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St. Gallen Mini Guide

St. Gallen is an attractive city high up in the Appenzell Alps. Nestled in a valley, it has good links to beautiful Lake Constance which makes for a wonderful day out if you have hired a car in St. Gallen. On the lake it is possible to take a cruise, hire boats, swim, or just take in the gorgeous scenery.

St. Gallen does have a local airport, St. Gallen-Altenrhein which is nearby, it deals mostly with domestic flights. The city is about an hour away by train from Zurich International Airport and is also only an hour away from Munich on the high speed train. You can prebook your car hire for collection in St. Gallen or from any of our numerous locations throughout Switzerland.

Cheapest car hire in St. Gallen

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 65.17 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 456.24 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  No

Seat Ibiza

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 66.57 EUR/day
Seat Ibiza

7 Days rental at 466.03 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 66.57 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 466.03 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 74.14 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 518.98 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Astra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 77.87 EUR/day
Opel Astra

7 Days rental at 545.10 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Golf Plus

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 79.96 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf Plus

7 Days rental at 559.72 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 81.36 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 569.52 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 84.60 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 592.24 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen T-Roc

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 87.06 EUR/day
Volkswagen T-Roc

7 Days rental at 609.42 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
  • St. Gallen car hire special offers

    We currently have 1 special offers for car rental in St. Gallen including;

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

Useful to know about St. Gallen

  • The city was founded in the 7th century around the Hermitage of St. Gall.
  • The saint that the city is named after was the Irish monk, St. Gallus.
  • It’s one of the highest cities in Switzerland.
  • The Abbey near the city centre has books dating from the 9th century.
  • Because of soft ground, all the centre’s buildings are constructed on piles.

 

Popular car hire destinations in St. Gallen

Best car rental companies in St. Gallen

8.3
No.1: EUROPCAR,
based on 320 reviews
80
80
70
80
80
15 min (average wait time)
7.9
No.2: HERTZ,
based on 41 reviews
86
80
69
80
82
15 min (average wait time)
7.7
No.3: AVIS,
based on 68 reviews
80
80
60
70
80
22 min (average wait time)

St. Gallen car hire information

  • 8.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    EUROPCAR Direct
  • € 456.19
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 65.17
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 10
    Most Popular Type:
    Intermediate
  • 5
    Most popular model:
    Volkswagen Golf
  • 38
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in St. Gallen

ItemPercent
January€ 88
February€ 87
March€ 66
April€ 48
May€ 57
June€ 50
July€ 70
August€ 65
September€ 63
October€ 61
November€ 68
December€ 91
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January€ 74
February€ 77
March€ 56
April€ 39
May€ 46
June€ 42
July€ 60
August€ 61
September€ 49
October€ 46
November€ 55
December€ 82
ItemPercent
January€ 122
February€ 140
March€ 105
April€ 79
May€ 91
June€ 83
July€ 129
August€ 110
September€ 102
October€ 96
November€ 100
December€ 133
ItemPercent
January€ 94
February€ 102
March€ 82
April€ 63
May€ 71
June€ 60
July€ 99
August€ 86
September€ 79
October€ 75
November€ 81
December€ 105
ItemPercent
January€ 179
February€ 173
March€ 169
April€ 164
May€ 405
June€ 330
July€ 357
August€ 406
September€ 369
October€ 404
November€ 404
December€ 440
ItemPercent
January€ 61
February€ 59
March€ 56
April€ 40
May€ 47
June€ 41
July€ 49
August€ 51
September€ 52
October€ 54
November€ 58
December€ 66
ItemPercent
January€ 123
February€ 143
March€ 128
April€ 93
May€ 100
June€ 80
July€ 120
August€ 113
September€ 110
October€ 108
November€ 112
December€ 135
ItemPercent
January€ 99
February€ 82
March€ 64
April€ 35
May€ 62
June€ 41
July€ 60
August€ 88
September€ 80
October€ 63
November€ 71
December€ 108

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FAQs about car hire in St. Gallen

How much does car hire in St. Gallen cost?

Car hire in St. Gallen costs as little as €65.20 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €65.90 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €197.90 per day from AVIS for a Mercedes C Class.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in St. Gallen?

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

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in St. Gallen?

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

Who is the best car rental agent in St. Gallen?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, EUROPCAR Direct has the highest customer rating for car hire in St. Gallen with a score of 8.3/10

with HERTZ rated second best with a score of 7.9/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in St. Gallen?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in St. Gallen is €518.98 per week from EUROPCAR.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in St. Gallen?

The cheapest car hire company in St. Gallen is EUROPCAR, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Volkswagen Up available from as little as €456.19 per week.

How much is fuel in St. Gallen?

You can expect to pay €2.119/ltr of petrol and €2.374/ltr of diesel in St. Gallen. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in St. Gallen?

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

What type of car can I hire in St. Gallen?

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

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in St. Gallen?

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

Do you have a discount code for car hire in St. Gallen?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in St. Gallen at the moment, however EUROPCAR rates start from just €456.19 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €456.19 from EUROPCAR in St. Gallen 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 St. Gallen?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in St. Gallen is €456.40 per week with an average price of €461.30 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in St. Gallen

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in St. Gallen

  • Hertz (tel: 0712770073)
  • Europcar (tel: 41 71 2201394)
  • Europcar (tel: 41 71 2221114)
  • Thrifty (tel: 0712788474 / +41 71 272 66 80)
  • Edel and stark luxury fleet (tel: +41 62 295 15 15 )

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in St. Gallen

  • Hertz (Zuercherstrasse 160, St. Gallen, 9014)
  • Europcar (VADIANSTRASSE 29, ST. GALLEN, 9000)
  • Avis (Zil Garage St Gallen Ag, St Gallen, 9016)
  • Europcar (CITY-GARAGE AG PARK GARAGE NEUMARKT, ST. GALLEN, 9001)
  • Thrifty (Zürcherstrasse 160/162, St. Gallen, 9014)
  • Edel and stark luxury fleet (St. Gallen, Delivery and Collection, St. Gallen, 9000)

Car hire company ratings in St. Gallen

  • EUROPCAR Direct: Rated 8.3/10 from 111 reviews
  • HERTZ: Rated 7.9/10 from 36 reviews
  • Avis Europe: Rated 7.7/10 from 27 reviews
  • EUROPCAR Franchise: Rated 7.6/10 from 106 reviews
  • Thrifty : Rated 6.6/10 from 33 reviews

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