Car Hire in Ottawa

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Ottawa City Centre
Economy
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 19.79 per day
Ottawa City Centre
Compact
Kia Rio or comparable
Kia Rio
  • 5
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 20.56 per day
Ottawa City Centre
Intermediate
Chevrolet Cruze or comparable
Chevrolet Cruze
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 23.11 per day
Ottawa City Centre
Full-size
Ford Taurus or comparable
Ford Taurus
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 24.67 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Ottawa City Centre
Intermediate
Jeep Compass or comparable
Jeep Compass
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 26.26 / per day
Ottawa City Centre
Standard
VW Jetta or comparable
VW Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 27.59 / per day
Ottawa City Centre
Economy
Nissan Micra or comparable
Nissan Micra
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Discount
£ 36.94 / per day
Ottawa City Centre
Compact
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Discount
£ 37.82 / 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 11:26 on 2022-06-30.

Travel Information

Language
English,
French
Currency
CAD
Dialing code
1
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
60 - 100 km/h
37 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
30 - 80 km/h
19 - 50 mi/h
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 £ 60.00 per day

Top 18 Cities near Ottawa

  1. Toronto starting at £ 48.95 per day
    368.1 km / 228.7 miles away
  2. Montreal starting at £ 75.01 per day
    152.1 km / 94.5 miles away
  3. Mississauga starting at £ 94.73 per day
    370.5 km / 230.2 miles away
  4. Quebec City starting at £ 97.37 per day
    364.0 km / 226.2 miles away
  5. Hamilton starting at £ 81.96 per day
    420.8 km / 261.5 miles away
  6. London starting at £ 70.03 per day
    519.8 km / 323.0 miles away
  7. 431.8 km / 268.3 miles away
  8. Windsor starting at £ 114.80 per day
    679.7 km / 422.4 miles away
  9. Saint John starting at £ 55.16 per day
    765.1 km / 475.4 miles away
  10. Halifax starting at £ 39.09 per day
    952.9 km / 592.1 miles away
  11. Kingston starting at £ 22.16 per day
    152.2 km / 94.6 miles away
  12. Sarnia starting at £ 39.29 per day
    592.5 km / 368.2 miles away
  13. 342.9 km / 213.1 miles away
  14. 360.7 km / 224.1 miles away
  15. 345.9 km / 215.0 miles away
  16. Whitby starting at £ 65.23 per day
    308.2 km / 191.5 miles away
  17. 297.7 km / 185.0 miles away
  18. 172.1 km / 107.0 miles away

Top 6 Destinations around Ottawa

  1. Ottawa Airport starting at £ 97.91 per day
    12.2 km / 7.6 miles away
  2. Toronto Scarborough starting at £ 43.79 per day
    339.9 km / 211.2 miles away
  3. Quebec City Airport starting at £ 97.37 per day
    364.0 km / 226.2 miles away
  4. Toronto Airport starting at £ 48.95 per day
    368.1 km / 228.7 miles away
  5. London Railway Station starting at £ 70.03 per day
    519.8 km / 323.0 miles away
  6. Windsor International Airport starting at £ 114.80 per day
    679.7 km / 422.4 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Ottawafluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Ottawa
£ 24.08
January
£ 24.25
February
£ 16.95
March
£ 29.79
April
£ 21.19
May
£ 49.49
June
£ 35.46
July
£ 36.64
August
£ 48.94
September
£ 43.33
October
£ 47.46
November
£ 47.13
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Ottawa is March with prices starting at £ 16.95 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is June with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 49.49. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 35. 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 June keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length in Ottawa
5
January
6
February
5
March
6
April
5
May
4
June
4
July
4
August
6
September
8
October
6
November
6
December

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

While travellers visit Ottawa year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is March, and the least popular is August.
Popularity of Car Hire in Ottawa by Monthly Searches
271%
January
239%
February
343%
March
67%
April
61%
May
4%
June
July
August
24%
September
23%
October
90%
November
78%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Routes Car & Truck Rentals Toyota Corolla 4 1 Large cars
Routes Car & Truck Rentals Nissan Rogue 5 3 SUVs
Routes Car & Truck Rentals Dodge Grand Caravan 4 2 People Carriers
Routes Car & Truck Rentals Honda Civic 4 3 Large cars
Alamo Toyota Camry 4 2 Large cars
Alamo Hyundai Elantra 4 2 Large 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. 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 rental statistics
Highest rated company
Alamo
8.74 / 10
Lowest rated company
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
8.14 / 10
Total number of reviews
6
Total rental companies
9
Average daily price
£ 85.61
Lowest daily price
£ 15.80
Total cars available
62

Top 9 Hire Companies in Ottawa in 2022

Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.7 / 1 reviews
+16137377264
1003 Airport Parkway Private, Ottawa, Ontario
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.6
6132480005
1003 AIRPORT PARKWAY PVT
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:07:30-23:00
Sun:07:30-23:00
National
National
Outstanding 8.5
6137377023
1003 AIRPORT PARKWAY PRIVATE,
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.5
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
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+16135214844
1003 Airport Parkway
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:15
Tue:08:00-23:15
Wed:08:00-23:15
Thu:08:00-23:15
Fri:08:00-23:15
Sat:08:00-19:00
Sun:09:00-23:15
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
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
Sun:08:00-20:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.3
+16137393334
1003 Airport Parkway Private
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:15
Tue:08:00-23:15
Wed:08:00-23:15
Thu:08:00-23:15
Fri:08:00-23:15
Sat:08:00-19:00
Sun:09:00-23:15
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Outstanding 8.1 / 184 reviews
+16135233003 / +16138222409
2644 Leitrim Rd. Ottawa, K1T3V3
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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