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Cheap Car Rentals in Cardiff from $66

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Cardiff with a pick-up date of 17/7 and drop-off date of 24/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cardiff car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Cardiff. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 June 2024.

Most popular company

EUROPCAR

Price of petrol per litre

$3.07

Average price per day

$48

Cheapest price per day

$66

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Cardiff 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 18 June 2024.

January

$42

February

$57

March

$60

April

$60

May

$84

June

$81

July

$93

August

$78

September

$73

October

$66

November

$53

December

$71

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Cardiff is January. 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 Cardiff

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Cardiff and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 18 June 2024.

At $66/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Cardiff in the past week. Out of 15 car hire agencies operating in Cardiff, there are, in total, 30 hire locations. View below for 3 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Mini

Mini

Luxury

Luxury

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compare available car types for rental in Cardiff

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Cardiff to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 June 2024.

Small cars

$41 - $135

All Car Types

$48 - $186

To hire a small car in Cardiff, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $72/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Cardiff, the United Kingdom (~$41/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$135/day). In fact, March is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Cardiff. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cardiff, hiring a small car saves you 23% 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 Cardiff small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Cardiff, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $69/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Cardiff, the United Kingdom (~$87/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~$186/day). In fact, June is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Cardiff. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cardiff, hiring a medium car saves you 27% 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 Cardiff medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Cardiff, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $72/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Cardiff, the United Kingdom (~$88/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~$186/day). In fact, September is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Cardiff. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cardiff, hiring a SUV saves you 23% 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 Cardiff SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Toyota Auris$66/day
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A/C
Toyota Auris
Toyota Yaris$70/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris

Top rental agencies in Cardiff

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Cardiff known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Cardiff. Reviews were last updated on 18 June 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Cardiff, including Budget, Europcar and Sixt in Cardiff. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Budget

9.7
Wonderful
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.7

Comfort

8.8

Overall

9.7

Pick-up/drop-off

9.7

Value

9.4

Europcar

9.0
Wonderful
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.0

Sixt

1 location

Hertz

7.2
Good
2 reviews2 locations

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

4.6
Mediocre
3 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.0

Comfort

4.6

Overall

4.6

Pick-up/drop-off

4.6

Value

4.6

keddy by Europcar

5 locations

Sunnycars

3 locations

Avis

2 locations

Best Cardiff car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Cardiff. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Cardiff with an average daily rate of $105. Data was last updated on 18 June 2024.
Check out some of the very best car rental deals we've found in Cardiff. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Toyota Auris$66/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Auris
Toyota Yaris$70/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Mitsubishi ASX$72/day
4
M
A/C
Mitsubishi ASX

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Cardiff, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 18 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Cardiff?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $48/day when booking a car hire in Cardiff. The absolute best deal a user found was for $35/day from Europcar, booked on Jun. 16.

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Cardiff?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Budget (9.7 rating), Europcar (9.0 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (4.6 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Cardiff.

  • What are petrol prices like in Cardiff?

    The average price of petrol in Cardiff is $3.07/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $138 and $200 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Cardiff for a week from Europcar?

    Europcar offers hire cars in Cardiff for about $336 per week on average.

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

    Generally, for a better deal in Cardiff it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 65%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

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

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

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

    The monthly cost of a car rental in Cardiff is $1,440 ($48/day) on average.

  • How much is a car hire in Cardiff for a weekend?

    It costs $0 for a weekend car hire in Cardiff, on average. The cheapest type of car hire you can book on any given weekend is the Compact as prices are generally lower for these hire types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a hire car in Cardiff in July, prices are $0 per day on average.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Cardiff

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Cardiff. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Cardiff. Deals were last updated on 18 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Cardiff. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($80+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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