Car Hire in Zurich

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

City Centre
Compact
Opel Astra or comparable
Opel Astra
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
£ 46.93 / per day
Zurich Escher Wyss
Standard Elite
Polestar 2 or comparable
Polestar 2
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
£ 48.17 / per day
City Centre
Economy
Volkswagen Polo or comparable
Volkswagen Polo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 51.37 / per day
Zurich Airport
Compact Elite
Mercedes Benz A Class or comparable
Mercedes Benz A Class
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 75.14 / per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Zurich Airport
Intermediate Elite
BMW 2 Series or comparable
BMW 2 Series
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
£ 80.70 / per day
Zurich Airport
Premium
Polestar 2 or comparable
Polestar 2
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 82.03 / per day
Zurich Airport
Intermediate
Skoda Octavia or comparable
Skoda Octavia
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
£ 84.09 / per day
City Centre
Standard
Opel Insignia or comparable
Opel Insignia
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
£ 98.82 / 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 04:36 on 2024-06-08.

Travel Information

Languages
French, Italian
Currency
CHF
Drive on
Right-hand side
Dialing code
+41
Average car hire price
£ 71 per day
Average car hire length
6 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
9.3 / 10
Average gasoline price
£ 1.63 per litre or £ 6.17 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
£ 1.54 per litre or £ 5.84 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.98 per litre or £ 7.50 / 1 gallon

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 £ 114.08 per day
  • From Zurich to Geneva - 252 offers from £ 40.48 per day
  • From Zurich to Venice - 9 offers from £ 189.68 per day
  • From Zurich to Bologna - 37 offers from £ 114.08 per day
  • From Zurich to Lugano - 36 offers from £ 52.34 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

According to our data, prices for hiring a car in Zurich 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 Zurich
£ 54.43
January
£ 67.11
February
£ 67.52
March
£ 49.34
April
£ 60.28
May
£ 82.19
June
£ 119.58
July
£ 103.27
August
£ 83.40
September
£ 66.29
October
£ 46.81
November
£ 80.46
December
The best month to hire a car in Zurich is November (when the average price is £ 46.81 per day). This is 36% less than the yearly average and 61% less than hiring in July (when the average price is £ 119.58).

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 Zurich?

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in April, the average renter keeps their car for 8 days, and in January, they keep their car for 5 days.
Average number of hire days in Zurich
5
January
6
February
5
March
8
April
6
May
7
June
8
July
7
August
7
September
6
October
6
November
6
December

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

Given the number of searches made by our customers, the most popular month for car hire in Zurich is June, and the least popular is March.
Popularity of Car Hire in Zurich by Monthly Searches
77%
January
82%
February
67%
March
75%
April
90%
May
160%
June
123%
July
118%
August
124%
September
103%
October
73%
November
108%
December

Car Hire Information

Car hire locations 6
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers Alamo, Europcar, Hertz, GreenMotion, Enterprise
Popular car categories SUVs, Small cars, Medium cars, People Carriers
Lowest price £ 47 per day
Cheapest supplier Thrifty

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Alamo Opel Mokka 5 2 SUVs
Alamo Volkswagen Polo 4 2 Small cars
Europcar Volkswagen Touran 5 2 People Carriers
Alamo Ford Puma 4 2 SUVs
Hertz Jeep Compass 5 2 SUVs
GreenMotion Renault Clio 5 2 Small cars
Explore Vacations AG Nissan Qashqai 5 4 SUVs
Europcar Volkswagen T-Roc 5 3 SUVs
Hertz Volkswagen Polo 4 2 Small cars
Hertz Citroen C3 5 2 Small cars

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
GreenMotion
9.3 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Firefly
7.7 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
15
Total rental companies
13
Average daily price
£ 70.91
Lowest daily price
£ 46.93
Total cars available
533

Top 13 Suppliers in Zurich in 2024

GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Exceptional 9.3 / 28 reviews
1 location
£ 59 - £ 82
Europcar
Europcar
Very good 8.9 / 122 reviews
1 location
£ 82 - £ 130
Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8.8 / 90 reviews
2 locations
£ 56 - £ 247
Dollar
Dollar
Very good 8.8 / 52 reviews
4 locations
Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8.7 / 25 reviews
4 locations
£ 47 - £ 336
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 8.6 / 268 reviews
2 locations
£ 51 - £ 221
SIXT
SIXT
Very good 8.5 / 84 reviews
2 locations
£ 103 - £ 387
Avis
Avis
Very good 8.5 / 12 reviews
4 locations
£ 65 - £ 357
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.4 / 62 reviews
4 locations
£ 48 - £ 343
Budget
Budget
Very good 8 / 7 reviews
4 locations
£ 62 - £ 314
National
National
Good 7.8 / 7 reviews
2 locations
£ 60 - £ 255
Flizzr
Flizzr
Good 7.8 / 2 reviews
1 location
£ 115 - £ 198
Firefly
Firefly
Good 7.7
1 location
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