Darwin

Cheap Car Hire in Darwin from $26

Darwin, NT, Australia
18 4月 — 25 4月
Driver's age: 26-65
Darwin, NT, Australia
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Darwin car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Darwin. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 11 4月 2024.

Most popular company

BARGAINCAR

Price of petrol per litre

$1.80

Average price per day

$66

Cheapest price per day

$26

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Darwin?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Darwin and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 11 4月 2024.

January

$39

February

$39

March

$47

April

$90

May

$87

June

$96

July

$111

August

$107

September

$88

October

$67

November

$49

December

$50

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Darwin is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. 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 Darwin

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Darwin and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 11 4月 2024.

In Darwin, there are 40 active hire locations from 23 car hire companies. small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Darwin in the past week - currently priced from $26/day. View deals for 5 car types available to hire in this destination:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

People mover

People mover

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Mini

Mini

Passenger van

Passenger van

Compare available car types for hire in Darwin

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Darwin to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 11 4月 2024.

Small cars

$32 - $96

All Car Types

$50 - $132

To hire a small car in Darwin, Australia, you would pay an average price of $70/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Darwin, Australia (~$32/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$96/day). In fact, March is about 55% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Darwin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Darwin, hiring a small car saves you 27% 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 Darwin small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Darwin, Australia, you would pay an average price of $89/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Darwin, Australia (~$48/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$124/day). In fact, March is about 47% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Darwin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Darwin, hiring a medium 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 Darwin medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Darwin, Australia, you would pay an average price of $133/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Darwin, Australia (~$97/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~$162/day). In fact, November is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Darwin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Darwin, hiring a large car is 28% 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 in Darwin, Australia, you would pay an average price of $91/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Darwin, Australia (~$51/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$126/day). In fact, March is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Darwin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Darwin, hiring a SUV saves you 6% 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 Darwin SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Darwin, Australia, you would pay an average price of $160/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a van in Darwin, Australia (~$97/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~$223/day). In fact, February is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Darwin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Darwin, hiring a van is 41% 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 Darwin van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a pickup truck in Darwin, Australia, you would pay an average price of $130/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a pickup truck in Darwin, Australia (~$68/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$176/day). In fact, December is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck hire for Darwin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Darwin, hiring a pickup truck is 27% 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 Darwin pickup truck hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Darwin, Australia, you would pay an average price of $384/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Darwin, Australia (~$209/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~$1,075/day). In fact, September is about 46% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Darwin. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Darwin, hiring a luxury car is 75% 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.

Hyundai Accent Hatch$26/day
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Hyundai Accent Hatch
Hyundai i20$30/day
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Hyundai i20

Top hire agencies in Darwin

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Darwin known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Darwin. Reviews were last updated on 11 4月 2024.
Browse through some of the top car hire agencies in Darwin, including Hertz, Thrifty and Budget in Darwin. Browse through some of the top car hire agencies in Darwin, including Hertz, Thrifty and Budget.

Hertz

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

7.9

Thrifty

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Budget

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Alamo

9.2
Wonderful
5 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.8

Overall

9.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.8

Ace Rental Cars

2 locations

Bargain Car Rentals

3 locations

Europcar

8.0
Very Good
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

6.9
Okay
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

3.9

Best Darwin car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Darwin. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Darwin with an average daily rate of $50. Data was last updated on 11 4月 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to hiring a car in Darwin. Double check the details of your car hire reservation before booking to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Hyundai Accent Hatch$26/day
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Hyundai Accent Hatch
Toyota Camry$28/day
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Toyota Camry
Hyundai Accent$30/day
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Hyundai Accent

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Darwin, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 11 4月 2024.
  • What are the requirements to hire a car in Darwin?

    Hire a car in Darwin and embark on an epic road trip from the Top End to the Red Centre of the Northern Territory. The minimum age for car hire in Darwin is 21 years old, but drivers under 25 years old may need to pay a daily surcharge. If you are a holder of a full AU driving licence, you are permitted to drive. However, you are only allowed to drive the type of vehicle stated on your licence and must carry your licence with you at all times. Try to book online in advance if you’re looking for cheap car hire in Darwin.

  • What are the rules for driving in Darwin?

    In Australia, you drive on the left side of the road, and it is compulsory for all occupants of a vehicle to use a seatbelt. If you’re travelling with children, you can reserve the appropriate child and infant restraints with your Darwin car hire company. The speed limit in built-up areas is generally 50 km/h, and it’s up to 110 km/h on highways. The blood alcohol limit is 0.05%, so try to avoid driving before driving. Also, the roads are pitch black and there is a lot of wildlife around. To find out more about road rules and recommendations for driving your Darwin car hire in the Northern Territory, contact the local transport authorities.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Darwin?

    If you’re staying in Darwin, you can get around easily in a small car or sedan such as a Toyota Yaris, as most roads are sealed. For those planning to discover the nature and wildlife of the rugged outback and explore unique places in the Northern Territory such as Litchfield and Kakadu, a 4WD such as a Nissan X-Trail is a good idea, particularly in the wet season (from December to March). Some remote areas may not have mobile reception, so plan your route in advance or reserve a satellite navigation system with your car hire in Darwin. You can find cheap car hire in Darwin through Cheapflights.

  • Where are the best places to park in Darwin?

    When you need to park your car hire in Darwin, visitors will find plenty of on-street parking in the city centre, which is clearly signposted with time restrictions. You will usually need to pay for parking from 08:00 to 17:00 during the week and until 14:00 on Saturdays, but parking is generally free on Sundays and public holidays. Payment options include coins, credit cards and the PayStay app. You can also park your hire car in Darwin at the off-street car parks in Chinatown, Cavenagh Street and West Lane in the city centre, which are close to The Mall.

  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Darwin?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $66/day when booking a car hire in Darwin. The absolute best deal a user found was for $30/day from Thrifty, booked on Apr. 9.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Darwin?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Darwin from the following companies over the past two weeks: Bargain Car Rentals ($26/day), Europcar ($39/day), and Ace Rental Cars ($45/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Darwin?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Budget (10.0 rating), Hertz (10.0 rating) and Thrifty (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Darwin.

  • What are petrol prices like in Darwin?

    The average price of petrol in Darwin is $1.80/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $81 and $117 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Darwin for a week from Bargain Car Rentals?

    Bargain Car Rentals is one of the top picks in Darwin. They can have you in a hire car for about $383 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Darwin for the best price?

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 55% on a hire car in Darwin. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 4 days prior to your desired date.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Darwin?

    Yes, hiring a vehicle in Darwin for a month is certainly possible.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Darwin for a month?

    Our recent data shows that Thrifty can potentially be 67% below the average car hire price in Darwin. Check prices and availability for Thrifty and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Darwin is on average $1,640 a month or $55 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Darwin car hire.

  • How much is a car hire in Darwin for a weekend?

    For a weekend car hire in Darwin, you can expect the average price to be around $104. Usually a Economy hire in Darwin is your cheapest weekend car hire option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car hire types. If you do opt for hiring a Economy for May, it will cost approximately $87 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Darwin?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Intermediate (Nissan X-Trail) in Darwin, making it the most popular option.

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Car hires by fuel type in Darwin

Browse car hires by fuel type in Darwin. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Darwin. Deals were last updated on 11 4月 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Darwin. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest ($24+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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