Car Hire in Barcelona, Catalonia

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Barcelona, Spain
18 Aug — 25 Aug
Same drop-off
Barcelona, Spain
Thu 18/8
Noon
Thu 25/8
Noon
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Best deals found for Barcelona, Catalonia car hires

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Barcelona, Catalonia
Nissan Qashqai
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

£13/day

1 Sep - 9 Sep
Nissan Qashqai
Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

£23/day

1 Sep - 9 Sep
Audi A3
Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£9/day

1 Sep - 9 Sep
Toyota Yaris
Peugeot 308 SW
or similar Compact estate car
Up to 4 passengers

£20/day

1 Sep - 9 Sep
Peugeot 308 SW
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers

£54/day

24 Aug - 5 Sep
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Vauxhall Mokka
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

£15/day

1 Sep - 9 Sep
Vauxhall Mokka
Nissan Qashqai
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

£17/day

1 Sep - 9 Sep
Nissan Qashqai
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£13/day

1 Sep - 9 Sep
Ford Focus
Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

£20/day

2 Sep - 7 Sep
Audi A3

Important information about Barcelona car hire

We recommend looking very carefully at the border crossing policy of the Barcelona car hire company you are booking your vehicle through because the boarding crossing authorisation of your hire vehicle is determined by the car type; certain models of vehicles are able to cross into certain areas, while others are not. The different countries are split into three zones, and only particular car brands are acceptable in the particular zones. If you cross a border in a brand of car that is not authorised for that zone, you might be in discord with your insurance coverage policy, making it invalid.

You are able to use all internationally recognised debit or credit cards when booking car hire in Barcelona for many types of hire cars, especially for cheap car rentals in Barcelona. These brands of internationally recognised cards include Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Discover, Diners Club or JCB cards. Prepaid cards or cash payments are not recognised as acceptable methods of payment, even for cheap car hire in Barcelona. The funds to cover the total costs of the security deposit plus the entire hire car reservation (including any added extras, such as a GPS device or young driver charge) must be available on the card you use to secure your hire car booking. The driver of the car must be present when collecting the car and must be able to prove their identity with their passport, which must match the name on the credit card produced for payment.

While driving in your car hire in Barcelona, you must be aware of the pedestrian zones allocated all around the city; in these areas, the speed limit is 30 km/h to ensure the safety of pedestrians. Pedestrians always have the right of way on the streets of Barcelona, and you will be adhering to right-hand driving rules. In the city, the speed limit is generally 50 km/h; outside the city and on motorways, the speed limit varies between 90 km/h and 120 km/h. Speed limits are indicated by the road signs, so keep an eye out for these. Eating or the use of mobile phones while operating your hire car is prohibited, and there’s very strict drinking and driving laws. The legal alcohol limit when operating a vehicle is 0.05%, and traffic officers are entitled to breathalyse any persons suspected of consuming alcohol and attempting to drive. All children under the age of 12 years old are not allowed to be seated in the front seat of the car, and if your child is under 135 cm tall, they need to be strapped into a child seat.

If you are an international driver, you will need to be 18 years or older to book car hire in Barcelona. A young driver charge will apply to drivers between the ages of 18 and 25 years. This age restriction can also change depending on the car type. Regardless of your age, all international drivers need to have held a valid driver’s licence for at least one year and be able to produce an authorised copy of the document when receiving the car hire vehicle. Driver’s licences that are printed in non-Roman alphabets, such as Japanese, Arabic or Cyrillic, will need to be accompanied by an international driver’s permit, as well as an authorised English translation of the document, issued by the official government department that deals with roads and traffic issues in your homeland. 


