San Francisco

Cheap Car Hire in San Francisco from ฿1,330

San Francisco, CA, United States
24 Apr — 1 May
Driver's age: 26-65
San Francisco, CA, United States
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San Francisco car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in San Francisco. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Most popular company

DOLLAR

Price of petrol per litre

฿48.43

Average price per day

฿2,930

Cheapest price per day

฿1,330

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in San Francisco?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in San Francisco 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 17 April 2024.

January

฿1,467

February

฿1,760

March

฿1,980

April

฿2,090

May

฿2,127

June

฿2,164

July

฿2,347

August

฿2,274

September

฿2,017

October

฿2,017

November

฿1,797

December

฿1,907

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in San Francisco is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. 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 San Francisco

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in San Francisco and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

In San Francisco, there are 98 active hire locations from 37 car hire companies. medium car is the cheapest car type to hire in San Francisco in the past week - currently priced from ฿1,330/day. View deals for 5 car types available to hire in this destination:

Economy

Economy

฿1,416+

Compact

Compact

฿1,459+

Intermediate

Intermediate

฿1,120+

Standard

Standard

฿1,330+

Full-size

Full-size

฿1,651+

Minivan

Minivan

฿2,748+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

฿2,457+

Luxury

Luxury

฿1,875+

Compare available car types for rental in San Francisco

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in San Francisco to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Small cars

฿1,195 - ฿3,201

All Car Types

฿1,640 - ฿3,739

To hire a small car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿2,307/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a small car in San Francisco, the United States (~฿1,195/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~฿3,201/day). In fact, November is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for hire in San Francisco, hiring a small 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 San Francisco small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿2,398/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in San Francisco, the United States (~฿1,799/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~฿2,832/day). In fact, February is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for hire in San Francisco, hiring a medium car saves you 15% 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 San Francisco medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿3,171/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a large car in San Francisco, the United States (~฿1,815/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~฿4,609/day). In fact, November is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for hire in San Francisco, hiring a large car is 12% 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 San Francisco large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿2,690/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in San Francisco, the United States (~฿1,458/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~฿4,100/day). In fact, February is about 46% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for hire in San Francisco, hiring a SUV saves you 4% 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 San Francisco SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿3,448/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a van in San Francisco, the United States (~฿3,705/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~฿5,880/day). In fact, March is about 7% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for hire in San Francisco, hiring a van is 20% 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 San Francisco van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿1,960/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in San Francisco, the United States (~฿1,917/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~฿5,710/day). In fact, June is about 3% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for hire in San Francisco, hiring a luxury car saves you 30% 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.

To hire a convertible in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿2,451/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a convertible in San Francisco, the United States (~฿3,291/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~฿7,508/day). In fact, January is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible hire for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for hire in San Francisco, hiring a convertible saves you 13% 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฿1,416/day
2
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Honda City
Toyota Corolla฿1,459/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla

Top rental agencies in San Francisco

Explore the leading car rental agencies in San Francisco known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in San Francisco. Reviews were last updated on 17 April 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in San Francisco, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Sixt. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Alamo

8.8
Very Good
414 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.4

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.6
Very Good
382 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.4

Sixt

7.6
Good
155 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

7.5

Budget

7.3
Good
246 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.0

Hertz

6.5
Okay
273 reviews13 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.4

Thrifty

6.0
Okay
504 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

6.8

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

5.9

Dollar

5.4
Fair
361 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.3

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

5.6

Avis

6.9
Okay
87 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.9

Best San Francisco car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in San Francisco. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in San Francisco with an average daily rate of ฿1,756. Data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
Check out some of the very best car rental deals we've found in San Francisco. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Toyota Camry฿1,330/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Camry
Honda Civic฿1,402/day
5
M
A/C
Honda Civic
Honda City฿1,416/day
2
M
A/C
Honda City

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in San Francisco, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 17 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in San Francisco?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ฿2,930/day when booking a car hire in San Francisco. The absolute best deal a user found was for ฿1,610/day from Fox, booked on Apr. 14.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in San Francisco?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in San Francisco from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar (฿1,120/day), Fox (฿1,416/day), and Sixt (฿1,682/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (9.0 rating), Alamo (8.8 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.5 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in San Francisco.

  • What are petrol prices like in San Francisco?

    The average price of petrol in San Francisco is ฿48.43/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿2,179 and ฿3,147 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in San Francisco for a week from Dollar?

    Dollar is one of the most popular car hire companies in San Francisco, offering car hire for around ฿23,683 per week on average.

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

    Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 29% to make it a great deal in San Francisco. Try to book at least 7 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in San Francisco?

    Yes, renting a vehicle in San Francisco for a month is certainly possible.

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

    Prices can be as low as ฿101,497 if you consider booking with Fox. That price represents savings of 68% compared to the San Francisco average. The monthly cost of a car rental in San Francisco is on average ฿101,497 (฿3,383/day).

  • How much is a car hire in San Francisco for a weekend?

    Car hire prices in San Francisco are typically ฿0 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Intermediate to save money on your trip to ฿0. Our users have found prices for Intermediate car hire in May to be on average ฿0 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in San Francisco?

    The most popular car to hire while in San Francisco is the Chrysler Town & Country, which is a Mini vehicle.

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Small car rentals in San Francisco

Find small car rental deals in San Francisco from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in San Francisco cost an average of ฿2,231 per day. Price data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
Nissan March฿2,231/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan March

Van rentals in San Francisco

Find van rental deals in San Francisco from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in San Francisco cost an average of ฿3,003 per day. Price data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on van rentals in the San Francisco area at the moment. Deals are updated frequently to provide users with as many suitable options as possible.
Toyota HiAce฿2,604/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce฿2,748/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce฿2,787/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce

Car rentals by fuel type in San Francisco

Browse car rentals by fuel type in San Francisco. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in San Francisco. Deals were last updated on 17 April 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in San Francisco. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest (฿39+).

Electric

Electric

฿39+

Hybrid

Hybrid

฿63+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

฿50+

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