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Cheap Car Rentals in France from $40

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 France with a pick-up date of 26/6 and drop-off date of 3/7. 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.
Driver's age: 26-65
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France car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in France. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 20 June 2024.

Most popular company

Hertz

Most common car type

Mini

Average price per day

$77

Cheapest price per day

$40

What are the car hire prices for popular cities in France?

Discover the price range for hiring a car in popular cities across France, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 4,232 pickup locations in France to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 20 June 2024.

Price

$47 - $102

Out of all the popular cities in France, Paris is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $47/day. Renting a car in Paris is 54% cheaper than renting one in Avignon where the per day rate is around $102. Other fairly inexpensive cities in France to get a rental car in are: Nice ($54/day), Nantes ($54/day), and Lyon ($71/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Paris should expect to spend around $47/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in France is Paris.

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in France 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 20 June 2024.

January

$57

February

$66

March

$61

April

$68

May

$76

June

$89

July

$101

August

$88

September

$73

October

$74

November

$63

December

$88

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in France 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 France

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in France and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 20 June 2024.

small car is the cheapest car type you can hire in France this past week from 7,300 hire locations out of 68 hire agencies. Prices for a France small car hire start from $40/day. Check out available deals for 4 car types currently offered at listed car hire agencies here:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

People mover

People mover

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Mini

Mini

Premium

Premium

Compare available car types for rental in France

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in France to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 20 June 2024.

Small cars

$53 - $132

All Car Types

$64 - $160

To hire a small car in France, you would pay an average price of $84/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a small car in France (~$53/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$132/day). In fact, March is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for France. When comparing with other car types available for hire in France, 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 France small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in France, you would pay an average price of $125/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in France (~$45/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~$282/day). In fact, March is about 65% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for France. When comparing with other car types available for hire in France, hiring a medium car is 15% 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 France medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in France, you would pay an average price of $148/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a large car in France (~$87/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$251/day). In fact, January is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for France. When comparing with other car types available for hire in France, hiring a large car is 28% 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 France large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in France, you would pay an average price of $92/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in France (~$63/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$190/day). In fact, May is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for France. When comparing with other car types available for hire in France, hiring a SUV saves you 15% 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 France SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in France, you would pay an average price of $140/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a van in France (~$65/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$381/day). In fact, January is about 54% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for France. When comparing with other car types available for hire in France, hiring a van is 24% 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 France, you would pay an average price of $109/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in France (~$70/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$233/day). In fact, January is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for France. When comparing with other car types available for hire in France, hiring a luxury car 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.

Mitsubishi Mirage$40/day
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Mitsubishi Mirage
Toyota Auris$45/day
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Toyota Auris
Hyundai i20$46/day
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Hyundai i20

Top rental agencies in France

Explore the leading car hire agencies in France known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in France. Reviews were last updated on 20 June 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the France region, including those located within the Paris, Nice and Annecy area. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in France, including locations around Paris, Nice and Annecy.

Free2Move

836 locations

keddy by Europcar

688 locations

Sunnycars

576 locations

Europcar

512 locations

Hertz

474 locations

Rent@Car

443 locations

Avis

352 locations

ADA

351 locations

Best France car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in France. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in France with an average daily rate of $117. Data was last updated on 20 June 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals we've found on rental cars within the France region, including options close to Paris, Nice and Annecy. Make sure to examine important information for each deal, including price, car type, and pickup location.
Mitsubishi Mirage$40/day
2
5
M
A/C
Mitsubishi Mirage
Toyota Auris$45/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Auris
Hyundai i20$46/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai i20

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in France, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 20 June 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in France?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (8.4 rating), INTERRENT (8.4 rating) and keddy by Europcar (8.3 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in France.

  • What is the most popular car hire provider in France?

    When hiring a car in France, the most popular provider of hire cars among Cheapflights users is Hertz, and with prices around $82/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from Hertz is ECONOMY, which starts as low as $41/day.

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

    At $42/day, the cheapest car rental price in France was found in Nice. On average, Nantes has the cheapest daily rental car price ($54/day), which is 34% below average price for cities in France.

  • What side of the road do you drive on in France?

    Cars in France are to be driven on the right side of the road.

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Car rentals by fuel type in France

Browse car rentals by fuel type in France. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in France. Deals were last updated on 20 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in France. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest ($37+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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