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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Bengaluru 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 17 June 2024.

January

₹ 4,762

February

₹ 4,428

March

₹ 5,012

April

₹ 4,929

May

₹ 4,929

June

₹ 6,349

July

₹ 6,349

August

₹ 5,681

September

₹ 4,845

October

₹ 5,180

November

₹ 5,180

December

₹ 5,180

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Bengaluru is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is June. 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 Bengaluru

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Bengaluru to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 June 2024.

Small cars

₹ 3,657 - ₹ 7,396

All Car Types

₹ 6,301 - ₹ 13,002

To hire a small car in Bengaluru, India, you would pay an average price of ₹ 5,151/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Bengaluru, India (~₹ 3,657/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~₹ 7,396/day). In fact, February is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Bengaluru. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Bengaluru, hiring a small car saves you 45% 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.

To hire a medium car in Bengaluru, India, you would pay an average price of ₹ 8,012/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Bengaluru, India (~₹ 4,097/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~₹ 11,885/day). In fact, January is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Bengaluru. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Bengaluru, hiring a medium car saves you 14% 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.

To hire a large car in Bengaluru, India, you would pay an average price of ₹ 11,901/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Bengaluru, India (~₹ 5,853/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~₹ 20,916/day). In fact, February is about 51% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Bengaluru. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Bengaluru, hiring a large car is 23% 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 hire a SUV in Bengaluru, India, you would pay an average price of ₹ 9,766/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Bengaluru, India (~₹ 5,497/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~₹ 14,754/day). In fact, March is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Bengaluru. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Bengaluru, hiring a SUV is 6% 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 hire a van in Bengaluru, India, you would pay an average price of ₹ 7,989/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a van in Bengaluru, India (~₹ 7,601/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~₹ 8,294/day). In fact, April is about 5% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Bengaluru. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Bengaluru, hiring a van saves you 14% 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.

To hire a luxury car in Bengaluru, India, you would pay an average price of ₹ 32,296/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Bengaluru, India (~₹ 30,039/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~₹ 35,558/day). In fact, November is about 7% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Bengaluru. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Bengaluru, hiring a luxury car is 72% 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.

Top rental agencies in Bengaluru

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Bengaluru known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Bengaluru. Reviews were last updated on 17 June 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Bengaluru area such as Hertz, Avis and SS Travels. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Hertz

1 location

Avis

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

3.1

Comfort

2.5

Overall

3.1

Pick-up/drop-off

2.2

Value

3.7

SS Travels

5 locations

Europcar

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Instant Cabs

3 locations

1First Car Rental

2 locations

Car Club

2 locations

Eco Rent

2 locations

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Bengaluru, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 17 June 2024.
  • What are the requirements to hire a car in Bangalore?

    If you’re considering self-drive car hire in Bangalore, it’s essential to ensure you have an International Driving Permit (IDP). Apply for this online well before booking any hire cars in Bangalore. You also need to present your driver’s licence from home and your passport to be able to book hire cars in Bangalore. In India, it is legal for licensed drivers over the age of 18 to hire a car; however, some car hire locations in Bangalore will only offer vehicles to drivers over the age of 21.

  • What are the rules for driving in Bangalore?

    Whether you’re looking for luxury or cheap car hire in Bangalore, there are rules you need to follow. As in Australia, you will drive on the left in Bangalore and seatbelts must be worn while driving. You must also have your driver’s licence, photo ID, insurance details and the paperwork from your hire company. While the legal alcohol limit is 0.03%, it’s best to avoid drinking and driving at all, as the penalties are steep. To ensure you’re adhering to all local rules, it’s important to confirm whether there have been any recent law changes with Bangalore’s department of motor vehicles.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Bangalore?

    When looking at car hire in Bangalore, it’s best to focus on compact vehicles, as you will have an easier time navigating the crowded streets. Traffic often moves slowly, so Bangalore car hire with automatic transmission is advisable. It’s also worth asking the hire company for a vehicle with high ground clearance, to ensure you don’t scrape the undercarriage on some of the city’s rougher roads. These features are common to most of the economy cars in the region, so if you’re looking for a cheap car hire in Bangalore, you’re in luck.

  • What are the best places to park in Bangalore?

    Parking is one of the biggest responsibilities to come with Bangalore car hire. The city is developing a pay-to-park model that will see all parking spaces come at a fee. For short-term parking in the city, it’s advisable to try the parking towers or metro station car parks. Here, you may pay around ₹30 (approx. A$0.50) for four hours, with an additional charge of ₹10 (approx. A$0.18) for every additional hour. However, the fees can be higher, so keep this in mind when searching for car hire in Bangalore.

  • What are petrol prices like in Bengaluru?

    The average price of petrol in Bengaluru is ₹ 104/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ₹ 4,700 and ₹ 6,788 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Bengaluru for the best price?

    Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 54% to make it a great deal in Bengaluru. Try to book at least 70 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

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

    Typically, how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Bengaluru however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

  • What car do most people hire in Bengaluru?

    The most popular car to hire while in Bengaluru is the Volkswagen Polo, which is a Economy vehicle.

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