Baltimore car rentals

Baltimore car rentals

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Baltimore, MD, United States
3 Oct — 10 Oct
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Baltimore, MD, United States
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Baltimore car rental Information

Pick-up locationBaltimore
Car typesCompact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Premium, Standard, Standard SUV, Supplier choice
Rental locations29
Airport locations2
Popular agenciesHertz, Budget

Cheap car rentals in Baltimore

EconomyC$ 85/day
CompactC$ 55/day
IntermediateC$ 93/day
StandardC$ 59/day
Full-sizeC$ 59/day
Full-size SUVC$ 141/day
PremiumC$ 80/day
Standard SUVC$ 92/day
Supplier choiceC$ 105/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 114/day
Compact SUVC$ 132/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Baltimore car rental reviews and directory

From C$ 44/dayRated #1
Hertz
Best rated
Cheapest deal
7.2 Good (144 reviews)
3 locations in Baltimore
Hertz
Locations in Baltimore
  • 7.3
  • 7.4
  • 7.2
  • 7.1
  • 7.1
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From C$ 48/dayRated #2
Enterprise
7.2 Good (76 reviews)
14 locations in Baltimore
Enterprise
Locations in Baltimore
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
  • 7.1
  • 7.1
  • 7.1
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From C$ 56/dayRated #3
Budget
Most popular
6.4 Good (44 reviews)
3 locations in Baltimore
Budget
Locations in Baltimore
  • 6.7
  • 6.8
  • 6.3
  • 5.8
  • 6.4
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From C$ 79/dayRated #4
Avis
7.3 Good (21 reviews)
2 locations in Baltimore
Avis
Locations in Baltimore
  • 7.9
  • 7.6
  • 7.3
  • 7.2
  • 7.4
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From C$ 49/dayRated #5
NextCar
6.3 Good (20 reviews)
5 locations in Baltimore
NextCar
Locations in Baltimore
  • 6.5
  • 6.4
  • 6.3
  • 6.1
  • 6.2
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Rated #6
Rent-A-Wreck
3.5 Mediocre (5 reviews)
1 location in Baltimore
Rent-A-Wreck
Locations in Baltimore
  • 4
  • 3.2
  • 3.2
  • 3.2
  • 4
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Sunnycars
1 location in Baltimore
Sunnycars
Locations in Baltimore
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310 travellers who rented a car in Baltimore gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.0

Car rental locations in or near Baltimore

Good to know

Most popular agency

Dollar

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

C$ 57/day

Good deal

C$ 44/day

When to book a rental car in Baltimore

Average daily price per month
Rental car prices as pick-up date approaches

Car rental insurance in Baltimore

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) & Theft Protection Waiver

Some Baltimore car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Baltimore.

Deductible

Keep in mind that car rental insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Baltimore car rental.

Top tips for renting a car in Baltimore

  • Because Baltimore is a short drive away from other states, you can visit several historical and cultural attractions while you are on vacation -- if you rent a car, that is. Renting a car will make it easy to drive into Washington, D.C. to visit the White House and presidential monuments. When weather permits, you can also visit several beaches on the coast of the Mid-Atlantic including Chesapeake Beach and Ocean Beach.
  • Baltimore is within close proximity of the nation’s capital. The Baltimore/Washington International Airport services all of Maryland, D.C., and Virginia. It offers an array of services to customers, including a number of options for car rentals. For your convenience, all of the rental car companies are in the same place at the airport. Once you land and claim your bags, simply catch the shuttle to the rental car center.
  • When you are driving around Baltimore, be aware of traffic light cameras. Many traffic lights are equipped with cameras to catch drivers who are speeding or driving recklessly. Because you don’t want to leave Baltimore with a ticket, you’ll want to drive cautiously and carefully.
  • Baltimoreans have to deal with traffic jams which can lead to long commutes. So, during your vacation, you’ll want to choose to travel in areas and around the times that roads are less congested. Some of the heaviest traffic takes place on Interstate 695, also known as the Beltway. Morning rush hour in Baltimore is busiest from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. In the evening, rush hour starts at 4 p.m. and continues until around 6:30 p.m.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Baltimore for C$ 44 or less
  • Book your rental car in Baltimore at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Baltimore are around 9% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Economy rental cars in Baltimore are around 30% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Baltimore

  • Some car rental companies in Baltimore which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Dollar, Thrifty and Budget

  • On average a hire car in Baltimore costs C$ 57 per day.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Hertz (C$ 75/day) and Budget (C$ 108/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Budget 4900 Boston Street 21224 (5 kilometers from city center).

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Baltimore are Thrifty (7.6, 152 reviews), Enterprise (7.4, 127 reviews), and Hertz (7.2, 183 reviews).

  • The average gas price in Baltimore is C$ 4.50 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between C$ 54 and C$ 72, depending on the car size.

  • Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Baltimore.

  • The only car rental company onsite at Dulles Intl airport is Hertz.

  • The only car rental company onsite at Reagan-National airport is Hertz.

  • Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Dulles Intl airport to off-airport locations include Hertz, Thrifty, Dollar, Budget, Alamo, Advantage, Enterprise and Avis.

  • Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Reagan-National airport to off-airport locations include Hertz, Thrifty, Dollar, Budget, Alamo, Advantage, Enterprise, Avis and Payless.

  • Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • A Economy car rental in Baltimore costs C$ 76 per day, on average.

  • A Compact car rental in Baltimore costs C$ 107 per day, on average.

  • A Intermediate car rental in Baltimore costs C$ 97 per day, on average.

  • In Baltimore, cars are most frequently rented at Hertz 401 West Pratt St. (1 km from city centre ).

  • On average a rental car in Baltimore costs C$ 401 per week (C$ 57 per day).

  • On average a rental car in Baltimore costs C$ 1,718 per month (C$ 57 per day).

  • Street parking is available in several business districts and both in and around Baltimore’s residential neighborhoods. For the purpose of parking, a small car might be ideal to rent in Baltimore, as it will make it easier to parallel park and get into tighter spaces. A heavier car might be preferred in the winter because of the snow, however.

  • On the Beltway and other freeways, the speed limit in Baltimore is 65 miles per hour. On residential roads, the maximum speed limit is 25 mph. If driving around Baltimore in the winter months, be prepared to slow down to adjust to snowy roads or icy conditions.

  • Gas prices in Baltimore varies considerably depending upon where you make your purchase. It can cost as low as $2.30 to as much as $2.70 per gallon for regular gasoline. These prices are about average when compared to other cities in the United States. Expect to pay slightly more if you rent a car that requires premium gasoline.

  • The Baltimore waterfront is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the region. From here you can walk to the aquarium, restaurants, museums and nightclubs. Street parking is possible at a fee for up to 4 hours. Additionally, there are numerous self-pay lots along the waterfront which are very economical. Several parking garages also provide convenient and easy parking such as Harbor Park Garage and Pier V Parking.