California car hire

9 Aug — 16 Aug
Same drop-off
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Mon 9/8
Noon
Mon 16/8
Noon
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Cheap car hire in California

$29/dayEconomy
$32/dayCompact
$33/dayIntermediate
$36/dayStandard
$38/dayFull-size
$203/daySUV
$57/dayPeople mover
$73/dayFull-size SUV
$57/dayPremium
$72/dayPassenger van
$57/dayLuxury
$74/dayConvertible
$122/dayPick-up truck
$85/dayPremium SUV
$29/dayCoupe
$41/daySupplier choice
$45/daySupplier choice saloon
$52/dayCompact SUV
$54/dayIntermediate SUV
$61/dayOpen-air all-terrain
$61/dayStandard SUV
$104/dayLuxury SUV
$114/daySupplier choice SUV
$130/dayStandard estate car
$149/daySupplier choice coupe
$843/dayLuxury estate car
$984/daySupplier choice van
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Car hire directory

  • enterprise

    Enterprise car hire locations in California

    91 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car hire locations in California

    70 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car hire locations in California

    48 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car hire locations in California

    46 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car hire locations in California

    17 Locations

  • eaglerac

    Eagle Rent A Car car hire locations in California

    15 Locations

  • midwaycarren

    Midway car hire locations in California

    13 Locations

  • sixtrentacar

    Sixt car hire locations in California

    13 Locations

  • national

    National car hire locations in California

    12 Locations

  • alamo

    Alamo car hire locations in California

    11 Locations

  • airportvanre

    Airport Van car hire locations in California

    9 Locations

  • thrifty

    Thrifty car hire locations in California

    9 Locations

FAQs about hiring a car in California

  • On average a car hire in California costs $105 per day.

  • Intermediate (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in California.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Budget ($33/day), Avis ($38/day) and Hertz ($55/day).

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in California are Alamo (8.8, 3209 reviews), National (8.5, 200 reviews), and Enterprise (8.3, 4868 reviews).

  • Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • Based on car searches on KAYAK. The most popular cities to hire a car in California are Los Angeles (61% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in California). San Francisco (27%) and San Diego (6%).

  • On average hiring a car in California costs $372 per week ($53 per day).

  • On average a car hire in California costs $1,594 per month ($53 per day).