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How Much is Wedding Car Hire Near Me?

Hiring a wedding car is a critical component of many weddings, providing a gorgeous backdrop to your wedding photos. Just like the other costs of a wedding, wedding car hire costs depend on where you live in the UK. Here's how much you'll need to pay near you.

Wedding Car Hire Prices Near Me

Using comparison websites, we’ve found that the average cost of a wedding hire in the UK is £217, but average prices range from £173 in Liverpool to £288 in London. From Bristol to London, Newcastle to Cardiff—wherever you are planning on getting married—here’s the average price you will need pay for a day's hire of a wedding car. Prices will also vary significantly depending on the type of wedding car you hire.

Wedding Car Hire Cost Near You
Liverpool£173
Leicester£175
Bristol£176
Cardiff£179
Manchester£190
Birmingham£199
Newcastle£200
Solihull£202
York£202
Nottingham£211
Cornwall£211
Edinburgh£214
Belfast£215
Glasgow£222
Southampton£248
Kent£256
Essex£268
Surrey£286
London£288
Average£217

Regardless of where you live or which wedding car you choose, consider taking out a wedding insurance policy to protect you in case of a problem with your wedding car hire. Wedding Plan insurance has great customer reviews—read our full review here.

Local Wedding Car Hire Companies

To help you in your search for the perfect wedding car, we've also researched some local wedding car hire companies. While you don't have to use a local car—some companies will transport a wedding car up to 300 miles—you'll find that local companies may be cheaper to use since you don't have to pay extra for transportation costs. And by saving some money on your wedding car you'll have more to use on other parts of your wedding budget.

Wedding Car Hire Belfast

In Northern Ireland, the average wedding car cost is £215. For those on a budget, there are much more affordable deals to be had. Check out Belfast Wedding Cabs who offer a range of white taxi cabs starting at £185. Jaguar Weddings Belfast offers its range of Jaguar’s starting from £190. For a self-drive option, check out Thrifty who offer a 24 hour rental of a range of prestige vehicles across Belfast from just £112.99.

Wedding Car Hire Birmingham

In the heart of the West Midlands, the average price of a wedding car is £199 in Birmingham. For those on a budget who are opting for a classy affair, Elite Wedding Services in Dudley offer this Rolls Royce Silver Cloud from £150. For Brummies looking to push the boat out, Love Wedding Cars will have you feeling like you’re on the set of Downton Abbey by hiring one of their Regent Landaulets, starting at £300.

Wedding Car Hire Bristol

Looking to get hitched in the South West of England? The average cost of a wedding car is £176. Premier Carriage offers luxury cars such as a Chrysler from £285 to a Bentley Mulsanne for £725. For brides on a budget, check out Love Bug Wedding Cars of Bath, who can provide transport to your big day from just £150.

Wedding Car Hire Cardiff

For weddings in Wales, the capital of Cardiff averages £179 per wedding car. Bay Executive & Wedding Car Hire offer a Baby Bentley from £175. If your budget has a little room and you want an unforgettable experience, you can hire a ‘Cocktail Bus’ for £500, which will transport up to 50 guests to your wedding, while keeping their drinks suitably topped up too.

Wedding Car Hire Cornwall

In Cornwall, the average price of a wedding car will set you back £211. Roaring 30s Automobiles offer vintage-style transport that’s straight out of The Great Gatsby from £295. For something a little more in tune with beach life, Cool 4 Campers offer VW Campervans from £320. For a cheaper self-drive option, you can rent a Mercedes C-Class from £81.75 per day from Dash Drive.

Wedding Car Hire Edinburgh

Are you planning on saying your vows in Scotland? The average cost of a wedding car in Edinburgh is £214. From Cadillacs to Daimler State Limousines, Edinburgh Classic Cars quote their average price is between £275 and £345 per car, but this may be lower depending on the day of the week, the time of the year and how long you need the car for. Or hire the affectionately named ‘Walter & Cilla’ taxi cabs for your big day from Wedding Taxi Edinburgh from £150.

Wedding Car Hire Essex

Due to its proximity to London, wedding car hire in Essex is steeper on average than most other cities across the UK, coming in at £268 per car on average. In true Essex style, Limos in Essex offer everything from super-stretch Hummers to Range Rover limos (price on enquiry). For a more traditional affair, Abbey Weddings have a wide fleet of both classic and luxury vehicles starting at £195.

