The phrase "car journey" suggests a long hard road, but in reality, everything is much easier. In Budapest, you may rent a car right on the spot and enjoy driving along beautiful city streets and suburban highways, and then just drop it off at the airport. Only with a car you will see Budapest the way it is open to locals and you will become a part of it without any restrictions. You may take long stops in places you like, or pass by those ones that are uninteresting to you, even if thousands of tour guides think otherwise. It is exclusively your trip; make it unforgettable.
A viable car, a massive 4x4, or a hasty hatchback, choose the car you need to calculate the rental cost.
An important detail! Please note that the price for the same car may differ by 20 - 30% depending on the car rental point.
Please note that drivers under 25 and over 70 are often less trusted at the provider's office and are subject to an extra payment when renting. The policies of your car rental company may be found on our website in the Age Restrictions section.
Use navigator's tips to plan the amount of fuel and route. Cars-scanner also advises you to always carry a small fuel canister so that the empty tank does not catch you out a long way from the nearest petrol stations. Approximate prices for fuel:
There are several toll roads in Budapest. It is convenient and inexpensive to use them. Pay by cash or card.
We care about your budget and in conjunction with rental companies of the city of Budapest, we regularly make deals and launch special offers. Start monitoring prices for dates you are interested in right at the beginning of planning your trip, so you have a better chance to rent a car with the maximum benefit. The most reasonable time is 2-4 months before the start of the rental time within normal periods and 3-6 months within the high season.
Car prices may change daily. To get a fixed price, book in advance. In the case of cancellation of the trip, you may cancel your car rental free of charge, what is most important is to do it no later than 24 hours before the trip.
Do you want to take a car and visit several countries at once? Consult the Border Crossing section in advance in order to know exactly which borders allow crossing.
Local rental companies of Budapest may require you to provide an international driving licence.
You may find the cancellation form on our website. Standard conditions provides the following cancellation rules:
Please note that some special offers may change the cancellation policy; carefully read the terms and conditions to plan your vacation well.
All the rumours that travelling across Budapest by car are over exaggerated. Of course, there are difficulties with parking, but everything is solvable, moreover, the quality of the road surface is excellent. Plus there are minor traffic jams, and quite reasonable speed limits. Particularities:
Carefully follow the information on the road signs; sometimes the allowed speed is reduced for some local reasons.
To ensure your rental is the most comfortable, we always recommend a full insurance policy. You may do this either on our website or directly at the rental company office.
Carefully read the insurance document; therein, you will find information about what it covers, and how to proceed if an occurrence happens after all.
|Car rental company||Car class||Apx. Deposit amount|
|Mini / Economy||200-400 £|
|Compact / Standard||400-800 £|
|Fullsize / Premium||700+ £|
|Mini / Economy / Compact||150-500 £|
|Standard / Estate||300-700 £|
|Fullsize / Premium / SUV||700+ £|
|Mini / Economy||250-500 £|
|Standard / Estate||300-750 £|
|Fullsize / Premium / Minivan||600+ £|
|Compact / Standard / Estate||300-700 £|
|Fullsize / Premium / Cabrio||550+ £|
|Mini / Economy||250-600 £|
|Compact / Standard||400-900 £|
|Fullsize / Premium||500+ £|
To find out the possibility and cost of returning a rented car in another city, check the box "return to another place" and search for options. In the search results, only those rental companies will be displayed that allow you to return cars to another location. The price indicated on our website already includes the one-way tariff.