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Car Rental Cologne

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Popular rental locations in Cologne

The following rental locations are the most popular for renting a car in Cologne

Mini class Cologne

Mini-class vehicles are also sometimes referred to as "little city cars" – which immediately makes clear what they're most useful for: short distances. If you just need a rental car to use in the immediate area, these cars are perfect. A mini-class car is usually the most affordable and economical option. You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Cologne) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Avis.

Economy class Cologne

Do you have an economic mindset? Then go for a rental car in economy class. These cars are slightly bigger than the ones in the mini-class, but it's still easy on the wallet. A car in this class is a great fit for two persons or a small family, but if you want more room or luxury, select a car from a higher class You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Cologne) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Avis.

Compact class Cologne

Compact rental cars: not too big and not too small Enough room for a couple with two children, including luggage. A spacious rental car at an affordable price. Compact rental cars are very popular, so book your car as early as possible because, before you know it, there won't be any cars available in this category. You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Cologne) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Avis.

Intermediate class Cologne

Renting a mid-class car might be a good idea if a compact vehicle is just a tick too small. These cars offer a comfortable ride to a family or group of 4 or 5 people. Storing luggage is also no problem. And mid-class cars barely use any more energy or gas than a compact vehicle. You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Cologne) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Avis.

Standard class Cologne

A standard-class rental car offers extra comfort, with space for a group of 5. These cars are a little smaller than full-size cars, but they're still fairly large cars. A standard-class rental car offers ideal transport across longer distances. You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Cologne) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Europcar.

Full-size class Cologne

A full-size-class rental car not only offers a lot of room, but also luxury and ease. These are the ideal family cars for up to 5 people, making longer trips more comfortable. These cars also have a lot of luggage space. Do reserve your full-size rental car in advance, though, as there is often limited availability. You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Cologne) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Avis.

Rent a luxury car Cologne

Ride like royalty, and rent a car from the most luxe brands, like Audi, BMW, Volvo, or Mercedes. You'll be driving in style, surrounded by an extremely comfortable luxury interior with a car from this category. We can help you find a friendlier price tag in this more expensive class of luxury rental vehicles. You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Cologne) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Avis.

Rent a station wagon Cologne

A station wagon is, per car brand, a roomier version of a hatchback or sedan. This car is also sometimes called an estate car or simply a wagon. They're great vacation cars because they fit a lot of baggage, including all the camping and/or sports equipment you need. We'll help you find a rental station wagon for the best price here. You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Cologne) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Avis.

Rent a van Cologne

Hitting the road with a big family or group of friends? Then you might want to rent a passenger van, offering seating for 5-9 passengers. Practical and fun, and you can drive one using a regular Class B driving license. Traveling with a smaller group, but need a lot of space for extra baggage, such as sports or camping equipment? Then rent a van with a double-cabin. You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Cologne) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Avis.

Renting a convertible Cologne

Fun and freedom, in a convertible! Whether it's for a weekend trip, a destination vacation, or a special day – riding in a rental car with an open roof feels special. Indulge in the ultimate travel experience, with the wind in your hair! If you want to rent a convertible, we'll help you compare rental agencies and prices, with or without insurance. You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Cologne) starting at per day.

Rent an SUV Cologne

SUV stands for Sports Utility Vehicle. It's a great car for vacations because the high seating position lets you enjoy the surroundings more and gives you a better view of the road. This segment includes small, medium-sized and large rental cars, so keep this in mind when renting an SUV. You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Cologne) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Avis.

Rent an electric car Cologne

Car rental agencies are now offering a wider selection of electric cars in almost all the popular classes than ever before. If you've never driven an electric car, you'll have to get used to driving to a charging station instead of the gas station. Keep in mind also that it takes longer to charge a battery than fill a tank of gas. You can rent a car from this class at this destination (Cologne) starting at per day. Rent a car without hassle? Choose our Worry-Free label. You can rent the cheapest car in this class with the Worry-Free label from per day at Europcar.
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Economy
Compact
Intermediate
Standard
Full-size
Luxury
Station wagon
Passenger van
Convertible
SUV
Electric

Car rental companies in Cologne

Below are the car rental companies in Cologne with the best ratings. Compare all ratings and prices of these rental companies in one search.

  • Dollar Rent a Car

    8.4 (3748)
    From € 30 / day
  • Keddy By Europcar

    8.3 (2914)
    From € 21 / day
  • Europcar

    8.2 (7123)
    From € 27 / day
  • National Car Rental

    8 (361)
    From € 55 / day
  • Avis

    8 (5232)
    From € 26 / day
  • Budget

    7.8 (8819)
    From € 24 / day
  • Flizzr

    7.8 (265)
    From € 25 / day
  • Enterprise

    7.8 (1687)
    From € 22 / day
  • Hertz

    7.8 (6033)
    From € 20 / day
  • Alamo

    7.7 (7748)
    From € 34 / day
  • Thrifty

    7.6 (4740)
    From € 21 / day
  • GLOBAL Rent-a-Car

    7.5 (747)
    No rates available
  • Buchbinder

    7.4 (493)
    From € 23 / day
  • Sixt

    7.3 (2823)
    From € 25 / day
  • InterRent

    7.2 (5929)
    No rates available
  • Global Rent a Car

    7 (137)
    No rates available

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When is the best time to book a rental car in Cologne?

Cologne - When is the cheapest time to rent a mini class car?

