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Car Rental Barcelona

A car rental in Barcelona will allow you to explore this Mediterranean metropolis in comfort. The second largest city in Spain is a thriving cultural hub, luring tourists from around the world with its 2,000 year history, modern and historical architecture, and dynamic lifestyle. Rent a car in Barcelona and enjoy a global city characterized by a trendy fashion scene and thriving entertainment sector.

Barcelona's climate makes it an ideal destination any time of year and its clean roads and polite drivers make the city perfect to tour by car. Vehicles are available for pick-up at convenient locations throughout Barcelona, including the car rental counter at El Prat Airport. Zoom in using the map to the left to find a car rental location that meets your needs. Save up to 30% on your rental car in Barcelona when you book with Auto Europe today!
 

Book with the Top Car Rental Companies in Barcelona

Auto Europe works with the best car rental companies in Barcelona and all of Spain to provide our customers with the most options at the best prices. Browse car categories from suppliers including Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar and more. Compare rental rates from different suppliers and a variety of makes & models to find the best deal for your travel group. No matter which car rental supplier you go with, you know you're in good hands with Auto Europe.

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What to See with a Rental Car in Barcelona

A rental car in Barcelona will provide flexibility and freedom - allowing you to make the most of your time in Spain. Established by the Romans and perfected by the Spanish, the beautiful city of Barcelona offers visitors a lovely European landscape complete with bustling outdoor markets, historic museums, galleries and numerous attractive cafes and restaurants. 

Barcelona Car RentalHop into your Barcelona rental car and tour the city's exciting art district. The National Museum of Art of Catalonia possesses the largest Romanesque visual art installation in the world and Picasso lovers will adore Barcelona's Picasso Museum - home to the world's largest collection by the artist with over 3,500 original works on display. History is abundant in Barcelona, but the city is not without its modern offerings. Visitors will enjoy exciting night-life at Barcelona's nightclubs, but if you prefer a mellow night the relaxing atmosphere found at the city's numerous beaches, seaside bars, and ocean-view restaurants will be the perfect fit. Begin your trip by reviewing our guide with information about renting a car in Barcelona and driving in Spain.


Common Questions About Renting a Car in Barcelona

How Old Do You Need to Be to Rent a Car in Barcelona?

To rent a vehicle in Spain through Auto Europe you are required to be at least 21 year old and have your drivers’ license for a minimum of 1 year. When renting a vehicle in Spain it is also recommended to have an international driver's license. Drivers who are 21-24 years old may be required to pay a young driver surcharge of $11 CAD up to $21 CAD per day depending on the rental supplier.

Auto EuropeCan I use my license to drive in Barcelona?

Like many European countries, travelers from the United States and Canada can pickup a rental car in Spain and drive off the lot with nothing more for documentation, than a domestic driver's license in good standing from your home country. With that said, there are some legal discrepancies worth noting. While it's not technically a requirement to posses an international driver's license, if you are stopped by police without one, you may be fined.

Can I drive my rental car into neighboring countries?

When renting a vehicle in Barcelona most car categories have the ability to travel throughout Western Europe without any restrictions. Luxury vehicles, 4x4s, large vans and some automatics may have travel restrictions due to insurance regulations that have been placed on them.

 

Additional Transportation Services in Barcelona

Whatever your transportation needs may be, Auto Europe can provide the perfect Spain car rental to make traveling on your next trip convenient and affordable! We take pride in guaranteeing the lowest rates for your transportation needs.

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Barcelona Luxury Car Rental -  Treat yourself to a luxurious ride that offers superior comfort and performance. Auto Europe's Barcelona luxury car rental options include vehicles from Mercedes, BMW, Range Rover, Audi, and more. Motorhome Rentals Spain -  With a motorhome rental in Spain you can get out and about and enjoy the country to the fullest, while having all the amenities you would at your own home. Spain Full Size Car Rental -  A full size car rental in Europe is a perfect option for groups or families looking for a large and spacious vehicle. Economy Car Rentals Spain -  Economy class vehicles are small, low-cost rental cars perfect for small trips and short-term travel. Economy cars are highly efficient, and great for couples, students, or small groups looking to travel through Europe on a budget.
 

Discover More of Italy with a Rental Car in Barcelona

Explore more of Spain during your time in Barcelona by taking a road trip across Spain and seeing as much of this beautiful country as you can. With historic cities and landmarks just a short drive away, day trips outside of Barcelona are a great way to enhance your time in Spain. Start planning your travel itinerary with Auto Europe!

Driving Route

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Distance (km)

Avg. Trip Time

Barcelona to Naples in a Rental Car  Barcelona to Madrid 388 MIs 624 KMs 6h 7 mins
Barcelona to Florence in a Rental Car  Barcelona to Valencia 218 MIs 351 KMs 3h 33 mins
Barcelona to Venice in a Rental Car  Barcelona to Malaga 601 MIs 968 KMs 9h 35 mins
Barcelona to Milan in a Rental Car  Barcelona to Toulouse 246 MIs 396 KMs 4h 2 mins
Barcelona to Paris in a Rental Car  Barcelona to Montpellier 216 MIs 348 KMs 3h 42 mins
 

Popular Locations for Car Rentals in Spain

No matter where your travel itinerary brings you, Auto Europe has a local supplier with a guaranteed low rate. Book your rental car in Spain today and enjoy 24/7 live customer support in addition to savings offered exclusively to Auto Europe customers. Use our booking engine for a free quote!

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Car Rental Cadiz Cadiz Car Rental La Coruna La Coruna Car Rental Menorca Menorca Car Rental Vigo Vigo
Car Rental Cordoba Cordoba Car Rental Lanzarote Lanzarote Car Rental Murcia Murcia
 

Additional Transportation Services in Barcelona

Whatever your transportation needs may be, Auto Europe can provide the perfect Spain car rental to make traveling on your next trip convenient and affordable! We take pride in guaranteeing the lowest rates for your transportation needs.

Luxury Car Rentals in Barcelona Motorhome Rentals Spain Spain Full Size Car Rental Economy Car Rental Spain
Barcelona Luxury Car Rental -  Treat yourself to a luxurious ride that offers superior comfort and performance. Auto Europe's Barcelona luxury car rental options include vehicles from Mercedes, BMW, Range Rover, Audi, and more. Motorhome Rentals Spain -  With a motorhome rental in Spain you can get out and about and enjoy the country to the fullest, while having all the amenities you would at your own home. Spain Full Size Car Rental -  A full size car rental in Europe is a perfect option for groups or families looking for a large and spacious vehicle. Economy Car Rentals Spain -  Economy class vehicles are small, low-cost rental cars perfect for small trips and short-term travel. Economy cars are highly efficient, and great for couples, students, or small groups looking to travel through Europe on a budget.
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