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Pick-up location Barcelona
Car types 4x4, Compact, Convertible, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Luxury, Mini, Premium, Standard, Van
Hire locations 119
Airport locations 29
Popular agencies Sixt, Avis, Europcar, Alamo, Goldcar Rental SP

Cheap car hire in Barcelona

Economy $23/day
Compact $26/day
Intermediate $33/day
Standard $44/day
Full-size $70/day
4x4 $31/day
Mini $22/day
Premium $70/day
Van $35/day
Luxury $79/day
Convertible $71/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags Economy car in Barcelona europcar
4 Adults, 2 Bags Compact car in Barcelona europcar
5 Adults, 3 Bags Intermediate car in Barcelona europcar
5 Adults, 3 Bags Standard car in Barcelona alamo
5 Adults, 2 Bags Full-size car in Barcelona sixt
2 Adults, 2 Bags 4x4 car in Barcelona goldcar
2 Adults, 2 Bags Mini car in Barcelona avis
5 Adults, 5 Bags Premium car in Barcelona avis
4 Adults, 2 Bags Van car in Barcelona goldcar
5 Adults, 5 Bags Luxury car in Barcelona sixt
2 Adults, 2 Bags Convertible car in Barcelona sixt
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Barcelona car hire reviews and directory

From $114/day
Rated no. 1
Alamo
alamo
Best rated
8.7 Excellent (6,582 reviews)
3 locations in Barcelona
Alamo
Locations in Barcelona
Calle De Muntaner 45
+34 933 230 701
Monday08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday08:00 - 20:00
Thursday08:00 - 20:00
Friday08:00 - 20:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
Carrer Rivadeneyra, 3
+34 935 210 025
Monday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
Enterprise Rent A Car
+34 934 910 189
Monday07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday07:00 - 23:00
Thursday07:00 - 23:00
Friday07:00 - 23:00
Saturday07:00 - 23:00
Sunday07:00 - 23:00
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Alamo reviews in Barcelona

