GBP (£)
  • Quick and easy service
Need help?
+49 89 3803 56 75

Car hire Basel Airport

Rent a car Worry Free at 49,360 locations

Save time and money. We compare the offers of car rental companies in Basel Airport on your behalf.

Enter city or airport code
- days

Why book with us?

  • Free cancellation Up to 48 hours prior to the scheduled pick up time
  • Best price guarantee Have you found a better price? Let us know and we will make you a better offer.
  • 24000+ pick-up locations Locations around the world
We compare all well-known suppliers

Car hire Basel Airport

CarhireSaving compares the prices of well-known car hire companies in Switzerland, including the following location: Basel Airport

Car rental offers Basel Airport

Whether you're looking for a small rental car or a station wagon for the entire family, we will always have a suitable car for the lowest price. Below are a few examples from our selection in Basel Airport.

Car type
Mini
Economy
Compact
Intermediate
Standard
Full-size
Luxury
Station wagon
Passenger van
SUV

Rental car options at Basel Airport

The following car rental companies received the highest ratings in Basel Airport. Compare the ratings and prices of these rental companies with a single search.

  • Dollar Rent a Car

    8.5 (3608)
    From / day
  • Avis

    8.5 (4861)
    From / day
  • Unirent Car Rental

    8.3 (266)
    From / day
  • Europcar

    8.3 (6689)
    From / day
  • Enterprise

    8.2 (1606)
    From / day
  • Alamo

    8 (7452)
    From / day
  • Budget

    8 (8462)
    From / day
  • Thrifty

    7.9 (4499)
    From / day
  • Hertz

    7.8 (5684)
    From / day
  • Flizzr

    7.6 (249)
    From / day
  • Sixt

    7.6 (2565)
    From / day

Basel Airport average daily price per month

Average daily rate per month

Car rental location Basel Airport

Location information for Basel Airport

Basel Airport is usually called BSL for short. This international airport primarily services Basel, Switzerland. Nearly five million passengers per year arrive and depart out of the airport. The airport is right on a commune called St-Louis, which is an area of land close to the Swiss and German borders. Cheap car hire at Basel Airport (BSL) is a flexible and enjoyable way to get around in Switzerland, France and Germany.

Basel Airport is operated in a special way. The airport is situated within France, but it is run based on an arrangement France and Switzerland made in the wake of WWII. The airport functions very efficiently and has very few delays and lines are generally short. There a few shops and small restaurants. The airport is also outfitted with ATMs, budget car rental, cafés and a few newsstands.

The airport has routes to airports throughout Europe. It has a few flights to Morocco and other spots in Africa. Cargo flights from Basel Airport depart to destinations all over the world, including Asia and the Americas. A few budget airlines such as Ryanair and Twin Jet also run flights out of BSL. Top airlines such as Lufthansa, British Airways, Air France and Air Berlin also operate flights here.

Cheap car hire at Basel Airport (BSL) has a section just outside the Arrivals zone. Several different companies have desks opposite the baggage carousel. There are some good choices in terms of model, style and colour. Switzerland, France and Germany are ideal car hire destinations because highways are clear-cut and taxis can be expensive.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Swiss franc
  • Driving direction
    Right
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    80 km/h
  • Language
    German, French, Italian
  • Popular car category
    economy

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is CarhireSaving the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by CarhireSaving at this location?
  • Dollar Rent a Car
  • Avis
  • Unirent Car Rental
  • Europcar
  • Enterprise
  • Alamo
  • Budget
  • Thrifty
  • Hertz
  • Flizzr
  • Sixt