Columbus

Cheap Car Rentals in Columbus

Columbus, OH, United States
9 Mar — 16 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Columbus, OH, United States
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Columbus?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Columbus 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 2 March 2024.

January

฿1,793

February

฿1,937

March

฿2,116

April

฿2,045

May

฿2,116

June

฿2,439

July

฿2,439

August

฿2,439

September

฿2,224

October

฿2,224

November

฿2,188

December

฿2,188

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Columbus 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 Columbus

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Columbus to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 2 March 2024.

Top rental agencies in Columbus

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Columbus known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Columbus. Reviews were last updated on 2 March 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top rental car agencies located in Columbus, including Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo and Hertz. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.5
Very Good
197 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.4

Alamo

8.2
Very Good
109 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

8.1

Hertz

7.4
Good
126 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.0

Dollar

7.0
Good
132 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.9

Budget

6.3
Okay
177 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.2

Thrifty

7.2
Good
74 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.0

Avis

7.1
Good
53 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

7.1

Payless

6.0
Okay
35 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.3

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.6

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Columbus, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 2 March 2024.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.5 rating), Alamo (8.2 rating) and National (7.2 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Columbus.

What are petrol prices like in Columbus?

The average price of petrol in Columbus is ฿33.01/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿1,485 and ฿2,146 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Columbus for a week from Thrifty?

Thrifty is one of the top picks in Columbus. They can have you in a hire car for about ฿18,535 per week on average.

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

Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 30% to make it a great deal in Columbus. Try to book at least 7 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Columbus?

Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Columbus. Check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

What car do most people hire in Columbus?

The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Columbus is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica) based on our Cheapflights data.

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