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In Darmstadt we recommend the following car hire offers

from 29 £ per day
Basic package

Good offers for a small budget

e.g. Volkswagen Polo
7 Days from 04.08 - 11.08.2024
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from 32 £ per day

The most booked among rental cars

e.g. Opel Astra
7 Days from 04.08 - 11.08.2024
Example vehicle
from 35 £ per day
All-round carefree package

This way nothing can go wrong - carefree and all inclusive!

e.g. Kia Picanto
7 Days from 04.08 - 11.08.2024
Example vehicle

Hire a Car in Darmstadt

Travel to Darmstadt in summer and be sure to visit the Rosenhöhe Park. The Rosarium with the Rose Dome is the landmark of the park. In summer, you can enjoy the sight of over 10,000 roses in bloom. Darmstadt is also known for its beautiful Art Nouveau villas. With a cheap hired car, you can quickly and comfortably reach the city's sights, such as the Mathildenhöhe Institute, the Palace Museum or the Waldspirale, which was designed by Hundertwasser.

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City center of Darmstadt

Find the best deals and explore Darmstadt

Holiday in 2021 in Germany is particularly popular. Explore Hesse and Darmstadt individually with a hired car. Where is Darmstadt located? In the south of Hesse, in the Rhine-Main region, lies the city of Darmstadt. With about 155,000 inhabitants, it represents the fourth largest city in Hesse, after the metropolis of Frankfurt, the state capital Wiesbaden and the major city of Kassel in northern Hesse. The city has an interesting history and offers residents and guests cultural highlights and numerous sights. Especially in the surrounding area there are many sights that can be explored particularly well by car. For this reason, it is also worthwhile for citizens of the city to hire a car for a weekend to explore the Rhine-Main area.

Explore Darmstadt, a city known for science

Skyline of Frankfurt

Explore Frankfurt am Main easily from Darmstadt

For what is Darmstadt known? Darmstadt is also known as the city of science and is ideal to be explored with a hired car. There are a large number of car hire companies in Darmstadt, which you can compare easily at Driveboo in terms of car supply, but also in terms of price. By the way, Darmstadt owes its nickname as a city of science to the numerous universities, colleges and research institutions. The Darmstadt University of Technology and the EHD are particularly noteworthy, with over 40,000 students. Among the research institutions are top-class facilities such as the European Space Operations Center, the GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research and three institutes belonging to the Fraunhofer Society. The companies and large-scale enterprises in the communications and IT sectors located in Darmstadt also conduct applied research here. Among other things, the city's proximity to the metropolis of Frankfurt am Main has contributed to this development; by hired car, you can be there in only about 20 - 30 minutes.

The most beautiful cities in Hesse: 

  • Frankfurt am Main
  • Wiesbaden
  • Darmstadt
  • Kassel
  • Marburg
  • Fulda
  • Hanau
  • Wetzlar

Hired car in Darmstadt: conveniently located

People at the Airport Frankfurt

Airport Frankfurt: 25 kilometers away from Darmstadt

Darmstadt is very easy to reach by bus, train and also by plane. The international airport Frankfurt (FRA) is 25 kilometers away. Frankfurt Airport is one of the largest airports in Germany. There is a direct bus connection between Darmstadt and Frankfurt airport. Darmstadt's main train station offers very good connections via the Main-Neckar Railway and the Odenwald Railway as well as the Rhine-Main Railway. This provides excellent connections to the region and also to major cities further afield such as Karlsruhe, Stuttgart, Munich and northwards to Kassel, Göttingen, Hanover and Hamburg. You can get a hired car at the airport car hire, near the main train station and at numerous other car hire stations in the city. However, be sure to compare the prices beforehand to see which car hire station can offer you a good deal on your hired car.

When it comes to rental cars, pt for the right insurance

Securing your hired car experience

Securing your hired car experience with the right insurance

With good reason, the car hire company offers its customers an all-round package when it comes to insurance. The fully comprehensive insurance without deductible protects you in any case. If you have chosen the fully comprehensive insurance without deductible option, you are risk-free on the road. 

