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Cheap Car Rentals in Baltimore

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Baltimore Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyNEXTCAR
Price of gas per gallon$3.75
Average price per day$60
Cheapest price per day$28

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

January

$47

February

$48

March

$63

April

$69

May

$78

June

$78

July

$77

August

$74

September

$63

October

$73

November

$65

December

$63

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

Popular Car Types in Baltimore

There are 7 rental agencies servicing Baltimore. These agencies, altogether, have 29 rental locations available. Need an affordable rental? Small is the cheapest car type to rent in Baltimore with prices from $33 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 6 car types you can rent in Baltimore:

Compare available car types for rental in Baltimore

Small Cars

$43 - $98

All Car Types

$69 - $117

To rent a Small car in Baltimore, the United States, you would pay an average price of $64/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Baltimore, the United States (~$43/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$98/day). In fact, January is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Baltimore. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Baltimore, renting a Small car saves you 36% 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 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 $70/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Baltimore, the United States (~$55/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$93/day). In fact, January is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Baltimore. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Baltimore, renting a Medium car saves you 30% 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 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 $93/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Baltimore, the United States (~$62/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$119/day). In fact, January is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Baltimore. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Baltimore, renting a Large car saves you 7% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Baltimore, the United States, you would pay an average price of $96/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Baltimore, the United States (~$63/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$130/day). In fact, January is about 35% 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 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. Here are the best Baltimore SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Baltimore, the United States, you would pay an average price of $147/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Baltimore, the United States (~$116/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$170/day). In fact, January is about 22% 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 car 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 Luxury car in Baltimore, the United States, you would pay an average price of $98/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Baltimore, the United States (~$72/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$121/day). In fact, January is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Baltimore. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Baltimore, renting a Luxury 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. Here are the best Baltimore Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in Baltimore, the United States, you would pay an average price of $135/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Baltimore, the United States (~$74/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$204/day). In fact, January 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 car is 26% 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.

Nissan Versa$33/day
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Nissan Versa$35/day
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Top rental agencies in Baltimore

All major car rental suppliers in Baltimore

Hertz

6.8
Okay
91 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.7

Enterprise

6.4
Okay
49 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.7

Budget

5.6
Fair
30 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.1

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.2

Value

5.5

Avis

6.2
Okay
18 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

6.6

NextCar

5.1
Fair
16 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.8

Comfort

5.2

Overall

5.1

Pick-up/drop-off

5.1

Value

4.8

Rent-A-Wreck

4 reviews1 location

Sunnycars

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 $60/day when booking a rental car in Baltimore. The best deal a user found was for $28/day from Rent-A-Wreck, booked on Jan. 29.

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: Avis ($34/day), Budget ($39/day), and Hertz ($65/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Hertz (6.8 rating), Enterprise (6.4 rating) and Avis (6.2 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 $3.75/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $45 and $64 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 $295 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 10%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 18 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 $1,264, with the average price for a rental being around $42 a day. Book with Rent-A-Wreck, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 55% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Baltimore.

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

$72 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 Supplier choice 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 $67/day.

What car do most people rent in Baltimore?

The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Baltimore is Luxury (Volkswagen Touareg) based on our Cheapflights data.

Luxury Car Rentals in Baltimore

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Van Rentals in Baltimore

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on vacation. Find deals like the ones below for Baltimore van rentals.

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