Car hire United Kingdom

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Most popular cities to hire a car in United Kingdom

Compare car hire prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
£20 - £30 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN UNITED KINGDOM Manchester 13% cheaper Car hire in Manchester is usually the cheapest in United Kingdom at £20 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN UNITED KINGDOM Bradford 28% more expensive Bradford usually has the highest-priced car hire rates in United Kingdom, with rentals averaging £30 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN UNITED KINGDOM London 82% more users visited More momondo users search for car hire in London than any other region in United Kingdom.

Car hire companies in United Kingdom

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
Enterprise
441 locations
London £47/day
Birmingham £42/day
Bristol £55/day
Leeds £46/day
Manchester £39/day
keddy by Europcar
281 locations
London £23/day
Birmingham £16/day
Belfast £18/day
Manchester £16/day
Europcar
209 locations
London £35/day
Manchester £29/day
Edinburgh £42/day
Birmingham £30/day
Bristol £18/day
Firefly
155 locations
London £30/day
Belfast £14/day
Bristol £12/day
Newcastle upon Tyne £20/day
Leeds £17/day
Hertz
143 locations
London £42/day
Leeds £23/day
Belfast £22/day
Manchester £31/day
Bristol £25/day
Budget
105 locations
London £31/day
Birmingham £23/day
Belfast £13/day
Manchester £22/day
Bristol £21/day
Thrifty
104 locations
London £27/day
Manchester £53/day
Sixt
89 locations
London £38/day
Belfast £21/day
Edinburgh £41/day
Manchester £35/day
Birmingham £40/day

Most popular car hire types

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

Best value

South Croydon

£15/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Coventry

£19/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

Romford

£30/day
Small

No. 3 most popular

Slough

£27/day
Small

No. 4 most popular

Huddersfield

£34/day
Small

No. 5 most popular

Lincoln

£27/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Coventry

£40/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Slough

£40/day
Medium

No. 2 most popular

Romford

£42/day
Medium

No. 3 most popular

Lincoln

£44/day
Medium

No. 4 most popular

Huddersfield

£72/day
Medium

No. 5 most popular

Glasgow

£46/day
Large
Large

Best value

Lincoln

£64/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Slough

£67/day
Large

No. 2 most popular

Romford

£76/day
Large

No. 3 most popular

Coventry

£67/day
Large

No. 4 most popular

Huddersfield

£78/day
Large

No. 5 most popular

Glasgow

£76/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Glasgow

£15/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Slough

£59/day
SUV

No. 2 most popular

Romford

£43/day
SUV

No. 3 most popular

Huddersfield

£48/day
SUV

No. 4 most popular

Coventry

£36/day
SUV

No. 5 most popular

Lincoln

£27/day
Van
Van

Best value

Manchester

£49/day
Van

No. 1 most popular

Coventry

£65/day
Van

No. 2 most popular

Romford

£67/day
Van

No. 3 most popular

Slough

£63/day
Van

No. 4 most popular

Huddersfield

£76/day
Van

No. 5 most popular

Wolverhampton

£114/day

Hiring a car in United Kingdom

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

What is the cheapest car hire agency in United Kingdom?

INTERRENT is the most affordable car hire agency in United Kingdom, with prices found for as low as £9 per day in some areas of the country. Comparatively, the average price to rent a car in United Kingdom is £31 per day.

What is the most popular car hire agency in United Kingdom?

GREEN MOTION is currently the most popular car hire company in United Kingdom, with 32% of users selecting their services in the past month. GREEN MOTION is also popular due to their 86 reviews and average customer satisfaction score of 4.9 out of 10. Keep in mind that your destination within United Kingdom might not have any GREEN MOTION car rental locations, so you should always have a backup agency in mind.

What car hire company in United Kingdom has the most locations?

Enterprise is the car hire company in United Kingdom that currently has the most locations. With 441 car rental centres across the country, you should have no issue finding one of their locations at your destination. London is one of the most popular cities to visit in United Kingdom, and you should have no trouble hiring a car from one of Enterprise’s 21 locations around the city.

What side of the road do people in United Kingdom drive on?

If you hire a car in United Kingdom, be aware that you are required to drive on the left at all times.

What is the drink driving limit in United Kingdom?

The drinking and driving limit in United Kingdom is 3.81 mg/l. Regions and cities within United Kingdom might have their own local drinking and driving laws on top of the country-wide mandated law, so be sure to check before booking your car hire. Note that the legal drinking age in United Kingdom is 18. 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 United Kingdom?

The most popular type of car to hire in United Kingdom is a Compact. 27% of our users also chose this type of car for their travels to United Kingdom. If a Compact fits your needs during your stay, then you can expect to pay around £13 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 United Kingdom?

On average, the price of petrol last week in United Kingdom was £1.34 per litre. If you change your mind about hiring a car in United Kingdom, Algeria has some of the lowest petrol prices in the world at £0.25 per litre as of last week. Hong Kong, in comparison, has on average the most expensive prices at £1.83 per litre but is still a great option for those looking to rent a car.


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