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

Location Type:


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.

SJC Rental Car Return

Your San Jose airport rental car return process is easy: just bring the car back to 1659 Airport Blvd, Ste 3, San Jose, CA, 95110, and drop it off. You’ll be returning your car to the same location where you can find car rental pickup. Just follow the signs pointing you to rental car returns as you enter the airport.

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 the various attractions 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 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 reservation at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. Take a look at some of our rental options below.


Rent one of our 5-, 7-, or 8-seat SUVs if you plan on outdoor adventures, like the world famous Redwood Canopy tours at Mount Hermon.

Small to Full-Size Cars

Get out and enjoy California with a sedan. Easily navigate through the traffic with a smaller vehicle.

Long-Term Car Rentals

Our monthly car rental plans are a great option for customers planning an extended stay.


Coming to the city with your family? Minivan or passenger van rentals leave you with plenty of room for a trip to Happy Hollow Park & Zoo.

Luxury Cars

Cruise the city in style from behind the wheel of a premium sedan, luxury SUV, muscle car, or coupe sports car.


Enjoy the sunshine and warmer weather of San Jose in one of our convertibles.

Escape San Jose Airport with a Budget Car Rental

Delayed flights, long layovers, or quick business trips are all great reasons to grab a rental car. Don’t stay stuck at SJC airport. From the Tech Museum of Innovation to the downtown historic district, San Jose has many can’t-miss sights you can visit quickly. Rent a car from Budget and grab some nearby food or get some shut-eye at a hotel closeby.

Nearby Restaurants

  • Smoking Pig BBQ Company

  • Our House

  • Cafe Eden

Hotels Within 3 Miles or Less

  • Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport

  • Homewood Suites by Hilton San Jose Airport–Silicon Valley

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Jose

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