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Cheap Car Hire in Kenya from R724

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Kenya with a pick-up date of 24/7 and drop-off date of 31/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Kenya car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Kenya. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 July 2024.

Most popular company

GREEN MOTION

Most common car type

Economy

Average price per day

R813

Cheapest price per day

R724

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Kenya?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Kenya and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 18 July 2024.

January

R1 183

February

R1 256

March

R1 274

April

R1 110

May

R1 238

June

R1 128

July

R1 201

August

R1 329

September

R1 146

October

R1 383

November

R1 110

December

R1 310

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Kenya is April. The most expensive time to rent a car is October. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Kenya

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Kenya and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 18 July 2024.

There are 14 hire agencies servicing Kenya. These agencies, altogether, have 64 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Kenya with prices from R724 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 4 car types you can hire in Kenya:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Full-size

Full-size

SUV

SUV

R1 595+

People carrier

People carrier

R1 610+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

R3 073+

Premium SUV

Premium SUV

R3 512+

Compare available car types for rental in Kenya

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Kenya to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 July 2024.

Small cars

R949 - R1 503

All Car Types

R1 184 - R4 859

To hire a small car in Kenya, you would pay an average price of R1 136/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Kenya (~R949/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~R1 503/day). In fact, August is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Kenya. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kenya, renting a small car saves you 48% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Kenya small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Kenya, you would pay an average price of R1 485/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Kenya (~R870/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~R2 351/day). In fact, April is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Kenya. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kenya, renting a medium car saves you 31% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Kenya medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Kenya, you would pay an average price of R4 016/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Kenya (~R1 931/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~R23 166/day). In fact, October is about 52% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Kenya. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kenya, renting a large car is 47% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Kenya large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Kenya, you would pay an average price of R2 677/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Kenya (~R1 498/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~R4 721/day). In fact, November is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Kenya. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kenya, renting a SUV is 20% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Kenya SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Kenya, you would pay an average price of R1 157/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a van in Kenya (~R1 596/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~R3 624/day). In fact, March is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Kenya. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kenya, renting a van saves you 47% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Suzuki BalenoR724/day
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Suzuki Baleno
Suzuki BalenoR732/day
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Suzuki CiazR807/day
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Top rental agencies in Kenya

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Kenya known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Kenya. Reviews were last updated on 18 July 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top car hiring agencies located in Kenya, including those serving the greater Nairobi, Mombasa and Malindi area. Helpful information on each car hire agency is available, including reviews, pricing, pickup location, and more.

Autounion Car Rental

10 locations

DISCOUNT.QUEBEC

7 locations

Unicorn Rent A Car

6 locations

GREEN MOTION

5 locations

Sunnycars

5 locations

Ace

4 locations

Avis

4 locations

Budget

4 locations

Best Kenya car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hiredeals in Kenya. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Kenya with an average daily rate of R1 714. Data was last updated on 18 July 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals we've found on car hires within the Kenya region, including options close to Nairobi, Mombasa and Malindi. Make sure to examine important information for each deal, including price, car type, and pickup location.
Suzuki BalenoR724/day
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Suzuki Baleno
Suzuki BalenoR732/day
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A/C
Suzuki Baleno
Suzuki CiazR807/day
4
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A/C
Suzuki Ciaz

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Kenya, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 18 July 2024.
  • What is the most popular car hire provider in Kenya?

    When hiring a car in Kenya, the most popular provider of hire cars among Cheapflights users is GREEN MOTION , and with prices around R765/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from GREEN MOTION is ECONOMY, which starts as low as R570/day.

  • What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Kenya?

    At R688/day, the cheapest car hire price in Kenya was found in Nairobi. On average, Nairobi has the cheapest daily rental car price (R818/day), which is 0% below average price for cities in Kenya.

  • What side of the road do you drive on in Kenya?

    Cars travel on the left side of the road in Kenya.

Car hires by fuel type in Kenya

Browse car hires by fuel type in Kenya. Deals were last updated on 18 July 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Kenya. There is currently 1 fuel type to choose from.

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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