Car Hire in Basel

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Basel Airport
Economy
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Flizzr
£ 65.61 / per day
City Centre
Compact
Skoda Scala or comparable
Skoda Scala
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 93.28 / per day
City Centre
Standard Elite
Polestar 2 or comparable
Polestar 2
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
£ 108.28 / per day
Basel Airport
Intermediate Crossover
Peugeot 3008 or comparable
Peugeot 3008
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 109.30 / per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Basel Airport
Compact Elite
Mercedes Benz A Class or comparable
Mercedes Benz A Class
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
£ 127.17 / per day
City Centre
Standard SUV
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross or comparable
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
£ 145.49 / per day
City Centre
Premium
Audi A4 or comparable
Audi A4
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
£ 281.41 / per day
Basel Airport
Intermediate Elite
Skoda Octavia STW or comparable
Skoda Octavia STW
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 286.06 / 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 21:06 on 2024-06-20.

Travel Information

Languages
French, Italian
Currency
CHF
Drive on
Right-hand side
Dialing code
+41
Average car hire price
£ 152 per day
Average car hire length
5 days
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h or 31 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 120 km/h or 50 - 75 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Score
9.9 / 10
Average gasoline price
£ 1.65 per litre or £ 6.24 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
£ 1.49 per litre or £ 5.63 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.82 per litre or £ 6.88 / 1 gallon

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 £ 40.16 per day
  • From Basel to Vienna - 37 offers from £ 78.86 per day
  • From Basel to Brussels - 37 offers from £ 75.41 per day
  • From Basel to Zurich - 140 offers from £ 40.16 per day
  • From Basel to Mulhouse - 9 offers from £ 73.28 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

In which month is car hire in Basel the most affordable?

According to our data, prices for hiring a car in Basel fluctuate depending on the time of year. This graph displays the average hire prices in each month in order to help you find the best bargain.
Average price for hiring a car per day in Basel
£ 49.49
January
£ 83.06
February
£ 57.49
March
£ 50.04
April
£ 57.26
May
£ 71.96
June
£ 101.06
July
£ 97.12
August
£ 58.70
September
£ 66.13
October
£ 56.54
November
£ 97.56
December
The best month to hire a car in Basel is January (when the average price is £ 49.49 per day). This is 30% less than the yearly average and 51% less than hiring in July (when the average price is £ 101.06).

This information can help you determine the low season. But note that these prices are only averages. The cost of your hire is determined by the type of car you select, the length of time you hire it for and how much in advance you book. Simply type in your dates in the form at the top of the page in order to find out the exact prices.

What is the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Basel?

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in July, the average renter keeps their car for 7 days, and in December, they keep their car for 4 days.
Average number of hire days in Basel
5
January
5
February
5
March
6
April
5
May
6
June
7
July
6
August
6
September
6
October
5
November
4
December

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

Given the number of searches made by our customers, the most popular month for car hire in Basel is December, and the least popular is July.
Popularity of Car Hire in Basel by Monthly Searches
71%
January
69%
February
110%
March
115%
April
91%
May
97%
June
53%
July
57%
August
68%
September
102%
October
174%
November
194%
December

Car Hire Information

Car hire locations 3
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers Europcar, Alamo, Hertz, SIXT, Thrifty
Popular car categories People Carriers, SUVs, Small cars, Medium cars
Lowest price £ 66 per day
Cheapest supplier Flizzr

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Europcar Volkswagen Touran 5 2 People Carriers
Alamo Volkswagen Polo 4 2 Small cars
Alamo Opel Mokka 5 2 SUVs
Hertz Citroen C3 5 2 Small cars
Alamo Ford Puma 4 2 SUVs
Hertz Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
Alamo Mercedes Benz A Class 4 1 Medium cars
Budget Citroen C3 5 2 Small cars
Enterprise Opel Mokka 5 2 SUVs
Europcar Skoda Scala 5 2 Medium cars

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Alamo
9.1 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Firefly
7.7 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
7
Total rental companies
12
Average daily price
£ 152.07
Lowest daily price
£ 65.61
Total cars available
175

Top 12 Suppliers in Basel in 2024

Alamo
Alamo
Exceptional 9.1 / 80 reviews
1 location
£ 109 - £ 260
Europcar
Europcar
Exceptional 9 / 31 reviews
2 locations
£ 93 - £ 212
Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8.7 / 10 reviews
2 locations
£ 108 - £ 394
SIXT
SIXT
Very good 8.5 / 23 reviews
3 locations
£ 74 - £ 208
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.4 / 12 reviews
2 locations
£ 104 - £ 413
Dollar
Dollar
Very good 8.2 / 21 reviews
2 locations
Budget
Budget
Very good 8.1 / 4 reviews
2 locations
£ 133 - £ 337
Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8 / 15 reviews
1 location
£ 121 - £ 286
National
National
Good 7.9 / 1 review
1 location
£ 124 - £ 294
Avis
Avis
Good 7.8 / 1 review
2 locations
£ 134 - £ 337
Flizzr
Flizzr
Good 7.8
1 location
£ 66 - £ 202
Firefly
Firefly
Good 7.7
1 location
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