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Bradley Intl Airport (BDL)


4 Schoephoester Rd,
Windsor Locks, CT, Connecticut, 06096, United States


(1) 860-627-3700

Location Type:


Hours of Operation:

Sun - Sat 4:00 AM - 1:00 AM

If flying in, shuttle to both the rental counter and car lot.


Location Information

Where is Budget Rent a Car at the Bradley Airport?

Fastbreak Service
Outside the baggage claim area, proceed to the courtesy bus pick-up area. At the car rental facility, 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 provide the keys & directions to the 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: Proceed outside the terminal at the lower level by baggage claim to the roadway. Customers arriving at Terminal A (New); will need to proceed outside to the 1st roadway. Customers arriving at Terminal B (Old); will need to proceed outside to the second roadway. Take the Budget shuttle bus to the Car Rental Facility.

VEHICLES: Located on the ready line outside the Car Rental Facility.

RETURNS: Same as pickup.

When you arrive, Proceed outside the terminal at the lower level by baggage claim to the roadway. Customers arriving at Terminal A (New); will need to proceed outside to the 1st roadway. Customers arriving at Terminal B (Old); will need to proceed outside to the second roadway. Take the Budget shuttle bus to the Car Rental Facility. The manager or key person will have your contract ready and personally escort you to your vehicle.

BDL Rental Car Return

When your trip is at an end, return your Budget car rental to 85-317 Schoephoester Rd, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096, at the Bradley airport. Follow the signs you’ll see as you approach the airport indicating where to go for rental car returns. You’ll be returning your BDL car rental to the same location as Budget car rental pickup.

Bradley International Airport Car Rental Information

Budget Car Rental provides complimentary shuttle service from Bradley International Airport (also known as the Hartford airport or BDL), to the BDL car rental lot, so you’ll be able to pick up your vehicle and venture out into lovely Hartford in no time. You can rest assured that you’ll find the right car rental at Hartford Airport at Budget—our vast selection of airport car rentals range from SUVs and luxury cars to compact sedans and hybrids.

Hartford, the capital of Connecticut, is the largest inland city in the state. Known as the Insurance Capital of the World, it’s home to the corporate headquarters of six leading insurance companies.

For great deals on Hartford airport car rentals, and excellent service on either end of your stay in Connecticut, choose Budget.

Fastbreak Membership: Avoid roadblocks at the car rental counter with our Fastbreak Membership. Just show us your valid driver’s license, then grab your keys and hit the road.

Cheap Prices: We’re always offering deals and other discounts such as our Best Rate Guarantee, which allows you to price match lower Budget car rental rates found on other websites.

BDL Rental Cars

Harford is steeped in history, and there’s plenty to see. If you’re traveling with your family through this area, a larger vehicle such as a van or SUV would be a good choice. Take a look at some of our Bradley International Airport car rental options below.


Explore the city of Hartford in power and style with one of our SUV rentals. We offer SUVs seating 5, 7, or 8 people.

Long-Term Car Rentals

At Budget, we give you the option of monthly car rentals. If you’re planning an extended stay, consider this long-term solution.


Minivan rentals are great for families with children or groups with extra luggage. If your group is extra large, we have 12- and 15-passenger vans.

Luxury Cars

Select one of our coupe sports cars, luxury SUVs or other high end vehicle and explore New England in style and comfort.  

Small to Full-Size Cars

Take a trip around Windsor and Hartford with a sedan rental. Save money on gas with a reliable car.


Experience the fresh air and beauty of Connecticut from the seat of a convertible.

Escape Bradley, CT Airport With a Budget Car Rental

The gold leaf domed State Capitol Building is both a handsome sight and a historical landmark. Mark Twain’s family home is also a popular attraction here. Right next door is the more modest home of Harriet Beecher Stowe, who penned Uncle Tom’s Cabin and 30 other novels.

Bushnell Park is the nation’s oldest publicly funded park and offers a healthy respite from the bustling city surrounding it. The Wadsworth Atheneum is one of the oldest museums still operating in the United States. It houses an impressive 50,000 pieces of art and has just undergone extensive renovations. These and other great spots are yours to discover in a vehicle from Budget’s fleet of Bradley International Airport rental cars.

Rent a car and get out to explore!

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