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Cheap Car Rentals in Ottawa from $18

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 Ottawa with a pick-up date of 10/17 and drop-off date of 10/20. 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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Ottawa car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Ottawa. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on July 15, 2024.

Most popular company

ROUTESCARTRK

Price of gas per gallon

$4.96

Average price per day

$58

Cheapest price per day

$18

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Ottawa 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 July 15, 2024.

January

$37

February

$37

March

$36

April

$38

May

$43

June

$53

July

$64

August

$66

September

$53

October

$45

November

$38

December

$46

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Ottawa is March. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. 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 Ottawa

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Ottawa to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on July 15, 2024.

Small cars

$38 - $73

All Car Types

$47 - $83

To rent a small car in Ottawa, Canada, you would pay an average price of $55/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Ottawa, Canada (~$38/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$73/day). In fact, November is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Ottawa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ottawa, renting a small 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 Ottawa small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Ottawa, Canada, you would pay an average price of $52/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Ottawa, Canada (~$37/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$76/day). In fact, April is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Ottawa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ottawa, 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 Ottawa medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Ottawa, Canada, you would pay an average price of $75/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Ottawa, Canada (~$56/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$108/day). In fact, April is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Ottawa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ottawa, renting a large car is 19% 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 Ottawa large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Ottawa, Canada, you would pay an average price of $56/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Ottawa, Canada (~$41/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$82/day). In fact, April is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Ottawa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ottawa, 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 Ottawa SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Ottawa, Canada, you would pay an average price of $112/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a van in Ottawa, Canada (~$85/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$147/day). In fact, March is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Ottawa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ottawa, renting a van is 47% 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 Ottawa van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a pickup truck in Ottawa, Canada, you would pay an average price of $55/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Ottawa, Canada (~$65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$145/day). In fact, December is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Ottawa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ottawa, renting a pickup truck saves you 10% 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.

To rent a luxury car in Ottawa, Canada, you would pay an average price of $76/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Ottawa, Canada (~$46/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$115/day). In fact, November is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Ottawa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ottawa, 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 Ottawa luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Kia Picanto$30/day
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Kia Rio$45/day
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Top rental agencies in Ottawa

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Ottawa known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Ottawa. Reviews were last updated on July 15, 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Ottawa area such as Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Budget and Hertz. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.2
Very good
155 reviews16 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

7.6

Budget

7.7
Good
55 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.3

Hertz

7.5
Good
34 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.0

Routes Car & Truck Rentals

5.5
Fair
57 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.3

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

5.8

Alamo

9.4
Wonderful
27 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.5

Overall

9.4

Pick-up/drop-off

9.4

Value

8.8

National

8.1
Very good
16 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

7.6

Avis

7.8
Good
28 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.5

Europcar

7.3
Good
13 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.3

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

8.1

Best Ottawa car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Ottawa. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Ottawa with an average daily rate of $40. Data was last updated on July 15, 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on rentals cars in Ottawa. Be sure to confirm the details of the deal, such as car type, daily rate, and pickup location.
Toyota C-HR$18/day
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Toyota C-HR
Chevrolet Equinox$25/day
5
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Chevrolet Equinox
Hyundai Avante$25/day
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Hyundai Avante

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Ottawa, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on July 15, 2024.
  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Ottawa?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $58/day when booking a rental car in Ottawa. The best deal a user found was for $23/day from Routes Car & Truck Rentals, booked on Jul. 7.

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

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Ottawa from the following companies over the past two weeks: Routes Car & Truck Rentals ($23/day), Europcar ($30/day), and Avis ($40/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Dollar (10.0 rating), Alamo (9.4 rating) and National (8.1 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Ottawa.

  • What are gas prices like in Ottawa?

    The average gas price in Ottawa is $4.96/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $59 and $85 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Ottawa for a week from Routes Car & Truck Rentals?

    Renting a car in Ottawa for a week can be a great option for travel. Routes Car & Truck Rentals, the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around $253/week on average.

  • How far in advance should I rent a car in Ottawa 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 33% on your car rental. For a below average price in Ottawa, Cheapflights recommends booking your car rental at least 7 days in advance.

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

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

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

    We’ve recently found that Routes Car & Truck Rentals offers you prices that are 73% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental in Ottawa for a month is $1,084. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

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

    Car rental prices in Ottawa are typically $66 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car rental deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider renting a Supplier choice to save money on your trip to $66. Our users have found prices for Supplier choice car rentals in August to be on average $60 per day.

  • What car do most people rent in Ottawa?

    The most popular car to rent while in Ottawa is the Nissan Rogue, which is a Standard vehicle.

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Luxury car rentals in Ottawa

Find luxury car rental deals in Ottawa from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Ottawa cost an average of $50 per day. Price data was last updated on July 15, 2024.
Reserve a luxury car rental in Ottawa by selecting one of these great deals available. Before completing your reservation, make sure the deal you've selected matches your car rental needs and budget.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$41/day
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class$41/day
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$41/day
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Van rentals in Ottawa

Find van rental deals in Ottawa from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Ottawa cost an average of $46 per day. Price data was last updated on July 15, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on van rentals in the Ottawa area at the moment. If you're not finding the right deal for your van rental, check back soon as deals are constantly being refreshed.
Nissan Quest$41/day
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Nissan Quest
Chrysler Town & Country$41/day
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Chrysler Town & Country
Chrysler Town & Country$41/day
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Chrysler Town & Country

Car rentals by fuel type in Ottawa

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Ottawa. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Ottawa. Deals were last updated on July 15, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Ottawa. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($35+).

Electric

Electric

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

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