Based on our data, the cost to rent a car in Illinois is $59 per day on average. However, you might be able to find rental car deals as low as around $22 per day, which is a 92% difference from the highest price per day at $289.
Hertz ($22/day) is the cheapest car rental company in Illinois as of the past 72 hours, followed by Budget ($25/day), and Routes Car & Truck Rentals ($26/day). Keep in mind that these are the cheapest prices our users have seen recently. Daily rental prices are subject to change based on what city in Illinois you visit and what type of car you decide to rent.
Alamo is considered the best car rental company in Illinois based on our data - 7,364 reviews have given them an average customer satisfaction score of 8.7 out of 10. They also have 6 locations across Illinois, including popular destinations like Chicago.
Although there are plenty of other rental car types to choose from, the most popular type for a trip to Illinois are Intermediate sized cars. 29% of our users chose this rental type and found prices for $49/day on average.
At the moment, the cheapest cities to rent a car in Illinois are Oak Park and Gurnee from Routes Car & Truck Rentals and Payless, respectively. Routes Car & Truck Rentals in Oak Park has rental rates starting from around $29/day while Payless in Gurnee offers rentals for $29/day and up.
The best time to rent a car in Illinois is in the month of April, when prices are $41/day on average. September is often the most expensive month to rent a car, when average prices are $64/day. However, no matter what month you plan to visit Illinois, it’s recommended that you book your rental around 10 days out for the best possible price.
The most popular length of time momondo users rent a car in Illinois is 3 days. For a 3-day rental the average daily price is $56, though prices are subject to change depending on the type of car you rent and what city you stay in. To rent a car for a week in general is $329 on average and for a weekend rental, expect to pay a total of $113 on average. Month-long Illinois car rentals are generally about $2,239 in total depending on your dates.