California car hire

21 Apr — 28 Apr
Same drop-off
Enter an airport or city
Wed 21/4
Noon
Wed 28/4
Noon

Cheap car hire in California

$29/dayEconomy
$32/dayCompact
$33/dayIntermediate
$34/dayStandard
$38/dayFull-size
$53/daySUV
$46/dayPeople mover
$59/dayFull-size SUV
$45/dayPremium
$53/dayLuxury
$70/dayConvertible
$70/dayPick-up truck
$63/dayPremium SUV
$29/dayCoupe
$37/daySupplier choice
$41/dayStandard SUV
$43/dayIntermediate SUV
$50/dayCompact SUV
$54/daySupplier choice SUV
$62/daySupplier choice saloon
$70/dayLuxury SUV
$75/dayStandard estate car
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Car hire directory

  • enterprise

    Enterprise car hire locations in California

    90 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car hire locations in California

    69 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car hire locations in California

    47 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car hire locations in California

    45 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car hire locations in California

    17 Locations

  • eaglerac

    Eagle Rent A Car car hire locations in California

    15 Locations

  • sixtrentacar

    Sixt car hire locations in California

    13 Locations

  • midwaycarren

    Midway car hire locations in California

    12 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

  • zeeba

    Zeeba Rent-A-Van car hire locations in California

    9 Locations

FAQs about hiring a car in California

  • On average a car hire in California costs $130 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 Hertz ($24/day), MEXRENTACAR ($26/day) and Alamo ($33/day).

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in California are Alamo (8.8, 3177 reviews), National (8.5, 190 reviews), and Midway (8.4, 468 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 $358 per week ($51 per day).

  • On average a car hire in California costs $1,536 per month ($51 per day).