Edinburgh Car Hire

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When is it cheapest to hire a car in Edinburgh?

All
£8 - £37
Family size
£31 - £77
Economy
£8 - £20

The cheapest time to hire a car in Edinburgh is in November. The price is 45% lower than the rest of the year at just £9 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

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Luxury
Convertible
Eco-friendly

Small cars are typically categorised as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay £38/day to hire a small car in Edinburgh. 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
£11/day
4 Aug - 8 Aug
Edinburgh
C/O Secure Airparks, 100 Ingliston Road
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£11/day
4 Aug - 8 Aug
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Class Mini car
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
2-3-door vehicles
£12/day
6 Aug - 9 Aug
Edinburgh
C/O Secure Airparks, 100 Ingliston Road
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£12/day
6 Aug - 9 Aug
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£12/day
4 Aug - 8 Aug
Edinburgh
C/O Secure Airparks, 100 Ingliston Road
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£12/day
4 Aug - 8 Aug
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£13/day
6 Aug - 9 Aug
Edinburgh
C/O Secure Airparks, 100 Ingliston Road
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£13/day
6 Aug - 9 Aug
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£13/day
29 Jul - 8 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£13/day
29 Jul - 8 Aug
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£13/day
4 Aug - 8 Aug
Edinburgh
C/O Secure Airparks, 100 Ingliston Road
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£13/day
4 Aug - 8 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 Edinburgh is £56/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
£15/day
25 Jul - 2 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£15/day
25 Jul - 2 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£16/day
28 Jul - 11 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£16/day
28 Jul - 11 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£16/day
29 Jul - 8 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£16/day
29 Jul - 8 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£16/day
1 Aug - 13 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£16/day
1 Aug - 13 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£16/day
8 Aug - 15 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£16/day
8 Aug - 15 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£21/day
25 Jul - 1 Aug
Edinburgh
C/O Secure Airparks, 100 Ingliston Road
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£21/day
25 Jul - 1 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 Edinburgh is £92/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
£28/day
28 Jul - 11 Aug
Edinburgh
24 East London Street
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£28/day
28 Jul - 11 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£28/day
29 Jul - 5 Aug
Edinburgh
24 East London Street
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£28/day
29 Jul - 5 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£29/day
20 Aug - 24 Aug
Edinburgh
Car Rental Centre
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£29/day
20 Aug - 24 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£32/day
6 Aug - 9 Aug
Edinburgh
Car Rental Centre
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£32/day
6 Aug - 9 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£33/day
22 Aug - 29 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£33/day
22 Aug - 29 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£33/day
3 Aug - 17 Aug
Edinburgh
Car Rental Centre
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£33/day
3 Aug - 17 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 Edinburgh is £56/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£16/day
28 Jul - 11 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£16/day
28 Jul - 11 Aug
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£16/day
25 Jul - 2 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£16/day
25 Jul - 2 Aug
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£17/day
7 Aug - 20 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£17/day
7 Aug - 20 Aug
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£17/day
1 Aug - 13 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£17/day
1 Aug - 13 Aug
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£17/day
3 Aug - 12 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£17/day
3 Aug - 12 Aug
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Ford Escape
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£20/day
26 Jul - 2 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£20/day
26 Jul - 2 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 Edinburgh is £92/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
£34/day
25 Jul - 1 Aug
Edinburgh
Enterprise Rent A Car
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£34/day
25 Jul - 1 Aug
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Citroen Berlingo
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£34/day
28 Jul - 11 Aug
Edinburgh
Enterprise Rent A Car
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£34/day
28 Jul - 11 Aug
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Citroen Berlingo
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£35/day
24 Jul - 2 Aug
Edinburgh
Enterprise Rent A Car
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£35/day
24 Jul - 2 Aug
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Class Full-size van
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£37/day
25 Jul - 1 Aug
Edinburgh
Enterprise Rent A Car
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£37/day
25 Jul - 1 Aug
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Citroen Berlingo
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£37/day
25 Jul - 30 Jul
Edinburgh
Enterprise Rent A Car
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£37/day
25 Jul - 30 Jul
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Citroen Berlingo
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£38/day
24 Jul - 29 Jul
Edinburgh
Enterprise Rent A Car
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£38/day
24 Jul - 29 Jul
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Hiring a lorry is a good option if you plan on transporting equipment or larger loads while visiting Edinburgh. 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
£79/day
1 Sep - 6 Sep
Edinburgh
C/O Secure Airparks, 100 Ingliston Road
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£79/day
1 Sep - 6 Sep
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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.

Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£38/day
1 Aug - 13 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£38/day
1 Aug - 13 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£38/day
29 Jul - 8 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£38/day
29 Jul - 8 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£39/day
25 Jul - 2 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£39/day
25 Jul - 2 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£39/day
28 Jul - 11 Aug
Edinburgh
24 East London Street
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£39/day
28 Jul - 11 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£39/day
3 Aug - 10 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£39/day
3 Aug - 10 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£45/day
28 Jul - 11 Aug
Edinburgh
Car Rental Centre
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£45/day
28 Jul - 11 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 Edinburgh is £105/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
£124/day
7 Aug - 20 Aug
Edinburgh
Waverley Station Platform 2
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£124/day
7 Aug - 20 Aug
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£124/day
7 Aug - 20 Aug
Edinburgh
Car Rental Centre
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£124/day
7 Aug - 20 Aug
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Mercedes-Benz SLC
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£126/day
10 Aug - 24 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Airport(car Rental Centre
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£126/day
10 Aug - 24 Aug
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Mercedes-Benz SLC
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£126/day
24 Jul - 9 Aug
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Airport(car Rental Centre
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£126/day
24 Jul - 9 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.

Class Special car
or similar Agency’s choice
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£28/day
20 Aug - 24 Aug
Edinburgh
26 Dunedin Street
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£28/day
20 Aug - 24 Aug
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Class Special car
or similar Agency’s choice
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£36/day
27 Jul - 30 Jul
Edinburgh
Greenside Row
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£36/day
27 Jul - 30 Jul
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Class Special car
or similar Agency’s choice
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£45/day
15 Aug - 22 Aug
Edinburgh
26 Dunedin Street
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£45/day
15 Aug - 22 Aug
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Class Special car
or similar Agency’s choice
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£54/day
25 Jul - 26 Jul
Edinburgh
Greenside Row
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£54/day
25 Jul - 26 Jul
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Edinburgh Car Hire Directory

All major car hire suppliers in Edinburgh

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Enterprise

Agency score: Excellent 8.5

Score based on 12,866 reviews

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National

Agency score: Excellent 8.2

Score based on 4,132 reviews

View all 3 locations

Avis

Agency score: Good 7.6

Score based on 2,250 reviews

View all 2 locations

Sixt

Agency score: Good 7.5

Score based on 1,092 reviews

View all 4 locations

Budget

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 4,239 reviews

View all 2 locations

Dollar

Agency score: Good 7.3

Score based on 6,366 reviews

View all 2 locations

Firefly

Agency score: Good 6.9

Score based on 1,250 reviews

View all 2 locations

Europcar

Agency score: Good 7.6

Score based on 358 reviews

View all 7 locations

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

Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Nearby attractions:
Edinburgh Zoo 4.0 mi
Edinburgh Corn Exchange 5.1 mi
Murrayfield Stadium 5.2 mi
Dean Village 5.9 mi
Edinburgh International Conference Centre 6.3 mi
Glasgow Intl Airport
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Nearby attractions:
Edinburgh Zoo 45 mi
Edinburgh Corn Exchange 46 mi
Murrayfield Stadium 46 mi
Dean Village 47 mi
Pentland Hills Regional Park 47 mi
Newcastle upon Tyne Airport
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Nearby attractions:
Pentland Hills Regional Park 83 mi
Portobello Beach 84 mi
Royal Commonwealth Pool 85 mi
George Square 86 mi
Our Dynamic Earth 86 mi

Distance to popular hotels from Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport

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

Holiday Inn Edinburgh

132 Corstorphine Road

4.1 mi from airport

Leonardo Royal Edinburgh Haymarket

1 Morrison Link

6.1 mi from airport

Intercontinental Edinburgh The George

19-21 George Street

6.8 mi from airport

Novotel Edinburgh Park

15 Lochside Avenue

2.9 mi from airport

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Princes Street

6.4 mi from airport

ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile

77 South Bridge

7.2 mi from airport

Kimpton Charlotte Square

38 Charlotte Square

6.4 mi from airport

Yotel Edinburgh

68-73 Queen Street

6.4 mi from airport

Ibis Budget Hotel Edinburgh Park

Edinburgh Business Park 6 Lochside View

2.2 mi from airport

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh

1 Festival Square

6.4 mi from airport

Safestay Edinburgh Royal Mile

50 Blackfriars Street

7.2 mi from airport

The Balmoral Hotel

1 Princes Street

7.1 mi from airport

Haymarket Hub Hotel

7 Clifton Terrace

6.0 mi from airport

Aparthotel Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile

231 Canongate

7.4 mi from airport

Britannia Hotel Edinburgh

69 Belford Road

5.8 mi from airport

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club

Kirknewton

3.2 mi from airport

Edinburgh Marriott Hotel

111 Glasgow Road

2.4 mi from airport

Residence Inn by Marriott Edinburgh

36 Simpson Loan Quartermile

7.0 mi from airport

Car Hire in Edinburgh

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

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 August?

For a weekend in August, the best deals in Edinburgh start from around £2 up to around £34. For a one-week car hire in Edinburgh, prices in August average £21, 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 August?

With temperatures averaging 13 °C and precipitation usually 60 mm during August, 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 August and is a popular choice for travellers heading to Edinburgh. Hiring a Standard in Edinburgh will cost you £37/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 £48 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.


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