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Cheap car hire in Cairns
From AU$206/day
Standard
5 seats 3 bags
From AU$218/day
Compact
5 seats 2 bags
From AU$237/day
Intermediate
5 seats 2 bags
From AU$242/day
SUV
5 seats 3 bags
From AU$248/day
Economy
5 seats 2 bags
From AU$248/day
Full-size
5 seats 3 bags
Advertised prices are the best daily rates found by our customers during the last two weeks. Prices subject to change and may not include additional fees.

Car hire locations in Cairns

Hertz
3
Cairns Square Shopping Centre
Europcar
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Cairns Square
Alamo
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Shop 2 51 Sheridan St
Avis
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153 Lake St
Mini Car Rentals
7
150 Sheridan St
National
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Shop 2 51 Sheridan St
Hertz
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147 Lake St
Thrifty
1
Corner of Sheridan and Aplin Street
Atlas Car Rental
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51 Sheridan St
Enterprise
1
Shop 2 51 Sheridan St

Cairns Car hire information

Average Rental Car CostCheapest Rental Car PriceMost Popular Rental TypeLowest Price Rental Company
AU$322Hyundai Accent (AU$203 per day)SUVEast Coast Rentals (AU$203 per day)
FAQs about renting a car in Cairns
What is the average cost to rent a car in Cairns?
The average cost to rent a car in Cairns is AU$322 per day.
What is the cheapest price for a Car hire in Cairns?
The cheapest Car hire in Cairns is Hyundai Accent (AU$203 per day).
What is the most popular Car hire type in Cairns?
SUV is the most booked Car hire type in Cairns
Which car rental companies have the lowest priced rental cars in Cairns?
East Coast Rentals has the cheapest Car hire rate in the next 14 days. Hyundai Accent AU$203 per day
Which Car hire companies offer services in Cairns?
Car hire companies that service Cairns are Europcar, Enterprise, and East Coast Rentals

Find the best car hire deals in Cairns

Renting a car in Cairns is a must if you want to fully explore in and around the city. There’s a lot of things to do and places to see in Cairns. Renting a car gives you the flexibility to drive to a nearby city or attraction outside of Cairns.

With Tripadvisor, you can rent all types of vehicles in Cairns. We offer economical standard cars, sporty convertibles, family-friendly minivans, and comfortable SUVs. By leveraging the world’s largest car hire booking service and searching all major rental brands, we help you find the lowest car hire prices available. We offer comprehensive coverage of over 60,000 locations worldwide.

What you need to know when renting a car in Cairns

  • You can pick up your vehicle at any car hire location in Cairns or at the airport.
  • Make sure you compare deals across all major car hire brands - there are dozens to choose from in Cairns.
  • Major car hire providers include Hertz, National, Enterprise, Alamo and Avis, but Cairns also offers other car hire brands.
  • Reserve early to get the best-priced car hire for your trip to Cairns.

Tips for renting a car in Cairns

  • Join a loyalty rewards programme with a car hire company so you can earn points to use towards perks. Joining is typically free-of-charge.
  • Look for Cairns car hire locations outside the airport as prices usually include a kiosk fee at the airport.
  • Consider taking a taxi or rideshare from the airport to an offsite location. Taxes and fees are based on where you pick up your car hire, not where you drop off.
  • Join a loyalty rewards programme with a car hire company so you can earn points to use towards perks. Joining is typically free-of-charge.
  • When flying to Cairns, check with the airline for reward programmes that include discounts at car hire companies.
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Hertz
3
Cairns Square Shopping Centre
Mini Car Rentals
7
150 Sheridan St
Thrifty
1
Corner of Sheridan and Aplin Street
Enterprise
1
Shop 2 51 Sheridan St
Alamo
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Shop 2 51 Sheridan St
National
0 reviews
Shop 2 51 Sheridan St
Europcar
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Cairns Square
Hertz
0 reviews
147 Lake St
Atlas Car Rental
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51 Sheridan St
Avis
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153 Lake St
1