Vienna Airport VIE – online price comparison for car hire from Vienna Airport, Austria
The capital of Austria, Vienna is served by a large international airport: Austria’s largest airport, Vienna International Airport – VIE is located approx. 11 miles southeast of Vienna city centre, in the town of Schwechat. The local, name of the Airport is Flughafen Wien-Schwechat.
Vienna Airport is a modern facility, providing various kinds of commodities for passengers, amongst them free wireless internet in all areas, a wide range of restaurants and shops and other services.
Opel Astra popular compact class hire car Vienna Airport
Travelers looking to hire a car upon arrival to Vienna, will find a good choice of rent a car companies in Vienna Airport Car Rental Centre, located on level 0 of a multi-storey car park opposite the terminal.
Car hire companies Vienna Airport
Amongst Vienna Airport car hire providers are some of leading rent a car brands, such as Avis, Sixt, Budget Car Hire, Europcar, Alamo, Enterprise Rent A Car. When searching for competitive rates it is often worth to consider offers from Buchbinder and Megadrive Autovermietung car rental companies also providing services at VIE.
Vienna Airport car hire – compare offers on Cartrawler
The capital of Austria, inhabited largely by affluent middle-class is amongst the most expensive European cities, which applies also to the prices of Vienna car hire. Fortunately, due to the fierce competitions between car rental companies operating at Vienna Airport, reasonable rates are often available.
Spending some time shopping around is recommended, however, if you want to avoid the most inflated prices. An internet search engine of car rental offers, Cartrawler is a convenient tool allowing you to find the most competitive car hire deals in Vienna without much hassle.
The cheapest hire cars at Vienna Airport can often be found on Cartrawler search engine with prices from around £170 for a 7 days rental of a small city car, such as Fiat 500 or similar. However, there is often a very little difference in price between the smallest cars and the larger classes. The economy class cars (Ford Fiesta, VW Polo, Nissan Micra or similar) are often available from approx. £ 180 for a week car hire from Vienna Airport.
Vienna car rental conditions
On some occasions despite the seemingly similar price, car hire offers may differ significantly in respect to rental conditions. Limited mileage is not uncommon in Vienna Airport car hire, so if you are planning to drive a lot, it is recommendable to look for offers with free unlimited mileage.
Also the excess on Vienna Airport car hire vary considerably in different suppliers. Check under ‘Rental conditions’ the excess amount before booking.
Cross-border travels in Vienna Airport hire car
Refer to ‘Rental conditions’ also if you are planning to drive a Vienna Airport hire car beyond the Austrian borders, as cross-border travels to some countries may be disallowed.
Vienna’s location within a thick network of motorways allows to drive comfortably and fairly quickly to several other European capitals and major cities. Below are the approximate road distances:
- distance from Vienna to Bratislava: 50 mi / 80 km (approx. 1 hour drive)
- distance from Vienna to Brno: 81 mi / 130 km (1h 50min)
- distance from Vienna to Prague: 206 mi / 330 km (3h 40 min)
- distance from Vienna to Budapest: 150 mi / 240 km (2h 20 min)
Flights from UK to Vienna
Direct flights from UK to Vienna Airport are available from the regular airlines Austrian Airlines and British Airways, as well as from the low-cost carrier Easyjet.