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In Dortmund we recommend the following car hire offers

from 20 £ per day
Basic package

Good offers for a small budget

e.g. Fiat 500
7 Days from 23.08 - 30.08.2024
Example vehicle
from 22 £ per day

Small, agile and economical - that's all it takes!

e.g. Opel Corsa
7 Days from 23.08 - 30.08.2024
Example vehicle
from 29 £ per day
All-round carefree package

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

e.g. Fiat 500
7 Days from 23.08 - 30.08.2024
Example vehicle

Hire a Car in Dortmund

A trip to Dortmund in the summer is particularly recommended. With a cheap hired car you can explore the city easily and comfortably. A must-see in Dortmund is the Signal-Iduna Park, which makes the hearts of football fans beat faster. Be sure to pay a visit to the Reinoldi Church in the historic old town or the fantastic Westfalenpark. From the 200-metre-high Florianturm tower, you have an unforgettable view of the entire park. In summer, festivals and concerts are held here regularly. 

Through the Ruhr area and Dortmund with a hired car

Dortmund city center

Dortmund is the eighth largest city in Germany, with a population of just under 600.000. Moreover, it is not only a part of the Rhine-Rhur metropolitan region, but also its largest city. You want to make a road trip in Dortmund? There are enough sights and destinations to make a trip to the city in North Rhine-Westphalia with a hired car unforgettable. You will not only save money but also time when hiring in advance. By searching for rental cars on Driveboo you can choose exactly the right offer for you.

Through Dortmund in Summer

Phoenixsee Dortmund

Dortmund is a cultural and economic metropolis. With a rental vehicle, you are flexible and free to choose how to spend your time. In summer you can also get the beach feeling at Moog Garden in Dortmund. There you can enjoy cocktails by the pool and a barbecue under palm trees. Another idea for a relaxing summer day in Dortmund, is a homemade barbecue in one of the many parks. Just get a picnic blanket, a disposable grill and barbecue meat in a supermarket, pack everything in your hired car and you are ready to go. In the evening you can end the day in the open-air cinema at the water castle.
If you want to experience some action in between, here is a list of some music festivals in Dortmund and the surrounding area:

  • Out4Fame: Between end of June & beginning of July
  • Juicy Beats: Late July
  • Big Day Out Festival: Early August (in Bochum)
  • Tent Festival Ruhr (in Bochum)

Rental - Car Hire Stations in Dortmund

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There are many different car hire providers in the city. With the price search you can select Dortmund city but also Dortmund airport. So either the direct acceptance at the terminal is possible if you arrive by plane, or the acceptance at another station near your hotel or the train station. Please make sure to have all the necessary things ready when you receive your hired car, so that the reserved vehicle can be handed over to you as soon as possible. This is usually the voucher you received by mail from Driveboo or your organizer before the rental.

View of Dortmund

How is the deposit made? When you pick up your hired car from the car hire company, you pay the contractually agreed deposit. This serves as security for the rental company and is therefore non-negotiable. Most of the time, the car hire company will charge the deposit directly from your credit card when you pick up the car on site. When you return the car without any damage, the deposit will be refunded to you. If you have any further questions, please feel free to ring our service team.

Dortmund Airport - DTM

Pick up your hired car directly at the airport in Dortmund? That's no problem at all. The international airport is about 10 kilometers away from the city center. There are many different international larger airports in the surrounding area. Nevertheless, the airport Dortmund, next to the airport Cologne and airport Düsseldorf is approached by several different airlines. At the airport, there are many different partners of ours, where you can accept your hired car directly after arrival.

Dortmund Airport
Here you can find some of our partners at DTM Airport:
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Europcar
  • Hertz
  • Keddy
  • Sixt

The family van as a hired car


If you want to go on holiday with your family, you need a large vehicle that is safe, spacious and also cheap to hire. Through the Driveboo Price Comparison you select the right car within minutes. A large capacity saloon or a 7- seater or 9-seater offer space for up to 9 people. Depending on the selected vehicle category, the baggage also finds its place. Bicycles can often be transported on the roof, be sure to check for an available roof rack when booking.
Even if you want to travel with the caravan on holiday, but your car can not pull the load or no caravan hitch is available, it is worth booking a hired car instead. Through the car hire you will find powerful models that are excellent for this purpose. From Dortmund you start with the hired car for example in the direction of the north. Thanks to the good transport connections to the freeway network, you will reach the North Sea within a few hours. When booking, you can opt for an offer with a sufficient number of inclusive kilometers and make the holiday with the family cheap.

Where can I hire a business car in Dortmund?


You book the car online and select pickup point and drop off point. Make a lasting impression on your business partners with a luxury vehicle and treat yourself to the luxury of a high-horsepower and comfortably equipped hired car. This can be booked favorably by the price comparison. The hiring of business vehicles offers you flexibility and cost savings. You save permanent maintenance costs, because you hire the car only when it is needed. Where can I hire a car to Dortmund airport? In this case use the hired car for the trip to the airport. The hired car can also be used in the city if you flew to Dortmund by plane and want to be mobile during your stay in the city. Compared to daily cab rides, the hired car is cheap and practical.

Exploring the surroundings of Dortmund

There are many different ways to get to know Dortmund's surroundings by hired car. There are not only many exciting major cities in North Rhine-Westphalia, but also beautiful nature. Other cities and attractions are quickly accessible from the city by hired car.

View of Cologne


Skyline of Frankfurt


Cities Distance Duration with a hired car
Düsseldorf approx. 70 kilometers approx. 55 minutes
Münster approx. 70 kilometers approx. 1 hour
Köln approx. 95 kilometers approx. 1 hour & 15 minutes
Frankfurt approx. 220 kilometers approx. 2 hours & 40 minutes
Amsterdam approx. 240 kilometers approx. 2 hours & 40 minutes

Soccer fans in Dortmund

Dortmund Stadium

The Signal Iduna Park is the largest soccer stadium in Germany. It is also the home stadium of the BVB soccer club. But even if you should not be a fan, the visit is still worthwhile. The capacity of the Arenal is enough for over 80.000 fans. The roof support structure is particularly amazing. The large yellow steel struts put an exciting roof on the stadium. As a result, the soccer venue can be clearly seen even from a distance. The stadium is perfectly accessible by direct road access with your hired car. Driving to the stadium Dortmund by car? Around the Arenal are also over 10.000 parking spaces available. This makes getting there by hired car very convenient.

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Rating of Romy D.

“Has everything worked very well. Very friendly and competent handling, Even at the return, where I was rather stressed and the employee received me extremely friendly. Gladly again!”

Rating of Gabriele K.

“Super service! Employees friendly and competent. Next time I book directly through Europcar.”

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