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Cheap Car Hire in Colombo from £20

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Colombo with a pick-up date of 26/7 and drop-off date of 23/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
Driver's age: 26-65
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Colombo car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Colombo. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 June 2024.

Most popular company

SRRENTACAR

Price of gas per litre

£1.10

Average price per day

£36

Cheapest price per day

£20

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Colombo?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Colombo and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 17 June 2024.

January

£37

February

£35

March

£33

April

£30

May

£32

June

£31

July

£35

August

£36

September

£26

October

£26

November

£31

December

£39

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Colombo is September. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Colombo

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Colombo and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 17 June 2024.

There are 10 hire agencies servicing Colombo. These agencies, altogether, have 41 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Colombo with prices from £20 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 5 car types you can hire in Colombo:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Standard

Standard

Full-size

Full-size

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Passenger van

Passenger van

Luxury

Luxury

£119+

Premium SUV

Premium SUV

Compare available car types for hire in Colombo

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Colombo to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 June 2024.

Small cars

£26 - £37

All Car Types

£54 - £78

To hire a small car in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of £31/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~£26/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~£37/day). In fact, June is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Colombo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Colombo, hiring a small car saves you 52% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Colombo small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of £69/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~£47/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~£93/day). In fact, May is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Colombo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Colombo, hiring a medium car is 5% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Colombo medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of £100/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~£83/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~£126/day). In fact, June is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Colombo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Colombo, hiring a large car is 35% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Colombo large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of £106/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~£81/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~£139/day). In fact, September is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Colombo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Colombo, hiring a SUV is 38% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Colombo SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of £73/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a van in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~£61/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~£92/day). In fact, November is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Colombo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Colombo, hiring a van is 11% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a luxury car in Colombo, Sri Lanka, you would pay an average price of £177/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Colombo, Sri Lanka (~£107/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~£360/day). In fact, September is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Colombo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Colombo, hiring a luxury car is 63% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Colombo luxury car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

MG ZS£20/day
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A/C
MG ZS
Toyota Aygo£22/day
2
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A/C
Toyota Aygo
Kia Cee'd£29/day
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A/C
Kia Cee'd

Top hire agencies in Colombo

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Colombo known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Colombo. Reviews were last updated on 17 June 2024.
Have a look at the top car hire agencies available in Colombo, including Hertz, GREEN MOTION and Sixt. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a car hire agency.

Hertz

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

10.0

GREEN MOTION

1 location

Sixt

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

2.9

Overall

1.9

Pick-up/drop-off

2.9

Value

2.9

SR RENT A CAR

22 locations

Casons Rent A Car

8 locations

keddy by Europcar

3 locations

Kings Rental Corfu

2 locations

Europcar

1 location

Best Colombo car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Colombo. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Colombo with an average daily rate of £56. Data was last updated on 17 June 2024.
The best offers we've found on car hires in the Colombo area. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
MG ZS£20/day
4
M
A/C
MG ZS
Toyota Aygo£22/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Aygo
Opel Insignia£27/day
5
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A/C
Opel Insignia

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Colombo, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 17 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Colombo?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £36/day when booking a car hire in Colombo. The absolute best deal a user found was for £20/day from GREEN MOTION , booked on Jun. 9.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Colombo?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Colombo from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz (£20/day), Sri Lanka Rent a Car (£22/day), and SR RENT A CAR (£27/day).

  • What are petrol prices like in Colombo?

    The average price of petrol in Colombo is £1.10/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £49 and £71 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Colombo for a week from SR RENT A CAR ?

    SR RENT A CAR is one of the top picks in Colombo. They can have you in a hire car for about £223 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Colombo for the best price?

    Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 52% to make it a great deal in Colombo. Try to book at least 70 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Colombo?

    Yes, you can hire a car for a month in Colombo check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Colombo for a month?

    Our recent data shows that GREEN MOTION can potentially be 88% below the average car hire price in Colombo. Check prices and availability for GREEN MOTION and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Colombo is on average £955 a month or £32 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Colombo car hire.

  • How much is a car hire in Colombo for a weekend?

    The average price for a weekend car hire in Colombo is £53. Hiring a Compact is your cheapest option if you’re looking to save money on your weekend car hire in Colombo. For the month of July, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in Colombo for as low as £47/day.

  • What car do most people hire in Colombo?

    The most popular car to hire while in Colombo is the Perodua Axia, which is a Compact vehicle.

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Luxury car hires in Colombo

Find luxury car hire deals in Colombo from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car hires in Colombo cost an average of £156 per day. Price data was last updated on 17 June 2024.
Browse through some of the best options we've found for luxury car hires in Colombo. Verify the details of your hire before completing your reservation to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class£119/day
5
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A/C
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Mercedes-Benz E-Class£120/day
5
M
A/C
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Mercedes-Benz E-Class£124/day
5
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A/C
Mercedes-Benz E-Class

People carrier hires in Colombo

Find people carrier hire deals in Colombo from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier hires in Colombo cost an average of £85 per day. Price data was last updated on 17 June 2024.
If you're in need of a larger vehicle, check out some of the deals we've found on people carrier hires in Colombo. Be sure to check back often to find alternative deals on people carrier hires.
Ford Galaxy£60/day
5
M
A/C
Ford Galaxy
Citroen Berlingo£60/day
5
M
A/C
Citroen Berlingo
Vauxhall Zafira Tourer£61/day
5
M
A/C
Vauxhall Zafira Tourer

Car hires by fuel type in Colombo

Browse car hires by fuel type in Colombo. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Colombo. Deals were last updated on 17 June 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Colombo. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (£34+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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