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Dayton car hire information

Pick-up location Dayton
Rental locations 12
Airport locations 3

Reviews and directory for self drive car rentals in Dayton

Rated no. 1
Enterprise
Best rated
8.5 Excellent (12,818 reviews)
4 locations in Dayton
Enterprise
Locations in Dayton
3 Mackoil Ave
+1 937 252 7798
455 Miamisburg-centerville Rd
+1 937 291 6370
4806 N Main St
+1 937 274 4477
500 N Main St
+1 937 228 4555
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Rated no. 2
Avis
avis
7.6 Good (2,244 reviews)
2 locations in Dayton
Rated no. 3
Hertz
7.4 Good (3,865 reviews)
2 locations in Dayton
Hertz
Locations in Dayton
3350 Valet Circle
+1 937 898 5806
8012 Mcewen Rd
+1 937 438 0175
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Rated no. 4
Budget
7.4 Good (4,215 reviews)
2 locations in Dayton
Budget
Locations in Dayton
1323 Wilmington Avenue
+1 937 294 8238
33 East 1st Street
+1 937 220 9206
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Rated no. 5
Dollar
7.3 Good (6,427 reviews)
1 location in Dayton
Dollar
Locations in Dayton
3600 Terminal Drive
+1 866 434 2226
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Rated no. 6
Thrifty
7.1 Good (2,759 reviews)
1 location in Dayton
Thrifty
Locations in Dayton
3600 Terminal Drive
+1 877 283 0898
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Self drive car rental locations in Dayton

When to book a hire car in Dayton

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Top tips for renting a car in Dayton

  • Dayton is like the majority of cities in the U.S. in that it was designed for automobiles. Public transportation in the city is severely lacking, especially during evenings and on weekends. If you want to make the most out of your time in the city, it is highly recommended that you rent a vehicle. For instance, if you would like to visit the National Museum of the US Air Force, it is just an 11-minute drive from downtown Dayton. However, on public transport, it would take up to 30 minutes to get there.
  • For travelers looking to pick up a rental car after landing at Dayton International Airport, you can find the rental car desk in the airport’s Baggage Claim Area.
  • Though most don’t associate Dayton with wintery weather, it certainly has its fair share of snowstorms in the winter. Travelers visiting the city in winter should make sure to keep the rough weather in mind when planning any itineraries, especially if you aren’t from a snowy climate. However, with a bit of planning and caution, the snow is no hazard and it may even add a nice touch to your trip.
  • Rush hour traffic is a mixed bag in Dayton, especially if you plan on heading to Cincinnati or other neighboring cities. Morning rush hour traffic can start as early as 6:30 a.m. some mornings and slows down by around 9:00 a.m. on a typical day. The afternoon and evening peak usually goes from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Book your rental car in Dayton at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Dayton

What is the best hire car agency in Dayton?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Dayton are Enterprise (8.5, 12818 reviews), Avis (7.6, 2244 reviews), and Budget (7.4, 4215 reviews).

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

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 Dayton?

Like most cities in the U.S., Dayton is perfectly suited for all sizes of vehicles. In fact, larger cars are some of the most popular vehicles on the road in Dayton. As such, visitors looking to rent a vehicle during their time in the city are recommended to choose their vehicle with their group in mind. This is partly because the city’s streets really are large enough to accomodate any vehicle so whether you choose a minivan, coupe, or anything in between, the vehicle will have no problems on the road in Dayton.

What's the speed limit in Dayton?

On the bottom end, Dayton’s speed limits start out as low as 25 to 30 mph in residential areas. From there, they range from 30 to 50 mph on urban roads and roads in built-up areas. In rural areas, though, the speed limit goes from 45 to 70 mph, while on highways and interstates the speed limit is 70 mph.

How are gas prices in Dayton?

Drivers in Dayton can expect to pay an average of around $1.95 per gallon of gas. This is on the lower end of gas prices in the U.S., especially in comparison to some of the West Coast cities like Bakersfield, where gas costs around $2.90 per gallon.

Where are the best places to park in Dayton?

If you heading downtown, the best option for parking, aside from parking at the actual businesses themselves, is to park at one of the many garages. There are plenty of parking garages and private parking lots in Dayton and many are conveniently located right by points of interest. Parking rates typically start as low as $3 per hour and go up to $10 in the most popular garages.