Pittsburgh

Cheap Car Rentals in Pittsburgh from $32

Pittsburgh, PA
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Pittsburgh car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Pittsburgh. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on abril 18, 2024.

Most popular company

HERTZ

Price of gas per gallon

$3.86

Average price per day

$70

Cheapest price per day

$32

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Pittsburgh 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 abril 18, 2024.

January

$50

February

$53

March

$58

April

$65

May

$64

June

$68

July

$68

August

$62

September

$56

October

$58

November

$58

December

$58

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Pittsburgh is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is June. 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 Pittsburgh

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Pittsburgh to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on abril 18, 2024.

Small cars

$54 - $75

All Car Types

$64 - $98

To rent a small car in Pittsburgh, the United States, you would pay an average price of $64/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Pittsburgh, the United States (~$54/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$75/day). In fact, January is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Pittsburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pittsburgh, renting a small 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 Pittsburgh small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Pittsburgh, the United States, you would pay an average price of $65/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Pittsburgh, the United States (~$52/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$84/day). In fact, February is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Pittsburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pittsburgh, renting a medium 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 Pittsburgh medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Pittsburgh, the United States, you would pay an average price of $89/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Pittsburgh, the United States (~$71/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$107/day). In fact, January is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Pittsburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pittsburgh, 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 Pittsburgh large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Pittsburgh, the United States, you would pay an average price of $75/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Pittsburgh, the United States (~$65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$95/day). In fact, February is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Pittsburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pittsburgh, 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 Pittsburgh SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Pittsburgh, the United States, you would pay an average price of $109/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a van in Pittsburgh, the United States (~$90/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$139/day). In fact, September is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Pittsburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pittsburgh, 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 Pittsburgh van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a pickup truck in Pittsburgh, the United States, you would pay an average price of $77/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Pittsburgh, the United States (~$48/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$211/day). In fact, September is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Pittsburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pittsburgh, renting a pickup truck is 3% 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 luxury car in Pittsburgh, the United States, you would pay an average price of $95/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Pittsburgh, the United States (~$78/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$119/day). In fact, March is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Pittsburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pittsburgh, renting a luxury car is 20% 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 Pittsburgh luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a convertible in Pittsburgh, the United States, you would pay an average price of $134/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Pittsburgh, the United States (~$77/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$196/day). In fact, November is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Pittsburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pittsburgh, renting a convertible is 44% 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.

Chevrolet Spark$32/day
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Chevrolet Spark
Mini Hatch$33/day
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Mini Hatch

Top rental agencies in Pittsburgh

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Pittsburgh known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Pittsburgh. Reviews were last updated on abril 18, 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Pittsburgh, including Payless, Dollar and Hertz. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Payless

8.4
Very good
100 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.3

Dollar

7.0
Good
101 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.9

Hertz

6.6
Okay
126 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.7

Alamo

8.9
Very good
78 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.4
Good
76 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.4

Avis

6.4
Okay
31 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.3

Budget

6.0
Okay
96 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.2

Sixt

9.6
Wonderful
9 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.8

Comfort

9.6

Overall

9.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.6

Value

9.4

Best Pittsburgh car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Pittsburgh. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Pittsburgh with an average daily rate of $38. Data was last updated on abril 18, 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to renting a car in Pittsburgh. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Chrysler 200$32/day
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Chrysler 200
Kia Picanto$32/day
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Kia Picanto
Toyota Corolla$33/day
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Toyota Corolla

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Pittsburgh, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on abril 18, 2024.
  • What are the requirements to rent a car in Pittsburgh?

    All renters or additional drivers must be at least 21 to get rental cars in Pittsburgh. You’ll also need a valid driver’s license for Pittsburgh car rentals. Drivers below 25 face a daily surcharge for rental cars in Pittsburgh, and they also can’t rent premium SUVs and luxury car rentals in Pittsburgh. Foreign drivers need their foreign driver’s license for Pittsburgh car rentals, and if it isn’t in the English alphabet, they’ll need an International Driving Permit.

  • What are the rules for driving in Pittsburgh?

    Before getting a cheap car rental in Pittsburgh, here are a few road rules you should know. The driver and any passenger under 18 must buckle up at all times and kids below eight need to be in a safety or booster seat. Don’t drive car rentals in Pittsburgh with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or higher, and stick to the right side of the road. The speed limits are 25 mph on residential streets, 35 mph on non-residential streets, and 55 mph on expressways. However, confirm with Pittsburgh’s DMV, in case there have been new traffic laws, before getting car rentals in Pittsburgh.

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

    There’s so much to do and see in Pittsburgh, and a cheap car rental in Pittsburgh is what you need for the best experience. If you’re headed to Point State Park or other outdoor destinations in Pittsburgh, get a rugged SUV for the adventure. A 12- or 15-passenger van rental would be great for large groups visiting downtown, while a minivan rental works well for families coming to town. Lastly, take in the views from the mountain with a sleek Ford Mustang convertible car rental in Pittsburgh.

  • What are the best places to park in Pittsburgh?

    There’s plenty of parking in Pittsburgh, and this includes garages, lots, and on-street parking. It’s hard to access free parking in downtown Pittsburgh unless it’s on Sunday or after 18:00 on the other days. Otherwise, most downtown spots are metered and attractions usually offer free parking to their guests. Shopping malls have paid lots, with charges calculated by the hour.

  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Pittsburgh?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $70/day when booking a rental car in Pittsburgh. The best deal a user found was for $32/day from Turo, booked on Apr. 14.

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

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Pittsburgh from the following companies over the past two weeks: Turo ($33/day), Thrifty ($33/day), and Sixt ($48/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Sixt (9.6 rating), Alamo (8.7 rating) and Payless (8.4 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Pittsburgh.

  • What are gas prices like in Pittsburgh?

    The average gas price in Pittsburgh is $3.86/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $46 and $66 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

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

    Hertz offers rental cars in Pittsburgh for about $452 per week on average.

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

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 33% on a rental car in Pittsburgh. Take advantage of a below-average prices by booking at least 7 days prior to your desired date.

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

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

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

    Generally, a month-long car rental in Pittsburgh can be found for about $1,936, with the average price for a rental being around $65 a day. Book with Turo, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 71% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Pittsburgh.

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

    The average price for a weekend car rental in Pittsburgh is $82. Renting a Intermediate is your cheapest option if you’ve looking to save money on your weekend car rental in Pittsburgh. For the month of May, Cheapflights users have found rental cars in Pittsburgh for as low as $69/day.

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Small car rentals in Pittsburgh

Find small car rental deals in Pittsburgh from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Pittsburgh cost an average of $43 per day. Price data was last updated on abril 18, 2024.
Hyundai i10$43/day
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Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Pittsburgh

Find luxury car rental deals in Pittsburgh from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Pittsburgh cost an average of $47 per day. Price data was last updated on abril 18, 2024.
Ride in luxury during your trip to Pittsburgh by selecting one these great deals we've found. Double check the dates, pricing, and other key information of your reservation to make sure they're correct before proceeding.
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
Audi A4$46/day
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Audi A4

Van rentals in Pittsburgh

Find van rental deals in Pittsburgh from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Pittsburgh cost an average of $49 per day. Price data was last updated on abril 18, 2024.
Peruse some of the best options we've found for renting a van in the Pittsburgh area. If you're not finding the right deal for your van rental, check back soon as deals are constantly being refreshed.
Nissan Quest$49/day
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Nissan Quest

Car rentals by fuel type in Pittsburgh

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Pittsburgh. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Pittsburgh. Deals were last updated on abril 18, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Pittsburgh. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($27+).

Electric

Electric

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

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