$42 Car Rental Columbus , GA

Search and Compare from Car Companies in Columbus

Featured car rental suppliers

Compare from agencies

car suppliers logo

Compare car suppliers to unlock big savings, and package your flight, hotel, and car to save even more.

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and vacation rentals. Sign up.

Enjoy maximum flexibility with penalty-free cancellation on most car rentals.

Top Car Deals in Columbus

Don't see what you're looking for?

See all car rentals in Columbus
View all cars

Frequently asked questions

How much is a rental car per day in Columbus?
The daily price of car rentals in Columbus within the past seven days was as low as $42. With your own affordable set of wheels, the attractions in and around this destination are well within your reach.
Can I rent a car from Columbus Metropolitan Airport (CSG)?
Enterprise is a quick commute from the terminal and the only car rental outlet. Lock in your set of wheels today to avoid missing out.
Can I book now and pay later for my car rental in Columbus?
Expedia is all about making travel easier, so you sure can. Secure your Columbus rental car with our Book Now Pay Later option and you won’t have to pay a penny until the day you pick up your wheels. While you’re collecting your keys, the car rental company will also put a hold on your credit card for the amount of the security deposit. Prefer to get your payment sorted out first thing? It’s easy to settle the bill at the time of reservation too. No matter where the road leads you, Expedia’s quality rental cars will help you explore at your own pace.
What happens if I need to cancel my Columbus car reservation?
Subject to the rental policy, you could receive a refund. Many rentals allow for a total refund if you advise us at least six hours prior to pickup. Like to know more? If you can’t find the answer in your booking details, our Customer Service Portal is always available.
What types of cars can I rent in Columbus?
Mini, economy, full-size, premium … The choice is yours! However, compact models are the top pick in Columbus. If you’re chasing something small and cost-effective, but not too small, this rental vehicle category is a smart choice. Driving around bustling streets will be easy in one of these. Compact vehicles are a little roomier than economy models and are suited to couples and families on a budget.
Where can I go on a road trip from Columbus?
Columbus is a great starting point for some memorable road trips. Grab a set of wheels then get out on the open road to discover the area’s most popular tourist spots. Here are a couple of suggestions to get you started:

  • Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Six Flags Over Georgia and Truist Park are just a few of the sights you’ll come across in Atlanta. About 99 miles (160 km) from Columbus, this city draws travelers from far and wide.
  • Explore the vibrant city of Montgomery. Located 75 miles (120 km) from Columbus, tourist favorites here include Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka, EastChase Shopping Mall and Creek Casino Montgomery.
  • St. Andrews State Park offers photo opportunities galore. Approximately 168 miles (270 km) from Columbus, this spot shouldn’t be missed if you love the outdoors.

Why should I rent a Columbus car with Expedia?
From quick excursions to cross-country jaunts, Expedia has cars to suit every adventure and style. Choose from reliable rental companies in Columbus. And with our competitive offers and discounts, you can be confident you’ll get an amazing deal on your wheels. Did you know you can bundle your bookings into a package? Add a flight or hotel to your rental car and watch the savings add up!
How do I find the best car rental deals in Columbus with Expedia?
Expedia makes it quick and easy to compare costs, offers and providers, and to check customer ratings. Bundle your Columbus car rental with flight or hotel bookings and you’ll make even bigger savings.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Columbus?
You’ll need to be 21 and over to hop behind the wheel of a rental vehicle in Columbus. Be aware that young drivers may only be able to rent from a few car classes, such as economy and compact. Higher age limits usually apply for premium and specialty vehicles. Additionally, many companies will charge an additional fee for young renters. Look up the rules before clicking the book button and factor any extra fees into your travel budget.
What do you need to rent a car in Columbus?
Be prepared to present your driver’s license and a credit card when you get to the rental counter. Prior to the pickup date, check with your rental supplier whether other documentation is needed. For example, you may also need to provide proof of auto insurance.
What is the cheapest car rental in Columbus?
$42 and $44 were the lowest daily rates for rental cars in Columbus within the past seven days.
Can I rent a car for a month or longer in Columbus?
Yes. We partner with quality suppliers that offer weekly and monthly rentals for all car types. Pick up one of our long-term car rental deals and explore every nook and cranny of Columbus — or way beyond!
Where can I find a Columbus car rental if I am younger than 25?
If you’re a young driver hoping to book a rental in Columbus, we recommend reading the terms and conditions of the various car rental companies you’re interested in. Some may rent to drivers under the age of 25, some may not. There may be additional fees if you’re between 21 and 24 years old. To avoid any unwanted surprises at the rental counter, make sure you do your research.

Car Rental Information

Popular car types:
SUV, Full Size, Economy
From the airport to your hotel:
Airport Transportation
Car suppliers available:
Our best deal of the day:
Our second best deal of the day:
Our third best deal of the day:

Finding the cheapest car rentals in Columbus

Using our Search Wizard

If the deals that are available on our page do not suit your needs, then enter Columbus into the search wizard at the top of the page. We will compare all the best deals available for your car rental in Columbus and provide you with a list of the cheapest options, with no added fees.

Renting a car in Columbus

Pay at pickup is available, so you don’t have to worry about spending your money until you arrive at your vehicle in Columbus. We partner with reliable partners that guarantee an enjoyable experience for solo travelers, couples, and families. Package your car with a flight or hotel to unlock even more savings from Expedia.

Expected prices in Columbus

Prices are subject to seasonal change depending on when you decide to arrange your car rental but right now you can book from $42.

Flexibility & Cancellation

Most car suppliers offer penalty-free cancellations, so you don’t have to worry about losing money if your plans change. To cancel your booking log into your account through the Trips portal. Click manage booking and cancel this car. If you needed to alter your booking, then you can create a new one once you have canceled.

We all love being rewarded

You earn points when you book travel on eligible hotels, packages, cars, activities, and flights. And the more points you earn, the more you can use on future bookings and the higher your membership status. Join our Rewards to find out more.

Car classes available from Expedia in 2022

The classes of vehicles available will change depending on your chosen location.