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Calgary, AB, Canada
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Calgary car rental Information

Pick-up locationCalgary
Car typesCompact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Minivan, Premium, Standard, Standard SUV, Supplier choice
Rental locations74
Airport locations21
Popular agenciesDollar, Enterprise

Cheap car rentals in Calgary

C$ 16/dayEconomy
C$ 18/dayCompact
C$ 12/dayIntermediate
C$ 21/dayStandard
C$ 19/dayFull-size
C$ 29/dayMinivan
C$ 26/dayPremium
C$ 19/daySupplier choice
C$ 22/dayCompact SUV
C$ 24/dayIntermediate SUV
C$ 29/dayStandard SUV
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Calgary car rental reviews and directory

From C$ 59/dayRated #1
Alamo
Best rated
8.7 Excellent (185 reviews)
2 locations in Calgary
Alamo
Locations in Calgary
129 17 Ave Se+1 403 264 0424
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2000 Airport Road Ne+1 833 619 3653
Monday07:30 - 23:59
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  • 9
  • 8.8
  • 8.7
  • 8.7
  • 8.5
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From C$ 42/dayRated #2
Enterprise
8.6 Excellent (355 reviews)
17 locations in Calgary
Enterprise
Locations in Calgary
1036 - 9 Avenue Sw+1 403 212 5232
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129 17 Ave Se+1 403 264 0424
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14371 Macleod Trail Sw+1 403 216 3630
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155 Crowfoot Way Nw+1 403 241 7053
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20 Freeport Landing Ne+1 403 542 7820
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2000 Airport Rd Ne+1 833 619 3654
Monday07:30 - 23:59
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2615 26 St Ne+1 403 735 6080
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40 Hopewell Way Ne+1 314 512 5000
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4115 Macleod Trail South+1 403 253 1853
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4603 - 16 Avenue Nw+1 403 212 5232
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4720 Crowchild Trail Nw+1 403 216 3346
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4802 - 17 Avenue Se+1 403 248 1136
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4804 Edmonton Trail Ne+1 403 282 9881
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626 58th Ave Se+1 403 253 1853
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7687 110 Ave Nw+1 403 241 5840
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7820 Macleod Trail South+1 403 252 0222
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Unit 500, 11488 - 24 Street Se+1 403 720 1916
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Saturday09:00 - 12:00
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  • 8.7
  • 8.7
  • 8.6
  • 8.5
  • 8.5
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From C$ 41/dayRated #3
Avis
8.4 Excellent (200 reviews)
6 locations in Calgary
Avis
Locations in Calgary
115 9th Avenue Southeast - Unit 162+1 403 269 6166
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1525 16 Avenue Northwest+1 403 503 8540
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2000 Airport Road+1 403 221 1700
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2828 23 Street Northeast+1 403 571 3236
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400 Midpark Way Southeast+1 403 873 2580
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5707 A Macleod Trail+1 403 287 2113
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Sunday10:00 - 16:00
  • 8.7
  • 8.6
  • 8.4
  • 8.1
  • 8.3
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From C$ 37/dayRated #4
Hertz
7.7 Good (257 reviews)
5 locations in Calgary
Hertz
Locations in Calgary
114 5th Avenue Se+1 403 267 1690
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2000 Airport Road Ne+1 403 221 1676
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3318 32nd Street Ne+1 403 221 1341
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4101 Macleod Trail, South+1 403 221 1339
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927-6th Avenue Sw+1 403 221 2560
Monday07:30 - 23:59
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Thursday07:30 - 23:59
Friday07:30 - 23:59
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
  • 8.2
  • 8.1
  • 7.6
  • 7.4
  • 7.5
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From C$ 34/dayRated #5
Budget
7.4 Good (144 reviews)
9 locations in Calgary
Budget
Locations in Calgary
140 6th Avenue Southeast+1 403 226 1550
Monday07:00 - 17:00
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15180 Bannister Road Southeast+1 403 226 1550
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1544 16th Avenue Northwest+1 403 226 1550
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2000 Airport Road Northeast+1 403 221 1715
Monday07:30 - 23:59
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3328 26th Street Northeast+1 403 299 6800
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5210 Macleod Trail Southwest+1 403 299 6811
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724 6th Avenue Southwest+1 403 299 6830
