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Fremont, CA
May 19 — May 26
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Fremont, CA
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Fremont car rental information

Pick-up locationFremont
Rental locations8
Airport locations1

Cheap car rentals in Fremont

$27/dayEconomy
$27/dayCompact
$29/dayIntermediate
$34/dayStandard
$32/dayFull-size
$102/dayFull-size SUV
$41/dayPremium
$46/dayLuxury
$39/dayIntermediate SUV
$64/dayCompact SUV
$65/dayStandard SUV
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Fremont car rental reviews and directory

From $28/dayRated #1
Hertz
Most popular
Best rated
Cheapest deal
7.1 Good (33 reviews)
3 locations in Fremont
Hertz
Locations in Fremont
37063 Fremont Blvd.+1 510 797 9900
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
39900 Balentine Drive+1 510 687 9350
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
4311 Solar Way+1 510 498 8832
Monday08:00 - 17:00
13:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
13:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
13:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
13:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
13:00 - 17:00
  • 7.6
  • 7.3
  • 7.1
  • 6.4
  • 7.2
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentFeb 20 2021
Pros: Christina and raja were very helpful
6.0 GoodSep 11 2020
Pros: Staff was amazing and pick-up and drop-off instructions were very helpful and easy. I was very pleased with my interactions with staff members and felt they did a great job!Cons: I was disappointed in the selection of vehicles I was able to rent. I had paid for an intermediate SUV and was given an option between a small one and an intermediate one. I went with the intermediate Nissan Rogue because I was told that it both radar cruise control and apple car play, both of which I asked for when renting the vehicle. Unfortunately, neither of those features were available on the vehicle I rented and I ended up driving almost 2000 miles without them. I was disappointed in the comfort of the ride and the lack of features of the vehicle and won't be renting from Hertz in the future.
4.8 OkayDec 29 2019
Cons: They didn't have the car we requested. They gave a "free" upgrade but required us to pay added fees. It took longer to pick up the car as they had many unhappy customers waiting.
10.0 ExcellentAug 14 2019
Pros: All perfect.
7.6 GoodAug 2 2019
Pros: Friendly staff, convenient location.Cons: Car want the cleanest, with some obvious sticky spots near cup holders and on the dash. The hybrid was nice, but I hadn't considered the smaller trunk space from the battery.
10.0 ExcellentJun 14 2019
Pros: ServiceCons: None
10.0 ExcellentNov 13 2018
Pros: I really liked the Malibu I wanted to trade in my car and buy it right thenCons: It's a hybrid so there was some trudge get up and go. But it was still a great car
10.0 ExcellentApr 24 2018
NICEPros: Car was so niceCons: Nothing to say
2.0 MediocreMar 31 2018
They could not find the rental on the sistem.any placeCons: I just can rent the car lost my money. They could not find in the system
5.2 OkayFeb 20 2018
Cons: I waited an hour for someone to show up so I could get a car I had reserved
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From $51/dayRated #2
Budget
8.7 Excellent (4 reviews)
1 location in Fremont
Budget
Locations in Fremont
5307 Central Avenue+1 510 791 0780
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00
  • 8
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  • 8.5
  • 9
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentMay 4 2019
Pros: Great staff. No issues.Cons: Could have listed the actual car that was going to be available. I realize that is difficult and it seems none of the companies do that.
9.2 ExcellentNov 14 2018
Cons: Great customer service
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From $39/dayRated #3
Enterprise
8.1 Excellent (15 reviews)
3 locations in Fremont
Enterprise
Locations in Fremont
4241 Peralta Blvd+1 510 797 1410
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
4311 Solar Way+1 510 353 6000
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
5555 Stevenson Blvd+1 510 353 6000
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
  • 8.6
  • 8.4
  • 8
  • 8
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
9.2 ExcellentDec 29 2019
