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Salta Airport  Car Rental Mini Guide

Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport

Salta Airport, officially known as Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport, is located in the scenic Lerma Valley, serving as the primary gateway to the city of Salta and the stunning northwest region of Argentina. This area is celebrated for its rich cultural heritage, breathtaking landscapes, and colonial architecture.

Benefits of Hiring a Car at Salta Airport

Opting for a car hire at Salta Airport through RhinoCarHire offers several advantages for travellers:

  1. Flexibility and Freedom: Car hire provides the freedom to explore Salta and its environs at your own pace, creating personalized itineraries to suit your interests.
  2. Convenience: Avoid the constraints of public transportation schedules and the expense of taxis by having your vehicle ready at the airport.
  3. Access to Diverse Attractions: Salta’s diverse landscapes, from Andean mountains to fertile valleys, are more accessible with a private car.

Key Distances from Salta Airport

  • To Salta City Center: The airport is approximately 12 km from the city center, a drive of about 20 minutes.
  • To Cafayate: A renowned wine region, Cafayate is about 190 km south of Salta, a scenic drive of roughly 3 hours.
  • To Jujuy: Located around 100 km north, Jujuy can be reached in about 1.5 hours, offering a journey through diverse landscapes.

Road Conditions and Traffic

  • Road Quality: Major routes and highways around Salta are generally in good condition, with clear signage.
  • Traffic: Traffic in Salta city can be busy during peak hours, but outside the city, roads are less crowded.
  • Parking: In Salta city, parking is available but can be limited in busy areas. Outside the city, parking is typically more accessible.

Toll Information

  • Tolls: Some highways in Argentina have toll booths. Keep local currency handy for these fees, especially on longer trips.

Recommended Attractions and Scenic Drives

  • Quebrada de Humahuaca: A UNESCO World Heritage site, offering stunning natural scenery, located about 3 hours from Salta.
  • Cuesta del Obispo and Parque Nacional Los Cardones: Scenic routes that offer breathtaking views and unique landscapes, within a few hours' drive from Salta.

Car Rental Tips

  • Vehicle Selection: Choose a vehicle that suits your travel needs, whether it's a compact car for city driving or an SUV for exploring rugged terrains.
  • Rental Process: Ensure you have a valid driver’s license and credit card for the rental. It’s advisable to review insurance options for peace of mind.

Explore Salta and Beyond

With a car rental from Salta Airport, you are set to discover the wonders of northwestern Argentina. Whether it's exploring historical sites, enjoying local gastronomy, or venturing into the natural beauty of the Andes, Salta offers a rich and varied experience.

Current Rental Rates in Salta Airport

Chevrolet Onix

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 38.81 EUR/day
Chevrolet Onix

7 Days rental at 271.67 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Renault Logan

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 44.86 EUR/day
Renault Logan

7 Days rental at 314.03 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Manual |

Mystery Car Compact or Larger

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 65.07 EUR/day
Mystery Car Compact or Larger

7 Days rental at 455.50 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Manual |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Salta Airport: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Salta Airport’s full name is Martin Miguel de Guemes International Airport and it’s also known as El Aybal Airport
  • 400,000 passengers use the airport annually
  • It’s the hub airport for all flights to and from the Andes
  • It’s only just under four miles into the city of Salta


Salta Airport - Popular Destinations

Best car rental companies in Salta Airport

based on 48 reviews
18 min (average wait time)

Salta Airport car hire information

  • 9.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Europcar EMEA Franchise
  • € 271.67
    Average price:
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  • € 38.81
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 14
    Most Popular Type:
  • 4
    Most popular model:
    Chevrolet Onix
  • 29
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day in Salta Airport

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