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Connecticut car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Connecticut. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on May 24, 2024.

Most popular company

Hertz

Most common car type

Standard

Average price per day

$67

Cheapest price per day

$26

What are the car rental prices for popular cities in Connecticut?

Discover the price range for renting a car in popular cities across Connecticut, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 12 pickup locations in Connecticut to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on May 24, 2024.

Price

$26 - $41

Out of all the popular cities in Connecticut, Danbury is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $26/day. Renting a car in Danbury is 37% cheaper than renting one in Hartford where the per day rate is around $41. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Connecticut to get a rental car in are: Bridgeport ($34/day), Groton ($35/day), and New Haven ($40/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Hartford should expect to spend around $41/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Connecticut is Hartford.

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Connecticut 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 May 24, 2024.

January

$50

February

$54

March

$57

April

$62

May

$66

June

$70

July

$76

August

$75

September

$60

October

$63

November

$60

December

$60

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

Compare available car types for rental in Connecticut

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Connecticut to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on May 24, 2024.

Small cars

$48 - $88

All Car Types

$64 - $98

To rent a small car in Connecticut, you would pay an average price of $67/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Connecticut (~$48/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$88/day). In fact, January is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Connecticut. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Connecticut, renting a small car saves you 14% 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 Connecticut small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Connecticut, you would pay an average price of $66/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Connecticut (~$56/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$81/day). In fact, January is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Connecticut. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Connecticut, renting a medium car saves you 16% 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 Connecticut medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Connecticut, you would pay an average price of $93/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Connecticut (~$68/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$122/day). In fact, February is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Connecticut. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Connecticut, renting a large 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 Connecticut large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Connecticut, you would pay an average price of $77/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Connecticut (~$68/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$92/day). In fact, February is about 13% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Connecticut. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Connecticut, 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 Connecticut SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Connecticut, you would pay an average price of $122/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a van in Connecticut (~$103/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$147/day). In fact, January is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Connecticut. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Connecticut, renting a van is 36% 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 Connecticut van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Connecticut, you would pay an average price of $98/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Connecticut (~$83/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$128/day). In fact, March is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Connecticut. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Connecticut, renting a luxury car is 21% 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 Connecticut luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a convertible in Connecticut, you would pay an average price of $106/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Connecticut (~$92/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$150/day). In fact, February is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Connecticut. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Connecticut, renting a convertible 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.

Kia Rio$26/day
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Nissan Versa$27/day
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Nissan Versa
Kia Picanto$33/day
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Top rental agencies in Connecticut

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Connecticut known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 7 car rental companies in Connecticut. Reviews were last updated on May 24, 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top rental car agencies located in Connecticut, including those serving the greater Hartford, New Haven and Bristol area. Helpful information on each car rental agency is available, including reviews, pricing, pickup location, and more.

Hertz

7.0
Good
94 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.1

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.6
Good
23 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.4

Sixt

6.2
Okay
6 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.4

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

5.0

Budget

5.8
Fair
24 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

7.1

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

Avis

5.3
Fair
11 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

5.5

Easirent

1 location

Sunnycars

1 location

Best Connecticut car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Connecticut. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 7 rental car agencies in Connecticut with an average daily rate of $42. Data was last updated on May 24, 2024.
These are some the most attractive deals we've found on rentals cars within the Connecticut region, including options close to Hartford, New Haven and Bristol. If these deals don't match what you're looking for, not to worry -- deals are updated on a regular basis.
Kia Rio$26/day
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Kia Rio
Nissan Versa$27/day
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Nissan Versa
Toyota Prius$30/day
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Toyota Prius

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Connecticut, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on May 24, 2024.
  • What are the requirements to rent a car in Connecticut?

