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Car rental Groningen

We want to welcome you to Oscar Car Rental in Groningen. If you are looking for a rental car in Groningen and its surroundings, we have the best solution for you. Oscar is a transparent car rental business that has it's main goal of always being locally available in exactly your area. We always include 100 free kilometers per day and insurance in our regular rentals.

All you need to do is to use the search bar on the top of this page. Search for the city that you want to rent from, as well as the vehicle you wish to rent, and you are already halfway through renting a car with Oscar.

Starting out in Denmark, in less than just two years of business, Oscar has become the rental company that most Danes know and love. The customers rate the company with 4,4 out of 5, being very satisfied with the transparency of the company as well as with the great service of our customer service.

Support your local car rental in Groningen

One of our main goals is to work together with local workshops and car dealers, to support the local businesses. And for that very reason, we are able to have several locations all around the towns and cities and not just in the main locations, such as airports, big cities, and harbours. We want to be near you and make it easier for you to find a car right next to your home. Furthermore, we offer an easy search experience on our website without hidden fees.

Oscar rental locations in and around Groningen


Receives cars outside opening hours (via keybox)
Hoendiep 159, 9745 EA Groningen
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Opening hours

Sunday: Closed

Groningen Stad

Receives cars outside opening hours (via keybox)
Moermanskweg 4, 9723 HM Groningen
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Opening hours

Sunday: Closed


Receives cars outside opening hours (via keybox)
Ceintuurbaan Noord 133, 9301 NT Roden
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Opening hours

Sunday: Closed

Car rental prices in Groningen

In the table below, you can see the prices for a 3-day car rental for all our car categories. The prices are indicative and cannot be guaranteed, as they depend on the individual car and the location that owns the car.

Car type Included kilometers Price for 3 days*
Micro car 300 km
800 km
€88.35 - €188.35
€102.60 - €202.60
Small car 300 km
800 km
€99.75 - €204.75
€116.85 - €221.85
Medium car 300 km
800 km
€114 - €229
€131.10 - €246.10
Large car 300 km
800 km
€176.70 - €301.70
€205.20 - €330.20
Luxury car 300 km
800 km
€151.05 - €301.05
€176.70 - €326.70

* We cannot guarantee this price. This is an indicative price and depends on the individual car and location in Groningen. Prices are measured on weekdays.

Cheap car rental in Groningen

Groningen is the largest city in the north of the Netherlands and is located on the west coast of the country. The city is an important center of trade and culture. Groningen is home to many museums, theaters, and other cultural institutions, as well as a large number of universities and colleges.

The city is also a major center for industry and commerce. Some of the largest companies in the Netherlands are headquartered in Groningen, including Dutch energy company NAM and Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijn. Groningen is also a popular tourist destination, with visitors coming to see the city's historic center, its many museums and theaters, and its lively nightlife.

Why rent a car in Groningen?

It's all about the details when it comes to choosing a destination for your next vacation. But one of those important factors about Groningen is certainly how you'll get around after arriving at that beautiful location - will you be able find public transport?

For most people, renting a car is the best option. Car rental gives you the freedom to explore things at your own pace and see all that Groningen has to offer.

Here are just a few of the reasons why:

  1. Groningen is a large city with plenty to see and do. If you're relying on public transportation, you'll likely find yourself spending a lot of time simply getting from place to place. But with a rental car, you can easily get around and make the most of your time in Groningen.
  2. A rental car gives you the freedom to explore beyond the city limits. While there's plenty to see and do in Groningen itself, there's also a lot to discover in the surrounding area. With a rental car, you can easily visit nearby towns and attractions.
  3. A rental car is often more affordable than other transportation options. When you factor in the cost of taxis or public transportation, renting a car can actually be quite economical.
  4. A rental car can be a great option if you're traveling with a group. It's more convenient than trying to coordinate everyone's schedules and makes it easy.

Top attractions in Groningen

There are many things to see in Groningen from historic buildings to rich nature and museums. Here are just a few places to see in Groningen.

The Martinitoren

The tallest bell tower in the Netherlands, the Martinitoren is one of the most iconic landmarks in Groningen. Visitors can take a lift to the top of the tower for sweeping views of the city below.

The Groninger Museum

Housing an extensive collection of contemporary art, the Groninger Museum is a must-visit for art lovers visiting Groningen. Don't miss the museum's spectacular architecture, which includes a 'floating' wing that seemingly hovers above a canal.


One of Groningen's largest parks, Noorderplantsoen is perfect for a leisurely stroll or picnic on a sunny day. The park is also home to a number of sculptures, including works by local artist Bertus Kanis.

The Grote Markt

Groningen's main square, the Grote Markt, is flanked by grand buildings and is a lovely spot for people to enjoy a drink at one of the many pavement cafes. On Saturdays, the square comes alive with a vibrant market.


Located on the banks of the canals, Vismarkt is the place to go for fresh seafood in Groningen. The market sells everything from herring and oysters to mussels and shrimp, all caught locally in the Wadden Sea.

Der Aa-Kerk

One of Groningen's most beautiful churches, Der Aa-Kerk was built in the 14th century and is notable for its Gothic architecture and ornate carved choir stalls. The church also has an interesting museum documenting its history.

