Car Hire in Cologne

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Cologne, Germany
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

City Centre Car Hire
Intermediate
Volkswagen Caddy or comparable
Volkswagen Caddy
  • 2
  • 5
  • 4
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 16.91 per day
Cologne Bonn Airport Car Hire
Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Flex To Go
£ 25.32 per day
Cologne Ehrenfeld Car Hire
Economy
Hyundai i20 or comparable
Hyundai i20
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Buchbinder
£ 32.65 per day
Cologne Railway Station Car Hire
Standard
Ford Kuga or comparable
Ford Kuga
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 39.82 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Cologne Bonn Airport Car Hire
Compact
Opel Astra or comparable
Opel Astra
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 42.22 / per day
Cologne Bonn Airport Car Hire
Compact Elite
Mercedes Benz A Class or comparable
Mercedes Benz A Class
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 61.60 / per day
Cologne Bonn Airport Car Hire
Full-size
Citroen DS7 or comparable
Citroen DS7
  • 4
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
£ 68.80 / per day
Cologne Bonn Airport Car Hire
Premium
Audi A6 Aut. or comparable
Audi A6 Aut.
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
£ 78.35 / 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 20:47 on 2023-01-31.
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Travel Information

Language
German
Currency
EUR
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Dialing code
49
Average car hire price
£ 38.90 / per day
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Speed limit out of city centre
100 km/h
62 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

One-way Car Hire in Cologne

The most popular one-way car hire options for pick up in Cologne and drop off in another city include:

  • From Cologne to Frankfurt - 173 offers from £ 25.49 per day
  • From Cologne to Zurich - 48 offers from £ 54.99 per day
  • From Cologne to Amsterdam - 48 offers from £ 49.69 per day
  • From Cologne to Geneva - 48 offers from £ 54.99 per day
  • From Cologne to Dusseldorf - 207 offers from £ 25.49 per day

Top 20 Cities near Cologne

  1. Berlin Car Hire starting at £ 31.72 per day
    475.0 km / 295.2 miles away
  2. Munich Car Hire starting at £ 33.25 per day
    449.3 km / 279.2 miles away
  3. Hamburg Car Hire starting at £ 35.05 per day
    356.7 km / 221.6 miles away
  4. Frankfurt Car Hire starting at £ 19.49 per day
    151.5 km / 94.2 miles away
  5. Dusseldorf Car Hire starting at £ 46.94 per day
    32.9 km / 20.4 miles away
  6. Stuttgart Car Hire starting at £ 31.95 per day
    288.2 km / 179.1 miles away
  7. Hannover Car Hire starting at £ 33.19 per day
    248.1 km / 154.1 miles away
  8. Dresden Car Hire starting at £ 28.10 per day
    471.9 km / 293.3 miles away
  9. Leipzig Car Hire starting at £ 22.47 per day
    372.1 km / 231.2 miles away
  10. Hahn/Lautzenhausen Car Hire starting at £ 54.24 per day
    112.7 km / 70.0 miles away
  11. Baden-Baden Car Hire starting at £ 36.26 per day
    255.9 km / 159.0 miles away
  12. Essen Car Hire starting at £ 16.91 per day
    58.9 km / 36.6 miles away
  13. Memmingen Car Hire starting at £ 39.13 per day
    404.8 km / 251.6 miles away
  14. Lübeck Car Hire starting at £ 29.33 per day
    407.9 km / 253.4 miles away
  15. Neuss Car Hire starting at £ 16.91 per day
    32.9 km / 20.5 miles away
  16. Koblenz Car Hire starting at £ 16.73 per day
    76.5 km / 47.5 miles away
  17. Moenchengladbach Car Hire starting at £ 30.00 per day
    45.2 km / 28.1 miles away
  18. Kempten Car Hire starting at £ 32.07 per day
    431.9 km / 268.4 miles away
  19. Offenburg Car Hire starting at £ 33.03 per day
    282.8 km / 175.8 miles away
  20. Leverkusen Car Hire starting at £ 30.00 per day
    11.1 km / 6.9 miles away

Top 20 Destinations around Cologne

  1. Cologne Ehrenfeld Car Hire starting at £ 30.97 per day
    3.1 km / 1.9 miles away
  2. Cologne South Car Hire starting at £ 33.84 per day
    3.2 km / 2.0 miles away
  3. Dusseldorf Oberbilk Car Hire starting at £ 32.65 per day
    31.4 km / 19.5 miles away
  4. Dusseldorf Airport Car Hire starting at £ 38.34 per day
    40.8 km / 25.3 miles away
  5. Frankfurt-Hahn Airport Car Hire starting at £ 54.24 per day
    112.7 km / 70.0 miles away
  6. Frankfurt West Car Hire starting at £ 39.35 per day
    146.1 km / 90.8 miles away
  7. Frankfurt Airport Car Hire starting at £ 19.49 per day
    151.5 km / 94.2 miles away
  8. Frankfurt am Main Car Hire starting at £ 28.92 per day
    156.4 km / 97.2 miles away
  9. Hannover North Car Hire starting at £ 34.07 per day
    253.4 km / 157.4 miles away
  10. Baden-Airpark/Karlsruhe Airport Car Hire starting at £ 36.57 per day
    254.0 km / 157.8 miles away
  11. Stuttgart Zuffenhausen Car Hire starting at £ 28.54 per day
    283.7 km / 176.3 miles away
  12. Stuttgart North/Feuerbach Car Hire starting at £ 32.05 per day
    286.8 km / 178.2 miles away
  13. Stuttgart Railway Station Car Hire starting at £ 31.95 per day
    288.2 km / 179.1 miles away
  14. Stuttgart Airport Car Hire starting at £ 35.04 per day
    298.5 km / 185.5 miles away
  15. Hamburg West Car Hire starting at £ 29.06 per day
    354.2 km / 220.1 miles away
  16. Hamburg Airport Car Hire starting at £ 17.44 per day
    362.9 km / 225.5 miles away
  17. Leipzig/Halle Airport Car Hire starting at £ 22.47 per day
    372.1 km / 231.2 miles away
  18. Leipzig West Car Hire starting at £ 30.25 per day
    380.3 km / 236.3 miles away
  19. Munich West Car Hire starting at £ 28.54 per day
    449.2 km / 279.1 miles away
  20. Munich Pasing-Obermenzing Car Hire starting at £ 33.25 per day
    449.3 km / 279.2 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data shows how prices for hiring a car in Cologne fluctuate depending on the time of year. This graph can help you find the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Cologne
£ 45.44
January
£ 40.37
February
£ 49.34
March
£ 38.07
April
£ 48.64
May
£ 42.57
June
£ 36.01
July
£ 57.59
August
£ 29.74
September
£ 28.18
October
£ 38.29
November
£ 33.57
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Cologne is October with prices starting at £ 28.18 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is August with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 57.59. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 41. 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.

