Car rental at the Toronto International Airport
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At the Toronto International Airport we recommend the following car rental offers

from 40 $ per day
Basic package

Good offers for a small budget

14 Days from 29.08 - 12.09.2024
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from 87 $ per day

Alone on the road or only with small luggage? Then this will be sufficient!

14 Days from 29.08 - 12.09.2024
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from 47 $ per day
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14 Days from 29.08 - 12.09.2024
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Rent a Car at the Toronto International Airport

A summer in Canada's capital Toronto has a lot to offer. Ideally, book a cheap rental car from Toronto Airport. With Driveboo you are guaranteed to find the right rental car for your Canada and Toronto vacation. Explore the financial metropolis, take a trip to the CN Tower and travel further through the province of Ontario. 

Car rental at Toronto Pearson International Airport

Blick auf den Flughafen Toronto

View of Toronto Airport

In order to start your vacation in Canada in a relaxed manner, it is a good idea to pick up the rental car you have rented in advance immediately upon arrival at Toronto Pearson International Airport. On our independent comparison portal you can quickly and easily compare the numerous offers of our well-known partner car rental companies at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Find the cheapest car rental at Toronto Pearson International Airport and fly away on your vacation!

Things to know about Toronto

Toronto is Canada's largest city. About 2.6 million people live here. It is also the capital of the Canadian province of Ontario. Located on the beautiful Lake Ontario, Toronto is only about 100 km away from the USA. Since Toronto is located in the south of Canada, it has a very pleasant climate. Nevertheless, all four seasons are clearly distinct. With your rental car, which you can pick up at the Toronto Pearson International Airport, you can explore not only the city but also the surrounding area flexibly and comfortably without having to rely on public transportation. The city itself has many sights to offer, for example the CN Tower, which is one of the tallest freestanding buildings in North America. Rent a car of your choice online at low cost and discover the sights of Toronto comfortably by rental car.

  1. Visit the CN Tower in Toronto during your summer and enjoy the breathtaking view over Toronto.
  2. If it gets too hot for you in the summer, then simply treat yourself to a little cooling off in Lake Ontario.
  3. During the summer months, the museums are air-conditioned and offer the ideal refuge from the summer midday heat. You should definitely visit the Royal Ontario Museum.
  4. Shopping enthusiasts beware: Those who spend their summer vacations in Toronto can let off steam at the Eaton Shopping Centre.
  5. If you want some peace and quiet, then take a trip to the Toronto Islands. Here you can relax comfortably in the summer sun.

General information about Toronto Airport (YYZ)

  • Toronto Pearson International Airport, or YYZ for short, is about 27 kilometers from the city.
  • Near the airport are the cities of Hamilton and Mississauga.
  • When you are at the airport terminal, you can try international and national food and drinks in various restaurants and bars. You will find yourself at the terminal in front of and behind the security checkpoints.
  • The local currency is the Canadian dollar. You can also change your money at Toronto Pearson International Airport in one of the exchange offices or banks located at the terminal. Travelex Canada Limited Bank is located in each terminal. If you only want to exchange money, you can do so at the exchange office ICE Currency Services. When the exchange office and bank are closed, you can use the ATM machines at the YYZ Airport, which are available 24 hours a day.
  • There are also many stores at Airport YYZ. Before you pass through the security checkpoint, you can look around in the various stores selling perfume, clothing and shoes, jewelry or electronics. Here you can buy high-quality textiles, regional products or souvenirs.

Where is the car rental company at Toronto Airport located?

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Car Rental at Toronto Airport

After you have received your luggage, you will proceed to the pick-up station of your car rental company. The car rental counters are located in the arrivals hall. After you have cleared all formalities with the car rental staff, they will take you to your rental car. Book your desired car online in advance. This way you can choose between different models and add extras. So your vacation in Toronto can start right after your arrival at the airport.

