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. 

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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. 

Summer in Switzerland

Using a SIXT rental car, you can drive to Hurder Kulm Mountain for sightseeing and hiking.  Summer is the best time to go for boat tours on Lake Geneva, Lake Lucerne or Lake Brienz. You can take a trip to the Rhine Falls and appreciate the marvelous nature. The Matterhorn mountain is ideal for hiking and taking Instagram photos. Afterward, visit the Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum to learn about the country's culture and history. 

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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