Car Rental in Preston

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Preston, United Kingdom
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Downtown
Economy
Vauxhall Corsa or similar
Vauxhall Corsa
  • 5
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$40.85 / per day
Downtown
Compact
Ford Focus or similar
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Routes Car Rental
$50.96 / per day
Downtown
Intermediate Crossover
Skoda Octavia or similar
Skoda Octavia
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Arnold Clark
$63.09 / per day
Downtown
Compact Elite
Mercedes Benz A Class or similar
Mercedes Benz A Class
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Routes Car Rental
$65.37 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Downtown
Premium
Skoda Superb or similar
Skoda Superb
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Arnold Clark
$76.50 / per day
Downtown
Standard SUV
MG HS or similar
MG HS
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$139.89 / per day
Downtown
Luxury Van
Mercedes Benz Vito or similar
Mercedes Benz Vito
  • 9
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Arnold Clark
$261.74 / per day
Downtown
Economy
Ford Fiesta or similar
Ford Fiesta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Arnold Clark
$46.98 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 12:23 on 2024-06-17. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
English
Currency
GBP
Drive on
Left-hand side
Country code
+44
Average car rental price
$93 per day
Average car rental length
7 days
Speed limit within town
48 km/h or 30 mph
Speed limit out of town
96 - 112 km/h or 60 - 70 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Rating
10.0 / 10
Average gasoline price
$1.92 per liter or $7.26 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
$1.80 per liter or $6.83 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
$2.10 per liter or $7.94 / 1 gallon

Top 20 Cities near Preston

Map of Car Rental Locations

What is the cheapest month to rent a car in Preston?

Car rental prices in Preston vary by time of year. This graph shows the average prices per month to help you find the best time of year to rent.
Average rental costs per day in Preston
$51.16
January
$56.67
February
$67.22
March
$68.02
April
$154.87
May
$55.89
June
$55.82
July
$56.27
August
$36.47
September
$60.48
October
$35.20
November
$61.75
December
The cheapest month to rent a car in Preston is November (when prices average $35.20 per day). This is 44% cheaper than the yearly average and 77% cheaper than renting in May (when prices average $154.87).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

What’s the usual rental length in Preston?

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in July, the average renter keeps their car for 10 days, and in January, they keep their car for 2 days.
Average number of rental days in Preston
2
January
3
February
4
March
5
April
2
May
7
June
10
July
8
August
6
September
3
October
8
November
5
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Preston?

Based on the number of searches by our customers, the most popular month for renting a car in Preston is September, and the least popular is January.
Monthly searches in Preston by pick-up date relative to the average
19%
January
38%
February
114%
March
57%
April
38%
May
210%
June
95%
July
114%
August
305%
September
95%
October
57%
November
57%
December

Car Rental Information

Car rental locations 1
Popular suppliers Arnold Clark
Popular car categories Small cars, Medium cars, Premium cars, SUVs
Lowest price $41 per day
Cheapest supplier Europcar

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Arnold Clark Ford Fiesta 5 2 Small cars
Arnold Clark Kia Ceed 5 2 Medium cars
Arnold Clark Skoda Superb 5 2 Premium cars
Arnold Clark Peugeot 3008 5 3 SUVs
Arnold Clark Vauxhall Astra 5 2 Medium cars
Arnold Clark Mercedes Benz Vito 5 3 Vans
Arnold Clark BMW 3 Series 5 2 Premium cars

FAQ

Can I drive from Preston to Manchester?
Yes, many visitors travel from Preston to Manchester (or vice versa) in a rental car. Manchester is about 36 miles (58 km) southeast of Preston, a distance that can be traveled in about one hour outside of rush hours.
What places near Preston can I visit in a rental car?
In addition to the aforementioned Manchester, Preston is near a number of other famous English destinations. These include the cities of Liverpool (75 minutes to the south) and Leeds (90 minutes to the east), the resort town of Blackpool (35 minutes to the west), the Forest of Bowland (45 minutes to the north), and Yorkshire Dales National Park (75 minutes to the northeast).
What car rental companies are there in Preston?
Discover Cars partners with four different car rental companies in Preston – Arnold Clark, Enterprise, Keddy, and Europcar. All four companies have been favorably rated by our clients. A wider range of car rental companies can be found in the nearby cities of Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds.
What kind of car should I rent in Preston?
This depends on your travel plans, but generally speaking, an economy car or even a mini offers good value for your money for traveling inside the cities or on main national highways. That being said, all types of vehicles, even vans and luxury cars, can be rented in Preston and the surrounding region.

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

Australia
Kia Ceed
July 26, 2023
Still ongoing!
Spain
Kia Ceed
April 8, 2023
Went through Yorkshire Dales to beautiful Richmond. Lovely tea and cakes at Mainsgill farm shop and restaurant.
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Arnold Clark
9 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Routes Car Rental
7.2 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
2
Total rental companies
5
Average daily price
$93.17
Lowest daily price
$40.85
Total cars available
26

Top 5 Suppliers in Preston in 2024

Arnold Clark
Arnold Clark
Exceptional 9 / 12 reviews
1 location
$47 - $262
Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8.4
1 location
Keddy
Keddy
Very good 8 / 1 review
1 location
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.9 / 1 review
1 location
$41 - $140
Routes Car Rental
Routes Car Rental
Good 7.2
1 location
$51 - $78
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