Car Rentals at Oakland Airport

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Intermediate
Most popular car rental company to rent a Intermediate in JanuaryThrifty84% more popular13 users searched for Intermediate rentals from Thrifty at Oakland Airport in January
Average cost to rent a Intermediate in January at Oakland Airport$62 per day3% higher costFor $62/day, renting Intermediate cars in January is 3% more expensive than the rest of the year
Cheapest price to rent a Intermediate in January$35 per day44% cheaper price2 users found Intermediate rentals at Oakland Airport for 44% cheaper than the average daily price in January

Oakland Airport’s best car rental deals

Below you can compare the cheapest prices from Oakland Airport’s most popular type of car rentals
Small
Small

Best value

Nissan Versa

$41/day
Small

#1 Most popular

Ford Escape

$43/day
Small

#2 Most popular

Hyundai Accent

$46/day
Small

#3 Most popular

Ford Focus

$61/day
Small

#4 Most popular

Dodge Grand Caravan

$101/day
Small

#5 Most popular

Ford Fiesta

$55/day
Small

#6 Most popular

Mercedes-Benz V-Class

$92/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Ford Escape

$59/day
Medium

#1 Most popular

Hyundai Elantra

$62/day
Medium

#2 Most popular

Nissan Frontier

$81/day
Medium

#3 Most popular

Toyota RAV4

$93/day
Large
Large

Best value

Mitsubishi Galant

$53/day
Large

#1 Most popular

Chevrolet Malibu

$91/day
Large

#2 Most popular

Nissan Maxima

$126/day
Large

#3 Most popular

Chevrolet Impala

$93/day
Large

#4 Most popular

Ford Transit

$131/day
Large

#5 Most popular

Audi A4

$80/day
Large

#6 Most popular

Cadillac XTS

$117/day
Large

#7 Most popular

Chrysler 300

$137/day
Large

#8 Most popular

Chevrolet Suburban

$138/day

Rental car companies at Oakland Airport

Below is every rental car company at Oakland Airport, their address, user rating and the cheapest car rentals they have to offer
national

National

7600 Earhart Rd, 94621-4557

Rated 10/10 from 2 reviews

Nissan Frontier $50/day
Toyota RAV4 $59/day
Chevrolet Suburban $81/day
Ford Transit $129/day
enterprise

Enterprise

7600 Earhart Rd, 94621-4557

Rated 9.4/10 from 46 reviews

Hyundai Accent $17/day
Hyundai Elantra $20/day
Chevrolet Malibu $21/day
Dodge Grand Caravan $24/day
Nissan Maxima $51/day
alamo

Alamo

7600 Earhart Rd, 94621-4557

Rated 8.9/10 from 82 reviews

Hyundai Elantra $18/day
Hyundai Accent $18/day
Chevrolet Malibu $19/day
Dodge Grand Caravan $30/day
Nissan Maxima $35/day
hertz

Hertz

7600 Earhart Road, Suite 1, 94621

Rated 8/10 from 226 reviews

Chevrolet Malibu $23/day
Ford Focus $23/day
Hyundai Accent $25/day
Hyundai Elantra $26/day
Ford Escape $30/day
dollar

Dollar

7600 Earhart St, 94614

Rated 7.4/10 from 53 reviews

Hyundai Accent $14/day
Ford Focus $16/day
Ford Escape $16/day
Hyundai Elantra $17/day
Chevrolet Malibu $18/day
thrifty

Thrifty

7600 Earhart Road, 94614

Rated 7.3/10 from 184 reviews

Ford Escape $15/day
Hyundai Accent $16/day
Ford Focus $16/day
Hyundai Elantra $18/day
Chevrolet Malibu $19/day
avis

Avis

7600 Earhart Road, 94621

Rated 7.2/10 from 35 reviews

Ford Fiesta $25/day
Chevrolet Malibu $29/day
Ford Escape $31/day
Ford Focus $32/day
Hyundai Elantra $41/day
budget

Budget

7600 Earhart Road, 94621

Rated 7/10 from 178 reviews

Ford Focus $23/day
Ford Fiesta $24/day
Chevrolet Malibu $26/day
Hyundai Elantra $27/day
Ford Escape $32/day
payless

Payless

7600 Earhart Road, 94621

Rated 6.7/10 from 213 reviews

Hyundai Accent $20/day
Ford Escape $25/day
Nissan Versa $26/day
Hyundai Elantra $26/day
Mitsubishi Galant $28/day
fox

Fox

7600 Earhart Road, 94603

Rated 5.7/10 from 350 reviews

Hyundai Accent $10/day
Ford Escape $10/day
Chevrolet Malibu $13/day
Hyundai Elantra $20/day

How to get from Oakland Airport to the rental car center

The Oakland International Airport Rental Car Center has a location directly across from the airport property. There is a complimentary shuttle bus that runs between the terminal buildings at the airport and the Rental Car Center for car rentals in Oakland. This car rental shuttle runs between the two locations every 10 minutes. The trip takes only about five minutes. It is important to note that at certain times the shuttle only operates on-demand, but you can still get the shuttle anytime day or night for cheap rental cars.

