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  • Great rates and flexibility
  • Combine your flight with a car and save
  • Convenient and extensive choice of locations
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  • All mandatory charges included
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Car hire in Berlin

Enjoy the freedom to explore the vibrant city at your own pace with car hire in Berlin. Choose the vehicle to suit your requirements and drive to exciting Leipzig or the beautiful island of Usedom.

Hire a car on Berlin holidays for freedom and flexibility. Explore beyond the capital with Berlin car hire and visit the World Heritage Site of Potsdam, or soak up the culture in Leipzig. Leave the city pace behind and relax on Usedom’s white sandy beaches. Choose the vehicle to suit your needs and budget. Book flights with your car hire and save money.

Driving itineraries we recommend

Drive beyond the city and explore Germany with these Berlin driving itineraries



Hire a car in Berlin and drive beyond Germany’s capital to one of the country’s most beautiful cities. Nestled in a stunning landscape dotted with lakes, Potsdam boasts a huge array of cultural landmarks that has earned it UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Its majestic 12 palaces, commissioned by King Frederick the Great and designed by famous architects, should not be missed on visits to the city. The Sanssouci Palace is particularly spectacular, with exquisite gardens and lavish Rococo interiors.



With Berlin car hire head north of the city to the attractive medieval town of Bernau. In a lush valley surrounded by rolling green hills, the town enjoys a wonderfully picturesque location that begs to be explored. Its 14th-century churches and timber-framed buildings offer a fascinating glimpse into history.



Use your Berlin car hire to visit the city of Dresden. Largely destroyed by Allied bombing during the Second World War, Dresden still bears the scars of its wartorn past but has since been dramatically restored. Now a thriving cultural hub, the city boasts an extensive collection of world-class museums and art galleries. See the landmark Frauenkirche church, restored to its former glory. Visit the stunning Semperoper opera house or enjoy a relaxing Elbe riverboat cruise.



Hire a car in Berlin and drive through gorgeous Saxony countryside to the beautiful city of Leipzig. Considered a centre for music, Leipzig was once the home of Johann Sebastian Bach and hosts a number of prestigious events including the Mendelssohn Festival and internationally renowned Jazz Festival. Museum, art gallery and theatre options abound for culture vultures. Indulge in retail therapy at department stores or chic boutiques. Experience the buzzing nightlife and discover a wide choice of restaurants, bars and nightclubs.



Drive your hire car north from Berlin and discover the breathtaking beauty of the Muritz National Park, with its verdant forests and stunning lakes. Further scenic beauty awaits on the Baltic Sea coastline at Usedom. Discover an unexpected slice of beach heaven just over two hours’ journey from Berlin on this idyllic island. Stretch out on soft white sands or wander at your leisure around one of Usedom’s charming seaside towns.

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