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Baltimore Car Rental Information

Pick-up Location Baltimore
Car Types Box truck, Commercial, Compact, Convertible, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Luxury, Mini, Minivan, Premium, SUV, Standard, Van
Rental Locations 29
Airport Locations 4
Popular Agencies NextCar, Alamo, Payless, Hertz, Thrifty

Cheap Car Rentals in Baltimore

Economy $21/day
Compact $21/day
Intermediate $21/day
Standard $22/day
Full-size $22/day
SUV $25/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags Economy car in Baltimore hertz
4 Adults, 2 Bags Compact car in Baltimore payless
5 Adults, 3 Bags Intermediate car in Baltimore hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags Standard car in Baltimore hertz
5 Adults, 2 Bags Full-size car in Baltimore hertz
4 Adults, 2 Bags SUV car in Baltimore enterprise
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Baltimore car rental reviews and directory

From $34/day
Rated #1
Enterprise
Best Rated
8.5 Excellent (12,884 reviews)
13 locations in Baltimore
Enterprise
Locations in Baltimore
1307 Eastern Ave
+1 410 276 4850
1316-a Merritt Blvd.
+1 410 282 9575
1501 S Caton Ave
+1 410 646 0183
1722 E Joppa Rd
+1 410 663 7980
2630 Sisson Street
+1 410 889 3121
300 S Charles St
+1 410 547 1855
310 Reisterstown Rd
+1 410 602 2740
4 W University Pkwy
+1 410 454 0009
4838 Belair Rd
+1 410 488 0633
6115 Reisterstown Rd
+1 410 585 1141
6634 Security Blvd
+1 410 298 3332
6811 Harford Rd
+1 410 444 4393
6902 Eastern Ave.
+1 410 282 4211
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From $27/day
Rated #2
Avis
7.6 Good (2,253 reviews)
3 locations in Baltimore
Avis
Locations in Baltimore
101 West Fayette St (by Hotel Concierge)
+1 410 685 6405
4900 Boston Street
+1 410 633 0356
8200 Perry Hall Boulevard (Parkville)
+1 410 933 0988
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From $28/day
Rated #3
Budget
7.4 Good (4,201 reviews)
3 locations in Baltimore
Budget
Locations in Baltimore
101 West Fayette Street
+1 410 528 5913
4900 Boston Street
+1 410 633 0433
8200 Perry Hall Boulevard
+1 410 931 2423
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From $23/day
Rated #4
Hertz
Cheapest deal
Most popular
7.4 Good (3,928 reviews)
3 locations in Baltimore
Hertz
Locations in Baltimore
1777 Reisterstown Road
+1 240 204 8325
401 West Pratt St.
+1 410 244 0278
7416 New Ridge Road
+1 410 684 7900
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From $26/day
Rated #5
Dollar
7.3 Good (6,542 reviews)
1 location in Baltimore
Dollar
Locations in Baltimore
7410 New Ridge Rd
+1 866 434 2226
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From $29/day
Rated #6
Thrifty
7.1 Good (2,853 reviews)
1 location in Baltimore
Thrifty
Locations in Baltimore
7410 New Ridge Rd
+1 877 283 0898
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From $32/day
Rated #7
NextCar
nextcar
7.8 Good (39 reviews)
3 locations in Baltimore
NextCar
Locations in Baltimore
101 East North Ave.
+1 410 661 2430
6800 Belair Rd.
+1 410 661 6565
6922 Liberty Road
+1 410 944 1038
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From $34/day
Rated #8
Rent-A-Wreck
3.5 Mediocre (5 reviews)
1 location in Baltimore
Rent-A-Wreck
Locations in Baltimore
4010 West Northern Parkway
+1 410 466 1441
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Sunnycars
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1 location in Baltimore
Sunnycars
Locations in Baltimore
New Ridge Road 7434

Car Rental Locations in Baltimore

Good to Know

Most Popular Agency Hertz
Most Popular Car Type Intermediate
Average price $38/day
Good deal $29/day

When to Book a Rental Car in Baltimore

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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 $29 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 22% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Standard rental cars in Baltimore are around 51% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs About Renting a Car in Baltimore

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

On average a rental car in Baltimore costs $46 per day.

What is the most popular rental car in Baltimore?

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

What is the cheapest car rental company in Baltimore?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Payless ($21/day), Hertz ($21/day) and Thrifty ($25/day).

What is the best rental car company in Baltimore?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Baltimore are Enterprise (8.5, 12884 reviews), Avis (7.6, 2253 reviews), and Hertz (7.4, 3928 reviews).

Which car rental companies are at the airport: Dulles Intl Airport (IAD)?

Car rental companies onsite at Dulles Intl Airport include Hertz, Thrifty and Dollar.

Which car rental companies are at the airport: Reagan-National Airport (DCA)?

Car rental companies onsite at Reagan-National Airport include Hertz, Thrifty and Dollar.

Which car rental companies will pick you up at the airport: Dulles Intl Airport (IAD)?

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

Which car rental companies will pick you up at the airport: Reagan-National Airport (DCA)?

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

Which car rental companies will pick you up at the airport: Baltimore/Washington Airport (BWI)?

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

What is the cheapest rental car location in Baltimore?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Payless 7426 New Ridge Road 21076 (9 miles from city center).

How can I find car rentals near me in Baltimore?

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

What type of car is recommended for driving in Baltimore?

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.

What's the speed limit in Baltimore?

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.

How are gas prices in Baltimore?

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.

Where are the best places to park in Baltimore?

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.