Cheapest car hire in Santander

Seat Leon

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 18.22 EUR/day
Seat Leon

7 Days rental at 127.60 EUR from June 22

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C4 Picasso

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 23.24 EUR/day
Citroen C4 Picasso

7 Days rental at 162.73 EUR from June 22

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Qashqai

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.34 EUR/day
Nissan Qashqai

7 Days rental at 191.40 EUR from June 22

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Insignia

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 22.32 EUR/day
Opel Insignia

7 Days rental at 156.29 EUR from June 22

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Astra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 21.25 EUR/day
Opel Astra

7 Days rental at 148.80 EUR from June 22

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Peugeot Traveller

9 Adults, 5 Doors

From 35.71 EUR/day
Peugeot Traveller

7 Days rental at 249.98 EUR from June 22

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Seat Toledo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 21.26 EUR/day
Seat Toledo

7 Days rental at 148.84 EUR from June 22

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Insignia

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 24.87 EUR/day
Opel Insignia

7 Days rental at 174.10 EUR from June 22

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Qashqai

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 31.44 EUR/day
Nissan Qashqai

7 Days rental at 220.12 EUR from June 22

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

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

Useful to know about Santander

  • The city was founded on the shelter of its bay and developed as a port for the region.
  • In 1941 a huge fire burned for two days destroying most of the city including the old town and the Romanesque cathedral.
  • The city is famed for its seafood caught in the Bay of Biscay and landed at the port.
  • Santander is an international ferry port.
  • Dozens of festivals and fiestas take place in the city including one to mark the start of summer called the Bonfires of St John.

Santander car hire reviews

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Best car rental companies in Santander

8.7
No.1: ENTERPRISE,
based on 3465 reviews
88
93
75
88
91
10 min (average wait time)
8.5
No.2: ALAMO,
based on 3798 reviews
87
86
77
83
88
14 min (average wait time)
8.4
No.4: ALAMO,
based on 3802 reviews
86
85
77
83
88
14 min (average wait time)

Nearest car hire pickup locations in or near Santander

ALAMO

Parayas, Parayas, Santander, 39600

AVIS

Nueva Estación Intermodal De Bilbao, Gurtubay St. 1, Bilbao, 48013

ALAMO

Bilbao Aeropuerto * No Retorno De Furgonetas (truck)*, Loiu, Loiu, 48180

ALAMO

Estacion De Tren Entrada Al Parking Por C/ Bailen,22, Bilbao, 48008

AVIS

Estacion De Autobuses Intermodal Gurtubay Kalea, Planta -1, Bilbao, 48013

AVIS

Adriano Vi N.29, Vitoria, 01008

Recent customer reviews (average rating 8.6/10)

W. Tiltman

UK

8/10
Partway through

Partway through the holiday we decided to hire a car in Santander and found Rhino on my iPhone – cheaper than the local companies and with a much better car

12/03/2019
Alva

Spain

8/10
Had a great tim

Had a great time in Northern Spain helped by our hire car.

03/03/2019
Rob Cooper

UK

6/10
Poor weather me

Poor weather meant that driving wasn’t easy but the car coped well, even if we didn’t see much through the rain

17/02/2019
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Santander car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Enterprise Corporate
  • € 93.03
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 13.29
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 8
    Most Popular Type:
    Intermediate
  • 4
    Most popular model:
    Nissan Qashqai
  • 32
    Total Cars Available
     

Laws and rules of the road when driving in Spain

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    R

    Road Driving Side

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    50km/h

    Urban speed Limit

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    90-100km/h

    Rural Speed Limit

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    120km/h

    Motorway Speed Limit

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    EUR  1.12/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

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    50mg

    Drink Drive Limit

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    EUR €

    Currency

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    YES

    Tolls

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    21

    Min Rental Age

    18

    Min Driving Age

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    Front and Rear

    Seatbelts

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    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras

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    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

Average prices per day for car hire in Santander

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

FAQs about car hire in Santander

How much does car hire in Santander cost?

Car hire in Santander costs as little as €13.3 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €13.4 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €270 per day from ALAMO for a Volvo XC60.

