Rent a Car at Chicago Rockford Intl Airport (RFD)

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Chicago Rockford Intl Airport (RFD)


2 Airport Circle,
Rockford, IL, Illinois, 61109, United States


(1) 815-962-9415

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Hours of Operation:

Sun 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM; Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sat 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Holiday Hours:

INDEPENDENCE DY   July  4  closed
LABOR DAY   September  2  closed
THANKSGIVING   November  28  closed
BLACK FRIDAY   November  29  09:00AM - 01:00PM
CHRISTMAS EVE   December  24  09:00AM - 01:00PM
CHRISTMAS   December  25  closed
NEW YEARS EVE   December  31  09:00AM - 01:00PM

NEW YEARS DAY   January  1  closed

Free pickup service available

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


Location Information
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: Take I-90 to US 20 West, then take Dixon South exit for Main St (a.k.a. Hwy 2. Main St will intersect into Airport Dr. Turn left onto Airport Dr. Follow around to turn right onto Airport Circle.

CARS: Walk to Cars.

RETURNS: Same as pick-up.

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

Rockford Airport Car Rental (RFD) 

If you’re looking for a car rental in Rockford, IL, you’ll love being able to pick up your car right at the RFD airport from Budget. You’ll have your keys in hand within minutes of landing. From there, you can drive right off to a business conference, the Burpee Museum of Natural History, or the Anderson Japanese Gardens.

Fastbreak Membership: Ready to get even more perks from your Budget car rental? Become a Fastbreak Member for free today and enjoy exclusive deals and quick vehicle pickup.

Cheap Prices: You’ll always find a range of coupons, discounts, and other offers at Budget, including our Best Rate Guarantee. So if you ever find a better deal on the exact same Budget rental on another site, we’ll beat their rate.

What is the best type of car to rent in Rockford, IL?

To make sure you choose the best car for your trip, consider what you have planned during your stay in the Rockford area. If you’re spending time out on Black Bayou Lake, you’ll love having an SUV. But if you’re making a long drive to Baton Rouge or Lafayette, you may appreciate having a fuel-efficient sedan.

SUV Rental

Choose a spacious and rugged SUV for all of your outdoor adventures at Rock Cut State Park or the Severson Dells.

Van Rental

Find plenty of family fun in Rockford after you load the kids into a minivan. Don’t miss Magic Waters waterpark in the summer!

Got even more people in your group? A 12- or 15-passenger van will transport your whole cheering section to a Rockford IceHogs hockey game.

Luxury Car Rental

Enjoy an upscale getaway in Rockford. The essential ingredients? A luxury car rental, tickets to a show at the Starlight Theatre, and dinner at Franchesco’s.

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Convertible Rental

If you’ve always wanted to drive a convertible, treat yourself to a convertible rental. It makes any summer road-trip to Chicago or Milwaukee so much better. 

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Long-Term Car Rental

Spending more than a few weeks in the area? Make life easier by signing up for monthly car rental at Budget.

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