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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Downtown
Intermediate
Toyota Axio Hybrid or similar
Toyota Axio Hybrid
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Unicorn rent a car
$47.45 / per day
Mombasa Airport
Economy
Toyota Vitz or similar
Toyota Vitz
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
$52.12 / per day
Downtown
Mini
Suzuki Alto or similar
Suzuki Alto
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Autounion
$52.97 / per day
Mombasa Airport
Compact
Mitsubishi Lancer or similar
Mitsubishi Lancer
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$99.57 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Nairobi J.Kenyatta Airport
Standard Crossover
Mazda CX-5 or similar
Mazda CX-5
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$157.14 / per day
Downtown
Full-size Van
Toyota Noah or similar
Toyota Noah
  • 6
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Unicorn rent a car
$105.44 / per day
Mombasa Airport
Premium SUV
Toyota Prado or similar
Toyota Prado
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
$212.62 / per day
Downtown
Intermediate
Toyota Fielder or similar
Toyota Fielder
  • 4
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Unicorn rent a car
$47.45 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 18:32 on 2024-06-05. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
Swahili, English
Currency
KES
Drive on
Left-hand side
Country code
+254
Average car rental price
$97 per day
Average car rental length
7 days
Speed limit within town
30 - 50 km/h or 19 - 31 mph
Speed limit out of town
100 - 110 km/h or 62 - 68 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Rating
9.0 / 10

Map of Car Rental Locations

What is the cheapest month to rent a car in Kenya?

The cost of renting a car in Kenya varies by season. This graph compares prices from month to month in order to help you find the best time of year.
Average rental costs per day in Kenya
$72.78
January
$65.20
February
$62.70
March
$60.96
April
$81.45
May
$81.36
June
$67.74
July
$65.30
August
$96.58
September
$79.39
October
$80.74
November
$84.95
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in Kenya is April — when rental costs average $60.96 per day. This is 19% cheaper than the yearly average and 37% cheaper than renting a car in September (when prices average $96.58 per day).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

What’s the average rental length in Kenya?

How long renters typically keep their vehicle sometimes varies depending on the time of year. Travelers tend to keep their rental cars longer in May — an average of 14 days. They tend to keep them for a shorter time in August — an average of 5 days.
Average number of rental days in Kenya
9
January
9
February
7
March
7
April
14
May
6
June
9
July
5
August
5
September
9
October
9
November
8
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Kenya?

Based on how many customers search for a car in Kenya, the most popular month is January, while the least popular is May.
Monthly searches in Kenya by pick-up date relative to the average
188%
January
133%
February
94%
March
44%
April
28%
May
122%
June
116%
July
138%
August
94%
September
72%
October
72%
November
100%
December

Car Rental Information

Car rental locations 11
Airport locations 5
Popular suppliers Autounion, Unicorn rent a car, GreenMotion, Ace Rent a car, Europcar
Popular car categories SUVs, Small cars, Station wagons, Medium cars
Lowest price $47 per day
Cheapest supplier Unicorn rent a car

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Unicorn rent a car Toyota RAV4 5 3 SUVs
Autounion Toyota Belta 5 2 Small cars
Autounion Toyota RAV4 5 3 SUVs
GreenMotion Toyota Vitz 5 2 Small cars
GreenMotion Toyota Axio 5 1 Medium cars
Unicorn rent a car Toyota Noah 4 2 Vans
Autounion Suzuki Alto 5 2 Small cars
Unicorn rent a car Toyota Rush 5 2 SUVs
GreenMotion Toyota Prado 5 4 SUVs
Autounion Toyota Fielder 5 2 Station wagons

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

Saudi Arabia
Toyota RAV4
July 6, 2023
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Unicorn rent a car
8.2 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Autounion
7.1 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
2
Total rental companies
7
Average daily price
$96.84
Lowest daily price
$47.45
Total cars available
465

Top 7 Suppliers in Kenya in 2024

Unicorn rent a car
Unicorn rent a car
Very good 8.2 / 14 reviews
10 locations
$47 - $220
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Good 7.7 / 6 reviews
5 locations
$52 - $217
Avis
Avis
Good 7.7
3 locations
$100 - $125
Hertz
Hertz
Good 7.7
2 locations
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.6 / 3 reviews
3 locations
$88 - $296
Express travel group limited
Express travel group limited
Good 7.6
2 locations
Autounion
Autounion
Good 7.1 / 29 reviews
6 locations
$53 - $263
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