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Best Car Rental companies at Sydney Airport

We know you need to rent a car in Sydney, but you have doubts and can’t decide which company to book with. To help you decide, here is our ranking of the Top 5 Car Rental Companies at Sydney Airport (Updated 2024).

  1. BUDGET (8.8/10) 🏆
  2. AVIS (8.5/10) 🥈
  3. ALAMO (8.3/10) 🥉
  4. APEX (8.2/10) 🔝
  5. HERTZ (7.9/10) 🔝

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Drive and enjoy Sydney with your rental car

Sydney is not only one of Australia’s major cities, but also one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world: a city full of life that keeps the perfect balance between great infrastructure and natural areas.

All this has made Sydney one of the must-see places in Australia – a city you should visit at least once in your life!

Are you ready to discover it? So if you’re planning a trip to Australia, do not hesitate to rent a car at Sydney Airport and explore it on your own.

Sydney Airport, officially known as Kingsford Smith International Airport, is about 10 kilometers from the city center and, with an average of 38 million passengers a year, is the main gateway to Australia. It operates from multiple international destinations, such as the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States, China, the United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Thailand, Vietnam…

The Sydney Opera House, the undisputed symbol of the city; Sydney Harbour Bridge, the second great emblem to see in Sydney; Sydney Harbour, with a lively atmosphere in a unique setting; Bondi Beach; The Rocks, the city’s oldest neighbourhood; Newtown, the most bohemian neighbourhood to see in Sydney; Royal Botanic Gardens, a haven of peace in the city; St Mary’s Cathedral, Mrs. Bryant’s Viewpoint; and the MacQuarie or Taronga Zoo, are essential places to visit, and what better way to do it than with the tranquillity that gives you to go to your air with your rental car.

When driving in Australia, please note that traffic rules and laws differ from state to state. As a general rule, you can drive with your basic license for a maximum period of 3 months but it is advisable to inquire about the particularities in each state. Please note that in Australia you drive on the left side of the street and it is mandatory to wear a seat belt on all occupants of the car.

Our Sydney Airport car hire service will allow you to move around the area in complete comfort and autonomy. Here you can book and have at your fingertips a modern selection of vehicles of different categories, including Economy, Compacts, Minivans, Fullsize, Premium or SUVs, as well as a range of optional extras, so you can move with a model tailored to your needs.

The best offers in rent a car in Sydney can be found on our website, where you will find the best prices in car rental in Sydney from major companies: Avis, Hertz, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Thrifty, Sixt, and more local companies. To book your car at one of the many Sydney Airport offices available, simply use the car rental search engine above.

So you can book in advance on our website and pick up your rental car at Sydney Airport without delay.

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One Way Car Rental from Sydney Airport

Do you need to rent a car at Sydney Airport and drop off it to another of these popular locations in New South Wales, Queensland or Victoria such as Canberra Airport, Melbourne Airport, Brisbane Airport, Ballina Byron Gateway or Gold Coast Airport? No problem, take advantage of our offers for Cleveland Airport.

Rent a car at Sydney Airport Domestic and International Terminal or Downtown and return it at any other location at a really good price. Our prices include one-way fees.

Pick up Sydney Airport and drop off Canberra Airport

  • Time: 2 hours 42 minutes
  • Distance: 170 miles via M-31

Pick up Sydney Airport and drop off Melbourne Airport

  • Time: 8 hours 8 minutes
  • Distance: 529 miles via M31 and National Highway M31

Pick up Sydney Airport and drop off Brisbane Airport

  • Time:  10 hours 10 minutes
  • Distance: 580 miles via Pacific Highway  A1 and M1

Pick up Sydney Airport and drop off Newcastle Airport

  • Time: 2 hours 18 minutes
  • Distance: 116 miles via M1

Pick up Sydney Airport and drop off Gold Coast Airport

  • Time: 9 hours 2 minutes
  • Distance: 514 miles via Pacific Highway  A1 and M1

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Rent a Hybrid or Electric Car at Sydney Airport.

In addition to conventional cars that run on petrol or diesel, on this website you can also find environmentally-friendly rental cars, with less noise pollution and almost imperceptible vibrations in Sydney.

If you are planning to rent a modern car and enjoy the latest technical advances, both to go on holiday, business trip, or to make a good impression at an event, we invite you to discover the comfort and performance of our Hybrid and 100% Electric cars available at Sydney Airport.

We are an outstanding car rental website with a great commitment to the environment, and we are aware of the growing demand for sustainable and environmentally-friendly vehicles, which is why we work with leading car rental companies in the market, which put at your disposal a large and modern fleet of hybrid and zero-emission electric cars at Sydney Airport.

How long does it take to charge an electric car?

  • Conventional or slow recharging offers a power of 2.3 kW, for every hour plugged in you get 10 km of autonomy and the battery is filled in about 8 hours.
  • Normal or semi-rapid recharging has 7.5 to 22 kW of power, each hour of recharging offers 25 to 70 km of autonomy and it takes 2 to 4 hours to fill the battery.
  • Fast recharging has 50 kW in DC and 43 kW in AC, every 20 minutes of recharging provide 120 km of autonomy and 80% of the battery is charged in half an hour.

Here you are a Worldwide database of EV charging stations to check where you can charge your electric rental vehicle.

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