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We are working around the clock to keep up with the constantly-changing situation throughout the world so we can provide you with up-to-date information regarding travel restrictions, rental branch opening hours, shuttle services, safety measures, and more. Our Customer Support team is ready to assist you any time, night or day.

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If you do travel, we want you to be as safe as possible while doing so. Thus, we have added information in our search results letting you know which rental companies are disinfecting their vehicles to prevent the spread of the virus.

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We understand your need for flexibility.

We’d like to tell you that we’ve become more flexible, but the truth is that we were always flexible. If you need to change the dates of your rental or you decide to travel somewhere else, you can modify your booking in the My Booking section without charge (although the rental price may change).

Car Hire in Colombo

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Kingsbury Hotel (Former Ceylon Continental Hotel) Car Hire
Mini
Perodua Axia or comparable
Perodua Axia
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 23.60 per day
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Kingsbury Hotel (Former Ceylon Continental Hotel) Car Hire
Economy
Suzuki Swift or comparable
Suzuki Swift
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 24.87 per day
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Kingsbury Hotel (Former Ceylon Continental Hotel) Car Hire
Economy
Nissan March or comparable
Nissan March
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 24.87 per day
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Kingsbury Hotel (Former Ceylon Continental Hotel) Car Hire
Economy
Mazda Demio or comparable
Mazda Demio
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 24.87 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel Car Hire
Economy
Kia Rio or comparable
Kia Rio
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 27.40 / per day
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Kingsbury Hotel (Former Ceylon Continental Hotel) Car Hire
Compact
Nissan Sunny or comparable
Nissan Sunny
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 27.40 / per day
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Kingsbury Hotel (Former Ceylon Continental Hotel) Car Hire
Compact
Nissan Sunny N16 or comparable
Nissan Sunny N16
  • 4x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 27.40 / per day
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Kingsbury Hotel (Former Ceylon Continental Hotel) Car Hire
Economy
Perodua Bezza or comparable
Perodua Bezza
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SR Rent A Car
£ 27.40 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 00:15 on 2021-04-11.

Travel Information

Language
Sinhala
Currency
LKR
Dialing code
94
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
70 km/h
43 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.06%

Top 3 Destinations around Colombo

  1. Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel Car Hire starting at £ 23.60 per day
    0.8 km / 0.5 miles away
  2. 1.3 km / 0.8 miles away
  3. Colombo Bandaranaike Airport Car Hire starting at £ 23.60 per day
    28.9 km / 18.0 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Colombofluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Colombo
£ 22.58
January
£ 52.68
February
£ 26.92
March
£ 29.81
April
£ 49.49
May
June
£ 28.44
July
£ 65.02
August
£ 30.35
September
£ 29.30
October
£ 29.97
November
£ 29.97
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Colombo is January with prices starting at £ 22.58 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is August with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 65.02. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 33. 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 Colombo?

Hirers picking up a car in Colombo keep them for an average of 13 days during in May, while those picking up their cars in December keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length in Colombo
7
January
9
February
6
March
8
April
13
May
7
June
8
July
6
August
6
September
5
October
6
November
4
December

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

While travellers visit Colombo year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is February, and the least popular is May.
Popularity of Car Hire in Colombo by Monthly Searches
49%
January
286%
February
270%
March
3%
April
2%
May
3%
June
4%
July
4%
August
68%
September
75%
October
234%
November
203%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
SIXT Hyundai Grand I10 4 1 Small cars

Top 2 Hire Companies in Colombo in 2021

SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7
+94112870870
Canada Frienship Road
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+94112445860
2,SIR CHITTAMPALAM A.GARDINER MAWAT
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