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Cheap Car Rentals in Houston from $66

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 Houston with a pick-up date of 17/6 and drop-off date of 10/7. 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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Houston car rentals in 2024

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

Most popular company

DOLLAR

Price of petrol per litre

$1.65

Average price per day

$108

Cheapest price per day

$66

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Houston 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 12 June 2024.

January

$60

February

$75

March

$86

April

$96

May

$84

June

$81

July

$84

August

$78

September

$78

October

$84

November

$79

December

$70

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Houston 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 Houston

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Houston and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 12 June 2024.

There are currently 189 hire locations operating in Houston spread across 35 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Houston is small car at $66 a day. Below are all the 4 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

Full-size

Full-size

People mover

People mover

Luxury

Luxury

Premium SUV

Premium SUV

Compare available car types for rental in Houston

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

Small cars

$84 - $151

All Car Types

$93 - $159

To hire a small car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of $110/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Houston, the United States (~$84/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$151/day). In fact, March is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Houston, hiring a small 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 Houston small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of $114/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Houston, the United States (~$97/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$137/day). In fact, March is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Houston, hiring a medium car saves you 6% 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 Houston medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of $133/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Houston, the United States (~$91/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$175/day). In fact, March is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Houston, hiring a large car 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 Houston large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of $118/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Houston, the United States (~$96/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~$148/day). In fact, March is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Houston, hiring a SUV saves you 2% 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 Houston SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of $143/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a van in Houston, the United States (~$100/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$313/day). In fact, March is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Houston, hiring a van is 16% 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 Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of $87/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Houston, the United States (~$77/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~$162/day). In fact, May is about 13% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Houston, hiring a luxury car saves you 28% 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 Houston, the United States, you would pay an average price of $66/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a convertible in Houston, the United States (~$81/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~$234/day). In fact, September is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible hire for Houston. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Houston, hiring a convertible saves you 46% 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.

Toyota Yaris$66/day
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Toyota Corolla$66/day
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Toyota Corolla

Top rental agencies in Houston

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Houston known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Houston. Reviews were last updated on 12 June 2024.
Have a look at the top rental car agencies available in Houston, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Budget. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Houston, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Budget.

Alamo

8.5
Very Good
239 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.3
Good
222 reviews47 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.1

Budget

7.1
Good
213 reviews25 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.9

Hertz

5.8
Fair
386 reviews27 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.8

Avis

7.0
Good
99 reviews23 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.7

Dollar

4.9
Mediocre
98 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.1

Comfort

6.0

Overall

4.9

Pick-up/drop-off

4.9

Value

5.2

Thrifty

4.8
Mediocre
85 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

5.6

Overall

4.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

4.9

E-Z Rent-A-Car

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.5

Best Houston car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Houston. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Houston with an average daily rate of $90. Data was last updated on 12 June 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on rentals cars in Houston. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Toyota Yaris$66/day
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Toyota Yaris
Toyota Corolla$66/day
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Toyota Corolla
Mazda Mazda6$68/day
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Mazda Mazda6

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Houston, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 12 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Houston?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $108/day when booking a car hire in Houston. The absolute best deal a user found was for $64/day from Hertz, booked on Jun. 9.

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

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Houston from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz ($66/day), Thrifty ($71/day), and Dollar ($76/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.5 rating), Right Cars (8.0 rating) and Sixt (7.7 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Houston.

  • What are petrol prices like in Houston?

    The average price of petrol in Houston is $1.65/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $74 and $107 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Houston for a week from Dollar?

    Dollar is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Houston. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about $605 per week.

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

    Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 42% to make it a great deal in Houston. Try to book at least 7 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

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

    Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Houston.

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

    The monthly cost of a car rental in Houston is $2,591 ($86/day) on average.

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

    $104 is typically the average cost for a hire car for the weekend in Houston, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when travelling to Houston, then opt for a Economy hire vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of July, you can expect to find car hire prices on Cheapflights for as low as $83/day.

  • What car do most people hire in Houston?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Intermediate (Toyota RAV4) in Houston, making it the most popular option.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Houston

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Houston. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Houston. Deals were last updated on 12 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Houston. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($48+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel