Car Rental at Salt Lake City Airport

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Salt Lake City International Airport, Salt Lake City, USA - Utah
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Toyota Yaris or similar
Toyota Yaris
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
FOX
$114.74 per day
Compact
Hyundai Tucson or similar
Hyundai Tucson
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rent a car
$121.95 per day
Intermediate
Mazda 3 or similar
Mazda 3
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$139.24 per day
Full-size
Chevrolet Malibu or similar
Chevrolet Malibu
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$145.58 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Standard
VW Jetta or similar
VW Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$153.96 / per day
Premium
Ford F-150 or similar
Ford F-150
  • 4
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$178.50 / per day
Special
Jeep Wrangler Sport or similar
Jeep Wrangler Sport
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
FOX
$160.91 / per day
Minivan
Chrysler Pacifica or similar
Chrysler Pacifica
  • 7
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$197.03 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 03:00 on 2022-06-20. 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%
Rating
9.7
Salt Lake City International Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Salt Lake City International Airport is the largest airport in the state of Utah and is a major gateway to the Mountain West region of the United States. Travelers fly into the airport not just to reach Salt Lake City, but also the ski resorts of northern Utah and the national parks spread across the state. 

The state of Utah has five national parks — Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion National Parks. All of them are located in the southern part of the state. There are also a plethora of national forests, state parks, and national monuments. Needless to say, Utah has an abundance of stunning natural attractions to visit. 

Top international routes

  • Amsterdam
  • Paris
  • Cancun
  • Toronto
  • Mexico City
  • Vancouver

Main airlines

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

Terminals

Concourses B and G are located in Terminal 1, Concourse C is in Terminal 2, and Concourses D and E are in the international terminal. All sections of the airport are interconnected, and you can walk between any two of them.

Location

Salt Lake City Airport is about 4 miles (6.4 km) west of downtown Salt Lake City, a short drive down I-80. It takes roughly 45 minutes to reach the ski resorts southwest of Salt Lake City from the airport and about an hour to reach the Snowbasin area.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Large cars - from $159 per day
  • Medium cars - from $144 per day
  • Vans - from $134 per day
  • Premium cars - from $183 per day
  • Small cars - from $137 per day
  • SUVs - from $175 per day

Car rental desks

The on-airport rental desks are located in the Gateway Center next to the parking garage (a short walk across two bridges from baggage claim). Those suppliers that are with off-airport locations (like ACE and Fox) provide shuttles for customers.

Services and facilities

You’ll find convenience stores, gift shops, shops selling goods make locally in Utah, and a duty-free outlet. There are many cafeterias, fast food restaurants, bars, and full-service restaurants. You’ll also find ATMs, a bank, a currency exchange, baby changing facilities, children’s play areas, a first aid service, a spa, drinking fountains, DVD players and films for rent, power outlets for charging your mobile devices, and art displays throughout the airport.

Nearest gas station

There is a Chevron station located at the airport. This is by far the most convenient place to fill up at before returning your rental. However, as is often the case, its prices are noticeably higher than those of other stations in the area. Luckily there are other options one exit from the airport no matter which direction you approach it from.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Moab (234 mi / 276 km)
  • Phoenix (665 mi / 1,070 km)
  • Las Vegas (426 mi / 685 km)
  • San Francisco (1,178 mi / 732 km)
  • Denver (526 mi / 846 km)
  • Provo(44 mi / 70 km)

Airport info

Rating
7.8
  • Getting to the airport 6.4
  • Departure and check-in 7.3
  • Terminal facilities 6.8
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.9
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.2
  • Lounge 4.3

Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC)

  • IATA: SLC
  • ICAO: KSLC
  • Name: Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 327,292
  • Passengers (per year): 24,198,816
  • Distance from City: 3 miles / 4.8 km W of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +1 (801) 575 2400
  • Email: airportwebmaster@slcgov.com

