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  • Avis
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  • Hertz
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Car rental rates at Essendon Airport

Essendon Airport (MEB) is one of Melbourne’s secondary airports, set just a 25-minute drive from the Melbourne CBD.


VroomVroomVroom lets you search, compare and book car hire easily from Essendon Airport, allowing you to hit the road sooner and explore the best of Victoria.

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Compact CarThrifty

From $66/day

for 24 May - 27 May 2024
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Standard Elite SportThrifty

From $67/day

for 24 May - 27 May 2024
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SpecialHertz

From $80/day

for 24 May - 27 May 2024
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Compact SUVThrifty

From $83/day

for 24 May - 27 May 2024
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Intermediate SUVThrifty

From $92/day

for 24 May - 27 May 2024
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Fullsize CarHertz

From $96/day

for 24 May - 27 May 2024

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Rental rate prices displayed are AUD and were available in response to a search at 12:01 am on May 23, 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 23 May, 2024

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(4.8/5 from 85,375 reviews)
  • 12 Mar 2024

    Easy

    susan j.
    Booked: MG MG3 or similar
    Brisbane Domestic Airport
    MG MG3 or similar
  • 16 Mar 2024

    great

    john a.
    Booked: Kia Cerato or similar
    Brisbane Airport
    Kia Cerato or similar
  • 29 Feb 2024

    I have always used VVV...better than the rest. Easier to deal with. Good rates.

    simon m.
    Booked: Tesla Model 3 Aut. (Electric) or similar
    Frankston
    Tesla Model 3 Aut. (Electric) or similar
  • 26 Apr 2024

    Very easy to navigate and very competitive prices.

    anna d.
    Booked: Toyota Kluger or similar
    Cairns Domestic Airport
    Toyota Kluger  or similar
  • 10 Mar 2024

    Quick and easy to get a rental car.

    deborah i.
    Booked: Toyota Corolla Hatch or similar
    Penrith
    Toyota Corolla Hatch or similar
  • 05 May 2024

    It's quick, easy and trouble-free to make a car hire booking..

    ian g.
    Booked: Hyundai i30 or similar
    Hobart Downtown
    Hyundai i30 or similar
  • 05 Mar 2024

    very easy service to book a car

    judy p.
    Booked: Mystery Car or similar
    Brisbane Airport
    Mystery Car or similar
  • 06 May 2024

    Easy

    robyn k.
    Booked: MG MG3 or similar
    Melbourne Airport
    MG MG3 or similar
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Quick facts on hiring a car at Essendon Airport

🚗 Vehicle typesCar, Passenger Van, SUV and Sport.
🔑 No. of depotsFour car rental depots at Essendon Airport.
✅ Rental brandsAvis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty.

Car models commonly available at Essendon Airport

Audi vehicles for hire at Essendon Airport

  • Audi Q5

    Audi Q5

    5

    4

    3 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Hertz

Hyundai vehicles for hire at Essendon Airport

  • 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 at Essendon Airport

  • Kia Carnival

    Kia Carnival

    8

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz, Avis

    Kia Cerato

    Kia Cerato

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget

  • Kia Sportage

    Kia Sportage

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz, Avis

Mazda vehicles for hire at Essendon Airport

  • Mazda CX-30

    Mazda CX-30

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Mazda CX5

    Mazda CX5

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Nissan vehicles for hire at Essendon Airport

  • Nissan X-Trail

    Nissan X-Trail

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget

Polestar vehicles for hire at Essendon Airport

  • Polestar 2

    Polestar 2Electric

    5

    4

    2 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Subaru vehicles for hire at Essendon Airport

  • Subaru Outback Premium

    Subaru Outback Premium

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Hertz

Suzuki vehicles for hire at Essendon Airport

  • Suzuki Swift

    Suzuki Swift

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget

Toyota vehicles for hire at Essendon Airport

  • Toyota Camry

    Toyota Camry

    5

    4

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget

    Toyota Camry Hybrid

    Toyota Camry HybridHybrid

    5

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Hertz, Avis

  • Toyota Corolla

    Toyota Corolla

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget

    Toyota Corolla Hatch

    Toyota Corolla Hatch

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Avis

  • Toyota Corolla Hybrid

    Toyota Corolla HybridHybrid

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Toyota Cross Hybrid

    Toyota Cross HybridHybrid

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Toyota Kluger

    Toyota Kluger

    5

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis

    Toyota Kluger Hybrid

    Toyota Kluger HybridHybrid

    7

    4

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Toyota Prado

    Toyota Prado

    7

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis

    Toyota Rav 4

    Toyota Rav 4

    5

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Avis

Other vehicles for hire at Essendon Airport

  • Mystery Car

    Mystery Car

    5

    4

    1 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Hertz

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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 23 May, 2024

