Car Rental Albuquerque Airport

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Albuquerque International Airport, Albuquerque, USA - New Mexico
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Mitsubishi Mirage or similar
Mitsubishi Mirage
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
National
$75.49 / per day
Compact
Nissan Versa or similar
Nissan Versa
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Alamo
$78.46 / per day
Intermediate
Kia Forte or similar
Kia Forte
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Europcar
$97.12 / per day
Standard
VW Jetta or similar
VW Jetta
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Alamo
$79.92 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Special
Ford Fusion 5d or similar
Ford Fusion 5d
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Alamo
$85.78 / per day
Full-size
TOYOTA CAMRY or similar
TOYOTA CAMRY
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Europcar
$102.01 / per day
Minivan
Dodge Grand Caravan or similar
Dodge Grand Caravan
  • 7x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Alamo
$108.72 / per day
Luxury
Cadillac XTS V6 Platinum or similar
Cadillac XTS V6 Platinum
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Alamo
$109.07 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Country code
1
Average car rental length
4 days
Economy car rental price
$79.13 / per day
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%

Airport Car Rental

Albuquerque Airport is also known as Albuquerque International Sunport.

Top international routes

  • Dallas
  • Phoenix
  • Denver
  • Los Angeles
  • Atlanta
  • Chicago

Main airlines

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Mesa Airlines, SkyWest Airlines, and Alaska Airlines

Terminals

The single airport terminal has three active concourses: A, B, and C.

Location

Albuquerque Airport is 3 mi (5 km) southeast of central Albuquerque. Sunport Boulevard, I-25, and Central Avenue are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Most popular types of rental car

Economy, Mini, Compact, Van, SUV

Top car rental companies

National, Alamo, and Europcar

Car rental desks

Car rental offices are in the separate Rental Car Center. Free shuttle buses run every five minutes from the first floor of the airport terminal building. The shuttle buses are accessible to travelers with reduced mobility.

Services and facilities

You’ll find many bars, cafeterias, fast food outlets, and even full-service restaurants, as well as convenience stores, gift shops, and newsstands. There are also ATMs, a lost and found office, three nearby hotels, mobile device charging stations, and a meditation room. Albuquerque Airport is equipped for travelers with reduced mobility; special assistance is also available, but make sure to contact your airline in advance if you’d like this service.

Nearest gas station

Valero gas station at 1620 Carlisle Boulevard can be reached in about four minutes and is open daily from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. There are many other gas stations near Albuquerque Airport and in the city.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Phoenix (424 mi / 682 km)
  • Salt Lake City (602 mi / 969 km)
  • El Paso (265 mi / 426 km)
  • Denver (452 mi / 727 km)
  • Kansas City, Missouri (796 mi / 1,281 km)
  • San Antonio (716 mi / 1,152 km)

Airport info

Rating
7.9
  • Getting to the airport 7.1
  • Departure and check-in 8.4
  • Terminal facilities 6.4
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 4.8
  • Restaurants and car rental services 5.9
  • Lounge 3.6

Albuquerque International Airport (ABQ)

  • IATA: ABQ
  • ICAO: KABQ
  • Airport name: Albuquerque International Airport (ABQ)
  • Airport type: Public / Joint Civil / Military
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 1632 m / 5355 ft
  • Runway Surface: Concrete / Grooved
  • Passengers (per year): 4,958,417
  • Distance from City: 3 miles / 4.8 km SE of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +1 505 244 7700
  • Email: jechavez@cabq.gov

Top Locations near Albuquerque Airport

  1. 98.1 km / 61.0 miles away

When are car rental prices cheapest at Albuquerque Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque Airport
January
$28.56
February
$100.12
March
$42.27
April
May
June
July
August
$48.95
September
October
November
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Albuquerque Airport is February when prices for an Economy class start from $28.56. You can see that this is 48% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 71% cheaper than renting a car in March (when rental prices start at $100.12 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 Albuquerque Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in December the average rental period is 32 days, while in March, the average rental period is only 5 days.
Average Rental Length at Albuquerque Airport
7
January
7
February
5
March
6
April
5
May
6
June
6
July
5
August
10
September
7
October
5
November
32
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Albuquerque Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Albuquerque Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in February.
Albuquerque Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
85%
January
72%
February
82%
March
81%
April
103%
May
125%
June
149%
July
143%
August
110%
September
101%
October
73%
November
78%
December

Top 8 Suppliers for Albuquerque Airport in 2019

National
National
Exceptional 9.2
001 8 443 660 506
3400 University Blvd SE Bldg K, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.8
8443660504
3400 UNIVERSITY BLVD SE, BLDG K
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
001 5 052 426 154 / 001 8 007 775 500
3400 University Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Dollar
Dollar
Excellent 8.5
8664342226
3400 UNIVERSITY BLVD SE
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.5
001 8 443 660 504
3400 University Blvd SE Bldg K, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Dollar
Dollar
Excellent 8.5
001 8 664 342 226
International Sunport, 3400 University Blvd Se, Albuquerque, Nm 87106
Thrifty
Thrifty
Excellent 8.5
001 8 772 830 898
3400 University Blvd Se
Advantage
Advantage
Excellent 8.5
001 8 007 775 500 / 001 5 052 426 154
3400 University Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106

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