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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Fukuoka International Airport
Intermediate
Toyota Prius or comparable
Toyota Prius
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Nico Nico Rent a Car
£ 35.65 per day
Fukuoka International Airport
Economy
Mazda Demio or comparable
Mazda Demio
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Nico Nico Rent a Car
£ 38.73 per day
Naha City Centre
Economy
Mazda Demio or comparable
Mazda Demio
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 43.09 per day
Fukuoka International Airport
Mini
Suzuki Wagon R or comparable
Suzuki Wagon R
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Nippon Rent a Car
£ 44.12 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Osaka Kansai Airport
Compact
Honda Fit or comparable
Honda Fit
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Nippon Rent a Car
£ 46.52 / per day
Yokohama Kannai Railway Station
Economy
Mazda 2 or comparable
Mazda 2
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 46.70 / per day
Naha City Centre
Compact
Nissan Note or comparable
Nissan Note
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 52.09 / per day
Fukuoka International Airport
Compact
Toyota Aqua or comparable
Toyota Aqua
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Nippon Rent a Car
£ 58.56 / per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 01:47 on 2022-12-08.

Travel Information

Language
Japanese
Currency
JPY
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Dialing code
81
Average car hire price
£ 36.82 / per day
Average car hire length
2 days
Speed limit within city centre
40 km/h
25 mi/h
Speed limit out of city centre
50 - 60 km/h
31 - 37 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.03%
Average gasoline price
£ 0.98 / 1 liter
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.03 / 1 liter
Lowest gasoline price
£ 0.81 / 1 liter

Top 10 Most Popular Cities in Japan

  1. Car Hire in Tokyo starting at £ 68.03 per day
  2. Car Hire in Chitose starting at £ 68.03 per day
  3. Car Hire in Fukuoka starting at £ 29.82 per day
  4. Car Hire in Kyoto starting at £ 50.13 per day
  5. Car Hire in Hiroshima starting at £ 68.03 per day
  6. Car Hire in Nagasaki starting at £ 68.03 per day
  7. Car Hire in Kagoshima starting at £ 68.03 per day
  8. Car Hire in Yokohama starting at £ 46.70 per day
  9. Car Hire in Matsuyama starting at £ 68.03 per day

Top 8 Most Popular Destinations in Japan

  1. Car Hire at Osaka International Airport starting at £ 44.12 per day
  2. Car Hire at Kyoto Railway Station starting at £ 68.03 per day
  3. Car Hire at Hiroshima Airport starting at £ 68.03 per day
  4. Car Hire at Kagoshima Airport starting at £ 68.03 per day
  5. Car Hire at Toyama Airport starting at £ 44.12 per day
  6. Car Hire at Hiroshima Railway Station starting at £ 47.88 per day
  7. Car Hire at Matsuyama Airport starting at £ 68.03 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in Japan?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Japan fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Japan
£ 54.42
January
£ 80.73
February
£ 43.05
March
£ 69.32
April
£ 68.46
May
June
£ 57.26
July
£ 96.87
August
£ 31.90
September
£ 24.99
October
£ 30.22
November
£ 36.79
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Japan is October with prices starting at £ 24.99 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is August with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 96.87. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 50. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

How many days do people keep their hire cars, on average, in Japan?

Hirers picking up a car in Japan keep them for an average of 8 days during in November, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 3.
Average Hire Length in Japan
6
January
6
February
6
March
5
April
4
May
4
June
4
July
4
August
4
September
3
October
8
November
6
December

What month is the most favoured for hiring a car in Japan?

Though Japan is popular for travellers all year long, the month for which the highest number of people search for a hire car is in December. in February is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in Japan Compared to the Yearly Average
47%
January
41%
February
44%
March
47%
April
57%
May
44%
June
48%
July
51%
August
144%
September
149%
October
125%
November
402%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Europcar Mazda 2 4 1 Small cars
Europcar Mazda Biante 5 3 People Carriers
Europcar Nissan Note 4 2 Medium cars
Europcar Toyota Alphard 5 3 People Carriers

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Alamo
8.66 / 10
Lowest rated company
Nico Nico Rent a Car
8.41 / 10
Total rental companies
8
Average daily price
£ 36.82
Lowest daily price
£ 29.82
Total cars available
188

Top 8 Hire Companies in Japan in 2022

Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.7
123260919
758 136 Bibi
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.6
980844010
222 5 Ushitaneko
Working hours
Mon:08:00-19:00
Tue:08:00-19:00
Wed:08:00-19:00
Thu:08:00-19:00
Fri:08:00-19:00
Sat:08:00-19:00
Sun:08:00-19:00
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.6
+81924318694
Hakata Hearts Bus station,4-chōme-14 Hakata Ekimae, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, 812-0011
National
National
Outstanding 8.5
980844010
222 5 Ushitaneko
Working hours
Mon:08:00-19:00
Tue:08:00-19:00
Wed:08:00-19:00
Thu:08:00-19:00
Fri:08:00-19:00
Sat:08:00-19:00
Sun:08:00-19:00
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.5
0724568790
1 Senshukuko-Naka
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.4 / 2 reviews
+81138590002
HAKODATE APT 569-19 TAKAMATSU-CHO
Working hours
Mon:08:30-17:00
Tue:08:30-17:00
Wed:08:30-17:00
Thu:08:30-17:00
Fri:08:30-17:00
Sat:08:30-17:00
Sun:08:30-17:00
Nippon Rent a Car
Nippon Rent a Car
Outstanding 8.4 / 1 reviews
0724568787
1st floor, 1 Senshukukonaka, Tajiri-cho
Working hours
Mon:06:00-23:59
Tue:06:00-23:59
Wed:06:00-23:59
Thu:06:00-23:59
Fri:06:00-23:59
Sat:06:00-23:59
Sun:06:00-23:59
Nico Nico Rent a Car
Nico Nico Rent a Car
Outstanding 8.4
81123242525
2-1-6, Kashiwadaiminami,Chitose-shi
Working hours
Mon:09:00-19:00
Tue:09:00-19:00
Wed:09:00-19:00
Thu:09:00-19:00
Fri:09:00-19:00
Sat:09:00-19:00
Sun:09:00-19:00
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