Linz

Daily Car Hire Rates in Linz

  • Mini

    Skoda Citigo
    passenger
    4 |
    luggage
    2 |
    door
    3 |
    ac
    manual auto
    From € 24.15
  • Economy

    Skoda Fabia
    passenger
    5 |
    luggage
    2 |
    door
    3 |
    ac
    manual auto
    From € 27.01
  • Compact

    Opel Astra
    passenger
    5 |
    luggage
    3 |
    door
    3 |
    ac
    manual auto
    From € 30.02
  • Estate

    Opel Astra Estate
    passenger
    5 |
    luggage
    5 |
    door
    5 |
    ac
    manual auto
    From € 34.24
  • Suv

    Nissan Qashqai
    passenger
    5 |
    luggage
    2 |
    door
    5 |
    ac
    manual auto
    From € 36.15

*daily rates in Linz based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.

Customer questions about Linz car hire

Hi, I want to hire a car in Linz Austria and I want to know what documentation is required when I pick the car up?

Hi, you will need your Driving licence, a passport or national ID and a credit card in the main drivers name.

Linz Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • Linz was founded by the Romans who called it Lentia.
  • Johannes Kepler and Anton Bruckner were famous sons of Linz.
  • Hitler and Adolf Eichmann lived there in their childhood.
  • The city was the 2009 European Capital of Culture.
  • Nearby is the infamous Mauthausen concentration camp, feared in World War II.

Linz Mini Guide

Although Linz is an industrial city which doesn’t rival other Austrian cities for beauty it is culturally very advanced. In fact Linz was the European capital of culture for 2009 thanks to some of the innovative events it has been putting on over the years. These include an electronic art show, and the Sound Cloud (Klangwolke) which is a spectacular open air light show held in Donau Park in September.

Linz Klangwolke 2014

A good time to visit Linz and see festivities is during the summer in July when hundreds of street performers including acrobats, mimes and clowns put on the Pflasterspektakel in Danube Park. Other festivals are the Linz festival, the Bruckner festival and the Urfahraner Jahrmarkt – Austria’s oldest public festival.

With the university students of Linz also putting on a number of events throughout the year, Linz is an incredibly lively and fun city to visit. There are some splendid parts of Linz to walk around and see such as the main neo-Gothic cathedral which is Austria’s largest church. Indeed Linz is known as a city of churches and you can see many intricately built religious edifices there in a number of architectural styles.

Don’t forget to stop by Linz’s main landmark, known as the Pilgrimage Basilica on the Postlinberg. And take a trip to the Linz zoo and the botanical gardens to enjoy Austria’s wonderful fresh air. There are also plenty of museums to take shelter in if the weather is unpleasant and the exhibitions are sure to keep you entertained for hours.

Pilgrimage Basilica Linz

Linz was built on the banks of the Danube River and its airport is called the Blue Danube International Airport of Linz. Picking up your Rhino rental car there will save you a small fortune (in the long run) on a taxi journey as the airport is half an hour outside the city and it costs about 30 euros for the journey.

Having a rental car means that you can get to other parts of Austria with ease as the A1 autobahn connects Linz with the other major cities of Vienna, Salzburg and Graz. It also means that you can head into the Alps Mountains to go skiing if you wish, and generally have the freedom to explore at your own leisure. You can also drive to neighbouring Germany with ease and there are plans afoot to extend the motorway to the Czech Republic too.
 

Latest Update from Linz:

26/05/12 - Four open air concerts, to be held adjacent to the cathedral, take place this summer in Linz. The program which begins on June 24th and ends on July 20th will see the likes of Katie Melua and Jose Carreras perform.

Video: Video of the Klangwolke light show in Linz - Austria

Driving in Linz

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    Road Driving Side

  • 50kph

    Urban speed Limit

  • 100kph

    Rural Speed Limit

  • 130kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  • 50mg

    Drink Drive Limit

  • EUR €

    Currency

  • 21

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Linz is beautiful but the area has a dark secret for nearby are the remains of the infamous Mauthausen concentration camp, the last to be liberated by the Allies in World War II. At only €16 per day, Linz car hire will enable you to avoid the rush of the tours and give you quiet time to ponder man’s inhumanity to man.

For a more upbeat visit, head for the Linz museum and art gallery whose displays helped Linz become the 2009 Capital of Culture or head out into the Austrian countryside for nature at its best, all made easy with cheap car hire in Linz from Rhino.

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