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Car Hire in Cologne

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Cologne, Germany
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Cologne Ehrenfeld Car Hire
Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Global Rent A Car
£ 15.78 per day
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Cologne Ehrenfeld Car Hire
Compact
Opel Astra or comparable
Opel Astra
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Global Rent A Car
£ 18.04 per day
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Cologne Bonn Airport Car Hire
Mini
Toyota Aygo or comparable
Toyota Aygo
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 19.13 per day
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Cologne Bonn Airport Car Hire
Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Buchbinder
£ 19.34 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

City Centre Car Hire
Economy
Opel Corsa or comparable
Opel Corsa
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 19.66 / per day
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Cologne Bonn Airport Car Hire
Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 2x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 19.83 / per day
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Cologne Bonn Airport Car Hire
Mini
Kia Picanto or comparable
Kia Picanto
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 2x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Budget
£ 20.20 / per day
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Cologne Ehrenfeld Car Hire
Compact
Hyundai i30 STW or comparable
Hyundai i30 STW
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Global Rent A Car
£ 20.27 / 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 07:32 on 2021-03-05.

Travel Information

Language
German
Currency
EUR
Dialing code
49
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
100 km/h
62 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 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 £ 24.88 per day
  • From Cologne to Zurich - 48 offers from £ 53.68 per day
  • From Cologne to Amsterdam - 48 offers from £ 48.51 per day
  • From Cologne to Dusseldorf - 207 offers from £ 24.88 per day
  • From Cologne to Geneva - 48 offers from £ 53.68 per day

Top 20 Cities near Cologne

  1. Berlin Car Hire starting at £ 25.57 per day
    482.5 km / 299.8 miles away
  2. Munich Car Hire starting at £ 18.97 per day
    455.2 km / 282.9 miles away
  3. Frankfurt Car Hire starting at £ 23.76 per day
    152.2 km / 94.6 miles away
  4. Dusseldorf Car Hire starting at £ 14.25 per day
    40.8 km / 25.3 miles away
  5. Hamburg Car Hire starting at £ 13.56 per day
    362.9 km / 225.5 miles away
  6. Stuttgart Car Hire starting at £ 16.18 per day
    298.5 km / 185.5 miles away
  7. Nurnberg Car Hire starting at £ 21.45 per day
    334.4 km / 207.8 miles away
  8. Dortmund Car Hire starting at £ 29.40 per day
    78.5 km / 48.8 miles away
  9. Hannover Car Hire starting at £ 20.63 per day
    252.5 km / 156.9 miles away
  10. Mannheim Car Hire starting at £ 29.34 per day
    197.5 km / 122.7 miles away
  11. Weeze Car Hire starting at £ 30.29 per day
    92.7 km / 57.6 miles away
  12. Bremen Car Hire starting at £ 21.45 per day
    265.3 km / 164.9 miles away
  13. Flensburg Car Hire starting at £ 18.79 per day
    456.7 km / 283.8 miles away
  14. Essen Car Hire starting at £ 19.93 per day
    57.7 km / 35.8 miles away
  15. Leipzig Car Hire starting at £ 14.87 per day
    380.3 km / 236.3 miles away
  16. Dresden Car Hire starting at £ 26.43 per day
    476.3 km / 296.0 miles away
  17. Münster Car Hire starting at £ 22.57 per day
    120.2 km / 74.7 miles away
  18. Memmingen Car Hire starting at £ 39.66 per day
    404.8 km / 251.6 miles away
  19. Herne Car Hire starting at £ 16.59 per day
    66.7 km / 41.4 miles away
  20. Friedrichshafen Car Hire starting at £ 19.64 per day
    408.1 km / 253.6 miles away

