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Car Hire at San Diego Airport

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San Diego Airport, San Diego, USA - California
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Driver's country of residence is United States of America (USA) and age is 30-65
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Economy
Kia Rio or comparable
Kia Rio
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
£ 20.83 per day
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Compact
Volkswagen Vento or comparable
Volkswagen Vento
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
MEX RENT A CAR
£ 26.89 per day
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Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 29.33 per day
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Standard
VW Jetta or comparable
VW Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
£ 29.71 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Full-size
Ford Fusion or comparable
Ford Fusion
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 62.85 / per day
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Premium
Nissan Maxima or comparable
Nissan Maxima
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 75.08 / per day
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Luxury
Cadillac XTS V6 Platinum or comparable
Cadillac XTS V6 Platinum
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
£ 91.11 / per day
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Minivan
Toyota Sienna or comparable
Toyota Sienna
  • 7x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
MEX RENT A CAR
£ 36.10 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 02:03 on 2021-03-01.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Dialing code
1
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
72 - 120 km/h
45 - 75 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
40 - 120 km/h
25 - 75 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Airport information

Score
8.1
  • Getting to the airport 7.1
  • Check-in desks 8.0
  • Facilities and services 6.3
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.4
  • Dining and car hire services 5.6
  • Lounge 4.4

San Diego Airport (SAN)

  • IATA: SAN
  • Name: San Diego Airport (SAN)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Phone: (619) 231 2100

Top 19 Destinations around San Diego Airport

  1. Car Hire at San Diego Cross Border Xpress starting at £ 23.04 per day
    27.4 km / 17.0 miles away
  2. Car Hire at John Wayne Airport starting at £ 20.83 per day
    123.5 km / 76.8 miles away
  3. Car Hire at Palm Springs Airport starting at £ 20.83 per day
    137.1 km / 85.2 miles away
  4. Car Hire at Long Beach Airport starting at £ 20.83 per day
    151.4 km / 94.1 miles away
  5. Car Hire at Ontario Airport starting at £ 20.83 per day
    152.8 km / 94.9 miles away
  6. Car Hire Westchester starting at £ 38.54 per day
    176.6 km / 109.7 miles away
  7. Car Hire at Los Angeles Airport starting at £ 20.83 per day
    177.0 km / 110.0 miles away
  8. Car Hire at Burbank Airport starting at £ 20.83 per day
    197.1 km / 122.5 miles away
  9. Car Hire at Santa Barbara Airport starting at £ 20.83 per day
    311.0 km / 193.2 miles away
  10. Car Hire at Meadows Field Airport starting at £ 63.07 per day
    347.4 km / 215.9 miles away
  11. Car Hire at Fresno Airport starting at £ 20.83 per day
    506.5 km / 314.7 miles away
  12. Car Hire at Monterey Regional Airport starting at £ 20.83 per day
    605.2 km / 376.1 miles away
  13. Car Hire at San Jose Airport starting at £ 20.83 per day
    672.8 km / 418.0 miles away
  14. Car Hire at Oakland Airport starting at £ 20.83 per day
    719.7 km / 447.2 miles away
  15. Car Hire at San Francisco Airport starting at £ 20.83 per day
    720.3 km / 447.6 miles away
  16. Car Hire San Francisco South starting at £ 24.75 per day
    724.9 km / 450.4 miles away
  17. 773.8 km / 480.8 miles away
  18. 819.8 km / 509.4 miles away
  19. Car Hire at Arcata-Eureka Airport starting at £ 65.53 per day
    1104.6 km / 686.4 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at San Diego Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at San Diego Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at San Diego Airport
£ 25.96
January
£ 29.50
February
£ 28.01
March
£ 22.99
April
£ 25.29
May
£ 27.25
June
£ 27.32
July
£ 36.22
August
£ 27.39
September
£ 21.58
October
£ 23.70
November
£ 21.07
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at San Diego Airport is December with prices starting at £ 21.07 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is August with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 36.22. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 26. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

What’s the most popular hire length at San Diego Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at San Diego Airport keep them for an average of 6 days during in January, while those picking up their cars in March keep them for an average of 5.
Average Hire Length at San Diego Airport
6
January
6
February
5
March
6
April
5
May
6
June
6
July
6
August
5
September
5
October
5
November
5
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at San Diego Airport?

