Compare Car Hire in San Francisco Airport & Get the Cheapest Prices

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Any trip to a city as cool and laid back as San Francisco needs to be totally stress free - which is why hiring your rental car with DriveNow makes so much sense. DriveNow can help you find and book the best deal on a San Francisco Airport car hire, making your trip as easy as possible.

San Francisco is an extroverted and dramatic city bursting with activities, so there are plenty of things to keep you busy, whether you want to enjoy one of the weekly summer neighbourhood fairs or parades, or visit one of the many contemporary art galleries such as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art or the Oakland Museum of California.

The Golden Gate Bridge is an icon of the city, spanning 1.7 miles and is one of the seven wonders of the modern world. Fisherman's Wharf may not contain the same novel excitement of its heyday and a bit touristy these days but it's still a top draw card. Equally a tour of what must be one of the world's most notorious and well known prisons, Alcatraz, will leave a lasting impression on any visitor.

Renting a car at San Francisco Airport means you can easily get from one location to the next with minimum hassle. To make your trip even easier, you can book your car from the comfort of your own home using DriveNow's free and simple online system.

There are no booking, admin or other associated fees for the service, which lets you compare the rental car rates in San Francisco from a range of familiar and trusted brands. We search the lowest rates from Avis, Hertz, Budget and Europcar so you can get the best deal possible.

Once you have entered in all the required fields, an email will be sent to you confirming your car hire. There is no need to provide an upfront payment or supply credit card details when booking (unless a prepaid option has been chosen). Simply bring your credit card to the rental company desk at San Francisco Airport and you can drive away.

Our friendly Reservations team aims to provide top notch service and are here to answer any questions you may have about hiring a car in San Francisco.

DriveNow compares car rental prices at San Francisco Airport and other locations across the US to help you find the best deal that meets your needs.

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Common Questions

How old do I need to be to rent a car at San Francisco Airport?
As long as you hold a full licence, you may be able to hire a car in San Francisco if you are between the ages of 21 and 25.

However, this varies between suppliers and you may be subject to a young driver surcharge. When making your DriveNow booking use the Comments field to include any concerns you have and our Reservations team will confirm any ancillary costs that may or may not be applicable.

Can I hire an automatic?
Most car rentals in the US are automatic.

Will I need an International Driver's Permit?
If your licence is printed in English, you can rent a car in San Francisco. However, if it is printed in another language, you will require an International Driving Permit, which must be carried alongside your original licence at all times when you are on the road.

Other road rules?
In the US, traffic stays on the right. Speed and distance are measured in miles and fuel is referred to as gas. Fuel is cheaper than most European and Australasian countries.

The speed limit is set at 65mph on most highways in California. However, in certain areas this increases to 70mph so keep an eye out for speed signs.

When driving in other areas, you need to watch out for signs, as they will indicate the fastest speed you can travel in optimal conditions.

Be aware that California operates a "Basic Speed Law" which means you may be penalised for driving faster than is deemed safe in the current conditions. The California Highway Patrol are rigorous road law enforcers.

Car Hire Suppliers in San Francisco Airport

AVIS
AVIS Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), San Francisco Intl Airport
780 Mcdonnell Road
San Francisco CA 94128
United States
   

AVIS
AVIS Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), Sears Auto Center - Tanforan Mall
1198 El Camino Real (next To Bart)
San Bruno CA 94066
United States
   

AVIS
AVIS Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), South San Francisco
230 Harbor Way
South San Francisco CA 94080
United States
   

Alamo
Alamo Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), SAN Francisco Intl Arpt
780 North Mcdonnell Rd
San Francisco CA 94128
United States
   

Budget
Budget Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), San Bruno Sears
1198 El Camino Real
San Bruno CA 94066
United States
   

Budget
Budget Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), San Francisco Intl Apo
780 Mcdonnell Road
San Francisco CA 94128
United States
   

Budget
Budget Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), South San Francisco
230 Harbor Way
S San Fran CA 94080
United States
   

Dollar
Dollar Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), Burlingame, CA
1815 Bayshore Hwy
Burlingame CA 94010
United States
   

Dollar
Dollar Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), SAN Francisco Intl AP
780 Mcdonnell Rd
San Francisco Ap CA 94128
United States
   

Europcar
Europcar Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), San Francisco Airport
Take Air Tram For Advantage Shuttle
1288 Old Bayshore Hwy
San Francisco 94010
United States Of America
   

Hertz
Hertz Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), Hyatt Regency
1333 Old Bayshore Highway
Burlingame CA 94010
United States
   

Hertz
Hertz Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), SAN Bruno HLE
958 El Camino Real
San Bruno CA 94066
United States
   

Hertz
Hertz Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), SAN Francisco Intl AP
780 Mcdonnell Road
San Francisco Ap CA 941283114
United States
   

Hertz
Hertz Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), SFO Marriott Waterfront
1800 Old Bayshore Hwy
Burlingame CA 94010-1294
United States
   

Hertz
Hertz Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), SIGNATURE FLIGHT SUPPORT
1052 NORTH ACCESS ROAD
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94128
UNITED STATES
   

Hertz
Hertz Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), South SAN Francisco HLE
177 S. Airport Blvd.
San Francisco South CA 94080
United States
   

Sixt
Sixt Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), San Francisco Int. Airport
1 Old Bayshore Hwy
Millbrae 94030-3120
US
   

Thrifty
Thrifty Car Rentals San Francisco - Airport (SFO), SAN Francisco Intl AP
780 Mcdonnell Rd
San Francisco Ap CA 94128
United States
   

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