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Car Rental at Guadalajara Int. Airport

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Guadalajara Int. Airport, Guadalajara, Mexico
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Compact
VW Golf or similar
VW Golf
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
$2.88 / per day
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Economy
Kia Rio or similar
Kia Rio
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
MEX RENT A CAR
$6.94 / per day
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Full-size
VW Jetta or similar
VW Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rent a car
$14.86 / per day
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Mini
Chevrolet Matiz or similar
Chevrolet Matiz
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
$15.84 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Intermediate
Chevrolet Aveo or similar
Chevrolet Aveo
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$21.12 / per day
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Standard
Nissan Versa or similar
Nissan Versa
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$23.83 / per day
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Premium
VW Passat or similar
VW Passat
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$30.37 / per day
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Luxury
Toyota Prius or similar
Toyota Prius
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
MEX RENT A CAR
$18.95 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 03:03 on 2020-07-13. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Spanish
Currency
MXN
Country code
52
Average car rental length
7 days
Economy car rental price
$8.82 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
80 - 120 km/h
50 - 75 mi/h
Speed limit within town
30 - 70 km/h
19 - 43 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.04%
Guadalajara Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Guadalajara Airport is also known as Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Guadalajara International Airport, Aeropuerto Internacional de Guadalajara, and Aeropuerto Internacional de Guadalajara Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla.

The airport serves Mexico’s second-largest city, though it is only the third-busiest airport in the country after that of Mexico City and Cancun. 

Top international routes

  • Los Angeles
  • Chicago
  • San Jose
  • Houston
  • Sacramento
  • Fresno

Main airlines

Volaris, VivaAerobus, Aeromexico, Aeromar, Interjet, and TAR Aerolineas

Terminals

The single passenger terminal serves all domestic and international flights. The terminal is divided into Concourses A and C, and you can easily walk between them.

Location

Guadalajara Airport is about 16km (10 miles) from downtown Guadalajara. Highways 44 and 23 are the main roads connecting the airport to the city. It takes around half an hour to make the trip to Guadalajara.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Large cars - from $26 per day
  • Medium cars - from $19 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - from $78 per day
  • Premium cars - from $35 per day
  • Small cars - from $17 per day
  • SUVs - from $52 per day

Top car rental companies

  • National (Tel: +523336885522)
  • SIXT (Tel: +523336885613)
  • Economy rent a car (Tel: +523316018375)
  • Avis (Tel: +523336885784)
  • Budget (Tel: +523336885216)
  • Thrifty (Tel: +18007095000)
  • Alamo (Tel: 523336888077)
  • Routes Car & Truck Rentals (Tel: +523318954847 / +523320010601 / +523312947525)
  • Alamo (Tel: 523336888077)
  • GreenMotion (Tel: +523336424180)
  • Ace Rent a car (Tel: +523341708243)
  • Europcar (Tel: +523336885787)
  • MEX RENT A CAR (Tel: +523341708243)

Car rental desks

Most car rental companies located at the airport have shuttles that take their customers to their locations. Most are located along the same road very close to the terminal. National requires just a short walk outside of the terminal to their rental desk. Finally, America Car Rental provides a meet and greet service as it is located a few kilometers from the airport.

Services and facilities

You’ll find a number of stores, including a duty-free shop in the departures area, as well as cafés, restaurants, and snack bars. There are also several ATMs, two currency exchanges, a couple of hotels that are right next to the airport, a baggage wrapping service, and a pharmacy. Guadalajara Airport is well equipped for travelers with reduced mobility. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

A Pemex gas station is located right next to Guadalajara Airport. It, however, might not be the most convenient when returning a rental car as you must exit heading away from the airport and there is no place to turn around before entering the Chapala-Guadalajara highway.

Another Pemex location located at Carretera Solidaridad 1853 is directly on the way from the city to the airport about 3km from the rental car returns.

If returning a car to American Car Rental, a Pemex station is located right beside it.

Airport info

Rating
7.3
  • Getting to the airport 6.3
  • Departure and check-in 7.0
  • Terminal facilities 6.3
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.8
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.1
  • Lounge 5.3

Guadalajara Int. Airport (GDL)

  • IATA: GDL
  • ICAO: MMGL
  • Name: Guadalajara Int. Airport (GDL)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Passengers (per year): 12,808,000
  • Distance from City: 11.2 miles / 18 km SSE of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +52 (33) 36 88 63 99

