Riverside car hire

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Riverside car hire information

Pick-up locationRiverside
Car types
Hire locations16
Airport locations1

Cheap car hire in Riverside

Mini
Economy
Compact
Intermediate
Standard
Full-size
Luxury
People carrier
Passenger van
SUV
Commercial
Pick-up truck

KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Riverside

  • Using services from Riverside car rentals, you can improve your tourist experience by driving to nearby Chino Hills State Park, situated around 26.7 miles from the city of Riverside, where you can appreciate migrating wildlife and lovely botanical sceneries. When traveling for business or preferring to stay within the town, getting a service from car rentals in Riverside allows you to easily access various tourist attractions, such as Mount Rubidoux.
  • You can get to Riverside via the Ontario International Airport (ONT), which conveniently sits about 20 miles from the city. It has a Rental Car Center with multiple services offered, including Avis, Budget, Hertz, Alamo, Dollar Rent-A-Car, Thrifty, and Enterprise. You can move from the passenger terminal to these providers for car rentals in Riverside using the shuttles that operate every 5-20min. Its pick-up and drop-off points for Terminals 2 and 4 are found at the Terminal islands, while you can get the shuttle in front of the building when coming via the International Arrivals Facility.
  • State Route 60, Interstate 215, and State Route 91 are three major freeways that merge with numerous roads and streets for convenient transportation within and outside the city. Pay attention to winter weather, because the city experiences snow, hail, and rain. It is advisable to carry a flashlight and a supply kit in case of emergencies since the cold and wet conditions create black ice, increasing the risk of accidents.
  • Riverside has a morning rush hour from around 6am to 8:30am, with the peak congestion from about 7am to 7:30am. In the evening, traffic usually is from 5pm to 8pm. The freeways can be heavily congested, such as the State Route 91, which almost resembles a parking lot when moving between Corona and Riverside. If you have urgent business, such as catching a flight, leave some hours earlier and safely pass the extra time at or near the airport to avoid significant traffic delays.
  • Book your car hire in Riverside at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini car hire in Riverside are around -46% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Riverside

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Riverside?

    The populous city has many parking lots and well-developed infrastructure, allowing for flexibility when choosing a car. You can utilize a compact vehicle or opt for an SUV without restrictions, making it ideal when traveling as a group with family or colleagues.

  • What’s the speed limit in Riverside?

    In an alley, a railroad crossing with an obstructed view, and uncontrolled intersections with obstructed views, limit your speed to 15mph. When driving in a business district, school zone, residential district, or passing by a senior citizen facility, the restriction is around 25mph. The speed limit set on a two-lane undivided highway is usually 55mph. Other major highways have speed limits ranging between 65mph and 70mph, restricting the lower speed to particular vehicles, such as a trailer bus, school bus, and motor truck towing another car or having three or more axles.

  • Where are the best places to park in Riverside?

    Riverside offers many parking spaces within the city, enhancing your convenience when using a car rental. If you want to park your car for the day, check out the Mission Inn Garage on Orange Street, it charges around $17 per day. Despite being a bit pricey, its nearness to several restaurants and the Riverside Downtown Farmers Market makes it more comfortable to visit and shop. You can get affordable rates using the ParkRiverside operated Republic Parking Garages, which include different lots around the downtown area, charging around $8 daily with the first 90min free.

  • How much is the price of fuel in Riverside?

    The average price of fuel in Riverside is R70,71 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R848 and R1 131, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Riverside?

    Mini (Dodge Grand Caravan or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Riverside.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Los Angeles airport (LAX)?

    Car hire companies onsite at Los Angeles airport include Dollar, Thrifty, Avis and Sixt.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Los Angeles airport (LAX)?

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Los Angeles airport to off-airport locations include Dollar, Thrifty, Avis and Sixt.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Riverside?

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

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Riverside?

    A Mini car hire in Riverside costs R2 043 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Standard car hire cost in Riverside?

    A Standard car hire in Riverside costs R3 320 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in Riverside?

    An Economy car hire in Riverside costs R939 per day, on average.

Riverside car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

6,5

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.4

Value for money

6.7

4 locations in Riverside

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Locations in Riverside

12697 Magnolia Ave

+1 951 343 2690

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

1788 University Ave

+1 951 321 4130

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

6200 Van Buren Blvd Ste 103

+1 951 710 5125

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

8155 Indiana Ave

+1 951 354 0254

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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10,0 Wonderful

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Nice staff, drop off was quick and easy

4,0 Mediocre

Feb 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

Created a vehicle reservation not only once but 3xs to only get calls later and find out there were no vehicles available.

8,0 Very Good

Dec 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Wiper fluid did not dispense.

2,0 Poor

Sep 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

They did not have any cars they could give me. They said it was all sold out without helping me find an alternative.

Cons:

Be more helpful in finding solutions for customer instead of just saying we don’t have the vehicle, too bad, we can’t help you...

