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Asheville Car Rental Information

Pick-up Location Asheville
Car Types Box truck, Commercial, Compact, Convertible, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Luxury, Mini, Minivan, Premium, SUV, Standard, Van
Rental Locations 10
Airport Locations 3
Popular Agencies Thrifty, Enterprise, Alamo, Hertz, National

Cheap Car Rentals in Asheville

Economy $23/day
Compact $24/day
Intermediate $26/day
Standard $32/day
Full-size $34/day
SUV $35/day
Minivan $55/day
Mini $49/day
Premium $37/day
Luxury $53/day
Convertible $56/day
Commercial $27/day
Van $44/day
Box truck $56/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags Economy car in Asheville hertz
4 Adults, 2 Bags Compact car in Asheville hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags Intermediate car in Asheville hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags Standard car in Asheville enterprise
5 Adults, 2 Bags Full-size car in Asheville avis
4 Adults, 2 Bags SUV car in Asheville enterprise
5 Adults, 5 Bags Minivan car in Asheville budget
2 Adults, 2 Bags Mini car in Asheville national
5 Adults, 5 Bags Premium car in Asheville enterprise
5 Adults, 5 Bags Luxury car in Asheville thrifty
5 Adults, 3 Bags Convertible car in Asheville national
5 Adults, 3 Bags Commercial car in Asheville enterprise
5 Adults, 3 Bags Van car in Asheville alamo
5 Adults, 3 Bags Box truck car in Asheville enterprise
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Asheville car rental reviews and directory

From $47/day
Rated #1
Enterprise
Best Rated
Most popular
8.5 Excellent (12,870 reviews)
4 locations in Asheville
Enterprise
Locations in Asheville
168 Smokey Park Hwy
+1 828 665 2389
26 Tunnel Rd
+1 828 333 9823
579 Tunnel Rd
+1 828 298 6914
954 Patton Ave
+1 828 255 0236
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From $43/day
Rated #2
Budget
7.4 Good (4,195 reviews)
1 location in Asheville
Budget
Locations in Asheville
3 South Tunnel Road
+1 828 299 4191
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From $44/day
Rated #3
Hertz
7.4 Good (3,877 reviews)
2 locations in Asheville
Hertz
Locations in Asheville
61 Terminal Drive Ste 15
+1 828 684 6455
891j Patton Avenue
+1 828 225 1828
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From $40/day
Rated #4
Thrifty
Cheapest deal
7.1 Good (2,806 reviews)
1 location in Asheville
Thrifty
Locations in Asheville
61 Terminal Drive
+1 828 687 2513
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1 location in Asheville
Sunnycars
Locations in Asheville
61 Terminal Drive

Car Rental Locations in Asheville

Good to Know

Most Popular Agency Enterprise
Most Popular Car Type Economy
Average price $59/day
Good deal $46/day

When to Book a Rental Car in Asheville

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Top Tips For Renting a Car in Asheville

  • Asheville has plenty to offer, from a vibrant arts scene to historical buildings, and, of course, the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are a 1-hour drive from the center. Don’t miss out on any of Asheville’s attractions and rent a car to get the most out of your visit. Many of the outer attractions, including the Blue Ridge Mountains, are not available with public transport and a car will give you the most flexibility to explore the city and surroundings in your own time.
  • Asheville Regional Airport features five on-site car rental companies which offer vehicles for all tastes. Follow the signs out of the terminal to their service desks and pick up a car to be in Asheville center in less than half an hour via the I-26 W. The transfer will take almost an hour with public transport, so the most convenient way to start your time is with a rental car directly from the airport. If arriving by train or bus, there are also car rental locations in the city -- for instance, in Tunnel Road or Patton Avenue.
  • Asheville has wonderfully breathtaking scenic routes; however, these routes are also very steep in some places and it is important to shift to a lower gear instead of breaking down on your way. If braking too much, the brakes can overheat and, in the worst case scenario, stop working altogether. Drive slowly through the winding roads in and around Asheville as well, especially in winter, with snow and ice possibly on the streets. Ensure the rental car has winter tires, make sure to adjust your speed, and have some extra snacks and thermos flasks ready in the car in case you get stuck.
  • The I-240 goes right through the heart of Asheville and the I-40 is a major route connecting many places, so these roads can be congested when commuters come into Asheville in the morning between around 7-9am and leave the city between 5-8pm. If going west, the US-23 can be an alternate route, depending on your ultimate goal.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Asheville for $46 or less
  • Book your rental car in Asheville at least 1 week before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Asheville are around 7% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Standard rental cars in Asheville are around 48% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs About Renting a Car in Asheville

How much does it cost to rent a car in Asheville?

On average a rental car in Asheville costs $64 per day.

What is the most popular rental car in Asheville?

Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Asheville.

What is the cheapest car rental company in Asheville?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Alamo ($21/day), Hertz ($23/day) and Budget ($31/day).

What is the best rental car company in Asheville?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Asheville are Enterprise (8.5, 12870 reviews), Hertz (7.4, 3877 reviews), and Budget (7.4, 4195 reviews).

Which car rental companies are at the airport: Asheville Regional Airport (AVL)?

Car rental companies onsite at Asheville Regional Airport include Thrifty and Hertz.

Which car rental companies will pick you up at the airport: Asheville Regional Airport (AVL)?

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

What is the cheapest rental car location in Asheville?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Alamo 61 Terminal Dr Ste 21 28732-6201 (13 miles from city center).

How can I find car rentals near me in Asheville?

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

How much does a Economy car rental cost in Asheville?

A Economy car rental in Asheville costs $60 per day, on average.

How much does a Intermediate car rental cost in Asheville?

A Intermediate car rental in Asheville costs $64 per day, on average.

What is the most popular rental car location in Asheville?

In Asheville, cars are most frequently rented at Hertz 891j Patton Avenue (2.02 miles from city center).

How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Asheville?

On average a rental car in Asheville costs $450 per week ($64 per day).

How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Asheville?

On average a rental car in Asheville costs $1930 per month ($64 per day).

What type of car is recommended for driving in Asheville?

If you’re planning to venture out into the mountains, it is recommended to opt for a 4-wheel-drive car, as there are gravel roads that will require additional road grip. A 4-wheel-drive car is also a good choice for winter driving conditions and is a real all-rounder for the area.

What's the speed limit in Asheville?

It is important to always adapt speed to the prevailing weather and road conditions, but general regulations allow 25 mph in residential areas and only 10 mph around schools or pedestrian areas. Up to 55 mph is permitted on rural roads, and 55-60 mph on most freeways. Keep an eye out for signs that indicate speed limits.

How are gas prices in Asheville?

The average gas price in Asheville lies at $2.55 per gallon, but gas stations like Sam’s Club or Hot Spot can offer rates as low as $2.35, so look out for those. When venturing out of the city, into the forest, and up through mountainous areas, make sure to refill the tank beforehand, as gas stations are scarce up there.

Where are the best places to park in Asheville?

On-street parking is metered in Asheville and costs around $1.50 per hour, but check the sign for details. On Sundays and public holidays, on-street parking is free. There are also parking garages to consider, such as the Civic Center Garage with its daily maximum of about $10, the Wall Street Garage, or the Rankin Avenue Garage.