Basel

Cheap Car Rentals in Basel from C$ 45

Basel, Switzerland
7 Mar — 14 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Basel, Switzerland
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Basel car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Basel. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

Most popular company

HERTZ

Price of gas per litre

C$ 2.76

Average price per day

C$ 87

Cheapest price per day

C$ 45

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Basel?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Basel and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

January

C$ 67

February

C$ 74

March

C$ 74

April

C$ 80

May

C$ 85

June

C$ 88

July

C$ 108

August

C$ 94

September

C$ 75

October

C$ 70

November

C$ 67

December

C$ 99

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Basel is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Basel

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Basel and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

There are currently 55 rental locations operating in Basel spread across 22 car rental agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to rent in Basel is medium car at C$ 45 a day. Below are all the 6 car types available for renting in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Economy

Economy

C$ 47+

Compact

Compact

C$ 53+

Intermediate

Intermediate

C$ 45+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

C$ 114+

Premium

Premium

C$ 79+

Compact station wagon

Compact station wagon

C$ 44+

Intermediate station wagon

Intermediate station wagon

C$ 50+

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

C$ 61+

Compare available car types for rental in Basel

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Basel to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

Small cars

C$ 60 - C$ 105

All Car Types

C$ 74 - C$ 134

To rent a small car in Basel, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of C$ 80/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Basel, Switzerland (~C$ 60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~C$ 105/day). In fact, October is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Basel. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Basel, renting a small car saves you 19% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Basel small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Basel, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of C$ 105/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Basel, Switzerland (~C$ 52/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~C$ 165/day). In fact, April is about 51% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Basel. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Basel, renting a medium car is 6% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Basel medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Basel, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of C$ 131/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Basel, Switzerland (~C$ 77/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~C$ 344/day). In fact, May is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Basel. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Basel, renting a large car is 24% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Basel large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Basel, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of C$ 82/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Basel, Switzerland (~C$ 68/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~C$ 135/day). In fact, March is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Basel. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Basel, renting a SUV saves you 18% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Basel SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Basel, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of C$ 151/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a van in Basel, Switzerland (~C$ 73/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~C$ 344/day). In fact, May is about 52% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Basel. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Basel, renting a van is 35% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Basel van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Basel, Switzerland, you would pay an average price of C$ 120/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Basel, Switzerland (~C$ 118/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~C$ 344/day). In fact, May is about 2% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Basel. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Basel, renting a luxury car is 17% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Basel luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Toyota YarisC$ 47/day
2
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A/C
Toyota Yaris
Honda CivicC$ 53/day
4
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A/C
Honda Civic

Top rental agencies in Basel

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Basel known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Basel. Reviews were last updated on 29 February 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Basel, including Europcar, Sixt and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Europcar

8.8
Very good
6 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

9.2

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

8.0

Sixt

8.8
Very good
10 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.6
Very good
4 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

7.3

Alamo

8.2
Very good
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

7.7

Dollar

8.1
Very good
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

6.5

Hertz

7.6
Good
9 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

6.9

Thrifty

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.6

Budget

7.2
Good
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

9.0

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

6.5

Best Basel car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Basel. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Basel with an average daily rate of C$ 78. Data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
The best prices on car rentals in Basel we've found at this time. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
Nissan SylphyC$ 45/day
5
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A/C
Nissan Sylphy
Toyota YarisC$ 47/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Nissan VersaC$ 53/day
4
M
A/C
Nissan Versa

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Basel, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 29 February 2024.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Basel?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 87/day when booking a rental car in Basel. The best deal a user found was for C$ 50/day from Europcar, booked on Feb. 25.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Basel?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Basel from the following companies over the past two weeks: Sixt (C$ 44/day), Dollar (C$ 53/day), and Hertz (C$ 56/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Basel?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Thrifty (10.0 rating), Europcar (8.8 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.6 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Basel.

What are gas prices like in Basel?

The average gas price in Basel is C$ 2.76/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 124 and C$ 179 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Basel for a week from Hertz?

Renting a car in Basel for a week can be a great option for travel. Hertz, the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around C$ 540/week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Basel for the best price?

Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 38% to make it a great deal in Basel. Try to book at least 7 days prior to when you need the car rental to close on a rate below the average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Basel?

Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Basel.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Basel for a month?

Prices can be as low as C$ 2,314 if you consider booking with Europcar. That price represents savings of 50% compared to the Basel average. The monthly cost of a car rental in Basel is on average C$ 2,314 (C$ 77/day).

How much is a car rental in Basel for a weekend?

C$ 0 is typically the average cost for a rental car for the weekend in Basel, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when travelling to Basel, then opt for a Compact station wagon rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of March, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as C$ 76/day.

What car do most people rent in Basel?

The most popular car to rent while in Basel is the Volkswagen Polo, which is a Economy vehicle.

Luxury car rentals in Basel

Find luxury car rental deals in Basel from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Basel cost an average of C$ 244 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
Check out some of the best deals we've found on luxury car rentals in the Basel area. Before completing your reservation, make sure the deal you've selected matches your car rental needs and budget.
Audi A4C$ 115/day
5
2
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A/C
Audi A4
Chrysler 300C$ 115/day
5
M
A/C
Chrysler 300
Chrysler 300C$ 146/day
5
M
A/C
Chrysler 300

Van rentals in Basel

Find van rental deals in Basel from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Basel cost an average of C$ 258 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
Have a look at some of the best options for renting a car in Basel we've found at this time. To provide you with as many options as possible, we're constantly adding new deals so check back soon if you're not finding the one right for you.
Toyota SiennaC$ 127/day
5
5
M
A/C
Toyota Sienna
Toyota SiennaC$ 129/day
5
5
M
A/C
Toyota Sienna
Dodge Grand CaravanC$ 197/day
5
M
A/C
Dodge Grand Caravan

Car rentals by fuel type in Basel

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Basel. Deals were last updated on 29 February 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Basel. There is currently 1 fuel type to choose from.

Electric

Electric

C$ 54+

Airport car rentals in Basel
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