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Hamilton Car Hire

Hamilton Car Hire

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Pick-up location Hamilton
Rental locations 18
Airport locations 4

Hamilton car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Enterprise
Best rated
8.5 Excellent (12,872 reviews)
4 locations in Hamilton
Enterprise
Locations in Hamilton
1124 Rymal Road East
+1 905 388 6777
1400 Upper James St Unit 18
+1 905 575 5500
203 Main St East St.a
+1 905 529 5001
2434 Barton Street East
+1 905 561 5200
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Enterprise reviews in Hamilton

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Rated no. 4
Avis
8.3 Excellent (12 reviews)
3 locations in Hamilton
Avis
Locations in Hamilton
2350 Upper James Street
+1 905 679 9556
237 Main Street East
+1 905 525 1400
9300 Airport Road
+1 905 679 3233
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Rated no. 5
Budget
budget
7.4 Good (5 reviews)
2 locations in Hamilton
Rated no. 6
Ace
6.2 Good (4 reviews)
1 location in Hamilton
Ace
Locations in Hamilton
1588 Upper James Street
+1 905 575 9963
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keddy by Europcar
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2 locations in Hamilton
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Hamilton
1588 Upper James Street, ** Please Go To Discount Counter **, Hamilton
+1 905 575 9206
Call 1 9055759206 For Shuttle To- Discount//1588 Upper James Street
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1 location in Hamilton
Discount Car & Truck Rentals
Locations in Hamilton
1588 Upper James Street
Europcar
europcar
1 location in Hamilton
Europcar
Locations in Hamilton
1588 Upper James Street
+1 905 575 9206
Sunnycars
sunnycars
1 location in Hamilton
Sunnycars
Locations in Hamilton
9300 Airport road

Car hire locations in Hamilton

When to book a hire car in Hamilton

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Top tips for renting a car in Hamilton

  • If you’re visiting Hamilton, why should you rent a car? First of all, nearby attractions like the Royal Botanical Gardens and Webster’s Falls are more easily reached by car. In addition, Saint Catharines, Mississauga and Toronto are all just a short drive from the airport; in other words, renting a car will enable you to visit a number of cities in Canada besides Hamilton.
  • Located in Mount Hope, Hamilton International Airport is not a very large facility. However, it offers everything that a larger airport provides including hire car services inside the terminal via several big companies such as Budget, National, and Avis. Consequently, many travelers opt to fly out of or into Hamilton in lieu of Toronto Pearson International Airport to avoid the hassle of crowds.
  • Downtown Hamilton is made up mostly of one-way streets which can be confusing for a tourist at first. If you are not going downtown, you can bypass city traffic by taking the Link. Conveniently, you can also dial 511 from your cell phone to learn about construction and traffic conditions before getting on the road.
  • Traffic is heaviest in Hamilton during commuting hours. This typically ranges from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the morning and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the evenings. Some of the busiest streets during peak hours are Main Street and Upper James Street as well as highway 401. If driving downtown, pedestrians can also cause traffic congestion.
  • Book your rental car in Hamilton at least 7 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Hamilton

What is the best hire car agency in Hamilton?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Hamilton are Enterprise (8.5, 12872 reviews), Dollar (7.3, 6358 reviews), and Europcar (6.7, 2438 reviews).

Which car hire agencies are at the airport: Pearson Intl Airport (YYZ)?

Car hire companies onsite at Pearson Intl Airport include GREEN MOTION and MEXRENTACAR.

Which car rental companies will pick you up at the airport: Pearson Intl Airport (YYZ)?

Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Pearson Intl Airport to off-airport locations include Enterprise and MEXRENTACAR.

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

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 Hamilton?

If you want to fit in with the locals, you should drive a car that they like. Some of the most popular cars driven around Ontario include cars manufactured by Dodge, Chevrolet, Toyota, and Ford. Choose from a sedan, SUV, or minivan, depending upon the number of passengers you’ll have with you.

What's the speed limit in Hamilton?

The speed limit on residential streets in Hamilton is quite slow. You’ll be expected to drive a maximum of 24 mph (or 40 km) whenever you are in neighborhoods and 18 mph (or 30 km/h) when driving near a school. Once you are on the freeway, you can drive as fast as 62 mph (or 100km/h). Main roads around the city typically have allowed speeds of 50 mph (or 80 km/h) unless marked otherwise.

How are gas prices in Hamilton?

Hamilton petrol prices are lower than in most other cities and provinces in Canada. It is also lower than the national average. When going to the pump in Hamilton, you’ll typically pay $0.78/liter ($0.974 in Canadian dollars) for petrol, which comes out to about $2.95 USD per gallon. This price will sometimes increase on weekends and during the holidays.

Where are the best places to park in Hamilton?

There is ample metered parking in downtown Hamilton. Nonetheless, this is offered as short-term parking only. If you want to park for more than a couple of hours, you should consider a parking lot or garage such as Eaton Centre Parkade or the lot on Bay Street and Market.