Chicago

Cheap Car Rentals in Chicago

Same drop-off
Chicago, IL
Tue 10/11
Noon
Tue 10/18
Noon
We work with more than 300 partners to bring you better travel deals

Chicago Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyKYTE
Price of gas per gallon$4.73
Average price per day$67
Cheapest price per day$27

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

January

$47

February

$52

March

$67

April

$72

May

$78

June

$85

July

$84

August

$78

September

$71

October

$80

November

$75

December

$67

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

Small Cars

$39 - $109

All Car Types

$60 - $120

To rent a Small car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of $72/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Chicago, the United States (~$39/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$109/day). In fact, January is about 46% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chicago, renting a Small car saves you 27% 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 Chicago Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of $75/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Chicago, the United States (~$35/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$114/day). In fact, January is about 54% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chicago, renting a Medium car saves you 24% 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 Chicago Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of $88/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Chicago, the United States (~$73/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$115/day). In fact, September is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chicago, renting a Large car saves you 11% 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 Chicago Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of $78/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Chicago, the United States (~$38/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$123/day). In fact, January is about 52% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chicago, renting a SUV car saves you 20% 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 Chicago SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of $116/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Chicago, the United States (~$73/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$167/day). In fact, December is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chicago, renting a Van car is 16% 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 Chicago Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of $119/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Chicago, the United States (~$69/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$166/day). In fact, January is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chicago, renting a Luxury car is 18% 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 Chicago Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in Chicago, the United States, you would pay an average price of $136/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Chicago, the United States (~$89/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$180/day). In fact, January is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Chicago. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Chicago, renting a Convertible car is 29% 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 Soul$36/day
4
M
A/C
Kia Soul

Top rental agencies in Chicago

All major car rental suppliers in Chicago
7.1
Good
360 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.0
6.1
Good
308 reviews28 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

5.8
5.5
Okay
125 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.9

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.2

Value

5.4
5.2
Okay
350 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.1

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

5.2

Value

5.7
5.0
Okay
549 reviews17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

6.0

Overall

5.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.9

Value

5.2
4.8
Okay
329 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.1

Overall

4.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

4.8
4.5
Okay
304 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.2

Overall

4.5

Pick-up/drop-off

4.9

Value

4.7
4.2
Okay
220 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.6

Comfort

5.5

Overall

4.2

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

4.6

Best Chicago Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Chicago recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Chicago?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $67/day when booking a rental car in Chicago. The best deal a user found was for $27/day from Budget, booked on Sep. 25.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Chicago?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Chicago from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz ($36/day), Fox ($39/day), and Avis ($39/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (7.6 rating), Enterprise (7.0 rating) and Sixt (6.6 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Chicago.

What are gas prices like in Chicago?

The average gas price in Chicago is $4.73/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $56 and $81 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Chicago for a week from Kyte?

Kyte is one of the most popular car rental companies in Chicago, offering car rentals for around $344 per week on average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Chicago?

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

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in Chicago can be found for about $1,475, with the average price for a rental being around $49 a day. Book with Budget, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 66% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Chicago.

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

It costs $82 for a weekend car rental in Chicago, on average. The cheapest type of car rental you can book on any given weekend is the Compact as prices are generally lower for these rental types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a rental car in Chicago in November, prices are $61 per day on average.