Cardiff Car Hire

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When is it cheapest to hire a car in Cardiff?

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£11 - £33
Family size
£36 - £69
Economy
£13 - £19

The cheapest time to hire a car in Cardiff is in January. The price is 15% lower than the rest of the year at just £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 February. 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.

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Small cars are typically categorised as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay £39/day to hire a small car in Cardiff. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Kia Rio Hatchback
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
£11/day
29 Jul - 12 Aug
Cardiff
Bessemer Road
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£11/day
29 Jul - 12 Aug
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Class Mini car
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
2-3-door vehicles
£11/day
20 Jul - 3 Aug
Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
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£11/day
20 Jul - 3 Aug
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Class Mini car
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
2-3-door vehicles
£12/day
17 Jul - 10 Aug
Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
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£12/day
17 Jul - 10 Aug
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£12/day
29 Jul - 12 Aug
Cardiff
Bessemer Road
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£12/day
29 Jul - 12 Aug
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£13/day
1 Aug - 8 Aug
Cardiff
Bessemer Road
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£13/day
1 Aug - 8 Aug
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£13/day
29 Jul - 12 Aug
Cardiff
Bessemer Road
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£13/day
29 Jul - 12 Aug
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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 £59/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£13/day
20 Jul - 3 Aug
Cardiff
Bessemer Road
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£13/day
20 Jul - 3 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£14/day
31 Jul - 10 Aug
Cardiff
Bessemer Road
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£14/day
31 Jul - 10 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£14/day
1 Aug - 8 Aug
Cardiff
Bessemer Road
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£14/day
1 Aug - 8 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£15/day
1 Aug - 8 Aug
Cardiff
The Old Forge, Bridgewater Road
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£15/day
1 Aug - 8 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£15/day
31 Jul - 15 Aug
Cardiff
Bessemer Road
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£15/day
31 Jul - 15 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£15/day
17 Jul - 10 Aug
Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
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£15/day
17 Jul - 10 Aug
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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 £93/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£16/day
17 Jul - 10 Aug
Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
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£16/day
17 Jul - 10 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£17/day
20 Jul - 3 Aug
Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
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£17/day
20 Jul - 3 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£19/day
23 Jul - 1 Aug
Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
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£19/day
23 Jul - 1 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£20/day
29 Jul - 3 Aug
Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
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£20/day
29 Jul - 3 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£25/day
17 Jul - 20 Jul
Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
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£25/day
17 Jul - 20 Jul
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£29/day
20 Jul - 3 Aug
Cardiff
Car Rental Building
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£29/day
20 Jul - 3 Aug
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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 £70/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Escape
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£17/day
17 Jul - 10 Aug
Cardiff
The Old Forge, Bridgewater Road
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£17/day
17 Jul - 10 Aug
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£19/day
1 Aug - 8 Aug
Cardiff
The Old Forge, Bridgewater Road
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£19/day
1 Aug - 8 Aug
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£19/day
31 Jul - 10 Aug
Cardiff
The Old Forge, Bridgewater Road
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£19/day
31 Jul - 10 Aug
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£20/day
20 Jul - 3 Aug
Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
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£20/day
20 Jul - 3 Aug
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£20/day
3 Aug - 15 Aug
Cardiff
The Old Forge, Bridgewater Road
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£20/day
3 Aug - 15 Aug
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£21/day
31 Jul - 10 Aug
Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
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£21/day
31 Jul - 10 Aug
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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 £93/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Citroen Berlingo
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£23/day
20 Jul - 3 Aug
Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
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£23/day
20 Jul - 3 Aug
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Chevrolet Express
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£27/day
17 Jul - 10 Aug
Cardiff
The Old Forge, Bridgewater Road
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£27/day
17 Jul - 10 Aug
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Citroen Berlingo
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£27/day
31 Jul - 10 Aug
Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
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£27/day
31 Jul - 10 Aug
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Citroen Berlingo
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£28/day
29 Jul - 3 Aug
Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
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£28/day
29 Jul - 3 Aug
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Citroen Berlingo
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£35/day
20 Jul - 3 Aug
Cardiff
Enterprise Rent A Car
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£35/day
20 Jul - 3 Aug
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Citroen Berlingo
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£35/day
17 Jul - 10 Aug
Cardiff
Enterprise Rent A Car
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£35/day
17 Jul - 10 Aug
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Hiring a lorry is a good option if you plan on transporting equipment or larger loads while visiting Cardiff. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford F-150
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
£63/day
1 Aug - 8 Aug
Cardiff
C/o Holiday Inn Bridgewater Road (a38)
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£63/day
1 Aug - 8 Aug
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Luxury vehicles are typically cars that cost more because of the extra features they include. The average price of a luxury car in Cardiff is £109/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£46/day
24 Jul - 27 Jul
Cardiff
The Vale of Glamorgan
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£46/day
24 Jul - 27 Jul
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Audi A4
or similar Premium estate car
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£52/day
26 Jul - 2 Aug
Cardiff
C/o Holiday Inn Bridgewater Road (a38)
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£52/day
26 Jul - 2 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£55/day
10 Aug - 17 Aug
Cardiff
The Vale of Glamorgan
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£55/day
10 Aug - 17 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£55/day
23 Jul - 1 Aug
Cardiff
The Vale of Glamorgan
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£55/day
23 Jul - 1 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£59/day
1 Aug - 8 Aug
Cardiff
Car Rental Building
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£59/day
1 Aug - 8 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£59/day
17 Aug - 31 Aug
Cardiff
The Vale of Glamorgan
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£59/day
17 Aug - 31 Aug
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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. The average cost to hire a convertible in Cardiff is £173/day. 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
£126/day
20 Jul - 3 Aug
Cardiff
Bristol Airport
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£126/day
20 Jul - 3 Aug
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£126/day
29 Jul - 12 Aug
Cardiff
8 - 9 Newport Road
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£126/day
29 Jul - 12 Aug
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Mercedes-Benz SLC
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£131/day
31 Jul - 15 Aug
Cardiff
Bristol Airport
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£131/day
31 Jul - 15 Aug
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Mercedes-Benz SLC
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£140/day
23 Jul - 1 Aug
Cardiff
Bristol Airport
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£140/day
23 Jul - 1 Aug
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Mercedes-Benz SLC
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£146/day
3 Aug - 15 Aug
Cardiff
Bristol Airport
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£146/day
3 Aug - 15 Aug
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Mercedes-Benz SLC
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£146/day
31 Jul - 10 Aug
Cardiff
Bristol Airport
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£146/day
31 Jul - 10 Aug
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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.

Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£105/day
24 Jul - 26 Jul
Cardiff
Enterprise Rent A Car
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£105/day
24 Jul - 26 Jul
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Kia Sportage
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£107/day
19 Jul - 20 Jul
Cardiff
Enterprise Rent A Car
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£107/day
19 Jul - 20 Jul
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£110/day
15 Aug - 16 Aug
Cardiff
Enterprise Rent A Car
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£110/day
15 Aug - 16 Aug
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Cardiff Car Hire Directory

All major car hire suppliers in Cardiff

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Enterprise

Agency score: Excellent 8.5

Score based on 12,811 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

View all 2 locations

Thrifty

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 21,301 reviews

View 1 location

Firefly

Agency score: Good 6.9

Score based on 1,250 reviews

View 1 location

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

View 1 location

Budget

Agency score: Excellent 9.2

Score based on 1 review

View all 2 locations

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

Cardiff-Wales Arpt Airport
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Nearby attractions:
St Fagans National History Museum 6.9 mi
Cardiff City Stadium 7.9 mi
Llandaff Cathedral 8.7 mi
Principality Stadium 8.9 mi
Cardiff Arms Park 8.9 mi
Bristol Airport
Bristol, United Kingdom
Nearby attractions:
Wales Millennium Centre 19.9 mi
Cardiff Motorpoint Arena 21 mi
St David's Hall 21 mi
New Theatre 21 mi
National Museum Cardiff 21 mi
Southampton Eastleigh Airport
Southampton, United Kingdom
Nearby attractions:
Wales Millennium Centre 86 mi
Cardiff Motorpoint Arena 87 mi
St David's Hall 87 mi
New Theatre 87 mi
Principality Stadium 87 mi

Distance to popular hotels from Cardiff-Wales Arpt Airport

Park your car and yourself at these popular hotels not far from Cardiff-Wales Arpt's car hire counter

voco St. David's Cardiff

Havannah Street

8.8 mi from airport

Future Inns Cardiff Bay

Hemingway Road

9.3 mi from airport

Hilton Cardiff

Kingsway

9.3 mi from airport

Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff

Meridiane Gate, Bute Terrace

9.2 mi from airport

Clayton Hotel Cardiff

St Mary Street

9.0 mi from airport

Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff City Centre

Mary Ann Street

9.3 mi from airport

Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel & Spa

24 26 Newport Road

9.7 mi from airport

Novotel Cardiff Centre

Schooner Way, Atlantic Wharf

9.4 mi from airport

Copthorne Hotel Cardiff-Caerdydd

Copthorne Way Culverhouse Cross

5.6 mi from airport

Yha Cardiff Central - Hostel

East Tyndall Street

9.5 mi from airport

Ibis Budget Cardiff Centre

Tyndall Street

9.3 mi from airport

Jurys Inn Cardiff

1 Park Place

9.4 mi from airport

Cardiff Marriott Hotel

Mill Lane

9.1 mi from airport

Holiday Inn Cardiff City Centre

Castle Street

9.0 mi from airport

The Angel Hotel

Castle Street

9.0 mi from airport

The Exchange Hotel

The Exchange Bld, Mount Stuart Square

8.9 mi from airport

Citrus Hotel Cardiff by Compass Hospitality

Bute Terrace

9.3 mi from airport

Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay

Longniel Close

9.3 mi from airport

Car Hire in Cardiff

3,752 people have been looking for a car to hire in Cardiff in July.

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

To hire a car for a weekend in Cardiff in August, the average price was £34 with cheaper deals starting around £5. Stretching your hire over seven days shifts the price range to about £7 to £18.

Is there a fee to cancel my Cardiff car hire?

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

What is the best type of car to hire in Cardiff during August?

A standard is the ideal car to hire when visiting Cardiff in August. On average, Cardiff receives 80 mm of precipitation and temperatures hover around 16 °C during the month of August. 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 Cardiff will cost you £37/day on average.

Which car hire company in Cardiff has the most locations?

The city of Cardiff has 4 locations owned by keddy by Europcar, with an average daily rate of £19.

What is the speed limit in Cardiff?

If you are hiring a vehicle in Cardiff, then be aware that the current speed limit within city or town limits is 30 mph, unless otherwise posted. Suburban speed limits around Cardiff will generally have a speed limit of 60 mph. If you are travelling on a motorway in Cardiff, then the speed limit is 70 mph.


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