Cheapest car hire in Lucerne

Porsche Macan

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 733.37 EUR/day
Porsche Macan

7 Days rental at 5133.60 EUR from June 22

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Jaguar F-Type Convertible

2 Adults, 2 Doors

From 1050.96 EUR/day
Jaguar F-Type Convertible

7 Days rental at 7356.75 EUR from June 22

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Range Rover Vogue

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 627.50 EUR/day
Range Rover Vogue

7 Days rental at 4392.55 EUR from June 22

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Maserati Gran Turismo Convertible

4 Adults, 2 Doors

From 1008.61 EUR/day
Maserati Gran Turismo Convertible

7 Days rental at 7060.33 EUR from June 22

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Porsche 911

4 Adults, 2 Doors

From 1050.96 EUR/day
Porsche 911

7 Days rental at 7356.75 EUR from June 22

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Porsche 911 Carrera Convertible

2 Adults, 2 Doors

From 839.23 EUR/day
Porsche 911 Carrera Convertible

7 Days rental at 5874.65 EUR from June 22

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ferrari 458 Italia

2 Adults, 2 Doors

From 1368.55 EUR/day
Ferrari 458 Italia

7 Days rental at 9579.90 EUR from June 22

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Aston Martin V8 Vantage

2 Adults, 2 Doors

From 1156.82 EUR/day
Aston Martin V8 Vantage

7 Days rental at 8097.80 EUR from June 22

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ferrari 458 Spider

2 Adults, 2 Doors

From 1368.55 EUR/day
Ferrari 458 Spider

7 Days rental at 9579.90 EUR from June 22

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

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

Useful to know about Lucerne

  • Trip Advisor says it is the 5th most popular tourist destination in the world.
  • It’s the home of the famous 14th century Chapel Bridge.
  • The city’s Culture and Convention Centre is reputed to have the best acoustics in the world.
  • Lucerne hosts a fabulous end of winter street festival and party that begins before the start of Lent.
  • Lucerne is predominantly German speaking.

Lucerne car hire reviews

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Best car rental companies in Lucerne

8.5
No.4: UNIRENT,
based on 1577 reviews
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8.5
No.3: HERTZ,
based on 405 reviews
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No.2: HERTZ,
based on 405 reviews
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Nearest car hire pickup locations in or near Lucerne

AVIS

Sternmatt 9, Kriens Luzern, 6010

EUROPCAR

Auto Notruf Luzern Neuenkirchstrasse 90, Emmenbruecke, 6020

EDEL AND STARK LUXURY FLEET

Amag Automobil Und Motoren Ag Alte Steinhauserstrasse 5, Cham, 6330

EUROPCAR

Auto Wyder Ag Moosgasse 14, Sursee, 6210

HERTZ

Zuger Strasse 77, Baar, 6340

HERTZ

Fuertistrasse 11, Wollerau, 8832

Recent customer reviews (average rating 8.5/10)

Jones

UK

8/10
We needed a car

We needed a car to get around when visiting the University, booked a few weeks in advance with Rhino and picked up not far from the train station. Nice and straight forward and included the vignette so we could use the motorways without worry.

13/11/2019
Marie

France

8/10
Travelled to Lu

Travelled to Lucerne to see my family - very good time thank you!

18/07/2019
Mr Randall

UK

8/10
Rental went wel

Rental went well will use again

23/03/2019
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Lucerne car hire information

  • 8.6/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    HERTZ
  • € 226.73
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 32.39
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 32
    Most Popular Type:
    Intermediate
  • 8
    Most popular model:
    Volkswagen Passat Estate
  • 179
    Total Cars Available
     

Laws and rules of the road when driving in Switzerland

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    R

    Road Driving Side

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    30-50km/h

    Urban speed Limit

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    80-100km/h

    Rural Speed Limit

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    120km/h

    Motorway Speed Limit

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    CHF  1.49/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

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    50mg

    Drink Drive Limit

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    CHF

    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 Lucerne

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

FAQs about car hire in Lucerne

How much does car hire in Lucerne cost?

Car hire in Lucerne costs as little as €32.4 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Economy class vehicle is €41.8 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €2215.5 per day from EDEL AND STARK LUXURY FLEET for a Rolls Royce Ghost.

Who is the best car rental agent in Lucerne?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, HERTZ has the highest customer rating for car hire in Lucerne with a score of 8.5/10

with HERTZ 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 Lucerne?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Lucerne is €232.99 per week from UNIRENT.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Lucerne?

The cheapest car hire company in Lucerne is UNIRENT, with prices for a Economy class car such as the Skoda Fabia available from as little as €226.73 per week.

How much is fuel in Lucerne?

You can expect to pay €1.3/ltr of petrol and €1.37/ltr of diesel in Lucerne. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Lucerne?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Lucerne with leading car hire companies such as EDEL AND STARK LUXURY FLEET, EUROPCAR, HERTZ, SIXT, UNIRENT as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Lucerne?

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

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

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Lucerne, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Lucerne is €358.61 per week from SIXT for a Mini Cooper Convertible.

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

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Lucerne at the moment, however UNIRENT rates start from just €226.73 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €226.73 from UNIRENT in Lucerne 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 Lucerne?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Lucerne is €290.9 per week with an average price of €290.9 per week across all car hire companies.

Information about the car hire agents in Lucerne

Most popular car hire companies in Lucerne:

  • Hertz (tel: 041 4200277)
  • Europcar (tel: 41 41 2105722)
  • Europcar (tel: 41 41 2105722)
  • Unirent (tel: 041 210 57 22 )
  • Sixt (tel: +41-412480161)
  • Edel and stark luxury fleet (tel: +41 62 295 15 15)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Lucerne:

  • Hertz (Luzernerstrasse 48, Lucerne, 6030)
  • Europcar (LAKEFRONT CENTER LUZERN INSELIQUAI 12A, LUZERN, 6005)
  • Europcar (LAKEFRONT CENTER LUZERN INSELIQUAI 12A, LUZERN, 6005)
  • Unirent (Lakefront Center Luzern, Inseliquai 12a, Luzern, 6005)
  • Sixt (Haldenstrasse 11, Luzern, 6006)
  • Edel and stark luxury fleet (Lucerne, Delivery and Collection, Lucerne, 6000)

Car hire company ratings in Lucerne:

  • HERTZ: Rated 8.5/10 from 67 reviews
  • UNIRENT: Rated 8.5/10 from 134 reviews
  • HERTZ: Rated 8.5/10 from 54 reviews
  • UNIRENT: Rated 8.5/10 from 127 reviews
  • HERTZ: Rated 8.5/10 from 53 reviews
  • UNIRENT: Rated 8.4/10 from 121 reviews

Lucerne Mini Guide

Why go to Lucerne?
Lucerne was voted fifth most popular tourism destination in the world in 2010 by Tripadvisor.  The spectacular mountain ridges and idyllic lake and river location makes Lucerne a spectacular city to visit.  Whether driving, hiking, boating or walking around the beautiful city there is something for everyone. 

lake lucerne

Where is it and How Do I Get There?
Lucerne is situated slightly north of central Switzerland on the shore of Lake Lucerne.  The city sits on the Reuss River which feeds the lake. The nearest airport is Zurich and will take you about an hour by car to reach Lucerne city from there. We have lots of information on driving in and around Lucerne, this content provides latest news and reviews from car hire companies, rules of the road and what you need to know before driving in Switzerland.

What’s the Story?
Early history dates Lucerne to 750 and the name probably derives from the Celt word for settlement on marshy ground. 

What to See and Do in Lucerne   
Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke), a wooden covered fortification bridge first erected in the 14th century is thought to be one of the earliest bridges in Europe. This bridge was almost destroyed by fire and if you look carefully you can spot the new from the old wood.  Admire the Museggmauer, an immaculately preserved ancient wall. Take a look at the Wasserturm tower which has previously been a prison, treasury, lighthouse and is now a meeting house. Visit the KKL Culture Centre at night to see the extraordinary light and water displays before going inside to see the exhibitions held there. The former home of the composer Richard Wagner is also a museum. Paddle steamer excursions will take you around the lake and trams to the highest ridges. 

Carnival time every year is the Thursday before Ash Wednesday, a fantastic array of flamboyance, music and party.  There are festivals; classical music, Blue Balls (punk, jazz, blues), jazz, Rose d'Or (television), Fumetto (comedy) and cheese.  With show jumping, the rowing world cup and much more to entice at certain times of the year.  

Where Can I go in a Hire Car?
Take a road trip to see the various mountain ranges, Pilatus, Titlis, Riqi and Bürgenstock. Verkehrshaus the Swiss Transport Museum also has an on site IMAX theatre and is a great short car ride, especially in not so fine weather. Visit the lakes - eight of them: Lucerne, Sempach, Hallwil, Baldegg, Zug, Aegeri, Lauerz and Sarnen. Glasi Hergiswil is glass factory and museum in Hergiswil.

mount pilatus lucerne

Shopping and Souvenirs
There is ample boutique shopping available and Lucerne is a great place to find a good quality watch.  Markets are held every week for fresh produce.  

What Sort of Things Can I Eat? 
Luzerner Chügelipastete is diced veal and creamy mushrooms with puff-pastry and is widely available as a local dish.  Taste some holey Swiss cheese at the local markets. 

After Dinner Options
Try the Konzerthaus Schüür, Boa, Jazz Kantine, Rathaus Brauerei, Schüür, Tribschenstrasse Sedel, St Magdalena, Eisengasse Wärchhof for a wide range of bars and music venues.  Look out for the Luzerner Bar Guide, all you need to plan a quiet or raucous evening in the city. 

Additional Information
Find yourself a copy of the comprehensive what’s on guide Kultur Kalender available at the tourist information and local cafes.

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Next Upcoming Holiday

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    Thursday 11 Jun 2020

    Corpus Christi - Common local holiday

Latest Update from Lucerne:

03/05/12 - This summer you're in for a real treat with the Blue Balls Festival spread out over nine days in July when many acts from different musical genres play to huge audiences on the shores of Lake Lucerne. This is closely followed, less than two weeks later, by the Lucerne Festival which fills seven weeks with classical and contemporary music.

05/06/13 - The popularity of Lucerne's festival has spawned two more during the year with one in March and the main music festival renamed as the summer festival. This year it runs from the 16th August to the 15th September with a number of performances by world class ballet troupes and orchestras. 

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Lucerne, or Luzern as it is locally known, is a beautiful city set in a wonderful location. On the shores of Lake Lucerne, it has the Swiss Alps as a background. Lucerne city itself has many sights worth seeing including the world famous Chapel Bridge, dating from the 14th century and restored 25 years ago after a fire.

If you’ve hired a car in Lucerne then a tour around the lake or up into the mountains makes for a great day trip. Take the cog railway up to the top of Mount Pilatus for a stunning view from the top over Lucerne and beyond.