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Cheap Car Rentals in London from $28

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 London with a pick-up date of 30/8 and drop-off date of 9/9. 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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London car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in London. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 22 June 2024.

Most popular company

GREENMOTION

Price of petrol per litre

$3.04

Average price per day

$66

Cheapest price per day

$28

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in London 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 22 June 2024.

January

$39

February

$42

March

$57

April

$60

May

$73

June

$73

July

$89

August

$76

September

$65

October

$53

November

$45

December

$78

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

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in London and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 22 June 2024.

small car is the cheapest car type you can hire in London this past week from 360 hire locations out of 43 hire agencies. Prices for a London small car hire start from $28/day. Check out available deals for 4 car types currently offered at listed car hire agencies here:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Mini

Mini

Premium

Premium

Luxury

Luxury

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compact estate car

Compact estate car

Compare available car types for rental in London

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in London to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 22 June 2024.

Small cars

$45 - $80

All Car Types

$73 - $137

To hire a small car in London, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $59/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a small car in London, the United Kingdom (~$45/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$80/day). In fact, November is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for London. When comparing with other car types available for hire in London, hiring a small car saves you 37% 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 London small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in London, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $91/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in London, the United Kingdom (~$66/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$113/day). In fact, January is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for London. When comparing with other car types available for hire in London, hiring a medium car saves you 5% 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 London medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in London, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $202/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a large car in London, the United Kingdom (~$117/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~$604/day). In fact, May is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for London. When comparing with other car types available for hire in London, hiring a large car is 54% 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 London large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in London, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $116/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in London, the United Kingdom (~$71/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~$379/day). In fact, October is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for London. When comparing with other car types available for hire in London, hiring a SUV is 19% 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 London SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in London, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $200/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a van in London, the United Kingdom (~$130/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$309/day). In fact, February is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for London. When comparing with other car types available for hire in London, hiring a van is 53% 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 London, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of $197/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in London, the United Kingdom (~$85/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~$457/day). In fact, February is about 57% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for London. When comparing with other car types available for hire in London, hiring a luxury car is 52% 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.

Toyota Yaris$28/day
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Toyota Yaris
Hyundai i30$30/day
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Hyundai i30

Top rental agencies in London

Explore the leading car hire agencies in London known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in London. Reviews were last updated on 22 June 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving London, such as Hertz, Easirent and Sixt. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Hertz

6.9
Okay
105 reviews13 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

7.8

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.6

Easirent

4.7
Mediocre
152 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.1

Comfort

6.2

Overall

4.6

Pick-up/drop-off

4.9

Value

4.9

Sixt

7.4
Good
66 reviews18 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.8

Budget

7.4
Good
74 reviews15 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.1

GREEN MOTION

5.4
Fair
80 reviews13 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.4

Overall

5.3

Pick-up/drop-off

5.1

Value

5.6

National

12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

9.3

keddy by Europcar

9.3
Wonderful
2 reviews40 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

9.3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.6
Very Good
10 reviews25 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

9.0

Best London car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in London. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in London with an average daily rate of $44. Data was last updated on 22 June 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to renting a car in London. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Toyota Yaris$28/day
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M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Hyundai i30$30/day
4
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A/C
Hyundai i30
Hyundai Elantra$32/day
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A/C
Hyundai Elantra

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in London, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 22 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in London?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $66/day when booking a car hire in London. The absolute best deal a user found was for $35/day from GREEN MOTION , booked on Jun. 16.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in London?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in London from the following companies over the past two weeks: U-Save ($28/day), DRIVALIA ($32/day), and GREEN MOTION ($37/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (10.0 rating), keddy by Europcar (10.0 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.8 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in London.

  • What are petrol prices like in London?

    The average price of petrol in London is $3.04/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $137 and $197 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

    Hiring a car in London for a week can be a great option for travel. GREEN MOTION , the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around $349/week on average.

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

    Booking your car hire early can save you up to 44%. Aim to book your car hire at least 7 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in London.

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

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

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

    Generally, a month-long car rental in London can be found for about $1,495, with the average price for a rental being around $50 a day. Book with GREEN MOTION , to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 59% less compared to the average price of car rentals in London.

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

    It costs $70 for a weekend car hire in London, on average. The cheapest type of car hire you can book on any given weekend is the Economy as prices are generally lower for these hire types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a hire car in London in July, prices are $100 per day on average.

  • What car do most people hire in London?

    Nissan Qashqai, which is a Intermediate vehicle, is the most popular to hire at London according to Cheapflights users.

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Car rentals by fuel type in London

Browse car rentals by fuel type in London. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in London. Deals were last updated on 22 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in London. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($28+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel