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Philadelphia car hire information

Pick-up location Philadelphia
Car types 4x4, Commercial, Compact, Convertible, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Luxury, Mini, People carrier, Premium, Standard, Van
Hire locations 70
Airport locations 19
Popular agencies Alamo, Sixt, Budget, Hertz, Avis

Cheap Car Hire in Philadelphia

Economy £30/day
Compact £31/day
Intermediate £33/day
Standard £33/day
Full-size £33/day
4x4 £36/day
People carrier £49/day
Mini £33/day
Premium £37/day
Luxury £37/day
Convertible £83/day
Commercial £26/day
Van £66/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags Economy car in Philadelphia alamo
4 Adults, 2 Bags Compact car in Philadelphia alamo
5 Adults, 3 Bags Intermediate car in Philadelphia alamo
5 Adults, 3 Bags Standard car in Philadelphia sixt
5 Adults, 2 Bags Full-size car in Philadelphia sixt
5 Adults, 3 Bags 4x4 car in Philadelphia sixt
5 Adults, 5 Bags People carrier car in Philadelphia sixt
2 Adults, 2 Bags Mini car in Philadelphia thrifty
5 Adults, 5 Bags Premium car in Philadelphia sixt
5 Adults, 5 Bags Luxury car in Philadelphia sixt
5 Adults, 3 Bags Convertible car in Philadelphia hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags Commercial car in Philadelphia hertz
5 Adults, 2 Bags Van car in Philadelphia budget
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Philadelphia car hire reviews and directory

