Birmingham

Cheap Car Rentals in Birmingham, AL

Birmingham, AL, United States
6 Mar — 13 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Birmingham, AL, United States
Wed 6/3
Noon
Wed 13/3
Noon

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Birmingham?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Birmingham, AL and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 28 February 2024.

January

฿1,470

February

฿1,756

March

฿2,115

April

฿2,043

May

฿1,972

June

฿2,007

July

฿2,115

August

฿1,936

September

฿2,079

October

฿2,151

November

฿2,079

December

฿1,541

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Birmingham is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is October. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Compare available car types for rental in Birmingham, AL

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Birmingham, AL to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 28 February 2024.

Top rental agencies in Birmingham, AL

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Birmingham, AL known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Birmingham, AL. Reviews were last updated on 28 February 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Birmingham area such as Thrifty, Alamo and Dollar. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Thrifty

7.9
Good
36 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

8.0

Alamo

7.9
Good
61 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.9

Dollar

7.6
Good
70 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.3

Budget

6.8
Okay
54 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.7

Payless

6.4
Okay
35 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

7.2

Avis

5.7
Fair
55 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.8

Comfort

6.1

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

5.9

Hertz

5.1
Fair
70 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.1

Comfort

5.8

Overall

4.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

5.3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.1
Very Good
27 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Birmingham, AL, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 28 February 2024.

Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Birmingham?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Thrifty (8.9 rating), Alamo (7.9 rating) and Dollar (7.5 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Birmingham.

What are petrol prices like in Birmingham?

The average price of petrol in Birmingham is ฿32.99/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿1,484 and ฿2,144 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Birmingham for a week from Avis?

From Avis you can hire a car in Birmingham from about ฿11,573 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Birmingham for the best price?

Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 50% on your car hire. For a below average price in Birmingham, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 7 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Birmingham?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Birmingham for a month is certainly possible.

What car do most people hire in Birmingham?

Nissan Rogue, which is a Intermediate vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Birmingham according to Cheapflights users.

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