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From $18/day
Rated no. 2
Budget
budget
7.4 Good (4,227 reviews)
4 locations in Barcelona
Budget
Locations in Barcelona
Aeropuerto De Barcelona T1 T2
+34 902 108 495
Monday00:00 - 01:30
07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 01:30
07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 01:30
07:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 01:30
07:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:30
07:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 01:30
07:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 01:30
07:00 - 23:59
C/ Rector Triador N 104
+34 902 110 293
Monday07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday07:00 - 23:00
Thursday07:00 - 23:00
Friday07:00 - 23:00
Saturday08:00 - 21:00
Sunday08:00 - 21:00
Corcega 293/295
+34 902 110 275
Monday08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday08:00 - 21:00
Thursday08:00 - 21:00
Friday08:00 - 21:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 13:00
Pallars, 457
+34 933 031 066
Monday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
Sunday
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long line
took a few minutes
great service
car smelled
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From $24/day
Rated no. 3
Europcar
europcar
7.6 Good (364 reviews)
6 locations in Barcelona
Europcar
Locations in Barcelona
C/ Viladomat 214
+34 911 505 000
C/badajoz 168 *parking Bsm*no Truck
+34 911 505 000
Centro Comercial Centre De La Vila
+34 911 505 000
Gv De Les Corts Catalanes 680
+34 911 505 000
Plaza Paises Catalanes
+34 911 505 000
Recogida:pl Paisos Catalans
+34 911 505 000
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Rated no. 4
National
national
10.0 Excellent (2 reviews)
3 locations in Barcelona
National
Locations in Barcelona
Calle De Muntaner 45
+34 933 230 701
Monday08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday08:00 - 20:00
Thursday08:00 - 20:00
Friday08:00 - 20:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
Carrer Rivadeneyra, 3
+34 935 210 025
Monday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
Enterprise Rent A Car
+34 934 910 189
Monday07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday07:00 - 23:00
Thursday07:00 - 23:00
Friday07:00 - 23:00
Saturday07:00 - 23:00
Sunday07:00 - 23:00
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From $35/day
Rated no. 5
Enterprise
enterprise
9.2 Excellent (2 reviews)
6 locations in Barcelona
Enterprise
Locations in Barcelona
Aeropuerto Del Prat
+34 935 219 095
Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:59
Calle De Muntaner 45
+34 933 230 701
Monday08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday08:00 - 20:00
Thursday08:00 - 20:00
Friday08:00 - 20:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
Carrer Pere Iv 129
+34 933 056 153
Monday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Saturday10:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
Carrer Rivadeneyra, 3
+34 935 210 025
Monday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
Carretera De Vic Número 222
+34 938 739 137
Monday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
Estacion De Ave Sants
+34 934 910 189
Monday07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday07:00 - 23:00
Thursday07:00 - 23:00
Friday07:00 - 23:00
Saturday07:00 - 23:00
Sunday07:00 - 23:00
  • 7.6
  • 7.6
  • 9.2
  • 7.2
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
9.2 Excellent
13 Jul. 2018
I would recomend
Pros: Friendly and accurate support. I receive a brand new car in my class(with 40km only)
Cons: It was difficult to return a car as all roads around were closed due to reconstruction. I would expect customer service to tell it upfront and explicitly say that I have to drive in against traffic.
9.2 Excellent
20 Feb. 2016
Pros: Easy process. Helpful staff
Rated no. 6
Centauro
centauro
8.3 Excellent (24 reviews)
2 locations in Barcelona
Rated no. 7
Thrifty
7.3 Good (4 reviews)
6 locations in Barcelona
Thrifty
Locations in Barcelona
Av.de Les Garrigues 1-3
+34 933 788 764
Monday08:00 - 19:30
Tuesday08:00 - 19:30
Wednesday08:00 - 19:30
Thursday08:00 - 19:30
Friday08:00 - 19:30
Saturday08:00 - 16:00
Sunday08:00 - 16:00
Calle Tirso De Molinsa, 25
+34 937 823 142
Monday08:00 - 19:30
Tuesday08:00 - 19:30
Wednesday08:00 - 19:30
Thursday08:00 - 19:30
Friday08:00 - 19:30
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday
Calle Viriato Num 45
+34 934 196 156
Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 21:00
Sunday07:00 - 21:00
Diagonal 622
+34 934 101 034
Monday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Friday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday
Hotel Hesperia Del Mar
+34 933 561 139
Monday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Friday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday
Terminal 1 And 2
+34 932 983 637
Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:59
  • 7.2
  • 8.4
  • 8.0
  • 7.6
  • 7.2
Recent reviews
4.0 Okay
27 May 2019
