Car Hire at O.R. Tambo International Airport

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O.R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
Suzuki Celerio or comparable
Suzuki Celerio
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
First Car Rental
£ 21.37 per day
Economy
Hyundai Grand i10 or comparable
Hyundai Grand i10
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
£ 25.79 per day
Compact
Toyota Etios or comparable
Toyota Etios
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
BLUU
£ 29.32 per day
Economy Elite
VW Polo or comparable
VW Polo
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
£ 32.21 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Standard
Toyota Quest Aut. or comparable
Toyota Quest Aut.
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
£ 56.03 / per day
Premium
BMW 3 series or comparable
BMW 3 series
  • 4
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
£ 77.65 / per day
Compact Elite
VW Golf or comparable
VW Golf
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 79.29 / per day
Full-size
BMW 3 Series or comparable
BMW 3 Series
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Firefly
£ 114.86 / 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 02:01 on 2022-12-05.

Travel Information

Language
IsiZulu,
Xhosa,
Afrikaans
Currency
ZAR
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Dialing code
27
Budget car hire price
£ 54.56 / per day
Average car hire length
13 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%

Airport information

Score
7.4
  • Getting to the airport 6.6
  • Check-in desks 6.9
  • Facilities and services 7.1
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.3
  • Dining and car hire services 6.6
  • Lounge 5.9

O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)

  • IATA: JNB
  • ICAO: FAOR
  • Name: O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Flights per year: 220,934
  • Passengers (per year): 20,692,780
  • Distance from the city centre: 9.3 miles / 15 km E of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day

Top 15 Destinations around Tambo International Airport

  1. Johannesburg Airport starting at £ 39.66 per day
    21.0 km / 13.0 miles away
  2. Pretoria Hatfield starting at £ 24.20 per day
    53.9 km / 33.5 miles away
  3. Wonderboom Airport starting at £ 24.20 per day
    63.1 km / 39.2 miles away
  4. Nelspruit Riverside Park starting at £ 24.58 per day
    304.6 km / 189.3 miles away
  5. Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport starting at £ 21.37 per day
    319.8 km / 198.7 miles away
  6. Phalaborwa Airport starting at £ 26.48 per day
    401.8 km / 249.7 miles away
  7. Kimberley Airport starting at £ 21.37 per day
    434.0 km / 269.7 miles away
  8. King Shaka International Airport starting at £ 21.37 per day
    485.0 km / 301.4 miles away
  9. Durban Umhlanga Rocks starting at £ 24.20 per day
    493.4 km / 306.6 miles away
  10. Mthatha Airport starting at £ 23.05 per day
    598.1 km / 371.7 miles away
  11. Upington Airport starting at £ 21.37 per day
    713.3 km / 443.2 miles away
  12. East London Airport starting at £ 21.37 per day
    760.7 km / 472.7 miles away
  13. Port Elizabeth Airport starting at £ 21.37 per day
    896.7 km / 557.2 miles away
  14. George Airport starting at £ 21.37 per day
    1024.5 km / 636.6 miles away
  15. Cape Town Airport starting at £ 24.20 per day
    1252.2 km / 778.1 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at O.R. Tambo International Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at O.R. Tambo International 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 O.R. Tambo International Airport
£ 32.31
January
£ 33.21
February
£ 41.17
March
£ 31.14
April
£ 25.19
May
£ 23.73
June
£ 27.95
July
£ 29.61
August
£ 23.51
September
£ 25.64
October
£ 29.85
November
£ 30.85
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at O.R. Tambo International Airport is September with prices starting at £ 23.51 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is March with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 41.17. 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’s the most popular hire length at O.R. Tambo International Airport?

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

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at O.R. Tambo International Airport?

Though Tambo International 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
128%
January
99%
February
93%
March
84%
April
97%
May
80%
June
98%
July
107%
August
93%
September
101%
October
110%
November
109%
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 Honda Amaze 5 1 Small cars
First Car Rental Ford Ecosport 5 3 SUVs
BLUU Haval Jolion 5 2 SUVs
First Car Rental VW Kombi 5 3 People Carriers
Firefly Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars
Europcar Kia Picanto 5 1 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars
First Car Rental Suzuki Celerio 4 1 Small cars

Our Customers' Reviews

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United Kingdom
Toyota Fortuner
25 October 2022
Spent all our time in and around the kruger which was amazing, apart from a german tourist being shot and killed at Numbi gate!
United Kingdom
Toyota Corolla Quest
8 October 2022
Stayed on main routes for safety reasons and used Waze for direction and warnings of road issues
United Kingdom
Hyundai Grand i10
29 September 2022
Made my holiday much easier in Johannesburg
United Kingdom
Toyota RAV 4
25 May 2022
You need a hire car when traveling around South Africa.
United Kingdom
Suzuki Celerio
26 April 2022
We love South Africa. We visited the historical town of Carltonville which is deep mining and dates back many years. There are lovely B&B to stay in and loads of places to visit in and around as well. Thanks First Car for a very lovely car that also Allowed us to visit these places. Martin and Cindy (04.22)
United Kingdom
Suzuki Celerio
23 April 2022
Pilanesberg Game Reserve great, Blyde River Canyon amazing, Knysna and Garden Route area superb, Cape Town modern and quirky at same time ;)
United Kingdom
Hyundai i10 Grand
12 April 2022
Joburg surroundings
United Kingdom
Toyota Agya
24 March 2022
Visited Durban ushaka. Lovely and clean all staff there friendly and hospitable.
United Kingdom
Toyota Agya
24 January 2022
Impressive overall.
United Kingdom
Kia Picanto
7 March 2020
Car was vandalised on a quiet residential street. If renting in Jo’burg, take maximum insurance option.

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
11
Average daily price
£ 54.56
Lowest daily price
£ 7.64
Total cars available
59

Top 11 Hire Companies at O.R. Tambo International Airport in 2022

Budget
Budget
Remarkable 9.1 / 23 reviews
+27115735000
O.r. Tambo Int Apt
£ 40 - £ 50
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 / 22 reviews
+27112309999
Terminal A Departures, O.R. Tambo, Kempton Park, 1627
£ 28 - £ 142
BLUU
Outstanding 8.8 / 90 reviews
+27112301200
O.R. Tambo International Airport, 1 Jones Rd, Johannesburg, Kempton Park, 1627
£ 26 - £ 45
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
GreenMotion
Outstanding 8.8 / 18 reviews
+27119756790 / +27716800727
1 Jones Rd, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, 1632
£ 26 - £ 26
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
Outstanding 8.8 / 35 reviews
+27113903909
O.R. Tambo International Airport Kempton Park, O.R. Tambo, Johannesburg, 1627
£ 25 - £ 79
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
Hertz
Outstanding 8.8 / 162 reviews
+270113909700
OR Tambo International Airport, Parkadee 2, Johannesburg, 1620
£ 26 - £ 123
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
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.7
+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
Firefly
Outstanding 8.6 / 96 reviews
+27113909700
O R Tambo Airport Rd & Jones Rd, O.R. Tambo, Johannesburg, 1620
£ 25 - £ 119
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 / 11 reviews
+27113903909
Or Tambo International Airport
£ 24 - £ 78
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
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
First Car Rental
Outstanding 8.2
+27113902342
Car Rental Concourse, O R Tambo International Airport, Isando, Johannesburg, 1627
£ 21 - £ 153
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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