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Car rental rates in Launceston

Launceston sits towards the north coast of Tasmania, about a two and a half hour drive from the state capital of Hobart. This makes it a great destination to start — or finish — your Tasmania road trip.


Getting on the road in Launceston is easy with VroomVroomVroom — book a reliable hire car with Australia’s leading brands using our comparison tool to find a competitive rate — it can take as little as two minutes.

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SpecialEuropcar

From $35/day

for 29 May - 01 Jun 2024
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Compact SUVEuropcar

From $38/day

for 31 May - 05 Jun 2024
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Intermediate CarEuropcar

From $40/day

for 02 Jun - 07 Jun 2024
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Intermediate SUVEuropcar

From $40/day

for 31 May - 05 Jun 2024
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Economy CarBudget

From $48/day

for 29 May - 01 Jun 2024
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Standard SUVEuropcar

From $52/day

for 31 May - 05 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 May 28, 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 28 May, 2024

Quick facts on hiring a car in Launceston

🚗 Vehicle typesCar, Commercial Van/Truck, Passenger Van, SUV and Ute.
🔑 No. of depotsSix car rental depots in Launceston.
✅ Rental brandsBudget, Dollar, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty.

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Here’s what VroomVroomVroom customers think

Our customers have rated their Launceston car rental booking experience 4.7/5
(48 reviews)
  • 12 Mar 2024

    easy

    daniel m.
    Booked: Hyundai i30 or similar
    Launceston Downtown
    Hyundai i30 or similar
  • 11 Dec 2023

    good

    neil m.
    Booked: Mitsubishi ASX or similar
    Launceston Downtown
    Mitsubishi ASX or similar
  • 08 Nov 2023

    👍 great

    nyein o.
    Booked: Nissan X-Trail or similar
    Launceston Downtown
    Nissan X-Trail or similar
  • 13 Apr 2024

    Very easy to book last minute rental

    kenneth a.
    Booked: Mitsubishi Outlander or similar
    Brisbane Airport
    Mitsubishi Outlander or similar
  • 17 Mar 2024

    Easy access

    helen h.
    Booked: Suzuki Baleno or similar
    Brisbane Airport
    Suzuki Baleno or similar
  • 29 Mar 2024

    It was easy to book and happy with the price

    gary m.
    Booked: Suzuki Swift or similar
    Hobart Airport
    Suzuki Swift or similar
  • 17 May 2024

    Great site for choosing a rental.

    jerzy w.
    Booked: Kia Cerato or similar
    Adelaide Airport
    Kia Cerato or similar
  • 18 May 2024

    great easy to use website

    caroline w.
    Booked: Toyota Corolla or similar
    Mascot / Sydney Airport
    Toyota Corolla or similar
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Car models commonly available in Launceston

Popular rental car models in Launceston last month

  • % of Bookings
    Price range last month
  • 1

    58%

    $43
    $135
    Suzuki Swift

    Suzuki SwiftEconomy Car

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Rent with

    Thrifty, Budget

  • 2

    8%

    $161
    $161
    Toyota Corolla Hybrid

    Toyota Corolla HybridCompact Car

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Rent with

    Thrifty

  • 3

    8%

    $53
    $53
    Hyundai i30

    Hyundai i30Compact Car

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Rent with

    Thrifty

  • 4

    8%

    $148
    $148
    Mazda CX5

    Mazda CX5Intermediate SUV

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Rent with

    Thrifty

  • 5

    8%

    $167
    $167
    Toyota Corolla Hatch

    Toyota Corolla HatchCompact Car

    5

    5

    2 large, 1 small

    Rent with

    Budget

Audi vehicles for hire in Launceston

  • Audi Q3 35 TFSI Sportback

    Audi Q3 35 TFSI Sportback

    5

    4

    2 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Hertz

    Audi Q5

    Audi Q5

    5

    4

    3 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Hertz

  • Audi Q7

    Audi Q7

    7

    4

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Hertz

Ford vehicles for hire in Launceston

  • Ford Ranger

    Ford Ranger

    5

    5

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Hyundai vehicles for hire in Launceston

  • Hyundai i30

    Hyundai i30

    5

    4

    1 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Enterprise, Thrifty, Hertz

Kia vehicles for hire in Launceston

  • Kia Carnival

    Kia Carnival

    8

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget, Thrifty, Hertz

    Kia Cerato

    Kia Cerato

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget

  • Kia Sportage

    Kia Sportage

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Mazda vehicles for hire in Launceston

  • 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, Hertz

  • Mazda CX5

    Mazda CX5

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

MG vehicles for hire in Launceston

  • MG HS VIBE

    MG HS VIBE

    5

    4

    1 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Enterprise

    MG MG3

    MG MG3

    5

    4

    2 small

    Providers

    Enterprise

Mitsubishi vehicles for hire in Launceston

  • Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX

    Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX

    5

    5

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Nissan vehicles for hire in Launceston

  • Nissan X-Trail

    Nissan X-Trail

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget

Polestar vehicles for hire in Launceston

  • Polestar 2

    Polestar 2Electric

    5

    4

    2 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Skoda vehicles for hire in Launceston

  • Skoda Kamiq

    Skoda Kamiq

    5

    5

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Enterprise

    Skoda Scala

    Skoda Scala

    5

    4

    2 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Enterprise

Suzuki vehicles for hire in Launceston

  • Suzuki Jimny

    Suzuki Jimny

    4

    2

    2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty

    Suzuki Swift

    Suzuki Swift

    4

    3

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget, Thrifty, Hertz

Toyota vehicles for hire in Launceston

  • 12 Seat Toyota HiAce

    12 Seat Toyota HiAce

    12

    4

    Providers

    Thrifty

    Premium 4WD - Toyota Landcruiser 200 Series

    Premium 4WD - Toyota Landcruiser 200 Series

    7

    5

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Hertz

  • Toyota Camry

    Toyota Camry

    5

    4

    2 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Hertz

    Toyota Camry Hybrid

    Toyota Camry HybridHybrid

    5

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Hertz

  • Toyota Corolla

    Toyota Corolla

    5

    4

    1 small

    Providers

    Budget, Hertz

    Toyota Corolla Hatch

    Toyota Corolla HatchHybrid

    5

    5

    2 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Budget

  • 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 Hiace

    Toyota Hiace

    2

    2

    Providers

    Enterprise

    Toyota Hilux UTE 2WD

    Toyota Hilux UTE 2WD

    2

    2

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Toyota Landcruiser Prado

    Toyota Landcruiser Prado

    7

    4

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

    Toyota RAV4 HybridHybrid

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Toyota Yaris

    Toyota Yaris

    5

    4

    1 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Enterprise

Other vehicles for hire in Launceston

  • Dual Cab 4WD

    Dual Cab 4WD

    5

    4

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Hino 300 Series 616 Medium

    Hino 300 Series 616 Medium

    3

    4

    Providers

    Enterprise

  • Mine Equip 4WD Dual Cab

    Mine Equip 4WD Dual Cab

    5

    4

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Mystery Car

    Mystery Car

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Enterprise, 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 28 May, 2024

