Car Hire in Switzerland

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

City Centre
Mini
Renault Twingo or comparable
Renault Twingo
  • 4
  • 2
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 55.05 per day
City Centre
Economy
Opel Corsa or comparable
Opel Corsa
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 55.96 per day
City Centre
Economy
VW UP or comparable
VW UP
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 57.11 per day
Zurich Dietlikon
Economy
VW Polo or comparable
VW Polo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 58.59 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

City Centre
Economy
Seat Ibiza 5d or comparable
Seat Ibiza 5d
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 60.55 / per day
Zurich Dietlikon
Compact
VW Golf or comparable
VW Golf
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 62.87 / per day
City Centre
Compact
VW Golf or comparable
VW Golf
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 64.82 / per day
City Centre
Compact Elite
Audi A1 Sportback or comparable
Audi A1 Sportback
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 64.82 / 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 12:43 on 2022-10-03.

Travel Information

Language
German,
French
Currency
CHF
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Dialing code
41
Budget car hire price
£ 133.77 / per day
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Speed limit out of city centre
80 km/h
50 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Average gasoline price
£ 1.69 / 1 liter
Highest gasoline price
£ 2.00 / 1 liter
Lowest gasoline price
£ 1.42 / 1 liter

One-way Car Hire in Switzerland

Here are the most popular one-way car hire options for pickup in Switzerland and drop off in another country:

  • From Switzerland to Italy - 550 offers from £ 117.59 per day
  • From Switzerland to France - 191 offers from £ 68.11 per day
  • From Switzerland to Austria - 119 offers from £ 80.90 per day
  • From Switzerland to Germany - 130 offers from £ 68.11 per day
  • From Switzerland to Netherlands - 73 offers from £ 82.27 per day

Top 16 Most Popular Cities in Switzerland

  1. Car Hire in Geneva starting at £ 70.50 per day
  2. Car Hire in Zurich starting at £ 58.00 per day
  3. Car Hire in Basel starting at £ 107.79 per day
  4. Car Hire in Bern starting at £ 183.66 per day
  5. Car Hire in Interlaken starting at £ 133.25 per day
  6. Car Hire in Winterthur starting at £ 89.25 per day
  7. Car Hire in Visp starting at £ 133.25 per day
  8. Car Hire in St. Gallen starting at £ 179.53 per day
  9. Car Hire in Montreux starting at £ 105.42 per day
  10. Car Hire in Vevey starting at £ 105.42 per day
  11. Car Hire in Fribourg starting at £ 133.25 per day
  12. Car Hire in Biel starting at £ 154.43 per day
  13. Car Hire in Gstaad starting at £ 186.65 per day

Top 16 Most Popular Destinations in Switzerland

  1. Car Hire at Geneva Airport starting at £ 70.50 per day
  2. Car Hire at Zurich Airport starting at £ 92.67 per day
  3. Car Hire at Basel Airport starting at £ 107.79 per day
  4. Car Hire at Bern Airport starting at £ 183.66 per day
  5. Car Hire in Downtown Zurich starting at £ 58.00 per day
  6. Car Hire in Zurich Escher Wyss starting at £ 98.83 per day
  7. Car Hire at Zurich Glattbrugg starting at £ 179.53 per day
  8. Car Hire at Zurich Letzipark starting at £ 179.53 per day
  9. Car Hire at Visp Train Station starting at £ 133.25 per day
  10. Car Hire in Geneva Acacias starting at £ 96.55 per day
  11. Car Hire at Lugano Paradiso starting at £ 186.65 per day
  12. Car Hire at Biel Train Station starting at £ 154.43 per day
  13. Car Hire at Gstaad Train Station starting at £ 137.96 per day
  14. Car Hire in Baden Ifang starting at £ 98.83 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Switzerland 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 Switzerland
£ 63.32
January
£ 68.27
February
£ 53.16
March
£ 46.23
April
£ 56.62
May
£ 62.73
June
£ 70.41
July
£ 82.29
August
£ 49.01
September
£ 48.22
October
£ 57.15
November
£ 68.50
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Switzerland is April with prices starting at £ 46.23 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 £ 82.29. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 60. 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 Switzerland?

