Car Rental at Charlottesville Airport

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Charlottesville Airport, Charlottesville, USA - Virginia
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Charlottesville Airport
Intermediate
Mazda 3 or similar
Mazda 3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$101.69 / per day
Charlottesville Airport
Standard Regular Cab Pickup
Chevrolet Colorado or similar
Chevrolet Colorado
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
$113.38 / per day
Charlottesville Airport
Economy
Kia Rio or similar
Kia Rio
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$114.69 / per day
Charlottesville Airport
Compact SUV
Nissan Kicks or similar
Nissan Kicks
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$127.31 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Charlottesville Airport
Full-size
Chevrolet Malibu or similar
Chevrolet Malibu
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$136.71 / per day
Charlottesville Airport
Premium
Volkswagen Passat or similar
Volkswagen Passat
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$137.50 / per day
Charlottesville Airport
Mini Van
Chrysler Pacifica or similar
Chrysler Pacifica
  • 7
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
$140.37 / per day
Charlottesville Airport
Luxury
Chrysler 300 or similar
Chrysler 300
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$171.82 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 05:19 on 2024-06-13. 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
$130 per day
Average car rental length
2 days
Speed limit within town
40 - 56 km/h or 25 - 35 mph
Speed limit out of town
88 - 112 km/h or 55 - 70 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Average gasoline price
$0.85 per liter or $3.22 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
$0.78 per liter or $2.95 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
$1.10 per liter or $4.16 / 1 gallon
Charlottesville Airport

Airport Car Rental

Charlottesville Airport is also known as Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport.

Top international routes

  • Charlotte
  • Atlanta
  • Chicago
  • Washington D.C.
  • Philadelphia
  • New York City

Main airlines

The three major US carriers American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines are the main airlines serving the airport.

Terminals

The single airport terminal serves all departures and arrivals.

Location

Charlottesville Airport is about 10 mi (16.1 km) north of Charlottesville. US-29 / Seminole Trail, US-250, and Park Street are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Large cars - from $102 per day
  • Medium cars - from $132 per day
  • Vans - from $140 per day
  • Premium cars - from $138 per day
  • Small cars - from $115 per day
  • SUVs - from $105 per day

Car rental desks

All of the rental desks are located near the baggage claim area in the terminal. The cars themselves are in the parking lot just outside of the terminal. There are no shuttles to be taken or long walks.

Services and facilities

The airport is quite small, but you’ll find a bar, a coffee shop, fast food outlets, a sandwich bar, a gift shop, ATMs, and baby changing rooms. The airport is accessible to travelers with reduced mobility, and wheelchairs are available on request. Special assistance is available, but be sure to contact your airline in advance if you’d like this service. Keep in mind that the airport is open from 4:00 a.m. until the day’s last flight when it closes for the night.

Nearest gas station

The best station at which to fill up before returning a rental car to the airport is an Exxon station on Seminole Trail (Highway 29) right before the turn to the airport. There is also a BP station on the other side of the road, but it is difficult to get back to Airport Rd. from it.

If coming from the north, there is a Shell station in the village of Camelot. It is about 3.5 miles from the rental car returns.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Washington D.C. (109 mi / 175 km)
  • Charlotte (278 mi / 447 km)
  • Louisville (501 mi / 806 km)
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Airport info

Rating
8.3
  • Getting to the airport 9.4
  • Check-in and departures 9.3
  • Terminal facilities 8.9
  • Wi-Fi 8.5
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.8
  • Lounge 6.8

Charlottesville Airport (CHO)

  • IATA: CHO
  • ICAO: KCHO
  • Name: Charlottesville Airport (CHO)

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When are car rental prices the lowest at Charlottesville Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Charlottesville 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 Charlottesville Airport
$44.29
January
February
March
April
$30.11
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car at Charlottesville Airport is May — when rental costs average $30.11 per day. This is 19% cheaper than the yearly average and 32% cheaper than renting a car in January (when prices average $44.29 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 Charlottesville Airport?

How long travelers keep their rental cars varies by the time of year: in January the average rental period is 7 days, while in May, the average rental period is only 2 days.
Average number of rental days at Charlottesville Airport
7
January
February
March
April
2
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

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

Based on how many users search for a car in at Charlottesville Airport, travelers are most likely to rent a car at Charlottesville Airport in January, while they are least likely to rent in in January.
Monthly searches at Charlottesville Airport by pick-up date relative to the average
100%
January
February
March
April
100%
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

Car Rental Information

Popular suppliers Dollar
Popular car categories Large cars
Lowest price $102 per day
Cheapest supplier Dollar

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Dollar Honda Civic 4 2 Large cars

Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Hertz
7.8 / 10
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Lowest rated company
Dollar
7.4 / 10
Total rental companies
7
Average daily price
$130.43
Lowest daily price
$101.69
Total cars available
413

Top 7 Suppliers at Charlottesville Airport in 2024

Hertz
Hertz
Good 7.8
+14342974288
100 Bowen Loop Ste 200, Charlottesville, VA 22911
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:00
Tue:08:00-23:00
Wed:08:00-23:00
Thu:08:00-23:00
Fri:08:00-23:00
Sat:08:00-23:00
Sun:08:00-23:00
Alamo
Alamo
Good 7.7
8449341095
100 Bowen Loop
$116 - $237
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:59
Tue:08:00-23:59
Wed:08:00-23:59
Thu:08:00-23:59
Fri:08:00-23:59
Sat:08:00-23:59
Sun:08:00-23:59
Budget
Budget
Good 7.7
+14349733079
100 Bowen Loop Suite 102
$115 - $195
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:59
Tue:08:00-23:59
Wed:08:00-23:59
Thu:08:00-23:59
Fri:08:00-23:59
Sat:09:00-23:59
Sun:09:00-23:59
Enterprise
Enterprise
Good 7.7
+18449341096
Terminal, Foxtrot One Hangars Condos, VA 22911, United states
$113 - $283
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:59
Tue:08:00-23:59
Wed:08:00-23:59
Thu:08:00-23:59
Fri:08:00-23:59
Sat:08:00-23:59
Sun:08:00-23:59
National
National
Good 7.7
+18449341095
100 Bowen Loop #103, Charlottesville, VA 22911
$115 - $284
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:59
Tue:08:00-23:59
Wed:08:00-23:59
Thu:08:00-23:59
Fri:08:00-23:59
Sat:08:00-23:59
Sun:08:00-23:59
Avis
Avis
Good 7.6
+14349736000
100 Bowen Loop Suite 102
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:59
Tue:08:00-23:59
Wed:08:00-23:59
Thu:08:00-23:59
Fri:08:00-23:59
Sat:09:00-23:59
Sun:09:00-23:59
Dollar
Dollar
Good 7.4
+18664342226
100 Bowen Loop
$102 - $154
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:00
Tue:08:00-23:00
Wed:08:00-23:00
Thu:08:00-23:00
Fri:08:00-23:00
Sat:08:00-23:00
Sun:08:00-23:00
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