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Australia car rental prices in popular cities

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Australia
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$21 - $138

Out of all the popular cities in Australia, Melbourne is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $21/day. Renting a car in Melbourne is 85% cheaper than renting one in Newcastle where the per day rate is around $138. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Australia to get a rental car in are: Launceston ($22/day), Coolangatta ($24/day), and Adelaide ($26/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travellers looking to rent a car in Sydney should expect to spend around $29/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Australia is Sydney.

Most popular car rental types in Australia

Check out the top rental car types in Australia and see if any fit your needs

Compact Cars

424% more deals

Prices from:

$38/day in select areas

Compact Cars

Intermediate Cars

127% more deals

Prices from:

$45/day in select areas

Intermediate Cars

Economy Cars

107% more deals

Prices from:

$46/day in select areas

Economy Cars

Car Rental FAQs

What is the most popular car rental provider in Australia?

When renting a car in Australia, the most popular provider of rental cars among Cheapflights users is Bargain Car Rentals, and with prices around $26/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from Bargain Car Rentals is COMPACT, which starts as low as $19/day.

What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Australia?

When visiting Australia, it is typically cheapest to rent your car in Launceston where rental cars typically will cost around $22/day (62% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest rental car price in Australia was found in Launceston for just $22/day.

Which side of the road do you drive on in Australia?

Cars in Australia are to be driven on the left side of the road.

Australia city and airport directory

Brisbane

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Brisbane International Airport

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Gold Coast - Coolangatta Airport

Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia

Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast Airport

Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia

Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport

Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

Sydney

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Kingsford Smith Airport

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Williamtown Airport

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Bathurst Airport

Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia

Melbourne

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Essendon Airport

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Tullamarine Intl Airport

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Avalon Airport

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Coolangatta

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Byron Gateway Airport

Ballina, New South Wales, Australia

Lismore Airport

Lismore, New South Wales, Australia

Cairns

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Cairns International Airport

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Perth

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Perth International Airport

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Launceston

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Wynyard Airport

Burnie, Tasmania, Australia

Hobart International Airport

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Adelaide

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Adelaide International Airport

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Newcastle, North Dakota

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Taree Airport

Taree, New South Wales, Australia

Darwin

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Darwin International Airport

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Broome

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Broome International Airport

Broome, Western Australia, Australia

Ballina

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Clarence Valley Regional Airport

Grafton, New South Wales, Australia

Townsville

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Townsville International Airport

Townsville, Queensland, Australia

Wagga Wagga

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Wagga Wagga Regional Airport

Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia

Narrandera Airport

Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia

Griffith Airport

Griffith, New South Wales, Australia

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