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Car hires in Bilbao, Basque Country

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Bilbao, Biscay, Spain
12 Mrz — 19 Mrz
Bilbao, Biscay, Spain
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Car hire insight and trends in Bilbao

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

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Bilbao?

The cheapest car hire in Bilbao are generally found through Record Go. When booking with Record Go, you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as £2/day. The average price to hire a car in Bilbao is £16/day.

What car do most people hire in Bilbao?

Most momondo users will hire the Opel Zafira Tourer in Bilbao, though hiring the Seat Ibiza is a popular second choice according to our data. If you’re interested in hiring the Opel Zafira Tourer, prices are £65 per day on average. Some users have found Opel Zafira Tourer hire deals in Bilbao for as low as £13 per day. Seat Ibiza hires in Bilbao are £40 per day on average, with some of the cheapest deals at £10 per day.

Best deals found for Bilbao, Basque Country car hires

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Bilbao, Basque Country
Economy£9/day
Compact£12/day
Intermediate£12/day
Standard£16/day
Mini£9/day
Compact SUV£10/day
Intermediate SUV£14/day
Compact estate car£15/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Important information about Bilbao car hire

Rental cars in Bilbao are a perfect way to travel to some of the city’s major attractions such as Museo Arqueologico, Bilbao Cathedral, Museum of Fine Arts of Bilbao and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. Basque country road is one of the popular roads that is used to travel around Bilbao and go to famous destinations. There is plenty of parking space available in Bilbao. You can find metered parking in Bilbao and the schedules are from early morning, until late in the afternoon and there is one hour and 30 minutes free at midday. If you want to get cheap parking, you can book before arriving. There are more than 70 car hire locations in Bilbao, so finding your favourite car rental will not be a hassle. Some of the rental cars in Bilbao include economy car rental, people carrier rental, and electric car rental. If you are not operating on a budget, you can get a luxury car rental in Bilbao. hired cars in Bilbao are efficient and reliable.

Is it worthwhile to rent a car while visiting Bilbao?

Booking a rental car in Bilbao can be the best decisions you can make when visiting this city. This is because it will help you save time and money and also afford you a lot of freedom. There are also many paid parking lots in the city, so you will have an easy time visiting the popular attractions without worrying about parking. The roads in Bilbao are in great condition as there are numerous highways. Avoid these roads during rush hour especially in the mornings and evenings. The city is small and walkable. But if you want to visit the sights that are spread out all over the city, a cheap car rental in Bilbao can be a great way of navigating the city. Bilbao car rentals are also great for exploring attractions within 1-2 hours’ drive from the city such as San Sebastia-Donotia’s Beaches, Musee Basque, San Juan de Gaztelugatxe and Plaza Nueva.

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

For you to be safe on the road when driving in Bilbao, Spain, you should be aware of some of the city and country’s traffic laws. For example, drivers who use glasses should carry an extra pair, children under 12 years of age are not supposed to sit in the front seat and drivers must wear a fluorescent jacket whenever they have had a breakdown and they are standing outside their vehicle. Vehicles must also carry two warning triangles which should be put in front and at the back of the car if it breaks down. Also, British cars must fit headlight converters before arriving to prevent them from blinding oncoming vehicles. Please stay up to date about recent laws by consulting the city's department of motor vehicles.

What kind of driving license do you need to hire a car in Bilbao?

You are eligible to rent a car in Bilbao if you have an international driving license or EU driving license. Most hired cars in Bilbao will also emphasize that you have been holding a full license for at least one year. The International Driving Permit will only be valid if it is accompanied by the normal driving license. A driving license issued in a non-Roman alphabet, such as Cyrillic, Japanese, or Arabic, must be accompanied by an International Driving Permit. A driving license from China will be approved only if the Embassy or Consulate has approved the translation. You also need a credit card that bears your name and a valid driving license. Your age should be 19 or older.


