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Pittsburgh, PA, United States
11 Aug — 18 Aug
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Pittsburgh car hire information

Pick-up locationPittsburgh
Car typesCompact, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate SUV, Luxury, Standard, Standard SUV
Hire locations38
Airport locations12
Popular agenciesAlamo, Dollar, Budget

Cheap car hire in Pittsburgh

£129/dayEconomy
£131/dayCompact
£138/dayStandard
£138/dayFull-size
£254/dayFull-size SUV
£149/dayLuxury
£170/dayIntermediate SUV
£194/dayStandard SUV
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Pittsburgh car hire reviews and directory

From £30/dayRated no. 1
Alamo
Most popular
Best rated
8.9 Excellent (180 reviews)
1 location in Pittsburgh
Alamo
Locations in Pittsburgh
1000 Airport Blvd+1 844 366 0500
Monday06:00 - 23:59
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
Wednesday06:00 - 23:59
Thursday06:00 - 23:59
Friday06:00 - 23:59
Saturday06:00 - 23:59
Sunday06:00 - 23:59
  • 8.9
  • 9
  • 8.9
  • 8.9
  • 8.6
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent11 Jul 2021
3.9 Mediocre11 Jul 2021
7.9 Good22 Jun 2021
10.0 Excellent6 Jun 2021
Pros: Everything was very easy and the staff was very helpful.Cons: As with anything, lower daily rates would be great, but in general I had a good experience.
10.0 Excellent5 Feb 2021
Pros: Very fast pick up and delivery. Friendly staff.Cons: Nothing
9.6 Excellent21 Oct 2020
Pros: YesCons: Nothing, everything was great
10.0 Excellent1 Feb 2019
Pros: Pickup and drop off was quick and easy.
2.0 Mediocre18 Sep 2018
Poor trainingCons: My flight was delayed and when I called I was informed that the counter would stay open for me. Upon arrival, they were closed. When I called I was informed that the prior representative I spoke to before my flight left didn't get my flight information. I went with a different company and we were able to enjoy our trip!!
10.0 Excellent13 Jul 2018
exactly as promisedPros: I reserved online for a cadillac or similar model. When I got there there were three to choose from and I selected the Cadillac SUV. Great service too.
7.2 Good25 Jun 2018
Alamo doesn’t honor extra day charges with contractPros: Car was clean and functional. The on-site staff was friendly.Cons: I needed to extend the rental agreement by several days (3) due to a family hospital visit/illness. Despite the extra days of charges listed on the contract at $63 base per day, Alamo tried to jack up the base rate to $105 per day. How about honoring a contract? turned the car back in and used Uber instead on principal alone.
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Rated no. 2
Payless
8.5 Excellent (209 reviews)
1 location in Pittsburgh
Payless
Locations in Pittsburgh
164 Rental Car Drive+1 412 472 3100
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday08:00 - 22:00
Sunday08:00 - 22:00
  • 8.3
  • 8.4
  • 8.4
  • 8.6
  • 8.5
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent27 Jan 2020
Cons: Line was short. Car was close. That may be a function of the airport and my flight time but everyone was easy convenient and smooth
8.8 Excellent9 Dec 2019
Pros: Good service. No wait times.Cons: many people would probably be happy with my experience, but not so much for me. I was upgraded from a sedan to our SUV at no charge. Did not know that’s what I was getting. Just not my personal preference, plus it cost two or three times as much for gasoline. Other than that, great experience
10.0 Excellent15 Nov 2019
Pros: VeryCons: Easy, quick and convenient!
4.8 Okay28 Sep 2019
Cons: Vehicle stunk from cigarettes and the windshield was clouded with residue
8.8 Excellent27 Sep 2019
Cons: Drop off took a while. Only one guy working, and he was slow. Almost missed our flight.
8.4 Excellent18 Sep 2019
Pros: Staff was good even tho there were IT probs.Cons: Solving IT probs.
9.6 Excellent7 Aug 2019
Pros: renting was easy. We used third party insurance with no trouble. Dropoff took a long time as the little booth was also used for starting rental as well. Car was very nice and clean and worked well.Cons: drop off took a bit long and area so dark you could not see if any damage to car.
