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Best deals found for Edinburgh, Scotland car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Edinburgh, Scotland
Economy€19/day
Compact€20/day
Intermediate€44/day
Full-size SUV€74/day
Mini€18/day
Premium€52/day
Luxury€77/day
Compact SUV€23/day
Intermediate SUV€36/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Car hire insight and trends in Edinburgh

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in Edinburgh

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Edinburgh?

The cheapest car hire in Edinburgh are generally found through DRIVALIA . When booking with DRIVALIA , you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as €11/day. The average price to hire a car in Edinburgh is €57/day.

What car hire company in Edinburgh has the most locations?

Europcar has the most locations of any car hire company in Edinburgh, with 8 locations.

What car do most people hire in Edinburgh?

Most momondo users will hire the Fiat 500 in Edinburgh, though hiring the Nissan Juke is a popular second choice according to our data. If you’re interested in hiring the Fiat 500, prices are €43 per day on average. Some users have found Fiat 500 hire deals in Edinburgh for as low as €10 per day. Nissan Juke hire in Edinburgh is €55 per day on average, with some of the cheapest deals at €35 per day.

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Small cars

€26 - €75

All Car Types

€49 - €115

The average price of a small car hire in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is €51. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is in January. The price is 50% lower than the rest of the year at just €26 per day. A small car rental is typically 31% less expensive than the average rental car in Edinburgh. The average price of a car hire in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Edinburgh small car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is €80. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is in November. The price is 46% lower than the rest of the year at just €44 per day. A medium car rental is typically 10% more expensive than the average rental car in Edinburgh. The average price of a car hire in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Edinburgh medium car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is €117. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is in February. The price is 60% lower than the rest of the year at just €47 per day. A large car rental is typically 38% more expensive than the average rental car in Edinburgh. The average price of a car hire in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Edinburgh large car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is €67. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is in February. The price is 50% lower than the rest of the year at just €34 per day. A SUV rental is typically 7% less expensive than the average rental car in Edinburgh. The average price of a car hire in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Edinburgh SUV hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van hire in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is €135. The cheapest time to hire a van in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is in November. The price is 70% lower than the rest of the year at just €41 per day. A van rental is typically 47% more expensive than the average rental car in Edinburgh. The average price of a car hire in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a luxury car hire in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is €171. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is in February. The price is 68% lower than the rest of the year at just €56 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 58% more expensive than the average rental car in Edinburgh. The average price of a car hire in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Edinburgh luxury car hire found on momondo in the past week.

Kia Picanto
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€18/day

4 Aug - 12 Aug
Kia Picanto
Opel Corsa
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

€19/day

4 Aug - 12 Aug
Opel Corsa
Renault Clio
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€20/day

17 Aug - 25 Aug
Renault Clio

Edinburgh car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Edinburgh, Scotland

Hertz

5.5
Fair
42 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.3

Pick-up/drop-off

5.4

Value

5.1

Arnold Clark

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

10.0

National

10.0
Wonderful
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Avis

8.9
Very Good
5 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

8.8

Alamo

8.4
Very Good
8 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

7.7

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.2
Very Good
25 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.4

Budget

7.5
Good
24 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.2

Sixt

7.3
Good
23 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

6.6

Quick facts about car hire in Edinburgh

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in Edinburgh

Most Popular Agency

GREEN MOTION

Popular Car Types

Economy, Compact, Mini

Cheapest Hire Car

€25

Most Popular Model

Class Compact SUV
The most popular Edinburgh car hire agency found on momondo this month is GREEN MOTION . Other top choices for car hire companies are Alamo and DRIVALIA
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Edinburgh in the past 72 hours: Economy, Compact, Mini.
The lowest price for a car hire in Edinburgh is €25/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from €62/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Edinburgh in the past 7 days is the Class Compact SUV. Our users also prefer the Fiat 500 as an alternative.

Driving with a car hire in Edinburgh - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Edinburgh so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

How much will it cost to hire a car in Edinburgh, Scotland in June?

For June in Edinburgh, the average price from these searches for a weekend hire was €55 - but some users found deals as low as €15. €36 is a normal deal for a week-long hire in Edinburgh, but for June it's not uncommon to see prices as low as €22, depending on your requirements.

Is there a fee to cancel my Edinburgh, Scotland car hire?

In most cases, there is no fee when you cancel your Edinburgh car hire. You can check to see whether or not your preferred car hire company in Edinburgh offers free cancellation when booking with momondo.

What is the best type of car to hire in Edinburgh during June?

A Standard is the ideal car to hire when visiting Edinburgh in June. On average, Edinburgh receives 60 mm of precipitation and temperatures hover around 15 °C during the month of June. These conditions are well-suited for a Standard size car, which can easily handle a bit of rain and even hold up well when temperatures fall. Hiring a Standard in Edinburgh will cost you €75/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Edinburgh, Scotland?

When you hire a car in Edinburgh, you should abide by the city’s 50 km/h speed limit. The speed limits on any suburban roads and highways in Edinburgh are 100 km/h and 115 km/h, respectively. Be on the lookout for posted signage, because these speed limits might change depending on where you are within Edinburgh.

What car hire company has the Mercedes-Benz E-Class in Edinburgh?

What is the weather like in Edinburgh, United Kingdom in May?

During the month of May the average temperature in Edinburgh is 11 °C and the expected precipitation is 50 mm. This information is useful for travellers looking for a car hire in Edinburgh.

Is the weather in Edinburgh similar to the rest of Scotland?

If you’re looking for a Edinburgh hire car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of May it’s important to know that the rest of Scotland typically has a temperature of 10 °C and will usually expect 43.3 mm of precipitation.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Edinburgh?

Prices for cars in Edinburgh are updated daily.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Edinburgh?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Edinburgh?

Among different countries, including Edinburgh, the minimum age for drivers varies. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To hire a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be imposed. It's recommended that you review the policy of the hire company you're considering before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to hire a car in Edinburgh?

All drivers must have a valid full driving license when hiring a car in Edinburgh. If the license is written in a different language from the country of hire, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're hiring a car overseas, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. It is always advisable to check with the individual hire company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Edinburgh?

Choosing momondo to search for car hire in Edinburgh makes sense because it is quick and free of charge. We find all the rental car hire prices and policies, you simply choose what works best for you and your trip.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in Edinburgh?

momondo helps you find the best car hire deal in Edinburgh by allowing you to filter results by price, capacity, car features, drop off, pick-up location and many more.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Edinburgh with free cancellation?

Yes, momondo allows you to filter specifically for car hire companies in Edinburgh offering free cancellation.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Edinburgh on momondo?

Yes, simply select the fair fuel policy filter after performing a search for hire cars in Edinburgh on momondo.

Can I find a car hire in Edinburgh which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Yes, momondo can show you specific deals which include enhanced cleaning on car hire in Edinburgh.

Can I search for car hire in Edinburgh with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Unlimited mileage is indeed an option momondo offers on car hire in Edinburgh.


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