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Car Hire in Japan

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Tokyo, Japan
15 Apr — 22 Apr
Tokyo, Japan
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Car hire insight and trends in Japan

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in Japan

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Japan?

The most affordable car hire agency in Japan is OKS Rent a Car. Travellers have found OKS Rent a Car rental cars for as little as $45/day at some locations, which is a cheaper deal compared to the national average price of $106/day. Keep in mind that prices tend to vary depending on your car hire needs.

What is the most popular car hire agency in Japan?

Europcar is currently the most popular car hire company in Japan, with 34% of users selecting their services in the past month. Europcar is also popular due to their 1 review and average customer satisfaction score of 10.0 out of 10. Keep in mind that your destination within Japan might not have any Europcar car hire locations, so you should always have a backup agency in mind.

What car hire company in Japan has the most locations?

Toyota Rent a Car is the car hire company in Japan that currently has the most locations. With 1,490 car hire centres across the country, you should have no issue finding one of their locations at your destination. Not sure what city you want to visit but know that you want to hire a car from Toyota Rent a Car? Tokyo is the most popular city to visit in Japan, with 67 Toyota Rent a Car car hire locations.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in Japan?

Travellers to Japan usually opt to hire a Economy as their car of choice. This may be due to the weather during their stay, the activities they have planned, or their budget. In the past 30 days, 33% of our users rented a Economy for their trip to Japan at an average cost of $89 per day.

Best deals found for Japan car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Japan
Kia Picanto
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$57/day

7 May - 11 May
Kia Picanto
Toyota Corolla
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$57/day

7 May - 14 May
Toyota Corolla
Kia Picanto
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$57/day

10 Jun - 14 Jun
Kia Picanto
Hyundai i30
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$57/day

14 Apr - 28 Apr
Hyundai i30
Kia Picanto
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$60/day

15 May - 22 May
Kia Picanto
Hyundai Accent Hatch
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$60/day

19 Apr - 3 May
Hyundai Accent Hatch
Hyundai Accent Hatch
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$61/day

27 Jun - 7 Jul
Hyundai Accent Hatch
Hyundai Accent Hatch
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$62/day

21 May - 25 May
Hyundai Accent Hatch
Toyota Yaris Cross
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$63/day

21 Apr - 22 Apr
Toyota Yaris Cross

Japan car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Japan that's right for you

Small cars

$86 - $115

All Car Types

$125 - $160

The average price of a small car hire in Japan is $97. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Japan is in June. The price is 12% lower than the rest of the year at just $86 per day. A small car rental is typically 29% less expensive than the average rental car in Japan. The average price of a vehicle hire in Japan can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Japan small car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Japan is $144. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Japan is in November. The price is 8% lower than the rest of the year at just $134 per day. A medium car rental is typically 7% more expensive than the average rental car in Japan. The average price of a vehicle hire in Japan can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Japan medium car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Japan is $179. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Japan is in November. The price is 9% lower than the rest of the year at just $163 per day. A large car rental is typically 25% more expensive than the average rental car in Japan. The average price of a vehicle hire in Japan can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a SUV hire in Japan is $146. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Japan is in October. The price is 11% lower than the rest of the year at just $131 per day. A SUV rental is typically 8% more expensive than the average rental car in Japan. The average price of a vehicle hire in Japan can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Japan SUV hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van hire in Japan is $178. The cheapest time to hire a van in Japan is in March. The price is 15% lower than the rest of the year at just $153 per day. A van rental is typically 24% more expensive than the average rental car in Japan. The average price of a vehicle hire in Japan can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Japan van hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a luxury car hire in Japan is $180. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in Japan is in May. The price is 32% lower than the rest of the year at just $123 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 25% more expensive than the average rental car in Japan. The average price of a vehicle hire in Japan can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Kia Picanto
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$57/day

7 May - 11 May
Kia Picanto

Japan car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Japan

Toyota Rent a Car

1490 locations

ORIX Rent a Car

885 locations

Nippon Rent-A-Car

802 locations

Nissan Rent-A-Car

529 locations

Times

500 locations

keddy by Europcar

322 locations

Europcar

321 locations

Hertz

232 locations

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in Japan

Nearby attractions:

Universal Studios Japan31.9 km
Dotonbori Glico Man Sign36.2 km
Nishiki Market80.3 km
Gion80.7 km
Hakuba Happoone Ski Area345.1 km

Nearby attractions:

Universal Studios Japan473.8 km
Dotonbori Glico Man Sign480.1 km
Nishiki Market512.9 km
Gion513.6 km
Hakuba Happoone Ski Area754.9 km

Nearby attractions:

Tokyo Disneyland47.8 km
Akihabara Electric Town55.8 km
Tsukiji Outer Market56.8 km
Roppongi Hills60.3 km
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden61.7 km

