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Columbus Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyTURO
Price of gas per gallon$3.94
Average price per day$66
Cheapest price per day$28

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

January

$54

February

$57

March

$68

April

$70

May

$74

June

$82

July

$79

August

$74

September

$69

October

$75

November

$73

December

$67

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

Small Cars

$36 - $75

All Car Types

$57 - $116

To rent a Small car in Columbus, the United States, you would pay an average price of $62/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Columbus, the United States (~$36/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$75/day). In fact, January is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Columbus. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbus, renting a Small 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 Columbus Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Columbus, the United States, you would pay an average price of $66/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Columbus, the United States (~$43/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$98/day). In fact, January is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Columbus. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbus, 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 Columbus Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Columbus, the United States, you would pay an average price of $74/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Columbus, the United States (~$54/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$89/day). In fact, December is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Columbus. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbus, renting a Large 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 Columbus Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Columbus, the United States, you would pay an average price of $85/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Columbus, the United States (~$51/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$118/day). In fact, January is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Columbus. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbus, renting a SUV car saves you 4% 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 Columbus SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Columbus, the United States, you would pay an average price of $106/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Columbus, the United States (~$67/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$149/day). In fact, January is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Columbus. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbus, renting a Van 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 Columbus Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Columbus, the United States, you would pay an average price of $92/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Columbus, the United States (~$65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$107/day). In fact, December is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Columbus. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbus, renting a Luxury car is 6% 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 Columbus Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in Columbus, the United States, you would pay an average price of $125/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Columbus, the United States (~$43/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$234/day). In fact, December is about 66% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Columbus. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Columbus, renting a Convertible car is 30% 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.

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Best Columbus Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Columbus?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $66/day when booking a rental car in Columbus. The best deal a user found was for $28/day from Budget, booked on Sep. 25.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Columbus?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Columbus from the following companies over the past two weeks: Budget ($35/day), Enterprise ($39/day), and Alamo ($46/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (9.1 rating), Enterprise (8.5 rating) and Thrifty (8.2 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Columbus.

What are gas prices like in Columbus?

The average gas price in Columbus is $3.94/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $47 and $68 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Columbus for a week from Turo?

Turo is one of the top picks in Columbus. They can have you in a rental car for about $280 per week on average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Columbus?

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

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

We’ve recently found that Budget offers you prices that are 55% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental in Columbus for a month is $1,200. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

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

Car rental prices in Columbus are typically $84 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car rental deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider renting a Economy to save money on your trip to $84. Our users have found prices for Economy car rentals in October to be on average $64 per day.