Rent a Car at Groton-New London Airport (GON)

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Groton-New London Airport (GON)


155 Tower Ave,
(I-95 North Or South, Exit 88), Groton, CT, Connecticut, 06340, United States


(1) 860-405-8378

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Hours of Operation:

Sun 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM; Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Sat 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Holiday Hours:

MEMORIAL DAY   May  27  closed
INDEPENDENCE DY   July  4  closed
LABOR DAY   September  2  closed
THANKSGIVING DY   November  28  closed
CHRISTMAS EVE   December  24  08:00AM - 03:00PM
CHRISTMAS DAY   December  25  closed
NEW YEARS EVE   December  31  08:00AM - 03:00PM

NEW YEARS DAY   January  1  closed

If flying in, the rental counter is within the terminal with a short walk to the car lot.


Location Information

Where is Budget at the GON Airport?

Fastbreak Service
Proceed to the Budget counter Fastbreak line/or normal line if no Fastbreak line designation/or follow directions to the Fastbreak Kiosk. Present identification and receive your rental agreement. The counter representative will give the customer the keys & directions to their car.
FASTBREAK RETURN: Follow the airport signs for Car Rental return. You do not need to return to the counter to complete your rental. Record your mileage and fuel level on the rental agreement and drop it in the Budget Fastbreak return box. A closed rental agreement will be mailed to you within 48 hours.
General Directions
COUNTER: **Airline Passengers** Follow the signs to the Baggage Claim area of the Terminal.

**Local Renters** From I-95 North or South take Exit 88 to CT-117. Proceed East on CT-117/North Rd (approx 2 miles) to end (US1). Make a left onto US 1 South. Make a left onto South Rd/US-1(approx 1.5 miles). Go straight - approx 1 mile South Rd becomes Tower Avenue. Follow signs to Groton New London Airport Terminal. Proceed inside the baggage claim area entrance, to the counter.

VEHICLES: Located in the parking lot located outside the Terminal.

RETURNS: Same as pick-up.

AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Not available. Rental vehicle must be returned during office hours.

Groton Airport Rental Car Return

If you’re flying out of Groton – New London Airport, drop off your rental car at 155 Tower Avenue, Groton, CT, 06340, in the same area as car pickup. When returning your GON car rental, make sure to retrieve all your belongings before checking out. We hope to see you again!

Groton – New London Airport Car Rental Information

When you land at the Groton airport, rent a car from Budget. Our rental counter is conveniently located near the baggage claim area, so you can get out quickly and visit places like Bluff Point State Park. We offer cheap economy cars, as well as SUVs and convertibles, which are all great options for going to Groton’s golf courses and coastal areas.

Fastbreak Membership: You can get a Fastbreak membership to skip the lines at the Budget counter and get your rental car just by showing your driver’s license. Return your car faster as a member too.

Cheap Prices: To save money on your trip to Groton, check out our latest discounts, coupons, and offers. Also, show us a better deal on a Budget rental car from another website and we’ll beat it with our Best Rate Guarantee policy.

GON Rental Cars

If you’re here in Groton with your family, get a minivan rental to take your family to the Mystic Aquarium or to the gardens and shorelines of Harkness Memorial State Park. Everyone in your group will love the leg room and dual sliding doors. If you just need a reliable vehicle to transport you around the area, Budget has a wide selection of small to full-size sedans.


A 5-, 7-, or 8-seat SUV rental is an exciting option for exploring nearby coastal parks or playing a few rounds at Groton’s golf courses.

Long-Term Car Rentals

If you’re visiting Connecticut long term, find out how much you can save with a monthly car rental for up to 11 months.


Pick up a minivan rental to take a group to the famous Submarine Force Library & Museum. A passenger van with 12 or 15 seats is perfect when visiting Ocean Beach Park.

Luxury Cars

A luxury car rental like a premium sedan is perfect for anyone taking a romantic dinner cruise off the Connecticut coast.

Small to Full-Size Cars

Taking a road trip or commuting to meetings? Either way you can save money on gas with a sedan.


Feel the salty breeze from the Atlantic with a convertible car rental and explore Connecticut in a convertible.

Escape the Groton Airport with a Budget Car Rental

You can get a Groton airport car rental even if you’re here just for a short business trip or waiting out a flight delay. Drive along the Thames River to visit the Naval Submarine Base in New London, or quickly stop by the Mystic Seaport Museum, home to historical ships. While you’re out, get a quality meal or room with these local recommendations.

Nearby Restaurants

  • Taqueria Cinco

  • Puffins Restaurant

  • Sneekers Cafe

Hotels Within 7 Miles or Less

  • Hampton Inn Groton

  • Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa

  • Holiday Inn New London – Mystic Area

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