Car Rental in Nairobi

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Nairobi, Kenya
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Nairobi J.Kenyatta Airport
Economy
Toyota Vitz or similar
Toyota Vitz
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
$44.54 per day
Downtown
Intermediate
Toyota Axio Hybrid or similar
Toyota Axio Hybrid
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Unicorn rent a car
$47.65 per day
Downtown
Mini
Suzuki Alto or similar
Suzuki Alto
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Autounion
$53.32 per day
Nairobi J.Kenyatta Airport
Compact
Mitsubishi Lancer or similar
Mitsubishi Lancer
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$100.65 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Downtown
Standard Crossover
Mazda CX-5 or similar
Mazda CX-5
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$138.98 per day
Downtown
Full-size Van
Toyota Noah or similar
Toyota Noah
  • 6
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Unicorn rent a car
$105.88 per day
Nairobi J.Kenyatta Airport
Premium SUV
Toyota Prado or similar
Toyota Prado
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
$213.79 per day
Downtown
Intermediate
Toyota Fielder or similar
Toyota Fielder
  • 4
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Unicorn rent a car
$47.65 per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 05:46 on 2024-07-13. 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
$94 per day
Average car rental length
8 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
9.4 / 10

Top city near Nairobi

  1. 422.9 km / 262.8 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

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

Car rental prices in Nairobi vary by time of year. This graph shows the average prices per month to help you find the best time of year to rent.
Average rental costs per day in Nairobi
$63.68
January
$68.25
February
$68.31
March
$66.46
April
$82.53
May
$108.32
June
$62.39
July
$67.38
August
$94.70
September
$78.04
October
$67.86
November
$79.30
December
The cheapest month to rent a car in Nairobi is July (when prices average $62.39 per day). This is 17% cheaper than the yearly average and 42% cheaper than renting in June (when prices average $108.32).

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 usual rental length in Nairobi?

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in May, the average renter keeps their car for 14 days, and in September, they keep their car for 5 days.
Average number of rental days in Nairobi
11
January
9
February
7
March
8
April
14
May
9
June
10
July
6
August
5
September
11
October
10
November
7
December

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

Based on the number of searches by our customers, the most popular month for renting a car in Nairobi is January, and the least popular is April.
Monthly searches in Nairobi by pick-up date relative to the average
169%
January
135%
February
110%
March
17%
April
42%
May
101%
June
118%
July
135%
August
127%
September
59%
October
68%
November
118%
December

Car rental information

Car rental locations 5
Airport locations 2
Popular suppliers Autounion, Unicorn rent a car, GreenMotion, Europcar, Ace Rent a car
Popular car categories SUVs, Small cars, Station wagons, Medium cars
Lowest price $45 per day
Cheapest supplier GreenMotion

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 Fielder 5 3 Station wagons
Unicorn rent a car Toyota Rush 5 2 SUVs
GreenMotion Toyota Prado 5 4 SUVs
Autounion Toyota Fielder 5 2 Station wagons
Unicorn rent a car Toyota Noah 4 2 Vans

Our customers' reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have the 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.

United States of America (USA)
Toyota RAV4
May 29, 2024
The Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Center Tour was the highlight of our trip.
Israel
Peugeot 208
July 20, 2023
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest-rated company
Unicorn rent a car
8.3 / 10
)
Lowest-rated company
Autounion
7 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
5
Total rental companies
7
Average daily price
$94.05
Lowest daily price
$44.54
Total cars available
212

Top 7 suppliers in Nairobi in 2024

Unicorn rent a car
Unicorn rent a car
Very good 8.3 / 12 reviews
4 locations
$48 - $205
Hertz
Hertz
Good 7.8
1 location
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Good 7.7 / 3 reviews
2 locations
$45 - $218
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.6 / 1 review
2 locations
$82 - $275
Avis
Avis
Good 7.6
2 locations
$101 - $126
Express travel group limited
Express travel group limited
Good 7.6
1 location
Autounion
Autounion
Good 7 / 21 reviews
3 locations
$53 - $243
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