4.8 Okay6 Aug 2019
Cons: Vehical was dirty from inside Vehical was old.. no Bluetooth for phone
9.2 Excellent30 Jul 2019
Pros: Drop off was easy, could be a little faster but my flight was later so no worries.Cons: Didn't have the type of vehicle I reserved so had to get a bigger vehicle instead.
10.0 Excellent16 Jul 2019
Pros: Friendly and helpful staffCons: No complaints
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From £27/dayRated no. 3
Dollar
7.7 Good (141 reviews)
1 location in Pittsburgh
Dollar
Locations in Pittsburgh
1000 Airport Blvd+1 866 434 2226
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday08:00 - 22:00
Sunday08:00 - 22:00
  • 8
  • 7.9
  • 7.7
  • 8
  • 7.4
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent20 Jul 2021
7.9 Good11 Jul 2021
8.0 Excellent28 Jun 2021
Pros: Nice clean car, excellent condition, friendly employees
2.0 Mediocre28 Jun 2021
Cons: I had to cancel my trip for a family emergency and despite all of that I couldn’t even cancel my reservation because they have a no cancellation, no refund, no transfer policy. So I paid full price for a car that I wasn’t even in the same city to pick up.
4.0 Okay21 Jun 2021
Pros: The gentleman at the counter was very friendly and nice.Cons: The car was nasty! There is no way it was cleaned before we got in. There was crusty stuff all over the the dash. What I pray was potato chip crumbs all over the front of the car. The windshield has smooshed bugs on the INSIDE OF THE WINDSHIELD!!! Had not been vacuumed. We were in a rush to get to a memorial service, or I would have said something at pickup. When we returned the car, there was NO ONE outside to speak to about the condition of the vehicle.
2.0 Mediocre31 May 2021
Cons: We did not get a car from them as the store had no vehicles despite accepting our confirmed booking.
2.0 Mediocre24 May 2021
Cons: First two cars were not clean third car broke down. Had to spend 1+ hours on two phone calls to get replacement. Overall- won’t rent from them again.
2.0 Mediocre10 May 2021
Pros: Staff was goodCons: Better car. The car was a piece of garbage
10.0 Excellent7 May 2021
Pros: Smooth transactionCons: Weather
8.0 Excellent3 May 2021
Pros: YesCons: THIS WAS MY FIRST TIME EVER USING DOLLAR RENTAL. For the compact car, I thought the price was way to high. Also, I reserved and paid for the car with a major credit card online, when I got to the counter I was informed that there was a $200 hold fee. I did not have enough credit on my major card I was told to bring at pick up so I had to use my visa debit card and there was a $500 hold. JUST RIDICULOS!!!
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Rated no. 4
Enterprise
7.7 Good (124 reviews)
11 locations in Pittsburgh
Enterprise
Locations in Pittsburgh
1000 Airport Blvd+1 844 366 0501
Monday06:00 - 23:59
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
Wednesday06:00 - 23:59
Thursday06:00 - 23:59
Friday06:00 - 23:59
Saturday06:00 - 23:59
Sunday06:00 - 23:59
1900 W Liberty Ave+1 412 341 4245
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
2260 Babcock Blvd.+1 412 821 6006
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday11:00 - 13:00
2335 Noblestown Rd+1 412 922 5855
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
2590 Library Rd+1 412 881 7232
Monday07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday07:30 - 17:00
Thursday07:30 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
3355 William Penn Hwy+1 412 376 9074
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
4489 Campbells Run Road+1 412 494 5400
Monday07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday07:30 - 17:00
Thursday07:30 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
55 11th St+1 412 325 7042
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
737 Butler St+1 412 781 7007
Monday07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday07:30 - 17:00
Thursday07:30 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 17:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