Pros: The car was nice and clean.
Cons: The employee in Hertz, Sants was very rude. Unable to explain properly the conditions. She explained the coverage for the car I reserved but then she told me I am having another car, because they don't have the one I booked, so the coverage was triple price, etc.It took one hour to give me the keys.
9.6 Excellent
4 Jan. 2018
Pros: All good
Cons: nothing
6.0 Good
26 Dec. 2018
Pros: Service
Cons: Car quality average.
9.6 Excellent
12 Jun. 2018
Alamo- Barcelon
Pros: Friendly, fast service
Cons: I was given the car with only half a tank and the person that took care of us told us he would note that it only had half a tank so that we wouldn't have to be return it like that. He said he would take down those notes however we were still charged for refueling and for the gas.
From $35/day
Rated no. 8
Avis
6.8 Good (15 reviews)
4 locations in Barcelona
Avis
Locations in Barcelona
Aeropuerto De Barcelona T1&T2
+34 902 108 495
Monday00:00 - 01:30
07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 01:30
07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 01:30
07:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 01:30
07:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:30
07:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 01:30
07:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 01:30
07:00 - 23:59
Calle Rector Triado, 104
+34 902 110 293
Monday07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday07:00 - 23:00
Thursday07:00 - 23:00
Friday07:00 - 23:00
Saturday08:00 - 21:00
Sunday08:00 - 21:00
Pallars, 457
+34 933 031 066
Monday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
Sunday
Rambla Cataluna 40
+34 902 110 275
Monday08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday08:00 - 21:00
Thursday08:00 - 21:00
Friday08:00 - 21:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 13:00
  • 6.2
  • 8.0
  • 7.8
  • 6.1
  • 6.2
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre
12 Jul. 2017
the service did not work
Pros: it was easy to book with Kayak
Cons: the car crawler service actually never confirmed my reservation and had i not called them to extend it i would have never found out that they never actually finalised the booking with Avis! No apologies. i booked the car for 400 EU and they told me that it is now available for 800.... basically waste of time
9.2 Excellent
21 Oct. 2018
Very nice car, but.....
Pros: The overall ride, comfort and features.
Cons: A bit large for roads in Spain. Auto lane assist was amazing.
5.2 Okay
25 Feb. 2019
Pros: Rental van was in great shape - very clean.
Cons: The location refused to honor the rate we had been provided by CarRentals.com via Kayak, despite my showing them the booking details, etc. Given that we had five people waiting to get into the car & proceed on our trip we had essentially no choice but to pay three times the price we were expecting.
4.4 Okay
22 Aug. 2019
Pros: Nothing
Cons: It took 2 hours to pickup the car. There was only 4 people ahead of us in line. Super slow process to check in and get the car. The car they gave me didn’t seem to be in the luxury class I ordered. I will not rent here again.
4.8 Okay
20 Sep. 2019
Cons: Pickup customer service was deplorable. 2 hours with 4 people in front of us with a reservation.
10.0 Excellent
29 Sep. 2019
Pros: Very easy drop-off.
Cons: No problems at all.
7.2 Good
31 Aug. 2017
Nice car but long wait
Pros: The car was nice (an Audi A4) at a fare price
Cons: It took over an hour and a half to get the car even with a reservation. The line was long and the workers were very slow
8.0 Excellent
26 Feb. 2019
Pros: Super friendly staff! New car with lots of useful tech.
Cons: Not at all the car I ordered - A Hyundai is NOT a BMW. Hidden charges ($30 airport fee) and add-ons I didn't ask for (second driver, windscreen protection) almost doubled the price before I complained and they dropped some of them. Beware before signing.
2.0 Mediocre
23 Jun. 2019
Cons: There was no car available even though i reserves ahead of time. Went to Sixt instead and they set me up with a car without reservation. So that says everything.
10.0 Excellent
29 Jun. 2019
Pros: Drop off was super easy!
Cons: Wayward signs in the airport to find Avis rental area could have been better. Took us a while to figure it out.
From $29/day
Rated no. 9
Hertz
6.4 Good (24 reviews)
6 locations in Barcelona
Hertz
Locations in Barcelona
Av.de Les Garrigues 1-3
+34 933 788 764
Monday08:00 - 19:30
Tuesday08:00 - 19:30
Wednesday08:00 - 19:30
Thursday08:00 - 19:30
Friday08:00 - 19:30
Saturday08:00 - 16:00
Sunday08:00 - 16:00
C/viriato 45
+34 902 998 707
Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 21:00
Sunday07:00 - 21:00
Calle Tirso De Molina, 25
+34 937 823 142
Monday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday
Diagonal 622, Return To Parkin
+34 934 101 034
Monday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Friday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday
Hotel Hesperia Del Mar
+34 933 561 139