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7687 110 Avenue Northwest+1 403 226 1550
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Bay 6,125 11450 29th Street Se+1 403 226 1550
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Saturday08:00 - 17:00
  • 7.7
  • 7.8
  • 7.2
  • 7.3
  • 7.1
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Rated #6
Driving Force
8.3 Excellent (87 reviews)
2 locations in Calgary
Driving Force
Locations in Calgary
2332-23 Street Ne+1 403 296 0770
3660-50 Avenue Se403-296-0776
  • 8.8
  • 8.5
  • 8.2
  • 7.7
  • 8.2
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From C$ 36/dayRated #7
Thrifty
7.6 Good (67 reviews)
4 locations in Calgary
Thrifty
Locations in Calgary
114 5th Avenue Southeast+1 877 283 0898
Monday08:00 - 17:00
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Saturday09:00 - 12:00
2000 Airport Road Ne+1 403 221 1806
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4101 Macleod Trail Se+1 403 539 0206
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927-6 Ave Sw+1 403 262 4400
Monday07:30 - 23:59
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Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
  • 8
  • 7.9
  • 7.5
  • 7.4
  • 7.4
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From C$ 39/dayRated #8
Dollar
7.4 Good (50 reviews)
4 locations in Calgary
Dollar
Locations in Calgary
114 5th Avenue Southeast+1 866 434 2226
Monday08:00 - 17:00
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2000 Airport Road Ne+1 403 221 1806
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4101 Macleod Trail Se+1 403 539 0206
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927 6 Avenue Southwest+1 866 434 2226
Monday07:30 - 23:59
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Friday07:30 - 23:59
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
  • 7.7
  • 7.7
  • 7.2
  • 7.2
  • 7.1
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From C$ 93/dayRated #9
National
8 Excellent (19 reviews)
2 locations in Calgary
National
Locations in Calgary
129 17 Ave Se+1 403 264 0424
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2000 Airport Rd Ne+1 833 619 3655
Monday07:30 - 23:59
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  • 8.2
  • 7.7
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8.2
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From C$ 43/dayRated #10
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Most popular
7.2 Good (19 reviews)
1 location in Calgary
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Locations in Calgary
130-588 Aero Drive NorthEast, Calgary AB+1 403 398 3930
  • 7.3
  • 7.8
  • 7.2
  • 6.2
  • 7.2
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From C$ 32/dayRated #11
Europcar
Cheapest deal
6.7 Good (29 reviews)
2 locations in Calgary
Europcar
Locations in Calgary
140 17th AVENUE SE+1 403 265 6821
Please Go To The Routes Counter+1 403 398 3930
  • 7.6
  • 7.4
  • 5.7
  • 5.9
  • 6.7
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From C$ 46/dayRated #12
Economy Rent a Car
6.5 Good (29 reviews)
1 location in Calgary
Economy Rent a Car
Locations in Calgary
Calgary International Airport Via Shuttle+1 403 291 4666
  • 6.8
  • 6.6
  • 6.4
  • 6.2
  • 6.7
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From C$ 50/dayRated #13
Ace
5.6 Okay (26 reviews)
1 location in Calgary
Ace
Locations in Calgary
11124 36 St NE+1 587 885 8888
Monday07:00 - 17:00
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Saturday09:00 - 12:00
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  • 6.2
  • 6
  • 5.6
  • 4.7
  • 5.3
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Discount Car & Truck Rentals
5 locations in Calgary
Discount Car & Truck Rentals
Locations in Calgary
140 17th Avenue SE Alberta+1 403 299 1201
2790, Windsor Street
40 Hopewell Way Ne
Calgary Airport+1 403 299 1201
Calgary Downtown
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Sunnycars
4 locations in Calgary
Sunnycars
Locations in Calgary
120, 10th avenue south east
2000 Airport Road NE
2332 - 23 Street NE
3660 - 50 Avenue SE
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keddy by Europcar
2 locations in Calgary
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Calgary
140 17th Avenue Se
Please Go To Post 6 Opposite Gate 1- A Driver Will Be Send For Pick Up
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Maxx Car Rental
1 location in Calgary
Maxx Car Rental
Locations in Calgary
3863 54 Avenue NE+1 403 407 2400
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From C$ 40/day
MEXRENTACAR
1 location in Calgary
MEXRENTACAR
Locations in Calgary
2021 100 Avenue NE+1 334 170 8243
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Miles Van Rental
1 location in Calgary
Miles Van Rental
Locations in Calgary
57 freeport cres NE+1 587 393 0709
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From C$ 80/day
NU Car
1 location in Calgary
NU Car
Locations in Calgary
11124 36 St NE Unit 2010
Monday07:00 - 17:00
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From C$ 46/day
Zoom Rent A Car
1 location in Calgary
Zoom Rent A Car
Locations in Calgary
Calgary airport+1 587 885 8888
Recent reviews
1467 travellers who rented a car in Calgary gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.0

