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Car rental rates in Canberra

The capital of Australia, Canberra offers far more than Parliament House when it comes to considering a visit. Home to world-class museums and galleries, plenty of park land, and a relaxed small city feel, Canberra has more than enough to enthrall first-time visitors. If you’re planning a road trip from Sydney to Melbourne, Canberra is an ideal destination to work into your plans.


The city also forms a perfect base for exploratory road trips — it is the closest capital city to the Australian Alps and is also within easy driving distance of a particularly beautiful stretch of the southern New South Wales coast.

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SpecialBudget

From $58/day

for 22 Jun - 25 Jun 2024
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Intermediate CarBudget

From $62/day

for 22 Jun - 25 Jun 2024
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Intermediate Pick up (single/extended cab) 2 doorThrifty

From $71/day

for 24 Jun - 29 Jun 2024
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Compact CarEuropcar

From $73/day

for 22 Jun - 25 Jun 2024
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Economy CarThrifty

From $73/day

for 25 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
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Intermediate SUVBudget

From $84/day

for 22 Jun - 25 Jun 2024

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Rental rate prices displayed are AUD and were available in response to a search at 12:01 am on June 21, 2024 by an Australian resident aged between 30 and 69 years old, for the specified travel dates, with a pickup and return time of 10:00 am. Rates and vehicle availability may change without notice. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates. Rates include all mandatory fees for the rental and exclude credit card surcharges and extras.

Rates are in AUD and were last updated on 21 June, 2024

Quick facts on hiring a car in Canberra

🚗 Vehicle typesCar, Commercial Van/Truck, Passenger Van, SUV, Sport, Ute and Wagon/Estate.
🔑 No. of depotsSix car rental depots in Canberra.
✅ Rental brandsAvis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and Thrifty.

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Our customers have rated their Canberra car rental booking experience 4.7/5
(121 reviews)
  • 03 May 2024

    It's quick and easy.

    anasiu p.
    Booked: Mazda CX-30 or similar
    Mitchell
    Mazda CX-30 or similar
  • 02 Apr 2024

    quick and easy

    karlee n.
    Booked: Mystery Car Vehicle Determined At Checkout or similar
    Canberra
    Mystery Car Vehicle Determined At Checkout or similar
  • 27 Mar 2024

    Easy to review options and make booking.

    ashdin t.
    Booked: Toyota Corolla Hatch or similar
    Canberra Downtown
    Toyota Corolla Hatch or similar
  • 25 Mar 2024

    Easy and straightforward

    geraldine w.
    Booked: Suzuki Swift or similar
    Canberra
    Suzuki Swift or similar
  • 07 Mar 2024

    So easy as so good

    steven b.
    Booked: Toyota Prado or similar
    Canberra
    Toyota Prado or similar
  • 04 Mar 2024

    Fast

    anasiu p.
    Booked: Mazda CX-30 or similar
    Mitchell
    Mazda CX-30 or similar
  • 04 Mar 2024

    I've always loved booking with Vroom Vroom, never had a problem. Website is easy and also cheaper than booking directly with the rental company sometimes (how?!). But my favourite thing is not having to pay until I pick the car up! I hate paying for things like rental cars and hotels when booking, I always prefer to pay when I get there.

    nico c.
    Booked: Kia Carnival or similar
    Canberra
    Kia Carnival or similar
  • 31 Dec 2023

    Easy to use.

    luke b.
    Booked: Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 4WD or similar
    Canberra City
    Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 4WD or similar
  • 15 Dec 2023

    Fast

    anasiu p.
    Booked: Suzuki Swift, Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio or Toyota Yaris or similar
    Mitchell
    Suzuki Swift, Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio or Toyota Yaris or similar
  • 09 Dec 2023

    Easy and proffessional

    anna g.
    Booked: Mystery Car Vehicle Determined At Checkout or similar
    Canberra
    Mystery Car Vehicle Determined At Checkout or similar
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Car models commonly available in Canberra

