Car Hire in Bulgaria

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Golden Sands Hotel
Economy
Kia Rio or comparable
Kia Rio
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£7.97 per day
City Centre
Mini
Kia Picanto or comparable
Kia Picanto
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Goldcar
£10.68 per day
City Centre
Compact
Kia Ceed or comparable
Kia Ceed
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Thrifty
£15.13 per day
Burgas Delivery within city limits
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla Sedan or comparable
Toyota Corolla Sedan
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Top Rent A Car
£17.93 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

City Centre
Full-size SUV
Toyota C-HR or comparable
Toyota C-HR
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Green Rent A Car
£21.07 per day
City Centre
Standard
Volkswagen Passat or comparable
Volkswagen Passat
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£32.76 per day
Burgas Airport
Oversized Monospace
Renault Kangoo or comparable
Renault Kangoo
  • 5
  • 5
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
CarRent
£43.50 per day
Burgas Airport
Intermediate Elite Van
Renault Grand Scenic or comparable
Renault Grand Scenic
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Optimo Rent
£56.46 per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 06:48 on 2024-07-13.

Travel Information

Languages
Bulgarian, Macedonian, Turkish, Albanian
Currency
BGN
Drive on
Right-hand side
Dialing code
+359
Average car hire price
£26 per day
Average car hire length
9 days
Speed limit within city centre
20 - 50 km/h or 12 - 31 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
90 - 130 km/h or 56 - 81 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Score
9.3 / 10
Average petrol price
£1.18 per litre or £4.45 per gallon
Lowest petrol price
£1.10 per litre or £4.16 per gallon
Highest petrol price
£1.37 per litre or £5.18 per gallon

One-way Car Hire in Bulgaria

Here are the most popular one-way car hire options for pickup in Bulgaria and drop off in another country:

  • From Bulgaria to Croatia - 143 offers from £44.17 per day
  • From Bulgaria to Romania - 15 offers from £28.14 per day
  • From Bulgaria to Macedonia - 15 offers from £28.14 per day
  • From Bulgaria to Bosnia and Herzegovina - 21 offers from £40.94 per day
  • From Bulgaria to Serbia - 70 offers from £30.93 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

In which month is car hire in Bulgaria the most affordable?

Prices for hiring a car in Bulgaria fluctuate depending on the time of year. This table and graph can help you find the best bargain.
Average price for hiring a car per day in Bulgaria
£9.46
January
£13.39
February
£11.92
March
£12.01
April
£13.36
May
£19.46
June
£31.87
July
£33.14
August
£17.53
September
£10.61
October
£9.61
November
£16.49
December
The best month to hire a car in Bulgaria is January — when the average price for a hire is £9.46 per day. This is 43% less than the yearly average and 71% less than hiring a car in August (when the average price is £33.14 per day).

This information can help you determine the low season. But note that these prices are only averages. The cost of your hire is determined by the type of car you select, the length of time you hire it for and how much in advance you book. Simply type in your dates in the form at the top of the page in order to find out the exact prices.

How many days do people keep their hire cars, on average, in Bulgaria?

How long renters typically keep their vehicle sometimes varies depending on the time of year. Travelers tend to keep their rental cars longer in July — an average of 10 days. They tend to keep them for a shorter time in February — an average of 7 days.
Average number of hire days in Bulgaria
8
January
7
February
8
March
9
April
9
May
9
June
10
July
9
August
8
September
7
October
7
November
8
December

Which month is most favoured for hiring a car in Bulgaria?

Given the number of customers searching for a car in Bulgaria, August is the most popular, while January is the month that sees the lowest demand.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in Bulgaria Compared to the Yearly Average
44%
January
58%
February
53%
March
62%
April
95%
May
134%
June
180%
July
201%
August
159%
September
115%
October
45%
November
53%
December

Car hire information

Car hire locations 97
Airport locations 4
Popular suppliers Top Rent A Car, BOJONE, Low Cost Cars, Green Rent A Car, CarRent
Popular car categories Small cars, Medium cars, SUVs, Station wagons
Lowest price £8 per day
Cheapest supplier SIXT

Most popular car models of suppliers

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Top Rent A Car Citroen C3 5 1 Small cars
Low Cost Cars Dacia Sandero 5 1 Small cars
Top Rent A Car Hyundai i20 5 1 Small cars
Low Cost Cars Renault Clio Grandtour 5 2 Station wagons
Green Rent A Car Toyota Aygo X 5 2 SUVs
Top Rent A Car Opel Mokka 5 2 SUVs
Autounion Peugeot 208 5 1 Small cars
Top Rent A Car Renault Clio 5 1 Small cars
BOJONE Hyundai i20 5 2 Medium cars
Green Rent A Car Toyota Yaris Cross 5 2 SUVs

Our customers' reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have the option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic.

