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Hartford Car Rental Information

Pick-up Location Hartford
Car Types Box truck, Commercial, Compact, Convertible, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Luxury, Mini, Minivan, Premium, SUV, Standard, Van
Rental Locations 11
Airport Locations 3
Popular Agencies Thrifty, Surprise Agency, Dollar, Enterprise, Alamo

Cheap Car Rentals in Hartford

Economy $25/day
Compact $25/day
Intermediate $25/day
Standard $33/day
Full-size $27/day
SUV $29/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags Economy car in Hartford hertz
4 Adults, 2 Bags Compact car in Hartford hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags Intermediate car in Hartford hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags Standard car in Hartford budget
5 Adults, 2 Bags Full-size car in Hartford hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags SUV car in Hartford hertz
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Hartford car rental reviews and directory

From $50/day
Rated #1
Enterprise
Best Rated
8.5 Excellent (12,832 reviews)
2 locations in Hartford
Enterprise
Locations in Hartford
47 Airport Rd
+1 860 296 2511
51 W Service Rd
+1 860 524 1411
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Enterprise reviews in Hartford

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From $40/day
Rated #2
Avis
avis
7.6 Good (2,239 reviews)
1 location in Hartford
Avis
Locations in Hartford
274 Leibert Road
+1 860 241 0049
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From $39/day
Rated #3
Budget
7.4 Good (4,185 reviews)
1 location in Hartford
Budget
Locations in Hartford
274 Leibert Road
+1 860 247 0482
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From $33/day
Rated #4
Hertz
Cheapest deal
Most popular
7.4 Good (3,918 reviews)
4 locations in Hartford
Hertz
Locations in Hartford
1005 New Britain Avenue
+1 860 953 1069
108a Constitution Plaza
+1 860 247 0044
2 Schoephoester Road
+1 860 627 3850
880 Weathersfield Avenue
+1 860 296 3125
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Hertz reviews in Hartford

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Sunnycars
sunnycars
2 locations in Hartford
Sunnycars
Locations in Hartford
1 National Drive
60 Schoepospher Road
From $36/day
Sixt
sixtrentacar
1 location in Hartford
Sixt
Locations in Hartford
200 Prospect Ave
+1 860 232 7368

Car Rental Locations in Hartford

Good to Know

Most Popular Agency Thrifty
Most Popular Car Type Intermediate
Average price $54/day
Good deal $41/day

When to Book a Rental Car in Hartford

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Top Tips For Renting a Car in Hartford

  • Rent a car for your trip to Hartford and enjoy the benefits of maximum freedom. The city includes sights like the Mark Twain House & Museum and various golf courses nestled in the surroundings – both are best reached with your own four wheels. Another reason why a rental car is a good idea upon coming to Hartford is that travelers can easily explore the surrounding areas as well, such as Providence, which is one and a half hours from Hartford; New Haven at the coast (40 minutes by car); or New York, which is a 2-hour car ride away.
  • When you fly into Connecticut and land at Bradley International Airport, picking up a rental car is a convenient move, as Hartford is about 25 miles from the airport and easily reached via the I-91 S in just over twenty minutes. The airport has agencies like Avis, Alamo, or Hertz onsite and all agencies offer complimentary shuttle services from the terminal to their respective service desks.
  • Hartford is a lovely and car-friendly city with broad and well-maintained roads in most places. However, winter can bring lots of snow and ice to the area and it is imperative to be properly prepared. Make sure the rental car has winter tires and even snow chains in the trunk – especially if you want to venture out into the countryside. Adjust your speed when there is snow and refrain from sudden braking or accelerating. Also bear in mind that, due to piled up snow on the sides of the road, streets may be narrower and cars harder to see at intersections.
  • Hartford also has a rush hour during weekdays when driving, if possible, should be avoided. In the mornings, rush hour usually starts at 7:30 am and ends at 9 am. In the afternoon, it is between 4:30 and 6:30 pm, so always plan ahead of time, especially when going to the airport.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Hartford for $41 or less
  • Book your rental car in Hartford at least 7 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Hartford are around 2% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Mini rental cars in Hartford are around 62% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs About Renting a Car in Hartford

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

On average a rental car in Hartford costs $56 per day.

What is the most popular rental car in Hartford?

Intermediate (Ford Escape or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Hartford.

What is the cheapest car rental company in Hartford?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Hertz ($25/day), Budget ($28/day) and Avis ($30/day).

What is the best rental car company in Hartford?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Hartford are Enterprise (8.5, 12832 reviews), Avis (7.6, 2239 reviews), and Sixt (7.5, 1069 reviews).

Which car rental companies are at the airport: Bradley Intl Airport (BDL)?

The only car rental company onsite at Bradley Intl Airport is Hertz.

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

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

What is the cheapest rental car location in Hartford?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Hertz 108a Constitution Plaza 06103 (1 miles from city center).

How can I find car rentals near me in Hartford?

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 Hartford?

Especially when visiting during the winter, opting for a 4-wheel-drive car is a wise choice, as it provides the necessary traction for the weather conditions. An SUV will equip travelers with the essential stability on the road without being too bulky. If you’re driving with family and need more space, a minivan is also a good option.

What's the speed limit in Hartford?

Speed limits are strictly enforced in Hartford, so always check for posted signs on the side of the road. General regulations permit 25 mph in school zones and 40 mph on arterial roadways. Interstates around the city allow 55 mph and rural interstates up to 65 mph. Always remember to adapt your speed to the given weather and road conditions.

How are gas prices in Hartford?

For a gas refill, expect to pay around $2.80 per gallon in Hartford. Try to find gas stations like Mobil or Exxon, where the rates can drop to $2.60. Remember which kind of gas is needed in your rental car and make sure to return it with a full tank. Also bear in mind that stations around the airport tend to be more expensive.

Where are the best places to park in Hartford?

On-street parking in Hartford is metered in most places and can vary in price and time restrictions, so always check the signs. There are also parking lots around, like the one on Main Street or Chapel Street. MAT Garage is also an alternative that costs a maximum of approximately $18 per day and from where the Dash bus goes into the city for free.