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* The prices were calculated on 06/09/2023 for a 4 days prepaid rental at Melbourne City starting on 06/16/2023. Our prices fluctuate daily and this offer is not guaranteed.

Directions to Melbourne City station


Shop 10 Southern Cross Station, Docklands, 3008, Australia
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Business hours

Mon - Sun
07:30 - 16:00
Public Holidays
07:30 - 16:00

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Out of hours return
If returning a vehicle after hours, please park the vehicle in a parking bay closest to the SIXT car park. Vehicle keys should be returned to the clearly marked drop box next to the SIXT branch/booth in that same carpark.

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Car Rental in Melbourne - Sixt rent a car

Car Rental in Melbourne - Sixt rent a car

Rent a car in Melbourne with Sixt as you set off to explore the Eastern coast of Australia. We offer many top-of-the-line sedans and compact cars to get you going on the right track. Our Melbourne branch is located in the heart of downtown, putting you right in the center of the action. With the convenience of your rental vehicle you can comfortably tour around the different districts of the city and venture further afield. Drive your car rental in Melbourne all the way to Adelaide for a day trip outside of the city, or use it to simply take in as much of the stunning Melbourne coastline as possible. Whatever your reason for traveling to Australia, we are here to help you get the most affordable, reliable, and stylish car for your journey.
Sixt rent a car in Melbourne

Sixt rent a car in Melbourne

Easily book your rental vehicle before setting off online or via the Sixt app. Most of our offers come with unlimited mileage and you can include our great deals on numerous add-ons to further enhance the drive. Among our many optional extras are helpful features such as GPS, additional driver coverage and various insurance protections. Please be aware, however, Sixt can only guarantee reservations for the chosen car category as specific models are subject to availability. Our team is ready to help you meet your mobility needs with a an affordable, premium car rental in Melbourne!
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Good to know when renting at Melbourne City

What's the minimum age to rent a car at Melbourne City?
To rent a car with SIXT at Melbourne City you need to be at least 21 with a valid license. Some car categories have a higher minimum rental age, and an underage driver fee may apply.
Can I modify, extend, or cancel my reservation?
At SIXT you can either pay online or when you pick up your car in Melbourne City.
What documents do I need to rent a car at Melbourne City?
You need a valid driverโ€™s license held for at least 1 year, depending on the car category. You might also need an International Driving Permit or official translation of the license.
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Customer reviews & feedback

Based on 913 reviews
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Jon G.
I was looking for a rental car option where we could start our journey in downtown Melbourne and return to the airport. Sixt worked really well for us. We arrived and the front desk staff was very friendly and quickly took care of us. We were on our way quickly.
Jerold T.
I was very nervous about my car booking as I saw long lines queuing outside of the branch on a weekend. I went earlier on the actual day of my booking and there was a much shorter queue and there were only 2 counters open. Registration and paperwork took about 15mins for me so just ensure you buffer the queue times and your travel time and you should be fine. Counter staff was very friendly and helpful. He noticed that it was my birthday and offered me a car upgrade from a Toyota to a Mercedes. Child car seat installation was done on the spot and the condition of the car is very well maintained. I couldn't really ask for more in respect to the car. Sixt Carpark is within the Wilson Parking at Southern Cross Station that charges insane hourly parking rates. Thankfully if you rent overnight, Sixt would offer complimentary parking coupons that you can use to exit free of charge. Car rental rates are also very reasonable and branch location is very convenient. I would definitely rent from Sixt again. Would be happier if they could have more efficiency on the key collection and that would be 5 stars from me.
david h.
We got a good car, and the office service was OK, as well.
Service staff at the Melbourne downtown office was very helpful. Collection and return of vehicle was very smooth. Vehicle was clean and in good condition.
Sam L.
Great experience of renting a car at SIXT. In particular, Maree should commended for her excellent service to make my car rental so smoothly. Please keep up the good work Maree! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
Emma-Lee M.
Excellent: would definitely recommend. Positives: *Right on the free city tram line so easy access *Well marked with a large street sign *Competitive pricing *Released bond within 24 hours *Clean car with minimal km *24 hour return timeframe (just drop the key in the return box) *Very helpful parking staff. Helped me find the park brake; I also left my prescription sunglasses in the car and raced back to the garage first thing the next morning to find the car was already being cleaned. The person cleaning it looked thoroughly for me and when he couldn't find anything directed me to the in-garage office. My glasses had been found and were sitting safe with a card stapled around them stating when they had been found and which booking they were connected to. *We weren't sure what car we needed and what we had booked so they explained what it was and when we explained what we were doing they upgraded us free of charge to something with more room. *Bookings are per 24 hours instead of days so if we hired the car at 12pm, as long as it was returned prior to 12pm the following day it only counted as 24 hours. *If we returned the car earlier than 24 hours prior to our booking end time then the extra time was also refunded to us. *Excellent communication and information sharing. *Insurance options are excellent, well-priced, reliable, and explained clearly. Could improve: *Took us a while to figure out the type of fuel we needed to fill the car with and it would help to pre-set the GPS system with the parking garage and a few close petrol stations. *The phone system is a bit tricky when they are busy. Probably need more people on and a queue system in the front of house office area.
Adele A.
Very efficient and friendly return team!
Catalin B.
Great service, good price, car was new, clean, hybrid - we ended up spending $38 for gas for a round trip to the 12 apostles. Iโ€™d recommend getting a car from here
Elbert D.
Fast handover and return. Didnt get the exact model i want but they provide a comparable one. Car is considerably new with low milage and clean when handed over.
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