Cardiff car hire

Cardiff car hire

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Cardiff, WLS, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, WLS, United Kingdom

Cardiff car hire information

Pick-up location Cardiff
Car types Agency’s choice, Commercial, Compact, Compact SUV, Compact estate car, Convertible, Economy, Economy estate car, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Full-size estate car, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Intermediate estate car, Luxury, Luxury SUV, Luxury estate car, Mini, Passenger Van, People carrier, Premium, Premium SUV, Premium estate car, Special SUV, Standard, Standard SUV, Standard estate car
Hire locations 27
Airport locations 9
Popular agencies Sixt, Avis, Budget, Firefly, Europcar

Cheap car hire in Cardiff

Economy £12/day
Compact £12/day
Intermediate £16/day
Standard £17/day
Full-size £50/day
People carrier £23/day
Mini £11/day
Premium £17/day
Passenger Van £12/day
Luxury £30/day
Premium SUV £52/day
Commercial £13/day
Agency’s choice £15/day
Intermediate SUV £17/day
Compact SUV £17/day
Standard estate car £19/day
Compact estate car £24/day
Intermediate estate car £29/day
Economy estate car £33/day
Standard SUV £36/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags
Economy car in Cardiff
firefly
4 Adults, 2 Bags
Compact car in Cardiff
firefly
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Intermediate car in Cardiff
avis
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Standard car in Cardiff
avis
5 Adults, 2 Bags
Full-size car in Cardiff
sixt
5 Adults, 3 Bags
People carrier car in Cardiff
avis
2 Adults, 2 Bags
Mini car in Cardiff
firefly
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Premium car in Cardiff
avis
4 Adults, 2 Bags
Passenger Van car in Cardiff
budget
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Luxury car in Cardiff
budget
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Premium SUV car in Cardiff
sixt
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Commercial car in Cardiff
budget
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Agency’s choice car in Cardiff
avis
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Intermediate SUV car in Cardiff
budget
4 Adults, 2 Bags
Compact SUV car in Cardiff
budget
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Standard estate car car in Cardiff
avis
4 Adults, 2 Bags
Compact estate car car in Cardiff
greenmotion
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Intermediate estate car car in Cardiff
easirent
2 Adults, 2 Bags
Economy estate car car in Cardiff
sixt
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Standard SUV car in Cardiff
easirent
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 24 hours.

Cardiff car hire reviews and directory

From £36/day
Rated no. 1
Enterprise
enterprise
Best rated
8.5 Excellent (12,811 reviews)
3 locations in Cardiff
Enterprise
Locations in Cardiff
45 Penarth Road
+44 292 038 9222
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Enterprise House
+44 292 038 9222
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Ipswich Road
+44 292 047 2800
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
All Enterprise reviews
Enterprise reviews in Cardiff