Monday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Friday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday
Terminal 1 And 2
+34 902 011 959
Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:59
  • 6.2
  • 7.0
  • 6.7
  • 5.6
  • 6.6
Recent reviews
9.6 Excellent
22 Sep. 2019
Pros: Very friendly staff and drop off was so easy.
4.4 Okay
15 Aug. 2016
Costed way more
Pros: New car
Cons: With the insurance it costed more than the double and they blocked almost the triple from the credit card (they are supposed to return part of them), the employee forgot a number of things like explaining costs or giving the parking ticket and I had to get back to the station to get them, the instructions for drop off were inaccurate especially for finding the gas station (I had to roam by night in the streets of Barcelona).
6.8 Good
9 Jun. 2017
Always try to upsell (even when they don't have the car you reserved)
Pros: Good car. Clean.
Cons: They don't have the car class you reserved, so they try to give you the "choice" to pay more for the only car they have (& the one they would give you anyway). Really unethical. Comprehensive insurance would have doubled the daily price.
4.0 Okay
4 Nov. 2019
Pros: I got a car
Cons: 2 hours waiting to get the car. Super expensive insurance costs
4.4 Okay
26 Jun. 2018
A lot of extra fees
Pros: The car was brand new, not clean but new. Costumer services i was ok but they forgot to clarify about the petrol.
Cons: The return of the car not convenient at all. The only have office at the airport of San sebastian. We had to add an extra insurance as they don’t work with allianze that was offer by Kayak. The charge me for one quarter of petrol for 8 ltr at 1.5 euros, plus a Refuelling fee of 16 euros, plus taxes all togehter we paid 178 euros for a fiat 500 for one day whent supposed to be 30 euros. Totally out of budget. The fligts where only 78 euros.
3.6 Mediocre
7 Jul. 2018
Car had dents and had a previous crash
Cons: The car had been crashed and wasn't fixed. The car was not cleaned. It had crumbs everywhere. Reserved a Mercedes Class C and they don't even have that kind of car in Hertz Barcelona.
10.0 Excellent
11 Oct. 2016
AFTER A MIX-UP EVERYTHING WENT FINE
Pros: Customer service was excellent
Cons: Our original rental was unacceptable however they made it right without argument.
7.6 Good
23 Apr. 2017
Cons: The pick up process could have been better streamline. And directions to the lot where the car was parked could have been clearer.
8.0 Excellent
23 Jun. 2017
Cons: The reservation did not exist as far as Hertz knew but the charge was on my son's card. We ultimately rented from Sixt and had a good experience with them. When I initially gave a good rating I was thinking of the rental we actually got not this one - sorry!
2.4 Mediocre
3 Apr. 2018
Hertz rental issues
Cons: Car was not according expected standards, requiring to look for another one. Person at from desk not cooperative. A side of this, kayak platform does not keep the timing (arrival and departure) when confirming the transaction, that may generate confusion on booking details
Rated no. 10
Dollar
6.2 Good (23 reviews)
6 locations in Barcelona
Dollar
Locations in Barcelona
Av.de Les Garrigues 1-3
+34 933 788 764
Monday08:00 - 19:30
Tuesday08:00 - 19:30
Wednesday08:00 - 19:30
Thursday08:00 - 19:30
Friday08:00 - 19:30
Saturday08:00 - 16:00
Sunday08:00 - 16:00
Barcelona Railway, Viriato 45
+1 800 800 4000
Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 21:00
Sunday07:00 - 21:00
Calle Tirso De Molinsa, 25
+34 937 823 142
Monday08:00 - 19:30
Tuesday08:00 - 19:30
Wednesday08:00 - 19:30
Thursday08:00 - 19:30
Friday08:00 - 19:30
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday
Diagonal-Sarria Diagonal 622
934101034
Monday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Friday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday
Hotel Hesperia Del Mar
+34 933 561 139
Monday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 18:00
Friday08:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday
Terminal 1 And 2
+34 932 983 637
Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:59
  • 5.9
  • 7.3
  • 7.2
  • 5.1
  • 6.4
Recent reviews
2.4 Mediocre
4 Mar. 2017
Worst rent a car ever
Cons: On the spot, when added insurance price was 2.2x more than initially communicated Car given was not the one reserved,but Hyundai that had some strange features that caused flat battery and left us without the car for half a day ( of course when most needed) Emergency service from Hertz that was the actual provider behind the Dollar, acted very slowly and fairly unprofessionally. End result was waiting for 3 hours in the garage for them to come with cables and start the engine. At that time they gave us instructions that should be initially communicated.
9.6 Excellent
28 May 2017
Pros: Easy to pickup. However not labeled as dollar. Had to find out I needed to be at the Hertz desk.
10.0 Excellent
14 Jun. 2017
Creat service
