Car Rental at Albuquerque Airport

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

Compact
Nissan Versa or similar
Nissan Versa
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$81.22 per day
Economy
Chevrolet Spark or similar
Chevrolet Spark
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$92.23 per day
Full-size
Chevrolet Malibu or similar
Chevrolet Malibu
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$98.13 per day
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$127.09 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Standard
VW Jetta or similar
VW Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$159.40 / per day
Premium
Nissan Maxima or similar
Nissan Maxima
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$170.67 / per day
Luxury
Chrysler 300 or similar
Chrysler 300
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$125.26 / per day
Special
BMW 5 series or similar
BMW 5 series
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$143.40 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 03:01 on 2022-07-25. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Country code
1
Economy car rental price
$103.50 / per day
Average car rental length
4 days
Speed limit within town
40 - 120 km/h
25 - 75 mi/h
Speed limit out of town
72 - 120 km/h
45 - 75 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
10.0
Albuquerque International Airport Car Rental

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

  • Large cars - from $137 per day
  • Medium cars - from $122 per day
  • Vans - from $245 per day
  • Premium cars - from $148 per day
  • Small cars - from $132 per day
  • SUVs - from $166 per day

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
  • Name: Albuquerque International Airport (ABQ)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Passengers (per year): 4,958,417
  • Distance from City: 3 miles / 4.8 km SE of town
  • Working 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

Map of Car Rental Locations

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
$25.44
February
$89.21
March
$37.67
April
May
June
July
August
$43.61
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 $25.44. You can see that this is 48% cheaper than the yearly average and 71% cheaper than renting a car in March (when rental prices start at $89.21 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
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.
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

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Ace Rent a car Nissan Kicks 5 2 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Toyota Camry 4 2 Large cars
Ace Rent a car Toyota Rav4 4 2 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Hyundai Kona 4 3 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Hyundai Accent 4 1 Medium cars
Ace Rent a car Hyundai Santa Fe 5 2 SUVs
Thrifty Nissan Rogue 5 3 SUVs
Dollar Nissan Rogue 5 3 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Kia Rio 4 2 Medium cars
Ace Rent a car Toyota Corolla 4 3 Large 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.

United States of America (USA)
Kia Optima
July 22, 2022
Drove to many places in New Mexico and visited friends.

Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Alamo
8.65 / 10
Lowest rated company
Ace Rent a car
7.84 / 10
Total rental companies
12
Average daily price
$103.50
Lowest daily price
$23.90
Total cars available
107

Top 12 Suppliers at Albuquerque Airport in 2022

Alamo
Excellent 8.7 / 1 reviews
8443660504
3400 UNIVERSITY BLVD SE, BLDG K
$146 - $213
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.6
8443660505
3400 UNIVERSITY BLVD SE
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
SIXT
Excellent 8.6
+18887498227
3400 University Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
$81 - $245
National
Excellent 8.5
+18443660506
3400 University Blvd SE Bldg K, Albuquerque, NM 87106
$164 - $223
Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.5
5058424235
3400 University Se
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
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+15057643560
3400 University Boulevard Se
$127 - $217
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Thrifty
Excellent 8.5 / 4 reviews
+18772830898
3400 University Blvd Se
$97 - $169
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Advantage
Advantage
Excellent 8.4
8007775500
3400 University Blvd. SE, Suite N
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
Dollar
Excellent 8.4 / 2 reviews
8664342226
3400 University Blvd Se
$92 - $98
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Payless
Payless
Excellent 8.3
5052476705
3400 University Boulevard Se
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.3 / 2 reviews
5058424080
3400 University Boulevard Se
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.8 / 14 reviews
+15053731050
Alburquerque International Sunport , 3400 University Blvd Se, Albuquerque
$138 - $535
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Wed:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
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