Karlsruhe car hire

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Karlsruhe car hire information

Pick-up locationKarlsruhe
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Hire locations48
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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Karlsruhe

  • Car rental in Karlsruhe gives you the unique opportunity of exploring the city's incredible history, beautiful architecture, various parks and cultural sites in the area without trying to figure out the public transport routes to get to the places or paying higher fees to local taxi drivers to take you around. You can also take control of your holiday by going on a few road trips to nearby towns and cities. It's about 45 minutes from Schifferstadt and less than 4 hours from Bonn. You're also less than 4 hours away from Wesseling.
  • Car rental in Karlsruhe from the airport is a convenient option if it's your arrival and departure point. Karlsruhe Airport has 6 different rental car companies on-site at the airport. You can book with Avis, Budget, Europcar, SIXT and Deer E-Carsharing through KAYAK and a company representative will meet you at the airport with your rental car. They will meet you in the Arrival Hall and escort you to your vehicle.
  • Car rental in Karlsruhe, and anywhere else in Germany, is usually a an easy and pleasant experience all round, from picking the car up to driving it across town. The roads are well maintained, and the only problem can be a lack of lighting, especially on motorways. Make sure you're aware of the signposts signalling your speed limit as there are hefty fines for disobeying these. Also be aware that there are low emission zones in Karlsruhe so you won't be able to enter these parts without the relevant sticker. You can find out about the cars that come with these stickers from your rental agency.
  • The most difficult thing about driving in Karlsruhe and other German cities, is the number of cyclists on the roads and the cost of fuel. Many people ride their bikes to work, especially in Karlsruhe, a city committed to lowering emissions. Regardless of where you're driving, you'll need to keep a lookout for cyclists. Paying for fuel can be very expensive in Germany. In addition, be careful not to turn down a one-way street, and there are several intersections where you won't be able to turn left.
  • Book your car hire in Karlsruhe at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Standard car hire in Karlsruhe are around 64% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Karlsruhe

  • How much is the price of fuel in Karlsruhe?

    The average price of fuel in Karlsruhe is R141,07 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 693 and R2 257, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Karlsruhe?

    Standard (Class Commercial Truck or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Karlsruhe.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Frankfurt airport (FRA)?

    Car hire companies onsite at Frankfurt airport include Alamo and Ok Mobility.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Frankfurt airport (FRA)?

    The only car hire company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from Frankfurt airport to off-airport locations is Alamo.

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

    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 Karlsruhe?

    A Standard car hire in Karlsruhe costs R1 190 per day, on average.

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

    An Economy car hire in Karlsruhe costs R958 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Karlsruhe?

    A Mini car hire in Karlsruhe costs R943 per day, on average.

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

    The streets in Karlsruhe are well maintained and wide enough to accommodate all cars, but a smaller car rental in Karlsruhe will be easier to navigate and certainly easier to find parking in the city. One of the things to be aware of is the low emission zones in the city. You cannot enter these areas without a sticker and face large fines if you do so it's a good idea to consider renting a hybrid car or electric car if they're available. You can find out from the company which cars come with the required sticker.

  • What’s the speed limit in Karlsruhe?

    The maximum speed in the city is the same as in the rest of Germany, which you'll need to be aware of to drive anywhere in the country. If you're inside the city limits and in built-up areas, the limit is capped at 50 km/h. There are certain areas where the maximum speed is 30 km/h, such as schools and other areas where kids are known to be. Outside on the urban roads, the limit is usually 100 km/h. If you're on a major motorway, speed limits can go up to 130 km/h.

  • Where are the best places to park in Karlsruhe?

    Several places in the city require a parking permit to park which has a yearly fee that comes with it. Try to find a hotel that offers parking for free to avoid issues with finding parking. There are areas in the city where you won't be able to park if you don't have a permit. There are several on-street parking spots where you'll have to purchase a parking ticket from a nearby machine and estimate how long you'll be, and then place the ticket on your windshield. There are also numerous parking garages, and you'll be given a ticket upon entry that you'll need to pay before leaving, and these tend to be a lot easier.

Karlsruhe car rental reviews and directory

Hertz

10,0

Wonderful

2 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

4 locations in Karlsruhe

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Bannwaldallee 46

+49 721 374040

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

Db Expresschalter

+49 721 374030

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00

Haid-und-neu-str40

+49 721 6272722

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
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Thursday08:00 - 17:00
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Siemens Allee 84

+49 721 5309025

Monday00:00 - 23:59
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10,0 Wonderful

Jan 2024

KAYAK
We only stopped by to inquire about taking our car out of Germany. They explained and handled it quickly. This could have been handled at Frankfurt airport easily if the attendant there was as easy to deal with.

1 out of 1

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

5,6

Cleanliness

5.6

Comfort

5.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.6

Value for money

5.6

One location in Karlsruhe

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Fiduciastr. 2

+49 721 484890

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 - 23:59

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10,0 Wonderful

Aug 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Quick pickup and easy drop off after hours

2,0 Poor

Jun 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Nobody told us that the station is closed at 1800. We landed at 1800 and we found ourselfs with no car and no way to get to our hotel in strashburg. We had to take buses and trains and to rent a new car at anoter place.

