Car Sharing & One Way Car Sharing in San Francisco

a smarter way
to drive in the bay area

Unlock over 1,200 cars nearby. 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 Oakland to Outer Sunset, the Mission to Mill Valley, or Glen Park to Golden Gate Park.

Shopping on Fillmore Street? Spending the day in Marin? Picking someone up from SFO? Get the in’s and out’s 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

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Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

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Book a Zipcar for as little as 1 hour or as long as 7 days.

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Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield to unlock. Voila! It's all yours.

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Hit the road. When you're done, park the car in its reserved spot and use your Zipcard or the app to lock up.

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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.

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Membership from:

$7/mo or $70/yr

Driving rates from:


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.

I run a company called Urban Hiker SF and my new project is a hiking guidebook for San Francisco. For my book, I need to explore all of San Francisco's trails near and far. I don't have a car, so I use Zipcar to get anywhere from the Presidio to Lands End to Fort Funston. Zipcar helps me get from the the city to trails in no time flat. It's convenient, fast, and gets me where I need to be.

Alexandra Kenin, San Francisco
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