Car Hire in Colombo

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Colombo Bandaranaike Airport Car Hire
Economy
Suzuki Swift or comparable
Suzuki Swift
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent a Car
£ 27.49 / per day
Colombo Bandaranaike Airport Car Hire
Mini
Hyundai E-On or comparable
Hyundai E-On
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 35.57 / per day
Colombo Bandaranaike Airport Car Hire
Intermediate
Toyota Axio Hybrid or comparable
Toyota Axio Hybrid
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 65.16 / per day
Colombo Bandaranaike Airport Car Hire
Compact
Mazda Familia STW or comparable
Mazda Familia STW
  • 4
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent a Car
£ 29.86 / per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Colombo Bandaranaike Airport Car Hire
Economy Elite
Perodua Bezza or comparable
Perodua Bezza
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 65.16 / per day
Colombo Bandaranaike Airport Car Hire
Standard Van
Hyundai H1 or comparable
Hyundai H1
  • 8
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 71.14 / per day
Colombo Bandaranaike Airport Car Hire
Full-size SUV
Hyundai Santa Fe or comparable
Hyundai Santa Fe
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
£ 71.14 / per day
Colombo Bandaranaike Airport Car Hire
Oversized Van
Toyota Hiace or comparable
Toyota Hiace
  • 6
  • 6
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 121.01 / 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 10:28 on 2023-09-25.

Travel Information

Language
Sinhala,
English
Currency
LKR
Drive on
Left-hand side
Dialing code
+94
Average car hire price
£ 60.82 / per day
Average car hire length
12 days
Speed limit within city centre
60 km/h
37 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
70 - 100 km/h
43 - 62 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.00%

Top Destinations around Colombo

  1. Colombo Bandaranaike Airport Car Hire starting at £ 27.49 per day

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
£ 61.60
January
£ 58.47
February
£ 34.64
March
£ 32.44
April
£ 29.59
May
£ 30.60
June
£ 36.35
July
£ 39.42
August
£ 32.34
September
£ 27.92
October
£ 57.68
November
£ 52.51
December
The best month to hire a car in Colombo is October (when the average price is £ 27.92 per day). This is 32% less than the yearly average and 55% less than hiring in January (when the average price is £ 61.60).

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 Colombo?

Car hire lengths vary by month: in March, average hirers keep their car for 18, and in March, for 7 days.
Average number of hire days in Colombo
13
January
14
February
18
March
8
April
10
May
10
June
17
July
12
August
13
September
7
October
13
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 car hire in Colombo is August, and the least popular is October.
Popularity of Car Hire in Colombo by Monthly Searches
23%
January
84%
February
70%
March
126%
April
103%
May
168%
June
205%
July
238%
August
79%
September
14%
October
14%
November
75%
December

Car Hire Information

Car hire locations 11
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers SR Rent a Car, SIXT
Popular car categories Small cars, Station wagons, Large cars, SUVs
Lowest price £ 27 per day
Cheapest supplier SR Rent a Car

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
SR Rent A Car Toyota Corolla 4 2 Large cars
SR Rent A Car Perodua Axia 5 1 Small 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 Demio 4 2 Small cars
SR Rent A Car Hyundai Tucson 5 3 SUVs
SR Rent A Car Mazda Familia STW 5 3 Station wagons
SR Rent A Car Toyota Axio Hybrid 4 2 Large cars
SR Rent A Car Kia Sorento 5 1 SUVs
SR Rent A Car Toyota TownAce 5 4 People Carriers

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
SIXT
8.6 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
SR Rent A Car
7.4 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
1
Total rental companies
3
Average daily price
£ 60.82
Lowest daily price
£ 27.49
Total cars available
35

Top 3 Hire Companies in Colombo in 2023

SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.6 / 4 reviews
1 location
£ 36 - £ 142
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.5 / 1 reviews
1 location
SR Rent A Car
SR Rent A Car
Great 7.4 / 26 reviews
11 locations
£ 37 - £ 186
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