Top 2 Locations near Salt Lake City Airport SLC

  1. 204.6 km / 127.2 miles away
  2. 433.9 km / 269.6 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Salt Lake City Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City Airport
$43.28
January
$39.81
February
$37.13
March
$36.50
April
$45.15
May
$26.07
June
$53.53
July
$82.60
August
$32.33
September
October
$25.03
November
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Salt Lake City Airport is November when prices for an Economy class start from $25.03. You can see that this is 41% cheaper than the yearly average and 70% cheaper than renting a car in August (when rental prices start at $82.60 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 Salt Lake City Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in November the average rental period is 12 days, while in January, the average rental period is only 5 days.
Average Rental Length
5
January
5
February
6
March
6
April
7
May
6
June
6
July
5
August
9
September
7
October
12
November
12
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Salt Lake City Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Salt Lake City Airport in June, while the fewest number of travelers rent in September.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
127%
January
92%
February
87%
March
81%
April
105%
May
135%
June
132%
July
111%
August
73%
September
77%
October
81%
November
100%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Thrifty Mazda 3 5 3 Large cars
Thrifty Nissan Rogue 5 3 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Hyundai Tucson 4 2 SUVs
Europcar Jeep Compass 4 3 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Dodge Grand Caravan 4 2 Vans
Ace Rent a car Chevrolet Express 4 4 Vans
Europcar Toyota Yaris 4 2 Small cars
Ace Rent a car Nissan Versa 4 2 Small cars
Ace Rent a car Jeep Wrangler 4 4 SUVs
Avis Kia Rio 4 2 Small cars

FAQ

Are there toll roads in Utah?
Adams Avenue Parkway is the only toll road in the state. It is a short connection that allows drivers to bypass a busy section of the road. Its toll can be paid in cash.
Are snow chains necessary in winter?
Snow chains are not necessary as long as your car has winter tires. After snowstorms, it may be necessary to have snow chains to pass through certain sections of roads, but they are usually plowed before long. If you don't have chains with you, it's best to avoid travel until then.
Can I take a rental car from Utah to Tahoe?
Most rental companies allow you to drive to California from Utah. Be sure to check to make sure before, booking though.
Do I need a 4wd vehicle to travel to Utah's national parks?
No, a normal car will do just fine. Just plan to stick to paved roads and hike some of the state's amazing trails.

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)
Toyota Yaris
January 26, 2022
I used the car to go to Monument Valley and others parks near there, then if you are intending visit that places I harden recommend to rent a car and doesn't need be a 4x4 one, the regular cars are enough to the job.
Israel
Volkswagen Jetta
July 20, 2021
Yellowstone is amazing must see
United States of America (USA)
Toyota Camry
October 11, 2020
Beautiful city, friendly people everywhere, great business environment.
United Kingdom
Dodge Journey
July 2, 2019
Just have a good look around the vehicle before driving away.
Car rental statistics
Highest rated company
Alamo
8.73 / 10
Lowest rated company
FOX
7.22 / 10
Total number of reviews
3
Total rental companies
13
Average daily price
$130.00
Lowest daily price
$25.14
Total cars available
87

Top 13 Suppliers at Salt Lake City Airport in 2022

Alamo
Excellent 8.7 / 5 reviews
+18449420335
776 N Terminal Dr Salt Lake City, UT 84122
$132 - $257
Thrifty
Excellent 8.7 / 12 reviews
+18772830898
776 North Terminal Drive
$143 - $202
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
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.6
8449420337
3923 West Terminal Dr
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
Excellent 8.5 / 1 reviews
+18449420336
776 N Terminal Dr Salt Lake City, UT 84122
$143 - $267
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+18015752500
3974 West 500 North
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
Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.5
8006543131
775 N. Terminal Drive
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
Advantage
Advantage
Excellent 8.4
8007775500
72 North 2400 West
Working hours
Mon:05:00-23:59
Tue:05:00-23:59
Wed:05:00-23:59
Thu:05:00-23:59
Fri:05:00-23:59
Sat:05:00-23:59
Sun:05:00-23:59
Payless
Payless
Excellent 8.3
8012585239
3921 West Terminal Drive
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
Europcar
Excellent 8.3 / 6 reviews
+18013162790
460 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Working hours
Mon:00:00-00:30; 05:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-00:30; 05:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-00:30; 05:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-00:30
Fri:00:00-00:30; 05:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-00:30; 05:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-00:30; 05:00-23:59
Dollar
Excellent 8.3 / 7 reviews
8664342226
776 North Terminal Drive
$139 - $139
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 8.2 / 9 reviews
+18015752847
3921 West Terminal Drive
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
Ace Rent a car
Excellent 8.2 / 8 reviews
8019779111 / 8019779511
2740 California Ave #2
$122 - $227
Working hours
Mon:09:00-18:00
Tue:09:00-18:00
Wed:09:00-18:00
Thu:09:00-18:00
Fri:09:00-18:00
Sat:09:00-18:00
FOX
FOX
Very good 7.2 / 32 reviews
+18013162790 / +18002254369
460 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84104
$115 - $185
Working hours
Mon:00:00-00:30
Tue:00:00-00:30
Wed:00:00-00:30
Thu:00:00-00:30
Fri:00:00-00:30
Sat:00:00-00:30
Sun:00:00-00:30
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