Car Rentals in Bilbao, Basque Country

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Bilbao, Biscay, Spain
May 25 — Jun 1
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Bilbao, Biscay, Spain
Wed 5/25
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Bilbao car rental information

Car rentals in Bilbao are a perfect way to travel to some of the city’s major attractions such as Museo Arqueologico, Bilbao Cathedral, Museum of Fine Arts of Bilbao and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. Basque country road is one of the popular roads that is used to travel around Bilbao and go to famous destinations. There is plenty of parking space available in Bilbao. You can find metered parking in Bilbao and the schedules are from early morning, until late in the afternoon and there is one hour and 30 minutes free at midday. If you want to get cheap parking, you can book before arriving. There are more than 70 car rental locations in Bilbao, so finding your favorite car rental will not be a hassle. Some of the rental cars in Bilbao include economy car rental, passenger van rental, and electric car rental. If you are not operating on a budget, you can get a luxury car rental in Bilbao. Car rentals in Bilbao are efficient and reliable.

Booking a rental car in Bilbao can be the best decisions you can make when visiting this city. This is because it will help you save time and money and also afford you a lot of freedom. There are also many paid parking lots in the city, so you will have an easy time visiting the popular attractions without worrying about parking. The roads in Bilbao are in great condition as there are numerous highways. Avoid these roads during rush hour especially in the mornings and evenings. The city is small and walkable. But if you want to visit the sights that are spread out all over the city, a cheap car rental in Bilbao can be a great way of navigating the city. Bilbao car rentals are also great for exploring attractions within 1-2 hours’ drive from the city such as San Sebastia-Donotia’s Beaches, Musee Basque, San Juan de Gaztelugatxe and Plaza Nueva.

For you to be safe on the road when driving in Bilbao, Spain, you should be aware of some of the city and country’s traffic laws. For example, drivers who use glasses should carry an extra pair, children under 12 years of age are not supposed to sit in the front seat and drivers must wear a fluorescent jacket whenever they have had a breakdown and they are standing outside their vehicle. Vehicles must also carry two warning triangles which should be put in front and at the back of the car if it breaks down. Also, British cars must fit headlight converters before arriving to prevent them from blinding oncoming vehicles. Please stay up to date about recent laws by consulting the city's department of motor vehicles.

You are eligible to rent a car in Bilbao if you have an international driving license or EU driving license. Most car rentals in Bilbao will also emphasize that you have been holding a full license for at least one year. The International Driving Permit will only be valid if it is accompanied by the normal driver’s license. A driver’s license issued in a non-Roman alphabet, such as Cyrillic, Japanese, or Arabic, must be accompanied by an International Driving Permit. A driving license from China will be approved only if the Embassy or Consulate has approved the translation. You also need a credit card that bears your name and a valid driver’s license. Your age should be 19 or older.


Best deals found for Bilbao, Basque Country car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in Bilbao, Basque Country
Toyota Fortuner
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$36/day

8 Jun - 29 Jun
Toyota Fortuner
BMW 3 Series
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$36/day

8 Jun - 29 Jun
BMW 3 Series
Daewoo Leganza
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$39/day

8 Jun - 29 Jun
Daewoo Leganza
Mitsubishi Colt
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$30/day

4 Jun - 12 Jun
Mitsubishi Colt
Renault Mégane
or similar Compact station wagon
Up to 4 passengers

$39/day

4 Jun - 12 Jun
Renault Mégane
Porsche Panamera
or similar Supplier choice
Up to 5 passengers
5-door vehicles

$34/day

4 Jun - 12 Jun
Porsche Panamera
Toyota Fortuner
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$39/day

1 Jun - 19 Jun
Toyota Fortuner
Kia Forte
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$37/day

1 Jun - 19 Jun
Kia Forte
BMW 3 Series
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$69/day

23 May - 30 May
BMW 3 Series

Bilbao, Basque Country car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car in Bilbao that's right for you

