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Cartagena car rentals from $31/day

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Cartagena with a pick-up date of 7/27 and drop-off date of 8/2. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cheap car rentals in Cartagena

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Citroen C3 car
Citroen C3
or similar SMALL
2
2
4-5
$31/day
Citroen C3 Aircross car
Citroen C3 Aircross
or similar SMALL
4
2
2/4
$33/day
Seat Toledo car
Seat Toledo
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
4-5
$45/day
Volvo XC60 car
Volvo XC60
or similar SUV
5
2
4-5
$72/day
Seat Arona car
Seat Arona
or similar SUV
4
2
4-5
$42/day
Nissan Qashqai car
Nissan Qashqai
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
$44/day
Ford Kuga car
Ford Kuga
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
$46/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Cartagena

  • Use your cheap car hire in Cartagena to enjoy a holiday in this beautiful, ancient part of Murcia, Spain, at your leisure. With public transport not being able to reach all the tourist sites or surrounding beauty, having a car hire is the best way to ensure independence when visiting historic sites, beaches and amazing shopping destinations. A port city, Cartagena has many fascinating attractions, such as the Roman ruins of a 1st-century amphitheatre, the villa of Casa de la Fortuna, the National Museum of Underwater Archaeology, and more. Reach them all with ease, no matter if public transport isn't running that day. When it’s time to visit the beach in this sunny location, drive down to Playa Calnegre for white, sandy Mediterranean shores.
  • When arriving for your Spanish holiday, you can collect your Cartagena car hire at Murcia-San Javier Airport (MJV). Based just 25min away along the A30 highway, this airport has four major car hire companies just outside the terminal building, including Europcar, Goldcar, SIXT and Firefly. A fifth company, Centauro, is based nearby, and will send a free shuttle to collect you. Consider hiring a GPS before you leave the car park.
  • With your cheap car hire in Cartagena, you will find the city is easily connected to surrounding areas via two main highways, namely the A30 into Murcia and the AP-7 towards the coastal areas. Both motorways are in excellent condition and well-surfaced. When inside the city, you will find a variety of roads, ranging from narrow in the city centre to wider towards the coastline. The Spanish drive on the right-hand side of the road, and all signs will be in Spanish. Turn your GPS on to English mode if your understanding of the language is poor. Stay under the alcohol limit of 0.05% and if you are unsure, do a portable breathalyser before getting behind the wheel.
  • When driving your cheap car hire in Cartagena, you should not encounter any serious challenges. If you are not used to a manual transmission car, it is best you pre-order an automatic, as Spain always favours manual cars. The roads of the city are quite flat as the port is based in a valley, making it an easy drive. Weather is usually pleasant and sunny, and the Spanish, although confident and sometimes vocal drivers, are usually patient. Cartagena is not a particularly high-crime area, but always leave your car locked with valuables out of sight. You will also notice the city centre has many non-drivable streets of marble. Check your GPS as to which zones are restricted. Traffic peaks around 7:00 to 9.00 and again in the afternoon at about 16:00 until 19:00.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Cartagena for $37 or less
  • Book your rental car in Cartagena at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate rental cars in Cartagena are around 30% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Cartagena

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Cartagena?

    On average a rental car in Cartagena costs $43 per day. But prices differ between operators and you can save money through a price comparison of car rental deals from different agencies. The cheapest price for a car rental in Cartagena found in the last 2 weeks is $36.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Cartagena?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Budget ($31/day), Alamo ($39/day) and Avis ($39/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Budget Avenida Pintor Portela 24 30203 (1 miles from city center).

  • Can I rent an automatic car in Cartagena?

    Based on our information, car rental agencies in Cartagena only have manual transmission cars.

  • How much is gas price in Cartagena?

    The average gas price in Cartagena is $6.61 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $79 and $106, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Cartagena?

    Intermediate (Nissan Qashqai or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Cartagena.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Cartagena?

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

  • How much does an Intermediate car rental cost in Cartagena?

    An Intermediate car rental in Cartagena costs $39 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car rental cost in Cartagena?

    A Compact car rental in Cartagena costs $44 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Standard car rental cost in Cartagena?

    A Standard car rental in Cartagena costs $30 per day, on average.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Cartagena?

    On average a rental car in Cartagena costs $304 per week ($43 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Cartagena?

    On average a rental car in Cartagena costs $1,301 per month ($43 per day).

  • Should I get insurance when renting a car in Cartagena?

    Most car rental providers in Cartagena offer insurance but the level of protection can differ substantially. If you're unsure whether to get extra protection for your car rental in Cartagena, check out KAYAK's car rental insurance guide.

  • How many car agencies are operating in Cartagena?

    KAYAK has deals for you to compare from 10 car rental agencies in Cartagena.

  • What do I need to know before booking a car rental in Cartagena?

    Finding the right price, understanding the add-ons and staying up to date with policy changes can be a challenge. That’s why KAYAK has produced the ultimate guide to renting a car to help you cut though the jargon and make the right choice for your rental car. Find tips and insights for how to book your rental, what car rental insurance you’ll need, how to deal with a car rental agency and what extra fees to expect (and avoid!).

