Tijuana Airport Car Rentals

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Thinking of renting a car in Tijuana? Well, the best place to do so is at Tijuana International Airport. With limited transportation options to and from Tijuana Airport, renting a car is absolutely the way to go if you want the flexibility to make your own schedule and explore more of what Baja California has to offer.

We recommend reading through our guide to renting a car at Tijuana Airport before reserving your rental. Learn more below.

Tijuana Airport Car Rentals

Fast Facts

Language: Spanish, Mayan

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

Driving Rules: The law states that driving must always be on the right-hand side of the road.

Tijuana Country Code: +52 We recommend taking a look at these dialing instructions in case of emergencies.

Speed Limits: 30 – 50 km/h (19 – 31 mph) in the city and 80 – 120km/h (50 – 75 mph) on major highways and roads.

Average Tijuana Gas Prices: Tijuana’s current gasoline prices range from an average of $1.36 per liter with a low of $1.17 per liter and a high of $1.42 per liter. Note to tourists Please remember that Tijuana gas prices are shown in liters, not gallons. There are approximately 3.78 liters in 1 gallon.

Types of Car Rentals

Tijuana Airport car rental options include everything from premium cars to full-size vans and compact SUVs, with daily rental rates averaging around $35 USD per day.

🌟 Pro Tip: Deeply discounted rates can be found as low as $19/day with unlimited milage when searching for weekly car rentals!

Vehicle Type:Model:Rates P/D:
Small Cars Volkswagen Polo or similar$19
Medium Cars Chevrolet Onix or similar$23
Large Cars Kia Forte or similar$25
SUVsNissan Kicks or similar$39
Vans Mitsubishi Xpander or similar$70

Note: The two most important things to keep in mind when renting a car at Tijuana Airport is to book ahead of your arrival and feel free to experiment with dates to secure the best rates possible.

Car Rental Companies

Tijuana International Airport hosts various car rental agencies, including Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Green Motion, Hertz, MEX Rent A Car, Europcar, and more.




Hertz Car Rental

MEX Rent A Car

MEX Rent A Car

🚙 Car Rental Company:⭐ Rating (1-10):💰 Rates:
Avis8.4 stars🔍 Check Rates
Budget7.7 stars🔍 Check Rates
Dollar6.5 stars🔍 Check Rates
Enterprise8.7 stars🔍 Check Rates
Europcar7.6 stars🔍 Check Rates
Green Motion7.4 stars🔍 Check Rates
Hertz7.4 stars🔍 Check Rates
Keddy7.4 stars🔍 Check Rates
MEX RENT A CAR6.4 stars🔍 Check Rates
National8.3 stars🔍 Check Rates

Frequently Asked Questions

Below, you’ll find a list of some frequently asked questions when it comes to car rentals at Tijuana Airport — from rental car requirements to vehicle types, insurance coverage, recommended car rental agencies, and more.

What are the requirements to rent a car at Tijuana Airport?

Renting a car in Tijuana requires you to have a valid passport and an original driver’s license, either in English or with a notarized English translation if not. Typically, rental companies set a minimum age of 21 and a maximum of 75, with potential extra fees for younger drivers. Make sure to use a credit card in your name with enough available credit for the deposit and potential damages.

Do I need an international license to rent a car in Tijuana?

In most cases, presenting a valid driver’s license from your home country is enough to rent a car in Tijuana. That said, we recommend getting an International Drivers Permit (IDP) before arriving at Tijuana Airport as a backup in case of an emergency.

How much money does it cost to rent a car in Tijuana?

Tijuana Airport car rental rates start as low as $19 per day. Prices may vary based on travel dates, rental duration, vehicle type, insurance coverage, and other factors.

How do I make a car rental reservation at Tijuana Airport?

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

What type of car should I rent in Tijuana?

The type and size of rental car you should rent in Tijuana depends on the size of your group as well as your budget.

Here are six different types of vehicles you can rent at Tijuana Airport:

Car Rental Type:# of PassengersModel / Make:
Small Car (Mini, Economy)1-3Kia Rio or similar
Medium Car (Compact)3-5Chevrolet Onix or similar
Large Car (Standard, Intermediate & Full-Size, Premium)3-5Nissan Sentra or similar
SUVs (Standard, Intermediate, Full-Size, Premium)5-7Renault Stepway or similar
Van (Mini, Compact, Full-Size)5-7Kia Sedona or similar

Do I need insurance for a rental car at Tijuana Airport?

We highly recommend purchasing full coverage car insurance for visitors who are planning on renting a car in Tijuana At just $8.39 USD per day, this is an absolute no brainer. Learn more about what full coverage car insurance means and exactly what it covers below.

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