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Car Hire Chatswood, NSW

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Car hire in Chatswood

Over the bridge on Sydney's lower north shore, you'll find Chatswood - a melting pot of cuisines and cultures.

With Chatswood car hire on Turo, pick up your car locally or easily navigate the 30-minute drive from Sydney Airport, skip the hassle and congestion of public transport and explore Chatswood and beyond with ease.

Car rental Chatswood: How it works

On Turo, securing a car rental in Chatswood is simple. Browse online, explore cars from local hosts and secure a vehicle for any length of time (from a day to multiple months).

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Find your car: 

Enter a date and location in Chatswood (or beyond) and browse thousands of cars shared by local hosts. 

Book with Turo: 

Book on the Turo app or online, choose a protection plan, and say hi to your host! Cancel for free up to 24 hours before your trip, and get discounts if you book early or for a longer duration!

Hit the roads of Sydney:

Have the car delivered or pick it up from your host. Check-in with the app, grab the keys, and hit the roads of Sydney!

Top hosts in Chatswood, NSW

Tom G.

Tom G.

All-Star Host
2444 tripsJoined
Great communication, price, and service!!
Holly B.-
I would highly recommend Tom and his team as they are a small family run business so what better way to hire a car and support them.
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Rent a car and explore Chatswood, NSW

Things to do and places to see in Chatswood, NSW

From dining at incredible Asian restaurants to walking the Fairyland Loop Track in the Lane Cove National Park (located in Chatswood West), there are endless things to see and do during your next adventure in Chatswood.

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The Concourse

From live comedy to music performances and even theatre productions, don't miss a visit to The Concourse. This bustling North Shore cultural centre is located in the heart of Chatswood, with the precinct offering a Concert Hall, Theatre and even the local Chatswood Library.

Chatswood Mall Market

From Japanese sushi to Malaysian street food, enjoy a delicious bite to eat while shopping at Chatswood Mall every Thursday and Friday. The Chatswood Mall Market runs from 9 am to 9 pm, with pastries, pizza and pork buns on offer (just to name a few).

Chatswood Chase Sydney

Speaking of shopping, get your retail fix at the upscale shopping centre of Chatswood Chase. Located on Victoria Avenue, expect over 120 specialty stores along with multi-level department stores like David Jones.

Recent reviews

Martin M.
MG MG3 AUTO 2022

Seamless transaction and communication with Zequan and an easy to drive budget car in good condition!

Martin M.
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Ryan F.
Hyundai i30 2019

Car was fantastic, Onder helped directly with the Car drop-off.

Ryan F.
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Crystal D.
MG MG3 AUTO 2022

Great car, smooth ride.

Crystal D.
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Motley A.
MG MG3 AUTO 2022

The car was in immaculate condition, exactly as described in the listing.

Motley A.
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Benjamin D.
MG MG3 AUTO 2022

Great small car, very fuel efficient, comfortable.

Benjamin D.
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Burak C.
Mercedes-Benz CLA-CLASS 2016

The host Was so easy to deal with , the car is amazing runs so smoothly perfect for a night out .

Burak C.
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Valeria R.
MG MG3 AUTO 2022

Car was super clean, reliable, and easy to find!

Valeria R.
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Kupi T.
Mercedes-Benz CLA-CLASS 2016

David is honestly one of the best people I have worked with.

Kupi T.
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Aaron D.
MG MG3 AUTO 2023

The car clean, safe and easy to drive.

Aaron D.
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Why hire a car on Turo?

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More bang for your buck

Find deals on all kinds of drives in Chatswood and throughout Australia - from the everyday to the extraordinary - complete with a better, more convenient experience versus Chatswood car rental companies. Find the perfect vehicle for your budget.

Free cancellation

Cancel for a full refund up to 24 hours before your Chatswood trip starts. Because life happens and it helps to be flexible when it does.

Convenient pickup options, wherever you are in Chatswood

Get your car delivered right to you or wherever you’re going. Many hosts offer delivery to custom locations or popular points of interest in Chatswood, like airports, train stations, and hotels.

Top tips for hiring a car in Chatswood


About to hire a car in Chatswood? Here are a few top tips to keep in mind.


Sydney road rules and driving conditions


Before hitting the road in Sydney, familiarise yourself with Australian road rules and regulations. Remember that Australians drive on the left-hand side of the road, seatbelts must be worn at all times and pay attention to speed limits and other road signs to ensure a safe and enjoyable driving experience.

If you're driving in regional areas, be aware that animals and wildlife can wander onto the roads. Be sure to drive to the speed limit and do not swerve suddenly, as this can cause cars to roll off the road. Plus, full-license drivers in NSW have a legal BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) limit of under 0.05.


Chatswood's rush hour and busiest roads


As a major suburb on Sydney's lower North Shore, Chatswood does experience congestion on the roads. Victoria Avenue tends to be the busiest road in Chatswood, along with the Pacific Highway and Mowbray Road.

These roads tend to see the highest levels of congestion during weekday peak hours (6 am to 10 am and 4 pm to 7 pm). If possible, aim to hit the road outside of these high-traffic hours.


Are there toll roads around Chatswood?


There are a number of toll roads surrounding Chatswood, including the Hills M2, the Lane Cove Tunnel and the Harbour Tunnel. On Turo, you can rest assured that your rental car will be fitted out with an e-tag to make navigating these toll roads smooth and straightforward.


Parking in Chatswood


Expect to find plenty of both on-street and off-street parking options in Chatswood. In the Chatswood CBD, on-street parking spots use a Park'nPay system, allowing you to download a mobile app to pay for parking and receive alerts when your time slot is about to expire.

Plus, you'll find a number of secure off-street parking stations at Westfield Chatswood, Chatswood Chase and a number of Wilson Parking Stations around the Chatswood CBD, too.


Petrol stations and EV chargers in Chatswood


You'll never be caught short on petrol with a number of petrol stations located across Chatswood, including:

Ampol Foodary Chatswood (572 Pacific Highway)
Shell Coles Express Chatswood (877-879 Pacific Highway)
EG Ampol Chatswood East (364-366 Eastern Valley Way)

Driving an electric car, like the Chevrolet Spark? Head to the EV charging stations dotted around Chatswood to recharge, including:

Chargefox Charging Station (345 Victoria Avenue)
Exploren Charging Station (475 Victoria Avenue)


Do I need to hire a car in Chatswood?


While Chatswood does have a bus network and is serviced by a train station, the most convenient way to explore Chatswood, Sydney and greater New South Wales is behind the wheel of your own hire car. Arrange a custom drop off pick up location with your local Turo host, even if you're renting a car last minute.

Not only do you secure maximum flexibility to explore Chatswood at your own pace with rental cars, but you can cut down your travel time significantly. Plus by securing an early bird or long term car rental booking, you can unlock car hire deals to ensure your trip is even more affordable.


Chatswood hire car types


You'll find all kinds of vehicles in Chatswood on Turo for a variety of purposes, including:

SUVs
Electric cars
People movers
Ute rentals
Minivan rentals
Small cars


Car hire pickup locations in Chatswood and beyond 


Looking for places to pickup your Turo car near Chatswood? On Turo, you can find local hosts across countless pickup locations, including:

Lindfield
Macquarie Park
Crows Nest
North Sydney
Mosman
North Ryde

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