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Auburn car rentals from $50/day

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Auburn with a pick-up date of 8/1 and drop-off date of 8/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cheap car rentals in Auburn

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Economy$50/day
Compact$68/day
Intermediate$58/day
Standard$70/day
Full-size$71/day
Full-size SUV$131/day
Premium$81/day
Pickup truck$99/day
Premium SUV$168/day
Intermediate SUV$72/day
Compact SUV$76/day
Standard SUV$90/day
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KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Auburn

  • Using car rentals in Auburn has several benefits over relying on public transport. Car rentals offer convenient traveling, especially for itineraries with limited access to public transportation. You can choose the route for exploration and your schedule when you opt for Auburn car rentals. Additionally, maneuvering with heavy luggage in crowded public transport is mitigated as car rentals have ample space for storage. You can access several locations using car rentals, including Mt. Apatite, Auburn Riverwalk, and Lost Valley.
  • The two major Auburn airports include Augusta Bush Field Airport (AGS) and Portland International Airport (PWM). At AGS, you will find car rental counters conveniently situated in the Arrivals Hall of the main terminal near the baggage claim area. To be an eligible renter at AGS, you must be at least 25 to avoid the surcharge fees on young drivers between 21 and 24 years. You must also present a valid driver's license and a credit or debit card. At PWM, you will find car rental agencies with counters at the consolidated rental car center opposite the main terminal building. If you exit the baggage claim area, you will see it across the street. If you are below 25 years, 21 years to 24 years, you must pay a young driver's fee. You must present a valid driver's license with good standing for the past 12 months, a major credit card, and your passport.
  • Using car rentals in Auburn requires you to follow their relaxed driving culture. The drivers in this town generally exhibit polite behavior, including allowing merging in traffic, yielding to the right of way, and using turn signals. Pedestrian safety is emphasized in this town, especially at crosswalks where you have to yield. Driving in Auburn's rural area, you must be cautious of the wildlife crossing roads, especially during dusk and dawn. You also have to share the road with cyclists.
  • Car rentals in Auburn may be challenging during certain times, including morning from around 7 am to 9 am and evening from around 4 pm to 6 pm due to increased traffic. Main Street, Center Street, Turner Street, and Washington Street North and South are majorly affected by traffic congestion due to the rush hour times. Alternative streets, including Gamage Avenue, Sumer Street, and Hampshire Street, can be used to navigate traffic congestion during these rush hours. Due to reduced traction and visibility, it is challenging for drivers in Auburn to navigate the roads during the winter season.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Auburn for $56 or less
  • Book your rental car in Auburn at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Supplier choice rental cars in Auburn are around 15% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Auburn

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Auburn?

    On average a rental car in Auburn costs $82 per day. But prices differ between operators and you can save money through a price comparison of car rental deals from different agencies. The cheapest price for a car rental in Auburn found in the last 2 weeks is $45.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Auburn?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Hertz ($58/day) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($68/day).

  • How much is gas price in Auburn?

    The average gas price in Auburn is $3.74 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $45 and $60, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Auburn?

    Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Auburn.

  • Which car rental companies are at Portland airport (PWM)?

    Car rental companies onsite at Portland airport include Hertz, Budget, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Dollar, Alamo, Avis and National.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Portland airport (PWM)?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Portland airport to off-airport locations include Hertz, Budget, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Dollar, Alamo, Avis, and National.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Auburn?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • How much does a Special car rental cost in Auburn?

    A Special car rental in Auburn costs $69 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Full Size car rental cost in Auburn?

    A Full Size car rental in Auburn costs $81 per day, on average.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Auburn?

    On average a rental car in Auburn costs $575 per week ($82 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Auburn?

    On average a rental car in Auburn costs $2,464 per month ($82 per day).

  • Should I get insurance when renting a car in Auburn?

    Most car rental providers in Auburn offer insurance but the level of protection can differ substantially. If you're unsure whether to get extra protection for your car rental in Auburn, check out KAYAK's car rental insurance guide.

  • How many car agencies are operating in Auburn?

    KAYAK has deals for you to compare from 2 car rental agencies in Auburn.

  • What do I need to know before booking a car rental in Auburn?

    Finding the right price, understanding the add-ons and staying up to date with policy changes can be a challenge. That’s why KAYAK has produced the ultimate guide to renting a car to help you cut though the jargon and make the right choice for your rental car. Find tips and insights for how to book your rental, what car rental insurance you’ll need, how to deal with a car rental agency and what extra fees to expect (and avoid!).

  • Why should I use KAYAK to rent a car in Auburn?

    KAYAK searches thousands of car rental agencies to provide you with offers from all car rental agencies operating in Auburn so that you can compare car rental rates, reviews and pick-up and drop-off locations to find the best deal for you.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Auburn?

    Considering the harsh winter condition and the uneven rods you may encounter when driving in Auburn, it is recommended that you choose a four-wheel drive. These vehicles have features that distribute power to all four wheels, improving their traction. Therefore, they offer stability and do not slide in snowy, slippery conditions. Besides, they provide good clearance, which is a good feature when you intend to explore the rural areas of this town with off-the-beaten tracks. You also enjoy more space for storing your outdoor gear since all-wheel vehicles have more storage space for your luggage.

  • What's the speed limit in Auburn?

    If driving through school zones and residential areas, you must maintain a speed limit of about 25 mph. The speed limit for the divided and undivided roads in Auburn is set to about 55 mph. The urban freeways and interstates have speed limits of about 55 mph. The rural freeways and Interstates passing through Auburn have higher speed limits of about 75 mph.

