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Car Hire in Switzerland

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Schlieren Downtown
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
£ 38.85 per day
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Zurich Airport
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Dollar
£ 39.06 per day
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Geneva Railway Station
Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 39.57 per day
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City Centre
Economy
VW UP or comparable
VW UP
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 42.51 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Sion Airport
Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 2x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
£ 44.65 / per day
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Zurich Airport
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
£ 45.18 / per day
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City Centre
Compact
Fiat Tipo or comparable
Fiat Tipo
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Budget
£ 45.86 / per day
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City Centre
Economy
VW Polo or comparable
VW Polo
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
£ 46.83 / 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 02:02 on 2022-01-23.

Travel Information

Language
German,
French
Currency
CHF
Dialing code
41
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
80 km/h
50 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

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 £ 113.46 per day
  • From Switzerland to France - 191 offers from £ 65.72 per day
  • From Switzerland to Austria - 119 offers from £ 78.06 per day
  • From Switzerland to Germany - 130 offers from £ 65.72 per day
  • From Switzerland to Netherlands - 73 offers from £ 79.38 per day

Top 16 Most Popular Cities in Switzerland

  1. Car Hire in Geneva starting at £ 39.57 per day
  2. Car Hire in Zurich starting at £ 48.72 per day
  3. Car Hire in Basel starting at £ 57.59 per day
  4. Car Hire in Bern starting at £ 61.43 per day
  5. Car Hire in Winterthur starting at £ 35.75 per day
  6. Car Hire in Interlaken starting at £ 53.11 per day
  7. Car Hire in Montreux starting at £ 42.51 per day
  8. Car Hire in Vevey starting at £ 42.51 per day
  9. Car Hire in Visp starting at £ 68.23 per day
  10. Car Hire in Biel starting at £ 54.72 per day
  11. Car Hire in Duebendorf starting at £ 35.75 per day

Top 15 Most Popular Destinations in Switzerland

  1. Car Hire at Geneva Airport starting at £ 44.15 per day
  2. Car Hire at Zurich Airport starting at £ 39.06 per day
  3. Car Hire at Basel Airport starting at £ 57.59 per day
  4. Car Hire at Bern Airport starting at £ 61.43 per day
  5. Car Hire Geneva Acacias starting at £ 42.14 per day
  6. Car Hire in Downtown Zurich starting at £ 48.72 per day
  7. Car Hire Zurich Escher Wyss starting at £ 38.51 per day
  8. Car Hire at Visp Train Station starting at £ 68.23 per day
  9. Car Hire Biel Railway Station starting at £ 54.72 per day
  10. Car Hire Gstaad Railway Station starting at £ 53.11 per day
  11. Car Hire Baden Ifang starting at £ 38.51 per day
  12. Car Hire Locarno Railway Station starting at £ 76.76 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
£ 61.10
January
£ 65.88
February
£ 51.30
March
£ 44.61
April
£ 54.63
May
£ 60.53
June
£ 67.94
July
£ 79.40
August
£ 47.29
September
£ 46.53
October
£ 55.14
November
£ 66.09
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Switzerland is April with prices starting at £ 44.61 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 £ 79.40. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 58. 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 April is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in Switzerland Compared to the Yearly Average
377%
January
229%
February
226%
March
April
May
June
July
August
42%
September
45%
October
145%
November
135%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Alamo VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
Alamo Fiat 500 2 2 Small cars
Alamo VW Golf 5 2 Medium cars
Alamo Skoda Octavia STW 5 3 Station wagons
Alamo VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
SIXT Ford Fiesta 2 1 Small cars
Alamo Renault Captur 5 2 SUVs
Europcar VW Polo 5 2 Medium cars
Alamo Mercedes Benz A Class 4 1 Medium cars
Alamo Mini Cooper 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
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

Top 9 Hire Companies in Switzerland in 2022

Europcar
Europcar
Remarkable 9.5
+41264084112
AMAG AUTOMOBILES ET MOTEURS SA, ROUTE DE VILLARS 105, 1701 FRIBOURG SUISSE
Working hours
Mon:07:30-11:30; 13:30-17:30
Tue:07:30-11:30; 13:30-17:30
Wed:07:30-11:30; 13:30-17:30
Thu:07:30-11:30; 13:30-17:30
Fri:07:30-11:30; 13:30-17:30
Sat:08:00-12:00
SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9.5
+41718550823
Flughafenstrasse 11
National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+410848445522
Flughafen Basel-Mulhouse, 4056 Basel
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.6
410848445522
ERLACHSTRASSE 3,
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.6
410848445522
FLUGHAFEN BASEL-M POSTFACH 142,
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+41219218860
Nestle Suisse Sa
Working hours
Mon:06:30-19:00
Tue:06:30-19:00
Wed:06:30-19:00
Thu:06:30-19:00
Fri:06:30-19:00
Sat:06:30-19:00
Sun:06:30-19:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+410219218860
Avenue Du Clos Daubonne 1
Working hours
Mon:08:00-13:00
Tue:08:00-13:00
Wed:08:00-13:00
Thu:08:00-13:00
Fri:08:00-13:00
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.5
0917435050
LOCARNO MAGADINO AIRPORT
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
410848445522
Flughafen Basel-M Postfach 142
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
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