Richmond car rentals from $30/day

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Richmond with a pick-up date of 3/4 and drop-off date of 3/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cheap car rentals in Richmond

Hyundai Accent car
Hyundai Accent
or similar SMALL
2
2
4-5
$30Total
Toyota Corolla car
Toyota Corolla
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
2/4
$32Total
Class Standard Car car
Class Standard Car
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
4-5
$30Total
Toyota Sienna car
Toyota Sienna
or similar VAN
5
5
4-5
$47Total
Toyota Highlander car
Toyota Highlander
or similar SUV
5
2
4-5
$48Total
Honda Odyssey car
Honda Odyssey
or similar VAN
5
2
4-5
$54Total
Audi A4 car
Audi A4
or similar LUXURY
5
5
4-5
$36Total
Toyota Tacoma car
Toyota Tacoma
or similar PICKUPTRUCK
5
3
2/4
$40Total
Honda Pilot car
Honda Pilot
or similar SUV
5
5
4-5
$47Total
Toyota C-HR car
Toyota C-HR
or similar SUV
4
2
4-5
$34Total
Toyota RAV4 car
Toyota RAV4
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
$36Total
Chevrolet Blazer car
Chevrolet Blazer
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
$43Total
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Richmond

  • For travelers who prefer flexibility when exploring, renting a car is the most suitable choice in Richmond. You will find a variety of car rentals in Richmond to choose from. You can then drive to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden which is 15min away from the center and you can also get a taste of the Richmond beer when you drive to the Hardywood Park Craft Brewery. If you traveled with your kids to Richmond, drive them to Metro Richmond Zoo where they will have a great time feeding the giraffes.
  • Passengers flying to Richmond will likely fly into Richmond Airport. Car rentals in Richmond have counters adjacent to baggage claim. Richmond car rentals require you to show your driver's permit when you arrive at the desks to receive your keys and printed rental document.  You can also request to be met at the security checkpoint, where the key-keeper will greet you, hand you your contract, and personally escort you to your vehicle.
  • Richmond is a mid-sized municipality with a fairly dense population, so traffic can be congested at times. The city's highway infrastructure is generally well-built to handle motorists, even during peak travel times. Drivers are constantly reminded to maintain their focus while driving in Richmond's outskirts and to keep a watch for cyclists and people who are getting out of parked cars on the side of the road. Driving in the city center can be nerve-racking. Drivers are reminded to maintain a safe distance between themselves and other vehicles in order to allow for reaction time.
  • During Richmond's rush hour, a few specific areas experience increased traffic congestion. The worst is likely to be I-95, which is notable for being congested at interchanges leading into and out of the city. Traffic can become extremely congested near the exits for I-195, I-64, and I-295. During morning commuter hours, I-64 is also very congested, with more traffic heading east into the city than west. The highway has a number of interchanges that are too close together to create a ripple effect that will likely slow your drive.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Richmond for $37 or less
  • Book your rental car in Richmond at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini rental cars in Richmond are around -47% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Richmond

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Richmond?

    On average a rental car in Richmond costs $47 per day. But prices differ between operators and you can save money through a price comparison of car rental deals from different agencies. The cheapest price for a car rental in Richmond found in the last 2 weeks is $35.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Richmond?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($45/day).

  • How much is gas price in Richmond?

    The average gas price in Richmond is $3.48 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $42 and $56, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Richmond?

    Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Richmond.

  • Which car rental companies are at San Francisco airport (SFO)?

    Car rental companies onsite at San Francisco airport include Kyte, Fox, Sixt, Hertz, Budget, Thrifty, Dollar, Alamo, Europcar and Fox Autorent.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at San Francisco airport (SFO)?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from San Francisco airport to off-airport locations include Fox, Sixt, Advantage, Hertz, Budget, Thrifty, E-Z Rent-A-Car, Dollar, Alamo, and Europcar.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Richmond?

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

  • How much does a Mini car rental cost in Richmond?

    A Mini car rental in Richmond costs $106 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Intermediate car rental cost in Richmond?

    An Intermediate car rental in Richmond costs $71 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Standard car rental cost in Richmond?

    A Standard car rental in Richmond costs $71 per day, on average.

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

    On average a rental car in Richmond costs $330 per week ($47 per day).

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

    On average a rental car in Richmond costs $1,415 per month ($47 per day).

  • Should I get insurance when renting a car in Richmond?

    Most car rental providers in Richmond offer insurance but the level of protection can differ substantially. If you're unsure whether to get extra protection for your car rental in Richmond, check out KAYAK's car rental insurance guide.

  • How many car agencies are operating in Richmond?

    KAYAK has deals for you to compare from 1 car rental agencies in Richmond.

  • What do I need to know before booking a car rental in Richmond?

    Finding the right price, understanding the add-ons and staying up to date with policy changes can be a challenge. That’s why KAYAK has produced the ultimate guide to renting a car to help you cut though the jargon and make the right choice for your rental car. Find tips and insights for how to book your rental, what car rental insurance you’ll need, how to deal with a car rental agency and what extra fees to expect (and avoid!).

  • Why should I use KAYAK to rent a car in Richmond?

    KAYAK searches thousands of car rental agencies to provide you with offers from all car rental agencies operating in Richmond so that you can compare car rental rates, reviews and pick-up and drop-off locations to find the best deal for you.

  •  What type of car is recommended for driving in Richmond?