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Cologne - When is the cheapest time to rent a economy class car?

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Cologne - When is the cheapest time to rent a compact class car?

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Cologne - When is the cheapest time to rent a intermediate class car?

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Cologne - When is the cheapest time to rent a standard-class car?

At this destination (Cologne), August is the cheapest month to rent a standard class car. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day to rent a car. May is the most popular month to rent a standard class car at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Cologne - When is the cheapest time to rent a full-size car?

At this destination (Cologne), January is the cheapest month to rent a full-size class car. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day. May is the most popular month to rent a full-size class car at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Cologne - When is the cheapest time to rent a luxury car?

At this destination (Cologne), January is the cheapest month to rent a luxury class car. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day. May is the most popular month to rent a luxury class car at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Cologne - When is the cheapest time to rent a station wagon?

At this destination (Cologne), January is the cheapest month to rent a station wagon. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day. May is the most popular month to rent a station wagon at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Cologne - When is the cheapest time to rent a SUV?

At this destination (Cologne), January is the cheapest month to rent an SUV. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day. May is the most popular month to rent an SUV at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Cologne - When is the cheapest time to rent a MPV?

At this destination (Cologne), August is the cheapest month to rent an MPV. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day. May is the most popular month to rent an MPV at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Cologne - When is the cheapest time to rent a minivan?

At this destination (Cologne), December is the cheapest month to rent a minibus. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day. May is the most popular month to rent a minibus at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Cologne - When is the cheapest time to rent a sports car?

At this destination (Cologne), April is the cheapest month to rent a sports car. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day. May is the most popular month to rent a sports car at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Cologne - When is the cheapest time to rent a convertible?

At this destination (Cologne), April is the cheapest month to rent a convertible. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day. May is the most popular month to rent a convertible at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Cologne - When is the cheapest time to rent a sedan?

At this destination (Cologne), September is the cheapest month to rent a sedan. The average price is /day. The rest of the year, the average price is /day. August is the most popular month to rent a sedan at this destination, the average price is /day. To ensure a wide selection and the best rates, we advise booking your rental car well in advance. Waiting until the last minute may result in limited options and higher prices.

Car rental companies in and around Cologne

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Car rental locations in Cologne

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Location information for Cologne

Introduction

Cologne was founded by the Romans in 38 BC and is one of the oldest cities in Germany. During World War II the city was heavily bombed, only the characteristic Dom was partly spared. Cologne is also an important art center, the city has no less than 30 museums and hundreds of art galleries.

Population

Cologne has well over 1 million inhabitants, which makes it the fourth largest city in Germany.

Location

The city is situated on both river banks of the Rhine, but the downtown area is located on the west bank of the river. Due to its location on a junction between a continental and an oceanic climate, winter and summer is mild.

Economy

The food and chemical industry and the financial service sector are the most important sectors of the local economy, furthermore many trade shows and exhibitions are organized in the city. The city is also an important media center with the head offices of the radio and television stations Westdeutscher Rundfunk and RTL.

Cologne has one of the largest inland ports of Western Europe, furthermore in the surrounding areas there is a viniculture for wine production and there are several breweries producing the famous Kölsch beer.

Not to forget, Cologne is famous for its water, Eau de Cologne, both the original perfume factory "Farina gegenüber" and the latter competitor "4711" still produce their fragrances in the city.

Airports

To the southeast of the city lies the Köln/Bonn airport (the official name is however Konrad-Adenauer-Flughafen), this airport has flight connections with almost 140 destinations in 39 countries.

Public transport

Cologne has a good public transport network. The subway system is in fact linked with the high speed streetcar network, additionally the city has many bus lines and train connections. The Stadtbahn lines 16 and 18 run across Cologne´s suburbs to reach the final destination, Bonn. There is also a train connection with the international airport.

The unique Rheinseilbahn is an aerial tramway crossing the Rhine River, in six minutes it takes you to the final destination while you enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Traffic and parking

It is not difficult to get your way around Cologne as the city has a system of five beltways. The inner beltway is called "Ring", the next “Innere Kanalstrasse”, followed by the “Gürtel” and the “Militärring” and finally the highway beltway “Autobahnring”.

It is quite hard to find one of the rather expensive parking spaces, nevertheless there is a dynamic information system indicating which parking garages have available spaces. Alternatively you can park your car at the zoo or at he university and continue by public transport.

Like many other German cities the city center is an “Umweltzone" (low emission area) where you are only allowed to enter with a special sticker on your windscreen.

Hotels

Cologne has a large range of hotels to offer, in all price categories. You need to take into account that during special events (such as the yearly Christmas fair) you need to book your room well in advance.

External sources

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Practical information

  • Currency
    Euro
  • Driving direction
    Right
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    100 km/h
  • Language
    German
  • Popular car category
    Economy

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is EasyTerra Car Rental the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

Our rates are all-inclusive. Our reservation department will inform you in advance should additional costs apply. You can always cancel your booking free of charge if you do not agree (this must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the car hire period).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by EasyTerra Car Rental at this location?
  • Dollar Rent a Car
  • Keddy By Europcar
  • Europcar
  • National Car Rental
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Flizzr
  • Enterprise
  • Hertz
  • Alamo
  • Thrifty
  • GLOBAL Rent-a-Car
  • Buchbinder
  • Sixt
  • InterRent
  • Global Rent a Car
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