Car Hire in Cologne

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Cologne, Germany
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Cologne Bonn Airport
Mini
Fiat Panda or comparable
Fiat Panda
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
WheeGo
£12.53 per day
Cologne Bonn Airport
Economy
Volkswagen Polo or comparable
Volkswagen Polo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Flex To Go
£14.06 per day
Cologne Bilderstöckchen
Economy Elite
Opel Corsa or comparable
Opel Corsa
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
£19.83 per day
Cologne Bilderstöckchen
Full-size
Polestar 2 or comparable
Polestar 2
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
£21.33 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

City Centre
Compact
Skoda Kamiq or comparable
Skoda Kamiq
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Buchbinder
£22.65 per day
Cologne Bilderstöckchen
Intermediate
Skoda Octavia or comparable
Skoda Octavia
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£28.56 per day
Cologne Holweide
Intermediate Elite
Audi Q3 or comparable
Audi Q3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£32.03 per day
Cologne Bonn Airport
Standard
Volkswagen Passat or comparable
Volkswagen Passat
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£34.44 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 07:40 on 2024-07-13.

Travel Information

Languages
German, Russian, Turkish, Polish
Currency
EUR
Drive on
Right-hand side
Dialing code
+49
Average car hire price
£23 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
9.9 / 10
Average petrol price
£1.46 per litre or £5.52 per gallon
Lowest petrol price
£1.43 per litre or £5.43 per gallon
Highest petrol price
£1.48 per litre or £5.62 per gallon

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 £24.36 per day
  • From Cologne to Zurich - 48 offers from £52.55 per day
  • From Cologne to Amsterdam - 48 offers from £47.49 per day
  • From Cologne to Düsseldorf - 207 offers from £24.36 per day
  • From Cologne to Geneva - 48 offers from £52.55 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

According to our data, prices for hiring a car in Cologne fluctuate depending on the time of year. This graph displays the average hire prices in each month in order to help you find the best bargain.
Average price for hiring a car per day in Cologne
£32.33
January
£30.54
February
£35.63
March
£26.13
April
£32.68
May
£34.77
June
£35.97
July
£32.35
August
£35.24
September
£33.87
October
£28.37
November
£32.29
December
The best month to hire a car in Cologne is April (when the average price is £26.13 per day). This is 20% less than the yearly average and 27% less than hiring in July (when the average price is £35.97).

This information can help you determine the low season. But note that these prices are only averages. The cost of your car 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 select your dates in the form at the top of the page to find out the exact prices.

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

Car hire lengths vary from month to month: in June, the average hirer keeps their car for 6 days, and in February, they keep their car for 4 days.
Average number of hire days in Cologne
5
January
4
February
4
March
4
April
4
May
6
June
6
July
5
August
6
September
4
October
5
November
5
December

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

Given the number of searches made by our customers, the most popular month for hiring a car in Cologne is June, and the least popular is March.
Popularity of Car Hire in Cologne by Monthly Searches
119%
January
88%
February
77%
March
97%
April
101%
May
120%
June
101%
July
98%
August
94%
September
103%
October
113%
November
89%
December

Car hire information

Car hire locations 18
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers Flex To Go, Enterprise, WheeGo, Alamo, Starcar
Popular car categories Small cars, Medium cars, SUVs, Large cars
Lowest price £13 per day
Cheapest supplier WheeGo

Most popular car models of suppliers

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Flex To Go Volkswagen Polo 5 2 Small cars
WheeGo Skoda Fabia 3 2 Small cars
Enterprise Fiat Ducato Cargo 4 13 Large cars
WheeGo Fiat Panda 3 2 Small cars
Flex To Go Kia Picanto 5 1 Small cars
Flex To Go Kia Ceed 4 2 Medium cars
Flex To Go Volkswagen Tiguan 5 3 SUVs
Flex To Go Volkswagen Golf 5 2 Medium cars
Flex To Go Volkswagen Polo 5 1 Small cars
Enterprise Nissan Qashqai 5 2 SUVs

Our customers' reviews

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Car Hire Statistics

Highest-rated company
Starcar
8.6 / 10
)
Lowest-rated company
Dollar
7.4 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
11
Total rental companies
16
Average daily price
£23.18
Lowest daily price
£12.53
Total cars available
3218

Top 16 suppliers in Cologne in 2024

Starcar
Starcar
Very good 8.6 / 14 reviews
5 locations
£26 - £145
Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8.3 / 58 reviews
11 locations
£26 - £258
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.3 / 5 reviews
2 locations
£23 - £43
National
National
Very good 8.3 / 5 reviews
3 locations
£44 - £249
Europcar
Europcar
Very good 8.1 / 15 reviews
7 locations
£26 - £96
SIXT
SIXT
Very good 8 / 23 reviews
5 locations
£40 - £180
Keddy
Keddy
Very good 8 / 20 reviews
4 locations
£21 - £78
Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8 / 4 reviews
2 locations
£21 - £38
Avis
Avis
Very good 8 / 1 review
5 locations
£35 - £96
WheeGo
WheeGo
Good 7.9 / 32 reviews
1 location
£13 - £1,782
Budget
Budget
Good 7.9 / 6 reviews
3 locations
£37 - £82
Alamo
Alamo
Good 7.8 / 25 reviews
3 locations
£30 - £248
Flizzr
Flizzr
Good 7.8
3 locations
£52 - £91
Flex To Go
Flex To Go
Good 7.7 / 234 reviews
1 location
£13 - £44
Buchbinder
Buchbinder
Good 7.7 / 12 reviews
7 locations
£23 - £61
Dollar
Dollar
Good 7.4 / 7 reviews
2 locations
£20 - £36
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