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Cheap Car Rentals in Baltimore from $23

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Baltimore car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Baltimore. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on February 20, 2024.

Most popular company

NEXTCAR

Price of gas per gallon

$3.44

Average price per day

$46

Cheapest price per day

$23

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Baltimore 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 February 20, 2024.

January

$38

February

$45

March

$55

April

$55

May

$56

June

$58

July

$58

August

$58

September

$54

October

$58

November

$54

December

$48

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

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Baltimore to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on February 20, 2024.

Small cars

$37 - $62

All Car Types

$60 - $94

To rent a small car in Baltimore, the United States, you would pay an average price of $51/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Baltimore, the United States (~$37/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$62/day). In fact, January is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Baltimore. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Baltimore, renting a small car saves you 37% 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 Baltimore small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Baltimore, the United States, you would pay an average price of $56/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Baltimore, the United States (~$39/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$66/day). In fact, January is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Baltimore. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Baltimore, renting a medium car saves you 29% 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 Baltimore medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Baltimore, the United States, you would pay an average price of $79/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Baltimore, the United States (~$55/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$103/day). In fact, January is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Baltimore. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Baltimore, renting a large car saves you 2% 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 Baltimore large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Baltimore, the United States, you would pay an average price of $69/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Baltimore, the United States (~$53/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$86/day). In fact, January is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Baltimore. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Baltimore, renting a SUV saves you 14% 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 Baltimore SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Baltimore, the United States, you would pay an average price of $116/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a van in Baltimore, the United States (~$93/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$151/day). In fact, March is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Baltimore. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Baltimore, renting a van is 32% 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 Baltimore van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a pickup truck in Baltimore, the United States, you would pay an average price of $59/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Baltimore, the United States (~$48/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$166/day). In fact, June is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Baltimore. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Baltimore, renting a pickup truck saves you 25% 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 rent a luxury car in Baltimore, the United States, you would pay an average price of $89/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Baltimore, the United States (~$60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$101/day). In fact, January is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Baltimore. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Baltimore, renting a luxury 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.

To rent a convertible in Baltimore, the United States, you would pay an average price of $103/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Baltimore, the United States (~$57/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$129/day). In fact, February is about 46% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Baltimore. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Baltimore, renting a convertible is 24% 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$24/day
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Ford Focus$28/day
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Ford Focus
Kia Soul$30/day
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Kia Soul

Top rental agencies in Baltimore

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Baltimore known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Baltimore. Reviews were last updated on February 20, 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Baltimore area such as Hertz, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Budget. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a rental car agency.

Hertz

6.3
Okay
102 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

6.8
Okay
52 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.8

Budget

5.6
Fair
35 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.0

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

5.5

Avis

6.4
Okay
18 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.8

NextCar

5.3
Fair
17 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.1

Comfort

5.8

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

4.7

Rent-A-Wreck

1 location

Sunnycars

1 location

VIPCars Recommendation

1 location

Best Baltimore car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Baltimore. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Baltimore with an average daily rate of $26. Data was last updated on February 20, 2024.
Peruse the best Baltimore car rental deals we've found. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Nissan Maxima$23/day
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Nissan Maxima
Chevrolet Impala$23/day
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Chevrolet Impala
Kia Picanto$24/day
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Kia Picanto

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Baltimore, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on February 20, 2024.

What are the requirements to rent a car in Baltimore?

Baltimore car rentals are limited to those drivers who are at least 18. However, some car rental locations in Baltimore may charge a fee to drivers who are under age 21 or perhaps reserve luxury car rentals in Baltimore only to those over 25. Maryland law requires that rental cars in Baltimore be insured, so be sure to check the agreement closely before leaving the lot. All Baltimore car rentals require a valid driver’s license.

What are the rules for driving in Baltimore?