Pros: Ms. Valerie Helped us to move the laggages all the way to the car. And helped us setup all the car seats securely. She was also super friendly. P
Cons: However the GPS phone Device we rent, the car charger didn't charge at all. Dead on the way to our destination. Coast so much pain.
7.6 Good
16 Jul. 2016
Location???
Pros: The staff was very easy going and polite to work with
Cons: Location - not at the main station but outside across the road and inside a Budget store with no signage for Dollar
6.0 Good
10 Oct. 2016
Pros: Good car
Cons: Long wait time to pick up car, no spots for drop off in garage upon return
9.6 Excellent
29 Oct. 2016
Great car at a great price. Confusing pickup.
Pros: The car was amazing. Lovely Audi A3 hatchback and the price was fantastic. The employees were courteous and helpful. Overall excellent.
Cons: I was looking for dollar rental company for awhile. Hint- no dollar rental in the airport. Their cars are handled by hertz! No idea how I was supposed to know that, but the information desk directed me to hertz and everything was great after that.
6.4 Good
5 Nov. 2016
Pros: The car was ok; had gps, which helped; far more economical than taking a train or bus from barcelona to madrid. Generally, the Hertz/Thrifty/Dollar staff were competent.
Cons: Pick up at the Barcelona Sants station area was marred by the fact that no one seemed to know where the Dollar pick up location was. The official tourist info site at the station told me to walk in the opposite direction from the Hertz/Thrifty site; then the Avis people I encountered also gave me incorrect information. It's really important for Kayak and Dollar/Hertz to inform the customer that Dollar operates under the Hertz/Thrifty umbrella. If I had this information, I would have not wasted an hour walking around the Barcleona station area. Also, the folks that actually transferred the car to me did not speak any English which made it difficult to ask for immediate directions as I left the garage. Regardless, I'll probably rent again from Dollar because of their flexible one-way rental policy.
4.8 Okay
13 May 2017
Not much to like about the dollar / hertz / thrifty rental in Barcelona
Pros: The car I received was nice.
Cons: First, the rental in the Barcelona train station is not in the station but down the street. It is a Hertz Thrifty location worth no Dollar signage outside the store. It does not appear on any maps as a dollar location. The store was hot and crowded. There were 3 people handling a handful of customers, but 2 went on break. It took over an hour to get the car rental agreement. The cars are parked in a garage about a block away, but they told us the wrong floor, so it took another 20 minutes to find the car. It is in a rough neighborhood, so be careful.
8.0 Excellent
16 Jun. 2017
Dollar - hard to find!
Pros: No one in Barcelona knew anything about Dollar and there was no response to the phone number listed in the reservation.
Cons: No response or indication of where to find this rental agency. We got lucky by one person knowing Hertz could help.
5.2 Okay
2 Jul. 2017
Cons: They should warn you that you should carry and international license for Spain
Rated no. 11
Ace
3.9 Mediocre (3 reviews)
2 locations in Barcelona
Ace
Locations in Barcelona
Aeropuerto de Barcelona
+34 918 341 400
Monday07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday07:00 - 23:30
Wednesday07:00 - 23:30
Thursday07:00 - 23:30
Friday07:00 - 23:30
Saturday07:00 - 23:30
Sunday07:00 - 23:30
Carrer de Viriat, 43
+34 918 341 400
Monday07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday07:00 - 21:00
Thursday07:00 - 21:00
Friday07:00 - 21:00
Saturday07:00 - 21:00
Sunday07:00 - 21:00
  • 2.7
  • 6.7
  • 4.0
  • 4.0
  • 2.0
Recent reviews
6.0 Good
24 Apr. 2017
Cons: booked With ACE all insurance included. Upon Arrival Goldcar Barcelona, tells us, that they do not accept the terms and conditions negotiated by ACE and that ACE has no cars and that we have to accept their conditions otherwise there is no car. I have had an exchange with priceline on this issue - to no avail. It is for me not acceptable that I'm not aware that the subcontractor of ACE (in this case Goldcar) does not accept the conditions of ACE. Goldcar has been condemned for this business practice in Italy, but not yet in Spain. ACE should stop working with Goldcar or make it clearer to the customer, that the contract via internet will not be honoured upon arrival and that more costs are to be expected.
2.0 Mediocre
2 Oct. 2017
no intl license
Cons: Rental form never said I needed an Int'l license. Was refused rental in Barcelona. No problems renting elsewhere in Europe with stateside license.
3.6 Mediocre
23 Jun. 2017
Ace is basically Goldcar in Spain, which has exorbitant hidden fees
Pros: The seat leon was a new car, only 22 miles on it
Cons: 1) we were charged 180 euro for fuel in advance ( to be returned in 30 days since we brought the car back with full tank) 2) were charged 1500 euros as security deposit since we used our credit card car rental coverage 3) had really bad experiences with Goldcar in the past, we were looking for a different company, yet we arrived in the same place with hidden fees since Ace is Goldcar
