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Car Hire in Zurich

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Zurich Airport Car Hire
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 19.92 per day
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Zurich Airport Car Hire
Compact
Renault Captur or comparable
Renault Captur
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 22.76 per day
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Zurich Airport Car Hire
Compact
Renault Captur or comparable
Renault Captur
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 23.03 per day
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Zurich Airport Car Hire
Mini
Hyundai i10 or comparable
Hyundai i10
  • 5
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 25.12 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Zurich Airport Car Hire
Economy
VW Polo or comparable
VW Polo
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 25.38 / per day
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Zurich Airport Car Hire
Compact
MINI(5-Türer) Aut. or comparable
MINI(5-Türer) Aut.
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
£ 25.80 / per day
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Zurich Airport Car Hire
Compact
BMW 1er or comparable
BMW 1er
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 25.84 / per day
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Zurich Airport Car Hire
Compact
MINI(5-Türer) Aut. or comparable
MINI(5-Türer) Aut.
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
£ 26.10 / 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 07:02 on 2021-02-28.

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 Zurich

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

  • From Zurich to Milan - 93 offers from £ 117.21 per day
  • From Zurich to Geneva - 252 offers from £ 41.59 per day
  • From Zurich to Venice - 9 offers from £ 194.89 per day
  • From Zurich to Bologna - 37 offers from £ 117.21 per day
  • From Zurich to Lugano - 36 offers from £ 53.78 per day

Top 10 Cities near Zurich

  1. Geneva Car Hire starting at £ 26.62 per day
    230.3 km / 143.1 miles away
  2. Basel Car Hire starting at £ 18.07 per day
    78.3 km / 48.6 miles away
  3. Bern Car Hire starting at £ 43.21 per day
    100.3 km / 62.3 miles away
  4. Sion Car Hire starting at £ 45.39 per day
    166.8 km / 103.6 miles away
  5. Visp Car Hire starting at £ 43.08 per day
    139.7 km / 86.8 miles away
  6. 145.6 km / 90.5 miles away
  7. 59.8 km / 37.1 miles away
  8. Altenrhein Car Hire starting at £ 40.73 per day
    76.1 km / 47.3 miles away
  9. Lugano Car Hire starting at £ 36.01 per day
    164.4 km / 102.1 miles away
  10. 100.1 km / 62.2 miles away

Top 8 Destinations around Zurich

  1. Zurich Airport Car Hire starting at £ 19.92 per day
    10.4 km / 6.5 miles away
  2. St.Gallen–Altenrhein Airport Car Hire starting at £ 40.73 per day
    78.3 km / 48.7 miles away
  3. Basel Airport Car Hire starting at £ 18.07 per day
    79.8 km / 49.6 miles away
  4. Bern Airport Car Hire starting at £ 43.21 per day
    93.4 km / 58.0 miles away
  5. Visp Railway Station Car Hire starting at £ 43.08 per day
    129.7 km / 80.6 miles away
  6. Sion Airport Car Hire starting at £ 45.39 per day
    157.6 km / 97.9 miles away
  7. Geneva Railway Station Car Hire starting at £ 28.71 per day
    223.1 km / 138.6 miles away
  8. Geneva Airport Car Hire starting at £ 26.62 per day
    223.4 km / 138.8 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Zurichfluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Zurich
£ 61.81
January
£ 102.87
February
£ 64.50
March
£ 71.32
April
£ 57.40
May
£ 87.10
June
£ 84.74
July
£ 106.64
August
£ 47.20
September
£ 46.95
October
£ 110.08
November
£ 110.08
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Zurich is October with prices starting at £ 46.95 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is November with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 110.08. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 79. 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 Zurich?

Hirers picking up a car in Zurich keep them for an average of 10 days during in September, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length in Zurich
8
January
6
February
6
March
6
April
7
May
6
June
6
July
5
August
10
September
4
October
6
November
6
December

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

While travellers visit Zurich year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is March, and the least popular is April.
Popularity of Car Hire in Zurich by Monthly Searches
48%
January
299%
February
353%
March
3%
April
4%
May
3%
June
4%
July
3%
August
63%
September
64%
October
184%
November
172%
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 Golf 5 2 Medium cars
Dollar Ford Focus 4 2 Medium cars
SIXT Renault Captur 5 2 Medium cars
Alamo VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
SIXT BMW 2er Cabrio Aut. 2 1 Convertibles

Top 9 Hire Companies in Zurich in 2021

SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9.5
+41848884444
Parking 3, 8302 Zürich
Europcar
Europcar
Remarkable 9.5
+41432555656
PARKING 3 G1
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+410581220420
Bimenzältenstrasse 11, 8302 Kloten
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.6
410581220420
FLUGHAFEN ZURICH,
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.6
+410581220420
Flughofstrasse 3, 8058 Kloten, Switzerland
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.5
+41438163255
Airside Center, Flughafen, 8302 Zürich, Switzerland
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+41448007733
Flughafen Parking 3, Zurich, 8060
Working hours
Mon:08:30-17:00
Tue:08:30-17:00
Wed:08:30-17:00
Thu:08:30-17:00
Fri:08:30-17:00
Sat:08:30-17:00
Sun:08:30-17:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+41448007733
Flughafen Zuerich
Working hours
Mon:06:30-23:30
Tue:06:30-23:30
Wed:06:30-23:30
Thu:06:30-23:30
Fri:06:30-23:30
Sat:06:30-23:30
Sun:06:30-23:30
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
410581220420
Enterprise Rent A Car
Working hours
Mon:06:00-23:30
Tue:06:00-23:30
Wed:06:00-23:30
Thu:06:00-23:30
Fri:06:00-23:30
Sat:06:00-23:30
Sun:06:00-23:30
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