Be secured in any case. Therefore, the fully comprehensive insurance without deductible is the all-round package in terms of insurance for the hired car. The fully comprehensive insurance without deductible always pays off. Select individual filters for even more flexibility.

Choose from the following service packages: 

Leistungspaket inklusive Leistungen
Base best fuel option; full comprehensive insurance & theft protection; winter tyres included
Plus + without excess; + unlimited mileage; 
All-round carefree + glass & tire protection
Driveboo tip:

Save money while enjoying even more benefits: In some cases, the Plus Package is even cheaper than the Base Package. Compare the many offers for Darmstadt and the surrounding area.

Conclusion for hiring a car in Darmstadt

Is it worthwhile to hire a car in Darmstadt? It is worthwhile to discover Darmstadt by hired car. Marvel at the sights and enjoy the special atmosphere of this charming city. Take the opportunity to make one or the other excursion into the region with the hired car. Visit the dazzling Main metropolis, or the romantic places on the Bergstrasse, the famous Odenwald, or the charming cities on the Rhine and Main.

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Frequently asked questions about car hire booking Darmstadt

How much does a hired car in Darmstadt cost?

Darmstadt Häuser

Book a cheap hired car in Darmstadt

A cheap hired car is available from as little as 201 £ per week. We compare the prices of all reputable car hire companies and show you the best offer, so you have the right hired car for every occasion at the best conditions.

Book a car for your business appointment

If you are travelling to Darmstadt for a business appointment, you can hire a station wagon or an SUV from 35 £ per day. This way you will surely impress your business partners.

Book a family car

A family car is already available for 273 £ per week. Here, everyone will find enough space and you can look forward to an unforgettable trip.

Book a convertible or sports car

Moreover, you can also hire a sports car or a convertible for 476 £ per week if you want to spend an unforgettable city trip with your friends or partner.

Book a hired car for one day

If you only need a hired car for one day, you can hire it for as low as 29 £ per day.

Can I pick up the hired car in Darmstadt and return it in another city?

Church in Darmstadt

We offer one-way-rental

You can also return the hired car to a car hire company in another location in Germany, such as Frankfurt am Main or Mannheim. To do this, simply change the return location in the search mask. In this way, you are not bound to your starting point, but can freely arrange your travel plans. For the so-called one-way rental, additional fees are incurred, which are usually already included in the displayed price.

Book an additional driver for your hired car

In addition, if you want to take turns driving the hired car on a longer trip, you can specify an additional driver so that everyone can rest in between. In some offers, an additional driver is already included in the rental price.


Which extras are included in the price for the hired car in Darmstadt?

Navigation device

Enjoy your trip in Darmstadt with a navigation device

Book a hired car with navigation device and an additional driver

Extras and inclusive services such as a navigation device, an additional driver or unlimited kilometers are already included in the rental price, depending on the offer.

Book a child seat for your car

You can specify additional extras such as a child seat when booking in the reservation form under the item "Additional equipment" or alternatively in the field "Message to our service team". The applicable fees for this can be found in the rental terms and conditions and are usually payable on site when you pick up the hired car.

With Driveboo you can freely design your perfect hired car according to your wishes and needs. In addition, the price of the hired car always includes liability insurance.

What has to be considered when returning the hired car in Darmstadt?

Car at a gas station

Please remember to refuel your hired car

Follow the refuelling regulations

Remember to refuel the hired car before returning it, depending on the refuelling regulations. Follow the signs for the return of the hired car and plan enough time on site. Have the condition of the hired car documented and take the protocol with you.

Return the hired car outside the opening hours

 The return can take place at any time, even outside of opening hours. Simply leave the key in the key box provided.

Can I cancel the hired car free of charge?


If you decide not to go ahead with your trip as planned, you can cancel the hired car free of charge up to 24 hours before the start of the rental period. In case the Corona Virus and therefore possible travel restrictions prevent you from travelling, you are on the safe side. Thanks to the option to cancel your hired car free of charge, you are particularly flexible.

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