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Car hires in Reykjavik, Capital Region

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Reykjavik, Iceland
27 Feb — 5 Mar
Reykjavik, Iceland
Tue 27/2
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Tue 5/3
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Car hire insight and trends in Reykjavik

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in Reykjavik

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Reykjavik?

The cheapest car hire in Reykjavik are generally found through Surprise Agency. When booking with Surprise Agency, you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as ₹ 1,794/day. The average price to hire a car in Reykjavik is ₹ 2,610/day.

What car hire company in Reykjavik has the most locations?

Sunnycars has the most locations of any car hire company in Reykjavik, with 5 locations.

What car do most people hire in Reykjavik?

Land Rover Discovery Sport hires and Dacia Duster hires in Reykjavik are the two most popular car models, according to our data. Land Rover Discovery Sport hire prices in Reykjavik can vary depending on what company you hire from, but our users have found that prices average ₹ 9,906/day and can be as low as ₹ 9,076/day. Dacia Duster hire prices can also vary, but tend to average ₹ 3,608/day, with the cheapest deals as low as ₹ 3,254/day.

Best deals found for Reykjavik, Capital Region car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Reykjavik, Capital Region
Economy₹ 2,279/day
Compact₹ 2,928/day
Intermediate₹ 2,928/day
SUV₹ 3,517/day
Mini₹ 1,765/day
Compact estate car₹ 2,501/day
Intermediate SUV₹ 3,515/day
Luxury SUV₹ 9,115/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Important information about Reykjavik car hire

Reykjavik, the capital city of Iceland, boasts a rich historical charm and natural beauty. With rental cars in Reykjavik, you can go to the famous Hallgrimskirkja Church, Harpa, and the Perlan Museum of Iceland Natural Wonders. You may want to choose Ring Road (Rte. 1) as it connects a progression of natural attractions along the island's picturesque coastline.  The Ring Road is mainly paved, well-maintained, and runs around the coast, making it the ideal starting point for your trip in a car rental in Reykjavik. The road has two traffic lanes, but it expands with more lanes in large urban centers.

While visiting, is it worthwhile to rent a car while visiting Reykjavik?

Parking is easy in Reykjavik as there are plenty of parking zones within the city. With free parking, it is essential to keep an eye out for the parking zones in Reykjavik. There are four parking zones, each with different prices, but you do not have to pay for parking if you do not see a "P" parking sign. Try to avoid driving during early morning and evening rush hours if you’re on a schedule. Most of Iceland’s scenic spots are far from town, so getting hired cars in Reykjavik is convenient. Driving around in Iceland is an excellent way to experience all its attractions at your pace. Getting a cheap car rental in Reykjavik gets you to attractions such as central, the thermal pools, the Blue Lagoon, and the Old Harbor area. The city covers a small walkable area, but luxury hired cars in Reykjavik are particularly convenient if you need to get to these scenic attractions. With only a few public transportation options outside the city limits, your best alternatives would be a bus tour. Unlike getting a people carrier rental, you may not have control over the schedule of public transportation.

What different driving laws should I keep in mind while driving in Reykjavik?

Keeping Iceland’s driving rules will keep you safer and help you avoid expensive fines. In Iceland, drive on the right side of the road and pass on the left.   Infants must be seated in car-safety seats, so ensure to install one in your economy car rental in Reykjavik. All passengers and drivers must wear seatbelts in a people carrier rental. When driving in Reykjavik, your car headlights must be on at all times, and using phones when driving is prohibited. In a two-lane traffic circle, traffic on the inner lane has priority over the outer lane. Be sure to check out Reykjavik car restrictions for changes in traffic laws.

Will I need a special driving license or permit to drive a rental car in Reykjavik if I’m visiting from another country?

Rental cars in Reykjavik require an official driving license. A driving license without an International Driver's Permit from the US, Canada, EEA, and EU countries can drive in Iceland. Car rentals companies require you to be over 21 to rent a car.


