Car rentals from Hamburg Airport - cheap with Cartrawler Germany
Passengers arriving in Hamburg Airport, also referred to as Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport, can choose from a large number of car hire companies offering their services o both on- and off-site basis. In order to ensure a smooth Hamburg car rental experience and to benefit from the most competitive deals, it is recommendable to book the car in Hamburg Airport in advance and after having compared prices from several car rental providers. Cartrawler search engine is an efficient and easy to operate tool allowing to find the cheapest car hire in Hamburg Airport and to carry a simple and safe online booking.
New model VW Passat rent a car available from Hamburg Airport from 2015
Hamburg Airport car rental companies
Car hire in Hamburg Airport is available from brands as: Avis Rent A Car, Europcar, Budget, Sixt Mietwagen Hamburg, Hertz, Buchbinder, Dollar and Thrifty, Firefly, Inter Rent and Caro Autovermietung, amongst others.
Best deals in Hamburg Airport car hire
When looking at the offers from different providers, it is quite clear that the prices of Hamburg Airport vary considerably within the same car rental class. The cheapest hire cars in Hamburg Airport – usually Hyundai i10, Citroen C1, VW Up or similar - are often available from below £100 for a week with some operators, while with others, the cost of a 7 days rental of this type of a small city car, can exceed £120. The same goes for the other rental classes/groups.
The best deals of Hamburg Airport hire car are found, however, in higher classes: a fairly large Opel Vectra Estate, or a VW Passat (or similar) with prices starting from £165 for a week is a money well spent if we appreciate to travel in comfort.
Minibus and minivan car rental from Hamburg Airport
If you require a bigger than standard passenger car to rent in northern Germany, it is possible to find in Hamburg Airport hire fleet minivans with capacity for 7 people (in both 5+2 and full 7-seater version) as well as minibuses with space for up to 9 people, amongst them VW Touran 5+2 Seater, VW Sharan, 7 Seater, VW MultiVan 7 Seater, Ford Transit 9 Seater, Mercedes Viano 8 Seater, Opel Vivaro 8 Seater, VW Caravelle) 9 Seater and more.
Hamburg Airport – convenient location in Northern Germany
The airport is situated approx. 5 miles north of Hamburg city centre, within a thick network of motorways and major roads - see map.
Hamburg is the second largest German city and one of Germany’s federal states, neighbouring the states of Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony.
An important city of the Roman Empire and a part of the medieval Hanseatic League in the past, Hamburg remains a crucial location for industry, business and transportation in Europe: Hamburg port on the River Elbe is Europe’s second largest port and Hamburg Airport is Germany’s fifth largest. The dynamic economy of Hamburg as well as well developed transportation infrastructure attract businesses; the aviation, media and IT, research and science as well as chemical industries are just some of the sectors thriving in Hamburg. The city is also known for its renowned cultural institutions and universities. The tourism in Hamburg is equally important, with over 140,000 people employed within the sector.
Cross-border travels in a Hamburg hire car
Hamburg is located in a manageable distance from the borders with Denmark (approx. 150 km, 1h 30 min drive to Flensburg, across the border from Denmark), to the Netherlands (approx. 300 km, 3 h by car to Groningen) and Poland (approx. 420 km, 4 hours drive to Szczecin), If you are considering driving abroad in a hire car from Hamburg Airport, please check beforehand if cross-border travels are allowed and to which countries.
Flights UK - Hamburg (HAM)
Hamburg Airport is quite well connected to diverse UK airport. Flights to Hamburg are available from both regular and low-cost carriers, amongst them: British Airways (from London-Heathrow), Easyjet (London-Gatwick, London-Luton, Manchester, Edinburgh), Flybe (Birmingham, Southampton), Germanwings (London-Heathrow, Birmingham).
Hamburg Airport terminals
There are two terminals at Hamburg Airport – Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 – connected by the Airport Plaza, where shops, restaurants and many other passenger services are located.
See general map of Hamburg Airport.
Most of rental desks of Hamburg Airport on-site car hire providers are located either on level 0 of Terminal 2.