San Francisco

Cheap Car Rentals in San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, United States
11 Feb — 18 Feb
Same drop-off
San Francisco, CA, United States
Sat 11/2
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Sat 18/2
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San Francisco Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companySIXT
Price of gas per litre26,489 ₫
Average price per day49 ₫
Cheapest price per day37 ₫

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

January

1,031,411 ₫

February

1,312,705 ₫

March

1,664,322 ₫

April

1,945,616 ₫

May

1,945,616 ₫

June

2,062,822 ₫

July

2,039,381 ₫

August

1,828,410 ₫

September

1,500,234 ₫

October

1,523,675 ₫

November

1,336,146 ₫

December

1,476,793 ₫

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 rental in San Francisco

Small Cars

1,018,518 ₫ - 3,235,466 ₫

All Car Types

984,294 ₫ - 3,508,386 ₫

To rent a Small car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of 1,386,706 ₫/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in San Francisco, the United States (~1,018,518 ₫/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~3,235,466 ₫/day). In fact, March is about 27% 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 22% 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 Medium car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of 1,873,186 ₫/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in San Francisco, the United States (~984,294 ₫/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~3,252,461 ₫/day). In fact, September is about 48% 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 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 rent a SUV car in San Francisco, the United States, you would pay an average price of 1,748,907 ₫/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in San Francisco, the United States (~1,518,127 ₫/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~3,952,180 ₫/day). In fact, November is about 14% 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 2% 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 rental car found in San Francisco?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under 1,157,759 ₫/day when booking a rental car in San Francisco. The best deal a user found was for 862,869 ₫/day from Sixt, booked on Dec. 18.

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 rental car companies in San Francisco.

What are gas prices like in San Francisco?

The average gas price in San Francisco is 26,489 ₫/liter over the past month, costing you anywhere between 1,191,983 ₫ and 1,721,753 ₫ to fill up a car’s gas tank.

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

From Sixt you can rent a car in San Francisco from about 8,104,313 ₫ per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent 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 5%). 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?

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?

Prices can be as low as 34,732,772 ₫ if you consider booking with Sixt. That price represents savings of 25% compared to the San Francisco average. The monthly cost of a car rental in San Francisco is on average 34,732,772 ₫ (1,157,759 ₫/day).

What car do most people rent in San Francisco?

GMC Yukon, which is a Full-size vehicle, is the most popular to hire at San Francisco according to Cheapflights users.

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