Car Hire in Sydney, New South Wales

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Sydney, NSW, Australia
20 Aug — 27 Aug
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Sydney, NSW, Australia
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Best deals found for Sydney, New South Wales car hires

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Sydney, New South Wales
Volkswagen Caddy
or similar Passenger van
Up to 5 passengers

£58/day

7 Sep - 16 Sep
Volkswagen Caddy
Mercedes-Benz GLA
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

£53/day

22 Sep - 8 Oct
Mercedes-Benz GLA
Kia Sportage
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

£47/day

17 Sep - 8 Oct
Kia Sportage
Vauxhall Mokka
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

£45/day

26 Aug - 9 Sep
Vauxhall Mokka
Nissan Qashqai
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

£44/day

19 Aug - 26 Aug
Nissan Qashqai
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£41/day

10 Sep - 29 Sep
Ford Focus
Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

£38/day

18 Aug - 25 Aug
Audi A3
Skoda Superb
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers

£42/day

10 Sep - 29 Sep
Skoda Superb
BMW X1
or similar Full-size SUV
Up to 5 passengers

£44/day

19 Aug - 26 Aug
BMW X1

Important information about Sydney car hire

The harbor city of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, is stunning by all standards. A visit to the city will treat you to a beautiful contrast of land and sea. The city is awash with top-notch galleries, museums, beaches, and restaurants. However, the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, The Rocks, and the Sydney Beaches are some of the attractions you don’t want to miss. George Street is undoubtedly the most memorable road in the city, and with hired cars in Sydney, you will enjoy the brilliant architectural designs that line the street. Avoid driving at peak times as roads become heavily congested and difficult to maneuver. Using Sydney car rentals is efficient since parking is available both within and outside the metropolis, but the demand could be high. Even more, you can get up to 100 car hire locations in Sydney.

Rental cars in Sydney are a convenient way to enjoy what the city has to offer for tourists. Besides, metered parking is available at Goulburn Street and Kings Cross Car Park, both within the city. While free street parking is also available, that cannot go beyond a quarter of an hour. The city is quite difficult to access using a car during peak hours, particularly in the morning and early evenings. Apart from Sydney, the larger New Wales has remarkable holiday destinations. The Blue Mountains, Byron Bay, Lord Howe Island, and the Hunter Valley are some of the sightings you would not want to miss. Sydney is walkable, and a stroll around the CBD is a good idea. However, a cheap car rental in Sydney is ideal for visiting destinations across the town.

The viability of rental cars in Sydney is beyond doubt. You can easily get out of town or drive around Pyrmont, The Rocks, Bondi, Milson’s Point, and Newton. Roads that you can cruise around in your car or people carrier rental include Harbor Bridge, Eastern Distributor, Cross City Tunnel, and the MS East Freeway. But when operating hired cars in Australia, keep to the left and observe speed limits in school neighbourhoods, urban and residential areas. Since pollution is equally something you’d want to look out for, you may consider an electric car rental. Also, seatbelts are compulsory, and the law prohibits drunk driving. If you plan to travel to Sydney, contact the Roads and Maritime Services for more information on current rules.

Any Australian can get a learner’s license as long as they are 16 years old, medically fit, and pass their Driver Knowledge Test. However, you can only get the full license after holding both the P1 and P2 licenses. As a tourist, you can use your overseas license to operate an automobile in Sydney, meaning you can get a cheap car rental or a luxury car rental in Sydney on arrival. Note that your overseas license must be current, and you can only operate the same class of vehicle your license authorises you to drive. Carry an English translation of your license if it is not in English. If you are over 75 years, you will undergo a medical review to ascertain your roadworthiness.


