Car Hire in Southampton

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Southampton Cruise Terminal
Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Easirent
£ 18.17 per day
Southampton Cruise Terminal
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Easirent
£ 18.81 per day
Southampton Cruise Terminal
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Easirent
£ 18.93 per day
Southampton Cruise Terminal
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Easirent
£ 30.39 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Southampton Cruise Terminal
Intermediate
Skoda Yeti or comparable
Skoda Yeti
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Easirent
£ 31.10 / per day
Southampton Cruise Terminal
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Easirent
£ 34.07 / per day
Southampton Cruise Terminal
Compact
Ford Focus STW or comparable
Ford Focus STW
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Easirent
£ 34.07 / per day
Southampton Cruise Terminal
Intermediate
VW Passat STW or comparable
VW Passat STW
  • 5
  • 5
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Easirent
£ 36.18 / 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 13:17 on 2022-08-08.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
GBP
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Dialing code
44
Budget car hire price
£ 77.13 / per day
Average car hire length
4 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
£ 1.54 / 1 liter
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.64 / 1 liter
Lowest gasoline price
£ 1.46 / 1 liter

Top 20 Cities near Southampton

  1. London starting at £ 48.18 per day
    157.7 km / 98.0 miles away
  2. Edinburgh starting at £ 31.70 per day
    575.5 km / 357.6 miles away
  3. Manchester starting at £ 31.70 per day
    278.3 km / 172.9 miles away
  4. Belfast starting at £ 112.36 per day
    509.7 km / 316.7 miles away
  5. Luton starting at £ 28.93 per day
    128.4 km / 79.8 miles away
  6. Glasgow starting at £ 123.99 per day
    581.9 km / 361.6 miles away
  7. Birmingham starting at £ 31.70 per day
    173.5 km / 107.8 miles away
  8. 329.4 km / 204.7 miles away
  9. Bristol starting at £ 31.70 per day
    105.0 km / 65.3 miles away
  10. Liverpool starting at £ 27.27 per day
    287.1 km / 178.4 miles away
  11. Inverness starting at £ 31.70 per day
    757.3 km / 470.5 miles away
  12. Newcastle starting at £ 27.27 per day
    459.6 km / 285.6 miles away
  13. Watford starting at £ 26.01 per day
    109.1 km / 67.8 miles away
  14. Cardiff starting at £ 27.27 per day
    145.3 km / 90.3 miles away
  15. Reading starting at £ 27.27 per day
    65.4 km / 40.7 miles away
  16. 105.7 km / 65.7 miles away
  17. Wolverhampton starting at £ 55.11 per day
    192.2 km / 119.4 miles away
  18. Bolton starting at £ 68.89 per day
    303.2 km / 188.4 miles away
  19. Preston starting at £ 24.99 per day
    330.6 km / 205.4 miles away
  20. Slough starting at £ 27.27 per day
    87.4 km / 54.3 miles away

