San Francisco

Cheap Car Rentals in San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, United States
7 Oct — 14 Oct
Same drop-off
San Francisco, CA, United States
Fri 7-10
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San Francisco car hires in 2022

Most popular companyTHRIFTY
Price of petrol per litreHK$10.76
Average price per dayHK$90
Cheapest price per dayHK$45

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

January

HK$368

February

HK$439

March

HK$557

April

HK$651

May

HK$651

June

HK$690

July

HK$682

August

HK$612

September

HK$510

October

HK$541

November

HK$518

December

HK$557

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

Compare available car types for hire in San Francisco

Small cars

HK$251 - HK$594

All Car Types

HK$350 - HK$871

To hire a Small car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of HK$403/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in San Francisco, the United States (~HK$251/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~HK$594/day). In fact, May is about 38% 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 33% 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 HK$544/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in San Francisco, the United States (~HK$221/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~HK$972/day). In fact, January is about 60% 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 10% 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 HK$712/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in San Francisco, the United States (~HK$368/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~HK$1,618/day). In fact, September is about 49% 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 16% 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$638/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in San Francisco, the United States (~HK$353/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~HK$980/day). In fact, October is about 45% 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 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 car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of HK$522/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 July (~HK$1,174/day). In fact, April is about 38% 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 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 Luxury car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of HK$572/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$1,618/day). In fact, September is about 39% 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 5% 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.

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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$709/day when booking a car hire in San Francisco. The absolute best deal a user found was for HK$355/day from Budget, booked on Sep. 25.

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: Budget (HK$360/day), Hertz (HK$381/day), and Thrifty (HK$515/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (9.0 rating), Alamo (8.5 rating) and Enterprise (8.2 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$10.76/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between HK$484 and HK$699 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

Thrifty is one of the most popular car hire companies in San Francisco, offering car hire for around HK$5,772 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 19days 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$24,738. You can find car rental deals for HK$825 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$746 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$746. Our users have found prices for Intermediate car hire in October to be on average HK$1,038 per day.