Car rental locations in or near Calgary

Good to know

Most popular agency

Routes Car & Truck Rentals

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

C$ 60/day

Good deal

C$ 42/day

When to book a rental car in Calgary

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

Top tips for renting a car in Calgary

  • Calgary is a paradise for lovers of the great outdoors. Situated at the junction of the Bow and Elbow Rivers and with the Canadian Rockies on your doorstep, exploring the surroundings of Calgary is a dream with a rental car. The world famous Banff National Park is only a little over an hour’s drive west and will leave you awestruck with the picturesque turquoise glacial lakes, untouched wilderness, and natural hot springs. Canada’s third largest city by population is located nearly 3,500 feet above sea level and has something to offer for every willing traveler.
  • Once you land at Calgary International Airport and collect your baggage, follow the signage to the Car Rental Center elevator. On the second level you will find the counters of multiple major car rental companies including Hertz, Avis, Budget, and Thrifty. The drive from the airport to downtown is seamless along the AB-2 S Highway and will only take approximately 25 minutes. If you are heading to Banff National Park you can either take the Highway 1, which will allow you to pass through Calgary on the way, or the Stoney Trail (201) Highway, which is a more direct route.
  • Canada, and specifically the mountain range, is blessed with wildlife that sometimes feels an explorative urge and wanders onto the roads. Be mindful when driving and keep an attentive eye out for animals. If you do approach any hazardous animals, remember to drive carefully and reduce speed.
  • Thanks to its higher altitude, Calgary can experience significant snowfall in the winter months, causing difficult driving conditions. The roads are designed to best deal with this snowfall; however it is important that you follow some simple tips to increase your safety. Scrape any accumulated snow off your car before driving, paying extra attention to the windows and headlights. Listen to weather reports and adhere to any warnings; the city has a Traffic Advisory station which you can tune in to at 106.5 FM. Be mindful to reduce your speed when driving in poor conditions and be extra cautious around pedestrians.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Calgary for C$ 42 or less
  • Book your rental car in Calgary at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Calgary are around 9% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Mini rental cars in Calgary are around 54% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Calgary

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

  • On average a hire car in Calgary costs C$ 60 per day.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Dollar (C$ 22/day) and Enterprise (C$ 23/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Dollar 4101 Macleod Trail Se T2G 2R6 (3 kilometers from city center).

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Calgary are Alamo (8.8, 205 reviews), Enterprise (8.6, 432 reviews), and Avis (8.4, 236 reviews).

  • The average gas price in Calgary is C$ 5.18 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between C$ 62 and C$ 83, depending on the car size.

  • Intermediate (Hyundai Elantra or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Calgary.

  • Car rental companies onsite at Calgary airport include Routes Car & Truck Rentals, Enterprise, Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Zoom Rent A Car, Hertz, Dollar, Alamo and Ace.

  • Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Calgary airport to off-airport locations include Enterprise, Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Zoom Rent A Car, Hertz, Dollar, Alamo, Ace and National.

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

  • A Intermediate car rental in Calgary costs C$ 58 per day, on average.

  • A Compact car rental in Calgary costs C$ 58 per day, on average.

  • A Mini car rental in Calgary costs C$ 116 per day, on average.

  • In Calgary, cars are most frequently rented at MEXRENTACAR 2021 100 Avenue NE (11 km from city centre ).

  • On average a rental car in Calgary costs C$ 419 per week (C$ 60 per day).

  • On average a rental car in Calgary costs C$ 1,797 per month (C$ 60 per day).

  • A four-wheel drive is the safest car option to help navigate icy roads. A Jeep Grand Cherokee or similar 4WD will provide extra traction on the surface, leading to easier control and handling. When planning for driving in snowy conditions, the larger the car the better, as additional weight will help provide more grip on the road.

  • Unless otherwise indicated, the speed limit on Calgary roads is 50 km/h (31 mph). Keep an eye out and be careful when driving in school zones as the limit drops to 30 km/h (19 mph). Freeways and highways will vary between 80 km/h (50 mph) and 110 km/h (68 mph) so it is important to always pay attention to the signage.

  • You can expect to pay slightly above the U.S. average for gas in Calgary, with a liter costing approximately $1.01 Canadian Dollars. This translates to approximately $2.87 USD per gallon. If you are planning on exploring the mountain ranges, be sure to fill up on gas before heading off on a long trip, as an empty tank is the last thing you want to worry about.

  • Parking in downtown Calgary is quite manageable and cheap, considering the population of the city. If you are heading out for a meal or to explore the city’s nightlife, make the most of free street parking across the city after 6 pm. The Calgary Parking Authority also provides free street parking all day on Sundays and holidays.