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Car Rental: El Paso Airport Mini Guide

El Paso International Airport (ELP) serves as the main airport for the Western Texas region, connecting travelers to the rich cultural, historical, and scenic landscapes that El Paso has to offer. As a significant point of entry and exit for the U.S.-Mexico border, ELP is a dynamic hub that merges international cultures and creates a unique travel experience.

Distance and Travel from the City:

El Paso International Airport is located just about 6 miles northeast of downtown El Paso. The drive typically takes around 10-15 minutes via US-180 W/US-62 W under regular traffic conditions.

Benefits of Hiring a Car from El Paso International Airport with Rhinocarhire:

  1. Versatile Fleet: Whether you're looking for a fuel-efficient sedan for city drives or a rugged SUV for exploring the surrounding desert landscapes, Rhinocarhire offers a wide range of vehicles to cater to every need.
  2. Budget-Friendly Options: Competitive pricing ensures you get excellent service without straining your travel budget.
  3. Freedom and Flexibility: Having your own vehicle gives you the liberty to explore El Paso's attractions at your own pace.
  4. Secure Coverage: Rentals often come with inclusive insurance, guaranteeing a safe and worry-free travel experience.
  5. Customer-Centric Approach: With a commitment to providing a seamless car hire experience, Rhinocarhire has garnered accolades for its outstanding service.

Recommended Routes and Attractions:

  1. Chamizal National Memorial: Just a 10-minute drive from the airport, this park commemorates the peaceful resolution of a century-long border dispute between the U.S. and Mexico. It's a symbol of diplomacy and hosts various cultural events.

  2. El Paso Mission Trail: Approximately 20 minutes south of ELP, this historical trail covers three beautifully preserved Spanish colonial missions, offering a deep dive into the area's rich history.

  3. Franklin Mountains State Park: About 25 minutes from the airport, this park is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Offering hiking, rock climbing, and splendid panoramic views, it's a must-visit for nature lovers.

  4. Downtown El Paso: A short 10-minute drive from the airport, downtown hosts an array of dining, shopping, and entertainment options, reflecting the city's vibrant and multicultural spirit.


El Paso International Airport's convenient location provides easy access to the many treasures of El Paso. Opting for a car hire service like Rhinocarhire ensures that travelers can make the most of their visit, embracing the city's culture, history, and natural beauty with ease and comfort.

Current Rental Rates at El Paso Airport

Nissan Sentra

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 54.83 EUR/day
Nissan Sentra

7 Days rental at 383.85 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 54.83 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 383.85 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |

Nissan Versa

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 55.52 EUR/day
Nissan Versa

7 Days rental at 388.66 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |

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

  • There was originally an El Paso Municipal Airport on the site where ELP stands but it was replaced with the international airport by 1965.
  • The United States Army Air Force used El Paso Airport as a training base during World War II.
  • Although El Paso Airport is no longer a focus city for Continental Airlines, Continental still offers flights to Houston Intercontinental Airport.
  • El Paso Airport has a food court between gates B6 and B11 serving various fast food brands.
  • Outside of El Paso Airport is a statue of the Spanish explorer Don Juan de Oñate y Salazar.


Popular car hire destinations in El Paso Airport

Best car rental companies in El Paso Airport

based on 2610 reviews
22 min (average wait time)
No.1: ALAMO,
based on 5875 reviews
24 min (average wait time)
based on 484 reviews
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El Paso Airport car hire information

  • 9.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Alamo US Corporate
  • € 383.81
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 54.83
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 60
    Most Popular Type:
  • 27
    Most popular model:
    Volkswagen Jetta
  • 288
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day for car hire at El Paso Airport

January€ 76
February€ 77
March€ 80
April€ 76
May€ 78
June€ 77
July€ 81
August€ 73
September€ 73
October€ 74
November€ 72
December€ 82
January€ 77
February€ 77
March€ 79
April€ 72
May€ 74
June€ 76
July€ 79
August€ 73
September€ 76
October€ 77
November€ 73
December€ 82
January€ 114
February€ 110
March€ 114
April€ 101
May€ 104
June€ 105
July€ 111
August€ 106
September€ 103
October€ 107
November€ 111
December€ 118
January€ 90
February€ 88
March€ 89
April€ 85
May€ 87
June€ 89
July€ 96
August€ 89
September€ 88
October€ 89
November€ 90
December€ 98
January€ 102
February€ 95
March€ 104
April€ 85
May€ 72
June€ 76
July€ 84
August€ 89
September€ 87
October€ 97
November€ 110
December€ 105
January€ 59
February€ 57
March€ 50
April€ 57
May€ 43
June€ 47
July€ 56
August€ 44
September€ 42
October€ 42
November€ 52
December€ 57
January€ 96
February€ 96
March€ 103
April€ 90
May€ 90
June€ 90
July€ 99
August€ 93
September€ 95
October€ 97
November€ 96
December€ 105
June€ 88
July€ 168
August€ 173

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