Car Rentals in Ithaca, New York

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Ithaca, NY
Aug 17 — Aug 24
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Ithaca, NY
Wed 8/17
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Best deals found for Ithaca, New York car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in Ithaca, New York
Chevrolet Trailblazer
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$69/day

19 Sep - 17 Oct
Chevrolet Trailblazer
Chrysler 200
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$53/day

19 Sep - 17 Oct
Chrysler 200
Hyundai Avante
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$49/day

19 Sep - 17 Oct
Hyundai Avante
Toyota Tacoma
or similar Pickup truck
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$60/day

17 Oct - 25 Oct
Toyota Tacoma
Hyundai Elantra
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$47/day

19 Sep - 17 Oct
Hyundai Elantra
Mazda CX-5
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$54/day

5 Oct - 12 Oct
Mazda CX-5
Ford Focus Sedan
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$48/day

19 Sep - 17 Oct
Ford Focus Sedan
Nissan Versa
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$46/day

19 Sep - 17 Oct
Nissan Versa
Kia Rio
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
4-door vehicles

$45/day

19 Sep - 17 Oct
Kia Rio

Important information about Ithaca car rentals

Car rentals in Ithaca are convenient for touring the city’s many attraction sites and nearby cities. For an up-close safari on natural trails, museums, and parks like Buttermilk Falls State Park, Six Mille Creek, Finger Lakes, and Namgyal Monastery, consider using a cheap car rental in Ithaca to save you money and fuel. If you’re coming from nearby airports like Syracuse Hancock Intl Airport, you can comfortably ride rental cars in Ithaca to close destinations like Ithaca Farmers Market and State Theater. Note the main roads like NY 366 and major state streets like Ithaca Road to help you navigate the city’s many destinations. With Ithaca car rentals, you’ll find affordable on-street and garage parking spaces. Moreover, the parking locations are free from evening to early morning on weekdays. Other times, you’ll find parking at very affordable prices. There are about eight car rental locations in Ithaca that are easily accessible, saving you time.

There are parking locations throughout the city with a couple in downtown, such as downtown garage parking, Cayuga Street Parking, and Seneca Street Parking, which make car rentals in Ithaca worthwhile. Traffic in the city is manageable most days, but if you find heavy traffic on highways, you can try your luck on state streets like NY 79 to take you to your location. There are quite a few bordering cities that are car rental worthy, especially with an economy car rental or a luxury car rental in Ithaca. One such nearby city is Rochester, where you can view High Falls, learn photography and visit museums, such as the Eastman Museum & Mansion. Ithaca is extremely walkable with foot-friendly sidewalks, particularly downtown, where you can visit sites like Tompkins Country Heritage & Cultural Center. For a scenic walk, make downtown Ithaca with its scenic neighborhoods part of your tour.

Bearing in mind the different driving laws can prevent unwanted troubles. For one, speed limits in Ithaca are measured in miles per hour. There are specific speed limits on highways and street roads that vary from the roads near parks and other recreational buildings. Distractive driving, such as driving while texting or holding your phone, is strictly illegal. On the other hand, driving under the influence can attract hefty fines, if not legal problems, so ensure not to go over the legal blood alcohol limit while driving. For real-time updates, check with Ithaca’s department of motor vehicles for recent law changes.

Not to worry, New York and the city of Ithaca recognize foreign driver’s licenses. Suppose you’re from a non-English speaking country and want car rentals in Ithaca like an electric car rental or economy car rental. In that case, you may need to accompany your country’s license with an International Driver’s Permit to be eligible for them. It’s best to have automobile insurance, which you can always purchase from your car rental agency. Permanently moving to Ithaca will require that you exchange your license for a permanent New York State License. Bring with you documents to prove your visa status, current driver’s license, and other proof of identity.


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Small Cars

$47 - $121

All Car Types

$75 - $139

The average price of a Small rental in Ithaca, the United States is $82. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Ithaca, the United States is in September. The price is 43% lower than the rest of the year at just $47 per day. A Small rental is typically 23% less expensive than the average car rental in Ithaca. The average price of a vehicle rental in Ithaca 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 Ithaca Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Ithaca, the United States is $90. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Ithaca, the United States is in November. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just $66 per day. A Medium rental is typically 15% less expensive than the average car rental in Ithaca. The average price of a vehicle rental in Ithaca 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 Ithaca Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Ithaca, the United States is $103. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Ithaca, the United States is in November. The price is 30% lower than the rest of the year at just $73 per day. A Large rental is typically 2% less expensive than the average car rental in Ithaca. The average price of a vehicle rental in Ithaca 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 Ithaca Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Ithaca, the United States is $101. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Ithaca, the United States is in October. The price is 31% lower than the rest of the year at just $70 per day. A SUV rental is typically 5% less expensive than the average car rental in Ithaca. The average price of a vehicle rental in Ithaca 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 Ithaca SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Ithaca, the United States is $147. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Ithaca, the United States is in February. The price is 25% lower than the rest of the year at just $111 per day. A Van rental is typically 28% more expensive than the average car rental in Ithaca. The average price of a vehicle rental in Ithaca 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 Ithaca Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Ithaca, the United States is $114. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Ithaca, the United States is in October. The price is 44% lower than the rest of the year at just $65 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 8% more expensive than the average car rental in Ithaca. The average price of a vehicle rental in Ithaca can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Nissan Versa
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$46/day

19 Sep - 17 Oct
Nissan Versa
Kia Rio
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
4-door vehicles

$45/day

19 Sep - 17 Oct
Kia Rio

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Quick facts about car rentals in Ithaca

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

Most Popular Agency

Budget

Popular Car Types

Economy, Intermediate, SUV

Cheapest Rental Car

$42

Most Popular Model

Chrysler 200
The most popular Ithaca car rental agency found on momondo this month is Budget. Other top choices for car rental companies are Enterprise and Hertz
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Ithaca in the past 72 hours: Economy, Intermediate, SUV.
The lowest price for a rental car in Ithaca is $42/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $106/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Ithaca in the past 7 days is the Chrysler 200. Our users also prefer the Nissan Kicks as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

Wing Hall49.5 mi
Ithaca Falls Natural Area49.6 mi
Allan H. Treman State Marine Park49.7 mi
Ithaca Farmers Market50.0 mi
State Theatre50.5 mi

Nearby attractions:

Allan H. Treman State Marine Park74.4 mi
Ithaca Farmers Market74.8 mi
Ithaca Falls Natural Area75.4 mi
State Theatre75.7 mi
Buttermilk Falls State Park76.3 mi

Nearby attractions:

Wing Hall3.1 mi
Ithaca Falls Natural Area3.3 mi
Allan H. Treman State Marine Park3.7 mi
Ithaca Farmers Market3.8 mi
State Theatre4.1 mi

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Driving with a rental car in Ithaca - FAQs

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

To rent a car for a weekend in Ithaca in September, the average price was $106 with cheaper deals starting around $67. For a one-week car rental, Ithaca prices in September average $73 with the best deals starting at $48.

You can expect to find the cheapest rental car prices in Ithaca from Budget, who has 2 locations in the city. momondo users have found daily rates as low as $33, but the average rate for car rentals in Ithaca from Budget is $115/day.

The majority of car rental agencies in Ithaca offer free cancellation. momondo will always tell you whether or not rental car centers such as Budget, Enterprise, and Hertz have a cancellation fee for travelers who have last-minute itinerary changes.

Renting a Standard car in Ithaca during the month of September is what most travelers prefer. With temperatures averaging 50 °F and precipitation around 2.8″ during September, a Standard car is more than capable of handling these weather conditions. This is the perfect rental car type for wet roads and above-freezing temperatures. Renting a Standard in Ithaca will cost you $135/day on average.

Enterprise is very popular in Ithaca, NY, as they have more locations than any other car rental company. You can find 3 locations in the city of Ithaca, NY, and can expect to pay about $108/day for your rental car in Ithaca, NY.

If you are renting a vehicle in Ithaca, then be aware that the current speed limit within city or town limits is 25 mph, unless otherwise posted. Suburban speed limits around Ithaca will generally have a speed limit of 75 mph. If you are traveling on a highway in Ithaca, then the speed limit is 75 mph.

During the month of August the average temperature in Ithaca is 66.2 °F and the expected precipitation is 3.5″. This information is useful for travelers looking for a car rental in Ithaca.

Travelers looking to leave from Ithaca on a road trip around New York or the surrounding areas during the month of August should expect temperatures around 69.8 °F and about 3.7″ of possible rain through the month.


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