Car Hire in Basel

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Basel Airport Car Hire
Economy
Volkswagen Polo or comparable
Volkswagen Polo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 48.86 per day
Basel Airport Car Hire
Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 53.02 per day
City Centre Car Hire
Compact
Renault Captur or comparable
Renault Captur
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 54.81 per day
Basel Airport Car Hire
Intermediate
Skoda Octavia or comparable
Skoda Octavia
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Budget
£ 65.03 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Basel Airport Car Hire
Economy Elite
Mini Cooper or comparable
Mini Cooper
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 50.41 / per day
Basel Railway Station Car Hire
Standard
Mercedes-Benz B-Klasse or comparable
Mercedes-Benz B-Klasse
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 67.41 / per day
City Centre Car Hire
Compact Elite
Mercedes A Class or comparable
Mercedes A Class
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
£ 67.79 / per day
Basel Airport Car Hire
Standard Elite
Audi A3 Sportback or comparable
Audi A3 Sportback
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 81.80 / 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 14:49 on 2023-02-07.
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Travel Information

Language
German,
French
Currency
CHF
Traffic direction
Right-hand side
Dialing code
41
Average car hire price
£ 69.82 / per day
Average car hire length
3 days
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
80 km/h
50 mph
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 £ 42.29 per day
  • From Basel to Vienna - 37 offers from £ 83.04 per day
  • From Basel to Brussels - 37 offers from £ 79.40 per day
  • From Basel to Zurich - 140 offers from £ 42.29 per day
  • From Basel to Mulhouse - 9 offers from £ 77.17 per day

Top 4 Cities near Basel

  1. Geneva Car Hire starting at £ 60.88 per day
    186.3 km / 115.7 miles away
  2. Zurich Car Hire starting at £ 50.45 per day
    80.0 km / 49.7 miles away
  3. Bern Car Hire starting at £ 65.25 per day
    76.0 km / 47.3 miles away
  4. Chur Car Hire starting at £ 107.71 per day
    172.5 km / 107.2 miles away

Top 4 Destinations around Basel

  1. Basel Airport Car Hire starting at £ 48.86 per day
    7.4 km / 4.6 miles away
  2. Bern Airport Car Hire starting at £ 65.25 per day
    70.8 km / 44.0 miles away
  3. Zurich Airport Car Hire starting at £ 51.31 per day
    72.7 km / 45.1 miles away
  4. Geneva Airport Car Hire starting at £ 43.55 per day
    184.0 km / 114.3 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data shows how prices for hiring a car in Basel fluctuate depending on the time of year. This graph can help you find the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Basel
£ 70.10
January
£ 41.29
February
£ 35.90
March
£ 24.92
April
£ 74.06
May
£ 91.24
June
£ 76.26
July
£ 64.82
August
£ 44.51
September
£ 45.77
October
£ 47.75
November
£ 47.75
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Basel is April with prices starting at £ 24.92 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 £ 91.24. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 55. 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 8 days during in September, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length in Basel
5
January
February
5
March
7
April
6
May
6
June
6
July
6
August
8
September
4
October
8
November
4
December

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

The most popular month for hiring a car in Basel is July, and the least popular is February.
Popularity of Car Hire in Basel by Monthly Searches
3%
January
February
96%
March
103%
April
167%
May
165%
June
194%
July
182%
August
142%
September
144%
October
2%
November
2%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

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

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Alamo
9.14 / 10
Lowest rated company
Firefly
8.15 / 10
Total number of reviews
8
Total rental companies
10
Average daily price
£ 69.82
Lowest daily price
£ 40.55
Total cars available
246

Top 10 Hire Companies in Basel in 2023

Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.1 / 54 reviews
410848445522
Flughafen Basel Mulhouse, Postfach 142
£ 49 - £ 321
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.9 / 21 reviews
+41848884444
Euroairport, 4030 Riehen
£ 55 - £ 129
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 / 12 reviews
+410848445522
Flughafen Basel Mulhouse, Postfach 142
£ 53 - £ 329
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.8 / 8 reviews
+41613252903
BASEL-MULHOUSE AIRPORT (SWISS SIDE)
£ 57 - £ 145
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
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.6 / 2 reviews
+410613252780
EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Aeroport De, 68300 Saint-Louis
£ 55 - £ 84
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
National
National
Outstanding 8.6
+410848445522
Flughafen Basel-Mulhouse, 4056 Basel
£ 54 - £ 353
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5 / 2 reviews
+41613252840
Flughafen Basel Muehlhausen
£ 62 - £ 91
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
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.3
+41612069545
Hauptstrasse 114
Working hours
Mon:08:00-12:30; 13:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-12:30; 13:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-12:30; 13:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-12:30; 13:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-12:30; 13:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-12:00
Firefly
Firefly
Outstanding 8.2
+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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