Car Rental in Switzerland

Book a car rental in Switzerland through SIXT and enjoy premium transportation. Our branches in major cities around the country are situated in airports or near landmarks that you can easily find. Our operating hours are flexible to match your schedule. You can also reach our friendly customer service agents 24/7. Our fleet features top car brands like BMW and Mercedes-Benz, and new cars. Plus, we offer competitive rates for luxury vehicles. Travel to Zurich, Basel and Geneva in comfort. Choose a convertible to breathe in the mountain air or an economy car that’s affordable if you need to make several trips. 

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SIXT Services in Switzerland

SIXT car rental in Switzerland has an array of vehicles to meet your standards. If you need ample room for passengers and luggage, choose a van. A sports car or luxury sedan is perfect for special occasions and sightseeing. Sedans, station wagons and economy cars are budget-friendly, while an SUV lets you explore the mountains. Enjoy bookable extras like child seats, GPS, and an additional driver that make your trip a breeze. Select a long-term rental or weekend rental and explore Switzerland to the fullest. 

SIXT Services in Switzerland

Good to know when you’re visiting Switzerland

Documents you need to rent a car in Switzerland

You will need a valid driver’s license, plus an ID card or passport. If your license is in a non-Roman alphabet like Arabic or Cyrillic, you also need an international driving permit. 

Car rental under 25 in Switzerland

The minimum age for a SIXT rental in Switzerland is 20, with a driver’s license held for at least 1 year. Some car categories have a higher minimum age, and an underage driver fee applies to those under 25. 

Cross border travel

You can take your SIXT rental into other European countries. However, please make sure that the car category you rented can travel into the countries you wish to go to. An additional fee may apply for cross-border travel. 

One-way car rental in Switzerland

One-way rentals are possible with prior approval. Please check with the rental station before booking. 

Winter equipment

We offer add-ons like winter tires, snow chains and ski racks (only for some car categories). If you plan to hit the slopes or go into the mountains in the winter, be sure to add these extras. 

Accepted payment methods

We accept all credit and debit cards from internationally recognized companies like Visa and MasterCard.  

Best places to visit in Switzerland

  • Zurich: Drive to Lake Zurich and bask in the sun, or swim in the blue waters. After that, head to Kunsthaus Zurich or the Museum of Fine Arts to see fantastic artwork. If the kids are with you, Zurich Zoo has over 360 animal species that you'll want to view. 
  • Geneva: Explore Lake Geneva using a boat as you marvel at the gorgeous waters and the snow-covered Alps. Rent a car in Switzerland and drive to Jardin Botanique to discover greenhouses and gardens. Visit Patek Philippe Museum to see iconic watches and musical devices. 
  • Basel: Basel is well-known for Zoologischer Garten, which hosts birds, elephants, seahorses and aquatic creatures. If you love history and architecture, Old Town has that and more. Drive to Basler Munster to observe the Roman fort. 


  • Rated 4.0 out of 5 from 4078 Ratings

omar a.

Very friendly staff. They helped through the whole process. 👍👍

Abdullah K.

Very good experience

James C.

Expensive but it's 2022 and all hire cars are! Overall a great service. I went with the damage loss wavier that I would highly recommend going for, just the peace of mind it provides. One point to note, if you don't pay for a Sat Nav, you will not get one, even if the car has one fitted, as it will be disabled.

Angus F.

The contact with the Sixt team at GVA was simply excellent in every way - thanks!

Jean-Claude L.

Bon point de location.

Roman A. Gomez A.

Very happy with our experience at Sixt Basel. On pick up and return we were assisted by Alexander, Kudos to him for his friendliness and competence

Arunava B.

Excellent facility. I had rented Renault Captur and the car was in very good condition. The drop off facility was also convenient & quick and you also get a free shuttle back to the airport terminal. The credit card deposit was refunded within 3 days. For drop off location, search Parking P 51 GVA in Google map and come down to the ground floor which is for car rental companies.

Jun L.

I am happy getting an Audi Q5 instead of a Mercedes Benz GLC. It has excellent navigation system.

A huge expense was added to my rental due to the insurance which I was pressured to take. CHF63 per day added for insurance

Mahmoud T.

One of the best rent car services, I recommend for every one, staff are so great, kind, and helpful, fast service , thank you all for the professional service providing.

Special thanks to staff Sandra she get my needs in seconds.

Murad A.

The car was brand new and very clean and the Sixt’s agent at Zürich was very friendly, helpful and respectful.

Norik S.

Best Service ever had by rental Agent Albania highly recommend


Quick and good service.

Tom B.

Rented a 9-passenger van at the Zurich Airport and it could not have been easier. The van was immaculate and my pre-ordered child seats were waiting for me upon arrival. Great service from a professional and friendly staff. Keep up the great work!

Michael S.

Car was available when we arrived. No issues encountered on our trip.

John H.

Rental experience with SIXT was great! Very good pre-trip information, professional, friendly service at the counter, good instructions, very nice car. I will rent from SIXT again.

John B.

This seems like a very efficient and reasonable rental company. I would use them again.

Boguslaw M.

Great price for the rental. Carole who checked me in at the desk was just brilliant. Up grade only helped to enhance the experience. From now on Sixt will be my preferred rental car by choice. Thank you.

ahmed e.

best car rental thanks for pelin for her great help and recommendations


Benjamin the worker in this branch has an excellent job performance and very fast service.

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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