Car Rental at Portland Airport

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Portland Airport, Portland, USA - Oregon
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Standard
Volkswagen Jetta or similar
Volkswagen Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$65.43 per day
Compact
Nissan Versa or similar
Nissan Versa
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$68.83 per day
Full-size
Nissan Altima or similar
Nissan Altima
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$79.38 per day
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla Sedan or similar
Toyota Corolla Sedan
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$85.31 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Premium
BMW 2 Series or similar
BMW 2 Series
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$78.73 / per day
Luxury
BMW 3 series or similar
BMW 3 series
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$82.13 / per day
Special
BMW 5 series or similar
BMW 5 series
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$86.84 / per day
Economy
Kia Rio or similar
Kia Rio
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$96.17 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 02:02 on 2023-01-30. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.
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Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Traffic direction
Right-hand side
Country code
1
Average car rental price
$80.35 / per day
Average car rental length
6 days
Speed limit within town
40 - 120 km/h
25 - 75 mph
Speed limit out of town
72 - 120 km/h
45 - 75 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Portland Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Portland Airport has frequently been named one of the best airports in North  America by various travel magazines and airport raters.

It shouldn’t be confused with Portland International Jetport, which serves Portland, Maine. There are numerous stories of people being shocked when they end up in Maine instead of Oregon. 

Top international routes

  • Vancouver
  • Amsterdam
  • Tokyo
  • Guadalajara
  • Reykjavik
  • Calgary

Main airlines

Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Horizon Air, United Airlines, and Delta Air Lines

Terminals

Concourses A, B, and C are located in South Terminal, while Concourses E and F are in North Terminal. The South and North Terminals are divisions of one large building, and you can easily walk between them.

Location

Portland Airport is about 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Downtown Portland. You can reach it via I-205 and I-84.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Large cars - from $84 per day
  • Medium cars - from $67 per day
  • Vans - from $125 per day
  • Premium cars - from $102 per day
  • Small cars - from $79 per day
  • SUVs - from $120 per day

Car rental desks

The rental car pickup and dropoff location changed in November 2021. The Rental Car Center is now a short walk from the baggage claim. When returning your car, follow the signs on the lower level of the roadway.

Services and facilities

You’ll find a variety of restaurants, fast food outlets, bars, and coffee shops, as well as all kinds of shops. Since the state of Oregon has no sales tax, basically all the stores in Portland Airport are duty free. You’ll also find ATMs, two currency exchanges, an on-site hotel, a children’s play area, baby changing rooms, a spa, a massage salon, a pharmacy, and a barber shop. The airport hosts frequent art exhibitions and live music shows. There’s a left luggage service near carousel 10, which is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. The facilities at Portland Airport are well equipped for travelers with reduced mobility. Special assistance and wheelchairs are also offered, but make sure to contact your airline in advance if you’d like this service.

Nearest gas station

There is a 7Eleven at the airport, but keep in mind that its prices are significantly higher than those of other stations in the area. A Shell station located at the exit before the airport from I205 (when coming from Downtown Portland is a viable alternative and will likely save you money.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Seattle (174 mi / 280 km)
  • San Francisco (649 mi / 1,044 km)
  • Vancouver (316 mi / 508 km)
  • Los Angeles (978 / 1,574 km)
  • Phoenix (1,264 mi / 2,034 km)
  • Boise (428 mi / 689 km)
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Airport info

Rating
8.6
  • Getting to the airport 7.9
  • Check-in and departures 8.0
  • Terminal facilities 7.9
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 7.3
  • Restaurants and car rental services 7.7
  • Lounge 6.1

Portland Airport (PDX)

  • IATA: PDX
  • ICAO: KPDX
  • Name: Portland Airport (PDX)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Passengers (per year): 19,080,454
  • Distance from city: 4 miles / 6.4 km NE of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: (+1) 877 739 4636
  • Email: PDXcustomerservice@PortofPortland.com

Top 3 Locations near Portland Airport

  1. Car Rental at Eugene Airport from $79.38 per day
    160.3 km / 99.6 miles away
  2. 184.8 km / 114.8 miles away
  3. 350.1 km / 217.5 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Portland Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Portland 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 Portland Airport
January
February
$64.42
March
$49.39
April
May
$49.21
June
$67.43
July
$49.93
August
$64.42
September
October
November
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Portland Airport is June when prices for an Economy class start from $49.21. You can see that this is 14% cheaper than the yearly average and 27% cheaper than renting a car in July (when rental prices start at $67.43 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are just 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 frequent rental length at Portland Airport?

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

Which is the busiest month for car rental at Portland Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Portland Airport in June, while they are least likely to to rent in in December.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
69%
January
60%
February
72%
March
83%
April
111%
May
191%
June
191%
July
141%
August
85%
September
75%
October
63%
November
58%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Thrifty Mazda 3 5 3 Large cars
SIXT Toyota Rav4 4 2 SUVs
SIXT Nissan Versa 4 1 Medium cars
SIXT Toyota Camry 4 2 Large cars
Thrifty Nissan Rogue 5 3 SUVs
Thrifty Chevrolet Spark 2 1 Small cars
Thrifty Chevrolet Malibu 4 2 Large cars
Payless Kia Rio 4 1 Small cars
SIXT Nissan Sentra 4 2 Large cars
Thrifty Chrysler Pacifica 4 4 Vans

Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Alamo
8.69 / 10
Lowest rated company
Payless
8.34 / 10
Total rental companies
10
Average daily price
$80.35
Lowest daily price
$65.43
Total cars available
101

Top 10 Suppliers at Portland Airport in 2023

Alamo
Excellent 8.7 / 6 reviews
8443660497
7240 Ne Airport Way,
$79 - $224
SIXT
Excellent 8.6 / 1 reviews
+18887498227
7240 Ne Airport Way
$69 - $139
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.6
8443660498
7240 Ne Airport Way
Working hours
Mon:00:00-02:00; 06:30-23:59
Tue:00:00-02:00; 06:30-23:59
Wed:00:00-02:00; 06:30-23:59
Thu:00:00-02:00; 06:30-23:59
Fri:00:00-02:00; 06:30-23:59
Sat:00:00-02:00; 06:30-23:59
Sun:00:00-02:00; 06:30-23:59
Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.6
5035287900
7240 N.E. Airport Way
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59
Tue:07:00-23:59
Wed:07:00-23:59
Thu:07:00-23:59
Fri:07:00-23:59
Sat:07:00-23:59
Sun:07:00-23:59
National
National
Excellent 8.5
+18443660499
7105 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97218
$83 - $228
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+15032496331
7240 Ne Airport Way
$96 - $221
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Avis
Excellent 8.5 / 5 reviews
+15032494950
7240 Ne Airport Way
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Thrifty
Excellent 8.5 / 6 reviews
+18772830898
10800 Northeast Holman Street
$65 - $362
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59
Tue:07:00-23:59
Wed:07:00-23:59
Thu:07:00-23:59
Fri:07:00-23:59
Sat:07:00-23:59
Sun:07:00-23:59
Dollar
Dollar
Excellent 8.4
+15032494792
7000 Ne Airport Way
Working hours
Mon:00:00-00:30; 06:30-23:59
Tue:00:00-00:30; 06:30-23:59
Wed:00:00-00:30; 06:30-23:59
Thu:00:00-00:30; 06:30-23:59
Fri:00:00-00:30; 06:30-23:59
Sat:00:00-00:30; 06:30-23:59
Sun:00:00-00:30; 06:30-23:59
Payless
Payless
Excellent 8.3 / 1 reviews
9713231327
7240 Ne Airport Way
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
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