From £24/day
Rated no. 1
Alamo
Best rated
Most popular
8.7 Excellent (6,914 reviews)
2 locations in Philadelphia
Alamo
Locations in Philadelphia
1 Arrivals Rd
+1 833 338 3323
2950 Market St - 30th Station
+1 215 387 9077
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From £31/day
Rated no. 2
Enterprise
8.5 Excellent (13,095 reviews)
18 locations in Philadelphia
Enterprise
Locations in Philadelphia
1 Arrivals Rd
+1 833 338 3321
110 Leverington Ave
+1 215 509 7109
11301 Norcom Rd
+1 215 677 5355
1201 E Erie Ave
+1 215 289 7200
1236-40 Washington Ave
+1 215 389 8900
217 W Chelten Ave # 233
+1 215 844 8122
36 S 19th St
+1 215 751 1460
510 N Front And Spring Garden
+1 215 592 9700
5847 N Broad St
+1 215 225 2500
6800 Rising Sun Ave.
+1 215 745 5545
6801 Germantown Ave
+1 215 951 6923
6820-26 Castor Avenue
+1 215 342 2300
7001 Essington Ave-vans Only
+1 215 492 9766
7001 Essington Ave
+1 215 492 9766
727 Chestnut St
+1 215 625 6970
7601 Roosevelt Blvd
+1 215 331 6000
8913 Frankford Ave
+1 215 333 1800
Sheraton 15 S. 36th Street
+1 215 387 3283
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From £30/day
Rated no. 3
Avis
7.6 Good (2,333 reviews)
7 locations in Philadelphia
Avis
Locations in Philadelphia
1 Arrivals Road
+1 215 492 0900
10600 Roosevelt Boulevard
+1 215 969 7470
1324 Arch Street
+1 215 751 2737
1600 Race Street
+1 215 814 9078
200 South Broad Street
+1 215 735 7193
201 South Columbus Boulevard (Olde City)
+1 215 629 1333
2951 Market Street (30th St & Market)
+1 215 386 2332
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From £23/day
Rated no. 4
Budget
Cheapest deal
7.4 Good (4,428 reviews)
7 locations in Philadelphia
Budget
Locations in Philadelphia
1 Arrivals Road
+1 215 492 9043
10600 Roosevelt Boulevard
+1 215 676 3425
1324 Arch Street
+1 215 665 8680
1600 Race Street
+1 215 665 1582
200 South Broad Street
+1 215 732 1950
201 South Columbus Boulevard
+1 215 923 3760
2955 Market Street
+1 215 222 4262
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From £31/day
Rated no. 5
Dollar
7.3 Good (6,547 reviews)
1 location in Philadelphia
Dollar
Locations in Philadelphia
Car Rental Access Road
+1 866 434 2226
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From £25/day
Rated no. 6
Hertz
7.3 Good (4,217 reviews)
17 locations in Philadelphia
Hertz
Locations in Philadelphia
1 Arrivals Road
+1 215 492 7205
1201 Market St
+1 215 238 0356
1546 Cottman Avenue
+1 215 342 1896
1700 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
+1 215 563 2760
2302 Castor Avenue
+1 215 537 4960
2951 Market Street
+1 215 492 2958
3111 Grays Ferry Avenue
+1 215 271 2672
4100 Presidential Blvd
+1 215 477 2858
5091 Umbria Street
+1 215 487 1456
6633 N Broad St
+1 215 927 2615
6815 Essington Avenue
+1 215 365 3093
6815 Essington Ave
+1 215 365 4070
7257 Frankford Avenue
+1 215 543 9823
8 1/2 East Oregon Avenue
+1 267 239 2894
8141 Ogontz Avenue
+1 215 886 1062
9371 Roosevelt Blvd
+1 215 676 6260
9903 Haldeman Avenue
+1 215 673 3073
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From £31/day
Rated no. 7
Thrifty
7.1 Good (2,887 reviews)
1 location in Philadelphia
Thrifty
Locations in Philadelphia
7500 Holstein Ave
+1 877 283 0898
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Rated no. 8
Payless
6.5 Good (2,743 reviews)
2 locations in Philadelphia
Payless
Locations in Philadelphia
2075 Byberry Road
+1 215 676 6764
6975 Norwitch Drive
+1 215 492 5500
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Rated no. 9
Advantage
advantage
6.3 Good (1,169 reviews)
1 location in Philadelphia
Advantage
Locations in Philadelphia
1 Scott Way
+1 267 521 0536
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From £25/day
Rated no. 10
National
8.0 Excellent (898 reviews)
2 locations in Philadelphia
National
Locations in Philadelphia
1 Arrivals Rd
+1 833 338 3322
2950 Market St - 30th Station
+1 215 387 9077
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Rated no. 11
Rent-A-Wreck
5.0 Okay (7 reviews)
1 location in Philadelphia
Rent-A-Wreck
Locations in Philadelphia
8000 Essington Avenue
+1 215 479 0234
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Rated no. 12
E-Z Rent-A-Car
4.5 Okay (17 reviews)
1 location in Philadelphia
E-Z Rent-A-Car
Locations in Philadelphia
1 Scott Way
+1 267 521 0536
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Sunnycars
sunnycars
3 locations in Philadelphia
Sunnycars
Locations in Philadelphia
1 Arrival Road
2950 Market Street
30th Street
Advance Car And Truck Rental
advance
1 location in Philadelphia
Advance Car And Truck Rental
Locations in Philadelphia
1 Scott Way, Philadelphia, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
+1 800 777 5500
Europcar
europcar
1 location in Philadelphia
Europcar
Locations in Philadelphia
Wallypark Shuttle To Advantage
+1 800 777 5500
Flight Car
flightcarad
1 location in Philadelphia
Flight Car
Locations in Philadelphia
Philadelphia airport
844-742-5870
keddy by Europcar
keddy
1 location in Philadelphia
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Philadelphia
Please Go To Ground Transport Curb, 1 Scott Way, Tinicum Twp
+1 800 777 5500
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priceless
1 location in Philadelphia
Priceless
Locations in Philadelphia
8000 Essington Avenue
+1 215 479 0234
From £27/day
Sixt
1 location in Philadelphia
Sixt
Locations in Philadelphia
3601 Island Ave
+1 833 836 6548

Car hire locations in Philadelphia

Good to know

Most popular agency Alamo
Average price £34/day
Good deal £27/day

When to book a hire car in Philadelphia

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Top tips for hiring a car in Philadelphia

