Car Hire in Colombo

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

City Centre
Mini
Perodua Axia or comparable
Perodua Axia
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 23.85 / per day
Colombo Bandaranaike Airport
Economy
Toyota Vitz or comparable
Toyota Vitz
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
£ 32.65 / per day
Colombo Bandaranaike Airport
Compact
Toyota Aqua or comparable
Toyota Aqua
  • 4
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 52.82 / per day
Colombo Bandaranaike Airport
Intermediate
Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid or comparable
Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
£ 77.12 / per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

City Centre
Economy Elite
Perodua Bezza or comparable
Perodua Bezza
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 28.39 / per day
Colombo Bandaranaike Airport
Standard
Toyota Premio or comparable
Toyota Premio
  • 4
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 65.01 / per day
Colombo Bandaranaike Airport
Full-size Van
Nissan Vanette or comparable
Nissan Vanette
  • 6
  • 5
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 81.27 / per day
City Centre
Oversized Van
Toyota Hiace or comparable
Toyota Hiace
  • 6
  • 6
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 91.06 / 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 21:02 on 2024-06-20.

Travel Information

Languages
Sinhala, English
Currency
LKR
Drive on
Left-hand side
Dialing code
+94
Average car hire price
£ 57 per day
Average car hire length
11 days
Speed limit within city centre
60 km/h or 37 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
70 - 100 km/h or 43 - 62 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.00%
Score
10.0 / 10

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

According to our data, prices for hiring a car in Colombo 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 Colombo
£ 37.03
January
£ 33.63
February
£ 41.75
March
£ 37.62
April
£ 28.67
May
£ 29.87
June
£ 35.49
July
£ 38.49
August
£ 36.52
September
£ 36.24
October
£ 30.62
November
£ 38.33
December
The best month to hire a car in Colombo is May (when the average price is £ 28.67 per day). This is 19% less than the yearly average and 31% less than hiring in March (when the average price is £ 41.75).

This information can help you determine the low season. But note that these prices are only averages. The cost of your car 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 select your dates in the form at the top of the page to find out the exact prices.

What's the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Colombo?

Car hire lengths vary from month to month: in July, the average hirer keeps their car for 17 days, and in April, they keep their car for 7 days.
Average number of hire days in Colombo
10
January
10
February
8
March
7
April
10
May
10
June
17
July
12
August
11
September
7
October
10
November
9
December

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

Given the number of searches made by our customers, the most popular month for hiring a car in Colombo is December, and the least popular is November.
Popularity of Car Hire in Colombo by Monthly Searches
167%
January
116%
February
121%
March
46%
April
62%
May
82%
June
100%
July
116%
August
50%
September
39%
October
37%
November
265%
December

Car hire information

Car hire locations 11
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers SR Rent A Car, GreenMotion, SIXT, Europcar
Popular car categories Small cars, Large cars, Station wagons, SUVs
Lowest price £ 24 per day
Cheapest supplier SR Rent A Car

Most popular car models of suppliers

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
SR Rent A Car Perodua Axia 5 1 Small cars
SR Rent A Car Suzuki Swift 5 1 Small cars
SR Rent A Car Mazda Demio 4 2 Small cars
SR Rent A Car Toyota Corolla 4 2 Large cars
SR Rent A Car Mazda Familia STW 4 3 Station wagons
SR Rent A Car Suzuki Swift 2 1 Small cars
SR Rent A Car Mazda Familia STW 5 3 Station wagons
GreenMotion Toyota Vitz 5 2 Small cars
SR Rent A Car Hyundai Tucson 5 3 SUVs
SR Rent A Car Nissan Sunny 4 2 Medium cars

Car Hire Statistics

Highest-rated company
SIXT
7.9 / 10
)
Lowest-rated company
SR Rent A Car
5.8 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
1
Total rental companies
4
Average daily price
£ 56.52
Lowest daily price
£ 23.85
Total cars available
330

Top 4 suppliers in Colombo in 2024

SIXT
SIXT
Good 7.9 / 4 reviews
1 location
£ 43 - £ 188
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.7 / 1 review
1 location
£ 41 - £ 195
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Good 7.4 / 3 reviews
1 location
£ 28 - £ 296
SR Rent A Car
SR Rent A Car
Poor 5.8 / 50 reviews
11 locations
£ 24 - £ 189
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