AUS Austin airport car rental

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) serves the Greater Austin metropolitan area and is located five miles southeast of the capital's downtown district.

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The airport has two terminals: the main Barbara Jordan Terminal and the South Terminal. Passengers can move between the terminals via shuttle buses.

 

Rental Cars at AUS Airport

 

Rental cars at Austin's airport are located in a rental car facility in the airport's parking garage. From the Barbara Jordan terminal's baggage claim, cross the street to reach the parking garage. Take elevators to Level 3 and look for the Rental Car signs. You can also reach the garage via the pedestrian walkway from the upper level of the Barbara Jordan terminal. For more detail, see this airport infographic.

From the South Terminal, take a shuttle bus from outside the arrivals area to the rental car facility in the parking garage.

There are 10 rental car companies at Austin's airport:

Alamo (844) 366-2656
Available Services: Online check-in and self-service kiosk. Online check-in offers option to "skip the counter" and go straight to your car.
Return Location: 3819 Presidential Blvd. Austin. Put the address in your car's GPS or a mapping application. When you reach the airport grounds, look for signs for the parking garage and rental car facility.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily between 6:30 am-11:30 pm.

Avis (512) 356-3510
Preferred Services: Avis Preferred
Return Location: 3819 Presidential Blvd. Austin. Put the address in your car's GPS or a mapping application. When you reach the airport grounds, look for signs for the parking garage and rental car facility.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 8 am-10 pm. After hours, place the completed contract and keys in the drop box located in the returns area.

Budget (512) 356-3519
Preferred Services: Proceed to the Fastbreak booth on the third level of the parking garage. Locate your name on the display and proceed to the area listed, from which any car may be chosen. Choose your vehicle, proceed to the exit booth, present your driver's license to Budget agent.
Return Location: 3819 Presidential Blvd. Austin. Put the address in your car's GPS or a mapping application. When you reach the airport grounds, look for signs for the parking garage and rental car facility. Fastbreak members do not have to go to the counter to return the car.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 8 am-10 pm. After hours, place the completed contract and keys in the drop box located in the returns area.

Dollar (512) 225-2815
Return Location: 3819 Presidential Blvd. Austin. Put the address in your car's GPS or a mapping application. When you reach the airport grounds, look for signs for the parking garage and rental car facility.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 7 am-11 pm.

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Enterprise (737) 484-3896
Available Services: Self-service kiosks
Return Location: 3819 Presidential Blvd. Austin. Put the address in your car's GPS or a mapping application. When you reach the airport grounds, look for signs for the parking garage and rental car facility.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 6:30 am-11:30 pm. After hours, place keys in drop box located next to kiosk in returns area.

Fox Rent a Car (512) 256-8460
Return Location: 3819 Presidential Blvd. Austin. Put the address in your car's GPS or a mapping application. When you reach the airport grounds, look for signs for the parking garage and rental car facility.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 7 am-12:30 am.

Hertz (512) 247-7250
Available Services: Self-service kiosks
Preferred Services: Gold Choice
Return Location: 3819 Presidential Blvd. Austin. Put the address in your car's GPS or a mapping application. When you reach the airport grounds, look for signs for the parking garage and rental car facility.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily from 7 am-11 pm.

National (844) 366-2655
Preferred Services: Emerald Aisle and Drop & Go are available.
Return Location: 3819 Presidential Blvd. Austin. Put the address in your car's GPS or a mapping application. When you reach the airport grounds, look for signs for the parking garage and rental car facility.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 6:30 am-11:30 pm. After hours returns available.

Payless (512) 961-5295
Return Location: 3819 Presidential Blvd. Austin. Put the address into the car's GPS or your preferred mapping application. From downtown Austin, take I-35 southbound and use Exit 230 to get on TX-71 E in the direction of the airport.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 8 am-9 pm. After hours, place the completed contract and keys in the drop box.

Thrifty (512) 225-2815
Return Location: 3819 Presidential Blvd. Austin. Put the address into the car's GPS or your preferred mapping application. From downtown Austin, take I-35 southbound and use Exit 230 to get on TX-71 E in the direction of the airport.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 7 am-11 pm.

 

Off-Airport Rental Cars at AUS

 

Off-airport locations include Silvercar at 2415 E. Hwy 71 in nearby Del Valle.

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