Car rental at the Oakland International Airport
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At the Oakland International Airport we recommend the following car rental offers

from 58 $ per day
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Offers with top price-performance ratio

Economy
e.g. Toyota Yaris
4 Days from 09.01 - 13.01.2025
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from 86 $ per day
Mini

Alone on the road or only with small luggage? Then this will be sufficient!

e.g. Chevrolet Spark
4 Days from 09.01 - 13.01.2025
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from 62 $ per day
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This way nothing can go wrong - carefree and all inclusive!

Economy
e.g. Mitsubishi Mirage
4 Days from 09.01 - 13.01.2025
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Located 10 miles south of downtown Oakland, Oakland International Airport is the third largest airport in the San Francisco Bay Area. Offering more than 50 non-stop destinations, OAK connects you directly to the heart of California's vibrant culture and breathtaking landscapes.

Car Rental at the Airport

After touching down, you'll find familiar names in car rental. Companies like Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Fox, Hertz, National, Payless, and Thrifty all have counters at the airport. You can compare prices through our reliable car rental partners to get the best deal. The Rental Car Center is a short shuttle ride away from the terminals.

Setting Off on Your Journey

When you’re ready to hit the road, having your itinerary and a rental car to meet your needs is key. Compact car for city touring? SUV for a family road trip along the coast? Roomy van for a team-building retreat in the wine country? We got you covered.

Fuel Up and Go

Prior to leaving, visit one of the gas stations conveniently located near the airport to fill up.

  • Costco Gasoline is just 2.3 miles away,
  • Arco service station is 3.5 miles away, and
  • 76 Gas Station is within 3.9 miles distance.

Exploring the Surrounding Areas

The airport is well-connected to several major routes, making it a breeze to reach nearby cities and attractions. The I-880 takes you to downtown Oakland in 15 minutes, San Francisco across the bay - accessible via beautiful Bay Bridge - in about 40 minutes.

Local Insight

For a real taste of Oakland, you must visit its vibrant neighborhoods and food scenes. Feel the energy of Uptown, soak up the relaxed waterfront vibes at Jack London Square, or indulge your inner foodie at Temescal Alley's trendy eateries.

Know Before You Go

Driving in California can be a rewarding experience, but here are a few tips to ensure a smoother experience:

  • The local time zone is Pacific Standard Time (PST).
  • The US Dollar ($) is the national currency.
  • Driving is on the right-hand side of the road.
  • SF Bay Area's climate is Mediterranean, which means wet winters (Oct-Apr) and dry summers (May-Sep).
  • Don't forget to pick up a local SIM card to stay connected.

Make the Most of Your Time in California

Your adventure in the Golden State begins right when you land at Oakland International Airport. From picking the perfect rental car to exploring local neighborhoods, there’s much to discover, and we are here, ensuring you start on the right. Enjoy the ride!

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