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Car rental rates in South Melbourne

Situated on the south bank of the Yarra River, South Melbourne is a bustling inner-city suburb of Melbourne and is only two kilometres from the CBD.


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Economy CarSixt

From $56/day

for 28 May - 02 Jun 2024
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Compact CarEuropcar

From $57/day

for 26 May - 31 May 2024
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Compact MonospaceSixt

From $61/day

for 28 May - 02 Jun 2024
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Economy SUVSixt

From $66/day

for 28 May - 02 Jun 2024
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Intermediate SUVEuropcar

From $66/day

for 26 May - 31 May 2024
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Intermediate CarEuropcar

From $67/day

for 26 May - 31 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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Our customers have rated their South Melbourne car rental booking experience 4.7/5
(71 reviews)
  • 29 Feb 2024

    Was fast and easy and communication was great

    craig t.
    Booked: Hyundai i30 or similar
    Launceston Airport
    Hyundai i30 or similar
  • 17 May 2024

    Our flights were bought forward two hours and there was no facility to alter the booking with Vroom to reflect an earlier pick up which meant I had to cancel and start again. No biggie, just something that maybe is worth considering changing?

    michelle j.
    Booked: Mystery Car Vehicle Determined At Checkout or similar
    Perth
    Mystery Car Vehicle Determined At Checkout or similar
  • 17 Apr 2024

    smooth process, better rates than elsewhere on this occasion

    verna w.
    Booked: Toyota Yaris or similar
    Brisbane Domestic Airport
    Toyota Yaris or similar
  • 17 Apr 2024

    Great customer service

    richard t.
    Booked: Kia Carnival or similar
    Hobart Airport
    Kia Carnival or similar
  • 16 May 2024

    Fantastic so easy to book

    gaylene s.
    Booked: Suzuki Swift or similar
    Devonport
    Suzuki Swift or similar
  • 11 May 2024

    if only i can pay the additional insurance later, it would have been great as I would like to have the opttion to cancel if i needed to later.

    kok ping joseph p.
    Booked: Mazda CX5 or similar
    Melbourne Airport
    Mazda CX5 or similar
  • 26 Apr 2024

    You offer a wide selection of vehicles from different car hire companies which makes it easier to compare them. It was easy to make our booking and didn't run into any problems

    graeme a.
    Booked: Kia Sportage or similar
    Brisbane Airport
    Kia Sportage or similar
  • 09 May 2024

    Works great.

    alan k.
    Booked: Suzuki Swift or similar
    Bentleigh East
    Suzuki Swift or similar
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Quick facts on hiring a car in South Melbourne

🚗 Vehicle typesCar, Commercial Van/Truck, Monospace, Passenger Van, SUV, Sport and Ute.
🔑 No. of depotsSix car rental depots in South Melbourne.
✅ Rental brandsAvis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and Thrifty.

Car models commonly available in South Melbourne

Popular rental car models in South Melbourne last month

  • % of Bookings
    Price range last month
  • 1

    21%

    $51
    $141
    Suzuki Swift

    Suzuki SwiftEconomy Car

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Rent with

    Hertz, Thrifty

  • 2

    17%

    $69
    $133
    Nissan X-Trail

    Nissan X-TrailIntermediate SUV

    5

    5

    2 small

    Rent with

    Budget

  • 3

    13%

    $50
    $89
    Toyota Corolla Hatch

    Toyota Corolla HatchIntermediate Car

    5

    5

    2 small

    Rent with

    Avis

  • 4

    13%

    $119
    $130
    Kia Carnival

    Kia CarnivalFullsize Passenger Van

    8

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Rent with

    Thrifty

  • 5

    8%

    $63
    $109
    Kia Sportage

    Kia SportageIntermediate SUV

    5

    5

    4 small

    Rent with

    Avis

Audi vehicles for hire in South Melbourne

  • Audi Q2

    Audi Q2

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Hertz

    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 South Melbourne

  • Ford Ranger

    Ford Ranger

    5

    5

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Hyundai vehicles for hire in South Melbourne

