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Car Rental Portland International Airport

Though your options are somewhat limited when it comes to renting a car at the Portland International Airport you still have a few to choose from. There are always cabs and public transportation that can take you to and from the airport if you choose, but if you must rent a car there are six different rental companies you can choose from.


The combined number of cars that the six rental companies have to rent out at any one time is at least 200 cars. You can find these cars at the airport's car rental atrium which is located within the on site parking garage. This means that no matter what the weather is like when you get off your plane you will be able to reach your rental car without being exposed to harsh weather conditions.


Renting a car is often the easiest way to get around Portland. You can rest assured that no matter what company you rent your car from you will be getting a reliable car at your disposal. Picking up and returning your rental car at the airport is very easy and convenient to do. The airport is designed to make car rental as convenient as possible.


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Airport Data for PDX
Transportation from PDX
Parking Information

Identification Codes:  

  • IATA: PDX
  • ICAO: KPDX

Distance from PDX to: 

  • Portland city center – 12 miles (20 km)
  • Gresham – 15 miles (24 km)
  • Beaverton – 21 miles (33 km)
  • Olympia – 114 miles (183 km)
  • Seattle – 174 miles (280 km)

Nearest Major Airports: 

  • Seattle-Tacoma Airport – 160 miles (258 km)
  • Vancouver Airport (Canada) – 311 miles (500 km)
  • Sacramento Airport – 585 miles (942 km)
  • Reno-Tahoe Airport – 590 miles (950 km)

Portland Time Zone: 

  • 8 Hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT –8:00)

Hotels near PDX: 

  • There are 5 hotels within the airport complex
  • There are many more within 12 miles (20 km) from the airport

Facts about PDX:

  • It is the largest and the busiest airport in Oregon
  • It provides free Wi-Fi internet to its passengers
  • It recently ranked as the top airport for business travelers
  • It accommodates 1.2 million passengers per month

Car Rental at Portland Airport:

  • 5 car rental agencies operate at the Portland Airport
  • The car rental kiosks are located on the ground level of the parking garage
  • Most car rental services are available 24 hours
  • Car hire rates depend upon class of vehicle chosen

Taxi Service:

  • PDX is served by 5 cab services
  • The ride to Portland takes 20 – 40 minutes
  • Find taxis outside the terminal
  • The price is between 20.00 USD and 30.00 USD

Train:

  • The MAX Light Rail service connects to the city centre
  • Trains run from 4:55 am to 11:56 pm
  • The ride to Portland takes about 25 minutes
  • Single journey costs 2.00 USD
  • *1.00 USD = 0.70 EUR, 0.60 GBP

Short-Term Parking Garage:

  • This lot is located close to the terminal
  • 0 – 24 hours : 3.00 USD per hour
  • Maximum 24.00 USD per day

Long-Term Parking:

  • Long term lot is located near the terminal
  • 0 – 24 hours : 3.00 USD per hour
  • Maximum 16.00 USD per day

Economy Parking:

  • Lots are located farther away from the terminal
  • There is free transportation from the lot to the terminal
  • 0 – 24 hours: 3 USD per hour
  • Maximum 10.00 USD per day
  • *1.00 USD = 0.70 EUR, 0.60 GBP

*Prices, information and exchange rates are as of June 17, 2009