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Buffalo, NY, United States
Aug 5 — Aug 12
Same drop-off
Buffalo, NY, United States
Thu 5/8
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Thu 12/8
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Buffalo car hire information

Pick-up locationBuffalo
Hire locations19
Airport locations10

Buffalo car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Alamo
Best rated
8.7 Excellent (111 reviews)
1 location in Buffalo
Alamo
Locations in Buffalo
4200 Genesee St-buffalo Airprt+1 833 813 5268
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
  • 8.8
  • 8.8
  • 8.7
  • 8.9
  • 8.4
Recent reviews
7.6 GoodSep 11 2020
Cons: Upfront about all charges (all taxes & 11% recovery fee)
9.6 ExcellentAug 11 2020
Pros: Super friendly and fast at both pick-up and drop-offCons: Nothing
6.0 GoodMay 25 2020
Cons: The is car is terrible shape
10.0 ExcellentFeb 11 2020
Pros: 4wd offering in buffalo in the winter
10.0 ExcellentJan 28 2020
Pros: Being this was my very first experience using Alamo, I was impressed with the ease of reserving, picking up, and returning a rental. Every staff member I encountered was professional, helpful, and courteous. The initial price of the rental was better than I had expected. I look forward to using Alamo again!Cons: The initial payent of the rental was low, but he final payment upon return was $20 more because we forgot to fill the tank! Overall our rental experience was excellent! My advice: be sure to gas up before returning the vehicle!
9.2 ExcellentJan 24 2020
Cons: Only suggestion / request would be to have the windows cleaned before rental. They were covered with the road salt solution which created a lot of glare from headlights at night. Not being used to the vehicle or the location, it was bit of a driving hazard.
8.4 ExcellentJan 6 2020
Pros: Rental process was quick and easy. Overall cost was very reasonable. Drop off was quick and convenient. I would definitely rent through Kayak again.Cons: Cleanliness of vehicle interior could have been better.
10.0 ExcellentDec 25 2019
Pros: Staff was friendly and helpful. Price of vehicle was unbeatable.Cons: No complaints
10.0 ExcellentDec 10 2019
Pros: Yes. Very friendly and responsive to a problem I had.Cons: No ideas for improvements
10.0 ExcellentDec 10 2019
Pros: Pick up was easy and very fast.Cons: At drop off, there was a discrepancy with the bill amount. We were overcharged. The clerk handled it efficiently and fairly.
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Rated no. 2
Hertz
7.4 Good (365 reviews)
6 locations in Buffalo
Hertz
Locations in Buffalo
290 South Park Ave+1 716 858 4367
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
369 Niagara Street+1 716 854 0283
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
3780 Sheridan Drive+1 716 836 0764
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
4195 Genesee St+1 716 630 6556
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
4200 Genesee St+1 716 632 4774
Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 22:00
538 Pearl Street+1 716 854 0283
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
  • 7.7
  • 7.7
  • 7.3
  • 7
  • 7.4
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentJul 21 2021
1.9 HorribleJul 19 2021
10.0 ExcellentJul 1 2021
Pros: staff was very helpful, price of rental was far cheaper than anyone else. will definitely recommend this dealership if someone is looking to rent a car, i will be back.Cons: just make sure of hours they open and close. one sign said it closes at six and one said five
2.0 MediocreJun 30 2021
Pros: Quick pick when they we’re actually thereCons: Went to pick up vehicle at 530. Sign on door and online says open till 6pm. Long story short. Went to airport location so we could get a car. Bd not miss a day of vacation but they rudely turned me away with a smirk after waiting in line for an hour. Terrible. How do I get compensation for the day I missed at hotel?
4.0 OkayJun 8 2021
Cons: The car makes a loud noise when turning left (this should’ve been reported by the previous renter). The interior smelled like marijuana upon pickup, had to drive with windows down the whole time.
6.0 GoodJun 4 2021
