Car Sharing & Hourly Car Rental in Providence

a smarter way
to drive in Providence

Unlock over 100 cars in the city. Reserve by the hour or day and run errands, visit friends, or venture out on a road trip. Choose your car and choose a route. From Downtown to Wayland Square, Federal Hill to Brown University, or Pawtucket to Olneyville.

Shopping on Hope Street? Spending the day in Newport? Picking someone up from T. F. Green? Get the ins and outs of membership and hit the road.

Zipcars make great neighbors

We're in all the nooks and crannies of the city. Find the many places we call home and explore the one that you call yours.

how Zipcar works

4 simple steps

1. join

Apply now! Once approved, you’ll get a magical Zipcard that unlocks thousands of cars across the globe.

2. reserve

Book a Zipcar for as little as 1 hour and up to 7 days.

3. tap

Hold your Zipcard to the windshield. Ta da. The doors will unlock and you’re free to go.

4. drive!

Hit the road. When you’re done, return the car to its reserved spot and scan your Zipcard to lock up. See you on the next Ziptrip!

how it works video

rates and plans

You’ve got some choices. From monthly to annual, pay-as-you-go to discounted prepaid plans, we have something for every driver.

Membership from:

$7/mo or $70/yr

Driving rates from:


You can also join through your school or business.

but wait, there's more!

Take a look at what’s down the road once you’re a Zipster.

Zipcar is an invaluable resource to city living. We just transitioned from a two-car family to a one-car family and we couldn't have done it without Zipcar.

Peter Michaud, Providence
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Zipcar Providence
65 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
United States

Office hours:

9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday