Brussels Car Rentals

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Brussels Car Rental Information

Pick-up Location Brussels
Car Types Compact, Convertible, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Luxury, Mini, Premium, SUV, Standard, Van
Rental Locations 44
Airport Locations 13
Popular Agencies Sixt, Europcar, Hertz, Budget, Dollar

Cheap Car Rentals in Brussels

Economy $11/day
Compact $15/day
Intermediate $23/day
Standard $28/day
Full-size $34/day
SUV $25/day
Mini $15/day
Premium $37/day
Luxury $43/day
Convertible $37/day
Van $53/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags Economy car in Brussels europcar
4 Adults, 2 Bags Compact car in Brussels hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags Intermediate car in Brussels hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags Standard car in Brussels europcar
5 Adults, 2 Bags Full-size car in Brussels sixt
4 Adults, 2 Bags SUV car in Brussels budget
2 Adults, 2 Bags Mini car in Brussels hertz
5 Adults, 5 Bags Premium car in Brussels sixt
5 Adults, 5 Bags Luxury car in Brussels europcar
4 Adults, 2 Bags Convertible car in Brussels sixt
5 Adults, 3 Bags Van car in Brussels avis
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Brussels car rental reviews and directory

From $34/day
Rated #1
Avis
Best Rated
7.6 Good (2,271 reviews)
2 locations in Brussels
Avis
Locations in Brussels
Arrival Hall
+32 2720 0944
Gare Du Midi
+32 2527 1705
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Avis reviews in Brussels

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From $24/day
Rated #2
Hertz
7.4 Good (3,845 reviews)
3 locations in Brussels
Hertz
Locations in Brussels
Brussels Airport
+32 2720 6044
Excelsiorlaan 20
+32 7069 5695
Tgv-thalys-eurostar Arr
+32 2524 3100
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From $32/day
Rated #3
Budget
budget
7.4 Good (4,169 reviews)
1 location in Brussels
Budget
Locations in Brussels
Railway Stn Gare Du Midi
+32 2527 1705
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From $21/day
Rated #4
Dollar
dollar
7.3 Good (6,363 reviews)
2 locations in Brussels
Dollar
Locations in Brussels
Brussels Airport
+32 2720 6044
Tgv-eurostar Arrivals, South
+32 2524 3100
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Sunnycars
sunnycars
7 locations in Brussels
Sunnycars
Locations in Brussels
Av D Auderghem, 68
Avenue de la Couronne 263
Brussels Zaventem Airport
Excelsiorlaan 20
Petite Rue du Cerf 45-47
Rue de France (Gare du Midi)
Rue de Stalle 15A
keddy by Europcar
keddy
6 locations in Brussels
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Brussels
Av D Auderghem, 68
+32 2639 2220
BRUSSELS AIRPORT National Airport Arrival Hall
+32 2721 0592
Bruxelles-Midi, Place Victor Horta
+32 2522 9573
Rue De Stalle 15A, Bruxelles(uccle)
+32 2348 9220
Rue St. Denis 281 / Near Q8 St
W.a.mozartlaan 3, Drogenbos
+32 2800 0910
From $33/day
Sixt
4 locations in Brussels
Sixt
Locations in Brussels
Arrival Hall
+32 7022 5800
Carrefour de l'Europe 3
+32 7022 5800
Gare du Midi, Place Horta
+32 7022 5800
Leuvensesteenweg 36
+32 7022 5800
From $18/day
Europcar
europcar
Cheapest deal
Most popular
3 locations in Brussels
Europcar
Locations in Brussels
Av D Auderghem, 68
+32 2639 2220
Bruxelles-Midi, Place Victor Horta
+32 2522 9573
Rue De Stalle 15a
+32 2348 9220
From $27/day
Enterprise
enterprise
2 locations in Brussels
Enterprise
Locations in Brussels
Avenue De La Couronne 263
+32 1239 0940
Petite Rue Du Cerf 45-47
+32 1239 0940
FLIZZR
flizzr
2 locations in Brussels
FLIZZR
Locations in Brussels
Brussels South Station
Leuvensesteenweg 36
From $23/day
Thrifty
thrifty
2 locations in Brussels
Thrifty
Locations in Brussels
Brussels Airport
+32 2720 6044
Tgv-eurostar Arrivals, South
+32 2524 3100
Virtuo
virtuo
2 locations in Brussels
Virtuo
Locations in Brussels
Avenue Fonsny 47B, Brussel
Aéroport de Bruxelles
YourRent
yourrent
2 locations in Brussels
YourRent
Locations in Brussels
Brussels International Airport
Brussels Railstation
24 Hour Rent A Car
24hourrentacar
1 location in Brussels
24 Hour Rent A Car
Locations in Brussels
Brussels-Midi Thalys station
+32 2585 3219
Autoclick Rent A Car
autoclickrent
1 location in Brussels
Autoclick Rent A Car
Locations in Brussels
Brussels Airport - Shuttle, Kouterveldstraat, 10- 12
AutoEurope
autoeurope
1 location in Brussels
AutoEurope
Locations in Brussels
Europcar Fp
INTERRENT
interrent
1 location in Brussels
INTERRENT
Locations in Brussels
Bruxelles Midi - Place Victor Horta
+32 2721 0408
Ofran Holiday Autos
ofran
1 location in Brussels
Ofran Holiday Autos
Locations in Brussels
Air Port
Renault rent a car
renaultrentacar
1 location in Brussels
Renault rent a car
Locations in Brussels
Brussels Zaventem Airport

Car Rental Locations in Brussels

Good to Know

Most Popular Agency Europcar
Most Popular Car Type Compact
Average price $36/day
Good deal $25/day

When to Book a Rental Car in Brussels

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Top Tips For Renting a Car in Brussels

  • Renting a car in Brussels allows you to explore the city's different districts freely and comfortably while avoiding the crowds in public transport. The Belgian capital is easy to navigate, and the roads are well paved and safe to drive on. A rental car is the perfect option for travelers looking to discover other destinations outside the city, such as the picturesque Gaasbeek Castle 9 miles outside of Brussels. Other popular day trips include Antwerp, less than an hour's drive from Brussels, and Bruges, about an hour and a half away.
  • All the big car rental agencies, including Avis, Enterprise, and Hertz, can be found in the Arrivals Hall of Brussels Airport (BRU). The airport is located around 7 miles from the city, and the rental rate tends to be the same regardless of whether you book your vehicle in advance or upon arrival. When returning your car to the airport, the car rental entrance is situated on the left side of the airport's access road, as if you're heading to the Front Park 1.
  • Traffic rules in Brussels are very strict. All vehicles coming from the right have priority, and passing another car is forbidden in several locations, including traffic ramps, intersections where the right-hand priority is implemented, or during bad weather. If you're visiting in the winter, be extra cautious as the weather can get quite rough, and rain and snow are constant.
  • Traffic jams are quite common in Brussels, so make sure you avoid the usual rush hours so you don't add extra time to your travels. Morning rush hour is typically between 7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m., while evening rush hour is normally between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Traffic congestion also peaks in September, when everyone is back from vacation and starting school, sp visiting in the summer months will contribute to a smoother driving experience.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Brussels for $25 or less
  • Book your rental car in Brussels at least 2 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Brussels are around 12% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Mini rental cars in Brussels are around 49% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs About Renting a Car in Brussels

How much does it cost to rent a car in Brussels?

On average a rental car in Brussels costs $37 per day.

What is the most popular rental car in Brussels?

Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Brussels.

What is the cheapest car rental company in Brussels?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Europcar ($11/day), Hertz ($15/day) and Budget ($25/day).

What is the best rental car company in Brussels?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Brussels are Avis (7.6, 2271 reviews), Hertz (7.4, 3845 reviews), and Budget (7.4, 4169 reviews).

Which car rental companies are at the airport: Bruxelles-National & other airports (BRU)?

Car rental companies onsite at Bruxelles-National & other airports include Sixt, Hertz, Dollar, Avis and Thrifty.

Which car rental companies will pick you up at the airport: Bruxelles-National & other airports (BRU)?

Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Bruxelles-National & other airports to off-airport locations include Europcar, Sixt, Hertz, Dollar, Avis, Alamo, Budget, Thrifty, and Enterprise.

What is the cheapest rental car location in Brussels?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Europcar Av D Auderghem, 68 1040 (2 miles from city center).

How can I find car rentals near me in Brussels?

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

What type of car is recommended for driving in Brussels?

If you're just planning on driving around the city, a small automatic car that is easy to park is the best option. But if you're planning on a road trip to other Belgian cities or even neighboring countries, consider a sedan — particularly if you're traveling with the entire family, as it offers more space and comfort for everyone.

What's the speed limit in Brussels?

The speed limit in the city is typically 50 kilometers per hour (31 miles per hour), but it may be as low as 12 mph in certain residential areas. The speed limit on open roads is 90 km/h (56 mph) and on highways, it is set at 120 km/h (75 mph). If, for some reason, the speed limit lowers in specific places, traffic signs will always be posted.

How are gas prices in Brussels?

The average gas prices in Brussels are approximately €5.46 (around $6.18) per gallon. You can find lower prices of around €4.92 ($5.57) per gallon, and the higher prices are usually €6.06 ($6.86) per gallon. Don't forget that, across most of Europe, gas is priced by the liter and not the gallon. Most gas stations are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Where are the best places to park in Brussels?

In the city center, street parking is paid from Monday to Saturday, between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. You can leave your car for an unlimited amount of time (except in busy shopping areas), and meter pricing ranges between €1 ($1.13) and €2.50 ($2.83) per hour. For long-term stays, it's best to leave it at one of the many parking lots, which cost a maximum of €28 ($32) a day. To avoid parking in the city center altogether, drop your vehicle at one of the free Park and Ride facilities on the outskirts of Brussels.