Car Rental in the United Kingdom
Cheapest Car Rental Rates
Most Popular Car Rental Deals
Why rent a car in the United Kingdom?
United Kingdom is a great country for renting a car. Its unique and distinct cities and regions can be explored for weeks, as can its green nature and northern mountains. Despite this diversity, the driving distances are generally short and the road network is in great shape.
One-way Car Rentals in the United Kingdom
Here are the most popular one-way rental options for pickup in the United Kingdom and drop off in another country:
- From United Kingdom to Ireland - 194 offers from 37.07 USD per day
Top ways to enter United Kingdom
- London Heathrow Airport: United Kingdom’s busiest airport feels like an independent city in its own right.
- Edinburgh Airport: Located in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh Airport is served by nearly all of Europe’s main airlines.
- London Gatwick Airport: Located in West Sussex County, south of London, Gatwick is London’s second busiest airport.
- Glasgow Airport: The airport serving Scotland’s most populated city hosts flights by more than 20 airlines.
- Belfast International Airport: The largest of the two Belfast airports, Belfast International is also the main airport of Northern Ireland.
Top cities and places to visit
- London: One of the most important cities in Europe and, indeed, the world, London is home to countless landmarks and cultures.
- England: The largest of the four “home countries”, England is home not only to London, but to other famous cities like Manchester, Liverpool, and Bristol, as well as historic and distinct regions.
- Scotland: Wild and remote Scottish Highlands will take your breath away, but do make time to also discover beautiful Edinburgh.
- Wales: Its towns are picturesque and cozy, but the real attraction of Wales is the mountainous Snowdonia region in the north.
- Northern Ireland: Its countryside boasts unmatched hospitality while the capital Belfast is quickly becoming one of Europe’s most interesting city destinations.
Most popular rental car
The most popular rental car in the United Kingdom is the Ford Fiesta, followed by the Fiat 500 and the VW Polo.
Most popular types of rental car
The most popular rental car type in the United Kingdom is a mini. Travelers also tend to pick compact and economy cars a lot.
Top driving routes
- London - Manchester (336 km / 209 mi) Distinct in history and atmosphere, Manchester is just a tad over four hours drive north of London. You’ll pass Birmingham, Britain’s second city, on the way.
- Edinburgh - Glasgow (74 km / 46 mi) The two big cities of Scotland are just an hour’s drive apart. This means it can often be convenient to fly to the airport of one of the them even if your real destination is the other.
- Cardiff - Bristol (71 km / 44 mi) The capital city of Wales is really close to Bristol, one of United Kingdom’s most unique cities in terms of history, culture, and music.
Car Rental Prices
- Station wagons - from $78 per day
- Large cars - from $50 per day
- Medium cars - from $41 per day
- People Carriers/Vans - from $97 per day
- Premium cars - from $88 per day
- Small cars - from $32 per day
- SUVs - from $51 per day
How can I save money on my rental car?
You can do a number of things to get a good car rental deal in United Kingdom:
- Compare rates of different rental car providers
- Book your rental car well in advance
- Plan your route before you go
- Know your fuel and mileage requirements
- Visit on the month when the rental prices are the cheapest. According to our data, visiting United Kingdom is the cheapest in February when renting a car is about 31% cheaper than the yearly average.
Top 20 Most Popular Cities in the United Kingdom
Car Rental in London from $13.29 per day
Car Rental in Belfast from $11.40 per day
Car Rental in Edinburgh from $13.38 per day
Car Rental in Glasgow from $11.40 per day
Car Rental in Manchester from $11.98 per day
Car Rental in Birmingham from $6.65 per day
Car Rental in Luton from $12.93 per day
Car Rental in Leeds from $12.93 per day
Car Rental in Liverpool from $14.60 per day
Car Rental in Bristol from $13.95 per day
Car Rental in Inverness from $35.43 per day
Car Rental in Newcastle from $13.68 per day
Car Rental in East Midlands from $15.20 per day
Car Rental in Southampton from $15.20 per day
Car Rental in Cardiff from $22.05 per day
Car Rental in Aberdeen from $16.73 per day
Car Rental in Bournemouth from $26.13 per day
Car Rental in Exeter from $10.65 per day
Car Rental in Doncaster from $23.30 per day
Car Rental in Dundee from $25.14 per day
Top 20 Most Popular Locations in the United Kingdom
Car Rental at London Airport Heathrow from $13.90 per day
Car Rental at London St Pancras Train Station from $9.31 per day
Car Rental at London Marylebone Train Station from $9.31 per day
Car Rental at London Victoria Train Station from $33.06 per day
Car Rental at London Airport Gatwick from $13.68 per day
Car Rental at London City Airport from $13.29 per day
Car Rental at London Airport Stansted from $13.68 per day
Car Rental at London Paddington Train Station from $9.31 per day
Car Rental at London Stratford Train Station from $29.01 per day
Car Rental at Edinburgh Airport from $13.38 per day
Car Rental at Belfast International Airport from $11.02 per day
Car Rental at Glasgow Airport from $11.40 per day
Car Rental at Manchester Airport from $11.98 per day
Car Rental at Waterloo Train Station from $31.51 per day
Car Rental at Birmingham Airport from $6.65 per day
Car Rental at London Kings Cross Train Station from $9.31 per day
Car Rental at London Euston Train Station from $9.31 per day
Car Rental at Luton Airport from $12.93 per day
Car Rental at Leeds Bradford Airport from $12.93 per day
Car Rental at Liverpool Airport from $14.60 per day
Map of Car Rental Locations
Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in the United Kingdom?
What’s the average rental length in the United Kingdom?
What’s the most popular time for renting a car in the United Kingdom?
Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers
|Easirent||Ford Fiesta||5||2||Small cars|
|Easirent||Ford Focus||5||2||Medium cars|
|Easirent||Fiat 500||3||2||Small cars|
|GreenMotion||VW Golf||5||2||Medium cars|
|GreenMotion||VW Golf||4||2||Medium cars|
|GreenMotion||VW Polo||4||1||Small cars|
|Easirent||Ford Fiesta||5||1||Small cars|
|Ace Rent a car||Ford Fiesta||4||3||Small cars|
|GreenMotion||VW Polo 3d||3||2||Small cars|
|GreenMotion||Fiat 500||2||1||Small cars|
Our Customers Reviews
Top 16 Suppliers in the United Kingdom in 2020
Why choose us?
Exclusive rates from a wide range of suppliersProviding rental offers for over 2,000,000 cars in 150+ countries, we can find you a great car in the right location for the best price
High level of satisfactionGreat Trustpilot review score – 4.5 – based on feedback from thousands of our customers
Personalized assistance during the reservation process24/7 customer support in 12 languages via your preferred channel — chat, phone, email