Pros: My favorite car rental company in Fremont. They are SO nice. Service still matters.Cons: Only wish they had more weekend hours and more cars available. Prices are sometimes not as good as I think they could be.
6.8 GoodNov 17 2019
Pros: Seemed pretty simple to bookCons: The vehicle - a Nissan Frontier, i booked wasn’t available because they said the online stock of vehicles isn’t always accurate. They left me no choice to but to spend about $15 more on a big Dodge 2500 pickup truck to go biking. The truck is way too big for the purpose I needed and cost of fuel to power the monster is way higher then necessary. My whole point of renting vehicles is because I have other ways to commute to work so I don’t need a car on the day to day. I’m trying to be eco-conscious, so having behemoth of a vehicle for a single person to go ride a mountain bike is ridiculous.
10.0 ExcellentNov 30 2018
Great price!!!Pros: The price was the bestCons: I wasn’t informed that Sunday’s they were closed
10.0 ExcellentFeb 22 2017
great servicePros: There weren't any cars available at time of my reservation, they were very apologetic and made sure to get me the next available carCons: Nothing was bad everything about this enterprise was great
5.2 OkayFeb 6 2017
I picked a small car due to a long ride(gas) and tPros: the car was roomyCons: spent way more on gas than i should have didnt get the car i had picked didn't honor the price they had given me online
8.8 ExcellentNov 22 2016
Pros: Staff was very friendly and worked quickly.Cons: I had an appointment and had to wait for the car to finished being cleaned while their were plenty of other cars in the lot.
2.0 MediocreOct 31 2016
Car that was promised was not availablePros: The front desk people they were helpful, i was offered a big pickup truck in the same price.Cons: Car that was promised was not available, I was asked to go check on other location where a return was coming but was not their yet, did not rent the car, end up driving my own car for my trip
10.0 ExcellentSep 19 2016
Pros: Best deal compared to all other agencies. Great car! I had the Hyundai Elantra..awesome car!Cons: NA
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From $41/dayRated #4
Avis
7.7 Good (8 reviews)
2 locations in Fremont
Avis
Locations in Fremont
5307 Central Avenue+1 510 713 1006
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00
6000 Mowry Avenue+1 510 742 1529
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday10:00 - 14:00
  • 7.5
  • 7.2
  • 7.5
  • 8.2
  • 8
Recent reviews
6.0 GoodJan 27 2017
Representative was friendlyPros: he was courteous and explained the breakdown of the charges with patience
5.2 OkayDec 12 2016
Pros: The car handled well, was fairly new, and overall mostly enjoyable.Cons: The car had police evidence stickers still on it from god knows what. In addition, one morning the car would not start. I have experience as a mechanic and found that the positive battery terminal was loose and not making a good electrical connection. I fixed this and the car was fine for the rest of my trip. Needless to say, this should not happen and I should not need to diagnose and repair my own rental car. Perhaps a better pre-rental vehicle check would help?
7.6 GoodSep 7 2016
Pros: The car worked fine!Cons: Smelled like smoke inside even though it was a non-smoking car.
10.0 ExcellentApr 4 2016
It has alway been my favorite place to rentPros: They always have the car you need and the prices are good
10.0 ExcellentApr 3 2016
Very comfortablePros: It's very easy very comfortable and the guy at the counter was great all in all very good experience
8.4 ExcellentMar 9 2016
Pros: the easy rental of the car fast no hassle
5.6 OkayDec 10 2015
Bad customer servicePros: Good priceCons: Called in advance if I could have 30 minutes grace period for returning, they said ok. When I arrived, the guy behind the counter gave me the silent treatment for about 5 minutes, then said " you're late " I explained that I called, but didn't matter to him. He says they could charge me for additional day- he was really indignant. Most rental companies will give an hour or so grace, but this guy would have none of it, even after I called ahead.
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Loop Van
1 location in Fremont
Loop Van
Locations in Fremont
4321 Ingot St+1 888 600 0793
Recent reviews
60 travelers who rented a car in Fremont gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.5

