Tokyo

Cheap Car Hire in Tokyo from $54

Tokyo, Japan
25 Apr — 2 May
Driver's age: 26-65
Tokyo, Japan
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Tokyo car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Tokyo. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 April 2024.

Most popular company

RELAXRENTACAR

Price of petrol per litre

$1.74

Average price per day

$102

Cheapest price per day

$54

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Tokyo 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 18 April 2024.

January

$88

February

$91

March

$90

April

$91

May

$79

June

$76

July

$85

August

$100

September

$77

October

$77

November

$80

December

$94

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Tokyo is June. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. 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 Tokyo

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Tokyo and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 18 April 2024.

There are 20 hire agencies servicing Tokyo. These agencies, altogether, have 449 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Tokyo with prices from $54 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 3 car types you can hire in Tokyo:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

People mover

People mover

Mini

Mini

Passenger van

Passenger van

Compare available car types for hire in Tokyo

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Tokyo to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 April 2024.

Small cars

$90 - $116

All Car Types

$124 - $157

To hire a small car in Tokyo, Japan, you would pay an average price of $101/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Tokyo, Japan (~$90/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$116/day). In fact, July is about 11% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Tokyo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tokyo, hiring a small car saves you 28% 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 Tokyo small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Tokyo, Japan, you would pay an average price of $148/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Tokyo, Japan (~$136/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$160/day). In fact, November is about 9% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Tokyo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tokyo, hiring 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. Here are the best Tokyo medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Tokyo, Japan, you would pay an average price of $180/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Tokyo, Japan (~$166/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~$202/day). In fact, April is about 8% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Tokyo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tokyo, hiring a large car is 23% 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 Tokyo, Japan, you would pay an average price of $151/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Tokyo, Japan (~$134/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~$181/day). In fact, October is about 12% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Tokyo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tokyo, hiring a SUV is 8% 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 van in Tokyo, Japan, you would pay an average price of $179/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a van in Tokyo, Japan (~$155/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$217/day). In fact, March is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Tokyo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tokyo, hiring a van is 23% 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 Tokyo van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Tokyo, Japan, you would pay an average price of $184/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Tokyo, Japan (~$125/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~$278/day). In fact, May is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Tokyo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tokyo, hiring a luxury car is 24% 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.

Kia Picanto$54/day
2
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A/C
Kia Picanto
Hyundai i30$57/day
4
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A/C
Hyundai i30
Hyundai Accent Hatch$57/day
2
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Hyundai Accent Hatch

Top hire agencies in Tokyo

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Tokyo known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Tokyo. Reviews were last updated on 18 April 2024.
Choose from the top car hire agencies available in Tokyo, including ORIX Rent a Car, Hertz and Europcar. Skim reviews, hire company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

ORIX Rent a Car

10.0
Wonderful
1 review25 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Hertz

10.0
Wonderful
1 review17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Europcar

10.0
Wonderful
1 review16 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

National

16 locations

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

15 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Nissan Rent-A-Car

9.3
Wonderful
5 reviews83 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

9.0

Toyota Rent a Car

67 locations

Times

31 locations

Best Tokyo car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Tokyo. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Tokyo with an average daily rate of $80. Data was last updated on 18 April 2024.
The best prices on car hires in Tokyo we've found at this time. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Kia Picanto$54/day
2
M
A/C
Kia Picanto
Hyundai i30$57/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai i30
Hyundai Accent Hatch$57/day
2
M
A/C
Hyundai Accent Hatch

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Tokyo, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 18 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Tokyo?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $102/day when booking a car hire in Tokyo. The absolute best deal a user found was for $66/day from JDM Rent a car, booked on Apr. 14.

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

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Tokyo from the following companies over the past two weeks: Miki Car Rental ($54/day), JDM Rent a car ($57/day), and Relax Rent A Car ($57/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Hertz (10.0 rating), ORIX Rent a Car (10.0 rating) and Europcar (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Tokyo.

  • What are petrol prices like in Tokyo?

    The average price of petrol in Tokyo is $1.74/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $78 and $113 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Tokyo for a week from Relax Rent A Car?

    Relax Rent A Car is one of the top picks in Tokyo. They can have you in a hire car for about $731 per week on average.

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

    Generally, for a better deal in Tokyo it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 27%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 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 Tokyo?

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

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

    The monthly cost of a car hire in Tokyo is $3,133 ($104/day) on average.

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

    Car hire prices in Tokyo are typically $122 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Economy to save money on your trip to $122. Our users have found prices for Economy car hire in May to be on average $101 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Tokyo?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Full-size (Toyota Sienta) in Tokyo, making it the most popular option.

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Car hires by fuel type in Tokyo

Browse car hires by fuel type in Tokyo. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Tokyo. Deals were last updated on 18 April 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Tokyo. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest ($36+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

Airport car hires in Tokyo
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