Launceston daily rate data

Price range over the past 12 months for a small car

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

28 May

$48

$200

Wed

29 May

$48

$200

Thu

30 May

$48

$200

Fri

31 May

$48

$196

Sat

01 Jun

$48

$104

Sun

02 Jun

$48

$104

Mon

03 Jun

$68

$114

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

28 May

$46

$85

Wed

29 May

$46

$65

Thu

30 May

$46

$65

Fri

31 May

$45

$85

Sat

01 Jun

$46

$65

Sun

02 Jun

$40

$72

Mon

03 Jun

$57

$87

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

28 May

$87

$167

Wed

29 May

$106

$106

Thu

30 May

$90

$90

Fri

31 May

$79

$167

Sat

01 Jun

$90

$90

Sun

02 Jun

$74

$97

Mon

03 Jun

$87

$167

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

28 May

$39

$202

Wed

29 May

$39

$39

Thu

30 May

$42

$42

Fri

31 May

$38

$202

Sat

01 Jun

$39

$39

Sun

02 Jun

$38

$42

Mon

03 Jun

$51

$202

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

28 May

$54

$389

Wed

29 May

$62

$84

Thu

30 May

$63

$99

Fri

31 May

$40

$389

Sat

01 Jun

$59

$77

Sun

02 Jun

$40

$77

Mon

03 Jun

$60

$389

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

28 May

$65

$396

Wed

29 May

$65

$103

Thu

30 May

$65

$94

Fri

31 May

$52

$396

Sat

01 Jun

$64

$97

Sun

02 Jun

$52

$101

Mon

03 Jun

$62

$396

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

28 May

$117

$281

Wed

29 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

Thu

30 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

Fri

31 May

$106

$242

Sat

01 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

Sun

02 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

03 Jun

$117

$242

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

28 May

$110

$274

Wed

29 May

$274

$274

Thu

30 May

$274

$274

Fri

31 May

$100

$210

Sat

01 Jun

$115

$115

Sun

02 Jun

$137

$137

Mon

03 Jun

$114

$228

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

28 May

$242

$242

Wed

29 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

Thu

30 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

Fri

31 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

Sat

01 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

Sun

02 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

03 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

28 May

$163

$191

Wed

29 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

Thu

30 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

Fri

31 May

$105

$116

Sat

01 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

Sun

02 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

03 Jun

$163

$163

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

28 May

$110

$191

Wed

29 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

Thu

30 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

Fri

31 May

$100

$227

Sat

01 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

Sun

02 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

03 Jun

$110

$191

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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 28 May, 2024

Launceston Airport car hire

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Local expert tips for hiring a car in Launceston

  • Watch your speed

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

  • Peak hour traffic

    Like many Australian cities, Launceston traffic can be heavier during morning and evening peak hour periods. Consider allowing extra travel time if driving on weekdays between 7:00 am to 9:00 am and 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

  • Parking

    Parking in Launceston’s CBD is paid by the hour with rates varying by location. Always check signs for prices and time limits before leaving your vehicle.

  • Flexible one-way car rentals

    Planning to get a one-way car rental for an interstate trip? You can book a hire car in Launceston 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

    Find the best value fuel for your fill-up, and avoid extra fuel fees for dropping off your car without filling up, with our free fuel price comparison app.

Car rental depots in Launceston

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

Opening hours are provided by the depots and are subject to change.
  • Budget Launceston Downtown

    147a Wellington St, Launceston TAS, 7250

    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 - 12:00 PM

    4.69 • 7 ratings

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

  • Dollar Launceston Downtown

    58 Paterson St, Launceston TAS, 7250

    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

    Closed

    sunday

    Closed

  • Enterprise Launceston City

    151-153 Saint John Street, Launceston TAS, 7250

    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 - 2:00 PM

    sunday

    Closed

    5.00 • 1 rating

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

  • Europcar Launceston City

    80 Tamar Street, Launceston TAS, 7250

    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

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    sunday

    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Hertz Launceston Downtown

    58 Paterson St, Launceston TAS, 7250

    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

    Closed

    sunday

    Closed

    4.40 • 1 rating

    4

    Service

    4

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    4

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

  • Thrifty Launceston Downtown

    58 Paterson St, Launceston TAS, 7250

    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

    Closed

    sunday

    Closed

    3.00 • 4 ratings

    3

    Service

    3

    Information

    3

    Accessibility

    3

    Vehicle

    3

    Presentation

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Nearby Launceston

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 — Launceston, here’s a selection of hire car depots to choose from.

Info. Approximate distance calculated from Launceston
Prospect Vale 5km away
Evandale 6km away
Launceston Airport 15km away

Frequently asked questions

On hiring a car in Launceston, Tasmania

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

    Prices start at AUD $38 per day for a Compact SUV, up to AUD $233 per day for a Premium SUV. Get a live rate for your planned dates and desired vehicle in Launceston.

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

    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 $100 per day. Check for a live rate by entering your desired car hire dates in Launceston.

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

    The highest-rated rental car in Launceston is Kia Cerato or similar, based on ratings by our customers within the last 12 months.

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

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

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

    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 Launceston 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.

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