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Most popular cities to hire a car in France

Compare car hire prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
£22 - £36 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN FRANCE Bastia 29% cheaper Car hire in Bastia is usually the cheapest in France at £22 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN FRANCE Limoges 14% more expensive Limoges usually has the highest-priced car hire rates in France, with rentals averaging £36 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN FRANCE Paris 89% more users visited More momondo users search for car hire in Paris than any other region in France.

Car hire companies in France

Below is a list of every nation-wide car hire agency, how many locations they have across the country, and what popular cities you can find them in
keddy by Europcar
556 locations
Paris £17/day
Marseille £27/day
Lyon £15/day
Nice £24/day
Lille £17/day
Europcar
491 locations
Paris £53/day
Marseille £54/day
Lyon £31/day
Nantes £44/day
Nice £45/day
Hertz
402 locations
Paris £48/day
Lille £18/day
Toulouse £45/day
Lyon £42/day
Grenoble £42/day
Rent A Car
364 locations
Montpellier £21/day
Marseille £58/day
Nice £26/day
Avis
307 locations
Paris £36/day
Lyon £31/day
Poitiers £21/day
Toulouse £29/day
Nice £33/day
Sixt
169 locations
Paris £54/day
Lyon £45/day
Marseille £42/day
Toulouse £38/day
Bordeaux £49/day

Most popular car hire types

Below are the most popular car hire types in France and the cheapest cities in which to rent them
Small
Small

Best value

Nice

£21/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Cannes

£34/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

Montpellier

£29/day
Small

No. 3 most popular

Rennes

£26/day
Small

No. 4 most popular

Marseille

£41/day
Small

No. 5 most popular

Grenoble

£38/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Rennes

£39/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Cannes

£57/day
Medium

No. 2 most popular

Montpellier

£52/day
Medium

No. 3 most popular

Marseille

£59/day
Medium

No. 4 most popular

Grenoble

£79/day
Medium

No. 5 most popular

Toulon

£42/day
Van
Van

Best value

Nantes

£47/day
Van

No. 1 most popular

Montpellier

£76/day
Van

No. 2 most popular

Cannes

£78/day
Van

No. 3 most popular

Grenoble

£116/day
Van

No. 4 most popular

Marseille

£73/day
Van

No. 5 most popular

Paris

£176/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Rennes

£29/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Montpellier

£50/day
SUV

No. 2 most popular

Cannes

£48/day
SUV

No. 3 most popular

Toulouse

£30/day
SUV

No. 4 most popular

Lille

£46/day
SUV

No. 5 most popular

Narbonne

£37/day
Large
Large

Best value

Rennes

£48/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Cannes

£89/day
Large

No. 2 most popular

Montpellier

£78/day
Large

No. 3 most popular

Marseille

£89/day
Large

No. 4 most popular

Lille

£63/day
Large

No. 5 most popular

Béziers

£96/day

Hiring a car in France

Before you book your car hire, here are a few tips and rules you should know about driving in France

What is the cheapest car hire agency in France?

The most affordable car hire agency in France is INTERRENT . Travellers have found INTERRENT rental cars for as little as £15/day at some locations, which is a cheaper deal compared to the national average price of £38/day. Keep in mind that prices tend to vary depending on your car hire needs.

What is the most popular car hire agency in France?

INTERRENT is the most popular car hire company in France with 13% of momondo users selecting this agency in the past month. INTERRENT also has 33 reviewsand a score of 7.8 out of 10, making this car rental agency a popular choice among travellers.

What car hire company in France has the most locations?

Sunnycars is the car hire company in France that currently has the most locations. With 878 car rental centres across the country, you should have no issue finding one of their locations at your destination. Consider visiting Paris, the most popular city in France. Sunnycars has a large presence here with over 47 locations - many of which can be found within the airport and city centre.

What side of the road do people in France drive on?

People drive on the right in France. If you are travelling to France from a country that drives on the opposite side of the road, then this may take some getting used to, especially if you intend to hire a car during your stay.

How good are the roads in France?

As of 2019, France ranked 7 out of 137 countries for road quality. France received a road quality score of 6.1, which is based on a scale of 1 to 7, with 7 being the best possible score.

What is the drink driving limit in France?

The highest Blood Alcohol Concentration you can have in France while still legally able to operate a vehicle is 2.38 mg/l. However, some regions or cities within France might have different BAC limits, so it’s important to do your research before you travel. France has strict laws against individuals who drink-drive when they are younger than the legal drinking age of 18.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in France?

Travellers to France usually opt to hire a Economy as their car of choice. This may be due to the weather during their stay, the activities they have planned, or their budget. In the past 30 days, 26% of our users rented a Economy for their trip to France at an average cost of £20 per day.

How much does petrol cost in France?

As of last week, the average price of petrol in France was £1.19 per litre. According to our data, France has neither the most expensive nor the cheapest petrol prices in the world. Kuwait currently has the least expensive at £0.26 per litre, while Hong Kong has the most expensive at £1.70 per litre. Keep in mind that petrol prices change regularly and may be different during your travel dates.

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