Car Hire in Cambridge

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

City Centre
Economy
Vauxhall Corsa or comparable
Vauxhall Corsa
  • 5
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£25.50 per day
City Centre
Compact
Opel Astra or comparable
Opel Astra
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Dollar
£27.66 per day
City Centre
Intermediate
Skoda Octavia or comparable
Skoda Octavia
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
£31.16 per day
City Centre
Compact Elite
Mercedes Benz A Class or comparable
Mercedes Benz A Class
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Routes Car Rental
£50.59 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

City Centre
Standard SUV
Hyundai Tucson or comparable
Hyundai Tucson
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£73.69 per day
City Centre
Mini
Kia Picanto or comparable
Kia Picanto
  • 4
  • 2
  • 2
  • Man.
Dollar
£33.53 per day
City Centre
Full-size
BMW 3 Series or comparable
BMW 3 Series
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
£81.53 per day
City Centre
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£27.82 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 08:43 on 2024-07-13.

Travel Information

Languages
English
Currency
GBP
Drive on
Left-hand side
Dialing code
+44
Average car hire price
£44 per day
Average car hire length
6 days
Speed limit within city centre
48 km/h or 30 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
96 - 112 km/h or 60 - 70 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Average petrol price
£1.56 per litre or £5.91 per gallon
Lowest petrol price
£1.42 per litre or £5.38 per gallon
Highest petrol price
£1.89 per litre or £7.15 per gallon

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

According to our data, prices for hiring a car in Cambridge 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 Cambridge
£57.08
January
February
£30.91
March
£14.00
April
£26.61
May
£34.33
June
£87.62
July
£48.29
August
£46.51
September
£48.41
October
£27.40
November
£109.38
December
The best month to hire a car in Cambridge is April (when the average price is £14.00 per day). This is 71% less than the yearly average and 87% less than hiring in December (when the average price is £109.38).

This information can help you determine the low season. But note that these prices are only averages. The cost of your car 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 select your dates in the form at the top of the page to find out the exact prices.

What's the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Cambridge?

Car hire lengths vary from month to month: in July, the average hirer keeps their car for 10 days, and in January, they keep their car for 4 days.
Average number of hire days in Cambridge
4
January
February
4
March
8
April
8
May
6
June
10
July
6
August
7
September
5
October
4
November
4
December

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

Given the number of searches made by our customers, the most popular month for hiring a car in Cambridge is July, and the least popular is January.
Popularity of Car Hire in Cambridge by Monthly Searches
32%
January
February
65%
March
32%
April
129%
May
194%
June
226%
July
129%
August
97%
September
97%
October
65%
November
32%
December

Car hire information

Car hire locations 2
Popular suppliers Hertz, SIXT, Routes Car Rental, Drivalia, Dollar
Popular car categories Small cars, Medium cars, SUVs, Large cars
Lowest price £26 per day
Cheapest supplier Europcar

Most popular car models of suppliers

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Hertz Kia Picanto 3 1 Small cars
SIXT BMW 1 Series 5 2 Large cars
Hertz Ford Fiesta 5 1 Small cars
Hertz Vauxhall Corsa 3 1 Small cars
Hertz Vauxhall Astra 5 2 Medium cars
SIXT Volkswagen Polo 4 3 Medium cars
SIXT Audi Q3 5 2 SUVs
SIXT Volkswagen Golf 5 4 Medium cars
SIXT MINI 5 door Aut. 2 1 Medium cars
Dollar Vauxhall Corsa 4 1 Small cars

Car Hire Statistics

Highest-rated company
Enterprise
8.4 / 10
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Lowest-rated company
Routes Car Rental
7.2 / 10
Total rental companies
7
Average daily price
£43.93
Lowest daily price
£25.50
Total cars available
45

Top 7 suppliers in Cambridge in 2024

Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8.4
1 location
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.1 / 2 reviews
1 location
£28 - £163
Keddy
Keddy
Very good 8.1
1 location
£59
Europcar
Europcar
Very good 8 / 3 reviews
1 location
£26 - £88
SIXT
SIXT
Good 7.9 / 1 review
2 locations
£49 - £85
Dollar
Dollar
Good 7.7
2 locations
£27 - £39
Routes Car Rental
Routes Car Rental
Good 7.2
1 location
£36 - £55
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