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Car Hire at Cardiff Airport

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Cardiff Airport, Cardiff, United Kingdom
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
Toyota Aygo or comparable
Toyota Aygo
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 21.77 / per day
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Economy
Vauxhall Corsa or comparable
Vauxhall Corsa
  • 4
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 23.63 / per day
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Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 23.19 / per day
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Intermediate
Ford Kuga or comparable
Ford Kuga
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 29.55 / per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Standard
Opel Insignia or comparable
Opel Insignia
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 32.51 / per day
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Compact Elite
Mercedes Benz A Class or comparable
Mercedes Benz A Class
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 35.98 / per day
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Premium
Mercedes Benz C Class or comparable
Mercedes Benz C Class
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 50.26 / per day
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Minivan
Seat Alhambra or comparable
Seat Alhambra
  • 7x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 53.54 / 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 2021-01-18.

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%

Airport information

Score
6.8
  • Getting to the airport 8.1
  • Check-in desks 8.3
  • Facilities and services 7.3
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.9
  • Dining and car hire services 8.0
  • Lounge 6.9

Cardiff Airport (CWL)

  • IATA: CWL
  • ICAO: EGFF
  • Name: Cardiff Airport (CWL)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Flights per year: 26,256
  • Passengers (per year): 1,347,483
  • Distance from the city centre: 9.9 miles / 16 km SW of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +44 (0)1446 711111
  • Email: infodesk@cwl.aero

Top 20 Destinations around Cardiff Airport

  1. Car Hire at Bristol Airport starting at £ 8.48 per day
    34.4 km / 21.4 miles away
  2. Car Hire at Exeter Airport starting at £ 16.27 per day
    83.3 km / 51.8 miles away
  3. Car Hire at Bournemouth Airport starting at £ 20.79 per day
    121.3 km / 75.4 miles away
  4. Car Hire at Southampton Cruise Terminal starting at £ 18.30 per day
    138.5 km / 86.1 miles away
  5. Car Hire at Southampton Airport starting at £ 21.45 per day
    140.1 km / 87.1 miles away
  6. 142.7 km / 88.7 miles away
  7. Car Hire at Birmingham Airport starting at £ 7.38 per day
    147.3 km / 91.5 miles away
  8. Car Hire at Newquay Airport starting at £ 25.10 per day
    170.6 km / 106.0 miles away
  9. Car Hire at London Airport Heathrow starting at £ 7.98 per day
    188.9 km / 117.4 miles away
  10. Car Hire at East Midlands Airport starting at £ 20.87 per day
    197.5 km / 122.7 miles away
  11. Car Hire at Luton Airport starting at £ 6.65 per day
    199.6 km / 124.0 miles away
  12. Car Hire at London Edgware starting at £ 20.99 per day
    202.0 km / 125.5 miles away
  13. 204.5 km / 127.1 miles away
  14. Car Hire London Fulham starting at £ 10.26 per day
    206.9 km / 128.5 miles away
  15. Car Hire at Liverpool Airport starting at £ 5.70 per day
    208.5 km / 129.5 miles away
  16. 208.6 km / 129.6 miles away
  17. Car Hire London Edgware Road starting at £ 14.99 per day
    209.0 km / 129.9 miles away
  18. 209.5 km / 130.2 miles away
  19. 210.9 km / 131.0 miles away
  20. Car Hire at London Airport Gatwick starting at £ 6.61 per day
    211.5 km / 131.4 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Cardiff Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Cardiff Airport
£ 69.35
January
£ 12.45
February
£ 48.90
March
£ 50.23
April
£ 6.22
May
June
£ 43.12
July
£ 28.79
August
£ 29.62
September
£ 9.99
October
£ 14.75
November
£ 14.75
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Cardiff Airport is May with prices starting at £ 6.22 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 £ 69.35. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 27. 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’s the most popular hire length at Cardiff Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Cardiff Airport keep them for an average of 6 days during in January, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 2.
Average Hire Length at Cardiff Airport
6
January
6
February
6
March
6
April
6
May
6
June
5
July
6
August
4
September
2
October
5
November
4
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at Cardiff Airport?

Though Cardiff Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in August. October is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
140%
January
127%
February
133%
March
154%
April
177%
May
117%
June
174%
July
178%
August
September
October
November
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 1 Small cars
Easirent Ford Fiesta 5 2 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 7 Hire Companies at Cardiff Airport in 2021

Enterprise
Enterprise
Remarkable 9.3
01446712837
CAR RENTAL DROP OFF, CARDIFF AIRPORT
£ 23 - £ 81
Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.2
01446712837
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR, CAR RNTL DROP OFF CARDIFF APT
£ 22 - £ 80
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
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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