Sydney

Cheap Car Hire in Sydney

Sydney, NSW, Australia
17 Aug — 24 Aug
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Sydney, NSW, Australia
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Wed 24/8
Noon
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Sydney car hires in 2022

Most popular companySIXT
Price of petrol per litre$1.91
Average price per day$48
Cheapest price per day$23

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

January

$68

February

$67

March

$81

April

$101

May

$84

June

$80

July

$81

August

$70

September

$68

October

$68

November

$78

December

$97

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Sydney is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. 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.

Top rental agencies in Sydney

All major car hire suppliers in Sydney
8.5
Excellent
18 reviews15 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.7
6.6
Good
16 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.6
6.0
Good
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0
5.9
Okay
15 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

5.9

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

1.9
4.0
Okay
12 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.2

Comfort

5.2

Overall

4.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

3.6
14 locations
6 locations
6 locations

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to hire a car in Sydney?

Hiring a car in Sydney makes it easy to discover the local attractions without having to rely on public transport. Pick up your car at Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) or at one of the many car hire locations in Sydney; you’ll need a driving license and a credit card. The minimum age for car hire in Sydney is 21, although some Sydney car hire companies allow younger drivers to hire a car in Sydney if they pay a daily premium. The best way to find cheap car hire in Sydney is to book in advance.

What are the rules for driving in Sydney?

Keep under the speed limit of 50 km/h in built-up areas and 100 km/h on motorways, as penalties can be severe. The blood alcohol limit is 0.05%, so avoid driving if you have been drinking. Seatbelts are mandatory, and travellers with children can reserve baby and child seats with their car hire in Sydney. Drivers must always use a hands-free device if they want to use your mobile phone. If you have booked a car hire in Sydney, contact Transport for NSW to get the latest information about road rules.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Sydney?

Find cheap car hire in Sydney through Cheapflights. The lanes in the CBD can be quite narrow, so a compact car such as a Toyota Corolla is a good option. If you’re going on a road trip along the coast, enjoy luxury car hire in Sydney. Or, spacious passenger vans for up to 12 people are great if you are planning a trip with friends/extended family, and electric car hire is also available from your Sydney car hire company.

Where are the best places to park in Sydney?

Street parking spaces in downtown Sydney are in high demand due to many commuters and tourists visiting the iconic local landmarks. If you’re looking to park your hire car in Sydney, parking in the CBD is difficult and expensive. Most spots are metered and rates depend on the location and time. Flat rate parking is available in multi-storey car parks, which are generally cheaper after hours and on weekends. They usually offer 24/7 access, with discounts available for hybrid vehicles.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Sydney?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $68/day when booking a car hire in Sydney. The absolute best deal a user found was for $33/day from CarHood, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Sydney?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Sydney from the following companies over the past two weeks: Budget ($32/day), Alpha ($52/day), and Sixt ($56/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Sydney?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Firefly (10.0 rating), Apex (10.0 rating) and Sixt (8.7 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Sydney.

What are gas prices like in Sydney?

The average price of petrol in Sydney is $1.91/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $86 and $124 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Sydney for a week from Sixt?

Sixt offers hire cars in Sydney for about $527 per week on average.

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

Booking early can save you upwards of 10% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 90 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Sydney.

Can I rent a car for a month in Sydney?

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

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in Sydney can be found for about $2,259, with the average price for a rental being around $75 a day. Book with CarHood, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 84% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Sydney.

How much is a car hire in Sydney for a weekend?

The average price for a weekend car hire in Sydney is $111. Hiring a Supplier choice is your cheapest option if you’re looking to save money on your weekend car hire in Sydney. For the month of September, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in Sydney for as low as $108/day.

What car do most people hire in Sydney?

Hyundai i10, which is a Economy vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Sydney according to Cheapflights users.