Barcelona, Catalonia car hire deals found on momondo

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

Small cars

£10 - £40

All Car Types

£37 - £101

The average price of a Small hire in Barcelona, Spain is £28. The cheapest time to hire a Small in Barcelona, Spain is in November. The price is 65% lower than the rest of the year at just £10 per day. A Small car hire is typically 62% less expensive than the average car hire in Barcelona. The average price of a car hire in Barcelona 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 Barcelona Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium hire in Barcelona, Spain is £55. The cheapest time to hire a Medium in Barcelona, Spain is in January. The price is 40% lower than the rest of the year at just £33 per day. A Medium car hire is typically 24% less expensive than the average car hire in Barcelona. The average price of a car hire in Barcelona 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 Barcelona Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large hire in Barcelona, Spain is £94. The cheapest time to hire a Large in Barcelona, Spain is in January. The price is 46% lower than the rest of the year at just £52 per day. A Large car hire is typically 25% more expensive than the average car hire in Barcelona. The average price of a car hire in Barcelona 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 SUV hire in Barcelona, Spain is £44. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Barcelona, Spain is in November. The price is 52% lower than the rest of the year at just £22 per day. A SUV car hire is typically 38% less expensive than the average car hire in Barcelona. The average price of a car hire in Barcelona 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 Barcelona SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van hire in Barcelona, Spain is £81. The cheapest time to hire a Van in Barcelona, Spain is in November. The price is 59% lower than the rest of the year at just £34 per day. A Van car hire is typically 13% more expensive than the average car hire in Barcelona. The average price of a car hire in Barcelona 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 hire in Barcelona, Spain is £121. The cheapest time to hire a Luxury in Barcelona, Spain is in January. The price is 48% lower than the rest of the year at just £63 per day. A Luxury car hire is typically 41% more expensive than the average car hire in Barcelona. The average price of a car hire in Barcelona 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 Barcelona Luxury rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Convertible hire in Barcelona, Spain is £86. The cheapest time to hire a Convertible in Barcelona, Spain is in February. The price is 52% lower than the rest of the year at just £42 per day. A Convertible car hire is typically 17% more expensive than the average car hire in Barcelona. The average price of a car hire in Barcelona can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£9/day

1 Sep - 9 Sep
Toyota Yaris
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£11/day

1 Sep - 9 Sep
Ford Focus
Ford Ka
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

£9/day

23 Aug - 30 Aug
Ford Ka

Barcelona car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Barcelona, Catalonia
3.4
Mediocre
32 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.4

Comfort

4.8

Overall

3.4

Pick-up/drop-off

4.2

Value

4.2
6.8
Good
23 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.3
6.8
Good
5 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.0
5.7
Okay
7 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.3

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.1

Value

6.4
2.0
Mediocre
6 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0
2.0
Mediocre
17 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

8.0
1.9
Horrible
1 review7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

5.9

Overall

1.9

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

1.9
17 locations

Quick facts about car hire in Barcelona

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

Most Popular Agency

Record Go

Popular Car Types

Economy, Mini, Compact

Cheapest Hire Car

£17

Most Popular Model

Ford Fiesta
The most popular Barcelona car hire agency found on momondo this month is Record Go. Other top choices for car hire companies are Ok Mobility and NIZACARS
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Barcelona in the past 72 hours: Economy, Mini, Compact.
The lowest price for a car hire in Barcelona is £17/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from £39/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Barcelona in the past 7 days is the Ford Fiesta. Our users also prefer the Fiat 500 as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in Barcelona

Nearby attractions:

Fira Barcelona Gran Via4.6 mi
Palau Sant Jordi5.8 mi
Poble Espanyol6.0 mi
Camp Nou6.1 mi
Museu del FC Barcelona6.2 mi

Nearby attractions:

Edifici Fòrum43.8 mi
Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona44.0 mi
Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona44.0 mi
Mar Bella Nudist Beach44.5 mi
Platja de Bogatell45.2 mi

Nearby attractions:

Fira Barcelona Gran Via51.8 mi
Museu del FC Barcelona52.1 mi
Camp Nou52.1 mi
Tibidabo Amusement Park52.9 mi
NH Collection Barcelona Constanza Hotel53.0 mi

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Driving with a car hire in Barcelona - FAQs

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

For a weekend in September, the best deals in Barcelona start from around £15 up to around £45. Stretching your hire over seven days shifts the price range to about £14 to £46.

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

With temperatures averaging 17 °C and precipitation usually 91 mm during September, you should consider hiring a standard when travelling to Barcelona. A standard size car can handle the fluctuations in temperature and rainfall during the month of September and is a popular choice for travellers heading to Barcelona. Hiring a Standard in Barcelona will cost you £54/day on average.

Europcar is very popular in Barcelona, Spain, as they have more locations than any other car hire company. You can find 7 locations in the city of Barcelona, Spain, and can expect to pay about £78/day for your car rental in Barcelona, Spain.

If you are hiring a vehicle in Barcelona, then be aware that the current speed limit within city or town limits is 35 mph, unless otherwise posted. Suburban speed limits around Barcelona will generally have a speed limit of 65 mph. If you are travelling on a motorway in Barcelona, then the speed limit is 75 mph.

Typically, the weather in Barcelona through the month of August is 24 °C and the expected precipitation is 61 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.

Travellers looking to leave from Barcelona on a road trip around Catalonia or the surrounding areas during the month of August should expect temperatures around 23 °C and about 44.2 mm of possible rain through the month.


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Free cancellation is a policy that can be filtered on momondo car hire searches for Barcelona and all other locations. Availability may vary by location.

momondo specifically allows you to search for car hire in Barcelona with fair fuel policies.

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