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Car Hire at Toronto Airport

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Toronto Airport, Toronto, Canada
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Economy
Kia Rio or comparable
Kia Rio
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rent a car
£ 12.57 per day
Compact
Mazda 2 or comparable
Mazda 2
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
MEX RENT A CAR
£ 17.30 per day
Full-size
Toyota Camry or comparable
Toyota Camry
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
York Car Rental
£ 20.09 per day
Intermediate
Kia Forte or comparable
Kia Forte
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
£ 21.23 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Intermediate Elite
Toyota Rav4 or comparable
Toyota Rav4
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Surprice
£ 31.84 / per day
Standard
Hyundai Elantra or comparable
Hyundai Elantra
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Zoom Rent A Car
£ 31.96 / per day
Minivan
Dodge Grand Caravan or comparable
Dodge Grand Caravan
  • 7x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
£ 78.17 / per day
Premium
Nissan Maxima or comparable
Nissan Maxima
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 106.55 / 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 02:02 on 2022-01-24.

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%
Toronto Airport

Airport Car Hire

The largest city in Canada, Toronto is a true metropolis. Brimming with energy and innovation, the city is home to an interesting history, lovely architecture, fun cultural life, and diverse neighborhoods. Here are three of its most interesting attractions:

  • CN Tower. The tallest structure in the world for three whole decades (and still the highest in the Americas), the CN Tower is undoubtedly the main symbol of Toronto. More than 550 meters (1,815 feet) high, the tower offers dizzying views of the city and the rest of Ontario below. A landmark that’s not to be missed, the CN Tower is in Downtown Toronto and can be easily accessed from anywhere in the city.
  • Royal Ontario Museum. More than 100 years old and significantly expanded in 2007 via the futuristic Crystal building, Royal Ontario is the largest museum in Canada. With more than 6 million items on display, it would be impossible to list all the museum’s sections and collections; you can explore the museum’s website to have a glance for yourself (and if there’s a topic you’re particularly interested in, you’re likely to find an exhibition dedicated to it). A fascinating place to visit, Royal Ontario Museum is near Queen’s Park and the University of Toronto.
  • Niagara Falls. Another symbol of Ontario and the rest of Canada, Niagara Falls are the three impressive waterfalls at the end of Niagara Gorge, on the border with the United States. In addition to the majestic falls themselves, the area is also home to attractions like botanical gardens, the Bird Kingdom aviary, the Butterfly Conservatory, and the Niagara Falls History Museum. During the summer and early autumn months, you can take a cruise to get even closer to the falls. Located about 130 km (80 miles) south of Toronto, Niagara can be reached in about 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Top international routes

Main airlines

Toronto Pearson is the main hub for Air Canada, Canada's flag carrier. Ti’s regional brand Air Canada Express serves smaller regional destinations. Air Canada Rouge, the company’s low-cost brand, also has a base at the airport.

The Candian low-cost airlines WestJet and Sunwing Airlines provide service to and from many destinations in the United States, Mexico, and the Carribean.

Terminals

There are two active passenger terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. The Link Train provides a free shuttle service between them.

Location

Toronto Airport is about 22.5 km (14 miles) northwest of central Toronto. Ontario Highway 427 and Gardiner Expressway are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Most popular types of hire car

  • Large cars - starting at £ 51 per day
  • Medium cars - starting at £ 47 per day
  • People Carriers - starting at £ 86 per day
  • Premium cars - starting at £ 115 per day
  • Small cars - starting at £ 46 per day
  • SUVs - starting at £ 78 per day

Car hire desks

The desks of Alamo and National are located on level 1 of the parking garages net to both Terminal 1 and Terminal 3.

Ace, Discount, Economy, Europcar, Green Motion, Mex, Nu, Surprice, Swift and Zoom provide shuttle services to their respective locations near the airport. Make sure to leave more time to pick up your car if using one of these companies.

Services and facilities

You’ll find a wide array of restaurants, cafeterias, and bars, a duty-free shopping area and other stores, an international currency exchange bureau with an ATM, a number of lounges, a lost and found service, a medical clinic, pharmacy, interfaith centers, an art gallery, and several exhibition spaces. The luggage storage service, called Excess Baggage, is on level 1 of Terminal 1. Wheelchair and mobility assistance is available but should be arranged in advance with the help of your airline. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest petrol station

A Shell station is located right next to the airport at 5869 Airport Road. It takes about one minute to reach the airport from it and it is open 24/7. This is the most convenient station for those returning cars at the airport. Those returning cars to off-airport rental locations will find other gas stations more convenient. For example, there are two stations, a Shell and an Esso, at the intersection where Routes Car Rental is located (Derry Rd. and Rexwood Rd.).

If renting from Surprice, a Mobil station a block north of Surprice’s location on Highway 27 is convenient to fill up at before dropping off your rental car.

Zoom, which also services a Mex Rent a Car and Nu Car Rentals, is located right next to a Canadian Tire Gast + station. There is also a Husky station across the street.

Green Motion is located further north along the same street (Dixie Road) and is right next to another station, an Esso station in this case.

Finally, Discount and Ace are located very close to the airport across from the Toronto Congress Centre. A Shell station can be found 100 meters to the east along the same road (Dixon Road).

