Last Updated on February 21, 2021 by Kristin

Los-Angeles-LAX-Airport-Car-Rental

Need an airport car rental in Los Angeles? Whether you’re visiting the iconic neighborhoods of Venice Beach and Santa Monica or starting a road trip up the scenic Pacific Coast Highway, there is always something to do in this city of more than four million people.

Ask AutoSlash for a Quote on a Cheap Car Rental

Without a doubt, the rental car options are numerous at the sprawling Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The giant airport consists of eight terminals, but they are all connected by a constant movement of shuttle buses. All of the rental car options are located off-site, but they offer shuttles to locations close to the airport.

Rental Cars at LAX Airport

To find rental car shuttles at LAX, head to the lower arrivals level located just outside the baggage claim area. Also, authorized rental car companies pick up passengers under the purple “Rental Car Shuttles” signs.

All in all, there are 10 authorized companies providing shuttle service from the airport:

Alamo Rent a Car (888) 826-6893

Available Services: There is online check-in and also a self-service kiosk. Online check-in offers the option to “skip the counter” and then go straight to your car.
Return Location: 9020 Aviation Blvd., Inglewood. Several highways, including I-405 and I-105, can be used to access the location. But to be safe, leave plenty of time for traffic and to refuel.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open 24/7.

Check Airfare Prices on Priceline

Avis Rent a Car (310) 342-9200

Preferred Services: Change your pre-selected vehicle in the Select & Go Exchange Area or pick a nicer car in the Select & Go Upgrade Area. Prices are on the cars’ hangtags.
Return Location: 9217 Airport Boulevard, Los Angeles. Several highways, including I-10 and I-105, can be used to access the location. Be sure to leave plenty of time for traffic and also to refuel.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open 24/7. In a hurry? Find the drop box located in the returns area and then place the completed contract and keys inside.

Budget Car Rental (310) 642-4500

Preferred Services: Look for the Fastbreak line or kiosk. Then show your ID, and you will receive the rental agreement, keys and instructions for finding the car.
Return Location: 9775 Airport Blvd, Los Angeles. If coming to this location from the I-405 freeway, use the Century Blvd. exit. The office is to the west of the freeway. Leave plenty of time for traffic, and to refuel. Fastbreak members do not have to go to the counter to return the car.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open 24/7.

Dollar Rent a Car (866) 434-2226

Return Location: 9150 Aviation Blvd., Inglewood. Several highways, including I-405 and I-105, can be used to access the location. Be sure to leave plenty of time for traffic and to refuel.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open 24/7.

Let AutoSlash Track Your Car Rental for Price Drops

Enterprise Rent-a-Car (310) 649-5400

Available Services: Self-service kiosks
Return Location: 8734 Bellanca Ave, Los Angeles. Several highways, including I-405 and I-105, can be used to access the location. Be sure to leave plenty of time for traffic and to refuel.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open 24/7.

Fox Rent a Car (813) 337-0950

Available Services: Use self-service kiosks. Or skip the line with the FOXpress app, which allows travelers to change, manage and cancel reservations from a smartphone.
Return Location: 5500 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles. Several highways, including I-405 and I-105, can be used to access the location. Be sure to leave plenty of time for traffic and then to refuel.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open 24/7.

Hertz (310) 568-5100

Available Services: Self-service kiosks
Preferred Services: Gold Canopy Service, Gold Choice, and Prestige Service are available.
Return Location: 9000 Airport Boulevard, Los Angeles. Several highways, including I-405 and I-105, can be used to access the location. Be sure to leave plenty of time for traffic and then to refuel.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open 24/7.

National (888) 826-6890

Preferred Services: Both Emerald Aisle and Drop & Go are available.
Return Location: 9020 Aviation Blvd, Inglewood. Several highways, including I-405 and I-105, can be used to access the location. Be sure to leave plenty of time for traffic and then to refuel.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open 24/7.

Check Flight + Hotel Packages on Priceline

Sixt Rent a Car (855) 471-2760

Return Location: 9000 Bellanca Ave., Los Angeles. Several highways, including I-405 and I-105, can be used to access the location. Be sure to leave plenty of time for traffic and then to refuel.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open 24/7.

Thrifty Car Rental (877) 283-0898

Return Location: 5440 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles. Several highways, including I-405 and I-105, can be used to access the location. Be sure to leave plenty of time for traffic and then to refuel.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open 24/7.

Remote Location Rental Cars at LAX Airport

There are also six other companies that meet customers at the Remote Rental Car Depot at Century and Airport Boulevards. These include ACE Rent a Car, Airport Van Rentals, Allied, Midway and Priceless of Los Angeles.

Note: AutoSlash may receive compensation on purchases made from chosen links.

Related: