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Car Rental Mini Guide in India

The country is a very colourful one, both in the landscapes and in the people and whilst a holiday there is unlikely to be relaxing unless you are on a beach in Goa, Orissa or Kerala, you’ll certainly never forget it.  Booking Car Hire to travel around the vicinities of your hotel would be an excellent way of getting around. 

India has several large international airports including Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai, all of which have many connections to European cities and the UK and all of which we offer car rental bookings. 

Cheapest car hire in India

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 47.58 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 333.07 EUR from 21/03/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 47.58 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 333.07 EUR from 21/03/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 52.50 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 367.55 EUR from 21/03/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 52.50 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 367.55 EUR from 21/03/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Optra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 85.85 EUR/day
Chevrolet Optra

7 Days rental at 601.00 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Optra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 85.85 EUR/day
Chevrolet Optra

7 Days rental at 601.00 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Optra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 85.85 EUR/day
Chevrolet Optra

7 Days rental at 601.00 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Optra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 85.85 EUR/day
Chevrolet Optra

7 Days rental at 601.00 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Optra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 85.85 EUR/day
Chevrolet Optra

7 Days rental at 601.00 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Optra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 85.85 EUR/day
Chevrolet Optra

7 Days rental at 601.00 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Optra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 85.85 EUR/day
Chevrolet Optra

7 Days rental at 601.00 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Optra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 85.85 EUR/day
Chevrolet Optra

7 Days rental at 601.00 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Optra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 85.85 EUR/day
Chevrolet Optra

7 Days rental at 601.00 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Tata Indica

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 56.33 EUR/day
Tata Indica

7 Days rental at 394.36 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Tata Indica

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 56.33 EUR/day
Tata Indica

7 Days rental at 394.36 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Tata Indica

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 56.33 EUR/day
Tata Indica

7 Days rental at 394.36 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Tata Indica

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 56.33 EUR/day
Tata Indica

7 Days rental at 394.36 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Tata Indica

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 56.33 EUR/day
Tata Indica

7 Days rental at 394.36 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Tata Indica

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 56.33 EUR/day
Tata Indica

7 Days rental at 394.36 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Tata Indica

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 56.33 EUR/day
Tata Indica

7 Days rental at 394.36 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Tata Indica

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 56.33 EUR/day
Tata Indica

7 Days rental at 394.36 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Tata Indica

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 56.33 EUR/day
Tata Indica

7 Days rental at 394.36 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Skoda Octavia

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 259.13 EUR/day
Skoda Octavia

7 Days rental at 1813.92 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Skoda Octavia

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 259.13 EUR/day
Skoda Octavia

7 Days rental at 1813.92 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Skoda Octavia

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 259.13 EUR/day
Skoda Octavia

7 Days rental at 1813.92 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Skoda Octavia

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 259.13 EUR/day
Skoda Octavia

7 Days rental at 1813.92 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Skoda Octavia

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 259.13 EUR/day
Skoda Octavia

7 Days rental at 1813.92 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Skoda Octavia

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 259.13 EUR/day
Skoda Octavia

7 Days rental at 1813.92 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Skoda Octavia

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 259.13 EUR/day
Skoda Octavia

7 Days rental at 1813.92 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Skoda Octavia

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 259.13 EUR/day
Skoda Octavia

7 Days rental at 1813.92 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Skoda Octavia

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 259.13 EUR/day
Skoda Octavia

7 Days rental at 1813.92 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Innova

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.52 EUR/day
Toyota Innova

7 Days rental at 780.69 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Top tips when hiring a car in India

  • India has the world’s second largest population at 1.2 billion
  • It’s also the world’s biggest democracy
  • As part of the British Empire it was known as the ‘Jewel in the Crown’ on account of its economic importance to the Empire
  • The majority of the world’s tea is produced in India
  • Four of the world’s biggest religions, Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism began in India

