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When is it cheapest to hire a car in Cardiff?

All
£12 - £34
Family size
£40 - £78
Economy
£13 - £19

The cheapest time to hire a car in Cardiff is in January. The price is 20% lower than the rest of the year at just GBP 14 per day. The most expensive month is December. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider hiring an economy car in January. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in October. The price of a car hire in Cardiff can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Cardiff car hire deals found on momondo

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Small
Medium
Large
SUV
Van
Luxury
Convertible
Eco-friendly

Small cars are typically categorised as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay £34/day to hire a small car in Cardiff. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Class Mini car
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
2-3-door vehicles
£15/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
Holiday Inn Express
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£15/day
21 May - 24 May
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£15/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
Holiday Inn Express
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£15/day
21 May - 24 May
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Kia Rio Hatchback
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
£17/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
The Old Forge, Bridgewater Road
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£17/day
21 May - 24 May
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£17/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
The Old Forge, Bridgewater Road
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£17/day
21 May - 24 May
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£19/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
C/o Holiday Inn Bridgewater Road (a38)
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£19/day
21 May - 24 May
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Class Mini car
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
2-3-door vehicles
£19/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
8-9 Dominion Way Industrial Estate, Newport Road
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£19/day
21 May - 24 May
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Medium-sized cars, like mid-size saloons, are a step up in size from economy cars and can typically fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price of a mid-size car hire in Cardiff is £57/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£20/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
C/o Holiday Inn Bridgewater Road (a38)
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£20/day
21 May - 24 May
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£25/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
Holiday Inn Express
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£25/day
21 May - 24 May
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£27/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
Holiday Inn Express
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£27/day
21 May - 24 May
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£33/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
8-9 Dominion Way Industrial Estate, Newport Road
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£33/day
21 May - 24 May
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Skoda Octavia
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£34/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
The Old Forge, Bridgewater Road
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£34/day
21 May - 24 May
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£34/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
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£34/day
21 May - 24 May
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Larger cars, like full-size saloons, can fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price to hire a full-size car in Cardiff is £74/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

BMW 5 Series
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£43/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
C/o Holiday Inn Bridgewater Road (a38)
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£43/day
21 May - 24 May
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£43/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
Holiday Inn Express
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£43/day
21 May - 24 May
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£61/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
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£61/day
21 May - 24 May
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Audi A4
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£73/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
Car Rental Building
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£73/day
21 May - 24 May
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Audi A4
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£90/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
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£90/day
21 May - 24 May
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Audi A4
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£99/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
Enterprise Rent A Car
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£99/day
21 May - 24 May
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SUVs are larger vehicles that are best used for families and in destinations with terrain like snow and dirt. The average cost of hiring an SUV in Cardiff is £45/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Kia Sportage
or similar SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£23/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
The Old Forge, Bridgewater Road
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£23/day
21 May - 24 May
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BMW X3
or similar SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£33/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
Holiday Inn Express
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£33/day
21 May - 24 May
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Ford Escape
or similar SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£36/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
8-9 Dominion Way Industrial Estate, Newport Road
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£36/day
21 May - 24 May
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People carriers, or people movers, are great for families and large groups. People carriers can usually hold 6 or more people comfortably. The average price of hiring a people carrier in Cardiff is £98/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Toyota Corolla
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£38/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
C/o Holiday Inn Bridgewater Road (a38)
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£38/day
21 May - 24 May
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Class Full-size van
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£40/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
C/o Holiday Inn Bridgewater Road (a38)
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£40/day
21 May - 24 May
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Toyota Corolla
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£41/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
Holiday Inn Express
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£41/day
21 May - 24 May
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Mercedes-Benz V-Class
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£44/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
Holiday Inn Express
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£44/day
21 May - 24 May
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Class Minivan
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£44/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
Holiday Inn Express
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£44/day
21 May - 24 May
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Mercedes-Benz V-Class
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£46/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
C/o Holiday Inn Bridgewater Road (a38)
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£46/day
21 May - 24 May
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Luxury vehicles are typically cars that cost more because of the extra features they include. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Volkswagen Passat Variant
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£41/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
Holiday Inn Express
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£41/day
21 May - 24 May
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BMW 5 Series
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£110/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
Car Rental Centre
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£110/day
21 May - 24 May
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£124/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
8&9 Dominion Way Industrial Estate
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£124/day
21 May - 24 May
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Convertibles are cars that have a folding or detachable roof. These cars are great in warmer climates and typically cost a bit more to hire than most cars. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£151/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
Bristol Airport
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£151/day
21 May - 24 May
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Eco-friendly vehicles are vehicles that are not 100% powered by petrol and involve some battery charge to operate. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

