Car Rental at New York International Airport Kennedy

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

Compact
Nissan Versa or similar
Nissan Versa
  • 5
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$124.01 per day
Standard
VW Jetta or similar
VW Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rent a car
$133.31 per day
Economy
Chevrolet Spark or similar
Chevrolet Spark
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$150.06 per day
Intermediate
Mazda 3 or similar
Mazda 3
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$164.77 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Full-size
Nissan Altima or similar
Nissan Altima
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$213.85 / per day
Premium Elite
BMW X3 or similar
BMW X3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
$338.71 / per day
Luxury
Chrysler 300 or similar
Chrysler 300
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$343.95 / per day
Minivan
Dodge Grand Caravan or similar
Dodge Grand Caravan
  • 7
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rent a car
$162.22 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 03:01 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%
New York International Airport Kennedy Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

New York John F. Kennedy International Airport is also known as Kennedy Airport, New York-JFK, or simply JFK. It is the largest of the airports serving the largest city in the US and as such is one of the largest airports in the world. 

JFK Airport is located in the borough of Queens quite a ways from Manhattan but is convenient for reaching Long Island. 

It doesn't need to be said that New York City is the most popular tourist destination in the US and has countless places for any traveler to take in. From the best of high culture to that of pop culture and everything in between, if you can't find it in NYC, you just won't be able to find it anywhere. 

Top international routes

  • London
  • Paris
  • Dubai
  • Santo Domingo
  • Santiago de los Caballeros
  • Frankfurt

Main airlines

Delta Airlines, JetBlue, British Airways, Virgin America, Air France, and Cathay Pacific

Terminals

The six passenger terminals currently in use are T1, T2, T4, T5, T7, and T8. You can move between any two of them with the free shuttle called AirTrain JFK.

Location

New York-JFK Airport is located in the New York City borough of Queens, about 16 mi (25.7 km) from central Manhattan. Motorways I-678 and I-495, and 37th Street are the main roads connecting the airport to Manhattan.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Large cars - from $202 per day
  • Medium cars - from $182 per day
  • Vans - from $316 per day
  • Premium cars - from $324 per day
  • Small cars - from $183 per day
  • SUVs - from $273 per day

Car rental desks

You can find the rental desks in the baggage claim of all the terminals. If there is not a rental desk there, there will be a phone to call the rental company from. You must make your way with the AirTrain to the Federal Circle station to reach the rental cars themselves. You'll also have to return your car there.

Services and facilities

You’ll find countless bars, steakhouses, fast food outlets, coffee shops, and full-service restaurants. There are plenty and all kinds of shops, including duty-free outlets in most terminals. You’ll also find ATMs, many currency exchanges, baby changing facilities, an airport medical center, luggage wrapping services, a spa, a chapel, and a Traveler’s Aid office (Traveler’s Aid is an organization that helps travelers in difficult situations). There are luggage storage facilities in the arrivals halls of Terminals 1, 4, 5, and 8 open daily from 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. New York-JFK Airport is well equipped for travelers with reduced mobility.

Nearest gas station

There is a Sunoco station in the JFK Travel Plaza just to the east of the rental car center. When coming form the city, you must pass the rental car center to reach it.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Boston (215 mi / 346 km)
  • Arlington (245 mi / 394 km)
  • Philadelphia (109 mi / 175 km)
  • Washington (238 mi / 383 km)
  • Buffalo (395 mi / 636 km)
  • Ottawa (462 mi / 743 km)

Airport info

Rating
7.5
  • Getting to the airport 6.7
  • Departure and check-in 7.5
  • Terminal facilities 6.7
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.0
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.2
  • Lounge 5.5

New York International Airport Kennedy (JFK)

  • IATA: JFK
  • ICAO: KJFK
  • Name: New York International Airport Kennedy (JFK)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Passengers (per year): 59,345,421
  • Distance from City: 13 miles / 20.9 km SE of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +1 718 244 4444

Top 12 Locations near New York International Airport Kennedy

  1. 3.2 km / 2.0 miles away
  2. 14.3 km / 8.9 miles away
  3. Car Rental on Coney Island from $116.46 per day
    14.8 km / 9.2 miles away
  4. 48.1 km / 29.9 miles away
  5. 77.9 km / 48.4 miles away
  6. 88.2 km / 54.8 miles away
  7. 227.7 km / 141.5 miles away
  8. 318.8 km / 198.1 miles away
  9. 405.1 km / 251.7 miles away
  10. 440.8 km / 273.9 miles away
  11. 462.8 km / 287.5 miles away
  12. 487.2 km / 302.7 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at New York International Airport Kennedy?

The cost of renting a car at New York International Airport Kennedy 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 New York International Airport Kennedy
$90.69
January
$40.78
February
$45.08
March
$95.52
April
$95.79
May
$58.17
June
$56.88
July
$64.40
August
$61.94
September
$51.45
October
$55.05
November
$44.34
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at New York International Airport Kennedy is February when prices for an Economy class start from $40.78. You can see that this is 36% cheaper than the yearly average and 57% cheaper than renting a car in May (when rental prices start at $95.79 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 New York International Airport Kennedy?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in November the average rental period is 10 days, while in August, the average rental period is only 4 days.
Average Rental Length
5
January
5
February
6
March
6
April
6
May
6
June
5
July
4
August
8
September
7
October
10
November
9
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at New York International Airport Kennedy?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at New York International Airport Kennedy in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in February.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
77%
January
62%
February
68%
March
89%
April
112%
May
134%
June
148%
July
142%
August
88%
September
107%
October
92%
November
82%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Ace Rent a car Nissan Versa 4 3 Medium cars
Ace Rent a car Nissan Rogue 2 4 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Toyota Corolla 4 3 Large cars
Ace Rent a car Nissan Altima 4 2 Large cars
Avis Kia Rio 4 2 Small cars
Ace Rent a car Ford Fiesta 4 3 Small cars
Ace Rent a car VW Jetta 4 2 Large cars
Avis Kia Soul 4 2 Medium cars
Thrifty Mazda 3 5 3 Large cars
Thrifty Ford Focus 3d 3 2 Medium cars

Top 11 Suppliers at New York International Airport Kennedy in 2022

Avis
Excellent 8.8 / 37 reviews
+17182445400
Building #305 Federal Circle
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
Alamo
Excellent 8.7 / 3 reviews
8446481611
BUILDING 308 FEDERAL CIRCLE,
$208 - $457
SIXT
Excellent 8.6 / 2 reviews
+18887498227
312 Federal Cir, 11430-1514
$124 - $461
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:00
Tue:09:00-17:00
Wed:09:00-17:00
Thu:09:00-17:00
Fri:09:00-17:00
Sat:09:00-17:00
Sun:09:00-17:00
Enterprise
Excellent 8.6
+18446481609
69 Federal Cir, Jamaica, NY 11430
$213 - $462
National
Excellent 8.5
+18446481610
308 Federal Cir Bldg 308, Jamaica, NY 11430
$219 - $467
Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.5 / 2 reviews
7186567600
Building 318
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
Excellent 8.4
8007775500
Federal Circle, Bldg 312
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 8.3 / 5 reviews
+18772830898
312 Federal Circle
$164 - $247
Working hours
Mon:06:00-22:00
Tue:06:00-22:00
Wed:06:00-22:00
Thu:06:00-22:00
Fri:06:00-22:00
Sat:06:00-22:00
Sun:06:00-22:00
Dollar
Excellent 8.2 / 8 reviews
+18664342226 / +18772830898
318 Federal Cir, Jamaica, NY 11430
$150 - $153
Working hours
Mon:06:00-22:00
Tue:06:00-22:00
Wed:06:00-22:00
Thu:06:00-22:00
Fri:06:00-22:00
Sat:06:00-22:00
Sun:06:00-22:00
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Excellent 8.1
7184190000 / 8007085030
15167 N. Conduit Ave
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:08:00-23:00
Sun:08:00-23:00
Ace Rent a car
Good 6.5 / 43 reviews
+18555880008 / +18778223872
124-10 S Conduit Avenue
$133 - $343
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:09:00-17:00
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