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San Francisco Car Hire

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

All
£27 - £45
Family size
£36 - £59
Economy
£23 - £34

The cheapest time to hire a car in San Francisco is in January. The price is 18% lower than the rest of the year at just GBP 28 per day. The most expensive month is July. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider hiring an economy car in March. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in January. 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 deals found on momondo

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Small
Medium
Large
SUV
Van
Luxury
Convertible

Small cars are typically categorised as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay £41/day to hire a small car in San Francisco. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
£24/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Road
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£24/day
4 May - 18 May
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
£24/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
780 Mcdonnell Road
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£24/day
4 May - 18 May
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
£24/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
7600 Earhart St
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£24/day
4 May - 18 May
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
£25/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
364 O'farrell Street
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£25/day
4 May - 18 May
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Ford Ka
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£29/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
780 North Mcdonnell Rd
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£29/day
4 May - 18 May
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Medium-sized cars, like mid-size saloons, are a step up in size from economy cars and can typically fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price of a mid-size car hire in San Francisco is £42/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Hyundai Accent
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£25/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
364 O Farrell St
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£25/day
4 May - 18 May
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£25/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
780 Mcdonnell Rd
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£25/day
4 May - 18 May
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£28/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
364 O'farrell Street
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£28/day
4 May - 18 May
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Larger cars, like full-size saloons, can fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price to hire a full-size car in San Francisco is £53/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chrysler 300
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
£28/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
364 O Farrell St
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£28/day
4 May - 18 May
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Chrysler 300
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
£28/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Road
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£28/day
4 May - 18 May
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Chrysler 300
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£32/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
780 Mcdonnell Rd
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£32/day
4 May - 18 May
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Chrysler 300
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£32/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
364 O'farrell Street
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£32/day
4 May - 18 May
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Chrysler 300
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£39/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Road
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£39/day
4 May - 18 May
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SUVs are larger vehicles that are best used for families and in destinations with terrain like snow and dirt. The average cost of hiring an SUV in San Francisco is £45/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Kia Sportage
or similar SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£26/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Road
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£26/day
4 May - 18 May
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Kia Sportage
or similar SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£26/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
780 Mcdonnell Rd
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£26/day
4 May - 18 May
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Ford Escape
or similar SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£27/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
364 O Farrell St
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£27/day
4 May - 18 May
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People carriers, or people movers, are great for families and large groups. People carriers can usually hold 6 or more people comfortably. The average price of hiring a people carrier in San Francisco is £60/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Class Minivan
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£35/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Rd
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£35/day
4 May - 18 May
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Class Minivan
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£35/day
4 May - 18 May
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780 North Mcdonnell Rd
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£35/day
4 May - 18 May
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Class Full-size van
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£36/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
435 South Airport Blvd
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£36/day
4 May - 18 May
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Class Full-size van
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£37/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
2500 Mason Street
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£37/day
4 May - 18 May
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Citroen Berlingo
or similar Van
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£39/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Rd
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£39/day
4 May - 18 May
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Mercedes-Benz V-Class
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£44/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Road
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£44/day
4 May - 18 May
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Luxury vehicles are typically cars that cost more because of the extra features they include. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chrysler 300
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£35/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
364 O Farrell St
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£35/day
4 May - 18 May
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Chrysler 300
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£35/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
780 Mcdonnell Rd
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£35/day
4 May - 18 May
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Chrysler 300
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£38/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Road
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£38/day
4 May - 18 May
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Convertibles are cars that have a folding or detachable roof. These cars are great in warmer climates and typically cost a bit more to hire than most cars. The average cost to hire a convertible in San Francisco is £59/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£39/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
780 McDonnell Road
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£39/day
4 May - 18 May
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£39/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
364 O Farrell St
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£39/day
4 May - 18 May
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£40/day
4 May - 18 May
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Road
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£40/day
4 May - 18 May
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Top car hire suppliers in San Francisco

Need advice on where to hire a car? These are the top providers
alamo Most popular Alamo Alamo gives you the cheapest deals in 5 locations around the city
enterprise Most locations Enterprise Enterprise gives you high quality and luxurious models in one of their 11 locations

