How much does it cost for a locksmith to open your car door?

I locked my keys in my car. How much will a locksmith cost?

Answer
The moment that you realize you’ve locked your keys in your car is definitely super stressful. A locksmith should be able to help you out though—and it might even be covered under your insurance!
Generally, locksmiths will charge $50 to $150 to open your car door. But if you need to rekey your car (i.e., if you lost your keys), the price could be anywhere from $50 to $300.
If this price seems a little steep, don’t panic! Many roadside assistance programs and some insurance policies will actually cover a locksmith fee. So it’s worth checking with both to see if you can save some cash.
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Liz Jenson
Answered on Dec 06, 2021
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