Sydney car hire

Car Hire Sydney

Looking for convenient car rentals in Sydney? At SIXT car rental, we've got you covered with 18 locations spread throughout Sydney including the CBD and airport, Penrith and Parramatta out West, Hornsby and Brookvale to the North and Caringbah and Campbelltown to the South.  

 Our friendly staff are here to make your car rental process easy and get you on the road sooner. Whether you need a large 4WD, roomy van, spacious sedan or hot hatch, we have a wide range of vehicles to choose from for car rentals in our Sydney locations including vans, utes, buses and trucks

Once you’ve chosen your perfect hire car, you'll find easy access to major roads, such as the South and West motorways.


SIXT Rental Services in Sydney

  • Wide range of cars and commercial vehicles 
  • Easy access around the city and out to the suburbs 
  • Friendly and knowledgeable local staff 

Once you've got your car sorted, we can also help you with a range of optional extras to make your car hire experience even easier. Take the headache out of driving in Sydney with our easy to use GPS unit that can be added as an extra for a small additional price. 

Looking for a ute, truck, bus or moving van? We also have a great range of commercial vehicles available for hire from our Sydney locations. 

Forget lugging around baby seats while on holiday, instead opt for one of our baby or child booster seats that can be easily fitted to our hire cars. Extras can be added online during the booking process or in store. 

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Special car rental offers in Sydney

Special car rental offers in Sydney

SIXT is the exclusive car rental partner to all of Australian's leading Auto Clubs, whether you are renting for leisure travel or if you need something bigger to help you move house, SIXT have the perfect vehicle hire for you. Auto Club members enjoy exclusive benefits every day, including 15% Member discount off our daily rate.

What to do while in Sydney

What to do while in Sydney

Sun, sand and surf: there’s nowhere quite like Sydney! The world-famous harbourside city is teeming with activities to keep you entertained from dawn to dusk. With some of the world’s most breathtaking natural beauty and sandy coastlines, there’s no shortage of fun to be had for the outdoor explorer. Start your adventure by stopping off for a swim at iconic Bondi Beach, just 7km east of the CBD, or taking a stroll along the harbourfront in Barangaroo. 

For the shopaholic, Sydney is home to some of the world's most fashion-forward boutiques and retail outlets, with shopping hubs on Pitt St, Oxford St and dotted throughout the city. When you’re all shopped out, give your tastebuds a treat at one of the top-notch restaurants in the city area or one of the neighbouring culinary hotspots like Surry Hills, Paddington, Kings Cross or Glebe. 
If you’re travelling with pint-sized tourists, you’ll find plenty of family-friendly activities and places to explore throughout Sydney, such as the Wild Life Zoo, Madame Tussauds and the Sea Life Aquarium. 

Exploring outside the CBD

Exploring outside the CBD

The CBD area is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to things to see and do in Sydney. For a true blue Aussie holiday, hitting the open road in your SIXT rental car is one the best ways to see what this beautiful region is all about. From the lush green vineyards of the Hunter Valley north-west of Sydney to the rugged mountainous bushland of the Blue Mountains and, the potential for unforgettable experiences is only limited by the length of your stay! 

For larger groups and families planning an exciting road trip, we have a range of buses and vans that are perfect for longer journeys, such as a surf trip up north to Crescent Head or the pristine white sandy beaches of Jervis Bay down south. For couples, our luxury sedans and roomy hatchbacks make the perfect ride for a romantic getaway. 

Frequently asked questions:

Frequently asked questions:

What is the most popular hire car in Sydney? 

The most popular Sydney car hire is the classic Toyota Corolla, a zippy compact car ideal for getting around the city. 

Of all the Sydney car rental options available, the Corolla is a favourite for many reasons. Not only is it one of our most affordable options, it will also keep your petrol costs at a minimum thanks to its excellent fuel efficiency. It has plenty of space for your luggage and work gear, and is an automatic for easy driving, which is especially helpful if you're new to the city. 

Naturally, there's much more than just compact vehicles on offer when you choose your Sydney car rental. From hybrid rentals for eco-friendliness, to durable SUVs for trips out of town, to luxury models such as the Mercedes for professional trips and lavish road trips throughout the city and beyond. 

Where can I book a hire car in Sydney? 

There are numerous SIXT locations where you can book and pick up your Sydney car rental. These are dotted around the city, ensuring you'll never have to drive too far to pick up or drop off your vehicle. 

These are the four Sydney car hire SIXT locations: 

  1. Sydney CBD: Our Sydney Domain office is the closest to the CBD, located in the Domain Car Park on Sir John Young Crescent. 
  2. Alexandria: The SIXT Alexandria office is between Sydney Airport and the CBD. It is less than 10 minutes by foot to the Mascot Train Station on the corner of Bourke and Gardeners Roads. 
  3. Artarmon: Our Artarmon office is located north of Sydney, close to the junction between the M1 Highway and Pacific Highway. We’re also not far from the North Shore Private Hospital, and a 13-minute walk from the Artarmon Train Station. 
  4. Sydney Airport: Looking for a Sydney car hire as soon as you land? You’ll find SIXT in all three terminal buildings of the Sydney Airport, ready for you to pick up your rental and go. 

How much does it cost to hire a car in Sydney? 

The cost of a Sydney car rental can vary greatly, depending on what kind of car you’re looking for, when you’d like to pick it up, and how long you’d like to rent it for. You might also be able to take advantage of one of our fantastic specials, so be sure to double check our specials page for current deals. 

You’ll also need to consider whether you’d like to upgrade your standard protection to a higher level, and if you’ll need optional extras such as a baby seat or GPS unit. 

That said, for a very rough idea of the cost of a Sydney car hire, you can expect to pay $80-$120 per day for a standard compact vehicle, such as a Toyota Corolla or a Toyota Yaris. 

Hybrid cars and SUVs typically cost a little more, usually around the $120-$160 per day range, again depending on the model.  

Larger vehicles, premium 4WDs, and luxury Sydney car rental options can cost $200 per day or more.  

Keep in mind, booking in advance will help to ensure you get the model you’re after (including the most economical ones), and making the most of specials will help to keep your overall trip costs down.  

Where can I pick up or drop off my hire car after hours in Sydney? 

You can pick up and drop off your Sydney car rental after hours at any of our locations around the city. However, after hours pick-ups and drop-offs are all completed on a case-by-case basis, so you’ll need to call your rental location to discuss exactly what you need so the office manager can make arrangements.  

Fortunately, many of our locations for Sydney car hire have opening hours that are designed to meet demand. For example, the Sydney Airport location is open every day of the week from early in the morning until late at night, and our Alexandria location is open throughout the week and during the mornings on Saturday and Sunday, so hopefully you can avoid needing to organise an after-hours rental or drop-off.  


Warren O.

Guys I dealt with are a bit hard to understand ,but are very efficient. I questioned the final $ amount,& within 1 hour he had it sorted,rung me to explain,my query & left me feeling satisfied with the amount spent. I rented a car for 3 months ,kept adding up,& getting scarey ,but this young guy put my mind at ease. Good assortment of cats detailed well. Overall very good

Corinne J.

Fantastic service and great quality cars. Highly Recommend

John J.

Been to Sixt twice in the past year - their service, cars and price are fantastic. Always seem to look for ways to make the whole experience better. Really impressed with them.


Quickest and easiest way for anyone wanting to hire a car. Service was very fast and professional

Zisheng P.

Awesome severice.Fantastic experience~

Hoa M.

Sixt Smithfield is a best rental car & truck company



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