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Cheap Car Rentals in Sydney from $27

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 Sydney with a pick-up date of 27/6 and drop-off date of 4/7. 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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Sydney car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Sydney. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 8 June 2024.

Most popular company

BARGAINCAR

Price of petrol per litre

$1.87

Average price per day

$55

Cheapest price per day

$27

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Sydney 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 8 June 2024.

January

$58

February

$64

March

$68

April

$60

May

$51

June

$63

July

$74

August

$68

September

$63

October

$60

November

$63

December

$77

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

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Sydney and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 8 June 2024.

There are, in total, 112 car hire locations in Sydney that are operated by 42 companies. In the past week, small car is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: $25/day). Explore 3 car types currently offered from Sydney hire providers:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

SUV

SUV

People mover

People mover

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Mini

Mini

Passenger van

Passenger van

Compare available car types for rental in Sydney

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Sydney to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 8 June 2024.

Small cars

$47 - $77

All Car Types

$63 - $109

To hire a small car in Sydney, Australia, you would pay an average price of $65/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Sydney, Australia (~$47/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~$77/day). In fact, May is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Sydney. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Sydney, hiring a small car saves you 26% 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 Sydney small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Sydney, Australia, you would pay an average price of $75/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Sydney, Australia (~$55/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$93/day). In fact, May is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Sydney. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Sydney, hiring a medium car saves you 13% 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 Sydney medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Sydney, Australia, you would pay an average price of $120/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Sydney, Australia (~$97/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$176/day). In fact, November is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Sydney. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Sydney, 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.

To hire a SUV in Sydney, Australia, you would pay an average price of $81/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Sydney, Australia (~$56/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~$97/day). In fact, May is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Sydney. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Sydney, hiring a SUV saves you 7% 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 Sydney SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Sydney, Australia, you would pay an average price of $140/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a van in Sydney, Australia (~$121/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$207/day). In fact, March is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Sydney. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Sydney, hiring a van is 39% 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 pickup truck in Sydney, Australia, you would pay an average price of $105/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a pickup truck in Sydney, Australia (~$91/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~$211/day). In fact, May is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck hire for Sydney. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Sydney, hiring a pickup truck is 18% 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 luxury car in Sydney, Australia, you would pay an average price of $128/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Sydney, Australia (~$92/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~$197/day). In fact, February is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Sydney. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Sydney, hiring a luxury car is 33% 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.

Suzuki Swift$27/day
2
M
A/C
Suzuki Swift
Toyota Yaris$30/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris

Top rental agencies in Sydney

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Sydney known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Sydney. Reviews were last updated on 8 June 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Sydney, including Firefly, Budget and Avis. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Firefly

10.0
Wonderful
4 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

10.0

Budget

8.7
Very Good
10 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.1

Avis

8.5
Very Good
6 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

9.1

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.0

Hertz

8.2
Very Good
12 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

8.0

Thrifty

8.1
Very Good
17 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.5

JUCY

4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

6.6

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.3

Simba Car Hire

7.0
Good
5 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

6.3
Okay
2 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.5

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.0

Best Sydney car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Sydney. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Sydney with an average daily rate of $36. Data was last updated on 8 June 2024.
The best prices on car rentals in Sydney we've found at this time. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
Mitsubishi ASX$27/day
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M
A/C
Mitsubishi ASX
Toyota Yaris$27/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Hyundai Kona$29/day
5
2
5
M
A/C
Hyundai Kona

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Sydney, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 8 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Sydney?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $55/day when booking a car hire in Sydney. The absolute best deal a user found was for $34/day from JUCY , booked on Jun. 2.

  • What car hire 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: Simba Car Hire ($27/day), JUCY ($27/day), and keddy by Europcar ($45/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Fox (10.0 rating), Enterprise Rent-A-Car (10.0 rating) and Firefly (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Sydney.

  • What are petrol prices like in Sydney?

    The average price of petrol in Sydney is $1.87/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $84 and $121 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Sydney for a week from Bargain Car Rentals?

    From Bargain Car Rentals you can hire a car in Sydney from about $203 per week on average.

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

    Hiring your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 33% in Sydney - we recommend booking at least 7days in advance.

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

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

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

    Typically, a monthly car rental in Sydney can be found for $871. You can find car rental deals for $29 a day on average.

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

    For a weekend car hire in Sydney, you can expect the average price to be around $48. Usually a Economy hire in Sydney is your cheapest weekend car hire option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car hire types. If you do opt for hiring a Economy for July, it will cost approximately $52 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Sydney?

    The most popular car to hire while in Sydney is the Toyota Corolla, which is a Compact vehicle.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Sydney

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Sydney. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Sydney. Deals were last updated on 8 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Sydney. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest ($17+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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