Chicago Car Rentals

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Chicago, IL
Dec 1 — Dec 8
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Chicago, IL
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When is it cheapest to rent a car in Chicago?

All

$30 - $56

Family size

$50 - $73

Economy

$29 - $47

The cheapest time to rent a car in Chicago is in January. The price is 21% lower than the rest of the year at just $31 per day. The most expensive month is July. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider renting an economy car in January. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in February. The price of a car rental in Chicago can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.


Chicago car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car that's right for you

Small cars are typically categorized as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay $73/day to rent a small car in Chicago. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$21/day
Jan 3 - Jan 10
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$21/day
Jan 3 - Jan 10
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$21/day
Jan 7 - Jan 14
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$21/day
Jan 7 - Jan 14
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$22/day
Dec 9 - Dec 16
Chicago
4621 West Belmont Avenue
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$22/day
Dec 9 - Dec 16
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$22/day
Jan 1 - Jan 8
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$22/day
Jan 1 - Jan 8
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$23/day
Jan 8 - Jan 15
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$23/day
Jan 8 - Jan 15
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Kia Rio Hatchback
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
$24/day
Dec 10 - Jan 9
Chicago
4621 West Belmont Avenue
Kia Rio Hatchback
$24/day
Dec 10 - Jan 9
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Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport

Chicago, Illinois

Nearby attractions:

Aragon Ballroom12.7 mi
Athenaeum Theatre12.7 mi
Wrigley Field13.0 mi
Douglas Park13.5 mi
Lakeview Historic District13.5 mi
Chicago Midway Airport

Chicago, Illinois

Nearby attractions:

Douglas Park5.7 mi
United Center7.5 mi
UIC Pavilion7.6 mi
McCormick Place7.9 mi
Museum of Science and Industry8.4 mi
Chicago Greater Rockford Airport

Chicago, Illinois

Nearby attractions:

Aragon Ballroom75.4 mi
Douglas Park75.5 mi
Athenaeum Theatre75.6 mi
Wrigley Field75.8 mi
United Center76.2 mi

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Car Rental in Chicago

This November we have run 109,445 searches on car rental in Chicago for momondo users.

What cleaning measures are being taken by Chicago car rental companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Many car rental companies in Chicago have new cleaning requirements in place to ensure your vehicle is disinfected for your safety. This enhanced cleaning feature is now being offered at locations such as Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis. Use our new search filter to see all the companies offering enhanced cleaning in Chicago. As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with the provider directly.

How much will it cost to rent a car in Chicago in December?

To rent a car for a weekend in Chicago in December, the average price was $57 with cheaper deals starting around $20. Stretching your rental over seven days shifts the price range to about $16 to $44.

Which car rental agency in Chicago has the cheapest rental car prices?

Renting a car in Chicago is cheapest when using Avis at one of their 10 locations in the city. The best daily rate a momondo has found is $13, but typically it’s best to assume your rental will cost $49/day.

Is there a fee to cancel my Chicago car rental?

Every rental car company in Chicago has a different cancellation policy. At momondo, we will always disclose in the car rental search results whether or not an agency has a cancellation fee. Some of the top car rental companies in Chicago include Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis, so be sure to check if they offer free cancellation.

Which rental car company in Chicago has the most locations?

Enterprise is the car rental company with the most locations in Chicago. At those 28 locations, you can expect to pay a daily rate of $68 in Chicago.

What is the speed limit in Chicago?

25 mph is the city speed limit for Chicago, which also applies to surrounding towns and other urban centers. The suburban speed limit and the speed limit for highways around Chicago are 75 mph and 75 mph, respectively. If you rent a car in Chicago, be aware that these speed limits may be strictly enforced.


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