756 S. Millvale Avenue+1 412 622 0200
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
9501 Perry Hwy+1 412 635 7101
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
  • 7.8
  • 7.9
  • 7.7
  • 7.6
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre6 May 2021
Cons: The car I reserved was not available at the airport. Instead it was located 10 miles from the airport and the location was closed before I could pick up the car. Left stranded at the Pittsburgh airport and no one at the Enterprise location would help unless I wanted to pay double and take a smaller car.
6.0 Good30 Nov 2020
Cons: A $200.00 deposit was required when I rented the vehicle (I was informed the deposit would be credited when I returned the vehicle.). When I returned the vehicle a day early, clean and without damage I was not given a receipt (paper or email.) Here we are 5 days later and no sign of my deposit. Disappointing.
6.4 Good6 Oct 2020
Pros: The priceCons: The vehicle that was found and reserved through Kayak was not actually available at the location. Offered an alternate minivan at same price, but it would have cost more in gas for me to use it. Had to find another location that had the appropriate size vehicle and would honor the Kayak price. Original location was not helpful in finding another as they stated that each location was individually owned/operated and they couldn't guarantee anything.
7.6 Good5 Oct 2020
Cons: Vehicle was very dirty on outside. Windshield very dirty on inside. For the money you pay for a “premium” SUV, it should be clean. I had to take it to a car wash and shine the tires.
5.6 Okay3 Oct 2020
Cons: There are very few agents, rental counter at Pittsburgh this closed and the signs directing you to the competitor counter to check in are not clear. Then you wait outside for 30mins to be helped to your car. It took 90 mins for me to get from baggage claim to leaving the rental car garage.
9.2 Excellent10 Aug 2020
Pros: Good experience all around except van was dirty inside. With vivid was confused why. Cleaned and swept vehicle myself before loading and driving.Cons: See above
2.0 Mediocre22 Jul 2020
Pros: They were not able to fill my reservation because they ran out of cars to rent. They texted as the plan landed in Pittsburgh. Very disappointing.Cons: They were not able to fill my reservation because they ran out of cars to rent. They texted as the plan landed in Pittsburgh. Very disappointing. Better - fill the reservation
2.0 Mediocre14 Oct 2019
Cons: Could not get the car because of unavailability. Received confirmation of an unavailable car.
6.8 Good18 Sep 2019
Pros: Car was goodCons: I paid double than what it said on kayak
10.0 Excellent8 Aug 2019
Pros: Drop-off was very easyCons: Pick-up took a bit longer than expected but the car had just been returned.
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From £23/dayRated no. 5
Hertz
Cheapest deal
7.4 Good (162 reviews)
7 locations in Pittsburgh
Hertz
Locations in Pittsburgh
1318 5th Avenue+1 412 456 2950
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
4560 Mcknight Road+1 412 939 3428
Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
Saturday10:00 - 12:00
5317 Campbells Run Road+1 412 226 3837
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
5634 Baum Blvd.+1 412 441 1902
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
6581 Steubenville Pike+1 412 788 4455
Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
8 Rental Car Access Road+1 412 472 5955
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday08:00 - 22:00
Sunday08:00 - 22:00
875 Greentree Rd+1 412 921 1084
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
  • 7.8
  • 7.7
  • 7.4
  • 7.3
  • 7.1
Recent reviews
5.9 Okay20 Jul 2021
10.0 Excellent20 Jul 2021
1.9 Horrible15 Jul 2021
8.0 Excellent3 Jul 2021
Cons: Good
6.0 Good29 Jun 2021
Pros: The vehicle that I eventually got was great.Cons: They gave the car I reserved away to another family just minutes before I arrived (I was not late). The attended then tried to give me 2 other vehicles (lower quality) before finally making things right.