Rated no. 12
Economy Rent a Car
3.7 Mediocre (4 reviews)
1 location in Barcelona
Economy Rent a Car
Locations in Barcelona
Aeropuerto de Barcelona - El Prat
+34 871 570 257
  • 4.0
  • 4.0
  • 4.0
  • 3.0
  • 3.5
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre
2 Jan. 2017
Bad bad badly
Pros: Nothing
Cons: Hard to find the company- under other name that doesn't show on the voucher or web The insurance wasn't fit to Spain so we pay more. We got mini car and we ordered economy. After two hours we finally find this place it still took more two hours to drive from there
2.0 Mediocre
24 Feb. 2017
Complete mess!
Pros: Nothing. Shuttle never came to pick me up and I never got car. Tried to call many times, both local Barcelona number foe Autoclick car rental which was supposed to fulfill reservation, and US customer service for Economy. No one answered in Spain!
Cons: Everything. Never got picked up and never to rental car. A complete mess and failure!
8.8 Excellent
14 Apr. 2017
Fiat 500 around Catalonia
Pros: Staff was super helpful and quick to get me out the door and check back in. Car was spotless and smelled great. This Fiat drove smooth and handled the mountain roads very well. I had a wonderful 3 days driving around Catalonia.
Cons: 1. I was advised to pay for insurance online when booking so I did. When I showed up they said I had to buy insurance or they would have to put a hold on my creditcard for the Max allowed. I think only 1 of the insurances should have been needed but it seems like that unclear system is in place to maximize profits. 2. Finding this place was very difficult. My booking was through Economy Car Rental. Everyone told me there was no such thing at the Barcelona airport. I finally figured out (from a shuttle bus driver) that it was probably AutoClick and off airport grounds. This type of info could have been so dam simple to relay to me in an email with the confirmation booking. A little map maybe showing me where pickup was as well as the name change. If it was in my email I sure did not find it.
2.0 Mediocre
20 Jul. 2017
Complete headache
Cons: I planned to rent a car to take a day drip to an area near Barcelona. The e-mail I received said that I could pick up the car at the Barcelona airport. I went to the airport, but there was no Economy Rent a Car at the airport. Note that I had to pay for the airport shuttle to get to the airport. Airport information had never heard of Economy Rent a Car. I did a Google search for Economy Rent a Car, and found a location off site near the airport. I again paid to transportation to this area. After walking around for approx 45 minutes, it was clear that Economy Rent a Car did not exist. I eventually found a location that does business with Economy. They looked up the reservation, but it had not yet processed. So, I wouldn´t be able to get a car for another 45 minutes, at least. Since this was only going to be a day trip and I had already spent almost 2 hours searching for the car, I cancelled the reservation. The experience caused me to waste a day in Barcelona. I am hesitant to use your service again, since you work with unreliable companies.
Rated no. 13
Firefly
firefly
2.0 Mediocre (1 review)
1 location in Barcelona
Firefly
Locations in Barcelona
Barcelona Ap,terminal2
+34 931 935 705
Monday00:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 23:59
  • 4.8
  • 5.6
  • 4.8
  • 4.0
  • 4.8
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre
13 Apr. 2019
Pros: Nothing
Cons: Everything. The office was closed. I had to get a car from another company.
Sunnycars
sunnycars
15 locations in Barcelona
Sunnycars
Locations in Barcelona
Aeropuerto El Prat
Avenida Diagonal 622
Carrer Pere IV 129
Carrer Rivadeneyra 3
Carrer Rosello 9
Carrer de L´Alta Ribagorça, 18. Poligono Mas Blau
Carrer de Viladomat, 214
Carrer de Viriati 45
Carretera antigua de Valencia km 43, exit 190
Espronceda 6
Gran Via de Les Corts Catalanes 680
Hotel NH Hisperia Del Mar
Muntaner 45
Plaza de los Paises Catalanes
Rosa Sensat N.4
From $58/day
Sixt
8 locations in Barcelona
Sixt
Locations in Barcelona
Carrer Palaudàries 5-7
+34 871 180 192
Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 22:00
Carrer d Arago 54
+34 871 180 192
Monday08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday08:00 - 20:00
Thursday08:00 - 20:00
Friday08:00 - 20:00
Saturday08:00 - 16:30
Sunday08:00 - 16:30
Passeig Joan de Borbó 4
+34 871 180 192
Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 22:00
Passeig de Gracia 126
+34 871 180 192
Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 22:00
Passeig del Taulat 262-264
+34 871 180 192
Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 16:00
Sunday08:00 - 16:00
Plaça dels Països Catalans
+34 871 180 192
Monday07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday07:00 - 23:00
Thursday07:00 - 23:00
Friday07:00 - 23:00
Saturday07:00 - 23:00
