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Secure Great Rates on Clayton Car Hire


An easy 30-minute drive southeast of Melbourne CBD, Clayton is a busy urban hub known for its excellent restaurants, boutique shopping, and bustling nightlife scene. Use VroomVroomVroom to search, compare, and book a hire car in Clayton easily.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Clayton

Vehicle ClassesEconomy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV
Number of Depots4
SuppliersBudget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty

Melbourne Airport Collection

Get on the road as soon as you land with a car hire collection available at Melbourne Airport (MEL). Take your pick from seven trusted suppliers with great rates.

Depots in Clayton

Clayton is a good base for exploring the Victoria area. Here's where you can collect your hire car:

Budget logoCorner Princes Highway and Mcnaughton, Clayton 3168
7:30am - 5:00pm weekdays.
7:30am- 4:00pm Saturday.
8:00am - 4:00pm Sunday.

Europcar logo2093-2097 Princes Highway, Clayton 3168
8:00am - 5:30pm weekdays.
8:00am - 12:00pm weekends.

Hertz logo 2211 Dandenong Road, Clayton 3170
8:00am - 5:30pm weekdays.
8:00am - 12:00pm Saturday.
9:00am - 12:00pm Sunday.

Thrifty logo 2137 Princes Highway, Clayton 3168
7:30am - 5:30pm weekdays.
7:30am - 12:00pm weekends.

Frequently Asked Questions for Clayton Car Hire

How much does it cost to hire a car in Clayton?

In April 2019, our customers paid between AUD $40 and AUD $93 per day for a hire car. Prices vary depending on vehicle type, time of year, and booking duration. For current rates in Clayton, use our price comparison tool.

Can I pick up a car hire in Clayton and drop off in another location?

Absolutely! Keep in mind that you may be charged with a one-way fee.

Is there free parking in Clayton?

You can park your hire car for free (two-hour limit) at Clayton Station. To access the station, you may use the entrance located on Clayton Road while entry from Haughton Road is via the existing pedestrian crossing on Clayton Road.

Our Guide To Visiting Clayton

There are plenty of hidden gems to see and explore in this historic suburb of Melbourne. Here are some of our favourite spots in the area:

Attractions | Accommodation


Monash University

Address: Wellington Road, Clayton 3800

Clayton is home to the prestigious Monash University, the second oldest university in Victoria and the largest in Australia. Consistently ranks among the world’s best universities, Monash has built a hub of science, technology and research, with great facilities like the Monash Medical Centre.

Namatjira Park

Address: 37 Springs Road, Clayton South 3169

Namatjira Park features a wetland area with a large walking track and is popular with the locals. There is also a child playground and some open space to kick a ball and have a picnic for the whole family.

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Monash Hotel

Address: 2077 Dandenong Road, Clayton 3168

A local favourite among locals and visitors to Clayton, Monash Hotel offers guests a restaurant, a bar and a children’s playground with free Wi-Fi and parking. The hotel has a wide range of comfortable rooms with tea and coffee making facilities, adjoined bathroom and TV entertainment.

Clayton-Monash Motor Inn & Serviced Apartments

Address: 1790 Princes Highway, Clayton 3168

Situated in the south-east of Melbourne, Clayton-Monash Motor Inn is a 4-minute drive from Monash University and within walking distance to the Monash Medical Centre. The hotel offers comfortable motel rooms and apartments with a separate lounge area and a fully- equipped kitchen plus free Wi-Fi and parking.

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Happy Customer Reviews for Clayton Car Hire
Rating: 4.9 / 5 based on 25 reviews
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    Reviewer: Scott S.
    Date: 16 Apr 2021
    Feedback: Very Quick, easy and most of all the price at pick up doesn't change!! Great work.
    Rating: 5/5 😀
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    Date: 22 Aug 2019
    Feedback: This is my second experience booking with Vroom and it was and still is a most pleasant.
    Rating: 5/5 😀
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    Date: 10 May 2018
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    Date: 02 Nov 2017
    Feedback: You are an amazing service I would recommend you to my friends and family. The prices are awesome as well thank you
    Rating: 5/5 😀
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    Reviewer: Rifandi G.
    Date: 13 Jul 2017
    Feedback: All good
    Rating: 5/5 😀