2.0 Mediocre26 Jun 2021
Pros: Nothing, they didn’t have a car for me.Cons: Give me a car next time.
5.9 Okay24 Jun 2021
1.9 Horrible22 Jun 2021
2.0 Mediocre22 Jun 2021
Cons: The day prior to my scheduled trip, Hertz called to say the car was not available. Hertz informed me that third party online places over book their vehicles and it is best to schedule with the car rental place directly. Good thing I booked with another car rental place directly. I will never book through this site.
10.0 Excellent8 Jun 2021
Pros: The people at Hertz at Pitt were great. When I determined I needed a larger suv for my 10 day visit they quickly found one for me and exchanged it in minutes. And they also gave me a great rate. Return there was also fast and efficient. I ami pressed with their service.Cons: Can’t think of anything
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From £25/dayRated no. 6
Budget
7 Good (120 reviews)
6 locations in Pittsburgh
Budget
Locations in Pittsburgh
4052 Liberty Avenue+1 412 802 7607
Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
Saturday10:00 - 12:00
Sunday10:00 - 12:00
4643 Baum Boulevard+1 412 578 0173
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday08:00 - 22:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
620 Rodi Road+1 412 241 1464
Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
6215 Babcock Boulevard+1 412 369 7713
Monday10:00 - 12:00
Tuesday10:00 - 12:00
Wednesday10:00 - 12:00
Thursday10:00 - 12:00
Friday10:00 - 12:00
Saturday10:00 - 12:00
Sunday10:00 - 12:00
625 Stanwix Street+1 412 433 9803
Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
Landside Terminal, # 4000+1 412 472 5252
Monday07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday07:00 - 23:30
Wednesday07:00 - 23:30
Thursday07:00 - 23:30
Friday07:00 - 23:30
Saturday07:00 - 23:30
Sunday07:00 - 23:30
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
  • 6.8
  • 7
  • 6.7
Recent reviews
1.9 Horrible23 Jul 2021
8.0 Excellent25 Jun 2021
Pros: Drop off and pick upCons: Filled tank before dropping off and gauge read full still charged to refuel
6.0 Good8 Jun 2021
Pros: Friendly staff, efficient, really clean and comfortable car.Cons: Very questionable brakes. Felt soft, and made a loud grinding sound.
6.0 Good10 May 2021
Pros: Staff at PIT and BWI were very helpful.Cons: There was no antennae on the car. I picked it up at PIT that way. Did not realize it was missing until I reached my destination. Also, the passenger window did not work. Lastly, the Budget office was not open when I returned the car. I drove around BWI for 30 minutes trying to figure where and how to return the car. Turns out I was to return it at the AVIS drop-off. No instructions advised of that change. Very disappointing.
6.0 Good11 Apr 2021
Cons: Getting a hold of and agent at the airport called several time in the day and line was busy.
10.0 Excellent20 Sep 2020
Pros: PerfectCons: Everything was easy and no hassles.
2.0 Mediocre21 Jun 2020
Pros: Nope. NothingCons: They were closed!!! when I arrived to pick it up. My time was 9pm pickup. No one at the counter. Sign stated they closed at 8pm. NOT Budgets fault. This ball was dropped by Kayak
6.0 Good7 Dec 2019
Pros: Angelo is greatCons: The prices are way to high for someone who rents by the week
4.8 Okay2 Dec 2019
Pros: Quick pickup and drop off. Price not bad.Cons: Our SUV was filthy and smelled dirty.
4.4 Okay28 Oct 2019
Pros: I got the car I asked forCons: The agent who didn’t know how to rent the car to me could have tried something other than running 2 credit cards through MULTIPLE times.
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From £29/dayRated no. 7
Thrifty
8.4 Excellent (31 reviews)
1 location in Pittsburgh
Thrifty
Locations in Pittsburgh
1000 Airport Blvd+1 866 434 2226
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday08:00 - 22:00
Sunday08:00 - 22:00
  • 8.8
  • 8.5
  • 8.3
  • 8.5
  • 8
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent20 Nov 2020
