Car Rentals in San Francisco, California

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San Francisco, CA
May 26 — Jun 2
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Best deals found for San Francisco, California car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in San Francisco, California
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers

$60/day

3 Jun - 3 Jul
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Nissan Kicks
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$53/day

30 May - 5 Jun
Nissan Kicks
Daewoo Leganza
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$59/day

4 Jul - 1 Aug
Daewoo Leganza
Volkswagen Jetta
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

$49/day

30 May - 7 Jun
Volkswagen Jetta
Toyota Camry
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$48/day

30 May - 7 Jun
Toyota Camry
Buick LaCrosse
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$58/day

30 May - 7 Jun
Buick LaCrosse
Toyota Fortuner
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$53/day

30 May - 7 Jun
Toyota Fortuner
Kia Forte
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$43/day

30 May - 5 Jun
Kia Forte
Perodua Myvi
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$55/day

1 Jul - 7 Jul
Perodua Myvi

San Francisco, California car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car in San Francisco that's right for you

Small Cars

$46 - $109

All Car Types

$68 - $166

The average price of a Small rental in San Francisco, the United States is $81. The cheapest time to rent a Small in San Francisco, the United States is in January. The price is 44% lower than the rest of the year at just $46 per day. A Small rental is typically 31% less expensive than the average car rental in San Francisco. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Francisco can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for San Francisco Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in San Francisco, the United States is $85. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in San Francisco, the United States is in January. The price is 35% lower than the rest of the year at just $56 per day. A Medium rental is typically 28% less expensive than the average car rental in San Francisco. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Francisco can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for San Francisco Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in San Francisco, the United States is $118. The cheapest time to rent a Large in San Francisco, the United States is in January. The price is 33% lower than the rest of the year at just $80 per day. A Large rental is typically 0% more expensive than the average car rental in San Francisco. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Francisco can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for San Francisco Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in San Francisco, the United States is $108. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in San Francisco, the United States is in January. The price is 35% lower than the rest of the year at just $71 per day. A SUV rental is typically 8% less expensive than the average car rental in San Francisco. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Francisco can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for San Francisco SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in San Francisco, the United States is $135. The cheapest time to rent a Van in San Francisco, the United States is in January. The price is 46% lower than the rest of the year at just $73 per day. A Van rental is typically 13% more expensive than the average car rental in San Francisco. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Francisco can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a Pickup Truck rental in San Francisco, the United States is $76. The cheapest time to rent a Pickup Truck in San Francisco, the United States is in January. The price is 23% lower than the rest of the year at just $59 per day. A Pickup Truck rental is typically 36% less expensive than the average car rental in San Francisco. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Francisco can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a Luxury rental in San Francisco, the United States is $135. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in San Francisco, the United States is in January. The price is 48% lower than the rest of the year at just $71 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 14% more expensive than the average car rental in San Francisco. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Francisco can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for San Francisco Luxury rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Convertible rental in San Francisco, the United States is $165. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in San Francisco, the United States is in January. The price is 51% lower than the rest of the year at just $82 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 29% more expensive than the average car rental in San Francisco. The average price of a vehicle rental in San Francisco can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Mitsubishi Colt
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$55/day

24 Jun - 30 Jun
Mitsubishi Colt
Kia Forte
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$43/day

30 May - 5 Jun
Kia Forte
Perodua Myvi
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$55/day

1 Jul - 7 Jul
Perodua Myvi

San Francisco car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in San Francisco, California
8.5
Excellent
400 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.3
8.2
Excellent
370 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

8.1
7.0
Good
188 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.9
7.0
Good
112 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.8

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.9
6.6
Good
305 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

6.4
6.5
Good
439 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.3
5.9
Okay
212 reviews12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.6

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

5.9
6.8
Good
59 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.4

Quick facts about car rentals in San Francisco

Get the overview on great rental deals, popular car rental companies, and best car types for your visit in San Francisco
Most Popular AgencyKyteThe most popular San Francisco car rental agency found on momondo this month is Kyte. Other top choices for car rental companies are Hertz and Fox
Popular Car TypesIntermediate, SUV, StandardThe following car types were offered at rental car companies in San Francisco in the past 72 hours: Intermediate, SUV, Standard.
Cheapest Rental Car$30The lowest price for a rental car in San Francisco is $30/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $87/day.
Most Popular ModelSmart FortwoThe most popular car model to rent in San Francisco in the past 7 days is the Smart Fortwo. Our users also prefer the Class Intermediate Truck as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular rental car locations in San Francisco

