Car Hire in Johannesburg

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Johannesburg Lanseria Airport
Mini
Suzuki Celerio or comparable
Suzuki Celerio
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
First Car Rental
£ 21.29 per day
Tambo International Airport
Mini
Kia Picanto or comparable
Kia Picanto
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 24.11 per day
Johannesburg Fourways Downtown
Mini
Kia Picanto or comparable
Kia Picanto
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 24.49 per day
Tambo International Airport
Economy
Suzuki Celerio or comparable
Suzuki Celerio
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
First Car Rental
£ 25.11 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Johannesburg Lanseria Airport
Mini
Toyota Agya or comparable
Toyota Agya
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Firefly
£ 25.21 / per day
Johannesburg Lanseria Airport
Mini
Toyota Agya or comparable
Toyota Agya
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
£ 25.95 / per day
Tambo International Airport
Economy
Hyundai Grand i10 or comparable
Hyundai Grand i10
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
£ 26.07 / per day
Johannesburg Sandton Downtown
Mini
Kia Picanto or comparable
Kia Picanto
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
BLUU
£ 26.38 / 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 17:42 on 2022-12-01.

Travel Information

Language
IsiZulu,
Xhosa,
Afrikaans
Currency
ZAR
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Dialing code
27
Budget car hire price
£ 35.56 / per day
Average car hire length
3 days
Speed limit within city centre
40 km/h
25 mi/h
Speed limit out of city centre
100 km/h
62 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 £ 16.21 per day
  • From Johannesburg to Durban - 219 offers from £ 16.17 per day
  • From Johannesburg to Bloemfontein - 89 offers from £ 16.21 per day
  • From Johannesburg to Nelspruit - 51 offers from £ 16.21 per day
  • From Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth - 89 offers from £ 16.21 per day

Top 11 Cities near Johannesburg

  1. Durban starting at £ 21.29 per day
    480.7 km / 298.7 miles away
  2. 907.4 km / 563.8 miles away
  3. Bloemfontein starting at £ 21.29 per day
    378.1 km / 234.9 miles away
  4. East London starting at £ 21.29 per day
    767.7 km / 477.0 miles away
  5. Nelspruit starting at £ 21.29 per day
    287.8 km / 178.8 miles away
  6. Mthatha starting at £ 22.96 per day
    603.2 km / 374.8 miles away
  7. Kimberley starting at £ 21.29 per day
    450.2 km / 279.7 miles away
  8. Upington starting at £ 21.29 per day
    730.5 km / 453.9 miles away
  9. 995.1 km / 618.3 miles away
  10. 480.1 km / 298.3 miles away
  11. 504.7 km / 313.6 miles away

Top 15 Destinations around Johannesburg

  1. Johannesburg Airport starting at £ 39.51 per day
    3.9 km / 2.4 miles away
  2. O.R. Tambo International Airport starting at £ 21.29 per day
    3.9 km / 2.4 miles away
  3. Pretoria Hatfield starting at £ 24.11 per day
    44.0 km / 27.3 miles away
  4. Wonderboom Airport starting at £ 24.11 per day
    54.0 km / 33.5 miles away
  5. Nelspruit Riverside Park starting at £ 24.49 per day
    287.5 km / 178.7 miles away
  6. Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport starting at £ 21.29 per day
    302.7 km / 188.1 miles away
  7. Phalaborwa Airport starting at £ 26.38 per day
    385.3 km / 239.4 miles away
  8. Kimberley Airport starting at £ 21.29 per day
    450.2 km / 279.7 miles away
  9. King Shaka International Airport starting at £ 21.29 per day
    480.7 km / 298.7 miles away
  10. Durban Umhlanga Rocks starting at £ 24.11 per day
    489.3 km / 304.0 miles away
  11. Mthatha Airport starting at £ 22.96 per day
    603.2 km / 374.8 miles away
  12. Upington Airport starting at £ 21.29 per day
    730.5 km / 453.9 miles away
  13. East London Airport starting at £ 21.29 per day
    767.7 km / 477.0 miles away
  14. Port Elizabeth Airport starting at £ 21.29 per day
    907.1 km / 563.6 miles away
  15. George Airport starting at £ 21.29 per day
    1038.3 km / 645.2 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
£ 47.67
January
£ 28.02
February
£ 44.57
March
£ 40.69
April
£ 28.03
May
£ 32.41
June
£ 39.28
July
£ 32.27
August
£ 15.00
September
£ 18.25
October
£ 13.88
November
£ 19.50
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Johannesburg is November with prices starting at £ 13.88 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 £ 47.67. 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 January, and the least popular is September.
Popularity of Car Hire in Johannesburg by Monthly Searches
132%
January
101%
February
97%
March
87%
April
99%
May
83%
June
101%
July
109%
August
79%
September
90%
October
112%
November
111%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
First Car Rental Suzuki Celerio 5 1 Small cars
First Car Rental Nissan Almera 5 2 Medium cars
First Car Rental Ford Ecosport 5 3 SUVs
First Car Rental Honda Amaze 5 1 Small cars
BLUU Haval Jolion 5 2 SUVs
First Car Rental VW Kombi 5 3 People Carriers
Hertz Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars
Firefly Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars
First Car Rental Suzuki Celerio 4 1 Small cars
Europcar Kia Picanto 5 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
VW Polo
26 October 2022
Do not go to the Markon River Reserve.it is miles from anywhere and very little there.
United Kingdom
Toyota Agya
28 August 2022
Able to travel to Pilanesberg for a weeks rest after three fantastic but tiring weeks volunteering ar a rhino orphanage
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 Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Budget
9.09 / 10
Lowest rated company
First Car Rental
8.25 / 10
Total number of reviews
16
Total rental companies
12
Average daily price
£ 35.56
Lowest daily price
£ 6.55
Total cars available
206

Top 12 Hire Companies in Johannesburg in 2022

Budget
Budget
Remarkable 9.1 / 23 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
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.8 / 23 reviews
+27112309999
Terminal A Departures, O.R. Tambo, Kempton Park, 1627
BLUU
BLUU
Outstanding 8.8 / 99 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
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.8 / 176 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
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.8 / 36 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
Sat:00:01-23:59
Sun:00:01-23:59
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Outstanding 8.8 / 19 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
Firefly
Firefly
Outstanding 8.5 / 101 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 8.5 / 13 reviews
+27115489000
Main Terminal Building
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
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
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.4 / 5 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
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.4
27114961235
204 Columbine Ave, Mondeor, Johannesburg South, 2091
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
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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