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Cheap Car Rentals in Oakland, CA from $50

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Oakland with a pick-up date of 28/6 and drop-off date of 5/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
Driver's age: 26-65
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Oakland, CA car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Oakland, CA. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 22 June 2024.

Most popular company

EUROPCAR

Price of petrol per litre

$1.62

Average price per day

$72

Cheapest price per day

$50

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Oakland, CA 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 22 June 2024.

January

$57

February

$73

March

$81

April

$78

May

$94

June

$101

July

$93

August

$94

September

$86

October

$89

November

$80

December

$71

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Oakland is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is June. 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 Oakland, CA

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Oakland, CA and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 22 June 2024.

There are 21 hire agencies servicing Oakland. These agencies, altogether, have 34 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Oakland with prices from $50 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 4 car types you can hire in Oakland:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Full-size

Full-size

People mover

People mover

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Premium

Premium

Luxury

Luxury

Compare available car types for rental in Oakland, CA

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Oakland, CA to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 22 June 2024.

Medium cars

$59 - $275

All Car Types

$59 - $275

To hire a medium car in Oakland, the United States, you would pay an average price of $62/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Oakland, the United States (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$275/day). In fact, July is about 7% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Oakland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Oakland, 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 Oakland medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Hyundai Accent$70/day
5
M
A/C
Hyundai Accent

Top rental agencies in Oakland, CA

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Oakland, CA known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Oakland, CA. Reviews were last updated on 22 June 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Oakland, such as Hertz, Budget and Thrifty. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Hertz

7.1
Good
164 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.1

Budget

6.7
Okay
135 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.5

Thrifty

6.5
Okay
120 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

6.7

Fox

6.0
Okay
275 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.3

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.1

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.2
Very Good
79 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

8.0

Alamo

8.0
Very Good
40 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

7.8

Avis

6.3
Okay
36 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.6

Dollar

5.7
Fair
34 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

7.0

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

6.2

Best Oakland, CA car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Oakland, CA. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Oakland, CA with an average daily rate of $69. Data was last updated on 22 June 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on rentals cars in Oakland. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Toyota Auris$50/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Auris
Holden Commodore$64/day
5
M
A/C
Holden Commodore
Toyota Yaris$68/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Oakland, CA, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 22 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Oakland?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $72/day when booking a car hire in Oakland. The absolute best deal a user found was for $70/day from Dollar, booked on Jun. 16.

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

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Oakland from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar ($50/day), Thrifty ($50/day), and Fox ($68/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (8.0 rating), Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.4 rating) and Hertz (7.1 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Oakland.

  • What are petrol prices like in Oakland?

    The average price of petrol in Oakland is $1.62/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $73 and $105 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Oakland for a week from Europcar?

    Hiring a car in Oakland for a week can be a great option for travel. Europcar, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around $570/week on average.

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

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 35% on a hire car in Oakland. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 7 days prior to your desired date.

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

    The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Oakland it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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

    Typically, a monthly car rental in Oakland can be found for $2,442. You can find car rental deals for $81 a day on average.

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

    $60 is typically the average cost for a hire car for the weekend in Oakland, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when travelling to Oakland, then opt for a Compact hire vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of July, you can expect to find car hire prices on Cheapflights for as low as $0/day.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Oakland, CA

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Oakland, CA. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Oakland, CA. Deals were last updated on 22 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Oakland, CA. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($43+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

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