Car rental - Los Angeles, Los Angeles Airport (LAX)

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Mitsubishi Mirage or similar
Mitsubishi Mirage
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Alamo
$38.00 / per day
Compact
Toyota Yaris iA or similar
Toyota Yaris iA
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
SIXT
$41.00 / per day
Intermediate
Nissan Versa or similar
Nissan Versa
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
National
$42.00 / per day
Full-size
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Ace Rent a car
$51.00 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Standard
Hyundai Sonata or similar
Hyundai Sonata
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Europcar
$55.00 / per day
Oversize
Ford Transit Cargo or similar
Ford Transit Cargo
  • 2x
  • 14x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Executive Van Rentals
$65.00 / per day
Premium
Mercedes-Benz GLA or similar
Mercedes-Benz GLA
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
SIXT
$46.00 / per day
Standard Elite
Chevrolet Traverse or similar
Chevrolet Traverse
  • 7x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
SIXT
$51.00 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Airport Car Rental

Get your rental car at Los Angeles Airport! Then head to the city and explore some of L.A.’s most iconic neighborhoods—Hollywood, Bel Air, and Beverly Hills. Drive the full length of Mulholland Drive, and take a Universal Studios Hollywood tour to learn about the movie industry.

Check out the attractions and street performers at Venice Beach, or drive your rental to the famous Santa Monica or Malibu beaches. Back in the city enjoy the delicious food at Mexican, Ethiopian, Armenian, and Korean restaurants and the distinct culture of each neighborhood where they’re located.

Los Angeles Airport is roughly the size of eight mid-sized American airports combined. 45,000 people work here. Also, while LAX is the airport’s international code, it is also how the locals call it, pronouncing it “Ehlay X.”

L.A.’s a great destination, but the surrounding regions have more to offer, so why not get a longer term car rental? There’s a lot to explore in California—mountains, desert, the Napa Valley wine country, and cities like San Francisco and San Diego. You can drive to nearby Las Vegas or discover the Pacific Northwest. You can even pick up your car at Los Angeles Airport and drop it off in a different city. Start planning your adventure now!

Top international routes

Main airlines

Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and American Eagle

Terminals

There are nine terminals: Terminals 1 to 8 and Tom Bradley International (TBIT). All are connected by a free shuttle bus. There are also pedestrian lines connecting most terminals, but some of the walks can be quite lengthy.

Location

The airport is about 18 miles (30 km) from central Los Angeles. Motorways I-105 and I-110 are the main roads connecting Los Angeles Airport to the city.

Top car rental companies

RightCars, National, Alamo, SIXT, ACE Rent a Car, and MEX

Car rental desks

The car rental desks are not inside Los Angeles Airport itself. Instead, some companies offer free car rental shuttles to their offices while others will ask you to take a free LAX Shuttle Bus to the Off-Airport Rental Car Terminal. The shuttle stops at Lot C.

Services and Facilities

Los Angeles Airport offers nearly as many opportunities to dine, shop, relax, and be entertained as the city itself. All terminals have countless bars, restaurants, and cafeterias, as well as shops and stores. There are banks, currency exchange offices, ATMs, and business facilities. You’ll also find many lounges, medical facilities, spas, beauty services, a lost and found office, and the Flight Path Museum. There is no luggage storage service. The airport offers assistance to travelers with reduced mobility, but you should contact your airline in advance if you’d like this service. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

One of the nearest gas stations, Mobil, is located at 765 N Sepulveda Blvd. It can be reached in less than five minutes and is open 24/7. While there are other gas stations just as close, Mobil station has the highest rating among Los Angeles Airport visitors.

Popular one-way rentals

Travel information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Country code
1
Average car rental length
7 days
Economy car rental price
$40.26 / per day
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%

Airport info

Rating
7.3
  • Getting to the airport 6.3
  • Departure and check-in 7.4
  • Terminal facilities 6.6
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.9
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.4
  • Lounge 6.0

Los Angeles Airport (LAX)

  • IATA: LAX
  • ICAO: KLAX
  • Airport name: Los Angeles Airport (LAX)
  • Airport type: Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 39 m / 128 ft
  • Runway Surface: Concrete / Grooved
  • Passengers (per year): 84,557,968
  • Distance from City: 9 miles / 14.5 km SW of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +1 (310) 646 5252

When are car rental prices cheapest at Los Angeles Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles Airport
$36.27
January
$39.31
February
$38.92
March
$36.79
April
$35.59
May
$34.89
June
$44.69
July
$46.12
August
September
October
November
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Los Angeles Airport is June when prices for Economy start from $34.89. You can see that this is 11% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 24% cheaper than renting a car in August (when rental prices start at $46.12 for Compact). 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 Los Angeles Airport?

Travel lengths differ from one month to another. In January the average rental period is 11 days, while in June, the average rental period is only 7 days.
Average Rental Length at Los Angeles Airport
11
January
10
February
11
March
8
April
9
May
7
June
7
July
7
August
7
September
7
October
November
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Los Angeles Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Los Angeles Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in September.
Los Angeles Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
106%
January
100%
February
107%
March
107%
April
101%
May
107%
June
123%
July
104%
August
65%
September
80%
October
November
December

Top 16 Locations near Los Angeles Airport

27.4 km / 17.0 miles away
29.0 km / 18.1 miles away
58.0 km / 36.0 miles away
75.4 km / 46.8 miles away
142.5 km / 88.5 miles away
175.7 km / 109.2 miles away
175.9 km / 109.3 miles away
Car Rental at Fresno Airport from $38.00 per day
336.8 km / 209.3 miles away
428.6 km / 266.3 miles away
495.8 km / 308.1 miles away
542.8 km / 337.3 miles away
543.2 km / 337.5 miles away
600.4 km / 373.1 miles away
643.2 km / 399.6 miles away
929.7 km / 577.7 miles away

Top 9 Best Los Angeles Airport Suppliers in 2018

Alamo
Exceptional 9.2
+1 888 826 6893
9020 AVIATION BLVD,
National
National
Exceptional 9.2
8888266890
9020 AVIATION BLVD,
NuCarrentals
NuCarrentals
Exceptional 9.1
001 310 665 9025 / 001 888 865 8950
5400 West Century Boulevard Los Angeles, CA
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.6
+1-8554712760
9000 Bellanca Ave
Economy rent a car
Economy rent a car
Excellent 8.5
001 877 326 7368
5280 W Century Blvd
Dollar
Dollar
Excellent 8.5
001 8664342226
9150 Aviation BlvdInglewood, CA 90301, USA
FOX
FOX
Excellent 8.5
001 323 673 9084
5500 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles.
Europcar
Excellent 8.4
0013102169204
1030 W MANCHESTER BLVD
RightCars
Very good 7.0
12132634451
8622 Bellanca Ave Suite A

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