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Lexington Car Hire

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Pick-up location Lexington
Rental locations 17
Airport locations 8

Lexington car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Alamo
Best rated
8.7 Excellent (6,527 reviews)
1 location in Lexington
Alamo
Locations in Lexington
4000 Terminal Dr Ste 103
+1 833 315 5903
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Rated no. 2
Enterprise
8.5 Excellent (12,880 reviews)
6 locations in Lexington
Enterprise
Locations in Lexington
1052 West High Street
+1 859 233 7799
1140 Winchester Road
+1 859 281 6446
281 W New Circle Rd
+1 859 226 9877
2893 Richmond Rd Ste 130
+1 859 269 9149
4000 Terminal Dr Ste 106
+1 833 338 3315
4001 Nicholasville Road
+1 859 271 9697
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Rated no. 3
Avis
7.6 Good (2,257 reviews)
2 locations in Lexington
Avis
Locations in Lexington
1059 South Broadway
+1 859 281 1682
4000 Terminal Drive, Suite 104
+1 859 281 1681
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Rated no. 4
Hertz
7.4 Good (3,923 reviews)
3 locations in Lexington
Hertz
Locations in Lexington
1018 E New Circle Rd
+1 859 243 0335
3801 Nicholasville Rd
+1 859 373 0777
4000 Terminal Dr Ste 105
+1 859 254 3496
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Rated no. 5
National
national
8.0 Excellent (883 reviews)
1 location in Lexington
Rated no. 6
Dollar
8.7 Excellent (25 reviews)
1 location in Lexington
Dollar
Locations in Lexington
4000 Terminal Drive
+1 866 434 2226
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Rated no. 7
Budget
7.6 Good (12 reviews)
2 locations in Lexington
Budget
Locations in Lexington
1059 South Broadway
+1 859 281 1197
4000 Terminal Drive, Ste 104
+1 859 246 1405
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Sunnycars
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1 location in Lexington
Sunnycars
Locations in Lexington
4000 Terminal Drive

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When to book a hire car in Lexington

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Top tips for renting a car in Lexington

  • Whether you explore Lexington’s sights, discover the scenic nature of Daniel Boone National Forest to the east of the city, or visit Kentucky’s capital of Frankfort, about a 40-minute drive away, with a hire car you are flexible and free to do whatever you please during your stay in Lexington. For travelers wanting to explore Kentucky’s biggest city, Louisville can also be conveniently explored from Lexington, as it is only a bit over an hour away by car.
  • Blue Grass Airport is just 7 miles outside Lexington and has various hire car agencies onsite, including Alamo, Enterprise, and Hertz, along with some others. The easiest way to begin your time in Lexington is by picking up a hire car directly from there, allowing you to reach the city in about 15 minutes. Travelers can find the agency service desks in the baggage claim area on the first level, and pick-up and drop-off is right next to the terminal.
  • Lexington is famous for its many scenic routes and driving is generally a pleasant experience; however, heavy rain showers, sleet, and ice can be regular occurrences in Lexington and in Kentucky in general, so prepare for some challenging weather conditions. When the roads are drenched by rain showers or ice, slow down considerably and refrain from driving if you don’t feel comfortable doing so, but find a safe place to park and wait until the weather conditions improve. Also make sure to have the headlights on so other cars can see you coming.
  • As in most US cities, rush hour in Lexington is the most intense on weekdays between 8 and 10 am and 5 and 8 pm, but on the weekends there can also be increased traffic around places of interest, such as the Rupp Arena or Keeneland race track. Plan at least 45 minutes ahead if you have a game or race to get to so that traffic will not be an issue.
  • Book your rental car in Lexington at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Lexington

What is the best hire car agency in Lexington?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Lexington are Alamo (8.7, 6527 reviews), Enterprise (8.5, 12880 reviews), and Avis (7.6, 2257 reviews).

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

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 Lexington?

For travelers planning to leave the city limits to go on the many scenic routes around Lexington, a 4-wheel-drive car is a good choice to make, as it gives your car traction and also has no problems handling icy and sleety roads if you are visiting in winter.

What's the speed limit in Lexington?

Within city limits, the general maximum speed limit is 35 miles per hour, or lower around school areas or in alleys. Rural roads allow up to 55 miles per hour and, on freeways and interstates, there is a maximum speed limit of 65 miles per hour. If there are wet or wintery weather conditions, it is essential to slow down and adjust your speed.

How are gas prices in Lexington?

Petrol prices in Lexington are pleasantly cheap for roadies, with the average price of $2.25 per gallon. Look for stations like Sam’s Club or Minit Mart, which often offer cheaper rates that may start as low as $2 per gallon. Also remember to refill the tank entirely before leaving for a longer trip outside the city to ensure you will not run out of gas.

Where are the best places to park in Lexington?

On-street parking is available throughout the city and is metered with a rate of about $1 per hour. Time restrictions often apply, so always check the signs. There are also various parking garages and lots in and around downtown. Most of them cost around $1 per half hour and have a maximum day limit of $10.