Car Rental at Albany International Airport

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Albany International Airport, Albany, USA - New York
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Albany International Airport
Economy
Kia Rio or similar
Kia Rio
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$115.76 / per day
Albany International Airport
Compact
Nissan Versa or similar
Nissan Versa
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$163.95 / per day
Albany International Airport
Standard
Volkswagen Jetta or similar
Volkswagen Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
$171.65 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Albany International Airport
Full-size
Chevrolet Malibu or similar
Chevrolet Malibu
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$173.52 / per day
Albany International Airport
Premium
Volkswagen Passat or similar
Volkswagen Passat
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$135.27 / per day
Albany International Airport
Luxury
Chrysler 300 or similar
Chrysler 300
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$158.62 / per day
Albany International Airport
Standard Elite SUV
Chevrolet Traverse or similar
Chevrolet Traverse
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$168.62 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 18:20 on 2024-06-15. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
English
Currency
USD
Drive on
Right-hand side
Country code
+1
Average car rental price
$149 per day
Average car rental length
5 days
Speed limit within town
40 - 72 km/h or 25 - 45 mph
Speed limit out of town
88 - 104 km/h or 55 - 65 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Average gasoline price
$0.98 per liter or $3.71 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
$0.89 per liter or $3.37 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
$1.05 per liter or $3.97 / 1 gallon
Albany International Airport

Airport Car Rental

Albany International Airport is sometimes also called Capital Region Airport.

Main airlines

Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, United Airlines, and JetBlue

Terminals

Albany Airport has one main terminal with Concourses A, B, and C.

Location

Albany Airport is about 7 mi (11 km) north of the city of Albany. NY-155, I-87, I-90, and I-787 are the main roads connecting the airport to Albany. The airport is about 160 mi (257 km) north of New York City, about 180 mi (290 km) west of Boston, and about 215 mi (346 km) south of Montreal.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Convertibles - from $198 per day
  • Large cars - from $116 per day
  • Medium cars - from $120 per day
  • Vans - from $200 per day
  • Premium cars - from $135 per day
  • Small cars - from $116 per day
  • SUVs - from $101 per day

Car rental desks

Many are in the main terminal near the baggage claim area. The exact location of your car rental provider's desk will be listed on your Confirmation Voucher.

Services and facilities

You’ll find a food court, a few fast food outlets, vending machines, and a coffee shop, as well as a convenience store, a bookstore, and a gifts and arts shop. There are also ATMs, a currency exchange, baby changing facilities, a kids corner, an observation deck, a multifaith prayer room, an airport museum called “Departure,” and three nearby hotels. A lost and found office is located in the operations center on the terminal’s first floor. There are art exhibits throughout the airport, and an art gallery on observation level 3. You can also join an organized airport tour that lasts about 90 minutes. The airport provides free wheelchairs, but you should contact your airline in advance if you’d like this service.

Nearest gas station

Sunoco gas station at 656 Albany Shaker Road can be reached in about three minutes and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations near the airport and on the way to Albany.

Popular one-way rentals

  • New York City (160 mi / 257 km)
  • Boston (180 mi / 290 km)
  • Philadelphia (244 mi / 392 km)
  • Hartford (122 mi / 196 km)
  • Montreal (215 mi / 346 km)
  • Buffalo (286 mi / 460 km)
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Airport info

Rating
6.8
  • Getting to the airport 7.6
  • Check-in and departures 8.1
  • Terminal facilities 6.9
  • Wi-Fi 6.6
  • Restaurants and car rental services 5.9
  • Lounge 5.9

Albany International Airport (ALB)

  • IATA: ALB
  • ICAO: KALB
  • Name: Albany International Airport (ALB)
  • Distance from city: 6 miles / 9.7 km

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices the lowest at Albany International Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Albany International Airport varies by season. This graph compares prices from month to month in order to help you find the best time of year.
Average rental costs per day at Albany International Airport
$32.03
January
$34.95
February
March
$58.08
April
May
$65.91
June
July
August
$52.65
September
$50.63
October
$41.78
November
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car at Albany International Airport is January — when rental costs average $32.03 per day. This is 33% cheaper than the yearly average and 51% cheaper than renting a car in June (when prices average $65.91 per day).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

For how long do renters keep their vehicles at Albany International Airport?

How long travelers keep their rental cars varies by the time of year: in September the average rental period is 11 days, while in April, the average rental period is only 1 days.
Average number of rental days at Albany International Airport
5
January
4
February
March
1
April
May
5
June
July
August
11
September
3
October
5
November
December

What is the most popular time of year to rent a car at Albany International Airport?

Based on how many users search for a car in at Albany International Airport, travelers are most likely to rent a car at Albany International Airport in January, while they are least likely to rent in in February.
Monthly searches at Albany International Airport by pick-up date relative to the average
269%
January
54%
February
March
108%
April
May
54%
June
July
August
54%
September
54%
October
108%
November
December

Car Rental Information

Popular suppliers Dollar, Alamo
Popular car categories Large cars, Medium cars, SUVs
Lowest price $101 per day
Cheapest supplier Dollar

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Dollar Mazda 3 2 2 Large cars
Dollar Volkswagen Jetta 2 2 Large cars
Alamo Nissan Versa 5 1 Medium cars
Dollar Ford Focus 3 2 Medium cars
Dollar Chevrolet Bolt 5 1 SUVs
Dollar Honda Civic 4 2 Large cars

Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Avis
7.8 / 10
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Lowest rated company
Thrifty
7.1 / 10
Total rental companies
8
Average daily price
$148.55
Lowest daily price
$101.06
Total cars available
500

Top 8 Suppliers at Albany International Airport in 2024

Alamo
Good 7.8
8443662649
737 ALBANY SHAKER RD,
$163 - $270
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
Avis
Avis
Good 7.8
+15182424440
737 Albany Shaker Road
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:59
Tue:08:00-23:59
Wed:08:00-23:59
Thu:08:00-23:59
Fri:08:00-23:59
Sat:08:00-23:59
Sun:08:00-23:59
Budget
Budget
Good 7.7
+15182424450
737 Albany Shaker Road
$114 - $204
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:59
Tue:08:00-23:59
Wed:08:00-23:59
Thu:08:00-23:59
Fri:08:00-23:59
Sat:08:00-23:59
Sun:08:00-23:59
Enterprise
Good 7.7
+18449341076
737 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211
$169 - $287
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
Hertz
Hertz
Good 7.7
+15184561777
737 Albany Shaker Rd.
Working hours
Mon:05:30-23:59
Tue:05:30-23:59
Wed:05:30-23:59
Thu:05:30-23:59
Fri:05:30-23:59
Sat:05:30-22:00
Sun:05:30-23:59
National
National
Good 7.7
+18443662648
Albany International Airport, 737 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211
$170 - $272
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
Dollar
Good 7.2 / 1 review
+15184647601
737 Albany Shaker Road
$101 - $161
Working hours
Mon:05:30-23:59
Tue:05:30-23:59
Wed:05:30-23:59
Thu:05:30-23:59
Fri:05:30-23:59
Sat:05:30-22:00
Sun:05:30-23:59
Thrifty
Thrifty
Good 7.1
8772830898
3905 Newton Road
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:09:00-13:00
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