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Essen car hires from ₹ 4,184

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Essen with a pick-up date of 3/8 and drop-off date of 7/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Compact₹ 4,228/day
Standard₹ 6,150/day
Premium₹ 11,138/day
Supplier choice₹ 4,184/day
Intermediate estate car₹ 6,350/day
Premium estate car₹ 6,788/day
Compact estate car₹ 6,862/day
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KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Essen

  • Car rental in Essen allows for more flexibility with how you travel compared to alternative modes of transport, such as buses or trains. You can drive directly to your destination with a hire car, which isn’t always the case with public transport. It also allows you to depart at a time suitable for you, rather than abiding by the schedules. For example, you can drive to Wesel in about 45min. This journey via train takes in excess of 1 hour and also requires you to transfer during the trip.
  • Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS) is one of the busiest terminals nearby to Essen, which makes it a great location to collect your vehicle from. At the airport, you will find it easy to locate the car hire branches. For instance, Enterprise can be located in the airport's Arrivals hall, whilst you need to get a free shuttle to the Dollar branch. Your Essen car hire agency will give you the keys to your car after you have completed the required documents, shown identification, and paid.
  • Car rental in Essen is a good idea if you want to explore at your own pace. In general, you’ll find that drivers here are respectful and courteous, which is great for those new to the area. Jaywalking is illegal in Germany; however, you should still drive with care in the centre of the city, as people don’t always adhere to the laws. Cycling is immensely popular in this region of Germany, so remember to check your mirrors regularly, so that you know what’s around you.
  • When driving an Essen hire car, you will find that streets get relatively busy, especially during rush hour when the locals are heading to and from various cities for work. Rush hour is from approximately 8:00 to 9:00 and around 16:00 to 18:00. You can avoid the busiest periods on the road by not driving during these times. One of the streets that can get extremely busy is motorway 224, which goes through the centre of the city. An alternative road to take is a back road such as Westendstraße, which should be less busy.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Essen for ₹ 2,289 or less
  • Book your rental car in Essen at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate rental cars in Essen are around 67% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Essen

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Essen?

    On average a rental car in Essen costs ₹ 2,710 per day.

  • What is the cheapest car hire company in Essen?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Enterprise Rent-A-Car (₹ 4,184/day), BUCHBINDER (₹ 6,150/day) and Sixt (₹ 11,138/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Enterprise Rent-A-Car Friedrichstrasse 25 45128 (1 kilometres from the city centre).

  • How much is the price of fuel in Essen?

    The average price of fuel in Essen is ₹ 606 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a petrol tank costs between ₹ 7,275 and ₹ 9,700, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Essen?

    Intermediate (Skoda Kodiaq or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Essen.

  • Which hire car agencies are at Duesseldorf Intl airport (DUS)?

    Car hire companies onsite at Duesseldorf Intl airport include Sixt, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Europcar and keddy by Europcar.

  • Which hire car agencies will pick you up at Duesseldorf Intl airport (DUS)?

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Duesseldorf Intl airport to off-airport locations include Sixt, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Europcar and keddy by Europcar.

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

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

  • How much does an Intermediate car hire cost in Essen?

    An Intermediate car hire in Essen costs ₹ 3,102 per day, on average.

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

    A Premium car hire in Essen costs ₹ 23,236 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car rental cost in Essen?

    A Compact car rental in Essen costs ₹ 2,624 per day, on average.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Essen?

    On average a car hire in Essen costs ₹ 18,967 per week (₹ 2,710 per day).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car long term for a month in Essen?

    On average a car hire in Essen costs ₹ 81,288 per month (₹ 2,710 per day).

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

    Car rental in Essen is ideal for anyone who wants to travel at their own speed. If you are only driving in Essen and nearby cities, then you won’t need much more than a compact vehicle. These help you to park in tight spaces and also make manoeuvring easier. Whilst the roads in Germany are very good throughout, if you’re going on a longer journey, you might want to boost your comfort with a larger vehicle. For example, an SUV provides you with extra space and a luxurious interior.

  • What’s the speed limit in Essen?

    It’s important that you follow the speed limits when you are driving in Germany, otherwise you might be prosecuted by local authorities. There are also lots of speed cameras in the city. If you are flashed by a camera, your car hire agency will be informed, and they will charge your account and pass your information over to the police. In the city, the upper speed limit is 50 km/h. On country roads, you can’t go faster than 100 km/h, whereas on motorways the maximum speed is 130 km/h.

  • Where are the best places to park in Essen?

    Parking in this city is plentiful, which is great if you’re in a hire car. For example, you can park at the secure and covered Q-Park Am Limbecker Platz. This costs about €5 (around ₹1370) for the whole day. Located in the centre, this is a very convenient place to leave your hire car. Similarly, Parking Garage Kastanienallee is located near to the shops and restaurants and costs about €1.50 (₹136) per hour.

Essen car rental reviews and directory

Sixt

9.0

Wonderful

3 reviews

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

9.0

Value for money

9.0

3 locations in Essen

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Berthold-Beitz-Boulevard 508

+49 89 6606 0060

Monday07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday07:30 - 16:00
Thursday07:30 - 16:00
Friday07:30 - 16:00

Freiheit 3

+49 89 66060060

Monday07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday07:30 - 16:00
Thursday07:30 - 16:00
Friday07:30 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 18:00
Sunday09:00 - 18:00

Ostfeldstr. 9

+49 89 66060060

Monday06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday06:00 - 22:00
Thursday06:00 - 22:00
Friday06:00 - 22:00
Saturday06:00 - 22:00
Sunday06:00 - 22:00

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10.0 Wonderful

Nov 2022

KAYAK
Nothing could be done better but they did hit me with a big excess insurance cost.

1 out of 1

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

9.0

Wonderful

3 reviews

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

9.0

Value for money

8.0

2 locations in Essen

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Friedrichstrasse 25

+49 201 384660

Monday07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday07:30 - 16:00
Thursday07:30 - 16:00
Friday07:30 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday10:00 - 13:00

Fãœrstã„btissinstrasse 18

+49 201 1253895

Monday08:00 - 12:00
Tuesday08:00 - 12:00
Wednesday08:00 - 12:00
Thursday08:00 - 12:00
Friday08:00 - 12:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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keddy by Europcar

10.0

Wonderful

No reviews available

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4 locations in Essen

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Fürstäbtissinstrasse 18

Opening times not available

Lysegang 9

+49 201 24053710

Monday07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday07:30 - 16:00
Thursday07:30 - 16:00
Friday07:30 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00

Ruhrtalstrasse 101

+49 201 849 550

Monday07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday07:30 - 16:00
Thursday07:30 - 16:00
Friday07:20 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 18:00

Schuetzenbahn 65

+49 201 247 540

Monday07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday07:00 - 20:00
Thursday07:00 - 20:00
Friday07:00 - 20:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00

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Thrifty

9.3

Wonderful

No reviews available

One location in Essen

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Bottroper Str. 327

+49 201 176690

Monday07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday07:30 - 16:00
Friday07:30 - 16:00
Saturday07:30 - 16:00

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Europcar

9.2

Wonderful

No reviews available

4 locations in Essen

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Fuerstaebtissinstrasse 18

+49 4920 1681202

Opening times not available

Lysegang 9

+49 40 520188000

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Ruhrtalstr. 101

+49 4920 1849550

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Schuetzenbahn 65

+49 4920 1247540

Opening times not available

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Budget

8.7

Very Good

No reviews available

One location in Essen

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Alfredistrasse 28

Monday07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday07:30 - 16:00
Thursday07:30 - 16:00
Friday07:30 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00

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Avis

7.3

Good

No reviews available

One location in Essen

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Alfredistrasse 28

+49 201 233911

Monday07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday07:30 - 16:00
Thursday07:30 - 16:00
Friday07:30 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00

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Hertz

6.4

Okay

No reviews available

2 locations in Essen

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Am Hauptbahnhof 5

+49 201 837 8490

Monday07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday07:30 - 16:00
Thursday07:30 - 16:00
Friday07:30 - 16:00
Saturday07:30 - 16:00
Sunday10:00 - 13:00

Bottroper Str. 327

+49 201 176690

Monday07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday07:30 - 16:00
Thursday07:30 - 16:00
Friday07:30 - 16:00
Saturday07:30 - 16:00

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Dollar

3.9

Poor

No reviews available

One location in Essen

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Bottroper Str. 327

+49 201 176690

Monday07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday07:30 - 16:00
Thursday07:30 - 16:00
Friday07:30 - 16:00
Saturday07:30 - 16:00

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MEGADRIVE

4.0

Mediocre

No reviews available

One location in Essen

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Lysegang 9

+49 202 24053710

Opening times not available

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Sunnycars

No score available yet

7 locations in Essen

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Alfredistrasse 28

Opening times not available

Bottroper Strasse 327

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Friedrichstraße 25

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Furstabtissinstraße 05

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Gladbecker Str. 18

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Ruhrtalstr. 101

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Schüetzenbahn 65

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BUCHBINDER

No score available yet

4 locations in Essen

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2, Mülheimer Strasse

Opening times not available

Fürstäbtissinstraße 18

+49 201 681202

Monday07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday07:30 - 16:00
Thursday07:30 - 16:00
Friday07:30 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 18:00

Lysegang 9

+49 201 24053710

Opening times not available

Schuetzenbahn 65

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Global Rent A Car

No score available yet

4 locations in Essen

Locations in Essen

2, Mülheimer Strasse

Opening times not available

Fürstäbtissinstraße 18

+49 201 681202

Monday07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday07:30 - 16:00
Thursday07:30 - 16:00
Friday07:30 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 18:00

Lysegang 9

+49 201 2405 3710

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Schuetzenbahn 65

Opening times not available

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FLIZZR

No score available yet

2 locations in Essen

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3, Freiheit

Opening times not available

Ostfeldstr. 9

+49 180 666 6666

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CARO

No score available yet

One location in Essen

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Friedrich-Ebert-Str 86

Opening times not available

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Free2Move

No score available yet

One location in Essen

Locations in Essen

Haedenkampstr. 77

+49 201 31940870

Monday07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday07:30 - 16:00
Thursday07:30 - 16:00
Friday07:30 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 18:00

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INTERRENT

No score available yet

One location in Essen

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Lysegang 9

+49 201 2405 3710

Monday07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday07:30 - 16:00
Thursday07:30 - 16:00
Friday07:30 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 18:00

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Star Car

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One location in Essen

Locations in Essen

Gladbecker Str. 18, Essen

+49 201 747 2820

Opening times not available

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6 travellers who rented a car in Essen gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.1

Car hire locations in or near Essen

Good to know

Most popular agency

keddy by Europcar

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

₹ 2,710/day

Good deal

₹ 2,289/day

When to book a car hire in Essen

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