Car Hire in Edinburgh, Scotland

Are you looking for cheap car hire deals in Edinburgh, Scotland? Search right here!

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
19 Aug — 26 Aug
Same drop-off
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Fri 19/8
Noon
Fri 26/8
Noon
Driver's age:

Best deals found for Edinburgh, Scotland car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Edinburgh, Scotland
Honda Amaze
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

₹ 52/day

27 Aug - 10 Sep
Honda Amaze
Ford Ikon
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 31/day

27 Aug - 10 Sep
Ford Ikon
Mercedes-Benz S-Class
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

₹ 80/day

27 Aug - 10 Sep
Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suzuki Swift Dzire
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

₹ 55/day

27 Aug - 10 Sep
Suzuki Swift Dzire
Ford Ikon
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 53/day

27 Aug - 10 Sep
Ford Ikon
Ford EcoSport
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

₹ 37/day

27 Aug - 10 Sep
Ford EcoSport
Suzuki Swift Dzire
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

₹ 35/day

29 Aug - 5 Sep
Suzuki Swift Dzire

Important information about Edinburgh car hire

Edinburgh is a wonderful city to visit, and hired cars in Edinburgh are a logical choice to see the sites. Take a drive to see Edinburgh Castle or historic Princes Street. hired cars in Edinburgh are easy to find, with over 20 car hire locations around the city, including Edinburgh Airport. Princes Street is a main attraction and has been the soul of the city since 1770. Ferry Road is one of the major roads of Edinburgh. It spans from Davidson's Mains Village to Leith, and there is lots to see along the way. The A1 on the eastside goes all the way to the Scottish border and there are other routes it connects with. There are many villages to stop and see along the way. The M6 and M74 along the westside go to Glasgow, or further, to Aberdeen. After you get a cheap car rental in Edinburgh, other roads offer scenic routes, but remember to drive on the left side. Traffic can get busy during peak hours in the morning and at night, yet there are alternate routes available. The scenic roads can only be reached by car.

Parking around the city is easy, with some free parking in central areas. There is garage parking as well, and tickets can be purchased for long-term use. Daily and hourly rates are also available for reasonable rates. central is walkable and sites like pubs and restaurants are easy to get to on foot. Mary King’s Close is located in Edinburgh’s Old Town, which includes many winding and narrow alleyways called "closes," and is a great place for a stroll. a cheap car rental is the only way to get to see scenic roads like A-9, and it’s one of the better routes in the city. If you’re central, there are bus and trams available to get to where you want to go.

Before you get hired cars in Edinburgh, it’s worth noting some of the driving rules. The most important is that you drive on the left side of the road. Roads are called single and double carriageways, and major roadways are labeled as A, while secondary roads are labeled as B. Drivers must yield to emergency vehicles by moving over a lane if possible. Edinburgh car rentals can be found in the city, but it’s important to understand that drivers 70 and older must obtain a British driving license to drive in the UK.  For more information, and to make certain laws have not changed, contact the city’s department of motor vehicles.

Before you check for rental cars in Edinburgh, you should know the requirements to rent car in the city. You must be at least 18 years old to drive or rent a car. You must also possess a valid driving license that is registered in your country. A debit or credit card is necessary to rent a car. Keep in mind that there might be a hold placed on your car for any potential damages. Insurance is usually included in the price of the rental, but you are solely responsible for any damages to the car. To be environmentally friendly, an electric car rental is a smart way to get around the city.


Edinburgh, Scotland car rental deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Edinburgh that's right for you

Small cars

₹ 1,351 - ₹ 12,808

All Car Types

₹ 2,300 - ₹ 29,669

The average price of a Small hire in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is ₹ 6,201. The cheapest time to hire a Small in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is in November. The price is 79% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 1,351 per day. A Small rental is typically 53% less expensive than the average car rental in Edinburgh. The average price of a car hire in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Edinburgh Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium hire in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is ₹ 8,744. The cheapest time to hire a Medium in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is in January. The price is 80% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 1,785 per day. A Medium rental is typically 33% less expensive than the average car rental in Edinburgh. The average price of a car hire in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Edinburgh Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large hire in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is ₹ 15,674. The cheapest time to hire a Large in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is in January. The price is 72% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 4,514 per day. A Large rental is typically 18% more expensive than the average car rental in Edinburgh. The average price of a car hire in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a SUV hire in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is ₹ 10,475. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is in December. The price is 67% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 3,522 per day. A SUV rental is typically 20% less expensive than the average car rental in Edinburgh. The average price of a car hire in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Edinburgh SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van hire in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is ₹ 14,441. The cheapest time to hire a Van in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is in February. The price is 76% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 3,479 per day. A Van rental is typically 11% more expensive than the average car rental in Edinburgh. The average price of a car hire in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a Luxury hire in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is ₹ 13,416. The cheapest time to hire a Luxury in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is in September. The price is 58% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 5,677 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 4% more expensive than the average car rental in Edinburgh. The average price of a car hire in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Edinburgh Luxury rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Convertible hire in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is ₹ 19,971. The cheapest time to hire a Convertible in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom is in October. The price is 37% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 12,628 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 36% more expensive than the average car rental in Edinburgh. The average price of a car hire in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Ford Ikon
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 31/day

