Rental Cars Auckland Airport

Easy Auckland Airport pick up and drop off

100% New Zealand-Owned and Operated
Picking up Auckland Airport rental cars has never been easier. Simply call us on arrival and we will collect you from Auckland Airport in our shuttle van. Before you know it you'll be on your way.
We're a local team with over 30 year's rental car experience, and we're here to help!
Pegasus Rental Cars Auckland Airport
3B Kingsford Smith Place, Airport Oaks
Auckland 2022, New Zealand
Opening Hours
7am – 5pm Monday to Sunday
Last shuttle to/from the airport at 4.30pm

Get an instant price quote here or phone to book your Auckland Airport car rental on 0800 35 45 10.


Visiting Auckland for business or travel?

Explore Auckland City and nearby locations on the North Island of New Zealand with a Pegasus Auckland Airport rental car. Enjoy affordable daily rates, spacious, late-model vehicles and flexible travel times with a rental car from our fuel-efficient fleet.

As one of the longest-serving car rental companies in New Zealand, the Pegasus team has cared for customers with safety and efficiency for over 30 years. In addition, due to popular demand, we provide a free pick-up service for each car hire booking from hotels and motels close to the Airport.

Rent an Auckland Airport hire car today for your desired rental period. Relax as our friendly staff collect you from the arrivals area on the ground floor of the Auckland Airport domestic terminal or international terminal.

Organise a transfer to collect your Auckland Airport car rental from our depot between 8 am and 5 pm, Monday to Sunday. Please call us to make prior arrangements to pick up your car rental from our Auckland Airport branch if your flight arrives outside business hours.

To arrange your complimentary shuttle service, call us toll-free at 0800 354 510, email us, or add your flight arrival time to the comments box when you book Auckland Airport rental cars online.

Our car range for hire

Our Auckland Airport car rentals consist of fuel-efficient, well-maintained, late-model vehicles to suit your budget. We provide both small compact cars for zipping around town and modern sedans, perfect for business travel. For larger groups such as sports clubs and school groups, then check out our roomy hatchbacks, economical SUVs, and generous 8, 11 and 12-seater vans.

Toyota Estima car for hire at Pegasus Rental Cars Auckland Airport

You’ll enjoy unlimited kilometres on every rental car from Auckland Airport. Add a lockable luggage trailer to your van hire to transport heavier or additional gear.

Easily rent children’s safety seats, snow chains, roof racks or GPS equipment when you book your car rental at Auckland Airport. We also offer comprehensive car rental insurance and windscreen insurance for each Auckland Airport car rental. Choose from optional insurance extras: Excess Reduction or Zero Excess.

To begin the booking process, visit our booking page. Enter your pick-up and drop-off location and hire period to discover our special deals and vehicle availability. Then, search for the Auckland Airport car hire that suits your needs and receive an instant quote!

How to find us – directions to Pegasus Auckland Airport

Our Auckland Airport branch is located at 3 Kingsford Smith Place, Airport Oaks (off Richard Pearse Dr). We’re an easy 5-minute drive from the Auckland International Airport. The process for arranging collection from the international or domestic terminal is simple but must be made by prior arrangement.

When you book your hire car, add your airport terminal and ETA to the comments box or advise our friendly staff members via phone or email. Then, on arrival, call us toll-free on 0800 80 35 80, and we will dispatch the shuttle to collect you from the ground floor outside the terminal building (during office hours).

Contact details for car hire Auckland Airport

Our friendly Auckland Airport car rental team is ready to answer all your questions—from our pick-up service policies to car hire FAQs.  Phone us during our office hours from Monday to Sunday, between 7 am – 5 pm on (09) 275 3222 or toll-free on 0800 35 45 10. Alternatively, email us at

Explore driving destinations in Auckland and beyond

Here at Pegasus, we want to give you peace of mind when you’re driving an Auckland Airport car rental. So, we provide roadside assistance 24/7, New Zealand-wide, for the entire rental period. All Auckland Airport hire cars are thoroughly inspected for safety and well-maintained so that you can head out on your New Zealand road trip with confidence.