  • Where are the best places to park in Auburn?

    Metered street parking, public parking lots, and Park and Ride are some parking options available in Auburn. You will pay about $1 per hour for the park meters on the streets. You must also pay about $5 for one-day passes in Auburn. Additionally, you can access places that offer free parking in Auburn, including 670 Turner Street Parking, Lincoln Street Parking Garage, and Auburn Public Library Auburn.

Auburn car rental reviews and directory

Hertz

8.5

Very good

12 reviews
Best rated
Cheapest deal
Most popular

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.5

Value for money

8.5

3 locations in Auburn

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Locations in Auburn

1120 Center Street

+1 207 784 2001

Monday07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday07:30 - 17:00
Thursday07:30 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 17:00

75 Airport Rd

+1 207 621 8116

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00

75 Airport Road

+1 207 621 8116

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00

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10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

I liked everything...ease of pick-up and return, courtesy of agents, and the car itself, which was perfect.

Cons:

There wasn't anything I disliked.

3.6 Poor

Jan 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

When we picked the car up, it had no washer fluid in it at all. The weather was snowy and there was dirt from the roads, making the car dangerous to operate until we were able to find a gas station to fill it up on our own (it took the entire gallon of washer fluid; tank was bone dry when we got the car).

2.0 Poor

Dec 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Positives- They answered the phone and were willing to talk to me the next day when I called to complain. They weren't willing to help me in any way, but they were willing to talk and explain the situation.

Cons:

Negatives- It's a long story, but the one sentence summary is I never even got to rent my car and had to take a $100 cab to Camden. I would not recommend using Hertz. I was scheduled to arrive just after 6 on a Cape Air flight. I indicated in the reservation that I'd be there at 6, because I've never before encountered a situation where it was crucially important to be right on the nose in that department. However, I also didn't include my flight info in the reservation. That part is my fault and apparently if I had done that, this could have been avoided. Still, I'm pissed about how everything transpired. The flight was late and landed at 7. I get off the plane and immediately see that the Hertz desk is closed. I check online and see that they close at 6. That's a problem. I check with the Cape Air desk--they say that a different Cape Air employee probably has the keys. When there's an after-hours pickup, that's how it's handled. Great. I check with that person--nope, sorry, no keys were left with her today. Oof. I try calling Hertz's national 1-800 number to get help. That's 10 minutes I'd rather have spent doing anything else. Totally worthless. I leave an angry note on the Hertz desk asking them to call me the next day and get a cab. (As an aside, Cape Air helped me get that cab, and they were really helpful about it. I really appreciated that.) It cost $100 to get to my destination, Camden, plus I no longer had a car to use to get around Camden during my stay. I didn't get a call from Hertz in the morning, of course, so I waited until the afternoon and called them. They did acknowledge they saw the note and apologized for not calling back. They said that because I didn't include my flight info (my fault, I acknowledge) in the reservation and had scheduled it for a time when they were open, they didn't leave the keys with the Cape Air people because they "thought it was an in-town reservation." First of all, how many reservations from non-Cape Air passengers do they get? I doubt it's very many. More importantly though, I had said I'd be there at 6 in the reservation, and they close at 6. They said if I had indicated I'd be there at 7, the reservation would have told me they'd be closed and would have required me to input flight info. That makes sense, but why doesn't the reservation require that if you say you'll be there literally at the minute they close? That's more of a Hertz corporate complaint than a complaint about this location, but still. What a dumb system. The reservation didn't even have the location's hours on it. How hard would it have been for them to print a contract and leave the keys with Cape Air, assuming I'd be on that late flight? Probably not very hard, and if I had no-showed (which could happen whether I'm an in-town rental or I'm on Cape Air and missed my flight), I'm sure they could have just canceled the contract. Instead they did nothing, and I was left holding the bag.

10.0 Wonderful

Oct 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

I saw the manager (I think his name was Andy) run to get every car so the customers didn't have to wait which really surprised and impressed me. that meant my total wait time to get the rental car was minimum. They drive me to where I needed to go without complaint and I just felt like a well taken care of customer with the staff.

Cons:

Nothing. I've been to Hertz before in CA that didn't fill the tank up all the way which was annoying to try to match but I was happy and relieved that the tank was totally full when I picked the car up in Augusta.

10.0 Wonderful

Aug 2023

KAYAK
Pleasant people to work with. Rental in good shape.

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2022

KAYAK
Accommodation and value

1 out of 3

Thrifty

5.7

Fair

No reviews available

One location in Auburn

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Locations in Auburn

1120 Center Street

+1 207 784 2001

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

No score available yet

4 locations in Auburn

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Locations in Auburn

1040 Center Street

+1 207 783 7001

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

166 Pleasant St

+1 207 725 1344

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

438 Route 1

+1 207 772 0030

Monday00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday00:00 - 00:00
Wednesday00:00 - 00:00
Thursday00:00 - 00:00
Friday00:00 - 00:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

665 Roosevelt Trl

+1 207 892 4482

Monday10:00 - 15:00
Tuesday10:00 - 15:00
Wednesday10:00 - 15:00
Thursday10:00 - 15:00
Friday10:00 - 15:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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10.0 Wonderful

Aug 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was amazing. The location was super convenient and the price was reasonable for the location.

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

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1 out of 1

15 travelers who rented a car in Auburn gave the car agency they used an average rating of 5.7

Car rental locations in or near Auburn

Good to know

Most popular agency

Hertz

Average price

$82/day

Good deal

$56/day

When to book a rental car in Auburn

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