Melbourne

Cheap Car Hire in Melbourne from ฿646

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
20 Apr — 27 Apr
Driver's age: 26-65
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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Melbourne car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Melbourne. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 13 April 2024.

Most popular company

SIXT

Price of petrol per litre

฿41.62

Average price per day

฿2,139

Cheapest price per day

฿646

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Melbourne?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Melbourne and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 13 April 2024.

January

฿1,387

February

฿1,606

March

฿1,898

April

฿1,934

May

฿1,496

June

฿1,569

July

฿1,679

August

฿1,569

September

฿1,496

October

฿1,606

November

฿1,569

December

฿2,080

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Melbourne is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Melbourne

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Melbourne and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 13 April 2024.

At ฿646/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Melbourne in the past week. Out of 43 car hire agencies operating in Melbourne, there are, in total, 126 hire locations. View below for 4 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

฿646+

Compact

Compact

฿658+

Intermediate

Intermediate

฿871+

Standard

Standard

฿1,580+

SUV

SUV

฿1,465+

Minivan

Minivan

฿1,704+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

฿1,380+

Mini

Mini

฿650+

Compare available car types for rental in Melbourne

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Melbourne to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 13 April 2024.

Small cars

฿1,359 - ฿2,372

All Car Types

฿1,611 - ฿5,273

To hire a small car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿1,806/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Melbourne, Australia (~฿1,359/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~฿2,372/day). In fact, January is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a small car saves you 31% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Melbourne small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿2,152/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Melbourne, Australia (~฿1,375/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿3,628/day). In fact, June is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a medium car saves you 18% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Melbourne medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿3,428/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Melbourne, Australia (~฿1,998/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿7,378/day). In fact, June is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a large car is 24% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿2,361/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Melbourne, Australia (~฿1,525/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~฿3,425/day). In fact, June is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a SUV saves you 10% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Melbourne SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿3,885/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a van in Melbourne, Australia (~฿2,986/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿7,925/day). In fact, May is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a van is 33% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Melbourne van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Melbourne, Australia, you would pay an average price of ฿1,714/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Melbourne, Australia (~฿2,291/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~฿3,450/day). In fact, March is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Melbourne. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Melbourne, hiring a luxury car saves you 35% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Honda City฿646/day
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Honda City
Toyota Yaris฿650/day
2
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Toyota Yaris

Top rental agencies in Melbourne

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Melbourne known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Melbourne. Reviews were last updated on 13 April 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Melbourne area such as Dollar, Ace Rental Cars and Budget. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Melbourne, including Dollar, Ace Rental Cars and Budget.

Dollar

5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

6.0

Ace Rental Cars

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.4

Overall

9.4

Pick-up/drop-off

9.4

Value

8.8

Budget

8.7
Very Good
6 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

9.3

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.3

Hertz

8.6
Very Good
14 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.2

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.2

East Coast Car Rentals

7.6
Good
4 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.3

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.6

Thrifty

7.4
Good
9 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.6

Europcar

7.2
Good
5 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.2

Avis

7.1
Good
6 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.2

Best Melbourne car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Melbourne. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Melbourne with an average daily rate of ฿1,086. Data was last updated on 13 April 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on rental cars in Melbourne. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Honda BR-V฿646/day
4
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A/C
Honda BR-V
Honda City฿646/day
2
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A/C
Honda City
Toyota Yaris฿650/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Melbourne, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 13 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Melbourne?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ฿2,139/day when booking a car hire in Melbourne. The absolute best deal a user found was for ฿1,407/day from Bargain Car Rentals, booked on Apr. 9.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Melbourne?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Melbourne from the following companies over the past two weeks: Bargain Car Rentals (฿646/day), Budget (฿896/day), and Apex (฿921/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Melbourne?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Dollar (10.0 rating), Ace Rental Cars (9.6 rating) and Sixt (8.5 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Melbourne.

  • What are petrol prices like in Melbourne?

    The average price of petrol in Melbourne is ฿41.62/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿1,873 and ฿2,705 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Melbourne for a week from Sixt?

    Sixt offers hire cars in Melbourne for about ฿15,737 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Melbourne for the best price?

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 26% on a hire car in Melbourne. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 7 days prior to your desired date.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Melbourne?

    Typically how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Melbourne however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Melbourne for a month?

    Bargain Car Rentals currently has the lowest price available for a month-long booking. Users have saved up to 63% compared to the average price of a 30-day rental in Melbourne. Typically, a monthly car rental in Melbourne can be found for ฿67,442. You can find car rental deals to be on average ฿2,248 a day.

  • How much is a car hire in Melbourne for a weekend?

    ฿1,093 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Melbourne. To save money, consider booking a Compact SUV car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in May, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as ฿1,619 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Melbourne?

    The most popular car to hire while in Melbourne is the Suzuki Baleno, which is a Compact vehicle.

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Small car rentals in Melbourne

Find small car rental deals in Melbourne from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Melbourne cost an average of ฿1,678 per day. Price data was last updated on 13 April 2024.
Toyota Yaris฿650/day
2
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A/C
Toyota Yaris
Toyota Yaris฿650/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Toyota Yaris฿650/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris

Van rentals in Melbourne

Find van rental deals in Melbourne from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Melbourne cost an average of ฿2,145 per day. Price data was last updated on 13 April 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on van rentals in the Melbourne area at the moment. If you're not finding the right deal for your van rental, check back soon as deals are constantly being refreshed.
Toyota HiAce฿1,704/day
5
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A/C
Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce฿1,788/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce฿1,788/day
5
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A/C
Toyota HiAce

Car rentals by fuel type in Melbourne

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Melbourne. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Melbourne. Deals were last updated on 13 April 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Melbourne. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (฿18+).

Electric

Electric

฿34+

Hybrid

Hybrid

฿32+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

฿18+

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