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Car rental in Cologne

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Popular car groups in Cologne

Small, practical and easy to park, economy cars are ideal for driving through busy city streets. Check out these examples and compare prices:

  • Volkswagen Golf - 5Seats

    Volkswagen Golf

    5 2
  • Volkswagen Polo - 5Seats

    Volkswagen Polo

    5 1 1
  • Ford Fiesta - 5Seats

    Ford Fiesta

    5 1 1
  • Ford Focus - 5Seats

    Ford Focus

    5 2

Standard cars are big and comfortable – perfect for family holidays and long-distance driving. Check out these examples and compare prices:

  • Ford Mondeo - 5Seats

    Ford Mondeo

    5 2 1
  • Volkswagen Passat - 5Seats

    Volkswagen Passat

    5 2 1
  • Opel Insignia - 5Seats

    Opel Insignia

    5 2 1
  • Mercedes-Benz B Class - 5Seats

    Mercedes-Benz B Class

    5 2 1

Estate cars have plenty of room for both people and luggage. Perfect for family holidays.  Check out these examples and compare prices:

  • Ford Focus Estate - 5Seats

    Ford Focus Estate

    5 3
  • Volkswagen Passat Estate - 5Seats

    Volkswagen Passat Estate

    5 3
  • Opel Astra Estate - 5Seats

    Opel Astra Estate

    5 3
  • Ford Mondeo Estate - 5Seats

    Ford Mondeo Estate

    5 3

Arrive at your destination in comfort and luxury – in a classy executive car. Here are some examples:

  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class - 5Seats

    Mercedes-Benz C-Class

    5 2 1
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class - 5Seats

    Mercedes-Benz E-Class

    5 2 1
  • BMW 3-Series - 5Seats

    BMW 3-Series

    5 2 1
  • BMW 5-series - 5Seats

    BMW 5-series

    5 2 1

Travelling with a large group? We offer a wide range of 7, 9 and 12-seat people carriers and minivans. Here are some examples:

  • Ford Galaxy - 7Seats

    Ford Galaxy

    7 4
  • Volkswagen Touran - 5/7Seats

    Volkswagen Touran

    5/7 2/4
  • Mercedes-Benz Vito - 9Seats

    Mercedes-Benz Vito

    9 4
  • Volkswagen Caravelle - 9Seats

    Volkswagen Caravelle

    9 4

Going off the beaten track? Enjoy your adventure in a rugged 4x4 or SUV. Check out these examples and compare prices:

  • Ford Kuga - 5Seats

    Ford Kuga

    5 3
  • Volkswagen Tiguan - 5Seats

    Volkswagen Tiguan

    5 3
  • BMW X1 - 5Seats

    BMW X1

    5 3
  • BMW X5 - 5Seats

    BMW X5

    5 3

Find the ideal convertible car for you - get a great car at a great price. Here are some examples:

  • Volkswagen Golf Cabrio - 4Seats

    Volkswagen Golf Cabrio

    4 2
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabrio - 4Seats

    Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabrio

    4 2
  • Mini Cabrio - 4Seats

    Mini Cabrio

    4 2
  • Smart Cabrio - 2Seats

    Smart Cabrio

    2 2

Top 3 locations in Cologne

Cologne-Bonn Airport

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Cologne Downtown

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Cologne Train Station

DE Germany

Why rent a car in Cologne with

When you search for a car in Cologne on our site, we compare prices from all the major car hire brands — including Alamo, Sixt, Hertz and Buchbinder. However, we are more than just a comparison site: our team deal with these suppliers directly, bringing you low prices and exclusive rates. In fact, we are so committed to giving you great value that if you find the same car from the same supplier cheaper elsewhere, we will beat the quote as part of our Best Price Guarantee. You will find a great choice of cars on our site — so whether you need a small car for city driving or a luxury car for a business meeting, look no further than for all your car hire needs in Cologne.

Top Tips

  • Contrary to popular belief, most autobahns have speed limits. If you see a sign on the autobahn with a speed limit, stick to it.
  • It is the law to stop and help if you are at the first to arrive at the scene of an accident. If you need to call the emergency services dial 112.
  • When driving on the autobahn, passing on the right is forbidden.

Which companies offer best value in Cologne?

If you are visiting Cologne in the winter, look out for offers which include the winterisation fee (the cost of equipping the car for snowy and icy conditions) in the rental price. Brands which often supply cars with this offer include InterRent, Keddy by Europcar and Alamo. You can also see how each company compares in terms of overall customer satisfaction and value for money by looking at the ratings and reviews (submitted by previous customers) next to each listing. We are completely impartial, with no bias towards any of the suppliers we deal with.

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Day trips from Cologne

Bonn: As the birthplace of composer Ludwig van Beethoven, Bonn is a must-see city while visiting Cologne. A 40-minute drive from Cologne, Bonn became the temporary capital of West Germany in 1949, and is the home of the United Nations. If you are a fan of classical music, make sure you visit Beethoven-Haus and the Beethoven monument.

Aachen and the Lindt Chocolate Factory Outlet: Located an hour’s drive from Cologne is Aachen, home to the Lindt Chocolate Factory Outlet. The massive store is filled with all things Lindt, and the prices are great too. Aachen itself is a picturesque spa town, home to an ornate cathedral which is the oldest in Northern Europe.

KÖLNPFAD Hiking Trail: Hiking is a national pass time in Germany, and Cologne is often used as a base. The KÖLNPFAD Hiking Trail is 171 kilometres long, and is broken up into eleven stages. The trail is marked by a series of white circles on a black background — and takes you through parks, woodland, lakes and water meadows.

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