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Hungary Car Rental Mini Guide

Getting around this land-locked country in central Europe is made all the easier with a rental car. Public transport or private taxi transfers are available but not as convenient as having access to a car of your own. Hiring a car in Hungary is not dissimilar to anywhere else in the region, or many parts of Europe and you'll find many of the same familiar car rental brands in Hungary such as Alamo, Enterprise and Hertz on our site offering a wide range of rental cars to suit every need and budget.

Most popular locations to collect car hire in Hungary


Cheapest car hire in Hungary

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 25.71 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 180.00 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.71 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 180.00 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 26.12 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 182.87 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 28.87 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 202.12 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 28.88 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 202.18 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 28.89 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 202.24 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 28.90 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 202.36 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 28.90 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 202.30 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  No

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 28.91 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 202.42 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Skoda Scala

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.82 EUR/day
Skoda Scala

7 Days rental at 208.76 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Astra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 31.00 EUR/day
Opel Astra

7 Days rental at 217.00 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Peugeot 308

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 31.01 EUR/day
Peugeot 308

7 Days rental at 217.07 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 31.19 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 218.35 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Astra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 31.76 EUR/day
Opel Astra

7 Days rental at 222.38 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Astra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 31.77 EUR/day
Opel Astra

7 Days rental at 222.45 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Peugeot 308

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 32.10 EUR/day
Peugeot 308

7 Days rental at 224.71 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Astra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 32.57 EUR/day
Opel Astra

7 Days rental at 228.01 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Puma

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 33.24 EUR/day
Ford Puma

7 Days rental at 232.73 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Polo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 26.39 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 184.79 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.10 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 203.74 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Peugeot 208

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.11 EUR/day
Peugeot 208

7 Days rental at 203.80 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Yaris

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.12 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 203.86 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.77 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 208.40 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 29.78 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 208.47 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Punto

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 29.79 EUR/day
Fiat Punto

7 Days rental at 208.59 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.79 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 208.53 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 29.80 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 208.65 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Mercedes C Class

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 136.87 EUR/day
Mercedes C Class

7 Days rental at 958.10 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mercedes C Class

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 136.87 EUR/day
Mercedes C Class

7 Days rental at 958.10 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mercedes C Class

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 136.87 EUR/day
Mercedes C Class

7 Days rental at 958.10 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mercedes C Class

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 136.87 EUR/day
Mercedes C Class

7 Days rental at 958.10 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mercedes C Class

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 136.87 EUR/day
Mercedes C Class

7 Days rental at 958.10 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mercedes C Class

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 136.87 EUR/day
Mercedes C Class

7 Days rental at 958.10 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mercedes C Class

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 136.87 EUR/day
Mercedes C Class

7 Days rental at 958.10 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mercedes C Class

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 136.87 EUR/day
Mercedes C Class

7 Days rental at 958.10 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mercedes C Class

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 136.87 EUR/day
Mercedes C Class

7 Days rental at 958.10 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen Golf Variant

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 46.26 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf Variant

7 Days rental at 323.82 EUR from 21/11/2022

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota C-HR

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 51.65 EUR/day
Toyota C-HR

7 Days rental at 361.58 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Kuga

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 53.66 EUR/day
Ford Kuga

7 Days rental at 375.68 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota C-HR

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 53.68 EUR/day
Toyota C-HR

7 Days rental at 375.79 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Vitara

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 54.11 EUR/day
Suzuki Vitara

7 Days rental at 378.82 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai Elantra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 55.00 EUR/day
Hyundai Elantra

7 Days rental at 385.01 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai Elantra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 55.00 EUR/day
Hyundai Elantra

7 Days rental at 385.01 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai Elantra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 55.00 EUR/day
Hyundai Elantra

7 Days rental at 385.01 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai Elantra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 55.00 EUR/day
Hyundai Elantra

7 Days rental at 385.01 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 103.07 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 721.52 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 103.07 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 721.52 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 103.07 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 721.52 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Auris Estate Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 107.76 EUR/day
Toyota Auris Estate Hybrid