Popular one-way hires

Airport information

Score
8.0
  • Getting to the airport 6.9
  • Check-in desks 7.1
  • Facilities and services 6.9
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.7
  • Dining and car hire services 6.4
  • Lounge 6.2

Toronto Airport (YYZ)

  • IATA: YYZ
  • ICAO: CYYZ
  • Name: Toronto Airport (YYZ)
  • Flights per year: 465,342
  • Passengers (per year): 47,130,358
  • Distance from the city centre: 16.8 miles / 27 km W of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day

Top 5 Destinations around Toronto Airport

  1. Toronto Scarborough starting at £ 42.44 per day
  2. London Railway Station starting at £ 67.88 per day
    180.8 km / 112.4 miles away
  3. Ottawa Airport starting at £ 87.90 per day
    335.0 km / 208.2 miles away
  4. Windsor International Airport starting at £ 38.08 per day
    341.2 km / 212.0 miles away
  5. Quebec City Airport starting at £ 74.71 per day
    702.9 km / 436.8 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at Toronto Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Toronto Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Toronto Airport
£ 27.33
January
£ 29.01
February
£ 23.46
March
£ 25.76
April
£ 32.61
May
£ 42.30
June
£ 43.37
July
£ 41.22
August
£ 34.29
September
£ 29.78
October
£ 47.69
November
£ 47.69
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Toronto Airport is March with prices starting at £ 23.46 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 £ 47.69. 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’s the most popular hire length at Toronto Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Toronto Airport keep them for an average of 11 days during in July, while those picking up their cars in September keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length at Toronto Airport
8
January
7
February
8
March
7
April
8
May
8
June
11
July
10
August
4
September
8
October
6
November
4
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at Toronto Airport?

Though Toronto Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in July. October is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
83%
January
77%
February
80%
March
103%
April
139%
May
128%
June
314%
July
273%
August
1%
September
1%
October
1%
November
1%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Surprice Toyota Yaris 4 1 Small cars
Routes Car & Truck Rentals Toyota Corolla 4 1 Large cars
Routes Car & Truck Rentals Nissan Rogue 5 3 SUVs
Surprice Toyota Corolla 4 2 Medium cars
York Car Rental Hyundai Kona 4 2 Large cars
York Car Rental Honda Civic 4 3 Medium cars
Routes Car & Truck Rentals Dodge Grand Caravan 4 2 People Carriers
York Car Rental Toyota RAV4 5 3 SUVs
Zoom Rent A Car Hyundai Elantra 4 2 Large cars
Zoom Rent A Car Mazda 2 4 1 Medium cars

Top 18 Hire Companies at Toronto Airport in 2022

National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+18337923290
6301 Silver Dart Dr, Mississauga, ON L5P 1A2
£ 92 - £ 156
Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.2
+18337923291
6301 Silver Dart Dr, Mississauga, Ontario
£ 88 - £ 149
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Outstanding 8.5
+19056774848 / +19056779994 / +14166752221
3035 Orlando Dr, Mississauga ON L4V 1L6
£ 41 - £ 236
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
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+19056761100
5990 Airport Road
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+19056761500
5990 Airport Road Toronto Pearson Intl Airport
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
8337923291
Pearson International Airport
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:30; 06:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-02:00; 06:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-02:00; 06:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-02:00; 06:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-02:00; 06:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-02:00; 06:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-02:00; 06:00-23:59
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.5
8008004000
6301 Silver Dart Drive
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
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.5
8884008877
6301 Silver Dart Drive
£ 84 - £ 156
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
Zoom Rent A Car
Outstanding 8.5
+19056707368 / +18883179666
5945 Dixie Rd Unit #1,Mississauga ON,L4W 1E8
£ 30 - £ 45
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
York Car Rental
York Car Rental
Outstanding 8.5
+19055979212
600 Dixon Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 1J1, Toronto
£ 20 - £ 74
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:00
Tue:07:00-20:00
Wed:07:00-20:00
Thu:07:00-20:00
Fri:07:00-20:00
Sat:07:00-20:00
Sun:07:00-20:00
Swift Rent-A-Car
Swift Rent-A-Car
Outstanding 8.5
+18886251314
5775 Atlantic Dr, Mississauga, ON L4W 4P3
£ 57 - £ 143
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8
+19056779994 / +330176660251
3035 Orlando Dr,Mississauga, ON L4V 1L6
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
MEX RENT A CAR
MEX RENT A CAR
Great 7.5
+19056707368 / +18662455501 / +18883179666
5945 Dixie Road Mississauga, Toronto, OntarioL4W1E8
£ 17 - £ 57
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:09:00-16:00
Sun:09:00-16:00
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.5
+19054050555 / +16478877714
6305 Northam Drive, Suite 5, Mississauga, L4V 1W9
£ 13 - £ 103
Working hours
Mon:09:00-19:00
Tue:09:00-19:00
Wed:09:00-19:00
Thu:09:00-19:00
Fri:09:00-19:00
Sat:09:00-18:30
RightCars
RightCars
Great 7.3
16476914042
Toronto Airport 6465 Airport Road
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Great 7.1
+18883179666 / +19056707368
5945 Dixie Rd,Mississauga, ON L4W 1E8
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:09:00-16:00
Sun:09:00-16:00
Surprice
Great 7
+14168001222 / +18887779202
445 Rexdale Blvd. Toronto, Ontario M9W 6P8
£ 17 - £ 43
Working hours
Mon:08:00-19:00
Tue:08:00-19:00
Wed:08:00-19:00
Thu:08:00-19:00
Fri:08:00-19:00
Sat:08:00-19:00
Sun:08:00-19:00
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Good 6
+19055642425
Toronto Pearson Airport, 3275, Derry Road East, Mississauga, Ontario, L4T 1A8
£ 21 - £ 46
Working hours
Mon:09:00-19:00
Tue:09:00-19:00
Wed:09:00-19:00
Thu:09:00-19:00
Fri:09:00-19:00
Sat:09:00-19:00
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