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Getting to Reading

Reading is located 64km west of London in the Thames Valley, England. It is a commercial and retail centre and part of the London commuter belt.
The nearest airport is London Heathrow and from there you can take the RailAir bus service into Reading. If you want to drive, Reading is easily accessible from Heathrow and the London area using the M4 motorway, a journey of approximately 40km. Within the town you can use the local bus service or the OY bicycle sharing system, they have 15 cycles and 3 docking stations around the town.
 

Cheapest car hire in Reading

Opel Combo Van

2 Adults, 4 Doors

From 51.17 EUR/day
Opel Combo Van

7 Days rental at 358.21 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Intermediate

Ford Transit SWB Van

3 Adults, 4 Doors

From 51.73 EUR/day
Ford Transit SWB Van

7 Days rental at 362.11 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Oversize

Ford Transit Cargo Van

3 Adults, 4 Doors

From 73.13 EUR/day
Ford Transit Cargo Van

7 Days rental at 511.97 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  No
Mini

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 105.69 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 739.84 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Economy

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 106.15 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 743.05 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Ford Focus

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 119.56 EUR/day
Ford Focus

7 Days rental at 836.94 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Opel Crossland X

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 125.55 EUR/day
Opel Crossland X

7 Days rental at 878.85 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Intermediate

Opel Grandland X

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 141.35 EUR/day
Opel Grandland X

7 Days rental at 989.46 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Ford Focus Estate

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 174.65 EUR/day
Ford Focus Estate

7 Days rental at 1222.57 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

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

  • Reading car hire special offers

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

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

Useful to know about Reading

  • Reading is the county town of Berkshire.
  • It was first mentioned as Readinge in the 8th century.
  • The name means ‘land belonging to Reada’s people’.
  • The town saw fighting on the streets in the 1688 revolution.
  • Today it’s famous for the annual Reading Music Festival.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Reading

Best car rental companies in Reading

8.1
No.2: BUDGET,
based on 11851 reviews
85
81
75
77
82
14 min (average wait time)
8.1
No.1: ENTERPRISE,
based on 911 reviews
80
80
70
80
80
18 min (average wait time)
7.8
No.3: EUROPCAR,
based on 4064 reviews
80
80
60
70
80
15 min (average wait time)

Reading car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Enterprise Corporate
  • € 362.11
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 51.73
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 5
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 2
    Most popular model:
    Ford Focus
  • 15
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Reading

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January€ 46
February€ 47
March€ 45
April€ 39
May€ 52
June€ 59
July€ 84
August€ 72
September€ 46
October€ 42
November€ 43
December€ 60
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January€ 51
February€ 48
March€ 47
April€ 32
May€ 54
June€ 67
July€ 66
August€ 45
September€ 42
October€ 39
November€ 44
December€ 63
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January€ 119
February€ 95
March€ 100
April€ 66
May€ 110
June€ 121
July€ 151
August€ 121
September€ 96
October€ 88
November€ 90
December€ 182
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January€ 59
February€ 60
March€ 57
April€ 48
May€ 62
June€ 73
July€ 75
August€ 61
September€ 58
October€ 54
November€ 57
December€ 77
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January
February
March
April€ 78
May
June
July
August
September
October
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December
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January€ 41
February€ 39
March€ 40
April€ 31
May€ 31
June€ 37
July€ 66
August€ 49
September€ 35
October€ 32
November€ 34
December€ 59
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January€ 82
February€ 80
March€ 93
April€ 58
May€ 86
June€ 98
July€ 118
August€ 90
September€ 75
October€ 70
November€ 69
December€ 99
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January€ 29
February
March€ 20
April€ 24
May€ 27
June€ 28
July€ 102
August€ 98
September€ 31
October€ 29
November€ 28
December€ 34

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

FAQs about car hire in Reading

How much does car hire in Reading cost?

Car hire in Reading costs as little as €51.70 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Intermediate class vehicle is €96.50 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €289.60 per day from EUROPCAR for a Mercedes C Class Estate.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Reading?

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

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Reading?

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

Who is the best car rental agent in Reading?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Enterprise Corporate has the highest customer rating for car hire in Reading with a score of 8.1/10

with BUDGET EMEA Corporate rated second best with a score of 8.1/10

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

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Reading is €836.94 per week from EUROPCAR.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Reading?

The cheapest car hire company in Reading is EUROPCAR VANS AND TRUCKS, with prices for a class car such as the Opel Combo Van available from as little as €358.19 per week.

How much is fuel in Reading?

You can expect to pay €2.056/ltr of petrol and €2.171/ltr of diesel in Reading. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Reading?

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

What type of car can I hire in Reading?

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

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

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

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

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Reading at the moment, however EUROPCAR VANS AND TRUCKS rates start from just €358.19 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €358.19 from EUROPCAR VANS AND TRUCKS in Reading 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 Reading?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Reading is €361.90 per week with an average price of €675.50 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Reading

Most popular car hire companies in Reading

  • Keddy by europcar (tel: 4403713849952)
  • Europcar (tel: 4403713849952)
  • Dollar (tel: 44 118 9511123)
  • Europcar vans and trucks (tel: 44 0871 3849952)
  • Sixt (tel: +44-2070188246)
  • Budget (tel: 0344 544 9736)
  • Enterprise (tel: 01189-569466)
  • Enterprise (tel: 0118-9758200)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Reading

  • Keddy by europcar (6-8 COMMERCIAL ROAD, READING, RG2 0QZ)
  • Europcar (6-8 COMMERCIAL ROAD, READING, RG2 0QZ)
  • Dollar (24 BENNET ROAD, READING BERKSHIRE, RG2 0QX)
  • Europcar vans and trucks (6-8 COMMERCIAL ROAD, READING, RG2 0QZ)
  • Sixt (Fronting Rose Kiln Lane, Reading, RG2 0JZ)
  • Budget (45 Caversham Road, Reading, RG1 7BT, Berkshire)

Car hire company ratings in Reading

  • BUDGET EMEA: Rated 8.1/10 from 604 reviews
  • Enterprise: Rated 8.1/10 from 312 reviews
  • EUROPCAR: Rated 7.8/10 from 1151 reviews
  • SIXT: Rated 7.5/10 from 399 reviews
  • Keddy by Europcar (Corporate): Rated 7.4/10 from 169 reviews
  • Dollar (UK): Rated 7.0/10 from 695 reviews

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