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From £21/day
Rated no. 2
Hertz
hertz
7.8 Good (2 reviews)
2 locations in Cardiff
Hertz
Locations in Cardiff
Bessemer Road
+44 292 022 4548
Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday
Cardiff Airport
+44 144 671 1722
Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday
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Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent
15 May 2018
Better signage at LGW
Pros: Pickup service was excellent. Car great. Mileage very good.
Cons: Hertz rep explained that because Hertz is the only rental agency at LGW North, the airport authorities will not allow more rental return signage. Follow the specific instruction given by the Sofitel porters in the layby.
7.6 Good
19 Apr 2017
No where to return the car.
Pros: The gentleman who I gave the car to was very helpful. He helped order me a taxi after and was very nice.
Cons: There wasn't anywhere to park the car. They didn't have a parking lot or any designated places for returning cars. It was very frustrating. I didn't like that even though I prepaid for a full tank of gas, I didn't get any money back when I returned it more than half full. Felt a little cheated there.
From £15/day
Rated no. 3
Europcar
europcar
7.6 Good (1 review)
3 locations in Cardiff
Europcar
Locations in Cardiff
8 - 9 Newport Road
+44 371 384 3486
8&9 Dominion Way Industrial Estate
+44 371 384 3486
Car Hire Centre
+44 371 384 3404
  • 6.0
  • 10.0
  • 6.0
  • 6.0
  • 10.0
Recent reviews
7.6 Good
15 Jun 2019
Pros: The staff was kind and helpful
Cons: The confirmed car wasn’t available
From £10/day
Rated no. 4
Easirent
easirent
Cheapest deal
Most popular
6.4 Good (1 review)
1 location in Cardiff
Easirent
Locations in Cardiff
Holiday Inn Express
+44 144 650 0810
  • 6.0
  • 8.0
  • 6.0
  • 6.0
  • 6.0
Recent reviews
6.4 Good
31 Jul 2017
Cardiff Airport
Pros: Vehicle was as specified - not a substitute - which was important as we would not have coped with a different vehicle or smaller minivan. Most of the large Car Rental chains do not offer the larger minivans (Galaxy, Sharan, Alhambra) and visitors from USA will be surprirzed at how relatively small a UK minivan is as offer by the standard chains.
Cons: Off Airport locations means calling the hotel or Easirent as no shuttle exists. Large credit card down payments and insurance options a surprise. Deposit for potentially no returning with a full tank a surprise.
Sunnycars
sunnycars
5 locations in Cardiff
Sunnycars
Locations in Cardiff
Airport
Bessemer Road
Morrisons Supermarket
Newport Road
Port Road, Holiday Inn Express
From £14/day
keddy by Europcar
keddy
4 locations in Cardiff
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Cardiff
8-9 Dominion Way Industrial Estate, Newport Road
+44 371 384 3486
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 16:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Cardiff Central Station
+44 371 384 3485
Instore Morrisions Super market
Short Stay Car Park Cardiff International Airport
08713843404
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:30
Sunday16:00 - 22:30
From £15/day
Avis
avis
2 locations in Cardiff
Avis
Locations in Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
+44 344 544 6047
Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
Sunday
The Vale of Glamorgan
+44 344 544 6006
Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday06:30 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday06:30 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
Saturday09:30 - 23:00
Sunday09:00 - 17:00
From £17/day
Budget
budget
2 locations in Cardiff
Budget
Locations in Cardiff
14-22 Tudor Street
+44 344 544 8478
Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
Sunday
Cardiff International Airport
+44 344 544 6006
Monday09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday06:30 - 18:00
Wednesday09:00 - 18:00
Thursday06:30 - 18:00
Friday09:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 17:00
Sunday09:30 - 17:30
YourRent
yourrent
2 locations in Cardiff
YourRent
Locations in Cardiff
Cardiff International Airport
Cardiff Rail Station Office
From £14/day
Firefly
firefly
1 location in Cardiff
Firefly
Locations in Cardiff
Bessemer Road
+44 292 022 4548
Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
INTERRENT
interrent
1 location in Cardiff
INTERRENT
Locations in Cardiff
10 Dominion Way Industrial Estate
+44 371 384 3486
Thrifty
thrifty
1 location in Cardiff
Thrifty
Locations in Cardiff
Unit 8 Hadfield Rd
+44 292 022 7808
Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30
Saturday08:30 - 12:30
Sunday
4 travellers who hired a car in Cardiff gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.4

Car hire locations in or near Cardiff

Good to know

Most popular agency

Easirent

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

£20/day

Good deal

£14/day

When to book a car hire in Cardiff

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Top tips for hiring a car in Cardiff

  • The expansive countryside and beautiful views are some of the main attractions that Cardiff and Wales offer to visitors. Undeniably, driving offers one of the best ways to enjoy both of those attractions. It is highly recommended that visitors to Cardiff rent a car with this in mind so that they, too, can take the chance to explore the Welsh landscape for themselves.
  • For travelers landing at Cardiff Airport, the airport’s hire car counters are located both in the main terminal’s Arrivals Hall and just outside in the main parking lot.
  • Drivers should note that in Cardiff, and in Wales in general, signaling to other drivers via waves and nods is expected on the road. This is partly because of the small town vibe and culture, but there is also just a local emphasis on being polite. So, when you encounter another car on a narrow road, expect that you may have to stop to let them pass -- and both parties are expected to wave and acknowledge each other.
  • Cardiff has a moderate amount of rush hour traffic during the work week, with the morning rush hour typically running from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. As for the afternoon and evening rush hour period, it usually lasts starts up at around 4:00 p.m. and slows down at around 6:00 p.m. Two of the roads that are hit hardest by congestion during rush hour are St Mary Street and the A4161. Drivers are advised to skirt around both, if possible, during peak traffic hours.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Cardiff for £14 or less
  • Book your car hire in Cardiff at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport car hire locations in Cardiff are around 40% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Mini car hires in Cardiff are around 56% cheaper than other car types, on average

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