Car Hire in Johannesburg

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Johannesburg Constantia Kloof
Mini
Toyota Agya or comparable
Toyota Agya
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Firefly
£ 23.29 per day
Johannesburg Lanseria Airport
Mini
Toyota Agya or comparable
Toyota Agya
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
£ 23.62 per day
Johannesburg Constantia Kloof
Economy
Toyota Starlet or comparable
Toyota Starlet
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
£ 25.91 per day
Johannesburg Sandton Downtown
Mini
Kia Picanto or comparable
Kia Picanto
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
BLUU
£ 27.38 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Tambo International Airport
Mini
Kia Picanto or comparable
Kia Picanto
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 27.83 / per day
City Centre
Mini
Suzuki Celerio Hatch or comparable
Suzuki Celerio Hatch
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 28.50 / per day
Johannesburg Sandton Downtown
Economy
Hyundai i10 or comparable
Hyundai i10
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
BLUU
£ 28.52 / per day
Tambo International Airport
Compact
Toyota Etios or comparable
Toyota Etios
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
BLUU
£ 30.32 / 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 06:58 on 2022-06-28.

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%

One-way Car Hire in Johannesburg

The most popular one-way car hire options for pick up in Johannesburg and drop off in another city include:

  • From Johannesburg to Cape Town - 247 offers from £ 16.29 per day
  • From Johannesburg to Durban - 219 offers from £ 16.25 per day
  • From Johannesburg to Bloemfontein - 89 offers from £ 16.29 per day
  • From Johannesburg to Nelspruit - 51 offers from £ 16.29 per day
  • From Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth - 89 offers from £ 16.29 per day

Top 15 Cities near Johannesburg

  1. Durban starting at £ 27.38 per day
    480.7 km / 298.7 miles away
  2. Port Elizabeth starting at £ 27.38 per day
    814.4 km / 506.1 miles away
  3. Nelspruit starting at £ 27.83 per day
    287.5 km / 178.7 miles away
  4. East London starting at £ 19.59 per day
    767.7 km / 477.0 miles away
  5. Bloemfontein starting at £ 27.38 per day
    378.1 km / 234.9 miles away
  6. Kimberley starting at £ 27.38 per day
    450.2 km / 279.7 miles away
  7. Upington starting at £ 27.83 per day
    730.5 km / 453.9 miles away
  8. Newcastle starting at £ 27.83 per day
    248.5 km / 154.4 miles away
  9. Jeffreys Bay starting at £ 34.65 per day
    932.7 km / 579.6 miles away
  10. Skukuza starting at £ 48.19 per day
    363.0 km / 225.6 miles away
  11. 995.1 km / 618.3 miles away
  12. 182.8 km / 113.6 miles away
  13. 507.1 km / 315.1 miles away
  14. 16.0 km / 9.9 miles away
  15. Ulundi starting at £ 13.44 per day
    399.7 km / 248.4 miles away

Top 18 Destinations around Johannesburg

  1. O.R. Tambo International Airport starting at £ 23.29 per day
    3.9 km / 2.4 miles away
  2. Johannesburg Airport starting at £ 44.25 per day
    3.9 km / 2.4 miles away
  3. Johannesburg Paulshof starting at £ 44.25 per day
    19.0 km / 11.8 miles away
  4. Johannesburg Mondeor starting at £ 44.25 per day
    24.9 km / 15.4 miles away
  5. Johannesburg Constantia Kloof starting at £ 23.29 per day
    28.4 km / 17.7 miles away
  6. Pretoria Menlo Park starting at £ 48.19 per day
    41.4 km / 25.7 miles away
  7. Pretoria Hatfield starting at £ 23.29 per day
    44.0 km / 27.3 miles away
  8. Wonderboom Airport starting at £ 27.83 per day
    54.0 km / 33.5 miles away
  9. Potchefstroom Baillie Park starting at £ 44.25 per day
    125.8 km / 78.2 miles away
  10. Nelspruit Airport starting at £ 25.79 per day
    280.5 km / 174.3 miles away
  11. Polokwane Airport starting at £ 27.38 per day
    284.7 km / 176.9 miles away
  12. Nelspruit Riverside Park starting at £ 27.83 per day
    287.5 km / 178.7 miles away
  13. Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport starting at £ 23.29 per day
    302.7 km / 188.1 miles away
  14. Skukuza Airport starting at £ 48.19 per day
    364.3 km / 226.4 miles away
  15. Ulundi Airport starting at £ 13.44 per day
    399.7 km / 248.4 miles away
  16. Pietermaritzburg Airport starting at £ 27.38 per day
    446.0 km / 277.1 miles away
  17. Kimberley Airport starting at £ 27.38 per day
    450.2 km / 279.7 miles away
  18. King Shaka International Airport starting at £ 27.38 per day
    480.7 km / 298.7 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Johannesburgfluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Johannesburg
£ 47.91
January
£ 28.16
February
£ 44.79
March
£ 40.90
April
£ 28.17
May
£ 32.57
June
£ 39.47
July
£ 32.44
August
£ 15.07
September
£ 18.35
October
£ 13.95
November
£ 19.60
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Johannesburg is November with prices starting at £ 13.95 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is January with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 47.91. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 30. 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 is the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Johannesburg?

