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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
£ 34.97 per day
Fukuoka International Airport
Economy
Mazda Demio or comparable
Mazda Demio
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Nico Nico Rent a Car
£ 38.00 per day
Naha City Centre
Economy
Mazda Demio or comparable
Mazda Demio
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 42.27 per day
Ishigaki Airport
Economy
Mazda 2 or comparable
Mazda 2
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 43.15 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Osaka Kansai Airport
Mini
Suzuki Wagon R or comparable
Suzuki Wagon R
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Nippon Rent a Car
£ 43.29 / per day
Osaka International Airport
Compact
Honda Fit or comparable
Honda Fit
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Nippon Rent a Car
£ 45.64 / per day
Tokachi-Obihiro Airport
Compact
Nissan Note or comparable
Nissan Note
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 53.21 / per day
Fukuoka International Airport
Compact
Toyota Aqua or comparable
Toyota Aqua
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Nippon Rent a Car
£ 57.45 / 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 15:55 on 2022-05-17.

Travel Information

Language
Japanese
Currency
JPY
Dialing code
81
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
50 - 60 km/h
31 - 37 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
40 km/h
25 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.03%

Top 20 Most Popular Cities in Japan

  1. Car Hire in Tokyo starting at £ 44.22 per day
  2. Car Hire in Chitose starting at £ 44.22 per day
  3. Car Hire in Ishigaki starting at £ 43.15 per day
  4. Car Hire in Tokoname starting at £ 44.22 per day
  5. Car Hire in Kumamoto starting at £ 44.22 per day
  6. Car Hire in Kitakyushu starting at £ 44.22 per day
  7. Car Hire in Kagoshima starting at £ 44.22 per day
  8. Car Hire in Kushiro starting at £ 44.22 per day
  9. Car Hire in Nagasaki starting at £ 44.22 per day
  10. Car Hire in Miyazaki starting at £ 44.22 per day
  11. Car Hire in Fukui starting at £ 44.22 per day
  12. Car Hire in Tokushima starting at £ 44.22 per day
  13. Car Hire in Obihiro starting at £ 44.22 per day
  14. Car Hire in Yokohama starting at £ 45.81 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
£ 53.39
January
£ 79.20
February
£ 42.24
March
£ 68.00
April
£ 67.16
May
June
£ 56.18
July
£ 95.04
August
£ 29.57
September
£ 22.65
October
£ 28.35
November
£ 28.35
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Japan is October with prices starting at £ 22.65 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 £ 95.04. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 48. 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 May keep them for an average of 2.
Average Hire Length in Japan
6
January
6
February
6
March
5
April
2
May
5
June
5
July
5
August
2
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 November. in June is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in Japan Compared to the Yearly Average
173%
January
150%
February
162%
March
59%
April
26%
May
2%
June
2%
July
3%
August
65%
September
67%
October
256%
November
237%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Europcar Mazda 2 4 1 Small cars

Top 9 Hire Companies in Japan in 2022

Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.6
962892353
901-36 Mukaitakayu, Sugido
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Wed:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:07:00-21:00
Sun:07:00-21:00
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.6
+81756810543
13-1 Nishi Kujo Kitanouchi-cho, 601-8411
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.6
152744177
206-10 Memanbetsu-Chuo
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
National
National
Outstanding 8.5
980844010
222-5 Moriyama Higashi
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
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.5
+81978672929
GO TO TIMES CAR RENTAL COUNTER
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
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.4
0337440100
Haneda Airport
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 / 1 reviews
+81668422727
Go To Times Car Rental 3-555, Hotarugaike, Nishimachi
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
Nippon Rent a Car
Nippon Rent a Car
Outstanding 8.4 / 1 reviews
0899736811
2750-14 Minamiyoshida-machi
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
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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