Pros: They were looking out to save me money and not maximize their profitsCons: I did not get documentation to put in the glove compartment to verify the rental agreement, but I had documentation from the verification email during the initial booking
8.0 Excellent17 Jul 2018
Cons: provided with GMC Acadia instead of Hyundai Santa Fe
6.4 Good10 Jun 2018
Pros: In Dulles dropping off, it was a breeze. Quick review of the car and did not delay us for our flight.Cons: In PIT, there were two of us in line. The service gal, very nice, was super slow and it sounded as though the people in front of us were just hating away with small talk and face time, yes face time with the customer while the rest of us watched and waited. It took almost an hour to help two guests. Not to mention with a very hot temp in a garage with an infant... doesn’t make it pleasurable.
10.0 Excellent7 Jan 2018
FlawlessPros: I picked up at the airport in less than 10 minutes. Everything with the reservation was correct and I was offered a choice of a minivan or a full size SUV for the same price as the reservation. The return process was simple. Everyone with Thrifty was friendly and helpful.
2.0 Mediocre2 Jan 2018
Cons: WRONG DROP-OFF LOCATION. COME ON GUYS
9.2 Excellent28 Dec 2017
Great rentalPros: Was given a new Ford Escape with leather seats and many other add on options that made the vehicle very comfortable and a great rental. Still had that new car smell and drove like a dream. Excellent experience.
7.6 Good28 Nov 2017
Not the car we wantedPros: Thrifty employees were helpful and friendly.Cons: Getting a Jeep instead of a Rav4. The Jeep was gutless and a gas guzzler. It was also bigger than we wanted. The overhead lights didn’t work - apparently there’s a dashboard setting that turns them off but they should be on when the car is rented out. We spent the whole trip groping around for stuff in the dark.
10.0 Excellent15 Nov 2017
Excellent rentalPros: Very good vehicle, was in excellent condition at pick upCons: None
10.0 Excellent1 Jul 2017
Summer Van RentalPros: The van was clean, well equipped and comfortable for our vacation.Cons: There was nothing I didn't like!
8.8 Excellent31 May 2017
Great rental option for wedding.Pros: upgraded at airport to a 300c for a wedding Traveling in Style
Rated no. 8
Avis
7.5 Good (49 reviews)
6 locations in Pittsburgh
Avis
Locations in Pittsburgh
115 Rental Car Access Road+1 412 472 5200
Monday07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday07:00 - 23:30
Wednesday07:00 - 23:30
Thursday07:00 - 23:30
Friday07:00 - 23:30
Saturday07:00 - 23:30
Sunday07:00 - 23:30
4052 Liberty Avenue+1 412 802 7072
Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
Saturday10:00 - 12:00
Sunday10:00 - 12:00
582 Clairton Boulevard+1 412 650 7850
Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
620 Rodi Road+1 412 243 0985
Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
6215 Babcock Boulevard+1 412 366 3192
Monday10:00 - 12:00
Tuesday10:00 - 12:00
Wednesday10:00 - 12:00
Thursday10:00 - 12:00
Friday10:00 - 12:00
Saturday10:00 - 12:00
Sunday10:00 - 12:00
625 Stanwix Street+1 412 261 0542
Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
  • 7.8
  • 7.9
  • 7.5
  • 7
  • 7.7
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent13 Jul 2021
10.0 Excellent17 May 2021
Pros: I came back a bit worry because there was no body to give the car to and we saw several living it in a line at Avis so we did toCons: I know it is a bit difficult to have some one at 4:20 am at the airport so you could feel a bit more secure about the deliver of the car
8.8 Excellent3 Nov 2020
Pros: Drop off in Seattle was extremely easy and fast. The car (Kia Soul) was very comfortable, spacious, and drove well.Cons: Pick up in Pittsburgh took longer than expected as the car could not be located initially. Also, I was under the impression that tolls were included, but found out while going through a toll that that was not the case and the check in person did not let me know that.
10.0 Excellent27 Sep 2020
Pros: Personable staff at pickup & drop off. Easy drop off procedure. No hard sell on upgrades/options at pick up.Cons: More options for available vehicles in the class reserved.
6.8 Good9 Sep 2020
