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Rental car rates in Edinburgh

Compare car rental prices of different car rental class deals from the most trustworthy providers in Edinburgh. The cheapest car rental offer of each car rental class available in Edinburgh is highlighted in red.

AVIS Car Rental from$44.37 from$123.13
Budget Car Rental from$38.01 from$42.20 from$47.06 from$127.71
Hertz Car Hire from$70.31
Europcar from$123.60 from$248.74

Best car rental companies in Edinburgh

Car rental agencies in Edinburgh 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.


National 17 reviews

8.8 / 10

Enterprise Corporate

Enterprise 150 reviews

8.7 / 10

Alamo EHI

Alamo 233 reviews

8.6 / 10


BUDGET 376 reviews

8 / 10

Hertz Corporate

Hertz 706 reviews

8 / 10

SIXT Corporate

SIXT 247 reviews

7.9 / 10

Avis Europe Corporate

Avis 132 reviews

7.8 / 10

EUROPCAR Corporate

EUROPCAR 262 reviews

7.6 / 10


Easirent 841 reviews

4.9 / 10

There is a huge variety of rental cars in Edinburgh. Car rental classes that can be rented in Edinburgh range from ECONOMY, STANDARD, FULL SIZE, LUXURY, CONVERTIBLE, VAN, SUV, EXOTIC to SPECIAL, 7 SEATER, 9 SEATER. The biggest collection of cars in Edinburgh is provided by Green motion.

Car rental locations near Edinburgh

To find the best car rental deal in Edinburgh, 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.

Edinburgh Car Rental Fleet Overview

Due to the large number of car rental suppliers in Edinburgh, 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 Fiat 500, Kia Picanto, or similar
Economy Travelers who prioritize less expensive car rental Hyundai i20, Citroen C3, or similar
Compact People looking for smaller fuel-efficient vehicles Ford Focus, Suzuki Vitara, 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, Skoda Karoq, or similar
Full Size Those looking for large powerful cars with plenty of free space Mercedes C Class, or similar
7 seater Groups of people who need more space than in regular 5 seaters Citroen C4 Grand Picasso, Volkswagen Caddy, or similar
Van / 9-12 seater Family trips or journeys with a lot of passengers and cargo Volkswagen Caddy Combo Van, Ford Ranger Double Cab, 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 Peugeot 2008, Mercedes GLE, or similar
Luxury / Exotic People looking for a top-notch driving experience despite the price tag BMW 5 Series, or similar
Convertible Traveling during warm sunny weather and a feeling of freedom Mercedes C Class Convertible, or similar

FAQ - Rent a car in Edinburgh

How to rent a car in Edinburgh?

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 Edinburgh?

The prices for renting a car in Edinburgh vary from $22.19 per day to $234.00 per day depending on desired model, pick up location, and rental options.

What location has the cheapest car rental in Edinburgh?

The cheapest car rental deal in Edinburgh can be found in Edinburgh - City. The car rental prices start from $22.19 in this location.

Which car rental companies operate in Edinburgh?

In Edinburgh, you can book a car from such well-known providers as ECONOMY, STANDARD, FULL SIZE, LUXURY, CONVERTIBLE, VAN, SUV, EXOTIC, SPECIAL, 7 SEATER, and 9 SEATER.

What is the highest rated car rental agency in Edinburgh?

The car rental company that currently has the highest user rating in Edinburgh is National with an average score of 8.8/10.

Can I pay for my rent-a-car reservation with a debit card in Edinburgh?

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 Edinburgh?

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.