By rental car from Toronto Pearson Airport to the city

Are you traveling by rental car in and around Toronto? Then you can use various highways from the airport, such as the 400, 401 and 403, which guarantee ideal connections to the airport. Via Highway 427 and the Gardiner Expressway you can reach downtown Toronto in the fastest way. Pick up your rental car at the car rental pickup station and explore Canada in a comfortable way.

What you should pay attention to in Canadian road traffic

Straßenverkehr in Toronto

Road Traffic in Toronto

If you are driving a rental car in Canada and leaving from Toronto Pearson International Airport, it is important that you adhere to the speed limits, as these are often checked by the police and are subject to heavy fines if you violate them. Please refer to the table below for the respective speed limits. The blood alcohol limit varies by province, but in Toronto it is 0.8, but drivers under the age of 21 and beginners must observe the 0.0 blood alcohol limit. In Canada, seat belts are obligatory for all passengers. In addition, adults are responsible for all children under 16 years of age. In Canada it is allowed to overtake on the right side of the highway. Therefore, it is recommended to keep in the right lane when reeving. With your rental car you can drive from the airport to your hotel or to the sights of the city.

What are the speed limits in Canada?

Road Speed limit
Inner cities 50 km/h
Out of town 80 km/h
Highway 100 km/h

Explore sights in Toronto by rental car

After you receive your rental car at the car rental pickup location at Toronto Pearson International Airport, you will be taken from the airport to Toronto's attractions.

Toronto Island Park

Toronto Island Park

Art Gallery Toronto

Art Gallery Toronto

Fairmont Royal York Luxury Hotel

The Fairmont Royal York Luxury Hotel is one of the most imposing buildings in the city. Drive there from the airport with your rental car and take a look at the building. It is located opposite the main train station and offers its guests more than 1,600 rooms. This is where the British Royal Family is accommodated when they are on a state visit to Canada. The different heights and gradations make the hotel resemble a castle.


Beneath the city itself there is a 28 km long tunnel network, which is one of the largest underground cities in the world. Here you have the opportunity to go shopping in various stores. Numerous buildings, such as the Air Canada Centre, City Hall or CN Tower are connected to the system. Take a rental car from YYZ airport to Toronto and also take a look at the city's parks and gardens.

More Highlights

  • Toronto Island Park
  • Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Art Gallery of Ontorio
  • Toronto Botanical Gardens

Frequently asked questions about car rental booking Toronto International Airport

How much does a rental car cost at Toronto Airport?

View over the skyline in Toronto

Book a rental car in Toronto

A rental car at Toronto Airport costs 40 $ per day. For a week you can get a rental car from 277 $. We compare the prices of all reputable car rental companies and show you the best offer, so you have the right rental car for every occasion at the best conditions.
With a small car, you are sure to find a free parking space quickly. You can rent a compact car from as little as 604 $ per week.

Can I return the rental car to another location?


You can book another location to return your rental car if you don't want to come back to Toronto after your round trip. Simply enter the desired pick-up location and return location into our search form and get the suitable offers. This way you can travel flexibly and see more of Canada without being obliged to drive the same route back again to drop off your rental car.

In addition, if you want to take turns driving the rental car on a longer trip, you can specify an additional driver so that everyone can rest in between. In some offers, an additional driver is already included in the rental price.

At which opening hours can I pick up my rental car at Toronto Airport?


Toronto Airport is open 24 hours a day. However, the opening hours of the car rental companies vary depending on the provider. It is usually possible to pick up the rental car outside the opening hours, so you are not necessarily dependent on certain times.  In this case, separate fees may be charged for the provision of the rental car.

Please check the car rental terms and conditions for the exact opening hours of the car rental companies.

Which insurance should I choose for a rental car in Canada?


Basically, we always recommend you choose the full comprehensive insurance without excess. All offers on Driveboo include liability insurance. Pay attention to a particularly high cover sum. If you want to explore remote places or the mountains in Canada, you can additionally book an underbody insurance. Optional glass and tire insurance as well as roof insurance may also be advisable. For more information on the right insurance for your rental car, you are welcome to refer to our blog post.

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