Car Rentals in Birmingham, Alabama

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Birmingham, AL
Jul 4 — Jul 11
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Birmingham, AL
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Best deals found for Birmingham, Alabama car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in Birmingham, Alabama
Audi A6
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$49/day

21 Jul - 28 Jul
Audi A6
Nissan Kicks
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$40/day

23 Jul - 30 Jul
Nissan Kicks
Daewoo Leganza
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$37/day

18 Aug - 22 Aug
Daewoo Leganza
Volkswagen Jetta
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$42/day

7 Jul - 9 Jul
Volkswagen Jetta
Toyota Camry
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$35/day

21 Jul - 28 Jul
Toyota Camry
Buick LaCrosse
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$52/day

21 Jul - 28 Jul
Buick LaCrosse
Toyota Rush
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

$39/day

21 Jul - 28 Jul
Toyota Rush
Toyota Fortuner
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$39/day

23 Jul - 30 Jul
Toyota Fortuner
Hyundai Accent
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$35/day

19 Jul - 26 Jul
Hyundai Accent

Important information about Birmingham car rentals

Visiting Birmingham wouldn’t be complete without going to the glorious botanical gardens, the McWane science center, or the railroad park. Driving a rental car will easily get you to these attractions at your convenience and let you experience Birmingham's charm, so hope on a passenger van rental and go. Keep an eye out for route I-59 as it connects most city attractions like the Red Mountain. Free street parking can be challenging to find as most parking spaces are metered, paid parking lots. Birmingham has more than 20 rental locations, so renting a car is fast and easy.

Birmingham has plenty of parking spaces and garages, making parking easy. Traffic gets busy at several hotspots, especially the popular route I-65. If you wish to avoid traffic congestion, the rush hour is in the early morning and early evening hours. Renting a car in Birmingham is the best way to experience the city as you tour the Birmingham Museum of Art, the Southern Museum of Flights, Kelly Ingram Park, and the Alabama theater. Luxury car rentals are convenient for visiting Birmingham as the city is not walkable. It has some walkable neighborhoods, but most attractions are not reachable without transport. Bus transportation is available, but cheap car rentals in Birmingham are convenient as you get to decide where to go.

When driving car rentals in Birmingham, keeping the traffic laws in mind is essential for your safety. Birmingham's speed limit is the same as all U.S. limits, with maximum speeds on interstate highways and lower speeds in school zones and neighborhoods. Pedestrians have priority over vehicles. Remember to keep a few feet between vehicles and have the seatbelt on at all times. Driving with blood alcohol levels of over 0.02% is prohibited. Toddlers must be in safety seats; remember to install one in your car rental in Birmingham. To stay updated on new Birmingham driving laws, we recommend that you check with Birmingham's department of motor vehicles.

To acquire car rentals in Birmingham, including an economy car rental or a passenger van rental, you must present an official driving license.The license presented must be valid throughout the rental period; otherwise, you won't be able to rent one. A valid foreign license or an out-of-state license can be accepted, but getting an Alabama state license is recommended. This is because it will help avoid issues if you need to present them or are caught in a traffic violation. Renters from other countries have to be over 21 years and have a valid official passport to get a rental car.


Birmingham, Alabama car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car in Birmingham that's right for you

Small Cars

$42 - $88

All Car Types

$67 - $133

The average price of a Small rental in Birmingham, the United States is $59. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Birmingham, the United States is in September. The price is 29% lower than the rest of the year at just $42 per day. A Small rental is typically 36% less expensive than the average car rental in Birmingham. The average price of a vehicle rental in Birmingham can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Birmingham Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Birmingham, the United States is $62. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Birmingham, the United States is in December. The price is 32% lower than the rest of the year at just $43 per day. A Medium rental is typically 31% less expensive than the average car rental in Birmingham. The average price of a vehicle rental in Birmingham can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Birmingham Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Birmingham, the United States is $85. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Birmingham, the United States is in November. The price is 15% lower than the rest of the year at just $73 per day. A Large rental is typically 7% less expensive than the average car rental in Birmingham. The average price of a vehicle rental in Birmingham can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Birmingham Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Birmingham, the United States is $91. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Birmingham, the United States is in December. The price is 33% lower than the rest of the year at just $61 per day. A SUV rental is typically 0% more expensive than the average car rental in Birmingham. The average price of a vehicle rental in Birmingham can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Birmingham SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Birmingham, the United States is $117. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Birmingham, the United States is in November. The price is 27% lower than the rest of the year at just $87 per day. A Van rental is typically 23% more expensive than the average car rental in Birmingham. The average price of a vehicle rental in Birmingham can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Birmingham Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Birmingham, the United States is $90. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Birmingham, the United States is in January. The price is 48% lower than the rest of the year at just $48 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 0% less expensive than the average car rental in Birmingham. The average price of a vehicle rental in Birmingham can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Birmingham Luxury rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Convertible rental in Birmingham, the United States is $135. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in Birmingham, the United States is in January. The price is 63% lower than the rest of the year at just $50 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 33% more expensive than the average car rental in Birmingham. The average price of a vehicle rental in Birmingham can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Daihatsu Sirion
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$35/day

