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Car Hire in Rio de Janeiro

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Rio de Janeiro Airport Santos Dumont
Economy
Fiat Novo Uno or comparable
Fiat Novo Uno
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Movida
£ 11.52 per day
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Rio de Janeiro Barra da Tijuca Av. das Americas
Economy
Fiat Uno or comparable
Fiat Uno
  • 5
  • 3
  • 2
  • Man.
Localiza
£ 12.12 per day
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Rio de Janeiro Airport Galeao
Economy
Renault Kwid or comparable
Renault Kwid
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 12.31 per day
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Rio de Janeiro Airport Galeao
Economy
Fiat Argo or comparable
Fiat Argo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 12.44 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Rio de Janeiro Airport Santos Dumont
Economy
Renault Kwid or comparable
Renault Kwid
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 2x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Localiza
£ 12.82 / per day
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Rio de Janeiro Airport Galeao
Compact
VW Gol or comparable
VW Gol
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Movida
£ 12.94 / per day
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Rio de Janeiro Airport Galeao
Economy
Chevrolet Onix or comparable
Chevrolet Onix
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Movida
£ 13.13 / per day
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Rio de Janeiro Airport Santos Dumont
Economy
Hyundai HB20 or comparable
Hyundai HB20
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Movida
£ 13.13 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 02:56 on 2021-06-18.

Travel Information

Language
Portuguese
Currency
BRL
Dialing code
55
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
60 - 80 km/h
37 - 50 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
40 - 60 km/h
25 - 37 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.00%

One-way Car Hire in Rio de Janeiro

The most popular one-way car hire options for pick up in Rio de Janeiro and drop off in another city include:

  • From Rio de Janeiro to Campinas - 9 offers from £ 29.74 per day

Top 19 Cities near Rio de Janeiro

  1. Sao Paulo starting at £ 10.39 per day
    363.5 km / 225.8 miles away
  2. Guarulhos starting at £ 9.50 per day
    341.6 km / 212.3 miles away
  3. Belo Horizonte starting at £ 10.51 per day
    350.6 km / 217.9 miles away
  4. Brasilia starting at £ 13.51 per day
    936.5 km / 581.9 miles away
  5. Curitiba starting at £ 11.89 per day
    684.0 km / 425.0 miles away
  6. 928.6 km / 577.0 miles away
  7. 750.2 km / 466.1 miles away
  8. Vitoria starting at £ 12.58 per day
    420.1 km / 261.1 miles away
  9. Navegantes starting at £ 9.50 per day
    706.2 km / 438.8 miles away
  10. Porto Seguro starting at £ 10.67 per day
    838.4 km / 521.0 miles away
  11. Vitoria da Conquista starting at £ 11.52 per day
    927.9 km / 576.6 miles away
  12. Ribeirao Preto starting at £ 11.52 per day
    514.1 km / 319.4 miles away
  13. Confins starting at £ 10.51 per day
    374.5 km / 232.7 miles away
  14. Joinville starting at £ 10.11 per day
    676.8 km / 420.6 miles away
  15. Londrina starting at £ 9.79 per day
    814.7 km / 506.2 miles away
  16. Uberlandia starting at £ 13.34 per day
    690.4 km / 429.0 miles away
  17. Maringa starting at £ 11.52 per day
    905.7 km / 562.7 miles away
  18. Montes Claros starting at £ 12.44 per day
    694.2 km / 431.4 miles away
  19. Belo Horizonte starting at £ 12.58 per day
    341.5 km / 212.2 miles away

