San Francisco Car Hire

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

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£26 - £43
Family size
£35 - £60
Economy
£23 - £33

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 £27 per day. The most expensive month is July. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider hiring an economy car in January. 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.

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Small cars are typically categorised as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay £36/day to hire a small car in San Francisco. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£21/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Road
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£21/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£21/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
San Francisco
780 Mcdonnell Road
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£21/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£22/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Road
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£22/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£22/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
San Francisco
780 Mcdonnell Road
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£22/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
£23/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
475 S Van Ness Ave
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£23/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£24/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
2800 Leavenworth St, Suite A44
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£24/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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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 £43/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£22/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
821 Howard Street
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£22/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£24/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
2800 Leavenworth St, Suite A44
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£24/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£26/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Road
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£26/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£26/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
San Francisco
780 Mcdonnell Road
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£26/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£26/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Road
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£26/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£26/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
780 Mcdonnell Road
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£26/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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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 £49/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£24/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
2800 Leavenworth St, Suite A44
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£24/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Acura TLX
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£27/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
475 S Van Ness Ave
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£27/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£27/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Road
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£27/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Chevrolet Cavalier
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
£28/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
780 N McDonnell Rd
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£28/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£30/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
San Francisco
7600 Earhart St
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£30/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£30/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
San Francisco
780 Mcdonnell Rd
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£30/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
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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 £42/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chevrolet Equinox
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£26/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
475 S Van Ness Ave
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£26/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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BMW X3
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£26/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
475 S Van Ness Ave
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£26/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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BMW X3
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£30/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
780 N McDonnell Rd
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£30/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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BMW X3
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£30/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
780 N McDonnell Rd
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£30/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£30/day
7 Sep - 14 Sep
San Francisco
780 Mcdonnell Rd
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£30/day
7 Sep - 14 Sep
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Chevrolet Equinox
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£30/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Road
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£30/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
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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 £53/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chrysler Pacifica
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£28/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Road
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£28/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Chrysler Pacifica
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£37/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
780 Mcdonnell Road
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£37/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Chrysler Pacifica
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£39/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Road
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£39/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
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Chrysler Pacifica
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£39/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
San Francisco
780 Mcdonnell Road
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£39/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
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Ford Expedition
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£44/day
7 Sep - 14 Sep
San Francisco
780 McDonnell Road
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£44/day
7 Sep - 14 Sep
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Chrysler Pacifica
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£46/day
9 Sep - 15 Sep
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Road
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£46/day
9 Sep - 15 Sep
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Hiring a lorry is a good option if you plan on transporting equipment or larger loads while visiting San Francisco. The average price to hire a lorry in San Francisco is £93/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Class Standard truck
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£33/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
780 North Mcdonnell Rd
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£33/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Class Standard truck
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£33/day
7 Sep - 14 Sep
San Francisco
780 North Mcdonnell Rd
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£33/day
7 Sep - 14 Sep
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Class Standard truck
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£35/day
7 Sep - 14 Sep
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Rd
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£35/day
7 Sep - 14 Sep
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Class Standard truck
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£36/day
9 Sep - 15 Sep
San Francisco
780 North Mcdonnell Rd
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£36/day
9 Sep - 15 Sep
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Class Standard truck
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£37/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
233 Ellis St
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£37/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Class Standard truck
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£37/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Rd
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£37/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Luxury vehicles are typically cars that cost more because of the extra features they include. The average price of a luxury car in San Francisco is £58/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£27/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
2800 Leavenworth St, Suite A44
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£27/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Audi A1
or similar Coupe
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2-3-door vehicles
£32/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
500 Beach St #121
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£32/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£32/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
780 N McDonnell Rd
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£32/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£34/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
San Francisco
780 N McDonnell Rd
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£34/day
17 Sep - 24 Sep
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£34/day
7 Sep - 14 Sep
San Francisco
780 N McDonnell Rd
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£34/day
7 Sep - 14 Sep
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Cadillac CTS
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£39/day
7 Sep - 14 Sep
San Francisco
364 O Farrell St
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£39/day
7 Sep - 14 Sep
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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 £66/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
£41/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
780 Mcdonnell Road
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£41/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£41/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
San Francisco
821 Howard Street
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£41/day
1 Sep - 29 Sep
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£41/day
7 Sep - 14 Sep
San Francisco
780 Mcdonnell Road
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£41/day
7 Sep - 14 Sep
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£44/day
7 Sep - 14 Sep
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Rd
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£44/day
7 Sep - 14 Sep
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£48/day
9 Sep - 15 Sep
San Francisco
7600 Earhart Road
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£48/day
9 Sep - 15 Sep
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£48/day
9 Sep - 15 Sep
San Francisco
780 Mcdonnell Road
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£48/day
9 Sep - 15 Sep
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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 1,232 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 1,289 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

