Zurich

Cheap Car Hire in Zurich, Switzerland from $55

Zurich, Switzerland
25 Apr — 2 May
Driver's age: 26-65
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Zurich, Switzerland car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Zurich, Switzerland. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 April 2024.

Most popular company

HERTZ

Price of petrol per litre

$3.24

Average price per day

$122

Cheapest price per day

$55

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Zurich, 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 18 April 2024.

January

$99

February

$110

March

$105

April

$91

May

$97

June

$116

July

$166

August

$133

September

$111

October

$99

November

$77

December

$133

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Zurich 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 Zurich, Switzerland

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Zurich, Switzerland and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 18 April 2024.

In Zurich, there are 82 active hire locations from 26 car hire companies. SUV is the cheapest car type to hire in Zurich in the past week - currently priced from $55/day. View deals for 4 car types available to hire in this destination:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Standard

Standard

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Premium

Premium

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Intermediate estate car

Intermediate estate car

Compact estate car

Compact estate car

Compare available car types for hire in Zurich, Switzerland

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Zurich, 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 18 April 2024.

Small cars

$90 - $152

All Car Types

$111 - $237

To hire a small car in Zurich, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $117/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Zurich, Switzerland (~$90/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$152/day). In fact, February is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Zurich. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Zurich, hiring a small car saves you 28% 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 Zurich small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Zurich, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $166/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Zurich, Switzerland (~$122/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$280/day). In fact, February is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Zurich. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Zurich, hiring a medium car is 3% 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 Zurich medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Zurich, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $252/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Zurich, Switzerland (~$129/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$373/day). In fact, November is about 50% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Zurich. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Zurich, hiring a large car is 36% 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 Zurich large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Zurich, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $155/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Zurich, Switzerland (~$109/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$263/day). In fact, April is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Zurich. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Zurich, 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 Zurich SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Zurich, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $234/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a van in Zurich, Switzerland (~$152/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$420/day). In fact, May is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Zurich. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Zurich, hiring a van is 32% 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 Zurich, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $264/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Zurich, Switzerland (~$127/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$412/day). In fact, January is about 53% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Zurich. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Zurich, hiring a luxury car is 39% 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 Zurich, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $125/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a convertible in Zurich, Switzerland (~$124/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~$260/day). In fact, November is about 1% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible hire for Zurich. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Zurich, 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.

Kia Picanto$56/day
2
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A/C
Kia Picanto
Hyundai i20$57/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai i20
Toyota Corolla$58/day
4
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A/C
Toyota Corolla

Top hire agencies in Zurich, Switzerland

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Zurich, Switzerland known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Zurich, Switzerland. Reviews were last updated on 18 April 2024.
Have a look at the top car hire agencies available in Zurich, including Hertz, Sixt and Budget. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Hertz

8.1
Very Good
41 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

8.1

Sixt

7.3
Good
76 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.4

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

6.9

Budget

9.1
Wonderful
14 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

8.2

Europcar

8.5
Very Good
16 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

7.5

Thrifty

8.2
Very Good
5 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

7.8

Dollar

7.9
Good
11 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.4

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.7

Avis

7.4
Good
12 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

6.2

Alamo

7.2
Good
15 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.2

Best Zurich, Switzerland car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Zurich, Switzerland. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Zurich, Switzerland with an average daily rate of $73. Data was last updated on 18 April 2024.
Peruse the best Zurich car hire deals we've found. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Toyota C-HR$55/day
4
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A/C
Toyota C-HR
Hyundai Accent Hatch$56/day
2
M
A/C
Hyundai Accent Hatch
Toyota Corolla$57/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Zurich, Switzerland, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 18 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Zurich?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $122/day when booking a car hire in Zurich. The absolute best deal a user found was for $59/day from Surprise Agency, booked on Apr. 14.

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

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Zurich from the following companies over the past two weeks: Alamo ($55/day), Thrifty ($58/day), and National ($72/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Dollar (9.2 rating), Budget (9.1 rating) and Europcar (8.7 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Zurich.

  • What are petrol prices like in Zurich?

    The average price of petrol in Zurich is $3.24/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $145 and $210 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Zurich for a week from Hertz?

    Hertz offers hire cars in Zurich for about $984 per week on average.

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

    Booking early can save you upwards of 37% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Zurich.

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

    Typically, how long you can hire a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Zurich however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

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

    Our recent data shows that Surprise Agency can potentially be 64% below the average car hire price in Zurich. Check prices and availability for Surprise Agency and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Zurich is on average $4,216 a month or $141 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Zurich car hire.

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

    It costs $185 for a weekend car hire in Zurich, on average. The cheapest type of car hire you can book on any given weekend is the Compact SUV as prices are generally lower for these hire types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a hire car in Zurich in May, prices are $127 per day on average.

  • What car do most people hire in Zurich?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Economy (Volkswagen Polo) in Zurich, making it the most popular option.

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Car hires by fuel type in Zurich, Switzerland

Browse car hires by fuel type in Zurich, Switzerland. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Zurich, Switzerland. Deals were last updated on 18 April 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Zurich, Switzerland. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($38+).

Electric

Electric

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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