Small Cars

$21 - $91

All Car Types

$46 - $122

The average price of a Small rental in Bilbao, Spain is $52. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Bilbao, Spain is in January. The price is 60% lower than the rest of the year at just $21 per day. A Small rental is typically 39% less expensive than the average car rental in Bilbao. The average price of a vehicle rental in Bilbao can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Bilbao Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Bilbao, Spain is $73. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Bilbao, Spain is in November. The price is 42% lower than the rest of the year at just $43 per day. A Medium rental is typically 12% less expensive than the average car rental in Bilbao. The average price of a vehicle rental in Bilbao can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Bilbao Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Bilbao, Spain is $110. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Bilbao, Spain is in November. The price is 45% lower than the rest of the year at just $62 per day. A Large rental is typically 25% more expensive than the average car rental in Bilbao. The average price of a vehicle rental in Bilbao can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a SUV rental in Bilbao, Spain is $75. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Bilbao, Spain is in November. The price is 45% lower than the rest of the year at just $42 per day. A SUV rental is typically 10% less expensive than the average car rental in Bilbao. The average price of a vehicle rental in Bilbao can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Bilbao SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Bilbao, Spain is $101. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Bilbao, Spain is in November. The price is 45% lower than the rest of the year at just $56 per day. A Van rental is typically 17% more expensive than the average car rental in Bilbao. The average price of a vehicle rental in Bilbao can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Bilbao Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Bilbao, Spain is $83. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Bilbao, Spain is in January. The price is 0% lower than the rest of the year at just $89 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 0% less expensive than the average car rental in Bilbao. The average price of a vehicle rental in Bilbao can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Mitsubishi Colt
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$30/day

4 Jun - 12 Jun
Mitsubishi Colt
Kia Forte
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$34/day

4 Jun - 12 Jun
Kia Forte
Mini Countryman
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

$30/day

6 Aug - 21 Aug
Mini Countryman

Bilbao car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Bilbao, Basque Country
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Quick facts about car rentals in Bilbao

Get the overview on great rental deals, popular car rental companies, and best car types for your visit in Bilbao
Most Popular AgencyBudgetThe most popular Bilbao car rental agency found on momondo this month is Budget. Other top choices for car rental companies are Alamo and OK RENT A CAR
Popular Car TypesEconomy, Mini, CompactThe following car types were offered at rental car companies in Bilbao in the past 72 hours: Economy, Mini, Compact.
Cheapest Rental Car$23The lowest price for a rental car in Bilbao is $23/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $61/day.
Most Popular ModelClass Mini CarThe most popular car model to rent in Bilbao in the past 7 days is the Class Mini Car. Our users also prefer the Class Mini Car as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular rental car locations in Bilbao

Nearby attractions:

Museo Guggenheim Bilbao2.5 mi
Plaza Moyúa2.9 mi
Palacio Euskalduna2.9 mi
Estadio San Mamés3.2 mi

Nearby attractions:

Estadio San Mamés45.3 mi
Palacio Euskalduna45.5 mi
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao46.0 mi
Plaza Moyúa46.0 mi

Nearby attractions:

Museo Guggenheim Bilbao57.8 mi
Plaza Moyúa57.9 mi
Palacio Euskalduna58.3 mi
Estadio San Mamés58.6 mi

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Driving with a rental car in Bilbao - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about renting a car in Bilbao so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

For a weekend in June, the best deals in Bilbao start from around $30 up to around $74. Deals are a little different for a week-long rental - starting at around $29, with an average price of $68.

Rental cars in Bilbao from popular agencies such as Dollar, Alamo, and Budget will generally offer free cancellation. While momondo does not have any control over cancellation policies for rental cars in Bilbao, we can help you find the cheapest car to rent for your upcoming trip.

During the month of June in Bilbao, temperatures hover around 68 °F - which is perfect for renting a Convertible. With precipitation only averaging 2.4″ during June in Bilbao, a Convertible will allow you to truly enjoy the sites while cruising down the streets. Keep in mind that you may want to check the weather before your trip, just in case. Renting a Convertible in Bilbao will cost you $111/day on average.

Hertz is very popular in Bilbao, Spain, as they have more locations than any other car rental company. You can find 3 locations in the city of Bilbao, Spain, and can expect to pay about $100/day for your rental car in Bilbao, Spain.

Travelers who rent a car in Bilbao should be aware that the city’s speed limit is 35 mph. Suburban speed limits around Bilbao are generally 65 mph, whereas speed limits on highways are 75 mph. Keep in mind that speeds may change depending on what road you’re traveling on, so be on the lookout for posted signage.

Typically, the weather in Bilbao through the month of May is 59 °F and the expected precipitation is 3.5″. This is important information to know when renting a car so you can be sure to rent the perfect car for the expected weather.

The climate in Basque Country during May is usually 57.2 °F with an expected 3.9″ of precipitation throughout the month. Those looking to rent a car and leave from Bilbao on a road trip to the surrounding area should take note of this information.


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