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Car Hire in Reykjavik (Downtown)

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City Centre, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
VW Up or comparable
VW Up
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • Man.
Global Rent a Car
£ 20.76 per day
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Economy
Hyundai I20 or comparable
Hyundai I20
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Northern Lights
£ 25.00 per day
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Standard
Dacia Duster or comparable
Dacia Duster
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Icerental4x4
£ 30.45 per day
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Compact
Dacia Logan or comparable
Dacia Logan
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • Man.
FairCar
£ 37.06 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Intermediate
Skoda Octavia STW or comparable
Skoda Octavia STW
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 61.20 / per day
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Full-size
Suzuki Grand Vitara or comparable
Suzuki Grand Vitara
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Northern Lights
£ 30.33 / per day
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Minivan
Renault Trafic or comparable
Renault Trafic
  • 9x
  • 4x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Northern Lights
£ 63.04 / per day
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Minivan
Ford Tourneo or comparable
Ford Tourneo
  • 9x
  • 6x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
FairCar
£ 90.02 / 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 02:01 on 2021-03-01.

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 3 Destinations around City Centre

  1. Reykjavik Bus Station starting at £ 39.75 per day
  2. Keflavik Airport starting at £ 17.08 per day
    36.9 km / 22.9 miles away
  3. Akureyri Airport starting at £ 35.66 per day
    248.0 km / 154.1 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in Reykjavik (Downtown)?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Reykjavik (Downtown) 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 Reykjavik (Downtown)
£ 49.41
January
£ 75.81
February
March
April
£ 80.07
May
£ 39.18
June
July
£ 39.18
August
£ 97.11
September
October
November
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Reykjavik (Downtown) is June with prices starting at £ 39.18 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is September with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 97.11. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 32. 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’s the most popular hire length in Reykjavik (Downtown)?

Hirers picking up a car in Reykjavik (Downtown) keep them for an average of 14 days during in October, while those picking up their cars in March keep them for an average of 5.
Average Hire Length in Reykjavik (Downtown)
8
January
9
February
5
March
7
April
7
May
6
June
5
July
6
August
8
September
14
October
9
November
5
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire in Reykjavik (Downtown)?

Though City Centre is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in May. December is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
90%
January
79%
February
61%
March
101%
April
231%
May
135%
June
127%
July
89%
August
106%
September
70%
October
67%
November
44%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
FairCar Renault Duster 5 3 SUVs
FairCar Toyota Yaris 5 2 Small cars
Global Rent a Car VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
FairCar Hyundai i10 5 2 Small cars
Global Rent a Car VW Up 5 1 Small cars
Europcar Kia Sportage 5 2 SUVs
FairCar Suzuki Swift 5 2 Small cars
Global Rent a Car VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
FairCar Suzuki Grand Vitara 5 4 SUVs
Icerental4x4 Suzuki Vitara 5 2 SUVs

Top 9 Hire Companies in Reykjavik (Downtown) in 2021

Carwiz
Carwiz
Remarkable 9.3
+3545712266
Vatnsmýrarvegur 1, 101 Reykjavík
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:08:00-16:00
Sun:08:00-16:00
SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9.2
+3545402222
Krókháls 9, 110 Reykjavík, Iceland
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Remarkable 9.1
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8
5199300
VATSMYRARVEGUR 10,
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Outstanding 8.8
+0
SMIDJUVEGI 34
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+3544616000
Skutuvogur 8,104, Reykjavik
£ 44 - £ 154
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:08:00-16:00
Sun:09:00-16:00
RightCars
RightCars
Outstanding 8
+3545716040
Smiðjuvegur 1
Global Rent a Car
Global Rent a Car
Great 7.7
+3545917900
Knarrarvogur 2, 104 Reykjavík, Iceland
£ 21 - £ 30
Working hours
Mon:09:00-16:00
Tue:09:00-16:00
Wed:09:00-16:00
Thu:09:00-16:00
Fri:09:00-16:00
Sat:09:00-13:00
Sun:09:00-13:00
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Great 7.2
+3546626508
Helluhraun 4, Hafnarfjörður, 220
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:00
Tue:09:00-17:00
Wed:09:00-17:00
Thu:09:00-17:00
Fri:09:00-17:00
Sat:09:00-17:00
Sun:09:00-17:00
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