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Rental car rates in Essen
Compare car rental prices of different car rental class deals from the most trustworthy providers in Essen. The cheapest car rental offer of each car rental class available in Essen is highlighted in red.
Best car rental companies in Essen
Car rental agencies in Essen can differ significantly not only in variety of rental vehicles and their car rental conditions, but also in average rating scores provided by our previous customers.
Enterprise 450 reviews
8.2 / 10
SIXT 324 reviews
8.1 / 10
EUROPCAR 515 reviews
7.7 / 10
BUDGET 236 reviews
7.4 / 10
Avis 140 reviews
7.3 / 10
There is a huge variety of rental cars in Essen. Car rental classes that can be rented in Essen range from ECONOMY, , , LUXURY, CONVERTIBLE, VAN, SUV to EXOTIC, 7 SEATER, 9 SEATER. The biggest collection of cars in Essen is provided by Europcar.
Car rental locations near Essen
To find the best car rental deal in Essen, you should check out car rentals not only in one pick up and return location. Also have a look at car rental offers in other closest spots: airports, railway stations, ports, and in the downtown.
Düsseldorf - Airport (DUS)
26 km / 16.16 mi
Dortmund - Airport (DTM)
42.09 km / 26.16 mi
Essen - City Centre
0.11 km / 0.07 mi
Essen - East
0.54 km / 0.33 mi
3.97 km / 2.47 mi
7.61 km / 4.73 mi
8.41 km / 5.23 mi
8.45 km / 5.25 mi
Essen - South
8.57 km / 5.33 mi
9.01 km / 5.6 mi
9.89 km / 6.15 mi
Gelsenkirchen - Emscherstrasse
10.39 km / 6.46 mi
10.52 km / 6.54 mi
Oberhausen - Schenkendorfstrasse
10.6 km / 6.59 mi
12.38 km / 7.69 mi
Bochum - City
13.04 km / 8.1 mi
13.56 km / 8.43 mi
13.85 km / 8.6 mi
14.42 km / 8.96 mi
Duisburg - Meidericher Straße 6-8
15.21 km / 9.45 mi
17.34 km / 10.77 mi
Duisburg - Auf Der Höhe 47
17.85 km / 11.09 mi
Duisburg - City Centre
17.98 km / 11.17 mi
18.76 km / 11.66 mi
21.22 km / 13.19 mi
Ratingen - Tryp Hotel
21.31 km / 13.24 mi
21.67 km / 13.47 mi
Witten / Ruhr
21.77 km / 13.53 mi
22.81 km / 14.17 mi
23.13 km / 14.37 mi
26.32 km / 16.35 mi
30.85 km / 19.17 mi
32.09 km / 19.94 mi
33.61 km / 20.88 mi
49.83 km / 30.96 mi
Essen Car Rental Fleet Overview
Due to the large number of car rental suppliers in Essen, the car fleet is represented by a huge variety of different vehicles. Please use the table below to get a better understanding of what vehicle is the best fit for you based on your specific requirements.
|Car rental class||Best for||Possible car rental models|
|Mini||Relatively short trips without extensive amounts of luggage||Volkswagen Up, or similar|
|Economy||Travelers who prioritize less expensive car rental||Volkswagen Polo, or similar|
|Compact||People looking for smaller fuel-efficient vehicles||Opel Astra, Audi A3, or similar|
|Intermediate||Those who need a great combination of price and comfort in a rental vehicle||Nissan Sentra, or similar|
|Standard||Comfortable traveling with a group of up to 5 passengers at an affordable rate||Volkswagen Passat, or similar|
|Full Size||Those looking for large powerful cars with plenty of free space||BMW 3 Series, or similar|
|7 seater||Groups of people who need more space than in regular 5 seaters||Volkswagen MultiVan, or similar|
|Van / 9-12 seater||Family trips or journeys with a lot of passengers and cargo||Volkswagen Touran, or similar|
|Premium||Business traveling and car rental for important occasions||Buick Lacrosse, Lincoln MKS, or similar|
|SUV||Travelers who like to feel like a boss both on and off-road||Nissan Qashqai, or similar|
|Luxury / Exotic||People looking for a top-notch driving experience despite the price tag||Bentley, Rolls Royce, Ferrari, or similar|
|Convertible||Traveling during warm sunny weather and a feeling of freedom||Ford Mustang Convertible, Chrysler 200 Convertible, or similar|
FAQ - Rent a car in Essen
How to rent a car in Essen?
Enter the necessary pickup location and return location in the search form and select the required date and time of your rental. After you get the search results, you will be able to filter them based on your preferred criteria.
How much does it cost to rent a car in Essen?
The prices for renting a car in Essen vary from $32.56 per day to $146.24 per day depending on desired model, pick up location, and rental options.
What location has the cheapest car rental in Essen?
The cheapest car rental deal in Essen can be found in Essen - City Centre. The car rental prices start from $32.56 in this location.
Which car rental companies operate in Essen?
In Essen, you can book a car from such well-known providers as ECONOMY, STANDARD, FULL SIZE, LUXURY, CONVERTIBLE, VAN, SUV, EXOTIC, 7 SEATER, and 9 SEATER.
What is the highest rated car rental agency in Essen?
The car rental company that currently has the highest user rating in Essen is Enterprise Corporate with an average score of 8.2/10.
Can I pay for my rent-a-car reservation with a debit card in Essen?
Yes, you can use a debit card to pay for the online reservation. However, during your car pickup, you will need a credit card issued in the name of the main driver to cover the car rental deposit.
Can someone else except me drive my rental car?
This will be possible if you select the additional driver option during your online reservation. Most of the time this is a paid option that is charged at the car rental desk.
Can I reserve a specific car rental model during my reservation?
Yes, offers that include specific car models are marked with a “Guaranteed Car Model” sign on the search results page.
Should I buy additional insurance for my car rental in Essen?
If you are not going to buy a full coverage insurance, it is advisable to buy insurance to secure your deposit. You will have to provide your vendor with a credit card with enough available amount of funds needed for the car’s deposit. But if any withdrawals occur, the insurance company will cover the expenses.
You can buy this type of insurance during online car rental booking on our website.