7 Days rental at 754.38 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Hybrid Estate

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 51.73 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Hybrid Estate

7 Days rental at 362.17 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 51.73 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Hybrid

7 Days rental at 362.17 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 63.95 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Hybrid

7 Days rental at 447.71 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 130.50 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 913.50 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota C-HR Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 69.39 EUR/day
Toyota C-HR Hybrid

7 Days rental at 485.78 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 84.50 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Hybrid

7 Days rental at 591.53 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 152.41 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 1066.91 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota C-HR Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 89.94 EUR/day
Toyota C-HR Hybrid

7 Days rental at 629.60 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Top tips when hiring a car in Hungary

  • Compared to most Eastern-European countries, driving in Hungary is considered to be very safe
  • Drive on the right-hand side of the road in Hungary, the rental car will have its steering wheel on the left
  • The maximum speed limit on the motorways in Hungary is 130Km/h
  • Fixed and mobile speed cameras are frequently used in Hungary, observe the speed limits
  • Hungary has a zero tolerance approach to drink driving, don't drink any alcohol if you plan to drive
 

Popular car hire destinations in Hungary

Laws and rules of the road when driving in Hungary

  •  

    R

    Road Driving Side

  •  

    50kph

    Urban speed Limit

  •  

    90kph

    Rural Speed Limit

  •  

    110-130kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  •  

    HUF  528.05/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

  •  

    0mg

    Drink Drive Limit

  •  

    HUF

    Currency

  •  

    YES

    Tolls

  •  

    21

    Min Rental Age

    17

    Min Driving Age

  •  

    Front and Rear

    Seatbelts

  •  

    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras

  •  

    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

Compare car rental agents in Hungary

Rental Agent
Locations
Rating (/10)
Customer Reviews
Mini (€/day)
Compact (€/day)
Intermediate (€/day)
Standard (€/day)
 Flizzr
3
8.9/10
25
€ 43.49
 Schiller
3
8.8/10
44
€ 31.00
€ 66.93
€ 122.24
 U-save
1
8.6/10
11
€ 28.87
€ 43.50
€ 54.11
 Klass wagen
1
7.8/10
188
€ 25.71
€ 29.82
€ 46.26
 Hertz
14
7.8/10
630
€ 28.89
€ 43.53
€ 65.12
€ 88.36
 Budget
2
7.1/10
18
€ 31.01
€ 51.65
 Thrifty
14
7.0/10
770
€ 43.57
€ 55.00
 Alamo
1
6.9/10
11
€ 28.91
€ 31.77
€ 68.30

Car rental agent statistics in Hungary

  • 9.0/10
    Highest rated agent:
    FLIZZR
  • 6.9/10
    Lowest rated agent:
    ALAMO
  • 1,697
    Total number of reviews in
    Hungary
  • 14
    Most Locations in Hungary:
    HERTZ
  • 15
    Average wait time
    (Min.)
  • 18
    Total rental companies
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Hungary

ItemPercent
January€ 51
February€ 50
March€ 52
April€ 52
May€ 58
June€ 64
July€ 59
August€ 61
September€ 58
October€ 57
November€ 55
December€ 48
ItemPercent
January€ 38
February€ 38
March€ 38
April€ 39
May€ 41
June€ 45
July€ 42
August€ 43
September€ 41
October€ 42
November€ 39
December€ 36
ItemPercent
January€ 134
February€ 131
March€ 124
April€ 128
May€ 140
June€ 154
July€ 140
August€ 156
September€ 144
October€ 148
November€ 140
December€ 127
ItemPercent
January€ 69
February€ 69
March€ 71
April€ 69
May€ 78
June€ 85
July€ 80
August€ 84
September€ 81
October€ 80
November€ 78
December€ 69
ItemPercent
January€ 190
February€ 199
March€ 176
April€ 191
May€ 194
June€ 207
July€ 202
August€ 201
September€ 196
October€ 197
November€ 183
December€ 167
ItemPercent
January€ 33
February€ 33
March€ 32
April€ 36
May€ 40
June€ 46
July€ 39
August€ 41
September€ 40
October€ 40
November€ 36
December€ 30
ItemPercent
January€ 93
February€ 93
March€ 98
April€ 101
May€ 108
June€ 118
July€ 118
August€ 122
September€ 115
October€ 115
November€ 105
December€ 91
ItemPercent
January€ 61
February€ 69
March€ 85
April€ 66
May€ 75
June€ 90
July€ 78
August€ 81
September€ 70
October€ 74
November€ 69
December€ 52

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices.

