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United Kingdom Car Hire

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Most popular cities to hire a car in United Kingdom

Compare car hire prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
$39 - $46 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN UNITED KINGDOM Manchester 9% cheaper Car hire in Manchester is usually the cheapest in United Kingdom at $39 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN UNITED KINGDOM Leeds 9% more expensive Leeds usually has the highest-priced car hire rates in United Kingdom, with rentals averaging $46 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN UNITED KINGDOM London 90% more users visited More momondo users search for car hire in London than any other region in United Kingdom.

Car hire companies in United Kingdom

Below is a list of every nation-wide car hire agency, how many locations they have across the country, and what popular cities you can find them in
Europcar
209 locations
London $35/day
Manchester $64/day
Edinburgh $31/day
Birmingham $33/day
Budget
104 locations
London $35/day
Belfast $37/day

Most popular car hire types

Below are the most popular car hire types in United Kingdom and the cheapest cities in which to rent them
Small
Small

Best value

London

$29/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Glasgow

$34/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

Belfast

$43/day
Small

No. 3 most popular

Manchester

$31/day
Small

No. 4 most popular

Newcastle upon Tyne

$57/day
Small

No. 5 most popular

Oxford

$37/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Glasgow

$45/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Manchester

$47/day
Medium

No. 2 most popular

London

$78/day
Medium

No. 3 most popular

Birmingham

$46/day
Medium

No. 4 most popular

Stirling

$109/day
Medium

No. 5 most popular

Reading

$46/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Glasgow

$27/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

London

$91/day
SUV

No. 2 most popular

Ilford

$43/day
SUV

No. 3 most popular

Edinburgh

$100/day
SUV

No. 4 most popular

Oxford

$31/day
Large
Large

Best value

Glasgow

$68/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

London

$82/day
Large

No. 2 most popular

Manchester

$70/day
Large

No. 3 most popular

Edinburgh

$122/day
Large

No. 4 most popular

Birmingham

$87/day
Van
Van

Best value

Glasgow

$68/day
Van

No. 1 most popular

London

$92/day
Van

No. 2 most popular

Manchester

$74/day
Van

No. 3 most popular

Edinburgh

$223/day

Hiring a car in United Kingdom

Before you book your car hire, here are a few tips and rules you should know about driving in United Kingdom

What is the cheapest car hire agency in United Kingdom?

The cheapest rental cars in United Kingdom are generally found through GREEN MOTION . When booking with GREEN MOTION , you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as $18/day, depending on the city you intend to visit. In comparison, the average price to hire a car in United Kingdom is $38/day.

What is the most popular car hire agency in United Kingdom?

According to our data, GREEN MOTION is the most popular car hire company in United Kingdom. In the past month, 37% of users selected GREEN MOTION for their rental car needs. 81 of our users have reviewed their experience with GREEN MOTION during their stay in United Kingdom, giving the agency an average review of 4.9 out of 10.

What car hire company in United Kingdom has the most locations?

Enterprise has more car hire locations within United Kingdom than any other agency. With 441 locations scattered throughout the country, you are bound to find one of their rental car centres either at your destination airport or within the city. Enterprise tends to have locations in the top must-see cities across United Kingdom. London, for example, has 21 Enterprise locations.

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

Drivers in United Kingdom, including drivers visiting from foreign countries, are required to travel on the left. Keep in mind that driving on the opposite side can lead to both a traffic violation and serious accidents.

What is the drink driving limit in United Kingdom?

The legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit in United Kingdom is 0.08%. However, it’s important to check regional or local city laws because sometimes this limit might be different. The BAC in United Kingdom may also vary based on age, driving experience, and whether or not you are driving a commercial vehicle. Be aware that 18 is the legal drinking age in United Kingdom, and there are strict laws that prohibit drivers under this age from drink driving.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in United Kingdom?

There are plenty of different types of cars to choose from, but when it comes to visiting United Kingdom, the most popular type to hire is a Compact. An estimated 34% of our users chose a Compact in the past 30 days and paid on average $16 per day for their rental. Keep in mind that you are more than welcome to select a different type of car based on your budget, your planned activities, and the weather.

How much does petrol cost in United Kingdom?

Petrol in United Kingdom costs $2.45 per litre as of last week. If you plan on hiring a car in United Kingdom, then set aside a budget for the cost of petrol based on how much driving you imagine doing. If you’re looking to hire a car on a budget, consider a country with lower fuel prices such as Kuwait which has an average price of $0.49 per litre. Hong Kong is another great country to visit if you aren’t worried about petrol prices, which tend to be around $3.44 per litre as of last week.


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