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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Warsaw Modlin Airport Car Rental
Economy
VW Polo or similar
VW Polo
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$5.12 / per day
Warsaw Modlin Airport Car Rental
Intermediate
VW Jetta or similar
VW Jetta
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$5.88 / per day
Wroclaw Airport Car Rental
Compact
VW Golf VI or similar
VW Golf VI
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$7.00 / per day
Wroclaw Airport Car Rental
Economy
Toyota Yaris or similar
Toyota Yaris
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$7.30 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Warsaw Airport Car Rental
Economy
Opel Corsa or similar
Opel Corsa
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Surprice
$7.35 / per day
Rzeszów Airport Car Rental
Mini
Fiat 500 or similar
Fiat 500
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 2x
  • No
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$8.07 / per day
Gdansk Railway Station   Car Rental
Compact
Opel Astra or similar
Opel Astra
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Surprice
$9.79 / per day
Krakow Airport Car Rental
Economy
Opel Corsa or similar
Opel Corsa
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Surprice
$11.01 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel information

Language
Polish
Currency
PLN
Country code
48
Average car rental length
5 days
Economy car rental price
$25.05 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
90 km/h
56 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.02%

Why rent a car in Poland?

It is a great idea to get a rental car in Poland. It has a wide variety of attractions, from historic landmarks and medieval cities to impressive mountains and unique nature areas. The roads are in an increasingly better shape, too. Come and explore this up-and-coming European travel destination!

Poland Car Rental

Top ways to enter Poland

  • Warsaw Chopin Airport: Poland’s largest international airport serves flights to and from most countries in Europe, as well as destinations in Asia, North America, and Africa
  • Krakow Airport: Poland’s second most busy international airport is popular with low-cost carriers like Wizz Air and Ryanair, and is an entry point for Southern Poland.
  • Gdansk Airport: Flying to Gdansk is a great way to reach the Tricity Area and the Poland’s Baltic Sea Coast.
  • By land: It is also possible to rent a car in a neighboring country and then drive to Poland. Some large cities with international airports near Poland are Berlin in Germany, Prague in Czech Republic, and Vilnius in Lithuania

Top cities and places to visit

  • Warsaw: Almost completely rebuilt after World War II, Poland’s capital city nowadays is modern, busy, and offers countless cultural activities.
  • Krakow: Very few cities can rival Krakow in terms of history, classical architecture, and the amount of impressive churches.
  • Białowieża: The great national park in the northeast of the country is one of the remaining primeval forests in Europe and home to wildlife like European bison, wolf, moose, lynx, and hundreds of other species.
  • The Tatra: The highest part of the Carpathian Mountains, the Tatra range in Southeast Poland is both wild and serene.
  • Baltic Coast: More than 500 km long, Poland’s Baltic shore is home to distinct coastal cultures and the beautiful port city of Gdansk.

Most popular rental car

The most popular rental car in Poland is the Fiat 500. The Opel Astra and the Ford Fiesta are second and third.

Crossing the border

Poland shares a border with Belarus, Ukraine, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Russia (the Kaliningrad exclave), and Lithuania. Poland is a member of the Schengen Area, and so are Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Germany, and Poland. If you’ll need a Schengen visa to visit Poland, you’ll also be able to visit these four other countries. 

Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia are not members of the Schengen Area. Each of these countries has its own visa policy, so you may or may not need a visa to enter them, depending on your citizenship. If you plan to visit one of these Poland’s neighbors during your rental period, we strongly advise you to get in touch with your Ministry of Foreign Affairs in advance to find out about the visa requirements.

Some car rental providers allow you to cross national borders and even drop off your car in a different country, while others don’t. If you’d like to cross a national border during your rental period, make sure to check the terms and conditions before booking a car. Learn more about cross-border rentals in our FAQ section.

Most popular types of rental car

The most popular rental car type in Poland is an Economy, but Compact and Mini are also popular choices.

Top driving routes

  1. Krakow - Warsaw (292 km / 181 mi) Poland’s two largest cities are quite different, but you can visit them both on the same day as the road between them can be done in under four hours.
  2. Gdansk - Szczecin (370 km / 230 mi) The fastest route between the port cities of Gdansk and Szczecin takes you inland, but you can also travel along the Baltic Sea, exploring beaches and coastal villages on the way.
  3. Wroclaw - Poznan (172 km / 107 mi) The route between these two historic Western Polish cities can be done in just two and a half hours.

How can I save money on my rental car?

You can do a number of things to get a good car rental deal in Poland:

  1. Compare rates of different rental car providers
  2. Book your rental car well in advance
  3. Plan your route before you go
  4. Know your fuel and mileage requirements
  5. Visit on the month when the rental prices are the cheapest. According to our data, visiting Poland is the cheapest in January when renting a car is about 28% cheaper than the yearly average.

Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in Poland?

The cost of renting a car in Poland depends on the time of year. This graph compares price changes from month to month in order to find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in Poland
$30.02
January
$31.12
February
$50.70
March
$43.60
April
$40.38
May
$41.42
June
$38.94
July
$35.73
August
$64.36
September
$60.91
October
$81.63
November
$80.43
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in Poland is January — prices start from $30.02 for an Economy class vehicle. This is 40% cheaper than the year’s average and 63% cheaper than renting a car in the month of November (when prices start at $81.63 for a Compact class). This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. The exact price for your trip will depend on the length of your rental and the number of days until your rental period begins. Just enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers.

What’s the average rental length in Poland?

Average length differs from month to month. The longest rental periods are in March — an average of 8 days. The shortest are in August — an average of 5 days.
Average Rental Length in Poland
7
January
7
February
8
March
6
April
8
May
8
June
6
July
5
August
5
September
5
October
5
November
5
December

What’s the most popular time for renting a car in Poland?

Discover Car Hire users search a lot of locations daily. We gathered this information in order to analyze car rental popularity in Poland. The most popular month is August, while the least popular is March.
Poland Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
137%
January
86%
February
67%
March
77%
April
98%
May
93%
June
117%
July
140%
August
86%
September
93%
October
96%
November
108%
December

Top 10 Best Poland Suppliers in 2019

JOLCAR RENT A CAR
JOLCAR RENT A CAR
Exceptional 9.7
Alamo
Alamo
Exceptional 9.5
PANEK
PANEK
Exceptional 9.2
SIXT
SIXT
Exceptional 9.1
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Excellent 8.8
RightCars
RightCars
Excellent 8.8
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.5
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Very good 7.6
RENTIS
RENTIS
Very good 7

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