Last Updated on January 24, 2021 by Kristin

Honolulu airport car rental
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Need a Honolulu airport car rental? Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) is the main gateway to Honolulu and to the Hawaiian island of Oahu. One of the 30 busiest airports in the United States, the airport is located three miles northwest of downtown Honolulu.

Daniel K. Inouye International Airport is divided into three terminals. A and B gates are located in Terminal 1, while C, D, E, F and G gates are in Terminal 2. In addition, the smaller Terminal 3 is used for inter-island flights within Hawaii. Passengers can walk or use shuttle buses to get from one terminal to another.

Rental Cars at HNL Airport

On-site rental cars at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) are located inside the Terminal 2 parking garage on the ground level. From baggage claim, walk or take a shuttle to the Terminal 2 parking garage just across from the airport’s main ticketing lobby beyond the pickup and dropoff area.

Note that while Enterprise is technically located on-airport, the office is actually located on Aolele St. away from the main terminals, and requires a short shuttle ride to get there. From baggage claim, follow the signs to the shuttle pick up area just outside on the center median with the blue and white striped curb. The Enterprise shuttles run every 7-10 minutes.

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There are six on-site rental car companies at the airport:

Avis (808) 834-5536

Preferred Services: Avis Preferred
Return Location: 300 Rodgers Blvd., Honolulu. Put the address in your GPS. After you enter the airport campus, then look for yellow signs to the rental car return area.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 4:30 am-10 pm. After-hour returns are not available.

Budget 808-836-1700

Preferred Services: Proceed to the Fastbreak booth in the Budget parking deck. Locate your name on the display and proceed to the area listed, from which any car may be chosen. Choose your vehicle, proceed to the exit booth, present your driver’s license to Budget agent.
Return Location: 300 Rodgers Blvd., Honolulu. Put the address in your GPS. After you enter the airport campus, then look for yellow signs to the rental car return area.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 4:30 am-10 pm. After-hour returns are not available.

Enterprise (844) 913-0737

Available Services: Self-service kiosks
Return Location: 3255 Aolele St., Honolulu. Put the address in your car’s GPS. Note that Enterprise is not located with the other on-airport car rental companies. Instead, you’ll find Enterprise at the intersection of Aolele Street and Aolewa Place. A shuttle bus will take you to your airport terminal.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 7 am -7 pm. For after-hours returns, place keys in drop box located in front of return lane under National sign. (Enterprise and National are sister brands, owned by the same company.)

Hertz: (808) 837-7100

Preferred Services: Gold Counter and Prestige Service available.
Return Location: 300 Rodgers Blvd., Honolulu. Put the address in your GPS. After you enter the airport campus, then look for yellow signs to the rental car return area.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 6 am-10 pm. After-hour returns are available.

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National (844) 913-0738

Preferred Services: Drop & Go is available.
Return Location: 300 Rodgers Blvd., Honolulu. Put the address in your GPS. After you enter the airport campus, then look for yellow signs to the rental car return area.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 7 am-9 pm. After-hour returns are available.

Sixt Rent a Car (888) 749-8227

Return Location: 300 Rodgers Blvd., Honolulu. Put the address in your GPS. After you enter the airport campus, then look for yellow signs to the rental car return area.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 9 am-5 pm. After-hour returns are available.

Off-Airport Rental Cars at HNL

Several other rental car brands have locations near Honolulu’s airport, including ACE Rent a CarAlamo Rent a CarDollar Car Rental and Thrifty Car Rental.

Car rental shuttles stop in designated areas along the center median on the ground level outside of baggage claim areas.

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