Rent a Car at San Jose Intl Airport (SJC)

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San Jose Intl Airport (SJC)


1659 Airport Blvd - Ste 3,
San Jose, CA, California, 95110, United States


(1) 408-286-7850

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Hours of Operation:

Sun - Sat 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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


Location Information

Where is Budget at the San Jose, CA, Airport?

Fastbreak Service
Proceed to the Budget counter Fastbreak line/or normal line if no Fastbreak line designation/or follow directions to the Fastbreak Kiosk. Present identification and receive your rental agreement. The counter representative will give the customer the keys & directions to their car.
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: TERMINAL B (Alaska, Horizon & Southwest): Follow signs to the baggage claim area. Exit outside & cross the street to the rental car center.
TERMINAL A (all other airlines): Follow signs for the Rental Car Shuttle on the ground level. Exit on the departures side of the terminal & locate the rental car shuttle stop. If you need to claim luggage, continue across the street into the baggage claim area and then return to the shuttle stop. The common rental car shuttle will arrive & take you to the rental car center.
CARS: Located outside of the car rental facility.
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.

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport Car Rental Information

A San Jose airport car rental doesn’t come much easier or more affordable than a rental with Budget. Rent a car and experience the beauty and diversity of San Jose from the seat of a dependable rental car.

With an SJC car rental from Budget, you’ll have the means to explore whichever attraction strikes your fancy, from the Winchester Mystery House to Mission Peak. Don’t forget to take a tour of the famous Silicon Valley, headquarters of many tech companies. Whatever you decide to do, enjoy it with the affordable rates and deals Budget can provide.

Fastbreak Membership: Skip the rental car lines at the airport with a Fastbreak Membership. Just show us your valid license and we’ll give you the key.

Cheap Prices: Shopping around for the best rate online? Use our Best Rate Guarantee and we’ll price match a lower Budget rate from other sites, plus add an additional discount.

SJC Rental Car Return

We accept returns for rental cars at San Jose Airport in the same lot as our car rental pickup services. Just follow the signs pointing you to rental car returns as you enter the airport.

SJC Rental Cars

San Jose is a beautiful, warm city. One of our convertible rentals would be a great fit for a romantic getaway trip. If you’re visiting for business and just need something to get around, select one of our economy car models. Use the form at the top of this page to book your car rental at San Jose Airport. Take a look at some of our rental options below.

Midsize Pickup Truck Rental

Enjoy extra space for your luggage and outdoor gear with one of our midsize pickups. These vehicles are great for beach adventures and hiking trips through Black Mountain. 

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Standard Sedan Rental

Opt for a sedan to save on gas when driving between our city’s top destinations, like the Municipal Rose Garden and the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose.

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Full-Size SUV Rental

Rent one of our full-size SUVs if you plan on taking outdoor adventures, like a trip to the world-famous Redwood Canopy tours at Mount Hermon.

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Long-Term Car Rental

Save more on a long-term SJC car rental by booking with Budget! Our monthly car rental plans are a great option for customers planning an extended stay.

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One-Way Car Rental

Plan your trip your way with a one-way car rental. Choose from hundreds of Budget locations nationwide for the ultimate road trip adventure.

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Popular Car Rentals

Unsure which rental cars at San Jose Airport fit your travel plans? Explore some of our most popular rentals in the area, including SUVs, vans, pickups, and sedans.

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