Pros: I had apparently made a mistake and rented from the wrong location. I thought I was picking up from Pittsburgh International Airport, but I wasn't. The lady at the avis counter at the airport, was not the friendliest or most helpful, but but I chatted with someone online he at least kinda helped. Once we finally got to the place we needed to be (45 minutes away) the lady at the Mount Pleasant Avis was great. Very friendly, able to help me switch my drop off location, and sent me on my way, after a long process of trying to get to the correct spot.Cons: The rental car, we ended with a a Toyota 4 runner, which was great, it was an upgrade to what we were getting, because they had nothing else available. The only thing that was terrible about the rental car itself, the smell of cigarette smoke, it was horrible. I went and bought airfresheners to try and help the smell. Im sure there are policies of not smoking in the cars, if there is not, probably should be. If people are still smoking in them, maybe the airing out process or something needs to be longer or something.
5.2 Okay30 Jul 2020
Cons: My afternoon reservation was confirmed until close. When I arrived, busy office was down to 2 cars. So I'm thankful I was told correctly. It would help everyone to have 2 employees on desk on Friday and Saturday. ******* My drop off.... Car had flat .had to be towed. That was 7/25. I received "reminder" automatic call 7/29 to "RETURN THE CAR ! "... Nothing had been communicated. I HAVE NOT GOTTEN MY SECURITY DEPOSIT BACK YET....As they cannot "close the rental out" until back at branch ......They are responsible to pick it up!!
2.0 Mediocre22 Jul 2020
Pros: Kayak sucks... Avis sucks too! Avis did not honor the contract and told me it did not exist. You suck honestly...
2.0 Mediocre30 Jul 2019
Pros: The Staff was fine. The problem was that the rental car reservation was for a different place than the Pittsburgh airport where we needed it. I do not know how this happened. The result is that I had to cancel the reservation and rent from a competitor who offered a much better rate than Avis.Cons: Since this type of error happens frequently, I think the staff should be prepared for it and supply a competitive rate to rent the car.
2.0 Mediocre20 Jul 2019
Pros: Pick up staff was helpful but drop off worst staff at Airport reception.
10.0 Excellent3 Jul 2019
Pros: Staff was helpful and got me in my car and on my way very quickly.
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From £40/dayRated no. 9
National
8.9 Excellent (9 reviews)
1 location in Pittsburgh
National
Locations in Pittsburgh
1000 Airport Blvd+1 844 366 0502
Monday06:00 - 23:59
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
Wednesday06:00 - 23:59
Thursday06:00 - 23:59
Friday06:00 - 23:59
Saturday06:00 - 23:59
Sunday06:00 - 23:59
  • 9.1
  • 9.1
  • 9.1
  • 8.4
  • 8.8
Recent reviews
7.6 Good7 Aug 2017
No agent at the counter at 6AM for reservationPros: Was upgraded to a great car, an Audi Q3 SUV. Made the long drive from Pittsburgh to Boston pretty comfortable. Thanks for that.Cons: There was no ticket agent at the National counter at 6AM. Had to go out to the garage to find someone.
10.0 Excellent2 Jul 2017
Easy and quick!Pros: Checking in at the counter was super easy - drivers license, a question about fueling the car and another about insurance and we were done at the counter! No pressure to ourchas ethe insurance. Easy access to the car out of one of the airport doors. Had a couple of minivans to choose from. Returning the car was even easier, pull in, let them check the mileage and the fuel level, and receipt in hand. They had luggage carts for us to use at no charge. Highly recommend!
Easirent
2 locations in Pittsburgh
Easirent
Locations in Pittsburgh
Allegheny County Airport
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Sunnycars
1 location in Pittsburgh
Sunnycars
Locations in Pittsburgh
Greater Pittsburgh Int. APT
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1025 travellers who hired a car in Pittsburgh gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.0

