Chicago Car Hire

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When is it cheapest to hire a car in Chicago?

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£25 - £59
Family size
£25 - £56
Economy
£21 - £38

The cheapest time to hire a car in Chicago is in January. The price is 14% lower than the rest of the year at just £31 per day. The most expensive month is July. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider hiring an economy car in January. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in February. The price of a car hire in Chicago can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

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Small cars are typically categorised as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay £47/day to hire a small car in Chicago. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£23/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
3255 West Fullerton Avenue
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£23/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£24/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
3255 West Fullerton Avenue
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£24/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£25/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
5150 W 55th Street
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£25/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£25/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
2300 S Martin Luther King Dr
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£25/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£26/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
5150 W 55th Street
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£26/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£26/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
4621 West Belmont Avenue
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£26/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Medium-sized cars, like mid-size saloons, are a step up in size from economy cars and can typically fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price of a mid-size car hire in Chicago is £59/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£25/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
3255 West Fullerton Avenue
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£25/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£27/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
5150 W 55th Street
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£27/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£27/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
4621 West Belmont Avenue
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£27/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£28/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
214 North Clark Street
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£28/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£28/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
5150 W 55th Street
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£28/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£35/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
10255 West Zemke Blvd
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£35/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Larger cars, like full-size saloons, can fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price to hire a full-size car in Chicago is £78/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£26/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
3255 West Fullerton Avenue
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£26/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£30/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
5150 W 55th Street
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£30/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£30/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
4621 West Belmont Avenue
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£30/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Chevrolet Malibu
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
£35/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
10255 West Zemke Blvd
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£35/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£39/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
5150 W 55th Street
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£39/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£39/day
1 Aug - 22 Aug
Chicago
10255 West Zemke Road
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£39/day
1 Aug - 22 Aug
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SUVs are larger vehicles that are best used for families and in destinations with terrain like snow and dirt. The average cost of hiring an SUV in Chicago is £63/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Escape
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£27/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
3255 West Fullerton Avenue
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£27/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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BMW X3
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£32/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
3255 West Fullerton Avenue
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£32/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£33/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
2828 N Clark St
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£33/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£34/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
5150 W 55th Street
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£34/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£34/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
4621 West Belmont Avenue
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£34/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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BMW X3
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£37/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
10255 West Zemke Blvd
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£37/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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People carriers, or people movers, are great for families and large groups. People carriers can usually hold 6 or more people comfortably. The average price of hiring a people carrier in Chicago is £79/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Class Minivan
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£35/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
3255 West Fullerton Avenue
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£35/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Class Minivan
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£41/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
5150 W 55th Street
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£41/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Class Minivan
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£41/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
4621 West Belmont Avenue
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£41/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Class Minivan
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£54/day
1 Aug - 22 Aug
Chicago
Please Go To Fox Counter
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£54/day
1 Aug - 22 Aug
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Class Full-size van
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£61/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
1830 S Wabash Ave
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£61/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Class Minivan
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£71/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
5150 W 55th Street
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£71/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Hiring a lorry is a good option if you plan on transporting equipment or larger loads while visiting Chicago. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Class Standard truck
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£25/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
5150 W 55th Street
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£25/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Class Standard truck
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£25/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
5150 W 55th Street
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£25/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Class Standard truck
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£25/day
1 Aug - 22 Aug
Chicago
10255 West Zemke Blvd
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£25/day
1 Aug - 22 Aug
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Class Premium truck
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£28/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
5150 W 55th St
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£28/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Class Premium truck
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£28/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
10255 W Zemke Blvd
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£28/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Class Standard truck
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£94/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
401 North State St.
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£94/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Luxury vehicles are typically cars that cost more because of the extra features they include. The average price of a luxury car in Chicago is £68/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£36/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
335A South Franklin Street
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£36/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Chrysler 300
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£39/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
10255 West Zemke Blvd
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£39/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£50/day
1 Aug - 22 Aug
Chicago
10255 West Zemke Blvd
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£50/day
1 Aug - 22 Aug
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Chrysler 300
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£50/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
5150 W 55th Street
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£50/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Chrysler 300
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£52/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
5150 W 55th Street
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£52/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Chrysler 300
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£52/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
2300 S Martin Luther King Dr
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£52/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Convertibles are cars that have a folding or detachable roof. These cars are great in warmer climates and typically cost a bit more to hire than most cars. The average cost to hire a convertible in Chicago is £91/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£60/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
10255 West Zemke Blvd
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£60/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£74/day
1 Aug - 22 Aug
Chicago
10255 West Zemke Road
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£74/day
1 Aug - 22 Aug
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£78/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
10255 West Zemke Road
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£78/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£79/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
Chicago
203 N La Salle St
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£79/day
13 Aug - 27 Aug
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£80/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
10255 West Zemke Road
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£80/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£94/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
Chicago
203 N La Salle St
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£94/day
24 Jul - 26 Aug
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Chicago Car Hire Directory