2,0 Poor

Sep 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

The Carr rental place decided to close early on Friday so I wasn't able to get my car rental. Had to end up calling Enterprise who sent me to another location that had NO CARS. I ended up having to drive to an airport location and ended up paying more.

2,0 Poor

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff weren’t helpful at all. The location my reservation was booked was closed due to covid. There wasn’t anybody I could reach by phone. There was a sign on the door saying to go to another location. By the time I arrived, and waiting in line, they said they booked me as a no show. Again, no phone answers, poor customer service, when I asked for help with other locations that can get my rental, they told me to google it.

Cons:

Every single aspect of that experience could have been better.

1 out of 8

Hertz

6,3

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.3

Value for money

6.8

4 locations in Riverside

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Locations in Riverside

2936 E La Cadena Dr

+1 951 687 2357

Monday08:30 - 16:30
Tuesday08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday08:30 - 16:30
Thursday08:30 - 16:30
Friday08:30 - 16:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

6741 Gemende Dr.

+1 951 687 2357

Monday07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday07:00 - 17:00
Thursday07:00 - 17:00
Friday07:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:30
Sunday08:00 - 17:30

7750 Indiana Ave

+1 951 687 2819

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday10:00 - 18:00

7777 Indiana Avenue

+1 951 687 2357

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

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2,0 Poor

Dec 2023

KAYAK
The worst ever wanted a five hundred dollar deposit after I returned the car and wanted to renew it. There was always surprise charges.. I will never go to Hertz Rent-A-Car again, and I will always let people know to go elsewhere.

10,0 Wonderful

Dec 2021

KAYAK
Employees in Riverside helped me set up the Bluetooth connection to my phone. They were so helpful and nice!!

4,0 Mediocre

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The guy was pretty stuck up. Like he had better things to do besides helping me.

Cons:

My car SHOULD have been ready. But I had to wait about 35 minutes to leave the parking lot

2,8 Poor

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

Impolite office staff, tied up on the phone and when free would not help immediately. There were NO cars available!

8,0 Very Good

Jun 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was promptly available. Staff friendly.

Cons:

There was no hanger for clothes which I thought was strange - had to lay them on the back seat eliminating any area for extras.

3,6 Poor

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The Riverside, CA staff were rude and rented me an older, dirty SUV with body damage. I dropped the vehicle off in Hurst, TX where the staff were friendly, but I had to wait over an hour to just return the keys. There were no additional fees, which was the one thing that matched my expectations.

1 out of 9

Avis

7,5

Best rated

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.8

Value for money

7.9

2 locations in Riverside

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Locations in Riverside

1521 University Avenue

+1 951 787 0646

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday08:00 - 17:30
Sunday08:00 - 17:30

6183 Magnolia Avenue

+1 951 781 3464

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

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2,0 Poor

Nov 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

they did not have the vehicle I booked. they did not have a single SUV. I had to book elsewhere in a rush. they are overbooking. never again with Avis

9,6 Wonderful

Oct 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

There was no car available when I arrived at Avis.

8,0 Very Good

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The pick up was quick I was in and out in minutes.

Cons:

The drop off was slow took about 15 minutes of me standing around for the clerk to process my return.

4,4 Mediocre

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff did everything she could to accommodate me as my original reservation was not honored.

Cons:

Cleaner cars...

2,4 Poor

Sep 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

The car was filthy

9,2 Wonderful

Mar 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Convenient location

Cons:

Only two cars available--a sporty mustang convertible or a big SUV.

1 out of 4

Budget

6,7

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.6

Value for money

7.9

2 locations in Riverside

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Locations in Riverside

1521 University Avenue

+1 951 787 0633

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday08:00 - 17:30
Sunday08:00 - 17:30

6183 Magnolia Avenue

+1 951 781 9512

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

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2,0 Poor

Nov 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Kayak sucks, Budget sucks, it all sucks

Cons:

They could have had a car available for my reservation...they didn't have a car, and didn't seem to care!

8,8 Very Good

Aug 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was friendly an helpful

10,0 Wonderful

Oct 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Perfect van for our needs.

5,6 Fair

Apr 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

Our reservation was for one charge and the charge on our credit card was twice as much. We are disputing it with our credit card company. Not happy.

10,0 Wonderful

Sep 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Girl at counter was very pleasant.

10,0 Wonderful

Aug 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Return was similarly quick and easy (but returned to a different location).

1 out of 5

Thrifty

2,0

Poor

No reviews available

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

2.0

Value for money

2.0

One location in Riverside

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Locations in Riverside

7777 Indiana Avenue

+1 951 687 2357

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

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Dollar

6,1

Okay

No reviews available

One location in Riverside

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Locations in Riverside

7777 Indiana Avenue

+1 951 687 2357

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00

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No reviews available

Easirent

4,6

Mediocre

No reviews available

One location in Riverside

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Locations in Riverside

Riverside Municipal Airport

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122 travellers who hired a car in Riverside gave the car agency they used an average rating of 5.1

Car hire locations in or near Riverside

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Most popular car type

Mini

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