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Newark Car Rental Information

Pick-up Location Newark
Car Types Box truck, Commercial, Compact, Convertible, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Luxury, Mini, Minivan, Premium, SUV, Standard, Van
Rental Locations 24
Airport Locations 20
Popular Agencies Surprise Agency, Advantage, Economy Rent a Car, Enterprise, Hertz

Cheap Car Rentals in Newark

Economy $19/day
Compact $20/day
Intermediate $21/day
Standard $21/day
Full-size $23/day
SUV $28/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags Economy car in Newark economy
4 Adults, 2 Bags Compact car in Newark economy
5 Adults, 3 Bags Intermediate car in Newark economy
5 Adults, 3 Bags Standard car in Newark economy
5 Adults, 2 Bags Full-size car in Newark economy
5 Adults, 3 Bags SUV car in Newark opaquecar
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 24 hours.

Newark car rental reviews and directory

From $57/day
Rated #1
Alamo
Best Rated
Most popular
8.7 Excellent (6,806 reviews)
1 location in Newark
Alamo
Locations in Newark
25 Newark Airport Bldg 25
+1 844 727 2984
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From $48/day
Rated #2
Enterprise
8.5 Excellent (13,043 reviews)
4 locations in Newark
Enterprise
Locations in Newark
1 Raymond Plz W/ Penn Station
+1 973 242 8300
180 Washington Street
+1 973 639 1911
25 Newark Airport Bldg 25
+1 844 727 2982
585 Mccarter Hwy
+1 973 622 2900
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From $55/day
Rated #3
Avis
avis
7.6 Good (2,282 reviews)
1 location in Newark
Avis
Locations in Newark
28 Newark Airport
+1 973 961 4300
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From $58/day
Rated #4
Budget
7.4 Good (4,347 reviews)
1 location in Newark
Budget
Locations in Newark
38 Carson Road
+1 973 961 2990
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From $55/day
Rated #5
Hertz
7.4 Good (3,991 reviews)
1 location in Newark
Hertz
Locations in Newark
Newark Airport Building 23
+1 973 621 2000
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From $45/day
Rated #6
Dollar
7.3 Good (6,554 reviews)
1 location in Newark
Dollar
Locations in Newark
Bldg 36 Stn P2 36 Carson Rd
+1 866 434 2226
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From $42/day
Rated #7
Thrifty
7.1 Good (2,852 reviews)
1 location in Newark
Thrifty
Locations in Newark
Bldg 36 Stn P2 36 Carson Rd
+1 877 283 0898
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From $46/day
Rated #8
Payless
6.6 Good (2,766 reviews)
1 location in Newark
Payless
Locations in Newark
38 Carson Road
+1 973 242 2124
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From $46/day
Rated #9
Advantage
6.3 Good (1,298 reviews)
1 location in Newark
Advantage
Locations in Newark
Building 36,Station P2, 36 Carson Road
+1 973 623 4989
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From $32/day
Rated #10
Economy Rent a Car
economy
Cheapest deal
5.1 Okay (1,048 reviews)
1 location in Newark
Economy Rent a Car
Locations in Newark
430 route 1 and 9 south
+1 973 642 0008
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From $99/day
Rated #11
National
national
8.0 Excellent (899 reviews)
1 location in Newark
National
Locations in Newark
25 Newark Airport Bldg 25
+1 844 727 2983
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From $66/day
Rated #12
Silvercar
silvercar
6.1 Good (10 reviews)
1 location in Newark
Silvercar
Locations in Newark
98 Frelinghuysen Ave
+1 855 359 2227
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Action
action
1 location in Newark
Action
Locations in Newark
Newark airport
+1 973 424 1057
ADDCAR RENTAL
addcarrental
1 location in Newark
ADDCAR RENTAL
Locations in Newark
430 Route 1 And 9 S, Nj
+1 877 326 7368
Alternative Rent A Car
alternative
1 location in Newark
Alternative Rent A Car
Locations in Newark
3 Brewster Road
+1 732 979 2277
Eagle Rent A Car
eaglerac
1 location in Newark
Eagle Rent A Car
Locations in Newark
Newark airport
Empire Rent A Car
empire
1 location in Newark
Empire Rent A Car
Locations in Newark
3 Brewster Road
+1 718 353 6848
Flight Car
flightcarad
1 location in Newark
Flight Car
Locations in Newark
Newark airport
+1 844 435 8227
From $40/day
Rent-A-Wreck
rentawreck
1 location in Newark
Rent-A-Wreck
Locations in Newark
3 Brewster Road
+1 908 322 4997
Sunnycars
sunnycars
1 location in Newark
Sunnycars
Locations in Newark
Building 25

