Car Hire in Cardiff

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Cardiff Roath
Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 27.33 per day
Cardiff Roath
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 30.52 per day
Cardiff Roath
Compact
Vauxhall Crossland or comparable
Vauxhall Crossland
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 31.30 per day
Cardiff Airport
Intermediate
MG ZS or comparable
MG ZS
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 34.65 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Cardiff Roath
Standard
VW Passat or comparable
VW Passat
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 35.31 / per day
Cardiff Roath
Compact
Vauxhall Crossland or comparable
Vauxhall Crossland
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 65.19 / per day
Cardiff Roath
Compact
Vauxhall Crossland or comparable
Vauxhall Crossland
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
£ 66.95 / per day
Cardiff Airport
Compact
Ford Focus STW or comparable
Ford Focus STW
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 75.35 / 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 04:56 on 2022-08-18.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
GBP
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Dialing code
44
Budget car hire price
£ 69.64 / per day
Average car hire length
6 days
Speed limit within city centre
48 km/h
30 mi/h
Speed limit out of city centre
97 km/h
60 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Average gasoline price
£ 1.53 / 1 liter
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.64 / 1 liter
Lowest gasoline price
£ 1.46 / 1 liter

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 London - 58 offers from £ 28.25 per day
  • From Cardiff to Aberdeen - 45 offers from £ 31.84 per day

Top 20 Cities near Cardiff

  1. London starting at £ 48.29 per day
    252.8 km / 157.1 miles away
  2. Edinburgh starting at £ 31.77 per day
    507.6 km / 315.4 miles away
  3. Manchester starting at £ 31.77 per day
    240.7 km / 149.6 miles away
  4. Luton starting at £ 64.84 per day
    212.1 km / 131.8 miles away
  5. Glasgow starting at £ 35.53 per day
    503.3 km / 312.7 miles away
  6. Belfast starting at £ 112.61 per day
    395.0 km / 245.5 miles away
  7. Birmingham starting at £ 31.77 per day
    160.6 km / 99.8 miles away
  8. 296.4 km / 184.2 miles away
  9. Bristol starting at £ 84.00 per day
    53.6 km / 33.3 miles away
  10. Liverpool starting at £ 27.33 per day
    217.9 km / 135.4 miles away
  11. Inverness starting at £ 31.77 per day
    684.9 km / 425.6 miles away
  12. Newcastle starting at £ 27.33 per day
    419.5 km / 260.6 miles away
  13. Watford starting at £ 26.06 per day
    206.4 km / 128.2 miles away
  14. Reading starting at £ 27.33 per day
    164.3 km / 102.1 miles away
  15. 224.9 km / 139.7 miles away
  16. Southampton starting at £ 73.14 per day
    147.2 km / 91.4 miles away
  17. Wolverhampton starting at £ 55.23 per day
    155.6 km / 96.7 miles away
  18. Slough starting at £ 27.33 per day
    188.8 km / 117.3 miles away
  19. Preston starting at £ 25.04 per day
    266.8 km / 165.8 miles away
  20. Leicester starting at £ 27.33 per day
    205.8 km / 127.9 miles away

Top 18 Destinations around Cardiff

  1. Cardiff Roath starting at £ 27.33 per day
    4.0 km / 2.5 miles away
  2. Cardiff Airport starting at £ 27.33 per day
    13.5 km / 8.4 miles away
  3. Bristol Airport starting at £ 31.77 per day
    34.4 km / 21.4 miles away
  4. Bristol Avonmouth starting at £ 60.68 per day
    34.6 km / 21.5 miles away
  5. Tredegard Waundeg starting at £ 27.33 per day
    35.9 km / 22.3 miles away
  6. Bristol Ashley Down starting at £ 84.00 per day
    42.1 km / 26.2 miles away
  7. Bristol Temple Meads Railway station starting at £ 84.00 per day
    42.2 km / 26.2 miles away
  8. Exeter Airport starting at £ 27.33 per day
    83.3 km / 51.8 miles away
  9. Southampton Cruise Terminal starting at £ 17.40 per day
    138.0 km / 85.8 miles away
  10. Southampton Railway station starting at £ 73.15 per day
    138.7 km / 86.2 miles away
  11. Southampton Airport starting at £ 73.14 per day
    140.1 km / 87.1 miles away
  12. Birmingham New Street Railway Station starting at £ 21.31 per day
    142.7 km / 88.7 miles away
  13. Birmingham Newtown starting at £ 27.33 per day
    143.8 km / 89.3 miles away
  14. Wolverhampton Old Heath starting at £ 27.33 per day
    144.7 km / 89.9 miles away
  15. Birmingham Airport starting at £ 31.77 per day
    147.3 km / 91.5 miles away
  16. Reading East starting at £ 53.72 per day
    155.2 km / 96.4 miles away
  17. Fareham Fort Wallington starting at £ 49.83 per day
    156.7 km / 97.4 miles away
  18. Portsmouth Hilsea starting at £ 49.83 per day
    164.0 km / 101.9 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
£ 65.96
January
£ 11.84
February
£ 46.51
March
£ 47.78
April
£ 5.92
May
June
£ 41.01
July
£ 27.38
August
£ 28.18
September
£ 9.23
October
£ 15.91
November
£ 15.91
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Cardiff is May with prices starting at £ 5.92 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 £ 65.96. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 26. 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 January, and the least popular is October.
Popularity of Car Hire in Cardiff by Monthly Searches
296%
January
268%
February
279%
March
132%
April
78%
May
27%
June
40%
July
79%
August
September
October
November
1%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Alamo Toyota Aygo 3 1 Small cars
Hertz Vauxhall Astra 5 2 Medium cars
Alamo Ford Focus 4 2 Medium cars
Alamo Ford Focus 4 2 Medium cars
Alamo Nissan Juke 5 2 SUVs
Alamo Vauxhall Corsa 2 3 Small cars
Enterprise Ford Galaxy 5 2 People Carriers
Enterprise Ford Galaxy 5 2 People Carriers
Enterprise Nissan Qashqai 5 3 SUVs
National Toyota Aygo 3 2 Small cars

Our Customers Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

United Kingdom
Toyota Aygo
6 June 2022
Lake District- incredible views and the little car kept up with all of the hills and adventures perfectly!

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Keddy
8.61 / 10
Lowest rated company
Easirent
7.58 / 10
Total rental companies
8
Average daily price
£ 69.64
Lowest daily price
£ 21.28
Total cars available
74

Top 8 Hire Companies in Cardiff in 2022

Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+4403713843404
Car Hire Centre
Working hours
Mon:09:30-17:30
Tue:08:00-16:00
Wed:08:00-16:00
Thu:09:30-17:30
Fri:09:30-17:30
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.6 / 2 reviews
01446712837
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR, CAR RNTL DROP OFF CARDIFF APT
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.6 / 2 reviews
+4402920224548
Bessemer Rd, Cardiff CF11 8BA
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:00
Tue:08:00-16:00
Wed:08:00-16:00
Thu:08:00-16:00
Fri:08:00-16:00
Sat:09:00-12:00
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+4403713843486
10 Newport Rd, Cardiff CF24 1RF
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.6 / 2 reviews
+4403445446006
Meet And Greet Only
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-16:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
National
National
Outstanding 8.5 / 1 reviews
+441446712837
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR, CAR RNTL DROP OFF CARDIFF APT
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
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.5 / 1 reviews
02920389222
45 PENARTH ROAD,
Easirent
Easirent
Great 7.6 / 10 reviews
01446500810
Holiday Inn Express
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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