Car Rental in Auckland Airport

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Auckland Airport (AKL)

Address: Terminal Building, (North Island), Auckland, 2022, New Zealand
Phone: (64) 9-256-8366
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 6:30 AM - 1:00 AM


Location Information
After-hours Returns
Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located in the Returns area. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.

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Car Rental Auckland Airport

As the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand, Auckland Airport acts as a gateway to the North Island. When you choose care rental at Auckland Airport, you’re opening yourself up to a world of exploration possibilities. At Avis, we have an impressive fleet that meets the needs of all tastes and budgets. If you’re looking for an Auckland Airport car hire service, we’re here to show you how we can help.

Finding the Avis car rental desks at Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has two terminals: the International Terminal and the Domestic Terminal. If you’re landing into the International Terminal, you’ll find the car rental desks in the arrivals area on the ground floor.

If you’re landing into the Domestic Terminal, you’ll find the car rental desks on the ground floor of the car park.

Regardless of which terminal you’re landing into, you might want to consider using the Avis self-service app. After signing up for our app, you can make last-minute changes to existing bookings, arrange a new car rental service, add another driver, and more. Using the Avis app is an excellent opportunity to reduce the amount of time you spend standing around at the car rental desk in Auckland Airport.

Reaching Auckland Airport’s terminals

Auckland Airport has two terminals, both of which are easy to find. If you’re heading to the airport from Auckland itself, take State Highway 20, use exit 9 to merge onto State Highway 20A, then take exit 2 for Kirkbride Road. After travelling along Kirkbride Road, turn right onto Westney Road and then right onto Timberly Road. Once you reach the roundabout, take the third exit and follow the signs to your designated terminal.

Things to see and do around Auckland Airport

Hiring a car at Auckland Airport is an excellent opportunity to explore some of New Zealand’s most wondrous sights. Here are some of them:

1. Rainbow’s End

With more than 20 rides and attractions, Rainbow’s End has plenty of thrilling experiences for people of all ages. It’s just 9.3 km away from Auckland Airport, making it easy to reach.

2. Auckland Botanic Gardens

When you’re seeking a little peace and tranquillity following your flight, try Auckland Botanic Gardens. With over 64 hectares of native plants and international species, it’s well worth the 13.5 km drive.

3. Auckland War Memorial Museum

Experience some of New Zealand’s most amazing history at Auckland War Memorial Museum. It’s a 17.9 km drive and it features displays detailing wars from recent and ancient history.

Fuel locations for a refuel near Auckland Airport

When you hire a car at Auckland Airport, you may find that you need to return it with a full tank of fuel. Here are some of the fuel locations near to Auckland Airport:

  • Skyway Service Station on George Bolt Memorial Drive
  • Z on Tom Pearce Drive
  • Waitomo Petroleum at 33/39 Richard Pearce Drive
  • Z Browns Rd at 27 Roscommon Road
  • Z Lakewood Court at 742 Great South Road

Cars you can hire at Auckland Airport

At Avis, we’re always striving to make your Auckland Airport car hire experience better. One of the ways we can achieve this is by offering an impressive fleet. If you’re looking for something small, try our city car range. Or if a few of you will be travelling, turn to our 4X4s and SUVs.

Locations that are close to Auckland Airport

Landing into Auckland Airport means there’s plenty to see and do nearby. Here are some of the more popular locations you can visit:

  • Auckland Sky Tower - 20.4 km
  • Rangitoto Island - 25.1 km
  • Waitakere Ranges - 36.2 km
  • Auckland Zoo - 23.3 km
  • Stardome Observatory and Planetarium - 13.2 km

At Avis, we provide an Auckland Airport car hire service that we’re confident you’ll love. If you’re ready to hire a car from us, explore our fleet.

Auckland Airport FAQs

How much will I pay to rent a car from Avis Auckland Airport?

The cost to rent a car from Auckland Airport depends on a number of factors.  We need to know more about your hire period, the car you want and how long you need it for. Enter your details in the search form for a quote.

Can I rent a car from Auckland Airport and return it to Auckland City?

Yes, it is possible do a one-way rental from Auckland Airport and return to the city. Enter your details in the search form for a quote, including all the fees and restrictions.

Where can I rent a car in Auckland?

Avis has locations at Auckland Airport, downtown Auckland and Penrose.

Can I rent a people mover from Auckland Airport?

Yes, Avis has Group V, the Premium Minvan, Hyundai iMax or similar available for rent from Auckland Airport. This vehicle comfortably seats 8 people and is perfect for larger families or small groups.

Can I rent a car from Avis Auckland Airport and drive down to the South Island?

It is not possible to take your Avis hire car on the ferry between the North and South Islands. Don’t let that put you off! Avis’ Multi Island Hire allows you to return your car on the North Island and collect a car on the South Island. Fees and restrictions apply see our multi island hire page for further details.

How far is Auckland Airport from the City Centre?

Auckland Airport is about 20.5 km away from Auckland City Centre. Depending on the time of day, your journey will last between 20 and 25 minutes.

Is Auckland Airport 24 hours?

The International Terminal at Auckland Airport is open 24 hours a day. However, the Domestic Terminal’s opening hours are between 4.30 am to 11 pm on weekdays and 5 am to 11 pm at the weekend.