Are you flying to Austin Airport (AUS) and would you like to explore Austin or even the whole of Texas with a cheap rental car? Then it's worth considering renting your car directly at Austin Airport from one of the more than ten car rental companies with a large fleet of vehicles ranging from small cars to vans. Compare the car rental companies at Austin Airport with Driveboo at an early stage and book a rental car from home for your roadtrip to the United States.
With only one terminal, Austin Airport is quite clear and easy to follow, and thanks to good signage, you will quickly find your way around. Your car rental station is located in a separate, three-storey building opposite the terminal, which you can reach conveniently by foot after your arrival.
Fortunately, a large number of international car rental companies have settled at Austin Airport, so that not only a well-maintained rental car, but also trained service personnel expect you to be available for advice and assistance at all times during your stay. Below we have listed the car rental companies where you can rent a car:
Our tip: If you decide to rent a car from a car rental company that is not located at the airport and offers you a shuttle service, you should make sure at which meeting point you will be picked up.
Since there is no petrol station at Austin Airport, it may be worth considering choosing a rental car with a fair fueling scheme, which you can take over at the airport directly from a full tank of petrol in order to leave for your hotel without any problems. The nearest petrol stations are listed below:
|Petrol station||Distance from Austin Austin||Opening hours|
|Exxon||2,8 miles||24 hours|
|Exxon||5 miles||6am - 11pm|
|Texaco||5,8 miles||5am -12pm|
Thanks to its excellent transport connections, Austin's city centre is only a 20-minute drive away from the airport via the motorways and expressways. If you don't want to start your rental car right away, you can reach the city centre by taxi. In addition, there are various private shuttle service and charter providers who can organise transport in advance.
Whether it's exchanging money on arrival or shopping at the airport of Austin, where a little more than 11 million travellers set foot on Texan soil every year, you don't have to do without anything. Treat yourself to a healthy sandwich before you take off, have a last look at one of the delicious Tex-Mex restaurants, enjoy a scented coffee, stroll a little along the displayed works of art or buy some body care products in one of the duty-free shops.
Austin, the fourth-largest city in the state of Texas, is not only home to over 70 attractions and more than 50 museums, but also offers extensive walks along the shores of Lake Travis, making it worthwhile to stay in Austin for a few more days to see the most beautiful sights.
A visit to the Texas State Capitol and the LBJ Presidential Library is an absolute must, but a visit to the Bullock Texas State History Museum and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center should also be on your to-do list before you go on a tour of Texas in your rental car. If you would like to visit one of the larger cities in the surrounding area, we have put together some distances of several kilometres below.
|Place name||Distance from Austin Airport AUS||Travel time|
|Austin city center||13,5 km||20 minutes|
|San Antonio||133,7 km||1 hour 23 minutes|
|Houston (toll road)||252,6 km||2 hours 27 minutes|
|Dallas (toll road)||329,9 km||3 hours 7 minutes|
|El Paso||936,6 km||8 hours 37 minutes|
Oil fields as far as the eye can see? Certainly not, because Texas has much more to offer than miles of oil fields. Take your rental car to the north of the country and visit Palo Duro Canyon, the second largest canyon in the USA, the Palo Duro Canyon, head west and hike a little bit in the Guadalupe-Mountains National Park and in the Big Bend National Park or drive to the coast towards Corpus Christi and in the National Park Padre Island National Seashore you can enjoy a little bit of the fresh sea breeze.
Our tip: Do you want to see as much of Texas as possible and return your car to another rental station? Then compare the one-way rentals of the different rental car companies with Driveboo and make your dream come true.