Who is the best car rental agent in Santander?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Enterprise Corporate has the highest customer rating for car hire in Santander with a score of 8.7/10

with Alamo EHI rated second best with a score of 8.5/10

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

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Santander is €127.60 per week from ALAMO.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Santander?

The cheapest car hire company in Santander is ALAMO, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Toyota Aygo available from as little as €93.03 per week.

How much is fuel in Santander?

You can expect to pay €1.12/ltr of petrol and €1.04/ltr of diesel in Santander. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Santander?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Santander with leading car hire companies such as ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Santander?

We can arrange Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Mini, Oversize and Standard class rental cars in Santander.

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

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

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

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Santander at the moment, however ALAMO rates start from just €93.03 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €93.03 from ALAMO in Santander - Train Station 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 Santander?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Santander is €43.3 per week with an average price of €70.7 per week across all car hire companies.

Information about the car hire agents in Santander

Most popular car hire companies in Santander:

  • Europcar (tel: 34911505000)
  • Avis (tel: (34) 942227025)
  • Budget (tel: 94 222 70 25)
  • Enterprise (tel: 942222926)
  • Keddy by europcar (tel: 34911505000)
  • Alamo (tel: 942222926)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Santander:

  • Europcar (FEVE - ESTACION DE TREN PLAZA DE LAS ESTACIONES S/N, SANTANDER, 39002)
  • Avis (Plaza De Las Estaciones S/N, Plaza De Las Estaciones S/N, Santander, 39002)
  • Budget (Renfe Estacion, PLAZA DE LAS ESTACIONES S/N, Santander, 39002)
  • Enterprise (ESTACION DE TREN, PLAZA ESTACIONES S/N, SANTANDER, 39002, CN)
  • Keddy by europcar (FEVE - ESTACION DE TREN PLAZA DE LAS ESTACIONES S/N, SANTANDER, 39002)
  • Alamo (ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR, ESTACION TREN. PZA ESTACIONES,, SANTANDER, 39002, CN)

Car hire company ratings in Santander:

  • Enterprise: Rated 8.7/10 from 6 reviews
  • Alamo EHI: Rated 8.5/10 from 1289 reviews
  • Enterprise: Rated 8.4/10 from 7 reviews
  • Alamo EHI: Rated 8.4/10 from 1199 reviews
  • Enterprise: Rated 8.4/10 from 7 reviews
  • Alamo EHI: Rated 8.4/10 from 1128 reviews

Santander Mini Guide

Santander has a small airport which means that using it is not a hassle. Ryanair is the only airline to offer cheap flights from Britain to this part of Northern Spain which attracts tourists because of its clean beaches and lively nightlife.

However, Iberia has many internal flights from other parts of Spain such as Alicante, Barcelona, Malaga, Seville, Valencia, Palma de Mallorca and even Gran Canaria. The airport was extended recently and now around 800,000 passengers alight there for their Santander break.

Santander City

There is a shop within the terminal building selling items such as tobacco and confectionery and a cafeteria in the departures waiting area which serves refreshments and snacks. The Santander arrivals and departures area is not that large and there are two baggage collection carousels, eight check in desks and three boarding gates.

Passengers who are arriving come in on the ground floor of the passenger terminal building via two doors. The general arrivals hall can hold more than 600 passengers and includes the baggage reclaim hall, passport control and the arrivals hall with car hire offices.

On arrival, visitors are greeted by a wide choice of rental car options. The companies Hertz, Avis, Europcar and Atesa all have a presence at Santander Airport and can be booked by using Rhino.

There are almost 800 parking spaces at Santander Airport, 20 of which are for disabled drivers. These cost just under 50 cents for the first half hour. Then it goes up to around eight Euros per day for up to four days, but after the fifth day the daily maximum is only €3.45.

For more information about Santander Airport contact 00 34 942 202 100.

Santander Beach
 

Next Upcoming Holiday

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    Tuesday 9 Jun 2020

    Day of Murcia - Local holiday

Latest Update from Santander:

11/02/13 - The third week of August sees the start of the Semana Grande which translates as 'Big Week'. Whilst now less traditional and more to encourage tourism, the festival has many attractions including big name bands, food, contests and giant puppets 'a la carnival'. 

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