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A Guide to Car Hire : Barcelona 

From the architectural wonders of Gaudí to the vibrant La Rambla, explore Barcelona at your pace with Rhinocarhire. We offer an extensive fleet, competitive prices, and personalized service. Book now and start your Spanish journey!
 

Why Choose Rhinocarhire in Barcelona?

  1. Diverse Fleet: From budget cars for solo travelers to luxury vehicles for a stylish ride.
  2. Transparent Pricing: No hidden fees. Our prices include insurance, taxes, and unlimited mileage.
  3. 24/7 Customer Support: Our team speaks multiple languages and is always ready to assist.
  4. Positive Customer Reviews: With a 4.8/5 rating based on 2,000+ reviews. 

Exploring Barcelona By Car: Key Benefits

  • Flexibility: Move on your own schedule without relying on public transport.
  • Accessibility: Reach hidden gems outside the city, like Montserrat or Costa Brava.
  • Safety: All our cars undergo thorough checks and cleaning, especially in the current health climate.
A Guide to Driving with your hire car in Barcelona:

1. Road Signage:

  • Road Signs: Road signage in Barcelona follows standard international conventions. Most signs are in Spanish and Catalan, but you'll also find signs in English, especially in tourist areas. Signs are generally clear and well-marked.
2.  Clean Air Zone: Barcelona has implemented measures to reduce air pollution, including establishing low-emission zones known as "Zonas de Bajas Emisiones" (ZBE). These zones restrict access to vehicles based on their environmental impact. Some areas, like the city center, may be subject to stricter regulations. It's crucial to check if your vehicle complies with the emissions requirements in specific zones and whether you need an environmental sticker (similar to France's Crit'Air system).
 

3. Distance to Barcelona Airport:

  • Barcelona Airport (El Prat): The main international airport serving Barcelona, El Prat Airport, is located about 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) southwest of the city center. The drive from the city center to the airport typically takes around 20-30 minutes, depending on traffic.

4. Places to Visit by Car in Barcelona:

  • Park Güell: This iconic park designed by architect Antoni Gaudí is located a bit north of the city center. It's known for its colorful mosaics and unique architecture.

  • Tibidabo: Mount Tibidabo offers panoramic views of Barcelona and is home to an amusement park. It's about a 30-minute drive from the city center.

  • Montserrat: Montserrat, a unique mountain range with a famous monastery, is about an hour's drive from Barcelona. It's a popular destination for hiking and religious pilgrimages.

  • Costa Brava: The picturesque Costa Brava coastline, with its beautiful beaches and charming towns, is a little over an hour's drive north of Barcelona.

  • Sitges: This coastal town known for its beaches, nightlife, and cultural events is located about 40 kilometers (25 miles) southwest of Barcelona, and the drive takes about 30-40 minutes.

Tips for Driving With Your Hire Car in Barcelona:

  • Parking: Barcelona has blue and green zones,  Here's a brief overview of what they represent:

  • Blue Zones (Zona Azul):

    • Purpose: These zones are designed for short-term parking, usually in commercial areas and spots with high demand.
    • Time Limit: Typically, the parking duration allowed ranges from 1 to 2 hours, but it might vary depending on specific locations.
    • Hours of Operation: Blue zones are generally regulated from Monday to Saturday, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM and from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. However, timings can differ depending on the area and day.
    • Pricing: The price varies depending on the area, but the general rate is set by the city council. Payments can be made at nearby parking meters.
    •  
  • Green Zones (Zona Verde):

    • Purpose: These zones are mainly in residential areas.
    • For Residents: Residents of the area can apply for a permit that allows them to park in the green zone at a reduced rate, or even for free in some cases.
    • For Non-Residents: Non-residents can also park in green zones, but the parking duration is more limited (often to a maximum of 2 hours), and the rate is higher than in blue zones.
    • Hours of Operation: Like the blue zones, green zones are usually regulated from Monday to Saturday, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM and from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, but timings can differ.
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    The specific hours, rates, and regulations can change, so it's advisable to check the local signage when parking. The objective behind these zones is to ensure that residents have parking spaces available while still allowing short-term parking for visitors and shoppers.

  • Traffic Restrictions: Barcelona has implemented traffic restrictions in certain areas to reduce congestion and pollution. Be aware of restrictions such as low-emission zones and limited-access zones.

