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Budapest Mini Guide

Budapest is the centre of transportation in Hungary and that is why we provide car hire Budapest to tourists and business travellers. Choose from a range of vehicles which let you drive on either side of the huge Danube River. There are numerous cultural attractions to enjoy such as the spring festival while the city leads the way in arts and culture including a number of interesting art galleries and museums. Budapest itself has many UNESCO World Heritage Sites and having a hire car is an effective way to navigate around Budapest.

Budapest Airport is ten miles from the city centre and is served by most of the major budget carriers. A rental car can be collected from Budapest or Budapest airport, and we advise pre-booking online to receive the vehicle of your choice at the very best price.
 

Cheapest car hire in Budapest

Citroen C3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.96 EUR/day
Citroen C3

7 Days rental at 181.76 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 25.97 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 181.82 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Yaris

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.98 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 181.87 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C4

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.22 EUR/day
Citroen C4

7 Days rental at 190.57 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  No

Opel Astra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.23 EUR/day
Opel Astra

7 Days rental at 190.62 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Peugeot 308

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.24 EUR/day
Peugeot 308

7 Days rental at 190.68 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Sportage

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.36 EUR/day
Kia Sportage

7 Days rental at 191.54 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Focus Estate

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 36.09 EUR/day
Ford Focus Estate

7 Days rental at 252.64 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Peugeot 208

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 36.59 EUR/day
Peugeot 208

7 Days rental at 256.18 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Auris Estate Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 76.39 EUR/day
Toyota Auris Estate Hybrid

7 Days rental at 534.78 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
  • Budapest car hire special offers

    We currently have 1 special offers for car rental in Budapest including;

  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from EUROPCAR, GREEN MOTION.

Useful to know about Budapest

  • If you are flying into Budapest we also offer car hire at Budapest Airport
  • Budapest is a financial powerhouse within Central Europe.
  • It has also been ranked as the most livable city in Central Europe.
  • Budapest was made up of two cities, Buda and Pest.
  • The European Institute of Innovation and Technology is situated in Budapest.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Budapest

Best car rental companies in Budapest

9.0
No.1: FLIZZR,
based on 17 reviews
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90
80
80
90
36 min (average wait time)
8.9
No.2: SCHILLER,
based on 47 reviews
90
90
80
90
80
22 min (average wait time)
8.6
No.4: AVIS,
based on 43 reviews
90
88
80
85
85
10 min (average wait time)

Budapest car hire information

  • 9.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Flizzr EMEA Franchise
  • € 181.72
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 25.96
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 32
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 6
    Most popular model:
    Ford Focus Estate
  • 86
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Budapest

ItemPercent
January€ 52
February€ 48
March€ 50
April€ 52
May€ 59
June€ 64
July€ 56
August€ 60
September€ 56
October€ 57
November€ 53
December€ 49
ItemPercent
January€ 40
February€ 36
March€ 36
April€ 38
May€ 43
June€ 50
July€ 41
August€ 43
September€ 42
October€ 42
November€ 38
December€ 37
ItemPercent
January€ 136
February€ 125
March€ 130
April€ 128
May€ 157
June€ 165
July€ 136
August€ 168
September€ 145
October€ 154
November€ 147
December€ 134
ItemPercent
January€ 73
February€ 67
March€ 73
April€ 70
May€ 81
June€ 86
July€ 74
August€ 84
September€ 76
October€ 78
November€ 78
December€ 71
ItemPercent
January€ 203
February€ 206
March€ 182
April€ 215
May€ 204
June€ 221
July€ 205
August€ 200
September€ 211
October€ 203
November€ 195
December€ 156
ItemPercent
January€ 39
February€ 35
March€ 35
April€ 40
May€ 47
June€ 52
July€ 39
August€ 43
September€ 43
October€ 42
November€ 38
December€ 35
ItemPercent
January€ 94
February€ 92
March€ 95
April€ 97
May€ 99
June€ 113
July€ 102
August€ 109
September€ 104
October€ 105
November€ 94
December€ 87
ItemPercent
January€ 57
February€ 62
March€ 68
April€ 54
May€ 57
June€ 74
July€ 64
August€ 65
September€ 61
October€ 67
November€ 59
December€ 51

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FAQs about car hire in Budapest

How much does car hire in Budapest cost?

Car hire in Budapest costs as little as €26.00 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Economy class vehicle is €49.50 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €325.50 per day from SIXT for a Mercedes V Class.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Budapest?

4 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Budapest, including BUDGET, AVIS, SIXT, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Budapest?

None of the car hire companies in Budapest are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent in Budapest?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Flizzr EMEA Franchise has the highest customer rating for car hire in Budapest with a score of 9.0/10

with Schiller Rent a Car rated second best with a score of 8.9/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Budapest?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Budapest is €190.57 per week from FLIZZR.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Budapest?

The cheapest car hire company in Budapest is FLIZZR, with prices for a Economy class car such as the Citroen C3 available from as little as €181.72 per week.

How much is fuel in Budapest?

You can expect to pay €1.687/ltr of petrol and €1.978/ltr of diesel in Budapest. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Budapest?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Budapest with leading car hire companies such as AVIS, BUDGET, EUROPCAR, FLIZZR, GREEN MOTION, SIXT as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Budapest?

We can arrange Compact, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Luxury, Mini, Mini Elite, Oversize, Premium, Standard and Standard Elite class rental cars in Budapest.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Budapest?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Budapest, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Budapest is € per week from for a .

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Budapest?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Budapest at the moment, however FLIZZR rates start from just €181.72 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €181.72 from FLIZZR in Budapest - Downtown or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Budapest?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Budapest is €182.00 per week with an average price of €346.50 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Budapest

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in Budapest

  • Europcar (tel: 36 1 5054400)
  • Sixt (tel: +36-14514220)
  • Hertz (tel: 3612960997)
  • Budget (tel: 003617004859)
  • Schiller (tel: +36 (1) 452-1191)
  • Buchbinder (tel: 00361 22 52170)
  • Avis (tel: 00361 3184240)
  • Hertz (tel: 3612960998)
  • Flizzr (tel: +36-14514220)
  • U-save (tel: +3629553330)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Budapest

  • Europcar (ERZSEBET TER 7-8 HOTEL CORVINUS KEMPINSKI, ERZSEBET TER 7-8, BUDAPEST, 1051)
  • Sixt (Váci út 141, Budapest, 1138)
  • Hertz (Apáczai Csere J. u. 4. , Budapest, 1052, Budapest)
  • Budget (Kassak Lajos U 19 25, Budapest, 1134)
  • Schiller (Dráva utca 17. (Schiller Rent a Car), Budapest, 1138)
  • Buchbinder (Vaci ut 99, Váci út 99, Budapest, 1139)

Car hire company ratings in Budapest

  • Flizzr EMEA Franchise: Rated 9.0/10 from 9 reviews
  • Schiller Rent a Car : Rated 8.9/10 from 12 reviews
  • Avis Europe Franchise: Rated 8.6/10 from 6 reviews
  • Avis Europe Franchise: Rated 8.6/10 from 6 reviews
  • Avis Europe Franchise: Rated 8.6/10 from 6 reviews
  • Green Motion: Rated 8.0/10 from 6 reviews

Other car hire locations in Hungary

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