Though San Diego Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in July. September is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
101%
January
83%
February
93%
March
87%
April
104%
May
125%
June
128%
July
110%
August
80%
September
96%
October
95%
November
97%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
MEX RENT A CAR Hyundai Accent 4 2 Large cars
MEX RENT A CAR Kia Rio 4 3 Medium cars
FOX Jeep Wrangler 2 2 SUVs
MEX RENT A CAR Hyundai Elantra 4 2 Large cars
FOX Kia Sportage 5 4 SUVs
MEX RENT A CAR Kia Rio 4 1 Small cars
MEX RENT A CAR Hyundai Creta 5 2 SUVs
FOX Toyota Camry 4 2 Large cars
MEX RENT A CAR VW Jetta 4 2 Large cars
MEX RENT A CAR Kia Sedona 4 4 People Carriers/Vans

Top 17 Hire Companies at San Diego Airport in 2021

Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.2
+8888266893 / / +6192970311 / / +6192978701
San Diego Intl Arpt/Shuttle, 2942 Kettner Blvd.
£ 57 - £ 200
National
National
Remarkable 9.2
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8
+16192943313
3355 Admiral Boland Way, San Diego, CA 92101
£ 63 - £ 160
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.6
+16193636000
2499 Pacific Hwy
£ 29 - £ 64
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.5
+18664342226 / +16197260171
3355 Admiral Boland Way, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
FOX
FOX
Outstanding 8.5
+16194320620 / +18002254369
3355 Admiral Boland Way, San Diego.
Working hours
Mon:07:00-00:30
Tue:07:00-00:30
Wed:07:00-00:30
Thu:07:00-00:30
Fri:07:00-00:30
Sat:07:00-00:30
Sun:07:00-00:30
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
+18888266893
3355 ADMIRAL BOLAND WAY
Working hours
Mon:04:00-23:59
Tue:04:00-23:59
Wed:04:00-23:59
Thu:04:00-23:59
Fri:04:00-23:59
Sat:04:00-23:59
Sun:04:00-23:59
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.5
+18664342226
3355 Admiral Boland Way
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59
Tue:07:00-23:59
Wed:07:00-23:59
Thu:07:00-23:59
Fri:07:00-23:59
Sat:07:00-23:59
Sun:07:00-23:59
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+16196885000
3355 Admiral Boland Way San Diego Intl Apo Ste R1
£ 21 - £ 77
Working hours
Mon:05:00-23:59
Tue:05:00-23:59
Wed:05:00-23:59
Thu:05:00-23:59
Fri:05:00-23:59
Sat:05:00-23:59
Sun:05:00-23:59
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.5
+18772830898
3355 Admiral Boland Way
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59
Tue:07:00-23:59
Wed:07:00-23:59
Thu:07:00-23:59
Fri:07:00-23:59
Sat:07:00-23:59
Sun:07:00-23:59
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+16192945921
3355 Admiral Boland Way Lindbergh Field Apo Ste R176
Working hours
Mon:05:00-23:59
Tue:05:00-23:59
Wed:05:00-23:59
Thu:05:00-23:59
Fri:05:00-23:59
Sat:05:00-23:59
Sun:05:00-23:59
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.4
+16193264285 / +18007775500
3355 Admiral Boland Way, San Diego, CA 92101
£ 27 - £ 41
Working hours
Mon:05:00-23:59
Tue:05:00-23:59
Wed:05:00-23:59
Thu:05:00-23:59
Fri:05:00-23:59
Sat:05:00-23:59
Sun:05:00-23:59
MEX RENT A CAR
MEX RENT A CAR
Outstanding 8.2
+16192559094
1002 West Juniper Street. San Diego, CA 92101
£ 27 - £ 37
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Great 7.7
+18772473362
San Diego International Airport, Rental Car Center, 3355 Admiral Boland Way
Working hours
Mon:06:00-23:59
Tue:06:00-23:59
Wed:06:00-23:59
Thu:06:00-23:59
Fri:06:00-23:59
Sat:06:00-23:59
Sun:06:00-23:59
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Great 7.6
+18442702377
2269 Pacific Hwy San Diego, CA 92101
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-15:00
Sun:08:00-15:00
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.5
16192319700 / 3172487251
2367 India Street
Economy rent a car
Economy rent a car
Acceptable 5.5
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