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Colombia Car Rental Mini Guide

Colombia is a fascinating country that boasts over 50 protected areas and numerous sights of natural beauty. It is also rich in history, culture and tradition making it an interesting place to visit. Book cheap car hire in Colombia and you can explore fully what it has to offer and go where you want, when you want.

Why rent a car in Colombia

Colombia is a country of great and varied natural beauty. It has tropical flora and fauna, mountains and coastlines with the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean. Many customers who hire a car in Colombia opt for an off road vehicle in order to explore the more mountainous terrain in comfort and safety.

Hiring a car in Colombia offers access to parts of the country that public transport simply cannot reach, from sandy beaches to rain forest trails the true Colombia is within reach with a rental car.

Car hire companies in Colombia

  • Alamo car rental in Colombia (13+ models available)
  • Atos Renta Facil in Colombia (7+ models available)
  • Avis car rental in Colombia (15+ models available)
  • Budget car rental in Colombia (21+ models available)
  • Confort rent a car in Colombia (5+ models available)
  • Enterprise car rental in Colombia (17+ models available)
  • Europcar in Colombia (18+ models available)
  • Mex Rent a Car in Colombia (24+ models available)
  • National car rental in Colombia (4+ models available)

Cheapest car hire in Colombia

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.39 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 177.78 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.39 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 177.78 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.39 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 177.78 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.39 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 177.78 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.39 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 177.78 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.39 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 177.78 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.39 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 177.78 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.39 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 177.78 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.39 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 177.78 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Logan

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.84 EUR/day
Renault Logan

7 Days rental at 194.90 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Logan

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.84 EUR/day
Renault Logan

7 Days rental at 194.90 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Logan

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.84 EUR/day
Renault Logan

7 Days rental at 194.90 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Logan

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.84 EUR/day
Renault Logan

7 Days rental at 194.90 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Logan

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.84 EUR/day
Renault Logan

7 Days rental at 194.90 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Logan

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.84 EUR/day
Renault Logan

7 Days rental at 194.90 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Logan

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.84 EUR/day
Renault Logan

7 Days rental at 194.90 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Logan

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.84 EUR/day
Renault Logan

7 Days rental at 194.90 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Logan

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.84 EUR/day
Renault Logan

7 Days rental at 194.90 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan March

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 23.74 EUR/day
Nissan March

7 Days rental at 166.20 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan March

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.79 EUR/day
Nissan March

7 Days rental at 180.58 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan March

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 30.04 EUR/day
Nissan March

7 Days rental at 210.33 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Onix

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 31.68 EUR/day
Chevrolet Onix

7 Days rental at 221.79 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Onix

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 31.68 EUR/day
Chevrolet Onix

7 Days rental at 221.79 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Onix

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 31.68 EUR/day
Chevrolet Onix

7 Days rental at 221.79 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Onix

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 31.68 EUR/day
Chevrolet Onix

7 Days rental at 221.79 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Onix

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 31.68 EUR/day
Chevrolet Onix

7 Days rental at 221.79 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Onix

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 31.68 EUR/day
Chevrolet Onix

7 Days rental at 221.79 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mazda BT50

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 67.41 EUR/day
Mazda BT50

7 Days rental at 471.90 EUR from 20/07/2020

  0 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Duster

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.47 EUR/day
Renault Duster

7 Days rental at 318.30 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Duster

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.47 EUR/day
Renault Duster

7 Days rental at 318.30 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Duster

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.47 EUR/day
Renault Duster

7 Days rental at 318.30 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Duster

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.47 EUR/day
Renault Duster

7 Days rental at 318.30 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Duster

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.47 EUR/day
Renault Duster

7 Days rental at 318.30 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Duster

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.47 EUR/day
Renault Duster

7 Days rental at 318.30 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Duster

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.47 EUR/day
Renault Duster

7 Days rental at 318.30 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Duster

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.47 EUR/day
Renault Duster

7 Days rental at 318.30 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Duster

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.47 EUR/day
Renault Duster

7 Days rental at 318.30 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Top tips when hiring a car in Colombia

  • Drive on the right side of the road in Colombia, the steering wheel will always be on the left
  • Colombian drivers are renowned for aggressive driving, particularly in cities and during rush hour, defensive driving is recommended
  • Avoid driving at night where possible, wildlife and cattle often cross roads and present a real hazard
  • Learn some basic Spanish phrases that will come in handy if you need help when driving
  • Keep all car rental documents, driving license and passport in the car as you may need at checkpoints

Laws and rules of the road when driving in Colombia

  •  

    R

    Road Driving Side

  •  

    60kph

    Urban speed Limit

  •  

    80kph

    Rural Speed Limit

  •  

    100kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  •  

    COP  1739.31/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

  •  

    40mg

    Drink Drive Limit

  •  

    COP

    Currency

  •  

    YES

    Tolls

  •  

    23

    Min Rental Age

    16

    Min Driving Age

  •  

    Front and Rear

    Seatbelts

  •  

    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras

  •  

    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

Compare car rental agents in Colombia

Rental Agent
Locations
Rating (/10)
Customer Reviews
Mini (€/day)
Compact (€/day)
Intermediate (€/day)
Standard (€/day)
 Alamo
11
4.1/10
630
€ 45.04
€ 45.41
€ 89.22
€ 99.13

Car rental agent statistics in Colombia

  • 4.5/10
    Highest rated agent:
    ALAMO
  • 4.1/10
    Lowest rated agent:
    ALAMO
  • 315
    Total number of reviews in
    Colombia
  • 22
    Most Locations in Colombia:
    LOCALIZA
  • 13
    Average wait time
    (Min.)
  • 11
    Total rental companies
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Colombia

