Car Hire at Cardiff Airport

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Cardiff Airport, Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Cardiff Airport
Mini
Toyota Aygo or comparable
Toyota Aygo
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£27.96 per day
Cardiff Airport
Economy
Opel Corsa or comparable
Opel Corsa
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Routes Car Rental
£28.08 per day
Cardiff Airport
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£35.19 per day
Cardiff Airport
Intermediate SUV
Kia XCeed or comparable
Kia XCeed
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£38.99 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Cardiff Airport
Compact Elite
Mercedes Benz A Class or comparable
Mercedes Benz A Class
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£64.62 per day
Cardiff Airport
Standard SUV
Ford Kuga or comparable
Ford Kuga
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
National
£68.77 per day
Cardiff Airport
Premium
Mercedes Benz C Class or comparable
Mercedes Benz C Class
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
£147.89 per day
Cardiff Airport
Full-size SUV
Volvo XC60 or comparable
Volvo XC60
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£81.36 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 08:44 on 2024-07-13.

Travel Information

Languages
English
Currency
GBP
Drive on
Left-hand side
Dialing code
+44
Average car hire price
£62 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
£1.51 per litre or £5.72 per gallon
Lowest petrol price
£1.42 per litre or £5.38 per gallon
Highest petrol price
£1.64 per litre or £6.21 per gallon

Airport information

Score
7.5
  • Getting to the airport 8.4
  • Check-in and departures 8.6
  • Facilities and services 7.2
  • Wi-Fi 7.0
  • Dining and car hire services 7.0
  • Lounge 7.0

Cardiff Airport (CWL)

  • IATA: CWL
  • ICAO: EGFF
  • Name: Cardiff Airport (CWL)
  • Distance from the city centre: 9.9 miles / 16 km

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In which month is car hire at Cardiff Airport the most affordable?

Prices for hiring a car at Cardiff Airport fluctuate depending on the time of year. This table and graph can help you find the best bargain.
Average price for hiring a car per day at Cardiff Airport
£74.10
January
£34.85
February
£21.00
March
£17.95
April
£33.45
May
£58.71
June
£68.83
July
£52.49
August
£61.00
September
£35.85
October
£48.74
November
£38.52
December
The best month to hire a car at Cardiff Airport is April — when the average price for a hire is £17.95 per day. This is 61% less than the yearly average and 76% less than hiring a car in January (when the average price is £74.10 per day).

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.

For how long do most travellers hire cars for at Cardiff Airport?

How long travellers keep their hire cars depends on the time of year: in April, the average hire length is 17 days, while in January, it is only 3 days.
Average number of hire days at Cardiff Airport
3
January
4
February
10
March
17
April
9
May
6
June
6
July
6
August
11
September
3
October
4
November
6
December

What time of year sees the highest demand for car hire at Cardiff Airport?

Given the number of users searching for a car at Cardiff Airport, there is a higher probability of travellers hiring a car in July in comparison to hiring a car in in March.
Monthly searches at Cardiff Airport by pick-up date relative to the average
90%
January
90%
February
30%
March
120%
April
120%
May
90%
June
150%
July
90%
August
90%
September
120%
October
90%
November
120%
December

Car hire information

Popular suppliers Alamo, Enterprise, Budget, Avis, National
Popular car categories SUVs, Medium cars, Small cars, Large cars
Lowest price £28 per day
Cheapest supplier Alamo

Most popular car models of suppliers

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Alamo Nissan Qashqai 5 3 SUVs
Alamo Toyota Aygo 3 1 Small cars
Alamo Ford Focus 4 2 Medium cars
Enterprise Toyota Aygo 3 1 Small cars
Routes Car Rental Mercedes Benz A Class 5 2 Medium cars
Avis Vauxhall Crossland 5 2 SUVs
Alamo Volvo XC60 5 3 SUVs
Enterprise Volvo XC60 5 3 SUVs
National Vauxhall Insignia 4 4 Large cars
Avis Peugeot 2008 5 2 SUVs

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
8
Average daily price
£61.61
Lowest daily price
£27.96
Total cars available
249

Top 8 suppliers at Cardiff Airport in 2024

Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8.4 / 4 reviews
01446712837
CAR RENTAL DROP OFF, CARDIFF AIRPORT
£31 - £259
Working hours
Mon:08:00-19:30
Tue:08:00-19:30
Wed:08:00-19:30
Thu:08:00-19:30
Fri:08:00-19:30
Sat:12:00-18:00
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 8.1 / 5 reviews
01446712837
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR, CAR RNTL DROP OFF CARDIFF APT
£28 - £254
Working hours
Mon:08:00-19:30
Tue:08:00-19:30
Wed:08:00-19:30
Thu:08:00-19:30
Fri:08:00-19:30
Sat:12:00-18:00
Keddy
Keddy
Very good 8.1 / 1 review
+4403713843404
Car Hire Centre
£31 - £40
Working hours
Mon:09:30-17:30
Tue:09:30-17:30
Wed:09:30-17:30
Thu:09:30-17:30
Fri:09:30-17:30
Sat:09:30-17:30
National
National
Very good 8 / 1 review
+441446712837
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR, CAR RNTL DROP OFF CARDIFF APT
£33 - £254
Working hours
Mon:08:00-19:30
Tue:08:00-19:30
Wed:08:00-19:30
Thu:08:00-19:30
Fri:08:00-19:30
Sat:12:00-18:00
Avis
Avis
Good 7.9 / 2 reviews
+4403445446047
Cardiff International Airport, Vale Of Glamorgan, Cardiff, CF62 3BD
£41 - £191
Working hours
Mon:09:30-18:00
Tue:09:30-18:00
Wed:09:30-18:00
Thu:09:30-18:00
Fri:09:30-18:00
Sat:09:30-18:00
Sun:09:30-18:00
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.9
+4403713843404
CARDIFF INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
£32 - £112
Working hours
Mon:09:30-17:30
Tue:09:30-17:30
Wed:09:30-17:30
Thu:09:30-17:30
Fri:09:30-17:30
Sat:09:30-17:30
Budget
Budget
Good 7.6 / 2 reviews
+4403445446006
Cardiff International Airport, Vale Of Glamorgan, Cardiff, CF62 3BD
£37 - £165
Working hours
Mon:09:30-18:00
Tue:09:30-18:00
Wed:09:30-18:00
Thu:09:30-18:00
Fri:09:30-18:00
Sat:09:30-18:00
Sun:09:30-18:00
Routes Car Rental
Routes Car Rental
Good 7.2
+443713843404
Car Hire Centre, Cardiff, Rhoose, Barry CF62 3BD
£28 - £57
Working hours
Mon:09:30-17:30
Tue:09:30-17:30
Wed:09:30-17:30
Thu:09:30-17:30
Fri:09:30-17:30
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