Sunday07:00 - 23:00
Rambla de Catalunya 74
+34 871 180 192
Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 22:00
Terminal 1 & 2 Llegadas
+34 871 180 192
Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
Virtuo
virtuo
7 locations in Barcelona
Virtuo
Locations in Barcelona
Av. de Pau Casals 8
Barcelona–El Prat Airport
Carrer d'Alí Bei, 88
Carrer de Numància 33
Carrer del Comte d'Urgell, 12
Passeig de Gràcia 116
Rambla de Catalunya 14
keddy by Europcar
keddy
6 locations in Barcelona
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Barcelona
Barcelona Port Terminal
+34 934 743 048
C/ Badajoz 168- ** Truck Check In Not Possible**
C/ Viladomat 214
+34 934 398 403
Centro Comercial Centre De La Vila
+34 932 218 528
Gv De Les Corts Catalanes 680
+34 933 020 543
Plaza Paises Catalanes
+34 902 105 055
LeCar
lecar
3 locations in Barcelona
LeCar
Locations in Barcelona
Av. De Josep Tarradellas, 46
+34 936 408 046
Monday08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday08:00 - 20:00
Thursday08:00 - 20:00
Friday08:00 - 20:00
Saturday08:00 - 20:00
Sunday08:00 - 20:00
C/ Diputación,256 bis local D
+34 936 408 046
Monday08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday08:00 - 20:00
Thursday08:00 - 20:00
Friday08:00 - 20:00
Saturday08:00 - 20:00
Sunday08:00 - 20:00
Meeting point: El Prat T1 T2 T1 parking G T2 Technical block direction T2C
+34 936 408 046
Monday07:15 - 22:00
Tuesday07:15 - 22:00
Wednesday07:15 - 22:00
Thursday07:15 - 22:00
Friday07:15 - 22:00
Saturday07:15 - 22:00
Sunday07:15 - 22:00
OleCar
olecar
3 locations in Barcelona
OleCar
Locations in Barcelona
Avenida De Josep Taradellas,46,
+34 902 039 833
Monday08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday08:00 - 20:00
Thursday08:00 - 20:00
Friday08:00 - 20:00
Saturday08:00 - 20:00
Sunday08:00 - 20:00
Barcelona airport
+34 902 039 833
Diputación Nº 256 Bis Local D
+34 902 039 833
Monday08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday08:00 - 20:00
Thursday08:00 - 20:00
Friday08:00 - 20:00
Saturday08:00 - 20:00
Sunday08:00 - 20:00
From $3/day
Record Go
recordgo
Cheapest deal
3 locations in Barcelona
Record Go
Locations in Barcelona
9, Carrer del Rossello
Barcelona Railway Station
Carretera De Valencia Km 403
Solo Rent a Car
solorentacar
3 locations in Barcelona
Solo Rent a Car
Locations in Barcelona
Arrivals Hall, Barcelona Airport
+34 931 938 661
Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
Saturday08:00 - 23:59
Sunday08:00 - 23:59
Barcelona Railway Station
Carrer de Carreras I Candi 66, Barcelona
Advantage
advantage
2 locations in Barcelona
Advantage
Locations in Barcelona
Barcelona Intl Airport Europcar El Prat De Llobregat
+34 902 105 055
Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:59
Barcelona Train Station Europcar
+34 902 105 055
Monday07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday07:00 - 23:30
Wednesday07:00 - 23:30
Thursday07:00 - 23:30
Friday08:00 - 23:30
Saturday08:00 - 23:30
Sunday07:00 - 23:30
Cooltra
cooltra
2 locations in Barcelona
Cooltra
Locations in Barcelona
Plaça dels Països Catalans
+34 932 214 070
Via Laietana, 6
+34 932 214 070
Rhodium
rhodium
2 locations in Barcelona
Rhodium
Locations in Barcelona
Carrer de Viriat, 43
Meet And Greet Arrival T1 T2 Go To G Parking Follow Minibus Meeting Point Wait For Supplier Shuttle
+34 965 233 425
Monday07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday07:00 - 23:00
Thursday07:00 - 23:00
Friday07:00 - 23:00
Saturday07:00 - 23:00
Sunday07:00 - 23:00
Solo Luxury Car Hire
sololuxurycarhire
2 locations in Barcelona
Solo Luxury Car Hire
Locations in Barcelona
Barcelona Airport
Barcelona Railway Station
Autoclick Rent A Car
autoclickrent
1 location in Barcelona
Autoclick Rent A Car
Locations in Barcelona
Avda de les Garrigues 14 poligono Mas Blau ll
+34 934 946 282
AutoEurope
autoeurope
1 location in Barcelona
AutoEurope
Locations in Barcelona
Avis Fp
From $9/day
Goldcar Rental SP
goldcar
Most popular
1 location in Barcelona
Goldcar Rental SP
Locations in Barcelona
Estación de AVE
+34 902 119 726
King Rent a Car
kingrentacar
1 location in Barcelona
King Rent a Car
Locations in Barcelona
Estación de Sants
NIZACARS
nizacars
1 location in Barcelona
NIZACARS
Locations in Barcelona
Alta Ribagorca 20
Nomadcar
nomadcar
1 location in Barcelona
Nomadcar
Locations in Barcelona
Plaça dels Països Catalans, 1-7, Barcelona
+34 931 807 375
Ofran Holiday Autos
ofran
1 location in Barcelona
Ofran Holiday Autos
Locations in Barcelona
Barcelona-El Prat Airport
PEPECAR
pepecar
1 location in Barcelona
PEPECAR
Locations in Barcelona
outside the terminal building TAKE THE SHUTTLE
Renault rent a car
renaultrentacar
1 location in Barcelona
Renault rent a car
Locations in Barcelona
Barcelona Int'l Airport
SOLMAR
solmar
1 location in Barcelona
SOLMAR
Locations in Barcelona
BARCELONA AIRPORT
Suncar Rent a Car
suncar
1 location in Barcelona
Suncar Rent a Car
Locations in Barcelona
Barcelona Airport
76 travellers who hired a car in Barcelona gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.2

