

$30 - $61

All Car Types

$62 - $102

To hire a small car in United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $48/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in United Kingdom (~$30/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$61/day). In fact, January is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for United Kingdom. When comparing with other car types available for hire in United Kingdom, hiring a small car saves you 41% 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 United Kingdom small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $80/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in United Kingdom (~$56/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$110/day). In fact, March is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for United Kingdom. When comparing with other car types available for hire in United Kingdom, hiring a medium car saves you 4% 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 United Kingdom medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $151/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a large car in United Kingdom (~$116/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~$176/day). In fact, March is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for United Kingdom. When comparing with other car types available for hire in United Kingdom, hiring a large car is 46% 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 United Kingdom large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $91/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in United Kingdom (~$57/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~$124/day). In fact, February is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for United Kingdom. When comparing with other car types available for hire in United Kingdom, hiring a SUV is 9% 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 United Kingdom SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $175/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a van in United Kingdom (~$116/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$222/day). In fact, February is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for United Kingdom. When comparing with other car types available for hire in United Kingdom, hiring a van is 53% 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 luxury car in United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $167/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in United Kingdom (~$87/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~$217/day). In fact, January is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for United Kingdom. When comparing with other car types available for hire in United Kingdom, hiring a luxury car is 51% 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 United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $136/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a convertible in United Kingdom (~$101/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~$318/day). In fact, October is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible hire for United Kingdom. When comparing with other car types available for hire in United Kingdom, hiring a convertible 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.

Kia Picanto$18/day
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Top hire agencies in United Kingdom

Explore the leading car hire agencies in United Kingdom known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in United Kingdom. Reviews were last updated on 11 April 2024.
Have a look at the top car hire agencies available in United Kingdom, including those that serve London, Manchester and Edinburgh. See what past customers have to say, compare prices, and review other key details before deciding.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

472 locations

Free2Move

364 locations

keddy by Europcar

336 locations

Sunnycars

265 locations

Europcar

244 locations

Firefly

197 locations

Hertz

166 locations

Budget

120 locations

Best United Kingdom car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in United Kingdom. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in United Kingdom with an average daily rate of $35. Data was last updated on 11 April 2024.
Take a peek at some options we've found for car hires in United Kingdom, including locations near London, Manchester and Edinburgh. Deals are constantly refreshed so come back soon for more car hire options.
Kia Picanto$18/day
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Kia Picanto
Kia Picanto$19/day
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Kia Picanto
Hyundai i20$22/day
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Hyundai i20

Car hire FAQs

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (10.0 rating), Arnold Clark (9.6 rating) and Alamo (8.9 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in United Kingdom.

  • What is the most popular car hire provider in United Kingdom?

    The most popular car hire company at United Kingdom is DRIVALIA . With prices on ECONOMY starting at $15/day about 174% more people book with DRIVALIA than other companies in the country.

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

    When visiting United Kingdom, it is typically cheapest to hire your car in Hounslow where rental cars typically will cost around $40/day (52% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest car hire price in United Kingdom was found in Hounslow for just $24/day.

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

    Cars travel on the left side of the road in United Kingdom.

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Small car hires in United Kingdom

Find small car hire deals in United Kingdom from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in United Kingdom cost an average of $24 per day. Price data was last updated on 11 April 2024.
Nissan March$20/day
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Nissan March
Nissan March$22/day
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Nissan March
Nissan March$25/day
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Nissan March

Car hires by fuel type in United Kingdom

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

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in United Kingdom. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($22+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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