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Edinburgh car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Edinburgh. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on May 24, 2024.

Most popular company

GREENMOTION

Price of gas per gallon

$7.08

Average price per day

$59

Cheapest price per day

$20

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Edinburgh?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Edinburgh and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on May 24, 2024.

January

$31

February

$29

March

$44

April

$51

May

$63

June

$57

July

$68

August

$65

September

$48

October

$40

November

$32

December

$46

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Edinburgh is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Compare available car types for rental in Edinburgh

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Edinburgh to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on May 24, 2024.

Small cars

$34 - $58

All Car Types

$70 - $1,037

To rent a small car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $43/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~$34/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$58/day). In fact, January is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a small car saves you 85% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Edinburgh small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $75/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~$49/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$110/day). In fact, February is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a medium car saves you 73% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Edinburgh medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $117/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~$79/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$170/day). In fact, February is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a large car saves you 58% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Edinburgh large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $72/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~$45/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$125/day). In fact, February is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a SUV saves you 74% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Edinburgh SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $133/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a van in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~$70/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$203/day). In fact, February is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a van saves you 52% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a luxury car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $150/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~$99/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$221/day). In fact, January is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a luxury car saves you 46% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Edinburgh luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a convertible in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $44,201/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~$85/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$152,344/day). In fact, November is about 100% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a convertible is 100% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Kia Picanto$21/day
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Nissan Versa$21/day
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Nissan Versa

Top rental agencies in Edinburgh

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Edinburgh known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Edinburgh. Reviews were last updated on May 24, 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Edinburgh, including Hertz, Arnold Clark and National. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Hertz

5.5
Fair
42 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

5.2

Arnold Clark

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

10.0

National

10.0
Wonderful
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Avis

8.9
Very good
5 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

8.8

Alamo

8.4
Very good
8 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

7.7

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.2
Very good
25 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.4

Budget

7.5
Good
24 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.2

Sixt

7.3
Good
23 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

6.6

Best Edinburgh car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Edinburgh. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Edinburgh with an average daily rate of $42. Data was last updated on May 24, 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to renting a car in Edinburgh. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Kia Picanto$21/day
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A/C
Kia Picanto
Nissan Versa$21/day
4
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A/C
Nissan Versa
Toyota Yaris$26/day
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Toyota Yaris

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Edinburgh, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on May 24, 2024.
  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Edinburgh?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $59/day when booking a rental car in Edinburgh. The best deal a user found was for $20/day from Hertz, booked on May 19.

  • What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Edinburgh?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Edinburgh from the following companies over the past two weeks: DRIVALIA ($20/day), Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($26/day), and GREEN MOTION ($28/day).

  • Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Edinburgh?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Arnold Clark (10.0 rating), National (10.0 rating) and Alamo (9.2 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Edinburgh.

  • What are gas prices like in Edinburgh?

    The average gas price in Edinburgh is $7.08/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $84 and $122 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Edinburgh for a week from GREEN MOTION ?

    Renting a car in Edinburgh for a week can be a great option for travel. GREEN MOTION , the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around $292/week on average.

  • How far in advance should I rent a car in Edinburgh for the best price?

    Booking your car rental early can save you up to 42% on your rental. Aim to book your car rental at least 7 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Edinburgh.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Edinburgh?

    Yes, renting a vehicle in Edinburgh for a month is certainly possible.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Edinburgh for a month?

    Hertz currently has the lowest price available for a month-long booking. Users have saved up to 89% compared to the average price of a 30-day rental in Edinburgh. Typically, a monthly car rental in Edinburgh can be found for $1,252. You can find car rental deals to be on average $42 a day.

  • How much is a car rental in Edinburgh for a weekend?

    Car rental prices in Edinburgh are typically $76 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car rental deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider renting a Mini to save money on your trip to $76. Our users have found prices for Mini car rentals in June to be on average $63 per day.

  • What car do most people rent in Edinburgh?

    The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Edinburgh is Economy (Vauxhall Corsa) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Small car rentals in Edinburgh

Find small car rental deals in Edinburgh from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Edinburgh cost an average of $21 per day. Price data was last updated on May 24, 2024.
Hyundai i10$20/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$20/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$21/day
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Hyundai i10

Car rentals by fuel type in Edinburgh

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Edinburgh. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Edinburgh. Deals were last updated on May 24, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Edinburgh. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($32+).

Electric

Electric

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

Airport car rentals in Edinburgh
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