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Darwin car hire

Darwin car hire

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Darwin, NT, Australia

Darwin car hire information

Pick-up location Darwin
Car types Agency’s choice, Commercial, Compact, Compact SUV, Compact estate car, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Full-size estate car, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Intermediate estate car, Luxury SUV, Passenger Van, People mover, Premium SUV, Premium estate car, SUV, Standard, Standard SUV, Standard estate car, Ute
Hire locations 31
Airport locations 16
Popular agencies Enterprise, Hertz, Europcar, Firefly, Bargin Car Rentals

Cheap car hire in Darwin

Economy $28/day
Compact $29/day
Intermediate $29/day
Standard $35/day
Full-size $41/day
SUV $40/day
People mover $88/day
Full-size SUV $61/day
Passenger Van $70/day
Premium SUV $105/day
Compact SUV $38/day
Agency’s choice $39/day
Intermediate SUV $40/day
Full-size estate car $44/day
Luxury SUV $44/day
Premium estate car $46/day
Standard estate car $48/day
Standard SUV $48/day
Compact estate car $57/day
Commercial $83/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags
Economy car in Darwin
enterprise
4 Adults, 2 Bags
Compact car in Darwin
firefly
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Intermediate car in Darwin
firefly
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Standard car in Darwin
enterprise
5 Adults, 2 Bags
Full-size car in Darwin
bargincarrentals
2 Adults, 2 Bags
SUV car in Darwin
hertz
5 Adults, 5 Bags
People mover car in Darwin
firefly
5 Adults, 2 Bags
Full-size SUV car in Darwin
europcar
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Passenger Van car in Darwin
enterprise
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Premium SUV car in Darwin
budget
4 Adults, 2 Bags
Compact SUV car in Darwin
hertz
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Agency’s choice car in Darwin
enterprise
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Intermediate SUV car in Darwin
bargincarrentals
5 Adults, 2 Bags
Full-size estate car car in Darwin
dollar
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Luxury SUV car in Darwin
europcar
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Premium estate car car in Darwin
hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Standard estate car car in Darwin
hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Standard SUV car in Darwin
europcar
4 Adults, 2 Bags
Compact estate car car in Darwin
thrifty
5 Adults, 2 Bags
Commercial car in Darwin
enterprise
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 24 hours.

