Car Rentals in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Pittsburgh, PA
Oct 11 — Oct 18
Same drop-off
Pittsburgh, PA
Wed 10/11
Noon
Wed 10/18
Noon

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Rental cars insight and trends in Pittsburgh

Useful insights to help you book the perfect rental car in Pittsburgh

What is the cheapest rental car agency in Pittsburgh?

The cheapest rental cars in Pittsburgh are generally found through Turo. When booking with Turo, you may be able to find rental car prices for as low as $25/day. The average price to rent a car in Pittsburgh is $37/day.

What car rental company in Pittsburgh has the most locations?

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has the most locations of any rental car company in Pittsburgh, with 11 locations.

What car do most people rent in Pittsburgh?

Most momondo users will rent the BMW X5 in Pittsburgh, though renting the Hyundai Elantra GT is a popular second choice according to our data. If you’re interested in renting the BMW X5, prices are $85 per day on average. Some users have found BMW X5 rental deals in Pittsburgh for as low as $54 per day. Hyundai Elantra GT rentals in Pittsburgh are $42 per day on average, with some of the cheapest deals at $33 per day.

Best deals found for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Compact$34/day
Intermediate$31/day
Standard$34/day
Full-size$30/day
Minivan$38/day
Full-size SUV$60/day
Luxury$36/day
Intermediate SUV$31/day
Supplier choice$35/day
Standard SUV$37/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Important information about Pittsburgh car rentals

Getting around with your car rental is the perfect way to explore Pittsburgh. When you’re visiting the city, check out the Pittsburgh Zoo, Phipps Conservatory, the Botanical Gardens, or Kennywood theme park are all a must, and easily accessible with cheap car rentals in Pittsburgh. There are multiple car rentals in Pittsburgh to select from that will make getting to and from the city easier. Downtown, you can either park on the street or in parking garages. There are different rates for on-street parking, marked with color-coded lines. Parking on the street is free on Sundays and in the evening from Monday to Saturday. The city typically gets snow during the winter months, so you’ll want to be careful driving car rentals in Pittsburgh during that time.

While visiting Pittsburgh, is it worthwhile to rent a car?

While exploring downtown, it’s easy to walk around. You should consider the car rentals in Pittsburgh to explore the suburbs and make it to all the sights you want to get to. Many of the top tourist spots are within a short drive from the city center. You can park your Pittsburgh car rental downtown either on the street or in one of the various parking lots or garages. Parking meters are payable by kiosk or through an app you can download on your smartphone. Pittsburgh also has a few scenic drives, like the Laurel Highlands Scenic Byway, southeast of the city. The I-376 is the main highway in and out of Pittsburgh, but we recommend avoiding it during rush hour. It’s known to be one of the most congested roads in the country.

What driving laws should I know when driving in Pittsburgh?

Whenever you travel, especially to new cities, it’s important to understand any possible driving laws that may vary from the ones where you normally drive. Pennsylvania has the "move over" law where you’re required to slow down and change lanes when an emergency vehicle is approaching with its lights flashing. If you are using your windshield wipers continuously, you must have your headlights on as well. If you’re driving in Pittsburgh during the winter months, take into consideration that you are required to clear any snow or ice from your vehicle to avoid accidents. If you are having a drink, we suggest you don’t drive and leave your rental car at home.

Will I need a special permit to drive a rental car in Pittsburgh visiting from a foreign country?

You must be 21 or older to obtain rental cars in Pittsburgh. If you are considering renting a vehicle and are not a US resident, you must present a valid driver’s license from your country of origin along with your passport. Furthermore, if your country’s driver’s license has letters of a non-Latin alphabet, you must hold an International Driver’s Permit to be able to rent a car in Pittsburgh.


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania car rental deals found on momondo

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

Small

$51 - $77

All Car Types

$70 - $118

The average price of a Small rental in Pittsburgh, the United States is $64. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Pittsburgh, the United States is in September. The price is 22% lower than the rest of the year at just $51 per day. A Small rental is typically 27% less expensive than the average rental car in Pittsburgh. The average price of a vehicle rental in Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Pittsburgh, the United States is $62. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Pittsburgh, the United States is in September. The price is 18% lower than the rest of the year at just $52 per day. A Medium rental is typically 30% less expensive than the average rental car in Pittsburgh. The average price of a vehicle rental in Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Pittsburgh, the United States is $86. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Pittsburgh, the United States is in August. The price is 20% lower than the rest of the year at just $70 per day. A Large rental is typically 3% less expensive than the average rental car in Pittsburgh. The average price of a vehicle rental in Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Pittsburgh, the United States is $73. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Pittsburgh, the United States is in September. The price is 24% lower than the rest of the year at just $56 per day. A SUV rental is typically 18% less expensive than the average rental car in Pittsburgh. The average price of a vehicle rental in Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Pittsburgh, the United States is $115. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Pittsburgh, the United States is in December. The price is 25% lower than the rest of the year at just $87 per day. A Van rental is typically 23% more expensive than the average rental car in Pittsburgh. The average price of a vehicle rental in Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Pickup Truck rental in Pittsburgh, the United States is $88. The cheapest time to rent a Pickup Truck in Pittsburgh, the United States is in October. The price is 46% lower than the rest of the year at just $48 per day. A Pickup Truck rental is typically 2% less expensive than the average rental car in Pittsburgh. The average price of a vehicle rental in Pittsburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Pittsburgh, the United States is $94. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Pittsburgh, the United States is in February. The price is 19% lower than the rest of the year at just $77 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 6% more expensive than the average rental car in Pittsburgh. The average price of a vehicle rental in Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh Luxury rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Convertible rental in Pittsburgh, the United States is $121. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in Pittsburgh, the United States is in September. The price is 26% lower than the rest of the year at just $91 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 28% more expensive than the average rental car in Pittsburgh. The average price of a vehicle rental in Pittsburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Hyundai Accent
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$34/day

