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Recently Booked San Francisco Intl Car Rentals from $ 16.19/day

Economy

(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

economy
  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 16.19 /day

($ 145.70 total)

Compact

(Nissan Versa Note or Similar)

compact
  • 4
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 16.88 /day

($ 67.51 total)

Intermediate

(Honda Civic or Similar)

intermediate
  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 19.58 /day

($ 78.33 total)


Special

(Kia Soul or Similar)

special
  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 21.72 /day

($ 673.41 total)

Fullsize

(Kia Optima or Similar)

fullsize
  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 22.78 /day

($ 68.34 total)

Standard

(Hyundai Santa Fe or Similar)

standard
  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 24.98 /day

($ 499.51 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.

San Francisco Intl Car Rental Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.47 out of 5 with 151 ratings

E-Z

"It wasn't immediately obvious that Ez Car was Advantage Car Rentals. This should have been clearer. Also the girl that served us wasn't very good but the guy next to her was excellent." NATALIE

(Reviewed on October 01, 2015 )

Alamo

"Kiosk Only Transaction FTW! No clerks/salespeople make for great experience." EUGENE

(Reviewed on September 26, 2015 )


Enterprise

"Great experience overall!" FAHIM

(Reviewed on September 11, 2015 )

Hertz

"We rented the car from HERTZ on 10th street (SOM)(Monday Sept 14, 2015. Special thanks to Mr. Kwai who treated us well and surprised us with a great car & a perfect service, very friendly and professional" CHRISTOPH

(Reviewed on September 11, 2015 )


Hertz

"Terrific staff, great experience." KATHY

(Reviewed on September 07, 2015 )

Thrifty

"We truly enjoyed the outstanding customer service and friendliness of the entire Thrifty staff but especially from Mr. Laurent behind the counter." MAHLIIK

(Reviewed on September 06, 2015 )


Payless

"Overall a good experience. Took extra time because the rental property was not on the airport property but other than that very satisfied" SUSAN

(Reviewed on September 04, 2015 )

Alamo

"Great service!! Called 866 number to ask about deposit, told me its 20% of my total. Went to get my rental, they did not charge a deposit. Score!! Will definitely rent from Alamo/CarRentals.com again :)" RICKELLE

(Reviewed on September 02, 2015 )


Fox

"Great as always. THANKS!" RAND

(Reviewed on September 02, 2015 )

National

"I reserved a full size vehicle and got a Passat - a very nice car and enjoyable to drive but I don't think it should be considered full sized. The fuel mileage was great so all in all it was a good experience." ASHWANI

(Reviewed on August 21, 2015 )


Advantage

"The vehicle we asked for wasn't available due to the vehicle needing service. The car we had was fine, except for a broken passenger visor mirror which wasn't discovered until after we left the parking lot. During registr..." Read more PAUL

(Reviewed on August 18, 2015 )

Enterprise

"it was not clear before picking up the car that the car would not be filled-up (fuelled), we arrived at 7am with a deadline to get to our destination and had to stop to fuel-up. Other than that a good experience." JAN

(Reviewed on August 07, 2015 )


Advantage

"Service was good and the car was clean and almost new. Excellent experience!" SCOTT

(Reviewed on August 07, 2015 )

Fox

"Edgar assisted us with the car. he was very cordial and helpful. thanks" MARY ANN

(Reviewed on July 26, 2015 )


Find Your Way Around San Francisco Airport

Any visit to the City by the Bay is bound to be a special one. While Northern California is known for its excellent public transportation system, you still aren’t likely to see all the areas you’d like without your own vehicle. Corner the market on sightseeing with a cheap SFO car rental and see San Francisco on your own time.

Arrival at SFO

Once you land at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), exit your terminal and hop aboard the AirTrain Blue Line. This automated line runs 24 hours a day, and will bring you to the Rental Car Center on McDonnell Road. While many car rental agencies are located here, additional companies may be further away, and may require for you to arrange a shuttle or taxi to reach.

The City by the Bay

No trip to San Francisco is complete without a visit to Fisherman’s Wharf, located about 17 miles north of SFO via the 101. This bustling neighborhood is home to Pier 39 and numerous other attractions, and it’s the perfect place for a bowl of San Franciscan clam chowder or to explore an art gallery. Next, drive your car rental 4 miles west to Golden Gate Park, and where you can hike, bike, and picnic by a lake, all while breathing in the cool air of the Northern Pacific.
An SFO rental car doesn’t limit you to just San Francisco. Explore the Bay Area; head about 60 miles north on I-80 and CA-29 N to visit Napa Valley, where you can responsibly enjoy a wine tasting or do some shopping in its high-end boutiques. You may also wish to head 50 miles south on I-280 to San Jose, where you can visit the Winchester Mystery House and learn about its eccentric former occupant, Sarah Winchester.

Departing

When you’re ready to head home, return your vehicle to the Rental Center and ride the shuttle to one of its four terminals. SFO initially opened in 1927 over the remains of a cow pasture, and went through several name changes before settling on San Francisco International in 1955. Today the airport hosts domestic and international airlines like Virgin America and Aeromexico, among others.

While You Wait

A quick cup of coffee, fine dining, and ultimate relaxation are all at your fingertips at SFO. The Aviation Museum & Library is an adapted reconstruction of the airport’s 1930s lobby, and is full of exhibits and books for aviation aficionados to explore. Study the artwork on display throughout the terminals, or even enjoy a peaceful yoga session to help you relax before boarding.

SFO Rental Cars

When you want to rent a car at San Francisco airport, browse our offerings here at CarRentals.com today. Select the options you want—whether it’s a GPS-equipped sedan for venturing up and down SF’s hills, or a luxury SUV to drive to the opera—and let us present you with the best deals around. Reserve a car rental with us today and leave your heart in San Francisco instead of your wallet.