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Birmingham Car Hire

Birmingham Car Hire

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Birmingham car hire information

Pick-up location Birmingham
Car types 4x4, Box truck, Commercial, Compact, Convertible, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Luxury, Mini, Premium, Standard, Van
Hire locations 65
Airport locations 20
Popular agencies Easirent, GREEN MOTION , Europcar, Sixt, Enterprise

Cheap Car Hire in Birmingham

Economy £8/day
Compact £9/day
Intermediate £13/day
Standard £12/day
Full-size £36/day
4x4 £11/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags Economy car in Birmingham easirent
4 Adults, 2 Bags Compact car in Birmingham easirent
5 Adults, 3 Bags Intermediate car in Birmingham avis
5 Adults, 3 Bags Standard car in Birmingham easirent
5 Adults, 2 Bags Full-size car in Birmingham greenmotion
4 Adults, 2 Bags 4x4 car in Birmingham greenmotion
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 24 hours.

Birmingham car hire reviews and directory

From £14/day
Rated no. 1
Enterprise
enterprise
Best rated
8.5 Excellent (12,800 reviews)
9 locations in Birmingham
Enterprise
Locations in Birmingham
1250 Pershore Road
+44 121 459 2530
2134 Coventry Road
+44 121 771 7040
670 Kingsbury Road
+44 121 377 7555
70 High Street
+44 121 506 2750
722 Warwick Road
+44 121 764 5848
9-10 Suffolk Street
+44 121 643 7743
Avenue Road
+44 121 359 5573
Springhill Passage
+44 121 454 5811
Terminal Link Building
+44 121 782 9030
From £17/day
Rated no. 2
Budget
budget
7.4 Good (4,168 reviews)
4 locations in Birmingham
Budget
Locations in Birmingham
17 Horsefair
+44 344 544 9748
Birmingham Internat Airport
+44 344 544 4602
East Car Park Road
+44 344 544 9748
Hodge Hill Tesco Extra
+44 344 544 6658
From £18/day
Rated no. 4
Europcar
europcar
8.0 Excellent (1 review)
6 locations in Birmingham
Europcar
Locations in Birmingham
1 Miller Street
+44 371 384 3476
18-20 Bristol Street
+44 371 384 1127
230 Dudley Road
+44 371 384 3475
Arrival Hall
+44 371 384 3423
Arrivals Hall, Airport Way
+44 371 384 3423
Unit 31 Elmdon Trading Estate
+44 371 384 3476
From £10/day
Rated no. 6
GREEN MOTION
greenmotion
Cheapest deal
Most popular
7.0 Good (28 reviews)
3 locations in Birmingham
GREEN MOTION
Locations in Birmingham
121 Suffolk Street
+44 121 338 0020
7 Washington St
+44 116 296 5088
Birmingham International Airport Station Concourse
0121 296 2980
All GREEN MOTION reviews
GREEN MOTION reviews in Birmingham

Recent reviews

From £10/day
Rated no. 7
Easirent
easirent
2.4 Mediocre (5 reviews)
3 locations in Birmingham
Easirent
Locations in Birmingham
2nd Floor Office, 5 Lower Temple Street
+44 121 516 6505
Crowne Plaza Pendigo Way Birmingham Airport
+44 121 222 0599
Unit 37 Elmdon Trading Estate
+44 121 222 0599
All Easirent reviews
Easirent reviews in Birmingham

Recent reviews

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From £20/day
keddy by Europcar
keddy
7 locations in Birmingham
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Birmingham
1 Miller Street
18-20 Bristol St
+44 371 384 1127
230 Dudley Road, Halesowen
+44 371 384 3475
683 To 687 Stratford Road
+44 871 384 3476
Birmingham Airport
1217825481
Unit 1, Pargat House, Birmingham Road, West Bromwich
Unit 31 Elmdon Trading Estate
+44 371 384 3476
Sunnycars
sunnycars
7 locations in Birmingham
Sunnycars
Locations in Birmingham
18-20 Bristol Street
230 Dudley Road
40 Upper Gough Street
5 Lower Temple Street
Bickenhill Lane
Birmingham Airport
Unit 37 Elmdon Trading Estate
From £14/day
Avis
avis
4 locations in Birmingham
Avis
Locations in Birmingham
17 Horsefair
+44 344 544 6038
East Car Park Road
+44 344 544 6013
Hodge Hill Tesco Extra
+44 344 544 6790
Terminal Building
+44 344 544 6013
From £26/day
Thrifty
thrifty
4 locations in Birmingham
Thrifty
Locations in Birmingham
163 Fordhouse Lane
+44 207 871 1700
163 Fordhouse Lane
+44 121 272 7711
Ncp Newhall Street
+44 121 359 1095
Unit 4c, Matrix Point
+44 121 359 1095
AutoEurope
autoeurope
2 locations in Birmingham
AutoEurope
Locations in Birmingham
Europcar
Europcar Bristol Street
From £23/day
National
national
2 locations in Birmingham
National
Locations in Birmingham
Enterprise Rent A Car
+44 121 643 7743
Enterprise Rent A Car
+44 121 782 9030
From £22/day
Sixt
sixtrentacar
2 locations in Birmingham
Sixt
Locations in Birmingham
Arrivals Hall
+44 844 499 3399
Unit 6, Friston Avenue
+44 844 499 3399
YourRent
yourrent
2 locations in Birmingham
YourRent
Locations in Birmingham
Birmingham Int'l Airport
Birmingham New Street Station
City Car & Truck Rentals
city
1 location in Birmingham
City Car & Truck Rentals
Locations in Birmingham
Birmingham Airport
FLIZZR
flizzr
1 location in Birmingham
FLIZZR
Locations in Birmingham
Arrivals Hall, Airport Way Birmingham Airport
+44 844 499 3399
INTERRENT
interrent
1 location in Birmingham
INTERRENT
Locations in Birmingham
InterRent Cabin Car Rental Car Park
+44 121 460 8146
Practical Car & Van Rental
practicalcarandvan
1 location in Birmingham
Practical Car & Van Rental
Locations in Birmingham
28, Cato Street North
Rhodium
rhodium
1 location in Birmingham
Rhodium
Locations in Birmingham
Arrivals Hall, Airport Way Birmingham Airport
+44 121 460 8146

