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Bilbao Mini Guide

Bilbao is a huge and important port city on the north coast of Spain. It’s reachable by air and also by ferry from Portsmouth in the UK.

You will benefit from having a hire car to help you see the beautiful and wild terrain of the Basque country. There is no better place to hire from than Rhinocarhire.com. From only 13 euros a day we guarantee you won’t find a lower priced inclusive deal and if you do, we will try our best to match it. We also offer car rental from Bilbao Airport which is only seven miles away from the city. Several budget airlines fly there including easyJet. If you plan to hire a car in Spain, collecting a rental vehicle from Bilbao is a great place to start.
 

Cheapest car hire in Bilbao

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 49.17 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 344.23 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Corsa

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 50.81 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 355.70 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.34 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 373.44 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.55 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 374.88 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 53.97 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 377.85 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 55.86 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 391.07 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Seat Ibiza

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 57.28 EUR/day
Seat Ibiza

7 Days rental at 400.97 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Focus

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 65.91 EUR/day
Ford Focus

7 Days rental at 461.39 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C-Elysee

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 70.70 EUR/day
Citroen C-Elysee

7 Days rental at 494.90 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
  • Bilbao car hire special offers

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

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

Useful to know about Bilbao

  • The Guggenheim Museum is accredited as the most important piece of modern architecture from the last 30 years.
  • Bilbao is truly a multicultural city with 127 registered nationalities of whom Bolivians and Colombians make up the largest proportion.
  • Bilbao’s fortune was built on the iron industry. Iron ore was found in great quantities in the surrounding hills.
  • Surfers should book a roof rack for their hire car from rhinocarhire.com as the beaches around Bilbao are a surfer’s paradise.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Bilbao

Best car rental companies in Bilbao

8.0
No.1: SIXT,
based on 3030 reviews
80
80
60
80
80
14 min (average wait time)
7.6
No.2: BUDGET,
based on 3075 reviews
80
70
70
70
80
19 min (average wait time)
7.5
No.4: AVIS,
based on 1671 reviews
80
70
60
70
80
21 min (average wait time)

Bilbao car hire information

  • 8.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    SIXT Corporate
  • € 344.19
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 49.17
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 12
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 2
    Most popular model:
    Fiat 500
  • 22
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Bilbao

ItemPercent
January€ 48
February€ 36
March€ 44
April€ 28
May€ 41
June€ 58
July€ 80
August€ 77
September€ 58
October€ 47
November€ 39
December€ 63
ItemPercent
January€ 36
February€ 30
March€ 36
April€ 20
May€ 33
June€ 44
July€ 55
August€ 59
September€ 38
October€ 33
November€ 30
December€ 55
ItemPercent
January€ 56
February€ 53
March€ 60
April€ 55
May€ 57
June€ 56
July€ 84
August€ 106
September€ 62
October€ 52
November€ 73
December€ 93
ItemPercent
January€ 56
February€ 53
March€ 63
April€ 37
May€ 63
June€ 76
July€ 114
August€ 108
September€ 67
October€ 52
November€ 54
December€ 89
ItemPercent
January€ 109
February€ 126
March€ 132
April€ 78
May€ 134
June€ 122
July€ 325
August€ 325
September€ 199
October€ 116
November€ 113
December€ 134
ItemPercent
January€ 38
February€ 27
March€ 31
April€ 22
May€ 32
June€ 37
July€ 52
August€ 59
September€ 40
October€ 35
November€ 29
December€ 51
ItemPercent
January€ 58
February€ 61
March€ 78
April€ 51
May€ 64
June€ 70
July€ 123
August€ 117
September€ 80
October€ 51
November€ 58
December€ 91
ItemPercent
January€ 51
February€ 36
March€ 47
April€ 37
May€ 47
June€ 81
July€ 98
August€ 104
September€ 77
October€ 60
November€ 42
December€ 63

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

FAQs about car hire in Bilbao

How much does car hire in Bilbao cost?

Car hire in Bilbao costs as little as €49.20 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €53.00 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €121.40 per day from AVIS for a Seat Ateca.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Bilbao?

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

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Bilbao?

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

Who is the best car rental agent in Bilbao?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, SIXT Corporate has the highest customer rating for car hire in Bilbao with a score of 8.0/10

with Budget EMEA Corporate rated second best with a score of 7.6/10

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

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Bilbao is €461.39 per week from BUDGET.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Bilbao?

The cheapest car hire company in Bilbao is BUDGET, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Fiat 500 available from as little as €344.19 per week.

How much is fuel in Bilbao?

You can expect to pay €1.779/ltr of petrol and €1.946/ltr of diesel in Bilbao. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Bilbao?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Bilbao with leading car hire companies such as AVIS, BUDGET, EUROPCAR as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Bilbao?

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

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

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

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

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Bilbao at the moment, however BUDGET rates start from just €344.19 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €344.19 from BUDGET in Bilbao - City 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 Bilbao?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Bilbao is €344.40 per week with an average price of €371.00 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Bilbao

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in Bilbao

  • Europcar (tel: 3494 644 60 08)
  • Sixt (tel: +34-871180192)
  • Budget (tel: 902101780)
  • Hertz (tel: 944153677)
  • Hertz (tel: 0034 94 4153677)
  • Avis (tel: +34 902 10 17 80)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Bilbao

  • Europcar (GURTUBAY KALEA,1 OFICINA PLANTA -1 ENTRADA PARKING C/LUIS BRIÑAS P -4, BILBAO, 48013)
  • Avis (Estacion Intermodal Nivel -1, Gurtubay St. 1, Bilbao, 48013)
  • Sixt (Plaza de Euskadi 4, Local 8, Bilbao, 48009)
  • Budget (Estacion Intermodal Nivel -1, Gurtaby St, 1, Bilbao, 48013)
  • Hertz (Plaza Pio X,2 (puento D Deusto, 48014 Bilbao, Puente de Deusto, Bilbao, 48014)
  • Hertz (Plaza Pio X, 2, Puente de Deusto, Bilbao, 48014)

Car hire company ratings in Bilbao

  • SIXT: Rated 8.0/10 from 522 reviews
  • Budget EMEA: Rated 7.6/10 from 606 reviews
  • Europcar EMEA: Rated 7.5/10 from 471 reviews
  • Avis Europe: Rated 7.5/10 from 290 reviews
  • Hertz: Rated 6.4/10 from 94 reviews

Other car hire locations in Spain

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