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Eugene Car Hire

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Pick-up location Eugene
Rental locations 14
Airport locations 8

Eugene car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Alamo
Best rated
8.7 Excellent (6,513 reviews)
1 location in Eugene
Alamo
Locations in Eugene
28801 Douglas Dr Ste 7
+1 833 827 6504
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Rated no. 2
Enterprise
8.5 Excellent (12,895 reviews)
3 locations in Eugene
Enterprise
Locations in Eugene
28801 Douglas Dr Ste 7
+1 833 827 6501
810 W 6th Ave
+1 541 344 2020
980 Garfield
+1 541 338 9800
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Rated no. 3
Avis
7.6 Good (2,260 reviews)
2 locations in Eugene
Avis
Locations in Eugene
1515 Highway 99 North
+1 541 868 8025
28801 Douglas Drive, Suite 6
+1 541 688 9054
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Rated no. 4
Budget
7.4 Good (4,203 reviews)
2 locations in Eugene
Budget
Locations in Eugene
1515 Highway 99 North
+1 541 461 3741
28801 Douglas Drive, Suite 6
+1 541 463 0422
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Rated no. 5
Hertz
7.4 Good (3,934 reviews)
2 locations in Eugene
Hertz
Locations in Eugene
2160 West 11th Ave Suite C
+1 541 686 3269
28801 Douglas Dr. Suite 8
+1 541 688 9333
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1 location in Eugene
Sunnycars
Locations in Eugene
Mahlon Sweet Field, 28801 Douglas Drive
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When to book a hire car in Eugene

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Top tips for renting a car in Eugene

  • A hire car is the perfect way to explore not only Eugene, but also other jaw-dropping locations in Oregon that are within reach. A car will give you the advantage of navigating freely across the state without having to depend on public transportation, allowing you to either go west to the Oregonian coast with its wild beaches, or east towards the many national forests of the Cascade Range, including Willamette National Forest, which is a 30-minute drive from Eugene.
  • Most of the big car hire agencies, including Alamo, Avis, and Enterprise, can be found at Eugene Airport (EUG), also known as Mahlon Sweet Field, which is less than 12 miles northwest of the city center. The car hire desks are situated within the terminal – just follow the Baggage Claim signs and then take a right. The hire cars are typically parked across the street from the main entrance.
  • Navigating Eugene is pretty straightforward, and you’ll be able to reach most places surrounding the city with a GPS. If you’re driving in the winter, remember you will most likely need good snow tires and chains. Oregon’s highways have “Snow Zone” signs, which indicate the current chain and traction tires’ requirements, so keep an eye out for those. If you’re driving in the rain or snow, allow yourself more time to get to places and be extra alert.
  • Eugene is one of the least congested cities in the country, but you will still see more people on the roads during morning rush hour (between 7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m.), when people go to work and parents drop off their kids, and then again after 5 p.m., as everyone heads home. The I-5 towards Portland can get quite crowded too, so make sure you plan your journey in advance if you’re either heading there or driving from there to Eugene.
  • Book your rental car in Eugene at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Eugene

What is the best hire car agency in Eugene?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Eugene are Alamo (8.7, 6513 reviews), Enterprise (8.5, 12895 reviews), and Avis (7.6, 2260 reviews).

How can I find hire car agencies near me in Eugene?

Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best hire cars near you.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Eugene?

A mid-sized sedan is a good option for travelers wanting to drive through Eugene and towards the coast. If you’re planning on heading to the mountains and lakes, and especially if you’re with family or a group of friends, an SUV might be the best option. In the winter, a four-wheel drive is especially recommended.

What's the speed limit in Eugene?

The speed limit within the city is usually 25 miles per hour (mph), but it may be as low as 15 mph in certain residential areas, so keep an eye out for posted signs. Most open rural highways have a speed limit of 55 mph, and interstate highways have speed limits that range between 65 mph and 70 mph.

How are gas prices in Eugene?

The average petrol prices in Greenville are approximately $2.90 per gallon. Lower prices can range anywhere between $2.41 and $2.79 per gallon. If you’re planning on embarking on longer journeys or if you’re heading to more remote locations, make sure you fill up the tank before taking off.

Where are the best places to park in Eugene?

The City of Eugene offers the first hour of parking free of charge, as well as weekends, in any of the many Overpark and Parkade parking garages downtown, such as the Public Library one. The rates thereafter are $1 per hour and $6 per day. Street parking meters operate from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and they charge about $1.20 for 60 minutes and $6 for five hours.