Top 20 Destinations around Cologne

  1. Cologne Railway Station Car Hire starting at £ 39.66 per day
  2. Cologne Ehrenfeld Car Hire starting at £ 15.78 per day
    3.1 km / 1.9 miles away
  3. Cologne Bonn Airport Car Hire starting at £ 15.86 per day
    15.5 km / 9.6 miles away
  4. Bonn Beuel-Mitte Car Hire starting at £ 15.78 per day
    25.7 km / 16.0 miles away
  5. Dusseldorf Oberbilk Car Hire starting at £ 15.78 per day
    31.4 km / 19.5 miles away
  6. Dusseldorf Railway Station Car Hire starting at £ 41.65 per day
    32.9 km / 20.4 miles away
  7. Dusseldorf Heerdt Car Hire starting at £ 15.78 per day
    36.2 km / 22.5 miles away
  8. Wuppertal Barmen Car Hire starting at £ 14.99 per day
    39.4 km / 24.5 miles away
  9. Dusseldorf Airport Car Hire starting at £ 14.25 per day
    40.8 km / 25.3 miles away
  10. Duisburg South Car Hire starting at £ 14.99 per day
    52.7 km / 32.7 miles away
  11. Herne East Car Hire starting at £ 14.99 per day
    69.9 km / 43.4 miles away
  12. Dortmund Fredenbaum Car Hire starting at £ 14.99 per day
    74.9 km / 46.6 miles away
  13. Dortmund Airport Car Hire starting at £ 29.40 per day
    78.5 km / 48.8 miles away
  14. Weeze/Niederrhein Airport Car Hire starting at £ 30.29 per day
    92.7 km / 57.6 miles away
  15. Frankfurt-Hahn Airport Car Hire starting at £ 21.45 per day
    112.7 km / 70.0 miles away
  16. Paderborn Lippstadt Airport Car Hire starting at £ 41.65 per day
    137.3 km / 85.3 miles away
  17. Münster Osnabrück Airport Car Hire starting at £ 43.73 per day
    141.7 km / 88.0 miles away
  18. Mainz South Car Hire starting at £ 13.43 per day
    143.1 km / 88.9 miles away
  19. Frankfurt West Car Hire starting at £ 16.65 per day
    146.1 km / 90.8 miles away
  20. Frankfurt Airport Car Hire starting at £ 17.78 per day
    151.5 km / 94.2 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Colognefluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Cologne
£ 44.36
January
£ 39.40
February
£ 48.16
March
£ 37.16
April
£ 47.47
May
£ 41.56
June
£ 35.15
July
£ 56.22
August
£ 29.03
September
£ 27.51
October
£ 37.38
November
£ 32.77
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Cologne is October with prices starting at £ 27.51 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 £ 56.22. 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.

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

While travellers visit Cologne year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is March, and the least popular is April.
Popularity of Car Hire in Cologne by Monthly Searches
48%
January
253%
February
316%
March
5%
April
6%
May
5%
June
7%
July
6%
August
74%
September
83%
October
216%
November
180%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Enterprise VW Golf 5 2 Medium cars
Global Rent a Car Renault Clio 4 1 Small cars
Alamo Opel Corsa 4 1 Small cars
Enterprise Toyota Aygo 3 2 Small cars
Global Rent a Car Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
Europcar Mercedes Benz A Class 4 2 Medium cars
Global Rent a Car Ford Focus 5d 5 2 Medium cars
Global Rent a Car Opel Combo 5 3 Station wagons
SIXT VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
Alamo Toyota Aygo 3 2 Small cars

Top 12 Hire Companies in Cologne in 2021

Keddy
Keddy
Remarkable 9.2
+492211392748
TRANKGASSE 11
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:09:00-14:30
Sun:09:00-14:30
National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+4902203369800
Kennedystrasse Mietwagenzentr, Terminal 1, 51147 Köln
Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9
+4902203369800
Koeln Airport, Kennedystraße, 51147 Köln
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.8
+498966060060
Trankgasse 11 im Hbf
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.6
0221968500
Düsseldorfer Strasse 215,
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.5
+492211392748
TRANKGASSE 11
Working hours
Mon:08:30-14:00
Tue:08:30-14:00
Wed:08:30-14:00
Thu:08:30-14:00
Fri:08:30-14:00
Sat:09:00-13:00
Sun:09:00-13:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+492203402343
Flughafen Koeln Bonn, 51147 Koln, Germany
Working hours
Mon:08:00-12:00
Tue:08:00-12:00
Wed:08:00-12:00
Thu:08:00-12:00
Fri:08:00-12:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+4969710445596
Flughafen Koln-Bonn
Working hours
Mon:08:00-12:00
Tue:08:00-12:00
Wed:08:00-12:00
Thu:08:00-12:00
Fri:08:00-12:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
02203369800
Enterprise Rent A Car
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:08:00-13:00
Sun:13:00-18:00
Buchbinder
Buchbinder
Great 7.8
+492219548410
Robert-Perthel-Str. 28
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:00
Tue:08:00-16:00
Wed:08:00-16:00
Thu:08:00-16:00
Fri:08:00-16:00
Sat:08:00-11:00
Interrent
Interrent
Great 7.7
+492219548410
Robert-Perthel-Str. 28
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:00
Tue:08:00-16:00
Wed:08:00-16:00
Thu:08:00-16:00
Fri:08:00-16:00
Sat:08:00-11:00
Global Rent a Car
Global Rent a Car
Great 7.7
+492203104270
Terminal 1 Mietwagenzentrum, 51147 Koln, Germany
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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