Guadalajara Airport Car Rentals

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Guadalajara Airport Car Rentals

Thinking about renting a car in Guadalajara? If you just want to explore the city center and popular neighborhoods like Chapultepec, Americana, or Lafayette, any transportation can work.

But if you also want to explore nearby attractions like Lake Chapala, Tlaquepaque, and Tequila, renting a car is your best bet. Choose a rental car for a smooth and enjoyable experience in Guadalajara and beyond.

Before you go ahead and reserve your rental car, we recommend reading through our guide to Guadalajara Airport car rentals below.

Helpful Resources:

Essential Information for Tourists

Types of Car Rentals

Car Rental Companies

Car Rental Coverage



Spanish, Mayan

Mexico Country Code:

The country code for Mexico is +52. Review these dialing instructions for emergencies.

Speed Limits:

40 km/h (25 mph) in the city, 80 km/h (50 mph) on open roads and 100-110km/h (62-68 mph) on major highways and roads.

Driving Rules:

The law in Guadalajara states that driving must always be on the right-hand side of the road.

Local Currency:

The local currency in Guadalajara is the Mexican peso (MXN). We recommend withdrawing pesos at one of the Guadalajara Airport ATMs before arriving at your accommodations.

Average Guadalajara Gas Prices:

Check the latest gas prices in Guadalajara (Regular, Premium & Diesel). Note to tourists — Please remember that Guadalajara gas prices are shown in liters, not gallons. There are approximately 3.78 liters in 1 gallon.

Types of Car Rentals

Guadalajara car rental options include everything from economy cars to full-size vans and SUVs, with daily rental rates starting from $17 USD per day. The two most important things to remember when renting a car at Guadalajara Airport is to always book in advance and don’t be afraid to play with dates to find the best rates possible.

🌟 Pro Tip: Deeply discounted rates can be found with unlimited mileage when searching for weekly car rentals!

Car Rental Type:PassengersModel
Small Car (Mini, Economy)1-3Chevrolet Beat or similar
Medium Car (Compact)3-5VW Gol or similar
Large Car (Standard, Intermediate & Full-Size, Premium)3-5Chevrolet Aveo or similar
SUVs (Standard, Intermediate, Full-Size, Premium)5-7Chevrolet Suburban or similar
Van (Mini, Compact, Full-Size)5-7Toyota Corolla or similar

Car Rental Companies

The Guadalajara International Airport is home to many car rental agencies including Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Flexways, GreenMotion, Hertz, Keddy, NUCarrentals, National, Routes Car Rental, and SIXT.

Avis Car Rentals


Affordable car rentals available at Guadalajara Airport.

Rating: 7.4 stars

Rates from: $34 USD

Enterprise Car Rentals


Affordable car rentals available at Guadalajara Airport.

Rating: 8.1 stars

Rates from: $34 USD

Alamo Car Rentals


Affordable car rentals available at Guadalajara Airport.

Rating: 7.4 stars

Rates from: $52 USD

Guadalajara Airport Car Rental Insurance

Full Coverage Car Insurance

For just $14 a day, full coverage car insurance provides peace of mind for anyone renting a car in Guadalajara

Comprehensive Coverage

Get full coverage for your rental that includes all the exterior parts of the car, unlike other plans.

Great Value

Enjoy excellent value for your Guadalajara car rental at a low price – about half the cost of other plans.

Fast Payouts

Benefit from quick compensation for your Guadalajara rental – claims are usually processed within 48 hours.


What’s Covered

Theft deductible (refundable)

Exterior bodywork and roof

Windshield and windows


Tires and wheels


Lost key or lockout charges

Taxi costs

Towing costs

Administrative fees

Fees for the rental company’s loss of use during repairs

What’s Not Covered:

Damages from not following the rental agreement

Damages from unexpected or uncontrollable events

Cleaning fees or interior damage

Damages to third parties

Frequently Asked Questions

When renting a car in Guadalajara, you will need to show a valid driver’s license and a major credit card in your name. Typically, the driver must be at least 21 years old, but some rental agencies might require you to be 25 or older. It’s always a good idea to confirm the age requirement with the rental agency before signing any car lease agreement.

Most often a valid driver’s license from your home country is usually sufficient. But we recommend getting an International Drivers Permit (IDP) before arriving in Guadalajara as a backup in case of an emergency.

Guadalajara Airport car rental rates start as low as $17 USD per day. However, rates vary depending on dates of travel, car insurance, duration, type of vehicle, and other factors.

We recommend booking your Guadalajara Airport rental car online in advance by clicking here or by filling out the car rental widget located at the top of this page.

Yes, many car rental companies in Guadalajara offer one-way rentals, allowing you to drop off the car at a different location. This service might have an extra fee and its availability can vary by company and location. To use this option, just search for a rental with different pick-up and drop-off locations.

We highly recommend purchasing full coverage car insurance for visitors who are planning on renting a car in Guadalajara. At just $14 USD per day, this is an absolute no brainer. Learn more about what full coverage car insurance here.

Additional Transportation Options

If you prefer not to drive, you can choose from other transportation options at Guadalajara Airport, such as taxis and private or shared shuttles.