Car Hire in Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture

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Tokyo, Japan
6 Jul — 13 Jul
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Tokyo, Japan
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Best deals found for Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture
Opel Combo
or similar Passenger van
Up to 5 passengers

$100/day

10 Jul - 23 Jul
Opel Combo
Daihatsu Sirion
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$39/day

10 Jul - 23 Jul
Daihatsu Sirion
Peugeot 308
or similar Standard estate car
Up to 5 passengers

$92/day

10 Jul - 23 Jul
Peugeot 308
Mini Countryman
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

$39/day

10 Jul - 23 Jul
Mini Countryman
Daihatsu Sirion
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$70/day

10 Jul - 23 Jul
Daihatsu Sirion
Renault Trafic
or similar Passenger van
Up to 5 passengers

$135/day

10 Jul - 23 Jul
Renault Trafic
Renault Mégane
or similar Compact estate car
Up to 4 passengers

$62/day

10 Jul - 23 Jul
Renault Mégane
Suzuki APV
or similar Passenger van
Up to 4 passengers

$79/day

28 Jul - 30 Jul
Suzuki APV
Hyundai Accent
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$53/day

10 Jul - 23 Jul
Hyundai Accent

Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture car rental deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Tokyo that's right for you

Small cars

$64 - $132

All Car Types

$64 - $170

The average price of a Small hire in Tokyo, Japan is $74. The cheapest time to hire a Small in Tokyo, Japan is in April. The price is 15% lower than the rest of the year at just $64 per day. A Small rental is typically 22% less expensive than the average car rental in Tokyo. The average price of a car hire in Tokyo can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Tokyo Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

Daihatsu Sirion
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$39/day

10 Jul - 23 Jul
Daihatsu Sirion
Mini Countryman
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

$39/day

10 Jul - 23 Jul
Mini Countryman
Hyundai Accent
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$53/day

10 Jul - 23 Jul
Hyundai Accent

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Quick facts about car hire in Tokyo

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in Tokyo

Popular Car Types

Compact, Economy, Wagon

Cheapest Rental Car

$68

Most Popular Model

Hyundai Accent
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Tokyo in the past 72 hours: Compact, Economy, Wagon.
The lowest price for a rental car in Tokyo is $68/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $70/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Tokyo in the past 7 days is the Hyundai Accent.

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in Tokyo

Nearby attractions:

Akihabara Electric Town55.8 km
Roppongi Hills60.3 km
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden61.7 km
Shinjuku Chuo Koen63.4 km

Nearby attractions:

Roppongi Hills13.7 km
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden16.5 km
Akihabara Electric Town16.6 km
Shinjuku Chuo Koen17.7 km

Nearby attractions:

Akihabara Electric Town2.4 km
Roppongi Hills6.8 km
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden8.0 km
Shinjuku Chuo Koen9.8 km

Important information about Tokyo car hire

Touring Tokyo can be worthwhile if you know where to go and what to do. The busy city is home to attractions, such as Hamarikyu Gardens, Meiji Jingu and Olympic sites like New National Stadium, which are suitably accessible with hired cars in Tokyo. Alighting from the Tokyo Narita Airport and Tokyo Haneda Airport, it's best to use rental cars in Tokyo to visit close sites like Tokyo Big Sight. For easy navigation around the capital, it’s essential to note the three main roads, namely, Tokyo Outer Ring Road, Tokyo Metro Expressway Circular Route and Metropolitan Inter-City Expressway. Finding parking in Tokyo can be a sport; however, there are visible parking signs that will help you find available parking. Also, watch out for stipulated parking times and parking rentals commonly marked as "tsukigime." With more than 70 car hire locations in Tokyo, you’re guaranteed to save time renting one.

