Girona Airport Car Hire: The Best Companies

by Paul Joseph  |  Published June 6, 2017

Girona Airport has 6 car hire companies serving visitors to this bustling city on the northeastern coast of Spain. For those seeking to hire a car during their stay, has done the work so you don’t have to in order to find out the best companies for your needs. We’ve narrowed down our research to three particular categories: Best value for cheap car hire, Best for families and Best for luxury.

A view over the river in Girona (Photo: PNINA via Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Girona has one main airport terminal with two levels. All 6 rental companies are located on the ground floor, along with more than 30 check-in desks, while passengers can also find shops and restaurants on this level too. All beaches, natural parks and places of interest in Girona have easy road access, meaning that hiring a car here is certainly a wise choice.

Our car rental company search results have looked into the rates, car fleet, customer reviews and company policies of all six car hire companies at Girona Airport to help you pick the best option for you. Below is our choice – we hope you find it useful!

Best value: Budget

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Staying true to their name, Budget came out top of our research into the cheapest and best value car hire company at Girona Airport. Together consistently good customer reviews, their impressive choice of affordable cars, including a number of different car types, means they get our vote for value. Opening hours seem to be the same for all six companies at Girona, and company policies are also fairly consistent too.

Best for families: Firefly

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Firefly’s rental desk at Girona Airport offers a wide choice of sizeable cars with big boot space to accommodate the extra luggage that comes from travelling as a family. All hire companies at Girona provide fully regulated seats for babies, toddlers and slightly older children, leaving the primary choice based on sheer size and comfort. To this end, Firefly certainly stand above their competitors as the best option. The company’s rental desk is also open from 8am to 1am, meaning that even if your flight is heavily delayed, you won’t have to worry about being able to get your car. And as an extra bonus, if you go with Firefly, you’ll get the first 60km of your petrol for free.

Best for luxury cars: Sixt

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Whether it’s a luxury SUV or something a little more nippy that takes your fancy, Sixt offer an excellent choice of high-end cars, including sports cars, at Girona Airport. For this reason, Sixt are now recommended supplier for luxury car hire. Among the cars they offer are the BMW X1 and X3 and the Audi A6, all of which will provide you with a stand-out vehicle that is sure to catch the eye of onlookers as you traverse this beautiful corner of Spain.