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Cheap Car Rentals in Ottawa

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Ottawa Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyROUTESCARTRK
Price of gas per gallon$4.88
Average price per day$46
Cheapest price per day$26

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

January

$42

February

$53

March

$55

April

$57

May

$67

June

$82

July

$83

August

$80

September

$68

October

$55

November

$47

December

$51

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

Popular Car Types in Ottawa

There are currently 79 rental locations operating in Ottawa spread across 14 car rental agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to rent in Ottawa is Medium at $26 a day. Below are all the 6 car types available for renting in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Compare available car types for rental in Ottawa

Small Cars

$56 - $105

All Car Types

$61 - $115

To rent a Small car in Ottawa, Canada, you would pay an average price of $74/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Ottawa, Canada (~$56/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$105/day). In fact, January is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Ottawa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ottawa, renting a Small car saves you 12% 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 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 $66/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Ottawa, Canada (~$48/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$81/day). In fact, January is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Ottawa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ottawa, renting a Medium car saves you 22% 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 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 $87/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Ottawa, Canada (~$66/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$125/day). In fact, January is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Ottawa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ottawa, renting a Large car is 5% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Ottawa, Canada, you would pay an average price of $79/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Ottawa, Canada (~$60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$110/day). In fact, April is about 25% 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 car saves you 6% 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 car in Ottawa, Canada, you would pay an average price of $102/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Ottawa, Canada (~$67/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$164/day). In fact, November is about 35% 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 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 Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Pickup Truck car in Ottawa, Canada, you would pay an average price of $62/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Ottawa, Canada (~$30/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$111/day). In fact, January is about 53% 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 car saves you 25% 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 Pickup Truck rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Ottawa, Canada, you would pay an average price of $99/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Ottawa, Canada (~$73/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$177/day). In fact, January is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Ottawa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ottawa, renting a Luxury 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.

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Top rental agencies in Ottawa

All major car rental suppliers in Ottawa

Enterprise

8.2
Very good
147 reviews16 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

7.8

Budget

7.9
Good
33 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.5

Hertz

7.8
Good
33 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.5

Routes Car & Truck Rentals

6.7
Okay
33 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.9

Alamo

8.6
Very good
18 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

7.9

National

7.8
Good
14 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.2

Europcar

7.6
Good
5 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Avis

7.5
Good
17 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.2

Best Ottawa Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Ottawa?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $46/day when booking a rental car in Ottawa. The best deal a user found was for $26/day from Routes Car & Truck Rentals, booked on Jan. 29.

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 ($26/day), National ($43/day), and Enterprise ($44/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.6 rating), Enterprise (8.2 rating) and Budget (7.9 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 $4.88/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $58 and $84 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 $211/week on average.

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 40% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental in Ottawa for a month is $903. 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 $59 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 $59. Our users have found prices for Supplier choice car rentals in March to be on average $44 per day.

What car do most people rent in Ottawa?

The most popular car to rent while in Ottawa is the Hyundai Tucson, which is a Intermediate vehicle.

Luxury Car Rentals in Ottawa

Arrive in style when you rent a luxury car in Ottawa from the best rental car providers in the country.

Van Rentals in Ottawa

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on vacation. Find deals like the ones below for Ottawa van rentals.

Car type options available for Ottawa

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