Pros: fast picking up the carCons: the car smelled gross inside... didn't have many features... basic package... also they uncharged me for $40 gas tank when I only drove 1/2 a tank... scammy
10.0 ExcellentMay 14 2021
Pros: Staff was very friendly and helpful and the drop off was super easy, the car was comfortable and clean.Cons: Would have been nice upon renting to have been told about toll road options.
10.0 ExcellentMay 3 2021
Pros: Easy navigation of the site. I rented the ‘dealer’s choice’ and was totally pleased. Check in and check out were flawless. The staff on both were kind and courteous. Very pleased with my experience.Cons: No comment here. Had a very good experience.
2.0 MediocreFeb 17 2021
Pros: I need a refund of my money they never rented me the carCons: I need a refund of my money they never rented me the car
10.0 ExcellentFeb 16 2021
Pros: Staff was friendly. Service was quick and vehicle was great!!
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Rated no. 3
Budget
7.2 Good (160 reviews)
2 locations in Buffalo
Budget
Locations in Buffalo
1477 Main Street+1 716 882 7045
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00
4200 Genesee Street+1 716 632 6400
Monday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
  • 7.1
  • 7.5
  • 7.2
  • 7.2
  • 7.3
Recent reviews
3.9 MediocreJul 29 2021
10.0 ExcellentJun 30 2021
Pros: The entire process was super easy. Drop off was so fast it was surprising. We had a brand new Toyota Camry so the car was perfect.Cons: Explanation about the toll system.
2.0 MediocreMay 9 2021
Cons: Rented a pick up truck to do some moving, wasn’t available. They gave me a small suv with fresh cigarette smell, had to go back in and get a third rental at the airport. By then there was a long line.
4.0 OkayApr 27 2021
Cons: Cleanliness
2.0 MediocreApr 11 2021
Cons: Reserved rental using credit card. Upon arrival, Budget would not accept same credit card used to reserve vehicle.
10.0 ExcellentMar 30 2021
Pros: the people was standing and get the key , it was excellent , i didnt have to go in side and hasselCons: over all it was very good
2.0 MediocreJan 3 2021
Pros: Terrible serviceCons: Honesty and refund for providing a cheaper class car could have been the right thing to do.
10.0 ExcellentJul 31 2020
Cons: A Cleaner car.
5.2 OkayJun 1 2020
Pros: Staff was fine, relatively easy check in and drop off.Cons: There were drink and food stains in the car which means it was definitely not cleaned. Normally this would just be a little level of concern but when a company pledges to sanitize their cars during a pandemic and doesn’t even do the bare minimum to clean it, it’s very very concerning and frankly a lie. We had to sanitize it ourselves out of fear.
9.2 ExcellentFeb 20 2020
Cons: They didn't have the style of car we requested. It worked out because we got an upgrade, but I don't understand why these companies advertise cars as being available only to have them not be. Overall very good experience though.
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Rated no. 4
Enterprise
8.2 Excellent (66 reviews)
3 locations in Buffalo
Enterprise
Locations in Buffalo
1312 Main Street+1 716 884 6666
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday10:00 - 14:00
2643 Delaware Ave+1 716 873 0100
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 01:00
4200 Genesee St-buffalo Airprt+1 833 813 5266
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
  • 8.3
  • 8.5
  • 8.2
  • 8.2
  • 8
Recent reviews
2.0 MediocreJan 8 2021
Pros: The whole experience was unhappy. The least they could have done, was call me to let me know that the car I rented, was not available. I had to find a ride all the way to the car rental agency, only to find that they did not have the car that I booked.Cons: The whole experience was unhappy. The least they could have done, was call me to let me know that the car I rented, was not available. I had to find a ride all the way to the car rental agency, only to find that they did not have the car that I booked.
4.0 OkaySep 30 2020
Cons: Everything
8.0 ExcellentSep 15 2020
Pros: Great car, excellent customer service, car in good shapeCons: Car was filthy inside, food under seats, windows had to be cleaned multiple times to get grease and grime off.
