Washington, D.C.

Cheap Car Rentals in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., DC, United States
8 Dec — 15 Dec
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Washington, D.C. car hires in 2022

Most popular companyTHRIFTY
Price of petrol per litre₹ 84
Average price per day₹ 75
Cheapest price per day₹ 41

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Washington, D.C.?

January

₹ 3,510

February

₹ 3,592

March

₹ 4,898

April

₹ 5,388

May

₹ 5,551

June

₹ 5,959

July

₹ 6,041

August

₹ 5,714

September

₹ 4,571

October

₹ 5,714

November

₹ 5,633

December

₹ 5,551

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Washington, D.C. 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 Washington, D.C.

There are currently 43 hire locations operating in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia spread across 15 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Washington, D.C. is Small at ₹ 49 a day. Below are all the 4 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Compare available car types for hire in Washington, D.C.

Small cars

₹ 5,232 - ₹ 14,023

All Car Types

₹ 6,499 - ₹ 14,462

To hire a Small car in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of ₹ 9,565/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~₹ 5,232/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~₹ 14,023/day). In fact, December is about 46% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, D.C., hiring a Small car saves you 11% 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 Washington, D.C. Small hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of ₹ 9,094/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~₹ 4,664/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~₹ 14,101/day). In fact, February is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, D.C., hiring a Medium 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 Washington, D.C. Medium hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of ₹ 9,713/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~₹ 4,806/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~₹ 15,692/day). In fact, January is about 51% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, D.C., hiring a Large car saves you 10% 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 Washington, D.C. Large hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of ₹ 10,382/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~₹ 5,080/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~₹ 19,900/day). In fact, March is about 52% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, D.C., hiring a SUV 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 Washington, D.C. SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Van car in Washington, D.C., the United States, you would pay an average price of ₹ 13,425/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Washington, D.C., the United States (~₹ 5,310/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~₹ 24,017/day). In fact, October is about 61% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Washington, D.C.. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Washington, D.C., hiring a Van 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.

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Top rental agencies in Washington, D.C.

All major car rental suppliers in Washington, D.C.

Budget

6.6
Good
184 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.7

Hertz

6.0
Good
402 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.9

Alamo

8.0
Excellent
43 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.8

Enterprise

7.7
Good
72 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.6

Avis

6.8
Good
97 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

7.0

National

8.7
Excellent
6 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

9.0

Thrifty

2.0
Mediocre
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Sunnycars

3 locations

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Washington, D.C.?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ₹ 6,148/day when booking a car hire in Washington, D.C.. The absolute best deal a user found was for ₹ 3,372/day from Thrifty, booked on Nov. 27.

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Washington, D.C.?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (8.7 rating), Alamo (8.0 rating) and Enterprise (7.7 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Washington, D.C..

What are gas prices like in Washington, D.C.?

The average price of petrol in Washington, D.C. is ₹ 84/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ₹ 3,784 and ₹ 5,466 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Washington, D.C. for a week from Thrifty?

Thrifty is one of the most popular car hire companies in Washington, D.C., offering car hire for around ₹ 38,044 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Washington, D.C. for the best price?

Generally, for a better deal in Washington, D.C. it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 17%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 13 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

Can I rent a car for a month in Washington, D.C.?

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

How much does it cost to rent a car in Washington, D.C. for a month?

The monthly cost of a car rental in Washington, D.C. is ₹ 163,044 (₹ 5,435/day) on average.

How much is a car hire in Washington, D.C. for a weekend?

It costs ₹ 0 for a weekend car hire in Washington, D.C., on average. The cheapest type of car hire you can book on any given weekend is the Compact as prices are generally lower for these hire types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a hire car in Washington, D.C. in December, prices are ₹ 4,630 per day on average.

What car do most people hire in Washington, D.C.?

The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Washington, D.C. is Intermediate (Nissan Versa) based on our Cheapflights data.

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