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Where to Rent a Car in Budapest

March 28th, 2024

If you're wondering where to rent a car in Budapest, we've got you covered! Whether you're looking to rent a car for a cross-city jaunt, or a long weekend away, Budapest has plenty of options to get you on the road. Grab your license and credit card, and let's go!

Classic Rental Companies

Hungary has so much to see - it's no wonder you want to rent a car! Maybe you want to take yourself on a self guided wine tour around Hungary, or maybe you're headed down to Lake Balaton for some fun in the sun. Some of the classic rental car companies with locations in the city and at the airport are:

- Sixt

- Klass Wagen

- Avis

- Hertz

- Europcar

Budapest Car Sharing

Maybe you're looking for car rental in Budapest simply because you want to get from one side of the city to the other. If that's the case, take advantage of the different car sharing services! You can pay by the minute, or even rent a car for up to 72 hours for a fixed price. For many of the companies, there is no brick-and-mortar rental spot - you just need to park your car somewhere within its company's service area once you're done!


With MolLimo you can choose, reserve, and unlock your car through their app! A sample of their rates are:

- Daily rental from 10,000huf (app. € 30) per day

- From 60huf (€ .15) / minute

- Airport fee: 1990huf (€ 5.50) added onto your total trip


For those with sustainability on the brain, GreenGo fills an eco-friendly place in the rental car market by adding a fleet of electric cars to Budapest. Book your car through their app! A sample of their rates are:

- 65huf (app. € .20) / minute

- Daily rental from 10,490huf (app. € 30) per day

BlaBla Car

As opposed to renting a car of your own (especially if you don't have an international driver's license), BlaBla Car offers an easy way for you to find a carpool. Input your destination and see who else is going your way (and how much you should contribute towards the trip). It's carpooling made easy. And who knows ... maybe you'll even meet a new friend!

If you're looking for other intra-city fashion of transport around Budapest, also check out Mol Bubi bikes, Lime scooters, or Budapest's reliable public transport.

No matter where you're headed, we hope this article sends you in the right direction for renting a car in Budapest. Have fun and hit the road!