Car hire locations in or near Pittsburgh

Good to know

Most popular agency

Alamo

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

£36/day

Good deal

£27/day

When to book a car hire in Pittsburgh

Average daily price per month
Car hire prices as pick-up date approaches

Top tips for renting a car in Pittsburgh

  • Pittsburgh has a lot to offer, from its Andy Warhol Museum to the Sandcastle Water Park and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. What better way to explore every dream destination than with a hire car? The flexibility that comes from renting a car will also allow travelers to explore other attractions like the Pittsburgh Zoo, which is located in the northeast of the city, or to be in the city center quickly when coming from the airport, which is situated over 20 miles from the center of Pittsburgh.
  • The easiest and most convenient way is to rent a car at Pittsburgh International Airport upon arrival. With hire service desks from companies like Avis, Enterprise, and Hertz located at the Baggage Claim area in the Landside Terminal, a hire car is just a stone’s throw away and will bring you into Pittsburgh in about half an hour.
  • Unlike many other American cities, Pittsburgh is not fully structured according to a road grid; therefore, navigating through the streets may be confusing at first. Simply ask for a satnav when renting the car and follow the instructions. Also be aware that construction sites are common in Pittsburgh, so make sure to look out for them and circumnavigate accordingly. Downtown streets tend to be narrow, so be careful when driving through them.
  • Try to avoid driving through Pittsburgh during rush hour, which starts as early as 4 am in the morning for people are commuting to the airport to catch flights into other cities. It usually lasts until 10 am; during this time, the I-376 E can be clogged up and traffic is severely increased. Between 3 and 6 pm, the afternoon rush hour starts due to workers returning to their homes, and if possible, these peak times should be avoided. Especially when going to the airport, make sure to plan plenty of time ahead (at least 2 hours).
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Pittsburgh for £27 or less
  • Book your car hire in Pittsburgh at least 4 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy car hires in Pittsburgh are around 45% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about car rentals in Pittsburgh

  • Some car hire companies in Pittsburgh which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Alamo, Budget and Dollar

  • On average a hire car in Pittsburgh costs £36 per day.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Alamo (£94/day), Budget (£140/day) and Dollar (£183/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Alamo 1000 Airport Blvd 15231 (12 miles from the city centre).

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Pittsburgh are Alamo (8.9, 321 reviews), Payless (8.5, 288 reviews), and Enterprise (7.9, 265 reviews).

  • The average price of fuel in Pittsburgh is £2.53 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £30 and £40, depending on the car size.

  • Intermediate (Hyundai Elantra or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Pittsburgh.

  • Car hire companies onsite at Pittsburgh airport include Alamo, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, Thrifty and National.

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

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

  • A Intermediate car hire in Pittsburgh costs £35 per day, on average.

  • A Economy car hire in Pittsburgh costs £34 per day, on average.

  • A Premium car hire in Pittsburgh costs £33 per day, on average.

  • In Pittsburgh, cars are most frequently hired at Budget 4643 Baum Boulevard (3 miles from city centre).

  • On average hiring a car in Pittsburgh costs £253 per week (£36 per day).

  • On average a car hire in Pittsburgh costs £1,086 per month (£36 per day).

  • Pittsburgh has narrow lanes and many construction sites, so opting for a smaller or compact car is a wise choice, as navigating through the city becomes considerably easier -- plus, it uses less gas. For extra storage, pick a small SUV or minivan. Especially when visiting during the cold season, choose a 4-wheel drive car to ensure optimal road grip.

  • Don’t go over 20 mph in residential areas and always look out for posted signs. Urban freeways allow only up to 40 mph, whereas general freeways let drivers go up to 65 mph. Especially in the winter, it is crucial to adapt the speed to the weather and road conditions.

  • Pittsburgh does not have the cheapest petrol with its average price of $3 per gallon. However, if opting for petrol stations like Sam’s Club or Flying J, prices may go as low as $2.70 per gallon. Prices can vary and also get higher, especially when heading into the holiday seasons.

  • Street parking in Pittsburgh is usually metered, so check the time restrictions and pay the required amount to avoid towing or fines. Alternatively, there are some municipal or private parking lots where cars can be parked overnight or for a longer period of time, like the 7th Street Garage, First Avenue Garage, or 9th and Penn Garage.