Buffalo Airport

Cheap Car Rentals in Buffalo Airport from $33

Buffalo, NY - Buffalo (BUF)
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Buffalo Airport car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Buffalo Airport. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on April 11, 2024.

Most popular company

HERTZ

Most common car type

Intermediate

Average price per day

$65

Cheapest price per day

$33

Compare available car types for rental in Buffalo Airport

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Buffalo Airport to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on April 11, 2024.

Small cars

$62 - $97

All Car Types

$68 - $106

To rent a small car in Buffalo Airport, you would pay an average price of $82/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Buffalo Airport (~$62/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$97/day). In fact, March is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Buffalo Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Buffalo Airport, renting a small car saves you 5% 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 Buffalo Airport small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Buffalo Airport, you would pay an average price of $78/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Buffalo Airport (~$56/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$99/day). In fact, March is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Buffalo Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Buffalo Airport, renting a medium car saves you 9% 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 Buffalo Airport medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Buffalo Airport, you would pay an average price of $109/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Buffalo Airport (~$74/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$142/day). In fact, January is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Buffalo Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Buffalo Airport, renting a large car is 22% 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 Buffalo Airport large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Buffalo Airport, you would pay an average price of $79/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Buffalo Airport (~$65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$98/day). In fact, May is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Buffalo Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Buffalo Airport, renting a SUV saves you 7% 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 Buffalo Airport SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Buffalo Airport, you would pay an average price of $123/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a van in Buffalo Airport (~$104/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$151/day). In fact, March is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Buffalo Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Buffalo Airport, renting a van is 31% 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 Buffalo Airport van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Buffalo Airport, you would pay an average price of $117/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Buffalo Airport (~$84/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~$148/day). In fact, January is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Buffalo Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Buffalo Airport, renting a luxury car is 27% 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.

To rent a convertible in Buffalo Airport, you would pay an average price of $101/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Buffalo Airport (~$80/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$176/day). In fact, April is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Buffalo Airport. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Buffalo Airport, renting a convertible is 15% 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.

Toyota Yaris$40/day
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Nissan Versa$43/day
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Nissan Versa

Tips for renting a car in Buffalo Airport

Browse helpful tips for renting a car in Buffalo Airport including age restrictions, car type suggestions and more. Tips were last updated on April 11, 2024.
  • If you’re looking for the perfect way to explore Buffalo, NY, and surrounding areas, consider renting a car at Buffalo Airport (BUF). Renting a car at the airport saves you the hassle of looking for car rentals in different downtown locations. It’s ideal if you have excess luggage and want to avoid congestion in public transport options. There are many places to visit in and out of Buffalo. You can drive to Niagara Falls and witness the power and beauty of the falls from various viewpoints or drive to Letchworth State Park, which features stunning gorges, waterfalls, and hiking trails.
  • Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) is the primary airport serving Buffalo. The airport, approximately 10 miles from Buffalo, hosts different car rental agencies, including Enterprise, National, Dollar, Avis, and Budget. The car rental counters are on the Arrivals Level, close to crosswalks 3 and 4. An alternative airport is Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC), around 71 miles from Buffalo, NY.  It hosts various car rental agencies on the lower level beside the Baggage Claim Area.
  • Buffalo is the second largest city in New York, so traffic is usually a major issue, especially during morning and evening commutes. Rush hour traffic typically occurs from 7 am to 9 am and 3 pm to 5 pm. During rush hour, traffic is usually slow and congested. You’ll experience delays of 10 to 15 minutes or more. The busiest roads during this period include major highways such as I-90, I-190, and Route 33. Stay updated on road conditions and use a navigational app to know which roads have the most traffic.

Top rental agencies in Buffalo Airport

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Buffalo Airport known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Buffalo Airport. Reviews were last updated on April 11, 2024.

Budget

7.0
Good
112 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

6.8

Alamo

8.2
Very good
78 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.1

Avis

6.5
Okay
43 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.7

Hertz

5.8
Fair
93 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.7

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

6.3

Dollar

5.4
Fair
43 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

5.9

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.4

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.9
Very good
16 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

9.1

National

7.9
Good
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.1

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

6.7

AutoEurope

1 location

Best Buffalo Airport car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Buffalo Airport. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Buffalo Airport with an average daily rate of $45. Data was last updated on April 11, 2024.
GMC Terrain$37/day
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GMC Terrain
Jeep Cherokee$37/day
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Jeep Cherokee
Kia Sedona$65/day
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Kia Sedona

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Buffalo Airport, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on April 11, 2024.
  • How old should I be to rent a car at Buffalo Airport (BUF)?

