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Cheap rental cars in Columbus
From $18/day
Economy
4 seats 2 bags
From $18/day
Compact
5 seats 2 bags
From $21/day
Intermediate
5 seats 3 bags
From $23/day
Full-size
5 seats 3 bags
From $23/day
Standard
5 seats 3 bags
From $26/day
SUV
5 seats 3 bags
Advertised prices are the best daily rates found by our customers during the last two weeks. Prices subject to change and may not include additional fees.

Rental car locations in Columbus

Avis
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1917 Northwest Blvd Uppr ARLINGTON
Budget
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6060 Busch Blvd
Avis
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4621 W Broad St
Budget
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1917 Northwest Blvd Uppr ARLINGTON
Avis
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104 E Long St
Budget
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1400 Bethel Rd
Thrifty - Port Columbus Intl Airport
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4600 International Gateway
Thrifty - Port Columbus Intl Airport
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4600 International Gtwy
Dollar - Port Columbus Intl Airport
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4600 International Gtwy
Alamo - Port Columbus Intl Airport
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4600 International Gtwy
National - Port Columbus Intl Airport
2 reviews
4600 International Gtwy
Dollar - Port Columbus Intl Airport
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4600 International Gtwy
Budget - Port Columbus Intl Airport
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4600 International Gtwy
Avis - Port Columbus Intl Airport
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4600 International Gtwy
Enterprise - Port Columbus Intl Airport
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4600 International Gtwy
Budget
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104 E Long St

Columbus rental car information

Average Rental Car CostCheapest Rental Car PriceMost Popular Rental TypeLowest Price Rental Company
$133Ford Focus ($18 per day)SUVBudget ($18 per day)
FAQs about renting a car in Columbus
What is the average cost to rent a car in Columbus?
The average cost to rent a car in Columbus is $133 per day.
What is the cheapest price for a rental car in Columbus?
The cheapest rental car in Columbus is Ford Focus ($18 per day).
What is the most popular rental car type in Columbus?
SUV is the most booked rental car type in Columbus
Which car rental companies have the lowest priced rental cars in Columbus?
Budget has the cheapest rental car rate in the next 14 days. Ford Focus $18 per day
Which rental car companies offer services in Columbus?
Car rental companies that service Columbus are Dollar, Budget, and Enterprise

Find the best rental car deals in Columbus

Renting a car in Columbus is a must if you want to fully explore in and around the city. There’s a lot of things to do and places to see in Columbus. Renting a car gives you the flexibility to drive to a nearby city or attraction outside of Columbus.

With Tripadvisor, you can rent all types of vehicles in Columbus. We offer economical standard cars, sporty convertibles, family-friendly minivans, and comfortable SUVs. By leveraging the world’s largest rental car booking service and searching all major rental brands, we help you find the lowest rental car prices available. We offer comprehensive coverage of over 60,000 locations worldwide.

What you need to know when renting a car in Columbus

  • You can pick up your vehicle at any rental car location in Columbus or at the airport.
  • Make sure you compare deals across all major rental car brands - there are dozens to choose from in Columbus.
  • Major rental car providers include Hertz, National, Enterprise, Alamo and Avis, but Columbus also offers other rental car brands.
  • Reserve early to get the best-priced rental car for your trip to Columbus.

Tips for renting a car in Columbus

  • Join a loyalty rewards program with a car rental company so you can earn points to use towards perks. Joining is typically free-of-charge.
  • Look for Columbus car rental locations outside the airport as prices usually include a kiosk fee at the airport.
  • Consider taking a taxi or rideshare from the airport to an offsite location. Taxes and fees are based on where you pick up your rental car, not where you drop off.
  • Join a loyalty rewards program with a car rental company so you can earn points to use towards perks. Joining is typically free-of-charge.
  • When flying to Columbus, check with the airline for reward programs that include discounts at car rental companies.
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National - Port Columbus Intl Airport
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4600 International Gtwy
Thrifty - Port Columbus Intl Airport
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4600 International Gtwy
Avis - Port Columbus Intl Airport
1 review
4600 International Gtwy
Dollar - Port Columbus Intl Airport
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4600 International Gtwy
Avis
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1917 Northwest Blvd Uppr ARLINGTON
Budget
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1400 Bethel Rd
Budget
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104 E Long St
Budget
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1917 Northwest Blvd Uppr ARLINGTON
Avis
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4621 W Broad St
Alamo - Port Columbus Intl Airport
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4600 International Gtwy
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