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Fairbanks, AK, United States
13 May — 20 May
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Fairbanks, AK, United States
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Fairbanks car rental Information

Pick-up locationFairbanks
Rental locations11
Airport locations10

Fairbanks car rental reviews and directory

Rated #1
Alamo
Best rated
8.9 Excellent (35 reviews)
1 location in Fairbanks
Alamo
Locations in Fairbanks
6450 Airport Way+1 833 823 5644
Monday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
  • 8.7
  • 9.1
  • 8.9
  • 9.2
  • 8.8
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From C$ 64/dayRated #2
Budget
Cheapest deal
Most popular
8.5 Excellent (65 reviews)
1 location in Fairbanks
Budget
Locations in Fairbanks
6450 Airport Way Suite 6+1 907 474 0855
Monday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
  • 8.8
  • 8.8
  • 8.4
  • 8.2
  • 8.2
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From C$ 110/dayRated #3
Avis
8 Excellent (97 reviews)
1 location in Fairbanks
Avis
Locations in Fairbanks
6450 Airport Way, Suite 5+1 907 474 0900
Monday06:30 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Tuesday06:30 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Wednesday06:30 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Thursday06:30 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Friday06:30 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Saturday06:30 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
Sunday06:30 - 23:59
00:00 - 01:00
  • 8.3
  • 8.2
  • 7.8
  • 7.8
  • 7.9
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Rated #4
National
9.4 Excellent (5 reviews)
1 location in Fairbanks
National
Locations in Fairbanks
6450 Airport Way+1 833 823 5645
Monday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
  • 9.6
  • 10
  • 9.2
  • 8.8
  • 9.6
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Rated #5
Enterprise
8.7 Excellent (22 reviews)
2 locations in Fairbanks
Enterprise
Locations in Fairbanks
3225 S Cushman St+1 907 456 1412
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 01:00
6450 Airport Way+1 833 823 5646
Monday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
  • 9
  • 8.6
  • 8.9
  • 8.4
  • 8.4
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Rated #6
Dollar
8.4 Excellent (29 reviews)
1 location in Fairbanks
Dollar
Locations in Fairbanks
6450 Airport Way+1 907 451 4360
Monday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
  • 8.8
  • 8.7
  • 8.3
  • 8.9
  • 8.2
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Rated #7
Thrifty
7.2 Good (9 reviews)
1 location in Fairbanks
Thrifty
Locations in Fairbanks
6450 Airport Way+1 907 451 1048
Monday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
  • 6.8
  • 7.5
  • 6.6
  • 7.5
  • 7.7
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Rated #8
Hertz
6.8 Good (5 reviews)
1 location in Fairbanks
Hertz
Locations in Fairbanks
6450 Airport Way+1 907 452 4444
Monday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 01:00
06:30 - 23:59
  • 7.6
  • 6.8
  • 6.8
  • 6.8
  • 6.4
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Easirent
1 location in Fairbanks
Easirent
Locations in Fairbanks
Fairbanks International Airport
MondayInvalid Date - 23:59
TuesdayInvalid Date - 23:59
WednesdayInvalid Date - 23:59
ThursdayInvalid Date - 23:59
FridayInvalid Date - 23:59
SaturdayInvalid Date - 23:59
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Sunnycars
1 location in Fairbanks
Sunnycars
Locations in Fairbanks
6450 Airport Way
Recent reviews
267 travellers who rented a car in Fairbanks gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.3

Car rental locations in or near Fairbanks

Good to know

Most popular agency

Budget

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

C$ 100/day

Good deal

C$ 66/day

When to book a rental car in Fairbanks

Average daily price per month
Rental car prices as pick-up date approaches

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 C$ 66 or less
  • Book your rental car in Fairbanks at least 4 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy rental cars in Fairbanks are around 66% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Fairbanks

  • Some car rental companies in Fairbanks which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Budget and Avis

  • On average a hire car in Fairbanks costs C$ 100 per day.

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Fairbanks are Budget (8.5, 65 reviews), and Avis (8.1, 103 reviews).

  • The average gas price in Fairbanks is C$ 3.95 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between C$ 47 and C$ 63, depending on the car size.

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

  • Car rental companies onsite at Fairbanks airport include Budget and Avis.

  • Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Fairbanks airport to off-airport locations include Budget and Avis.

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

  • A Economy car rental in Fairbanks costs C$ 56 per day, on average.

  • A Intermediate car rental in Fairbanks costs C$ 130 per day, on average.

  • A Supplier choice car rental in Fairbanks costs C$ 113 per day, on average.

  • In Fairbanks, cars are most frequently rented at Thrifty 6450 Airport Way (8 km from city centre ).

  • On average a rental car in Fairbanks costs C$ 703 per week (C$ 100 per day).

  • On average a rental car in Fairbanks costs C$ 3,014 per month (C$ 100 per day).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.