Bilbao, Basque Country car hire deals found on momondo

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

Small cars

£13 - £32

All Car Types

£20 - £51

The average price of a small car hire in Bilbao, Spain is £24. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Bilbao, Spain is in February. The price is 48% lower than the rest of the year at just £13 per day. A small car rental is typically 33% less expensive than the average rental car in Bilbao. The average price of a car hire in Bilbao 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 Bilbao small car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Bilbao, Spain is £35. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Bilbao, Spain is in January. The price is 37% lower than the rest of the year at just £23 per day. A medium car rental is typically 3% less expensive than the average rental car in Bilbao. The average price of a car hire in Bilbao 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 Bilbao medium car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Bilbao, Spain is £75. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Bilbao, Spain is in November. The price is 72% lower than the rest of the year at just £22 per day. A large car rental is typically 52% more expensive than the average rental car in Bilbao. The average price of a car hire in Bilbao 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 Bilbao, Spain is £33. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Bilbao, Spain is in February. The price is 49% lower than the rest of the year at just £17 per day. A SUV rental is typically 11% less expensive than the average rental car in Bilbao. The average price of a car hire in Bilbao 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 Bilbao SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van hire in Bilbao, Spain is £62. The cheapest time to hire a van in Bilbao, Spain is in January. The price is 65% lower than the rest of the year at just £22 per day. A van rental is typically 41% more expensive than the average rental car in Bilbao. The average price of a car hire in Bilbao 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 Bilbao, Spain is £95. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in Bilbao, Spain is in March. The price is 46% lower than the rest of the year at just £52 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 62% more expensive than the average rental car in Bilbao. The average price of a car hire in Bilbao 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 convertible hire in Bilbao, Spain is £52. The cheapest time to hire a convertible in Bilbao, Spain is in April. The price is 4% lower than the rest of the year at just £50 per day. A convertible rental is typically 29% more expensive than the average rental car in Bilbao. The average price of a car hire in Bilbao can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Hyundai i10
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

£9/day

10 Mrz - 17 Mrz
Hyundai i10
Opel Corsa
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£9/day

15 Mrz - 21 Mai
Opel Corsa
Volkswagen Golf
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£12/day

10 Mrz - 17 Mrz
Volkswagen Golf

Bilbao car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Bilbao, Basque Country

Europcar

2 locations

Alamo

8.6
Very Good
9 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.3

Sixt

8.4
Very Good
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

9.2

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

7.4

Budget

8.2
Very Good
6 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

8.1

Dollar

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.8

Hertz

6.7
Okay
10 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

5.9

Avis

6.0
Okay
5 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.6

Value

6.0

Rental Plus

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Quick facts about car hire in Bilbao

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

Most Popular Agency

Record Go

Popular Car Types

Economy, Compact, Intermediate

Cheapest Hire Car

£6

Most Popular Model

Opel Zafira Tourer
The most popular Bilbao car hire agency found on momondo this month is Record Go. Other top choices for car hire companies are Goldcar Rental SP and Alamo
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Bilbao in the past 72 hours: Economy, Compact, Intermediate.
The lowest price for a car hire in Bilbao is £6/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from £22/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Bilbao in the past 7 days is the Opel Zafira Tourer. Our users also prefer the Seat Ibiza as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

Museo Guggenheim Bilbao2.5 mi
Palacio Euskalduna2.9 mi
Estadio San Mamés3.2 mi

Nearby attractions:

Estadio San Mamés45.3 mi
Palacio Euskalduna45.5 mi
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao46.0 mi

Nearby attractions:

Museo Guggenheim Bilbao57.8 mi
Palacio Euskalduna58.3 mi
Estadio San Mamés58.6 mi

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Bilbao

Below are the most popular hotels in Bilbao
Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao

Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao

Alameda de Mazarredo, 61, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

0.4 mi from city centre

Hotel Ilunion San Mamés

Hotel Ilunion San Mamés

Calle Perez Galdos, 56, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

0.7 mi from city centre

Hotel Carlton

Hotel Carlton

Plaza Federico Moyua 2, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

0.1 mi from city centre

Hotel Gran Bilbao

Hotel Gran Bilbao

Indalecio Prieto Hiribidea, 1, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

