Thailand

Cheap Car Hire in Thailand from ฿553

Bangkok, Thailand
11 Apr — 18 Apr
Driver's age: 26-65
Bangkok, Thailand
Thu 11/4
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Thu 18/4
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Thailand car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Thailand. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 4 April 2024.

Most popular company

THAIRENTACAR

Most common car type

Full-size

Average price per day

฿931

Cheapest price per day

฿553

What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Thailand?

Discover the price range for renting a car in popular cities across Thailand, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 206 pickup locations in Thailand to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 4 April 2024.

Price

฿499 - ฿823

Out of all the popular cities in Thailand, Rayong is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just ฿499/day. Renting a car in Rayong is 39% cheaper than renting one in Hat Yai where the per day rate is around ฿823. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Thailand to get a rental car in are: Ubon Ratchathani (฿589/day), Koh Samui (฿627/day), and Surat Thani (฿645/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Bangkok should expect to spend around ฿653/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Thailand is Bangkok.

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Thailand 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 4 April 2024.

January

฿1,062

February

฿1,099

March

฿1,026

April

฿1,172

May

฿916

June

฿916

July

฿1,026

August

฿989

September

฿879

October

฿879

November

฿952

December

฿1,245

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Thailand is September. 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 Thailand

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Thailand and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 4 April 2024.

small car is the cheapest car type you can hire in Thailand this past week from 395 hire locations out of 29 hire agencies. Prices for a Thailand small car hire start from ฿554/day. Check out available deals for 6 car types currently offered at listed car hire agencies here:

Economy

Economy

฿576+

Compact

Compact

฿557+

Intermediate

Intermediate

฿774+

Standard

Standard

฿903+

Full-size

Full-size

฿1,146+

SUV

SUV

฿1,076+

Minivan

Minivan

฿805+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

฿1,185+

Compare available car types for rental in Thailand

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Thailand to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 4 April 2024.

Small cars

฿774 - ฿1,266

All Car Types

฿1,114 - ฿1,874

To hire a small car in Thailand, you would pay an average price of ฿1,001/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Thailand (~฿774/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿1,266/day). In fact, September is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Thailand, hiring a small car saves you 32% 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 Thailand small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Thailand, you would pay an average price of ฿1,708/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Thailand (~฿1,470/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~฿2,048/day). In fact, March is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Thailand, hiring a medium car is 15% 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 Thailand medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Thailand, you would pay an average price of ฿2,479/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Thailand (~฿1,880/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿3,733/day). In fact, September is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Thailand, hiring a large car is 41% 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 Thailand large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Thailand, you would pay an average price of ฿2,029/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Thailand (~฿1,581/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿2,601/day). In fact, March is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Thailand, hiring a SUV is 28% 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 Thailand SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Thailand, you would pay an average price of ฿1,902/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a van in Thailand (~฿1,361/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~฿2,426/day). In fact, March is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Thailand, hiring a van is 23% 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 Thailand van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a pickup truck in Thailand, you would pay an average price of ฿1,494/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a pickup truck in Thailand (~฿1,301/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿3,126/day). In fact, June is about 13% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck hire for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Thailand, hiring a pickup truck is 2% 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 Thailand pickup truck hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Thailand, you would pay an average price of ฿2,461/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Thailand (~฿1,912/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~฿6,323/day). In fact, November is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Thailand, hiring a luxury car is 41% 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.

Toyota Yaris฿554/day
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Toyota Yaris
Toyota Yaris฿554/day
2
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A/C
Toyota Yaris
Honda City฿576/day
2
M
A/C
Honda City

Top rental agencies in Thailand

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Thailand known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Thailand. Reviews were last updated on 4 April 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Thailand, including those serving the Bangkok, Bang Kruai and Phuket City area. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Thailand, including locations around Bangkok, Bang Kruai and Phuket City.

Drive Car Rental

34 locations

THAIRENTACAR

33 locations

Avis

29 locations

Sunnycars

26 locations

Budget

22 locations

Sixt

22 locations

Hertz

21 locations

Thrifty

19 locations

Best Thailand car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Thailand. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Thailand with an average daily rate of ฿949. Data was last updated on 4 April 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals we've found on rental cars within the Thailand region, including options close to Bangkok, Bang Kruai and Phuket City. Come back soon if you don't find what you're looking for as deals are updated often.
Toyota Yaris฿554/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Toyota Yaris฿554/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Toyota Corolla฿557/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Thailand, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 4 April 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Thailand?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Hertz (9.1 rating), Yesaway (8.4 rating) and Budget (8.4 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Thailand.

  • What is the most popular car hire provider in Thailand?

    With an average price of ฿814/day, Chic Car Rent is the most popular car hire provider in Thailand, booking 132% more hire cars than any other provider.

  • What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Thailand?

    At ฿599/day, the cheapest car rental price in Thailand was found in Bangkok. On average, Patong has the cheapest daily rental car price (฿821/day), which is 25% below average price for cities in Thailand.

  • What side of the road do you drive on in Thailand?

    Cars travel on the left side of the road in Thailand.

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Small car rentals in Thailand

Find small car rental deals in Thailand from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Thailand cost an average of ฿595 per day. Price data was last updated on 4 April 2024.
Toyota Yaris฿554/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Toyota Yaris฿554/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Toyota Yaris฿553/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris

Car rentals by fuel type in Thailand

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Thailand. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Thailand. Deals were last updated on 4 April 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Thailand. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (฿14+).

Electric

Electric

฿23+

Hybrid

Hybrid

฿23+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

฿14+

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