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There are flights to Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport as well as Lanseria Airport; domestically on Mango Airlines, Kulula, South African Airways, British Airways, SA Airlink and SA Express. On international flights there are a variety of foreign carriers like Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways.

Cheap Car Rentals from Johannesburg Airport
(OR Tambo)

Ask for Assistance: Our petrol heads are itching to help you find the best JNB car hire deal.

Johannesburg's O.R. Tambo International Airport has a wide range of cars rental companies operating on its grounds - Europcar and Avis are the biggest; but the product (a car) is more or less the same no matter who you hire from; so be sure to check First Car Rental, Tempest, Woodford, Thrifty, Budget Pace and Sizwe car rental.

To help you find the right vehicle at the best price use the flight price comparison tool on the right. Alternatively, if you prefer dealing directly with agencies, we've provided contact details of each car rental agency operating at O.R. Tambo Airport (scroll down), as well as links to their online reservations systems.

Note that if you hire a car for shorter than a day, you still pay the full rate for a day.

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Latest quotes

*Note that it's possible that the quotes below have changed since the date that we set them up.

2014-09-19: How much will I pay for a bakkie from Jo'burg Airport? 12 to 14 December 2014.

A Ford Ranger from Johannesburg Airport or similar was ZAR 820* for the weekend when I checked.

2014-07-17: Please quote me for a sedan vehicle from Johannesburg Airport from the 12th to the 14th of December 2014.

A popular sedan is the Toyota Corolla. You can rent a Toyota Corolla from Johannesburg Airport or similar for ZAR 637*.

2014-11-27: How much is the cheapest car with aircon from OR Tambo Airport - 23 to 25 January 2015?

How about a Kia Picanto available at Johannesburg Airport or similar at ZAR 398* for the weekend?

2014-07-17: What is the cheapest car I can rent from the 31st of October until the 2nd of November 2014?

A Kia Picanto from Johannesburg Airport will suit you perfectly at ZAR 385* for the weekend's rental.

2014-10-03: I would like to rent an 8 seater vehicle from the 09 to 11 January 2015.

No problem! How about a Volkswagen Kombi available at Johannesburg Airport or similar at ZAR 1663* for the weekend's rental.

Thrifty Car Rental at OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)

More News

17 Oct. 2013 Cable Theft delays flights at OR Tambo

Attempted cable theft left a number of plabes unable to refuel and caused flight delays on Sunday.

15 Oct. 2013 E-tolling raises car rental prices

Johannesburg - The controversial e-tolls bills, effective from 25th September, could possibly send up car rental rates by up to 10%.

According to Marc Corcoran, the president of the South African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Agency (Savrala), the yet to be decided tarrifs are likely to affect both international and domestic customers renting cars in South Africa. 

Gauteng Tourism spokesperson, Barba Gaoganediwe, says the e-tolls will be similar to any toll gate or traffic fines and that car rental companies should bill tourists renting cars for these fees.

Dan Nathan Jones, CEO of Europcar has confirmed that "a gazetted fee per toll gantry passed plus an administration fee per gantry" will be inculded on the renting client's invoice. Billing could also be delayed by an additional 24 hours due to SANRAL processing and a required transaction validation period.

This solution is applicable only to the Gauteng Open Road Tolling (GORT) system and customers would still pay normal road levies throughout the country. An increase in deposits to cater for e-toll effects on tourism can be expected.

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Prices may have changed since this quote was done. We also maintain a list of old Johannesburg car hire quotes we've done.

Europcar offices at Johannesburg Airport (O.R. Tambo International)

Contact details

First Car Rental Johannesburg

Phone: 011 570 1950
Twitter : @firstcarrental 


Phone: 011 390 3909
Twitter : @EuropcarSA

Budget Rent a Car

Phone: 011 230 1200
Twitter : @BudgetCarHireSA


Avis Car Rental

Phone: 011 394 5433
Twitter : @Avis

Fax: 011 394 5473

Hertz Rent a Car

Phone: 011 390 9700

Fax:   011 390 9710

Khaya Car Hire

011 390 2347

Pace Car Rental

087 808 2541

Sizwe car rental

Phone: 011 390 2340
or: 011 390 1191

Fax: 011 390 2341

Tempest Sixt Car Hire

Phone: 011 394 8626
Twitter : @tempest_carhire

Thrifty Car Rental

Phone: 011 390 3454
Twitter : @ThriftySA

Fax: 011 390 2872

Postal Adress:
Private Bag X1
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Woodford vehicle hire

Phone: 011 397 7862

Fax: 011 397 7865

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