Car Rental Bulgaria

Compare Top Car Rental Companies for Bulgaria

  • Hertz Hertz
  • Sixt Sixt
  • Alamo Alamo
  • Thrifty Thrifty
  • Budget Budget
  • Dollar Dollar

Why book Bulgaria car rental with VIP Cars?

All Inclusive Pricing

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

Trusted Rental Companies

Leading car rental suppliers in Bulgaria - Hertz、 Sixt、 Alamo、 Thrifty、 Budget、 Dollar

Lowest Prices Guaranteed

Huge savings on Bulgaria Car Rental Deals

No Cancellation Fee

VIP Cars offers free cancellation for car rentals in Bulgaria

Secure Online Booking

Reserve a car for Bulgaria through a secure booking platform

Widest Fleet of Cars

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

Reserve a cheap car rental in Bulgaria on VIP Cars

Cross-border & one-way car rental in Bulgaria: Available
Minimum car rental period: 1 day

Rent a car for Bulgaria online with us to commute in and around the country with ease. Simply search through our vast inventory, select the car that best meets your specifics, and place an advance booking for a comfy ride. Bulgarian history is ancient yet impressive; to gain a deeper insight, a car rental is a great option indeed, and by pre-booking, you can save a lot. Advance booking is always beneficial as it allows you to choose from multiple offers and grab the most economical deal.

From ancient monasteries to sandy beaches, modern-day city life to remote villages; Bulgaria’s every bit fits into the bucket list of enthusiastic travelers. On a visit here, you can never miss noticing the magnificence of icons in various architectural marvels such as museums, galleries, churches, and monasteries. The scenic splendors of this country are unique and symbolic of a regal past. For the travelers who look forward to an adventurous expedition, there are abundant opportunities for hiking, mountaineering, wildlife hunting, and sightseeing - all of which you can easily experience with ease with a rental car at your disposal. Easy booking management assured! No hidden charges are involved!

Useful information about car rentals in Bulgaria

  • Best time to visit Bulgaria: Bulgaria has a continental climate predominantly. The summers here are hot, dry, and long. As for big cities, summers can sometimes be unreasonably hot during the month of July-August. In interiors, winters are comparatively colder. So, plan your trip according to the weather conditions most suitable for you; for summers, better choose a car with air-conditioning.
  • Why rent a car for Bulgaria? Public transport is accessible, but booking a car rental for Bulgaria is always the wisest of alternatives available to commute around safely. It is not only cost-effective but also makes traveling hassle-free & gives you the choice to choose your own schedule. Online car hire with us also proffers you various value-added features.

Car rental companies in Bulgaria

We work with some of the best car rental brands in Bulgaria which allow us to offer vehicles for hire in almost all locations all over the country. It is because of this arrangement that we are able to provide a wide fleet of cars at a variety of prices that you can compare online on our easy-to-use booking engine. With us, you also get the option of one-way; this is made possible by our suppliers by covering the majority of popular city and airport locations in the country.

The following are the agencies that provide car rental deals for Bulgaria on VIP Cars:

  • AlamoAlamo
  • EnterpriseEnterprise
  • EuropcarEuropcar
  • FireflyFirefly
  • HertzHertz
  • NationalNational
  • ThriftyThrifty
  • BudgetBudget
  • SixtSixt

Locations in Bulgaria where you can pick or drop your rental car

Our car rental partners are top brands and have their offices at various locations in Bulgaria. Therefore, on VIP Cars, you can rent a car for pick up at almost any location in Bulgaria; all you have to do is type in the location you are looking to check whether it is available or not. Note that by default the rental is always a two-way deal, but you can choose a return location by using the 'Different drop-off location?’ section of our booking search form. By doing so, your rental will get converted into one-way and suppliers charge a small fee for the service.

The following are the locations in Bulgaria where you can request a car rental pick-up or return:

  • Aheloy
  • Burgas
  • Haskovo
  • Pazardzhik
  • Plovdiv
  • Sofia
  • Stara Zagora
  • Sunny Beach
  • Varna

Touring Bulgaria- Where all you can go?

With due credit to the modernization of tourist infrastructure, travelers visit the country for innumerable reasons. Some people are influenced by architectural highlights such as Bansko, Rila, Plovdiv, and Koprivshtitsa to name a few. For the travelers aiming at thrilling city life, there are no better places than Sofia, Burgas, and Varna. These vibrant tourist attractions involve various indulgence activities.

