Edinburgh

Cheap Car Hire in Edinburgh from AED 149

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
19 Apr — 26 Apr
Driver's age: 26-65
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Fri 26/4
Noon

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 12 April 2024.

Most popular company

DRIVALIA

Price of petrol per litre

AED 6.69

Average price per day

AED 226

Cheapest price per day

AED 149

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 12 April 2024.

January

AED 113

February

AED 106

March

AED 161

April

AED 212

May

AED 257

June

AED 231

July

AED 268

August

AED 246

September

AED 179

October

AED 146

November

AED 117

December

AED 168

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Edinburgh is February. 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 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 12 April 2024.

There are 34 hire agencies servicing Edinburgh. These agencies, altogether, have 98 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Edinburgh with prices from AED 150 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 5 car types you can hire in Edinburgh:

Economy

Economy

AED 150+

Compact

Compact

AED 159+

Intermediate

Intermediate

AED 195+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

AED 529+

Mini

Mini

AED 158+

Premium

Premium

AED 346+

Luxury

Luxury

AED 451+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

AED 169+

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 12 April 2024.

Small cars

AED 98 - AED 453

All Car Types

AED 98 - AED 585

To rent a small car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of AED 221/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~AED 98/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~AED 453/day). In fact, January is about 56% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a small car saves you 40% 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 rent a medium car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of AED 357/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~AED 97/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~AED 701/day). In fact, February is about 73% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a medium car saves you 3% 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 medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of AED 522/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~AED 227/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~AED 1,014/day). In fact, February is about 57% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a large car is 30% 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 rent a SUV in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of AED 328/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~AED 97/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~AED 519/day). In fact, February is about 71% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a SUV saves you 11% 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 SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of AED 580/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a van in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~AED 605/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~AED 1,487/day). In fact, March is about 4% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a van is 37% 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 rent a luxury car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of AED 628/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~AED 611/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~AED 2,009/day). In fact, December is about 3% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a luxury car is 42% 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:

Hyundai AccentAED 150/day
2
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A/C
Hyundai Accent
Ford FocusAED 159/day
4
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A/C
Ford Focus

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 12 April 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Edinburgh, including Hertz, Arnold Clark and National. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Hertz

5.6
Fair
42 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
5 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

8.7

Alamo

8.4
Very Good
8 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

7.7

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.2
Very Good
25 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.4

Budget

7.6
Good
24 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.3

Sixt

7.3
Good
23 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 AED 257. Data was last updated on 12 April 2024.
Check out some of the very best car rental deals we've found in Edinburgh. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Hyundai AccentAED 150/day
2
M
A/C
Hyundai Accent
Ford FocusAED 159/day
4
M
A/C
Ford Focus
Nissan KicksAED 169/day
4
M
A/C
Nissan Kicks

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Edinburgh, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 12 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Edinburgh?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under AED 226/day when booking a car hire in Edinburgh. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 121/day from DRIVALIA , booked on Apr. 9.

  • 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: keddy by Europcar (AED 150/day), Alamo (AED 158/day), and GREEN MOTION (AED 189/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 (9.2 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 AED 6.69/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 301 and AED 434 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Edinburgh for a week from DRIVALIA ?

    DRIVALIA is one of the top picks in Edinburgh. They can have you in a hire car for about AED 898 per week on average.

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

    Booking early can save you upwards of 46% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Edinburgh.

  • 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?

    Our recent data shows that DRIVALIA can potentially be 66% below the average car hire price in Edinburgh. Check prices and availability for DRIVALIA and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Edinburgh is on average AED 3,850 a month or AED 128 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Edinburgh car hire.

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

    Car hire prices in Edinburgh are typically AED 0 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Economy to save money on your trip to AED 0. Our users have found prices for Economy car hire in May to be on average AED 356 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Edinburgh?

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

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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 AED 171 per day. Price data was last updated on 12 April 2024.
Ford KaAED 149/day
2
M
A/C
Ford Ka
Ford KaAED 154/day
2
M
Ford Ka
Ford KaAED 165/day
2
M
Ford Ka

Luxury car rentals in Edinburgh

Find luxury car rental deals in Edinburgh from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Edinburgh cost an average of AED 626 per day. Price data was last updated on 12 April 2024.
Ride in luxury during your trip to Edinburgh by selecting one of these great deals we've found. Be sure that the car type, dates, pickup location and other key details suit your needs.
Lexus ESAED 335/day
5
4
M
A/C
Lexus ES
Audi A8AED 396/day
5
4
M
Audi A8
Mercedes-Benz E-Class WagonAED 401/day
5
M
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon

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 12 April 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 (AED 40+).

Electric

Electric

AED 40+

Hybrid

Hybrid

AED 89+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

AED 63+

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