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Car Hire in Cardiff

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Cardiff Airport Car Hire
Mini
Toyota Aygo or comparable
Toyota Aygo
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 22.17 / per day
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Cardiff Airport Car Hire
Economy
Vauxhall Corsa or comparable
Vauxhall Corsa
  • 4
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 22.62 / per day
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Cardiff Airport Car Hire
Economy
VAUXHALL CORSA or comparable
VAUXHALL CORSA
  • 4
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 22.85 / per day
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Cardiff Airport Car Hire
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 23.08 / per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Cardiff Airport Car Hire
Mini
Toyota Aygo or comparable
Toyota Aygo
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 24.29 / per day
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Cardiff Airport Car Hire
Economy
Vauxhall Corsa or comparable
Vauxhall Corsa
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 2x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 24.78 / per day
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Cardiff Airport Car Hire
Economy
Vauxhall Corsa or comparable
Vauxhall Corsa
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 25.03 / per day
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Cardiff Airport Car Hire
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 25.29 / 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 04:08 on 2021-01-27.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
GBP
Dialing code
44
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
97 km/h
60 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
48 km/h
30 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%

One-way Car Hire in Cardiff

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

  • From Cardiff to Aberdeen - 45 offers from £ 33.31 per day
  • From Cardiff to London - 58 offers from £ 29.56 per day

Top 20 Cities near Cardiff

  1. London Car Hire starting at £ 16.40 per day
    235.8 km / 146.5 miles away
  2. Glasgow Car Hire starting at £ 9.32 per day
    502.7 km / 312.4 miles away
  3. Manchester Car Hire starting at £ 10.22 per day
    229.4 km / 142.5 miles away
  4. Birmingham Car Hire starting at £ 7.95 per day
    160.6 km / 99.8 miles away
  5. Edinburgh Car Hire starting at £ 6.72 per day
    506.3 km / 314.6 miles away
  6. Belfast Car Hire starting at £ 9.49 per day
    396.1 km / 246.1 miles away
  7. Inverness Car Hire starting at £ 14.35 per day
    684.9 km / 425.6 miles away
  8. Leeds Car Hire starting at £ 11.68 per day
    297.1 km / 184.6 miles away
  9. Liverpool Car Hire starting at £ 11.75 per day
    217.9 km / 135.4 miles away
  10. Luton Car Hire starting at £ 8.27 per day
    212.1 km / 131.8 miles away
  11. Bristol Car Hire starting at £ 7.96 per day
    43.8 km / 27.2 miles away
  12. East Midlands Car Hire starting at £ 19.99 per day
    210.6 km / 130.9 miles away
  13. Newcastle Car Hire starting at £ 14.11 per day
    419.5 km / 260.6 miles away
  14. Southampton Car Hire starting at £ 21.35 per day
    147.2 km / 91.4 miles away
  15. Aberdeen Car Hire starting at £ 8.86 per day
    649.9 km / 403.8 miles away
  16. Bournemouth Car Hire starting at £ 20.69 per day
    125.3 km / 77.9 miles away
  17. Exeter Car Hire starting at £ 16.19 per day
    73.8 km / 45.9 miles away
  18. Norwich Car Hire starting at £ 17.01 per day
    346.9 km / 215.5 miles away
  19. Newquay Car Hire starting at £ 24.98 per day
    157.2 km / 97.7 miles away
  20. Doncaster Car Hire starting at £ 18.61 per day
    278.0 km / 172.8 miles away

Top 20 Destinations around Cardiff

  1. Cardiff Airport Car Hire starting at £ 22.17 per day
    13.5 km / 8.4 miles away
  2. Bristol Airport Car Hire starting at £ 7.96 per day
    34.4 km / 21.4 miles away
  3. Exeter Airport Car Hire starting at £ 16.19 per day
    83.3 km / 51.8 miles away
  4. Bournemouth Airport Car Hire starting at £ 20.69 per day
    121.3 km / 75.4 miles away
  5. Southampton Cruise Terminal Car Hire starting at £ 18.21 per day
    138.5 km / 86.1 miles away
  6. Southampton Airport Car Hire starting at £ 21.35 per day
    140.1 km / 87.1 miles away
  7. 142.7 km / 88.7 miles away
  8. Birmingham Airport Car Hire starting at £ 7.95 per day
    147.3 km / 91.5 miles away
  9. Newquay Airport Car Hire starting at £ 24.98 per day
    170.6 km / 106.0 miles away
  10. London Airport Heathrow Car Hire starting at £ 8.56 per day
    188.9 km / 117.4 miles away
  11. East Midlands Airport Car Hire starting at £ 19.99 per day
    197.5 km / 122.7 miles away
  12. Luton Airport Car Hire starting at £ 8.27 per day
    199.6 km / 124.0 miles away
  13. London Edgware Car Hire starting at £ 20.89 per day
    202.0 km / 125.5 miles away
  14. 204.5 km / 127.1 miles away
  15. London Fulham Car Hire starting at £ 9.49 per day
    206.9 km / 128.5 miles away
  16. Liverpool Airport Car Hire starting at £ 11.75 per day
    208.5 km / 129.5 miles away
  17. 208.6 km / 129.6 miles away
  18. London Edgware Road Car Hire starting at £ 14.90 per day
    209.0 km / 129.9 miles away
  19. 209.5 km / 130.2 miles away
  20. London Victoria Railway Station Car Hire starting at £ 21.35 per day
    210.9 km / 131.0 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Cardifffluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Cardiff
£ 69.02
January
£ 12.39
February
£ 48.67
March
£ 49.99
April
£ 6.19
May
June
£ 42.91
July
£ 28.65
August
£ 29.48
September
£ 9.66
October
£ 16.65
November
£ 16.65
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Cardiff is May with prices starting at £ 6.19 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is January with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 69.02. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 28. 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 Cardiff?

Hirers picking up a car in Cardiff keep them for an average of 8 days during in May, while those picking up their cars in September keep them for an average of 2.
Average Hire Length in Cardiff
6
January
6
February
6
March
6
April
8
May
6
June
7
July
4
August
2
September
2
October
8
November
6
December

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

While travellers visit Cardiff year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is March, and the least popular is October.
Popularity of Car Hire in Cardiff by Monthly Searches
64%
January
541%
February
564%
March
5%
April
6%
May
4%
June
6%
July
6%
August
September
October
1%
November
1%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Easirent Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
Easirent Fiat 500 3 2 Small cars
Easirent Ford Fiesta 5 2 Small cars
Easirent Ford Fiesta 5 1 Small cars
Alamo Ford Focus 4 2 Medium cars
Alamo Vauxhall Corsa 2 3 Small cars
Alamo Ford Kuga 5 3 SUVs
Alamo Toyota Aygo 3 1 Small cars
Enterprise Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
Enterprise Vauxhall Corsa 2 2 Small cars

Top 8 Hire Companies in Cardiff in 2021

Enterprise
Enterprise
Remarkable 9.3
01446712837
CAR RENTAL DROP OFF, CARDIFF AIRPORT
Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.2
01446712837
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR, CAR RNTL DROP OFF CARDIFF APT
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+4403713843404
SHORT STAY CAR PARK
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:09:00-13:30
Sun:16:00-22:30
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.6
+448444993399
Hadfield Road
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+4403445446006
Cardiff Int Airport Vale Of Glamorgan
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
01446712837
Enterprise Rent A Car
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.2
+4403713843404
CARDIFF INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:00
Tue:09:00-17:00
Wed:09:00-17:00
Thu:09:00-17:00
Fri:09:00-17:00
Easirent
Easirent
Great 7.4
+441446500810
Port Rd, Rhoose, Cardiff
Working hours
Mon:06:00-22:00
Tue:06:00-22:00
Wed:06:00-22:00
Thu:06:00-22:00
Fri:06:00-22:00
Sat:06:00-22:00
Sun:06:00-22:00
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