Essendon Airport daily rate data

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$65

$109

Fri

24 May

$66

$109

Sat

25 May

$104

$109

Sun

26 May

$104

$109

Mon

27 May

$89

$109

Tue

28 May

$89

$109

Wed

29 May

$89

$109

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$114

$119

Fri

24 May

$114

$119

Sat

25 May

$114

$119

Sun

26 May

$114

$119

Mon

27 May

$114

$119

Tue

28 May

$114

$119

Wed

29 May

$114

$119

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$111

$219

Fri

24 May

$96

$219

Sat

25 May

$111

$219

Sun

26 May

$111

$219

Mon

27 May

$111

$219

Tue

28 May

$111

$219

Wed

29 May

$111

$219

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$83

$129

Fri

24 May

$83

$129

Sat

25 May

$129

$129

Sun

26 May

$129

$129

Mon

27 May

$100

$129

Tue

28 May

$100

$129

Wed

29 May

$100

$129

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$92

$139

Fri

24 May

$92

$139

Sat

25 May

$134

$139

Sun

26 May

$134

$139

Mon

27 May

$114

$150

Tue

28 May

$114

$150

Wed

29 May

$114

$139

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$144

$220

Fri

24 May

$144

$220

Sat

25 May

$144

$220

Sun

26 May

$144

$220

Mon

27 May

$124

$220

Tue

28 May

$144

$220

Wed

29 May

$144

$220

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$140

$140

Fri

24 May

$140

$140

Sat

25 May

$140

$140

Sun

26 May

$140

$140

Mon

27 May

$140

$140

Tue

28 May

$140

$140

Wed

29 May

$140

$140

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$66

$66

Fri

24 May

$67

$84

Sat

25 May

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

Sun

26 May

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

27 May

$91

$106

Tue

28 May

$91

$106

Wed

29 May

$91

$91

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$120

$224

Fri

24 May

$120

$224

Sat

25 May

$224

$224

Sun

26 May

$224

$224

Mon

27 May

$167

$224

Tue

28 May

$152

$224

Wed

29 May

$167

$224

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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 23 May, 2024

Car rental depots at Essendon Airport

Car hire depots at Essendon Airport are marked on the map below.

Opening hours are provided by the depots and are subject to change.
  • Avis Essendon Airport

    On airport • Essendon Airport Terminal

    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 - 6:00 PM

    saturday

    7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Budget Essendon Airport

    On airport • Essendon Airport Terminal

    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 - 6:00 PM

    saturday

    7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Hertz Essendon Airport

    On airport • Essendon Airport Terminal

    Today •8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    saturday

    Closed

    sunday

    Closed

  • Thrifty Essendon Airport

    On airport • Essendon Airport Terminal

    Today •8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    saturday

    Closed

    sunday

    Closed

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Nearby Essendon Airport

Organising to pick up your hire car from the airport is great for convenience, but can cost more. If you’re looking for a rental car depot that is close to — but not at — Essendon Airport, here’s a selection of hire car depots to choose from.

Info. Approximate distance calculated from Essendon Airport
Docklands <1km away
Southbank 1km away
Airport West <2km away
South Melbourne 2km away
South Yarra 2km away
Preston 2km away
Richmond 2km away
Maidstone 3km away
St Kilda 3km away
Melbourne 4km away
Footscray 4km away
Hoppers Crossing 5km away
Balwyn <6km away
Melbourne Airport 6km away
Melbourne Southern Cross Station 8km away

Frequently asked questions

On hiring a car at Essendon Airport

  • How much does it cost to hire a car at Essendon Airport?

    Prices start at AUD $61 per day for a Compact Car, up to AUD $220 per day for a Fullsize SUV. Get a live rate for your planned dates and desired vehicle at Essendon Airport.

  • How much does it cost to hire an Electric Car at Essendon Airport?

    If you prefer to plug your car in rather than fill it up, an Electric Car costs AUD $62 per day. Enter your car hire dates and find a live rate for your desired Electric Car at Essendon Airport.

  • How much does it cost to hire a Minivan or People Mover at Essendon Airport?

    If you’ve got a crowd, but don’t need something as large as a bus, then a 7-seater or 8-seater Minivan hire might be your best option. A Minivan costs AUD $120 per day. Check for a live rate by entering your desired car hire dates at Essendon Airport.

  • Is it cheaper to book a weekly car rental at Essendon Airport?

    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 at Essendon Airport 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.

  • Where is the nearest petrol station to Essendon Airport?

    You can choose to refuel in Caltex Woolworths located at 359 Keilor Road, Essendon. Be sure to fill up before returning your vehicle to avoid any additional fees from your supplier.

  • Is insurance already included when I rent a car from Essendon Airport?

    When you rent a car at Essendon Airport, general car insurance is covered by your car hire supplier. However, if your car is damaged or stolen while you’re renting it, you’ll be responsible for paying an excess ranging anywhere from AUD$4,000 to AUD$8,250.

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