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Sixt Car Hire in Edinburgh

Make the most of Scotland's capital city with a Sixt car hire in Edinburgh from one of many convenient locations. Whatever your reasons for visiting this city, with its intriguing blend of ancient and modern, we have the perfect rental vehicle waiting for you. Collect your car hire from Edinburgh Airport, Waverley Station or one of our city centre branches. Use our quick and easy online booking form above to browse all offers for each location, and choose the ideal rental for you and your trip. Our airport office has extended opening hours and, along with our city centre branch, offers a convenient 24-hour return facility. Use our simple, fast online booking form above to browse all vehicles at your desired location and reserve your quality Sixt car hire in Edinburgh today.

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Sixt Services in Edinburgh

Our Edinburgh airport, station and city centre branches have a full range of rental cars and minibuses for leisure and business travellers and any party size or budget. In addition, the Edinburgh Dunedin Street branch has a selection of vans and trucks, ideal for transporting exhibition or business materials or for moving home or university residence in the city. We also have a choice of self-drive wedding car rental in Edinburgh to add the finishing touch to your special day. Our fleet is provided by premium brands such as BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz and ranges from compact saloons to larger estates and 4x4s.

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Drive in Style

Drive in Style

Why not explore the Edinburgh countryside and coastline in luxurious convertibles or sports cars? We are also pleased to offer vehicles designed for different mobility needs. Enhance your driving experience in this beautiful area by reserving our affordable extras when you book. Be prepared for anything with winter tyres, snow chains, Sat Navs and insurance packages, while child seats and bike racks make for family-friendly holidays. Look out for special student offers and insurance for drivers under 25 as well as unlimited mileage and additional driver options.

Traffic Information

Traffic Information

Edinburgh International Airport is just 10 miles west of the city. You will find our desk clearly signposted in the Hire a Car Rental Centre which is just a short walk from both international and domestic arrival halls. Our three city branches are all within easy reach of Edinburgh's local bus and tram networks. A Sat Nav can help you navigate the medieval streets in the historic heart of Edinburgh along with its one-way systems and other driving restrictions.

Everyone is familiar with the silhouette of Edinburgh Castle that dominates the city skyline, but if you take a short drive east out of the city you will discover the often overlooked ruins of Craigmillar Castle. Dating from the 14th-century this castle has played a part in much of Scotland's often violent history. While in the city itself be sure to visit the Palace of Holyrood, the Queen's official residence in Scotland as well as St Gile's Cathedral and the Royal Yacht Britannia. If you are brave enough join an after dark tour through haunted medieval streets such as Mary King's Close or play safe and take the children to Edinburgh Zoo for a fun day out. If you are lucky enough to be in Edinburgh during August then be sure to drop into some shows at the Fringe Festival.

Sixt Tip

Sixt Tip

There is so much to see and do in the city that people often overlook Edinburgh's watery side. If the sun is shining and you fancy a dip in the sea head down to Portobello Beach or simply take a stroll beside the Union Canal. But, for a real treat be sure to drive over the engineering splendour that is the Forth Road Bridge. When you have finished park your car and catch the ferry for the short trip to Inchcolm Island, a delightful place to explore on a warm day and take a ramble around its abbey ruins.

 

Sightseeing Destinations

Sightseeing Destinations

Deep Sea World

If your family enjoyed the zoo and you are now ready to escape the city then head to Deep Sea World less than an hour's drive from Edinburgh. Here, at Scotland's National Aquarium, you can watch seals playing as they wait to be fed, learn about marine conservation, touch some sea life and if you have the nerve, even dive with sharks.

If your family enjoyed the zoo and you are now ready to escape the city then head to Deep Sea World less than an hour's drive from Edinburgh. Here, at Scotland's National Aquarium, you can watch seals playing as they wait to be fed, learn about marine conservation, touch some sea life and if you have the nerve, even dive with sharks.

East Fortune

If anything to do with aviation fascinates you then the Museum of Flight is not far away at East Fortune. Follow a timeline that covers the history of flight and explore the De-Havilland Comet 4C and British Airways Concorde G-BOAA. Tip: to be sure of seeing inside Concorde, book tickets in advance.

Scottish Seabird Centre

For an enjoyable day in the fresh air take a drive East through the Lothian countryside. Rolling hills and sandy beaches are punctuated by golf courses and picturesque villages. Call into North Berwick for lunch and then stop off at the Scottish Seabird Centre where live webcams reveal the secret life of thousands of seabirds on the Bass Rock.

Business Destinations

Business Destinations

Tourism and education provision are important parts of the Scottish economy while financial services and scientific research are also large sectors. The Royal Bank of Scotland has its headquarters in the city as do several other major UK banks. The Edinburgh International Conference Centre or EICC is the city's main venue for trade shows and conventions. This modern building is located in the Exchange District to the west of the city. 

How to spend summer in Edinburgh

In the summer Edinburgh is draped in sunlight that last well into the evening and even the night. As an already majestic city filled with ancient structures and surrounded in greenery and spotted with hills you can only imagine how lovely it looks during hotter months. There’s a great number of places to enjoy such as the Royal Botanical Gardens of Edinburgh, filled with exotic flowers from across the world. You could opt for a meal outside looking onto the River Leith or simply enjoy a picnic in one of the parks, such as The Meadows. Every year is the world’s biggest art fare, the Edinburgh International Festival where great names in theatre, comedy and literature band together for a 3-week extravaganza.  

Why Rent With Sixt?

Why Rent With Sixt?
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  • Car Hire Made Quick And Easy
  • Friendly 24/7 Customer Service
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