Fairbanks Car Rentals

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Fairbanks Car Rental Information

Pick-up Location Fairbanks
Car Types Commercial, Compact, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Mini, Minivan, Premium, SUV, Standard, Van
Rental Locations 10
Airport Locations 9
Popular Agencies Surprise Agency, Enterprise, Budget, Alamo, Hertz

Cheap Car Rentals in Fairbanks

Economy $29/day
Compact $28/day
Intermediate $31/day
Standard $28/day
Full-size $28/day
SUV $39/day
Minivan $51/day
Mini $31/day
Premium $45/day
Van $51/day
Commercial $56/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags Economy car in Fairbanks budget
4 Adults, 2 Bags Compact car in Fairbanks budget
5 Adults, 3 Bags Intermediate car in Fairbanks budget
5 Adults, 3 Bags Standard car in Fairbanks budget
5 Adults, 2 Bags Full-size car in Fairbanks budget
5 Adults, 3 Bags SUV car in Fairbanks budget
5 Adults, 5 Bags Minivan car in Fairbanks budget
2 Adults, 2 Bags Mini car in Fairbanks thrifty
5 Adults, 5 Bags Premium car in Fairbanks opaquecar
5 Adults, 2 Bags Van car in Fairbanks budget
5 Adults, 5 Bags Commercial car in Fairbanks enterprise
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Fairbanks car rental reviews and directory

From $67/day
Rated #1
Enterprise
Best Rated
8.5 Excellent (12,821 reviews)
2 locations in Fairbanks
Enterprise
Locations in Fairbanks
3225 S Cushman St
+1 907 456 1412
6450 Airport Way
+1 833 823 5646
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Enterprise reviews in Fairbanks

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From $70/day
Rated #2
Avis
7.6 Good (2,316 reviews)
1 location in Fairbanks
Avis
Locations in Fairbanks
6450 Airport Way, Suite 5
+1 907 474 0900
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From $113/day
Rated #3
Hertz
hertz
7.4 Good (3,836 reviews)
1 location in Fairbanks
Hertz
Locations in Fairbanks
6450 Airport Way #16
+1 907 452 4444
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From $58/day
Rated #4
Dollar
7.3 Good (6,384 reviews)
1 location in Fairbanks
Dollar
Locations in Fairbanks
6450 Airport Way
+1 907 451 4360
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From $52/day
Rated #5
Alamo
8.9 Excellent (30 reviews)
1 location in Fairbanks
Alamo
Locations in Fairbanks
6450 Airport Way
+1 833 823 5644
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From $68/day
Rated #6
Budget
Most popular
8.6 Excellent (50 reviews)
1 location in Fairbanks
Budget
Locations in Fairbanks
6450 Airport Way Suite 6
+1 907 474 0855
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From $36/day
Rated #7
National
national
Cheapest deal
9.7 Excellent (4 reviews)
1 location in Fairbanks
National
Locations in Fairbanks
6450 Airport Way
+1 833 823 5645
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From $62/day
Rated #8
Thrifty
7.0 Good (8 reviews)
1 location in Fairbanks
Thrifty
Locations in Fairbanks
6450 Airport Way
+1 907 451 1048
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1 location in Fairbanks
Sunnycars
Locations in Fairbanks
6450 Airport Way

Car Rental Locations in Fairbanks

Good to Know

Most Popular Agency Budget
Most Popular Car Type Economy
Average price $79/day
Good deal $60/day

When to Book a Rental Car in Fairbanks

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Top Tips For Renting a Car in Fairbanks

  • Like many cities in the United States, Fairbanks was designed with the automobile in mind. Visitors to the city find they have a much easier time navigating the city via personal vehicle than with public transport. Say, for example, you would like to visit the Museum of the North during your time in Fairbanks: what would be a simple 6-mile drive of 15 minutes requires 30 or 40 minutes on the bus.
  • Are you planning on picking up your rental car upon arriving in Fairbanks? Travelers with flights landing at Fairbanks International Airport will find the rental car desks in the main terminal’s Arrivals Hall.
  • Visiting Fairbanks in the winter? If so, you should definitely be prepared for snowy weather. Fairbanks can experience some serious powder during the peak of the winter season -- and drivers will want to be mindful of this when visiting the city. When inclimate weather hits, just make sure to drive a bit slower and remember that cars take longer to slow down in snow.
  • Fairbanks, luckily for visitors and commuters, does not experience severe congestion. In general, the morning rush hour picks up shortly after 7:00 a.m. and cools down by around 9:00 a.m., while in the afternoon the rush hour starts up again at around 4:00 p.m. and clears out by around 6:00 p.m. In terms of roads to avoid during rush hour traffic, University Avenue and Geist Road are two that get the busiest and most congested during peak driving hours.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Fairbanks for $60 or less
  • Book your rental car in Fairbanks at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Fairbanks are around 22% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Economy rental cars in Fairbanks are around 51% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs About Renting a Car in Fairbanks

How much does it cost to rent a car in Fairbanks?

On average a rental car in Fairbanks costs $82 per day.

What is the most popular rental car in Fairbanks?

Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Fairbanks.

What is the cheapest car rental company in Fairbanks?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Budget ($20/day), Avis ($23/day) and Thrifty ($26/day).

What is the best rental car company in Fairbanks?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Fairbanks are Enterprise (8.5, 12821 reviews), Avis (7.6, 2316 reviews), and Hertz (7.4, 3836 reviews).

Which car rental companies are at the airport: Fairbanks Airport (FAI)?

Car rental companies onsite at Fairbanks Airport include Budget, Avis, Dollar, Thrifty, Hertz, Enterprise, Alamo and National.

Which car rental companies will pick you up at the airport: Fairbanks Airport (FAI)?

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

What is the cheapest rental car location in Fairbanks?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Budget 6450 Airport Way Suite 6 99709 (5 miles from city center).

How can I find car rentals near me in Fairbanks?

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

What type of car is recommended for driving in Fairbanks?

Fairbanks has wide open roads and large avenues that are perfect for all sizes of vehicles. In other words, renters with a wide range of preferences will have no issues, whether it be fitting into parking spaces or navigating narrow streets during their time in Fairbanks. However, if you are visiting during the winter it may be worth renting a larger car with more clearance so that you have an easier time with the snow.

What's the speed limit in Fairbanks?

Drivers can expect to see speed limits starting at 20 to 25 mph in residential areas in Fairbanks. On rural roads the speed limit ranges from 40 mph on undivided roads to up to 65 mph on divided rural roads. Freeways and interstates around Fairbanks, on the other hand, have a maximum speed limit of 65 mph.

How are gas prices in Fairbanks?

Though Fairbanks is in one of the major oil producing states - Alaska - it still has slightly above average gas prices at $3.00 per gallon.

Where are the best places to park in Fairbanks?

If you plan on visiting the downtown area of Fairbanks, your best bet for finding parking is at one of the various parking garages that dot the downtown area. Streetside parking is also an option, but it can fill up quickly in the more popular areas so if you don’t get there early all the spots may be gone. As for paid parking, it costs on average around $3.00 per hour in most garages.