San Francisco

Cheap Car Rentals in San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, United States
8 Dec — 15 Dec
Same drop-off
San Francisco, CA, United States
Thu 8-12
Noon
Thu 15-12
Noon
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San Francisco car hires in 2022

Most popular companyHERTZ
Price of petrol per litreS$ 1.89
Average price per dayS$ 62
Cheapest price per dayS$ 37

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

January

S$ 64

February

S$ 76

March

S$ 97

April

S$ 113

May

S$ 113

June

S$ 120

July

S$ 119

August

S$ 106

September

S$ 87

October

S$ 88

November

S$ 84

December

S$ 97

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

Small is the cheapest car type you can hire in San Francisco, California this past week from 90 hire locations out of 35 hire agencies. Prices for a San Francisco Small hire start from S$ 30/day. Check out available deals for 5 car types currently offered at listed car hire agencies here:

Compare available car types for hire in San Francisco

Small cars

S$ 54 - S$ 111

All Car Types

S$ 84 - S$ 147

To hire a Small car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of S$ 86/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in San Francisco, the United States (~S$ 54/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~S$ 111/day). In fact, February 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 26% 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 S$ 102/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in San Francisco, the United States (~S$ 61/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~S$ 149/day). In fact, January is about 41% 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 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 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 S$ 117/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in San Francisco, the United States (~S$ 82/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 171/day). In fact, November is about 31% 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 3% 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 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 S$ 105/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in San Francisco, the United States (~S$ 76/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~S$ 152/day). In fact, November is about 29% 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 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. 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 S$ 134/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in San Francisco, the United States (~S$ 97/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 182/day). In fact, October is about 28% 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 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.

To hire a Luxury car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of S$ 130/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in San Francisco, the United States (~S$ 105/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 159/day). In fact, January is about 20% 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 12% 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 S$ 143/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Convertible car in San Francisco, the United States (~S$ 74/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~S$ 204/day). In fact, February is about 49% 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 is 21% 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 Convertible hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Mazda Mazda2S$ 30/day
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Mazda Mazda2
Honda CityS$ 30/day
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Honda City
Ford FiestaS$ 34/day
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Ford Fiesta

Top rental agencies in San Francisco

All major car rental suppliers in San Francisco

Alamo

8.6
Excellent
405 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.3

Enterprise

8.5
Excellent
380 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.4

Sixt

7.7
Good
129 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.3

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.5

Budget

7.2
Good
212 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.9

Dollar

7.0
Good
325 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.9

Thrifty

7.0
Good
457 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.8

Hertz

6.5
Good
223 reviews12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.3

Avis

7.3
Good
74 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.1

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 S$ 85/day when booking a car hire in San Francisco. The absolute best deal a user found was for S$ 50/day from Advantage, booked on Jul. 28.

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: Thrifty (S$ 47/day), Dollar (S$ 57/day), and Hertz (S$ 61/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.6 rating), National (8.5 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 S$ 1.89/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between S$ 85 and S$ 123 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 top picks in San Francisco. They can have you in a hire car for about S$ 596 per week on average.

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

Generally, for a better deal in San Francisco it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 4%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 17 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

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

The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from San Francisco it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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

The average cost of a car rental in San Francisco for a month is S$ 2,553. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

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

The average price for a weekend car hire in San Francisco is S$ 101. Hiring a Standard is your cheapest option if you’re looking to save money on your weekend car hire in San Francisco. For the month of January, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in San Francisco for as low as S$ 82/day.

Luxury Car Rentals in San Francisco

Arrive in style when you rent a luxury car in San Francisco from the best rental car providers in the country.

Car type options available for San Francisco

Explore different vehicle types you can hire in San Francisco