Laws and rules of the road when driving in India

  •  

    L

    Road Driving Side

  •  

    50kph

    Urban speed Limit

  •  

    80kph

    Rural Speed Limit

  •  

    100-120kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  •  

    INR  98.68/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

  •  

    30mg

    Drink Drive Limit

  •  

    INR

    Currency

  •  

    YES

    Tolls

  •  

    18

    Min Rental Age

    18

    Min Driving Age

  •  

    Front and Rear

    Seatbelts

  •  

    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras

  •  

    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

Average prices per day for car hire in India

ItemPercent
January€ 76
February€ 77
March€ 75
April€ 77
May€ 80
June€ 80
July€ 81
August€ 80
September€ 77
October€ 76
November€ 78
December€ 79
ItemPercent
January€ 56
February€ 51
March€ 50
April€ 51
May€ 55
June€ 56
July€ 56
August€ 55
September€ 54
October€ 54
November€ 55
December€ 55
ItemPercent
January€ 94
February€ 97
March€ 94
April€ 94
May€ 99
June€ 100
July€ 100
August€ 99
September€ 95
October€ 95
November€ 97
December€ 98
ItemPercent
January€ 122
February€ 168
March€ 154
April€ 158
May€ 165
June€ 167
July€ 167
August€ 166
September€ 144
October€ 145
November€ 148
December€ 150
ItemPercent
January€ 183
February
March
April€ 169
May€ 196
June€ 200
July€ 193
August€ 193
September€ 189
October€ 184
November€ 183
December€ 185
ItemPercent
January€ 51
February€ 53
March€ 50
April€ 46
May€ 51
June€ 51
July€ 51
August€ 50
September€ 50
October€ 50
November€ 51
December€ 52
ItemPercent
January€ 162
February€ 176
March€ 171
April€ 176
May€ 181
June€ 183
July€ 184
August€ 182
September€ 171
October€ 169
November€ 173
December€ 175
ItemPercent
January€ 70
February€ 70
March€ 67
April€ 61
May€ 71
June€ 72
July€ 71
August€ 70
September€ 70
October€ 69
November€ 71
December€ 71

Select category to see average car hire prices in India

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

Fuel prices in India

DieselUnleaded
Jun , 2022

€ 1.12

€ 1.25

May , 2022

€ 1.24

€ 1.39

Apr , 2022

€ 1.22

€ 1.37

Mar , 2022

€ 1.08

€ 1.23

Feb , 2022

€ 1.07

€ 1.22

Jan , 2022

€ 1.08

€ 1.23

Dec , 2021

€ 1.07

€ 1.21

Nov , 2021

€ 1.08

€ 1.25

Oct , 2021

€ 1.15

€ 1.25

Sep , 2021

€ 1.08

€ 1.19

Aug , 2021

€ 1.06

€ 1.17

Jul , 2021

€ 1.07

€ 1.18

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Jun , 2022 1.12 1.25
May , 2022 1.24 1.39
Apr , 2022 1.22 1.37
Mar , 2022 1.08 1.23
Feb , 2022 1.07 1.22
Jan , 2022 1.08 1.23
Dec , 2021 1.07 1.21
Nov , 2021 1.08 1.25
Oct , 2021 1.15 1.25
Sep , 2021 1.08 1.19
Aug , 2021 1.06 1.17
Jul , 2021 1.07 1.18

Car rental price statistics in India

  • € 394.31
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 323.30
    Highest daily price:
    Hyundai Sonata
  • 98
    Total cars available
     
  • 14
    Most popular model:
    Chevrolet Trailblazer
  • 7
    Location with most cars:
    Tirupati - Airport
  • € 56.3 per day
    Cheapest daily price:
    S.S.TRAVELS - Tirupati Airport

FAQs about car hire in India

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

Car hire in India starts from just €56.30 per day for a (economy) class car from S.s.travels. The average price to hire a car in India is just €145.80 per day, whilst the most expensive hire car in India is a Hyundai Sonata car for a (standard) class from S.s.travels costing €323.30 per day.

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

We often have special offers on car hire in India including free additional drivers, for example, is offering free additional driver and express check-in at for €0.00 per day.

Why is car hire so cheap in India?

Car hire prices in India are kept low thanks to the 1 car hire companies across the country. With over 14 car hire locations and 133 car hire options available, competition keeps prices low in India.

Who is the best car hire company in India?

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

What is the most popular car hire location in India?

The most popular locations to hire a car in India is Tirupati - Airport with 1 car hire companies and 7 cars to choose from.

How much does fuel cost in India?

Current fuel prices in India are €1.251/ltr for petrol and €1.123/ltr for diesel as of 6 June 2022, it’ll cost on average €50 to fill an average compact class car with petrol and €45 for diesel.

What are the speed limits in India?

Speed limits in India are in km/h and are generally 50-70 km/h on urban roads, 80 km/h on rural roads and 80-120 km/h on the motorways but you should always follow local signage.

What is the cheapest car hire company in India?

S.s.travels is the cheapest car hire company in India offering a (economy) class car such as the Tata Indica for as little as €394.10 per week.

What is the most popular hire car in India?

The most popular car hire category in India is the Chevrolet Trailblazer available from 1 car hire companies in over 14 locations.

Renowned for its hectic roads, car hire in India is not for the faint hearted. It is however an excellent way to get around this vast country and the main highway network is better than you might expect. India car rental is growing in popularity and at Rhino we find the best deals on the market to make sure you save on car hire in India.

Useful links if renting a car in India

Other Car Hire Locations in India

We specialise in car rentals throughout India to find you the best price and that's a promise...

Car Hire Bangalore
€35.1
 
 
Mini 3 4 2 from €35.1 per day
Compact 3 5 3 from €47.1 per day
Economy 3 5 2 from €37.8 per day
Car Hire Chennai
€35.1
 
 
Mini 3 4 2 from €35.1 per day
Compact 3 5 3 from €47.1 per day
Economy 3 5 2 from €37.8 per day
Car Hire New Delhi
€38.4
 
 
Mini 3 4 2 from €38.4 per day
Compact 3 5 3 from €51.5 per day
Economy 3 5 2 from €42.2 per day
Car Hire Mumbai Airport
€48.1
 
 
Economy 5 5 2 from €48.1 per day
Suv 5 5 5 from €87.1 per day
Compact 3 5 3 from €82.0 per day