Car Rentals in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Pittsburgh, PA
Aug 18 — Aug 25
Same drop-off
Pittsburgh, PA
Thu 8/18
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Thu 8/25
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Best deals found for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Volkswagen Passat
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers

$48/day

31 Aug - 30 Sep
Volkswagen Passat
Chevrolet Trailblazer
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$45/day

12 Sep - 10 Oct
Chevrolet Trailblazer
Chrysler 200
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$41/day

6 Sep - 28 Oct
Chrysler 200
Hyundai Avante
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$39/day

1 Sep - 1 Oct
Hyundai Avante
Hyundai Elantra
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$36/day

1 Sep - 1 Oct
Hyundai Elantra
Cadillac CT5
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers

$52/day

1 Sep - 19 Oct
Cadillac CT5
Mazda CX-5
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$43/day

6 Sep - 28 Oct
Mazda CX-5
Ford Focus Sedan
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$37/day

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

$36/day

1 Sep - 1 Oct
Nissan Versa

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 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.

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.

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 Cars

$49 - $78

All Car Types

$67 - $117

The average price of a Small rental in Pittsburgh, the United States is $63. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Pittsburgh, the United States is in September. The price is 24% lower than the rest of the year at just $49 per day. A Small rental is typically 28% less expensive than the average car rental 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 $60. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Pittsburgh, the United States is in January. The price is 19% lower than the rest of the year at just $50 per day. A Medium rental is typically 31% less expensive than the average car rental 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 $88. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Pittsburgh, the United States is in September. The price is 30% lower than the rest of the year at just $63 per day. A Large rental is typically 2% more expensive than the average car rental 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 $67. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Pittsburgh, the United States is in January. The price is 18% lower than the rest of the year at just $55 per day. A SUV rental is typically 24% less expensive than the average car rental 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 $121. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Pittsburgh, the United States is in November. The price is 39% lower than the rest of the year at just $75 per day. A Van rental is typically 28% more expensive than the average car rental 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 Luxury rental in Pittsburgh, the United States is $99. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Pittsburgh, the United States is in February. The price is 40% lower than the rest of the year at just $60 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 12% more expensive than the average car rental 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 $95. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in Pittsburgh, the United States is in January. The price is 36% lower than the rest of the year at just $61 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 8% more expensive than the average car rental 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.

Nissan Versa
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$36/day

1 Sep - 1 Oct
Nissan Versa
Kia Rio
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
4-door vehicles

$27/day

1 Sep - 30 Sep
Kia Rio

Pittsburgh car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
5.6
Okay
108 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.0

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

6.3
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Horrible
100 reviews1 location
8.8
Excellent
71 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

7.8
6.4
Good
87 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.5
6.2
Good
71 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

7.8

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.7
5.2
Okay
68 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

6.2

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.4
6.6
Good
23 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

6.8
5.9
Okay
4 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

4.9

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

Thrifty

Popular Car Types

Intermediate, SUV, Economy

Cheapest Rental Car

$29

Most Popular Model

Class Intermediate Car
The most popular Pittsburgh car rental agency found on momondo this month is Thrifty. Other top choices for car rental companies are Hertz and Budget
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 $29/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $63/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Pittsburgh in the past 7 days is the Class Intermediate Car. Our users also prefer the Ford Mustang 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:

Neville Island Bridge5.8 mi
Duquesne Baseball Field11.7 mi
Rivers Casino12.0 mi
Carnegie Science Center12.3 mi
Mattress Factory Museum12.4 mi

Nearby attractions:

Frick Park28.5 mi
Schenley Park30.8 mi
Carnegie Museum of Art30.9 mi
Carnegie Museum of Natural History31.0 mi
Cathedral of Learning31.0 mi

Nearby attractions:

Duquesne Baseball Field54.2 mi
Hot Metal Bridge54.3 mi
South Tenth Street Bridge54.6 mi
Frick Park54.7 mi
Pittsburgh Playhouse54.9 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

For September in Pittsburgh, the average price from these searches for a weekend rental was $80 - but some users found deals as low as $28. Users looking for a one-week rental in Pittsburgh for September saw an average deal of $61 - but quotes as low as $22 were available depending on dates and car options.

The cheapest provider in Pittsburgh is Hertz, with an average daily rental rate of $68 from its 7 locations in Pittsburgh. The absolute cheapest deal momondo users have found at Hertz in Pittsburgh is $22.

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 Alamo, Payless, and Enterprise, so be sure to check if they offer free cancellation.

Renting a Standard car in Pittsburgh during the month of September is what most travelers prefer. With temperatures averaging 53.6 °F and precipitation around 2.3″ 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 Pittsburgh will cost you $59/day on average.

Enterprise is very popular in Pittsburgh, PA, as they have more locations than any other car rental company. You can find 11 locations in the city of Pittsburgh, PA, and can expect to pay about $81/day for your rental car in Pittsburgh, PA.

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.

Typically, the weather in Pittsburgh through the month of August is 71.6 °F and the expected precipitation is 3.5″. This is important information to know when renting a car so you can be sure to rent the perfect car for the expected weather.

If you’re looking for a Pittsburgh rental car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of August it’s important to know that the rest of Pennsylvania typically has a temperature of 69.8 °F and will usually expect 3.8″ of precipitation.


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