Car Hire in Budapest

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Budapest, Hungary
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Budapest Airport
Mini Elite
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Klass Wagen
£ 8.26 / per day
Budapest Airport
Economy
Peugeot 208 or comparable
Peugeot 208
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
£ 15.90 / per day
Budapest Airport
Compact
Kia Ceed or comparable
Kia Ceed
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Carwiz
£ 19.02 / per day
Budapest Airport
Mini
Kia Picanto or comparable
Kia Picanto
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 21.44 / per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Budapest Airport
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Schiller Rent
£ 27.75 / per day
Budapest Prielle Street
Compact Elite
Opel Astra or comparable
Opel Astra
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 50.03 / per day
Budapest Airport
Economy Elite
Volkswagen Polo or comparable
Volkswagen Polo
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
£ 52.36 / per day
Budapest Airport
Standard
Citroen C4 or comparable
Citroen C4
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
WheeGo
£ 63.51 / 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 13:55 on 2024-04-24.

Travel Information

Languages
Hungarian, English, German
Currency
HUF
Drive on
Right-hand side
Dialing code
+36
Average car hire price
£ 32 per day
Average car hire length
8 days
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h or 31 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
90 - 130 km/h or 56 - 81 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.00%
Score
9.3 / 10
Average gasoline price
£ 1.35 per litre or £ 5.12 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
£ 1.22 per litre or £ 4.60 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.46 per litre or £ 5.53 / 1 gallon

One-way Car Hire in Budapest

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

  • From Budapest to Klagenfurt - 52 offers from £ 28.98 per day
  • From Budapest to Kosice - 52 offers from £ 31.29 per day
  • From Budapest to Vienna - 118 offers from £ 28.98 per day
  • From Budapest to Munich - 25 offers from £ 29.89 per day
  • From Budapest to Bratislava - 52 offers from £ 31.29 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

According to our data, prices for hiring a car in Budapest 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 Budapest
£ 15.04
January
£ 18.22
February
£ 18.29
March
£ 23.35
April
£ 22.18
May
£ 26.65
June
£ 38.92
July
£ 33.25
August
£ 23.03
September
£ 19.15
October
£ 16.15
November
£ 20.34
December
The best month to hire a car in Budapest is January (when the average price is £ 15.04 per day). This is 34% less than the yearly average and 61% less than hiring in July (when the average price is £ 38.92).

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.

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

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in July, the average renter keeps their car for 10 days, and in February, they keep their car for 5 days.
Average number of hire days in Budapest
6
January
5
February
6
March
7
April
9
May
8
June
10
July
9
August
8
September
6
October
6
November
6
December

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

Given the number of searches made by our customers, the most popular month for car hire in Budapest is July, and the least popular is February.
Popularity of Car Hire in Budapest by Monthly Searches
63%
January
59%
February
59%
March
73%
April
79%
May
110%
June
192%
July
162%
August
122%
September
110%
October
80%
November
91%
December

Car Hire Information

Car hire locations 6
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers Klass Wagen, Flizzr, Schiller Rent, GreenMotion, Dryyve
Popular car categories Small cars, SUVs, Medium cars, Station wagons
Lowest price £ 8 per day
Cheapest supplier Klass Wagen

