Daily Car Hire Rates in Hungary

  • Mini
    Skoda Citigo
    4 |
    1 |
    3 |
    From € 16.40
  • Economy
    Skoda Fabia
    5 |
    2 |
    3 |
    From € 22.85
  • Compact
    Opel Astra
    5 |
    3 |
    3 |
    From € 26.82
  • Estate
    Skoda Fabia Estate
    5 |
    4 |
    5 |
    From € 31.37
  • Standard
    Ford C-Max
    5 |
    4 |
    4 |
    From € 32.36

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

Book your cheap car hire in Hungary with Rhino and see what a great deal and price we can get you, whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure. We have a variety of pick up locations dotted around the country and these include Budapest, Budapest Airport, Gyor and Kaposvar. Booking your car hire in Hungary in advance with Rhino means that you can often get a cheaper prices and a greater availability of cars to choose from.

Rhino was voted the Best on the Road in 2018 and we endeavour to find the cheapest prices and best deals on car hire for our customers. We compare prices from all the main rental suppliers such as Alamo, Hertz and Avis to find you the best price possible. Booking your car hire could not be more simple, we have an easy to navigate website that is safe and secure and you can obtain a quote in moments.
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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.

Customer questions about Hungary car hire

Hi, If I hire a vehicle in Budapest and want to use it in Croatia, Slovenia and Bosnia, are there restrictions?

Hi, this can depend on the car rental provider. If you can please confirm your pick up dates and time, I can then get a quote and check the cross border terms and conditions for you.

Hi, we are planning to rent a car in Heviz, Hungary and then go for a trip to Croatia. Is it possible with your cars and does it mean some extra costs? We would drop off the car again in Heviz.

I have checked and most rental agents permit cross border travel to Croatia, if you can confirm which car / supplier you are looking at I will confirm this for you, or you can view by looking at 'T&Cs / extra services / cross border and it will detail this. There will be an extra charge made by the rental agent on collection to cover the extra insurance required. We can find out the cost for you also.

I looking for a small car to hire in Debrecen Airport for 21th June-26th June, I found a Peugeot 207 or similar car but I couldn't find how much is the deposit if any?

Hi, you can see the excess deposit for any car by clicking T&C's in the search results and then navigate to 'Excess and Deposit' and it will be displayed there. Please do let me know if you have any trouble finding it.

Useful things to know about Hungary

  • Hungary is a landlocked country and is bordered by Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Austria.
  • Hungary is a popular tourist destination and attracts around 9 million tourists per year.
  • The currency in Hungary is the Forint (HUF).
  • One of Hungary's most well known dishes is the goulash which is a stew of meat and vegetables seasoned with spices, mainly paprika.
  • The Rubik's Cube was invented by a Hungarian, Erno Rubik.
Fuel Prices in Hungary by Month
Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Apr , 2020 0.93 0.81
Mar , 2020 0.94 0.85
Feb , 2020 1.17 1.14
Jan , 2020 1.22 1.18
Dec , 2019 1.26 1.18
Nov , 2019 1.22 1.16

Hungary Mini Guide

Hungary is a country in Central Europe and its capital city is Budapest. The weather is widely variable with very cold winters and summers which can reach almost 40 degrees Celsius.

Hungary Budapest view

Hungary is one of the 24 European Union counties that has signed up to the Schengen Agreement, which permits free movement between member states without having to pass through passport control. Croatians can enter the country by showing their identity card while citizens of the United States, Canada, Australia, Mexico, Venezuela and New Zealand are free to enter without a visa. The usual length of stay is 90 days without any additional permit.

If you are driving to Hungary but are not from a Schengen country be warned that there can be massive queues with very long waiting times. Hungary's international airports are Budapest Ferihegy Airport in Budapest, Airport Debrecen in Debrecen and Fly Balaton Airport in Sármellék. Rhino car hire has representatives in each of these airports who can get you set up with the right vehicle for your journey. Hiring a car is very necessary if you want to travel around the country as there are presently no domestic flights within Hungary.

The Hungarian national airline is Malév, otherwise known as Hungarian Airlines. If you are looking for a budget option, several low cost carriers fly to Budapest including easyJet, Germanwings, SkyEurope, Ryanair, and Wizzair. If you are planning to drive through the border crossing make sure your papers are in order as the guards are very strict and will not hesitate to do a full search of your car.

Most of Hungary’s two lane roads are in reasonable shape and operate on the toll system. The maximum speed limit is only 90 kilometres per hour so take care not to speed. Also Hungarian law requires you to drive with headlights on at all times. Drink driving is treated with zero tolerance.

Among the main highways are the M0 motorway ring around Budapest, the M1 which connects with Gyor, Austria and Slovakia to the west, and the M2 which links to Vac. The M2 is in planning to extend to the Slovakian border.

Hungary MO Motorway

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Fuel Prices in Hungary

  • Price of petrol in Hungary in April

    € 0.81/Ltr

    ($ 0.99/Ltr | HUF 252.19/Ltr)
  • Price of diesel in Hungary in April

    € 0.93/Ltr

    ($ 1.14/Ltr | HUF 289.55/Ltr)

Cost to fill a rental car in Hungary in April

  Petrol Diesel
Economy € 32.40  ($ 39.68) | € 37.20  ($ 45.55)
Compact € 32.40  ($ 39.68) | € 37.20  ($ 45.55)
Full Size € 40.50  ($ 49.60) | € 46.50  ($ 56.94)
SUV € 48.60  ($ 59.51) | € 55.80  ($ 68.33)
Carrier € 56.70  ($ 69.43) | € 65.10  ($ 79.72)

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Why hire a car in Hungary?

Hungary is a country full of superlatives – the largest lake in central Europe, the largest synagogue in Europe and the largest natural grassland in Europe. Hiring a car in Hungary is the best way to see these wonderful sights at your own pace.

We have car rental offices in Hungary’s capital Budapest, Ferihegy airport, Lake Balaton and Debrecen among other locations so you have a wide variety of pick up points to choose from. Our rental rates include insurance, collision damage waiver, theft waiver, taxed and unlimited mileage.

We also include complimentary breakdown assistance so if you encounter any problem we will get you back on the road as quickly as possible.

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