ItemPercent
January€ 76
February€ 76
March€ 57
April€ 66
May€ 55
June€ 62
July€ 72
August€ 75
September€ 77
October€ 63
November€ 74
December€ 79
ItemPercent
January€ 41
February€ 44
March€ 39
April€ 38
May€ 39
June€ 50
July€ 47
August€ 45
September€ 47
October€ 40
November€ 52
December€ 57
ItemPercent
January€ 102
February€ 97
March€ 105
April€ 105
May€ 103
June€ 97
July€ 70
August€ 102
September€ 102
October€ 102
November€ 99
December€ 118
ItemPercent
January€ 85
February€ 101
March€ 97
April€ 96
May€ 102
June€ 90
July€ 90
August€ 102
September€ 99
October€ 95
November€ 104
December€ 110
ItemPercent
January€ 133
February€ 126
March€ 127
April€ 133
May€ 164
June€ 166
July€ 183
August€ 178
September€ 164
October€ 137
November€ 153
December€ 170
ItemPercent
January€ 62
February€ 80
March€ 30
April€ 46
May€ 31
June€ 27
July€ 44
August€ 46
September€ 53
October€ 39
November€ 47
December€ 48
ItemPercent
January€ 105
February€ 118
March€ 127
April€ 116
May€ 115
June€ 120
July€ 130
August€ 141
September€ 134
October€ 119
November€ 139
December€ 148
ItemPercent
January€ 100
February€ 91
March€ 80
April€ 92
May€ 77
June€ 84
July€ 100
August€ 106
September€ 102
October€ 87
November€ 95
December€ 103

Select category to see average car hire prices in Colombia

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

Fuel prices in Colombia

DieselUnleaded
Dec , 2021

€ 0.51

€ 0.52

Jan , 2022

€ 0.53

€ 0.54

Feb , 2022

€ 0.54

€ 0.55

Mar , 2022

€ 0.56

€ 0.57

Apr , 2022

€ 0.58

€ 0.59

May , 2022

€ 0.55

€ 0.56

Jun , 2022

€ 0.58

€ 0.59

Jul , 2022

€ 0.53

€ 0.54

Aug , 2022

€ 0.56

€ 0.57

Sep , 2022

€ 0.55

€ 0.56

Oct , 2022

€ 0.53

€ 0.55

Nov , 2022

€ 0.47

€ 0.50

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Nov , 2022 0.47 0.50
Oct , 2022 0.53 0.55
Sep , 2022 0.55 0.56
Aug , 2022 0.56 0.57
Jul , 2022 0.53 0.54
Jun , 2022 0.58 0.59
May , 2022 0.55 0.56
Apr , 2022 0.58 0.59
Mar , 2022 0.56 0.57
Feb , 2022 0.54 0.55
Jan , 2022 0.53 0.54
Dec , 2021 0.51 0.52

Car rental price statistics in Colombia

  • € 166.18
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 289.71
    Highest daily price:
    Toyota Prado
  • 704
    Total cars available
     
  • 84
    Most popular model:
    Kia Picanto
  • 78
    Location with most cars:
    Bogota - El Dorado Intl. Airport
  • € 23.7 per day
    Cheapest daily price:
    EUROPCAR - Bogota - El Dorado Intl. Airport

FAQs about car hire in Colombia

How much does it cost to hire a car in Colombia?

Car hire in Colombia starts from just €23.70 per day for a (economy) class car from Europcar. The average price to hire a car in Colombia is just €74.40 per day, whilst the most expensive hire car in Colombia is a Toyota Prado car for a (premium) class from Alamo costing €289.70 per day.

How do I get a free additional driver when hiring a car in Colombia?

We often have special offers on car hire in Colombia including free additional drivers, for example, is offering free additional driver and express check-in at for €0.00 per day.

Why is car hire so cheap in Colombia?

Car hire prices in Colombia are kept low thanks to the 6 car hire companies across the country. With over 24 car hire locations and 3,604 car hire options available, competition keeps prices low in Colombia.

Who is the best car hire company in Colombia?

Based on over 630 reviews from recent car hire customers, the best car hire agency in Colombia Is Alamo who score on average 4.1/10 across all locations in Colombia.

What is the most popular car hire location in Colombia?

The most popular locations to hire a car in Colombia is Bogota - El Dorado Intl. Airport with 6 car hire companies and 78 cars to choose from.

How much does fuel cost in Colombia?

Current fuel prices in Colombia are €0.495/ltr for petrol and €0.465/ltr for diesel as of 7 November 2022, it’ll cost on average €20 to fill an average compact class car with petrol and €19 for diesel.

What are the speed limits in Colombia?

Speed limits in Colombia are in km/h and are generally 60 km/h on urban roads, 80 km/h on rural roads and 100 km/h on the motorways but you should always follow local signage.

What is the cheapest car hire company in Colombia?

Europcar is the cheapest car hire company in Colombia offering a (economy) class car such as the Nissan March for as little as €165.90 per week.

What is the most popular hire car in Colombia?

The most popular car hire category in Colombia is the Nissan Versa available from 2 car hire companies in over 23 locations.

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Other Car Hire Locations in Colombia

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Car Hire Bogota
€30.8
 
 
Mini 5 4 1 from €40.0 per day
Compact 5 5 3 from €37.7 per day
Economy 5 5 2 from €30.8 per day
Car Hire El Dorado Airport
€30.8
 
 
Mini 5 4 1 from €40.0 per day
Compact 5 5 3 from €37.7 per day
Economy 5 5 2 from €30.8 per day
Car Hire Medellin
€34.0
 
 
Economy 5 5 2 from €34.0 per day
Compact 5 5 3 from €40.8 per day
Compact 5 5 3 from €40.8 per day