Car Rental Austria

Compare Top Car Rental Companies for Austria

  • Hertz Hertz
  • Sixt Sixt
  • EuropCar EuropCar
  • Alamo Alamo
  • Buchbinder Buchbinder
  • Mega Drive Mega Drive
  • National National
  • Enterprise Enterprise
  • Surprice Car Rental Surprice Car Rental
  • Green motion Green motion

Why book Austria car rental with VIP Cars?

All Inclusive Pricing

Rent a car in Austria with pricing inclusive of CDW, Theft Waiver & Unlimited Mileage.

Trusted Rental Companies

Leading car rental suppliers in Austria - Hertz, Sixt, EuropCar, Alamo, Buchbinder, Mega Drive, National, Enterprise, Surprice Car Rental, Green motion

Lowest Prices Guaranteed

Huge savings on Austria Car Rental Deals

No Cancellation Fee

VIP Cars offers free cancellation for car rentals in Austria

Secure Online Booking

Reserve a car for Austria through a secure booking platform

Widest Fleet of Cars

Choose from Economy, Minivan, SUV & Luxury car rental deals for Austria

Rent a car for your next Austrian holiday

Minimum car rental age: 18 years
Requirement of IDP: Compulsory

With its European views & roads, Austria is a perfect city to be explored with a car rental and we give you cheapest rental booking options for top Austrian cities and airports.

We work with trustworthy and international brands like Hertz, Buchbinder and many more, thus rental deals come with added advantages like Unlimited Mileage and Collision Damage Waiver, etc. There are no hidden charges when booking a car rental with VIPCars.

We provide our customers with a good quality fleet of cars, which can be equipped with extras for driving in the winter season like ski racks, snow chains and winter tyres by paying a small amount.

With cheapest rental options to select from, pick VIPCars to book a car rental on your next trip to Austria!

Our car rental companies in Austria

VIPCars lets you book car rental deals from world-class brands as well as local companies which are trust-worthy. The advantages of booking through these brands are endless along with great quality of car rental services. So, make your Austrian holiday a real adventure with deals from these amazing suppliers.

  • Buchbinder Rent-a-CarBuchbinder Rent-a-Car
  •  National Car Rental National Car Rental
  • Hertz Car RentalHertz Car Rental
  • Alamo Rent A CarAlamo Rent A Car
  • Enterprise rent-a-carEnterprise rent-a-car
  • Europcar Car HireEuropcar Car Hire
  • Sixt rent a carSixt rent a car

Our car rental fleet in Austria



    Go for a luxury SUV car with an added ski equipment if you are travelling to a ski resort in Austria. A 4WD will make your drive in the rugged Alpine region worth the effort.



    Save on fuel while travelling as you easily navigate through Austria in an economy car like Volkswagen Polo.



    Go for a compact car like Opel/Vauxhall Astra if you want a little more space and budget prices.



    Rent a mid-size car to enjoy a good fuel economy, ample luggage space and world-class brands like BMW, Volkswagen, Mercedes, etc.



    If you are travelling with family or a small group then a full-size car will offer a comfortable drive as well as a sufficient luggage space.



    A luxury car comes with advanced facilities, extra comfort and more legroom. So, rent a luxury car to make the most of your indulgent trip to Europe.

A few driving tips for Austria


    Traffic regulations of Austria match other European countries. Drunk driving is strictly illegal, seat-belts are mandatory and children below 12 must use a child seat. Austria drives on the right-hand side of the road. You can flash headlights to declare your desire to pass.


    Gas stations of Austria are generally functional from 8am to 8pm. A few gas stations in the major cities operate 24*7. You can drive to the most of the Western Europe from Austria in a car. One-way rentals are also available for many select locations.

The easy procedure for booking a cheap car hire in Austria


    You can start by choosing a time period and the location for the car rental. Our form lets you select a local language or currency to view the deals for Austria. Many other filters like petrol/diesel, manual/automatic transmission, etc are available to ease out the selection of a car.


    After selecting a car rental for Austria, you have the option of adding extras like a GPS at an extra amount. Then you have to make the advance payment which will confirm your car rental booking. Finally, you should pay the remaining amount at the time of pickup.

And your car rental booking is complete! Please pay the pending amount at the time of pickup.

About the scenic drives in Austria

Breathtaking views are common when driving in Austria. Take your car rental to the beautiful Alps, cruise along the Danube, visit Vienna or the ancient castles of Austria. It is a centrally located country with efficient highways and polite drivers. A few suggested road trips you can take in a rental car:

  • Innsbruck to Zell am See

    Distance : 2 h 7 min (142.3 km) via A12 and B164

    Driving towards the east on the A12 Autobahn, towards Woergl and then on Highway 178/170 to Kitzbühel, you will reach a former silver mining town globally known as one of the world's most elegant ski resorts.

  • Austria to Brenner Pass (Italy)

    Distance : 4 h 21 min (405.5 km) via A1

    A mountain pass through the Alps that forms the border between Italy and Austria. Brenner Pass is one of the principal passes of the Eastern Alpine range but it has the lowest altitude among all the Alpine passes of the area.

  • Vienna to Krems

    Distance : 55 min (76.6 km) via A22 and S5

    Krems, a student town near Danube is a mix of young and traditional Austria, located about 80km from Vienna.

  • Vienna to Linz

    Distance : 2 h 1 min (184.4 km) via A1

    Linz is one of the largest cities of Austria and the capital of the state of Upper Austria, located 30km away from the border of Czech.

  • Munich (Germany) to Kufstein

    Distance : 1 h 1 min (89.9 km) via A8 and A93

    Kufstein is a cute little place in the Tirol region of Austria.

A tourist’s guide to Austria

Austria is a German-speaking country in Central Europe with mountain villages, baroque architecture, imperial history and the rugged terrain of Alpine mountains. Austria was home to the legends like Mozart, Freud and Strauss. Tourists like to visit the castles, palaces, lakes, art and music of the landlocked country of Austria. The country offers a visa on arrival with most of the itineraries suggesting 4-5 days. The weather of Austria is cool throughout the year. Explore the local markets to get a glimpse of what life is like in the country. A low-cost car rental is the best way to tour in and around Austria.

Top tourist attractions of Austria

  • Schönbrunn Palace
    Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Wien, Austria.

    An 18th century baroque palace and former imperial summer residence housing world-famous artworks like Glorification of the future emperor Joseph I.

  • Hofburg
    Michaelerkuppel, 1010 Wien, Austria.

    A baroque palace museum with ornate interiors and a silver museum, located in central Vienna.

  • Belvedere, Vienna
    Prinz Eugen-Straße 27, 1030 Wien, Austria.

    Two 18th century baroque palaces housing art from the Middle Ages till today.

  • St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna
    Stephansplatz 3, 1010 Wien, Austria.

    A medieval Roman Catholic place of worship and the seat of the Archbishop of Vienna.

  • Prater
    1020 Vienna, Austria.

    Prater is a large public amusement park in Vienna’s 2nd district. It is open all year round, 24*7. The park is highly recommended for families.

  • Salzkammergut
    Near Salzburg

    An Austrian resort region comprising lakes and the Alpine ranges near Salzburg. Also, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Hohensalzburg Castle
    Mönchsberg 34, 5020 Salzburg, Austria.

    A huge 11th century fortress in Salzburg siting atop the small hill called as Festungsberg. A highly recommended point of interest.

Car rental requirements for Austria

  • What are the age requirements for booking a car rental in Austria?

    To rent a car in Austria, the renter must be at least 18 years old with a driving license held for at least one year. Drivers under the age of 25 might have to pay a young driver’s surcharge.

  • Do you need an international driver's license to drive a car hire in Austria?

    Yes, an international driver’s permit is necessary for driving in Austria.

  • Do you need winter tyres to drive in Austria?

    Austrian roads are in excellent shape in the summer season. But the Austrian winter is snowy and calls for winter tyres, especially in the mountains. Snow chains are necessary when driving in the precipitous terrains. VIPCars lets you add these extras to the booking.

  • What is a toll Vignette?

    Vignette is a Highway Toll Sticker which has to be displayed on the inside of the windshield before a vehicle enters Austria. Lest, a heavy fine is levied.

Best Deals

Cheap Car Rental Deals in Austria

Economy USD 11.98 /day
Compact USD 13.06 /day
Van / Minivan USD 18.51 /day
Luxury USD 23.95 /day

Car Rental Locations in Austria