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Cheap Car Rentals in Baltimore

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Baltimore Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyNEXTCAR
Price of gas per gallon$4.50
Average price per day$70
Cheapest price per day$32

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

January

$45

February

$48

March

$63

April

$69

May

$79

June

$88

July

$101

August

$91

September

$79

October

$74

November

$66

December

$64

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

Top rental agencies in Baltimore

All major car rental suppliers in Baltimore
6.6
Good
82 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.4
5.9
Okay
45 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.3

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

5.9
6.4
Good
12 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.4

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

6.4
5.7
Okay
15 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

5.8

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

5.4
5.3
Okay
29 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

5.9

Overall

5.1

Pick-up/drop-off

4.5

Value

5.1
2.9
Mediocre
4 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

3.5

Comfort

2.5

Overall

2.5

Pick-up/drop-off

2.5

Value

3.5
1 location
1 location

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Car Rental FAQs

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 $70/day when booking a rental car in Baltimore. The best deal a user found was for $32/day from Hertz, booked on May 15.

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: Rent-A-Wreck ($40/day), Budget ($42/day), and Hertz ($55/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Sixt (10.0 rating), Avis (7.3 rating) and Enterprise (7.1 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 $4.50/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $54 and $77 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 $451 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 8%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 13 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 $1,933, with the average price for a rental being around $64 a day. Book with Hertz, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 69% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Baltimore.

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

$86 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 Economy rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of June, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as $80/day.

What car do most people rent in Baltimore?

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