$42 Cheap Car Rental in Bethesda, MD

A trusted Expedia brand

Book a car in 3 easy steps

Find great deals

Recent car searches in Bethesda, Maryland - United States of America $42

Don't see what you're looking for?

See all car rentals in Bethesda
View all cars

Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Bethesda?
If your trip to Bethesda is all organized but your travel itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Georgetown University are cool attractions that everybody should make time to stop by. Map out a route and enjoy experiencing each one.Stop by National Institute of Health Campus. It’s one attraction you’ll usually find on many visitors’ to-do lists. Rock Creek Park and Glen Echo Park are also a stone’s throw away and worth taking the time to see.
What are the best road trip destinations near Bethesda?
Located 16 miles away and offering plenty of things to do, Laurel brings in visitors throughout the year. Come and find out why they keep on coming back. Bowie is another place you won’t want to miss. It’s located 20 miles away. Slide out of the car, have a little stretch and discover what this place has to offer.
Where are the best convention centers near Bethesda?
Often travel for business purposes? Convention centers are probably like a second home to you. With easy access to hotels and restaurants, you can be sure your trip will be a success if you’re booked in at any of these places:

  • La Maison Française (5 miles away).
  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center (7 miles away).
  • Arts and Industries Building (8 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Bethesda?
Bethesda has loads on offer. You could stay a week or two in this place and barely scratch the surface. If you’d like to experience as much as you can in this bustling metropolis, you’ll need a rental car. Keep in mind that driving around big cities often goes hand in hand with tight streets and sparse parking spaces. Don’t stress though, because a compact or an economy car can make this a lot easier to navigate. If you want to put the city behind you and take a look at some of the dunes that Bethesda is well known for, you may prefer a rental car with more room. A full-size or mid-size SUV will suit your needs.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Bethesda?
You’ll be pleased to hear that there’s a huge range of both economy and high-end rental vehicles available in Bethesda. What you end up going for depends on how much you want to spend as well as what you plan to do. Prestige vehicles offer the best in mod cons and comfort. If you want to indulge yourself, why not book a fully kitted-out SUV, or perhaps a fancy mid-sized vehicle? On the other hand, if you’re just after a car to whiz around town in as efficiently as possible, maybe go for an economy compact vehicle (or something else that won’t break the bank).
Does Bethesda have peak-hour traffic?
As with most cities, you can expect more traffic in the early and late rush hours. However, due to its smaller population of about 60,900, traffic congestion isn’t a huge issue in Bethesda.
Are there speed limits in Bethesda?
While navigating through the streets of Bethesda, keep in mind that the speed limits typically range from 25mph to 55mph. Most residential areas are 30mph unless posted otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Maryland?
More often than not, your rental car company will charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may forward your contact details to the relevant local agency so they can issue a fine straight to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Bethesda?
It’s illegal to use your cell phone while driving in Bethesda, and you may even receive a fine for just handling your phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. However, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as your attention remains on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Bethesda?
When driving in Bethesda, it’s an offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) higher than 0.08%. Planning to have one or two drinks with lunch or dinner? Consider booking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Bethesda?
Yes, drivers may turn on a red light in Bethesda. However, before you do you are required to bring the car to a complete stop. Continue only when the lane you are turning into is clear.
Are seat belts compulsory in Maryland?
Subject to some exceptions, seat belts are mandatory in Maryland.

Car Rental Information

City pick-up location
Lowest price
Popular car types:
SUV, Full size, Economy & Standard

Car rental company addresses in Bethesda


Top rated Hertz rental locations in Bethesda

7335 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, USA

Top rated Enterprise rental locations in Bethesda

10401 Motor City Dr, Bethesda, USA

Car Rentals in Top Destinations

Toronto Car RentalsSan Jose Car RentalsJFK John F Kennedy Intl Car RentalsIAH George Bush Intercontinental Car RentalsRSW Southwest Florida Intl Car RentalsJacksonville Car RentalsSEA Seattle Tacoma Intl Car RentalsWashington Car RentalsATL Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Intl Car RentalsDTW Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Car RentalsPhiladelphia Car RentalsSalt Lake City Car RentalsSacramento Car RentalsCalgary Car RentalsAlbuquerque Car RentalsPIE St Petersburg Clearwater Intl Car RentalsYYZ Pearson Intl Car RentalsFLL Fort Lauderdale Hollywood Intl Car RentalsOakland Car RentalsDCA Ronald Reagan Washington National Car RentalsSMF Sacramento Intl Car RentalsSNA John Wayne Car RentalsCanada Car RentalsFlorida Car RentalsPBI Palm Beach Intl Car RentalsTucson Car RentalsDetroit Car RentalsSFO San Francisco Intl Car RentalsPSP Palm Springs Intl Car RentalsIAD Washington Dulles Intl Car RentalsCharlotte Car RentalsLGA LaGuardia Car RentalsFresno Car RentalsBuffalo Car RentalsColumbus Car RentalsEWR Liberty Intl Car RentalsIndianapolis Car RentalsBWI Baltimore Washington Intl Thurgood Marshall Car RentalsPDX Portland Intl Car RentalsMinneapolis St Paul Car RentalsNew Orleans Car RentalsAnchorage Car RentalsSAN San Diego Intl Car RentalsEl Paso Car RentalsMYR Myrtle Beach Intl Car RentalsSJC Norman Y Mineta San Jose Intl Car RentalsNashville Car RentalsMississauga Car RentalsFAT Fresno Yosemite Intl Car RentalsMilwaukee Car RentalsONT Los Angeles Ontario Intl Car RentalsMemphis Car RentalsCVG Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Intl Car RentalsSJU Luis Munoz Marin Intl Car RentalsBUR Hollywood Burbank Car RentalsMSP Minneapolis St Paul Intl Car RentalsSDQ Las Americas Intl Car Rentals