Cheapest car hire in Southampton
4 Adults, 3 Doors
From 37.18 EUR/day
7 Days rental at 260.26 EUR from 20/06/2022
5 Adults, 3 Doors
From 37.38 EUR/day
7 Days rental at 261.67 EUR from 20/06/2022
5 Adults, 3 Doors
From 38.88 EUR/day
7 Days rental at 272.18 EUR from 20/06/2022
5 Adults, 5 Doors
From 41.27 EUR/day
7 Days rental at 288.95 EUR from 20/06/2022
5 Adults, 5 Doors
From 42.80 EUR/day
7 Days rental at 299.65 EUR from 20/06/2022
5 Adults, 5 Doors
From 46.71 EUR/day
7 Days rental at 327.02 EUR from 20/06/2022
5 Adults, 5 Doors
From 50.42 EUR/day
7 Days rental at 352.94 EUR from 20/06/2022
5 Adults, 4 Doors
From 50.96 EUR/day
7 Days rental at 356.77 EUR from 20/06/2022
Opel Combo Van
2 Adults, 4 Doors
From 52.87 EUR/day
7 Days rental at 370.10 EUR from 20/06/2022
*daily rates in Southampton based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.
Useful to know about Southampton
- Southampton is the largest city on the South Coast of England.
- The name is often shortened to Soton or So’ton.
- Residents are called Sotonians.
- It’s the home of Ford’s Transit van factory.
- The beautiful New Forest is only minutes away.
Popular car hire destinations in Southampton
Best car rental companies in Southampton
No.1: ARNOLD CLARK CAR & VAN,
based on 480 reviews
20 min (average wait time)
based on 1554 reviews
21 min (average wait time)
based on 780 reviews
16 min (average wait time)
Nearest car hire pickup locations in or near Southampton
108 Bitterne Road West, Bitterne Manor, Southampton, So18 1aq, Eng
West Quay Industrial Estate, Southhampton, So15 1gz
Car Rental Building Southampton Int.airport, Wide Lane, Southampton Airport, Southampton, So18 2nl
Unit 3 Davis Way, Newgate Lane Industrial Estate, Fareham, Po14 1jf, Eng
6a The Hard, Portsmouth, Po1 3dt
Gunstore Road Limberline Ind Est, Hilsea, Portsmouth, Po3 5hl
Southampton car hire information
Total Cars Available
Average prices per day for car hire in Southampton
*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices
FAQs about car hire in Southampton
How much does car hire in Southampton cost?
Car hire in Southampton costs as little as €37.20 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €81.50 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €283.10 per day from ALAMO for a Ford Tourneo.
What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Southampton?
4 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Southampton, including EUROPCAR, HERTZ, ALAMO, see the full list here
What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Southampton?
None of the car hire companies in Southampton are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.
Who is the best car rental agent in Southampton?
Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, ARNOLD CLARK CAR & VAN RENTAL has the highest customer rating for car hire in Southampton with a score of 8.9/10
with Alamo EHI rated second best with a score of 8.1/10
How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Southampton?
Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Southampton is €288.95 per week from HERTZ.
Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Southampton?
The cheapest car hire company in Southampton is EUROPCAR, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Fiat 500 available from as little as €260.26 per week.
How much is fuel in Southampton?
You can expect to pay €1.958/ltr of petrol and €2.123/ltr of diesel in Southampton. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.
What car hire agencies are available in Southampton?
We can arrange great deals on car hire in Southampton with leading car hire companies such as ALAMO, ARNOLD CLARK CAR & VAN, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, EUROPCAR VANS AND TRUCKS, HERTZ as well as reputable, local car hire companies.
What type of car can I hire in Southampton?
We can arrange , Compact, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Mini, Oversize, Premium and Standard class rental cars in Southampton.
How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Southampton?
We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Southampton, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Southampton is € per week from for a .
Do you have a discount code for car hire in Southampton?