Bulgaria
Kia Picanto
26 June 2024
Sofia is Great for visit
United Kingdom
Hyundai i10
13 June 2024
Was ok
United Kingdom
Dacia Sandero
30 May 2024
We had a couple of nights at the Bachkovo Monestery which was really nice plus an amazing 3 nights at a self-catering apartment high up on the Rhodope mountains.
United Kingdom
Hyundai i20
12 May 2024
Very good car and very nice staff,I recommend that company for rent car good service and good price.
United Kingdom
Citroen C3
12 April 2024
Visiting family!
United Kingdom
Volkswagen Up
5 March 2024
Great skiing and meeting new friends
United Kingdom
Skoda Fabia
1 February 2024
Good skiing
United Kingdom
Renault Megane
29 August 2023
We drove all over the country and had a great time.
United Kingdom
Kia Picanto
1 February 2023
Visited Borovets. Fantastic ski resort with great food and dining. Snow was fantastic and mountain walks were amazing.
United Kingdom
Hyundai i10
23 January 2023
A lovely restful time for my wife to spend time with her sister.
United Kingdom
Hyundai I10
15 August 2022
Varna was great , hotel casa fiore was brilliant. Roads not so great but would go again. Visit the vineyard
United Kingdom
Renault Clio
10 July 2022
When picking up the car very carefully inspect all previous scratches and dents to the car, otherwise on return it will be classified as your fault. Do not trust company person who gives you the list of previous scratches the car had, make sure to go over the whole car yourself.
United Kingdom
Dacia Logan MCV
30 May 2022
Brillant experience.
United Kingdom
Opel Corsa Hatchback
23 May 2022
We travelled over three thousand kilometres.in Bulgaria on a birdwatching holiday .the county is beautiful.and outside of the town's and city's the roads are very quiet
United Kingdom
Dacia Lodgy
22 April 2022
Visit Sofia twice a year to see family
United Kingdom
VW T-Roc
8 November 2021
All round decent service from a good company. Helpful staff and new cars.
United Kingdom
Opel Corsa
24 October 2021
Car was quite old and this I think was reflected in performance of car. It seemed to struggle on changing gear and seemed to also use quite a lot of fuel.
United Kingdom
Renault Megane
24 May 2021
everything was just fine Thanks
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Car Hire Statistics

Highest-rated company
Lucky Rent A Car
9.5 / 10
)
Lowest-rated company
NUCarrentals
5.2 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
112
Total rental companies
34
Average daily price
£25.68
Lowest daily price
£7.97
Total cars available
4470

Top 34 suppliers in Bulgaria in 2024

Lucky Rent A Car
Lucky Rent A Car
Exceptional 9.5 / 40 reviews
2 locations
£77 - £78
Speed Rent A Car
Speed Rent A Car
Exceptional 9.4 / 324 reviews
1 location
£29 - £61
Lion Rent A Car
Lion Rent A Car
Exceptional 9.3 / 196 reviews
5 locations
£39 - £104
BOJONE
BOJONE
Exceptional 9.2 / 627 reviews
3 locations
£44 - £88
Ride Rent A Car
Ride Rent A Car
Exceptional 9 / 11 reviews
2 locations
£26 - £75
Green Rent A Car
Green Rent A Car
Very good 8.9 / 188 reviews
37 locations
£12 - £122
WheeGo
WheeGo
Very good 8.8 / 9 reviews
1 location
£18 - £90
Sky Rent A Car
Sky Rent A Car
Very good 8.7 / 35 reviews
44 locations
£35 - £64
Top Rent A Car
Top Rent A Car
Very good 8.6 / 650 reviews
81 locations
£14 - £248
SIXT
SIXT
Very good 8.5 / 64 reviews
10 locations
£8 - £220
Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8.5 / 23 reviews
4 locations
£12 - £52
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.5 / 14 reviews
6 locations
£14 - £57
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 8.4 / 65 reviews
1 location
£67 - £80
CarRent
CarRent
Very good 8.3 / 382 reviews
2 locations
£38 - £92
Low Cost Cars
Low Cost Cars
Very good 8.3 / 148 reviews
83 locations
£12 - £90
Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8.2 / 7 reviews
1 location
£70 - £88
Budget
Budget
Very good 8.1 / 12 reviews
3 locations
£46 - £74
Dives Rent a car
Dives Rent a car
Good 7.9 / 206 reviews
7 locations
£31 - £94
Autounion
Autounion
Good 7.9 / 182 reviews
6 locations
£25 - £262
Drive Rent A Car Bulgaria
Drive Rent A Car Bulgaria
Good 7.9 / 34 reviews
3 locations
£116 - £179
Sharr Express
Sharr Express
Good 7.8
1 location
£26 - £151
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.7 / 9 reviews
5 locations
£12 - £181
Avis
Avis
Good 7.7 / 2 reviews
3 locations
£59 - £143
National
National
Good 7.7
1 location
£76 - £96
Goldcar
Goldcar
Good 7.5 / 3 reviews
4 locations
£11 - £79
Optimo Rent
Optimo Rent
Good 7.5
3 locations
£39 - £78
EXER
EXER
Good 7.3 / 4 reviews
1 location
£27 - £207
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Satisfactory 6.9 / 202 reviews
6 locations
£26 - £100
AddCar
AddCar
Satisfactory 6.6 / 213 reviews
3 locations
£21 - £184
ACARENT
ACARENT
Satisfactory 6.5 / 19 reviews
9 locations
£45 - £275
Surprice
Surprice
Satisfactory 6.4 / 251 reviews
1 location
£23 - £137
ABBYCAR
ABBYCAR
Satisfactory 6.4 / 16 reviews
4 locations
£54 - £392
EasyRentBulgaria
EasyRentBulgaria
Poor 5.7 / 223 reviews
4 locations
£31 - £434
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Poor 5.2 / 39 reviews
4 locations
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