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Car Rental at El Alto International Airport

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El Alto International Airport, La Paz, Bolivia
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Suzuki Alto or similar
Suzuki Alto
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$42.13 per day
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Economy Elite
Suzuki Celerio or similar
Suzuki Celerio
  • 5
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$46.42 per day
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Intermediate
Hyundai Accent or similar
Hyundai Accent
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$52.48 per day
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Economy
Hyundai Eon or similar
Hyundai Eon
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$52.74 per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Intermediate Elite
Suzuki Grand Vitara or similar
Suzuki Grand Vitara
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 3x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$73.77 / per day
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Minivan
Suzuki APV Van or similar
Suzuki APV Van
  • 8x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$86.95 / per day
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Standard Elite
Toyota RAV4 or similar
Toyota RAV4
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$95.95 / per day
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Minivan
Hyundai H-1 or similar
Hyundai H-1
  • 12x
  • 4x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$105.39 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 02:03 on 2021-03-01. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Spanish,
Quechua,
Aymara
Currency
BOB
Country code
591
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
El Alto International Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

La Paz Airport is also known as El Alto International Airport and Aeropuerto Internacional El Alto. Until 1999, the airport’s official name was John F. Kennedy.

Top international routes

  • Lima
  • Bogota
  • Buenos Aires
  • Santiago
  • Cusco
  • Guayaquil

Main airlines

Boliviana de Aviación, TAM – Transporte Aéreo Militar, Amaszonas, EcoJet, Peruvian Airlines, and Avianca Ecuador

Terminals

The single airport terminal, divided into international and domestic areas, serves all departures and arrivals.

Location

La Paz Airport is in the city of El Alto, a suburb of La Paz, and about 8 km (13 mi) west of La Paz. Av. 6 de Marzo/Route 1, Autopista Héroes de la Guerra del Chaco/Route 3, Ingreso Calle Potosí, Av. Saavedra, and Calle Paraguay are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Large cars - from $55 per day
  • Medium cars - from $59 per day
  • Small cars - from $47 per day
  • SUVs - from $109 per day

Car rental desks

Most are outside the arrivals hall. The exact location of your car rental provider's desk will be listed on your Confirmation Voucher.

Services and facilities

You’ll find coffee shops, restaurants serving both international and Bolivian cuisine, as well as a convenience store, a newsstand, a gift shop selling local crafts, and duty-free outlets that are in the international pre-boarding area. There are also ATMs, a currency exchange in the international arrivals area, a first aid center, a pharmacy, pay sleeping cabins, power outlets for mobile device charging, and travel agencies. Unfortunately, the luggage storage service was closed in 2018. Most facilities at the airport are equipped for travelers with reduced mobility. Special help is also available, but you should contact your airline in advance if you’d like assistance, or ask at your airline’s desk at the airport if you’d like a wheelchair.

Nearest gas station

ES San Pablo Villa Bolivar gas station on Avenida Julio Cesar Valdez, near the intersection with Route 1, can be reached in about ten minutes. There are other gas stations near La Paz Airport and on the way to the city.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Santa Cruz de la Sierra (848 km / 527 mi)
  • Cochabamba (374 km / 232 mi)
  • Cusco (638 km / 396 mi)
  • Iquique (693 km / 430 mi)
  • Lima (1,497 km / 930 mi)
  • Antofagasta (1,103 km / 685 mi)

Top 4 Locations near El Alto International Airport

  1. 197.7 km / 122.8 miles away
  2. 438.9 km / 272.7 miles away
  3. 546.1 km / 339.3 miles away
  4. 666.5 km / 414.2 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at El Alto International Airport?

The cost of renting a car at El Alto International Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at El Alto International Airport
$83.69
January
February
$90.31
March
$111.18
April
May
June
$51.18
July
August
$39.74
September
October
$96.33
November
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at El Alto International Airport is September when prices for an Economy class start from $39.74. You can see that this is 50% cheaper than the yearly average and 64% cheaper than renting a car in April (when rental prices start at $111.18 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at El Alto International Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in November the average rental period is 18 days, while in April, the average rental period is only 6 days.
Average Rental Length
7
January
9
February
8
March
6
April
8
May
10
June
10
July
8
August
13
September
10
October
18
November
8
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at El Alto International Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at El Alto International Airport in May, while the fewest number of travelers rent in September.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
113%
January
103%
February
90%
March
106%
April
132%
May
83%
June
95%
July
98%
August
80%
September
88%
October
107%
November
105%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Europcar Suzuki Alto 4 1 Small cars

Top 2 Suppliers at El Alto International Airport in 2021

Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+59122821817
El Alto International Airport, Huascar 204, El Alto
$42 - $284
Working hours
Mon:08:30-19:00
Tue:08:30-19:00
Wed:08:30-19:00
Thu:08:30-19:00
Fri:08:30-19:00
Sat:08:30-18:00
Sun:08:30-18:00
SAAV Rent a Car
Excellent 8.4
+59170567635
Heroes Km. 7, El Alto, Bolivia
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