San Francisco Car Hire

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When is it cheapest to hire a car in San Francisco?

All
$38 - $93
Family size
$49 - $105
Economy
$40 - $58

The cheapest time to hire a car in San Francisco is in January. The price is 11% lower than the rest of the year at just $48 per day. The most expensive month is August. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider hiring an economy car in May. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in February. The price of a car hire in San Francisco can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

San Francisco Car Hire Directory

All major car hire suppliers in San Francisco

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alamo

Agency score: Excellent 8.8

Score based on 1,233 reviews

View all 4 locations

enterprise

Agency score: Excellent 8.6

Score based on 1,222 reviews

View all 11 locations

hertz

Agency score: Good 7.1

Score based on 1,291 reviews

View all 10 locations

avis

Agency score: Excellent 8.1

Score based on 156 reviews

View all 6 locations

budget

Agency score: Good 7.8

Score based on 403 reviews

View all 6 locations

thrifty

Agency score: Good 7.7

Score based on 824 reviews

View all 2 locations

sixtrentacar

Agency score: Good 7.6

Score based on 843 reviews

View all 4 locations

dollar

Agency score: Good 7.5

Score based on 804 reviews

View all 3 locations

Find popular attractions close to your car's pick-up location

San Francisco Airport
San Francisco, California, United States
Nearby attractions:
Mission Dolores Park 15.9 km
Moscone Center 18.1 km
Union Square 18.7 km
Fisherman's Wharf 21.0 km
San Jose Airport
San Jose, California, United States
Nearby attractions:
Mission Dolores Park 62 km
Moscone Center 63 km
Union Square 63 km
Fisherman's Wharf 66 km
Oakland Airport
Oakland, California, United States
Nearby attractions:
Moscone Center 17.9 km
Union Square 18.6 km
Mission Dolores Park 18.9 km
Fisherman's Wharf 20.4 km

Distance to popular hotels from San Francisco Airport

Park your car and yourself at these popular hotels not far from San Francisco's car hire counter

Fairmont San Francisco

950 Mason Street

19.2 km from airport

Hilton San Francisco Union Square

333 O'Farrell Street

18.5 km from airport

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

335 Powell Street

18.6 km from airport

Hotel Zephyr San Francisco

250 Beach Street

20.9 km from airport

Hilton San Francisco Financial District

750 Kearny Street

19.4 km from airport

San Francisco Marriott Marquis

780 Mission Street

18.3 km from airport

Hotel Nikko San Francisco

222 Mason Street

18.5 km from airport

Hyatt Regency San Francisco

5 Embarcadero Center

19.2 km from airport

Parc 55 San Francisco - a Hilton Hotel

55 Cyril Magnin Street

18.3 km from airport

Intercontinental San Francisco

888 Howard Street

17.9 km from airport

Club Quarters Hotel in San Francisco

424 Clay Street

19.4 km from airport

Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf

2500 Mason Street

20.9 km from airport

Stanford Court San Francisco

905 California Street

19.1 km from airport

Hotel Whitcomb

1231 Market Street

17.7 km from airport

Intercontinental Hotels Mark Hopkins San Francisco

999 California Street

19.1 km from airport

Omni San Francisco Hotel

500 California Street

19.2 km from airport

Grand Hyatt San Francisco Union Square

345 Stockton Street

18.8 km from airport

Hotel Zoe Fisherman's Wharf

425 North Point Street

20.8 km from airport

Car Hire in San Francisco

1,178 people have been looking for a car to hire in San Francisco in August.

What cleaning measures are being taken by San Francisco car hire companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis are some of the companies that have updated their cleaning routines in San Francisco in response to COVID-19. While car cleanliness has always been important, many companies are taking it a step further to ensure vehicles meet higher safety standards. Learn more about the full list of options that are available in San Francisco. As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with the provider directly.

How much will it cost to hire a car in San Francisco in September?

For September in San Francisco, the average price from these searches for a weekend hire was $75 - but some users found deals as low as $42. For a week-long hire, the lowest price was $35, with more options around the $66 mark.

Is there a fee to cancel my San Francisco car hire?

The majority of the San Francisco car hire agencies that we partner with do not have a cancellation fee. This means that if your plans change unexpectedly, many car rental centres in San Francisco such as Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis often offer cancellation free of charge based on when you booked.

What is the best type of car to hire in San Francisco during September?

The best way to enjoy the sites in San Francisco during the month of September is by hiring a convertible. You are less likely to run into any instances of precipitation or colder weather, because San Francisco has an average temperature of 17 °C and average rainfall of 27 mm during the month of September. Hiring a Convertible in San Francisco will cost you $110/day on average.

Which car hire company in San Francisco has the most locations?

Enterprise is the car hire company with the most locations in San Francisco. At those 11 locations, you can expect to pay a daily rate of $62 in San Francisco.

What is the speed limit in San Francisco?

If you are hiring a vehicle in San Francisco, then be aware that the current speed limit within city or town limits is 40 km/h, unless otherwise posted. Suburban speed limits around San Francisco will generally have a speed limit of 120 km/h. If you are travelling on a motorway in San Francisco, then the speed limit is 120 km/h.


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