Car Hire in San Diego

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

San Diego Cross Border Xpress
Economy
Kia Rio or comparable
Kia Rio
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
MEX RENT A CAR
£ 39.29 per day
San Diego Cross Border Xpress
Compact
Volkswagen Vento or comparable
Volkswagen Vento
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
MEX RENT A CAR
£ 40.14 per day
San Diego Cross Border Xpress
Intermediate
Nissan Versa or comparable
Nissan Versa
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
MEX RENT A CAR
£ 41.09 per day
San Diego Cross Border Xpress
Mini
Kia Soul or comparable
Kia Soul
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
MEX RENT A CAR
£ 46.11 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Offers

San Diego Cross Border Xpress
Compact
Hyundai Creta or comparable
Hyundai Creta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
MEX RENT A CAR
£ 46.97 / per day
San Diego Cross Border Xpress
Intermediate
Hyundai Tucson or comparable
Hyundai Tucson
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
MEX RENT A CAR
£ 47.79 / per day
San Diego Cross Border Xpress
Standard
Hyundai Tucson or comparable
Hyundai Tucson
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
MEX RENT A CAR
£ 51.24 / per day
City Centre
Standard
Hyundai Elantra or comparable
Hyundai Elantra
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
MEX RENT A CAR
£ 55.68 / 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 13:33 on 2022-05-19.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Dialing code
1
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
72 - 120 km/h
45 - 75 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
40 - 120 km/h
25 - 75 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

One-way Car Hire in San Diego

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

  • From San Diego to Los Angeles - 54 offers from £ 35.84 per day
  • From San Diego to Las Vegas - 49 offers from £ 35.84 per day
  • From San Diego to San Francisco - 54 offers from £ 35.84 per day
  • From San Diego to Santa Ana - 27 offers from £ 41.59 per day
  • From San Diego to Orlando - 48 offers from £ 68.49 per day

Top 11 Cities near San Diego

  1. San Francisco starting at £ 129.76 per day
    736.1 km / 457.4 miles away
  2. Sacramento starting at £ 132.35 per day
    773.8 km / 480.8 miles away
  3. Oakland starting at £ 80.62 per day
    719.7 km / 447.2 miles away
  4. Palm Springs starting at £ 82.83 per day
    137.1 km / 85.2 miles away
  5. Fresno starting at £ 104.37 per day
    506.5 km / 314.7 miles away
  6. Monterey starting at £ 129.76 per day
    605.2 km / 376.1 miles away
  7. Santa Barbara starting at £ 78.76 per day
    311.0 km / 193.2 miles away
  8. Bakersfield starting at £ 90.50 per day
    347.4 km / 215.9 miles away
  9. 277.4 km / 172.3 miles away
  10. Fulton starting at £ 104.39 per day
    816.4 km / 507.3 miles away
  11. 141.5 km / 87.9 miles away

Top 9 Destinations around San Diego

  1. Palm Springs Airport starting at £ 82.83 per day
    137.1 km / 85.2 miles away
  2. Westchester starting at £ 37.87 per day
    176.6 km / 109.7 miles away
  3. Santa Barbara Airport starting at £ 78.76 per day
    311.0 km / 193.2 miles away
  4. Fresno Airport starting at £ 104.37 per day
    506.5 km / 314.7 miles away
  5. Mammoth Lakes Airport starting at £ 138.19 per day
    565.3 km / 351.3 miles away
  6. Oakland Airport starting at £ 80.62 per day
    719.7 km / 447.2 miles away
  7. San Francisco Airport starting at £ 82.63 per day
    720.3 km / 447.6 miles away
  8. San Francisco South starting at £ 24.32 per day
    724.9 km / 450.4 miles away
  9. Sacramento International Airport starting at £ 132.35 per day
    773.8 km / 480.8 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in San Diegofluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in San Diego
£ 23.79
January
£ 42.08
February
£ 30.74
March
£ 22.59
April
£ 26.86
May
£ 26.77
June
£ 40.59
July
£ 35.59
August
£ 22.37
September
£ 19.94
October
£ 23.28
November
£ 20.11
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in San Diego is October with prices starting at £ 19.94 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 £ 42.08. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 28. 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 San Diego?

Hirers picking up a car in San Diego keep them for an average of 10 days during in December, while those picking up their cars in May keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length in San Diego
6
January
6
February
6
March
5
April
4
May
5
June
7
July
6
August
7
September
7
October
5
November
10
December

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

While travellers visit San Diego year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is January, and the least popular is August.
Popularity of Car Hire in San Diego by Monthly Searches
225%
January
185%
February
206%
March
88%
April
63%
May
25%
June
26%
July
22%
August
48%
September
58%
October
135%
November
118%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Ace Rent a car Hyundai Accent 4 1 Small cars
Ace Rent a car Toyota Rav4 4 2 SUVs
MEX RENT A CAR Kia Rio 4 1 Small cars
Ace Rent a car Kia Sportage 5 2 SUVs
MEX RENT A CAR Volkswagen Vento 4 2 Medium cars
Ace Rent a car Toyota Corolla 4 3 Large cars
MEX RENT A CAR Nissan Kicks 5 2 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Hyundai Elantra 4 2 Large cars
Ace Rent a car Dodge Grand Caravan 4 2 People Carriers
MEX RENT A CAR Nissan Versa 4 2 Large cars

Top 14 Hire Companies in San Diego in 2022

Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9 / 7 reviews
+18888266893 / +18337631741
3355 Admiral Boland Way, San Diego, CA 92101
National
National
Outstanding 8.7 / 2 reviews
+18888266890 / +18337631740
3355 Admiral Boland Way, San Diego, CA 92101
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.6 / 2 reviews
+18887498227
3355 Admiral Boland Way, San Diego, CA 92101
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.6 / 1 reviews
+16192943313 / +18337631739
3355 Admiral Boland Way, San Diego, CA 92101
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+16192945921
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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
Advantage
Advantage
Outstanding 8.4
8007775500
3355 Admiral Boland Way
Working hours
Mon:05:00-23:59
Tue:05:00-23:59
Wed:05:00-23:59
Thu:05:00-23:59
Fri:05:00-23:59
Sat:05:00-23:59
Sun:05:00-23:59
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.3 / 4 reviews
+18664342226 / +16197260171
3355 Admiral Boland Way, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.3 / 1 reviews
+18772830898
3355 Admiral Boland Way
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
FOX
FOX
Outstanding 8.2 / 17 reviews
+16194320620 / +18002254369
3355 Admiral Boland Way, San Diego.
Working hours
Mon:00:00-00:30
Tue:00:00-00:30
Wed:00:00-00:30
Thu:00:00-00:30
Fri:00:00-00:30
Sat:00:00-00:30
Sun:00:00-00:30
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.1 / 3 reviews
+16194320620
3355 Admiral Boland Way, San Diego, CA 92101
Working hours
Mon:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-00:30; 07:00-23:59
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Outstanding 8
+18442702377
2269 Pacific Hwy San Diego, CA 92101
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:08:00-15:00
Sun:08:00-15:00
Avis
Avis
Great 7.9 / 7 reviews
+16196885000
3355 Admiral Boland Way
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
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Great 7.5 / 19 reviews
+14242950587 / +18665974554
1025 W Laurel St, San Diego, CA 92101
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
MEX RENT A CAR
MEX RENT A CAR
Great 7.3 / 375 reviews
6195919150
2745 Otay Pacific Drive; Cbx Cross Border Xpress
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:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
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