Advantages of Bolt Drive
Whether you need a car for your commute, a weekend getaway or just getting around town — car-sharing is a great, low-cost option.
Pay for the distance travelled and rental time — we handle everything else. Fuel, parking and insurance are all included in the hire fee!
Bolt Drive cars are available 24/7, so you don't need to plan ahead. Hire a car for as short or long as you need it — minutes, hours, or days!
Quick and easy
Our vehicles are available all over the city. If you need short-term car hire, find and unlock a car with your Bolt app, get in and go!
How to rent a car with Bolt Drive
Upload your driving licence
Complete your verification — all you need is a valid driving licence and a payment card.*
*Drivers must be over 20-years of age and have held a valid driving licence for at least 1 year.
Find a Bolt Drive car
Find a car on the street or locate one using the map in your Bolt app.
Unlock with your Bolt app
Use the Bolt app to unlock the car and start your rental. (You’ll find the keys in the car.)
Park for free
Drive to your destination and the app will tell you where to leave the car safely.
Top car rental questions
How much does Bolt Drive cost? Do I need to pay for fuel?
Bolt Drive car rental prices start from as low as €0.08 per minute and you only pay for the time you use the car and the km travelled. You can use the car for a minute, an hour or for days, if you like. The rental fee also includes free fuel, free parking and free car insurance!
What kind of cars can I rent with Bolt Drive?
All of our cars come with automatic-transmission at no extra cost. The specific make and model of hire car depends on availability. Our car-types include: small, electric, medium-sized, and premium cars, as well as SUVs and vans. Check the app to see which cars are available to rent nearby.
How do I pay for Bolt Drive?
Simply pay inside your Bolt app as you would for a Bolt car or scooter ride (credit/debit card or Apple Pay).
How do I unlock a Bolt Drive car?
Once you find the car you’d like to rent, simply tap on the button in your Bolt app to unlock the vehicle and start driving!
Where do I find the car keys?
Once you unlock the car with your Bolt app, you’ll find the car keys inside the car.
What happens if I scratch or damage the car?
While we always ask our customers to be careful when driving, small scratches and knocks do sometimes happen. But don’t worry, you won’t be penalised for these small damages. If the damage is more severe and the car is no longer operational, you will be charged a fee which is capped at €500.
What about parking? Where can I park Bolt Drive?
When you rent a car with Bolt Drive, the parking fee is included in the price of your rental, so you can enjoy free parking whenever you need to make a stop. However, if you choose to park outside our operating area, you will be charged a small fee. Check your city’s operational area inside the app.
If you have any further questions, please contact us