Rent a Car at Des Moines Intl Airport (DSM)

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Des Moines Intl Airport (DSM)


5800 Fleur Dr,
Des Moines, IA, Iowa, 50321, United States


(1) 515-287-2612

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Hours of Operation:

Sun - Fri 8:00 AM - 11:30 PM; Sat 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Free pickup service available

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


Location Information

Where is Budget at DSM Airport?

General Directions
COUNTER: Located in terminal, near baggage claim area.
CARS: Located right outside the terminal.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Available. Park & lock vehicle. Place keys & completed contract in the drop box located on the rental 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.

Des Moines International Airport Rental Car Return

Conveniently find the airport car rental return in the same spot as pickup, at 5800 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321. If you haven’t been here before, you can follow the airport signs directing you to the covered lot for car rental returns. Park and lock your car before checking out at the desk.

Des Moines Airport Car Rental Information 

Reserve a car rental at the Des Moines, Iowa, airport and quickly get out to tour the area. With the Budget rental counter located right in the terminal at Des Moines International Airport, you’ll find cheap rental cars ready and waiting for you once you deplane and gather your luggage. Download the Budget app to keep your reservation details handy. Whether you’re here for an extended visit to family or a short stay because of a long layover, take a car rental in Des Moines out to attractions like Pappajohn Sculpture Park and Blank Park Zoo. 

Fastbreak Membership: With a Des Moines airport car rental and Fastbreak Membership, you can get out of the airport as soon as possible. Skip the line and take advantage of special discounts. 

Cheap Prices: Find wallet-friendly rental rates on the Budget website. And don’t miss our Best Rate Guarantee. We’re so confident our prices are the best, we guarantee it!

Long-Term Car Rental

Why lease a car when a monthly car rental is cheaper and more flexible? A Budget long-term rental is perfect for a month or longer.

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Luxury Car Rental

Feeling lucky? Cruise over to the Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, and Hotel in style with a luxury car rental.

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Convertible Rental

Enjoy the temperate summers of Des Moines with a convertible rental—and the wind in your hair.

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Van Rental

If you have a group with between 12 and 15 people, a passenger van rental may be the best option. Easily transport teams with passenger vans, or rent a minivan for up to 7 people.

SUV Rental

Drive with confidence during the Des Moines winters in an SUV. Our fleet includes a selection of 5-, 7-, and 8-seater SUVs.

Escape DSM with a Budget Car Rental

Don’t sit in the airport wishing you had downloaded a movie to watch while you wait out a long layover or a delayed flight. Get out and see more than the monotonous walls of the Des Moines airport. If you don’t have time to travel far, grab a car rental and venture just outside the airport to a local restaurant or a comfy hotel.

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