Asheville Car Hire

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Pick-up location Asheville
Hire locations 11
Airport locations 4

Asheville car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Enterprise
Best rated
8.5 Excellent (12,864 reviews)
4 locations in Asheville
Enterprise
Locations in Asheville
168 Smokey Park Hwy
+1 828 665 2389
26 Tunnel Rd
+1 828 333 9823
579 Tunnel Rd
+1 828 298 6914
954 Patton Ave
+1 828 255 0236
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Rated no. 2
Hertz
7.4 Good (3,872 reviews)
2 locations in Asheville
Hertz
Locations in Asheville
61 Terminal Drive Ste 15
+1 828 684 6455
891j Patton Avenue
+1 828 225 1828
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From £23/day
Rated no. 3
Budget
Cheapest deal
Most popular
7.4 Good (4,188 reviews)
1 location in Asheville
Budget
Locations in Asheville
3 South Tunnel Road
+1 828 299 4191
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Rated no. 4
Dollar
7.3 Good (6,408 reviews)
1 location in Asheville
Dollar
Locations in Asheville
61 Terminal Drive
+1 828 687 2513
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Rated no. 5
Thrifty
7.1 Good (2,800 reviews)
1 location in Asheville
Thrifty
Locations in Asheville
61 Terminal Drive
+1 828 687 2513
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Sunnycars
sunnycars
1 location in Asheville
Sunnycars
Locations in Asheville
61 Terminal Drive

Car hire locations in Asheville

Good to know

Most popular agency Alamo
Most popular car type Mini
Average price £37/day
Good deal £28/day

When to book a hire car in Asheville

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Top tips for hiring a car in Asheville

  • Asheville has plenty to offer, from a vibrant arts scene to historical buildings, and, of course, the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are a 1-hour drive from the center. Don’t miss out on any of Asheville’s attractions and rent a car to get the most out of your visit. Many of the outer attractions, including the Blue Ridge Mountains, are not available with public transport and a car will give you the most flexibility to explore the city and surroundings in your own time.
  • Asheville Regional Airport features five on-site car hire companies which offer vehicles for all tastes. Follow the signs out of the terminal to their service desks and pick up a car to be in Asheville center in less than half an hour via the I-26 W. The transfer will take almost an hour with public transport, so the most convenient way to start your time is with a hire car directly from the airport. If arriving by train or bus, there are also car hire locations in the city -- for instance, in Tunnel Road or Patton Avenue.
  • Asheville has wonderfully breathtaking scenic routes; however, these routes are also very steep in some places and it is important to shift to a lower gear instead of breaking down on your way. If braking too much, the brakes can overheat and, in the worst case scenario, stop working altogether. Drive slowly through the winding roads in and around Asheville as well, especially in winter, with snow and ice possibly on the streets. Ensure the hire car has winter tires, make sure to adjust your speed, and have some extra snacks and thermos flasks ready in the car in case you get stuck.
  • The I-240 goes right through the heart of Asheville and the I-40 is a major route connecting many places, so these roads can be congested when commuters come into Asheville in the morning between around 7-9am and leave the city between 5-8pm. If going west, the US-23 can be an alternate route, depending on your ultimate goal.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Asheville for £28 or less
  • Book your car hire in Asheville at least 3 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Asheville

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

On average a hire car in Asheville costs £38 per day.

What is the most popular hire car in Asheville?

Mini (Chevrolet Spark or similar) is the most frequently booked hire car type in Asheville.

What is the best hire car agency in Asheville?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Asheville are Enterprise (8.5, 12864 reviews), Hertz (7.4, 3872 reviews), and Budget (7.4, 4188 reviews).

Which car hire companies will pick you up at the airport: Asheville Regional Airport (AVL)?

Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Asheville Regional Airport to off-airport locations include Alamo and Budget.

How can I find hire car agencies near me in Asheville?

Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best hire cars near you.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Asheville?

If you’re planning to venture out into the mountains, it is recommended to opt for a 4-wheel-drive car, as there are gravel roads that will require additional road grip. A 4-wheel-drive car is also a good choice for winter driving conditions and is a real all-rounder for the area.

What's the speed limit in Asheville?

It is important to always adapt speed to the prevailing weather and road conditions, but general regulations allow 25 mph in residential areas and only 10 mph around schools or pedestrian areas. Up to 55 mph is permitted on rural roads, and 55-60 mph on most freeways. Keep an eye out for signs that indicate speed limits.

How are gas prices in Asheville?

The average petrol price in Asheville lies at $2.55 per gallon, but petrol stations like Sam’s Club or Hot Spot can offer rates as low as $2.35, so look out for those. When venturing out of the city, into the forest, and up through mountainous areas, make sure to refill the tank beforehand, as petrol stations are scarce up there.

Where are the best places to park in Asheville?

On-street parking is metered in Asheville and costs around $1.50 per hour, but check the sign for details. On Sundays and public holidays, on-street parking is free. There are also parking garages to consider, such as the Civic Center Garage with its daily maximum of about $10, the Wall Street Garage, or the Rankin Avenue Garage.