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Netherlands Car Rental Mini Guide

Why rent a car in the Netherlands

Whether you are planning a family holiday or a business trip, car hire in Holland should be booked in advance to guarantee the best deals. At Rhino, we do all the hard work for you by searching for the lowest prices from all suppliers to make sure we bring you the best deals online.  Our secure booking engine trawls prices from leading suppliers such as Budget and Hertz and local car rental suppliers from Amsterdam to Eindhoven.

The main cities in the Netherlands include Amsterdam, the enigmatic capital. Famed for its canals, architecture and vibrant nightlife. Amsterdam has an extensive tram service making travel around this city very easy. Situated between Rotterdam and The Hague is the historic city of Delft. One of the oldest cities to be found in the northern part of the Netherlands is Griningen.

Other Netherlands car hire locations:

Netherlands Factfile

  • The Netherlands as a whole is often referred to as Holland, although North and South Holland are actually only two of the twelve provinces
  • Some of the most well known painters in the world originated from the Netherlands including Vincent van Gogh and Rembrandt
  • A quarter of the Netherlands is below sea level
  • One of the favourite sweets in the Netherlands is a salty liquorice sweet called 'drop'
  • There are double the amount of bikes as there are cars in the Netherlands

Cheapest car hire in Netherlands

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 29.96 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 209.77 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 30.29 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 212.05 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 30.71 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 215.01 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 30.89 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 216.23 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 31.05 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 217.35 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 31.50 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 220.50 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 31.50 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 220.50 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 31.50 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 220.50 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 31.50 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 220.50 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota C-HR

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 36.05 EUR/day
Toyota C-HR

7 Days rental at 252.36 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Ceed

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 37.09 EUR/day
Kia Ceed

7 Days rental at 259.65 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Ceed

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 37.09 EUR/day
Kia Ceed

7 Days rental at 259.65 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota C-HR

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 37.46 EUR/day
Toyota C-HR

7 Days rental at 262.28 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Ceed

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 38.02 EUR/day
Kia Ceed

7 Days rental at 266.14 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Ceed

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 38.02 EUR/day
Kia Ceed

7 Days rental at 266.14 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Seat Leon

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 39.34 EUR/day
Seat Leon

7 Days rental at 275.39 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Seat Leon

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 39.34 EUR/day
Seat Leon

7 Days rental at 275.39 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Focus

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 39.35 EUR/day
Ford Focus

7 Days rental at 275.50 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Space Star

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 30.58 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Space Star

7 Days rental at 214.06 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Mitsubishi Space Star

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 30.58 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Space Star

7 Days rental at 214.06 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Toyota Yaris

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 30.89 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 216.23 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Space Star

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 31.34 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Space Star

7 Days rental at 219.41 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Mitsubishi Space Star

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 31.34 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Space Star

7 Days rental at 219.41 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 32.43 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 227.04 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 32.43 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 227.04 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 33.24 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 232.72 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 33.24 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 232.72 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

BMW 3 Series

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 86.27 EUR/day
BMW 3 Series

7 Days rental at 603.95 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

BMW 3 Series

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 92.84 EUR/day
BMW 3 Series

7 Days rental at 649.94 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

BMW 3 Series Estate

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 95.84 EUR/day
BMW 3 Series Estate

7 Days rental at 670.91 EUR from 23/01/2023

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

BMW 3 Series

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 97.56 EUR/day
BMW 3 Series

7 Days rental at 682.94 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

BMW 3 Series

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 97.56 EUR/day
BMW 3 Series

7 Days rental at 682.94 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

BMW 3 Series

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 101.56 EUR/day
BMW 3 Series

7 Days rental at 710.98 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

BMW 3 Series Estate

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 103.27 EUR/day
BMW 3 Series Estate

7 Days rental at 722.91 EUR from 23/01/2023

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volvo S60

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 103.79 EUR/day
Volvo S60

7 Days rental at 726.59 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

BMW 3 Series

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 104.85 EUR/day
BMW 3 Series

7 Days rental at 733.95 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Opel Mokka

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 47.22 EUR/day
Opel Mokka

7 Days rental at 330.60 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Mokka

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 47.22 EUR/day
Opel Mokka

7 Days rental at 330.60 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Mokka

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 47.22 EUR/day
Opel Mokka

7 Days rental at 330.60 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota C-HR Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 54.52 EUR/day
Toyota C-HR Hybrid

7 Days rental at 381.70 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Skoda Octavia Estate

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 57.02 EUR/day
Skoda Octavia Estate

7 Days rental at 399.20 EUR from 23/01/2023

  5 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Skoda Octavia Estate

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 58.45 EUR/day
Skoda Octavia Estate