1.1 mi from city centre

Hotel Ilunion Bilbao

Hotel Ilunion Bilbao

Calle Rodriguez Arias 66, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

0.5 mi from city centre

Hotel Melia Bilbao

Hotel Melia Bilbao

Lehendakari Leizaola, 29, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

0.6 mi from city centre

Nyx Hotel Bilbao By Leonardo Hotels

Nyx Hotel Bilbao By Leonardo Hotels

Areatza Kalea 4, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

0.6 mi from city centre

Hotel Ercilla de Bilbao, Autograph Collection

Hotel Ercilla de Bilbao, Autograph Collection

Ercilla, 37-39, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

0.2 mi from city centre

Vincci Consulado de Bilbao

Vincci Consulado de Bilbao

Alameda De Mazarredo, 22, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

0.5 mi from city centre

Mercure Bilbao Jardines De Albia

Mercure Bilbao Jardines De Albia

San Vincente 6, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

0.4 mi from city centre

Barceló Bilbao Nervión

Barceló Bilbao Nervión

Paseo Campo Volantin 11, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

0.6 mi from city centre

Hotel Silken Indautxu

Hotel Silken Indautxu

Plaza Bombero Etxaniz, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

0.3 mi from city centre

Latroupe La Granja

Latroupe La Granja

Plaza Biribila 3, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

0.4 mi from city centre

All Iron Hostel

All Iron Hostel

Calle Jose Maria Ugarteburu 2, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

1.1 mi from city centre

Hotel Bed4U Bilbao

Hotel Bed4U Bilbao

Kirikiño Etorbidea 1, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

0.4 mi from city centre

Hotel Miro

Hotel Miro

Alameda Mazarredo 77, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

0.4 mi from city centre

Abba Euskalduna Hotel

Abba Euskalduna Hotel

Camino de la Ventosa 34, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

0.7 mi from city centre

NH La Avanzada

NH La Avanzada

Paseo Landabarri, 5, Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

5.8 mi from city centre


Driving with a car hire in Bilbao - FAQs

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

How much will it cost to hire a car in Bilbao, Spain in April?

Our data shows that for weekend car hire deals during April in Bilbao, you can expect to pay around £27. A particularly good deal might be around £11, which is the lowest quote for Bilbao we've seen so far. £25 is a normal deal for a week-long hire in Bilbao, but for April it's not uncommon to see prices as low as £6, depending on your requirements.

Is there a fee to cancel my Bilbao, Spain car hire?

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

What is the best type of car to hire in Bilbao during April?

When travelling to Bilbao during the month of April, we recommend hiring an Economy car in order to be best prepared for the weather and road conditions. An Economy car can handle both the wet and dry road conditions that are often seen in Bilbao during April, when temperatures are around 15 °C and precipitation is 90 mm on average. Hiring a Economy in Bilbao will cost you £14/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Bilbao, Spain?

When you hire a car in Bilbao, you should abide by the city’s 35 mph speed limit. The speed limits on any suburban roads and highways in Bilbao are 65 mph and 75 mph, respectively. Be on the lookout for posted signage, because these speed limits might change depending on where you are within Bilbao.

What car hire company has the BMW 6 Series Coupé in Bilbao?

What is the weather like in Bilbao, Spain in March?

During the month of March the average temperature in Bilbao is 11 °C and the expected precipitation is 94 mm. This information is useful for travellers looking for a car hire in Bilbao.

Is the weather in Bilbao similar to the rest of Basque Country?

If you’re looking for a Bilbao hire car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of March it’s important to know that the rest of Basque Country typically has a temperature of 9 °C and will usually expect 77.5 mm of precipitation.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Bilbao?

Prices for cars in Bilbao are updated daily.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Bilbao?

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

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Bilbao. In many EU countries drivers must be 18 years old. As a rule, you’ll need to be 21 to hire a car abroad, and a young driver surcharge may be applied if you are under 25. We recommend reading through the policy of your chosen rental company before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to rent a car in Bilbao?

When renting a car in Bilbao, all drivers must present a full valid driving license. An International Driving Permit is required if the driving license is written in a language different to that of the country of rental and may be necessary to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you are renting abroad, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We always recommend checking with the individual rental company you are booking with.


Why use momondo?

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

You should use momondo to book a car hire in Bilbao because it could save you time and money. momondo fetches and allows you to compare car hire prices and policies from thousands of car hire websites.

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

Filtering is how momondo helps you find a great car hire in Bilbao. 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 Bilbao with free cancellation?

Yes you can filter specifically for car hire companies in Bilbao offering free cancellation on momondo.

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

Yes, fair fuel policies are a specific filter offered on momondo for all car hire locations including Bilbao.

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

You can specifically filter for enhanced cleaning on car hire in Bilbao on momondo.

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

momondo offers a filter specifically for unlimited mileage on car hire in Bilbao.


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