Car hire locations in Birmingham

Good to know

Most popular agency GREEN MOTION
Most popular car type Compact
Average price £18/day
Good deal £12/day

When to book a hire car in Birmingham

Average daily price per month
Car hire prices as pick-up date approaches
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Top tips for hiring a car in Birmingham

  • Explore the beautiful city of Birmingham and the surrounding English countryside conveniently with your own four wheels during a visit. One of the major attractions not to be missed is the Cadbury Chocolate Factory, which seduces visitors with what many would call the best chocolate in the UK. It is located about a 30-minute drive from the city, so you can easily reach it with your own hire car.
  • Birmingham Airport is located a 30-minute drive from the city center, so opting for a car immediately upon your arrival is the quickest way to get your journey started. The car hire center is located in the arrivals hall next to Costa Coffee and includes agencies like Avis, Sixt, and Europcar, among others. The quickest way into Birmingham center is via the M6.
  • In all of Britain, drivers drive on the left side of the road, which may be confusing at first for travelers coming from countries where traffic stays on the right. One way to make it easier is to rent an automatic car, so the stick shift does not have to be controlled by the left hand. Also, following other cars can be helpful in the beginning. When entering a roundabout, remember to go counterclockwise.
  • During peak hours, which are usually between 8-10 am and 4-7 pm, rush hour can mean innumerable commuters clogging up the city, and waiting times for up to one hour. It is advised to drive to destinations outside this timeframe if possible. Also note that some words differ in the UK from the US. It may be helpful to know that M always abbreviates a motorway (freeway or interstate) and “Yield” is called “Give way” in England.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Birmingham for £12 or less
  • Book your car hire in Birmingham at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport car hire locations in Birmingham are around 91% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Mini car hires in Birmingham are around 68% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Birmingham

How much does it cost to hire a car in Birmingham?

On average a hire car in Birmingham costs £27 per day.

What is the most popular hire car in Birmingham?

Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most frequently booked hire car type in Birmingham.

What is the cheapest hire car agency in Birmingham?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest hire cars were found at Easirent (£7/day), GREEN MOTION (£9/day) and Europcar (£85/day).

What is the best hire car agency in Birmingham?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Birmingham are Enterprise (8.5, 12800 reviews), National (8.2, 3483 reviews), and Sixt (7.5, 1064 reviews).

Which car hire agencies are at the airport: Birmingham Airport (BHX)?

Car hire companies onsite at Birmingham Airport include GREEN MOTION, Easirent, Avis, Sixt, Europcar, Alamo, Enterprise, keddy by Europcar, Hertz and Budget.

Which car hire companies will pick you up at the airport: Birmingham Airport (BHX)?

Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Birmingham Airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Easirent, Avis, Sixt, Europcar, Alamo, Enterprise, keddy by Europcar, Hertz and Budget.

What is the cheapest car hire location in Birmingham?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Easirent Crowne Plaza Pendigo Way Birmingham Airport B33 0JD (11 miles from the city centre).

How can I find hire car agencies near me in Birmingham?

Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best hire cars near you.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Birmingham?

As with most bigger cities, it can be challenging to find a parking spot or zoom in and out of the city with a bulky car. Therefore, a compact economy car is a good choice when visiting Birmingham. A smaller car needs less gas, is easier to navigate, and is also less of a challenge for drivers who are not used to driving on the left side.

What's the speed limit in Birmingham?

Unlike many European countries, England’s speed limits are given in miles per hour. Within the city areas, mostly 20 mph is permitted, while in other built-up areas it is 30 mph. The limit is 60 mph for streets with one lane in each direction and 70 mph on streets with two lanes in each direction and freeways (motorways).

How are gas prices in Birmingham?

Petrol prices in the UK are known to be higher than in many other European countries. The average price for petrol in Birmingham lies around £1.25 per liter (which is about $6.40 per gallon). The cheapest petrol stations are often at Tesco or Sainsbury’s supermarkets. Almost every petrol station in Britain takes credit cards and most of them are also open 24/7, apart from ones in the city center where they might close at 10 or 11 pm.

Where are the best places to park in Birmingham?

On-street parking in Birmingham is usually metered, but free on Sundays. There are also parking lots like the Great Charles Street lot or Markets Multi-Storey Car Park, which are reasonably priced between £4 and £10 (approximately $5.00 to $13.00). The most convenient way for parking your car overnight or for a couple of days is by opting for a hotel with a parking space included.