Japan

Cheap Car Rentals in Japan

Tokyo, Japan
16 Dec — 23 Dec
Same drop-off
Tokyo, Japan
Fri 16/12
Noon
Fri 23/12
Noon
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Japan car rental prices in popular cities

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Japan

Price

Rp 721,485 - Rp 1,725,854

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Japan?

January

Rp 873,771

February

Rp 842,565

March

Rp 858,168

April

Rp 842,565

May

Rp 873,771

June

Rp 811,359

July

Rp 858,168

August

Rp 811,359

September

Rp 748,946

October

Rp 748,946

November

Rp 780,152

December

Rp 936,183

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Japan is September. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Compare available car types for hire in Japan

Small cars

Rp 538,617 - Rp 1,290,086

All Car Types

Rp 722,499 - Rp 2,787,812

To hire a Small car in Japan, you would pay an average price of Rp 845,844/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Japan (~Rp 538,617/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~Rp 1,290,086/day). In fact, February is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Japan. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Japan, hiring a Small car saves you 44% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a Medium car in Japan, you would pay an average price of Rp 683,699/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Japan (~Rp 806,600/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~Rp 1,826,962/day). In fact, December is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Japan. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Japan, hiring a Medium car saves you 55% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a Large car in Japan, you would pay an average price of Rp 1,484,943/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Japan (~Rp 839,184/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~Rp 3,312,607/day). In fact, October is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Japan. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Japan, hiring a Large car saves you 1% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV car in Japan, you would pay an average price of Rp 551,171/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Japan (~Rp 893,587/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~Rp 1,566,547/day). In fact, October is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Japan. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Japan, hiring a SUV car saves you 63% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a Van car in Japan, you would pay an average price of Rp 1,707,360/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Japan (~Rp 1,826,962/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~Rp 4,077,053/day). In fact, February is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Japan. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Japan, hiring a Van car is 13% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Car Rental FAQs

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Japan?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Nippon Rent-A-Car (10.0 rating), Avis (9.0 rating) and Europcar (8.8 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Japan.

What is the most popular car hire provider in Japan?

When hiring a car in Japan, the most popular provider of hire cars among Cheapflights users is Europcar, and with prices around Rp 3,222,734/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from Europcar is PASSENGER_VAN, which starts as low as Rp 2,479,326/day.

What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Japan?

When visiting Japan, it is typically cheapest to rent your car in Tokyo where rental cars typically will cost around Rp 1,108,636/day (33% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest rental car price in Japan was found in Tokyo for just Rp 666,875/day.

What side of the road do you drive on in Japan?

Cars in Japan are to be driven on the left side of the road.