  • Hyundai i30

    Hyundai i30

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Hyundai Kona

    Hyundai Kona

    5

    5

    1 small

    Providers

    Budget, Sixt

Kia vehicles for hire in South Melbourne

  • Kia Carnival

    Kia Carnival

    8

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz, Sixt, Avis, Budget

    Kia Cerato

    Kia Cerato

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget, Sixt

  • Kia Rio

    Kia Rio

    5

    4

    2 large, 3 small

    Providers

    Sixt

    Kia Sportage

    Kia Sportage

    5

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Thrifty, Hertz

Mazda vehicles for hire in South Melbourne

  • 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

Mercedes vehicles for hire in South Melbourne

  • Mercedes-Benz V Class

    Mercedes-Benz V Class

    8

    2

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Hertz

Mitsubishi vehicles for hire in South Melbourne

  • Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX

    Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX

    5

    5

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Nissan vehicles for hire in South Melbourne

  • Nissan Juke

    Nissan Juke

    5

    5

    3 large, 5 small

    Providers

    Sixt

    Nissan X-Trail

    Nissan X-Trail

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget

Polestar vehicles for hire in South Melbourne

  • Polestar 2

    Polestar 2Electric

    5

    4

    2 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Suzuki vehicles for hire in South Melbourne

  • Suzuki Swift

    Suzuki Swift

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Hertz

Tesla vehicles for hire in South Melbourne

  • Tesla Model Y

    Tesla Model YElectric

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Avis

Toyota vehicles for hire in South Melbourne

  • Toyota C-HR

    Toyota C-HR

    5

    5

    3 small

    Providers

    Avis

    Toyota Camry

    Toyota Camry

    5

    4

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Hertz

  • Toyota Camry Elite

    Toyota Camry Elite

    5

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Hertz

    Toyota Camry Hybrid

    Toyota Camry HybridHybrid

    5

    4

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Hertz

  • Toyota Corolla

    Toyota Corolla

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Hertz

    Toyota Corolla Hatch

    Toyota Corolla Hatch

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Avis, Sixt

  • 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

    7

    5

    4 large, 6 small

    Providers

    Sixt, Avis, Budget

    Toyota Kluger Hybrid

    Toyota Kluger HybridHybrid

    7

    4

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Toyota Landcruiser Prado

    Toyota Landcruiser Prado

    7

    4

    3 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Toyota Prado

    Toyota Prado

    7

    5

    4 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget

  • Toyota RAV4

    Toyota RAV4

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Sixt

    Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

    Toyota RAV4 HybridHybrid

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Toyota Yaris

    Toyota Yaris

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Sixt

    Toyota Yaris Cross

    Toyota Yaris Cross

    5

    5

    1 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Sixt

Other vehicles for hire in South Melbourne

  • 2WD Single Cab Diesel Tray

    2WD Single Cab Diesel Tray

    2

    2

    Providers

    Thrifty

    8 Cubic Metre Van

    8 Cubic Metre Van

    2

    2

    Providers

    Thrifty

  • Dual Cab 4WD

    Dual Cab 4WD

    5

    4

    Providers

    Thrifty

    Mystery Car

    Mystery Car

    4

    4

    Providers

    Budget, Hertz

  • 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 23 May, 2024

South Melbourne daily rate data

Price range over the past 12 months for a small car

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$123

$123

Fri

24 May

$65

$123

Sat

25 May

$65

$99

Sun

26 May

$57

$99

Mon

27 May

$59

$96

Tue

28 May

$56

$96

Wed

29 May

$59

$96

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$91

$141

Fri

24 May

$80

$141

Sat

25 May

$72

$91

Sun

26 May

$67

$97

Mon

27 May

$77

$105

Tue

28 May

$71

$114

Wed

29 May

$77

$101

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$91

$145

Fri

24 May

$84

$145

Sat

25 May

$84

$109

Sun

26 May

$75

$115

Mon

27 May

$96

$112

Tue

28 May

$96

$120

Wed

29 May

$94

$118

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 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