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

San Francisco Airport
San Francisco, California, United States
Nearby attractions:
Candlestick Park 6.4 mi
Castro Theatre 10.2 mi
Mission San Francisco de Asís 10.2 mi
San Francisco Zoo 10.3 mi
Harvey Milk Plaza 10.5 mi
San Jose Airport
San Jose, California, United States
Nearby attractions:
Candlestick Park 35 mi
AT&T Park 38 mi
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge 39 mi
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts 39 mi
Mission San Francisco de Asís 39 mi
Oakland Airport
Oakland, California, United States
Nearby attractions:
Candlestick Park 9.1 mi
AT&T Park 10.4 mi
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge 10.7 mi
Moscone Center 11.1 mi
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts 11.1 mi

San Francisco Car Hire Directory

All major car hire suppliers in San Francisco

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Alamo

Agency score: Excellent 8.7

Score based on 7,565 reviews

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Enterprise

Agency score: Excellent 8.5

Score based on 13,743 reviews

View all 11 locations

Avis

Agency score: Good 7.6

Score based on 2,372 reviews

View all 6 locations

Sixt

Agency score: Good 7.6

Score based on 1,888 reviews

View all 4 locations

Budget

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 4,508 reviews

View all 6 locations

Hertz

Agency score: Good 7.3

Score based on 4,980 reviews

View all 10 locations

Dollar

Agency score: Good 7.3

Score based on 6,967 reviews

View all 3 locations

Thrifty

Agency score: Good 7.2

Score based on 3,385 reviews

View all 2 locations

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

11.9 mi from airport

Hilton San Francisco Union Square

333 O'Farrell Street

11.5 mi from airport

Hotel Zephyr San Francisco

250 Beach Street

13.0 mi from airport

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

335 Powell Street

11.6 mi from airport

Hotel Nikko San Francisco

222 Mason Street

11.5 mi from airport

Hyatt Regency San Francisco

5 Embarcadero Center

12.0 mi from airport

San Francisco Marriott Marquis

780 Mission Street

11.4 mi from airport

Hilton San Francisco Financial District

750 Kearny Street

12.1 mi from airport

Parc 55 San Francisco - a Hilton Hotel

55 Cyril Magnin Street

11.4 mi from airport

Club Quarters Hotel in San Francisco

424 Clay Street

12.0 mi from airport

Hotel Whitcomb

1231 Market Street

11.0 mi from airport

Intercontinental Hotels Mark Hopkins San Francisco

999 California Street

11.9 mi from airport

Grand Hyatt San Francisco

345 Stockton Street

11.7 mi from airport

Hotel Zoe Fisherman's Wharf

425 North Point Street

12.9 mi from airport

Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf

2500 Mason Street

13.0 mi from airport

Omni San Francisco Hotel

500 California Street

11.9 mi from airport

Stanford Court San Francisco

905 California Street

11.9 mi from airport

Intercontinental San Francisco

888 Howard Street

11.2 mi from airport

Car Hire in San Francisco

2,010 users have looked for car hire in San Francisco with momondo in April.

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

To hire a car for a weekend in San Francisco in May, the average price was £59 with cheaper deals starting around £27. Deals are a little different for a week-long hire - starting at around £21, with an average price of £40.

Can you hire a car at San Francisco airport?

Of those searching in San Francisco, 79% were looking to hire from San Francisco. These users can expect to pay an average of £34 from a supplier at this airport in May.

Where is it easiest to hire a car in San Francisco?

Users preferred Thrifty 20% of the time in San Francisco, followed by Dollar and Alamo.

What is the speed limit in San Francisco?

Speed limits for cars, vans and motorcycles in San Francisco vary according to road classification. The speed limit on a motorway is 74 mph. The limit for a single carriageway is 74 mph. Urban areas such as cities can see the limit reduced to 24 mph. Always follow local signage and instructions as speed limits may change locally.

What is the drink drive limit in San Francisco?

It is strongly recommended that you avoid alcohol before driving a vehicle. In San Francisco the safe and legal limit for drink-driving is 0.1% BAC.

What side of the road does San Francisco drive on?

When driving in San Francisco, ensure you drive on the right.


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