Car Rental Japan

Car Rentals Japan

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Most popular cities to rent a car in Japan

Compare car rental prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
C$ 62 - C$ 86 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN JAPAN Okinawa 19% cheaper Car rentals in Okinawa are usually the cheapest in Japan at C$ 62 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN JAPAN Toyama 12% more expensive Toyama usually has the highest priced car rentals in Japan with rentals averaging C$ 86 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN JAPAN Tokyo 84% more users visited More momondo users search for car rentals in Tokyo than any other region in Japan.

Rental car companies in Japan

Below is a list of every nation-wide car rental agency, how many locations they have across the country, and what popular cities you can find them in
Times
410 locations
Tokyo C$ 65/day
Osaka C$ 83/day
Fukuoka C$ 58/day
Sapporo C$ 65/day
Nissan Rent-A-Car
365 locations
Tokyo C$ 59/day
Osaka C$ 72/day
Sapporo C$ 58/day
Europcar
320 locations
Osaka C$ 107/day
Sapporo C$ 106/day
Hertz
215 locations
Tokyo C$ 134/day
Osaka C$ 145/day
Nagoya C$ 78/day
National
108 locations
Tokyo C$ 76/day
Sapporo C$ 81/day

Most popular types of rental cars

Below are the most popular car rental types in Japan and the cheapest cities in which to rent them
Small
Small

Best value

Kyoto

C$ 67/day
Small

#1 Most popular

Narita

C$ 84/day
Small

#2 Most popular

Kanazawa

C$ 106/day
Small

#3 Most popular

Tokyo

C$ 101/day
Small

#4 Most popular

Takamatsu

C$ 69/day
Small

#5 Most popular

Fukuoka

C$ 95/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Kanazawa

C$ 80/day
Medium

#1 Most popular

Tokyo

C$ 130/day
Medium

#2 Most popular

Fukuoka

C$ 131/day
Medium

#3 Most popular

Nagasaki

C$ 119/day
Medium

#4 Most popular

Narita

C$ 107/day
Medium

#5 Most popular

Sapporo

C$ 172/day
Van
Van

Best value

Fukuoka

C$ 107/day
Van

#1 Most popular

Tokyo

C$ 164/day
Van

#2 Most popular

Kanazawa

C$ 191/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Sapporo

C$ 102/day
SUV

#1 Most popular

Tokyo

C$ 142/day
SUV

#2 Most popular

Nagasaki

C$ 140/day
Large
Large

Best value

Tokyo

C$ 159/day
Large

#1 Most popular

Sapporo

C$ 211/day
Large

#2 Most popular

Okinawa

C$ 243/day

Renting a car in Japan

Before you book your car rental, here are a few tips and rules you should know about driving in Japan

What is the cheapest rental car agency in Japan?

At the moment, the cheapest car rental agency in Japan is ORIX Rent a Car, through whom users can find deals for as low as C$ 44 per day. Users who book a rental car with ORIX Rent a Car tend to find prices that are lower than the C$ 79 per day national average. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on where you are renting, how many days you rent for, and the type of rental car you choose.

What is the most popular rental car agency in Japan?

Times is the most popular rental car company in Japan with 35% of momondo users selecting this agency in the past month. Times also has 2 reviewsand a score of 2.6 out of 10, making this car rental agency a popular choice among travellers.

What car rental company in Japan has the most locations?

If you plan on travelling to Japan and renting a car, then keep in mind that Times is the car rental agency with the most locations. You are likely to find one of their 410 country-wide locations either at your destination airport or somewhere in the city centre. Times tends to have locations in the top must-see cities across Japan. Fukuoka, for example, has 14 Times locations.

What side of the road do people in Japan drive on?

If you rent a car in Japan, be aware that you are required to drive on the left at all times.

How good are the roads in Japan?

Japan ranked 8 out of 137 countries across the globe for road quality in 2019. On a scale of 1 to 7, Japan received a road quality score of 6. Keep in mind that road quality conditions in Japan can vary depending on what area of the country you plan to visit.

What is the drinking and driving limit in Japan?

The BAC limit is 0.03% in Japan - this applies to both visitors and residents. Your BAC level is a measurement of the percentage of alcohol in your bloodstream. This information is used to determine how inebriated an individual is. Driving a vehicle with a BAC higher than 0.03% is against the law in Japan and you will be deemed as ‘driving under the influence’. Keep in mind that you must also be at least 20 years of age to consume alcoholic beverages, and it is not recommended to operate a motor vehicle under the influence.

What is the most popular type of rental car in Japan?

The most popular type of car to rent in Japan is a Economy. 30% of our users also chose this type of car for their travels to Japan. If a Economy fits your needs during your stay, then you can expect to pay around C$ 46 per day for your rental. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on what city you visit and what rental car company you choose.

How much does gasoline cost in Japan?

As of last week, the average price of gasoline in Japan was C$ 1.85 per liter. If you’re looking to rent a car on a budget, consider a country with lower fuel prices such as Algeria which has an average price of C$ 0.42 per liter. Hong Kong is another great country to visit if you aren’t worried about gas prices, which tend to be around C$ 3.29 per liter as of last week.


Car rentals in other cities in Japan

Need more destination ideas for your trip to Japan? Find rental cars in these popular cities across the country
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