Car Hire in Sydney, New South Wales

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Sydney, NSW, Australia
9 Dec — 16 Dec
Same drop-off
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Fri 9/12
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Fri 16/12
Noon
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Best deals found for Sydney, New South Wales car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Sydney, New South Wales
Volkswagen T-ROC
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

€59/day

7 Dec - 14 Dec
Volkswagen T-ROC
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€46/day

7 Dec - 14 Dec
Ford Focus
Volkswagen Tiguan
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

€91/day

7 Dec - 14 Dec
Volkswagen Tiguan
Ford Kuga
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

€131/day

7 Dec - 14 Dec
Ford Kuga
Opel Corsa
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

€38/day

7 Dec - 14 Dec
Opel Corsa
Opel Insignia
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers

€100/day

7 Dec - 14 Dec
Opel Insignia

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

€37 - €66

All Car Types

€48 - €72

The average price of a Small hire in Sydney, Australia is €45. The cheapest time to hire a Small in Sydney, Australia is in February. The price is 20% lower than the rest of the year at just €37 per day. A Small hire is typically 21% 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 €58. The cheapest time to hire a Medium in Sydney, Australia is in September. The price is 24% lower than the rest of the year at just €45 per day. A Medium hire is typically 2% 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 Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large hire in Sydney, Australia is €64. The cheapest time to hire a Large in Sydney, Australia is in September. The price is 43% lower than the rest of the year at just €37 per day. A Large hire is typically 10% 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 SUV hire in Sydney, Australia is €61. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Sydney, Australia is in July. The price is 36% lower than the rest of the year at just €40 per day. A SUV hire is typically 7% 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 SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van hire in Sydney, Australia is €56. The cheapest time to hire a Van in Sydney, Australia is in April. The price is 0% lower than the rest of the year at just €71 per day. A Van 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.

Renault Zoe
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

€38/day

7 Dec - 14 Dec
Renault Zoe
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€46/day

7 Dec - 14 Dec
Ford Focus

Sydney car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Sydney, New South Wales

Budget

8.3
Excellent
15 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

7.5

Enterprise

8.0
Excellent
1 review4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Firefly

7.4
Good
4 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.8

Ace Rental Cars

7.4
Good
3 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.2

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

7.2

Thrifty

7.2
Good
16 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.9

Hertz

7.0
Good
10 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

7.0

Avis

6.6
Good
6 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.5

Sixt

6.2
Good
17 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

6.3

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.3

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, SUV, Intermediate

Cheapest Hire Car

€35

Most Popular Model

Class Standard SUV
The most popular Sydney car hire agency found on momondo this month is Sixt. Other top choices for car hire companies are Apex and Hertz
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Sydney in the past 72 hours: Compact, SUV, Intermediate.
The lowest price for a car hire in Sydney is €35/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from €53/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Sydney in the past 7 days is the Class Standard SUV. Our users also prefer the Toyota Corolla 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:

Coogee Beach8.0 km
Australia Square8.8 km
Sydney Olympic Park14.1 km

Nearby attractions:

Australia Square132.3 km
Coogee Beach136.0 km
Sydney Olympic Park137.2 km

Nearby attractions:

Sydney Olympic Park139.8 km
Australia Square152.7 km
Coogee Beach159.1 km

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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

Daily rates from AeroDrive are typically the cheapest, with an average price of €16/day when hiring a car in Sydney. The absolute cheapest price found at their location in Sydney is €13/day.

The majority of car hire agencies in Sydney offer free cancellation. momondo will always tell you whether or not rental car centres such as Apex, Budget, and Enterprise have a cancellation fee for travellers who have last-minute itinerary changes.

With temperatures averaging 22 °C and precipitation usually 110 mm during January, you should consider hiring a standard when travelling to Sydney. A standard size car can handle the fluctuations in temperature and rainfall during the month of January and is a popular choice for travellers heading to Sydney. Hiring a Standard in Sydney will cost you €82/day on average.

The city of Sydney, Australia has 6 locations owned by Europcar, with an average daily rate of €58.

Sydney’s speed limit is 50 km/h when you are driving in the city. This speed limit might also apply to surrounding towns and neighbourhoods. The suburban speed limit in Sydney is 110 km/h and the speed limit for motorways is 110 km/h. However, be sure to look for posted signage as these speeds may vary.

Typically, the weather in Sydney through the month of December is 21 °C and the expected precipitation is 70 mm. This is important information to know when hiring a car so you can be sure to rent the perfect car for the expected weather.

The climate in New South Wales during December is usually 21 °C with an expected 110 mm of precipitation throughout the month. Those looking to hire a car and leave from Sydney on a road trip to the surrounding area should take note of this information.


Car hire types that are popular in Sydney

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


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