Top 19 Locations near Guadalajara Airport

  1. Car Rental at Colima Airport from $23.26 per day
    154.4 km / 96.0 miles away
  2. 160.1 km / 99.5 miles away
  3. 160.7 km / 99.8 miles away
  4. 173.1 km / 107.6 miles away
  5. 193.5 km / 120.2 miles away
  6. 202.2 km / 125.6 miles away
  7. 207.9 km / 129.2 miles away
  8. 248.9 km / 154.7 miles away
  9. 259.8 km / 161.4 miles away
  10. 310.3 km / 192.8 miles away
  11. 333.4 km / 207.2 miles away
  12. 385.6 km / 239.6 miles away
  13. 395.4 km / 245.7 miles away
  14. Car Rental at Toluca Airport from $17.75 per day
    425.5 km / 264.4 miles away
  15. Car Rental from $33.23 per day
    452.0 km / 280.8 miles away
  16. 454.6 km / 282.5 miles away
  17. 471.3 km / 292.8 miles away
  18. 550.6 km / 342.1 miles away
  19. 578.0 km / 359.2 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Guadalajara Int. Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Guadalajara Int. 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 Guadalajara Int. Airport
$75.92
January
$18.55
February
$43.26
March
$12.75
April
$9.78
May
$13.51
June
$19.52
July
$55.45
August
$67.78
September
$70.49
October
$43.19
November
$43.19
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Guadalajara Int. Airport is May when prices for an Economy class start from $9.78. You can see that this is 75% cheaper than the yearly average and 87% cheaper than renting a car in January (when rental prices start at $75.92 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 Guadalajara Int. Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in December the average rental period is 12 days, while in August, the average rental period is only 5 days.
Average Rental Length
7
January
7
February
7
March
7
April
7
May
8
June
7
July
5
August
8
September
7
October
6
November
12
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Guadalajara Int. Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Guadalajara Int. Airport in May, while the fewest number of travelers rent in September.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
129%
January
103%
February
147%
March
169%
April
174%
May
115%
June
154%
July
166%
August
8%
September
11%
October
12%
November
13%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
MEX RENT A CAR VW Polo 4 1 Small cars
Routes Car & Truck Rentals Nissan X-Trail 5 3 SUVs
Routes Car & Truck Rentals VW Vento 4 3 Large cars
MEX RENT A CAR Hyundai Elantra 4 2 Large cars
MEX RENT A CAR Kia Rio 4 1 Small cars
MEX RENT A CAR VW Jetta 4 2 Large cars
MEX RENT A CAR Toyota Hiace 4 4 People Carriers/Vans
Routes Car & Truck Rentals VW Golf 4 2 Medium cars
Budget Nissan March 3 2 Small cars
SIXT Ford Fusion Aut. 4 1 Premium cars

Top 13 Suppliers at Guadalajara Int. Airport in 2020

National
Exceptional 9.2
+523336885522
Guadalajara - Chapala Km 17.5, 45659 Guadalajara, Jal.
$20 - $114
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+523336885613
Carr.Guadalajara ChapalaKm17.5
$24 - $65
Economy rent a car
Economy rent a car
Excellent 8.5
+523316018375
Antigua Carretera a Chapala 7964, 45690 El Quince, Jal.
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+523336885784
Miguel Hidalgo Intl Airport
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+523336885216
Carr. Gdl-chapala Km 17.5 Tiajomulco De Zuniga Chapalita
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Thrifty
Thrifty
Excellent 8.5
+18007095000
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport,Carr. Guadalajara - Chapala KM 17.5, 45659 Las Pintitas, Jal
$23 - $44
Working hours
Mon:00:01-23:59
Tue:00:01-23:59
Wed:00:01-23:59
Thu:00:01-23:59
Fri:00:01-23:59
Sat:00:01-23:59
Sun:00:01-23:59
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.5
523336888077
Miguel Hidalgo Intl Arport
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Excellent 8.2
+523318954847 / +523320010601 / +523312947525
Av. de la Solidaridad Iberoamericana 7964, El Salto Jalisco, 45690 Las Pintitas, Jal
$3 - $12
Working hours
Mon:05:30-23:00
Tue:05:30-23:00
Wed:05:30-23:00
Thu:05:30-23:00
Fri:05:30-23:00
Sat:05:30-23:00
Sun:05:30-23:00
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8
523336888077
MIGUEL HIDALGO INTL ARPORT, AIRPORT KM17.5 CARRETERA IBERO
$16 - $165
GreenMotion
Very good 7.7
+523336424180
Galileo Galilei 3792, Arboledas, 45070 Zapopan, Jal.
$24 - $36
Working hours
Mon:08:00-19:00
Tue:08:00-19:00
Wed:08:00-19:00
Thu:08:00-19:00
Fri:08:00-19:00
Sat:09:00-15:00
Sun:09:00-15:00
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5
+523341708243
Guadalajara - Chapala Km. 17.5, 45659 Jal.
$15 - $78
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Europcar
Very good 7
+523336885787
CARRETERA GUADALAJARA
$18 - $26
Working hours
Mon:00:01-23:59
Tue:00:01-23:59
Wed:00:01-23:59
Thu:00:01-23:59
Fri:00:01-23:59
Sat:00:01-23:59
Sun:00:01-23:59
MEX RENT A CAR
Very good 7
+523341708243
Guadalajara - Chapala Km. 17.5, 45659 Jal.
$7 - $48
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59

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