10.0 ExcellentJun 17 2020
Pros: Very friendly staff, nice car, and got a really good rate.
2.0 MediocreJul 3 2019
Cons: We never got the car, the location that you allowed us to reserve the car from was closed at the time we booked the car for. This was tge first time that I used your company, and I will never use your company again.
10.0 ExcellentSep 18 2018
Pros: very helpful staff.. all of themCons: baggage carst closer to rental drop off
10.0 ExcellentSep 15 2018
Pros: Easy drop off. Friendly staff.
6.8 GoodJun 26 2018
Timing is importantPros: The price was right and a real bargain compared to rental at the airport.Cons: However, I was booked and sold a pickup time at the closing time of the Enterprise agency office (6pm). This would not work--I called Entrprise and they said no way. I am glad I called, but sad that I was allowed to book an unmanageable time. I had to cancel.
4.0 OkayJun 24 2018
Rental was mediocrePros: The price was good.Cons: The car was dirty inside and out. The car smelled of smoke. The back tire left rim was dented and made toe tire look wobbly, so we had to stop and get it checked.
10.0 ExcellentOct 17 2017
Fast and easy abovPros: Above
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Rated no. 5
Avis
7.8 Good (68 reviews)
2 locations in Buffalo
Avis
Locations in Buffalo
1477 Main Street+1 716 632 4663
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00
4200 Genesee Street+1 716 632 1808
Monday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
  • 8
  • 7.9
  • 7.7
  • 7.9
  • 7.5
Recent reviews
3.9 MediocreJul 21 2021
3.9 MediocreJul 20 2021
10.0 ExcellentApr 12 2021
Pros: Yes
8.0 ExcellentMar 15 2021
Pros: Good costumers serviceCons: Nice car
6.0 GoodFeb 16 2021
Pros: the staff at buffalo airport were very helpful.Cons: the car i got was smelly, the volume button didn’t work, the windshield wipers were not very effective. the cost for a one way drop off was extreme.
10.0 ExcellentAug 24 2020
Pros: Representative was friendly
5.2 OkayOct 13 2019
Pros: The staff at Buffalo changed my rate on an upgrade instead of just an additional $10. I was very pleased with the drop off for the manager was able to correct the mistake that was done.Cons: The whole process of dropping off at a different location was good but please pay attention to the pickup location. Make sure you are getting what was quoted to you and save the email with your confirmation information. I questioned it before I left, but it wasn’t corrected but thankfully it was on the other end.
6.8 GoodDec 26 2018
Dirty carPros: The car itself was a hybrid, so very economical. It was a nice drive also and had Apple CarPlay.Cons: The car I was given was switched at the last minute between the desk and the pick-up kiosk. This particular car looked like a family of 4 had a food fight in it, and it reaked of deodorizer and cigarette smoke. The stains were kind of embarrassing, but I didn’t have time to deal with the hassle of calling and swapping it out.
10.0 ExcellentAug 19 2018
AwesomePros: Great service. Great car. Fast and efficient. I forgot a very important item on the rental and they kept it safe for me.
2.8 MediocreMar 21 2018
booking with avis is complexPros: nothing i like about them.Cons: rude customer service, creates unnecessary problems.
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Rated no. 6
Dollar
6.3 Good (32 reviews)
1 location in Buffalo
Dollar
Locations in Buffalo
4200 Genesee Street+1 866 434 2226
Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 22:00
  • 6.4
  • 6.2
  • 6.6
  • 6.7
  • 6.1
Recent reviews
4.0 OkayJul 5 2021
Pros: Staff at Buffalo was nice - first car was broken, so we had to take it back to get anotherCons: Our contract said we could return it at 4am at LGA - figured out they aren't open then so the agent said we would have to miss our 6am flight because the return wasn't open until 6am. Didn't work with us on options - had to call back and wait on hold over an hour each time. One agent said the Roadside could have it towed at our expense from our location to the Dollar return at LGA - our expense. We call back to billing instead of the roadside people and they said there aren't options - we asked if we could return it to another location - she said JFK had an overnight drop but WE WOULD HAVE TO PAY TO GET FROM JFK TO LGA OUT OF OUR POCKET!! So wrong! We paid a $75 Uber to do that when Dollar contract says 4am return to LGA. - We called back to make sure we wouldn't be charged for returning to a different airport - good thing we did - haven't seen final bill, but hopefully we weren't charged for that as well!
