Rental companies may charge extra for drivers aged under 25, normally payable when you pick up your car. Age restrictions may apply in certain locations. Check the rental company's website before booking.

Sydney Car Rental Information

Sydney Car Rental

There are many car rental options in Sydney ranging from premium to mini car types. Typically, most car rental services in Sydney offers competitive pricing, according to your budget. However, do note that the prices may change according to the travelling period.

Car rental operators in Sydney

Currently, there are 11 popular car rental Sydney operators. These are: Airport Rentals, Argus, Best Car Rental, Discover Car Hire, East Coast RAC, Expedia,,, Hertz, Sixt and

Car rental operator

Most Popular Car Type

Average Price Per Day*

Airport Rentals


$ 29

Argus Car Hire


$ 27

Best Car Rental


$ 73

Discover Car Hire


$ 66

East Coast RAC


$ 26



$ 45


$ 31


$ 25



$ 74



$ 35


$ 30

*Based on Skyscanner Car Rental anonymised data for daily car rental prices. Average price comprises the cost of car rental and may be subject to taxes and additional fees from individual Car Rental providers.

Sydney Car Rental FAQ

What’s the average price of a car rental in Sydney?

Car rental in Sydney averages around $29 per day, for a compact car. Meanwhile, the average price for a full size car averages $55 per day and an standard one goes for $35 per day. Do note that these rates are subject to change according to the types of cars you choose and the time you visit.

What’s the most popular car rental types in Sydney?

The Compact car type is the most popular car rental in Sydney. Equally popular are the economy, standard and intermediate ones.

What’s the cheapest car rental  provider in Sydney?

According to our data, the cheapest car rental operator in Sydney is East Coast RAC at $32 per day. Do note these rates may change according to time of visit and the type of car chosen.

Information correct as of 17 October 2018

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