Nearby attractions:

Mission Dolores Park9.9 mi
Castro Theatre10.2 mi
Mission San Francisco de Asís10.2 mi
San Francisco Zoo10.3 mi
Chase Center10.3 mi

Nearby attractions:

Chase Center37.7 mi
AT&T Park38.2 mi
Mission Dolores Park38.7 mi
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts38.9 mi
Mission San Francisco de Asís38.9 mi

Nearby attractions:

Chase Center10.0 mi
AT&T Park10.4 mi
Moscone Center11.1 mi
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts11.1 mi
Ferry Building11.1 mi

Important information about San Francisco car rentals

There are a few attractions that are must-sees when visiting the Golden Gate City, such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street, and the Muir Woods National Monument. Always be on the lookout for the 101 Freeway, as this is one of the city’s main roads and connects many of the neighborhoods. When driving car rentals in San Francisco, keep in mind that some expressways require drivers to pay tolls, such as Interstate 580 or State Route 237. Parking rental cars in San Francisco may be difficult, as it’s a busy city that attracts many visitors. Street parking is often limited to residents, so you will often need to park San Francisco car rentals at metered spots or in a paid parking garage. Renting a car in this area is easy, as there are upwards of 175 car rental locations in San Francisco.

While free street parking is limited, there are many garages, paid parking lots, and metered spaces for you to park car rentals in San Francisco. The city is known for being quite busy, with many people from the area traveling there for work. Some common traffic hotspots include Highways 1, 101, and 280, so try to avoid these during rush hour, which is considered to be the early mornings and evenings. A cheap car rental in San Francisco is a great way to easily and affordably explore the region on your own schedule. Having access to your own vehicle will make it easy to see sights that are further away from the city, such as Santa Cruz and Sausalito, both of which can be reached by car in around an hour. The city is also known for being quite hilly, making rental cars a more convenient mode of transportation than walking.

When driving car rentals in San Francisco, it’s important to keep a few different traffic laws in mind. The city has many one-way streets and lanes designated just for buses, so make sure to keep your eyes open for signs that indicate this. Drivers are always required to yield for pedestrians, even if they are crossing the street in an unmarked area. Keep in mind that in California, it’s illegal to write, send, or read text messages while driving. You can also only use designated carpool lanes if you have at least two passengers in the vehicle, otherwise, you may receive a fine. If you ever have any doubts, contact the San Francisco Department of Motor Vehicles to receive information on the latest traffic laws.

When you rent a car in San Francisco, whether it be a passenger van rental or economy car rental, you are required to have a valid driver’s license that does not expire during your rental period. If you are not a United States citizen, you can still rent a car if you have either an international driver’s license or a valid driver’s license from your home country that is accompanied by a passport.


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Driving with a rental car in San Francisco - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about renting a car in San Francisco so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

Our data shows that for weekend car rental deals during June in San Francisco, you can expect to pay around $117. A particularly good deal might be around $24, which is the lowest quote for San Francisco we've seen so far. Stretching your rental over seven days shifts the price range to about $29 to $93.

The majority of the San Francisco car rental agencies that we partner with do not have a cancellation fee. This means that if your plans change unexpectedly, many car rental centers in San Francisco such as Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis often offer cancellation free of charge based on when you booked.

Renting a Standard car in San Francisco during the month of June is what most travelers prefer. With temperatures averaging 59 °F and precipitation around 0″ during June, a Standard car is more than capable of handling these weather conditions. This is the perfect rental car type for wet roads and above-freezing temperatures. Renting a Standard in San Francisco will cost you $51/day on average.

Hertz has the most locations in San Francisco, CA with 12 locations. At those locations, momondo users can typically find car rental rates of $122/day.

San Francisco’s speed limit is 25 mph when you are driving in the city. This speed limit might also apply to surrounding towns and neighborhoods. The suburban speed limit in San Francisco is 75 mph and the speed limit for highways is 75 mph. However, be sure to look for posted signage as these speeds may vary.

In May, San Francisco usually gets 0.6″ of precipitation and has an average temperature of 57.2 °F. This information can be very helpful when looking at rental cars in San Francisco as it can help you make the best decision.

If you’re looking for a San Francisco rental car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of May it’s important to know that the rest of California typically has a temperature of 62.6 °F and will usually expect 0.4″ of precipitation.


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