Austin

Cheap Car Rentals in Austin from $27

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Austin car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Austin. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on abril 19, 2024.

Most popular company

HERTZ

Price of gas per gallon

$3.86

Average price per day

$70

Cheapest price per day

$27

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Austin 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 abril 19, 2024.

January

$40

February

$47

March

$58

April

$71

May

$50

June

$49

July

$52

August

$50

September

$52

October

$58

November

$52

December

$44

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

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Austin to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on abril 19, 2024.

Small cars

$39 - $87

All Car Types

$48 - $91

To rent a small car in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $58/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Austin, the United States (~$39/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$87/day). In fact, January is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Austin, renting a small car saves you 19% 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. Here are the best Austin small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $62/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Austin, the United States (~$46/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$86/day). In fact, January is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Austin, renting a medium car saves you 13% 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. Here are the best Austin medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $78/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Austin, the United States (~$50/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$99/day). In fact, January is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Austin, renting a large car is 11% 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. Here are the best Austin large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $64/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Austin, the United States (~$45/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$88/day). In fact, January is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Austin, renting a SUV saves you 9% 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. Here are the best Austin SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $124/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a van in Austin, the United States (~$96/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$147/day). In fact, January is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Austin, renting a van is 44% 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. Here are the best Austin van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a pickup truck in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $87/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Austin, the United States (~$61/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$127/day). In fact, January is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Austin, renting a pickup truck is 20% 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. Here are the best Austin pickup truck rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $87/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Austin, the United States (~$64/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$111/day). In fact, August is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Austin, renting a luxury car is 20% 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 rent a convertible in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $106/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Austin, the United States (~$82/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$148/day). In fact, February is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Austin, renting a convertible is 34% 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.

Kia Picanto$27/day
2
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Kia Picanto
Nissan Sentra$28/day
4
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A/C
Nissan Sentra

Top rental agencies in Austin

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Austin known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Austin. Reviews were last updated on abril 19, 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Austin, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Advantage. Before making your selection, be sure to carefully review the feedback, double-check the pickup location, and verify other important details.

Alamo

8.9
Very good
104 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

9.2

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.9
Good
121 reviews20 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.6

Advantage

7.5
Good
125 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.3

Budget

6.1
Okay
204 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

6.1

Hertz

5.3
Fair
442 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

5.9

Overall

5.3

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

5.2

Thrifty

6.6
Okay
74 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.4

Dollar

6.5
Okay
97 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.8

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.4

Avis

6.3
Okay
88 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.0

Best Austin car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Austin. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Austin with an average daily rate of $31. Data was last updated on abril 19, 2024.
Peruse the best Austin car rental deals we've found. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Kia Picanto$27/day
2
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A/C
Kia Picanto
Toyota Prius$27/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Prius
Toyota Corolla$28/day
4
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A/C
Toyota Corolla

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Austin, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on abril 19, 2024.
  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Austin?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $70/day when booking a rental car in Austin. The best deal a user found was for $28/day from Turo, booked on Apr. 14.

  • What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Austin?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Austin from the following companies over the past two weeks: Fox ($26/day), Easirent ($27/day), and Fox Autorent ($28/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.9 rating), National (8.0 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.9 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Austin.

  • What are gas prices like in Austin?

    The average gas price in Austin is $3.86/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $46 and $66 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Austin for a week from Hertz?

    Hertz offers rental cars in Austin for about $426 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I rent a car in Austin for the best price?

    Booking your car rental early can save you up to 39% on your rental. Aim to book your car rental at least 7 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Austin.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Austin?

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

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Austin for a month?

    Turo currently has the lowest price available for a month-long booking. Users have saved up to 69% compared to the average price of a 30-day rental in Austin. Typically, a monthly car rental in Austin can be found for $1,826. You can find car rental deals to be on average $61 a day.

  • How much is a car rental in Austin for a weekend?

    Car rental prices in Austin are typically $68 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car rental deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider renting a Supplier choice to save money on your trip to $68. Our users have found prices for Supplier choice car rentals in May to be on average $53 per day.

  • What car do most people rent in Austin?

    The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Austin is Intermediate (Toyota RAV4) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Austin

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Austin. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Austin. Deals were last updated on abril 19, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Austin. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($19+).

Electric

Electric

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

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