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Flying to Minneapolis? Located within 10 miles of both downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul, MSP is the largest airport in the Upper Midwest.

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Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport has two terminals, labeled Terminal 1-Lindbergh and Terminal 2-Humphrey. To move between the terminals, use the Light Rail Transit, which has trains stop at both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. There is no charge for rail service between MSP's terminals.

There's also a complimentary shuttle service between the terminal buildings, available as an alternative to light rail, for passengers with mobility challenges or special needs.

 

Rental Cars at MSP Airport

 

All on-airport rental car companies have counters at both terminals.

At Terminal 1, from baggage claim, follow signs for rental cars. Take the underground tram to the Red and Blue parking ramps, then an elevator to the second or third floor to reach the on-airport rental car counters.

At Terminal 2, from baggage claim, the on-airport rental car counters are located in the Ground Transport Center on the ground level of the Purple parking ramp directly across from the terminal building.

There are seven rental car providers located at the airport:

Alamo Rent a Car (833) 813-5263
Available Services: Online check-in, self-service kiosks and "skip the counter" are available.
Return Location: 4650 Glumack Dr., Minneapolis. Put the address in your car's GPS or mapping application, and follow the signs for the rental car facility and then for Alamo.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open 24/7.

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Avis Rent a Car (612) 726-5220
Preferred Services: Avis Preferred is available. You have the option of swapping your pre-assigned vehicle for another one at the Select & Go Upgrade Area—check the hangtags on the vehicles for the additional price.
Return Location: 4650 Glumack Dr., Minneapolis. Put the address in your car's GPS or mapping application, and follow the signs for the rental car facility and then for Avis.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 6 am-2 am.

Budget Car Rental (612) 726-5237
Preferred Services: Go to the Budget counter and follow signs for the Fastbreak line or kiosk, and then present your identification to receive the rental agreement. When dropping off the car, drop your keys in the Fastbreak box after writing down your final mileage and fuel details.
Return Location: 4650 Glumack Dr., Minneapolis. Put the address in your car's GPS or mapping application, and follow the signs for the rental car facility and then for Budget. Fastbreak members do not have to go to the counter to return the car.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 6 am-2 am.

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Enterprise Rent-a-Car (833) 807-1735
Return Location: 4650 Glumack Dr., Minneapolis. Put the address in your car's GPS or mapping application, and follow the signs for the rental car facility and then for Enterprise.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 6 am-11:30 pm. For returns outside these hours, park the car in the Enterprise return area, lock the doors and place the keys in the drop box adjacent to the main entrance.

Hertz (651) 698-9585
Available Services: Self-service kiosks
Preferred Services: Gold Canopy Service is available.
Return Location: 4300 Glumack Dr., Minneapolis. Put the address in your car's GPS or mapping application, and follow the signs for the rental car facility and then for Hertz.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open 24/7.

National (833) 813-5262
Preferred Services: Emerald Aisle and Drop & Go are available.
Return Location: 4650 Glumack Dr., Minneapolis. Put the address in your car's GPS or mapping application, and follow the signs for the rental car facility and then for National.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open 24/7.

Payless Car Rental (612) 866-4918
Return Location: 4650 Glumack Dr., Minneapolis. Put the address in your car's GPS or mapping application, and follow the signs for the rental car facility and then for Payless.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 6 am-12 am.

 

Off-Airport Rental Cars at MSP

 

Several companies—including Dollar Car Rental, Sixt and Thrifty—have locations in close proximity to MSP Airport.

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