Car rental locations in or near Fremont

Good to know

Most popular agency

Hertz

Most popular car type

Mini

Average price

$46/day

Good deal

$34/day

When to book a rental car in Fremont

Average daily price per month
Rental car prices as pick-up date approaches

Top tips for renting a car in Fremont

  • As a safe and quiet suburb, Fremont is a great place to be based not only when visiting San Francisco but also the whole of the Bay Area, especially when you have a rental car. But the city is a gem on its own right, so make sure to drive to popular attractions such as the Great Mall of the Bay Area, around 12 miles from the city center. For a natural escapade, head to Muir Woods, only 40 miles away.
  • The two closest airports to Fremont are San Jose International Airport (SJC) and Oakland International Airport (OAK). The Rental Car Center at SJC is located just across from the Terminal B exit. Passengers at Terminal A can take the blue shuttle all the way there. The Rental Car Center at OAK is at the airport’s North Field, and there is a shuttle bus operating between the facility and all the terminals.
  • Fremont’s geography is mainly defined by the hills on the east side and the bay on the west, but most of the city is concentrated on the bay side, which is easier to drive and navigate. Mission Boulevard is one of the main streets, and is one to avoid driving through if you don’t want to face crowds. Fremont is also a good introduction to driving in San Francisco’s famous hills.
  • While San Francisco may really struggle when it comes to traffic congestion, Fremont is more manageable. Still, it’s best to avoid both the morning rush hour (7:30-9 a.m.) and the evening rush hour (3:30-7 p.m.) in order to skip the worst traffic. The I-880 route to both Oakland Airport and San Jose Airport gets pretty crowded during peak hour, with travel times often doubling.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Fremont for $34 or less
  • Book your rental car in Fremont at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini rental cars in Fremont are around 53% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Fremont

  • Some car rental companies in Fremont which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Hertz, Enterprise and Thrifty

  • On average a rental car in Fremont costs $46 per day.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Budget ($29/day), Avis ($39/day) and Hertz ($40/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Avis 5307 Central Avenue 94536 (2 miles from city center).

  • The average gas price in Fremont is $3.25 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $39 and $52, depending on the car size.

  • Mini (Dodge Grand Caravan or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Fremont.

  • Car rental companies onsite at San Francisco airport include Thrifty, Sixt, Fox, Hertz, Dollar, Alamo, Enterprise, Budget, Avis and National.

  • Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from San Francisco airport to off-airport locations include Thrifty, Sixt, Fox, Hertz, Dollar, Alamo, Enterprise, Budget, Advantage, and E-Z Rent-A-Car.

  • Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • A Mini car rental in Fremont costs $66 per day, on average.

  • A Economy car rental in Fremont costs $38 per day, on average.

  • A Standard car rental in Fremont costs $40 per day, on average.

  • In Fremont, cars are most frequently rented at Dollar 780 Mcdonnell Rd (23 miles from city center).

  • On average a rental car in Fremont costs $319 per week ($46 per day).

  • On average a rental car in Fremont costs $1,365 per month ($46 per day).

  • If you’re just driving through Fremont or intend on driving in San Francisco, the best option is renting a small, compact car such as a Smart because it’s easier to manage and park on the city’s narrow streets and steep hills. If you’re going on a road trip along the Californian coast during the summer, try a convertible to take in the scenic views.

  • The speed limit in the city is typically 25 miles per hour, but it is lower around schools and in specific residential areas. The limit on urban highways is set at 55 mph, and on rural highways it ranges between 65 and 70 mph. If you’re heading to San Francisco, just know that the speed limit on the iconic Golden Gate Bridge is 45 mph.

  • The average gas prices in the city are approximately $3.46 per gallon. You can find lower prices ranging between $2.93 and $3.19 per gallon. Gas is usually cheaper in Fremont than in San Francisco, so if you’re thinking of heading into the city or even going for a longer road trip, opt for filling up the tank in Fremont.

  • Street parking in San Francisco is scarce and often expensive, so it’s best to leave the car in Fremont and then commute using the BART or Caltrain railway systems. The Fremont Station parking lot offers a daily parking option for a fee of $3. There are also parking garages and lots scattered around Fremont’s center, including the Fremont Hub Shopping Center and Fremont Library Parking.

  • Finding the right price, understanding the add-ons and staying up to date with policy changes can be a challenge. That’s why KAYAK has produced the ultimate guide to renting a car to help you cut though the jargon and make the right choice for your rental car. Find tips and insights for how to book your rental, what car rental insurance you’ll need, how to deal with a car rental agency and what extra fees to expect (and avoid!).