Colombo

Cheap Car Rentals in Colombo

Colombo, Sri Lanka
9 Dec — 16 Dec
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Fri 9/12
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Fri 16/12
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Colombo car hires in 2022

Most popular companyEUROPCAR
Price of petrol per litre₹ 113
Average price per day₹ 43
Cheapest price per day₹ 23

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

January

₹ 6,088

February

₹ 5,195

March

₹ 5,195

April

₹ 4,058

May

₹ 3,815

June

₹ 3,734

July

₹ 3,896

August

₹ 3,571

September

₹ 2,678

October

₹ 2,597

November

₹ 3,165

December

₹ 5,763

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

There are currently 42 hire locations operating in Colombo, Sri Lanka spread across 11 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Colombo is Small at ₹ 34 a day. Below are all the 3 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Compare available car types for hire in Colombo

Small cars

₹ 2,506 - ₹ 5,262

All Car Types

₹ 5,150 - ₹ 9,886

To hire a Small car in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of ₹ 3,381/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~₹ 2,506/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~₹ 5,262/day). In fact, October is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Colombo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Colombo, hiring a Small car saves you 57% 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 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 ₹ 6,570/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~₹ 3,767/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~₹ 10,930/day). In fact, July is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Colombo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Colombo, hiring a Medium car saves you 16% 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 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 ₹ 9,717/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~₹ 6,174/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~₹ 12,816/day). In fact, August is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Colombo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Colombo, hiring a Large 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.

To hire a SUV car in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of ₹ 9,932/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~₹ 6,815/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~₹ 13,372/day). In fact, February is about 32% 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 car is 23% 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 car in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of ₹ 7,585/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~₹ 5,496/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~₹ 11,552/day). In fact, May is about 28% 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 car 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.

To hire a Luxury car in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of ₹ 9,493/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~₹ 4,463/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~₹ 18,190/day). In fact, August is about 53% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury hire for Colombo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Colombo, hiring a Luxury 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.

Ford Ikon₹ 34/day
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Ford Ikon
Ford Ka₹ 44/day
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Top rental agencies in Colombo

All major car rental suppliers in Colombo

SR RENT A CAR

22 locations

Casons Rent A Car

8 locations

keddy by Europcar

2 locations

Kings Rental Corfu

2 locations

Sixt

2 locations

Dollar

1 location

Europcar

1 location

Hertz

1 location

Best Colombo Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Colombo recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Colombo?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ₹ 3,527/day when booking a car hire in Colombo. The absolute best deal a user found was for ₹ 1,856/day from Europcar, booked on Nov. 27.

What are gas prices like in Colombo?

The average price of petrol in Colombo is ₹ 113/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ₹ 5,078 and ₹ 7,335 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Colombo for a week from Europcar?

Europcar offers hire cars in Colombo for about ₹ 17,610 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 12% to make it a great deal in Colombo. Try to book at least 90 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 ₹ 75,472. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

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

₹ 7,078 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Colombo. To save money, consider booking a Economy car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in January, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as ₹ 4,893 per day.

What car do most people hire in Colombo?

The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Colombo is Economy (Chevrolet Spark) based on our Cheapflights data.

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