Nairobi

Cheap Car Rentals in Nairobi, Kenya from ₹ 3,080

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Nairobi with a pick-up date of 9/6 and drop-off date of 30/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
Nairobi, Kenya
2 May — 9 May
Driver's age: 26-65
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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 25 April 2024.

Most popular company

AUTOUNION

Price of petrol per litre

₹ 126

Average price per day

₹ 4,137

Cheapest price per day

₹ 3,080

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 25 April 2024.

January

₹ 5,165

February

₹ 5,748

March

₹ 5,831

April

₹ 4,998

May

₹ 4,415

June

₹ 5,915

July

₹ 5,582

August

₹ 5,998

September

₹ 5,332

October

₹ 6,248

November

₹ 5,082

December

₹ 5,998

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Nairobi is May. 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.

Popular car types in Nairobi, Kenya

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Nairobi, Kenya and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 25 April 2024.

small car is the cheapest car type you can hire in Nairobi this past week from 29 hire locations out of 14 hire agencies. Prices for a Nairobi small car hire start from ₹ 3,080/day. Check out available deals for 3 car types currently offered at listed car hire agencies here:

Economy

Economy

₹ 3,080+

Compact

Compact

₹ 3,380+

Intermediate

Intermediate

₹ 3,642+

Standard

Standard

₹ 3,505+

Full-size

Full-size

₹ 3,333+

SUV

SUV

₹ 6,404+

Minivan

Minivan

₹ 6,523+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

₹ 11,199+

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 25 April 2024.

Small cars

₹ 3,572 - ₹ 8,215

All Car Types

₹ 5,209 - ₹ 19,453

To hire a small car in Nairobi, Kenya, you would pay an average price of ₹ 5,078/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Nairobi, Kenya (~₹ 3,572/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~₹ 8,215/day). In fact, July is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Nairobi. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Nairobi, hiring a small car saves you 52% 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 hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Nairobi, Kenya, you would pay an average price of ₹ 8,104/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Nairobi, Kenya (~₹ 4,905/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~₹ 11,850/day). In fact, May is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Nairobi. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Nairobi, hiring a medium car saves you 23% 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 hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Nairobi, Kenya, you would pay an average price of ₹ 16,108/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Nairobi, Kenya (~₹ 8,884/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~₹ 25,729/day). In fact, April is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Nairobi. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Nairobi, hiring a large car is 36% 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 Nairobi, Kenya, you would pay an average price of ₹ 14,882/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Nairobi, Kenya (~₹ 8,916/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~₹ 21,789/day). In fact, September is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Nairobi. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Nairobi, hiring a SUV is 31% 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 hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Nairobi, Kenya, you would pay an average price of ₹ 6,944/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a van in Nairobi, Kenya (~₹ 6,863/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~₹ 14,393/day). In fact, March is about 2% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Nairobi. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Nairobi, hiring a van saves you 34% 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.

Ford Ikon₹ 3,080/day
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A/C
Ford Ikon
Hyundai i20₹ 3,380/day
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Hyundai i20

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 25 April 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Nairobi area such as Sixt, GREEN MOTION and Budget. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Nairobi, including Sixt, GREEN MOTION and Budget.

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 ₹ 5,603. Data was last updated on 25 April 2024.
The best prices on car rentals in Nairobi we've found at this time. Double check the details of your car rental reservation before booking to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Ford Ikon₹ 3,080/day
2
M
A/C
Ford Ikon
Hyundai i20₹ 3,380/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai i20
Honda Amaze₹ 3,642/day
5
M
A/C
Honda Amaze

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 25 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Nairobi?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ₹ 4,137/day when booking a car hire in Nairobi. The absolute best deal a user found was for ₹ 3,300/day from Autounion Car Rental, booked on Apr. 21.

  • What car hire 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: GREEN MOTION (₹ 3,080/day), Autounion Car Rental (₹ 3,333/day), and Europcar (₹ 5,668/day).

  • What are petrol prices like in Nairobi?

    The average price of petrol in Nairobi is ₹ 126/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ₹ 5,661 and ₹ 8,177 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

    Autounion Car Rental is one of the top picks in Nairobi. They can have you in a hire car for about ₹ 28,956 per week on average.

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

    Booking your car hire early can save you up to 51%. Aim to book your car hire at least 57 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Nairobi.

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

    The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Nairobi it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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

    You can potentially save up to 20% on a month-long rental by booking with Autounion Car Rental. Autounion Car Rental is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Nairobi can cost you on average ₹ 124,096 a month or ₹ 4,137 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

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

    ₹ 0 is typically the average cost for a hire car for the weekend in Nairobi, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when travelling to Nairobi, then opt for a Economy hire vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of May, you can expect to find car hire prices on Cheapflights for as low as ₹ 8,173/day.

  • What car do most people hire in Nairobi?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Mini (Suzuki Alto) in Nairobi, making it the most popular option.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Nairobi, Kenya

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Nairobi, Kenya. Deals were last updated on 25 April 2024.

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

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

₹ 42+

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