Edinburgh Car Hire

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
26 Jan — 2 Feb
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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Tue 26/1
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Tue 2/2
Noon
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When is it cheapest to hire a car in Edinburgh?

All

£6 - £34

Family size

£28 - £71

Economy

£6 - £18

The cheapest time to hire a car in Edinburgh is in November. The price is 43% lower than the rest of the year at just £8 per day. The most expensive month is December. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider hiring an economy car in November. 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 Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.


Edinburgh car hire deals found on momondo

Find the right car hire for you

Small cars are typically categorised as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay £35/day to hire a small car in Edinburgh. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Citroen C2
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
2-3-door vehicles
£8/day
15 Feb - 22 Feb
Edinburgh
C/O Secure Airparks, 100 Ingliston Road
Citroen C2
£8/day
15 Feb - 22 Feb
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£9/day
15 Feb - 22 Feb
Edinburgh
C/O Secure Airparks, 100 Ingliston Road
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
£9/day
15 Feb - 22 Feb
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£9/day
15 Feb - 22 Feb
Edinburgh
C/O Secure Airparks, 100 Ingliston Road
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
£9/day
15 Feb - 22 Feb
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Citroen C2
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
2-3-door vehicles
£9/day
15 Feb - 22 Feb
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central
Citroen C2
£9/day
15 Feb - 22 Feb
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£10/day
15 Feb - 22 Feb
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
£10/day
15 Feb - 22 Feb
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£11/day
15 Feb - 22 Feb
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
£11/day
15 Feb - 22 Feb
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Find popular attractions close to your car's pick-up location

Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Nearby attractions:

Edinburgh Zoo4.0 mi
Edinburgh Corn Exchange5.1 mi
Murrayfield Stadium5.2 mi
Dean Village5.9 mi
Edinburgh International Conference Centre6.3 mi
Glasgow Intl Airport

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Nearby attractions:

Edinburgh Zoo45.3 mi
Edinburgh Corn Exchange46.1 mi
Murrayfield Stadium46.5 mi
Dean Village47.3 mi
Pentland Hills Regional Park47.5 mi
Newcastle upon Tyne Airport

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Nearby attractions:

Pentland Hills Regional Park82.8 mi
Portobello Beach84.2 mi
Royal Commonwealth Pool85.1 mi
George Square85.7 mi
Our Dynamic Earth85.7 mi

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Car Hire in Edinburgh

17,880 people have been looking for a car to hire in Edinburgh in January.

What cleaning measures are being taken by Edinburgh car hire companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Many car hire companies in Edinburgh have new cleaning requirements in place to ensure your vehicle is disinfected for your safety. This enhanced cleaning feature is now being offered at locations such as Enterprise, National, and Avis. Use our new search filter to see all the companies offering enhanced cleaning in Edinburgh. As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with the provider directly.

How much will it cost to hire a car in Edinburgh in February?

For a weekend in February, the best deals in Edinburgh start from around £2 up to around £31. For a one-week car hire in Edinburgh, prices in February average £19, with the best deals starting at £3.

Is there a fee to cancel my Edinburgh car hire?

The majority of car hire agencies in Edinburgh offer free cancellation. momondo will always tell you whether or not rental car centres such as Enterprise, National, and Avis have a cancellation fee for travellers who have last-minute itinerary changes.

What is the best type of car to hire in Edinburgh during February?

With temperatures averaging 6 °C and precipitation usually 40 mm during February, you should consider hiring a standard when travelling to Edinburgh. A standard size car can handle the fluctuations in temperature and rainfall during the month of February and is a popular choice for travellers heading to Edinburgh. Hiring a Standard in Edinburgh will cost you £34/day on average.

Which car hire company in Edinburgh has the most locations?

Europcar is the car hire company with the most locations in Edinburgh. At those 7 locations, you can expect to pay a daily rate of £43 in Edinburgh.

What is the speed limit in Edinburgh?

Travellers who hire a car in Edinburgh should be aware that the city’s speed limit is 30 mph. Suburban speed limits around Edinburgh are generally 60 mph, whereas speed limits on motorways are 70 mph. Keep in mind that speeds may change depending on what road you’re travelling on, so be on the lookout for posted signage.

What is the weather like in Edinburgh, United Kingdom in January?

Typically, the weather in Edinburgh through the month of January is 4 °C and the expected precipitation is 50 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.

What car would momondo recommend based on the weather in January?

The climate in Edinburgh during the month of January would typically not influence the type of hire car you’d want for your trip. Based on our data, momondo users do often look for specific vehicles when they are looking for a car hire in Edinburgh. Price-conscious travellers looking for a Edinburgh car hire option tend to like small cars. These are typically the least expensive. Examples of small cars available for hire are the Ford Focus, the Volkswagen Polo, and the Fiat 500.

Is the weather in Edinburgh similar to the rest of Scotland?

If you’re looking for a Edinburgh hire car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of January it’s important to know that the rest of Scotland typically has a temperature of 3 °C and will usually expect 55.3 mm of precipitation.


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