7 Days rental at 409.18 EUR from 23/01/2023

  5 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Kuga

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 64.62 EUR/day
Ford Kuga

7 Days rental at 452.39 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Kuga

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 64.62 EUR/day
Ford Kuga

7 Days rental at 452.39 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Kuga

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 64.62 EUR/day
Ford Kuga

7 Days rental at 452.39 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia e-Niro

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 77.28 EUR/day
Kia e-Niro

7 Days rental at 540.97 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia e-Niro

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 96.28 EUR/day
Kia e-Niro

7 Days rental at 673.97 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia e-Niro

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 87.41 EUR/day
Kia e-Niro

7 Days rental at 611.91 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia e-Niro

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 90.13 EUR/day
Kia e-Niro

7 Days rental at 630.93 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia e-Niro

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 87.41 EUR/day
Kia e-Niro

7 Days rental at 611.91 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia e-Niro

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 87.41 EUR/day
Kia e-Niro

7 Days rental at 611.91 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia e-Niro

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 68.42 EUR/day
Kia e-Niro

7 Days rental at 478.95 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia e-Niro

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 81.13 EUR/day
Kia e-Niro

7 Days rental at 567.96 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia e-Niro

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 79.27 EUR/day
Kia e-Niro

7 Days rental at 554.95 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Hybrid Estate

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 76.50 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Hybrid Estate

7 Days rental at 535.51 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Hybrid Estate

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 76.50 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Hybrid Estate

7 Days rental at 535.51 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Hybrid Estate

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 78.92 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Hybrid Estate

7 Days rental at 552.49 EUR from 12/12/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 44.27 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Hybrid

7 Days rental at 309.95 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Touring Sport

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 46.49 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Touring Sport

7 Days rental at 325.45 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Hybrid Estate

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 78.92 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Hybrid Estate

7 Days rental at 552.49 EUR from 12/12/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Hybrid Estate

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 96.52 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Hybrid Estate

7 Days rental at 675.64 EUR from 12/12/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Hybrid Estate

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 78.92 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Hybrid Estate

7 Days rental at 552.49 EUR from 12/12/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota C-HR Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 54.52 EUR/day
Toyota C-HR Hybrid

7 Days rental at 381.70 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Top tips when hiring a car in Netherlands

  • Drive on the right-hand side of the Netherlands, just like all of mainland Europe.
  • Hertz have more rental offices in the Netherlands that any other agent with a total of 41 pick-up locations
  • The Netherlands has the joint slowest speed limit in the EU after it slashed its motorway speed limit to just 100km/h to meet EU emissions legislation
  • The Netherlands are leading the way with electric car hire availability with more locations than any other nation
 

Popular car hire destinations in Netherlands

Laws and rules of the road when driving in Netherlands

  •  

    R

    Road Driving Side

  •  

    50kph

    Urban speed Limit

  •  

    80kph

    Rural Speed Limit

  •  

    100kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  •  

    EUR  2.01/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

  •  

    50mg

    Drink Drive Limit

  •  

    EURO

    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

Compare car rental agents in Netherlands

Rental Agent
Locations
Rating (/10)
Customer Reviews
Mini (€/day)
Compact (€/day)
Intermediate (€/day)
Standard (€/day)
 Budget
5
8.4/10
168
€ 53.95
€ 70.30
€ 96.96
 Enterprise
5
8.3/10
95
€ 31.78
€ 39.34
€ 57.02
€ 110.09
 Avis
4
8.1/10
25
€ 44.95
€ 58.58
€ 77.90
€ 63.85
 Europcar
10
7.9/10
123
€ 30.89
€ 36.05
€ 69.44
 Alamo
4
7.7/10
132
€ 29.96
€ 37.09
€ 81.16
€ 93.89
 Thrifty
21
7.3/10
299
€ 32.57
€ 39.35
€ 47.22
 Hertz
32
7.1/10
1,190
€ 31.50
€ 41.42
€ 64.62
 Sixt
15
6.4/10
658
€ 47.84
€ 50.85
€ 74.56
€ 155.13
 Flizzr
2
6.2/10
55
€ 53.81
€ 57.58

Car rental agent statistics in Netherlands

  • 8.5/10
    Highest rated agent:
    ENTERPRISE
  • 6.1/10
    Lowest rated agent:
    FLIZZR
  • 2,745
    Total number of reviews in
    Netherlands
  • 17
    Most Locations in Netherlands:
    HERTZ
  • 19
    Average wait time
    (Min.)
  • 14
    Total rental companies
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Netherlands

ItemPercent
January€ 60
February€ 62
March€ 64
April€ 48
May€ 59
June€ 66
July€ 78
August€ 75
September€ 72
October€ 58
November€ 55
December€ 64
ItemPercent
January€ 49
February€ 50
March€ 51
April€ 41
May€ 47
June€ 51
July€ 61
August€ 60
September€ 54
October€ 50
November€ 46
December€ 52
ItemPercent
January€ 92
February€ 96
March€ 92
April€ 71
May€ 84
June€ 100
July€ 114
August€ 112
September€ 104
October€ 91
November€ 83
December€ 98
ItemPercent
January€ 82
February€ 87
March€ 93
April€ 64
May€ 81
June€ 87
July€ 98
August€ 106
September€ 97
October€ 78
November€ 76
December€ 85
ItemPercent
January€ 137
February€ 120
March€ 121
April€ 100
May€ 119
June€ 129
July€ 147
August€ 140
September€ 136
October€ 129
November€ 113
December€ 140
ItemPercent
January€ 41
February€ 41
March€ 40
April€ 33
May€ 37
June€ 39
July€ 43
August€ 46
September€ 44
October€ 40
November€ 38
December€ 45
ItemPercent
January€ 92
February€ 106
March€ 105
April€ 76
May€ 100
June€ 105
July€ 107
August€ 117
September€ 105
October€ 93
November€ 87
December€ 108
ItemPercent
January€ 69
February€ 62
March€ 61
April€ 45
May€ 55
June€ 66
July€ 76
August€ 72
September€ 69
October€ 60
November€ 54
December€ 68