All major car hire suppliers in Chicago

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Alamo

Agency score: Excellent 8.7

Score based on 7,279 reviews

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Enterprise

Agency score: Excellent 8.5

Score based on 13,442 reviews

View all 28 locations

Avis

Agency score: Good 7.6

Score based on 2,421 reviews

View all 10 locations

Budget

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 4,615 reviews

View all 10 locations

Hertz

Agency score: Good 7.3

Score based on 4,744 reviews

View all 15 locations

Dollar

Agency score: Good 7.3

Score based on 6,787 reviews

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Thrifty

Agency score: Good 7.1

Score based on 3,012 reviews

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Payless

Agency score: Good 6.7

Score based on 3,158 reviews

View all 2 locations

Find popular attractions close to your car's pick-up location

Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nearby attractions:
River North 15.0 mi
Magnificent Mile 15.5 mi
Chicago Riverwalk 15.8 mi
Art Institute of Chicago 16.0 mi
Grant Park 16.2 mi
Chicago Midway Airport
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nearby attractions:
McCormick Place 7.9 mi
Museum of Science and Industry 8.4 mi
Soldier Field 8.4 mi
Jackson Park 8.5 mi
Grant Park 8.8 mi
Chicago Greater Rockford Airport
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nearby attractions:
River North 78 mi
Magnificent Mile 78 mi
Chicago Riverwalk 79 mi
Art Institute of Chicago 79 mi
Grant Park 79 mi

Distance to popular hotels from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport

Park your car and yourself at these popular hotels not far from Chicago O'Hare Intl's car hire counter

Congress Plaza Hotel

520 South Michigan Avenue

16.1 mi from airport

Hyatt Regency Chicago

151 East Wacker Drive

15.8 mi from airport

Warwick Allerton Chicago

701 North Michigan Avenue

15.6 mi from airport

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile

20 East Chestnut Street

15.3 mi from airport

Freehand Chicago

19 East Ohio Street

15.5 mi from airport

Palmer House a Hilton Hotel

17 East Monroe Street

15.8 mi from airport

Hilton Chicago

720 South Michigan Avenue

16.2 mi from airport

Hyatt Regency Mccormick Place

2233 South Martin Luther King Drive

17.1 mi from airport

Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago

401 North Wabash Avenue

15.6 mi from airport

Swissotel Chicago

323 East Wacker Drive

16.0 mi from airport

Hotel Felix Chicago

111 West Huron Street

15.2 mi from airport

River Hotel

75 East Wacker Drive

15.7 mi from airport

Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago

163 East Walton Place

15.5 mi from airport

The Whitehall Hotel

105 East Delaware Place

15.4 mi from airport

Inn Of Chicago

162 East Ohio Street

15.7 mi from airport

Sheraton Grand Chicago

301 East North Water Street

15.9 mi from airport

Central Loop Hotel

111 West Adams Street

15.7 mi from airport

W Chicago - Lakeshore

644 North Lake Shore Drive

16.0 mi from airport

Car Hire in Chicago

2,467 users have looked for car hire in Chicago with momondo in July.

What cleaning measures are being taken by Chicago car hire companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis are some of the companies that have updated their cleaning routines in Chicago in response to COVID-19. While car cleanliness has always been important, many companies are taking it a step further to ensure vehicles meet higher safety standards. Learn more about the full list of options that are available in Chicago. As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with the provider directly.

How much will it cost to hire a car in Chicago in August?

To hire a car for a weekend in Chicago in August, the average price was £37 with cheaper deals starting around £21. Users looking for a one-week hire in Chicago for August saw an average deal of £33 - but quotes as low as £21 were available depending on dates and car options.

Which car hire agency in Chicago has the cheapest rental car prices?

Daily rates from Advance Car And Truck Rental are typically the cheapest, with an average price of £22/day when hiring a car in Chicago. The absolute cheapest price found at their location in Chicago is £18/day.

Is there a fee to cancel my Chicago car hire?

The majority of the Chicago car hire agencies that we partner with do not have a cancellation fee. This means that if your plans change unexpectedly, many car rental centres in Chicago such as Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis often offer cancellation free of charge based on when you booked.

What is the best type of car to hire in Chicago during August?

With temperatures averaging 18 °C and precipitation usually 81 mm during August, you should consider hiring a standard when travelling to Chicago. A standard size car can handle the fluctuations in temperature and rainfall during the month of August and is a popular choice for travellers heading to Chicago. Hiring a Standard in Chicago will cost you £92/day on average.

Which car hire company in Chicago has the most locations?

Enterprise has the most locations of any car hire company in Chicago, with 28 locations. Typically momondo users find deals around £103/day when renting a car from Enterprise in Chicago.

What is the speed limit in Chicago?

25 mph is the city speed limit for Chicago, which also applies to surrounding towns and other urban centres. The suburban speed limit and the speed limit for motorways around Chicago are 75 mph and 75 mph, respectively. If you hire a car in Chicago, be aware that these speed limits may be strictly enforced.


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