Parking spaces usually indicate the number of parking spaces available, so it’d be best to look out for such signs. Moreover, with the many parking lots and garages, it’s illegal to park in the street. Traffic in Tokyo can be unbearable due to the multi-lane roads and countless streetlights on main roads. To escape traffic, it’d be best to drive hired cars in Tokyo on two-lane expressways that’ll get you into different parts of the city faster. By using a simple car like a cheap car rental, you can visit nearby cities like Chofu with sites like Jindaiji Temple where you can participate in festivals. Tokyo is a walkable city with most sites and facilities at a close distance. hired cars in Tokyo are the most convenient and affordable transportation option for long-distance destinations like Izu Island and Sado Island. All in all, you’ll find a cheap car rental in Tokyo, a better solution for saving money so you can spend more on memorabilia and exploring the city.

It’s important to stay safe while in Tokyo, and the city’s laws will help you accomplish this. Note that on freeways, the speed limit is different from urban areas and the speed measurements are in kilometres per hour. The Japan Expressway Pass is mandatory for visitors, and you can purchase it at Tokyo car rental offices. Additionally, all drivers must possess car insurance in their car while driving. Because roads in Tokyo are considerably narrower, it’s illegal to turn on a red light unless indicated otherwise. Driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol level more than the legal limit is strictly illegal. Any passenger in the same vehicle with such a driver is equally at fault. It’d be wise to check with Tokyo’s department of motor vehicles for recent law changes.

As a foreigner, you must have an IDP and your driving license from your country to drive rental cars ranging from a people carrier rental to a luxury car rental in Tokyo. You can only use your IDP for one year, even when its validity is for longer than one year. For foreign residents, you’ll need to exchange your country’s license with Japan’s by applying for a permanent driving license. Documents like your residency certificate are important for the application. Locals who want to upgrade from their learner’s permit can apply for a permanent driving license with a resident card, a current headshot photo, a learner’s permit and a residence certificate.


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Driving with a car hire in Tokyo - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Tokyo so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

Daily rates from Nico Nico Rent-a-Car are typically the cheapest, with an average price of $70/day when getting a rental car in Tokyo. The absolute cheapest price found at their location in Tokyo is $68/day.

When hiring a car, you can expect to find that a majority of the rental car agencies in Tokyo do not have a cancellation fee. Keep in mind that momondo does not set these cancellation policies, but we can help you find great deals on car hire in Tokyo. Be sure to look for the Cancellation Policy when you conduct your search.

A Standard is the ideal car to rent when visiting Tokyo in July. On average, Tokyo receives 140 mm of precipitation and temperatures hover around 27 °C during the month of July. These conditions are well-suited for a Standard size car, which can easily handle a bit of rain and even hold up well when temperatures fall. Hiring a Standard in Tokyo will cost you $152/day on average.

60 km/h is the city speed limit for Tokyo, which also applies to surrounding towns and other urban centres. The suburban speed limit and the speed limit for motorways around Tokyo are 80 km/h and 120 km/h, respectively. If you hire a car in Tokyo, be aware that these speed limits may be strictly enforced.

Typically, the weather in Tokyo through the month of June is 22 °C and the expected precipitation is 170 mm. This is important information to know when hiring a car so you can be sure to rent the perfect car for the expected weather.

Travellers looking to leave from Tokyo on a road trip around Tokyo Prefecture or the surrounding areas during the month of June should expect temperatures around 22 °C and about 170 mm of possible rain through the month.


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Choosing momondo to search for car hire in Tokyo makes sense because it is quick and free of charge. We find all the rental car hire prices and policies, you simply choose what works best for you and your trip.

momondo helps you find the best car hire deal in Tokyo by allowing you to filter results by price, capacity, car features, drop off, pick-up location and many more.

Yes you can filter specifically for car hire companies in Tokyo offering free cancellation on momondo.

Absolutely! momondo offers this feature when searching for a car hire in Tokyo.

Yes, car hire in Tokyo with enhanced cleaning options can be searched for on momondo.

Unlimited mileage is indeed an option momondo offers on car hire in Tokyo.


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