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    Hungary Car HireBook your car hire in Hungary with Auto Europe over our safe, reliable and secure online booking system. Our exceptional customer service and Beat Rate Guarantee assure the best savings and quality of service on your car hire.

    Popular Transportation Terminals with Car Hire Services in Hungary

    Planning to travel to Hungary for business or travel? See more of the sites and sounds of Hngary by hiring a car from Auto Europe. By partnering with the most trusted suppliers in the industry, Auto Europe is able to provide customers with a hired car at all major transport hubs in Hungary, such as airports and train stations. Use the booking engine at the top of the page to reserve your car today!

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    Book With the Top Car Hire Suppliers in Hungary

    Auto Europe works with the top, trusted suppliers in the industry in order to provide our clients with the best possible car hire experience. With over 60 years of experience in the car hire industry, we are able to guarantee the best rates on car hire in Hungary through our unique relationships with suppliers such as Buchbinder and Sixt in our locations at major cities such as Budapest. Whether you are in need of a traditional car hire, a luxury vehicle, or a passenger van, Auto Europe can help make your travel plans a reality with our low rates and high quality service. Compare prices from our top car hire suppliers in Hungary and no matter who you choose, Auto Europe will be there every step of the way.

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    FAQs About Hiring a Car in Hungary

    Can I hire a car in Hungary if I am under 25?

    Renters between the ages of 21-25 will have little trouble hiring a car in Hungary. Travellers should be aware if they are under 25 and hiring a vehicle they may incur an additional daily charge known as a "young driver surcharge."

    Is car hire insurance required in Hungary?

    In most European countries, third party liability insurance is required to drive your car hire off the lot. To make the car hire process as hassle-free as possible for our clients, all Auto Europe car hire rates include both third party liability and fire insurance - so, you can pick-up your hire with ease and be on your way.

    Contact Auto Europe - HungaryCan I drive my car hire into other countries?

    Most car hire categories can be driven anywhere in Western Europe without restriction, however, restrictions may apply on certain car categories such as luxury car hires. Contact Auto Europe with any questions, toll-free and 24/7 at 1300-656-601.


    Driving in Hungary

    An excellent way to see the greatness of Hungary's capital city, Budapest, is to simply drive your hire car along the banks of the Danube and keep an eye out for the amazing architecture present. When driving along the west side of the river, known as Buda, you will see the impressive parliament house across the water. Alternatively, when you are travelling in your car hire along the east bank, known as Pest, you will get a grand view of Castle Hill, a superbly restored area showcasing historic architecture.

    For an amazing view of the city, drive your hire car up to Gellerthegy, a large hill in Buda quite close to Erzsebet Bridge. The lookouts at the top of the hill provide magnificent views of the city, especially at night time when the city is all lit up. For an alternative insight into the 20th-century history of Hungary, drive out to Statue Park, not far out from the city centre. Here you will come face to face with over 40 oversized pieces of art from communist times which have been well preserved.

    During warmer months, take a scenic drive southwest of Budapest and visit Lake Balaton, the largest lake in Central Europe. Popular with both Hungarians and foreigners alike, there are many activities you can take part in on the lake, including fishing, canoeing and wind sailing.

    Country Essentials

    In line with the norm across continental Europe, traffic in Hungary flows on the right-hand side, and vehicles pass only on the left-hand side of the road. Speed limits in Hungary range from: City 50km per hour to Highways 130km per hour.

    Standard Inclusions

    In Hungary, Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and theft protection are included in our Auto Europe rates. The CDW and theft protection reduces the deductible (responsibility of the client) to a capped amount. Fire insurance is also included in your car hire.

    Licence Requirements

    It is a requirement that visiting motorists carry their valid Australian State or Territory driving licence in addition to a valid International Driving Permit which must be obtained before leaving Australia. The minimum age to hire a car in Hungary is 19 years, though some suppliers may charge a fee for young drivers (25 and under) and you must have held a full licence for a minimum of one year. Some suppliers may have a maximum age limit of 75 years.

    Tolls and Freeways

    In Hungary, every motorway is a toll road, administered by the National Highway Authority. Toll roads are monitored electronically, and you must check that the supplier has provided the e-Vignette in their fleet or purchase and register your own at a petrol station in Hungary so that you can pay tolls.

    Fleet Guide

    You can find details of different manufacturers, models and luggage sizes between car category types in Hungary in our fleet guide. Please note that not all cars are available from all supplier locations, and that the exact model or make can not be guaranteed.

    Border Crossings

    Most car categories can be driven anywhere in Western Europe without restriction. Supplier within Hungary usually allow cars which have been picked up locally to travel in to other Central European nations as well. Travel in to Eastern Europe is restricted, with each supplier holding different policies on travel in to specific countries. Additional fees may be charged by the supplier to cover increased insurance costs, and cross-border fees are paid locally in the local currency, Euros, or US Dollars. Please ensure that your intended itinerary will be possible with the car you plan to hire.

    Useful Distances

    • Budapest to Budapest Airport (25km approx. 30min)
    • Budapest to Debrecen (230km approx.2hr 15min)
    • Budapest to Lake Balaton (135km approx. 1hr 30min)
    • Budapest to Vienna (Austria) (245km approx. 2hr 30min)

    Car Hire in Hungary with Auto Europe

    Book your car hire in Hungary with Auto Europe over our safe, reliable and secure online booking system. Our exceptional customer service and Beat Rate Guarantee assure the best savings and quality of service on your car hire. For more information, read our Car Rental FAQ page, read our Terms and Conditions, or Contact Us.


    Additional Transportation Options in Hungary

    No matter what your travel plans are, Auto Europe can provide the ideal mode of transportation. We take pride in providing our customers with the guaranteed lowest rates in the industry for their transportation needs. Use our booking engine at the top of the page to compare daily car hire rates with luxury, motorhome, van or any type of transportation to find the ideal option for you and your travel party.

    Luxury Car Hire Hungary
    Luxury Car Hire Hungary -  Take to the streets of Hungary in style with a luxury car hire. Compare rates between Mercedes, Audi, Porsche, Maserati, and more to find the ideal vehicle for your trip to Hungary. Start comparing rates for your trip today!
    Van Hire Hungary
    Van Hire Hungary -  Customers travelling in large parties or transporting large/heavy luggage may find a van hire the ideal option for their time in Hungary. Auto Europe has great rates on small, medium and large van hires in Hungary. Find rates, capacity, detailed specs and more with Auto Europe.
    Motorhome Hire in Hungary
    Hungary Motorhome Hire -  A motorhome or RV hire unlocks a whole new level of opportunity and exploration for your trip to Hungary. With many safe and accommodating locations to pitch and explore it is no surprise motorhome hires in Hungary are on the rise!