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Japan

Below are the most popular hotels in Japan
Hotel Gracery Shinjuku

Hotel Gracery Shinjuku

1-19-1 Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan

6.2 km from city centre

The Royal Park Hotel Tokyo Haneda Airport Terminal 3

The Royal Park Hotel Tokyo Haneda Airport Terminal 3

2-6-5 Haneda International Airport, Tokyo, Japan

15.2 km from city centre

Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku

Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku

2-3-1 Yoyogi, Tokyo, Japan

6.3 km from city centre

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

2-2-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

6.8 km from city centre

Hotel Villa Fontaine Grand Haneda Airport

Hotel Villa Fontaine Grand Haneda Airport

2-7-1 Hanedakuko, Oota, Tokyo, Japan

15.3 km from city centre

Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu

Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu

1-12-2, Dogenzaka, Tokyo, Japan

6.7 km from city centre

Intercontinental - Ana Tokyo

Intercontinental - Ana Tokyo

1-12-33 Akasaka Minato, Tokyo, Japan

2.9 km from city centre

Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel, A Pan Pacific Partner Hotel

Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel, A Pan Pacific Partner Hotel

26-1 Sakuragaoka-Cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan

6.9 km from city centre

Shinagawa Prince Hotel

Shinagawa Prince Hotel

4-10-30 Takanawa Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

6.6 km from city centre

The Prince Park Tower Tokyo

The Prince Park Tower Tokyo

4-8-1 Shibakoen Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

3.5 km from city centre

Hilton Tokyo

Hilton Tokyo

6-6-2, Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan

7.1 km from city centre

Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo

Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo

1-2-2 Kinshi, Sumida-ku, Tokyo, Japan

4.2 km from city centre

Shinjuku Granbell Hotel

Shinjuku Granbell Hotel

2-14-5 Kabuki-Cho, Tokyo, Japan

6.0 km from city centre

Hotel Nikko Narita

Hotel Nikko Narita

500 Tokko, Narita, Japan

5.7 km from city centre

Intercontinental Tokyo Bay, An IHG Hotel

Intercontinental Tokyo Bay, An IHG Hotel

1-16-2 Kaigan, Tokyo, Japan

3.2 km from city centre

Hilton Tokyo Odaiba

Hilton Tokyo Odaiba

1 Chome-9-1 Daiba, Tokyo, Japan

6.1 km from city centre

Jr Kyushu Hotel Blossom Shinjuku

Jr Kyushu Hotel Blossom Shinjuku

2-6-2 Yoyogi, Tokyo, Japan

6.4 km from city centre

Hotel Groove Shinjuku, A Parkroyal Hotel

Hotel Groove Shinjuku, A Parkroyal Hotel

Kabukicho1-29-1, Tokyo, Japan

6.4 km from city centre


Car hire in Japan

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Japan so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

What side of the road do people in Japan drive on?

In Japan, drivers are required to drive on the left at all times. Not doing so can result in traffic violation tickets.

How good are the roads in Japan?

Japan has a road quality score of 6 on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is the lowest rated score. This puts Japan at 8 out of 137 countries for road conditions. You may find that depending on where you travel within Japan that the road quality will vary.

What is the drink driving limit in Japan?

The drinking and driving limit in Japan is 0.03%. Regions and cities within Japan might have their own local drinking and driving laws on top of the country-wide mandated law, so be sure to check before booking your car hire. Keep in mind that you must also be at least 20 years of age to consume alcoholic beverages, and it is not recommended to operate a motor vehicle under the influence.

How much does petrol cost in Japan?

The average price of petrol in Japan is $1.75 per litre as of last week. If you change your mind about hiring a car in Japan, Egypt has some of the lowest petrol prices in the world at $0.43 per litre as of last week. Hong Kong, in comparison, has on average the most expensive prices at $4.81 per litre but is still a great option for those looking to rent a car.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Japan?

Prices for cars in Japan are refreshed on a daily basis.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Japan?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Japan?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Japan. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To hire a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be applied. We advise that you read the policy of your chosen hire company before making a reservation.

What documentation or ID do you need to hire a car in Japan?

All drivers must have a valid full driving license when hiring a car in Japan. If the license is written in a different language from the country of hire, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're hiring a car overseas, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. It is always advisable to check with the individual hire company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Japan?

You should book a car hire in Japan using momondo because it is quick, free and easy to use and could save you money. momondo does the hard work of finding the car hire prices and policies, all you need to do is compare and choose what works best for your trip.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in Japan?

By the use of filters, momondo makes finding a great car hire in Japan easier. Whether it is price, car type, amenities or policies, momondo allows you to refine your search with these and more filters to find the best deal for you.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Japan with free cancellation?

Free cancellation is a policy that can be filtered on momondo car hire searches for Japan and all other locations. Availability may vary by location.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Japan on momondo?

momondo specifically allows you to search for car hire in Japan with fair fuel policies.

Can I find a car hire in Japan which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Enhanced cleaning services can be found on all car hire locations on momondo including Japan.

Can I search for car hire in Japan with unlimited mileage on momondo?

momondo offers a filter specifically for unlimited mileage on car hire in Japan.


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