Car rental at Chennai Airport

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Cheap car rentals at Chennai airport

Economy₹ 3,415/day
Compact₹ 6,342/day
Intermediate₹ 6,342/day
Standard₹ 21,463/day
Mini₹ 3,414/day
Passenger van₹ 6,341/day
Luxury₹ 29,269/day
Intermediate estate car₹ 6,341/day
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for hiring a car at Chennai airport

  • Car hire at Chennai Airport (MAA) is a popular choice for many travellers and an ideal way to explore the various temples and beaches in and around the city, without the stress of trying to figure out the public transport routes. It is also a good way to avoid the frustration that comes with trying to communicate with local taxi drivers and the high fees associated with them.
  • The traffic in Chennai can be incredibly busy and feels chaotic at times, so you will want to consider a compact car hire at Chennai Airport, to navigate the streets more easily. Hiring a car with an automatic transmission is also recommended to save on fuel costs, as the constant stop and start traffic tends to use up more fuel with manual transmission car hires.
  • Returning your Chennai Airport car hire is as simple as picking it up. While heading along the Airport Approach Road, look out for the car hire signs pointing you in the right direction. Follow the road signs to the entrance of the car hire at Chennai International Airport car park and look for signs overhead pointing you to the car company you used for your vehicle. Park the vehicle in the allocated area and return the keys; don’t forget to collect your belongings.
  • One of the benefits of hiring a car at Chennai International Airport, or anywhere else in India, is the option of either a self-drive hire or a hired car that comes with a dedicated driver. With the roads in Chennai being chaotic and sometimes difficult to figure out, arranging a car hire with a dedicated driver is an easy way to take control of your visit while being accompanied by someone who's used to driving in the city and knows their way around.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire at Chennai airport for ₹ 4,623 or less
  • Book your car hire at Chennai airport at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about renting a car at Chennai airport

  • What are the requirements to hire a car at Chennai International Airport?

    The legal driving age in Chennai is 18 years old but the major car hire companies require that you be at least 21 and have held a licence for 12 months or more. There are sometimes local agencies that'll let you hire a car if you're under 21 but they'll be costly. If you're under 25, you may be limited to compact or mini models and be liable for an additional surcharge. You must have a valid form of ID and a credit card with your name on it. If you have booked and paid online with another card, make sure you have the same card with you and that the card owner is present.

  • Where will I find car hire at Chennai Airport?

    There are no car hire desks or companies operating directly out of Chennai International Airport. All companies providing services from the airport rely on online bookings. You'll book your car hire through KAYAK and arrange the meeting time based on your flight details with the company directly. Once you've landed and made your way through the luggage claim section, a company employee will be waiting for you with a sign with your name on it. The employee will escort you to the car, where you will do an inspection and be given the keys.

  • What facilities are available at the airport car hire centre?

    Since there are no dedicated centres at the airport, there are no car hire facilities available, but you will have access to all of the airport amenities for everything you need. Chennai International Airport is home to a variety of restaurants and eateries to get something to eat. There are also toilets and baby-changing facilities, as well as ATMs and currency exchange offices.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car at Chennai airport?

    On average a rental car at Chennai airport costs ₹ 5,533 per day.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company at Chennai airport?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at SS Travels (₹ 4,177/day).

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Chennai airport?

    The only car rental company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from Chennai airport to off-airport locations is SS Travels.

Chennai Airport car rental reviews and directory

Avis

3.2

Cleanliness

3.6

Comfort

3.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

3.2

Value for money

3.6

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Fairfield Sripermumbud Marriot

+91 124 472 4850

Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
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Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
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2.0 Poor

Dec 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

Received lower segment than I booked but charged higher than I booked. Horrible Service. This doesn't seems to be an Avis center. It looks like they are miss using Avis name.

1 out of 1

Europcar

2.0

Poor

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from ₹ 4,917/day

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Gst Road, Meenambakkam, Chennai

+91 84487 65118

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SS Travels

2.0

Poor

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from ₹ 5,310/day

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GST Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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keddy by Europcar

6.4

Okay

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Gst Road, Meenambakkam, Chennai

+91 84487 65118

Monday06:00 - 23:00
Tuesday06:00 - 23:00
Wednesday06:00 - 23:00
Thursday06:00 - 23:00
Friday06:00 - 23:00
Saturday06:00 - 23:00
Sunday06:00 - 23:00
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Car Club

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Meet and Greet Service

+91 124 4417 1717

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Eco Rent

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Chennai airport

+91 965 499 9666

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Instant Cabs

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GST Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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MC&A

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Meet and Greet Service

+91 925 003 5555

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Myles

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GST Rd, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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Shouqi

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Gst Road, Meenambakkam, Chennai

+86 10 6064 1387

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One traveller who rented a car in Chennai Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.3

Car rental locations at Chennai Airport

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SS Travels

Most popular car type

Mini

Average price

₹ 5,049/day

Good deal

₹ 4,686/day