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Recently Booked Washington Dulles Intl Car Rentals from $ 26.50/day


(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 26.50 /day

($ 26.50 total)


(Kia Soul or Similar)

  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 26.63 /day

($ 186.41 total)


(Ford Focus or Similar)

  • 4
  • 4-5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 28.99 /day

($ 57.97 total)


(Honda Civic or Similar)

  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 33.15 /day

($ 132.58 total)


(Kia Optima or Similar)

  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 33.34 /day

($ 66.68 total)


(Hyundai Elantra or Similar)

  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 36.97 /day

($ 110.92 total)

Prices are based on bookings made during the previous 42 days. Price is dynamic and varies based on the date of the booking, length of rental and car class. There is no guarantee this price will be in effect at the time of your search.

Washington Dulles Intl Car Rental Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.5 out of 5 with 16 ratings


"When I went to pick up the car I was only in the place for a hot second and then I was on my way. I love it!!! I would use Dollar rental again and I would recommend them to anyone needing a rental especially when you all ..." Read more PAULINE

(Reviewed on January 16, 2015 )


"Don't remember the young lady's name at the counter at Dollar who helped me but her customer service was outstanding. Even with customers yelling at her, she remained calm and helped! That's fortitude...I was joking with..." Read more CARLOS W

(Reviewed on January 11, 2015 )


"The girl who help me at the desk was very helpful, polite and gave me great service" MATTHEW

(Reviewed on October 10, 2014 )


"OMG, I am so flabbergasted and get Goosebumps when I receive quotes from using the website to reserve my cars. I have had nothing but great experiences and really affordable prices. I am truly satisfied." TANGELA

(Reviewed on September 29, 2014 )


"The entire experience was AMAZING! Not only did I get a fantastic rate, I did not know how to get to the pick-up area and ended up at the vehicle return location by mistake. The staff was extremely helpful; they directed m..." Read more DAYLE

(Reviewed on September 08, 2014 )


"Courteous, respectful, and helpful staff. Sheku was particularly helpful. Thanks!" OLA

(Reviewed on August 13, 2014 )


"It would be helpful for to indicate that the Dollar (and other) rental agency is not within the airport as indicated. At Washington National, some of the car rental locations are actually in the area surrou..." Read more SUSAN

(Reviewed on July 29, 2014 )


"The lady at the counter inside Union Station was FANTASTIC! She was from Las Vegas, I don't remember her name, but please tell her how awesome she is " BLAKE

(Reviewed on May 20, 2014 )


"Very good experience, but would like to rate that was quoted to be honored." MARJORIE

(Reviewed on April 03, 2014 )


"As always, my experience with was excellent" EDUVIQUES

(Reviewed on February 26, 2014 )


"The only problem was it took too long to get the car over one hour. I almost missed my son Graduation Award Ceremony. They need to do a better job at getting the cars ready for the customer. Also, they should have upgr..." Read more J ABEDE

(Reviewed on February 16, 2014 )


"You guys are the best!!!! I have been using for quite sometime now and have never had a problem when I go to get my car, or return it! THANK YOU FOR THE PEACE OF MIND!" TERRY

(Reviewed on February 01, 2014 )


"Thank you Dollar and You are always there for us as we have used you for our trips around the world! Thanks for a wonderful trip." TERRY

(Reviewed on February 01, 2014 )


"I had a very good experience using Alamo trough will use it again. As a matter of fact, I must return to Washington in 15 days, so I will use your services again Best regards and thank you Patrick" PATRICK

(Reviewed on January 21, 2014 )

Please be aware that some of these reviews may have been translated automatically into English.

Car rental at Washington Airport (IAD): What you need to know

You can’t wait to explore Washington D.C. You already know you need to check out the International Spy Museum and the Washington National Cathedral. But have you thought about how you’re going to travel there after seeing the White House and Smithsonian Institution? Book a car rental today and you’ll be sure to make the most out of your time in the nation’s stately capital.

How do I find the cheapest car rental company for Dulles Airport?

There’s always a lot to do before a big trip, and you can make life easier renting your car ahead of time. This way, you can jet off to Washington, knowing your vehicle will be ready and waiting when you land. To be sure of the best possible deal, you should:

  • - Carefully weigh up the offers from different rental companies;
  • - Book well ahead of your flight; 
  • - Have only 1 designated driver for the car.

How old do I have to be to rent a car at Washington Airport?

The general rule is that drivers have to be aged 21 or over to drive rental cars. It’s also important to factor in a possible added fee if you happen to be under 25.

What car rental companies are at IAD?

Looking to book a rental car with big brand name companies like Alamo, Avis, Budget, or Enterprise? You’ll be in luck at IAD, because these are among the firms offering vehicles just steps away from the arrivals area. Savvy visitors should just take a few minutes to check the latest reviews online before booking.

Where are the car rental companies situated at the airport?

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is around 25 miles from the capital itself, so having your own vehicle waiting at the airport comes in very handy. Getting to your vehicle from the terminal is a cinch, thanks to the free shuttle buses which run from just outside the baggage claim area to the rental lot.

Do I need an insurance for a rental car in Washington D.C.?

Arranging the car rental is one thing, but you also have to remember the car insurance. Find out if your current car insurance or credit card insurance is also valid for rental cars. If not, don’t worry – you can buy the right policy from the rental company itself, or from the checkout on itself.

What do I need to bring when picking up a rental at the airport?

Pack your driver’s license before jetting off to Dulles Airport, because you’ll need it before you can hit the roads. Any other drivers added for the car should also bring their licenses. The credit card used to book the vehicle should also be brought along.

What fuel policy is available at Washington Dulles and which one should I get?

Many rental companies provide full-to-full fuel policies. Difficult to say out loud, but it’s an easy set-up which means you get a fully-loaded car at the start, and just have to replenish the gas before returning it. Just don’t forget to do so, or you’ll have to pay a fee.

Is it advisable to get a car with unlimited miles at IAD?

The capital has so many iconic attractions, it’s hard to know where to start. Having your own car means you won’t have to worry about learning public transport timetables, and you can get out to see outlying areas as well. Just check with your rental company to ensure your vehicle has an unlimited mileage policy.

Is it possible to hire one-way in Washington D.C.?

If you’re looking to travel on from D.C., and don’t want to have to return the car to Dulles Airport, then you can see if one-way rental is available. Be sure to check if any fees will be added for this arrangement.

What kind of car should I rent at Dulles Airport?

Washington D.C. has must-sees everywhere, from the many Smithsonian museums to the poignant memorials to great presidents from across the ages. On top of that, you may want to head out to the atmospheric Georgetown area, or neighboring Arlington. An economy car will get you from A to B, while you can always go bigger with a minivan or SUV rental for added comfort.

All set for a visit to the nation’s grand capital? By booking your transportation ahead of time on, you can be sure of your preferred car being right there at the airport, so you can quickly be on your way to D.C.