11 Oct - 11 Nov
Hyundai Accent

Pittsburgh car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Payless

8.4
Very good
100 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.4

Hertz

6.5
Okay
125 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.6

Alamo

8.7
Very good
79 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.2

Dollar

7.3
Good
97 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.2

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.1
Good
75 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.1

Budget

6.0
Okay
83 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.0

Sixt

9.4
Wonderful
6 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.7

Comfort

9.7

Overall

9.4

Pick-up/drop-off

9.4

Value

9.1

National

7.9
Good
4 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

7.4

Quick facts about car rentals in Pittsburgh

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

Most Popular Agency

Hertz

Popular Car Types

Intermediate, SUV, Economy

Cheapest Rental Car

$33

Most Popular Model

Fiat 500C
The most popular Pittsburgh car rental agency found on momondo this month is Hertz. Other top choices for car rental companies are Dollar and Payless
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Pittsburgh in the past 72 hours: Intermediate, SUV, Economy.
The lowest price for a rental car in Pittsburgh is $33/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $57/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Pittsburgh in the past 7 days is the Fiat 500C. Our users also prefer the Subaru Impreza as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

Coraopolis Bridge4.9 mi
Neville Island Bridge5.8 mi
Rivers Casino12.0 mi
Mattress Factory Museum12.4 mi
Duquesne Incline12.4 mi

Nearby attractions:

Frick Park28.5 mi
Hunt Armory30.0 mi
Schenley Park30.8 mi
Carnegie Museum of Natural History31.0 mi
Cathedral of Learning31.0 mi

Nearby attractions:

South Tenth Street Bridge54.6 mi
Frick Park54.7 mi
Pittsburgh Playhouse54.9 mi
Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field54.9 mi
Highmark Stadium55.0 mi

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Driving with a rental car in Pittsburgh - FAQs

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

How much will it cost to rent a car in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in November?

For November in Pittsburgh, the average price from these searches for a weekend rental was $72 - but some users found deals as low as $28. Users looking for a one-week rental in Pittsburgh for November saw an average deal of $55 - but quotes as low as $27 were available depending on dates and car options.

Is there a fee to cancel my Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania car rental?

Every rental car company in Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh include Hertz, Alamo, and Payless, so be sure to check if they offer free cancellation.

What is the best type of car to rent in Pittsburgh during November?

Based on the weather in Pittsburgh during the month of November, you should rent an SUV. Pittsburgh in November typically sees, on average, 2.9″ of precipitation with an average temperature of 32 °F. Although the weather may vary from year to year, renting an SUV is your best bet because it can maneuver through snow and ice thanks to the AWD feature. Renting a SUV in Pittsburgh will cost you $56/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania?

Pittsburgh’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 Pittsburgh 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.

What car rental company has the Audi A4 in Pittsburgh?

What is the weather like in Pittsburgh, PA in October?

Typically, the weather in Pittsburgh through the month of October is 53.6 °F and the expected precipitation is 2.3″. This is important information to know when renting a car so you can be sure to rent the perfect car for the expected weather.

Is the weather in Pittsburgh similar to the rest of Pennsylvania?

If you’re looking for a Pittsburgh rental car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of October it’s important to know that the rest of Pennsylvania typically has a temperature of 51.8 °F and will usually expect 3.3″ of precipitation.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Pittsburgh?

Prices for cars in Pittsburgh refresh daily.

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How old do you have to be to hire a car in Pittsburgh?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Pittsburgh. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To rent a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be applied. We advise that you read the policy of your chosen rental company before making a reservation.

What documentation or ID do you need to rent a car in Pittsburgh?

To rent a car in Pittsburgh, all drivers must present a valid full driving license. If the license is written in a language other than the language of the country of rental, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're renting a car abroad, you may also need to provide evidence of your return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We always recommend that you verify with the specific rental company you're booking with.


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Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car rental in Pittsburgh?

You should book a car rental in Pittsburgh using momondo because it is quick, free and easy to use and could save you money. momondo does the hard work of finding the rental car prices and policies, all you need to do is compare and choose what works best for your trip.

How does momondo help me find the best car rental deal in Pittsburgh?

By the use of filters, momondo makes finding a great car rental in Pittsburgh easier. Whether it is price, car type, amenities or policies, momondo allows you to refine your search with these and more filters to find the best deal for you.

Does momondo show car rental deals in Pittsburgh with free cancellation?

Yes, momondo allows you to filter specifically for car rental companies in Pittsburgh offering free cancellation.

Can I rent a car with a fair fuel policy in Pittsburgh on momondo?

Fair fuel policies are specifically available to select on momondo, allowing you to refine your search for rental cars in Pittsburgh.

Can I find a car rental in Pittsburgh which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Enhanced cleaning services can be found on all car rental locations on momondo including Pittsburgh.

Can I search for rental cars in Pittsburgh with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Yes, car rental deals in Pittsburgh with unlimited mileage can be found on momondo.


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