Popular rental car models in Canberra last month

  • % of Bookings
    Price range last month
  • 1

    20%

    $95
    $334
    Kia Carnival

    Kia CarnivalFullsize Passenger Van

    8

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Rent with

    Hertz, Thrifty, Avis, Budget

  • 2

    16%

    $55
    $102
    Mystery Car

    Mystery CarSpecial

    4

    4

    Rent with

    Budget, Europcar

  • 3

    13%

    $60
    $232
    Suzuki Swift

    Suzuki SwiftEconomy Car

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Rent with

    Hertz, Thrifty, Budget

  • 4

    9%

    $55
    $140
    Kia Sportage

    Kia SportageIntermediate SUV

    5

    5

    4 small

    Rent with

    Avis, Thrifty, Hertz

  • 5

    9%

    $96
    $121
    Toyota Prado

    Toyota PradoPremium SUV

    7

    5

    2 small

    Rent with

    Budget, Avis

Audi vehicles for hire in Canberra

  • Audi Q5

    Audi Q5

    5

    4

    3 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Hertz

Ford vehicles for hire in Canberra

  • Ford Everest Trend

    Ford Everest Trend

    5

    4

    4 small

    Providers

    Europcar

    Ford Ranger Wildtrak

    Ford Ranger Wildtrak

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Europcar

Hyundai vehicles for hire in Canberra

  • Hyundai i30

    Hyundai i30

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Hyundai Kona

    Hyundai Kona

    5

    5

    1 small

    Providers

    Budget

Kia vehicles for hire in Canberra

  • Kia Carnival

    Kia Carnival

    8

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz, Avis, Budget

    Kia Cerato

    Kia Cerato

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget

  • Kia Ev6

    Kia Ev6Electric

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Europcar

    Kia Sportage

    Kia Sportage

    5

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Thrifty, Hertz

Mazda vehicles for hire in Canberra

  • Mazda CX-30

    Mazda CX-30

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Mazda CX-9

    Mazda CX-9

    7

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty

  • Mazda CX5

    Mazda CX5

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

MG vehicles for hire in Canberra

  • Mg 3 Core

    Mg 3 Core

    5

    4

    2 small

    Providers

    Europcar

    Mg Hs Vibe

    Mg Hs Vibe

    5

    4

    4 small

    Providers

    Europcar

  • Mg Zs Excite

    Mg Zs Excite

    5

    4

    2 small

    Providers

    Europcar

Mitsubishi vehicles for hire in Canberra

  • Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX

    Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX

    5

    5

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Nissan vehicles for hire in Canberra

  • Nissan Juke

    Nissan Juke

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Europcar

    Nissan X-Trail

    Nissan X-Trail

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget

  • Nissan Xtrail

    Nissan Xtrail

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Europcar

Polestar vehicles for hire in Canberra

  • Polestar 2

    Polestar 2Electric

    5

    4

    2 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Hertz

Skoda vehicles for hire in Canberra

  • Skoda Scala

    Skoda Scala

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Europcar

Suzuki vehicles for hire in Canberra

  • Suzuki Swift

    Suzuki Swift

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Hertz

Tesla vehicles for hire in Canberra

  • Tesla Model Y

    Tesla Model YElectric

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Avis

Toyota vehicles for hire in Canberra

  • 12 Seat Toyota HiAce

    12 Seat Toyota HiAce

    12

    4

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Toyota C-HR

    Toyota C-HR

    5

    5

    3 small

    Providers

    Avis

  • Toyota Camry

    Toyota Camry

    5

    4

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget

    Toyota Corolla

    Toyota Corolla

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Hertz

  • Toyota Corolla Hatch

    Toyota Corolla Hatch

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Avis

    Toyota Hilux UTE 2WD

    Toyota Hilux UTE 2WD

    2

    2

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Toyota Hilux XCab UTE

    Toyota Hilux XCab UTE

    2

    2

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Toyota Kluger

    Toyota Kluger

    5

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget

  • Toyota Prado

    Toyota Prado

    7

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget

Other vehicles for hire in Canberra

  • 19-22 Cubic Metre Van with Lift

    19-22 Cubic Metre Van with Lift

    3

    2

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    2WD Single Cab Diesel Tray

    2WD Single Cab Diesel Tray

    2

    2

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • 6 Cubic Metre Van

    6 Cubic Metre Van

    2

    4

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Cupra Ateca Vzx

    Cupra Ateca Vzx

    5

    5

    1 small

    Providers

    Europcar

  • Cupra Formentor

    Cupra Formentor

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Europcar

    Dual Cab 4WD

    Dual Cab 4WD

    5

    4

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Mystery Car

    Mystery Car

    4

    4

    Providers

    Budget, Europcar

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The price range indicates the AUD per-day rental rates from bookings made using our search engine, excluding any extras, in most cases. While we make reasonable efforts to provide accurate and reliable data, the data is provided ‘as is’ and errors or other defects may occur. For more information, click here: Terms and Conditions.

Rates are in AUD and were last updated on 21 June, 2024

Canberra daily rate data

Price range over the past 12 months for a small car

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$73

$73

Sat

22 Jun

$73

$73

Sun

23 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

24 Jun

$84

$99

Tue

25 Jun

$73

$97

Wed

26 Jun

$73

$87

Thu

27 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Price range over the past 12 months for a medium car

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$69

$106

Sat

22 Jun

$62

$106

Sun

23 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

24 Jun

$92

$105

Tue

25 Jun

$108

$110

Wed

26 Jun

$83

$98

Thu

27 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$100

$102

Sat

22 Jun

$100

$102

Sun

23 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

24 Jun

$111

$134

Tue

25 Jun

$121

$142

Wed

26 Jun

$96

$130

Thu

27 Jun

$96

$96

Price range over the past 12 months for a small SUV

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$96

$111

Sat

22 Jun

$88

$111

Sun

23 Jun

$96

$98

Mon

24 Jun

$96

$137

Tue

25 Jun

$96

$145

Wed

26 Jun

$96

$132

Thu

27 Jun

$96

$98

Price range over the past 12 months for a medium SUV

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$86

$129

Sat

22 Jun

$84

$129

Sun

23 Jun

$100

$129

Mon

24 Jun

$100

$133

Tue

25 Jun

$100

$129

Wed

26 Jun

$100

$133

Thu

27 Jun

$100

$129

Price range over the past 12 months for a large SUV

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$86

$132

Sat

22 Jun

$86

$147

Sun

23 Jun

$132

$132

Mon

24 Jun

$132

$135

Tue

25 Jun

$132

$132

Wed

26 Jun

$132

$135

Thu

27 Jun

$132

$132

Price range over the past 12 months for a luxury SUV

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$106

$106

Sat

22 Jun

$104

$104

Sun

23 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

24 Jun

$119

$126

Tue

25 Jun

$140

$140

Wed

26 Jun

$126

$131

Thu

27 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$94

$138

Sat

22 Jun

$94

$138

Sun

23 Jun

$138

$138

Mon

24 Jun

$138

$145

Tue

25 Jun

$138

$138

Wed

26 Jun

$138

$145

Thu

27 Jun

$138

$138

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$84

$86

Sat

22 Jun

$84

$86

Sun

23 Jun

$84

$86

Mon

24 Jun

$71

$86

Tue

25 Jun

$84

$86

Wed

26 Jun

$71

$86

Thu

27 Jun

$84

$86

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

21 Jun

$119

$119

Sat

22 Jun

$108

$108

Sun

23 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

24 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Tue

25 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Wed

26 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Thu

27 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

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Historical daily rate pricing information is data from actual bookings made using our search engine in the previous 12 months.

Next 7 days rates are obtained from searches in our reservation system for a 3 day rental duration, by an Australian resident aged between 30 and 69 years old, with a pickup and return time of 10:00 am on the indicated pick up date. Rates and vehicle availability may change without notice.

Prices are in AUD and include all mandatory fees for the rental and exclude credit card surcharges and extras.

While we make reasonable efforts to provide accurate and reliable data, the data is provided ‘as is’ and errors or other defects may occur. For more information, click here: Terms and Conditions.

