Frequently asked questions about renting a car & car rental in Zurich
Which car rental companies are near or in Zurich?
There are over 14 car rental companies in Zurich. Car rental companies such as Europcar West Escher Wyss on Schiffbaustrasse 13, Europcar on Lindenstrasse 33, Thrifty on Stockerstrasse 11, Thrifty on Hardturmstrasse 319, Avis on Letzipark Baslerstrasse 52, Europcar on Josefstrasse 53, Europcar on Badenerstrasse 529, Sixt on Pfingstweidstrasse 3, Avis on Gartenhofstrasse 17, Thrifty on Schulstrasse 44, Dollar on Stockerstrasse 11, Thrifty on Zollstrasse 42, Budget on Gartenhofstrasse 17, Hertz on Zollstrasse 42, etc.
Do I need a credit card for car rental in Zurich?
You can make a booking without a credit card with autoprio.com. Note that, even if you choose to pay by debit card, you will have to provide a valid credit card in the driver’s name at the time of pick-up in Zurich, since the rental agent requires a credit card from which to take the rental deposit. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases American Express.
How can I find car rental near me in Zurich?
Do a search for Zurich. Then take a look at our map of hire car companies to find the best rental cars near you in Zurich from companies such as Thrifty on Stockerstrasse 11, Budget on Gartenhofstrasse 17, Sixt on Pfingstweidstrasse 3, Europcar on Josefstrasse 53, Europcar on Lindenstrasse 33, Avis on Letzipark Baslerstrasse 52, Hertz on Zollstrasse 42, Europcar on Badenerstrasse 529 and others.
What types of car can I rent in Zurich?
The supply of rental cars varies during the season but you can usually rent car types such as 7 seater minivan, small-medium truck-lorry, moped, cargo van, suv, medium suv, convertible, small suv, intermediate elite, special cars, electric cars, minibus, fullsize cars, minivan, economy cars, 5 seater minivan, compact elite, mini elite, luxury elite, standard cars, exotic cars, hybrid cars, jeep, economy elite, intermediate, estate, 9 seater minivan, fullsize elite, compact cars, premium cars, luxury cars, large truck-lorry, mini cars in Zurich with autoprio.com.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Zurich and Switzerland?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars in Switzerland on Autoprio.com were found at Maggiore, King Rent, Nomadcar, Flizzr, Unirent, City Auto Rent, Advantage and Edel And Stark Luxury Fleet. It is usually cheaper to hire a car in Zurich than at the airport. However, it often pays off to compare the price between the airport and nearby cities before booking.
What is the best rental car company in Zurich and Switzerland?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in Switzerland are Budget, Sixt, Thrifty, Enterprise, Hertz, Avis, National and Europcar. The largest companies have offices in the city and at the airport.
Where can I park a car in Zurich?
Long-term parking and short-term parking in parking lots and in parking garages in Zurich are e.g. Bleicherweg on Beethovenstrasse 35, Parkhaus Urania on Uraniastrasse 3, Parkhaus Feldegg on Riesbachstrasse 7, Mömax, Parkhaus Swissôtel und Neumarkt on Nansenstrasse, Parkhaus Zürich West on Förrlibuckstrasse 151, Parkhaus Hardau II on Bullingerstrasse 73, Zentrum Heumoos Garage, Friedhof, Hpg, City Parking on Gessnerallee 14, Parkhaus Hauptbahnhof on Sihlquai 41, Parkhaus Stauffacher Tor, Wirtschaft Ziegelhütte, Bistro, Dübelstein, Örlikerhus, Parkhaus Utoquai on Färberstrasse 6, Jelmoli Parkhaus, Globus, Luis Mis Bellevue Garage, Parkhaus Zürichhorn on Dufourstrasse 142, Octavo on Brown Boveri Strasse 2, Parkhaus Irchel on Winterthurerstrasse 181, Parkhaus Rämibühl on Zürichbergstrasse 12 etc.
Where are there gas and service stations in or near Zurich?
Nearby gas and service stations and petrol stations in or near Zurich are e.g. Migrol Tankstelle Brüttisellen on Zürichstrasse 57, Coop Tankstelle Höngg on Am Wasser 146, ENI Sihltalstrasse, Shell Hardau on Bullingerstrasse 73, Avia Hardturmstrasse, Migrol Service Flurstrasse on Flurstrasse 95, Tankstelle Wyss (Independent) on Talwiesenstrasse 178, BP Balgrist on Forchstrasse 351, Coop Tankstelle Dietlikon, Migrol Service Sihlquai on Sihlquai 155, SOCAR Zur Schmiede on Usterstrasse 44, BP Service Wiedikon on Seebahnstrasse 100, Shell Wallisellen Zentrum, Voegtlin Meyer (Independent), BP Service Wollishofen on Mythenquai 320, BP, Scall (Independent), Shell Wollishofen on Albisstrasse 115, BP Garage Tresch, SOCAR Fällanden on Schwerzenbachstrasse 41, Migrol Tankstelle Milchbuck on Wehntalerstrasse 18, Avia Service Wollishofen, Shell Winzerstrasse on Winzerstrasse 38, Coop, SOCAR Rose Zürich on Limmattalstrasse 159 etc.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location other than Zurich?
Yes, in most cases the car rental company will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location like airports such as Lausanne-Blécherette Airport, St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport, Lugano-Agno Airport, Sion Airport, Geneva-Cointrin Airport, Zurich Airport, Les Eplatures Airport and Bern Belp Airport, instead of Zurich. Autoprio.com will clearly state whether the one-way fee is included in the rental price or what additional cost may arise at the time of booking.
