Beirut Car Hire

Beirut Car Hire

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Beirut car hire information

Pick-up location Beirut
Car types 4x4, Compact, Convertible, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Luxury, Mini, Premium, Standard, Van
Rental locations 28
Airport locations 8
Popular agencies City Car, Budget, Sixt, Avis, Hertz

Cheap Car Hire in Beirut

Economy AED 77/day
Compact AED 92/day
Intermediate AED 130/day
Standard AED 175/day
Full-size AED 218/day
4x4 AED 165/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags Economy car in Beirut citycar
4 Adults, 2 Bags Compact car in Beirut citycar
5 Adults, 3 Bags Intermediate car in Beirut citycar
5 Adults, 3 Bags Standard car in Beirut citycar
5 Adults, 2 Bags Full-size car in Beirut avis
4 Adults, 2 Bags 4x4 car in Beirut citycar
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 24 hours.

Beirut car hire reviews and directory

From AED 84/day
Rated no. 1
Avis
avis
Best rated
Most popular
7.6 Good (2,253 reviews)
3 locations in Beirut
Avis
Locations in Beirut
Army Street
+961 176 2616
Ashrafieh Street (Facing Spinneys)
+961 176 2621
Beirut International Airport
+961 176 2624
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Avis reviews in Beirut

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From AED 69/day
Rated no. 2
Budget
budget
Cheapest deal
7.4 Good (4,171 reviews)
5 locations in Beirut
Budget
Locations in Beirut
Achrafieh Street
Beirut Airport
Budget Kantari
Freeway Center
Hotel Arjan Rotana Rawcheh
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From AED 98/day
Rated no. 3
Europcar
europcar
7.6 Good (352 reviews)
1 location in Beirut
Europcar
Locations in Beirut
Beirut Airport
+961 367 0323
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Rated no. 5
Hertz
hertz
6.5 Good (17 reviews)
2 locations in Beirut
Hertz
Locations in Beirut
Beirut Airport
+961 162 8999
Min. Industry & Petroleum Bldg
+961 142 7283
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From AED 80/day
Sixt
sixtrentacar
4 locations in Beirut
Sixt
Locations in Beirut
Beirut Airport
+961 170 7505
Corniche Almazraa, Main Road
+961 170 7505
Monte Libano Center
+961 188 3388
Rouche Australia street
+961 326 6882
Sunnycars
sunnycars
3 locations in Beirut
Sunnycars
Locations in Beirut
Bir Hassan, Sultan Ibrhim St
Fuad Chehab Street
In Terminal
keddy by Europcar
keddy
2 locations in Beirut
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Beirut
Beirut International Airport- Desk In Arrival Hall
Saarti Building Fuad Chebab Street- Sin El Fil-Dekwaneh (Cityrama)
Alamo
alamo
1 location in Beirut
Alamo
Locations in Beirut
Bir Hassan
+961 182 6476
National
national
1 location in Beirut
National
Locations in Beirut
Bir Hassan Sultan Ibrhim St
+961 182 6476

Car hire locations in Beirut

Good to know

Most popular agency Avis
Most popular car type Mini
Average price AED 101/day
Good deal AED 80/day

When to book a hire car in Beirut

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Top tips for renting a car in Beirut

  • As a visitor to this small Lebanese city, rent a car rather than relying on the slow and crowded public buses. With the Mediterranean on one side and the mountains on the other, you can enjoy the freedom of exploring Beirut’s sights by car. Drive north in your hire car to discover Jbeil, one of Lebanon’s oldest districts.
  • Excited to rent a car on your Beirut vacation? If you fly into Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport, you will find only one terminal with four floors. The car hire desks are located on level one of the arrivals hall. There is also a Meet & Greet Service in the arrivals hall for car hire companies located off-site.
  • As a first-time driver in Beirut, you must remember to drive on the right side of the road and pass on the left. It’s acceptable to use your horn to alert other drivers and pedestrians when you’re passing. Driving around Beirut can be a bit of a challenge due to the lack of street names, and there is also limited lighting on some roads.
  • Beirut’s main rush hour is between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm. If you drive along Corniche el Mazraa you can expect heavy traffic, especially in the morning, from 9:00 am to 10:00 am, as well as in the afternoon, around 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm. It’s best to completely avoid driving into the city on a Sunday evening. If you plan on driving to the mountains, avoid traveling on a Friday evening or a Saturday morning.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Beirut for AED 80 or less
  • Book your rental car in Beirut at least 2 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Beirut are around 21% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Mini rental cars in Beirut are around 49% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Beirut

How much does it cost to hire a car in Beirut?

On average a hire car in Beirut costs AED 101 per day.

What is the most popular hire car in Beirut?

Mini (Hyundai i10 or similar) is the most frequently booked hire car type in Beirut.

What is the cheapest hire car agency in Beirut?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest hire cars were found at Budget (AED 77/day), City Car (AED 82/day) and Avis (AED 218/day).

What is the best hire car agency in Beirut?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Beirut are Alamo (8.7, 41072 reviews), National (8.2, 3442 reviews), and Avis (7.6, 2253 reviews).

Which car rental companies are at the airport: Beirut Airport (BEY)?

Car hire companies onsite at Beirut Airport include Avis, City Car, Budget, Europcar and Sixt.

Which car rental companies will pick you up at the airport: Beirut Airport (BEY)?

Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Beirut Airport to off-airport locations include Avis, Budget, Europcar and Sixt.

What is the cheapest car hire location in Beirut?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Budget Beirut Airport null (1 kilometres from the city centre).

How can I find hire car agencies near me in Beirut?

Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best hire cars near you.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Beirut?

Beirut features mainly large, four-lane highways that suit a wide range of vehicle sizes. As the city is quite hilly, renting an intermediate or standard car would be ideal for all types of roads and driving conditions. If you want to take a trip out to the coast or mountains you should opt for a spacious, comfortable SUV.

What's the speed limit in Beirut?

The speed limits in Beirut are 31 mph in urban areas and the city center, while the limit is 62 mph on major highways and rural roads. When you are driving along Beirut’s roads, you must look out for mobile speed traps manned by the police -- it’s best to stick to the speed limit to play it safe.

How are gas prices in Beirut?

When it comes to filling up your hire car in Beirut, expect to pay more. Petrolis over 30% more expensive to buy in Lebanon, than in the USA. In Lebanon, the average petrol price is 1285 ل.ل. per liter compared to the higher price of 1740 ل.ل. in Beirut. With the flexibility and comfort that a hire car can provide, however, it is certainly worth it.

Where are the best places to park in Beirut?

Generally, Lebanese drivers tend to park anywhere, with double parking being very common. However, it’s best to park in managed parking lots with attendants. Within Beirut you will find multi-story and off-street parking lots as well valet parking at most hotels and restaurants. On-street parking usually has a maximum duration of 2 hours. A great place to park is on the Martyrs' square, under Beirut Souks. Hamra Street and the surrounding area also has many parking options.