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Car Hire at Basel Airport

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Basel Airport, Basel, Switzerland
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 20.27 per day
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Mini
Hyundai i10 or comparable
Hyundai i10
  • 5
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 24.68 per day
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Compact
VW Golf or comparable
VW Golf
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 29.74 per day
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Compact Elite
Audi A1 or comparable
Audi A1
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 31.24 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Economy Elite
Mini Cooper or comparable
Mini Cooper
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
£ 35.61 / per day
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Intermediate
BMW 2er or comparable
BMW 2er
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 26.46 / per day
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Standard
Mercedes-Benz B-Klasse or comparable
Mercedes-Benz B-Klasse
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 30.09 / per day
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Intermediate Elite
Volvo V40 or comparable
Volvo V40
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 38.32 / 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 02:03 on 2021-03-01.

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%

Top 4 Destinations around Basel Airport

  1. Bern Airport starting at £ 41.78 per day
    70.8 km / 44.0 miles away
  2. Zurich Airport starting at £ 20.27 per day
    72.7 km / 45.1 miles away
  3. Visp Railway Station starting at £ 41.64 per day
    141.2 km / 87.7 miles away
  4. Geneva Airport starting at £ 21.27 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 at Basel Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Basel Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Basel Airport
£ 66.42
January
£ 39.12
February
£ 34.02
March
£ 23.62
April
£ 70.17
May
£ 86.45
June
£ 72.26
July
£ 61.42
August
£ 48.32
September
£ 48.75
October
£ 48.61
November
£ 48.61
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Basel Airport is April with prices starting at £ 23.62 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 £ 86.45. 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’s the most popular hire length at Basel Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Basel Airport keep them for an average of 8 days during in April, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length at Basel Airport
5
January
6
February
6
March
8
April
6
May
6
June
6
July
5
August
5
September
4
October
4
November
4
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at Basel Airport?

Though Basel Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in July. March is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
109%
January
86%
February
83%
March
87%
April
108%
May
105%
June
124%
July
117%
August
92%
September
96%
October
102%
November
91%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Alamo VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
SIXT Renault Captur 4 1 Medium cars
Alamo VW Golf 5 2 Medium cars
Alamo Fiat 500X 4 2 SUVs
Alamo VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
Alamo Renault Captur 5 2 SUVs
Alamo Ford Focus STW 5 3 Station wagons
Alamo VW Golf 4 2 Medium cars
Alamo Fiat 500 2 2 Small cars
Alamo Hyundai i10 3 1 Small cars

Top 9 Hire Companies at Basel Airport in 2021

SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9.5
+41848884444
Euroairport, 4030 Riehen
£ 20 - £ 58
Europcar
Europcar
Remarkable 9.5
+41613252903
BASEL-MULHOUSE AIRPORT (SWISS SIDE)
£ 30 - £ 82
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
Remarkable 9.2
+410848445522
Flughafen Basel-Mulhouse, 4056 Basel
£ 35 - £ 124
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.6
+410848445522
FLUGHAFEN BASEL-MULHOUSE, POSTFACH 142
£ 28 - £ 124
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.6
410848445522
FLUGHAFEN BASEL-M POSTFACH 142,
£ 25 - £ 122
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.5
+410613252780
EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, 4030 Basel
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:00
Tue:08:00-23:00
Wed:08:00-23:00
Thu:08:00-23:00
Fri:08:00-23:00
Sat:08:00-23:00
Sun:08:00-23:00
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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