University of Groningen

Founded in 1614, the University of Groningen is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands. Visitors can tour the historic buildings and grounds, or explore the university's excellent museum.

The surroundings around Groningen

Drive around with Oscar Car Rental and enjoy 100km per day for free. Plus, you'll have insurance coverage on your driving adventures.

Groningen is a city in the Netherlands, located in the province of Groningen. The city has a population of over 200,000 and is the largest in the province. The surrounding countryside is beautiful, with rolling hills, fields and forests. There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling and birdwatching. It is located between the German city of Bremen and the city of Amsterdam making it a perfect destination for a road trip.

Renting a car in Groningen to travel abroad?

If you need to travel outside the borders of The Netherlands, you must get an international insurance, in order to be covered and insured outside the country.

We would also like to remind you which documents you will need to have ready when you pick up the car at one of our locations: standard driving license (type B) and a credit or debit card.

The Oscar location may ask you for a deposit, depending on the type of reservation, e.g. car type, age of the main driver, number of days, etc.

Oscar Car Rental locations

If you want to discover where you can find the locations in Groningen, you just go to the top of this page and click on "locations" in the top menu. There, you will find an interactive map with more details.

Oscar is the solution to rent a car near to your home, with no need to make a big journey to the big city or to the main airport, to be able to have a rental service. We want to offer a local and affordable rental, where the pickup and delivery of the vehicle is easy and fast because you won't have surprises or hidden fees.

Our Oscar Car Rental fleet

At Oscar Car Rental Groningen, you will find all kinds of vehicles. Our locations provide different car types: small, medium, and big size, but you can also rent a minibus with up to 9 seats. Or if you need to get some work done and move items, you can also rent a van or moving truck.

Opening hours in Groningen

Get informed about the opening hours for our locations in Groningen. Click on "locations" in the top menu of this page. You will find an interactive map where you can click at every location to check on the opening hours. After clicking at the location, you will also be able to see the specific address of this location you clicked on.

The pickup and delivery times are established per location but they will always be from morning to morning.

Local, easy and affordable car rental

If you want to book a car with Oscar, you just need to check the cars available around your location. Once you have finished the reservation process, we guarantee you a really easy pickup and delivery service.

Wondering about the steps of our booking process?

Only 3 steps and you will have your reservation! Here are the simple steps:

  • Step 1: Write your postcode or the name of your city on the search bar on the website. Choose the exact dates you will like to rent a car and click on "search". You will be able to see a list of locations and the cars available per location. Select the vehicle and check what you want to include in your rental. In this section, you need to add the extra km needed, the insurance, the extra driver (if needed), and any extra accessories.
  • Step 2: Introduce your personal information. We will need your full name, phone number, email, date of birth, and a personal password you will need to create in order to have a user with Oscar. With this user, you will be able to log in to our website and mobile app to see your reservations.
  • Step 3: Payment information. You need to fill up the credit card details and you are ready to pay. You will receive a confirmation email with the reservation's confirmation. You are ready to drive one of our rental cars!

Buy extra kilometers in advance and save money

You do not need to wait until the pickup date to add more kilometres to your rental. You can book extra kilometers during the reservation process and you will save money. These are the following discounts:

  • 100 km - Save 10%
  • 200 km - Save 20%
  • 300 km - Save 30%
  • 400 km - Save 40%

Oscar Car Rental subscription

Do you need a vehicle in Groningen for more than 28 consecutive days? Find the best prices and offers with our Oscar Subscription. You will get a better price for longer rentals. We include 40km per day and the possibility to include extra kilometers with big discounts. Get more information via our customer service phone, chat, or email.

Oscar Customer Service

We are always at your disposal for any doubt or question you have before, during, or after your booking process. Do you want to know how much the rental costs? Or do you need to know the locations near you? Or which type of car has one specific location?

For any request or extra information, please feel. free to contact our customer service through:

How was your experience with Oscar in Groningen?

If you already tried renting a car with Oscar, we would be very happy to learn how your experience was during your rental with Oscar. We are always open to listening to new suggestions for us to improve our product and services, and would also love to hear about your great experiences with Oscar!

We kindly encourage you to write about your personal experience with us on Trustpilot, as your opinion is very important for us to understand our weaknesses and strengths.

Frequently asked questions about car rental in Groningen

We have gathered some of the questions that we frequently receive from our customers in Groningen:

What does car rental cost in Groningen?

You can rent a car from just 34€ per day at Oscar Car Rental in Groningen. The price includes 100 km per day and the liability insurance is already included.

Does the van rental require a specific driver's license?

You do not need a specific driver's license to be allowed by law to drive a van, moving truck, or minibus in the Netherlands. You may drive all our vehicles in Groningen with a regular driving license (B), so you can reserve these cars with us without a problem.

Do I have to pay extra if I am younger than 25 years old?

No, we do not charge a fee for young drivers. You can rent a car at the same price in Groningen even though you are younger than 25. In some cases, we will set a higher deposit. However, you will get the deposit back at the end of the rental period. Finally, some cars have a customer age restriction.

How do I get a discount on my car rental?

When you choose to rent a car at Oscar Car Rental Groningen, you can get a discount by placing your booking through our app. In the Oscar app, you get access to our loyalty program, which gives you a 10% discount on the rental prices of normal bookings as a minimum.

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