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Dundee car hire

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KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Dundee

  • Hire a car and discover everything Dundee has to offer with the flexibility to choose when, where and how you want to do it. Car hire in Dundee gives you the option to explore the areas surrounding the city while you’re there. Sites like Powrie Castle and Broughty Ferry beach are only a short drive away. You can even take the time to travel further afield. Edinburgh and Aberdeen are reachable in approximately 1h 30min and you get to take in the unforgettable Scottish countryside on the way.
  • There are multiple car hire firms located in and around the centre of Dundee. Arnold Clark, Enterprise and Hertz all house an extensive collection of quality vehicles to choose from and you’ll be on the road in no time. If you’re coming from Dundee airport, companies can provide a shuttle service to their site in the city. This takes around 15min and you can pick up your Dundee car hire from there.
  • Dundee is a relatively small town with roads that can be narrow and a little tricky to navigate. There is the option to add a sat nav to your booking to help guide you through the one-way systems and avoid the central pedestrian zone. That being said, roads in Dundee are generally quieter than larger cities like Glasgow or Edinburgh. Being a coastal city, the wind can be strong (especially on the Tay Road Bridge) and the weather unpredictable, which is something to bear in mind when choosing your car hire in Dundee.
  • Thankfully, Dundee boasts some of the fastest moving traffic in the UK during rush hour, yet you still may want to avoid Kingsway during peak periods of 8:00–9:00 and 17:00–18:00. The winter season is usually cold and often brings ice and heavy snow to the roads around Dundee. Outside the city centre and up in the highlands can be particularly hazardous thanks to steep hills and irregular use.
  • Book your rental car in Dundee at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Standard rental cars in Dundee are around 40% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Dundee

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Dundee?

    If you plan on driving in and around the city, a compact economy vehicle will suit the narrow streets and city traffic while being lighter on fuel. For adventures further afield with the family in tow, a sturdy 4x4 could be better for comfort and safety, especially in wet weather and snow. On business trips, opt for a sleek saloon.

  • What’s the speed limit in Dundee?

    Certain areas in Dundee, such as The Glens and Douglas, are strict 20mph zones, so watch out for signs when you’re driving in the centre to avoid an unwelcome fine. You’ll more than likely head down Kingsway at some point during your visit, which has a 40mph limit and speed cameras to watch out for. The national limit on motorways and dual carriageways is 70mph, although you’ll have to keep an eye out for average speed checks, which are common throughout Scotland.

  • Where are the best places to park in Dundee?

    The centre of Dundee is home to plenty of multi-storey car parks, including Discovery Quay Car Park next to the V&A museum and Nethergate opposite the train station. There are around 530 on-street parking spots and charging hours are from 8:00–20:00, Monday to Sunday, so it shouldn’t be too difficult to find a spot no matter when you’re visiting. The cost varies between locations, but you can expect to pay around £3 per hour in the city centre.

  • How much is the price of fuel in Dundee?

    The average price of fuel in Dundee is ₹ 594 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a petrol tank costs between ₹ 7,126 and ₹ 9,501, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Dundee?

    Standard (Skoda Superb or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Dundee.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Dundee?

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

  • How much does a Standard car hire cost in Dundee?

    A Standard car hire in Dundee costs ₹ 5,406 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in Dundee?

    An Economy car hire in Dundee costs ₹ 4,819 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Premium car hire cost in Dundee?

    A Premium car hire in Dundee costs ₹ 13,552 per day, on average.

Dundee car rental reviews and directory

Arnold Clark

8.0

Very Good

2 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.0

Value for money

8.0

3 locations in Dundee

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40 Balfield Road, Dundee, DD3 6AH

+44 1382 225382

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Dundee Airport

+44 138 222 5382

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East Dock Street

+44 138 222 5382

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6.0 Okay

May 2023

KAYAK
Our original car, Peugeot 2008 was mechanically faulty. The clutch broke and caused the car the inability to move 15/20 minutes after picking up the vehicle. Lots of smoke etc. We were on a motorway at the time, No verge so a dangerous area to stop, we called recovery and after an hour a tow truck was sent, We returned to our pick point and eventually were given a new vehicle, We are from overseas. This did cause some distress to me ( the driver). Also having to pay £65 to return the car to a different location a half hour away was I thought an unnecessary expense.

10.0 Wonderful

Jul 2022

KAYAK
Very friendly and efficient staff. Car was in excellent condition and clean. An excellent experience.

1 out of 1

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.8

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

8.0

2 locations in Dundee

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131 Seagate

+44 1382 205040

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

21 Kinnoull Road

+44 1382 275695

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00

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8.0 Very Good

Sep 2023

KAYAK
Cars and service at counters great. Roadside assistance in Scotland strange. Flat tire. They don’t fix but tow.

8.0 Very Good

Jan 2023

KAYAK
The staff was friendly, easy access

10.0 Wonderful

Jul 2022

KAYAK
Convenient location, friendly and helpful staff. The car was also in great shape and clean. All in all, and excellent experience.

2.0 Poor

May 2022

KAYAK
I booked the car through your site weeks ago. When I got there after traveling all day, they had no cars! The agent said that Kayak does not communicate with them regarding availability. This is unconscionable. My family and I were stranded in the middle of the City with all of our luggage. You will be hearing more. Fix your business model for goodness sake otherwise you will fail. This behavior is appalling. Kayak again? Hell no!

1 out of 2

Budget

7.6

Good

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One location in Dundee

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22 Old Glamis Road

+44 344 544 9742

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00

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Europcar

6.6

Okay

No reviews available

3 locations in Dundee

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45-53 Gellatly Street

+44 371 384 3452

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45-53 Gellatly Street

+44 371 384 3452

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Dundee Airport

+44 371 384 3452

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Hertz

6.0

Okay

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One location in Dundee

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18 Marketgait

+44 138 222 3711

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keddy by Europcar

2.0

Poor

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3 locations in Dundee

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45-53 Gellatly Street

+44 371 384 3452

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00

Dundee Airport

+44 138 245 5505

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Dundee

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Thrifty

2.0

Poor

No reviews available

One location in Dundee

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Unit 1, Kingsway Park

+44 1382 621169

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30

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Free2Move

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2 locations in Dundee

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2 Jack Martin Way

Monday08:00 - 17:0000:00 - 00:00
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Thursday00:00 - 00:0008:00 - 17:00
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Sunday11:00 - 23:5900:00 - 00:00

Balfield Road

+44 1382 599845

Monday13:00 - 16:0008:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:0013:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:0013:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:0013:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 17:0013:00 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:0013:00 - 16:00

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Sunnycars

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One location in Dundee

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Riverside

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8 travellers who rented a car in Dundee gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.7

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Most popular car type

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Dundee car hire information

Pick-up locationDundee
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Hire locations17
Airport locations4