Car Hire in Ottawa

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Ottawa, Canada
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Ottawa Airport
Economy
Kia Soul or comparable
Kia Soul
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Routes Car Rental
£ 41.53 / per day
Ottawa Airport
Compact
Nissan Versa or comparable
Nissan Versa
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
£ 45.97 / per day
Ottawa Airport
Standard Regular Cab Pickup
Chevrolet Colorado or comparable
Chevrolet Colorado
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 54.44 / per day
Ottawa Airport
Premium Regular Cab Pickup
Chevrolet Silverado or comparable
Chevrolet Silverado
  • 5
  • 6
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
£ 59.31 / per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Ottawa Airport
Intermediate
Kia Forte or comparable
Kia Forte
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 63.15 / per day
Ottawa Airport
Full-size
Chevrolet Malibu or comparable
Chevrolet Malibu
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
£ 49.70 / per day
Ottawa Airport
Compact Elite
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 63.15 / per day
Ottawa Airport
Luxury
Audi A4 or comparable
Audi A4
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 76.72 / per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 01:49 on 2024-05-24.

Travel Information

Languages
English, French
Currency
CAD
Drive on
Right-hand side
Dialing code
+1
Average car hire price
£ 57 per day
Average car hire length
6 days
Speed limit within city centre
40 - 70 km/h or 25 - 43 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 110 km/h or 50 - 68 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Score
9.1 / 10

One-way Car Hire in Ottawa

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

  • From Ottawa to Toronto - 34 offers from £ 59.30 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

In which month is car hire in Ottawa the most affordable?

According to our data, prices for hiring a car in Ottawa fluctuate depending on the time of year. This graph displays the average hire prices in each month in order to help you find the best bargain.
Average price for hiring a car per day in Ottawa
£ 54.14
January
£ 43.65
February
£ 20.24
March
£ 19.09
April
£ 22.79
May
£ 47.26
June
£ 60.08
July
£ 60.00
August
£ 44.59
September
£ 37.64
October
£ 35.88
November
£ 46.00
December
The best month to hire a car in Ottawa is April (when the average price is £ 19.09 per day). This is 53% less than the yearly average and 68% less than hiring in July (when the average price is £ 60.08).

This information can help you determine the low season. But note that these prices are only averages. The cost of your hire is determined by the type of car you select, the length of time you hire it for and how much in advance you book. Simply type in your dates in the form at the top of the page in order to find out the exact prices.

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

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in August, the average renter keeps their car for 19 days, and in February, they keep their car for 4 days.
Average number of hire days in Ottawa
9
January
4
February
5
March
5
April
5
May
7
June
6
July
19
August
5
September
9
October
5
November
7
December

What is the most favoured month for hiring a car in Ottawa?

Given the number of searches made by our customers, the most popular month for car hire in Ottawa is June, and the least popular is February.
Popularity of Car Hire in Ottawa by Monthly Searches
13%
January
4%
February
108%
March
138%
April
168%
May
285%
June
285%
July
108%
August
22%
September
22%
October
9%
November
39%
December

Car Hire Information

Car hire locations 6
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers Routes Car Rental, Europcar, Alamo, Avis, National
Popular car categories SUVs, Large cars, Small cars, People Carriers
Lowest price £ 42 per day
Cheapest supplier Routes Car Rental

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Routes Car Rental Nissan Rogue 5 3 SUVs
Routes Car Rental Toyota Corolla 4 1 Large cars
Routes Car Rental Kia Soul 5 2 Small cars
Europcar Dodge Caravan 4 4 People Carriers
Routes Car Rental Kia Forte 4 3 Large cars
Europcar Kia Forte 5 2 Large cars
Routes Car Rental Dodge RAM 1500 4 4 Premium cars
Europcar Ford Escape 5 2 SUVs
Alamo Chevrolet Spark 3 2 Small cars
Routes Car Rental Nissan Versa 5 2 Medium cars

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

Canada
Kia Rio
15 February 2020
Public transit in Ottawa in the winter would have been stressful and uncomfortable with cold icy conditions and walking between buses to get to where I needed to be.
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Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Alamo
8.5 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Routes Car Rental
7.2 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
10
Total rental companies
10
Average daily price
£ 56.75
Lowest daily price
£ 41.53
Total cars available
84

Top 10 Suppliers in Ottawa in 2024

Alamo
Alamo
Very good 8.5 / 5 reviews
1 location
£ 54 - £ 140
Avis
Avis
Very good 8.2 / 3 reviews
3 locations
£ 46 - £ 143
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.1
1 location
National
National
Very good 8.1
1 location
£ 58 - £ 147
Budget
Budget
Good 7.8
1 location
Dollar
Dollar
Good 7.8
5 locations
Enterprise
Enterprise
Good 7.7
2 locations
Thrifty
Thrifty
Good 7.7
6 locations
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.4 / 3 reviews
1 location
£ 63 - £ 83
Routes Car Rental
Routes Car Rental
Good 7.2 / 206 reviews
1 location
£ 42 - £ 57
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