Which optional extras are available in Zurich?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent in Zurich and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked on Autoprio.com: Infant child seat, GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Roof Rack, Wi-Fi Access, Booster seat, Child toddler seat, Luggage racks, Electronic toll pass, Ski Rack, Additional driver, Snow Chain Set and Snow Tyres. Please note that most of the optional extras are not included in the rental price and can be purchased at the time of booking or at the rental desk in Zurich. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Which additional charges could apply in Zurich?
Please note that each car rental agent has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking at Autoprio.com. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: out-of-hours drop-off, border crossing, one-way rentals, young drivers, winter tyres, out-of-hours pick-up and senior drivers. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency in Zurich.
We compare large companies as well as small and find the best price for all types of cars. Compare rental cars and renting of a vehicle from several companies in the city, Zurich in Switzerland.
We have an easy and safe online booking of rental cars. Car rental where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations/amendments up to 24-48 hours before you are supposed to pick up the car. Search and choose destination, search for country, city etc. and choose from the list. Rental cars at Zurich’s train stations (Zürich Wiedikon, Zürich Giesshübel, Zürich Selnau, Zürich Stadelhofen, Zürich Hauptbahnhof (Zürich HB), Zürich HB SZU, Zürich Enge and Zürich Tiefenbrunnen) travel center and airports like Zurich Kloten International Airport 10 km (6 mi), Emmen Military Air Base 36 km (22 mi), Buochs Airport 45 km (28 mi), Sankt Gallen Altenrhein Airport 77 km (48 mi) and Grenchen Airport 88 km (55 mi), ZRH and ports/ferry terminals like Zürich Enge Hafen, Zürich Bürkliplatz, Limmatquai, Storchen, Landesmuseum, Enge, Riesbach, Tiefenbrunnen. We compare these companies in Zurich or in Zurich, Europcar on Josefstrasse 53, Thrifty on Hardturmstrasse 319, Avis on Letzipark Baslerstrasse 52, Dollar on Stockerstrasse 11, Europcar on Badenerstrasse 529, Thrifty on Schulstrasse 44, Avis on Gartenhofstrasse 17, Sixt on Pfingstweidstrasse 3, Hertz on Zollstrasse 42, Thrifty on Stockerstrasse 11, Thrifty on Zollstrasse 42, Budget on Gartenhofstrasse 17, Europcar West Escher Wyss on Schiffbaustrasse 13, Europcar on Lindenstrasse 33.
More about Zurich
Zurich (Zuerich, Zürich) is located in the municipality Zürich District, Zurich kanton, Switzerland and is a city. It is the county seat in the region. It is the 1th largest town/city when it comes to inhabitants in the region and the 1th largest city/district in Switzerland. Winterthur (c. 91,900 pop), St. Gallen (c. 70,600 pop), Lucerne (c. 57,100 pop), Zürich (Kreis 11) (c. 54,300 pop), Zürich (Kreis 3) (c. 46,000 pop) and Zürich (Kreis 9) (c. 44,900 pop) are larger neighboring communities and cities. Whether you are visiting the city Zurich just for one day or for a longer period, there is plenty to do. Read more further down. The town/city is located about 429 MASL (1,407 ft). Zürich (Kreis 3) / Alt-Wiedikon, Freienbach, Langenthal, Schwyz, Wohlen, Cham, Thalwil, Zürich (Kreis 1) / Hochschulen, Zürich (Kreis 1) / Rathaus, Zürich (Kreis 1), Zürich (Kreis 1) / Lindenhof and Zürich (Kreis 7) / Hottingen are small villages, suburbs and communities nearby. With a population of around 341,700 people in 2018. Affoltern am Albis Bahnhof, Flughafen Zürich Bahnhof, Horgen Bahnhof, Bus Station Zürich, Uster Railway Station and Meilen Bahnhof are bus stations and stops nearby. Get some tips on local companies in Zürich District.
Activities, Sights and Attractions
Tips and recommendations in Zurich on activities, museums, experiences, attractions, places, events and destinations you can visit during your trip. Notable churches or cathedrals are Fraumünster, Grossmünster, Church Oberstrass and Church St. Peter which are close by. Fahr Abbey are notable cloisters or monasteries/nunneries close by. Malls like Markthalle Im Viadukt, Sihlcity, Letzipark, Glattzentrum, Puls 5, Neumarkt Altstetten, Center Eleven, Neumarkt Oerlikon, Brunaupark, Wiediker Markt and Coop Stallikon are close by if you want to do some shopping. Close to Zurich there are castles worth seeing such as Ruins Alt Regensberg, Castle Langnau, Burgstelle Sellenbüren, Castle Ruins Wulp, Castle Uitikon, Fort and castle Maur, Ruins Dübelstein (Waldmannsburg), Ruins Manegg, Castle Ruins Friesenberg (Friesenburg), Castle Greifensee, Ruins Schönenwerd and Burgstelle Biberlinsburg.
Compare car hire and cheap van rental in airports nearby
Compare car hire and cheap van rental in airports nearby: Cheap Car Hire Zurich Airport, Cheap Van Rental Bern Belp Airport and Rental Cars Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport. Compare car hire for a day, long term, one year, a whole month, week, weekend or for as many days as you wish in Zurich.
Car rental companies in Zurich, Switzerland
To find the best price we compare following companies Maggiore, City Auto Rent, Alamo, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz, Flizzr, King Rent, Thrifty, Firefly, Sixt, National, Dollar, Edel And Stark Luxury Fleet, Advantage, Avis, Unirent, Nomadcar and Budget in Zurich. You can usually find the largest selection at airports such as Zurich Airport, Bern Belp Airport, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport. The large companies usually have offices adjacent to the airport.
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