Sydney, New South Wales car hire deals found on momondo

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

Small cars

£28 - £59

All Car Types

£50 - £81

The average price of a Small hire in Sydney, Australia is £38. The cheapest time to hire a Small in Sydney, Australia is in February. The price is 29% lower than the rest of the year at just £28 per day. A Small car hire is typically 40% less expensive than the average car hire in Sydney. The average price of a car hire in Sydney 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 Sydney Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium hire in Sydney, Australia is £44. The cheapest time to hire a Medium in Sydney, Australia is in November. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just £32 per day. A Medium car hire is typically 32% less expensive than the average car hire in Sydney. The average price of a car hire in Sydney 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 Sydney Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large hire in Sydney, Australia is £62. The cheapest time to hire a Large in Sydney, Australia is in November. The price is 24% lower than the rest of the year at just £48 per day. A Large car hire is typically 2% less expensive than the average car hire in Sydney. The average price of a car hire in Sydney 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 Sydney Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in Sydney, Australia is £49. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Sydney, Australia is in October. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just £36 per day. A SUV car hire is typically 22% less expensive than the average car hire in Sydney. The average price of a car hire in Sydney 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 Sydney SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van hire in Sydney, Australia is £72. The cheapest time to hire a Van in Sydney, Australia is in September. The price is 42% lower than the rest of the year at just £42 per day. A Van car hire is typically 12% more expensive than the average car hire in Sydney. The average price of a car hire in Sydney 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 Sydney Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Pick-up truck hire in Sydney, Australia is £53. The cheapest time to hire a Pick-up truck in Sydney, Australia is in December. The price is 25% lower than the rest of the year at just £40 per day. A Pick-up truck car hire is typically 18% less expensive than the average car hire in Sydney. The average price of a car hire in Sydney 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 Luxury hire in Sydney, Australia is £94. The cheapest time to hire a Luxury in Sydney, Australia is in August. The price is 39% lower than the rest of the year at just £58 per day. A Luxury car hire is typically 33% more expensive than the average car hire in Sydney. The average price of a car hire in Sydney 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 Convertible hire in Sydney, Australia is £116. The cheapest time to hire a Convertible in Sydney, Australia is in September. The price is 57% lower than the rest of the year at just £50 per day. A Convertible car hire is typically 45% more expensive than the average car hire in Sydney. The average price of a car hire in Sydney can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£34/day

18 Aug - 25 Aug
Toyota Yaris
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£43/day

13 Oct - 3 Nov
Ford Focus
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£41/day

10 Sep - 29 Sep
Ford Focus

Sydney car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Sydney, New South Wales
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Quick facts about car hire in Sydney

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in Sydney

Most Popular Agency

Sixt

Popular Car Types

Compact, Economy, SUV

Cheapest Hire Car

£18

Most Popular Model

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Wagon
The most popular Sydney car hire agency found on momondo this month is Sixt. Other top choices for car hire companies are AeroDrive and CarHood
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Sydney in the past 72 hours: Compact, Economy, SUV.
The lowest price for a car hire in Sydney is £18/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from £36/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Sydney in the past 7 days is the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Wagon. Our users also prefer the Class Intermediate Car as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

Sydney Cricket Ground4.4 mi
Paddy's Market4.4 mi
International Convention Centre Sydney4.7 mi
Coogee Beach4.9 mi
Hyde Park5.0 mi

Nearby attractions:

Manly Beach76.0 mi
Sydney Harbour National Park76.9 mi
Sydney Harbour Bridge81.3 mi
Sydney Opera House81.5 mi
Australia Square82.2 mi

Nearby attractions:

Sydney Olympic Park86.8 mi
International Convention Centre Sydney94.6 mi
Wild Life Sydney Zoo94.6 mi
Sydney Harbour Bridge94.7 mi
Australia Square94.9 mi

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Driving with a car hire in Sydney - FAQs

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

£36 is the cost of a weekend car hire in Sydney for September, with cheap deals starting as low as £19. Stretching your hire over seven days shifts the price range to about £19 to £51.

Hiring a car in Sydney is cheapest when using CarHood at their location in the city. The best daily rate a momondo has found is £9, but typically it’s best to assume your rental will cost £17/day.

The majority of the Sydney 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 Sydney such as Budget, keddy by Europcar, and Apex often offer cancellation free of charge based on when you booked.

The best way to enjoy the sites in Sydney 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 Sydney has an average temperature of 17 °C and average rainfall of 70 mm during the month of September. Hiring a Convertible in Sydney will cost you £120/day on average.

Thrifty has 8 locations. momondo users can expect to pay £90/day on average when hiring a car from these locations.

When you hire a car in Sydney, you should abide by the city’s 35 mph speed limit. The speed limits on any suburban roads and highways in Sydney are 70 mph and 70 mph, respectively. Be on the lookout for posted signage, because these speed limits might change depending on where you are within Sydney.

During the month of August the average temperature in Sydney is 12 °C and the expected precipitation is 80 mm. This information is useful for travellers looking for a car hire in Sydney.

Those looking to hire a car in Sydney for a road trip to the surrounding areas, please know the weather in New South Wales during the month of August usually is around 11 °C with 71.4 mm of possible rain.


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