    You will have to be at least 21 years old to get car rentals in Connecticut. Additionally, you will have to present a valid government-issued driving license, identification documents such as an ID or passport, credit card, and proof of insurance when you book car rentals in Connecticut. Some rental companies can accept cash but make sure you confirm before you get to the booking office. Foreigners should carry their original driver’s license if it’s in English. If it’s not in English, make sure you carry an International Driver’s Permit to be used alongside your original driver’s license.

  • What are the rules for driving in Connecticut?

    Drive rental cars in Connecticut on the right-hand side of the road. Your seatbelt and that of the front-seat passenger should be fastened when the car is in motion. If you have children below the age of nine, make sure that they are fastened in a secure child seat in the back seat of Connecticut rental cars. Maintain an average speed limit of 40mph in residential areas and 55mph, and 65mph in urban and rural freeways, respectively. Connecticut has a maximum blood alcohol concentration limit of 0.08% for all its drivers. It’s best not to drink and drive a cheap car rental in Connecticut. Before you pick up car rentals in Connecticut, check the Department of Motor Vehicles for any possible changes to the driving laws.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Connecticut?

    When selecting an appropriate cheap rental car in Connecticut, consider your destination, state of the road, budget, and weather. For example, if you are driving along the municipal roads and highways, compact or economy car rentals like a Nissan Versa, Ford Focus, or Chevrolet Spark will work well. Compact Connecticut rental cars will help you maneuver through traffic and have enough room for five passengers and luggage. Intermediate and SUV rental cars in Connecticut are also a good option if you plan to enjoy the attractions and scenic views through a road trip. The Ford Escape and Toyota Corolla can carry up to five passengers and have enough space for luggage when you take long trips. For a larger group, try the Nissan Quest Midsize minivan that accommodates up to seven passengers.

  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Connecticut?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $70/day when booking a rental car in Connecticut. The best deal a user found was for $35/day from Turo, booked on May 19.

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

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Connecticut from the following companies over the past two weeks: Turo ($33/day), Budget ($39/day), and Hertz ($43/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Silvercar (8.6 rating), Alamo (8.5 rating) and Yesaway (8.5 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Connecticut.

  • What are gas prices like in Connecticut?

    The average gas price in Connecticut is $3.90/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $46 and $67 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Connecticut for a week from Hertz?

    Hertz is one of the most popular car rental companies in Connecticut, offering car rentals for around $375 per week on average.

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

    Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 23% to make it a great deal in Connecticut. Try to book at least 7 days prior to when you need the car rental to close on a rate below the average.

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

    Yes, renting a vehicle in Connecticut for a month is certainly possible.

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

    We’ve recently found that Turo offers you prices that are 50% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental in Connecticut for a month is $1,609. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

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Small car rentals in Connecticut

Find small car rental deals in Connecticut from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Connecticut cost an average of $46 per day. Price data was last updated on May 24, 2024.
Hyundai i10$45/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$46/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$46/day
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Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Connecticut

Find luxury car rental deals in Connecticut from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Connecticut cost an average of $46 per day. Price data was last updated on May 24, 2024.
These are some of the best options we've found when it comes to luxury car rentals in Connecticut, including pickup locations near Hartford, New Haven and Bristol. If you don't see a deal that suits you, return soon as new offers are always being added.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$44/day
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$46/day
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$46/day
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Van rentals in Connecticut

Find van rental deals in Connecticut from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Connecticut cost an average of $47 per day. Price data was last updated on May 24, 2024.
Finding the right van for rent in Connecticut can be daunting, so we've assembled these deals for you, including including pickup locations near Hartford, New Haven and Bristol. Be sure to come back soon for more deals if you don't find one that is perfect for you.
Chrysler Pacifica$45/day
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Chrysler Pacifica
Nissan Quest$46/day
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Nissan Quest
Nissan Quest$46/day
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Nissan Quest

Car rentals by fuel type in Connecticut

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Connecticut. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Connecticut. Deals were last updated on May 24, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Connecticut. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($30+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Airport car rentals in Connecticut
Rent a car at one of these airports in the Connecticut area

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