    The minimum car rental age at Buffalo Airport (BUF) is 21. Certain car rental agencies have 25 years as their minimum rental age limit. A young driver’s fee may apply for drivers aged 21 to 24 who wish to rent a vehicle from these agencies. You must provide a valid driver’s license issued in your state or country of origin. Additional identification documents are also needed, especially if your diver’s license was not issued in the U.S. An International Driving Permit is not mandatory in Buffalo, but it’s helpful, especially if your license is in a language other than English.

  • What is the experience driving in Buffalo, NY?

    Buffalo, NY, has a good road network. The roads are well-maintained, with clear signage and proper markings. Driving in the city is generally easy. Drivers are generally courteous and follow traffic rules. However, you should be careful when driving in certain parts of the city with narrow streets, especially the business district and residential zones. Buffalo is famous for snow and ice during winter, which makes the roads slippery and hard to navigate. If you plan to explore the city during winter, ensure your car is properly equipped for winter weather, with good tires and an emergency kit. You’ll also come across several pedestrians and cyclists in the same areas.  Slow down as you drive through highly-populated areas, and be prepared to give way to pedestrians and cyclists.

  • Are there toll roads in Buffalo, NY?

    There are several toll roads in Buffalo, NY. The most popular one is the New York State Thruway (Governor Thomas E. Dewey Thruway), which runs through Buffalo, connecting the city to Syracuse, Albany, and other major cities in New York. The road’s main line, which includes Interstate 190 and Interstate 90, links Buffalo with Niagara Falls. It’s a cashless toll road, so you’ll need an E-ZPass transponder or use the Toll By Mail option. Other toll roads in the Buffalo area include the Peace Bridge, which connects Buffalo to Fort Erie, Ontario; the Buffalo Skyway, a bypass around downtown Buffalo; and the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge, connecting Buffalo to Queenston, Ontario. Check your car rental agency’s policies on the use of toll roads.

  • What is the cheapest rental car found at Buffalo Airport?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $62/day when booking a rental car at Buffalo Airport. The best deal a user found was for $25/day from Hertz, booked on Apr. 9.

  • Which car rental providers are at Buffalo Airport?

    There are 7 car rental providers located at Buffalo Airport. The following companies can be found near the Buffalo Airport car rental counter:Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.9)Alamo (8.2)National (7.9)Budget (7.0)Avis (6.5)Hertz (5.8)Dollar (5.4)

  • What car rental company is typically the cheapest at Buffalo Airport?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car at Buffalo Airport from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar ($33/day), Turo ($36/day), and Hertz ($37/day).

  • Which car rental company is considered to be the best at Buffalo Airport?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.2 rating), National (7.9 rating) and Budget (6.6 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies at Buffalo Airport.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car at Buffalo Airport for a week from Hertz?

    Renting a car at Buffalo Airport for a week can be a great option for travel. Hertz, the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around $359/week on average.

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

    Booking early can save you upwards 34% on your rental. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price at Buffalo Airport.

  • Can I rent a car for a month at Buffalo Airport?

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

  • How much does it cost to rent a car at Buffalo Airport for a month?

    Hertz currently has the lowest price available for a month-long booking. Users have saved up to 61% compared to the average price of a 30-day rental in Buffalo Airport. Typically, a monthly car rental at Buffalo Airport can be found for $1,538. You can find car rental deals to be on average $51 a day.

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Van rentals in Buffalo Airport

Find van rental deals in Buffalo Airport from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Buffalo Airport cost an average of $65 per day. Price data was last updated on April 11, 2024.
Kia Sedona$65/day
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Kia Sedona

Car rentals by fuel type in Buffalo Airport

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Buffalo Airport. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Buffalo Airport. Deals were last updated on April 11, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Buffalo Airport. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($39+).

Electric

Electric

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

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