Rent a Car at San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO)

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San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO)

Address: 780 Mcdonnell Rd, San Francisco, CA, California, 94128, United States
Phone: (1) 650-877-0998
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 5:00 AM - 12:00 AM

If flying in, shuttle to both the rental counter and car lot.


Location Information

Choosing Budget for your car rental at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) ensures that you get a convenient and inexpensive rental car. With low rates and easy reservations, Budget is a great SFO car rental provider. From convertibles to SUVs, we have what you need to make your San Fran trip fantastic.

Where is Budget Car Rental at SFO?

From the baggage claim area, follow the signs for the AirTrain. Take the AirTrain Blue Line to the Rental Car Center. There, you will find the Budget counter, where you can finalize your reservation.

SFO Rental Car Return

Budget SFO rental car return is located at 780 N McDonnell Rd, San Francisco, CA- in the SFO Car Rental Center. As you approach the airport, look for signs for Car Return and follow those to the Budget car rental area. After returning your car, the AirTrain makes stops at all the terminals.

How old do you have to be to rent a car in San Francisco, CA?

To rent a car from Budget in San Francisco, you must be at least 21. If you are between 21 and 24, certain restrictions on what vehicles you can rent apply, as well as a daily underage surcharge of $27. Renters 25 and older can rent any car without restrictions.

What is the best type of car to rent in San Francisco?

Budget has a wide variety of rental cars, so you can pick the best vehicle for your San Francisco trip. Whether you need a lot of seats, something rugged, or a luxury vehicle, we have the right car rental for you.

Van Rental

A passenger van rental can help you take a group of 12 or 15 passengers to top San Francisco destinations, like the Golden Gate Bridge and Chinatown. Or, a minivan rental like the Honda Odyssey can take seven or eight passengers to family destinations like the Walt Disney Family Museum or the Exploratorium.

SUV Rental

Try taking an SUV, like the Ford Explorer, to some of the best drives in the San Francisco area, like Land’s End. Our SUV models seat between five and seven passengers, and they have plenty of cargo space for any gear you might want to take with you.

Long-Term Car Rental

A monthly car rental can help you save if you’re planning on staying in San Francisco for several months. The longer you rent a long-term car rental, the better the rental rate you get. You can rent a car for up to 11 months at a time.

Luxury Car Rental

If you’re in for some sunny San Francisco weather, why not go with a convertible car rental? We have several convertibles available, like the Ford Mustang—and San Francisco has some gorgeous views, so consider checking out Twin Peaks Summit with the top down.

Fastbreak Service
Follow directions to the automated Fastbreak kiosk. Search for your reservation by entering your credit card, RapidRez number or reservation number. The kiosk will find your reservation & print a ticket with your space number and rental agreement number. Proceed to your vehicle which will contain your contract, keys and any counter products (if reserved). Proceed to the exit gate & present your rental contract & driver's license to the agent.
FASTBREAK RETURN: Follow the airport signs for Car Rental return. You do not need to return to the counter to complete your rental. Record your mileage and fuel level on the rental agreement and drop it in the Budget Fastbreak return box. A closed rental agreement will be mailed to you within 48 hours.
General Directions
COUNTER: **Airline Passengers** From baggage claim, proceed to the Air Train departure level. Take the Air Train to the Rental Car Facility.
**Local Renters** FROM SAN FRANCISCO: Take US 101 South and exit at San Bruno Ave. Turn left onto San Bruno Ave. Follow the signs to Car Return.
FROM SAN JOSE: Take US 101 North and exit at San Bruno Ave. Turn right onto San Bruno Ave. Follow the signs to car return.
CARS: On-site.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.
When you arrive, go to the Budget Fastbreak counter in the baggage claim area. The manager or key person will have your contract ready and personally escort you to your vehicle.
Valet Return: If offered, you will be told about our service as you are escorted to your car.

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