San Francisco

Cheap Car Rentals in San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, United States
4 Feb — 11 Feb
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San Francisco, CA, United States
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San Francisco Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyFOX
Price of gas per litreC$ 1.50
Average price per dayC$ 54
Cheapest price per dayC$ 23

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

January

C$ 58

February

C$ 74

March

C$ 94

April

C$ 110

May

C$ 110

June

C$ 117

July

C$ 116

August

C$ 104

September

C$ 85

October

C$ 86

November

C$ 76

December

C$ 84

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

In San Francisco, there are 93 active rental locations from 37 car rental companies. Van is the cheapest car type to rent in San Francisco in the past week - currently priced from C$ 23/day. View deals for 6 car types available to rent in this destination:

Compare available car types for rental in San Francisco

Small Cars

C$ 60 - C$ 110

All Car Types

C$ 76 - C$ 155

To rent a Small car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 86/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in San Francisco, the United States (~C$ 60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 110/day). In fact, January is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Francisco, renting a Small car saves you 29% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 94/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in San Francisco, the United States (~C$ 62/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~C$ 128/day). In fact, January is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Francisco, renting a Medium car saves you 23% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 117/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in San Francisco, the United States (~C$ 70/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 163/day). In fact, January is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Francisco, renting a Large car saves you 4% 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 Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 109/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in San Francisco, the United States (~C$ 64/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~C$ 142/day). In fact, January is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Francisco, renting a SUV 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 SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 140/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in San Francisco, the United States (~C$ 89/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 196/day). In fact, January is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Francisco, renting a Van 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 Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Pickup Truck car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 60/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in San Francisco, the United States (~C$ 70/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~C$ 171/day). In fact, January is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pickup Truck rental for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Francisco, renting a Pickup Truck car saves you 50% 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 rent a Luxury car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 139/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in San Francisco, the United States (~C$ 87/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~C$ 198/day). In fact, January is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Francisco, renting a Luxury car is 13% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 163/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in San Francisco, the United States (~C$ 99/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~C$ 225/day). In fact, January is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for San Francisco. When comparing with other car types available for rental in San Francisco, renting a Convertible car is 26% 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 YarisC$ 24/day
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Hyundai AccentC$ 37/day
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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

8.4
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
130 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
214 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.9

Thrifty

6.9
Okay
457 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

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

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

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 rental car found in San Francisco?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 72/day when booking a rental car in San Francisco. The best deal a user found was for C$ 30/day from Economy Rent a Car, 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 car hire in San Francisco from the following companies over the past two weeks: Fox (C$ 35/day), Thrifty (C$ 49/day), and Sixt (C$ 60/day).

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 (8.4 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in San Francisco.

What are gas prices like in San Francisco?

The average gas price in San Francisco is C$ 1.50/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 67 and C$ 97 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in San Francisco for a week from Fox?

Fox is one of the most popular car rental companies in San Francisco, offering car rentals for around C$ 464 per week on average.

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

Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 5% to make it a great deal in San Francisco. Try to book at least 18 days prior to when you need the car rental to close on a rate below the average.

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

Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in San Francisco.

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in San Francisco can be found for about C$ 1,987, with the average price for a rental being around C$ 66 a day. Book with Economy Rent a Car, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 66% less compared to the average price of car rentals in San Francisco.

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

C$ 79 is typically the average cost for a rental car for the weekend in San Francisco, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when travelling to San Francisco, then opt for a Minivan rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of February, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as C$ 81/day.

What car do most people rent in San Francisco?

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

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.

Van Rentals in San Francisco

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on vacation. Find deals like the ones below for San Francisco van rentals.

Car type options available for San Francisco

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