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Cheap Car Hire in Austin from $47

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 Austin with a pick-up date of 30/5 and drop-off date of 6/6. 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.
Driver's age: 26-65
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Austin car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Austin. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 24 May 2024.

Most popular company

THRIFTY

Price of petrol per litre

$1.56

Average price per day

$75

Cheapest price per day

$47

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Austin 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 24 May 2024.

January

$60

February

$70

March

$87

April

$105

May

$75

June

$72

July

$78

August

$73

September

$78

October

$89

November

$78

December

$66

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

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Austin and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 24 May 2024.

small car is the cheapest car type you can hire in Austin this past week from 75 hire locations out of 29 hire agencies. Prices for a Austin small car hire start from $47/day. Check out available deals for 4 car types currently offered at listed car hire agencies here:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

Full-size

Full-size

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Luxury

Luxury

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Compare available car types for hire in Austin

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Austin to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 24 May 2024.

Small cars

$45 - $183

All Car Types

$51 - $173

To hire a small car in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $89/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Austin, the United States (~$45/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$183/day). In fact, November is about 50% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Austin, 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 Austin small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $91/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Austin, the United States (~$60/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~$151/day). In fact, January is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Austin, hiring a medium car saves you 9% 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 Austin medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $127/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Austin, the United States (~$60/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~$243/day). In fact, January is about 54% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Austin, hiring a large 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 Austin large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $108/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Austin, the United States (~$62/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~$191/day). In fact, January is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Austin, hiring a SUV is 9% 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 Austin SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $150/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a van in Austin, the United States (~$85/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~$318/day). In fact, January is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Austin, hiring a van is 35% 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 Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $60/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Austin, the United States (~$60/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~$169/day). In fact, February is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Austin, hiring a luxury car saves you 40% 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 convertible in Austin, the United States, you would pay an average price of $86/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a convertible in Austin, the United States (~$63/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~$170/day). In fact, July is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible hire for Austin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Austin, hiring a convertible saves you 14% 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.

Kia Picanto$47/day
2
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A/C
Kia Picanto
Suzuki Swift$55/day
4
M
A/C
Suzuki Swift
Hyundai Accent$56/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai Accent

Top hire agencies in Austin

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Austin known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Austin. Reviews were last updated on 24 May 2024.
Hire a car with one of the top providers serving the Austin area such as Alamo, Advantage and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Browse through some of the top car hire agencies in Austin, including Alamo, Advantage and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Alamo

8.9
Very Good
104 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.2

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.5

Advantage

7.9
Good
125 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.5

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.8
Good
121 reviews20 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.6

Budget

6.1
Okay
204 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.1

Hertz

5.3
Fair
445 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

5.9

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

5.2

Thrifty

6.6
Okay
74 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.4

Dollar

6.4
Okay
97 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.7

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.3

Avis

6.3
Okay
88 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.1

Best Austin car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Austin. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Austin with an average daily rate of $61. Data was last updated on 24 May 2024.
The best offers we've found on car hires in the Austin area. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Kia Picanto$47/day
2
M
A/C
Kia Picanto
Toyota Camry$51/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Camry
Toyota Corolla$55/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Austin, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 24 May 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Austin?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $75/day when booking a car hire in Austin. The absolute best deal a user found was for $62/day from Fox, booked on May 19.

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

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Austin from the following companies over the past two weeks: Turo ($47/day), Dollar ($56/day), and Thrifty ($60/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Austin?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.9 rating), National (8.0 rating) and Advantage (7.8 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Austin.

  • What are petrol prices like in Austin?

    The average price of petrol in Austin is $1.56/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $70 and $101 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Austin for a week from Thrifty?

    Hiring a car in Austin for a week can be a great option for travel. Thrifty, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around $448/week on average.

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

    Booking your car hire early can save you up to 40%. Aim to book your car hire at least 7 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Austin.

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

    The length of time you can book a car hire for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Austin it should be possible to hire a car for a whole month if needed.

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

    The average cost of a car hire in Austin for a month is $1,921. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

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

    $0 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Austin. 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 June, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as $66 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Austin?

    Chrysler Pacifica, which is a Mini vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Austin according to Cheapflights users.

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Van hires in Austin

Find van hire deals in Austin from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van hires in Austin cost an average of $79 per day. Price data was last updated on 24 May 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on van hires in the Austin area at the moment. Be sure to check back often to find alternative deals on van hires.
Toyota HiAce$57/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce$57/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce$57/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce

Car hires by fuel type in Austin

Browse car hires by fuel type in Austin. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Austin. Deals were last updated on 24 May 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Austin. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($23+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

Airport car hires in Austin
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