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Sheffield car rentals from $30/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 Sheffield with a pick-up date of 3/15 and drop-off date of 3/18. 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 Sheffield

Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Sheffield

  • Rent a car for your time in Sheffield to combine city exploring with countryside roaming for the ultimate UK experience. Sheffield features many places of interest like museums, galleries, pubs, and much more, plus it lies adjacent to the Peak District National Park, which showcases the English countryside from its best side and is only half an hour away by car.
  • Another good reason to rent a car for your time in Sheffield is because Doncaster Sheffield Airport is over 24 miles from the city, and by picking up a rental car directly from one of their onsite agencies, travelers don’t have to rely on public transport to reach the city. With a car, you can be in Sheffield center in half an hour via the M18, whereas public transport will take well over an hour.
  • Throughout the UK, people drive on the left side of the road and Sheffield is, of course, no exception. For people who are not used to that, a GPS system can help navigate through the city while driving on the “wrong” side of the road. When coming to roundabouts, remember to enter clockwise and pay attention at intersections, as it can be the confusing when the traffic is on the other side.
  • Getting stuck in traffic in Sheffield can cost you more than half an hour, so it is recommended to refrain from hitting the road when commuters rush in and out of the city. In the morning, the city usually clogs up around 7-9 am, and from 5-7 pm in the evenings. Especially the M18 and Penistone Road face severely increased traffic during peak times and should be avoided if possible.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Sheffield for $33 or less
  • Book your rental car in Sheffield at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy rental cars in Sheffield are around 19% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Sheffield

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

    As driving on the other side of the road can be a challenge, it is recommended to opt for a smaller car -- assuming you don’t need much extra space. It will make driving through the city and finding one of the coveted parking spaces easier. Choosing an automatic car can also help with driving on the other side of the road.

  • What’s the speed limit in Sheffield?

    The maximum speed limit in Sheffield center is between 20 and 30 mph – look out for posted signs to know which zone you are in. 60-70 mph is permitted on roads outside the city, but reduce your speed if there are leaves on the street or if it is wet. On freeways, drivers can go as fast as 70 mph.

  • Where are the best places to park in Sheffield?

    Travelers can choose from metered on-street parking as well as parking garages and lots when visiting Sheffield. Metered parking will cost about £4.00 ($5.09) per two hours and spots can be found all around the center, for instance on Church Street. Parking lots are another option, such as the two on Carver Street which charge around £2.00 ($2.55) per two hours and are also close to the center.

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

    On average a rental car in Sheffield costs $49 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 Sheffield found in the last 2 weeks is $28.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Sheffield?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($30/day) and Europcar ($45/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Enterprise Rent-A-Car 176 Penistone Road South S6 1QA (3 miles from city center).

  • Can I rent an automatic car in Sheffield?

    Yes, automatic cars are available in most car renting companies in Sheffield. As cars with manual transmission are more common in many countries, you might have to pay an additional charge for renting an automatic car.

  • How much is gas price in Sheffield?

    The average gas price in Sheffield is $6.80 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $82 and $109, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Sheffield?

    Economy (Vauxhall Corsa or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Sheffield.

  • Which car rental companies are at Manchester airport (MAN)?

    Car rental companies onsite at Manchester airport include Europcar, GREEN MOTION, DRIVALIA, Alamo, Budget, Sixt, Hertz, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Avis and National.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Manchester airport (MAN)?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Manchester airport to off-airport locations include Europcar, GREEN MOTION, Alamo, Budget, Sixt, Hertz, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Avis, National, and Dollar.

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

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

  • How much does an Economy car rental cost in Sheffield?

    An Economy car rental in Sheffield costs $64 per day, on average.

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

    A Compact car rental in Sheffield costs $51 per day, on average.

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

    An Intermediate car rental in Sheffield costs $107 per day, on average.

  • What is the most popular rental car location in Sheffield?

    In Sheffield, cars are most frequently rented at Europcar City Parkway (2 miles from city center).

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

    On average a rental car in Sheffield costs $343 per week ($49 per day).

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

    On average a rental car in Sheffield costs $1,468 per month ($49 per day).

