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Cheapest car hire in Bern

Economy

Seat Ibiza

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 65.19 EUR/day
Seat Ibiza

7 Days rental at 456.33 EUR from 23/05/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 65.19 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 456.33 EUR from 23/05/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Opel Astra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 76.27 EUR/day
Opel Astra

7 Days rental at 533.93 EUR from 23/05/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 79.76 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 558.34 EUR from 23/05/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Compact

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 82.92 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 580.49 EUR from 23/05/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Compact

Volkswagen T-Roc

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 94.24 EUR/day
Volkswagen T-Roc

7 Days rental at 659.68 EUR from 23/05/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Intermediate

Volkswagen Touran

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 99.24 EUR/day
Volkswagen Touran

7 Days rental at 694.70 EUR from 23/05/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Intermediate

Skoda Karoq

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 99.77 EUR/day
Skoda Karoq

7 Days rental at 698.41 EUR from 23/05/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Standard Elite

Volkswagen Tiguan

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 104.88 EUR/day
Volkswagen Tiguan

7 Days rental at 734.22 EUR from 23/05/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

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

Useful to know about Bern

  • Einstein came up with his theory of relativity whilst working as a clerk in the city.
  • Bern is the capital of Switzerland and its fourth largest city behind Basel, Geneva and Zurich.
  • The old town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.
  • The city is famous for its Bear Pit.
  • The people speak a dialect called Bernese German.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Bern

Best car rental companies in Bern

8.2
No.1: EUROPCAR,
based on 263 reviews
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80
70
70
80
15 min (average wait time)
7.6
No.2: EUROPCAR,
based on 303 reviews
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21 min (average wait time)

Nearest car hire pickup locations in or near Bern

AVIS

Casinoplatz, Bern, 3011

EUROPCAR

H.p. Gerber Pannendienst Ag Wankdorffeldstrasse 88, Bern, 3014

EUROPCAR

Amag Automobil Und Motoren Ag Wankdorffeldstrasse 60, Bern, 3014

SIXT

Airport, Belp, 3123

EUROPCAR

Asbag Abschlepp Service Berge Ag Industrie Neuhof 1, Kirchberg, 3422

AVIS

Solothurnstrasse 79, Biel, 2504

Bern car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    EUROPCAR Direct
  • € 456.33
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 65.19
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 4
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 2
    Most popular model:
    Volkswagen Golf
  • 18
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Bern

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January€ 72
February€ 74
March€ 72
April€ 58
May€ 83
June€ 51
July€ 75
August€ 66
September€ 65
October€ 68
November€ 72
December€ 83
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January€ 58
February€ 63
March€ 60
April€ 48
May€ 65
June€ 42
July€ 63
August€ 56
September€ 54
October€ 54
November
December€ 67
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January€ 109
February€ 107
March€ 108
April€ 88
May€ 146
June€ 75
July€ 117
August€ 94
September€ 92
October€ 95
November€ 101
December€ 122
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January€ 81
February€ 87
March€ 82
April€ 68
May€ 103
June€ 61
July€ 90
August€ 78
September€ 77
October€ 78
November€ 83
December€ 95
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January€ 178
February€ 173
March€ 169
April€ 164
May€ 262
June€ 136
July€ 192
August€ 175
September€ 168
October€ 175
November€ 150
December€ 198
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January€ 56
February€ 59
March€ 56
April€ 46
May€ 65
June€ 41
July€ 59
August€ 53
September€ 51
October€ 54
November€ 57
December€ 66
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January€ 119
February€ 136
March€ 135
April€ 96
May€ 295
June€ 81
July€ 121
August€ 108
September€ 108
October€ 110
November€ 120
December€ 131
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January€ 91
February€ 79
March€ 79
April
May€ 94
June
July
August
September
October
November
December€ 108

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

FAQs about car hire in Bern

How much does car hire in Bern cost?

Car hire in Bern costs as little as €65.20 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Economy class vehicle is €65.20 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €294.80 per day from EUROPCAR for a Volkswagen T6.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Bern?

1 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Bern, including EUROPCAR, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Bern?

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

Who is the best car rental agent in Bern?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, EUROPCAR Direct has the highest customer rating for car hire in Bern with a score of 8.2/10

with EUROPCAR Franchise 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 Bern?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Bern is €533.93 per week from EUROPCAR.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Bern?

The cheapest car hire company in Bern is EUROPCAR, with prices for a Economy class car such as the Seat Ibiza available from as little as €456.33 per week.

