Edinburgh

Cheap Car Hire in Edinburgh from ₹ 1,097

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
3 Mar — 10 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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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 25 February 2024.

Most popular company

GREENMOTION

Price of petrol per litre

₹ 148

Average price per day

₹ 7,201

Cheapest price per day

₹ 1,097

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 25 February 2024.

January

₹ 2,569

February

₹ 2,569

March

₹ 3,481

April

₹ 5,801

May

₹ 6,299

June

₹ 5,553

July

₹ 6,299

August

₹ 5,719

September

₹ 4,227

October

₹ 3,398

November

₹ 2,735

December

₹ 3,812

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Edinburgh is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is May. 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 Edinburgh

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Edinburgh and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 25 February 2024.

There are, in total, 98 car hire locations in Edinburgh that are operated by 34 companies. In the past week, small car is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: ₹ 1,097/day). Explore 4 car types currently offered from Edinburgh hire providers:

Economy

Economy

₹ 1,097+

Compact

Compact

₹ 1,170+

Intermediate

Intermediate

₹ 1,693+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

₹ 2,990+

Mini

Mini

₹ 1,024+

Premium

Premium

₹ 3,433+

Luxury

Luxury

₹ 4,017+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

₹ 1,500+

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 25 February 2024.

Small cars

₹ 2,952 - ₹ 9,657

All Car Types

₹ 5,147 - ₹ 15,557

To hire a small car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of ₹ 5,893/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~₹ 2,952/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~₹ 9,657/day). In fact, February is about 50% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Edinburgh, hiring a small car saves you 41% 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 hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of ₹ 9,764/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~₹ 5,582/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~₹ 14,342/day). In fact, January is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Edinburgh, hiring a medium car saves you 2% 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 hire a large car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of ₹ 12,486/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~₹ 5,767/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~₹ 22,888/day). In fact, November is about 54% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Edinburgh, hiring a large car is 21% 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 Edinburgh large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of ₹ 10,064/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~₹ 4,698/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~₹ 15,930/day). In fact, February is about 54% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Edinburgh, hiring a SUV is 2% 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 Edinburgh SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of ₹ 14,854/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a van in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~₹ 3,848/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~₹ 29,901/day). In fact, January is about 75% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Edinburgh, hiring a van is 34% 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.

To hire a luxury car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of ₹ 15,325/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~₹ 7,832/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~₹ 29,992/day). In fact, February is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Edinburgh, hiring 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 Edinburgh luxury car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a convertible in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of ₹ 13,094/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a convertible in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~₹ 11,928/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~₹ 27,154/day). In fact, March is about 9% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible hire for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Edinburgh, hiring a convertible is 25% 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.

Hyundai i10₹ 1,097/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i20₹ 1,170/day
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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 25 February 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Edinburgh area such as Hertz, Arnold Clark and National. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Edinburgh, including Hertz, Arnold Clark and National.

Hertz

5.6
Fair
40 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

6.7

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

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

7.3

Avis

8.8
Very Good
3 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

8.7

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.5
Very Good
23 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.6

Alamo

8.3
Very Good
7 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

7.6

Budget

7.5
Good
21 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.2

Sixt

7.3
Good
22 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 ₹ 2,059. Data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
Check out some of the very best car rental deals we've found in Edinburgh. Be sure to confirm the details of the deal, such as car type, daily rate, and pickup location.
Hyundai i10₹ 1,097/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i20₹ 1,170/day
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A/C
Hyundai i20
Ford EcoSport₹ 1,500/day
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Ford EcoSport

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Edinburgh, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 25 February 2024.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Edinburgh?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ₹ 7,201/day when booking a car hire in Edinburgh. The absolute best deal a user found was for ₹ 2,424/day from Surprise Agency, booked on Feb. 25.

What car hire 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 (₹ 1,024/day), GREEN MOTION (₹ 1,500/day), and keddy by Europcar (₹ 1,893/day).

Which car hire 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 (9.1 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Edinburgh.

What are petrol prices like in Edinburgh?

The average price of petrol in Edinburgh is ₹ 148/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ₹ 6,639 and ₹ 9,590 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

GREEN MOTION is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Edinburgh. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about ₹ 42,389 per week.

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

Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 49% on a hire car in Edinburgh. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 7 days prior to your desired date.

Can I rent a car for a month in Edinburgh?

Typically, how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Edinburgh however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

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

The monthly cost of a car rental in Edinburgh is ₹ 181,668 (₹ 6,056/day) on average.

How much is a car hire in Edinburgh for a weekend?

Car hire prices in Edinburgh are typically ₹ 4,402 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Mini to save money on your trip to ₹ 4,402. Our users have found prices for Mini car hire in March to be on average ₹ 7,147 per day.

What car do most people hire in Edinburgh?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Intermediate (Nissan Qashqai) in Edinburgh, making it the most popular option.

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 ₹ 2,488 per day. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
Hyundai i10₹ 2,043/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10₹ 2,045/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10₹ 2,453/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 25 February 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 (₹ 18+).

Electric

Electric

₹ 18+

Hybrid

Hybrid

₹ 47+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

₹ 29+

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