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Recently Booked Oakland Car Rentals from $ 16.80/day

Economy

(Toyota Yaris or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 4-5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 16.80 /day

($ 117.61 total)

Compact

(Nissan Versa Note or Similar)

compact
  • 4
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 21.46 /day

($ 193.11 total)

Fullsize

(VW Passat or Similar)

fullsize
  • 5
  • 4-5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 21.51 /day

($ 150.54 total)


Special

(Kia Soul or Similar)

special
  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 21.54 /day

($ 86.15 total)

Standard

(Hyundai Elantra or Similar)

standard
  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 24.40 /day

($ 170.81 total)

Intermediate

(Honda Civic or Similar)

intermediate
  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 24.43 /day

($ 219.84 total)


Prices are based on bookings made during the previous 42 days. Price is dynamic and varies based on the date of the booking, length of rental and car class. There is no guarantee this price will be in effect at the time of your search.

Oakland Car Rental Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.42 out of 5 with 83 ratings

Firefly

"excellent experience!!" BRETT

(Reviewed on October 02, 2015 )

Payless

"good experience.thx !" TERROLL

(Reviewed on September 28, 2015 )


Budget

"CAR RENTALS always has the best deal ever." DYANESH

(Reviewed on September 07, 2015 )

Enterprise

"Great experience thanks " ROBERT

(Reviewed on September 05, 2015 )


Thrifty

"Thank you for a great service." MEHRDAD

(Reviewed on August 24, 2015 )

Dollar

"Overall very good experience" Madhu Bhushan

(Reviewed on August 18, 2015 )


Alamo

"great services." JEFF

(Reviewed on August 15, 2015 )

Payless

"We have rented from CarRentals.com a few times in different locations and with different companies and we have always had a very good experience using CarRentals.com. Also we have rented vehicles directly from rental compa..." Read more SHARIF

(Reviewed on August 06, 2015 )


Fox

"Good experience---thx" AL

(Reviewed on August 05, 2015 )

Payless

"Young lady at counter was fantastic, wish I remembered her name. She deserves a raise!" MICKEY

(Reviewed on July 29, 2015 )


Dollar

"The dollar agent, Brian, went out of his way to help me when I realized I had lost my wallet at the nearby gas station. Dollar is terrific." SUSAN

(Reviewed on July 16, 2015 )

Avis

"Attendant at pickup was outstanding! A great representative for Avis." DANIEL

(Reviewed on February 02, 2015 )


Fox

"Where does Fox sales it cars? The staff was outstanding and respectful." ROSALIND

(Reviewed on January 21, 2015 )

Alamo

"Good experiences with Alamo" JANE

(Reviewed on December 08, 2014 )


Your Guide to Oakland, CA

The next time you plan a trip to the San Francisco Bay Area, Oakland will likely figure prominently on your itinerary. If you are anything like the millions of visitors who tour Oakland each year, you are excited about seeing Jack London Square, the Oakland Zoo, and the city’s numerous parks and public spaces. Make sure you can get around “Oaktown” and the rest of the Bay Area with ease by booking a cheap car rental in Oakland.

A Car Rental in Oakland

Don’t miss out on the hustle and bustle of life in this stunning city. When you rent a car in Oakland, you can easily navigate the downtown area without having to rely on public transit schedules or call expensive taxis. Relax in front of the waterfalls at Joaquin Miller Park and take a tour Chinatown. Spend a morning drinking coffee and watching street performers at Jack London Square, then head 11 miles south to the Oakland Zoo to hang out with tortoises, chinchillas, and squirrel monkeys.
Sports fans know Oakland as the hometown of both the Oakland Raiders and the Oakland A’s, and both teams play at the O.co Coliseum™, located about 6 miles south of downtown Oakland. Of course, no trip to the Bay Area is complete without a journey across I-80 to San Francisco itself; The City by the Bay is only 12 miles west of Oakland, and it’s easy to spend a day roaming its hilly streets.

The Bay Area

Besides the obvious advantages of getting around the city, cheap rental cars in Oakland allow you explore the rest of the state. California is vast; why not take in some of its beauty during a little road trip? Just 110 miles south of Oakland is Monterey, a small coastal city famed for its aquarium and arts scene. Additionally, if you love the outdoors, steer your car rental 180 miles north to Mendocino National Forest, where you can hike, paraglide, fish, and camp for days amidst stunning natural surroundings.

History of Oakland

Prior to its incorporation as a city in 1854, Oakland was owned by Mexico and largely covered by an oak forest. The city, like many other western communities, benefited greatly from the arrival of the railroad and those who worked for it. The railroad, along with the newly opened Port of Oakland, turned the city into a transportation hub that rivaled New York City in terms of sheer freight. In the early 20th century, Oakland’s population received a boost from a surprising source: the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Numerous San Franciscans, left homeless by the quake and subsequent fire, took refuge in Oakland, and many ended up staying there permanently.

Perfect Weather

Oakland’s location means it receives both coastal chill and inland warmth. You’ll see some fog in the mornings, much of it shared with nearby San Francisco. Oakland’s fog usually burns off quickly, however. If you’re visiting in the summer, you can expect highs in the 60s and 70s, though there are occasional hotter days. In winter, you won’t need to bundle up too much, as average highs are in the 50s and 60s. December and January tend to be the coldest months of the year, but even they sport highs in the 50s.

Have Car, Will Travel

The best deals on Oakland car rentals are right here on CarRentals.com. Whether you want a stylish SUV to cruise down the city streets, or an economy car to tour the great Bay Area in, we’ll get you the car rental you need at an excellent price. Reserve yours today to ensure the biggest discount for a set of wheels on your next trip to Oaktown.

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Dollar car rental locations in Oakland

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Thrifty car rental locations in Oakland

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Enterprise car rental locations in Oakland

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Budget car rental locations in Oakland

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Avis car rental locations in Oakland

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National car rental locations in Oakland

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Alamo car rental locations in Oakland

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Hertz car rental locations in Oakland

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Fox car rental locations in Oakland

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Payless car rental locations in Oakland

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Advantage car rental locations in Oakland

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Firefly car rental locations in Oakland

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