Top 18 Destinations around Southampton

  1. Southampton Railway station starting at £ 72.99 per day
  2. Southampton Cruise Terminal starting at £ 17.37 per day
    1.0 km / 0.6 miles away
  3. Southampton Airport starting at £ 72.98 per day
    6.2 km / 3.8 miles away
  4. Fareham Fort Wallington starting at £ 49.72 per day
    18.2 km / 11.3 miles away
  5. Portsmouth Hilsea starting at £ 49.72 per day
    25.4 km / 15.8 miles away
  6. Reading East starting at £ 53.61 per day
    68.8 km / 42.7 miles away
  7. London Airport Gatwick starting at £ 48.24 per day
    89.6 km / 55.6 miles away
  8. London Airport Heathrow starting at £ 31.70 per day
    91.7 km / 57.0 miles away
  9. London Kingston starting at £ 75.74 per day
    95.7 km / 59.5 miles away
  10. Bristol Temple Meads Railway station starting at £ 83.82 per day
    101.4 km / 63.0 miles away
  11. Bristol Ashley Down starting at £ 83.82 per day
    103.2 km / 64.1 miles away
  12. London Hammersmith Railway Station starting at £ 51.04 per day
    104.7 km / 65.1 miles away
  13. Bristol Airport starting at £ 31.70 per day
    105.0 km / 65.3 miles away
  14. North Wembley starting at £ 78.89 per day
    105.3 km / 65.4 miles away
  15. London Fulham starting at £ 79.48 per day
    105.5 km / 65.6 miles away
  16. London Shepherd's Bush starting at £ 134.13 per day
    106.1 km / 65.9 miles away
  17. London Brent Park starting at £ 42.45 per day
    107.8 km / 67.0 miles away
  18. London Battersea Park Railway Station starting at £ 80.05 per day
    108.5 km / 67.4 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Southamptonfluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Southampton
£ 10.13
January
£ 25.31
February
£ 55.69
March
£ 39.60
April
£ 27.91
May
£ 45.14
June
£ 29.26
July
£ 49.22
August
September
£ 52.32
October
November
£ 30.38
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Southampton is January with prices starting at £ 10.13 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is March with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 55.69. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 30. 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 Southampton?

Hirers picking up a car in Southampton keep them for an average of 28 days during in January, while those picking up their cars in March keep them for an average of 3.
Average Hire Length in Southampton
28
January
5
February
3
March
4
April
3
May
4
June
7
July
4
August
6
September
3
October
4
November
6
December

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

While travellers visit Southampton year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is October, and the least popular is September.
Popularity of Car Hire in Southampton by Monthly Searches
94%
January
90%
February
88%
March
102%
April
120%
May
80%
June
107%
July
107%
August
68%
September
185%
October
81%
November
77%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

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

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Arnold Clark
9.07 / 10
Lowest rated company
Easirent
7.47 / 10
Total rental companies
11
Average daily price
£ 77.13
Lowest daily price
£ 17.37
Total cars available
188

Top 11 Hire Companies in Southampton in 2022

Arnold Clark
Arnold Clark
Remarkable 9.1
+442382146440
Rushington Roundabout, Totton, Southampton SO40 9EB
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:30
Tue:08:00-17:30
Wed:08:00-17:30
Thu:08:00-17:30
Fri:08:00-17:30
Sat:08:00-17:00
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+4403713843418
Car Rental Building Southampton Int.Airport, Wide Lane
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
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.6 / 1 reviews
+4408433093070
West Quay Industrial Estate, W Quay Rd, Southampton SO15 1GZ
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:08:00-11:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.6 / 1 reviews
02380653700
Airport, Southampton SO18 2NL, United Kingdom
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+4403713843418
CAR RENTAL BUILDING
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:00
Tue:08:00-16:00
Wed:08:00-16:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+4403445446026
Southampton Airport
Working hours
Mon:07:30-20:00
Tue:07:30-20:00
Wed:07:30-20:00
Thu:07:30-20:00
Fri:07:30-20:00
Sat:08:30-16:00
Sun:12:30-20:00
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.5 / 7 reviews
+442070188246
Short Stay Car Park 1, Southampton SO18 2HG
National
National
Outstanding 8.5
+4402380653700
Southampton Airport, Southampton SO18 2NL
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
Sat:09:00-16:00
Sun:09:00-16:00
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.5 / 1 reviews
+4402380178240
Western Esplanade, Southampton SO15 1QJ
Interrent
Interrent
Great 7.9
+443713843418
Southampton Airport - (In Terminal)
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:08:00-18:00
Sun:10:00-18:00
Easirent
Easirent
Great 7.5 / 12 reviews
+442380016158
Southampton Airport - Shuttle
Working hours
Mon:06:00-23:00
Tue:06:00-23:00
Wed:06:00-23:00
Thu:06:00-23:00
Fri:06:00-23:00
Sat:06:00-23:00
Sun:06:00-23:00
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