|Car types||Compact, Economy, Mini, Passenger van, People mover|
|Popular agencies||Budget, Alamo|
Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Tokyo car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Tokyo.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Tokyo car rental.
Some car hire companies in Tokyo which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Budget, Hertz and Europcar
On average a hire car in Tokyo costs $81 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Budget ($57/day) and Alamo ($130/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Budget 2-6-8 Keihinjima Ota-Ku 143-0003 (12 kilometres from the city centre).
The average price of fuel in Tokyo is $7.13 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $86 and $114, depending on the car size.
Intermediate (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Tokyo.
Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Narita airport to off-airport locations include Times, Nissan Rent-A-Car, Nico Nico Rent-a-Car, Budget, Hertz, Nippon Rent-A-Car and Europcar.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Intermediate car hire in Tokyo costs $68 per day, on average.
A Compact car hire in Tokyo costs $100 per day, on average.
A Full-size car hire in Tokyo costs $156 per day, on average.
In Tokyo, cars are most frequently hired at Nico Nico Rent-a-Car 11-4 Ukishima-cho Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa (18 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Tokyo costs $569 per week ($81 per day).
On average a car hire in Tokyo costs $2,438 per month ($81 per day).
Due to traffic congestion and tight parking, Tokyo is perfectly suited to compact car models. Smaller makes can manoeuvre around corners easily and squeeze into gaps on the road. 4x4 hire cars with tyre chains are recommended if there is a heavy snow forecast and you are planning on leaving the CBD.
The majority of urban streets throughout the city are set at 40 km/h. Dual carriageways range from 50–60 km/h and motorways (toll roads) have a maximum of 70 km/h.
You can expect to pay approximately ¥ 145 (A$ 1.95) per litre, nearly A$ 0.50 above the Australian average.
Metered parking limited to between 1–2h is available on most streets throughout Tokyo and costs roughly ¥ 200 (A$ 2.70) per 30min. DECKS Tokyo Beach has undercover, all-day parking available for about ¥ 1.500 (A$ 20). Shin-Tokyo Building Parking is in the centre of the city and offers 24h spaces for around ¥ 5.600 (A$ 75). On-street parking around Yoyogi Park is free on Sundays but you need to arrive in the morning to secure a spot.