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Car Rental in Louisville, Kentucky with Rhino Car Hire

Booking your rental car with Rhino Car Hire in Louisville provides the perfect opportunity to explore the diverse attractions of Kentucky at your own pace. Whether you’re drawn to the heritage of bourbon and horse racing, the natural beauty of the Bluegrass State, or the cultural vibrancy of Louisville itself, Rhino Car Hire offers a selection of vehicles to suit every traveler's needs, from economical compact cars to luxury models and spacious SUVs.

With Rhino Car Hire, travelers can enjoy competitive rates and transparent pricing, ensuring your journey through Kentucky is both enjoyable and cost-effective. The booking process is straightforward, allowing you to easily reserve your vehicle online and conveniently pick it up upon arriving in Louisville.

Nestled on the banks of the Ohio River, Louisville, the largest city in Kentucky, is renowned for its historical significance, cultural hubs, and sporting events. From the legendary Kentucky Derby to the urban bourbon scene, the city promises a mix of Southern charm and modern vibrancy. To truly soak in its multifaceted appeal, having your own set of wheels with a hire car is a game-changer. Here's why:

Nearest Airport:
The primary airport serving Louisville is Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF).

  • Distance from SDF to downtown Louisville: Approximately 6 miles, typically a 10-15 minute drive.

While most of Louisville is toll-free, drivers should be aware of tolling on the bridges that connect Louisville to southern Indiana across the Ohio River. These include the Lewis and Clark Bridge (KY 841), Abraham Lincoln Bridge (I-65 North), and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Bridge (I-65 South).

As with many major cities, Louisville can experience traffic congestion during rush hours. If you're headed to popular events, especially the Kentucky Derby, anticipate significant traffic and plan routes accordingly.

Driving Customs & Rules in Kentucky:

  • Seat Belts: Kentucky law requires all front-seat occupants to wear seat belts. Children under 40 inches tall must be secured in a child restraint system.
  • Cellphone Use: It's illegal for drivers under 18 to use a phone while driving, except in emergencies. Texting while driving is prohibited for all drivers.
  • Alcohol: The legal blood alcohol limit in Kentucky is 0.08%. Always designate a sober driver.

Benefits of Hiring a Car in Louisville:

  • Flexibility: Experience attractions outside the city like the Bourbon Trail at your own pace.
  • Convenience: Visit multiple attractions in a single day without relying on public transport.
  • Economy: For families or groups, hiring a car can be more economical than multiple public transport tickets.

Recommended Attractions & Routes:

  1. Churchill Downs: Home of the Kentucky Derby, it's located just 5 miles from downtown via S 3rd St.
  2. Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory: Located downtown, it's a treat for baseball enthusiasts.
  3. Muhammad Ali Center: A short drive in the downtown area, this museum pays homage to the legendary boxer and Louisville's native son.
  4. Cave Hill Cemetery: About 3 miles from downtown via Baxter Ave, this historic cemetery offers both history and serenity.
  5. Big Four Bridge: Walking the bridge is a treat, but you can drive to its base, park, and then take a stroll for views of the Ohio River.

Louisville is more than just bourbon and horse racing. It's a city with a rich tapestry of history, culture, and modern attractions. By hiring a car, you unlock the freedom to explore this Southern gem intimately, ensuring you leave with memories that last a lifetime.  Having your own rental car allows you to tailor your trip to your interests, enabling you to discover Kentucky's hidden gems, from historic landmarks and scenic drives to culinary delights and outdoor adventures. With the freedom to set your own itinerary, you can experience the rich culture, history, and natural beauty of Louisville and beyond on your own terms.

Current Rental Rates in Louisville

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 64.54 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 451.82 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |

Volkswagen Passat

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 64.61 EUR/day
Volkswagen Passat

7 Days rental at 452.30 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 64.81 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 453.72 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Louisville: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Bourbon and Culinary Tours: Utilize your rental car to explore the famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail, with several distilleries located within a short drive from Louisville. Don't miss the city's vibrant culinary scene, which blends traditional Southern cuisine with innovative dining experiences.
  • Cultural and Historical Sites: Drive to significant landmarks such as the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, the Muhammad Ali Center, and the historic Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby. Explore the Old Louisville neighborhood to see one of the country's largest collections of Victorian homes.
  • Scenic Drives and Nature: Take advantage of Kentucky's beautiful landscapes with a drive through the rolling hills of the Bluegrass region or visit nearby parks like the Jefferson Memorial Forest and Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest for hiking and nature walks.
  • Arts and Entertainment: Experience Louisville’s arts scene by visiting local art galleries, theaters, and live music venues. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts and the Louisville Palace host a variety of performances throughout the year.
  • Sporting Events and Outdoor Activities: Attend a Louisville Cardinals game, enjoy a day at the races at Churchill Downs, or use your rental car to access outdoor activities such as kayaking on the Ohio River or exploring the Parklands of Floyds Fork.


Louisville - Popular Destinations

  • Bardstown: Approximately 40 miles south of Louisville - Known as the "Bourbon Capital of the World,"
  • Mammoth Cave National Park: Roughly 90 miles south of Louisville - The world's longest cave system. 
  • Lexington: About 80 miles east of Louisville - Explore the heart of Kentucky’s horse country, visit the Kentucky Horse Park, and enjoy the city’s rich history and vibrant arts scene.

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from Louisville

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Louisville car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Budget US Corporate
  • € 451.78
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  • € 64.54
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    Chrysler Voyager
  • 24
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Average prices per day in Louisville

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