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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

City Centre Car Hire
Mini
Suzuki Alto or comparable
Suzuki Alto
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Autounion
£ 38.25 per day
Nairobi Wilson Airport Car Hire
Economy
Peugeot 208 or comparable
Peugeot 208
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rent a car
£ 41.67 per day
City Centre Car Hire
Intermediate
Toyota Axio Hybrid or comparable
Toyota Axio Hybrid
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Unicorn rent a car
£ 47.65 per day
Nairobi J.Kenyatta Airport Car Hire
Compact
Toyota Fielder or comparable
Toyota Fielder
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
£ 56.19 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

City Centre Car Hire
Minivan
Toyota Noah or comparable
Toyota Noah
  • 6
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Unicorn rent a car
£ 70.77 / per day
Nairobi J.Kenyatta Airport Car Hire
Standard
Mitsubishi Pajero or comparable
Mitsubishi Pajero
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
£ 210.98 / per day
Mombasa Airport Car Hire
Premium
Toyota Prado or comparable
Toyota Prado
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
£ 213.61 / per day
Nairobi J.Kenyatta Airport Car Hire
Full-size Elite
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado or comparable
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rent a car
£ 555.14 / 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 20:58 on 2023-01-31.
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Travel Information

Language
English,
Swahili
Currency
KES
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Dialing code
254
Average car hire price
£ 85.35 / per day
Average car hire length
2 days

Top 3 Most Popular Destinations in Kenya

  1. Car Hire at Nairobi Wilson Airport starting at £ 38.25 per day
  2. Car Hire at Diani Ukunda Airport starting at £ 38.25 per day
  3. Car Hire at Malindi Airport starting at £ 38.25 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data shows how prices for hiring a car in Kenya fluctuate depending on the time of year. This graph can help you find the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Kenya
£ 59.12
January
£ 131.47
February
£ 53.38
March
£ 52.94
April
May
June
£ 131.47
July
£ 130.59
August
£ 13.39
September
£ 12.39
October
£ 11.91
November
£ 11.91
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Kenya is November with prices starting at £ 11.91 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is February with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 131.47. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 51. 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 Kenya?

Hirers picking up a car in Kenya keep them for an average of 11 days during in March, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 6.
Average Hire Length in Kenya
8
January
10
February
11
March
10
April
10
May
8
June
10
July
7
August
9
September
6
October
8
November
7
December

What time of year is most favoured for hiring a car in Kenya?

Though Kenya is popular for travellers all year long, the month for which the highest number of people search for a hire car is in May. in October is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in Kenya Compared to the Yearly Average
127%
January
94%
February
97%
March
111%
April
133%
May
88%
June
104%
July
110%
August
70%
September
22%
October
116%
November
128%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Unicorn rent a car Toyota Vitz 5 1 Small cars
Unicorn rent a car Toyota RAV4 5 3 SUVs
Autounion Toyota Rush 5 2 SUVs
GreenMotion Toyota Vitz 5 2 Small cars
Autounion Suzuki Alto 5 2 Small cars
Autounion Toyota Belta 5 2 Small cars
Unicorn rent a car Toyota Rush 5 2 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Peugeot 208 4 1 Small cars
Unicorn rent a car Toyota Fielder 5 3 Station wagons
Ace Rent a car Toyota Yaris 5 2 Small cars

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Hertz
8.54 / 10
Lowest rated company
Ace Rent a car
8.11 / 10
Total number of reviews
1
Total rental companies
8
Average daily price
£ 85.35
Lowest daily price
£ 38.25
Total cars available
354

Top 8 Hire Companies in Kenya in 2023

Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.5
+254797486388
Airport North Road
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.4 / 3 reviews
+254777223444
KAREN CONNECTION, LOWER PLAINS ROAD, SUITE 19, 100 NAIROBI KENYA
£ 88 - £ 101
Working hours
Mon:08:30-13:00; 14:00-17:00
Tue:08:30-13:00; 14:00-17:00
Wed:08:30-13:00; 14:00-17:00
Thu:08:30-13:00; 14:00-17:00
Fri:08:30-13:00; 14:00-17:00
Sat:08:30-12:30
Unicorn rent a car
Unicorn rent a car
Outstanding 8.4 / 2 reviews
+254717600100 / +254733518257
Malindi Airport
£ 46 - £ 225
Express travel group limited
Express travel group limited
Outstanding 8.4
+254709195401
Nairobi Airport- Meet& Greet
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.3
+254731665000
P O Box 48296
£ 102 - £ 211
Working hours
Mon:07:30-18:00
Tue:07:30-18:00
Wed:07:30-18:00
Thu:07:30-18:00
Fri:07:30-18:00
Sat:09:00-16:00
Autounion
Autounion
Outstanding 8.3 / 12 reviews
+254717600100
66 Muthithi Road Westlands - Vitafoam compound, Nairobi
£ 38 - £ 214
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Outstanding 8.1 / 5 reviews
+254733719299 / +254706719299
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi
£ 48 - £ 222
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Outstanding 8.1 / 1 reviews
+254717600100 / +2548778223872
Jomo Kenyatta Int'l Airport, Embakasi, Nairobi
£ 42 - £ 581
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
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