Car Rental at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport

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Phoenix Sky Harbor Int.Airport, Phoenix, USA - Arizona
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Toyota Yaris or similar
Toyota Yaris
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$60.57 per day
Compact
Ford Focus or similar
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$85.09 per day
Intermediate
Mazda 3 or similar
Mazda 3
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$91.20 per day
Full-size
Nissan Altima or similar
Nissan Altima
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$107.23 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Standard
Toyota Tacoma or similar
Toyota Tacoma
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$108.83 / per day
Premium
Ford F-150 or similar
Ford F-150
  • 4
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$133.26 / per day
Standard Elite
Jeep Grand Cherokee or similar
Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
NUCarrentals
$173.70 / per day
Special
Jeep Wrangler Sport or similar
Jeep Wrangler Sport
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
FOX
$211.77 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 03:00 on 2022-05-23. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Country code
1
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
72 - 120 km/h
45 - 75 mi/h
Speed limit within town
40 - 120 km/h
25 - 75 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
9.5
Phoenix Sky Harbor Int.Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Phoenix Airport is also known as Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. It is the largest airport by far in the state of Arizona and one of the largest airports in the US. As such, there are plenty of rental cars available. PHX makes a great place to start a road trip through the western states which would undoubtedly include a trip to the Grand Canyon. 

Top international routes

  • Denver
  • Los Angeles
  • Chicago
  • Seattle/Tacoma
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Dallas/Fort Worth

Main airlines

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Eagle, and Frontier Airlines

Terminals

The three terminals are Terminal 2, Terminal 3, also known as John S. McCain III Terminal, and Terminal 4, also known as Barry M. Goldwater Terminal. The PHX Sky Train provides a free shuttle service between them.

Location

Phoenix Airport is about 3 miles (4.8 km) from downtown Phoenix. Sky Harbor Boulevard, Papago Freeway, and Washington Street are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Convertibles - from $205 per day
  • Large cars - from $146 per day
  • Medium cars - from $124 per day
  • Vans - from $234 per day
  • Premium cars - from $205 per day
  • Small cars - from $119 per day
  • SUVs - from $202 per day

Car rental desks

Most are in the Rental Car Center (RCC), which can be reached from the airport by taking the free car rental shuttle. It is located across the interstate from the airport, so be sure to keep this in mind when returning your car. In addition to serving its main function, RCC also houses an art gallery.

Services and facilities

You’ll find restaurants, bars, cafés, and pizzerias, as well as many shops, including duty-free outlets in T4. There are also several ATMs, a currency exchange in T4, three nearby hotels, baby changing facilities, a children’s play area, mobile device charging tables, read and return bookstores, a first aid service, a spa, a museum, an art gallery, and an interfaith prayer room. Phoenix Airport is well equipped for travelers with reduced mobility. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

There is a Shell station on Buckeye Rd. a block away from the Rental Car Center, but its prices are around $1 more per gallon than other stations in the area. It may be useful if you fill up earlier and only top off at it. If approaching the airport along I-10 from either direction, you can exit onto N 24th street where you'll find two stations on the way to the Rental Car Center. If approaching on I-17 from the north, use exit 196 to reach a different Shell station.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Los Angeles (376 mi / 605 km)
  • Las Vegas (301 mi / 484 km)
  • San Francisco (756 mi / 1,217 km)
  • Tuscon (111 mi / 178 km)
  • Palm Springs (272 mi / 438 km)
  • Tulsa (1,060 mi / 1,706 km)

Airport info

Rating
7.8
  • Getting to the airport 7.1
  • Departure and check-in 7.4
  • Terminal facilities 6.7
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.9
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.3
  • Lounge 4.6

Phoenix Sky Harbor Int.Airport (PHX)

  • IATA: PHX
  • ICAO: KPHX
  • Name: Phoenix Sky Harbor Int.Airport (PHX)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Distance from City: 3 miles / 4.8 km E of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: (602) 273-3300

