London Car Hire

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When is it cheapest to hire a car in London?

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£9 - £39
Family size
£37 - £66
Economy
£8 - £21

The cheapest time to hire a car in London is in January. The price is 40% lower than the rest of the year at just £10 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 London can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

London car hire deals found on momondo

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Convertible
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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 London. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£9/day
17 Aug - 31 Aug
London
Novotel London Stansted Hotel Round Coppice Road
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£9/day
17 Aug - 31 Aug
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£9/day
17 Aug - 31 Aug
London
Novotel London Stansted Hotel Round Coppice Road
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£9/day
17 Aug - 31 Aug
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£9/day
18 Aug - 29 Aug
London
Novotel London Stansted Hotel Round Coppice Road
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£9/day
18 Aug - 29 Aug
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£9/day
20 Aug - 30 Aug
London
Novotel London Stansted Hotel Round Coppice Road
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£9/day
20 Aug - 30 Aug
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£10/day
4 Sep - 7 Sep
London
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road - In Terminal
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£10/day
4 Sep - 7 Sep
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Toyota Corolla
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£10/day
17 Aug - 31 Aug
London
Novotel London Stansted Hotel Round Coppice Road
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£10/day
17 Aug - 31 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 London is £54/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
£11/day
17 Aug - 31 Aug
London
Novotel London Stansted Hotel Round Coppice Road
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£11/day
17 Aug - 31 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£11/day
16 Aug - 30 Aug
London
Novotel London Stansted Hotel Round Coppice Road
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£11/day
16 Aug - 30 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£11/day
18 Aug - 29 Aug
London
Novotel London Stansted Hotel Round Coppice Road
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£11/day
18 Aug - 29 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£12/day
4 Sep - 7 Sep
London
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road - In Terminal
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£12/day
4 Sep - 7 Sep
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£12/day
4 Sep - 6 Sep
London
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road - In Terminal
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£12/day
4 Sep - 6 Sep
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£13/day
4 Sep - 6 Sep
London
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road - In Terminal
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£13/day
4 Sep - 6 Sep
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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 London is £80/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
£19/day
24 Jul - 21 Aug
London
Stansted
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£19/day
24 Jul - 21 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£19/day
24 Jul - 21 Aug
London
10 12 Semley Place
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£19/day
24 Jul - 21 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£25/day
27 Aug - 4 Sep
London
London Stansted Airport
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£25/day
27 Aug - 4 Sep
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£25/day
23 Aug - 1 Sep
London
London Stansted Airport
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£25/day
23 Aug - 1 Sep
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£31/day
4 Sep - 7 Sep
London
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road - In Terminal
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£31/day
4 Sep - 7 Sep
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£32/day
4 Sep - 6 Sep
London
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road - In Terminal
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£32/day
4 Sep - 6 Sep
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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 London is £55/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
£14/day
3 Sep - 4 Sep
London
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road - In Terminal
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£14/day
3 Sep - 4 Sep
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£14/day
3 Sep - 4 Sep
London
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road - In Terminal
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£14/day
3 Sep - 4 Sep
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£15/day
17 Aug - 1 Sep
London
South Terminal
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£15/day
17 Aug - 1 Sep
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£15/day
17 Aug - 1 Sep
London
London Stansted Airport
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£15/day
17 Aug - 1 Sep
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Ford Escape
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£16/day
17 Aug - 31 Aug
London
London Stansted Airport
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£16/day
17 Aug - 31 Aug
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Ford Escape
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£16/day
17 Aug - 1 Sep
London
South Terminal
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£16/day
17 Aug - 1 Sep
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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 London is £76/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Class Minivan
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£19/day
4 Sep - 7 Sep
London
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road - In Terminal
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£19/day
4 Sep - 7 Sep
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Class Minivan
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£20/day
4 Sep - 6 Sep
London
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road - In Terminal
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£20/day
4 Sep - 6 Sep
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Class Minivan
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£20/day
4 Sep - 6 Sep
London
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road - In Terminal
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£20/day
4 Sep - 6 Sep
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Class Minivan
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£22/day
3 Sep - 4 Sep
London
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road - In Terminal
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£22/day
3 Sep - 4 Sep
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Class Minivan
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£22/day
3 Sep - 4 Sep
London
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road - In Terminal
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£22/day
3 Sep - 4 Sep
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Citroen Berlingo
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£22/day
24 Jul - 23 Aug
London
Terminal Building
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£22/day
24 Jul - 23 Aug
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Hiring a lorry is a good option if you plan on transporting equipment or larger loads while visiting London. 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
£53/day
4 Sep - 7 Sep
London
c/o Airparks, Grove Road
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£53/day
4 Sep - 7 Sep
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Ford F-150
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
£63/day
4 Sep - 7 Sep
London
Crowne Plaza Langley Drive
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£63/day
4 Sep - 7 Sep
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Ford F-150
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
£63/day
4 Sep - 7 Sep
London
C/O Sheraton Skyline Hotel, Bath Road, Hayes
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£63/day
4 Sep - 7 Sep
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Ford F-150
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
£66/day
4 Sep - 6 Sep
London
c/o Airparks, Grove Road
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£66/day
4 Sep - 6 Sep
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Ford F-150
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
£67/day
4 Sep - 6 Sep
London
c/o Airparks, Grove Road
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£67/day
4 Sep - 6 Sep
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Ford F-150
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
£74/day
4 Sep - 6 Sep
London
Crowne Plaza Langley Drive
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£74/day
4 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
£24/day
31 Jul - 28 Aug
London
Terminal Building
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£24/day
31 Jul - 28 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£24/day
24 Jul - 21 Aug
London
Terminal Building
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£24/day
24 Jul - 21 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£27/day
17 Aug - 31 Aug
London
London Stansted Airport
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£27/day
17 Aug - 31 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£27/day
17 Aug - 1 Sep
London
South Terminal
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£27/day
17 Aug - 1 Sep
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£28/day
17 Aug - 31 Aug
London
London Stansted Airport
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£28/day
17 Aug - 31 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£30/day
27 Aug - 4 Sep
London
South Terminal
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£30/day
27 Aug - 4 Sep
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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 London is £133/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
£78/day
1 Aug - 15 Aug
London
Upper Marsh
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£78/day
1 Aug - 15 Aug
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£120/day
24 Jul - 1 Sep
London
London Gatwick South Terminal
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£120/day
24 Jul - 1 Sep
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£120/day
24 Jul - 1 Sep
London
Northern Perimeter Road West
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£120/day
24 Jul - 1 Sep
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£120/day
24 Jul - 29 Aug
London
London Gatwick South Terminal
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£120/day
24 Jul - 29 Aug
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£120/day
24 Jul - 29 Aug
London
Northern Perimeter Road West
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£120/day
24 Jul - 29 Aug
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£121/day
24 Jul - 23 Aug
London
London Gatwick South Terminal
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£121/day
24 Jul - 23 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
£25/day
24 Aug - 4 Sep
London
Lower Forecourt Road
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£25/day
24 Aug - 4 Sep
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Class Special car
or similar Agency’s choice
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£26/day
3 Aug - 11 Aug
London
Coopers End Road
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£26/day
3 Aug - 11 Aug
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Class Special car
or similar Agency’s choice
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£26/day
3 Aug - 13 Aug
London
Coopers End Road
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£26/day
3 Aug - 13 Aug
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London Car Hire Directory

