Gainesville Airport Car Rental (GNV)

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Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV)


3400 Ne 39th Ave,
Gainesville, FL, Florida, 32609, United States


(1) 352-373-3959

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Hours of Operation:

Sun - Sat 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

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


Location Information

Where is Budget Car Rental at the Gainesville, FL, 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: Located in terminal, near baggage claim area.
CARS: Located outside of terminal, approx 50 yards to the right.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Available. Park & lock vehicle. Place keys & completed contract in the drop box located at the counter.
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.

Gainesville Regional Airport Rental Car Return

Head to Gainesville Airport to return your car rental. The drop-off lot is the same place where car pickup occurs. Once you are here, follow signs past the terminal pointing you to the rental car return area. From there, it’s just a short walk into the terminal to return your keys and catch your flight.

Gainesville Airport Car Rental Information

Slide on some flip-flops, pick up a car rental from the Gainesville, FL, airport, and start your adventure. Our car rentals let you head straight to the University of Florida for a Gators football game or out to Paynes Prairie for a chance to spy some real alligators. A car rental from the GNV airport makes it possible to go where you want during your stay.

Fastbreak Membership: We know you’re ready to get out of the airport the moment you land. To make the rental car pickup process faster, sign up for a free Fastbreak Membership. Our Fastbreak program allows loyal customers to spend less time in line and earn Budget Bucks. 

Cheap Prices: Skip expensive transportation and enjoy the convenience of a rental car. Budget offers a Best Rate Guarantee that ensures our prices are competitive and fair. If you find a website offering a better price on a Budget rental, we’ll beat their rate.

What is the best type of car to rent in Gainesville?

The ideal car rental at the GNV airport depends on the size of your traveling party. Vans and larger SUVs are a great option for those with big groups. However, if it’s just you or you and a partner, sedans are easier to park and earn better gas mileage. View more of our rental options below and reserve a rental from Budget at the Gainesville Regional Airport today!

SUV Rental

Camping trips and outdoor adventures are easy-peasy for travelers in an SUV rental. Plus, you’ll have extra room for gear.


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Van Rental

Families, colleagues, and friends can all benefit from the convenience of a minivan rental. Load everyone in for a trip to the Butterfly Rainforest.


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Long-Term Car Rental

Keep warm for a little longer with a monthly car rental in Gainesville. Stay here and avoid the snow for months.


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