Tokyo

Cheap Car Hire in Tokyo from $61

Tokyo, Japan
24 Apr — 1 May
Driver's age: 26-65
Tokyo, Japan
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Tokyo car rentals 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 17 April 2024.

Most popular company

RELAXRENTACAR

Price of petrol per litre

$1.91

Average price per day

$97

Cheapest price per day

$61

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 17 April 2024.

January

$96

February

$100

March

$98

April

$100

May

$86

June

$83

July

$93

August

$110

September

$84

October

$84

November

$88

December

$103

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 17 April 2024.

In Tokyo, there are 449 active hire locations from 20 car hire companies. small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Tokyo in the past week - currently priced from $61/day. View deals for 3 car types available to hire in this destination:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

People mover

People mover

Mini

Mini

Passenger van

Passenger van

Compare available car types for rental 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 17 April 2024.

Small cars

$81 - $126

All Car Types

$96 - $147

To hire a small car in Tokyo, Japan, you would pay an average price of $101/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Tokyo, Japan (~$81/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~$126/day). In fact, February is about 21% 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 23% 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 $141/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Tokyo, Japan (~$143/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~$176/day). In fact, November is about 1% 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 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. 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 $201/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Tokyo, Japan (~$153/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$326/day). In fact, March is about 25% 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 36% 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 $150/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Tokyo, Japan (~$132/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$191/day). In fact, October is about 13% 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 14% 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 $183/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a van in Tokyo, Japan (~$162/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~$208/day). In fact, November is about 12% 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 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. Here are the best Tokyo van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Suzuki Swift$61/day
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Suzuki Swift
Hyundai i20$62/day
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Hyundai i20

Top rental 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 17 April 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Tokyo area such as ORIX Rent a Car, Hertz and Europcar. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Tokyo, including ORIX Rent a Car, Hertz and Europcar.

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 rental 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 $101. Data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
Check out some of the very best car rental deals we've found in Tokyo. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
Suzuki Swift$61/day
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Suzuki Swift
Hyundai i20$62/day
4
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Hyundai i20
Toyota Yaris$69/day
4
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A/C
Toyota Yaris

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Tokyo, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 17 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Tokyo?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $97/day when booking a car hire in Tokyo. The absolute best deal a user found was for $71/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 ($61/day), Relax Rent A Car ($62/day), and Nippon Rent-A-Car ($77/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 $1.91/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 Tokyo for a week from Relax Rent A Car?

    Relax Rent A Car is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Tokyo. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about $464 per week.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Tokyo 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 27% in Tokyo - we recommend booking at least 7days in advance.

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

    Typically, how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Tokyo however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

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

    Generally, a month-long car rental in Tokyo can be found for about $1,988, with the average price for a rental being around $66 a day. Book with JDM Rent a car, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 6% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Tokyo.

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

    For a weekend car hire in Tokyo, you can expect the average price to be around $66. Usually a Economy hire in Tokyo 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 May, it will cost approximately $83 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Tokyo?

    Mitsubishi Mirage G4, which is a Compact vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Tokyo according to Cheapflights users.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Tokyo

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Tokyo. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Tokyo. Deals were last updated on 17 April 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Tokyo. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest ($41+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel