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Car Hire in France

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Orleans Railway Station Car Hire
Mini
Toyota Aygo or comparable
Toyota Aygo
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 13.33 / per day
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City Centre Car Hire
Mini
Toyota Aygo or comparable
Toyota Aygo
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 15.26 / per day
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Paris-Gare de Lyon Railway Station Car Hire
Economy
Opel Corsa or comparable
Opel Corsa
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 15.32 / per day
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Paris Orly Airport Car Hire
Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Man.
Budget
£ 17.38 / per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Rennes–Saint-Jacques Airport Car Hire
Economy
Opel Corsa or comparable
Opel Corsa
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 2x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 17.98 / per day
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La Môle - Saint Tropez Airport Car Hire
Economy
Opel Corsa or comparable
Opel Corsa
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 18.00 / per day
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City Centre Car Hire
Economy
Peugeot 208 or comparable
Peugeot 208
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 18.25 / per day
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Strasbourg Railway Station Car Hire
Mini
Peugeot 108 or comparable
Peugeot 108
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 2x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
£ 18.30 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 22:52 on 2021-01-20.

Travel Information

Language
French
Currency
EUR
Dialing code
33
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
80 km/h
50 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

One-way Car Hire in France

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

  • From France to Italy - 366 offers from £ 324.12 per day
  • From France to Spain - 260 offers from £ 83.53 per day
  • From France to Germany - 285 offers from £ 58.13 per day
  • From France to Switzerland - 81 offers from £ 63.20 per day
  • From France to Netherlands - 48 offers from £ 148.47 per day

Top 20 Most Popular Cities in France

  1. Car Hire in Paris starting at £ 15.19 per day
  2. Car Hire in Lyon starting at £ 18.11 per day
  3. Car Hire in Nice starting at £ 19.89 per day
  4. Car Hire in Marseille starting at £ 17.32 per day
  5. Car Hire in Toulouse starting at £ 17.38 per day
  6. Car Hire in Bastia starting at £ 21.65 per day
  7. Car Hire in Figari starting at £ 24.46 per day
  8. Car Hire in Lille starting at £ 17.73 per day
  9. Car Hire in Ajaccio starting at £ 21.65 per day
  10. Car Hire in Bordeaux starting at £ 17.73 per day
  11. Car Hire in Montpellier starting at £ 18.11 per day
  12. Car Hire in Nantes starting at £ 17.73 per day
  13. Car Hire in Grenoble starting at £ 28.25 per day
  14. Car Hire in Toulon starting at £ 17.42 per day
  15. Car Hire in Perpignan starting at £ 19.31 per day
  16. Car Hire in Aix-en-Provence starting at £ 18.11 per day
  17. Car Hire in Caen starting at £ 17.73 per day
  18. Car Hire in Cannes starting at £ 17.32 per day
  19. Car Hire in Strasbourg starting at £ 17.38 per day
  20. Car Hire in Massy starting at £ 15.51 per day

Top 20 Most Popular Destinations in France

  1. Car Hire at Paris Orly Airport starting at £ 16.22 per day
  2. Car Hire at Nice Airport starting at £ 17.24 per day
  3. Car Hire at Marseille Provence Airport starting at £ 17.32 per day
  4. Car Hire at Figari-Sud Corse Airport starting at £ 24.46 per day
  5. Car Hire at Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport starting at £ 13.07 per day
  6. Car Hire at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport starting at £ 17.38 per day
  7. Car Hire at Corsica Ajaccio Airport starting at £ 21.65 per day
  8. Car Hire at Lyon-Perrache Railway Station starting at £ 14.36 per day
  9. Car Hire at Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport starting at £ 17.73 per day
  10. Car Hire at Nice Railway Station starting at £ 17.24 per day
  11. Car Hire at Lille Airport starting at £ 17.73 per day
  12. Car Hire at Toulouse Railway Station starting at £ 18.12 per day
  13. Car Hire at Lille Europe Railway Station starting at £ 17.80 per day
  14. Car Hire at Nantes Atlantique Airport starting at £ 17.73 per day
  15. Car Hire at Montpellier Railway Station starting at £ 17.38 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in France?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in France fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in France
£ 30.49
January
£ 40.39
February
£ 34.25
March
£ 38.38
April
£ 43.57
May
£ 47.53
June
£ 57.90
July
£ 42.19
August
£ 30.33
September
£ 34.37
October
£ 31.89
November
£ 44.59
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in France is September with prices starting at £ 30.33 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is July with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 57.90. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 40. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

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

Hirers picking up a car in France keep them for an average of 10 days during in January, while those picking up their cars in August keep them for an average of 6.
Average Hire Length in France
10
January
9
February
8
March
7
April
7
May
7
June
7
July
6
August
7
September
6
October
6
November
7
December

What month is the most favoured for hiring a car in France?