Select category to see average car hire prices in Netherlands

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

Fuel prices in Netherlands

DieselUnleaded
Dec , 2021

€ 1.60

€ 1.96

Jan , 2022

€ 1.70

€ 2.01

Feb , 2022

€ 1.76

€ 2.06

Mar , 2022

€ 2.15

€ 2.29

Apr , 2022

€ 2.00

€ 2.09

May , 2022

€ 2.04

€ 2.17

Jun , 2022

€ 1.96

€ 2.25

Jul , 2022

€ 2.18

€ 2.33

Aug , 2022

€ 1.99

€ 2.14

Sep , 2022

€ 2.07

€ 2.05

Oct , 2022

€ 1.95

€ 1.93

Nov , 2022

€ 2.11

€ 2.01

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Nov , 2022 2.11 2.01
Oct , 2022 1.95 1.93
Sep , 2022 2.07 2.05
Aug , 2022 1.99 2.14
Jul , 2022 2.18 2.33
Jun , 2022 1.96 2.25
May , 2022 2.04 2.17
Apr , 2022 2.00 2.09
Mar , 2022 2.15 2.29
Feb , 2022 1.76 2.06
Jan , 2022 1.70 2.01
Dec , 2021 1.60 1.96

Car rental price statistics in Netherlands

  • € 209.72
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 224.98
    Highest daily price:
    Volvo V90 Estate
  • 1,049
    Total cars available
     
  • 47
    Most popular model:
    Ford Fiesta
  • 160
    Location with most cars:
    Amsterdam - Airport - Schiphol
  • € 30.0 per day
    Cheapest daily price:
    ALAMO - Amsterdam - Train Station

FAQs about car hire in Netherlands

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

Car hire in Netherlands starts from just €30.00 per day for a (mini) class car from Alamo. The average price to hire a car in Netherlands is just €91.40 per day, whilst the most expensive hire car in Netherlands is a Volvo V90 Estate car for a (premium) class from National costing €225.00 per day.

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

We often have special offers on car hire in Netherlands 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 Netherlands?

Car hire prices in Netherlands are kept low thanks to the 11 car hire companies across the country. With over 35 car hire locations and 8,438 car hire options available, competition keeps prices low in Netherlands.

Who is the best car hire company in Netherlands?

Based on over 2,745 reviews from recent car hire customers, the best car hire agency in Netherlands Is Hertz who score on average 7.1/10 across all locations in Netherlands.

What is the most popular car hire location in Netherlands?

The most popular locations to hire a car in Netherlands is Amsterdam - Airport - Schiphol with 8 car hire companies and 160 cars to choose from.

How much does fuel cost in Netherlands?

Current fuel prices in Netherlands are €2.009/ltr for petrol and €2.106/ltr for diesel as of 7 November 2022, it’ll cost on average €80 to fill an average compact class car with petrol and €84 for diesel.

What are the speed limits in Netherlands?

Speed limits in Netherlands are in km/h and are generally 30-50 km/h on urban roads, 80-100 km/h on rural roads and 100 km/h on the motorways but you should always follow local signage.

What is the cheapest car hire company in Netherlands?

Alamo is the cheapest car hire company in Netherlands offering a (mini) class car such as the Kia Picanto for as little as €210.00 per week.

What is the most popular hire car in Netherlands?

The most popular car hire category in Netherlands is the Toyota Aygo available from 5 car hire companies in over 24 locations.

Other Car Hire Locations in Netherlands

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Car Hire Amsterdam
€15.7
 
 
Mini 5 4 1 from €15.7 per day
Compact 5 5 3 from €21.1 per day
Economy 3 5 2 from €17.8 per day
Car Hire Eindhoven
€15.7
 
 
Mini 5 4 1 from €15.7 per day
Compact 5 5 3 from €21.1 per day
Economy 3 5 2 from €17.8 per day
Car Hire Rotterdam Airport
€16.8
 
 
Mini 3 4 2 from €16.8 per day
Compact 5 5 3 from €21.5 per day
Economy 3 5 2 from €17.8 per day
Car Hire Utrecht
€18.3
 
 
Mini 3 4 1 from €18.3 per day
Compact 5 5 3 from €30.8 per day
Economy 3 5 2 from €22.1 per day