Tokyo

Cheap Car Hire in Tokyo from R796

Tokyo, Japan
Apr 18 — Apr 25
Driver's age: 26-65
Tokyo, Japan
Thu 18/4
Noon
Thu 25/4
Noon

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Tokyo 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 11 April 2024.

January

R1 068

February

R1 106

March

R1 087

April

R1 106

May

R956

June

R918

July

R1 031

August

R1 218

September

R937

October

R937

November

R975

December

R1 143

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Tokyo is June. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. 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 Tokyo

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Tokyo and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 11 April 2024.

There are 20 hire agencies servicing Tokyo. These agencies, altogether, have 449 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Tokyo with prices from R796 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 3 car types you can hire in Tokyo:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

R1 550+

Standard

Standard

R1 469+

Mini

Mini

Passenger van

Passenger van

R1 289+

Compare available car types for rental in Tokyo

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Tokyo to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 11 April 2024.

Small cars

R880 - R2 305

All Car Types

R917 - R2 305

To hire a small car in Tokyo, Japan, you would pay an average price of R1 220/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Tokyo, Japan (~R880/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~R2 305/day). In fact, February is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Tokyo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tokyo, renting a small car saves you 17% 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 Tokyo small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Tokyo, Japan, you would pay an average price of R972/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a van in Tokyo, Japan (~R1 348/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~R2 632/day). In fact, March is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Tokyo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Tokyo, renting a van saves you 34% 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 Tokyo van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Volkswagen Polo VivoR796/day
2
M
A/C
Volkswagen Polo Vivo
Chevrolet SparkR854/day
2
M
A/C
Chevrolet Spark
Toyota Corolla QuestR957/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla Quest

Top rental agencies in Tokyo

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Tokyo known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Tokyo. Reviews were last updated on 11 April 2024.
Choose from the top car hire agencies available in Tokyo, including ORIX Rent a Car, Hertz and Europcar. Skim reviews, hire company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

ORIX Rent a Car

10,0
Wonderful
1 review25 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10,0

Comfort

10,0

Overall

10,0

Pick-up/drop-off

10,0

Value

10,0

Hertz

10,0
Wonderful
1 review17 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10,0

Comfort

10,0

Overall

10,0

Pick-up/drop-off

10,0

Value

10,0

Europcar

10,0
Wonderful
1 review16 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10,0

Comfort

10,0

Overall

10,0

Pick-up/drop-off

10,0

Value

10,0

National

16 locations

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

15 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10,0

Comfort

10,0

Overall

10,0

Pick-up/drop-off

10,0

Value

10,0

Nissan Rent-A-Car

9,3
Wonderful
5 reviews83 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9,5

Comfort

9,0

Overall

9,3

Pick-up/drop-off

9,0

Value

9,0

Toyota Rent a Car

67 locations

Times

31 locations

Best Tokyo car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hiredeals in Tokyo. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Tokyo with an average daily rate of R1 527. Data was last updated on 11 April 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to hiring a car in Tokyo. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
Volkswagen Polo VivoR796/day
2
M
A/C
Volkswagen Polo Vivo
Chevrolet SparkR854/day
2
M
A/C
Chevrolet Spark
Toyota Corolla QuestR957/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla Quest

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Tokyo, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 11 April 2024.
  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Tokyo?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Tokyo from the following companies over the past two weeks: Europcar (R796/day), Nippon Rent-A-Car (R854/day), and ORIX Rent a Car (R1 181/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Tokyo?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Hertz (10,0 rating), ORIX Rent a Car (10,0 rating) and Europcar (10,0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Tokyo.

  • What are petrol prices like in Tokyo?

    The average price of petrol in Tokyo is R21,01/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between R945 and R1 365 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Tokyo for a week from Europcar?

    Europcar is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Tokyo. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about R6 392 per week.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Tokyo for the best price?

    Generally, for a better deal in Tokyo it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 27%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Tokyo?

    Yes, you can hire a car for a month in Tokyo check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

  • How much is a car hire in Tokyo for a weekend?

    For a weekend car hire in Tokyo, you can expect the average price to be around R3 450. Usually a Economy hire in Tokyo is your cheapest weekend car hire option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car hire types. If you do opt for hiring a Economy for May, it will cost approximately R0 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Tokyo?

    The most popular car to hire while in Tokyo is the Toyota Sienta, which is a Full-size vehicle.

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Small car hires in Tokyo

Find small car hire deals in Tokyo from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Tokyo cost an average of R1 159 per day. Price data was last updated on 11 April 2024.
Renault KwidR854/day
2
M
A/C
Renault Kwid
Chevrolet SparkR911/day
2
M
A/C
Chevrolet Spark
Suzuki CelerioR920/day
2
M
A/C
Suzuki Celerio

Car hires by fuel type in Tokyo

Browse car hires by fuel type in Tokyo. Deals were last updated on 11 April 2024.

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

Hybrid

Hybrid

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