One Way Car Hire
San Francisco to Los Angeles


Free USA Car Hire Comparison – One Way Rentals

Do you need a one way rental from San Francisco to Los Angeles? Compare over 10 rental companies at once. There’s a range of global and US brands in our search tool including Alamo, Budget, Fox, Hertz and more. No booking or cancellation fees!

US Car Rental FAQ

Distance Between San Francisco and Los Angeles

Q: How far is it from San Francisco to Los Angeles?
A: It’s about 620 kilometres from San Francisco to Los Angeles via the I-5 route. In normal traffic conditions the trip will usually take about 6 hours driving time alone.

Minimum Age

Q: What’s the minimum age to rent a car in the States?
A: Depending on the car hire company it’s usually 25 or 21 years. If the driver is younger than 25 an age surcharge will apply (not included in the base quote given).

Airport Rentals

Q: Should I rent at the airport or choose a city depot?
A: For convenience most travellers will usually decide that picking a car up directly at the airport make most sense. While rates may differ at various depots and less popular locations can have lower rates an airport rental will save you both time and hassle or getting to an off-airport depot location.

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