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    Car Rental Barcelona

    Rent a car in Barcelona with Auto Europe to fully take advantage of your time in sunny Spain! During the summer months, travelers have easy access to the Mediterranean Sea to cool off and take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life. Spend some time splashing around in the surf, relaxing in the sand, or just soaking up the Spanish sun during your time in Catalonia. Whatever you choose to do during your car rental trip to Barcelona, you will want the flexibility to be able to enjoy this magical city at your own pace. Luckily when searching for affordable car rentals in Spain online with Auto Europe, you'll be able to choose the vehicle that works best for your budget and itinerary. 

    Get ready to save up to 30% on your car rental in Barcelona when you book with Auto Europe today! Known for our price optimization, we provide fantastic rates and offer additional savings on Barcelona rental car insurance. This even includes many other promotions throughout the year, such as highly-affordable Spain travel packages! Take the next step in planning your big trip to Barcelona by choosing Auto Europe.

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    Where to pick-up your rental car?
    Over the years, Auto Europe's team has earned a reputation for excellence and is one of the most trusted car rental companies in Europe, especially when it comes to low-cost car rentals in Barcelona. Combine this selling feature with our large rental car fleet and convenient pick-up locations, including the Barcelona-El Prat Airport plus the Sants Railway Station. At the end of the day, you can book with confidence knowing that your rental car in Barcelona will enhance your trip instead of causing you a headache!
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    What type of vehicle do you need?
    Whatever your transportation needs may be while touring Barcelona, Auto Europe can provide the perfect mode of transportation at a price that can't be beat. We take pride in guaranteeing the lowest rates for your transportation needs throughout Spain based on our wide selection of vehicles. Compare daily car rental rates in Barcelona with luxury, chauffeur, van or any type of transportation to find the best option for you and your travel party.
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    What supplier is best for your trip?
    With a growing car rental network in Barcelona, Auto Europe has over 20,000 locations in 180 countries around the world with the most trusted car rental suppliers. We work with well-known suppliers including Avis, Budget, Dollar, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, Thrifty, among others, to ensure our customers a smooth car rental experience in Barcelona. Find more information about our partnerships with these rental car suppliers in Barcelona by clicking on the logos below.
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    Barcelona Car Rental Travel Inspiration

    Not slowing down anytime soon, Auto Europe has been helping travelers find affordable rental cars in Barcelona and across Spain for decades. As a trusted travel partner, we love sharing ideas to help you build your upcoming travel itinerary, whether that be admiring Gaudi architecture with your Barcelona rental car or hitting up the beach in Sitges. With that said, we've developed road trip planners and travel blogs highlighting some of the most popular attractions in Barcelona. Whether it's your first or tenth time traveling to Spain, we hope the following links provide inspiration for your upcoming trip to Barcelona.

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    Reserve a rental car in Barcelona

    Spain is far too beautiful to enjoy through the dusty window of a bus or taxi, so skip public transportation and book a rental car in Barcelona with Auto Europe. Instead of relying on public transportation in Barcelona, a car rental will be the perfect way to enjoy the best local attractions, tour the surrounding countryside, and linger at your favorite restaurants and points of interest. With a 60+ year reputation as an industry leader renting cars in Barcelona and throughout Europe, you can count on Auto Europe to get you where you need to be.

    There's something to be said for touring Barcelona by car. The rhythms and culture of local communities are more accessible and while behind the wheel you are free to pay more attention to the unique roadways, scenery, architecture and landscape. During your upcoming trip to Spain, treat yourself to a vehicle that will enhance your trip in getting to know this iconic Catalan city and the surrounding communities. Planning on staying in Spain for an extended period? Take advantage of our short term leasing program in Barcelona.

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    Barcelona to Zaragoza 194 MIs 313 KMs 3h 06 mins
    Barcelona to Valencia 218 MIs 351 KMs 3h 32 mins
    Barcelona to Bilbao 379 MIs 610 KMs 5h 45 mins
    Barcelona to Madrid 387 MIs 624 KMs 6h 17 mins
    Barcelona to Oviedo 556 MIs 896 KMs 8h 28 mins

    Common Questions About Renting a Car in Barcelona

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    How old do you need to be to rent a car in Barcelona?

    The minimum age to rent a car in Barcelona and Spain is 21 years of age, although a there are a few rental companies who require drivers to be at least 23 years old. Be sure to check with Auto Europe, and your individual supplier if you are under the age of 25 and looking to book a rental car in Barcelona. Drivers within the ages of 21-24 may be required to pay an additional fee, known as a "young driver surcharge," which is usually upwards of 20 Euros a day, on top of the daily rental rates.

    Do I need an International Drivers Permit (IDP) to drive a rental car in Barcelona?

    To rent an automobile in Barcelona, or anywhere in Spain, you are now required to have an International Driver's Permit. To order an IDP, please head to your local AAA or visit their website. There, they can be obtained for approximately $20. Please read on to learn more about Spain's IDP laws.

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