1. Home
  2. USA
  3. South Dakota

Cheapest car hire in South Dakota

Interesting facts about South Dakota

  • Black Elk Peak is its highest point at 2,208m
  • Is named after the Lakota and Dakota Sioux Native American tribes
  • Has one of the smallest state populations in the entire USA at just 870,000.
  • Far from its largest city, Pierre is the state capital.

South Dakota car hire reviews

We welcome reviews from all of our customers, see what others have to say about us...
Rated 3.8 / 5 | 1,800 reviews

Compare car rental agents in South Dakota

FAQs about car hire in South Dakota

How much does car hire in South Dakota cost?

Car hire in South Dakota costs as little as €39.00 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Intermediate class vehicle is €116.90 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €193.30 per day from NATIONAL for a Dodge Grand Caravan.

Who is the best car rental agent in South Dakota?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, ALAMO ehi has the highest customer rating for car hire in South Dakota with a score of 8.4/10

with Enterprise rated second best with a score of 7.8/10


How much does it cost to hire a compact car in South Dakota?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in South Dakota is €725.95 per week from ALAMO.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in South Dakota?

The cheapest car hire company in South Dakota is AVIS, with prices for a Intermediate class car such as the Toyota Corolla available from as little as €272.72 per week.

How much is fuel in South Dakota?

You can expect to pay €1.151/ltr of petrol and €1.35/ltr of diesel in South Dakota. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in South Dakota?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in South Dakota with leading car hire companies such as ALAMO, AVIS, ENTERPRISE, NATIONAL as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in South Dakota?

We can arrange Compact, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Premium and Standard class rental cars in South Dakota.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in South Dakota?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in South Dakota, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in South Dakota is € per week from for a .

Do you have a discount code for car hire in South Dakota?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in South Dakota at the moment, however AVIS rates start from just €272.72 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €272.72 from AVIS in Rapid City Airport or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in South Dakota?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in South Dakota is €273.00 per week with an average price of €818.30 per week across all car hire companies.

South Dakota Car Rental

The home of Mount Rushmore, depicting 4 revered US presidents, South Dakota is famed for little more. If you’re renting a car in South Dakota, then the chances are that you are arriving into either Sioux Falls Regional Airport (Joe Foss Field) or Rapid City regional airport (RAP), neither being international airports so visitor from outside of the USA will need to catch a connecting flight to South Dakota.

Don’t let that deter you however as internal flights are frequent and cheap and once arrived, you’ll have a great range of rental cars on offer from the leading rental agents you come to expect from across the USA.

Popular rental cars in South Dakota

Similar to most locations across the USA, the most frequently rented cars in South Dakota are from the SUV category. Fuel is cheap and distances between cities are high so larger more comfortable cars are common. The Ford Escape is likely the most popular rental car in South Dakota over the last 5 years, a trend that shows little sign of changing.

For those looking for larger capacity vehicles, the Nissan Quest and Kia Sedona both offer comfort for 7 passengers plus luggage, all equipped with automatic gearboxes to make the drive as enjoyable and relaxing as possible.

SUV rentals in South Dakota

There is little demand for small, economy rentals in South Dakota as if staying within the city, taxis and public transport is sufficient, most car renters in South Dakota hire a car to make larger journeys by road where public transport is inaccessible and SUV rentals offer a great blend of comfort, space and affordability.

Highways in South Dakota

If you’re renting a car in South Dakota, no matter where you are headed, you’ll likely pick up Highway 90 that runs east to west between Rapid City and Sioux Falls, or from Sioux Falls if you’re heading north it’ll be Highway 29 that takes you to Fargo northbound or Omaha if you’re heading South.

Popular car hire locations in South Dakota

Useful links if renting a car in South Dakota