Car Rental in San Jose

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San Jose, USA - California
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

San Jose Airport
Standard
Volkswagen Jetta or similar
Volkswagen Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$51.69 / per day
San Jose Airport
Economy
Chevrolet Spark or similar
Chevrolet Spark
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$53.49 / per day
San Jose Airport
Full-size
Toyota Camry or similar
Toyota Camry
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$64.10 / per day
San Jose Airport
Compact
Nissan Versa or similar
Nissan Versa
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$64.72 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

San Jose Airport
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$68.31 / per day
San Jose Airport
Premium
Audi A3 or similar
Audi A3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
$84.19 / per day
San Jose Airport
Full-size Elite
Audi A5 Sportback or similar
Audi A5 Sportback
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$102.56 / per day
San Jose Airport
Special SUV
Jeep Wrangler or similar
Jeep Wrangler
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$78.87 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 21:49 on 2024-06-20. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
English, Spanish
Currency
USD
Drive on
Right-hand side
Country code
+1
Average car rental price
$71 per day
Average car rental length
6 days
Speed limit within town
40 - 48 km/h or 25 - 30 mph
Speed limit out of town
88 - 104 km/h or 55 - 65 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Rating
8.0 / 10
Average gas price
$1.39 per liter or $5.26 per gallon
Lowest gas price
$1.19 per liter or $4.50 per gallon
Highest gas price
$1.59 per liter or $6.02 per gallon

One-Way Car Rentals in San Jose

The most popular one-way rental options for pick up in San Jose and drop off in another city include:

  • From San Jose to San Francisco - 32 offers from $52.38 per day
  • From San Jose to San Diego - 33 offers from $52.38 per day
  • From San Jose to Las Vegas - 33 offers from $52.38 per day
  • From San Jose to Los Angeles - 33 offers from $49.29 per day
  • From San Jose to Fresno - 26 offers from $52.38 per day

Top 20 cities near San Jose

  1. 2.2 km / 1.4 miles
  2. 47.4 km / 29.5 miles
  3. 48.6 km / 30.2 miles
  4. 86.6 km / 53.8 miles
  5. 149.1 km / 92.6 miles
  6. 151.1 km / 93.9 miles
  7. 206.7 km / 128.4 miles
  8. 261.7 km / 162.6 miles
  9. 334.7 km / 208 miles
  10. 376.8 km / 234.1 miles
  11. 475.7 km / 295.6 miles
  12. 476.7 km / 296.2 miles
  13. 486.3 km / 302.2 miles
  14. 495.8 km / 308.1 miles
  15. 521.5 km / 324 miles
  16. 536.4 km / 333.3 miles
  17. 537.9 km / 334.2 miles
  18. 550.5 km / 342.1 miles
  19. 628 km / 390.2 miles
  20. 700.1 km / 435 miles

Map of Car Rental Locations

What is the cheapest month to rent a car in San Jose?

Car rental prices in San Jose vary by time of year. This graph shows the average prices per month to help you find the best time of year to rent.
Average rental costs per day in San Jose
$44.45
January
$43.14
February
$54.30
March
$46.46
April
$42.38
May
$47.49
June
$52.22
July
$99.31
August
$48.25
September
$65.22
October
$41.28
November
$72.47
December
The cheapest month to rent a car in San Jose is November (when prices average $41.28 per day). This is 25% cheaper than the yearly average and 58% cheaper than renting in August (when prices average $99.31).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

What’s the usual rental length in San Jose?

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in June, the average renter keeps their car for 21 days, and in October, they keep their car for 3 days.
Average number of rental days in San Jose
8
January
10
February
7
March
5
April
6
May
21
June
11
July
10
August
5
September
3
October
14
November
6
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in San Jose?

Based on the number of searches by our customers, the most popular month for renting a car in San Jose is May, and the least popular is October.
Monthly searches in San Jose by pick-up date relative to the average
97%
January
50%
February
124%
March
296%
April
339%
May
30%
June
67%
July
20%
August
27%
September
7%
October
30%
November
111%
December

Car rental information

Car rental locations 5
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers FOX, Thrifty, Dollar, National, Hertz
Popular car categories Large cars, SUVs, Vans, Medium cars
Lowest price $52 per day
Cheapest supplier Thrifty

Most popular car models of rental suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
FOX Toyota Corolla 4 1 Large cars
FOX Chrysler Pacifica 5 2 Vans
FOX Nissan Altima 4 2 Large cars
FOX Nissan Versa 4 2 Medium cars
FOX Hyundai Santa Fe 5 2 SUVs
FOX Toyota Camry 4 2 Large cars
FOX Kia Sportage 5 2 SUVs
FOX Mitsubishi Mirage 4 2 Small cars
FOX Nissan Versa 4 3 Medium cars
FOX Dodge Charger 4 4 Premium cars

Our customers' reviews

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

Canada
Toyota Corolla
April 24, 2019
San Jose has many free ways and far distances for shopping. A car is highly recommended
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest-rated company
Alamo
8.4 / 10
)
Lowest-rated company
Europcar
7 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
1
Total rental companies
12
Average daily price
$70.99
Lowest daily price
$51.69
Total cars available
730

Top 12 suppliers in San Jose in 2024

Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8.4 / 1 review
1 location
$71 - $283
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 8.4
1 location
$68 - $274
SIXT
SIXT
Very good 8.2
1 location
National
National
Very good 8 / 2 reviews
1 location
$72 - $284
Budget
Budget
Good 7.6
5 locations
$64 - $299
Hertz
Hertz
Good 7.6
1 location
Payless
Payless
Good 7.6
1 location
Dollar
Dollar
Good 7.5 / 4 reviews
1 location
$52 - $214
Avis
Avis
Good 7.5
4 locations
FOX
FOX
Good 7.1 / 23 reviews
1 location
$83 - $128
Thrifty
Thrifty
Good 7.1 / 5 reviews
1 location
$52 - $214
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7 / 2 reviews
1 location
$58 - $111
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