Wedding Car Hire Glasgow

The average cost of hiring a wedding car in Glasgow is £222, which is slightly more expensive than the neighbouring Scottish city of Edinburgh. Rennicks Wedding Cars based in Thornliebank offer a Mercedes E Class 7-Seater Limousine for £240. For a more affordable option, Ayrshire Bridal Cars offer a white Baby Bentley from £150.

Wedding Car Hire Kent

In the southern county of Kent, it will cost £256 on average to hire a wedding car. Based in Aylesford, cars from Barratts Classic Car Hire start at £240, and include vintage models travelled in by various celebrities. Kent & Coastal Wedding Cars offer everything from a Morris Minor to a Beauford Tourer, with prices starting at £100.

Wedding Car Hire Leicester

The average price of hiring a wedding car in Leicester is £175, making it one of the most affordable areas in the country. Fancy a Maserati on your big day? You can hire one for as little as £150. Going down the more traditional route, MRM Wedding Car Hire offers a range of classic cars between £100 and £400, depending on your requirements.

Wedding Car Hire Liverpool

The most affordable area in the UK to hire a wedding car that’s on our list is Liverpool, at just £173. Bentley Wedding Cars Liverpool have a Royce Phantom, Bentley or an executive Chrysler Voyager on their books, with prices starting from £75. Love & Carriage have a range of vintage regent cars available, with prices on request.

Wedding Car Hire London

As England’s capital city, London is unsurprisingly the most expensive place to hire a wedding car in the UK, averaging at £288 per car. On the plus side, the size and diversity of London give incredibly varied options when it comes to the type of wedding car you can hire here. The price of hiring a car from Gold Wedding Cars starts at £195, offering everything from a vintage 1968 Mark II Jaguar, to a Red Routemaster Bus for the ultimate homage to the city. For a self-drive option that’s not short of bling, head for Chrome Car Hire, who offer a gold Range Rover from £180.

Wedding Car Hire Manchester

In the North West, the average cost of wedding car hire in Manchester is £190. For the ultimate opulence, you can hire the famous Diamond Rolls Royce from £495, which will be sure to turn heads as you make your way to the church. You can also hire Dorris The Morris (a 1967 Morris Minor 1000 convertible) from £200.

Wedding Car Hire Newcastle

For those about to declare that love, rather than ‘fog’ on the Tyne is all theirs in Newcastle, expect to pay an average of £200 for your wedding car. My Wedding Bus is a charming VW 1972 VW deluxe vehicle named ‘Beryl’, that can be hired for £195. On the pricier side of things, Fearons Wedding Cars of Newcastle offer a prestige range of classic cars starting at £295.

Wedding Car Hire Nottingham

The average price of hiring a wedding car in Nottingham is £211. Open Top Daimler Wedding Cars provide 1930s Daimlers and have a 1955 Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire, with prices starting at £180. Sherwood Wedding Cars have a range of vintage as well as modern vehicles (such as a Mercedes convertible) starting at £350.

Wedding Car Hire Solihull

In the West Midlands, the average price of renting a wedding car in Solihull is £202. A2Z Limos & Wedding Cars offer everything from a vintage Beauford Tourer to stretch limos, with prices starting at £99. Classic American Wedding Cars offer everything from a 1953 Chevrolet to a 1947 Plymouth Convertible, starting at £295.

Wedding Car Hire Southampton

Located along Britain’s south coast, the average price of a wedding car in Southampton is £248. Hi-Profile Limousines offer everything from a vintage ride to a stretched limousine, with prices starting at £130. For something extra special, you can hire a 1937 Rolls Royce Phantom III for £450 from Just Rolls Wedding Car Hire.

Wedding Car Hire Surrey

Back in the home counties, and the average price of hiring a wedding car is £286 in Surrey. Chauffeur Line offer a Mercedes S Class for weddings from £300. Ultimate Classic Car Hire has supplied their vehicles to a range of TV shows and films, and you can ride in one of their various luxury vintage cars to head to your wedding too (price on request).

Wedding Car Hire York

In York, the average price of a wedding car is £202. York Classic Cars offer a range of traditional wedding cars from £250. Yorkshire Classic American Wedding Cars have a 1956 Turquoise & White Chevrolet Bel-air that was used on the Set of Emmerdale from £365, with prices varying quite significantly depending on where you are in Yorkshire or Lincolnshire.

Picture of a vintage wedding car
Rachael O'Flaherty

Rachael O’Flaherty is a freelance writer who graduated from Teesside University in 2012. Her background is in digital marketing and journalism, with a particular interest in money saving hacks. For more information, see Rachael's Linked In profile.

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