As with any city in the United States, all drivers must observe posted speed limits while operating rental cars in Baltimore. Generally, speed limits for any vehicle (including car rentals in Baltimore), are limited to 15 mph (24 km/h) in alleyways, and up to a maximum of 35 mph (56 km/h) in business districts and residential areas. Everyone riding in the car, even in a passenger van rental, is required to wear a seatbelt. Children under eight years of age must also be in a car seat. Drivers must not have a BAC of greater than .07% under Maryland state law, or risk being cited for impaired driving. It’s best to confer with the city’s DMV to keep up with any recent changes in Baltimore’s driving laws.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Baltimore?

The best car rentals in Baltimore are the ones that match both your personal needs and style. Cheap car rentals in Baltimore are easy to find, especially at the BWI airport where you can find the perfect economy car rental for those brief business trips to the city. If you’re looking for a more sustainable option, electric car rentals are also available which will help you save money on gasoline while also helping the environment. Of course, if you’re looking for something a bit fancier, luxury vehicles are also offered at rental locations around town. Baltimore is a modern city with well-developed roads and bridges so you can be sure that whichever car you choose will get you to your destination in comfort and class.

What are the best places to park in Baltimore?

You’ve collected your cheap car rental in Baltimore, but now you need a place to park! Thankfully, the city has plenty of metered parking spots scattered around for your convenience. If you’ll be attending an event at the downtown convention center, there’s a paid parking lot just a couple minutes’ walk away on W. Lombard St. Visitors to the popular Inner Harbor attractions can also use the nearby paid parking lot on S. Calvert St. There’s even a parking garage at Camden Yards if you’re in town for an Orioles game. Wherever you need to go in Baltimore, you can rest assured there’s a parking location nearby.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Baltimore?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $46/day when booking a rental car in Baltimore. The best deal a user found was for $23/day from Sixt, booked on Feb. 11.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Baltimore?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Baltimore from the following companies over the past two weeks: Turo ($23/day), Rent-A-Wreck ($24/day), and Avis ($26/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise Rent-A-Car (6.8 rating), Avis (6.4 rating) and Hertz (6.4 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Baltimore.

What are gas prices like in Baltimore?

The average gas price in Baltimore is $3.44/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $41 and $59 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Baltimore for a week from NextCar?

NextCar is a popular option for travelers looking for car rental in Baltimore. You can expect the average cost of rental car to be about $308 per week.

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

Generally, for a better deal in Baltimore it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 37%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

Can I rent a car for a month in Baltimore?

Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Baltimore.

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in Baltimore can be found for about $1,319, with the average price for a rental being around $44 a day. Book with Sixt, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 64% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Baltimore.

How much is a car rental in Baltimore for a weekend?

$69 is typically the average cost for a rental car for the weekend in Baltimore, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when traveling to Baltimore, then opt for a Premium rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of March, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as $55/day.

What car do most people rent in Baltimore?

The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Baltimore is Special (Class Special Car) based on our Cheapflights data.

Small car rentals in Baltimore

Find small car rental deals in Baltimore from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Baltimore cost an average of $38 per day. Price data was last updated on February 20, 2024.
Hyundai i10$38/day
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Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Baltimore

Find luxury car rental deals in Baltimore from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Baltimore cost an average of $35 per day. Price data was last updated on February 20, 2024.
Browse through some of the best options we've found for luxury car rentals in Baltimore. Be sure that the car type, dates, pickup location and other key details suit your needs.
Audi A4$29/day
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Audi A4
Audi A4$30/day
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Audi A4
Audi A4$30/day
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Audi A4

Van rentals in Baltimore

Find van rental deals in Baltimore from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Baltimore cost an average of $31 per day. Price data was last updated on February 20, 2024.
In terms of van rentals in Baltimore, these are some the best options we've found at this time. If you're not finding the van rental that is right for you and your passengers, be sure to check back soon.
Chrysler Town & Country$25/day
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Chrysler Town & Country
Chrysler Town & Country$25/day
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Chrysler Town & Country
Chrysler Town & Country$25/day
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Chrysler Town & Country
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