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Car rental rates in Essendon

Essendon is one of Melbourne’s better known and larger suburbs located within easy travel distance of the CBD. The suburb is both famous for being Steve Irwin’s birthplace and also for its same-named Australian Rules Football team.


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Economy CarSixt

From $45/day

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Mini CarSixt

From $45/day

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From $45/day

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Economy SUVSixt

From $46/day

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From $49/day

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From $50/day

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Rental rate prices displayed are AUD and were available in response to a search at 12:01 am on April 18, 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 18 April, 2024

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Our customers have rated their Essendon car rental booking experience 4.2/5
(24 reviews)
  • 20 Feb 2024

    All fine

    john w.
    Booked: Kia Cerato or similar
    Busselton
    Kia Cerato or similar
  • 03 Apr 2024

    Easy to book. Can cancel when need to.

    davy h.
    Booked: Kia Carnival or similar
    Brisbane Airport
    Kia Carnival or similar
  • 10 Apr 2024

    Prices, ease of booking, inclusion of insurance, so that i don't have to chase around other insurers.

    mohammed c.
    Booked: Toyota Camry or similar
    Newcastle
    Toyota Camry or similar
  • 13 Mar 2024

    easy stress free

    roy c.
    Booked: Toyota Corolla Hatch or similar
    Fyshwick
    Toyota Corolla Hatch or similar
  • 23 Mar 2024

    Simple, Easy and Fast

    sivanesh t.
    Booked: Toyota Camry or similar
    World Square
    Toyota Camry or similar
  • 12 Mar 2024

    easy

    daniel m.
    Booked: Hyundai i30 or similar
    Launceston Downtown
    Hyundai i30 or similar
  • 22 Mar 2024

    uncomplicated

    neala m.
    Booked: MG MG3 or similar
    Cairns Domestic Airport
    MG MG3 or similar
  • 13 Apr 2024

    Easy

    john h.
    Booked: Suzuki Swift or similar
    Darwin
    Suzuki Swift or similar
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Quick facts on hiring a car in Essendon

🚗 Vehicle typesCar, Commercial Van/Truck, Crossover, Monospace, Passenger Van, SUV and Ute.
🔑 No. of depotsFour car rental depots in Essendon.
✅ Rental brandsAvis, Budget, Enterprise and Sixt.

Car models commonly available in Essendon

Audi vehicles for hire in Essendon

  • Audi Q3 Hybrid

    Audi Q3 HybridHybrid

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Sixt

BMW vehicles for hire in Essendon

  • BMW 3 series

    BMW 3 series

    5

    5

    3 large, 5 small

    Providers

    Sixt

    BMW X3

    BMW X3

    5

    5

    4 large, 6 small

    Providers

    Sixt

Hyundai vehicles for hire in Essendon

  • Hyundai i30

    Hyundai i30

    5

    4

    1 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Enterprise

    Hyundai Kona

    Hyundai Kona

    5

    5

    1 small

    Providers

    Budget, Sixt

Kia vehicles for hire in Essendon

  • Kia Carnival

    Kia Carnival

    8

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Sixt

    Kia Cerato

    Kia Cerato

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget, Sixt

  • Kia Picanto

    Kia Picanto

    5

    5

    1 large, 3 small

    Providers

    Sixt

    Kia Rio

    Kia Rio

    5

    4

    2 large, 3 small

    Providers

    Sixt

  • Kia Sportage

    Kia Sportage

    5

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis

Mercedes vehicles for hire in Essendon

  • Mercedes  C200

    Mercedes C200

    5

    5

    3 large, 5 small

    Providers

    Sixt

MG vehicles for hire in Essendon

  • MG HS

    MG HS

    5

    5

    3 large, 5 small

    Providers

    Sixt

    MG HS VIBE

    MG HS VIBE

    5

    4

    1 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Enterprise

  • MG MG3

    MG MG3

    5

    4

    2 small

    Providers

    Enterprise

Nissan vehicles for hire in Essendon

  • Nissan X-Trail

    Nissan X-Trail

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget

Skoda vehicles for hire in Essendon

  • Skoda Scala

    Skoda Scala

    5

    4

    2 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Enterprise

Suzuki vehicles for hire in Essendon

  • Suzuki Swift

    Suzuki Swift

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget

Tesla vehicles for hire in Essendon

  • Tesla Model 3

    Tesla Model 3Electric

    5

    5

    3 large, 5 small

    Providers

    Sixt

    Tesla Model 3 (Electric)

