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Leeuwarden Mini Guide

Leeuwarden is an attractive destination and the main city and capital of Friesland. It is typical amongst Dutch cities in having a canal system and old Dutch houses. A camera is an essential tool for so much of the city is picturesque. The closest airport is at Groningen, around thirty minutes away. Flights there come from Mediterranean destinations as holiday traffic or from the Austrian ski resorts. UK travellers can get a flight from many regional airports to Aberdeen then continue their journey from there. An alternative is to catch a flight to Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.

You can prebook your rental car online for collection in Leeuwarden or from any of our numerous locations throughout the Netherlands.
 

Cheapest car hire in Leeuwarden

Economy

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 82.85 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 579.95 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Economy

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 82.85 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 579.95 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Ford Focus

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 86.42 EUR/day
Ford Focus

7 Days rental at 605.00 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Ford Focus

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 86.42 EUR/day
Ford Focus

7 Days rental at 605.00 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Opel Crossland X

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 90.75 EUR/day
Opel Crossland X

7 Days rental at 635.25 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Renault Captur

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 95.07 EUR/day
Renault Captur

7 Days rental at 665.50 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Economy

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 99.42 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 695.99 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Intermediate

Opel Mokka

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 144.99 EUR/day
Opel Mokka

7 Days rental at 1014.95 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Intermediate

Ford Kuga

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 188.50 EUR/day
Ford Kuga

7 Days rental at 1319.51 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

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

  • Leeuwarden car hire special offers

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

  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from HERTZ, THRIFTY.

Useful to know about Leeuwarden

  • The area around Leeuwarden was occupied from the 2nd century.
  • The name of the city has over 200 variants.
  • The notorious female spy, Mata Hari was born and lived in Leeuwarden.
  • On Ascension Day, the country’s largest flower market is held in the city.
  • At one point there were 130 windmills in Leeuwarden, now only one survives.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Leeuwarden

Best car rental companies in Leeuwarden

8.4
No.1: EUROPCAR,
based on 175 reviews
90
80
60
80
80
0 min (average wait time)
7.7
No.2: AVIS,
based on 594 reviews
73
76
54
71
46
22 min (average wait time)
7.5
No.3: THRIFTY,
based on 329 reviews
80
80
60
70
80
22 min (average wait time)

Leeuwarden car hire information

  • 8.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    EUROPCAR Franchise
  • € 579.95
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 82.85
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 4
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 3
    Most popular model:
    Ford Fiesta
  • 9
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Leeuwarden

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January€ 54
February€ 53
March€ 58
April€ 43
May€ 46
June€ 56
July€ 65
August€ 61
September€ 52
October€ 53
November€ 52
December€ 58
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January€ 44
February€ 43
March€ 47
April€ 37
May€ 38
June€ 45
July€ 53
August€ 52
September€ 41
October€ 46
November€ 45
December€ 47
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January€ 82
February€ 90
March€ 87
April€ 66
May€ 73
June€ 101
July€ 93
August€ 82
September€ 77
October€ 81
November€ 78
December€ 88
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January€ 70
February€ 68
March€ 75
April€ 53
May€ 58
June€ 66
July€ 85
August€ 82
September€ 70
October€ 71
November€ 72
December€ 76
ItemPercent
January€ 119
February€ 112
March€ 119
April€ 89
May€ 106
June€ 131
July€ 116
August€ 124
September€ 106
October€ 102
November€ 84
December€ 122
ItemPercent
January€ 35
February€ 36
March€ 38
April€ 29
May€ 31
June€ 35
July€ 33
August€ 40
September€ 32
October€ 34
November€ 32
December€ 39
ItemPercent
January€ 81
February€ 91
March€ 86
April€ 73
May€ 74
June€ 81
July€ 82
August€ 75
September€ 72
October€ 78
November€ 75
December€ 97
ItemPercent
January€ 61
February€ 60
March€ 62
April€ 45
May€ 54
June€ 84
July€ 52
August€ 61
September€ 50
October€ 55
November€ 48
December€ 59

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

FAQs about car hire in Leeuwarden

How much does car hire in Leeuwarden cost?

Car hire in Leeuwarden costs as little as €82.90 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Economy class vehicle is €88.40 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €188.50 per day from HERTZ for a Ford Kuga.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Leeuwarden?

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

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Leeuwarden?

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

Who is the best car rental agent in Leeuwarden?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, EUROPCAR Franchise has the highest customer rating for car hire in Leeuwarden with a score of 8.4/10

with Avis Europe Corporate rated second best with a score of 7.7/10

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

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Leeuwarden is €605.00 per week from HERTZ.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Leeuwarden?

The cheapest car hire company in Leeuwarden is HERTZ, with prices for a Economy class car such as the Ford Fiesta available from as little as €579.95 per week.

How much is fuel in Leeuwarden?

You can expect to pay €2.25/ltr of petrol and €1.962/ltr of diesel in Leeuwarden. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Leeuwarden?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Leeuwarden with leading car hire companies such as HERTZ, THRIFTY as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Leeuwarden?

We can arrange Compact, Economy and Intermediate class rental cars in Leeuwarden.

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

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

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

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Leeuwarden at the moment, however HERTZ rates start from just €579.95 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €579.95 from HERTZ in Groningen 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 Leeuwarden?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Leeuwarden is €580.30 per week with an average price of €618.80 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Leeuwarden

Most popular car hire companies in Leeuwarden

  • Avis (tel: (31) 88 2847023)
  • Sixt (tel: +31-505414477)
  • Hertz (tel: 505254536)
  • Thrifty (tel: +31 (0)50 5254536)
  • Europcar (tel: 31 50 5733233)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Leeuwarden

  • Avis (Helperzoom 4, Groningen, 9722 BD)
  • Sixt (Het Hout 64, Groningen, 9723 LB)
  • Hertz (Laan Van De Vrijheid 280a, 9728 Gn Groningen, Groningen, 9728 GN)
  • Thrifty (Laan Van De Vrijheid 280a, Groningen, 9728 GN)
  • Europcar (OOSTERHAMRIKKADE 6, GRONINGEN, 9714 BB, GRONINGEN)

Car hire company ratings in Leeuwarden

  • EUROPCAR Franchise: Rated 8.4/10 from 12 reviews
  • Avis Europe: Rated 7.7/10 from 6 reviews
  • Thrifty: Rated 7.5/10 from 25 reviews
  • SIXT: Rated 7.3/10 from 37 reviews
  • Hertz: Rated 7.2/10 from 68 reviews

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