Hirers picking up a car in Johannesburg keep them for an average of 16 days during in May, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 7.
Average Hire Length in Johannesburg
13
January
12
February
12
March
12
April
16
May
11
June
10
July
11
August
13
September
7
October
14
November
12
December

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

While travellers visit Johannesburg year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is October, and the least popular is September.
Popularity of Car Hire in Johannesburg by Monthly Searches
64%
January
49%
February
47%
March
42%
April
48%
May
41%
June
50%
July
53%
August
38%
September
657%
October
55%
November
54%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
First Car Rental Suzuki Celerio 5 1 Small cars
First Car Rental Ford Ecosport 5 3 SUVs
First Car Rental Honda Amaze 5 1 Small cars
First Car Rental Nissan Almera 5 2 Medium cars
First Car Rental Suzuki Swift 5 1 Small cars
BLUU Toyota Rav4 5 3 SUVs
First Car Rental VW Kombi 5 3 People Carriers
Hertz Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars
Firefly Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars
BLUU Kia Picanto 4 1 Small cars

Our Customers Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

United Kingdom
Suzuki Celerio
18 May 2022
I would recommend the Apartheid Museum and the Montecasino
United Kingdom
Nissan X-Trail
17 May 2022
Travelling around Johannesburg with ease
United Kingdom
VW Polo
25 April 2022
I didn’t travel far and wide but the South African people are very welcoming.
United Kingdom
Toyota Fortuner
1 March 2022
Kruger National Park is fantastic.
Car rental statistics
Highest rated company
Budget
9.16 / 10
Lowest rated company
First Car Rental
8.25 / 10
Total number of reviews
16
Total rental companies
13
Average daily price
£ 41.60
Lowest daily price
£ 6.58
Total cars available
227

Top 13 Hire Companies in Johannesburg in 2022

Budget
Budget
Remarkable 9.2 / 21 reviews
+27115735000
O.r. Tambo Int Apt
Working hours
Mon:06:00-22:00
Tue:06:00-22:00
Wed:06:00-22:00
Thu:06:00-22:00
Fri:06:00-22:00
Sat:06:00-22:00
Sun:06:00-22:00
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.8 / 161 reviews
+270115493191
R512 Broeder Stroom, Lanseria Airport, Lanseria, Gauteng, 1748
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:09:00-20:00
Sun:09:00-22:00
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.8 / 22 reviews
+27112309999
Terminal A Departures, O.R. Tambo, Kempton Park, 1627
BLUU
BLUU
Outstanding 8.8 / 85 reviews
+27112301200
O.R. Tambo International Airport, 1 Jones Rd, Johannesburg, Kempton Park, 1627
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-17:00
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.7 / 23 reviews
+27113903909
O.R. Tambo International Airport Kempton Park, O.R. Tambo, Johannesburg, 1627
Working hours
Mon:00:01-23:59
Tue:00:01-23:59
Wed:00:01-23:59
Thu:00:01-23:59
Fri:00:01-23:59
Sun:00:01-23:59
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.7
113909700
1 Jones Road
Working hours
Mon:06:00-22:00
Tue:06:00-22:00
Wed:06:00-22:00
Thu:06:00-22:00
Fri:06:00-22:00
Sat:06:00-22:00
Sun:06:00-22:00
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Outstanding 8.5 / 12 reviews
+27119756790 / +27716800727
1 Jones Rd, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, 1632
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
Bidvest
Bidvest
Outstanding 8.5 / 5 reviews
+112301200
O.R. Tambo Int. Airport
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
Firefly
Firefly
Outstanding 8.5 / 90 reviews
+27113909700
O R Tambo Airport Rd & Jones Rd, O.R. Tambo, Johannesburg, 1620
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
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.4 / 10 reviews
+27115489000
Main Terminal Building
Working hours
Mon:06:00-22:00
Wed:06:00-22:00
Thu:06:00-22:00
Fri:06:00-22:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.3
27113878230
3 Brabazon Road
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-12:00
Thrifty ZA
Thrifty ZA
Outstanding 8.3 / 26 reviews
+270113903454
OR Tambo International Airport, Kempton Park, 1627
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
First Car Rental
First Car Rental
Outstanding 8.2
+27113902342
Car Rental Concourse, O R Tambo International Airport, Isando, Johannesburg, 1627
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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