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thrifty

Agency score: Good 7.7

Score based on 822 reviews

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sixtrentacar

Agency score: Good 7.6

Score based on 840 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 San Francisco de Asís 10.2 mi
San Francisco City Hall 11.1 mi
Alamo Square 11.2 mi
Moscone Center 11.3 mi
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge 11.6 mi
San Jose Airport
San Jose, California, United States
Nearby attractions:
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge 39 mi
Mission San Francisco de Asís 39 mi
Moscone Center 39 mi
Union Square 39 mi
San Francisco City Hall 39 mi
Oakland Airport
Oakland, California, United States
Nearby attractions:
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge 10.7 mi
Moscone Center 11.1 mi
Union Square 11.6 mi
Mission San Francisco de Asís 11.9 mi
San Francisco City Hall 11.9 mi

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

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

335 Powell Street

11.6 mi from airport

Hotel Zephyr San Francisco

250 Beach Street

13.0 mi from airport

Hilton San Francisco Financial District

750 Kearny Street

12.1 mi from airport

San Francisco Marriott Marquis

780 Mission Street

11.4 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

Parc 55 San Francisco - a Hilton Hotel

55 Cyril Magnin Street

11.4 mi from airport

Intercontinental San Francisco

888 Howard Street

11.2 mi from airport

Club Quarters Hotel in San Francisco

424 Clay Street

12.0 mi from airport

Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf

2500 Mason Street

13.0 mi from airport

Stanford Court San Francisco

905 California Street

11.9 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

Omni San Francisco Hotel

500 California Street

11.9 mi from airport

Grand Hyatt San Francisco Union Square

345 Stockton Street

11.7 mi from airport

Hotel Zoe Fisherman's Wharf

425 North Point Street

12.9 mi from airport

Car Hire in San Francisco

8,924 users have looked for car hire in San Francisco with momondo in August.

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

Many car hire companies in San Francisco have new cleaning requirements in place to ensure your vehicle is disinfected for your safety. This enhanced cleaning feature is now being offered at locations such as Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis. Use our new search filter to see all the companies offering enhanced cleaning 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?

To hire a car for a weekend in San Francisco in September, the average price was £48 with cheaper deals starting around £20. £37 is a normal deal for a week-long hire in San Francisco, but for September it's not uncommon to see prices as low as £19, depending on your requirements.

Which car hire agency in San Francisco has the cheapest rental car prices?

Advance Car And Truck Rental typically has the cheapest daily rates in San Francisco, which you can find at any of their locations. On average, you should expect to pay £19/day, but our users have found rates as low as £14/day for their car hire in San Francisco.

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

Every car hire company in San Francisco has a different cancellation policy. At momondo, we will always disclose in the car rental search results whether or not an agency has a cancellation fee. Some of the top car hire companies in San Francisco include Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis, so be sure to check if they offer free cancellation.

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 £52/day on average.

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

Enterprise has the most locations of any car hire company in San Francisco, with 11 locations. Typically momondo users find deals around £41/day when renting a car from Enterprise in San Francisco.

What is the speed limit in San Francisco?

25 mph is the city speed limit for San Francisco, which also applies to surrounding towns and other urban centres. The suburban speed limit and the speed limit for motorways around San Francisco are 75 mph and 75 mph, respectively. If you hire a car in San Francisco, be aware that these speed limits may be strictly enforced.


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