24 May

$204

$204

Sat

25 May

$204

$204

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

$338

$338

Tue

28 May

$338

$338

Wed

29 May

$338

$338

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$72

$133

Fri

24 May

$72

$133

Sat

25 May

$76

$107

Sun

26 May

$73

$107

Mon

27 May

$72

$132

Tue

28 May

$66

$132

Wed

29 May

$72

$132

Price range over the past 12 months for a medium SUV

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$93

$161

Fri

24 May

$86

$161

Sat

25 May

$76

$117

Sun

26 May

$66

$117

Mon

27 May

$76

$155

Tue

28 May

$66

$167

Wed

29 May

$76

$154

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$86

$154

Fri

24 May

$86

$154

Sat

25 May

$78

$132

Sun

26 May

$69

$133

Mon

27 May

$78

$164

Tue

28 May

$69

$175

Wed

29 May

$78

$200

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 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

24 May

$103

$125

Sat

25 May

$103

$125

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

$113

$160

Tue

28 May

$113

$177

Wed

29 May

$113

$174

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$125

$125

Fri

24 May

$109

$109

Sat

25 May

$113

$113

Sun

26 May

$98

$125

Mon

27 May

$118

$118

Tue

28 May

$118

$118

Wed

29 May

$118

$118

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 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

24 May

$68

$68

Sat

25 May

$68

$68

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

$83

$83

Tue

28 May

$83

$83

Wed

29 May

$83

$83

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$200

$200

Fri

24 May

$135

$200

Sat

25 May

$135

$200

Sun

26 May

$195

$200

Mon

27 May

$154

$200

Tue

28 May

$154

$200

Wed

29 May

$161

$200

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 May

$193

$193

Fri

24 May

$200

$200

Sat

25 May

$142

$142

Sun

26 May

$142

$142

Mon

27 May

$147

$147

Tue

28 May

$147

$147

Wed

29 May

$151

$151

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 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

24 May

$86

$86

Sat

25 May

$86

$86

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

$104

$104

Tue

28 May

$104

$104

Wed

29 May

$104

$104

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 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

24 May

$141

$141

Sat

25 May

$141

$141

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

$141

$141

Tue

28 May

$141

$141

Wed

29 May

$141

$141

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 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

24 May

$100

$100

Sat

25 May

$100

$100

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

$110

$110

Tue

28 May

$110

$110

Wed

29 May

$110

$110

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

23 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

24 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

25 May

$99

$99

Sun

26 May

$95

$99

Mon

27 May

$66

$66

Tue

28 May

$61

$66

Wed

29 May

$66

$66

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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

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Car rental depots in South Melbourne

Car hire depots in South Melbourne are marked on the map below.

Opening hours are provided by the depots and are subject to change.
  • Avis South Melbourne

    225 Ingles Street, Southbank VIC, 3207

    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

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Budget South Melbourne

    225 Ingles Street, South Melbourne VIC, 3207

    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

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Europcar Melbourne South

    50-54 Clarendon Street, Southbank VIC, 3006

    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 South Melbourne Downtown

    124 Thistlewaite St, South Melbourne VIC, 3205

    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

    Closed

  • Sixt South Melbourne

    101-109 Thistlethwaite Street, South Melbourne VIC, 3205

    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

    8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    4.95 • 4 ratings

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

  • Thrifty South Melbourne

    124 Thistlewaite St, South Melbourne VIC, 3205

    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

    Closed

    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 South Melbourne

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

    Prices start at AUD $56 per day for an Economy Car, up to AUD $146 per day for a Premium SUV. Get a live rate for your planned dates and desired vehicle in South Melbourne.

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

    If you prefer to plug your car in rather than fill it up, an Electric Car costs between AUD $68 and AUD $109 per day. Enter your car hire dates and find a live rate for your desired Electric Car in South Melbourne.

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

    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 $135 per day. Check for a live rate by entering your desired car hire dates in South Melbourne.

  • What is the highest-rated hire car in South Melbourne?

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

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

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

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

    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 South Melbourne 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 South Melbourne and drop off in another location?

    Absolutely. You can pick up your hire car in South Melbourne 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 while visiting South Melbourne?

    Like many locations in Melbourne, parking in South Melbourne can be limited due to the number of people visiting and living in the area. That said, there is street parking available with time restrictions and prices signposted. Always check the signs before leaving your vehicle to avoid a fine.

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