Car Hire in Germany

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Cologne Bonn Airport
Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Flex To Go
£ 10.84 / per day
Cologne Bonn Airport
Economy
Skoda Fabia or comparable
Skoda Fabia
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
WheeGo
£ 12.23 / per day
City Centre
Compact
Skoda Kamiq or comparable
Skoda Kamiq
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 16.89 / per day
City Centre
Economy Elite
Opel Corsa or comparable
Opel Corsa
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
£ 20.16 / per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

City Centre
Intermediate Commercial Van/Truck
Volkswagen Caddy or comparable
Volkswagen Caddy
  • 2
  • 5
  • 4
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 20.56 / per day
Munich Airport
Standard SUV
Peugeot 3008 or comparable
Peugeot 3008
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Ok Mobility
£ 22.74 / per day
Leipzig Central Railway Station
Compact Elite
BMW 1 Series or comparable
BMW 1 Series
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 28.87 / per day
City Centre
Full-size
Citroen DS7 or comparable
Citroen DS7
  • 4
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
£ 31.88 / 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 08:48 on 2024-04-20.

Travel Information

Languages
German, Russian, Turkish, Polish
Currency
EUR
Drive on
Right-hand side
Dialing code
+49
Average car hire price
£ 21 per day
Average car hire length
5 days
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h or 31 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
100 km/h or 62 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Score
9.3 / 10
Average gasoline price
£ 1.51 per litre or £ 5.71 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
£ 1.47 per litre or £ 5.58 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.64 per litre or £ 6.20 / 1 gallon

One-way Car Hire in Germany

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

  • From Germany to Poland - 1225 offers from £ 61.96 per day
  • From Germany to Italy - 534 offers from £ 42.58 per day
  • From Germany to Switzerland - 293 offers from £ 53.74 per day
  • From Germany to Austria - 681 offers from £ 41.70 per day
  • From Germany to Hungary - 316 offers from £ 44.89 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data shows how prices for hiring a car in Germany fluctuate depending on the season. This graph can help you find the best bargain.
Average price for hiring a car per day in Germany
£ 37.28
January
£ 35.88
February
£ 38.28
March
£ 37.06
April
£ 46.74
May
£ 47.67
June
£ 47.27
July
£ 44.13
August
£ 45.22
September
£ 36.07
October
£ 35.92
November
£ 43.06
December
The best month to hire a car in Germany is February — when the average price for a hire is £ 35.88 per day. This is 13% less than the yearly average and 25% less than hiring a car in June (when the average price is £ 47.67 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 Germany?

Car hire lengths can vary according to the time of year. Longer periods of car hire are more common in July with an average of 8 days. Shorter periods of car hire are more common in January with an average of 5 days.
Average number of hire days in Germany
5
January
5
February
5
March
5
April
6
May
7
June
8
July
7
August
6
September
5
October
5
November
6
December

Which month is the most favoured for hiring a car in Germany?

Given the number of customers searching for a car in Germany, the month in which the highest number of people search for a hire car is July, while March is the month that sees the lowest demand for them.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in Germany Compared to the Yearly Average
98%
January
85%
February
78%
March
83%
April
92%
May
111%
June
135%
July
124%
August
110%
September
103%
October
82%
November
100%
December

Car Hire Information

Car hire locations 646
Airport locations 30
Popular suppliers Enterprise, Ok Mobility, WheeGo, Alamo, Europcar
Popular car categories Small cars, Medium cars, SUVs, Large cars
Lowest price £ 11 per day
Cheapest supplier Flex To Go

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Enterprise Fiat Ducato Cargo 4 13 Large cars
WheeGo Skoda Fabia 3 2 Small cars
Ok Mobility Volkswagen Polo 5 2 Small cars
WheeGo Fiat Panda 3 2 Small cars
Ok Mobility Audi Q2 5 2 SUVs
WheeGo Hyundai i30 5 2 Medium cars
Enterprise Nissan Qashqai 5 2 SUVs
Enterprise Toyota Aygo 3 2 Small cars
Ok Mobility Volkswagen Golf 5 2 Medium cars
Enterprise Volkswagen Golf 5 2 Medium cars

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an 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, verified, and trustworthy.