Darwin car hire reviews and directory

From $33/day
Rated no. 1
Budget
Best rated
Most popular
6.7 Good (3 reviews)
2 locations in Darwin
Budget
Locations in Darwin
Cnr Smith & Mclachlan Streets
+61 889 819 800
Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 16:00
Sunday08:00 - 16:00
Terminal Building
+61 889 452 011
Monday08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday08:00 - 20:00
Thursday08:00 - 20:00
Friday08:00 - 20:00
Saturday08:00 - 16:00
Sunday08:00 - 16:00
  • 6.7
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Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre
12 Jul. 2016
Not all charges explained by Kayak
Cons: Kayak did not disclose that Budget car rentals charges users per km after a very low free distance allowance. This can easily double or triple the charges upon returning the car. Kayak should disclose these hidden fees when displaying the options.
10.0 Excellent
27 Dec. 2017
Pros: For price very good
Cons: 300km takes you no where in Darwin
8.0 Excellent
5 Jun. 2018
Pros: Very easy to book and good price
From $65/day
Rated no. 2
Hertz
hertz
2.0 Mediocre (1 review)
2 locations in Darwin
Hertz
Locations in Darwin
55-59 Mitchell St
+61 889 255 890
Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
Sunday
Mcmillans Rd
+61 889 450 999
Monday08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday08:00 - 21:00
Thursday08:00 - 21:00
Friday08:00 - 21:00
Saturday08:00 - 21:00
Sunday08:00 - 21:00
  • 2.0
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Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre
27 Jan. 2017
Price changed to 3x the Cost on Pickup
Pros: It will cost you no less than $300 for a rental. I bought a flight once I arrived and they presented me with a rental agreement which was over 3x the cost of the rental agreement for which I had paid for.
Sunnycars
sunnycars
5 locations in Darwin
Sunnycars
Locations in Darwin
1 Henry Wrigley Drive
55-59 Mitchell Street
77 Cavenagh Street
Mc Millan`s Road
Terminal Building
From $46/day
Avis
avis
2 locations in Darwin
Avis
Locations in Darwin
89 Smith St
+61 889 360 600
Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
Sunday
Terminal Building
+61 225 561
Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
Sunday
From $37/day
Bargain Car Rentals
bargaincar
2 locations in Darwin
Bargain Car Rentals
Locations in Darwin
99 Mitchell St
+61 889 111 959
Darwin Airport
From $35/day
Bargin Car Rentals
bargincarrentals
2 locations in Darwin
Bargin Car Rentals
Locations in Darwin
99 Mitchell Street
+61 1300 729 230
Darwin Airport
Dollar
dollar
2 locations in Darwin
Dollar
Locations in Darwin
50 Mitchell Street
+61 889 815 599
Monday09:00 - 13:00
Tuesday09:00 - 13:00
Wednesday09:00 - 13:00
Thursday09:00 - 13:00
Friday09:00 - 13:00
Saturday
Sunday
64 Stuart Highway
Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday
From $46/day
Enterprise
enterprise
2 locations in Darwin
Enterprise
Locations in Darwin
102 Esplanade
+61 882 681 025
Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
In Terminal 1 Henry Wrigley Dr
+61 889 453 909
Monday10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday10:00 - 18:00
Thursday10:00 - 18:00
Friday10:00 - 18:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
From $51/day
Europcar
europcar
2 locations in Darwin
Europcar
Locations in Darwin
77 Cavenagh Street
+61 889 410 300
Terminal Building
+61 889 453 261
From $33/day
Firefly
firefly
Cheapest deal
2 locations in Darwin
Firefly
Locations in Darwin
55-59 Mitchell St
+61 889 410 944
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday08:00 - 12:00
Mcmillians Road
+61 889 450 999
Monday00:00 - 01:30
06:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 01:30
06:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 01:30
06:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 01:30
06:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:30
06:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 01:30
06:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 01:30
06:00 - 23:59
From $46/day
keddy by Europcar
keddy
2 locations in Darwin
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Darwin
77 CAVENAGH STREET
+61 889 410 300
Mcmillan's Road
61 8 89453261
From $47/day
Thrifty
thrifty
2 locations in Darwin
Thrifty
Locations in Darwin
50 Mitchell Street
+61 889 815 599
Monday09:00 - 13:00
Tuesday09:00 - 13:00
Wednesday09:00 - 13:00
Thursday09:00 - 13:00
Friday09:00 - 13:00
Saturday
Sunday
64 Stuart Highway
+61 889 242 455
Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday
From $36/day
Ace Rental Cars
acerentalcars
1 location in Darwin
Ace Rental Cars
Locations in Darwin
14, Larkin Avenue
From $46/day
Alamo
alamo
1 location in Darwin
Alamo
Locations in Darwin
In Terminal
+61 889 453 909
Monday10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday10:00 - 18:00
Thursday10:00 - 18:00
Friday10:00 - 18:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
National
national
1 location in Darwin
National
Locations in Darwin
In Terminal1 Henry Wrigley Way
+61 889 453 909
Monday10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday10:00 - 18:00
Thursday10:00 - 18:00
Friday10:00 - 18:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
Red Spot
redspot
1 location in Darwin
Red Spot
Locations in Darwin
Darwin International Airport
4 travellers who hired a car in Darwin gave the car agency they used an average rating of 5.5

Car hire locations in or near Darwin

Good to know

Most popular agency

Budget

Most popular car type

Compact

Average price

$50/day

Good deal

$40/day

When to book a car hire in Darwin

Average daily price per month
Car hire prices as pick-up date approaches
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Top tips for hiring a car in Darwin

  • As the most tropical climate out of all Australian capital cities, having a temperature-controlled car in Darwin is vital. Hiring a car in Darwin also offers superb freedom to explore the surrounding nature reserves that are not connected by public transport. Go hiking and discover waterfalls in the famous Litchfield National Park, which can be reached with a 1h drive, or get a look out over the city in Charles Darwin National Park, which is only 15min away. Bus services in Darwin generally finish at around 20:00, meaning a hire car will open up more night-time activities. Attractions in the city of Darwin are also spread out, with places such as the Military Museum and MAGNT more than 4 km from the CBD, and it is not quite time-efficient to visit all of them on public transport.
  • The offices of car hire companies, including Avis, Budget, Europcar and Thrifty, are located on the ground floor at Darwin International Airport (DRW). The reception desks are directly across from the baggage claim in the Arrivals Hall, while the pick-up area is only a short walk outside the terminal.
  • Be aware that trucks carrying multiple trailers, known as road trains, are common on major highways around Darwin. Take extra care and keep a safe distance from the vehicles when driving, remembering that you need plenty of space and time to overtake. Familiarise yourself with the windscreen wipers in your hire car as dust often rises off the road and impairs visibility. Keep a watchful eye out for wild animals and livestock, especially at night, as they are known to wander onto the road in rural areas.
  • Traffic flows freely throughout most of the day in Darwin; however, increased congestion is certainly noticed between 07:30–08:30 and 16:00–17:00. Stuart Hwy handles the majority of commuters entering and leaving the city for work, thus it’s best to avoid it at peak periods on weekdays.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Darwin for $40 or less
  • Book your car hire in Darwin at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport car hire locations in Darwin are around 51% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Economy car hires in Darwin are around 36% cheaper than other car types, on average

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