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Booking a Car Hire at Darling Harbour Is Easy

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Let VroomVroomVroom help you to easily search, compare and book an affordable hire car at Darling Harbour. In the heart of Sydney​, Darling Harbour is a bustling precinct with plenty of attractions, restaurants and green spaces to enjoy.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car at Darling Harbour

Available car types​Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Luxury, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV
Rental depots​6
Car rental suppliersAvis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz

Sydney Airport Collection

Get on the road as soon as you land by collecting your hire car from Sydney Airport (SYD)​. Let us compare the best available rates from our trusted suppliers and you select the one that best suits your budget and needs.

Depots in Darling Harbour

Need to get around Darling Harbour for a few days or wanting a car for a longer drive out of Sydney? Conveniently pick up your hire car from these depots in Darling Harbour and at neighbouring suburbs of Sydney CBD​ and Pyrmont​:

Avis logo55 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont 2009
8:00am - 5:30pm weekdays.

Budget logo55 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont 2009 ​
8:00am - 5:30pm weekdays.

Europcar logoIbis Darling Harbour, 70 Murray Street, Pyrmont 2009
8:00am - 5:00pm weekdays and weekends.

Hertz logo10/209 Harris Street, Pyrmont 2009
8:00am - 1:00pm weekdays.

Frequently Asked Questions for Darling Harbour Car Hire

How much does it cost to hire a car at Darling Harbour?

In May 2019, our customers paid between AUD $44 and AUD $91 per day depending on the vehicle type and rental duration to hire a car at Darling Harbour. For current pricing on Darling Harbour car hire, use our price comparison tool​​.

What is the highest-rated rental car at Darling Harbour?

The highest-rated rental car at Darling Harbour is a Toyota Corolla or similar based on recent ratings​ by our customers.

Who is the highest-rated car hire supplier at Darling Harbour?

Hertz​ is the highest-rated car hire supplier at Darling Harbour based on recent ratings by our customers.

Can I pick up a car hire at Darling Harbour and drop off in another location?

Yes, but be prepared to pay a one-way fee​.

Our Guide to Visiting Darling Harbour

Darling Harbour is a vibrant area of Sydney’s inner city with world-class dining, cultural landmarks and Sydney Harbour glimpses. Here are some of our favourite spots in Darling Harbour:

Attractions | Accommodation


Chinese Garden of Friendship

Address: Pier Street, Corner Harbour Street, Darling Harbour 2000

Darling Harbour’s Chinese Garden of Friendship is an inner-city oasis that was designed in 1988 and follows the concept of Yin-Yang and Wu-Xing - the harmonious five elements of wood, fire, earth, metal and water. Spend time exploring the gardens before enjoying a light meal at The Gardens by Lotus in the heritage-listed Teahouse.

Australian National Maritime Museum

Address: 2 Murray Street, Darling Harbour 2000

Enjoy a day out for the whole family at the Australian National Maritime Museum. From tales of naval battles and mutiny to aquatic sporting achievements - there’s plenty to see and do. Enter a navy submarine or climb aboard the HMB Endeavour, a replica of Captain James Cook’s vessel that discovered Australia.

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Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour

Address: 12 Darling Drive, Sydney 2000

Stay in an architecturally-designed sophistication when you book a room at Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour. Marvel at the hotel’s 35-storey glass exterior before checking in to one of their 590 rooms including 35 suites with expansive Sydney views. The suites feature an in-bathroom television, double shower heads and luxurious soaking tubs.

Holiday Inn Darling Harbour

Address: 68 Harbour Street, Darling Harbour 2000​​

Centrally located between Chinatown and the Darling Square precinct, Holiday Inn Darling Harbour is the perfect spot to stay in Darling Harbour. The heritage-listed building is also the largest Holiday Inn in Australia with five new two-bedroom suites designed for families.

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Customer Reviews for Darling Harbour Car Hire
Rating: 5 / 5 based on 5 reviews
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Kenneth H.
    Date: 04 May 2020
    Feedback: Nice and easy and affordable
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Anthony D.
    Date: 15 Apr 2020
    Feedback: Excellent and easy
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Anonymous
    Date: 07 Apr 2020
    Feedback: I always book with Vroom Vroom, have done for years, a very wealthy friend recommended the company to me this was the place to go, and they were right then and its still right now in 2020. So thanks Vroom and your helpful style and staff. sadly Im just in the process of having to cancel 2 trips, one Fiji and the other Aust due to border closing in the Pacific, but I'll be off and away as soon as the gate opens. cheers and stay safe
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Paul D. J.
    Date: 03 Apr 2020
    Feedback: Should be a discount when booking two vehicles
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Judith H.
    Date: 31 Mar 2020
    Feedback: Extra insurance should not be paid until rental paid.I am still waiting for refund from previous rental that had to be cancelled due to airline cancelling flight.
    Rating: 3.5/5 indifferent