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Cheap Car Rentals in Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyTHRIFTY
Price of gas per gallon$3.97
Average price per day$59
Cheapest price per day$30

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

January

$52

February

$53

March

$69

April

$61

May

$62

June

$69

July

$74

August

$72

September

$64

October

$93

November

$72

December

$66

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

Small Cars

$48 - $75

All Car Types

$67 - $114

To rent a Small car in Pittsburgh, the United States, you would pay an average price of $63/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Pittsburgh, the United States (~$48/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$75/day). In fact, January is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Pittsburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pittsburgh, renting a Small car saves you 28% 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 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 $61/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Pittsburgh, the United States (~$48/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$84/day). In fact, January is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Pittsburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pittsburgh, renting a Medium car saves you 31% 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 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 (~$68/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$122/day). In fact, January is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Pittsburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pittsburgh, renting a Large car is 2% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Pittsburgh, the United States, you would pay an average price of $66/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Pittsburgh, the United States (~$55/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$87/day). In fact, January is about 17% 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 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 Pittsburgh SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Pittsburgh, the United States, you would pay an average price of $124/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Pittsburgh, the United States (~$79/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$173/day). In fact, October is about 37% 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 car is 30% 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 Luxury car in Pittsburgh, the United States, you would pay an average price of $100/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Pittsburgh, the United States (~$60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$152/day). In fact, February is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Pittsburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Pittsburgh, renting a Luxury car is 13% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in Pittsburgh, the United States, you would pay an average price of $94/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Pittsburgh, the United States (~$61/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$145/day). In fact, January is about 36% 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 car is 8% 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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Car Rental FAQs

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 $59/day when booking a rental car in Pittsburgh. The best deal a user found was for $30/day from Turo, booked on Oct. 2.

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: Avis ($38/day), Hertz ($39/day), and Budget ($42/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.9 rating), National (7.9 rating) and Dollar (7.0 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 $3.97/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $47 and $68 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

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

Thrifty offers rental cars in Pittsburgh for about $364 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 12% on a rental car in Pittsburgh. Take advantage of a below-average prices by booking at least 20 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 $1,560, with the average price for a rental being around $52 a day. Book with Turo, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 60% 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 $67. Renting a Compact is your cheapest option if you’ve looking to save money on your weekend car rental in Pittsburgh. For the month of November, Cheapflights users have found rental cars in Pittsburgh for as low as $53/day.