Rent a Car at Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA)

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Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA)


2500 National Avenue,
Parking Garage A, Arlington, VA, Virginia, 22202, United States


(1) 703-872-0320 (0)

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Hours of Operation:

Sun - Sat 7:00 AM - 11:30 PM

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


Location Information

Where is Budget Car Rental at DCA?

Fastbreak Service
Follow Ground Transportation signs to airport shuttle bus. Take the airport shuttle bus to Parking Garage A. Upon arrival, Fastbreak Renters will follow the signs to the Budget counter located on the 1st Floor. Please look for your Rental Agreement in the Fastbreak Podium located on the 1st Floor. Fastbreak service is temporarily on limited hours.
General Directions
COUNTER: AIRLINE PASSENGERS: The Budget counter is located on the 1st floor of Parking Garage A. After you collect your luggage, follow Ground Transportation signs to the airport shuttle bus. Ride the bus to Parking Garage A. Follow Budget signs to the counter on the 1st Floor. Once your rental agreement is completed, you will be directed to the 2nd Floor for keys/vehicle.
From George Washington Memorial Pkwy: Follow the signs for the airport. Once in the airport, follow the signs for the Rental Car Returns & Parking Garage A. The Budget counter is located on the 1st floor.
VEHICLES: Located on the 2nd floor of Parking Garage A.
RETURNS: Follow signs marked "Car Rental Returns". An attendant is available during normal operating hours.
AFTER HOURS RETURNS: Available. Park and leave keys (unlocked) in the vehicle. Place contract and keys on the dashboard in the Budget return Area. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.
After-hours Returns
Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located in the Returns area. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.

Ronald Reagan Airport Car Rental Return

The address for Budget Car Rental at DCA is 2500 National Avenue, Arlington, VA. You’ll see signs directing you to Car Rental Returns as you enter the airport grounds. If you drop off a rental car after hours, just leave your keys and completed contract in the vehicle, unlocked. Or, use the drop box. You can walk or shuttle back to your terminal.

DCA Car Rental Information

Get a Reagan Airport car rental from Budget, and you’ll be about ten minutes away from the Pentagon, the National Mall, the Capitol Building, and all the historical and modern sites in our nation’s capital. Or rent a car and drive west to enjoy the beautiful countryside and country clubs of Virginia.

What is the best type of car to rent in Washington DC?

The DC area has some of the most interesting and exciting historical sites in America—not to mention some of the most powerful people. Whether you’re here for business or pleasure, Budget can find the right DCA car rental for you.

Van Rental

A passenger van rental comes with either 12 or 15 seats, perfect for a larger group visiting the U.S. Capitol Building. A minivan rental, such as a Nissan Quest, can take a family of up to 7 or 8 to the Smithsonian museums—with room for souvenirs.


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SUV Rental

With all the tourists driving distracted because of the historical sights of DC, an SUV can give you the security of a high seating position and tough design. You’ll feel safer in DC traffic in a Jeep Patriot or a roomy GMC Yukon.


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Long-Term Car Rental

Do you need to live or work in the Washington DC area for an extended time? A Budget monthly car rental service gives discounted rates the longer you rent—for 11 months or less. We’ll also discount your loss damage waiver and let you swap cars any time.


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Luxury Car Rental

For a luxurious time cruising the George Washington Memorial Parkway next to the Potomac River, playing golf courses in Virginia, or visiting the Spa at Four Seasons, travel in style in a convertible car rental, such as a Mustang GT or Camaro SS.


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