    Car rentals in Richmond have a wide range of cars to choose from. Compact cars have a simpler time when moving into parking spaces and are eligible for all parking spots reserved exclusively for compact cars that parking garages have. They are easy to maneuver, giving you more control on the road. Therefore, renting a small car makes sense in Richmond with a lot of traffic on the roads.  A compact car has enough space to comfortably accommodate a small family or a couple exploring Richmond.

  • What is the speed limit in Richmond?

    The speed limit in Richmond varies according to the type of road and the region in which it is located. The speed limit on paved two-lane highways, is 55 mph and 45 mph for trucks on routes 600 and above. The speed limit in residential and commercial areas is 25 mph, and on unpaved roads, the speed limit is 35 mph. Speed cameras are used for speed regulation in highway work zones and school crossing zones in Richmond.

  • Where are the best places to park in Richmond?

    Richmond has on-street managed parking spaces, single space meters, off-street spaces, on-street paid parking spaces, and building parking lots and garages. Some of the recommended parking spaces in Richmond include Lot 555 at Delta Hotel Parking Garage, Lot 57 on 5/7 W. Main Street, and Lot 127 on S. 17th St., which even offer the monthly and overnight parking options with no height restriction.

Richmond car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.8

Very good

83 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.8

Value for money

8.2

Locations in Richmond

12492 San Pablo Ave

+1 510 234 6100

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1706 San Pablo Avenue

+1 510 526 3900

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
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1990 Oxford St.

+1 510 223 6444

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
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Friday08:00 - 17:00
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3080 Hilltop Mall Rd

+1 510 223 6444

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Super easy

Cons:

A hybrid

2.0 Poor

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

I got a text from Enterprise saying that there were no cars available from the location that was closest to me. Even though I reserved it through Kayak stating that the car that I reserved was available. Sucks. I canceled the reservation, went elsewhere.

2.0 Poor

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

The pick up location, I had to drive 15 minutes to pick up from other location. The car was dirty and smelled like smoke. No cafe in the world to try and make it better.

2.0 Poor

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Did not have any vehicles available when I showed up, had to rent a vehicle through Budget, have not issued a refund yet.

7.6 Good

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

I liked the car and that I could drop it off on Sunday

Cons:

I found some items in the car that were left from the previous person

10.0 Wonderful

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was great, friendly, helpful and professional.

1 out of 15

Thrifty

6.0

Okay

No reviews available

One location in Richmond

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Locations in Richmond

1061 San Pablo Avenue

+1 510 558 1438

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
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Hertz

No score available yet

Cheapest deal
Most popular

Locations in Richmond

1061 San Pablo Ave.

+1 510 558 1438

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
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3550 San Pablo Dam Rd Ste.d

+1 510 223 2288

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Yes

2.0 Poor

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing. Told me they didn’t haven’t care.

Cons:

Not being extremely rude, and announce they have the right to cancel my reservation at Hertz if they don’t have cars even though it said they do online. Multiple other car agencies said they do not have cars available. Hertz said they did and the man at the desk was very rude and unhelpful.

2.0 Poor

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Poor poor poor. Everything is poor.

4.0 Mediocre

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Absolutely nothing was positive about this experience.

Cons:

The Albany Hertz: horribly understaffed with TERRIBLE service. Car rentals usually require some amount of patience, but this place is horrible. The phone rings off the hook, the wait is at least an hour, and they are totally understaffed.

2.0 Poor

Mar 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

Everything

4.0 Mediocre

Nov 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

I rented a car from Wednesday thru Sunday for a specific amount of money. When I picked up the car I was told they were closed Sunday and I would be charged for an extra day till Monday. They said if I had a problem to take it up with the on line place I rented it with.

1 out of 10

Avis

No score available yet

One location in Richmond

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Locations in Richmond

600 Gilman Street

+1 510 558 0441

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly service, nice vehicles

10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Service at the location was excellent. Vehicle was excellent.

6.4 Okay

Apr 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

We called corporate office to extend reservation, and they said we were all set. We had our doubts because the girl my boyfriend talked to seemed confused. When we called the local drop off location, the next day. they said they had no extension on file and charged us a late fee.

2.0 Poor

Aug 2016

KAYAK

Cons:

I was not made aware that a credit card was needed for rentals nor that a soft credit report would be pulled.

1 out of 2

Budget

No score available yet

One location in Richmond

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Locations in Richmond

600 Gilman Street

+1 510 524 7237

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

easy and clean car

Cons:

N/a

4.0 Mediocre

Apr 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

easy to get the car

Cons:

made me buy a second insurance even though i expressed i had already bought a third party one through the booking site did not tell me when the store was closing on the day of my return so i had to pay for an additional day

10.0 Wonderful

Feb 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly service! Affordable pricing! Overall very pleased!

Cons:

No complaints whatsoever!

6.4 Okay

Apr 2016

KAYAK

Cons:

The drp off at Berkeley was not quick. The only reason I got someone to help me faster was because someone was interested in renting the car I was returning.

1 out of 2

Rent-A-Wreck

No score available yet

One location in Richmond

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Locations in Richmond

10895 San Pablo Ave.

+1 510 234 6025

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166 travelers who rented a car in Richmond gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.0

Car rental locations in or near Richmond

Good to know

Most popular agency

Hertz

Most popular car type

Mini

Average price

$47/day

Good deal

$37/day

When to book a rental car in Richmond

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