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Buffalo Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyHERTZ
Price of gas per gallon$4.50
Average price per day$74
Cheapest price per day$32

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

January

$53

February

$59

March

$74

April

$68

May

$64

June

$87

July

$107

August

$85

September

$65

October

$71

November

$57

December

$68

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

All major car rental suppliers in Buffalo
6.6
Good
100 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.7
6.4
Good
249 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

6.4
8.6
Excellent
62 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.2
7.0
Good
44 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.7
10.0
Excellent
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0
7.3
Good
28 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.1
4.7
Okay
28 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.1

Comfort

5.1

Overall

4.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

4.6
1 location

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Buffalo?

For car rentals in Buffalo, you can get passenger van rentals and many other types of cars, but you must provide a valid driver’s license and another form of identification. This can be a passport or military ID card. You must be 21 years old, and drivers under 25 will be charged a surcharge for younger drivers. While a debit card can be used, drivers must show proof of a return flight trip, and a deposit will be placed on the debit card.

What are the rules for driving in Buffalo?

For Buffalo car rentals, drivers of economy car rentals and other vehicles must follow certain traffic laws. Know that the city of Buffalo uses red light cameras and other video monitoring cameras. Driving while intoxicated is illegal, and drivers must always wear a seatbelt. Rental cars in Buffalo must obey traffic circles by never stopping in the circle, and they must come to a complete stop at red lights and stop signs. Child safety seats are required for children less than 40 lbs. Drivers must never use cellular phones at any time while operating the vehicle. Drivers must always have paperwork that shows insurance options and proof of registration. Drivers must yield to emergency vehicles by moving over one lane if possible. It is best to check with Buffalo's Department of Motor Vehicles for recent law changes.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Buffalo?

For car rentals in Buffalo, drivers should understand the weather and areas to be traveled before choosing a cheap car rental. If you are traveling in the winter months, know that Buffalo gets many snowstorms and high accumulations of snow on the street. A luxury car rental in Buffalo like a larger SUV or larger vehicle with four-wheel drive is a good choice. Even if you are visiting in the warmer months, rainstorms are common, and the roads become very slippery. Rental cars in Buffalo that have larger tires will better handle the roads.

What are the best places to park in Buffalo?

After you book your cheap car rental in Buffalo, knowing where to park and all the particulars is a smart choice. The average hourly parking rate for rental cars in Buffalo is around $3.50. Parking is available all around the downtown area in both garage parking and street parking. The Pearl St. area has over 40 spots and depending on the day, it’s easy to find a space. The Main Place Ramps offers covered parking in a secure garage, and everything is walkable once you park. The Bingham Lot is close to I-90 and offers 24-hour parking for around $3.50. Your best bet is to look for parking apps that will let you locate and price the best parking spaces in Buffalo.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Buffalo?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $74/day when booking a rental car in Buffalo. 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 Buffalo?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Buffalo from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar ($44/day), Budget ($45/day), and Hertz ($46/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.7 rating), National (8.3 rating) and Enterprise (8.2 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Buffalo.

What are gas prices like in Buffalo?

The average gas price in Buffalo 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 Buffalo for a week from Hertz?

From Hertz you can rent a car in Buffalo from about $474 per week on average.

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

Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting the vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 8% on your car rental. For a below average price in Buffalo, Cheapflights recommends booking your car rental at least 14 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Buffalo?

The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Buffalo it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in Buffalo can be found for about $2,032, with the average price for a rental being around $68 a day. Book with Hertz, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 61% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Buffalo.

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

The average price for a weekend car rental in Buffalo is $95. Renting a Full-size is your cheapest option if you’ve looking to save money on your weekend car rental in Buffalo. For the month of June, Cheapflights users have found rental cars in Buffalo for as low as $80/day.

What car do most people rent in Buffalo?

The majority of Cheapflights travelers prefer to rent a Economy (Hyundai Accent) in Buffalo, making it the most popular option.