  • Safety: Be mindful of pedestrians and cyclists, and follow the rules of the road. Barcelona has designated bike lanes and pedestrian areas.

    Book your Car Hire with us today.  Any questions?  Drop us a line via Social Media or email Info@rhinocarhire.com


Current Rental Rates in Barcelona

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 15.71 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 110.00 EUR from 22/04/2024

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 15.71 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 110.00 EUR from 22/04/2024

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Peugeot 108

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 15.98 EUR/day
Peugeot 108

7 Days rental at 111.87 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

BMW iX

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 77.70 EUR/day
BMW iX

7 Days rental at 543.96 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Fiat 500 Electric

2 Adults, 2 Doors

From 18.30 EUR/day
Fiat 500 Electric

7 Days rental at 128.10 EUR from 22/04/2024

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Dacia Spring

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 18.82 EUR/day
Dacia Spring

7 Days rental at 131.76 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Zoe

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 20.76 EUR/day
Renault Zoe

7 Days rental at 145.32 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Zoe

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 17.18 EUR/day
Renault Zoe

7 Days rental at 120.32 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Zoe

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 32.98 EUR/day
Renault Zoe

7 Days rental at 230.86 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Fiat 500 Electric

2 Adults, 3 Doors

From 33.24 EUR/day
Fiat 500 Electric

7 Days rental at 232.72 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Audi e-tron Electric

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 88.93 EUR/day
Audi e-tron Electric

7 Days rental at 622.51 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Tesla Model 3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 66.21 EUR/day
Tesla Model 3

7 Days rental at 463.53 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Polestar 2

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 54.34 EUR/day
Polestar 2

7 Days rental at 380.44 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Zoe

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 28.69 EUR/day
Renault Zoe

7 Days rental at 200.89 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 28.89 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 202.29 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Lynk & Co 01 Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 59.67 EUR/day
Lynk & Co 01 Hybrid

7 Days rental at 417.74 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Barcelona: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Barcelona is home to arguably Europe’s best football team Barcelona FC or Barca as they are popularly known.
  • Gaudi's Masterpieces: Use your rental car to explore Barcelona's iconic landmarks like Sagrada Família and Park Güell, designed by the legendary architect Antoni Gaudí.
  • Costa Brava Coastal Drive: Enjoy a scenic drive along the stunning Costa Brava coastline, discovering beautiful beaches, charming villages, and crystal-clear waters.
  • Culinary Adventures: With a car, you can easily hop between tapas bars, markets, and Michelin-starred restaurants, indulging in the rich Catalan cuisine.
  • Montserrat Mountain: Drive to Montserrat Mountain to visit the Montserrat Monastery and witness breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
  • Day Trips: Plan day trips to nearby attractions like Tarragona, Sitges, or the picturesque wine regions of Penedès and Priorat, all within easy reach from Barcelona with your rental car.

Best car rental companies in Barcelona

8.7
No.1: SIXT,
based on 4638 reviews
91
89
80
87
90
13 min (average wait time)
8.6
No.2: FLIZZR,
based on 152 reviews
91
86
79
86
89
7 min (average wait time)
8.3
No.3: KEDDY BY EUROPCAR,
based on 1347 reviews
87
83
78
83
86
19 min (average wait time)

Barcelona car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Sixt EMEA Corporate
  • € 109.97
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 15.71
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 58
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 11
    Most popular model:
    Fiat 500
  • 166
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day in Barcelona

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February€ 34
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July€ 74
August€ 64
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December€ 43
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January€ 31
February€ 29
March€ 32
April€ 40
May€ 41
June€ 44
July€ 60
August€ 53
September€ 35
October€ 30
November€ 29
December€ 39
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January€ 85
February€ 121
March€ 75
April€ 101
May€ 89
June€ 88
July€ 148
August€ 167
September€ 127
October€ 132
November€ 78
December€ 105
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January€ 59
February€ 55
March€ 58
April€ 65
May€ 64
June€ 67
July€ 102
August€ 93
September€ 62
October€ 58
November€ 51
December€ 60
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January€ 133
February€ 157
March€ 114
April€ 143
May€ 147
June€ 154
July€ 298
August€ 322
September€ 215
October€ 192
November€ 178
December€ 179
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April€ 33
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April€ 114
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January€ 36
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April€ 42
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June€ 50
July€ 71
August€ 62
September€ 41
October€ 33
November€ 34
December€ 37

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