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Ottawa Car Rental Mini Guide

Ottawa is situated in the Ottawa Valley, in the east of Southern Ontario. The city was built along the banks of the Ottawa River which forms a boundary between Ontario and Quebec. Customers who choose car hire in Ottawa can drive easily over several bridges that connect the two provinces thanks to our unlimited mileage offer.

To get to Ottawa you can fly into Ottawa Airport, most major Canadian and American airports fly into Ottawa. From Europe you can fly from London Heathrow and Frankfurt. To get to the city from the airport you can collect a rental vehicle directly from the airport or in Ottawa if you prefer. We do advise prebooking your rental car in advance to make sure you receive the vehicle you require at the absolute best price.

Cheapest car hire in Ottawa

Chevrolet Cruze

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 89.55 EUR/day
Chevrolet Cruze

7 Days rental at 626.85 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |

Ford Fusion

5 Adults, 2 Doors

From 92.10 EUR/day
Ford Fusion

7 Days rental at 644.76 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |

Chevrolet Impala

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 92.10 EUR/day
Chevrolet Impala

7 Days rental at 644.76 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |

Ford Escape

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 98.50 EUR/day
Ford Escape

7 Days rental at 689.53 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |

Dodge Caravan

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.29 EUR/day
Dodge Caravan

7 Days rental at 779.07 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |

Useful to know about Ottawa

  • Ottawa is actually the capital of Canada despite being the second biggest city in Ontario.
  • Ottawa is the fourth largest municipality in Canada.
  • More than 800,000 people live in Ottawa.
  • Ottawa was recently voted the third cleanest city in the world.
  • And it was said to have the second highest quality of living in North America.


Popular car hire destinations in Ottawa

Best car rental companies in Ottawa

No.1: HERTZ,
based on 1038 reviews
15 min (average wait time)
based on 2272 reviews
18 min (average wait time)

Ottawa car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Hertz Corporate
  • € 626.85
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 89.55
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 2
    Most Popular Type:
  • 1
    Most popular model:
    Chevrolet Impala
  • 5
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day for car hire in Ottawa

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices

FAQs about car hire in Ottawa

How much does car hire in Ottawa cost?

Car hire in Ottawa costs as little as €89.60 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Intermediate class vehicle is €94.00 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €111.30 per day from BUDGET for a Dodge Caravan.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Ottawa?

0 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Ottawa, including , see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Ottawa?

None of the car hire companies in Ottawa are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent in Ottawa?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Hertz Corporate has the highest customer rating for car hire in Ottawa with a score of 8.2/10

with Budget US Corporate rated second best with a score of 8.0/10


How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Ottawa?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Ottawa is € per week from .

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Ottawa?

The cheapest car hire company in Ottawa is BUDGET, with prices for a Intermediate class car such as the Chevrolet Cruze available from as little as €626.85 per week.

How much is fuel in Ottawa?

You can expect to pay €1.428/ltr of petrol and €1.681/ltr of diesel in Ottawa. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Ottawa?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Ottawa with leading car hire companies such as BUDGET as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Ottawa?

We can arrange Fullsize, Intermediate and Standard class rental cars in Ottawa.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Ottawa?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Ottawa, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Ottawa is € per week from for a .

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Ottawa?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Ottawa at the moment, however BUDGET rates start from just €626.85 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €626.85 from BUDGET in Ottawa - St Laurent (ontario) or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Ottawa?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Ottawa is €627.20 per week with an average price of €658.00 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Ottawa

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in Ottawa

  • Budget (tel: 613-739-4231)
  • Hertz (tel: 6137451396)
  • Hertz (tel: 6137466683)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Ottawa

  • Budget (2273 Gladwin Crescent, Ottawa, K1B 4L5, ON, Ontario)
  • Hertz (1160 Newmarket, Otawa Dt, K1B 1A6, ON, Ontario)
  • Hertz (881 St. Laurent Blvd, Ottawa, K1K 3B1, ON, Ontario)

Car hire company ratings in Ottawa

  • Hertz: Rated 8.2/10 from 36 reviews
  • Budget US: Rated 8.0/10 from 107 reviews

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