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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Cardiff Airport
Mini
Toyota Aygo or comparable
Toyota Aygo
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 21.23 per day
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Cardiff Airport
Economy
Vauxhall Corsa or comparable
Vauxhall Corsa
  • 4
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 22.12 per day
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Cardiff Airport
Economy
VAUXHALL CORSA or comparable
VAUXHALL CORSA
  • 4
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 22.35 per day
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Cardiff Airport
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 22.57 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Cardiff Airport
Mini
Toyota Aygo or comparable
Toyota Aygo
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 22.57 / per day
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Cardiff Airport
Economy
Vauxhall Corsa or comparable
Vauxhall Corsa
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 2x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 23.03 / per day
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Cardiff Airport
Economy
Vauxhall Corsa or comparable
Vauxhall Corsa
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 23.26 / per day
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Cardiff Airport
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 23.50 / 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 02:03 on 2021-10-26.

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 London - 58 offers from £ 28.18 per day
  • From Cardiff to Aberdeen - 45 offers from £ 31.76 per day

Top 20 Cities near Cardiff

  1. London starting at £ 13.62 per day
    240.5 km / 149.5 miles away
  2. Edinburgh starting at £ 9.54 per day
    498.3 km / 309.6 miles away
  3. Manchester starting at £ 32.47 per day
    232.5 km / 144.5 miles away
  4. Glasgow starting at £ 29.93 per day
    493.0 km / 306.4 miles away
  5. Belfast starting at £ 11.29 per day
    392.0 km / 243.6 miles away
  6. Birmingham starting at £ 21.25 per day
    142.7 km / 88.7 miles away
  7. Luton starting at £ 31.10 per day
    197.2 km / 122.5 miles away
  8. Inverness starting at £ 34.45 per day
    677.4 km / 420.9 miles away
  9. Bristol starting at £ 15.06 per day
    34.4 km / 21.4 miles away
  10. Liverpool starting at £ 10.65 per day
    208.5 km / 129.5 miles away
  11. Leeds starting at £ 17.26 per day
    280.4 km / 174.2 miles away
  12. Newcastle starting at £ 17.64 per day
    408.9 km / 254.1 miles away
  13. 635.0 km / 394.6 miles away
  14. Southampton starting at £ 17.36 per day
    138.5 km / 86.1 miles away
  15. Bolton starting at £ 31.44 per day
    238.7 km / 148.3 miles away
  16. East Midlands starting at £ 18.22 per day
    197.5 km / 122.7 miles away
  17. 124.1 km / 77.1 miles away
  18. Leicester starting at £ 13.51 per day
    192.4 km / 119.6 miles away
  19. Brighton starting at £ 16.08 per day
    224.1 km / 139.2 miles away
  20. Exeter starting at £ 16.06 per day
    83.3 km / 51.8 miles away

Top 16 Destinations around Cardiff

  1. Cardiff Airport starting at £ 21.23 per day
    13.5 km / 8.4 miles away
  2. Bristol Airport starting at £ 15.06 per day
    34.4 km / 21.4 miles away
  3. Exeter Airport starting at £ 16.06 per day
    83.3 km / 51.8 miles away
  4. Southampton Cruise Terminal starting at £ 17.36 per day
    138.5 km / 86.1 miles away
  5. Southampton Airport starting at £ 20.21 per day
    140.1 km / 87.1 miles away
  6. Birmingham New Street Railway Station starting at £ 21.25 per day
    142.7 km / 88.7 miles away
  7. Birmingham Airport starting at £ 14.28 per day
    147.3 km / 91.5 miles away
  8. London Airport Heathrow starting at £ 12.59 per day
    188.9 km / 117.4 miles away
  9. East Midlands Airport starting at £ 18.22 per day
    197.5 km / 122.7 miles away
  10. Luton Airport starting at £ 14.28 per day
    199.6 km / 124.0 miles away
  11. London Edgware starting at £ 19.91 per day
    202.0 km / 125.5 miles away
  12. London Hammersmith Railway Station starting at £ 32.47 per day
    204.5 km / 127.1 miles away
  13. London Fulham starting at £ 15.06 per day
    206.9 km / 128.5 miles away
  14. Liverpool Airport starting at £ 10.65 per day
    208.5 km / 129.5 miles away
  15. London Paddington Railway Station starting at £ 23.18 per day
    208.6 km / 129.6 miles away
  16. London Edgware Road starting at £ 23.18 per day
    209.0 km / 129.9 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
£ 65.71
January
£ 11.79
February
£ 46.33
March
£ 47.60
April
£ 5.90
May
June
£ 40.86
July
£ 27.28
August
£ 28.07
September
£ 9.20
October
£ 15.85
November
£ 15.85
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Cardiff is May with prices starting at £ 5.90 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 £ 65.71. 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 March, and the least popular is October.
Popularity of Car Hire in Cardiff by Monthly Searches
81%
January
461%
February
538%
March
22%
April
26%
May
17%
June
25%
July
26%
August
September
October
1%
November
1%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Alamo Ford Focus 4 2 Medium cars
Alamo Vauxhall Corsa 5 2 Small cars
Enterprise Vauxhall Corsa 5 2 Small cars
Alamo Toyota Aygo 3 1 Small cars
Enterprise Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
Enterprise Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
Enterprise Vauxhall Corsa 2 2 Small cars
Avis Vauxhall Crossland 2 2 Medium cars

Top 8 Hire Companies in Cardiff in 2021

Enterprise
Enterprise
Remarkable 9.3
02920389222
45 PENARTH ROAD,
Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.2
01446712837
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR, CAR RNTL DROP OFF CARDIFF APT
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.6
+448444993399
Hadfield Road
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+4403713843485
INSTORE MORRISONS SUPERMARKET
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+4403445446006
Cardiff Int Airport
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
Sun:08:00-20:00
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
+4403713843486
Gulf Works, Penarth Rd, Cardiff CF11 8TT
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
Sat:08:00-13:00
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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