We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Southampton at the moment, however EUROPCAR rates start from just €260.26 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €260.26 from EUROPCAR in Southampton 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 Southampton?
The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Southampton is €260.40 per week with an average price of €570.50 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Southampton
Most popular car hire companies in
Europcar (tel: 4403713845983)
Dollar (tel: 44 2380 638437)
Europcar vans and trucks (tel: +44 2380 227373)
Hertz (tel: 08433093070)
Alamo (tel: 02380-248190)
Arnold clark car & van (tel: 02382146440)
Firefly (tel: +44 (0)8433093070 )
Enterprise (tel: 02380-777555)
Pick-up locations for car hire companies in
Europcar (UNIT J WEST QUAY ROAD, SOUTHAMPTON, SO15 1GZ)
Dollar (FLOATING BRIDGE ROAD, SOUTHAMPTON, SO14 3FL)
Europcar vans and trucks (UNIT J WEST QUAY ROAD, SOUTHAMPTON, SO15 1GZ)
Hertz (West Quay Ind Estate, Southampton, SO15 1GZ)
Alamo (WESTERN ESPLANADE, SOUTHAMPTON, SO15 1QJ, ENG)
Arnold clark car & van (Rushington Roundabout, Totton, Southhampton)
Car hire company ratings in
ARNOLD CLARK CAR & VAN RENTAL: Rated 8.9/10 from 103 reviews
Alamo EHI: Rated 8.1/10 from 131 reviews
Enterprise: Rated 8.0/10 from 190 reviews
EUROPCAR: Rated 7.9/10 from 850 reviews
Hertz: Rated 7.6/10 from 415 reviews
Firefly: Rated 7.2/10 from 154 reviews
Southampton Mini Guide
Southampton is a major port where ferries operate daily to the Isle of Wight
. The city has always been coupled with maritime history and developments. Part of the city walls remain and Bargate, built by the Normans, is a fine example of a city gate. Many luxury liners are berthed in the harbour and it is a primary port for cruise ships as well as being a significant container port. Southampton is arguably the UK's premier venue for water sports and particularly sailing where various regatta and events are held throughout the year.
West Quay shopping centre is one of the UK’s top shopping centres with over 100 stores and an additional three shopping centres are to be found in the city. There is plenty to do in the city, so book your Southampton car rental and have a look around. Royal Victoria Park has 200 acres of parkland including a Heritage Centre and the Mayflower theatre hosts a number of West End shows. The Guildhall stages jazz and rock as well as contemporary and classical music. For eating out there is a good choice of restaurants, bars and clubs. Leisure World has a casino, bowling alley, several restaurants, bars, a cinema and two nightclubs.
There are several museums including Tudor House, The Maritime Museum and Solent Sky. The Southampton Boat Show is held annually each September. For sport lovers there is an excellent sports centre in Southampton which includes a dry ski slope, all-weather pitches, cross-country routes and tennis courts.
Hampshire is a beautiful area and car hire is an excellent option to explore this scenic county. The New Forest is approximately 27km from Southampton and is a stunning area to visit. The forest has several national trails and is ideal for walkers. Cycling is also a popular pastime and bicycles can be hired in the Forest. Horse riding is also available.
There are many car routes through the Forest although care should be taken as the forest is home to ponies, deer and cattle as well as many other wild animals and birds. The seaside resorts of Poole
are also close by.
Southampton is a major city on the south coast with history dating back to the Stone Age. There are remains of the defensive walls dotted around the city and especially down near the port.
The city’s museum has hundreds of artefacts dug up from there and the main Roman settlement of Clausentum on the site of Bitterne Manor. Hire a car to drive there and, whilst the manor is now privately owned, the parkland around it is owned by the council and is open to the public for delightful walks along the River Itchen.
Southampton car hire special offers
We currently have 1 special offers for car rental in Southampton including;
For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from
ALAMO, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, EUROPCAR VANS AND TRUCKS, HERTZ.