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Cheap Car Rentals in Colombo from ₹ 2,545

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Colombo with a pick-up date of 28/6 and drop-off date of 12/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Colombo car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Colombo. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 21 June 2024.

Most popular company

GREENMOTION

Price of petrol per litre

₹ 116

Average price per day

₹ 4,244

Cheapest price per day

₹ 2,545

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Colombo 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 21 June 2024.

January

₹ 4,011

February

₹ 3,760

March

₹ 3,593

April

₹ 3,259

May

₹ 3,426

June

₹ 3,342

July

₹ 3,760

August

₹ 3,844

September

₹ 2,841

October

₹ 2,757

November

₹ 3,342

December

₹ 4,178

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

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Colombo and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 21 June 2024.

There are currently 50 hire locations operating in Colombo spread across 10 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Colombo is small car at ₹ 2,545 a day. Below are all the 4 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Economy

Economy

₹ 2,561+

Compact

Compact

₹ 2,545+

Intermediate

Intermediate

₹ 3,916+

Standard

Standard

₹ 3,747+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

₹ 8,084+

Mini

Mini

₹ 3,009+

Premium

Premium

₹ 17,009+

Passenger van

Passenger van

₹ 5,758+

Compare available car types for rental in Colombo

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Colombo to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 21 June 2024.

Small cars

₹ 3,289 - ₹ 5,082

All Car Types

₹ 6,543 - ₹ 10,651

To hire a small car in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of ₹ 3,963/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~₹ 3,289/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~₹ 5,082/day). In fact, June is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Colombo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Colombo, hiring a small car saves you 53% 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 Colombo small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of ₹ 8,200/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~₹ 5,296/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~₹ 10,728/day). In fact, September is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Colombo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Colombo, hiring a medium car saves you 3% 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 Colombo medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of ₹ 11,903/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~₹ 9,494/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~₹ 15,420/day). In fact, September is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Colombo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Colombo, hiring a large 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 Colombo large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of ₹ 12,319/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~₹ 8,982/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~₹ 18,229/day). In fact, October is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Colombo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Colombo, hiring a SUV is 33% 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 Colombo SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of ₹ 9,482/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a van in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~₹ 7,345/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~₹ 11,971/day). In fact, June is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Colombo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Colombo, hiring a van is 12% 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 hire a luxury car in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of ₹ 15,743/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~₹ 11,373/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~₹ 20,690/day). In fact, October is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Colombo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Colombo, hiring a luxury car 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.

Hyundai i20₹ 2,545/day
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Hyundai i10₹ 2,561/day
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Top rental agencies in Colombo

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Colombo known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Colombo. Reviews were last updated on 21 June 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Colombo, such as Hertz, GREEN MOTION and Sixt. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Hertz

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

10.0

GREEN MOTION

1 location

Sixt

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

2.9

Overall

1.9

Pick-up/drop-off

2.9

Value

2.9

SR RENT A CAR

22 locations

Sri Lanka Rent a Car

10 locations

Casons Rent A Car

8 locations

keddy by Europcar

3 locations

Kings Rental Corfu

2 locations

Best Colombo car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Colombo. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Colombo with an average daily rate of ₹ 6,127. Data was last updated on 21 June 2024.
The best prices on car rentals in Colombo we've found at this time. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Hyundai i20₹ 2,545/day
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Hyundai i20
Hyundai i10₹ 2,561/day
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Hyundai i10
Suzuki Swift Dzire₹ 3,395/day
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Suzuki Swift Dzire

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Colombo, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 21 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Colombo?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ₹ 4,244/day when booking a car hire in Colombo. The absolute best deal a user found was for ₹ 2,766/day from Sri Lanka Rent a Car, booked on Jun. 16.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Colombo?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Colombo from the following companies over the past two weeks: Sri Lanka Rent a Car (₹ 2,545/day), SR RENT A CAR (₹ 2,561/day), and Hertz (₹ 4,781/day).

  • What are petrol prices like in Colombo?

    The average price of petrol in Colombo is ₹ 116/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ₹ 5,227 and ₹ 7,551 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Colombo for a week from GREEN MOTION ?

    GREEN MOTION offers hire cars in Colombo for about ₹ 28,864 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Colombo for the best price?

    Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 52% to make it a great deal in Colombo. Try to book at least 70 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

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

    Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Colombo check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

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

    The average cost of a car rental in Colombo for a month is ₹ 123,703. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

  • How much is a car hire in Colombo for a weekend?

    ₹ 4,219 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Colombo. To save money, consider booking a Compact car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in July, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as ₹ 4,851 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Colombo?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Colombo is Premium (Toyota HiAce) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Small car rentals in Colombo

Find small car rental deals in Colombo from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Colombo cost an average of ₹ 3,849 per day. Price data was last updated on 21 June 2024.
Hyundai i10₹ 2,848/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10₹ 2,851/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10₹ 2,877/day
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Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Colombo

Find luxury car rental deals in Colombo from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Colombo cost an average of ₹ 21,314 per day. Price data was last updated on 21 June 2024.
Ride in luxury during your trip to Colombo by selecting one of these great deals we've found. If these car rental deals don't suit your needs, make sure to check back soon as we're constantly finding new offers for our users.
Honda City₹ 12,972/day
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Honda City
Honda City₹ 12,972/day
5
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Honda City
Honda City₹ 12,997/day
5
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Honda City

Car rentals by fuel type in Colombo

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Colombo. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Colombo. Deals were last updated on 21 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Colombo. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest (₹ 30+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

₹ 30+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

₹ 31+

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