BMW 5 Series
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£110/day
21 May - 24 May
Cardiff
Car Rental Centre
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£110/day
21 May - 24 May
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Top car hire suppliers in Cardiff

Need advice on where to hire a car? These are the top providers
enterprise Most popular Enterprise Enterprise gives you the cheapest deals in 3 locations around the city
sunnycars Most locations Sunnycars Sunnycars gives you high quality and luxurious models in one of their 5 locations

Find popular attractions close to your car's pick-up location

Bristol Airport
Bristol, United Kingdom
Nearby attractions:
Doctor Who Experience 19.7 mi
Norwegian Church 19.8 mi
Wales Millennium Centre 19.9 mi
Techniquest 20 mi
Cardiff International Sports Village 21 mi
Southampton Eastleigh Airport
Southampton, United Kingdom
Nearby attractions:
Doctor Who Experience 86 mi
Norwegian Church 86 mi
Wales Millennium Centre 86 mi
Techniquest 86 mi
Cardiff International Sports Village 86 mi
Exeter Airport
Exeter, United Kingdom
Nearby attractions:
Cardiff International Sports Village 51 mi
Doctor Who Experience 51 mi
Norwegian Church 51 mi
Techniquest 51 mi
Wales Millennium Centre 52 mi

Cardiff Car Hire Directory

All major car hire suppliers in Cardiff

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Enterprise

Agency score: Excellent 8.5

Score based on 12,806 reviews

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Avis

Agency score: Good 7.6

Score based on 2,243 reviews

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Hertz

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 3,834 reviews

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Thrifty

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 21,028 reviews

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Firefly

Agency score: Good 6.9

Score based on 1,250 reviews

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keddy by Europcar

Agency score: Excellent 8.2

Score based on 100 reviews

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INTERRENT

Agency score: Good 6.1

Score based on 327 reviews

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Budget

Agency score: Excellent 9.2

Score based on 1 review

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Distance to popular hotels from Bristol Airport

Park your car and yourself at these popular hotels not far from Bristol's car hire counter

voco St. David's Cardiff

Havannah Street

20 mi from airport

Future Inns Cardiff Bay

Hemingway Road

19.9 mi from airport

Hilton Cardiff

Kingsway

21 mi from airport

Clayton Hotel Cardiff

St Mary Street

21 mi from airport

Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff

Meridiane Gate, Bute Terrace

21 mi from airport

Novotel Cardiff Centre

Schooner Way, Atlantic Wharf

20 mi from airport

Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel & Spa

24 26 Newport Road

21 mi from airport

Copthorne Hotel Cardiff-Caerdydd

Copthorne Way Culverhouse Cross

24 mi from airport

Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff City Centre

Mary Ann Street

21 mi from airport

Yha Cardiff Central - Hostel

East Tyndall Street

20 mi from airport

Cardiff Marriott Hotel

Mill Lane

21 mi from airport

Ibis Budget Cardiff Centre

Tyndall Street

20 mi from airport

Jurys Inn Cardiff

1 Park Place

21 mi from airport

Holiday Inn Cardiff City Centre

Castle Street

21 mi from airport

The Angel Hotel

Castle Street

21 mi from airport

Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay

Longniel Close

20 mi from airport

Citrus Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality

Bute Terrace

21 mi from airport

Hotel Indigo Cardiff

Dominions Arcade Queen Street

21 mi from airport

Car Hire in Cardiff

945 people have been looking for a car to hire in Cardiff in April.

How much will it cost to hire a car in Cardiff in May?

To hire a car in Cardiff for a weekend in May, we found prices as low as £13 with an average of £31. £15 is a normal deal for a week-long hire in Cardiff, but for May it's not uncommon to see prices as low as £9, depending on your requirements.

Can you hire a car at Cardiff airport?

At Cardiff-Wales Arpt, the average price of a car in May is £27.

Where is it easiest to hire a car in Cardiff?

The most popular supplier in Cardiff next month is Easirent, which provided the best car hire deal for users 38% of the time, followed by GREEN MOTION and Budget.

Can you hire an automatic car in Cardiff?

One of the most popular search options in Cardiff is for automatic cars - 14% of searchers were looking for this. To rent an automatic in Cardiff next month can cost as low as £19 - the equivalent best deal for a manual car is £9.

What is the speed limit in Cardiff?

Currently, for cars, motorcycles and vans, the speed limit on motorways in Cardiff is 70 mph. The limit drops to 60 mph for single carriageways and to 29 mph for urban, populated areas.

What is the drink drive limit in Cardiff?

The law addressing driving under the influence states that 0.1% BAC is the legal limit for operating a vehicle in Cardiff.

What side of the road does Cardiff drive on?

Vehicles in Cardiff drive on the left side of the road.


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