Car hire in Germany with SIXT

As a leading German company, SIXT has branches all over including major airports and railway stations. You’ll find our branches in all the large towns and cities including Berlin and Munich. In short, car hire in Germany means SIXT. We carry many types of vehicles, everything from a nippy little compact to a top of the range BMW or Mercedes and luxury models. One of our saloons is perfect for cruising around the towns and countryside while our 4x4s and MPVs are great if you need power and space. We aim to bring luxury and affordability by providing top-notch services and flexible hiring periods.  

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Our most popular locations in Germany

SIXT’s car hire services available in Germany

Check out SIXT’s enormous range of vehicles on the website, grouped in various categories: convertibles, saloons, MPVs, vans, coupés and estates. Planning car hire in Germany as part of your holiday? SIXT offers a great range of optional extras including sat nav, parking assist and Bluetooth hands-free devices – we aim to make your journey as smooth as possible. Our fleet is available to hire for a day, a couple of days or a few months. Put your dates into the website and see the daily cost go down and the free mileage go up as you increase the length of the hire period.      

SIXT’s car hire services available in Germany

Good to know when you're visiting Germany

Added Extras

You can include child seats, extra divers, as well as protection packages and added miles to your booking at very price-friendly costs. 

Flexible Hiring Options

Trips and holidays are always subject to change so if you decide to pay later cancellation is free up to the day, simply select the option during booking. 

Payment Methods

Please use a credit card from leading companies, e.g., American Express, Mastercard, VISA etc. We do not accept prepaid cards in Germany. 

Driving Tips

While you may be excited to drive on the autobahn, please be aware that the speed limit in urban areas is 50 km/h, 100 km/h on main roads and 130 km/h on motorways.

One-Way Car Hire

A different drop-off location is usually possible, simply select a different drop-off branch to check. This must be organized beforehand, or charges can apply.  

Crossing Borders

For a small surcharge it is possible to take the hire car in many surrounding countries. Speak to a SIXT agent at pick-up for further information. 

Best places to visit in Germany

  • Dresden:  East Germany has many interesting places including the beautiful city of Dresden rising from the banks of the River Elbe. Restored to its former 18th-century architectural glory, Dresden is a brilliant mix of beauty and buzz, with lots of cool bars, restaurants and shops amongst the breath-taking buildings.    
  • Berlin: drive over to the new capital of Germany and enjoy the spacious, tree-lined streets, leafy parks, fabulous shops, and at the same time drink in the edgy, arty vibe of the cool, newly gentrified Scheunenviertel quarter. Don’t miss the Parliament building, the Brandenburg Gate, the gardens of the Charlottenburg Palace, the remains of the Berlin Wall – so many memories to be made in Berlin.  
  • Quedlinburg: everyone visits Bavaria anyway so let’s remind SIXT drivers about Northern Germany and the Baltic coast. How about a road trip to Quedlinburg – a small, wonderfully preserved Medieval city. The peaceful cobbled streets and half-timbered houses set at the foot of the Harz Mountains are a UNESCO World Heritage site and yet the town has a lovely ‘off-the-beaten-track’ feel.     

Germany in summer 2021

Germany in summer means long sunlit evenings sitting under the linden trees or chatting and drinking in traditional Biergärten. Summer is the time to visit the impossibly romantic fairytale castles of Bavaria, or swim in crystal clear lakes such as the Kochelsee, or hike through the flower-filled meadows of the Harz Mountains. Make the most of the warm weather and the stunning scenery by hiring an open-topped convertible from SIXT. 


  • Rated 4.1 out of 5 from 81612 Ratings

Rick W.

Great service and timely vehicle locations

Luuk van D.

couldn't find the other sixt in the city, was in a hurry and dropped my rental off here. very flexible and friendly.

Edwin S.

Great company to rent with. Every each time when i am on business trip to Frankfurt, i would rent from Sixt, for they have top quality cars, and their cars are relatively new. Their staffs are also very efficient on both collection and returning. This is my 3rd longest period that I rented.

zelig d.

The experience of renting a car is quite satisfying and professional. A bit disappointed at first because I didn't get the car I ordered and then it was replaced with a very large car. Fortunately, finally given the option of a car with the appropriate size, Ford Focus. Car in good condition to drive, comfortable, and clean.

Tips, for those who don't speak German, before going make sure to ask the staff to change the language on the GPS device in the car to English mode to make your trip easier and more enjoyable.

Oh and make sure you know the fuel of the car you are renting. Here Diesel luxury cars need to add AdBlue, a liquid to reduce gas emissions, which can be found at every petrol station.

Max Otto von S.

Guys are just simply pros!

Vishwanathan P.

Great place to rent cars. Awesome customer service. Especially Jan Paul. I dealt with him about 5 times and he is quite friendly and helpful.

Cigdem U.

I had a positive experience in overall, which made my trip easier. Thanks!

Yousef B.

Best car rental company, as for me I rent more than 5 times yearly and never had any issue with them.

Keep the good service up Sixt.

Good car and good service. Thank you.

Joy D.

Super easy pick up and return, with no hassles.

Sven R.

Always friendly staff and really focused on getting all needs solved

Rashid L.

Thank you for given very nice Audi to driver, good option.

Premier Utah Real Estate by Tammy Griffith (Premier Utah Real E.

We had a great experience renting a car from SIXT in Frankfurt and returning it in Budapest. They were professional and friendly and we did not have any issues at all.

Why Rent With Sixt?

Why Rent With Sixt?
  • New Cars - On Average 3 Months Old
  • Premium Fleet Of German Cars
  • Car Hire Made Quick And Easy
  • Friendly 24/7 Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation When You Pay On Arrival
  • No hidden costs or credit card fees

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