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Car Hire in Basel

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Basel, Switzerland
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Basel Airport Car Hire
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 20.85 per day
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Basel Airport Car Hire
Compact
Renault Captur or comparable
Renault Captur
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 22.69 per day
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Basel Airport Car Hire
Compact
Renault Captur or comparable
Renault Captur
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 24.10 per day
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Basel Airport Car Hire
Mini
Hyundai i10 or comparable
Hyundai i10
  • 5
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 25.39 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Basel Airport Car Hire
Economy
VW Polo or comparable
VW Polo
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 25.64 / per day
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Basel Airport Car Hire
Compact
MINI(5-Türer) Aut. or comparable
MINI(5-Türer) Aut.
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
£ 25.71 / per day
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Basel Airport Car Hire
Compact
BMW 1er or comparable
BMW 1er
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 25.75 / per day
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Basel Airport Car Hire
Compact
Renault Mégane EST or comparable
Renault Mégane EST
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 26.63 / 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 13:07 on 2021-04-14.

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 £ 41.32 per day
  • From Basel to Vienna - 37 offers from £ 81.13 per day
  • From Basel to Brussels - 37 offers from £ 77.58 per day
  • From Basel to Zurich - 140 offers from £ 41.32 per day
  • From Basel to Mulhouse - 9 offers from £ 75.40 per day

Top 10 Cities near Basel

  1. 78.1 km / 48.5 miles away
  2. Geneva Car Hire starting at £ 26.28 per day
    186.9 km / 116.1 miles away
  3. Bern Car Hire starting at £ 42.98 per day
    72.8 km / 45.3 miles away
  4. Altenrhein Car Hire starting at £ 39.11 per day
    147.6 km / 91.7 miles away
  5. Visp Car Hire starting at £ 42.84 per day
    143.0 km / 88.9 miles away
  6. Sion Car Hire starting at £ 45.13 per day
    151.1 km / 93.9 miles away
  7. Lugano Car Hire starting at £ 27.94 per day
    201.1 km / 125.0 miles away
  8. 131.9 km / 82.0 miles away
  9. 180.2 km / 112.0 miles away
  10. 165.2 km / 102.6 miles away

Top 8 Destinations around Basel

  1. Basel Airport Car Hire starting at £ 20.85 per day
    6.6 km / 4.1 miles away
  2. Zurich Airport Car Hire starting at £ 20.85 per day
    72.2 km / 44.9 miles away
  3. Bern Airport Car Hire starting at £ 42.98 per day
    72.8 km / 45.3 miles away
  4. Visp Railway Station Car Hire starting at £ 42.84 per day
    143.0 km / 88.9 miles away
  5. St.Gallen–Altenrhein Airport Car Hire starting at £ 39.11 per day
    147.6 km / 91.7 miles away
  6. Sion Airport Car Hire starting at £ 45.13 per day
    151.1 km / 93.9 miles away
  7. Geneva Airport Car Hire starting at £ 21.88 per day
    186.0 km / 115.6 miles away
  8. Geneva Railway Station Car Hire starting at £ 26.28 per day
    186.9 km / 116.1 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
£ 68.49
January
£ 40.34
February
£ 35.08
March
£ 24.35
April
£ 72.36
May
£ 89.15
June
£ 74.51
July
£ 63.34
August
£ 43.49
September
£ 44.72
October
£ 46.65
November
£ 46.65
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Basel is April with prices starting at £ 24.35 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 £ 89.15. 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.

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 November, and the least popular is April.
Popularity of Car Hire in Basel by Monthly Searches
8%
January
254%
February
284%
March
5%
April
8%
May
8%
June
10%
July
9%
August
59%
September
60%
October
285%
November
209%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Dollar Volvo V40 4 3 Medium cars
Dollar Ford Fiesta 5 1 Small cars
SIXT Peugeot 208 2 1 Small cars
Alamo VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
Alamo Hyundai i10 3 1 Small cars
Alamo VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
SIXT BMW 1er 5 1 Medium cars
Dollar Ford Focus 4 2 Medium cars
SIXT Renault Captur 4 1 Medium cars
Alamo VW Golf 4 2 Medium cars

Top 9 Hire Companies in Basel in 2021

SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9.5
+41616835989
Schwarzwaldallee 242
Europcar
Europcar
Remarkable 9.5
+41613789966
SWISSOTEL LE PLAZA, MESSEPLATZ 25, 4058 BASEL SUISSE
Working hours
Mon:07:30-12:00; 13:30-18:00
Tue:07:30-12:00; 13:30-18:00
Wed:07:30-12:00; 13:30-18:00
Thu:07:30-12:00; 13:30-18:00
Fri:07:30-12:00; 13:30-18:00
Sat:08:00-12:00
National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+410848445522
Centralbahnpl. 14,4051 Basel
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.6
410848445522
SCHONAUSTRASSE 25,
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.6
+410848445522
Centralbahnpl. 14,4051 Basel
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.5
+410612059222
Nauenstrasse 33, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+41613252840
Basel Mulhausen Airport
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
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+41613252840
Flughafen Basel Muehlhausen
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
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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