All major car hire suppliers in London

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Enterprise

Agency score: Excellent 8.5

Score based on 12,884 reviews

View all 21 locations

Avis

Agency score: Good 7.6

Score based on 2,275 reviews

View all 11 locations

Sixt

Agency score: Good 7.5

Score based on 1,145 reviews

View all 18 locations

Budget

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 4,328 reviews

View all 15 locations

Hertz

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 4,002 reviews

View all 14 locations

Europcar

Agency score: Good 7.6

Score based on 393 reviews

View all 20 locations

Firefly

Agency score: Good 7.3

Score based on 323 reviews

View all 10 locations

Easirent

Agency score: Okay 5.1

Score based on 166 reviews

View all 7 locations

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

London Gatwick Airport
London, United Kingdom
Nearby attractions:
Wimbledon Common 19.4 mi
Clapham Common 21 mi
Brixton Academy 22 mi
Battersea Park 22 mi
Chelsea Bridge 23 mi
London Heathrow Airport
London, United Kingdom
Nearby attractions:
Wembley Stadium 9.6 mi
Wimbledon Common 9.8 mi
Eventim Apollo 10.0 mi
Olympia 10.7 mi
Royal Albert Hall 12.2 mi
London Luton Airport
London, United Kingdom
Nearby attractions:
Alexandra Palace 22 mi
Wembley Stadium 22 mi
Regent's Park 25 mi
Russell Square 26 mi
Marble Arch 27 mi

Distance to popular hotels from London Gatwick Airport

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

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London

200 Westminster Bridge Road

24 mi from airport

Rest Up London - Hostel

172 New Kent Road

24 mi from airport

Royal Lancaster London

Lancaster Terrace

25 mi from airport

Barkston Rooms Earl's Court

1 Barkston Gardens

23 mi from airport

The Tower Hotel

St Katharine's Way

25 mi from airport

Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel

40 College Crescent

27 mi from airport

St Martins Lane

45 St Martin's Lane

25 mi from airport

Safestay London Kensington Holland Park

Holland Walk

24 mi from airport

Sunborn London

1 Royal Victoria Dock

26 mi from airport

DoubleTree by Hilton London -Westminster

30 John Islip Street

23 mi from airport

Yha London St Pancras

79-81 Euston Road

26 mi from airport

The Strand Palace Hotel

372 Strand

25 mi from airport

Best Western London Queens Crystal Palace Hotel

122 Church Road

18.4 mi from airport

Intercontinental London - The O2

Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula

25 mi from airport

Sea Containers London

20 Upper Ground

24 mi from airport

Park Plaza London Riverbank

18 Albert Embankment

23 mi from airport

Grange St Pauls

10 Godliman Street

25 mi from airport

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Tower of London

7 Pepys Street

25 mi from airport

Car Hire in London

We've had 83,493 searches from users looking to hire a car in London this month so far.

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

Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis are some of the companies offering enhanced cleaning options to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in London. Vehicles are always cleaned regularly, however, some agencies are now going above and beyond to ensure cars are sanitised. You can check to see all agencies in London offering this service by searching and filtering for that option on momondo. 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 London in August?

For August in London, the average price from these searches for a weekend hire was £36 - but some users found deals as low as £1. Stretching your hire over seven days shifts the price range to about £2 to £18.

Is there a fee to cancel my London car hire?

When you hire a car in London, popular agencies such as Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis will generally offer free cancellation. While momondo does not have any control over cancellation policies for rental cars in London, we can help you find the cheapest car to hire for your upcoming trip.

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

A standard is the ideal car to hire when visiting London in August. On average, London receives 60 mm of precipitation and temperatures hover around 14 °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 London will cost you £31/day on average.

Which car hire company in London has the most locations?

The city of London has 31 locations owned by keddy by Europcar, with an average daily rate of £25.

What is the speed limit in London?

The speed limit in London is 30 mph, unless otherwise stated on road signs. London also has a suburban speed limit of 60 mph which is strictly enforced. If you find yourself on a motorway in London, be aware that the speed limit is generally 70 mph.


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