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Cheap car hire in Birmingham

Mini: £9/day (2 adults, 1 bag)

Economy: £11/day (2 adults, 2 bags)

Compact: £12/day (4 adults, 2 bags)

Intermediate: £16/day (4 adults, 2 bags)

Standard: £21/day (5 adults, 3 bags)

Full-size: £25/day (5 adults, 4 bags)

SUV: £34/day (5 adults, 3 bags)

People Carrier: £39/day (7 adults, 2+ bags)

Premium: £34/day (5 adults, 3 bags)

 Van: £27/day (9 adults, 4 bags)

Luxury: £69/day (5 adults, 3 bags)

Convertible: £57/day (4 adults, 2 bags)




Tips for hiring a car in Birmingham

Hiring a car in Birmingham is a great way to get around the city or

 for onward transport if arriving at the international airport (BHX). Birmingham Airport is the UK’s 7th busiest airport welcoming more than 11 million passengers in 2019, many of whom hire a car direct from the terminal to get into Birmingham town centre or elsewhere in the midlands. As you would expect, all of the UK’s leading car hire companies are well represented in Birmingham with over 12 pick-up locations around the city and 7 car hire companies with desks at the airport including Alamo, Enterprise, Europcar and National.


Like the rest of the UK you drive on the left-hand side of the road in Birmingham. Traffic can get very congested around rush hour and on major roads into and out of the city. The M42 motorway is a good route to circumnavigate the city offering easy access to the M6 motorway to the north and M5 to the south.


Speed limits in Birmingham are in MPH and generally in line with the rest of the UK with increasing numbers of 20mph zones being introduced within and around the city. Motorways around Birmingham are part of a manager motorway network that have variable speed limits and lane closures designated at certain times of day. Speed limits range from 50-70 mph during these times and are rigorously enforced by fixed speed cameras.

FAQs when hiring a car in Birmingham


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


Car hire prices in Birmingham start from as little as £16 per day for an economy class car from Green Motion, hired in November.

Who is the best car hire company in Birmingham?


Hertz are the highest rated car hire company with an average customer rating of 8.6/10 from over 250 customer reviews in the last month.

Which car hire companies are based at Birmingham Airport?


All of the UK’s leading car hire companies are based at airport terminal including Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty.

What is the most popular model of hire car in Birmingham?


Economy and compact class hire cars are the most popular with models such as the Hyundai i10 and Ford Fiesta always popular.

What do I need to hire a car in Birmingham?


You must be at least 21 years old and have held a full driving license for more than 2 years.

How much does it cost to hire a 7 seat people carrier in Birmingham?


7 seater people carrier hire in Birmingham starts from just £39/day based on a 7 day rental in March with Easirent.

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