Car Rental Locations in Newark

Good to Know

Most Popular Agency Alamo
Most Popular Car Type Intermediate
Average price $56/day
Good deal $42/day

When to Book a Rental Car in Newark

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Top Tips For Renting a Car in Newark

  • Newark, New Jersey is a short drive to many other states including New York, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut. If you rent a car, you’ll be able to see so much more while on vacation. Spend a day or two in New York City then make a day trip to New Canaan, Connecticut to tour the Glass House or Bethlehem, Pennsylvania for some casino fun.
  • Flying into Newark offers easy access to numerous cities including Trenton, Long Island, Hoboken, and New York City. At Newark Liberty International Airport you’ll find it easy to rent a car. Depending upon what company you use, you can get to the rental desk at Station P2 or P3.
  • During your stay, you’ll find yourself frequenting the New Jersey Turnpike to get to numerous destinations including Hackensack and Ridgefield Park. Nevertheless, the turnpike can get really busy. If traveling north on the turnpike, consider taking the I-295 instead. It will be less hectic and lets you avoid the tolls, plus you can also get back on the turnpike from here if needed.
  • Traffic in Newark can be quite heavy during the daily commute. Newark’s rush hour is most busy from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. During this time the NJ Turnpike and Garden State Parkway become especially congested. Before you leave the hotel you should listen to the traffic report to learn about accidents or construction projects. Alternative routes are also suggested.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Newark for $42 or less
  • Book your rental car in Newark at least 10 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Newark are around 19% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Standard rental cars in Newark are around 43% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs About Renting a Car in Newark

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

On average a rental car in Newark costs $62 per day.

What is the most popular rental car in Newark?

Intermediate (Toyota Corolla or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Newark.

What is the cheapest car rental company in Newark?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Economy Rent a Car ($19/day), Enterprise ($26/day) and Payless ($28/day).

What is the best rental car company in Newark?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Newark are Alamo (8.7, 6806 reviews), Enterprise (8.5, 13043 reviews), and Avis (7.6, 2282 reviews).

Which car rental companies are at the airport: John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK)?

Car rental companies onsite at John F Kennedy Intl Airport include Hertz, Alamo, Dollar, Thrifty, Enterprise, Advantage, Budget, Avis, Economy Rent a Car and National.

Which car rental companies are at the airport: LaGuardia Airport (LGA)?

Car rental companies onsite at LaGuardia Airport include Hertz, Alamo, Dollar, Thrifty, Enterprise, Advantage, Avis and National.

Which car rental companies will pick you up at the airport: John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK)?

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

Which car rental companies will pick you up at the airport: LaGuardia Airport (LGA)?

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

Which car rental companies will pick you up at the airport: Stewart Airport (SWF)?

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

What is the cheapest rental car location in Newark?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Economy Rent a Car 430 route 1 and 9 south null (3 miles from city center).

How can I find car rentals near me in Newark?

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 Newark?

Newark enjoys four distinct seasons – winter, spring, summer, and fall. So if you are visiting for the Christmas or New Year’s holiday, you might experience lots of snow. Therefore, an SUV might be best to get you through the snowy conditions. Other times of the year, a smart or compact car might be best when visiting Newark because of parking limitations. Simply put, a smaller car can more easily fit into a tight parking spot on the street.

What's the speed limit in Newark?

The speed limit is 65 mph on both the Garden State Parkway and the NJ Turnpike. However, if you are traveling through residential neighborhoods, New Jersey law requires that you slow down to 25-35 mph, depending upon the zoning. Around the downtown area the speed limit is 30 mph. Watch for signs to avoid getting a speeding ticket.

How are gas prices in Newark?

Fuel prices in Newark, NJ range from 2.40 euros ($2.70) for regular gasoline to 2.90 euros ($3.30) per gallon for premium gas. This is slightly higher than the national average partially due to the increase in the New Jersey gas tax. During Christmas and other holidays gas prices tend to rise.

Where are the best places to park in Newark?

Because downtown Newark can be so busy, parking can be difficult to find. If you know when you are going to be in the area, you can reserve your space in a parking garage or lot ahead of time. This can be done through a variety of mobile apps like SpotHero or Parking Panda.