    Tesla Model 3 (Electric)Electric

    5

    5

    3 large, 5 small

    Providers

    Sixt

  • Tesla Model Y

    Tesla Model YElectric

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Sixt

    Tesla Model Y (Electric)

    Tesla Model Y (Electric)Electric

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Sixt

Toyota vehicles for hire in Essendon

  • Toyota Camry

    Toyota Camry

    5

    4

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget

    Toyota Camry Hybrid

    Toyota Camry HybridHybrid

    5

    4

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Sixt

  • Toyota Corolla

    Toyota Corolla

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget

    Toyota Corolla Hatch

    Toyota Corolla Hatch

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Avis, Sixt

  • Toyota Hiace

    Toyota Hiace

    2

    2

    Providers

    Enterprise

    Toyota Hilux

    Toyota Hilux

    5

    4

    Providers

    Enterprise

  • Toyota Kluger

    Toyota Kluger

    5

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Sixt

    Toyota Prado

    Toyota Prado

    7

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Sixt

  • Toyota Rav 4

    Toyota Rav 4

    5

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Avis

    Toyota RAV4

    Toyota RAV4

    5

    5

    3 large, 5 small

    Providers

    Sixt

  • Toyota Yaris

    Toyota Yaris

    5

    4

    1 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Enterprise, Sixt

    Toyota Yaris Cross

    Toyota Yaris Cross

    5

    5

    1 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Sixt

Other vehicles for hire in Essendon

  • Cupra Leon V

    Cupra Leon VHybrid

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Sixt

    Hino 300 Series 616 Medium

    Hino 300 Series 616 Medium

    3

    4

    Providers

    Enterprise

  • Iveco Daily

    Iveco Daily

    2

    2

    Providers

    Enterprise

    VW Tiguan

    VW Tiguan

    5

    5

    2 large, 3 small

    Providers

    Sixt

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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 18 April, 2024

