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Car Rental Hamburg

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Car Rental Hamburg

EasyTerra Car Rental Hamburg is an independent car rental comparison site. Our system compares prices from well-known car rental companies so as a customer you can always reserve your rental car through us at a competitive rate.

Car rental offers in Hamburg

Whether you're looking for a small rental car or a station wagon for the entire family, we will always have a suitable vehicle for the lowest price. Below are some examples from our selection in Hamburg.
  • For example: Kia Picanto
    Mini class
    For example: Kia Picanto
  • Popular category
    For example: Opel Corsa
    Economy class
    For example: Opel Corsa
  • For example: Ford Focus
    Compact class
    For example: Ford Focus
  • For example: Opel Insignia
    Intermediate class
    For example: Opel Insignia
  • For example: Audi A3
    Standard class
    For example: Audi A3
  • For example: BMW 3 Series
    Full-size class
    For example: BMW 3 Series
  • For example: Mercedes-Benz C-Class
    Luxury class
    For example: Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  • For example: Peugeot 308 Estate
    Station wagon class
    For example: Peugeot 308 Estate

Car rental companies in Hamburg

Below are the car rental companies in Hamburg with the best ratings. Compare all ratings and prices of these rental companies in one search.
  • Europcar
    8.3 (6488)
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  • Alamo
    8.1 (7327)
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  • National Car Rental
    8.1 (361)
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  • Keddy By Europcar
    8 (2719)
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  • Avis
    8 (4819)
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  • Buchbinder
    7.8 (488)
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  • Hertz
    7.8 (5595)
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  • Budget
    7.7 (8345)
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  • Sixt
    7.5 (2406)
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  • Enterprise
    7.5 (1580)
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  • Thrifty
    7.4 (4398)
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The rates shown above are per day based on a rental period of at least 7 days. Taxes and additional costs for extras may apply. Please click here for an explanation of these charges.

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Car rental companies in and around Hamburg

If you are looking for a rental car in Germany, but in a city other than Hamburg, please click through to the Car rental Germany page, where you can choose in which city in Germany you want to rent a car.

Car rental locations in Hamburg

EasyTerra Car Rental Hamburg compares prices of car rental companies at the following locations:

Eiffestrasse 420
Friedrich-Ebert-Damm 160
Roedingsmarkt 14
Rothenbaumchaussee 10
Ruebenkamp 41
Stresemann Str. 269
Winsener Strasse 210

Location information for Hamburg


Hamburg is a lively city that owes its prosperity mainly to its port. There are two unique Alster lakes, which were originally intended as water supplies and currently are entertainment and recreation areas. The old storehouses in the so-called Speicherstadt, are now shops, galleries, museums, bars and restaurants.


Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany with 1.8 million inhabitants, it is also a very densely populated area with 2,300 inhabitants per square kilometer. 


Hamburg is located in the north of Germany, 70 kilometers south of the border with Denmark. The city is located in a position where the River Elbe merges with the rivers Alster and Bille. The North Sea is located northwest of the city and the Baltic Sea is situated on the northeast.


The Port of Hamburg is the backbone of the city's economy, it is the second largest port in Europe, after Rotterdam. The reunification of Germany and renewed access to Eastern Europe markets have proven very beneficial as it is by far the fastest growing port of Europe. Additionally there are several shipyards and steel, aluminium and copper producing industries.

Hamburg also is an important center for the aviation industry, Airbus has a large assembling plant in the city. Other important sectors are the media, information and communication technology industries.


The international airport Flughafen Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel lies eight kilometers to the north of the city, in between two beltways that surround the city (R2 and R3) and just along the A7 highway. It is the oldest airport in Germany still in operation. 

Public transport

Public transport is well organized in Hamburg, there are three subway lines (U-Bahn) and nine suburban railroad lines (S-Bahn). The subways are also called Hochbahn (elevated railways) by the Hamburgers as the majority of the net runs on the surface. 

The parts of the city that are not covered by the U-Bahn or S-Bahn network are serviced by an extended bus network, furthermore there are ferry services on the River Elbe. These ferry boats are mainly used by commuters, however, they are also an economic option for tourists to enjoy the city view from the water side.

Traffic and parking

You can easily drive around in Hamburg outside rush hours and on many of the main roads, tourist attractions are clearly indicated.

Parking is relatively expensive, particularly downtown. You can follow the indications of the dynamic parking system to find an available parking space. A color system is used to indicate in which part of the city the parking garages are located, red for the surrounding area of the Mönckebergstrasse, yellow for the Jungfernstieg and surrounding areas and green for the harbor area and the Michaeliskirche.


Hamburg has a large variety of hotels to offer. It should be noted that prices are rather high, even for the simple accommodations. You can get a more economic deal if you book well in advance.

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Practical information

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    100 km/h
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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? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. 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
  • Europcar
  • Alamo
  • National Car Rental
  • Keddy By Europcar
  • Avis
  • Buchbinder
  • Hertz
  • Budget
  • Sixt
  • Enterprise
  • Thrifty
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