Nairobi

Cheap Car Hire in Nairobi, Kenya from $57

Nairobi, Kenya
18 Apr — 25 Apr
Driver's age: 26-65
Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya car hires in 2024

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

Most popular company

AUTOUNION

Price of petrol per litre

$2.32

Average price per day

$70

Cheapest price per day

$57

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Nairobi, Kenya 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 April 2024.

January

$94

February

$105

March

$107

April

$88

May

$82

June

$108

July

$102

August

$108

September

$98

October

$111

November

$93

December

$110

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Nairobi is May. The most expensive time to rent a car is October. 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 Nairobi, Kenya

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

At $68/day, medium car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Nairobi in the past week. Out of 14 car hire agencies operating in Nairobi, there are, in total, 28 hire locations. View below for 5 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Standard

Standard

Full-size

Full-size

People mover

People mover

Mini

Mini

Passenger van

Passenger van

Premium SUV

Premium SUV

Compare available car types for hire in Nairobi, Kenya

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Nairobi, Kenya 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 April 2024.

Small cars

$66 - $105

All Car Types

$105 - $207

To hire a small car in Nairobi, Kenya, you would pay an average price of $86/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Nairobi, Kenya (~$66/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~$105/day). In fact, May is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Nairobi. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Nairobi, hiring a small car saves you 39% 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 Nairobi small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Nairobi, Kenya, you would pay an average price of $144/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Nairobi, Kenya (~$74/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~$289/day). In fact, April is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Nairobi. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Nairobi, hiring a medium 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 Nairobi medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Nairobi, Kenya, you would pay an average price of $196/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Nairobi, Kenya (~$183/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~$459/day). In fact, November is about 7% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Nairobi. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Nairobi, hiring a large car is 29% 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 Nairobi large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Nairobi, Kenya, you would pay an average price of $194/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Nairobi, Kenya (~$123/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$270/day). In fact, August is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Nairobi. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Nairobi, hiring a SUV 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. Here are the best Nairobi SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Nairobi, Kenya, you would pay an average price of $126/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a van in Nairobi, Kenya (~$99/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~$289/day). In fact, March is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Nairobi. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Nairobi, hiring a van 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 Nairobi van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Nissan March$76/day
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Nissan March
Kia Picanto$80/day
2
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A/C
Kia Picanto
Hyundai i20$83/day
4
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A/C
Hyundai i20

Top hire agencies in Nairobi, Kenya

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Nairobi, Kenya known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Nairobi, Kenya. Reviews were last updated on 11 April 2024.
Hire a vehicle with one of these top care hire agencies serving Nairobi, such as Sixt, GREEN MOTION and Budget. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a car hire agency.

Sixt

2 locations

GREEN MOTION

1 location

Budget

2 locations

Hertz

6.3
Okay
9 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.0

Europcar

2 locations

Ace

3 locations

Autounion Car Rental

4 locations

Avis

3 locations

Best Nairobi, Kenya car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Nairobi, Kenya. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Nairobi, Kenya with an average daily rate of $179. Data was last updated on 11 April 2024.
The best prices on car hires in Nairobi we've found at this time. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Toyota Corolla$68/day
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Toyota Corolla
Nissan March$76/day
2
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A/C
Nissan March
Holden Commodore$79/day
5
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A/C
Holden Commodore

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Nairobi, Kenya, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 11 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Nairobi?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $70/day when booking a car hire in Nairobi. The absolute best deal a user found was for $58/day from GREEN MOTION , booked on Apr. 7.

  • What are petrol prices like in Nairobi?

    The average price of petrol in Nairobi is $2.32/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $104 and $150 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Nairobi for a week from Autounion Car Rental?

    From Autounion Car Rental you can hire a car in Nairobi from about $474 per week on average.

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

    Generally, for a better deal in Nairobi it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 48%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 57 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 Nairobi?

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

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

    Generally, a month-long car rental in Nairobi can be found for about $2,031, with the average price for a rental being around $68 a day. Book with GREEN MOTION , to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 14% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Nairobi.

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

    The average price for a weekend car hire in Nairobi is $0. Hiring a Standard is your cheapest option if you’re looking to save money on your weekend car hire in Nairobi. For the month of May, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in Nairobi for as low as $69/day.

  • What car do most people hire in Nairobi?

    Suzuki Alto, which is a Mini vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Nairobi according to Cheapflights users.

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Small car hires in Nairobi, Kenya

Find small car hire deals in Nairobi, Kenya from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Nairobi, Kenya cost an average of $80 per day. Price data was last updated on 11 April 2024.
Nissan March$57/day
2
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A/C
Nissan March
Nissan March$76/day
2
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A/C
Nissan March
Nissan March$76/day
2
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A/C
Nissan March

Car hires by fuel type in Nairobi, Kenya

Browse car hires by fuel type in Nairobi, Kenya. Deals were last updated on 11 April 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Nairobi, Kenya. There is currently 1 fuel type to choose from.

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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