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Salzburg, Austria
4 Mar — 11 Mar
Salzburg, Austria
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Car hire insight and trends in Salzburg

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

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Salzburg?

The cheapest car hire in Salzburg are generally found through MEGADRIVE . When booking with MEGADRIVE , you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as €32/day. The average price to hire a car in Salzburg is €39/day.

What car hire company in Salzburg has the most locations?

MEGADRIVE has the most locations of any car hire company in Salzburg, with 3 locations.

What car do most people hire in Salzburg?

Hiring the Volkswagen Polo in Salzburg is the most popular car hire among momondo users, followed by hiring the Volkswagen T-Cross. Our users have seen Volkswagen Polo deals in Salzburg for €63 per day on average, and as cheap as €32 per day. It’s an average of €64 per day to hire the Volkswagen T-Cross in Salzburg, though you may find prices as low as €44 per day.

Best deals found for Salzburg car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Salzburg
Economy€29/day
Compact€30/day
Intermediate€36/day
Passenger van€136/day
Luxury€65/day
Compact estate car€32/day
Intermediate SUV€42/day
Compact SUV€44/day
Intermediate estate car€57/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Important information about Salzburg car hire

You can increase your comfort during your stay in Salzburg using a rented vehicle that enables you to visit various tourist sites like Mirabell Palace, Fortress Hohensalzburg, and St. Peter’s Abbey. hired cars in Salzburg have several vehicle styles that allow you to enjoy these Austrian attractions’ picturesque views, even as a group via a people carrier rental. Rental cars in Salzburg incorporate local and international brands such as Buchbinder, Budget, and Europcar, increasing convenience for first-time and seasoned travelers. The interconnected roads within and around the city make it easy to access the eateries, shopping centers, hotels, and healthcare facilities in the town center. Several car parks and underground lots ensure you can comfortably tour the city without concerns about where to leave your car. You can get various car types, including a cheap car rental in Salzburg from the multiple rental facilities around the city in about 50 car hire locations.

Is it worthwhile renting a car while visiting Salzburg?

You can conveniently choose from about 10 underground garages and four parking spaces within the city centre, commonly called Altstadt, to park your vehicle from Salzburg car rentals. hired cars in Salzburg make it easy to expand your itinerary to include regions outside the city, such as going almost two hours to the famous Grossglockner High Alpine Road. You can also opt to ride with friends or colleagues for just over two hours to Gerlitzen for exciting ski experiences. It is best to wait until about mid-morning to drive on weekdays since commuters create some traffic along major streets in central Salzburg. The walkable town allows you to exercise during an afternoon or evening stroll with loved ones. Nevertheless, many attractions near central and outside the city have considerable distances between them, making it ideal for getting a car rental.

What different driving laws should I keep in mind while driving in Salzburg?

Austria has a road rule on emergency lanes where drivers move as far-right or left in their respective lanes to form a path down the middle of traffic. Keep this rule in mind since it is compulsory on divided highways and freeways. You cannot overtake when crossing a continuous white line, on pedestrian crossings or while approaching them. Ensure to drive at a walking speed when overtaking a tram and maintain a minimum of space. The road laws also require all kids under 14 years of age to have special seat belts adapted to their size. The regulations also require all occupants to put on their seat belt if the car has fitted belts. You want to mind your drinking during events since the country has a general alcohol limit of about 0.049% for private drivers. Verify with Salzburg’s department of motor vehicles to get any law updates.

Will I need a special driving license or permit to drive a rental car in Salzburg if I’m visiting from another country?

Many hired cars in Salzburg permit transactions if you have a valid driving license and second proof of identification, typically a passport or ID. You can maybe get yourself a luxury car rental if you are at least 18 years, but most providers incorporate a surcharge with restrictions on selectable car models. The companies accept driving licenses issued in EEA and EU countries and do not require International Driving Permits for such travelers. Also, generally you need to present a valid credit card.


Salzburg car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Salzburg that's right for you

Small cars

€49 - €127

All Car Types

€50 - €130

The average price of a small car hire in Salzburg, Austria is €72. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Salzburg, Austria is in May. The price is 32% lower than the rest of the year at just €49 per day. A small car rental is typically 15% less expensive than the average rental car in Salzburg. The average price of a car hire in Salzburg 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 Salzburg small car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Salzburg, Austria is €78. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Salzburg, Austria is in May. The price is 47% lower than the rest of the year at just €42 per day. A medium car rental is typically 6% less expensive than the average rental car in Salzburg. The average price of a car hire in Salzburg 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 Salzburg medium car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Salzburg, Austria is €70. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Salzburg, Austria is in May. The price is 18% lower than the rest of the year at just €84 per day. A large car rental is typically 16% less expensive than the average rental car in Salzburg. The average price of a car hire in Salzburg can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Volkswagen Polo
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

€29/day

7 May - 15 May
Volkswagen Polo
Renault Clio
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€30/day

7 May - 15 May
Renault Clio
BMW 1 Series
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€31/day

7 May - 15 May
BMW 1 Series

Salzburg car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Salzburg

MEGADRIVE

10.0
Wonderful
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Europcar

9.4
Wonderful
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.5

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.5

Hertz

9.2
Wonderful
5 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.6

Overall

9.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

8.6

Sixt

7.9
Good
13 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

7.8

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.6

Budget

7.8
Good
16 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.1

Avis

7.4
Good
5 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

8.0

Global Rent A Car

2 locations

Sunnycars

3 locations

Quick facts about car hire in Salzburg

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

Most Popular Agency

Alamo

Popular Car Types

Economy, Compact, Mini

Cheapest Hire Car

€40

Most Popular Model

Volkswagen Polo
The most popular Salzburg car hire agency found on momondo this month is Alamo. Other top choices for car hire companies are MEGADRIVE and Sixt
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Salzburg in the past 72 hours: Economy, Compact, Mini.
The lowest price for a car hire in Salzburg is €40/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from €52/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Salzburg in the past 7 days is the Volkswagen Polo. Our users also prefer the Volkswagen T-Cross as an alternative.

