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Find an Affordable Hire Car at Southbank

city view of southbank melbourne

Southbank lines the Yarra River across from Melbourne’s CBD, and is home to the city’s famous Crown Casino. If you’re after a hire car in the area, search and compare with VroomVroomVroom for a wide range of vehicles at the best available rates.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Melbourne Southbank

Available car types​Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Luxury, Pickup, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV
Rental depots​27
Car rental suppliersAvis, Budget, East Coast, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty​​

Melbourne Airport Collection

Start exploring Melbourne Southbank as soon as you land by collecting your hire car from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)​. We work with eight car hire suppliers at Melbourne Airport to ensure you get the best rates on your preferred rental car.

Depots in Melbourne Southbank

Enjoy your time in Melbourne Southbank with a hire car. There are lots of depots surrounding the area, but here are the main depots within Southbank:

Avis logo295 City Road, Southbank 3006
8:00am - 5:00pm weekdays except Friday.
8:00am - 6:00pm Friday.
8:00am - 1:00pm weekends.

Budget logo122 Moray Street, South Melbourne 3205
8:00am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:00am - 1:30pm weekends.

Europcar logo50-54 Clarendon Street, Southbank 3006
8:00am - 5:30pm weekdays.
8:00am - 12:00pm weekends.

Frequently Asked Questions for Southbank Car Hire

How much does it cost to hire a car in Melbourne Southbank?

In April 2019, our customers paid between AUD $41 and AUD $137 per day for a hire car in Melbourne Southbank. Prices vary depending on vehicle type, time of year, and booking duration. For current rates, use our price comparison tool​​.

What is the highest-rated rental car in Melbourne Southbank?

The highest-rated rental car in Melbourne Southbank is Hyundai i30 or similar based on recent ratings​ by our customers.

What is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Melbourne Southbank?

Budget​ is the highest-rated car hire supplier at Southbank based on recent ratings by our customers.

Can I pick up a car hire in Melbourne Southbank and drop off in another location?

Sure you can, but you may be charged a one-way fee​. Check with your supplier to find out how much the fee is.

Our Guide to Visiting Melbourne's Southbank

Southbank is an exciting hub of entertainment with a thriving nightlife right on the edge of the Yarra. Home to the Crown Casino and many restaurants and event centres, it’s certainly worth a visit. Here are some of our favourite spots in the area:

Attractions​ | Accommodation


​Attractions

Southbank Promenade

Address: Southbank 3006

Admire the blend of classic and modern architecture along Southbank Promenade. Brimming with eateries and bars, it stretches from the Princes Bridge to the Evan Walker Bridge and is a great spot to find street performers and novelty stands.

Eureka Skydeck

Address: 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank 3006

A trip to Southbank won’t be complete without visiting the 297.3-metre skyscraper. Enjoy 360-views of Melbourne from the 88th floor or at The Edge if you are not afraid of heights.

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Accommodation

Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Southbank

Address: 9 Riverside Quay, Southbank 3006

Situated in the heart of Southbank and a stroll from the Yarra, this modern hotel offers affordable accommodation in a premium location just metres from the Eureka Skydeck. You have a choice of rooms featuring a queen or twin beds, with each housing a kitchenette.

Imagine Marco

Address: 42/48 Balston Street, Southbank 3006

For a more luxurious stay in Melbourne, Imagine Marco offers guests a selection of elegant apartments, from clean and comfortable one-bedders to their two-bedroom executive sky suite. Whatever your choice, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of Melbourne and exemplary kitchen and living spaces.

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Customer Reviews for Melbourne Southbank Car Hire
Rating: 4.7 / 5 based on 38 reviews
  • 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
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    Reviewer: Tilmann R.
    Date: 24 Mar 2020
    Feedback: Very easy, thank you
    Rating: 5/5 happy
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    Date: 19 Feb 2019
    Feedback: always such a supportive team, efficient and fast answering to querries
    Rating: 5/5 happy
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    Date: 05 Sep 2018
    Feedback: Easy to use system - Helpful * knowledgeable member of staff on the webchat
    Rating: 5/5 happy
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    Reviewer: Harvey K.
    Date: 20 May 2018
    Feedback: Thanks great site!
    Rating: 5/5 happy