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Car Hire at Cape Town Airport

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Cape Town Airport, Cape Town, South Africa
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
Kia Picanto or comparable
Kia Picanto
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Bidvest
£ 7.12 / per day
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Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 9.92 / per day
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Compact
Hyundai Accent or comparable
Hyundai Accent
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 11.44 / per day
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Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Budget
£ 12.48 / per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Full-size
Isuzu Dmax Single Cab or comparable
Isuzu Dmax Single Cab
  • 2x
  • 2x
  • 2x
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
£ 18.35 / per day
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Standard
Toyota Quest Aut. or comparable
Toyota Quest Aut.
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
£ 20.34 / per day
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Premium
Lexus ES or comparable
Lexus ES
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Firefly
£ 42.58 / per day
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Standard Elite
Toyota Fortuner or comparable
Toyota Fortuner
  • 7x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
£ 46.25 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 02:02 on 2021-01-18.

Travel Information

Language
IsiZulu,
IsiXhosa,
Afrikaans
Currency
ZAR
Dialing code
27
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
100 km/h
62 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
40 km/h
25 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Airport information

Score
7.7
  • Getting to the airport 7.3
  • Check-in desks 7.9
  • Facilities and services 7.3
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.7
  • Dining and car hire services 6.6
  • Lounge 5.2

Cape Town Airport (CPT)

  • IATA: CPT
  • ICAO: FACT
  • Name: Cape Town Airport (CPT)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Flights per year: 99,337
  • Passengers (per year): 10,211,390
  • Distance from the city centre: 12.4 miles / 20 km SE of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day

Top 20 Destinations around Cape Town Airport

  1. Car Hire Cape Town Century City starting at £ 12.66 per day
    8.6 km / 5.3 miles away
  2. Car Hire Cape Town Milnerton starting at £ 11.70 per day
    11.9 km / 7.4 miles away
  3. Car Hire Paarl Val De Vie starting at £ 12.66 per day
    51.9 km / 32.2 miles away
  4. Car Hire at George Airport starting at £ 7.12 per day
    365.1 km / 226.9 miles away
  5. Car Hire at Port Elizabeth Airport starting at £ 7.12 per day
    663.7 km / 412.4 miles away
  6. Car Hire at Upington Airport starting at £ 9.04 per day
    670.6 km / 416.7 miles away
  7. 752.4 km / 467.5 miles away
  8. 792.6 km / 492.5 miles away
  9. Car Hire at Sishen Airport starting at £ 7.11 per day
    822.8 km / 511.3 miles away
  10. Car Hire at Kimberley Airport starting at £ 7.12 per day
    828.2 km / 514.6 miles away
  11. Car Hire at East London Airport starting at £ 7.12 per day
    877.5 km / 545.3 miles away
  12. Car Hire at Bloemfontein Airport starting at £ 7.12 per day
    919.3 km / 571.2 miles away
  13. Car Hire at Pietermaritzburg Airport starting at £ 9.04 per day
    1226.6 km / 762.2 miles away
  14. 1274.1 km / 791.7 miles away
  15. 1280.4 km / 795.6 miles away
  16. 1291.2 km / 802.3 miles away
  17. Car Hire at Pretoria Hatfield starting at £ 9.34 per day
    1311.1 km / 814.7 miles away
  18. Car Hire at Wonderboom Airport starting at £ 10.00 per day
    1317.6 km / 818.7 miles away
  19. Car Hire at Richards Bay Airport starting at £ 9.04 per day
    1418.8 km / 881.6 miles away
  20. Car Hire at Nelspruit Airport starting at £ 9.04 per day
    1524.9 km / 947.5 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at Cape Town Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Cape Town Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Cape Town Airport
£ 28.51
January
£ 28.78
February
£ 39.56
March
£ 35.18
April
£ 20.38
May
£ 20.09
June
£ 16.71
July
£ 23.82
August
£ 31.18
September
£ 26.46
October
£ 58.07
November
£ 58.07
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Cape Town Airport is July with prices starting at £ 16.71 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is November with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 58.07. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 32. 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.

What’s the most popular hire length at Cape Town Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Cape Town Airport keep them for an average of 17 days during in September, while those picking up their cars in February keep them for an average of 11.
Average Hire Length at Cape Town Airport
12
January
11
February
11
March
11
April
13
May
12
June
12
July
12
August
17
September
17
October
14
November
13
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at Cape Town Airport?

Though Cape Town Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in January. June is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
143%
January
102%
February
80%
March
65%
April
82%
May
60%
June
85%
July
108%
August
97%
September
110%
October
136%
November
132%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Firefly Renault Sandero Stepway 5 1 Small cars
Bidvest Kia Picanto 4 1 Small cars
Firefly Datsun Go 5 1 Small cars
Hertz Renault Clio 5 2 Small cars
Budget VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
Bidvest Hyundai i10 4 2 Small cars
Firefly Toyota Corolla Quest 4 2 Medium cars
Hertz VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Corolla 4 1 Medium cars
Firefly VW Polo 4 2 Small cars

Top 9 Hire Companies at Cape Town Airport in 2021

Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.9
+270219353000
Cape Town International Airport, 4 Matroosfontein Rd, Cape Town, 7525
£ 13 - £ 56
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
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7
+27112309999
Cape Town Int. Airport
£ 11 - £ 96
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.7
+27219358600
CAR RENTAL TERMINAL
£ 9 - £ 35
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
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+27219358600
Car Rental Terminal, Parow East, 7501 Cape Town
£ 9 - £ 34
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Bidvest
Bidvest
Outstanding 8.6
+27219272750
Cape Town Intl Airport, Main Building Unit BG12, Central Car Rental Building, Central Boulevard 7525
£ 7 - £ 50
Working hours
Mon:06:00-21:00
Tue:06:00-21:00
Wed:06:00-21:00
Thu:06:00-21:00
Fri:06:00-21:00
Sat:06:00-21:00
Sun:06:00-21:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+27219278800
Cape Town International Apt
£ 9 - £ 39
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 8.5
27219278800
Cape Town International Apt
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
Thrifty ZA
Thrifty ZA
Outstanding 8.2
+270219362121 / +270796878773
Unit BG6 Car Rental Building, Central Boulevard, Cape Town International Airport, Cape Town, 7525
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:00
Tue:07:00-20:00
Wed:07:00-20:00
Thu:07:00-20:00
Fri:07:00-20:00
Sat:07:00-20:00
Sun:07:00-20:00
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Great 7.7
+27215559561 / +27836274411
341 Koeberg Road
£ 12 - £ 60
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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