2.0 MediocreJun 29 2021
Cons: Had NO IDEA about the extra $500 hold!! Car was filthy inside… I cleaned it myself.
2.0 MediocreJun 27 2021
Pros: Rental was 1.5hrs late. Was supposed to be ready at 11am. I didn't receive it til 1230. The line was 20 people long. The excuse why the suv was not ready, was other people got there before I did. The 4 runner was in bad shape. Shook like crazy 60-75mph. The cigarette 12v outlets didn't work.
10.0 ExcellentJun 22 2021
Cons: The woman who helped us at the counter was really nice and efficient. We got a nice car that we really enjoyed driving during our stay
10.0 ExcellentJun 20 2021
Pros: Easy and friendlyCons: Cheaper price or rewards system to earn discounts.
2.0 MediocreJun 6 2021
Pros: Worst experience I've had renting a car.Cons: No one was at the counter the day of pickup so I couldn't get it until the next day (still charged for previous day), no one was at the drop off to check me out/inspect the car... found an employee to give the keys to and she rolled her eyes because I "found her" on her lunch break. But, worst of all, the car smelled so strongly of smoke that it was not drivable for the first three days. I had to buy cleaner and air fresheners to make it manageable, but my pregnant sister couldn't ride in it without puking and my wife's eyes wouldn't stop watering/throat was sore due to cigarette smoke allergies. Had to drive down the highway with the windows open when we got it.
2.0 MediocreMay 22 2021
Cons: I had to cancel my reservation quite some time ago and have not received my refund yet. It should not take this much time and effort to get this accomplished.
6.0 GoodMay 18 2021
Pros: Charged me for gas when they did leave the gas where it was. I will never again use kayakCons: Charge me for gas that wasn’t full I never use dollar thought kAyak
2.0 MediocreMay 1 2021
Cons: After 2 hour wait I cancelled the reservation. Horrible!
10.0 ExcellentApr 21 2021
Pros: Staff was great, dropoff was super fast and easyCons: The wait time to pick up the car was much longer than expected
Rated no. 7
National
8.3 Excellent (5 reviews)
1 location in Buffalo
National
Locations in Buffalo
4200 Genesee St-buffalo Airprt+1 833 813 5271
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
  • 8.4
  • 8.4
  • 8.4
  • 8.4
  • 8
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentJun 20 2017
Pros: Check-in was really quick and so easy! We were out of there in no time. They did an amazing job!
Easirent
1 location in Buffalo
Easirent
Locations in Buffalo
Greater Buffalo International Airport
MondayInvalid date - 23:59
TuesdayInvalid date - 23:59
WednesdayInvalid date - 23:59
ThursdayInvalid date - 23:59
FridayInvalid date - 23:59
SaturdayInvalid date - 23:59
Recent reviews
Sunnycars
1 location in Buffalo
Sunnycars
Locations in Buffalo
4200 Genesee
Recent reviews
807 travellers who hired a car in Buffalo gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7,6

Car hire locations in or near Buffalo

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Most popular car type

Mini

When to book a car hire in Buffalo

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Top tips for hiring a car in Buffalo

  • Book your car hire in Buffalo at least 4 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Buffalo

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Buffalo are Alamo (8,8, 223 reviews), Enterprise (8,5, 142 reviews), and Avis (7,8, 77 reviews).

  • The average price of fuel in Buffalo is R51,98 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R624 and R832, depending on the car size.

  • Mini (Chevrolet Spark or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Buffalo.

  • Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • A Mini car hire in Buffalo costs R505 per day, on average.