Reykjavik, Capital Region car rental deals found on momondo

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

Small cars

₹ 3,285 - ₹ 10,203

All Car Types

₹ 6,924 - ₹ 24,804

The average price of a small car rental in Reykjavik, Iceland is ₹ 5,289. The cheapest time to rent a small car in Reykjavik, Iceland is in November. The price is 38% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 3,285 per day. A small car rental is typically 59% less expensive than the average rental car in Reykjavik. The average price of a vehicle rental in Reykjavik can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Reykjavik small car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car rental in Reykjavik, Iceland is ₹ 7,853. The cheapest time to rent a medium car in Reykjavik, Iceland is in November. The price is 42% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 4,615 per day. A medium car rental is typically 38% less expensive than the average rental car in Reykjavik. The average price of a vehicle rental in Reykjavik can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Reykjavik medium car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car rental in Reykjavik, Iceland is ₹ 19,794. The cheapest time to rent a large car in Reykjavik, Iceland is in February. The price is 53% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 9,404 per day. A large car rental is typically 37% more expensive than the average rental car in Reykjavik. The average price of a vehicle rental in Reykjavik can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a SUV rental in Reykjavik, Iceland is ₹ 9,132. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Reykjavik, Iceland is in October. The price is 31% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 6,303 per day. A SUV rental is typically 28% less expensive than the average rental car in Reykjavik. The average price of a vehicle rental in Reykjavik can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Reykjavik SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van rental in Reykjavik, Iceland is ₹ 18,009. The cheapest time to rent a van in Reykjavik, Iceland is in February. The price is 52% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 8,727 per day. A van rental is typically 30% more expensive than the average rental car in Reykjavik. The average price of a vehicle rental in Reykjavik can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a luxury car rental in Reykjavik, Iceland is ₹ 20,959. The cheapest time to rent a luxury car in Reykjavik, Iceland is in November. The price is 72% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 5,893 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 40% more expensive than the average rental car in Reykjavik. The average price of a vehicle rental in Reykjavik can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Reykjavik luxury car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

Hyundai i10
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 2,279/day

26 Feb - 11 Mar
Hyundai i10
Ford Ikon
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 2,361/day

26 Feb - 11 Mar
Ford Ikon

Reykjavik car hire directory

All major car rental suppliers in Reykjavik, Capital Region

Dollar

7.6
Good
66 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.1

Europcar

9.6
Wonderful
8 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

9.6

Overall

9.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.5

Value

9.6

Thrifty

8.0
Very Good
7 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.9
Good
4 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

6.7

Budget

7.2
Good
6 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.1

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

7.4

Alamo

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

6.5

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.5

Ice Rental 4x4

4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

4.0

Avis

5.0
Fair
3 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

4.0

Overall

5.0

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

3.0

Quick facts about car hire in Reykjavik

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

Most Popular Agency

Ice Rental 4x4

Popular Car Types

SUV, Intermediate, Standard

Cheapest Rental Car

₹ 11,440

Most Popular Model

Land Rover Discovery Sport
The most popular Reykjavik car rental agency found on momondo this month is Ice Rental 4x4. Other top choices for car rental companies are Europcar and Alamo
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Reykjavik in the past 72 hours: SUV, Intermediate, Standard.
The lowest price for a rental car in Reykjavik is ₹ 11,440/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from ₹ 15,008/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Reykjavik in the past 7 days is the Land Rover Discovery Sport. Our users also prefer the Dacia Duster as an alternative.

