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Cheap Car Hire in Colombo from $41

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 16/7 and drop-off date of 9/8. 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 hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Colombo. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 29 May 2024.

Most popular company

SRRENTACAR

Price of petrol per litre

$2.12

Average price per day

$83

Cheapest price per day

$41

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 29 May 2024.

January

$72

February

$67

March

$64

April

$58

May

$60

June

$58

July

$67

August

$69

September

$51

October

$49

November

$60

December

$75

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 hire in Colombo and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 29 May 2024.

At $41/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Colombo in the past week. Out of 10 car hire agencies operating in Colombo, there are, in total, 41 hire locations. View below for 4 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Standard

Standard

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Passenger van

Passenger van

Luxury

Luxury

Premium SUV

Premium SUV

Commercial

Commercial

Compare available car types for hire in Colombo

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire 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 29 May 2024.

Small cars

$52 - $70

All Car Types

$93 - $145

To hire a small car in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of $61/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~$52/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~$70/day). In fact, October is about 15% 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 50% 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 $116/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~$79/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$143/day). In fact, June is about 33% 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 $182/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~$121/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~$244/day). In fact, October is about 34% 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 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 SUV in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of $177/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~$151/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$209/day). In fact, June is about 16% 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 $133/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a van in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~$90/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~$165/day). In fact, June is about 33% 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 10% 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 van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of $197/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~$197/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~$533/day). In fact, October is about 0% 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 40% 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 i30$41/day
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Hyundai i30
Hyundai Accent Hatch$43/day
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A/C
Hyundai Accent Hatch
Hyundai Accent$57/day
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Hyundai Accent

Top hire agencies in Colombo

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Colombo known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Colombo. Reviews were last updated on 29 May 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top car hire agencies located in Colombo, including Hertz, GREEN MOTION and Sixt. Browse through some of the top car hire agencies in Colombo, including Hertz, GREEN MOTION and Sixt.

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

Casons Rent A Car

8 locations

keddy by Europcar

3 locations

Kings Rental Corfu

2 locations

Europcar

1 location

Best Colombo car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Colombo. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Colombo with an average daily rate of $94. Data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to hiring a car in Colombo. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Hyundai i30$41/day
4
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A/C
Hyundai i30
Hyundai Accent Hatch$43/day
2
M
A/C
Hyundai Accent Hatch
Hyundai Accent$57/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai Accent

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Colombo, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 29 May 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Colombo?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $83/day when booking a car hire in Colombo. The absolute best deal a user found was for $40/day from GREEN MOTION , booked on May 26.

  • 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: Hertz ($41/day), Sri Lanka Rent a Car ($43/day), and Sixt ($141/day).

  • What are petrol prices like in Colombo?

    The average price of petrol in Colombo is $2.12/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $95 and $137 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Colombo for a week from SR RENT A CAR ?

    SR RENT A CAR is one of the top picks in Colombo. They can have you in a hire car for about $406 per week on average.

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

    Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 49% on your car hire. For a below average price in Colombo, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 88 days in advance.

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

    Yes, hiring a vehicle in Colombo for a month is certainly possible.

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

    The monthly cost of a car hire in Colombo is $1,740 ($58/day) on average.

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

    Car hire prices in Colombo are typically $0 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Compact to save money on your trip to $0. Our users have found prices for Compact car hire in June to be on average $86 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Colombo?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Colombo is Compact (Perodua Axia) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Small car hires in Colombo

Find small car hire deals in Colombo from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Colombo cost an average of $93 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
Nissan Micra$83/day
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A/C
Nissan Micra
Nissan Micra$84/day
2
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A/C
Nissan Micra
Nissan Micra$88/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan Micra

Car hires by fuel type in Colombo

Browse car hires by fuel type in Colombo. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Colombo. Deals were last updated on 29 May 2024.

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

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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