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Car Rental in Sharjah Mini Guide

Sharjah is the third largest of the seven emirates in the UAE. It is unique in that is has seacoasts to both the west and east.   When hiring a car in Sharjah with Rhinocarhire, you unlock the freedom to explore this vibrant city and its surroundings at your own pace. With a diverse range of vehicles available, from compact cars to spacious SUVs, you can choose the perfect option for your travel needs. Whether you're visiting Sharjah for business or leisure, having a rental car gives you the flexibility to venture to iconic landmarks like the Sharjah Heritage Area, Al Noor Island, and the Sharjah Aquarium, as well as to nearby attractions such as Al Mamzar Beach Park. Enjoy the convenience of hassle-free transportation and embark on unforgettable adventures in Sharjah with Rhinocarhire.

Driving in Sharjah,  is generally straightforward, with well-maintained roads and clear road signage. Here's what you need to know about driving in Sharjah:

Road Conditions: The road infrastructure in Sharjah is modern and well-maintained, with wide highways and good-quality roads. You'll find that major roads are in excellent condition, making for a smooth driving experience.

Road Signs: Road signs in Sharjah are typically bilingual, featuring both Arabic and English, which makes navigation easier for English-speaking visitors.

Traffic: Traffic conditions in Sharjah can vary depending on the time of day and location. While some areas may experience congestion during peak hours, it is generally not as busy as neighboring Dubai. Traffic flow is orderly, and drivers tend to follow traffic rules.

Nearest Airports: The nearest airport to Sharjah is Sharjah International Airport (SHJ), which serves domestic and international flights. Dubai International Airport (DXB) is also nearby and offers a wider range of international flights. Both airports are well-connected to Sharjah by road, and the drive from these airports to Sharjah is relatively short and straightforward.

Neighboring Towns: Sharjah is adjacent to Dubai, which is one of the UAE's largest cities and a popular tourist destination. The drive from Sharjah to Dubai is convenient and takes around 20-30 minutes, depending on your exact location and traffic conditions. Other neighboring emirates, such as Ajman and Umm Al-Quwain, are also easily accessible by car.

Best Type of Vehicle: The best type of vehicle to drive in Sharjah largely depends on your preferences and needs. For city driving and short trips within Sharjah, a standard sedan or compact car is sufficient. If you plan to explore the UAE's desert landscapes or travel with a larger group, consider renting an SUV or a larger vehicle with four-wheel drive capabilities. Keep in mind that rental cars in Sharjah are readily available, and you can choose the vehicle that suits your requirements.

Overall, driving in Sharjah is a viable and convenient option for getting around the emirate and exploring nearby cities and attractions in the UAE. Road signage in English, well-maintained roads, and courteous drivers contribute to a relatively hassle-free driving experience.

If you are hiring a car in the UAE for the first time, we recommend reading our Drive Smart UAE guide to ensure you know the rules of the road and can drive safely in and around Sharjah.

Current Rental Rates in Sharjah

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 19.73 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 138.16 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |

Ford Figo

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 20.15 EUR/day
Ford Figo

7 Days rental at 141.06 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 20.77 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 145.44 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Sharjah: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Explore the Heritage Area: Visit the Sharjah Heritage Area to experience the rich cultural heritage of the city, including museums, traditional markets, and historic buildings.
  • Al Noor Island: Drive to Al Noor Island to enjoy the lush greenery, beautiful landscapes, and interactive art installations, making it a perfect spot for nature lovers and art enthusiasts.
  • Sharjah Aquarium: Drive to the Sharjah Aquarium to discover the fascinating marine life of the Arabian Gulf, including colorful fish, sharks, and coral reefs.
  • Sharjah Art Foundation: Explore the contemporary art scene by driving to the Sharjah Art Foundation, which hosts exhibitions, events, and workshops featuring local and international artists.
  • Al Mamzar Beach Park: Take a leisurely drive to Al Mamzar Beach Park, where you can relax on pristine beaches, enjoy water sports activities, and have a picnic with family and friends.


Sharjah - Popular Destinations

  • Sharjah Airport
  • Near the Gift Village Abu Shagara
  • Abu Al Reesh Building
  • Dubai - Approximately 17 kilometers
  • Ajman - Approximately 15 kilometers
  • Ras Al Khaimah - Approximately 77 kilometers
  • Fujairah - Approximately 155 kilometers
  • Al Ain - Approximately 155 kilometers

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from Sharjah

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Sharjah car hire information

  • 8.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Dollar AE Direct
  • € 138.11
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    Most popular model:
    Range Rover Sport
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Average prices per day in Sharjah

January€ 56
February€ 50
March€ 49
April€ 42
May€ 42
June€ 41
July€ 37
August€ 36
September€ 45
October€ 48
November€ 56
December€ 62
January€ 42
February€ 41
March€ 38
April€ 35
May€ 36
June€ 27
July€ 29
August€ 29
September€ 37
October€ 42
November€ 48
December€ 51
January€ 156
February€ 148
March€ 137
April€ 124
May€ 145
June€ 112
July€ 108
August€ 112
September€ 117
October€ 134
November€ 141
December€ 153
January€ 66
February€ 60
March€ 58
April€ 59
May€ 57
June€ 53
July€ 48
August€ 46
September€ 52
October€ 55
November€ 66
December€ 73
January€ 188
February€ 184
March€ 182
April€ 144
May€ 160
June€ 145
July€ 150
August€ 152
September€ 176
October€ 185
November€ 192
December€ 198
January€ 36
February€ 34
March€ 30
April€ 25
May€ 27
June€ 23
July€ 22
August€ 23
September€ 28
October€ 31
November€ 34
December€ 39
January€ 109
February€ 101
March€ 89
April€ 78
May€ 80
June€ 62
July€ 72
August€ 67
September€ 73
October€ 76
November€ 92
December€ 97
January€ 56
February€ 54
March€ 49
April€ 43
May€ 45
June€ 43
July€ 39
August€ 38
September€ 46
October€ 54
November€ 59
December€ 64

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