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Klass Wagen Volkswagen Polo 5 1 Small cars
Flizzr Citroen C3 5 2 Small cars
Klass Wagen Toyota Aygo 3 2 Small cars
Klass Wagen Skoda Scala 5 2 Medium cars
Klass Wagen Volkswagen T-Cross 5 2 SUVs
Flizzr Renault Captur 5 1 Medium cars
Klass Wagen Volkswagen T-Roc 4 2 SUVs
Flizzr Citroen C3 Aircross 5 3 Medium cars
Schiller Rent Opel Corsa Hatchback 4 2 Small cars
Flizzr Opel Corsa 4 1 Small 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
Toyota C-HR
14 April 2024
Had great time couldn’t be able to do things without car rental
United Kingdom
Toyota Aygo
2 March 2024
With new colleagues and friends at a conference
United Kingdom
Toyota Aygo
17 February 2024
Thermal spas are a must!
United Kingdom
Ford Focus STW
29 August 2023
Many interesting things.
United Kingdom
Citroen C3
17 August 2023
Drove 4 hours to my girlfriend’s village and around Budapest the car was so nice to drive and smooth 💯 definitely recommend
United Kingdom
Opel Zafira 5+2
15 April 2023
We spent couple of days in Budapest and drove down to the Lake Balaton. Explored the lake and caves and local well known towns (Tihany, Veszprem, Tapolca).
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Hungary
Citroen C3
15 April 2023
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United Kingdom
Toyota Aygo
26 August 2022
Perfect car rental. Great value for money. Car was new, well kept and perfect ride.
United Kingdom
Citroen C3
31 July 2022
Budapest is a fantastic European city to visit and then onto the beautiful scenic Lake Balzton area.
United Kingdom
Suzuki SX4 S-Cross
19 June 2022
I visited Hungary, lake Velence, Budapest, Danube corner. Beautiful places
United Kingdom
Opel Corsa Hatchback
21 March 2022
Professional and fast service at the counter. Car was excellent as well! I can only recommend them :)
United Kingdom
Opel Astra
2 March 2022
Had a great drive with my family around West Hungary,Lake Balaton ,Sumeg Castle and Zalaegerszeg for four days in a very modern ,easy too drive economical Suzuki Vitara.Returning to Budapest for our final three days in the Capital.
United Kingdom
Opel Astra
8 February 2022
Budapest, Pecs, Siofok, Sarospatak
United Kingdom
VW Polo
22 October 2021
Eger, Budapest, Debrecen beautiful towns, and a lot to see.
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Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Flizzr
9.4 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Buchbinder
7.4 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
92
Total rental companies
22
Average daily price
£ 32.28
Lowest daily price
£ 8.26
Total cars available
442

Top 22 Suppliers in Budapest in 2024

Flizzr
Flizzr
Exceptional 9.4 / 324 reviews
2 locations
£ 27 - £ 56
Schiller Rent
Schiller Rent
Exceptional 9.1 / 420 reviews
2 locations
£ 22 - £ 55
GM Rent a car
GM Rent a car
Exceptional 9 / 129 reviews
1 location
£ 31 - £ 344
Fox Autorent
Fox Autorent
Very good 8.9 / 59 reviews
2 locations
£ 21
Klass Wagen
Klass Wagen
Very good 8.8 / 617 reviews
1 location
£ 8 - £ 54
WheeGo
WheeGo
Very good 8.8 / 16 reviews
2 locations
£ 22 - £ 82
Dryyve
Dryyve
Very good 8.7 / 40 reviews
2 locations
£ 26 - £ 96
Budget
Budget
Very good 8.6 / 15 reviews
2 locations
£ 24 - £ 97
SIXT
SIXT
Very good 8.4 / 35 reviews
4 locations
£ 63 - £ 120
Carwiz
Carwiz
Very good 8.4 / 9 reviews
1 location
£ 19 - £ 64
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Very good 8.2 / 160 reviews
1 location
£ 16 - £ 45
Megadrive
Megadrive
Very good 8.2 / 76 reviews
1 location
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 8.2 / 49 reviews
1 location
£ 21 - £ 36
Avis
Avis
Good 7.8 / 5 reviews
2 locations
£ 36 - £ 135
Hertz
Hertz
Good 7.8 / 3 reviews
3 locations
£ 45 - £ 83
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.7 / 8 reviews
3 locations
£ 50 - £ 154
Enterprise
Enterprise
Good 7.7 / 7 reviews
2 locations
£ 23 - £ 64
National
National
Good 7.7
1 location
Thrifty
Thrifty
Good 7.6 / 15 reviews
3 locations
£ 28 - £ 63
Keddy
Keddy
Good 7.6 / 6 reviews
2 locations
£ 45 - £ 60
AddCar
AddCar
Good 7.6
1 location
£ 112 - £ 445
Buchbinder
Buchbinder
Good 7.4 / 60 reviews
1 location
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