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San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Car Rental with SIXT

Reserving a San Francisco car rental from SIXT gives you the chance to have an affordable and comfortable vehicle paired with friendly customer service in the Bay Area. No matter what your budget, there is a car that will suit your needs. With car rental locations all over the city, including at San Francisco International Airport and at Fisherman’s Wharf and the Mission District, it’s easier than ever to rent a car in San Francisco. A compact car will make parking in San Francisco easy, while a convertible will give you the chance to soak up some California sunshine.  


SIXT Services in San Francisco

SIXT offers a range of vehicles that are convenient for your exploration of San Francisco. Choose from a diverse selection of cars, including sedans, minivans, luxury vehicles, SUVs, and convertibles. You can even customize your San Francisco car rental by selecting add-ons, such as an additional driver or a GPS system. Plus, with SIXT’s flexible rental offers, you can be in control of how long you keep your car, whether it’s for a long-term rental or one-day rental.  

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One-way car rental in San Francisco

We allow one-way rentals between SIXT stations across some States. In fact, one of our customers' most beloved routes is the scenic road trip from Colorando to California. An additional fee may apply.  

Car Rental without a credit card in San Francisco

We accept credit and debit cards from major financial institutions. Some debit cards may require additional forms of ID. 

Car rental under 25 in San Francisco

You can rent a car from the age of 21 or older with a valid driver’s license. Some car categories require drivers to be 25. 

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What to do while in San Francisco

With some of the most iconic sights in the world, you’re sure to never run out of things to do in San Francisco. Visit the famous Golden Gate Bridge or see a unique side of the city by heading to Alcatraz Island that used to be home to a famous prison. Don’t forget to head to Fisherman’s Wharf for a delicious bowl of clam chowder. If you want to spend some time in nature, drive about 30 minutes north to Muir Woods National Monument or plan a road trip from San Francisco.

  • The Best Small Towns to Visit Near San Francisco: Connected by bridges to the East Bay and Marin County and by freeways to the South Bay, aka Silicon Valley, there is so much to do and see you will be spoiled for choice. Whether you want to explore the Californian wine country, spend time in a beach town or take in dazzling views, it’s a short drive away.
  • Driving Tips For CaliforniaDriving in California can be a delight when you are cruising along a coastal highway. It can also be frustrating if you are caught in the infamous traffic jams or discover an unexpected toll road. No matter where in this vast state you are driving, it’s always good to be aware of driving rules and regulations.
  • Looking for a spooky adventure? The Bay Area is chocked full of apparent paranormal activity. Check out our Haunted Road Trip passing by San Francisco.

SIXT Magazine: Top Destinations from San Francisco

10 Best Road Trips from San Francisco

Need a break from San Francisco? Here are 10 destinations worth a day trip or a longer vacation.

5 Day Trips from San Francisco

Explore these 5 destinations within 2 hours of San Francisco, including a wine region, picturesque coastal towns and natural wonders.

Where to Park in San Francisco

Find out where the best places to leave your ride are, whether you want to park on the street, in a garage or for free.

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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