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Cheap Car Rentals in Ohio

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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Ohio?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Ohio

Price

$21 - $65

Out of all the popular cities in Ohio, Cleveland is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $21/day. Renting a car in Cleveland is 68% cheaper than renting one in Lima where the per day rate is around $65. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Ohio to get a rental car in are: Dayton ($31/day), Columbus ($34/day), and Cincinnati ($37/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Cleveland should expect to spend around $21/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Ohio is Cleveland.

Cheapest time to rent a car in Ohio

January

$43

February

$58

March

$66

April

$58

May

$70

June

$90

July

$97

August

$83

September

$68

October

$68

November

$69

December

$55

Top rental agencies in Ohio

All major car rental suppliers in Ohio
8.0
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223 reviews2 locations
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Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.2

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7.9

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8.0

Value

7.8
7.8
Good
326 reviews34 locations
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Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.9

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7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.7
6.9
Good
207 reviews4 locations
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Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.8

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6.8

Value

6.9
6.6
Good
296 reviews3 locations
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Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.8

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6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.3
6.2
Good
427 reviews21 locations
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Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.1

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6.0

Value

6.1
5.8
Okay
314 reviews17 locations
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Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.6

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5.5

Value

5.7
5.9
Okay
70 reviews16 locations
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Cleanliness

5.8

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.9

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5.5

Value

5.7
8.0
Excellent
18 reviews2 locations
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Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.6

Best Ohio Car Rental Deals Found

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

Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Ohio?

To be able to get car rentals in Ohio, one must have with them a valid driver’s license. This license can be from out of state as well as a foreign license. If the license is not from the United States, you may need to present a second form of ID when picking up rental cars in Ohio. Another requirement for car rental locations in Ohio is that the license must be permanent. Temporary licenses are not valid for Ohio car rentals.

What are the rules for driving in Ohio?

When driving in an unfamiliar place it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with local tips and rules. For instance, the most basic rule is that in the United States, driving is on the right-hand side of the road. When driving car rentals in Ohio, it’s illegal to be distracted at the wheel. This means no texting or any other possible distractions. When getting around in your cheap car rental in Ohio, beware of any school zones nearby. These zones limit the speed more than normal during certain times of the day. When picking up your car rentals in Ohio, you should know that all front-seat passengers, as well as the driver, must wear their seatbelts. Please avoid drinking and driving, the legal limit of blood alcohol content in Ohio is 0.08%. Nonetheless, confirm with the local Department of Motor Vehicles to check for any updates.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Ohio?

If you’re wondering what type of car is best for renting in Ohio, this may depend on the areas you’re planning on exploring. For instance, if you’re intending on staying in the big cities, such as Cincinnati and Columbus, you may want to opt for a fuel-efficient car. In this case choose an electric car rental, this way you can save on gas and reduce city pollution. For longer hauls, or if you’re traveling with children, you may want to go for a vehicle with more legroom and space for cargo like an SUV or a passenger van rental. For short distance purposes and if you don’t plan on putting a lot of mileage on your rental, you can choose an economy car rental within your budget.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Ohio?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $62/day when booking a rental car in Ohio. The best deal a user found was for $23/day from Rent-A-Wreck, booked on May 15.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Ohio?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Ohio from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar ($37/day), Hertz ($40/day), and Avis ($41/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Super Cheap (10.0 rating), Signature Rent A Car (10.0 rating) and Alamo (8.7 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Ohio.

What are gas prices like in Ohio?

The average gas price in Ohio is $4.66/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $55 and $80 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

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

Renting a car in Ohio 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 $447/week on average.

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

Generally, for a better deal in Ohio it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 12%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 11 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

Can I rent a car for a month in Ohio?

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

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

We’ve recently found that Rent-A-Wreck offers you prices that are 82% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental in Ohio for a month is $1,914. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.