Top 20 Destinations around Rio de Janeiro

  1. Rio de Janeiro Gloria starting at £ 13.26 per day
  2. Rio de Janeiro Airport Santos Dumont starting at £ 11.52 per day
    1.6 km / 1.0 miles away
  3. Rio de Janeiro Southwest starting at £ 12.82 per day
    7.7 km / 4.8 miles away
  4. Rio de Janeiro Airport Galeao starting at £ 11.52 per day
    13.9 km / 8.6 miles away
  5. Rio de Janeiro Barra da Tijuca East starting at £ 12.70 per day
    17.7 km / 11.0 miles away
  6. 18.5 km / 11.5 miles away
  7. Duque de Caxias Jardim Variante starting at £ 12.12 per day
    20.8 km / 12.9 miles away
  8. Jacarepagua–Roberto Marinho Airport starting at £ 12.82 per day
    21.4 km / 13.3 miles away
  9. Rio de Janeiro Barra da Tijuca starting at £ 12.82 per day
    21.6 km / 13.4 miles away
  10. Rio de Janeiro Jardim Sulacap starting at £ 12.70 per day
    23.6 km / 14.7 miles away
  11. Rio de Janeiro Barra da Tijuca Ribalta starting at £ 12.70 per day
    25.6 km / 15.9 miles away
  12. Rio de Janeiro Santa Cruz starting at £ 12.12 per day
    51.1 km / 31.7 miles away
  13. Valenca Santa Cruz starting at £ 12.36 per day
    93.1 km / 57.8 miles away
  14. Juiz de Fora Airport starting at £ 14.57 per day
    127.4 km / 79.2 miles away
  15. Goiana Presidente Itamar Franco Airport starting at £ 11.20 per day
    159.6 km / 99.2 miles away
  16. Shopping Patio Pinda starting at £ 13.33 per day
    236.3 km / 146.8 miles away
  17. Belo Horizonte Barreiro starting at £ 11.43 per day
    338.7 km / 210.4 miles away
  18. Belo Horizonte Savassi starting at £ 11.43 per day
    341.0 km / 211.9 miles away
  19. Belo Horizonte Jardim America starting at £ 12.01 per day
    341.3 km / 212.1 miles away
  20. Belo Horizonte Funcionarios starting at £ 12.58 per day
    341.5 km / 212.2 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in Rio de Janeiro?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Rio de Janeirofluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Rio de Janeiro
£ 29.50
January
£ 43.09
February
£ 33.09
March
£ 16.52
April
£ 43.59
May
£ 20.94
June
£ 23.08
July
£ 23.08
August
£ 23.09
September
£ 21.81
October
£ 30.90
November
£ 36.56
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Rio de Janeiro is April with prices starting at £ 16.52 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is May with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 43.59. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 29. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

What is the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Rio de Janeiro?

Hirers picking up a car in Rio de Janeiro keep them for an average of 12 days during in May, while those picking up their cars in June keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length in Rio de Janeiro
6
January
8
February
8
March
6
April
12
May
4
June
6
July
6
August
4
September
4
October
6
November
4
December

What month is the most favoured for hiring a car in Rio de Janeiro?

While travellers visit Rio de Janeiro year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is February, and the least popular is June.
Popularity of Car Hire in Rio de Janeiro by Monthly Searches
6%
January
396%
February
360%
March
April
May
June
July
August
26%
September
32%
October
163%
November
216%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Localiza Renault Kwid 2 3 Small cars
Localiza Renault Capture 4 2 Large cars
Movida Fiat Mobi Like 4 2 Small cars
Localiza Hyundai HB20 4 2 Small cars
Movida Chevrolet Onix 4 3 Small cars
Movida Jeep Compass 4 4 SUVs
Movida Hyundai HB20 4 4 Medium cars
Movida Hyundai HB20 4 3 Small cars
Movida Fiat Mobi Like 4 2 Small cars
Movida Nissan Versa 4 3 Small cars

Top 8 Hire Companies in Rio de Janeiro in 2021

National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+522123037006
Rio de Janeiro Airport RJ Santos Dumont, Praça Sen. Salgado Filho, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20021-340
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.8
+551123778686
Praca Senador Salgado Filho
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.7
2121481380
Rua Conde Lage, 44 - Sala 306,
Movida
Movida
Outstanding 8.7
+552123037062
Praça Sen. Salgado Filho, s/n - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20021-340
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+552126714900
Rio De Janeiro International Apt
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+552125337864
Praca Sen. Salgado Filho, S/n
Working hours
Mon:06:00-23:00
Tue:06:00-23:00
Wed:06:00-23:00
Thu:06:00-23:00
Fri:06:00-23:00
Sat:06:00-23:00
Sun:06:00-23:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
2123037006
Av Almirante Silvio De Noronha
Working hours
Mon:06:00-21:45
Tue:06:00-21:45
Wed:06:00-21:45
Thu:06:00-21:45
Fri:06:00-21:45
Sat:06:00-21:45
Sun:06:00-21:45
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+552133982350
Avenida Vinte De Janiero, S/n Terminal 2
Working hours
Mon:06:00-23:59
Tue:06:00-23:59
Wed:06:00-23:59
Thu:06:00-23:59
Fri:06:00-23:59
Sat:06:00-23:59
Sun:06:00-23:59
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