San Francisco

Cheap Car Rentals in San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, United States
6 Feb — 13 Feb
Same drop-off
San Francisco, CA, United States
Mon 6/2
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San Francisco Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyALAMO
Price of petrol per litre฿36.67
Average price per day฿63
Cheapest price per day฿44

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

January

฿1,440

February

฿1,833

March

฿2,324

April

฿2,716

May

฿2,716

June

฿2,880

July

฿2,847

August

฿2,553

September

฿2,094

October

฿2,127

November

฿1,865

December

฿2,062

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

In San Francisco, there are 93 active rental locations from 37 car rental companies. Small is the cheapest car type to hire in San Francisco in the past week - currently priced from ฿47/day. View deals for 5 car types available to hire in this destination:

Compare available car types for rental in San Francisco

Small cars

฿1,419 - ฿2,913

All Car Types

฿1,366 - ฿3,695

To hire a Small car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿2,224/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in San Francisco, the United States (~฿1,419/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~฿2,913/day). In fact, February is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for hire in San Francisco, hiring a Small car saves you 23% 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 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 ฿2,371/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in San Francisco, the United States (~฿1,283/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~฿3,384/day). In fact, February is about 46% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for hire in San Francisco, 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 San Francisco Medium 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 ฿2,706/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in San Francisco, the United States (~฿1,192/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~฿3,709/day). In fact, February is about 56% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for hire in San Francisco, hiring a Large car saves you 6% 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 Large hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿2,805/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in San Francisco, the United States (~฿1,516/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~฿3,439/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 car saves you 2% 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 car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿3,484/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in San Francisco, the United States (~฿2,442/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~฿5,716/day). In fact, August is about 30% 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 car is 18% 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 ฿2,498/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in San Francisco, the United States (~฿2,472/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~฿6,227/day). In fact, July is about 2% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury hire for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for hire in San Francisco, hiring a Luxury car 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.

To hire a Convertible car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of ฿2,647/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a Convertible car in San Francisco, the United States (~฿2,472/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~฿12,823/day). In fact, July is about 7% 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 car saves you 8% 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฿47/day
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Honda City
Toyota Yaris Sedan/Vios฿49/day
4
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Toyota Yaris Sedan/Vios
Honda Fit฿49/day
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Honda Fit

Top rental agencies in San Francisco

All major car rental suppliers in San Francisco

Alamo

8.6
Very Good
406 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.3

Enterprise

8.4
Very Good
380 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.3

Sixt

7.7
Good
130 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.3

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.5

Budget

7.2
Good
215 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.9

Thrifty

6.9
Okay
458 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.8

Dollar

6.8
Okay
329 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.7

Hertz

6.5
Okay
227 reviews12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.3

Avis

7.2
Good
75 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.0

Best San Francisco Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in San Francisco recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in San Francisco?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ฿2,060/day when booking a car hire in San Francisco. The absolute best deal a user found was for ฿1,435/day from Hertz, booked on Jan. 22.

What car rental 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 (฿1,612/day), Avis (฿1,673/day), and Sixt (฿1,825/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (8.6 rating), Alamo (8.6 rating) and Enterprise (8.4 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in San Francisco.

What are gas prices like in San Francisco?

The average price of petrol in San Francisco is ฿36.67/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿1,650 and ฿2,383 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

Hertz is one of the most popular car hire companies in San Francisco, offering car hire for around ฿14,440 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 5% to make it a great deal in San Francisco. Try to book at least 18 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 ฿61,884 if you consider booking with Hertz. That price represents savings of 48% compared to the San Francisco average. The monthly cost of a car rental in San Francisco is on average ฿61,884 (฿2,063/day).

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

Car hire prices in San Francisco are typically ฿1,643 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Compact to save money on your trip to ฿1,643. Our users have found prices for Compact car hire in February to be on average ฿989 per day.

What car do most people hire in San Francisco?

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

Van Rentals in San Francisco

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