8,0 Very Good

Jun 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

Insurance to a different country on top of the price and the spouse is not included as an additional driver.

8,0 Very Good

Aug 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Clean car Flexible since I took the car a few minutes before that was due.

Cons:

- Insurance cost if you cross a boundary is not included. - They didn't really applied the rate that we booked.

6,0 Okay

Aug 2023

KAYAK
Good

2,0 Poor

Jul 2023

KAYAK
They did nota hace any cars available, They say they tried to reach us, but nevera sent me an email We went all the way to the Office and ended Up without car

1 out of 3

Sixt

4,0

Mediocre

1 review

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

5.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.0

Value for money

3.0

4 locations in Karlsruhe

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Bahnhofplatz 1 DB Reisezentrum

+49 89 66060060

Monday06:00 - 20:00
Tuesday06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday06:00 - 20:00
Thursday06:00 - 20:00
Friday06:00 - 20:00
Saturday07:00 - 17:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

Battstr. 2a

+49 721 5307290

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday11:00 - 12:00

Kaiserallee 11

+49 89 66060060

Monday07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday07:00 - 17:00
Thursday07:00 - 17:00
Friday07:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00

Siemensallee 84

+49 89 66060060

Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
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6,0 Okay

Apr 2022

KAYAK
The insurance and price were bit high than expected.

1 out of 1

Europcar

7,9

4 locations in Karlsruhe

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Bahnhofplatz 1

+49 4972 1931550

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Neureuter Strasse 37a

+49 721 464 7150

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Ottostrasse 18

+49 4972 1931550

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Rheinstr. 116

+49 40 520188000

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Avis

7,3

3 locations in Karlsruhe

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Ludwig Erhard Alle 6

+49 721 37280

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00

Neureuterstr 5 - 7

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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Schoemperlenstrasse 14

+49 721 203 8242

Monday07:00 - 17:00
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Friday07:00 - 17:00

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Budget

7,0

3 locations in Karlsruhe

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Battstrasse 2 A

+49 69 710 445 596

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

Ludwig Erhard Alle 6

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00

Neureuterstr 5 - 7

+49 1866 6717282

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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10,0 Wonderful

Dec 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Very good all round

1 out of 1

BUCHBINDER

8,0

Very Good

No reviews available

3 locations in Karlsruhe

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18, Ottostraße, Karlsruhe, Germany

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Ottostrasse 18

+49 203 860510

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Rheinstr. 116

+49 721 950840

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Dollar

6,3

Okay

No reviews available

2 locations in Karlsruhe

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Bannwaldallee 46

+49 721 374040

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

Haid-und-neu-str. 40

+49 721 6272722

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

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Thrifty

6,3

Okay

No reviews available

2 locations in Karlsruhe

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Bannwaldallee 46

+49 721 374040

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

Haid-und-neu-str 40

+49 721 6272722

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

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MEGADRIVE

4,0

Mediocre

No reviews available

One location in Karlsruhe

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Rheinstraße 116b

+49 721 950840

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FLIZZR

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4 locations in Karlsruhe

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84, Siemensallee

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Bahnhofplatz 1 DB Reisezentrum

+49 180 666 6666

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Battstr. 2a

+49 721 530 7290

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Kaiserallee 11

+49 89 6606 0060

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keddy by Europcar

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4 locations in Karlsruhe

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Bahnhofplatz 1

+49 721 931 550

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NEUREUTER STRASSE 37A

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Ottostrasse 18

+49 721 931 550

Monday07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday07:00 - 17:00
Thursday07:00 - 17:00
Friday07:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

Rheinstr. 116

+49 721 950 840

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Sunnycars

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Bannwald-Allee 46

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Fiduciastraße 2

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Haid-und-Neu-Strasse 40

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Ottostrasse 18

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INTERRENT

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3 locations in Karlsruhe

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Borsigstraße 10

+49 721 950840

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Rheinstr. 116

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Rheinstraße 116

+49 721 950 840

Monday07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday07:00 - 17:00
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Thursday07:00 - 17:00
Friday07:00 - 17:00
Saturday07:00 - 17:00
Sunday10:00 - 12:00

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Free2Move

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2 locations in Karlsruhe

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14, Wattstrasse

+49 721 490180

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

21, Heinrich-Wittmann-Str.

+49 721 663380

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00

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Global Rent A Car

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2 locations in Karlsruhe

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Ottostraße 18

+49 721 931550

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

Rheinstr 116

+49 721 950 840

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McRent

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One location in Karlsruhe

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Karlsruhe/baden Gmbh

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Star Car

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One location in Karlsruhe

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Haid - Und Neustraße 40

+49 721 6272722

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14 travellers who hired a car in Karlsruhe gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.8

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