Rates are in AUD and were last updated on 21 June, 2024

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Local expert tips for hiring a car in Canberra

  • Watch your speed

    The speed limit in Canberra is 50km/hr unless signposted otherwise and is enforced by speed cameras and average speed cameras.

  • Roundabouts

    Canberra is known for its roundabouts and their role in helping traffic flow smoothly. You can generally drive from one side of Canberra to the other in around half an hour.

  • Parking

    There’s plenty of parking in Canberra’s CBD and in the Parliamentary Triangle. You should expect to pay up to AUD$20 per day for parking.

  • Flexible one-way car rentals

    Planning to get a one-way car rental for an interstate trip? You can book a hire car in Canberra and return it to another location. Just untick the “Return to the same location” option in our search form and select your preferred return location.

  • Simplify hiring a car

    Make hiring a car simple and stress-free with these helpful articles. Get up to speed on topics from SIPP codes and toll fees, to age restrictions, licence requirements, and more - learn more about hiring a car.

  • Save on fuel cost

    It’s important to return your hire car with a full tank of fuel to avoid extra fees. With so many service stations in Canberra, it can be hard to know where to find the best deal on petrol. Luckily, we’ve got you covered with our free fuel price comparison app.

Car rental depots in Canberra

Car hire depots in Canberra are marked on the map below.

Opening hours are provided by the depots and are subject to change.
  • Avis Canberra Downtown

    Shop 5-51/53 Mort St, Braddon ACT, 2612

    Today •8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    Closed

    4.70 • 2 ratings

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

  • Budget Canberra

    Shop 5-51/53 Mort St, Braddon ACT, 2612

    Today •8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    Closed

    4.83 • 6 ratings

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

  • Europcar Canberra City

    Novotel Hotel - 65 Northbourne Ave, Canberra ACT, 2600

    Today •8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    monday

    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    tuesday

    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    wednesday

    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    thursday

    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    friday

    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    Closed

  • Hertz Mitchell Downtown

    8 Kemble Court, Mitchell NSW, 2911

    Today •7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    monday

    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    tuesday

    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    wednesday

    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    thursday

    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    friday

    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    saturday

    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    sunday

    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    5.00 • 1 rating

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

  • Sixt Canberra City

    33 Mort St, Braddon ACT, 2612

    Today •8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    4.28 • 8 ratings

    4

    Service

    4

    Information

    4

    Accessibility

    4

    Vehicle

    4

    Presentation

  • Thrifty Mitchell

    8 Kemble Court, Mitchell NSW, 2911

    Today •7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    monday

    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    tuesday

    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    wednesday

    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    thursday

    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    friday

    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    saturday

    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    sunday

    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    5.00 • 1 rating

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

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Frequently asked questions

On hiring a car in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Canberra?

    Prices start at AUD $50 per day for an Intermediate Car, up to AUD $132 per day for a Fullsize SUV. Get a live rate for your planned dates and desired vehicle in Canberra.

  • How much does it cost to hire an Electric Car in Canberra?

    If you prefer to plug your car in rather than fill it up, an Electric Car costs between AUD $94 and AUD $138 per day. Enter your car hire dates and find a live rate for your desired Electric Car in Canberra.

  • What is the highest-rated hire car in Canberra?

    The highest-rated rental car in Canberra is Toyota Camry or similar, based on ratings by our customers within the last 12 months.

  • What is the highest-rated car hire provider in Canberra?

    Thrifty and Hertz are the highest-rated car hire providers in Canberra, based on ratings by our customers.

  • Is it cheaper to book a weekly car rental in Canberra?

    The per-day rates of some rental cars may fall if you book for a longer rental period. Prices often change around daily, three-day, five-day and seven-day periods. Also, note that the selection of rental cars available in Canberra may be more limited if you are looking for a long-term car rental, so it’s best to compare a few different booking durations first.

  • Is it easy to navigate around Canberra in a hire car?

    Being a smaller city it is easy to find your way around Canberra in a rental car, however, there are a lot of roundabouts. Be sure you are confident with the roundabout rules and we would suggest using a navigation system to assist with directions. There are traffic signs that clearly state the speed limit on each road as this differs.

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