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Flex your next A to B with one way car hire

Zipcar Flex is our one-way car hire service, perfect for trips around town. Just reserve in our app, pick up in one location, drive where you need to go, and drop off at a different location in our Zipzone – it’s as easy as that.

How Flex works

Zipcar Flex is our one-way option, like a self-drive taxi. Ideal when you need to pick up a car in one destination and drop it off in another. Once you’ve joined, hitting the road is simple. Reserve your one-way Flex trip in our app

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Find and reserve

Find your nearest Flex car in the app – just look for the blue pins (there’s thousands of them). You reserve it and we’ll hold it for 15 minutes.

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Unlock and drive

Unlock the car with the Zipcar app (you'll find the keys in the glove box). Fuel, insurance and the Congestion Charge are all taken care of.

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When you’re done drop your Flex car off in our Zipzone. The Zone covers 15 boroughs in London, Heathrow T5 and Gatwick North Terminal.

Now boarding one-way trips to and from Heathrow T5 & Gatwick North Terminal

Airport transfers just got easier with Flex. Pick up or drop off a Flex next time you're heading to the airport. 

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Zipcar Flex Map

The Zipzone is where you can pick up and drop off one-way Flex cars. In the app, the green pins are our Roundtrip vehicles and blue are one-way Flex cars which will show when you search within the Zipzone. Shopping in Shoreditch? Taking a dip at Tooting Bec Lido? Quick dash to Ikea? Take your pick from thousands of our cars and vans across London. 

Zipcar Flex Map


Meet our Flex fleet

Automatic or manual, electric or petrol – choose the one-way Flex car that best suits you. Drive them wherever you need – a day trip to the beach, a weekend away, or just getting across town – just remember to drop in our Zipzone.

Volkswagen Polo

VW Polo

Perfect for running errands and slightly longer trips.

from £0.32/min - £14/hr - £105/day

e golf

VW e-Golf

Go greener and try a new way to drive around the city.

from £0.32/min - £14/hr

vauxhall corsa

Vauxhall Corsa-e

Perfect for making those trips across town greener.

from £0.32/min - £14/hr - £105/day

Hyundai ioniq

Hyundai Ioniq

The latest Electric Vehicle in our fleet.

from £0.32/min - £14/hr

Own the road, not the car

Simple, flexible, pay as you go rates that will save you a bundle.

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By the minute

Great for saving money on short trips around the city.

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By the hour

An hourly cap applies from 42 minutes. 

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By the day

A daily cap applies from 6 hours. 

Ready to drive?

Reclaim the driver’s seat (and the radio). Get from A to B, run to the shops, have an adventure – whatever you need wheels for, it’s time to get around the smarter way.