Essendon daily rate data

Price range over the past 12 months for a small car

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

18 Apr

$46

$62

Fri

19 Apr

$45

$75

Sat

20 Apr

$46

$75

Sun

21 Apr

$45

$68

Mon

22 Apr

$54

$61

Tue

23 Apr

$45

$79

Wed

24 Apr

$54

$62

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

18 Apr

$54

$74

Fri

19 Apr

$49

$80

Sat

20 Apr

$58

$80

Sun

21 Apr

$49

$81

Mon

22 Apr

$58

$71

Tue

23 Apr

$49

$81

Wed

24 Apr

$58

$71

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

18 Apr

$60

$129

Fri

19 Apr

$64

$129

Sat

20 Apr

$64

$129

Sun

21 Apr

$55

$129

Mon

22 Apr

$64

$129

Tue

23 Apr

$55

$129

Wed

24 Apr

$64

$129

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

18 Apr

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

Fri

19 Apr

$141

$141

Sat

20 Apr

$141

$141

Sun

21 Apr

$66

$122

Mon

22 Apr

$66

$107

Tue

23 Apr

$66

$93

Wed

24 Apr

$66

$93

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

18 Apr

$52

$71

Fri

19 Apr

$55

$55

Sat

20 Apr

$55

$71

Sun

21 Apr

$46

$71

Mon

22 Apr

$55

$71

Tue

23 Apr

$46

$71

Wed

24 Apr

$55

$71

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

18 Apr

$58

$89

Fri

19 Apr

$62

$102

Sat

20 Apr

$62

$102

Sun

21 Apr

$53

$90

Mon

22 Apr

$62

$89

Tue

23 Apr

$53

$99

Wed

24 Apr

$62

$89

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

18 Apr

$59

$220

Fri

19 Apr

$63

$220

Sat

20 Apr

$63

$220

Sun

21 Apr

$54

$220

Mon

22 Apr

$63

$220

Tue

23 Apr

$54

$220

Wed

24 Apr

$63

$220

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

18 Apr

$72

$220

Fri

19 Apr

$77

$220

Sat

20 Apr

$72

$220

Sun

21 Apr

$72

$220

Mon

22 Apr

$72

$220

Tue

23 Apr

$72

$220

Wed

24 Apr

$72

$220

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

18 Apr

$107

$112

Fri

19 Apr

$97

$122

Sat

20 Apr

$97

$122

Sun

21 Apr

$97

$107

Mon

22 Apr

$86

$93

Tue

23 Apr

$80

$86

Wed

24 Apr

$81

$86

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

18 Apr

$215

$224

Fri

19 Apr

$210

$224

Sat

20 Apr

$210

$224

Sun

21 Apr

$174

$224

Mon

22 Apr

$215

$224

Tue

23 Apr

$215

$224

Wed

24 Apr

$215

$224

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

18 Apr

$124

$124

Fri

19 Apr

$124

$124

Sat

20 Apr

$124

$124

Sun

21 Apr

$110

$124

Mon

22 Apr

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

23 Apr

$110

$124

Wed

24 Apr

$124

$124

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

18 Apr

$55

$55

Fri

19 Apr

$59

$59

Sat

20 Apr

$59

$59

Sun

21 Apr

$50

$59

Mon

22 Apr

$59

$59

Tue

23 Apr

$50

$59

Wed

24 Apr

$59

$59

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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 18 April, 2024

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Car rental depots in Essendon

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

Opening hours are provided by the depots and are subject to change.
  • Avis Avis Maribyrnong Cars

    28 Williamson Road, Maribyrnong Vic VIC, 3032

    Today •7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    monday

    7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    tuesday

    7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    wednesday

    7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    thursday

    7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    friday

    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    saturday

    7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Budget Budget Maribyrnong Cars

    28 Williamson Road, Maribyrnong VIC, 3032

    Today •7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    monday

    7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    tuesday

    7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    wednesday

    7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    thursday

    7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    friday

    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    saturday

    7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    4.80 • 1 rating

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    4

    Presentation

  • Enterprise Melbourne Coburg

    251 Sydney Road, Coburg VIC, 3058

    Today •7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    monday

    7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    tuesday

    7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    wednesday

    7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    thursday

    7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    friday

    7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    sunday

    8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

  • Sixt Coburg (AU)

    152A Gaffney Street, Coburg VIC, 3058

    Today •8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    5.00 • 2 ratings

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

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Frequently asked questions

On hiring a car in Essendon, Victoria

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

    Prices start at AUD $45 per day for an Economy Car, up to AUD $220 per day for a Premium SUV. Get a live rate for your planned dates and desired vehicle in Essendon.

  • How much does it cost to hire a Luxury SUV in Essendon?

    If you are looking for a Luxury SUV option, the rate is AUD $86 per day. Make sure to check a live rate for your desired car hire dates in Essendon.

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

    If you prefer to plug your car in rather than fill it up, an Electric Car costs between AUD $80 and AUD $86 per day. Enter your car hire dates and find a live rate for your desired Electric Car in Essendon.

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

    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 $174 per day. Check for a live rate by entering your desired car hire dates in Essendon.

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

    The highest-rated rental car in Essendon is Hyundai Elantra or similar, based on ratings by our customers within the last 12 months.

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

    Sixt is the highest-rated car hire provider in Essendon, based on ratings by our customers.

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

    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 Essendon 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.

  • Can I pick up a car hire in Essendon and drop off in another location?

    Absolutely. You can pick up your hire car in Essendon and drop off in another location. However, there may be a one-way fee charged to your booking by your supplier. To avoid surprises, we add this charge to the total cost displayed in our search engine.

  • Where can I park my rental car in Essendon?

    There are ample parking and a variety of parking options on-site in Essendon as well as permit zone, pay and display and long term parking opposite Essendon Fields Airport. Free parking for periods up to two hours is available in the shopping centre car park.

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