Car & Van Hire in Edinburgh City Centre


Today and every day, we are committed to maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness in the industry. Now more than ever, our customers and employees deserve to know we stand behind that commitment with the Complete Clean Pledge. We pledge to go above and beyond our already rigorous cleaning protocols, including strict sanitising procedures to protect the health and safety of all.

Car Rental COVID-19 FAQs

Is Enterprise open?

Yes. Enterprise is an essential services provider that remains open to meet critical transportation and personal mobility needs. We are committed and ready to help you get wherever you need to be.

What steps are being taken to clean rental cars?

Each rental vehicle at Enterprise is thoroughly cleaned between every rental and backed with our Complete Clean Pledge. This includes washing, vacuuming, general wipe down, and sanitising with a disinfectant that meets leading health authority requirements, with particular attention to more than 20-plus high-touch points. We also extend the Complete Clean Pledge to our shuttles (for airport locations) and neighborhood branches. 

What is the current car rental process?

To help protect both customers and employees, we have modified our car rental process. This includes the addition of kerbside rentals at our locations to help promote social distancing by getting you quickly on your way while avoiding foot traffic in our locations.

Delivery is also offered at select car rental locations throughout the country. Please contact your rental branch for availability.

Whether you are picking your vehicle up kerbside, or if we deliver it to you, we’re committed to maintaining proper distance throughout the process.

How does car rental return work during the Coronavirus outbreak?

If you are currently renting a car with us, your local branch should be reaching out to you about options to return your rental vehicle. If you have any additional questions or are looking for more information, please call 0800 111 4312. 

Can I modify, extend, or cancel my reservation?

You can modify or cancel your reservation via our website or mobile app. We have extended our existing no-fee cancellation policy to include customers with pre-paid rentals booked directly through us. To extend your car rental, you can click “Call to Extend Your Rental” in our mobile app. You can also call your rental branch or 0800 800 227 to extend your reservation. 

For more information, please visit our COVID-19 FAQs page.
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Location Details for Edinburgh City Centre



Renting a Car at Edinburgh City Centre

Local Car and Van Hire in Edinburgh City Centre

With a population of just under half a million inhabitants and the seat of the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh is a large and important city which is visited by around 4 million people in the course of a year. Well-known as the cultural capital of Scotland, the city centre hosts an annual performance arts festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, which has a worldwide pedigree. The city is also home to several famous tourist sites, including Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Park and the Old Town which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Easy to reach from the English border via the A1 or A68, many visitors also arrive from the city of Glasgow in the west via the M8 motorway or from the north via the M90. Enterprise Rent-A-Car operate from central locations in the city which are within walking distance from Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station and Easter Road, the home of Hibernian Football Club. With so many thriving businesses, historic monuments and entertainment centres in the city centre, there are many reasons to visit whether they are for business or pleasure.

Cheap Car and Van Hire in Edinburgh City Centre

Not only is Enterprise ideally located for visitors to the city centre of Edinburgh, but Enterprise has some of the best value cars and vans to hire in the region. Enterprise offers value and budget options for both city cars and larger vans capable of shifting lots of equipment. You can achieve the best pricing by booking online and opting for the pay-now service.

Edinburgh City Centre Van Hire

With lots of modern and fuel-efficient vans for hire, there is no reason to search anywhere else. Ideal for commercial visitors and locals alike, Enterprise's vans include popular models by reliable manufacturers such as Renault and Vauxhall. Regular checks are made on the fleet to be able to offer exceptional levels of reliability. Learn more about Enterprise van hire.

A Wide Range of Vehicles to Hire

The Enterprise fleet also has SUVs which are perfect if you will be hitting the roads outside of the city, perhaps heading into the more rural areas of the Scottish lowlands. In addition to the 4x4s, consider MPVs which range from minis to nine-passenger vehicles. Alternatively, if you want a prestige car for greeting business visitors from the airport, then an appropriate model of car is available, too. All customers are catered for from the extensive range of hire vehicles.

Driving Information in Edinburgh City Centre

The central Enterprise branch is conveniently located just off the main route between Calton Hill and Leith. The other lies a stone's throw from the city's major railway station. The A1 can be accessed in moments from either location. Visitors making their way to Murrayfield stadium should depart the city centre westwards on the A8. Herriot-Watt University has a campus on the south-west of the city that is best accessed from the city centre via Calder Road.