Car Hire in Ottawa

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Ottawa Airport Car Hire
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Routes Car Rental
£ 19.68 per day
Ottawa Airport Car Hire
Economy
Mitsubishi Mirage or comparable
Mitsubishi Mirage
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
£ 45.35 per day
Ottawa Airport Car Hire
Compact
Nissan Versa or comparable
Nissan Versa
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 47.96 per day
Ottawa Airport Car Hire
Standard
Volkswagen Jetta or comparable
Volkswagen Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
£ 52.75 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Ottawa Airport Car Hire
Full-size
Chevrolet Malibu or comparable
Chevrolet Malibu
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 53.35 / per day
Ottawa Airport Car Hire
Premium
Chevrolet Silverado or comparable
Chevrolet Silverado
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 58.65 / per day
Ottawa Airport Car Hire
Full-size Elite
BMW 3 Series or comparable
BMW 3 Series
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 59.34 / per day
Ottawa Airport Car Hire
Luxury
Chrysler 300 or comparable
Chrysler 300
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 62.12 / 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 07:09 on 2023-02-04.
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Travel Information

Language
English,
French
Currency
CAD
Traffic direction
Right-hand side
Dialing code
1
Average car hire price
£ 16.63 / per day
Average car hire length
5 days
Speed limit within city centre
30 - 80 km/h
19 - 50 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
60 - 100 km/h
37 - 62 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.0–0.15%

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 £ 62.45 per day

Top 18 Cities near Ottawa

  1. 353.5 km / 219.7 miles away
  2. Montreal Car Hire starting at £ 18.22 per day
    152.1 km / 94.5 miles away
  3. Mississauga Car Hire starting at £ 21.61 per day
    370.5 km / 230.2 miles away
  4. Halifax Car Hire starting at £ 49.15 per day
    955.2 km / 593.5 miles away
  5. 420.8 km / 261.5 miles away
  6. Quebec City Car Hire starting at £ 43.72 per day
    364.0 km / 226.2 miles away
  7. Kitchener Car Hire starting at £ 45.35 per day
    439.7 km / 273.2 miles away
  8. 374.5 km / 232.7 miles away
  9. London Car Hire starting at £ 45.35 per day
    519.6 km / 322.9 miles away
  10. Windsor Car Hire starting at £ 45.35 per day
    679.7 km / 422.4 miles away
  11. Saint John Car Hire starting at £ 47.95 per day
    765.1 km / 475.4 miles away
  12. 152.2 km / 94.6 miles away
  13. 342.9 km / 213.1 miles away
  14. 345.9 km / 215.0 miles away
  15. 308.2 km / 191.5 miles away
  16. 360.7 km / 224.1 miles away
  17. 592.5 km / 368.2 miles away
  18. 752.0 km / 467.2 miles away

Top 11 Destinations around Ottawa

  1. Ottawa Airport Car Hire starting at £ 19.68 per day
    12.2 km / 7.6 miles away
  2. Quebec City Airport Car Hire starting at £ 43.72 per day
    364.0 km / 226.2 miles away
  3. Toronto Airport Car Hire starting at £ 14.57 per day
    368.1 km / 228.7 miles away
  4. Windsor International Airport Car Hire starting at £ 45.35 per day
    679.7 km / 422.4 miles away
  5. Halifax Hollis Car Hire starting at £ 49.15 per day
    955.2 km / 593.5 miles away
  6. Calgary Airport Car Hire starting at £ 33.05 per day
    2871.7 km / 1784.4 miles away
  7. Kelowna Airport Car Hire starting at £ 45.35 per day
    3260.7 km / 2026.1 miles away
  8. Kamloops Airport Car Hire starting at £ 67.94 per day
    3324.2 km / 2065.6 miles away
  9. Vancouver Airport Car Hire starting at £ 10.93 per day
    3545.6 km / 2203.1 miles away
  10. Victoria Burnside Car Hire starting at £ 109.69 per day
    3576.9 km / 2222.6 miles away
  11. Nanaimo Airport Car Hire starting at £ 109.69 per day
    3597.7 km / 2235.5 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in Ottawa?

Our data shows how prices for hiring a car in Ottawa fluctuate depending on the time of year. This graph can help you find the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Ottawa
£ 25.06
January
£ 25.24
February
£ 17.64
March
£ 31.01
April
£ 22.05
May
£ 51.51
June
£ 36.91
July
£ 38.14
August
£ 56.07
September
£ 48.94
October
£ 70.32
November
£ 29.14
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Ottawa is March with prices starting at £ 17.64 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is November with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 70.32. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 38. 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 Ottawa?

Hirers picking up a car in Ottawa keep them for an average of 8 days during in October, while those picking up their cars in December keep them for an average of 3.
Average Hire Length in Ottawa
6
January
6
February
5
March
6
April
5
May
6
June
6
July
4
August
6
September
8
October
8
November
3
December

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

The most popular month for hiring a car in Ottawa is July, and the least popular is December.
Popularity of Car Hire in Ottawa by Monthly Searches
77%
January
3%
February
101%
March
60%
April
153%
May
184%
June
237%
July
223%
August
59%
September
56%
October
46%
November
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Routes Car Rental Toyota Corolla 4 1 Large cars
Routes Car Rental Nissan Rogue 5 3 SUVs
Routes Car Rental Dodge Grand Caravan 4 2 People Carriers
Alamo Kia Forte 4 3 Large cars
Alamo Nissan Versa 4 2 Medium cars
Avis Dodge Grand Caravan 4 2 People Carriers
Avis Jeep Grand Cherokee 4 2 SUVs
Alamo Toyota Camry 4 2 Large cars
Alamo Hyundai Elantra 4 2 Large cars
Alamo Toyota RAV4 4 4 SUVs

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. 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.

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Alamo
8.75 / 10
Lowest rated company
Routes Car Rental
8.29 / 10
Total number of reviews
9
Total rental companies
9
Average daily price
£ 16.63
Lowest daily price
£ 20.60
Total cars available
45

Top 9 Hire Companies in Ottawa in 2023

Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.8 / 2 reviews
+16137377264
1003 Airport Parkway Private, Ottawa, Ontario
£ 48 - £ 101
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.6
6132363366
355 ST. PATRICK ST
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:09:00-12:00
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.6
6135213332
1003 Airport Parkway Private
Working hours
Mon:07:30-23:00
Tue:07:30-23:00
Wed:07:30-23:00
Thu:07:30-23:00
Fri:07:30-23:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-23:00
National
National
Outstanding 8.6
6137377023
1003 AIRPORT PARKWAY PRIVATE,
£ 49 - £ 102
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+16135214844
1003 Airport Parkway
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Sat:07:30-23:59
Sun:00:00-01:00; 07:30-23:59
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+16137393334
1003 Airport Parkway Private
£ 45 - £ 104
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Sat:07:30-23:59
Sun:00:00-01:00; 07:30-23:59
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.4
+16138222409 / +330176660251
2644 Leitrim Rd,Gloucester, ON K1T 3V3
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.4
6135213332
1003 Airport Parkway Private
Working hours
Mon:07:30-23:00
Tue:07:30-23:00
Wed:07:30-23:00
Thu:07:30-23:00
Fri:07:30-23:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:07:30-23:00
Routes Car Rental
Routes Car Rental
Outstanding 8.3 / 177 reviews
+16135233003 / +16138222409
2644 Leitrim Rd. Ottawa, K1T3V3
£ 20 - £ 28
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
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