Car Rental in Santa Barbara

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Santa Barbara Airport Car Rental
Economy
Chevrolet Spark or similar
Chevrolet Spark
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$74.25 per day
Santa Barbara Airport Car Rental
Compact
Ford Focus or similar
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$74.87 per day
Santa Barbara Airport Car Rental
Intermediate
Mazda 3 or similar
Mazda 3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$75.49 per day
Santa Barbara Airport Car Rental
Economy
Kia Rio or similar
Kia Rio
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$94.12 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Santa Barbara Airport Car Rental
Compact
Kia Soul or similar
Kia Soul
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$94.82 / per day
Santa Barbara Airport Car Rental
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$95.52 / per day
Santa Barbara Airport Car Rental
Compact
Nissan Kicks or similar
Nissan Kicks
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$111.13 / per day
Santa Barbara Airport Car Rental
Compact
Nissan Kicks or similar
Nissan Kicks
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
$116.32 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 12:07 on 2022-08-15. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Country code
1
Economy car rental price
$97.56 / per day
Average car rental length
7 days
Speed limit within town
40 - 120 km/h
25 - 75 mi/h
Speed limit out of town
72 - 120 km/h
45 - 75 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Top 17 Cities near Santa Barbara

  1. 169.2 km / 105.1 miles away
  2. San Francisco Car Rentals from $82.11 per day
    438.6 km / 272.5 miles away
  3. San Diego Car Rentals from $61.82 per day
    311.0 km / 193.2 miles away
  4. Burbank Car Rentals from $66.39 per day
    138.5 km / 86.0 miles away
  5. Santa Ana Car Rentals from $70.27 per day
    200.0 km / 124.3 miles away
  6. San Jose Car Rentals from $72.68 per day
    376.8 km / 234.1 miles away
  7. Oakland Car Rentals from $67.69 per day
    424.2 km / 263.6 miles away
  8. Sacramento Car Rentals from $72.50 per day
    499.7 km / 310.5 miles away
  9. Long Beach Car Rentals from $111.13 per day
    169.6 km / 105.4 miles away
  10. Ontario Car Rentals from $70.16 per day
    210.0 km / 130.5 miles away
  11. Palm Springs Car Rentals from $72.09 per day
    314.0 km / 195.1 miles away
  12. Fresno Car Rentals from $69.66 per day
    261.5 km / 162.5 miles away
  13. Santa Monica Car Rentals from $88.66 per day
    132.7 km / 82.5 miles away
  14. Monterey Car Rentals from $82.11 per day
    300.9 km / 187.0 miles away
  15. Santa Rosa Car Rentals from $87.30 per day
    525.9 km / 326.8 miles away
  16. Bakersfield Car Rentals from $116.32 per day
    133.4 km / 82.9 miles away
  17. McKinleyville Car Rentals from $77.07 per day
    819.3 km / 509.1 miles away

Top 20 Locations near Santa Barbara

  1. 133.4 km / 82.9 miles away
  2. Burbank Airport Car Rentals from $66.39 per day
    138.5 km / 86.0 miles away
  3. 142.5 km / 88.5 miles away
  4. Westchester Car Rentals from $45.33 per day
    144.2 km / 89.6 miles away
  5. 169.6 km / 105.4 miles away
  6. 200.0 km / 124.3 miles away
  7. Ontario Airport Car Rentals from $70.16 per day
    210.0 km / 130.5 miles away
  8. Fresno Airport Car Rentals from $69.66 per day
    261.5 km / 162.5 miles away
  9. 300.9 km / 187.0 miles away
  10. 309.5 km / 192.3 miles away
  11. 314.0 km / 195.1 miles away
  12. 338.0 km / 210.1 miles away
  13. 367.1 km / 228.1 miles away
  14. San Jose Airport Car Rentals from $72.68 per day
    376.8 km / 234.1 miles away
  15. 421.8 km / 262.1 miles away
  16. Oakland Airport Car Rentals from $67.69 per day
    424.2 km / 263.6 miles away
  17. 426.5 km / 265.0 miles away
  18. 499.7 km / 310.5 miles away
  19. 525.9 km / 326.8 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in Santa Barbara?

Car rental prices in Santa Barbara vary a lot according to the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in Santa Barbara
January
February
$49.79
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
The best month to rent a car in Santa Barbara is March (when prices for an Economy class start from $49.79). This is < 1% cheaper than the yearly average and < 1% cheaper than renting in March (when rental prices start at $49.79 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price.

What’s the usual rental length in Santa Barbara?

Travel lengths vary from month to month: in June, travelers rent a car for an average of 6 days in October, the average rental period is 1 days.
Average Rental Length in Santa Barbara
5
January
5
February
5
March
April
5
May
6
June
5
July
6
August
5
September
1
October
4
November
4
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Santa Barbara?

The most popular month for renting a car in Santa Barbara is October, and the least popular is April.
Popularity of Car Rental in Santa Barbara by Monthly Searches
91%
January
78%
February
85%
March
April
96%
May
117%
June
124%
July
128%
August
79%
September
205%
October
98%
November
99%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Dollar Ford Focus 3 2 Medium cars
Alamo Nissan Kicks 5 2 SUVs

Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Alamo
8.75 / 10
Lowest rated company
Avis
8.31 / 10
Total rental companies
8
Average daily price
$97.56
Lowest daily price
$24.50
Total cars available
82

Top 8 Suppliers in Santa Barbara in 2022

Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.8
+18889671204
500 JAMES FOWLER RD,
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59
Tue:07:00-23:59
Wed:07:00-23:59
Thu:07:00-23:59
Fri:07:00-23:59
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:59
National
National
Excellent 8.7
+18059671204 / +18056920939
500 James Fowler Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.6
+18056833012
500 James Fowler Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+18059646792
500 Fowler Road
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.5
8059670411
114 Moffett Pl
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Wed:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:07:00-18:00
Sun:07:00-18:00
Dollar
Dollar
Excellent 8.4
+18664342226
500 Fowler Road
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Wed:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:07:00-18:00
Sun:07:00-18:00
Thrifty
Thrifty
Excellent 8.3
+18056811222
5971 Placencia Street
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:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-17:00
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.3
+18059644848
500 Fowler Road
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
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