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
£16.07 per day
Budapest Airport
Mini
Fiat Panda or comparable
Fiat Panda
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
WheeGo
£21.05 per day
City Centre
Economy
Citroen C3 or comparable
Citroen C3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Flizzr
£26.72 per day
Budapest District XIII.
Compact
Opel Astra or comparable
Opel Astra
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£32.11 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Budapest Airport
Intermediate SUV
Suzuki SX4 S-Cross or comparable
Suzuki SX4 S-Cross
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
GM Rent a car
£34.07 per day
Budapest Airport
Compact Elite SUV
Volkswagen T-Roc or comparable
Volkswagen T-Roc
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Schiller Rent
£53.07 per day
Budapest South
Standard Van
Renault Grand Scenic or comparable
Renault Grand Scenic
  • 7
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
£58.35 per day
Budapest Airport
Economy Elite
Volkswagen Polo or comparable
Volkswagen Polo
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
£61.29 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 05:26 on 2024-07-13.

Travel Information

Languages
Hungarian, English, German
Currency
HUF
Drive on
Right-hand side
Dialing code
+36
Average car hire price
£38 per day
Average car hire length
7 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 petrol price
£1.33 per litre or £5.04 per gallon
Lowest petrol price
£1.20 per litre or £4.52 per gallon
Highest petrol price
£1.44 per litre or £5.43 per 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 £28.35 per day
  • From Budapest to Kosice - 52 offers from £30.61 per day
  • From Budapest to Vienna - 118 offers from £28.35 per day
  • From Budapest to Munich - 25 offers from £29.24 per day
  • From Budapest to Bratislava - 52 offers from £30.61 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
£14.73
January
£17.83
February
£18.00
March
£22.01
April
£24.18
May
£27.45
June
£37.69
July
£32.55
August
£22.54
September
£18.75
October
£15.95
November
£19.91
December
The best month to hire a car in Budapest is January (when the average price is £14.73 per day). This is 35% less than the yearly average and 61% less than hiring in July (when the average price is £37.69).

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 Budapest?

Car hire lengths vary from month to month: in July, the average hirer keeps their car for 9 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
7
May
7
June
9
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 hiring a car in Budapest is July, and the least popular is March.
Popularity of Car Hire in Budapest by Monthly Searches
62%
January
58%
February
57%
March
74%
April
111%
May
108%
June
178%
July
160%
August
120%
September
108%
October
76%
November
89%
December

Car hire information

Car hire locations 6
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers Klass Wagen, Schiller Rent, Flizzr, GreenMotion, Dryyve
Popular car categories Small cars, SUVs, Medium cars, Station wagons
Lowest price £16 per day
Cheapest supplier Klass Wagen

Most popular car models of suppliers

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 Toyota Yaris Cross 5 3 Medium cars
Klass Wagen Volkswagen T-Roc 4 2 SUVs
Klass Wagen Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
Schiller Rent Opel Corsa Hatchback 4 2 Small cars
Flizzr Toyota Yaris Cross 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 the 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.

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
AddCar
7.6 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
98
Total rental companies
20
Average daily price
£37.84
Lowest daily price
£16.07
Total cars available
411

Top 20 suppliers in Budapest in 2024

Flizzr
Flizzr
Exceptional 9.4 / 337 reviews
2 locations
£27 - £69
Schiller Rent
Schiller Rent
Exceptional 9.1 / 450 reviews
2 locations
£37 - £103
GM Rent a car
GM Rent a car
Exceptional 9 / 133 reviews
1 location
£34 - £1,549
WheeGo
WheeGo
Exceptional 9 / 37 reviews
2 locations
£21 - £36
Fox Autorent
Fox Autorent
Very good 8.9 / 65 reviews
2 locations
£42 - £197
Dryyve
Dryyve
Very good 8.8 / 46 reviews
2 locations
£35 - £86
Carwiz
Carwiz
Very good 8.7 / 15 reviews
1 location
£38 - £123
Budget
Budget
Very good 8.6 / 15 reviews
2 locations
£44 - £101
SIXT
SIXT
Very good 8.5 / 39 reviews
4 locations
£42 - £503
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Very good 8.4 / 183 reviews
1 location
£47 - £344
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 8.3 / 52 reviews
1 location
£40 - £82
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.2 / 7 reviews
3 locations
£53 - £244
Klass Wagen
Klass Wagen
Very good 8.1 / 693 reviews
1 location
£16 - £47
Avis
Avis
Good 7.8 / 6 reviews
3 locations
£31 - £146
Thrifty
Thrifty
Good 7.7 / 24 reviews
3 locations
£45 - £145
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.7 / 8 reviews
3 locations
£60 - £213
Enterprise
Enterprise
Good 7.7 / 7 reviews
2 locations
£26 - £93
Keddy
Keddy
Good 7.7 / 6 reviews
2 locations
£50 - £63
National
National
Good 7.7
1 location
AddCar
AddCar
Good 7.6 / 1 review
1 location
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