Columbia

Cheap Car Rentals in Columbia, MO from $38

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Columbia with a pick-up date of 6/24 and drop-off date of 6/27. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Columbia, MO car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Columbia, MO. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on June 18, 2024.

Most popular company

ENTERPRISE

Price of gas per gallon

$3.75

Average price per day

$79

Cheapest price per day

$38

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Columbia, MO 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 June 18, 2024.

January

$49

February

$50

March

$64

April

$64

May

$75

June

$74

July

$73

August

$72

September

$65

October

$57

November

$55

December

$61

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Columbia 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Columbia, MO

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Columbia, MO to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on June 18, 2024.

Small cars

$60 - $100

All Car Types

$71 - $104

To rent a small car in Columbia, the United States, you would pay an average price of $77/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Columbia, the United States (~$60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$100/day). In fact, February is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbia, renting a small car saves you 8% 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 Columbia small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Columbia, the United States, you would pay an average price of $72/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Columbia, the United States (~$56/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$89/day). In fact, January is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbia, renting a medium car saves you 15% 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 Columbia medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Columbia, the United States, you would pay an average price of $93/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Columbia, the United States (~$72/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$121/day). In fact, September is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbia, renting a large car is 10% 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 Columbia large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Columbia, the United States, you would pay an average price of $82/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Columbia, the United States (~$60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$101/day). In fact, November is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbia, renting a SUV 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 Columbia SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Columbia, the United States, you would pay an average price of $121/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a van in Columbia, the United States (~$100/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~$161/day). In fact, April is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbia, 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 Columbia van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Columbia, the United States, you would pay an average price of $93/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Columbia, the United States (~$60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$156/day). In fact, November is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Columbia. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbia, 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.

Nissan Versa Note$55/day
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Nissan Versa Note
Ford Fiesta$55/day
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A/C
Ford Fiesta

Top rental agencies in Columbia, MO

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Columbia, MO known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Columbia, MO. Reviews were last updated on June 18, 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Columbia area such as Alamo, Avis and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Alamo

8.9
Very good
5 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

8.8

Avis

8.1
Very good
10 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.2

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.0
Very good
18 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.8

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

7.8

National

7.1
Good
6 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.9

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.3

Hertz

6.6
Okay
22 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.7

Budget

6.0
Okay
10 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

5.5

Easirent

1 location

Resla

3 locations

Best Columbia, MO car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Columbia, MO. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Columbia, MO with an average daily rate of $55. Data was last updated on June 18, 2024.
The best prices on car rentals in Columbia we've found at this time. Double check the details of your car rental reservation before booking to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Hyundai Elantra$38/day
5
M
A/C
Hyundai Elantra
Kia Sportage$45/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Sportage
Toyota Camry$49/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Camry

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Columbia, MO, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on June 18, 2024.
  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Columbia?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $79/day when booking a rental car in Columbia. The best deal a user found was for $43/day from Turo, booked on Jun. 16.

  • What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Columbia?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Columbia from the following companies over the past two weeks: Turo ($38/day), Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($55/day), and Avis ($68/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.9 rating), Avis (8.1 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Columbia.

  • What are gas prices like in Columbia?

    The average gas price in Columbia 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 Columbia for a week from Enterprise Rent-A-Car?

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car offers rental cars in Columbia for about $641 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I rent a car in Columbia 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 70% on your car rental. For a below average price in Columbia, Cheapflights recommends booking your car rental at least 64 days in advance.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Columbia?

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

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

    Our recent data shows that Turo can potentially be 69% below the average car rental price in Columbia. Check prices and availability for Turo and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in Columbia is on average $2,748 a month or $92 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Columbia car rental.

  • How much is a car rental in Columbia for a weekend?

    For a weekend car rental in Columbia, you can expect the average price to be around $101. Usually a Intermediate rental in Columbia is your cheapest weekend car rental option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car rental types. If you do opt for renting a Intermediate for July, it will cost approximately $96 per day.

  • What car do most people rent in Columbia?

    The most popular car to rent while in Columbia is the Chrysler Pacifica, which is a Mini vehicle.

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Small car rentals in Columbia, MO

Find small car rental deals in Columbia, MO from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Columbia, MO cost an average of $73 per day. Price data was last updated on June 18, 2024.
Hyundai i10$52/day
2
M
A/C
Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$62/day
2
M
A/C
Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$62/day
2
M
A/C
Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Columbia, MO

Find luxury car rental deals in Columbia, MO from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Columbia, MO cost an average of $82 per day. Price data was last updated on June 18, 2024.
Ride in luxury during your trip to Columbia by selecting one these great deals we've found. Check back soon for more options if you're not finding the right car rental for you and your fellow passengers.
Chrysler 300$45/day
5
M
A/C
Chrysler 300
Audi A4$51/day
5
2
M
A/C
Audi A4
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$53/day
5
M
A/C
Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Van rentals in Columbia, MO

Find van rental deals in Columbia, MO from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Columbia, MO cost an average of $77 per day. Price data was last updated on June 18, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on van rentals in the Columbia area at the moment. If you're not finding the van rental that is right for you and your passengers, be sure to check back soon.
Toyota Sienna$49/day
5
5
M
A/C
Toyota Sienna
Kia Sedona$56/day
5
4
4
M
A/C
Kia Sedona
Nissan Quest$59/day
5
5
M
A/C
Nissan Quest

Car rentals by fuel type in Columbia, MO

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Columbia, MO. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Columbia, MO. Deals were last updated on June 18, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Columbia, MO. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest ($31+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

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