Chicago

Cheap Car Rentals in Chicago

Chicago, IL, United States
5 Feb — 12 Feb
Same drop-off
Chicago, IL, United States
Sun 5/2
Noon
Sun 12/2
Noon
Driver's age:

Chicago Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyAVIS
Price of petrol per litre฿37.65
Average price per day฿60
Cheapest price per day฿60

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

January

฿1,505

February

฿1,702

March

฿2,193

April

฿2,356

May

฿2,553

June

฿2,782

July

฿2,749

August

฿2,553

September

฿2,291

October

฿2,323

November

฿2,291

December

฿2,094

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Chicago is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is June. 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 Chicago

Small cars

฿1,198 - ฿4,993

All Car Types

฿1,299 - ฿4,899

To hire a Small car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿2,115/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Chicago, the United States (~฿1,198/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~฿4,993/day). In fact, December is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Chicago, hiring a Small car saves you 11% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a Medium car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿2,242/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Chicago, the United States (~฿1,399/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~฿4,156/day). In fact, December is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Chicago, hiring a Medium car saves you 5% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a Large car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿2,526/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Chicago, the United States (~฿1,881/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~฿5,450/day). In fact, October is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Chicago, hiring a Large car is 7% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿2,299/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Chicago, the United States (~฿1,399/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~฿6,316/day). In fact, December is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Chicago, hiring a SUV car saves you 3% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a Van car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿2,230/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Chicago, the United States (~฿1,818/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~฿7,716/day). In fact, October is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Chicago, hiring a Van car saves you 6% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Top rental agencies in Chicago

All major car rental suppliers in Chicago

Alamo

8.3
Very Good
363 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.0

Enterprise

7.8
Good
317 reviews28 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.5

Payless

6.8
Okay
354 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

7.0

Avis

6.5
Okay
131 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.1

Budget

6.3
Okay
343 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.2

Hertz

6.2
Okay
555 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.2

Thrifty

6.1
Okay
226 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

6.1

Dollar

6.1
Okay
312 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.1

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Chicago?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ฿1,978/day when booking a car hire in Chicago. The absolute best deal a user found was for ฿1,963/day from Avis, booked on Oct. 9.

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Chicago?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.3 rating), Enterprise (7.8 rating) and National (7.5 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Chicago.

What are gas prices like in Chicago?

The average price of petrol in Chicago is ฿37.65/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿1,694 and ฿2,447 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

Avis offers hire cars in Chicago for about ฿13,846 per week on average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Chicago?

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

What car do most people hire in Chicago?

The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Chicago is Special (Class Special Sedan) based on our Cheapflights data.

Car type options available for Chicago

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