United Kingdom
Cupra Born
13 April 2024
Keddy are excellent everytime!
United Kingdom
Nissan Qashqai
17 February 2024
I was in business trip, all went well, thank you for asking.
United Kingdom
Volkswagen T-Roc
22 October 2023
Walks in the nature. Beautiful nature.
United Kingdom
Volkswagen Golf
3 September 2023
Great countryside, wonderful food, no issues with the car.
United Kingdom
Peugeot 3008
2 September 2023
Touring the Bavarian mountains and lakes
customer photo
United Kingdom
Skoda Kamiq
19 August 2023
Europa park was excellent
United Kingdom
Peugeot 108
16 August 2023
Small car, easy to park and in a good condition car. I only use it to visit places no sport activities.
United Kingdom
Volkswagen Golf
16 August 2023
We were in Germany for the Old Timer GP, and saw lots of different cities whilst there
United Kingdom
Volkswagen Polo
15 May 2023
Travelling around the county side
United Kingdom
Mercedes Benz A Class
18 April 2023
Visited Nurburgring, went up Drachenfels railway at Koenigswinter and saw spring blossom in Bonn all in one easy trip
United Kingdom
Peugeot 3008
11 April 2023
We drove to the Zugspitze and to Neuschwanstein, they are lovely places to visit and very easy to reach using the hire car.
United Kingdom
Audi Q2
11 February 2023
Skiing in Austria
United Kingdom
VW Polo
25 September 2022
The Rheinland Pfalz area of Germany only receives very few UK tourists and they are missing a lovely part of Germany with glorious wine and many vineyards also operating family run hotels, this being the kind of hotel we stayed in. The area also offers many different restaurants in small villages
United Kingdom
Opel Zafira
22 February 2022
Liked the ease of travelling around Austria and the lovely mountains.
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Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
National
8.7 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
GreenMotion
6 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
133
Total rental companies
18
Average daily price
£ 20.52
Lowest daily price
£ 10.84
Total cars available
77235

Top 18 Suppliers in Germany in 2024

National
National
Very good 8.7 / 93 reviews
30 locations
£ 23 - £ 378
Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8.6 / 1,086 reviews
208 locations
£ 18 - £ 442
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 8.5 / 697 reviews
30 locations
£ 21 - £ 352
Ok Mobility
Ok Mobility
Very good 8.4 / 1,831 reviews
3 locations
£ 16 - £ 154
Keddy
Keddy
Very good 8.4 / 641 reviews
219 locations
£ 15 - £ 158
SIXT
SIXT
Very good 8.3 / 530 reviews
280 locations
£ 23 - £ 235
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.2 / 79 reviews
72 locations
£ 20 - £ 391
WheeGo
WheeGo
Very good 8 / 432 reviews
16 locations
£ 12 - £ 348
Buchbinder
Buchbinder
Very good 8 / 359 reviews
269 locations
£ 15 - £ 175
Budget
Budget
Very good 8 / 71 reviews
176 locations
£ 22 - £ 229
Avis
Avis
Very good 8 / 63 reviews
266 locations
£ 24 - £ 353
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.9 / 371 reviews
238 locations
£ 21 - £ 330
Dollar
Dollar
Good 7.9 / 112 reviews
80 locations
£ 18 - £ 102
Thrifty
Thrifty
Good 7.9 / 65 reviews
77 locations
£ 20 - £ 1031
Starcar
Starcar
Good 7.9 / 17 reviews
62 locations
£ 25 - £ 71
Flizzr
Flizzr
Good 7.8
74 locations
£ 27 - £ 187
Flex To Go
Flex To Go
Good 7.5 / 297 reviews
5 locations
£ 11 - £ 113
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Satisfactory 6 / 52 reviews
5 locations
£ 13 - £ 91
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