Top 3 Locations near Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport

  1. 35.7 km / 22.2 miles away
  2. Car Rental at Tucson Airport from $92.61 per day
    177.5 km / 110.3 miles away
  3. 192.3 km / 119.5 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Phoenix Sky Harbor 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
$62.54
January
$39.49
February
$38.89
March
$71.56
April
$30.05
May
$39.71
June
$60.53
July
$72.75
August
$42.93
September
$39.46
October
$32.43
November
$35.20
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is May when prices for an Economy class start from $30.05. You can see that this is 36% cheaper than the yearly average and 59% cheaper than renting a car in August (when rental prices start at $72.75 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in December the average rental period is 11 days, while in January, the average rental period is only 6 days.
Average Rental Length
6
January
6
February
6
March
6
April
6
May
6
June
6
July
6
August
8
September
6
October
10
November
11
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport in January, while the fewest number of travelers rent in September.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
150%
January
109%
February
109%
March
87%
April
85%
May
84%
June
91%
July
90%
August
81%
September
106%
October
100%
November
108%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Thrifty Mazda 3 5 3 Large cars
Dollar Nissan Rogue 5 3 SUVs
Thrifty Nissan Rogue 5 3 SUVs
Dollar Ford Focus 3 2 Medium cars
Europcar Jeep Compass 4 3 SUVs
Europcar Toyota Yaris 4 2 Small cars
NUCarrentals Kia Forte 4 3 Large cars
Dollar Mazda 3 2 2 Large cars
Avis Kia Rio 4 2 Small cars
Avis Kia Soul 4 2 Medium cars

Our Customers Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

Finland
Nissan Rogue
February 14, 2022
Please ask a correct rent car return address when receiving the car because when trying to find that address it is almost impossible to find or guess it yourself!
United States of America (USA)
Mazda 3
October 12, 2021
We had an awesome trip out west, driving to different places.
United States of America (USA)
Toyota Yaris
November 24, 2020
I’m there every 4 months Like the weather except the summer
United States of America (USA)
Mazda 3
October 2, 2020
We are traveling frequently to Phoenix and have we have experienced renting at several companies. This was a fare car for the money.

Top 13 Suppliers at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport in 2022

Alamo
Exceptional 9 / 12 reviews
+18443709817
1805 E Sky Harbor Cir S, Phoenix, AZ 85034
$94 - $226
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.6
8448164387
1805 E SKY HARBOR CIR S
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
National
Excellent 8.5 / 1 reviews
+18443708285
1815 E Sky Harbor Cir S Phoenix, AZ 85034
$105 - $226
Avis
Excellent 8.5 / 10 reviews
+16022615900
1805 E Sky Harbor Circle South
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
SIXT
Excellent 8.5 / 4 reviews
+18887498227
1805 E Sky Harbor Circle South
$99 - $285
Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.4
6022678822
1805 E Sky Harbor Circle South
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
Advantage
Advantage
Excellent 8.4 / 1 reviews
8007775500
1805 E Sky Harbor Circle South
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
Excellent 8.3 / 4 reviews
+16022615950
1805 E Sky Harbor Circle South
$122 - $353
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
Excellent 8.1 / 11 reviews
+18772830898
1805 E Sky Harbor Circle South
$90 - $210
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
NUCarrentals
Excellent 8.1 / 3 reviews
+18005568227
2327 E Van Buren St,Phoenix, AZ 85006
$134 - $191
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:00
Tue:08:00-16:00
Wed:08:00-16:00
Thu:08:00-16:00
Fri:08:00-16:00
Sat:08:00-16:00
Sun:08:00-16:00
Europcar
Excellent 8 / 12 reviews
+16027831524
1805 E Sky Harbor Cir S, Phoenix, AZ 85034
$61 - $83
Working hours
Mon:00:00-00:30; 04:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-00:30
Wed:04:00-23:59
Thu:04:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-00:30
Sat:04:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-00:30; 04:00-23:59
Dollar
Very good 7.9 / 20 reviews
+18664342226
1805 E Sky Harbor Cir S, Phoenix, AZ 85034
$86 - $108
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
FOX
FOX
Very good 7.8 / 14 reviews
+16027831524 / +18002254369
1805 E Sky Harbor Cir S, Phoenix, AZ 85034
$156 - $236
Working hours
Mon:00:00-00:30
Tue:00:00-00:30
Wed:00:00-00:30
Thu:00:00-00:30
Fri:00:00-00:30
Sat:00:00-00:30
Sun:00:00-00:30
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