Car hire locations in or near Barcelona

Good to know

Most popular agency Goldcar Rental SP
Most popular car type Mini
Average price $36/day
Good deal $28/day

When to book a car hire in Barcelona

Average daily price per month
Car hire prices as pick-up date approaches
-1 day
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Top tips for hiring a car in Barcelona

  • Looking to rent a car on your trip to Barcelona? The quickest and best way to see the capital of Spain’s Catalonia region is by car, rather than taking the city‘s complicated underground Metro. Barcelona is well connected with a good road network and highway that leads directly into the city, so you can access all the main attractions. In the very heart of the Gothic Quarter, Barcelona Cathedral has ample parking nearby, as does the Olympic Stadium, where there is plenty of free parking on the streets. Plus Telefonica tower, Botanic gardens, Palau Sant Jordi, and Fundacio Joan Miro are all in the area.
  • Barcelona has one main airport which is about 15 km outside of the city center. If you’re landing in Barcelona-El Prat Airport, you’ll find that the best car hire companies are based onsite at Terminal 1 on the ground floor near baggage claim, and at Terminal 2 at the main exit hall and near the customs offices. There are also some car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services to off-site locations.
  • It’s important to remember that, while you’re enjoying the cityscape from the comfort of your hire car, city center driving is pretty intense. The changeable roadway system is packed with one-way streets and narrow alleys, so take care when navigating and maybe invest in renting a GPS to aid your journey.
  • When you visit Barcelona‘s city center, make sure to avoid driving during the busy rush hours of 8 am to 9:30 am and the evening rush hour between pm and 8:30 pm. At these times of day you must also watch out for the many tourists and pedestrians spilling onto the roads, as well as the bikes and motorbikes that take up part of the roads. You should particularly avoid driving down the narrow one-way roads that are either side of the central Ramblas Boulevard, the city’s busiest street.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Barcelona for $28 or less
  • Book your car hire in Barcelona at least 3 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy car hires in Barcelona are around 92% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Barcelona

How much does it cost to hire a car in Barcelona?

On average a hire car in Barcelona costs $36 per day.

What is the most popular car hire in Barcelona?

Mini (Fiat 500 or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Barcelona.

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Barcelona?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at OleCar ($17/day), Centauro ($24/day) and Europcar ($26/day).

What is the best car hire agency in Barcelona?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Barcelona are Alamo (8.7, 6582 reviews), Enterprise (8.5, 12862 reviews), and Avis (7.6, 2277 reviews).

Which car hire agencies are at the airport: Barcelona-El Prat airport (BCN)?

Car hire companies onsite at Barcelona-El Prat airport include Hertz, Avis, Record Go, Budget, Enterprise and Sixt.

Which car hire companies will pick you up at the airport: Barcelona-El Prat airport (BCN)?

Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Barcelona-El Prat airport to off-airport locations include Goldcar Rental SP, Hertz, Avis, OK RENT A CAR, Alamo, Budget, Enterprise, Sixt and Europcar.

What is the cheapest car hire location in Barcelona?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at OleCar Barcelona airport null (13 kilometres from the city centre).

How can I find a car hire near me in Barcelona?

Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

How much does a Mini car hire cost in Barcelona?

A Mini car hire in Barcelona costs $17 per day, on average.

How much does a Luxury car hire cost in Barcelona?

A Luxury car hire in Barcelona costs $129 per day, on average.

How much does a Economy car hire cost in Barcelona?

A Economy car hire in Barcelona costs $4 per day, on average.

What is the most popular car hire location in Barcelona?

In Barcelona, cars are most frequently hired at Goldcar Rental SP Polígono MAS BLAU II (11.81 km from city centre ).

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Barcelona?

On average hiring a car in Barcelona costs $252 per week ($36 per day).

How much does it cost to hire a car long term for a month in Barcelona?

On average a car hire in Barcelona costs $1,081 per month ($36 per day).

What type of car is recommended for driving in Barcelona?

Because Barcelona is a myriad of narrow one-way roads, a compact hire car is most suitable for your visit of the city. If you are traveling in a small group then either a mini or economy sized car is ideal to fit you and your luggage in the trunk. This also makes it easier to park on the streets or negotiate the busy parking lots.

What's the speed limit in Barcelona?

Before you begin driving around Barcelona, it’s important to know the different speed limits on the roads; in town the limit is 31 mph, while expressway speed limits are a maximum of 75 mph. If you plan to leave the city, rural area speed limits are 60 mph. As a tourist, take extra care to adhere to these speed limits are they are heavily enforced, so if you exceed the limit even by 3 mph you may incur a steep fine.

How are gas prices in Barcelona?

Like the rest of Spain, petrol is self-service in Barcelona and you can pay for it with either cash or a credit card. Petrolprices are very reasonable here, so expect to pay around $1.44 for 1 liter ($5.30 per gallon). As you would imagine, most of the low cost petrol stations are located outside the city center, but it’s a good idea to first fuel up at the Barcelona-El Prat Airport, where there’s a Galp petrol station located within the grounds that’s open 24 hours.

Where are the best places to park in Barcelona?

You’ll be pleased to know that Barcelona has lots of parking lots, with the majority located in the city center. The Ensanche district offers the most options for parking and is very central. You should plan to pay between $2.00 and $4.00 per hour for a parking space and around $28.00 for a whole day. Street parking is also available, so check out the blue zones and green areas where you can park for up to 4 hours.