Car Sharing & Hourly Car Rental in New York

a smarter way
to drive in New York

Unlock over 3,000 cars in NYC. Reserve by the hour or day and run errands, visit friends, or venture out on a road trip. Choose your car and choose a route. From Brooklyn to the Bronx, Morningside Heights to Midtown, or Forest Hills to the Financial District.

Shopping at Woodbury Common? Spending the weekend in Montauk? Picking someone up from LaGuardia? Get the ins and outs of membership and hit the road.

Zipcars make great neighbors

We're in all the nooks and crannies of the city. Find the many places we call home and explore the one that you call yours.

how Zipcar works

4 simple steps

1. join

Apply now! Once approved, you’ll get a magical Zipcard that unlocks thousands of cars across the globe.

2. reserve

Book a Zipcar for as little as 1 hour and up to 7 days.

3. tap

Hold your Zipcard to the windshield. Ta da. The doors will unlock and you’re free to go.

4. drive!

Hit the road. When you’re done, return the car to its reserved spot and scan your Zipcard to lock up. See you on the next Ziptrip!

how it works video

rates and plans

You’ve got some choices. From monthly to annual, pay-as-you-go to discounted prepaid plans, we have something for every driver.

Special deal, 'til 12/31*

see all rates & plans

*Reduced rate of $15 for first year of membership only. Standard membership rate of $70/year applies after the first year. Hourly driving rates apply. Offer valid for new members only.

You can also join through your school or business.

but wait, there's more!

Take a look at what’s down the road once you’re a Zipster.

Zipcar works. There really isn’t any better way to put it. For my guided tours of Manhattan it’s perfection. For my wife, a car at the corner beats garage parking fifty blocks away anytime!

Ianto Roberts, NYC
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Public space has become a playground for artists of all disciplines. These artists devise techniques that are minimally impactful to property in pursuit of getting their vision on the street.

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Zipcar New York City
1265 Broadway, 2nd Floor
(cross streets 32nd and Broadway)
New York, NY 10001
United States

Office hours:

9am to 6pm, Monday through Friday; 11am to 3pm, Saturday & Sunday
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Zipcar is the world's largest car sharing and car club service. It is an alternative to traditional car rental and car ownership. Share Zipcars in Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Portland, Providence, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington DC. Zipcars also live on campus at universities across North America.