27 Aug - 10 Sep
Ford Ikon
Suzuki Swift Dzire
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

₹ 35/day

29 Aug - 5 Sep
Suzuki Swift Dzire

Edinburgh car hire directory

All major car rental suppliers in Edinburgh, Scotland
6.7
Good
40 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

7.9

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

4.7
10.0
Excellent
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0
10.0
Excellent
20 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0
8.0
Excellent
3 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0
7.4
Good
19 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

7.1
6.5
Good
17 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

5.5
5.9
Okay
12 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.5

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

5.8
15 locations

Quick facts about car hire in Edinburgh

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in Edinburgh

Most Popular Agency

Hertz

Popular Car Types

Economy, Intermediate, Compact

Cheapest Rental Car

₹ 4,651

Most Popular Model

Vauxhall Corsa
The most popular Edinburgh car rental agency found on momondo this month is Hertz. Other top choices for car rental companies are GREEN MOTION and Alamo
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Edinburgh in the past 72 hours: Economy, Intermediate, Compact.
The lowest price for a rental car in Edinburgh is ₹ 4,651/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from ₹ 10,839/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Edinburgh in the past 7 days is the Vauxhall Corsa. Our users also prefer the Peugeot 208 as an alternative.

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Edinburgh

Below are the most popular hotels in Edinburgh

Driving with a car hire in Edinburgh - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Edinburgh so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

₹ 13,318 is the cost of a weekend car rental in Edinburgh for September, with cheap deals starting as low as ₹ 6,380. ₹ 8,102 is a normal deal for a week-long rental in Edinburgh, but for September it's not uncommon to see prices as low as ₹ 3,082, depending on your requirements.

Daily rates from Goldcar Rental SP are typically the cheapest, with an average price of ₹ 1,023/day when getting a rental car in Edinburgh. The absolute cheapest price found at their location in Edinburgh is ₹ 594/day.

The majority of car hire agencies in Edinburgh offer free cancellation. momondo will always tell you whether or not rental car centres such as Enterprise, Budget, and Hertz have a cancellation fee for travellers who have last-minute itinerary changes.

A Standard is the ideal car to rent when visiting Edinburgh in September. On average, Edinburgh receives 60 mm of precipitation and temperatures hover around 10 °C during the month of September. These conditions are well-suited for a Standard size car, which can easily handle a bit of rain and even hold up well when temperatures fall. Hiring a Standard in Edinburgh will cost you ₹ 6,887/day on average.

Europcar is the car hire company with the most locations in Edinburgh, SCT. At those 8 locations, you can expect to pay a daily rate of ₹ 14,395 in Edinburgh, SCT.

If you are hiring a vehicle in Edinburgh, then be aware that the current speed limit within city or town limits is 50 km/h, unless otherwise posted. Suburban speed limits around Edinburgh will generally have a speed limit of 100 km/h. If you are travelling on a motorway in Edinburgh, then the speed limit is 115 km/h.

During the month of August the average temperature in Edinburgh is 15 °C and the expected precipitation is 60 mm. This information is useful for travellers looking for a car hire in Edinburgh.

Those looking to hire a car in Edinburgh for a road trip to the surrounding areas, please know the weather in Scotland during the month of August usually is around 14 °C with 63.3 mm of possible rain.


Car hire types that are popular in Edinburgh

Rent any of these popular car hire types in Edinburgh

Explore more car hires in the United Kingdom

Check out car hire deals within the United Kingdom

Start planning your trip to Edinburgh


Why use momondo?

Choosing momondo to search for car hire in Edinburgh makes sense because it is quick and free of charge. We find all the rental car hire prices and policies, you simply choose what works best for you and your trip.

By the use of filters, momondo makes finding a great car hire in Edinburgh easier. Whether it is price, car type, amenities or policies, momondo allows you to refine your search with these and more filters to find the best deal for you.

Yes momondo does have a filter to only highlight car rental deals which offer free cancellation. This filter is available for all car hire searches on momondo including those for cars in Edinburgh.

Yes, simply select the fair fuel policy filter after performing a search for hire cars in Edinburgh on momondo.

Yes, car hire in Edinburgh with enhanced cleaning options can be searched for on momondo.

Yes, car hire deals in Edinburgh with unlimited mileage can be found on momondo.


Here's why travellers choose to use momondo
Book with flexibility
We compare car hire deals from over 70,000 locations, allowing you to make a quick and easy choice.
Eco Conscious
Choose from a range of vehicles including hybrid and electric options to ensure your travel is environmentally friendly.
No Hidden Costs
All prices shown will be in full. No hidden costs or charges so you have confidence in the price you see.