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Most popular cities to hire a car in Switzerland

Compare car hire prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
£37 - £84 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN SWITZERLAND Geneva 34% cheaper Car hire in Geneva is usually the cheapest in Switzerland at £37 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN SWITZERLAND Interlaken 49% more expensive Interlaken usually has the highest-priced car hire rates in Switzerland, with rentals averaging £84 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN SWITZERLAND Geneva 65% more users visited More momondo users search for car hire in Geneva than any other region in Switzerland.

Car hire companies in Switzerland

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
Europcar
103 locations
Zurich £59/day
Bern £62/day
Basel £70/day
Lugano £76/day
Geneva £37/day
Hertz
51 locations
Geneva £41/day
Zurich £65/day
Basel £78/day
Lausanne £37/day
Avis
30 locations
Zurich £59/day
Geneva £39/day
Vevey £34/day
Dollar
20 locations
Zurich £34/day
Basel £31/day
Geneva £35/day
Thrifty
20 locations
Zurich £41/day
Basel £64/day
Geneva £30/day
Lugano £49/day
Budget
18 locations
Zurich £56/day
Geneva £40/day

Most popular car hire types

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

Best value

Geneva

£38/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Zurich

£46/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

Bern

£50/day
Small

No. 3 most popular

Bellinzona

£52/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Zurich

£54/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Bern

£78/day
Medium

No. 2 most popular

Geneva

£64/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Geneva

£48/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Zurich

£60/day
Van
Van

Best value

Zurich

£82/day
Van

No. 1 most popular

Geneva

£103/day
Large
Large

Best value

Geneva

£66/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Zurich

£83/day

Hiring a car in Switzerland

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

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Switzerland?

At the moment, the cheapest car hire agency in Switzerland is keddy by Europcar, through whom users can find deals for as low as £15 per day. Users who book a rental car with keddy by Europcar tend to find prices that are lower than the £72 per day national average. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on where you are renting, how many days you hire for, and the type of car you choose.

What is the most popular car hire agency in Switzerland?

Europcar is currently the most popular car hire company in Switzerland, with 27% of users selecting their services in the past month. Europcar is also popular due to their 64 reviews and average customer satisfaction score of 8.4 out of 10. Keep in mind that your destination within Switzerland might not have any Europcar car rental locations, so you should always have a backup agency in mind.

What car hire company in Switzerland has the most locations?

Sunnycars has more car hire locations within Switzerland than any other agency. With 106 locations scattered throughout the country, you are bound to find one of their rental car centres either at your destination airport or within the city. Sunnycars tends to have locations in the top must-see cities across Switzerland. Geneva, for example, has 8 Sunnycars locations.

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

Whether you hire or own a car in Switzerland, you are required by law to drive on the right. Keep in mind that if you do not feel comfortable driving on this side of the road, you can always call a taxi or opt for a ride share.

How good are the roads in Switzerland?

The road network in Switzerland has been scored 5.9 for its quality (1 lowest, 7 highest). This puts it at 9 in the world out of 137 other countries. Roads will vary significantly within the country’s different regions, so use scores as a rough guide or reference for comparison.

What is the drink driving limit in Switzerland?

The highest Blood Alcohol Concentration you can have in Switzerland while still legally able to operate a vehicle is 2.38 mg/l. However, some regions or cities within Switzerland might have different BAC limits, so it’s important to do your research before you travel. Note that the legal drinking age in Switzerland is 16. Steeper penalties will be given to those driving a vehicle who are under the legal drinking age.

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

The most popular type of car to hire in Switzerland is a Compact. 27% of our users also chose this type of car for their travels to Switzerland. If a Compact fits your needs during your stay, then you can expect to pay around £17 per day for your rental. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on what city you visit and what car hire company you choose.

How much does petrol cost in Switzerland?

Last week, the price of petrol in Switzerland was £1.21 per litre on average. This is subject to change based the city you visit, time of year, and the country’s current economy. If you change your mind about hiring a car in Switzerland, Kuwait has some of the lowest petrol prices in the world at £0.26 per litre as of last week. Hong Kong, in comparison, has on average the most expensive prices at £1.76 per litre but is still a great option for those looking to rent a car.

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