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Reykjavik

Below are the most popular hotels in Reykjavik
Eyja Guldsmeden Hotel

Eyja Guldsmeden Hotel

Brautarholt 10-14, Reykjavik, Iceland

1.7 km from city centre

Reykjavik Natura - Berjaya Iceland Hotels

Reykjavik Natura - Berjaya Iceland Hotels

Nautholsvegur 52, Reykjavik, Iceland

1.9 km from city centre

The Reykjavik Edition

The Reykjavik Edition

Austurbakki 2, Reykjavik, Iceland

0.5 km from city centre

Reykjavik Peace Center - Guesthouse

Reykjavik Peace Center - Guesthouse

Vogasel 1, Reykjavik, Iceland

6.8 km from city centre

Hotel Von

Hotel Von

Laugavegur 55, Reykjavik, Iceland

0.9 km from city centre

Fosshotel Reykjavik

Fosshotel Reykjavik

Þórunnartún 1 - Höfðatorg, Reykjavik, Iceland

1.5 km from city centre

Reykjavik Marina - Berjaya Iceland Hotels

Reykjavik Marina - Berjaya Iceland Hotels

Mýrargata 2, Reykjavik, Iceland

0.4 km from city centre

Hotel Odinsve

Hotel Odinsve

Odinstorg Thorsgata 1, Reykjavik, Iceland

0.6 km from city centre

Hilton Reykjavik Nordica

Hilton Reykjavik Nordica

Sudurlandsbraut 2, Reykjavik, Iceland

2.7 km from city centre

Exeter Hotel

Exeter Hotel

Tryggvagata 12, Reykjavik, Iceland

0.3 km from city centre

Grand Hotel Reykjavik

Grand Hotel Reykjavik

Sigtun 28, Reykjavik, Iceland

2.5 km from city centre

Hotel Ísland - Spa & Wellness Hotel

Hotel Ísland - Spa & Wellness Hotel

Armuli 9, Reykjavik, Iceland

3.0 km from city centre

Grandi by Center Hotels

Grandi by Center Hotels

Seljavegur 2, Reykjavik, Iceland

0.7 km from city centre

Víðines Guesthouse

Víðines Guesthouse

Víðinesvegur 30 116, Reykjavik, Iceland

9.8 km from city centre

Alda Hotel Reykjavik

Alda Hotel Reykjavik

Laugavegur 66-68, Reykjavik, Iceland

1.0 km from city centre

Center Hotels Plaza

Center Hotels Plaza

Adalstraeti 4, Reykjavik, Iceland

0.1 km from city centre

Hotel Holt - The Art Hotel

Hotel Holt - The Art Hotel

Bergstadastraeti 37, Reykjavik, Iceland

0.6 km from city centre

Midgardur by Center Hotels

Midgardur by Center Hotels

Laugavegur 120, Reykjavik, Iceland

1.4 km from city centre


Driving with a car hire in Reykjavik - FAQs

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

How much will it cost to rent a car in Reykjavik, Iceland in March?

For a weekend in March, the best deals in Reykjavik start from around ₹ 3,317 up to around ₹ 7,609. For a week-long rental, the lowest price was ₹ 2,701, with more options around the ₹ 7,275 mark.

Is there a fee to cancel my Reykjavik, Iceland car hire?

The majority of the Reykjavik car hire agencies that we partner with do not have a cancellation fee. This means that if your plans change unexpectedly, many car hire centres in Reykjavik such as Dollar, Ice Rental Cars, and Europcar often offer cancellation free of charge based on when you booked.

What is the best type of car to hire in Reykjavik during March?

Renting a Standard in Reykjavik during the month of March is what most travellers prefer. With temperatures averaging 2 °C and precipitation around 50 mm during March, a Standard is more than capable of handling these weather conditions. This is the perfect rental car type for wet roads and above-freezing temperatures. Hiring a Standard in Reykjavik will cost you ₹ 7,253/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Reykjavik, Iceland?

When you hire a car in Reykjavik, you should abide by the city’s 50 km/h speed limit. The speed limits on any suburban roads and highways in Reykjavik are 90 km/h and 90 km/h, respectively. Be on the lookout for posted signage, because these speed limits might change depending on where you are within Reykjavik.

What is the weather like in Reykjavik, Iceland in February?

During the month of February the average temperature in Reykjavik is 0 °C and the expected precipitation is 70 mm. This information is useful for travellers looking for a car hire in Reykjavik.

Is the weather in Reykjavik similar to the rest of Capital Region?

The climate in Capital Region during February is usually 0 °C with an expected 70 mm of precipitation throughout the month. Those looking to hire a car and leave from Reykjavik on a road trip to the surrounding area should take note of this information.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Reykjavik?

Prices for cars in Reykjavik are updated daily.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Reykjavik?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Reykjavik?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Reykjavik. In many EU countries drivers must be 18 years old. As a rule, you’ll need to be 21 to hire a car abroad, and a young driver surcharge may be applied if you are under 25. We recommend reading through the policy of your chosen rental company before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to rent a car in Reykjavik?

To rent a car in Reykjavik, all drivers must present a valid full driving license. If the license is written in a language other than the language of the country of rental, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're renting a car abroad, you may also need to provide evidence of your return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We always recommend that you verify with the specific rental company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Reykjavik?

Using momondo to book a car hire in Reykjavik could save you time and money. momondo searches thousands of car hire websites and locations to provide you with a wide selection of options and cars to choose from.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in Reykjavik?

momondo enables you to find the best car hire deal in Reykjavik by providing useful filters to narrow your search. Filters include, but are not limited to: price, body type, rental company and specific policies that you may want.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Reykjavik with free cancellation?

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

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Reykjavik on momondo?

Yes, momondo has a filter for fair fuel policies on car hire in Reykjavik.

Can I find a car hire in Reykjavik which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

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

Can I search for car hire in Reykjavik with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Unlimited mileage is indeed an option momondo offers on car hire in Reykjavik.


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