California car rentals

22 May — 29 May
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Sat 22/5
Noon
Sat 29/5
Noon
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Cheap car hire in California

$126/dayEconomy
$128/dayCompact
$129/dayIntermediate
$98/dayStandard
$98/dayFull-size
$147/daySUV
$203/dayPeople mover
$187/dayFull-size SUV
$147/dayPremium
$174/dayLuxury
$271/dayConvertible
$149/dayPick-up truck
$297/dayPremium SUV
$128/dayCompact SUV
$137/dayIntermediate SUV
$141/daySupplier choice
$146/dayStandard SUV
$169/dayStandard estate car
$331/daySupplier choice saloon
$360/dayLuxury SUV
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Car rental directory

  • enterprise

    Enterprise car rental locations in California

    86 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in California

    66 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in California

    45 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car rental locations in California

    43 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in California

    17 Locations

  • eaglerac

    Eagle Rent A Car car rental locations in California

    13 Locations

  • midwaycarren

    Midway car rental locations in California

    13 Locations

  • sixtrentacar

    Sixt car rental locations in California

    13 Locations

  • national

    National car rental locations in California

    12 Locations

  • alamo

    Alamo car rental locations in California

    11 Locations

  • airportvanre

    Airport Van car rental locations in California

    9 Locations

  • zeeba

    Zeeba Rent-A-Van car rental locations in California

    8 Locations

FAQs about hiring a car in California

  • On average a rental car in California costs $132 per day.

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

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at MEXRENTACAR ($27/day), Hertz ($28/day) and NU Car ($40/day).

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in California are Alamo (8.8, 3183 reviews), National (8.5, 190 reviews), and Midway (8.4, 490 reviews).

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

  • Based on car searches on KAYAK. The most popular cities to rent a car in California are San Francisco (55% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in California). Los Angeles (41%) and Palm Springs (1%).

  • On average a rental car in California costs $423 per week ($60 per day).

  • On average a rental car in California costs $1,813 per month ($60 per day).