How do I drop off my rental car at Oakland Airport?

To return your car rental in Oakland, you will bring the car to the appropriate location at the rental car agency, and then you may take the complimentary shuttle bus back to the terminal buildings. Most of the major rental car companies offer different options for refueling the vehicle from pre-paying for fuel, to the rental car company refueling the car for you and charging you for that service, or you may refill the fuel yourself. Customers will need to return the car with the same amount of fuel in the car as when they rented the car, whether they do that themselves or have the company do that for them. Renters should make a thorough inspection of the car before returning it to make sure there is no damage of any kind. The major car rental companies at Oakland International Airport allow returns at any time, even if the location is closed. They also will allow a contactless return where you can simply park the car and return the keys to a dropbox.


Oakland Airport car rental tips

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions on how to rent a car at Oakland Airport

What documentation do I need to rent a car at Oakland Airport?

For those customers looking for car rentals in Oakland and wondering how to rent a car, you will need a current driver's license issued by your state or province. The license must include a photo and be valid for the entire time of the rental. Travelers from countries other than Canada or the U.S. must present a valid driver's license from their home country to book car rentals in Oakland. If the license is in a language other than English, it is recommended that they also have an international driver's permit to verify their identity to the car rental company. All renters must be at least 21 years of age.

What amenities does Oakland Airport’s rental car center offer?

One of the first things you will notice when arriving at the Rental Car Facility for Oakland International Airport for cheap car rentals is a large amount of electronic signage. All of the major car rental places here offer these signs to assist in guiding passengers with reservations to their car allowing them to skip any check-in lines. If you need to travel somewhere other than the airport after returning your car, the local light rail BART station is only about a two-minute walk away. There is staff available throughout most of the day, and if you do happen to return the car at a time when rental car counters are closed the process of scanning the car keys and leaving them in the dropbox could not be simpler. The center itself is completely wheelchair accessible.

  • What car rental companies are available at Oakland Airport?

    Fox, Thrifty and Hertz are the most popular of the 19 rental car companies located at Oakland Airport. Fox can be found at 7600 Earhart Road. Thrifty can be found at 7600 Earhart Road. Hertz can be found at 7600 Earhart Road, Suite 1.

  • What is the most popular car to rent at Oakland Airport?

    According to our users, Compact cars are the most popular type of car to rent at Oakland Airport. 24% of users looking to rent a car at Oakland Airport searched for this type of vehicle in the past year. Fox is the most popular rental car company that has Compact cars available. momondo users have found prices for Compact cars for as low as $31 per day from Fox. The Ford Escape and the Ford Focus are both popular car models if you plan to rent one of the Compact vehicles at Oakland Airport.

  • What is the cheapest car to rent at Oakland Airport?

    The Hyundai Accent is the cheapest rental car at Oakland Airport, which can be found at Fox. The average cost for renting the Hyundai Accent from Fox is $40/day. In the last year, momondo users have also found prices as low as $29/day for the Hyundai Accent from Fox. You may be able to find this Oakland Airport car rental deal when booking in advance.

  • When is the best time to rent a car at Oakland Airport?

    The best car rental deals at Oakland Airport can be found when booking the same day as your arrival, when prices are $39/day on average. Based on last year’s data, you can expect to pay an average of $59/day if you rent a car on the weekend. Weekday rental prices are $42/day on average. While there are car rental deals to be had year-round at Oakland Airport, January is usually the best month to rent, when prices average $36/day.

  • What is the best car rental company at Oakland Airport?

    The best car rental company at Oakland Airport is National, with 2 reviews and an average customer rating of 10. Enterprise and Alamo are also located at Oakland Airport and have high customer ratings. Enterprise has a rating of 9.4 from 46 reviews. Alamo has a rating of 8.9 from 82 reviews.

  • How much does it cost for a car rental at Oakland Airport?

    Car rentals at Oakland Airport will vary depending on what type of car you rent and from what agency you rent from, but on average you can expect to pay $57/day for your rental. Need the car for more than a couple days? It costs $327 to rent a car at Oakland Airport for 1 week. $1,794 is currently the average cost to rent a car for 1 month, though you may be able to find better car rental deals if you check now.

  • What car do most people rent at Oakland Airport?

    The Ford Escape is the most popular car to rent at Oakland Airport, according to our data. Our users have found prices for Ford Escape rentals for as low as $10/day at Oakland Airport, though on average you can expect prices to be around $57/day. Another popular car to rent at Oakland Airport is the Hyundai Accent for an average of $46/day, and deals as low as $10/day.

  • What car rental company has the Audi A4 at Oakland Airport?

    Thrifty is the most popular car rental company at Oakland Airport that has Audi A4 rentals. Audi A4 rentals at Oakland Airport are around $63/day when renting from Thrifty.


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