San Francisco

Cheap Car Hire in San Francisco from HK$289

San Francisco, CA, United States
9 Mar — 16 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
San Francisco, CA, United States
Sat 9-3
Noon
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Noon

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 2 March 2024.

Most popular company

DOLLAR

Price of petrol per litre

HK$9.32

Average price per day

HK$320

Cheapest price per day

HK$289

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 2 March 2024.

January

HK$313

February

HK$375

March

HK$422

April

HK$454

May

HK$446

June

HK$461

July

HK$508

August

HK$493

September

HK$430

October

HK$430

November

HK$383

December

HK$407

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 2 March 2024.

At HK$288/day, medium car is the cheapest car type available for hire in San Francisco in the past week. Out of 37 car hire agencies operating in San Francisco, there are, in total, 99 hire locations. View below for 4 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

HK$318+

Compact

Compact

HK$318+

Intermediate

Intermediate

HK$288+

Standard

Standard

HK$339+

Full-size

Full-size

HK$339+

People carrier

People carrier

HK$464+

Luxury

Luxury

HK$370+

Pick-up truck

Pick-up truck

HK$462+

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 2 March 2024.

Small cars

HK$259 - HK$626

All Car Types

HK$264 - HK$743

To hire a small car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of HK$434/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in San Francisco, the United States (~HK$259/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~HK$626/day). In fact, January is about 41% 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 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. 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 HK$444/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in San Francisco, the United States (~HK$251/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~HK$697/day). In fact, November is about 44% 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 11% 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 HK$575/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a large car in San Francisco, the United States (~HK$252/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~HK$948/day). In fact, January is about 57% 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 14% 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 HK$527/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in San Francisco, the United States (~HK$267/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~HK$894/day). In fact, November is about 50% 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 is 6% 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 in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of HK$651/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a van in San Francisco, the United States (~HK$447/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~HK$1,658/day). In fact, November is about 32% 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 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 luxury car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of HK$514/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in San Francisco, the United States (~HK$198/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~HK$1,282/day). In fact, January is about 62% 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 is 4% 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 luxury car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Toyota CorollaHK$318/day
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Toyota Corolla
Volkswagen GolfHK$332/day
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Volkswagen Golf

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 2 March 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving San Francisco, such as Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Sixt. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in San Francisco, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Sixt.

Alamo

8.7
Very Good
414 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.4

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.6
Very Good
382 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.4

Sixt

7.6
Good
151 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.5

Budget

7.3
Good
242 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.0

Hertz

6.5
Okay
243 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.5

Thrifty

6.0
Okay
503 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

6.8

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.0

Dollar

5.5
Fair
359 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.6

Value

5.6

Avis

6.9
Okay
87 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.6

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 HK$334. Data was last updated on 2 March 2024.
Check out some of the very best car rental deals we've found in San Francisco. Double check the details of your car rental reservation before booking to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Toyota CamryHK$289/day
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Toyota Camry
Hyundai i20HK$318/day
4
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A/C
Hyundai i20
Volkswagen GolfHK$318/day
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Volkswagen Golf

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 2 March 2024.

What is the cheapest hire car found in San Francisco?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under HK$320/day when booking a car hire in San Francisco. The absolute best deal a user found was for HK$228/day from Fox, booked on Feb. 25.

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: Thrifty (HK$318/day), Fox (HK$327/day), and Dollar (HK$352/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 (8.7 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.6 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 HK$9.32/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between HK$419 and HK$606 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$1,855 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 27% in San Francisco - we recommend booking at least 7days 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$7,950. You can find car rental deals for HK$265 a day on average.

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

Car hire prices in San Francisco are typically HK$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 HK$0. Our users have found prices for Intermediate car hire in April to be on average HK$0 per day.

What car do most people hire in San Francisco?

The most popular car chosen by those travelling to San Francisco is Intermediate (Nissan Rogue) based on our Cheapflights data.

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 hires in San Francisco cost an average of HK$455 per day. Price data was last updated on 2 March 2024.
Mini CountrymanHK$455/day
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Mini Countryman
Mini CountrymanHK$455/day
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A/C
Mini Countryman

Luxury car rentals in San Francisco

Find luxury car rental deals in San Francisco from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car hires in San Francisco cost an average of HK$631 per day. Price data was last updated on 2 March 2024.
Reserve a luxury car rental in San Francisco by selecting one of these great deals available. Before completing your reservation, make sure the deal you've selected matches your car rental needs and budget.
Mercedes-Benz E-ClassHK$357/day
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A/C
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Mercedes-Benz E-ClassHK$359/day
5
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A/C
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Mercedes-Benz E-ClassHK$434/day
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class

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 hires in San Francisco cost an average of HK$522 per day. Price data was last updated on 2 March 2024.
In terms of van rentals in San Francisco, these are some the best options we've found at this time. If you're not finding the van rental that is right for you and your passengers, be sure to check back soon.
Toyota NoahHK$359/day
5
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Toyota Noah
Toyota NoahHK$406/day
5
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A/C
Toyota Noah
Toyota NoahHK$407/day
5
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A/C
Toyota Noah

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 2 March 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 (HK$42+).

Electric

Electric

HK$42+

Hybrid

Hybrid

HK$78+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

HK$56+

Airport car rentals in San Francisco
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