  • Why should I use KAYAK to rent a car in Cartagena?

    KAYAK searches thousands of car rental agencies to provide you with offers from all car rental agencies operating in Cartagena so that you can compare car rental rates, reviews and pick-up and drop-off locations to find the best deal for you.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Cartagena?

    With warm sun and sea breezes, Cartagena is the perfect destination in which to spoil yourself. If you are over 25 and the budget allows, consider a small convertible, as the city itself is not very accommodating to larger cars. You will find the city is best suited for a small economy vehicle, which saves on fuel and squeezes through the tightest of gaps on the narrow roads.

  • What is the speed limit in Cartagena?

    Spain, like most of Europe, observes the speed limit in kilometres. In the city of Cartagena, you will need to keep speeds down to a low 50 km (32 mph). When driving outside built-up areas and on main roads, you can drive at 90 km (56 mph). The motorway is restricted to 120 km (75 mph).

  • Where are the best places to park in Cartagena?

    When looking for parking in the city centre, it may be futile to look for street parking. It is often best to just head straight to a covered car park and pay a small fee. All car parks are within walking distance from major attractions. There are approximately six major car parks in the city centre, including Aparcamiento Los Portales de la Lonja, Aparcamiento Plaza de Espana and Aparcamiento El Corte Ingles. The average price is €1.80 (£1.55) per hour. Near the beaches and port, you will find more parking that is often free.

Cartagena car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

10.0

Wonderful

No reviews available

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10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

One location in Cartagena

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Estacion De Tren

+34 968 32 17 78

Monday08:00 - 13:0016:00 - 19:00
Tuesday16:00 - 19:0008:00 - 13:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:0016:00 - 19:00
Thursday16:00 - 19:0008:00 - 13:00
Friday08:00 - 13:0016:00 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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Budget

7.0

Good

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One location in Cartagena

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Avenida Pintor Portela 24

Monday16:00 - 19:0009:00 - 13:00
Tuesday16:00 - 19:0009:00 - 13:00
Wednesday09:00 - 13:0016:00 - 19:00
Thursday16:00 - 19:0009:00 - 13:00
Friday16:00 - 19:0009:00 - 13:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00

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Avis

5.9

Fair

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One location in Cartagena

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Avenida Pintor Portela 24

Monday09:00 - 13:0016:00 - 19:00
Tuesday16:00 - 19:0009:00 - 13:00
Wednesday16:00 - 19:0009:00 - 13:00
Thursday09:00 - 13:0016:00 - 19:00
Friday16:00 - 19:0009:00 - 13:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00

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keddy by Europcar

10.0

Wonderful

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Avd Trovero Marin 3 Bus Station

+34 968 523 620

Monday16:30 - 19:3009:00 - 13:00
Tuesday09:00 - 13:0016:30 - 19:30
Wednesday09:00 - 13:0016:30 - 19:30
Thursday09:00 - 13:0016:30 - 19:30
Friday09:00 - 13:0016:30 - 19:30
Saturday10:00 - 13:30

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National

8.1

Very good

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One location in Cartagena

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Enterprise Rent-a-car

+34 968 32 17 78

Monday08:00 - 13:0016:00 - 19:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:0016:00 - 19:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:0016:00 - 19:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:0016:00 - 19:00
Friday16:00 - 19:0008:00 - 13:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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Alamo

7.4

Good

No reviews available

Cheapest deal
Most popular

One location in Cartagena

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Enterprise Rent A Car

+34 968 32 17 78

Monday16:00 - 19:0008:00 - 13:00
Tuesday16:00 - 19:0008:00 - 13:00
Wednesday16:00 - 19:0008:00 - 13:00
Thursday16:00 - 19:0008:00 - 13:00
Friday08:00 - 13:0016:00 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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Europcar

7.1

Good

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One location in Cartagena

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Avd Trovero Marin 3 - Bus Station

+34 648 98 08 65

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Sunnycars

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3 locations in Cartagena

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Avenida Pintor Portela 24

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Avenida de Trovero Marín, 3

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Plaza de Mejico 2

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Free2Move

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One location in Cartagena

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Eduardo Marquina

+34 620 51 92 95

Monday08:30 - 13:3016:00 - 19:00
Tuesday08:30 - 13:3016:00 - 19:00
Wednesday08:30 - 13:3016:00 - 19:00
Thursday16:00 - 19:0008:30 - 13:30
Friday08:30 - 13:3016:00 - 19:00

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McRent

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Ctra. L.beatos A Los Camachos

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Car rental locations in or near Cartagena

Good to know

Most popular agency

Centauro

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

$43/day

Good deal

$37/day

When to book a rental car in Cartagena

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Cartagena car rental information

Pick-up locationCartagena
Car typesCompact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Standard SUV
Rental locations13
Airport locations0
Popular agenciesAlamo, Budget, Avis, Enterprise Rent-A-Car