Car Rental at Charleston International Airport

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Charleston International Airport, Charleston, USA - South Carolina
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Charleston International Airport
Economy
Mitsubishi Mirage or similar
Mitsubishi Mirage
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$72.71 / per day
Charleston International Airport
Full-size
Chevrolet Malibu or similar
Chevrolet Malibu
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
$76.94 / per day
Charleston International Airport
Compact
Nissan Versa or similar
Nissan Versa
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$79.00 / per day
Charleston International Airport
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$81.90 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Charleston International Airport
Standard
Volkswagen Jetta or similar
Volkswagen Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$74.35 / per day
Charleston International Airport
Luxury
Audi A4 or similar
Audi A4
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$79.99 / per day
Charleston International Airport
Full-size Elite
Audi A5 Sportback or similar
Audi A5 Sportback
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$84.53 / per day
Charleston International Airport
Mini Van
Chrysler Pacifica or similar
Chrysler Pacifica
  • 7
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$85.08 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 17:20 on 2024-05-25. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
English
Currency
USD
Drive on
Right-hand side
Country code
+1
Average car rental price
$79 per day
Average car rental length
5 days
Speed limit within town
48 km/h or 30 mph
Speed limit out of town
88 - 112 km/h or 55 - 70 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Rating
10.0 / 10
Average gasoline price
$0.81 per liter or $3.07 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
$0.73 per liter or $2.76 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
$0.98 per liter or $3.71 / 1 gallon

Airport info

Rating
7.0
  • Getting to the airport 7.1
  • Check-in and departures 8.3
  • Terminal facilities 7.0
  • Wi-Fi 6.7
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.4
  • Lounge 6.4

Charleston International Airport (CHS)

  • IATA: CHS
  • ICAO: KCHS
  • Name: Charleston International Airport (CHS)
  • Distance from city: 9 miles / 14.5 km

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When are car rental prices the lowest at Charleston International Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Charleston International Airport varies by season. This graph compares prices from month to month in order to help you find the best time of year.
Average rental costs per day at Charleston International Airport
$37.98
January
$50.44
February
$56.33
March
$67.01
April
$64.79
May
$56.37
June
$62.20
July
$51.17
August
$48.65
September
$51.09
October
$50.63
November
$44.84
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car at Charleston International Airport is January — when rental costs average $37.98 per day. This is 29% cheaper than the yearly average and 43% cheaper than renting a car in April (when prices average $67.01 per day).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

For how long do renters keep their vehicles at Charleston International Airport?

How long travelers keep their rental cars varies by the time of year: in April the average rental period is 6 days, while in January, the average rental period is only 4 days.
Average number of rental days at Charleston International Airport
4
January
5
February
4
March
6
April
5
May
5
June
5
July
5
August
6
September
5
October
4
November
5
December

What is the most popular time of year to rent a car at Charleston International Airport?

Based on how many users search for a car in at Charleston International Airport, travelers are most likely to rent a car at Charleston International Airport in August, while they are least likely to rent in in January.
Monthly searches at Charleston International Airport by pick-up date relative to the average
37%
January
111%
February
80%
March
49%
April
95%
May
117%
June
108%
July
160%
August
108%
September
120%
October
132%
November
83%
December

Car Rental Information

Popular suppliers Ace Rent a car, National, Budget, Alamo, Enterprise
Popular car categories Large cars, SUVs, Small cars, Medium cars
Lowest price $73 per day
Cheapest supplier Alamo

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Ace Rent a car Kia Rio 4 1 Small cars
Ace Rent a car Nissan Kicks 5 2 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Toyota Corolla 4 3 Large cars
Ace Rent a car Hyundai Accent 4 1 Medium cars
Ace Rent a car Toyota Camry 4 2 Large cars
Ace Rent a car Volkswagen Passat 4 2 Large cars
Ace Rent a car Toyota Rav4 4 2 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Hyundai Santa Fe 5 2 SUVs
National Nissan Rogue 5 3 SUVs
National Volkswagen Jetta 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 car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

United States of America (USA)
Kia Rio
March 31, 2024
Love the area
United States of America (USA)
Kia Rio
March 19, 2023
We loved Charleston
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Alamo
7.8 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Ace Rent a car
5.7 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
2
Total rental companies
9
Average daily price
$79.31
Lowest daily price
$72.71
Total cars available
480

Top 9 Suppliers at Charleston International Airport in 2024

Budget
Budget
Good 7.8 / 1 review
+18435521771
5500 International Blvd
$82 - $118
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Alamo
Alamo
Good 7.8
+18339692383
5500 International Blvd, Charleston, SC 29418, United States
$73 - $152
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59; 00:00-00:30
Tue:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
National
National
Good 7.8
+18437673078 / +18339692384
5500 International Blvd 119, Charleston, SC 29418
$78 - $152
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59
Tue:07:00-23:59
Wed:07:00-23:59
Thu:07:00-23:59
Fri:07:00-23:59
Sat:07:00-23:59
Sun:07:00-23:59
Avis
Avis
Good 7.7
+18437677030
5500 International Blvd
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Dollar
Dollar
Good 7.7
+18437671130
3826 W Montague Ave
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Enterprise
Enterprise
Good 7.7
+018339692385
5500 International Blvd, 114
$77 - $155
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59; 00:00-00:30
Tue:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
Hertz
Hertz
Good 7.7
8436403629
5500 International Blvd
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Thrifty
Thrifty
Good 7.7
+18435521400
3826 W Montague Ave
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-01:00; 04:00-23:59
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Poor 5.7 / 40 reviews
+18772199192
3632 Cheatham St, North Charleston, SC 29418
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
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