El Paso International Airport (ELP)
Car Hire / Rental

(El Paso, Texas - TX, USA)

The busy Interstate 10 is located just 3 miles / 5 km to the south of the El Paso International Airport (ELP), making car rental here especially popular. Although public transport services to and from the airport are very good, the popularity of heading into El Paso or exploring the surrounding area by car is reflected in the presence of seven major US car rental company booths at the airport, as displayed below.

It is sensible to book the exact type of car you want well ahead of your visit, especially when you have specific requirements, as some models may have limited availability. SUVs and other 4WD vehicles are always in demand within the El Paso area and you can even cross the Rio Grande to Ciudad Juarez, just over the US-Mexico border. Children's seats can also be reserved in advance.

Speed limits in El Paso, USA
Urban areas: 30 mph / 48 kph
Open roads: 65 mph / 105 kph
Motorways / highways: 70 mph / 113 kph

Car Rental, Driving and Parking in El Paso

As with the whole of America, vehicles always drive on the right in Texas. Many people choose to rent a car from El Paso Airport, enabling them to travel to popular locations nearby, such as the Franklin Mountains State Park, the Aguirre Springs National Recreation Area and Las Cruces, all of which lie to the north, off the I-10 interstate. Highlights to the south include Horizon City and Socorro.

Parking in central El Paso is rarely difficult and the main parking lots are sited along North Kansas Street, East Main Drive, North Oregon Street, Magoffin Avenue and East San Antonio Avenue.

El Paso International Airport (ELP) Car Rental Companies

The following car rental agencies have representatives at El Paso Airport:

  • Advantage
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Dollar
  • Enterprise
  • Hertz
  • National

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