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Car Rental Salt Lake City Airport

With over ten car rental companies to choose from, at Salt Lake City International Airport you will find the perfect rental car to meet your needs. Whether you are flying into Salt Lake City International Airport or the airport is simply the best location for your car rental needs, here is some information that will help ensure your rental experience is smooth and efficient.

Salt Lake City International Airport Car Rental Center Location
The Salt Lake City International Airport rental car center is located at 776 North Terminal Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84122. It is south-west of airport entrance, directly across from the main airport terminal building. It is located in the short-term parking garage. All car rental companies are on the ground floor of the short-term parking garage.

Reserving a Rental
It is recommended that reservations are made for car rentals prior to your arrival at The Salt Lake City International Airport. Although car rentals are often available, during some seasons car rentals go quickly and lines become long, making the securing of a vehicle rental a difficult process. Pre-booking also ensures you will get the best rate and know exactly what type of vehicle to expect.

Car rentals can be secured online via the each respective rental companies’ website or by contacting them via telephone. The car rental center is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for your convince. No matter what time you arrive at the airport your reserved transportation will be ready for pickup.

Rental Car Return
When you arrive at the Salt Lake City International Airport follow the signs to the rental car return entrance located off of North Terminal Dr. Each car rental company has their own bay to which vehicle rentals can be returned.

More Salt Lake City International Airport Car Rental Information
For more information about car rentals from the Salt Lake City International Airport, please visit the car rental companies' website you are using or go directly to the Salt Lake City International Airport website. The airport website also offers information on gasoline stations in the surrounding area for car renters as well as other transportation information for closer driving destinations via shuttle services.

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Airport Data for SLC
Transportation from SLC
Parking Information

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Distance from SLC to: 

  • Salt Lake City – 7 miles (11 km)
  • Provo – 48 miles (77 km)
  • Idaho Falls – 217 miles (350 km)
  • St. George – 311 miles (500 km)

Nearest Major Airports: 

  • Las Vegas Airport – 435 miles (700 km)
  • Reno Airport – 516 miles (830 km)
  • Denver Airport – 544 miles (875 km)

Salt Lake City Time Zone: 

  •  7 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT – 7:00)

Hotels near SLC: 

  • There are many hotels near the airport complex

Facts about SLC:

  • Salt Lake City Airport is the busiest within a radius of about 435 miles (700 km)
  • Historically SLC was a stop from San Francisco to New York
  • The airport has plans for massive expansion
  • There are currently about 20 million annual passengers at SLC

Car Rental at Salt Lake City Airport:

  • There are 10 car rental companies at Salt Lake City Airport
  • Car hire kiosks are on the 1st level of the parking garage
  • You can pick-up and drop-off rental cars in the parking garage
  • Car hire companies offer information on nearby fuel stations
  • Rental car prices adjust depending on the season

Salt Lake City Busses:

  • Find a bus to the city center outside the terminal
  • Busses run every 30 to 60 minutes
  • Monday – Friday, service is from 6:00 – 23:00  
  • Saturday and Sunday, service is from 9:45 – 22:00
  • Tickets cost 1.60 USD

Taxi Service:

  • Hail a taxi outside of the arrival area
  • The ride to the city center is about 20 minutes
  • The price is between 20.00 USD and 30.00 USD depending on destination
  • 1.00 USD = 0.70 EUR, 0.60 GBP

Limos, Van and Courtesy Shuttles:

  • There is a long list of available transportation
  • These options are by far your most expensive option
  • Some hotels have free shuttles
  • It is best to reserve these forms of transportation in advance

Passenger pick-up lot:

  • There is a free parking lot directly outside the terminal
  • You cannot leave your car unattended in this parking lot
  • Huge electronic board displays flight information

Short-Term Parking:

  • The hourly/daily parking lot is next to the terminal
  • This is the best place to park for 3 hours or less
  • 0 – 30 minutes = FREE
  • 30 – 50 minutes = 1.00 USD
  • Additional time = 2.00 USD/20 minutes
  • Maximum daily charge = 28.00 USD  

Long-Term Parking:

  • The economy lot is farther away from the terminal
  • There is a free shuttle to this parking lot
  • 0 – 1 hour = FREE
  • 1 – 2 hours = 2.00 USD
  • Additional time = 1.00 USD/hour
  • Maximum daily charge = 7.00 USD
  • Maximum weekly charge = 49.00 USD
  • *1.00 USD = 0.70 EUR, 0.60 GBP

*Prices, information and exchange rates are as of July 8, 2009