  • A hire car will give you the ultimate flexibility during your stay in Philadelphia. Drive into the city from the airport in under 20 minutes and reach all sights and attractions conveniently with your car, such as the Lincoln Field Stadium to see the Eagles play, or other places of interest outside of the city, such as Princeton University, which is less than an hour by car away, or Atlantic City, which is just over an hour’s drive.
  • The easiest pick-up location for a hire car is at the Philadelphia International Airport. Various companies offer vehicles here, including Avis, Enterprise, and Hertz. Information and pick-up is located at the Ground Transportation Information desks at the baggage claim area, but the airport is signposted throughout, so finding the right desk should be no problem.
  • When driving in Philadelphia there are some things to bear in mind, such as the red light cameras, some dare-devil cyclists, and the difficulties of finding a parking spot. Make sure to drive with patience and attention, as fines can reach hundreds of dollars quickly. Watch out for side track cyclists and opt for a hotel with an included parking space so your vacation will go smoothly.
  • Especially when venturing out of the city core, road conditions in Philadelphia can be challenging, so adapting your speed is crucial. Driving through the rush hour should also be avoided if possible, which is usually between 7 and 9 AM and 4 and 6 PM. The I-76W is especially affected with commuters clogging up the street. Also bear in mind that winters in Philadelphia can include snow, sleet, and ice, so ensuring that the vehicle is properly equipped is important.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Philadelphia for £27 or less
  • Book your car hire in Philadelphia at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Philadelphia

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

On average a hire car in Philadelphia costs £34 per day.

What is the cheapest hire car agency in Philadelphia?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest hire cars were found at Hertz (£24/day), Thrifty (£25/day) and Alamo (£27/day).

What is the best hire car agency in Philadelphia?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Philadelphia are Alamo (8.7, 6914 reviews), Enterprise (8.5, 13095 reviews), and Avis (7.6, 2333 reviews).

Which car hire agencies are at the airport: John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK)?

Car hire companies onsite at John F Kennedy Intl Airport include Budget, Dollar, Avis, Thrifty, Hertz, Alamo, Advance Car And Truck Rental and Europcar.

Which car hire agencies are at the airport: LaGuardia Airport (LGA)?

Car hire companies onsite at LaGuardia Airport include Dollar, Avis, Thrifty, Hertz, Alamo, Advance Car And Truck Rental and National.

Which car hire companies will pick you up at the airport: John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK)?

Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from John F Kennedy Intl Airport to off-airport locations include Budget, Dollar, Avis, Thrifty, Hertz, Alamo, Europcar and National.

Which car hire companies will pick you up at the airport: LaGuardia Airport (LGA)?

Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from LaGuardia Airport to off-airport locations include Budget, Dollar, Avis, Thrifty, Hertz, Alamo, Europcar and National.

Which car hire companies will pick you up at the airport: Stewart Airport (SWF)?

Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Stewart Airport to off-airport locations include Budget, Avis, Hertz and National.

What is the cheapest car hire location in Philadelphia?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Hertz 1 Arrivals Road 19153 (7 miles from the city centre).

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

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 Philadelphia?

As parking spots are hard to come by in Philadelphia, it is advisable to opt for a smaller car that can easily cruise through the city. A minivan is a great option for families who need additional space, and it still provides the right size. Travelers wanting to explore the surrounding nature like Schuylkill River may want to choose an SUV.

What's the speed limit in Philadelphia?

When driving through residential areas, 25 mph is usually permitted, but also look out for street signs indicating the speed limit. Outside of residential areas, drivers can speed up to 35 mph unless indicated otherwise. On motorways, speeds of up to 55 mph are permitted unless the posted sign allows more.

How are gas prices in Philadelphia?

Refilling your tank in the area will cost about $2.80 per gallon; however, at petrol stations like Costco, prices can get as low as $2.40. Petrolstations around the airport, on the other hand, should generally be avoided, as they tend to be more expensive.

Where are the best places to park in Philadelphia?

There are metered parking spots in the city -- but be careful, as the PPA are very efficient in Philadelphia and a ticket can be issued the second your time runs out. Also, if you park in a no-parking area, you can expect your car to be ticketed and towed. There are also PPA car parks and garages available, which cost around $25 for 24 hours and are dotted around the city, for example Parkade on 8th, Gateway Parking Garage, or 19th and Callowhill Street.