Fuel prices in Hungary

DieselUnleaded
Sep , 2022

€ 1.99

€ 1.70

Aug , 2022

€ 1.86

€ 1.73

Jul , 2022

€ 2.03

€ 1.91

Jun , 2022

€ 1.26

€ 1.25

May , 2022

€ 1.23

€ 1.23

Apr , 2022

€ 1.29

€ 1.29

Mar , 2022

€ 1.28

€ 1.28

Feb , 2022

€ 1.29

€ 1.29

Jan , 2022

€ 1.35

€ 1.35

Dec , 2021

€ 1.27

€ 1.27

Nov , 2021

€ 1.30

€ 1.30

Oct , 2021

€ 1.41

€ 1.36

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Sep , 2022 1.99 1.70
Aug , 2022 1.86 1.73
Jul , 2022 2.03 1.91
Jun , 2022 1.26 1.25
May , 2022 1.23 1.23
Apr , 2022 1.29 1.29
Mar , 2022 1.28 1.28
Feb , 2022 1.29 1.29
Jan , 2022 1.35 1.35
Dec , 2021 1.27 1.27
Nov , 2021 1.30 1.30
Oct , 2021 1.41 1.36

Car rental price statistics in Hungary

  • € 179.97
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 1417.95
    Highest daily price:
    Ford Transit Passengervan
  • 1,096
    Total cars available
     
  • 51
    Most popular model:
    Ford Focus
  • 315
    Location with most cars:
    Budapest - Airport
  • € 25.7 per day
    Cheapest daily price:
    KLASS WAGEN - Budapest - Airport

FAQs about car hire in Hungary

How much does it cost to hire a car in Hungary?

Car hire in Hungary starts from just €25.70 per day for a (mini) class car from Klass wagen. The average price to hire a car in Hungary is just €97.20 per day, whilst the most expensive hire car in Hungary is a Ford Transit Passengervan car for a (standard) class from Gm costing €1418.00 per day.

How do I get a free additional driver when hiring a car in Hungary?

We often have special offers on car hire in Hungary including free additional drivers, for example, Green motion is offering free additional driver and express check-in at Budapest - Airport for €66.48 per day.

Why is car hire so cheap in Hungary?

Car hire prices in Hungary are kept low thanks to the 17 car hire companies across the country. With over 29 car hire locations and 10,268 car hire options available, competition keeps prices low in Hungary.

Who is the best car hire company in Hungary?

Based on over 1,697 reviews from recent car hire customers, the best car hire agency in Hungary Is Hertz who score on average 7.8/10 across all locations in Hungary.

What is the most popular car hire location in Hungary?

The most popular locations to hire a car in Hungary is Budapest - Airport with 17 car hire companies and 315 cars to choose from.

How much does fuel cost in Hungary?

Current fuel prices in Hungary are €1.696/ltr for petrol and €1.986/ltr for diesel as of 5 September 2022, it’ll cost on average €68 to fill an average compact class car with petrol and €79 for diesel.

What are the speed limits in Hungary?

Speed limits in Hungary are in km/h and are generally 50 km/h on urban roads, 90 km/h on rural roads and 110-130 km/h on the motorways but you should always follow local signage.

What is the cheapest car hire company in Hungary?

Klass wagen is the cheapest car hire company in Hungary offering a (mini) class car such as the Hyundai i10 for as little as €179.90 per week.

What is the most popular hire car in Hungary?

The most popular car hire category in Hungary is the Ford Focus available from 6 car hire companies in over 23 locations.

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.

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