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Car Hire in Iceland

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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Keflavik Airport Car Hire
Economy
Hyundai I20 or comparable
Hyundai I20
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Northern Lights
£ 17.39 / per day
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Keflavik Airport Car Hire
Standard
Dacia Duster or comparable
Dacia Duster
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Icerental4x4
£ 20.49 / per day
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Keflavik Airport Car Hire
Standard
Suzuki Vitara or comparable
Suzuki Vitara
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Northern Lights
£ 20.96 / per day
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Keflavik Airport Car Hire
Mini
Hyundai i10 or comparable
Hyundai i10
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • Man.
FairCar
£ 21.22 / per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Keflavik Airport Car Hire
Standard
Suzuki Vitara or comparable
Suzuki Vitara
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Icerental4x4
£ 21.39 / per day
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Keflavik Airport Car Hire
Mini
VW Up or comparable
VW Up
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • Man.
Global Rent a Car
£ 21.57 / per day
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City Centre Car Hire
Economy
VW Polo or comparable
VW Polo
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • Man.
Global Rent a Car
£ 22.63 / per day
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City Centre Car Hire
Economy
VW Polo or comparable
VW Polo
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • Auto.
Global Rent a Car
£ 25.84 / 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 19:07 on 2021-01-26.

Travel Information

Language
Icelandic,
English
Currency
ISK
Dialing code
354
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
90 km/h
56 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.04%

Top 5 Most Popular Cities in Iceland

  1. Car Hire in Keflavik starting at £ 17.39 per day
  2. Car Hire in Reykjavik starting at £ 41.30 per day
  3. Car Hire in Akureyri starting at £ 37.05 per day
  4. Car Hire in Isafjordur starting at £ 49.02 per day
  5. Car Hire in Egilsstadir starting at £ 37.05 per day

Top 7 Most Popular Destinations in Iceland

  1. Car Hire at Keflavik Airport starting at £ 17.39 per day
  2. Car Hire at Reykjavik Airport starting at £ 37.05 per day
  3. Car Hire at Reykjavik Bus Station starting at £ 41.30 per day
  4. Car Hire at Reykjavik Harbour starting at £ 29.18 per day
  5. Car Hire at Akureyri Airport starting at £ 37.05 per day
  6. Car Hire at Isafjordur Airport starting at £ 49.02 per day
  7. Car Hire at Egilsstadir Airport starting at £ 37.05 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Iceland fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Iceland
£ 53.77
January
£ 67.72
February
£ 50.65
March
£ 46.73
April
£ 69.97
May
£ 50.62
June
£ 93.85
July
£ 72.80
August
£ 46.23
September
£ 30.42
October
£ 38.09
November
£ 32.69
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Iceland is October with prices starting at £ 30.42 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is July with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 93.85. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 54. 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.

How many days do people keep their hire cars, on average, in Iceland?

Hirers picking up a car in Iceland keep them for an average of 8 days during in December, while those picking up their cars in February keep them for an average of 5.
Average Hire Length in Iceland
6
January
5
February
5
March
5
April
5
May
5
June
5
July
5
August
5
September
6
October
7
November
8
December

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

Though Iceland is popular for travellers all year long, the month for which the highest number of people search for a hire car is in February. in April is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in Iceland Compared to the Yearly Average
45%
January
333%
February
313%
March
1%
April
1%
May
1%
June
2%
July
2%
August
82%
September
73%
October
200%
November
148%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Ace Rent a car Nissan Qashqai 5 3 SUVs
Icerental4x4 Suzuki Vitara 5 2 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Kia Rio 5 3 Small cars
Ace Rent a car Suzuki Jimny 4 1 SUVs
Icerental4x4 Dacia Duster 5 2 SUVs
FairCar Hyundai i10 5 1 Small cars
FairCar Dacia Duster 4x4 5 3 SUVs
FairCar Suzuki Jimny 4x4 5 2 SUVs
GreenMotion Jeep Renegade Trailhawk 5 3 SUVs
Ace Rent a car VW Golf 5 2 Medium cars

Top 20 Hire Companies in Iceland in 2021

Carwiz
Carwiz
Remarkable 9.3
+3545712266
Bogatröð 2
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9.2
+3545402222
Blikavöllur 5, 235 Reykjanesbær
National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+3545199300
Arnarvöllur 4, 235 Reykjanesbær
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Remarkable 9.1
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8
5199300
ARNARVOLLUR,
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Outstanding 8.8
+3547714200
Njardarbraut 11, Reykjanesbaer
Working hours
Mon:06:00-18:00
Tue:06:00-18:00
Wed:06:00-18:00
Thu:06:00-18:00
Fri:06:00-18:00
Sat:06:00-18:00
Sun:06:00-18:00
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+3544616000
AKUREYRI AIRPORT
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:10:00-14:00
Sun:10:00-14:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+3545914000
Akureyri Airport, Eyjafjarðarbraut vestri, 600 Akureyri
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+3545626060
Akureyri Airport
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Outstanding 8.5
+3545673000 / 3172487251
Flugvellir 6. 260 Reykjanesbær
AddCar
AddCar
Outstanding 8.5
+3545194141
Keflavikurflugvöllur, 235 Keflavík
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
+3545199300
Arnarvollur
Working hours
Mon:10:00-20:00
Tue:10:00-20:00
Wed:10:00-20:00
Thu:10:00-20:00
Fri:10:00-20:00
Sat:10:00-20:00
Sun:10:00-20:00
Economy rent a car
Economy rent a car
Outstanding 8.5
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.3
+3545199300
Arnarvollur 4, 235 Reykjanesbaer, Iceland
MEX RENT A CAR
MEX RENT A CAR
Outstanding 8.2
+3545194141
Iðavellir 13, Keflavík
Working hours
Mon:00:00-02:00
Tue:00:00-02:00
Wed:00:00-02:00
Thu:00:00-02:00
Fri:00:00-02:00
Sat:00:00-02:00
Sun:00:00-02:00
RightCars
RightCars
Outstanding 8
+3545716040
Meet & Greet
Global Rent a Car
Global Rent a Car
Great 7.7
+3545917900
Arnarvellir 4b, 235 Reykjanesbaer, Iceland
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Goldcar
Goldcar
Great 7.3
+3547737079
Blikavellir 3, 235, Keflavik
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:07:00-20:00
Sun:07:00-20:00
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Great 7.2
+3545625888
Vesturbraut 10, 230 Keflavik
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Surprice
Surprice
Great 7
+3547874444
Blikavöllur 3 - 235 Keflavik Airport
Working hours
Mon:05:30-21:29
Tue:05:30-21:29
Wed:05:30-21:29
Thu:05:30-21:29
Fri:05:30-21:29
Sat:05:30-21:29
Sun:05:30-21:29
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