To rent a car and drive in New Zealand, you must be at least 18 years old and hold a valid driver’s licence. The daily rates for car rentals at Auckland Airport depend on your age. By entering this information when you book, we can provide a more accurate rental estimate. Some restrictions apply to car rentals, but we do not charge extra for additional drivers. Please call us for more information if you are under 21 years of age.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I stay near Auckland Airport?

You’ll find a large number of quality hotels at the airport. We recommend the Heartland or Sudima Hotels located close to our Auckland Airport vehicle hire depot.

How much does it cost to hire a car at Auckland Airport?

We offer one-way and multi-island hire car promotions and seasonal specials, subject to vehicle availability. From our range of small compact cars to our 12-seater transit vans, you can take advantage of our deals to save more on our Auckland Airport car rentals. Be sure to begin the booking process to rent a car well before the New Zealand holiday periods begin, as demand is high and prices may increase

Where to drive and what to do near Auckland Airport?

Once you’ve collected your Pegasus rental car, it’s time for a road trip to explore the largest city in New Zealand!

Pick up your rental car and go driving through this world-famous location on the North Island to discover gorgeous beaches and native bush walks all in one day. Before you leave the CBD, don’t forget to check out the Auckland War Memorial Museum in Auckland Domain.

Take your Auckland Airport car hire to the Villa Maria Estate for an exquisite lunch accompanied by award-winning wine. Afterwards, head back down the road to the Strawberry Farm for mouth-watering ice cream.

Golf enthusiasts can head out to the 24-hour driving range, JK’s World of Golf. Do you fancy a waterfront walk? Just a 10-minute drive north from the airport is the Kiwi Esplanade at Mangere Bridge, with stunning views of the Manukau Harbour. Or take a drive into Newmarket to search your favourite shops for a great deal!

Where are the best places to eat near Auckland Airport?

Auckland’s airport boasts a wide variety of coffee shops and eateries at the international and domestic terminals. You can also find many cafes, restaurants, and takeaway shops along Richard Pearse Drive on your way to the CBD.

Where can I refuel with petrol near Auckland Airport?

Waitomo Mangere service station is on the left-hand side of Richard Pearse Drive after you pick up your rental vehicle. Or, turn right onto George Bolt Memorial, where you’ll find Z petrol station on Tom Pearce Drive.

How to get around Auckland Airport

You can use the free shuttle bus to travel between Auckland’s domestic and international terminals, use the free shuttle bus.
Ready to explore Auckland? Follow these navigation steps from the Pegasus depot to the CBD:

  • Turn left onto Richard Pearse Drive
  • Turn right onto Ascot Road
  • Turn right onto Kirkbride Road/Route 14
  • Take the State Highway 20A North ramp to the City Centre
  • Merge onto State Highway 20A, then onto State Highway 20
  • Take exit 24B for State Highway 16E towards the City Centre
  • Merge onto State Highway 16
  • Take exit 2A toward Wellesley Street
  • Turn left onto the Wellesley Street Bridge
  • Continue onto Wellesley Street East
  • Make a slight left onto Mayoral Drive
  • Turn right onto Wakefield Street
  • Turn right onto Queen Street

What is the driving distance between Auckland Airport and the city centre?

Driving from the Auckland Domestic or International Terminal locations to Auckland City Centre takes 25 to 30 minutes along State Highway 20.

Reviews from our Auckland Airport customers

Enjoy New Zealand hospitality from the skilled team at Pegasus. We are privileged to have served locals and visitors with quality car rentals across the North and South Island for almost 30 years. 100% New Zealand-owned and operated, our company is known for unbeatable customer support. Along with great rates and dedicated car rental service, one of our competitive advantages is extensive local knowledge to help you make the most of your Auckland visit. Check out what our customers have to say below:

Book with Pegasus now

We’re a nationwide car rental company with 15 locations on the North and South Island of New Zealand. Your City of Sails adventure awaits with a Pegasus car hire at Auckland Airport. Search for your next car hire online now. Or phone our friendly customer service team for help.

We look forward to seeing you soon in Auckland, New Zealand!