San Francisco

Cheap Car Rentals in San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, United States
12 Feb — 19 Feb
Same drop-off
San Francisco, CA, United States
Sun 12-2
Noon
Sun 19-2
Noon
Driver's age:

San Francisco car hires in 2023

Most popular companyDOLLAR
Price of petrol per litreHK$8.87
Average price per dayHK$53
Cheapest price per dayHK$34

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

January

HK$345

February

HK$439

March

HK$557

April

HK$651

May

HK$651

June

HK$690

July

HK$682

August

HK$612

September

HK$502

October

HK$510

November

HK$447

December

HK$494

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.

Compare available car types for hire in San Francisco

Small cars

HK$303 - HK$593

All Car Types

HK$437 - HK$860

To hire a Small car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of HK$420/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in San Francisco, the United States (~HK$303/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~HK$593/day). In fact, January is about 28% 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 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.

To hire a Medium car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of HK$564/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in San Francisco, the United States (~HK$377/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~HK$1,019/day). In fact, January is about 34% 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 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.

To hire a Large car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of HK$652/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in San Francisco, the United States (~HK$393/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~HK$1,006/day). In fact, October is about 40% 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 is 7% 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 car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of HK$663/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in San Francisco, the United States (~HK$423/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~HK$1,034/day). In fact, October is about 37% 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 is 9% 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 Van car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of HK$497/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in San Francisco, the United States (~HK$326/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~HK$945/day). In fact, April is about 35% 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 saves you 19% 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 Luxury car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of HK$733/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in San Francisco, the United States (~HK$355/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~HK$1,617/day). In fact, September is about 52% 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 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.

To hire a Convertible car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of HK$382/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Convertible car in San Francisco, the United States (~HK$494/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~HK$933/day). In fact, January is about 0% 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 38% 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.

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

8.5
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
131 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
216 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.9

Thrifty

6.9
Okay
459 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

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 HK$418/day when booking a car hire in San Francisco. The absolute best deal a user found was for HK$269/day from Thrifty, booked on Jan. 29.

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 (8.5 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 HK$8.87/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between HK$399 and HK$576 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 HK$1,980 per week on average.

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

Hiring your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 5% in San Francisco - we recommend booking at least 17days in advance.

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

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

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

Typically, a monthly car rental in San Francisco can be found for HK$8,484. You can find car rental deals for HK$283 a day on average.

What car do most people hire in San Francisco?

The most popular car chosen by those travelling to San Francisco is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica) based on our Cheapflights data.

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