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

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

  • How many car agencies are operating in Sheffield?

    KAYAK has deals for you to compare from 17 car rental agencies in Sheffield.

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

    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 Sheffield?

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

Sheffield car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

6.6

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.6

Value for money

6.6

4 locations in Sheffield

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Locations in Sheffield

11 Sheffield Road

+44 114 275 8444

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

176 Penistone Road South

+44 114 275 8444

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
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Saturday09:00 - 12:00
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2 - 4 St Josephs Road

+44 114 288 9961

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

Regent House

+44 114 276 2999

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday11:00 - 16:00

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10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Great service, went out their way to help

10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2023

KAYAK
Brilliant service by everyone there. Very thorough

1 out of 1

Sixt

7.3

Most popular

One location in Sheffield

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7 Broad Street W

+44 207 018 8246

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
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Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
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6.8 Okay

Dec 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

BMW

Cons:

Car not ready; charged for minimum excess

10.0 Wonderful

Dec 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Extremely friendly and helpful staff. Excellent value.

Cons:

Nothing.

1 out of 1

Arnold Clark

10.0

Wonderful

No reviews available

Best rated

One location in Sheffield

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187 Burngreave Road

+44 114 272 1133

Opening times not available

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Firefly

9.6

Wonderful

No reviews available

One location in Sheffield

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135 Matilda Street

+44 114 303 0445

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

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keddy by Europcar

8.0

Very good

No reviews available

3 locations in Sheffield

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40 Corporation Street

+44 371 384 5930

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00

City Parkway, Parkway Ave

Opening times not available

Doncaster Sheffield Airport

+44 1302 625514

Opening times not available

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Avis

7.5

Good

No reviews available

One location in Sheffield

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Ebneezer Street

+44 344 544 6093

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00

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Budget

7.4

Good

No reviews available

One location in Sheffield

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Ebeneezer Street

+44 344 544 4032

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00

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Hertz

7.0

Good

No reviews available

2 locations in Sheffield

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Liberty Works

+44 114 303 0445

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

Truro Works-matilda St.

+44 843 309 3067

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

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Europcar

6.9

Okay

No reviews available

Cheapest deal

One location in Sheffield

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City Parkway

+44 371 384 5930

Opening times not available

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Thrifty

5.6

Fair

No reviews available

One location in Sheffield

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The Gate House/turner Business

+44 114 242 5880

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30

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DRIVALIA

5.0

Fair

No reviews available

One location in Sheffield

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912 Herries Rd , Sheffield S6 1QW

Opening times not available

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Easirent

4.8

Mediocre

No reviews available

One location in Sheffield

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912 Herries Road

Opening times not available

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Dollar

4.7

Mediocre

No reviews available

2 locations in Sheffield

Locations in Sheffield

The Gate House/turner Business

+44 114 242 5880

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30

The Gate House/turner Business

+44 114 242 5880

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30

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Free2Move

No score available yet

2 locations in Sheffield

Locations in Sheffield

Parkway Avenue

+44 114 209 4415

Monday13:00 - 16:0008:00 - 17:00
Tuesday13:00 - 16:0008:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:0013:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:0013:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 17:0013:00 - 16:00
Saturday13:00 - 16:0008:00 - 17:00

Penistone Road

Monday14:00 - 18:0008:00 - 17:00
Tuesday14:00 - 18:0008:00 - 17:00
Wednesday14:00 - 18:0008:00 - 17:00
Thursday14:00 - 18:0008:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:0014:00 - 18:00

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Sunnycars

No score available yet

2 locations in Sheffield

Locations in Sheffield

40 Corporation Street

Opening times not available

912 Herries Road

Opening times not available

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A Car Rental

No score available yet

One location in Sheffield

Locations in Sheffield

1 Gilpin Street, Sheffield

Opening times not available

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YourRent

No score available yet

One location in Sheffield

Locations in Sheffield

Sheffield Train Station

Opening times not available

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9 travelers who rented a car in Sheffield gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.8

Car rental locations in or near Sheffield

Good to know

Most popular agency

Sixt

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

$49/day

Good deal

$33/day

When to book a rental car in Sheffield

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