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Cheap car rentals in Yorkshire

Full-size SUV$47/day
Passenger van$37/day
Compact SUV$19/day
Intermediate SUV$21/day
Supplier choice$27/day
Compact station wagon$33/day
Luxury SUV$83/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for renting a car in Yorkshire

  • If you are visiting Bradford from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA), you can reach the city in around 30 minutes as it is around eight miles away from the airport, along the A658.  Be aware that on-street parking in Bradford is mainly reserved for residents, however, you can find many cheap parking options in the city car parks with prices starting at around £0.60 per hour, up to around £3.00 for a whole day, leaving you plenty of time to wander around and discover the local history of this industrial town.
  • Be aware of the rush hours in the United Kingdom which fall usually between 08:00 and 10:00 in the morning and again between 17:00 and 19:00 in the evening when commuters can congest the traffic flows.  This is particularly prevalent around the city ring roads, especially around Leeds. Try to avoid the busy periods if returning along the A658 Harrogate route to the airport, as this road is especially busy during rush hours, or alternatively, give yourself plenty of time to return your hire car.
  • Remember to check your fuel policy for your hire vehicle as you may need to refill your tank before returning it.  If you are approaching the airport from the Bradford direction, you can find a Sainsbury’s local petrol station on Apperley Lane, which is situated just off the roundabout on the A658.  If you are approaching from Leeds, you can find many 24-hour stations located on the A6210 ring road. There is another petrol station two miles from the airport in nearby Yeadon, although it would be advisable to check the closing times as it is situated in a small village.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Yorkshire for $45 or less
  • Book your rental car in Yorkshire at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Yorkshire are around 84% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Economy rental cars in Yorkshire are around 35% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Yorkshire

  • Should I rent a car in Yorkshire?

    Hiring a car in Yorkshire is a perfect way to discover the local area, with its many national parks, including the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors.  You will also have the freedom to explore the coastal regions of Whitby or Flamborough, which are noted specifically for native bird habitats and impressive coves along the coastline.  If you happen to be connecting from Leeds/Bradford Airport, the M62 will easily take you from West to East Yorkshire.  You will also be on the doorstep for the Yorkshire Dales from Leeds which is less than one hour’s drive along the A660 and A65.  Harrogate is also just a half hour drive along the A58 and A61, which is noted as an area of outstanding beauty and famous for its Victorian Spa.

  • What is driving like in Yorkshire?

    The motorways and A-roads of Yorkshire are very well connected to all the major cities and towns in the region, and all are toll free, except for the Humber Bridge in Hull, East Yorkshire which requires a fee to cross.  Driving is on the left in the United Kingdom, and you will find that the roads are generally of a good quality.  You may find in rural or countryside areas, that roads can be narrower and more bendy, so if you plan to head out to more of these areas, a 4x4 may be a good idea.  Potholes can be a regular feature of many country roads due to frequent rainfall in the area, so a sturdy vehicle is always a good option.  Road signage is usually very well marked, even in rural areas.

  • How old do you have to be to rent a car in Yorkshire?

    You must be 21 years of age to hire a car in the United Kingdom and have held your licence for at least one year.  Some car hire companies may stipulate a higher age group for renting certain vehicle categories and you may be subject to a surcharge if under 25.  A full valid driving licence is required, along with adequate insurance, and a credit card to complete your booking.

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

    On average a rental car in Yorkshire costs $39 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Yorkshire?

    Compact (Vauxhall Crossland or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Yorkshire.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Yorkshire?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at keddy by Europcar ($17/day), DRIVALIA ($17/day) and Routes Car & Truck Rentals ($19/day).

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

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

  • Where should I rent a car in Yorkshire?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in Yorkshire are Leeds (42% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in Yorkshire), York (22%) and Hull (6%).

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

    On average a rental car in Yorkshire costs $398 per week ($57 per day).

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

    On average a rental car in Yorkshire costs $1,705 per month ($57 per day).

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    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rental locations in Yorkshire

    38 Locations

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    Free2Move car rental locations in Yorkshire

    25 Locations

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    keddy by Europcar car rental locations in Yorkshire

    22 Locations

  • europcar

    Europcar car rental locations in Yorkshire

    17 Locations

  • firefly

    Firefly car rental locations in Yorkshire

    17 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in Yorkshire

    16 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in Yorkshire

    14 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car rental locations in Yorkshire

    11 Locations

  • thrifty

    Thrifty car rental locations in Yorkshire

    7 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in Yorkshire

    6 Locations

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    Easirent car rental locations in Yorkshire

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    Arnold Clark car rental locations in Yorkshire

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