How much is fuel in Bern?

You can expect to pay €1.879/ltr of petrol and €2.083/ltr of diesel in Bern. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Bern?

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

What type of car can I hire in Bern?

We can arrange Compact, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Luxury, Mini, Premium Elite, Special, Standard and Standard Elite class rental cars in Bern.

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

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

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

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Bern at the moment, however EUROPCAR rates start from just €456.33 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €456.33 from EUROPCAR in Bern City - Laupen Street 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 Bern?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Bern is €456.40 per week with an average price of €456.40 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Bern

Most popular car hire companies in Bern

  • Europcar (tel: 41 31 3817555)
  • Europcar (tel: +41 (0) 848 44 55 22 )

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Bern

  • Europcar (LAUPENSTRASSE 22, BERN, 3008)
  • Europcar (LAUPENSTRASSE 22, BERNE, 3008)

Car hire company ratings in Bern

  • EUROPCAR Direct: Rated 8.2/10 from 87 reviews
  • EUROPCAR Franchise: Rated 7.6/10 from 106 reviews

Bern Mini Guide

Why go to Bern?
The historic medieval old town of Bern is formally recognised as a place of special cultural or physical significance, a cultural World Heritage Site.  Albert Einstein worked out his theory of relativity while living there. Bern is also the birthplace of Toblerone, with Jean Tobler setting up a confectionery shop there in 1868. 

Where is it and How Can I Get There?
Bern is situated in west Switzerland.  The airport is relatively small compared to other Swiss airports, so flights are limited.  If you cannot find a suitable flight, Basel or Zurich have more options and are a short drive to Bern.  The road networks are very accessible and there are plenty of underground parking facilities. If you're hiring a car in Switzerland for the first time we recommend reading our Drive Smart guide to ensure you know the rules of the road and can drive safely in and around Bern.

What’s the Story?
Bern is the capital of Switzerland, although not the largest city. The majority of Bernese people speak German and use the Swiss Franc as currency.  Early Bern folklore alludes to Bern’s name originating by the founder deciding the place would be named after the word for bear, the first animal he hunted on an excursion.  There have been various theories since, one of which that the Celts related the word Bern to cleft, which makes perfect sense as the city is situated in a horseshoe shape made by the River Aare. 

What is There to See and Do?
There are a huge number of museums in Bern including the Albert Einstein House (he lived there while writing the theory of relativity), truly a museum for everyone.  Look out for colourful and unique fountains dotted around the city. The main attractions include: Houses of Parliament, botanical gardens, bear pits and the Cathedral at Munsterplatz. Take the funicular railway through the alpine meadows up to Bern's local mountain, the Gurten for great views of the city. It's found in a park which has an excellent restaurant for a gourmet treat. Try and time your visit to coincide with a midday wake up from the local cockerel in the clock tower, you will have a little surprise. Throughout the year you can partake in the various festivals of dance, music, buskers…..and onions.

If I Hire a Car?
Take a short hop to the metallic wave-like architecture of the Zentrum Klee Museum, easy to drive to and great parking.  Drive to the picturesque Bern mountains, no need for a Bernese Mountain Dog as there are plenty of watering holes en route and when you arrive. 

Shopping and Souvenirs
This will not be a problem as Bern has 6km of sheltered shopping arcades for you to meander through, not mentioning the tucked away gems off the beaten track. 

What is There to Eat
Try raclette, which is less expensive than a full fondue but just as tasty and filling.  This is a slow meal, take a seat, fill your glass and sit and relax while eating your chosen foodstuff and the glorious melted cheese. There are copious bars, cafes and restaurants to have lunch and dinner in the old town. 

Evening Entertainment
For the night owls there are various clubs in Bern, mainly opening at 2200, entrance fees are around 15 Swiss francs.  The city also does civilized chill and relax very well, with jazz bars and cafés. 

Additional Information
If you want a city experience with a huge amount of chic 'je ne sais quois', Bern is the place for you. 

Bern has so much to see; from the old bridges that cross the Aare to the historic old town, declared a World Heritage Site in 1983. For shoppers, Bern is perfect. It has 6kms of shopping arcades, the most in Europe – look out for the chocolate shops and make sure your hire car in Bern has plenty of storage space!

In Bern old town, a popular destination is the Zytglogge or Time Bell, a medieval clock which operates with musical bells and puppets when it strikes the hour. Bern has many festivals and exhibitions too as well as a thriving art scene.

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

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

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