19 Jul - 26 Jul
Daihatsu Sirion
Hyundai Accent
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$35/day

19 Jul - 26 Jul
Hyundai Accent

Birmingham car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Birmingham, Alabama
7.4
Good
66 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

6.8
7.0
Good
36 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.0
6.5
Good
59 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.4
6.1
Good
39 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.1

Comfort

6.3

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.1
4.9
Okay
49 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.7

Comfort

5.4

Overall

4.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

5.4
4.5
Okay
39 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.7

Comfort

5.0

Overall

4.5

Pick-up/drop-off

4.8

Value

4.6
3.9
Mediocre
34 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

4.9

Comfort

4.7

Overall

3.9

Pick-up/drop-off

4.9

Value

5.1
10.0
Excellent
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

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10.0

Quick facts about car rentals in Birmingham

Get the overview on great rental deals, popular car rental companies, and best car types for your visit in Birmingham

Most Popular Agency

Thrifty

Popular Car Types

Intermediate, Full-size, SUV

Cheapest Rental Car

$26

Most Popular Model

Scion xD
The most popular Birmingham car rental agency found on momondo this month is Thrifty. Other top choices for car rental companies are Hertz and Dollar
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Birmingham in the past 72 hours: Intermediate, Full-size, SUV.
The lowest price for a rental car in Birmingham is $26/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $62/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Birmingham in the past 7 days is the Scion xD. Our users also prefer the BMW 5 Series as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular rental car locations in Birmingham

Nearby attractions:

Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex4.1 mi
McWane Science Center4.5 mi
Alabama Theater4.5 mi
Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center5.4 mi
Birmingham Zoo5.5 mi

Nearby attractions:

Birmingham Race Course74.0 mi
Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex77.3 mi
Alabama Theater77.9 mi
McWane Science Center77.9 mi
Legion Field78.2 mi

Nearby attractions:

Birmingham Zoo84.9 mi
Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center86.0 mi
McWane Science Center87.3 mi
Alabama Theater87.3 mi
Legion Field87.6 mi

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Driving with a rental car in Birmingham - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about renting a car in Birmingham so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

For a weekend in July, the best deals in Birmingham start from around $29 up to around $115. $65 is a normal deal for a week-long rental in Birmingham, but for July it's not uncommon to see prices as low as $21, depending on your requirements.

Renting a car in Birmingham is cheapest when using Thrifty at one of their 2 locations in the city. The best daily rate a momondo has found is $18, but typically it’s best to assume your rental will cost $46/day.

In most cases, there is no fee when you cancel your Birmingham car rental. You can check to see whether or not your preferred car rental company in Birmingham offers free cancellation when booking with momondo.

A Standard car is the ideal car to rent when visiting Birmingham in July. On average, Birmingham receives 3.9″ of precipitation and temperatures hover around 80.6 °F during the month of July. These conditions are well-suited for a standard, which can easily handle a bit of rain and even hold up well when temperatures fall. Renting a Standard in Birmingham will cost you $45/day on average.

Enterprise is very popular in Birmingham, AL, as they have more locations than any other car rental company. You can find 10 locations in the city of Birmingham, AL, and can expect to pay about $91/day for your rental car in Birmingham, AL.

Birmingham’s speed limit is 25 mph when you are driving in the city. This speed limit might also apply to surrounding towns and neighborhoods. The suburban speed limit in Birmingham is 75 mph and the speed limit for highways is 75 mph. However, be sure to look for posted signage as these speeds may vary.

Typically, the weather in Birmingham through the month of June is 77 °F and the expected precipitation is 4.4″. This is important information to know when renting a car so you can be sure to rent the perfect car for the expected weather.

Those looking to rent a car in Birmingham for a road trip to the surrounding areas, please know the weather in Alabama during the month of June usually is around 77 °F with 4.5″ of possible rain.


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