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Cheap Car Rentals in Switzerland

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What are the car rental prices for popular cities in Switzerland?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Switzerland

Price

$15 - $103

Out of all the popular cities in Switzerland, Thal is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $15/day. Renting a car in Thal is 85% cheaper than renting one in Sion where the per day rate is around $103. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Switzerland to get a rental car in are: Zurich ($35/day), Geneva ($41/day), and Basel ($50/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Zurich should expect to spend around $35/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Switzerland is Zurich.

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

January

$75

February

$93

March

$82

April

$81

May

$73

June

$92

July

$151

August

$101

September

$77

October

$62

November

$57

December

$89

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Switzerland is November. 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.

Popular Car Types in Switzerland

There are currently 658 rental locations operating in Switzerland spread across 41 car rental agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to rent in Switzerland is Small at $32 a day. Below are all the 6 car types available for renting in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Compare available car types for rental in Switzerland

Small Cars

$58 - $118

All Car Types

$118 - $237

To rent a Small car in Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $78/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Switzerland (~$58/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$118/day). In fact, November is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Switzerland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Switzerland, renting a Small car saves you 55% 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 Switzerland Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $119/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Switzerland (~$92/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$159/day). In fact, January is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Switzerland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Switzerland, renting a Medium car saves you 32% 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 Switzerland Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $218/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Switzerland (~$161/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$314/day). In fact, January is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Switzerland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Switzerland, renting a Large car is 22% 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. Here are the best Switzerland Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $121/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Switzerland (~$77/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$190/day). In fact, November is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Switzerland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Switzerland, renting a SUV car saves you 30% 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 Switzerland SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $204/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Switzerland (~$154/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$301/day). In fact, November is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Switzerland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Switzerland, renting a Van car is 16% 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. Here are the best Switzerland Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $267/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Switzerland (~$153/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$393/day). In fact, November is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Switzerland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Switzerland, renting a Luxury car is 36% 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. Here are the best Switzerland Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in Switzerland, you would pay an average price of $177/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Switzerland (~$78/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$344/day). In fact, December is about 57% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Switzerland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Switzerland, renting a Convertible car is 3% 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.

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Car Rental FAQs

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Europcar (9.0 rating), Dollar (8.7 rating) and Hertz (8.6 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Switzerland.

What is the most popular car rental provider in Switzerland?

The most popular rental car company in Switzerland is Sixt. With prices on COMPACT starting at $22/day about 100% more people book with Sixt than other companies in the country.

What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Switzerland?

At $27/day, the cheapest car rental price in Switzerland was found in Fribourg. On average, Fribourg has the cheapest daily rental car price ($49/day), which is 53% below average price for cities in Switzerland.

What side of the road do you drive on in Switzerland?

In Switzerland, drivers are expected to maintain the lane(s) on the right side of the road.

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