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Basel Airport Mini Guide

Euro Airport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg is 6km from the city centre of Basel, Switzerland. Mulhouse in France is 22km away and the German town of Freiburg is 70km. It is unusual in that the airport is owned by France, Germany and Switzerland, essentially a Swiss/German airport on French ground! The airport is split into two sectors for travellers from and into France and Switzerland. We can arrange car rental in Switzerland from over forty pick-up locations so if hiring a car in Basel isn't convenient or you want to return elsewhere in Switzerland we can help.

Cheapest car hire at Basel Airport

Skoda Fabia

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.71 EUR/day
Skoda Fabia

7 Days rental at 375.99 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Seat Leon

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 55.78 EUR/day
Seat Leon

7 Days rental at 390.50 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Seat Ibiza

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 58.10 EUR/day
Seat Ibiza

7 Days rental at 406.76 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 58.10 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 406.76 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 61.53 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 430.76 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 63.83 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 446.85 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Opel Astra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 63.83 EUR/day
Opel Astra

7 Days rental at 446.85 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Polo

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 63.84 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 446.92 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 63.84 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 446.91 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
  • Basel Airport car hire special offers

    We currently have 3 special offers for car rental in Basel Airport including;

  • Free winter tyres
    With this car you get free winter tyres, recommended for driving in winter conditions available from ALAMO, DOLLAR, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, HERTZ, THRIFTY, UNIRENT.
  • Guaranteed 2021/2022-registered car
    We guarantee that you are going to get a 2021/2022-registered car at the desk available from ALAMO, DOLLAR, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, HERTZ, THRIFTY, UNIRENT.
  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from ALAMO, DOLLAR, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, HERTZ, THRIFTY, UNIRENT.

Useful to know about Basel Airport

  • Basel Airport is properly called EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg.
  • It’s less than four miles from Basel, 14 miles from Mulhouse and 43 miles from Freiburg.
  • The airport is jointly run by France and Switzerland.
  • The airport opened in 1946.
  • Last year 5 million passengers passed through its terminals, a huge increase on the previous year.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Basel Airport

Best car rental companies in Basel Airport

8.8
No.1: EUROPCAR,
based on 341 reviews
80
80
80
90
90
39 min (average wait time)
8.7
No.2: UNIRENT,
based on 379 reviews
80
90
70
90
80
33 min (average wait time)
8.4
No.3: EUROPCAR,
based on 303 reviews
90
80
70
80
80
23 min (average wait time)

Basel Airport car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Europcar Direct
  • € 375.97
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 53.71
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 61
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 15
    Most popular model:
    Volkswagen Golf
  • 150
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Basel Airport

ItemPercent
January€ 105
February€ 112
March€ 81
April€ 76
May€ 76
June€ 63
July€ 98
August€ 82
September€ 48
October€ 53
November€ 57
December€ 93
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January€ 82
February€ 93
March€ 63
April€ 63
May€ 47
June€ 53
July€ 82
August€ 68
September€ 42
October€ 44
November€ 49
December€ 80
ItemPercent
January€ 169
February€ 169
March€ 114
April€ 118
May€ 164
June€ 98
July€ 166
August€ 131
September€ 83
October€ 100
November€ 97
December€ 134
ItemPercent
January€ 118
February€ 128
March€ 101
April€ 79
May€ 118
June€ 73
July€ 114
August€ 94
September€ 59
October€ 65
November€ 69
December€ 108
ItemPercent
January€ 174
February€ 224
March€ 160
April€ 166
May€ 326
June€ 233
July€ 281
August€ 278
September€ 211
October€ 217
November€ 229
December€ 295
ItemPercent
January€ 75
February€ 95
March€ 69
April€ 64
May€ 45
June€ 53
July€ 80
August€ 62
September€ 40
October€ 43
November€ 44
December€ 67
ItemPercent
January€ 140
February€ 133
March€ 102
April€ 105
May€ 146
June€ 82
July€ 117
August€ 110
September€ 74
October€ 78
November€ 82
December€ 123
ItemPercent
January€ 116
February€ 99
March€ 98
April€ 105
May€ 114
June€ 73
July€ 107
August€ 97
September€ 51
October€ 58
November€ 67
December€ 94

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

FAQs about car hire at Basel Airport

How much does car hire at Basel Airport cost?

Car hire at Basel Airport costs as little as €53.70 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Economy class vehicle is €68.90 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €297.50 per day from HERTZ for a Volkswagen Sharan.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Basel Airport?

10 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Basel Airport, including HERTZ, EUROPCAR, THRIFTY, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental at Basel Airport?

None of the car hire companies at Basel Airport are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent at Basel Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Europcar Direct has the highest customer rating for car hire at Basel Airport with a score of 8.8/10

with UNIRENT rated second best with a score of 8.7/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car at Basel Airport?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire at Basel Airport is €390.50 per week from UNIRENT.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent at Basel Airport?

The cheapest car hire company at Basel Airport is UNIRENT, with prices for a Economy class car such as the Skoda Fabia available from as little as €375.97 per week.

How much is fuel at Basel Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.939/ltr of petrol and €2.249/ltr of diesel at Basel Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available at Basel Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire at Basel Airport with leading car hire companies such as ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, DOLLAR, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, FLIZZR, HERTZ, NATIONAL, SIXT, THRIFTY, UNIRENT as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire at Basel Airport?

We can arrange Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Luxury, Mini, Oversize, Premium, Premium Elite, Special, Standard and Standard Elite class rental cars at Basel Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car at Basel Airport?

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

Do you have a discount code for car hire at Basel Airport?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire at Basel Airport at the moment, however UNIRENT rates start from just €375.97 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €375.97 from UNIRENT in Basel - Airport 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 at Basel Airport?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week at Basel Airport is €375.90 per week with an average price of €482.30 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about car hire agents at Basel Airport

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies at Basel Airport

  • Europcar (tel: 41 61 3252903)
  • Hertz (tel: 061 3252780)
  • Europcar (tel: +41 (61) 3252903 )
  • Thrifty (tel: 061 325 27 80)
  • Dollar (tel: 061 3252780)
  • Enterprise (tel: 00410848445522)
  • Unirent (tel: 061 325 29 03 )
  • Alamo (tel: 410848445522)
  • National (tel: 410848445522)
  • Sixt (tel: +41-848884444)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies at Basel Airport

  • Europcar (BASEL-MULHOUSE AIRPORT (SWISS SIDE), BASEL, 4030)
  • Hertz (Airport Basel-mulhouse, 4030 Basel, Basel, 4030)
  • Europcar (BASEL-MULHOUSE AIRPORT (SWISS SIDE), BASEL, 4030)
  • Thrifty (Airport Basel-Mulhouse, Basel, 4030)
  • Dollar (Airport Basel-Mulhouse, Basel, 4030)
  • Enterprise (FLUGHAFEN BASEL MULHOUSE, POSTFACH 142, BASEL, 4030)

Car hire company reviews at Basel Airport

  • Europcar Direct: Rated 8.8/10 from 11 reviews
  • UNIRENT: Rated 8.7/10 from 18 reviews
  • EUROPCAR Franchise: Rated 8.4/10 from 40 reviews
  • Avis Europe: Rated 8.0/10 from 31 reviews
  • Flizzr EMEA Franchise: Rated 8.0/10 from 10 reviews
  • Sixt EMEA: Rated 7.9/10 from 11 reviews

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