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Salzburg

Below are the most popular hotels in Salzburg
a&o Salzburg Hauptbahnhof

a&o Salzburg Hauptbahnhof

Fanny-von-Lehnert-Straße 4, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

1.0 km from city centre

H+ Hotel Salzburg

H+ Hotel Salzburg

Südtiroler Platz 13, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

0.9 km from city centre

NH Collection Salzburg City

NH Collection Salzburg City

Franz-Josef-Str. 26, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

0.6 km from city centre

Cocoon Salzburg

Cocoon Salzburg

Rainerstraße 29, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

0.9 km from city centre

Wolfgang's managed by a&o

Wolfgang's managed by a&o

Fanny-von-Lehnert-Straße 6-8, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

1.0 km from city centre

Hotel Sacher Salzburg

Hotel Sacher Salzburg

Schwarzstrasse 5-7, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

1.1 km from city centre

Fourside Hotel Salzburg

Fourside Hotel Salzburg

Am Messezentrum 2, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

2.5 km from city centre

Hyperion Hotel Salzburg

Hyperion Hotel Salzburg

Rainerstraße 4, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

0.9 km from city centre

Radisson Blu Hotel Altstadt, Salzburg

Radisson Blu Hotel Altstadt, Salzburg

Rudolfskai 28 / Judengasse 15, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

1.2 km from city centre

Dorint City-Hotel Salzburg

Dorint City-Hotel Salzburg

Sterneckstrasse 20, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

0.0 km from city centre

Meininger Hotel Salzburg City Center

Meininger Hotel Salzburg City Center

Fuerbergstrasse 18-20, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

0.9 km from city centre

Austria Trend Hotel Europa Salzburg

Austria Trend Hotel Europa Salzburg

Rainerstraße 31, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

0.9 km from city centre

Wyndham Grand Salzburg Conference Centre

Wyndham Grand Salzburg Conference Centre

Fanny Von Lehnert Strasse 7, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

1.0 km from city centre

Sheraton Grand Salzburg

Sheraton Grand Salzburg

Auerspergstrasse 4, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

1.1 km from city centre

Hotel Stein - Adults Only

Hotel Stein - Adults Only

Giselakai 3-5, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

1.1 km from city centre

Hotel am Mirabellplatz

Hotel am Mirabellplatz

Paris-Lodron-Strasse 1, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

0.9 km from city centre

IMLAUER HOTEL PITTER Salzburg

IMLAUER HOTEL PITTER Salzburg

Rainerstrasse 6, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

1.0 km from city centre

Best Western Plus Amedia Art Salzburg

Best Western Plus Amedia Art Salzburg

Linzer Bundesstrasse 6, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

0.7 km from city centre


Driving with a car hire in Salzburg - FAQs

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

How much will it cost to hire a car in Salzburg, Austria in March?

To hire a car in Salzburg for a weekend in March, we found prices as low as €52 with an average of €52. €62 is a normal deal for a week-long hire in Salzburg, but for March it's not uncommon to see prices as low as €36, depending on your requirements.

Is there a fee to cancel my Salzburg, Austria car hire?

When hiring a car, you can expect to find that a majority of the rental car agencies in Salzburg do not have a cancellation fee. Keep in mind that momondo does not set these cancellation policies, but we can help you find great deals on car hire in Salzburg. Be sure to look for the Cancellation Policy when you conduct your search.

What is the best type of car to hire in Salzburg during March?

Most people will hire an Economy car when travelling to Salzburg during the month of March. Good fuel efficiency and an ability to handle wet road conditions make the Economy car a go-to choice when precipitation averages 90 mm and temperatures hover around 9 °C. Hiring a Economy in Salzburg will cost you €53/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Salzburg, Austria?

The speed limit in Salzburg is 50 km/h, unless otherwise stated on road signs. Salzburg also has a suburban speed limit of 100 km/h which is strictly enforced. If you find yourself on a motorway in Salzburg, be aware that the speed limit is generally 100 km/h.

What car hire company has the Mercedes-Benz V-Class in Salzburg?

What is the weather like in Salzburg, Austria in February?

Typically, the weather in Salzburg through the month of February is 1 °C and the expected precipitation is 60 mm. This is important information to know when hiring a car so you can be sure to rent the perfect car for the expected weather.

Is the weather in Salzburg similar to the rest of Salzburg?

Travellers looking to leave from Salzburg on a road trip around Salzburg or the surrounding areas during the month of February should expect temperatures around 1 °C and about 60 mm of possible rain through the month.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Salzburg?

Prices for cars in Salzburg refresh daily.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Salzburg?

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

Among different countries, including Salzburg, 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 Salzburg?

To hire a car in Salzburg, all drivers must present a valid full driving license. If the license is written in a language other than the language of the country of hire, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're hiring a car abroad, you may also need to provide evidence of your return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We always recommend that you verify with the specific hire company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

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

Using momondo to book a car hire in Salzburg could save you time and money. momondo searches thousands of car hire websites and locations to provide you with a wide selection of options and cars to choose from.

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

Filtering is how momondo helps you find a great car hire in Salzburg. Narrow your search using price and map features as well as filtering by fuel or mileage policies amongst many other filters available.

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

Of course! momondo has a dedicated filter for users to specifically look at car hire in Salzburg which offer free cancellation.

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

Fair fuel policies are specifically available to select on momondo, allowing you to refine your search for car hire in Salzburg.

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

Yes, car hire in Salzburg with enhanced cleaning options can be searched for on momondo.

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

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


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