Car Hire in Basel

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Basel Airport
Economy
Opel Corsa or comparable
Opel Corsa
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Budget
£ 79.11 per day
Basel Airport
Economy
VW Polo or comparable
VW Polo
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
£ 83.27 per day
Basel Airport
Compact
VW Polo or comparable
VW Polo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 91.08 per day
Basel Airport
Compact
Fiat Tipo or comparable
Fiat Tipo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Budget
£ 99.50 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Basel Airport
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
£ 102.63 / per day
Basel Airport
Compact
VW Golf or comparable
VW Golf
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 108.90 / per day
Basel Airport
Compact
Skoda Scala or comparable
Skoda Scala
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 108.90 / per day
Basel Airport
Intermediate
BMW 2er Active Tourer or comparable
BMW 2er Active Tourer
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 109.27 / 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 15:18 on 2022-05-24.

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 Basel

The most popular one-way car hire options for pick up in Basel and drop off in another city include:

  • From Basel to Geneva - 140 offers from £ 40.66 per day
  • From Basel to Vienna - 37 offers from £ 79.83 per day
  • From Basel to Brussels - 37 offers from £ 76.34 per day
  • From Basel to Zurich - 140 offers from £ 40.66 per day
  • From Basel to Mulhouse - 9 offers from £ 74.19 per day

Top 16 Cities near Basel

  1. Geneva starting at £ 69.13 per day
    184.6 km / 114.7 miles away
  2. Zurich starting at £ 96.69 per day
    71.0 km / 44.1 miles away
  3. Bern starting at £ 94.33 per day
    70.8 km / 44.0 miles away
  4. Interlaken starting at £ 71.95 per day
    97.9 km / 60.8 miles away
  5. Winterthur starting at £ 62.84 per day
    86.0 km / 53.4 miles away
  6. Montreux starting at £ 65.36 per day
    133.8 km / 83.1 miles away
  7. Vevey starting at £ 65.67 per day
    133.2 km / 82.8 miles away
  8. Visp starting at £ 71.95 per day
    141.2 km / 87.7 miles away
  9. Locarno starting at £ 110.48 per day
    178.9 km / 111.1 miles away
  10. 54.6 km / 33.9 miles away
  11. Biel starting at £ 51.81 per day
    53.0 km / 32.9 miles away
  12. 121.7 km / 75.6 miles away
  13. Thun starting at £ 62.84 per day
    90.1 km / 56.0 miles away
  14. Nyon starting at £ 145.47 per day
    165.2 km / 102.7 miles away
  15. Fribourg starting at £ 69.16 per day
    90.0 km / 56.0 miles away
  16. 165.1 km / 102.6 miles away

Top 13 Destinations around Basel

  1. Basel Airport starting at £ 79.11 per day
    7.4 km / 4.6 miles away
  2. Baden Ifang starting at £ 97.67 per day
    52.8 km / 32.8 miles away
  3. Biel Railway Station starting at £ 51.81 per day
    53.0 km / 32.9 miles away
  4. Bern Airport starting at £ 94.33 per day
    70.8 km / 44.0 miles away
  5. Zurich Escher Wyss starting at £ 96.69 per day
    71.0 km / 44.1 miles away
  6. Zurich Airport starting at £ 82.83 per day
    72.7 km / 45.1 miles away
  7. Zurich Dietlikon starting at £ 57.23 per day
    78.5 km / 48.8 miles away
  8. Gstaad Railway Station starting at £ 330.15 per day
    121.5 km / 75.5 miles away
  9. Visp Railway Station starting at £ 71.95 per day
    141.2 km / 87.7 miles away
  10. Locarno Railway Station starting at £ 110.48 per day
    178.5 km / 110.9 miles away
  11. Locarno Airport starting at £ 62.65 per day
    182.5 km / 113.4 miles away
  12. Geneva Airport starting at £ 49.32 per day
    184.0 km / 114.3 miles away
  13. Geneva Acacias starting at £ 160.69 per day
    187.1 km / 116.2 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Baselfluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Basel
£ 67.39
January
£ 39.69
February
£ 34.51
March
£ 23.96
April
£ 71.20
May
£ 87.72
June
£ 73.31
July
£ 62.32
August
£ 42.79
September
£ 44.00
October
£ 45.90
November
£ 45.90
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Basel is April with prices starting at £ 23.96 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is June with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 87.72. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 53. 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 is the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Basel?

Hirers picking up a car in Basel keep them for an average of 7 days during in April, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length in Basel
5
January
5
February
5
March
7
April
6
May
5
June
6
July
6
August
7
September
4
October
6
November
4
December

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

While travellers visit Basel year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is January, and the least popular is June.
Popularity of Car Hire in Basel by Monthly Searches
276%
January
212%
February
208%
March
75%
April
41%
May
1%
June
1%
July
1%
August
35%
September
35%
October
183%
November
134%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

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

Top 11 Hire Companies in Basel in 2022

Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.2 / 38 reviews
410848445522
FLUGHAFEN BASEL-M POSTFACH 142,
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.9 / 17 reviews
+41848884444
Euroairport, 4030 Riehen
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.8 / 21 reviews
+410613252780
EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, 4030 Basel
Working hours
Mon:07:30-23:00
Tue:07:30-23:00
Wed:07:30-23:00
Thu:07:30-23:00
Fri:07:30-23:00
Sat:08:00-23:00
Sun:08:30-23:00
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8 / 9 reviews
+410848445522
FLUGHAFEN BASEL-MULHOUSE, POSTFACH 142
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6 / 4 reviews
+41613252903
BASEL-MULHOUSE AIRPORT (SWISS SIDE)
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:07:30-23:00
Sun:08:30-23:00
National
National
Outstanding 8.5
+410848445522
Centralbahnpl. 14,4051 Basel
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.5
+41613252903
BASEL-MULHOUSE AIRPORT (SWIss SIDE)
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:07:30-23:00
Sun:08:30-23:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5 / 2 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:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.4 / 1 reviews
+410613252780
EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Aeroport De, 68300 Saint-Louis
Working hours
Mon:07:30-23:00
Tue:07:30-23:00
Wed:07:30-23:00
Thu:07:30-23:00
Fri:07:30-23:00
Sat:08:00-23:00
Sun:08:30-23:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.3
+41613252840
Basel Mulhausen Airport
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
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
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