Though France is popular for travellers all year long, the month for which the highest number of people search for a hire car is in March. in November is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in France Compared to the Yearly Average
14%
January
444%
February
458%
March
14%
April
18%
May
15%
June
18%
July
17%
August
55%
September
52%
October
10%
November
84%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Ace Rent a car Opel Astra 5 2 Medium cars
Ace Rent a car Opel Adam 2 1 Small cars
Goldcar Peugeot 208 5 2 Small cars
Ace Rent a car Volkswagen Polo 5 1 Small cars
Keddy Toyota Aygo 3 1 Small cars
Interrent Peugeot 208 5 2 Small cars
Goldcar Peugeot 108 3 1 Small cars
Alamo Renault Twingo 3 1 Small cars
SIXT Peugeot 308 4 2 Medium cars
Alamo Citroen C3 4 2 Small cars

Top 13 Hire Companies in France in 2021

National
National
Remarkable 9.2
0490273007
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR, GARE TGV PLACE DE L EUROPE
SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9
+33553470940
Place Rabelais
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.9
+330442690663
D9, Gare Tgv, 13290 Aix-en-Provence
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.8
+330553473740
120 BOULEVARD CARNOT
Working hours
Mon:08:00-12:00; 14:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-12:00; 14:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-12:00; 14:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-12:00; 14:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-12:00; 14:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-12:00
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.7
+330442690663
D9, Gare Tgv, 13290 Aix-en-Provence
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.5
+330553473740
120 BOULEVARD CARNOT
Working hours
Mon:08:00-12:00; 14:00-19:00
Tue:08:00-12:00; 14:00-19:00
Wed:08:00-12:00; 14:00-19:00
Thu:08:00-12:00; 14:00-19:00
Fri:08:00-12:00; 14:00-19:00
Sat:08:00-12:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
0545698613
Gare Sncf
Working hours
Mon:09:00-13:00; 16:00-18:00
Tue:09:00-13:00; 16:00-18:00
Wed:09:00-13:00; 16:00-18:00
Thu:09:00-13:00; 16:00-18:00
Fri:09:00-13:00; 16:00-18:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+330495545409
Bastia AirportBp 20 - Lucciana
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:30
Tue:07:00-23:30
Wed:07:00-23:30
Thu:09:00-23:00
Fri:09:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:30
Sun:07:00-23:30
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
0967490785
Aeroport De Bastia Poretta
Working hours
Mon:10:00-14:00
Tue:10:00-14:00
Wed:10:00-14:00
Thu:10:00-14:00
Fri:10:00-14:00
Sat:10:00-14:00
Sun:10:00-14:00
Rhodium
Rhodium
Great 7.6
+33185654704
7 Espl. de l'Europe, 64600 Anglet
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-22:30
Interrent
Interrent
Great 7.3
+33967333589 / +33180202262
7 Espl. de l'Europe, 64600 Anglet
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:00
Tue:08:00-23:00
Wed:08:00-23:00
Thu:08:00-23:00
Fri:08:00-23:00
Sat:08:00-23:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.1
+33776338501 / +33185654704 / +18778223872
7 Esplanade de l'Europe, 64600 Anglet
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:00
Tue:08:00-23:00
Wed:08:00-23:00
Thu:08:00-23:00
Fri:08:00-23:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-23:00
Goldcar
Goldcar
Great 7.1
+33185654704
7 Espl. de l'Europe, 64600 Anglet
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:00
Tue:08:00-23:00
Wed:08:00-23:00
Thu:08:00-23:00
Fri:08:00-23:00
Sat:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-22:30
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