The other places of interest include Tsarevets Fortress, Troyan Monastery, Roman Amphitheatre, Aleksander Nevski Church, Blue Rocks, and Neolithic Dwellings Museum to name some of the many highlights of Bulgarian land.

VIP rent a car Bulgaria – Cross-border option

Planning to drive your rental car across Bulgaria into one of the neighboring countries? It is possible with VIP Cars. However note that some companies don’t allow cross-border, so do read the rental-deal-specific T&Cs before making a booking. Another noteworthy thing is that each supplier charges a cross-border fee for the service. In case you are thinking of opting for an international one-way i.e. if you want to pick up the car in Bulgaria and return to one of the neighboring countries, this can also be arranged on request. If permitted, the suppliers charge a fee for both one-way and cross-border.

These are some of the most popular cross-country cars rental booked through us on VIP Cars:

  • Car rental Bulgaria to Greece

    Suggested trip: Sofia to Kalambaka

    Places to see on the way: Dupnitsa, Vihren, Serres, Thessaloniki, Edessa, Kozani, Grevena

  • Car rental Bulgaria to Turkey

    Suggested trip: Burgas to Istanbul

    Places to see on the way: Primorsko, Cerkezkoy, Sinpaş GYO Bosphorus City

  • Car rental Bulgaria to Romania

    Suggested trip: Bansko to Bucharest

    Places to see on the way: Sofia, Pleven, Bucharest

  • Car rental Bulgaria to Macedonia

    Suggested trip: Sofia and Skopje

    Places to see on the way: Dupnitsa, Kyustendil, Pelister

The Rules of the Road for Traveling Safe in Bulgaria

Here are a few road rules for Bulgaria that will give you a basic idea about driving in the country:


    Drive on the right-hand-side of the road and overtaking is allowed from the left. Stick to the main roads, the road signs, and lane markings are scarce. In some areas, usually the remote ones, animals, and livestock roam the roads, so drive carefully.


    The permissible alcohol content in blood is 0.05% and the speed limit is 50km/h inside built-up areas, 90km/outside those areas and 130km/h on motorways. Make sure you follow all the rules for the fines are the sole responsibility of the car renter.


    Children, under 3 years of age cannot travel in a vehicle sans any child restraint system. Those above 3yrs and less than 150cm in height do not need restraint but they have to wear the rear seat belt.

Bulgaria Car Rentals - FAQs

  • How old do you have to be to rent a car in Bulgaria?

    The minimum age to rent a car in Bulgaria is 21 years. However it is advised that you read the deal-specific T&Cs before making a booking as the minimum rental age may vary as per the supplier’s policy, the location of pick-up and the type of car you are reserving. Hence make sure you are entering the correct age while filling the form, it is your responsibility to read the T&Cs and if you are found to be under-age the supplier can refuse you the rental car.

  • What do I need to rent a car in Bulgaria?

    To successfully pick a car rental in Bulgaria, you will need a driver’s license, a credit card and an identification proof with you at the time of pick-up. Some partner companies also ask for the international driver’s permit in addition to insurance (if you have one). In case the supplier is allowing the deposit through the debit card, you may have to show the return flight ticket. Note that only full and valid driver’s license is accepted, photo-copies or digital licenses are usually not accepted. Read the T&Cs as well as the rental voucher for more details.

  • Can I rent a car in Bulgaria with driver?

    VIP Cars and partner car rental companies only provide self-driven cars, we don’t provide the chauffeur driven cars.

  • Can I drive in Bulgaria with US/UK/Malaysian driver’s license?

    Yes, it doesn’t really matter if you are US, UK, Canadian or Australian resident, to rent a car in Bulgaria all you need is a valid and full driver’s license. However note that, it is advised that you carry your international driver’s permit (IDP), especially when your driver’s license is in a foreign language. In cases of accidents, the IDP comes quite handy & officers can use it to fill the accident form.

Best Deals

Cheap Car Rental Deals in Bulgaria

Economy USD 13.1 /day
Compact USD 15.29 /day
Van / Minivan USD 20.75 /day
Luxury USD 24.03 /day

Car Rental Locations in Bulgaria