Car hire in Seattle
Hiring a car in Seattle
Seattle, Washington is one of the fastest growing cities in America and is becoming a popular tourist destination for those looking to stay away from the traditional US city break locations.
A West Coast seaport city, Seattle has plenty to offer those looking for a chilled and relaxing time.
Seattle is famous for being the birthplace of Starbucks coffee, but is also a must-visit for those who enjoy good beer.
Of course, Seattle is forever linked with the indie band Nirvana and there are plenty of places to explore if you are a Kurt Cobain-devotee, as well as a thriving local music scene if you fancy checking out the up-and-coming talent during your stay.
What you need to know
[Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) (/car-hire/seattleairport.htm)] is the largest airport in the Pacific northwest region of the US, and is around 12 miles from downtown Seattle.
It offers international flights to cities throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia, as well as locations across North America. With three runways, it is a busy transport hub and there are plenty of car rental firms based at the airport.
To save extra hassle and expense once you arrive in Seattle, then consider using our booking engine to find the best price and pre-book your car hire needs before travelling to the US.
Where to pick up your car
If you have booked a car at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) than the car rental desks are a short bus ride away from the arrivals lounge. The shuttle buses run 24-hours a day so it is quick and easy to pick up the keys for your rental.
Once you have collected your baggage, head to the one of the two designated shuttle bus pick-up areas, which can be found at the north and south ends of the main terminal.
If you prefer, there are a number of places within the city of Seattle to collect your hire car, including King Street Station - the main train station in the region, which can be found between South King and South Jackson streets in the Pioneer Square district.