Hirers picking up a car in Switzerland keep them for an average of 18 days during in November, while those picking up their cars in September keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length in Switzerland
5
January
6
February
6
March
5
April
6
May
6
June
6
July
6
August
4
September
6
October
18
November
6
December

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

Though Switzerland is popular for travellers all year long, the month for which the highest number of people search for a hire car is in January. in June is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in Switzerland Compared to the Yearly Average
236%
January
179%
February
157%
March
61%
April
39%
May
19%
June
22%
July
38%
August
131%
September
141%
October
91%
November
85%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Alamo VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
Alamo Skoda Octavia STW 5 3 Station wagons
Alamo VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
Alamo Renault Captur 5 2 SUVs
Geneva Rental Cars Volkswagen Up 3 2 Small cars
Geneva Rental Cars Volkswagen Polo 5 2 Small cars
Alamo Ford Puma 4 2 SUVs
Geneva Rental Cars Volkswagen Tiguan 5 3 SUVs
Hertz VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
Hertz Citroen C3 5 2 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. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

United Kingdom
Volkswagen Polo
25 March 2022
Chamonix is awesome but there are so many gorgeous places a short distance away a car is essential
United Kingdom
Volkswagen Up
22 March 2022
Nothing to report
United Kingdom
VW Polo
10 September 2021
French ALPs - beautiful location, lots to do and see. Morzine had lots going on/ special events. Chamonix has Mont Blanc that simply blows you away

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
City Auto Rent
9.84 / 10
Lowest rated company
Explore Vacations AG
7.83 / 10
Total number of reviews
38
Total rental companies
14
Average daily price
£ 133.77
Lowest daily price
£ 4.00
Total cars available
778

Top 14 Hire Companies in Switzerland in 2022

City Auto Rent
City Auto Rent
Remarkable 9.8 / 37 reviews
+41227107272
Icc - Route De Pré-Bois 20 - 1215 Genève
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
Dollar
Dollar
Remarkable 9.1 / 135 reviews
+41438163255
Airside Center, Flughafen, 8302 Zürich, Switzerland
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:30
Tue:07:00-23:30
Wed:07:00-23:30
Thu:07:00-23:30
Fri:07:00-23:30
Sat:07:00-23:30
Sun:07:00-23:30
SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9 / 148 reviews
+41848884444
Parking 3, 8302 Zürich
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.9 / 81 reviews
+41432555656
PARKING 3 G1
Working hours
Thu:06:30-23:30
Fri:06:30-23:30
Sat:06:30-23:30
Sun:06:30-23:30
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8 / 88 reviews
410581220420
FLUGHAFEN ZURICH,
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.8 / 392 reviews
410848445522
Flughafen Basel Mulhouse, Postfach 142
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.6 / 37 reviews
+410434447000
Zollstrasse 42, 8005 Zürich
Working hours
Mon:07:00-18:00
Tue:07:00-18:00
Wed:07:00-18:00
Thu:07:00-18:00
Fri:07:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:07:00-12:00
National
National
Outstanding 8.6 / 11 reviews
+410848445522
Route de l'Aéroport 21, 1215 Le Grand-Saconnex
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.5 / 8 reviews
0438163255
Zurich Airport
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:30
Tue:07:00-23:30
Wed:07:00-23:30
Thu:07:00-23:30
Fri:07:00-23:30
Sat:07:00-23:30
Sun:07:00-23:30
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.4 / 6 reviews
+41448007733
Flughafen Parking 3, Zurich, 8060
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.3 / 14 reviews
+41613252840
Flughafen Basel Muehlhausen
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:08:00-23:00
Sun:08:00-23:00
Geneva Rental Cars
Geneva Rental Cars
Outstanding 8.2 / 248 reviews
+41223412222
171, Route De Meyrin, 1214 Vernier
Working hours
Mon:08:30-18:00
Tue:08:30-18:00
Wed:08:30-18:00
Thu:08:30-18:00
Fri:08:30-18:00
Sat:08:30-18:00
Firefly
Firefly
Outstanding 8.1
+41613252780
Exit Switzerland - HERTZ CAR PARK - in Terminal
Working hours
Mon:07:30-22:59
Tue:07:30-22:59
Wed:07:30-22:59
Thu:07:30-22:59
Fri:07:30-22:59
Sat:08:00-15:00
Sun:15:00-23:00
Explore Vacations AG
Explore Vacations AG
Great 7.8 / 9 reviews
+41764959010 / +41763109960
Böschenwissensatrsse 11, 8152 Glattbrugg, Zürich, Switzerland
Working hours
Mon:06:00-20:00
Tue:06:00-20:00
Wed:06:00-20:00
Thu:06:00-20:00
Fri:06:00-20:00
Sat:06:00-20:00
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