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Nairobi, Kenya car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Nairobi, Kenya. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on May 21, 2024.

Most popular company

AUTOUNION

Price of gas per gallon

$5.64

Average price per day

$72

Cheapest price per day

$40

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Nairobi?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Nairobi, Kenya and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on May 21, 2024.

January

$63

February

$69

March

$70

April

$61

May

$61

June

$72

July

$65

August

$72

September

$63

October

$76

November

$61

December

$72

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Nairobi is April. The most expensive time to rent a car is October. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Compare available car types for rental in Nairobi, Kenya

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Nairobi, Kenya to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on May 21, 2024.

Small cars

$53 - $67

All Car Types

$106 - $142

To rent a small car in Nairobi, Kenya, you would pay an average price of $60/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Nairobi, Kenya (~$53/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~$67/day). In fact, May is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Nairobi. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Nairobi, renting a small car saves you 50% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Nairobi small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Nairobi, Kenya, you would pay an average price of $103/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Nairobi, Kenya (~$95/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$124/day). In fact, March is about 8% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Nairobi. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Nairobi, renting a medium car saves you 15% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Nairobi medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Nairobi, Kenya, you would pay an average price of $208/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Nairobi, Kenya (~$157/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~$278/day). In fact, July is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Nairobi. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Nairobi, renting a large car is 42% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Nairobi large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Nairobi, Kenya, you would pay an average price of $143/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Nairobi, Kenya (~$121/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$162/day). In fact, May is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Nairobi. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Nairobi, renting a SUV is 16% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Nairobi SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Nairobi, Kenya, you would pay an average price of $152/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a van in Nairobi, Kenya (~$117/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$186/day). In fact, June is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Nairobi. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Nairobi, renting a van is 21% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Nairobi van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a pickup truck in Nairobi, Kenya, you would pay an average price of $226/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Nairobi, Kenya (~$89/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$687/day). In fact, August is about 61% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Nairobi. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Nairobi, renting a pickup truck is 47% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a luxury car in Nairobi, Kenya, you would pay an average price of $305/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Nairobi, Kenya (~$262/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$388/day). In fact, April is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Nairobi. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Nairobi, renting a luxury car is 61% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Nairobi luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Ford Focus$40/day
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Ford Focus
Chevrolet Spark$44/day
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Chevrolet Spark
Hyundai i10$46/day
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Top rental agencies in Nairobi, Kenya

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Nairobi, Kenya known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Nairobi, Kenya. Reviews were last updated on May 21, 2024.
Have a look at the top rental car agencies available in Nairobi, including Sixt, GREEN MOTION and Budget. Before making your selection, be sure to carefully review the feedback, double-check the pickup location, and verify other important details.

Sixt

2 locations

GREEN MOTION

1 location

Budget

2 locations

Hertz

6.0
Okay
9 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

5.6

Ace

3 locations

Europcar

2 locations

Autounion Car Rental

4 locations

Avis

3 locations

Best Nairobi, Kenya car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Nairobi, Kenya. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Nairobi, Kenya with an average daily rate of $125. Data was last updated on May 21, 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on rentals cars in Nairobi. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Ford Focus$40/day
4
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Ford Focus
Chevrolet Spark$44/day
2
M
A/C
Chevrolet Spark
Hyundai i10$46/day
2
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A/C
Hyundai i10

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Nairobi, Kenya, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on May 21, 2024.
  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Nairobi?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $72/day when booking a rental car in Nairobi. The best deal a user found was for $47/day from GREEN MOTION , booked on May 19.

  • What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Nairobi?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Nairobi from the following companies over the past two weeks: Europcar ($40/day), Autounion Car Rental ($46/day), and Hertz ($50/day).

  • What are gas prices like in Nairobi?

    The average gas price in Nairobi is $5.64/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $67 and $97 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Nairobi for a week from Autounion Car Rental?

    Autounion Car Rental offers rental cars in Nairobi for about $390 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I rent a car in Nairobi for the best price?

    Renting your favorite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 52% in Nairobi - we recommend booking at least 39days in advance.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Nairobi?

    Yes, renting a vehicle in Nairobi for a month is certainly possible.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Nairobi for a month?

    We’ve recently found that GREEN MOTION offers you prices that are 38% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental in Nairobi for a month is $1,673. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

  • How much is a car rental in Nairobi for a weekend?

    The average price for a weekend car rental in Nairobi is $85. Renting a Compact is your cheapest option if you’ve looking to save money on your weekend car rental in Nairobi. For the month of June, Cheapflights users have found rental cars in Nairobi for as low as $113/day.

  • What car do most people rent in Nairobi?

    The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Nairobi is Standard (Class Standard SUV) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Small car rentals in Nairobi, Kenya

Find small car rental deals in Nairobi, Kenya from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Nairobi, Kenya cost an average of $49 per day. Price data was last updated on May 21, 2024.
Hyundai i10$45/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$46/day
2
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A/C
Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$47/day
2
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A/C
Hyundai i10

Car rentals by fuel type in Nairobi, Kenya

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Nairobi, Kenya. Deals were last updated on May 21, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Nairobi, Kenya. There is currently 1 fuel type to choose from.

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

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