What is the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Cologne?

Hirers picking up a car in Cologne keep them for an average of 12 days during in April, while those picking up their cars in March keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length in Cologne
5
January
6
February
4
March
12
April
5
May
6
June
8
July
5
August
5
September
6
October
5
November
5
December

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

The most popular month for hiring a car in Cologne is July, and the least popular is February.
Popularity of Car Hire in Cologne by Monthly Searches
109%
January
81%
February
90%
March
96%
April
105%
May
98%
June
133%
July
114%
August
91%
September
101%
October
92%
November
91%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Flex To Go Volkswagen Polo 5 2 Small cars
Flex To Go Volkswagen Tiguan 5 3 SUVs
Global Rent A Car Hyundai i20 5 2 Small cars
Flex To Go Fiat 500 5 1 Small cars
Flex To Go Volkswagen Golf 5 3 Medium cars
Enterprise Opel Corsa 4 1 Small cars
Flex To Go Volkswagen Golf 5 2 Medium cars
Enterprise Toyota Aygo 3 2 Small cars
Flex To Go Volkswagen Polo 4 2 Small cars
Enterprise Nissan Qashqai 5 2 SUVs

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Enterprise
9.05 / 10
Lowest rated company
Interrent
7.88 / 10
Total number of reviews
1
Total rental companies
15
Average daily price
£ 38.90
Lowest daily price
£ 16.91
Total cars available
786

Top 15 Hire Companies in Cologne in 2023

Enterprise
Enterprise
Remarkable 9.1 / 20 reviews
+4902203369800
Koeln Airport, Kennedystraße, 51147 Köln
£ 17 - £ 175
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.9 / 18 reviews
+498966060060
Kennedystr./Mietwagenzentrum
£ 43 - £ 145
National
National
Outstanding 8.8 / 2 reviews
+4902203369800
Kennedystrasse Mietwagenzentr, Terminal 1, 51147 Köln
£ 43 - £ 202
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.6 / 3 reviews
+490220361085
Terminal 1, 51147 Köln
£ 42 - £ 79
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:09:00-22:00
Sun:09:00-23:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.6 / 10 reviews
+496196769860
Breslauer Pl 2,
£ 35 - £ 101
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6 / 7 reviews
+492219810390
Willy-Brandt-Platz 2, 50679 Köln
£ 45 - £ 172
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:00
Tue:07:00-20:00
Wed:07:00-20:00
Thu:07:00-20:00
Fri:07:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-12:00
Sun:09:00-11:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5 / 2 reviews
+4922129204513
Max Glomsda Str 4, 51105 Köln, Germany
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-12:00
Global Rent a Car
Global Rent a Car
Outstanding 8.4 / 17 reviews
+492203104270
Terminal 1 Mietwagenzentrum
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:30
Tue:08:00-16:30
Wed:08:00-16:30
Thu:08:00-16:30
Fri:08:00-16:30
Sat:08:00-12:00
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.4 / 2 reviews
+490220361085
Kennedystrasse, 51147 Köln
£ 45 - £ 69
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:09:00-22:00
Sun:09:00-23:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.4
+4922129204513
Max Glomsda Strasse 4
£ 50 - £ 98
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-12:00
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.4
+4902219498960
ROBERT PERTHEL STRASSE 14-16
£ 45 - £ 45
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-11:00
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.4 / 10 reviews
+492211392748
TRANKGASSE 11
£ 38 - £ 103
Working hours
Mon:07:30-15:30
Tue:07:30-15:30
Wed:07:30-15:30
Thu:07:30-15:30
Fri:07:30-15:30
Buchbinder
Buchbinder
Outstanding 8.3 / 7 reviews
+492211392748
Trankgasse 11
£ 33 - £ 131
Working hours
Mon:07:30-15:30
Tue:07:30-15:30
Wed:07:30-15:30
Thu:07:30-15:30
Fri:07:30-15:30
Flex To Go
Flex To Go
Outstanding 8 / 26 reviews
+4922028689603 / +4922028689605
Mietwagenzentrum, Terminal 1, Köln, Germany, 51147
£ 25 - £ 43
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Interrent
Interrent
Great 7.9 / 2 reviews
02203 / 104270
Terminal 1 Mietwagenzentrum
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:09:00-18:00
Sun:09:00-18:00
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