Rent a Car at Louisville Intl Airport (SDF)

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Louisville Intl Airport (SDF)

Address: 600 Terminal Drive, Louisville, KY, Kentucky, 40209, United States
Phone: (1) 502-366-3360
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; Mon - Fri 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM; Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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


Location Information

Where is Budget at SDF?

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: Go down escalator and Budget Counter is straight ahead, to the right. If arriving by car, enter the center doors on the 1st floor and turn left. Budget is the first counter on the left.
CARS: At the end of the terminal, within walking distance.
RETURNS: Same as pickup.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the key drop box. Drop box can be found at the counter. There also is an outside drop box located in the parking lot next to the service booth. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.
When you arrive, go to the Budget counter in the baggage claim area. The manager or key person will have your contract ready and personally escort you to your vehicle.
Valet Return: If offered, you will be told about our service as you are escorted to your car.
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.

Louisville International Rental Car Return

Budget rental car return at the SDF airport is located at 600 Terminal Drive, Louisville, KY, 40209, the same location where you can pick up a Louisville International Airport car rental. Just follow the signs to “Rental Car Return,” park, and make sure all of your belongings are out of the vehicle before checking out at the desk.

Louisville, KY, Airport Information

When you fly to Louisville, Budget is here to help you with all of your SDF car rental needs. Our service is conveniently located at the airport, with offers and discounts available. With perks, a variety of car rentals, and great customer serve for your SDF airport car rental, Budget makes sure you will be loving Louisville in no time.

Fastbreak Membership: For a quicker trip from arrival gate to open road, sign up for Fastbreak Membership. Reserve ahead, show your valid driver’s license, grab the keys, and you’re off.

Cheap Prices: Cash in on our Best Rate Guarantee by booking your car rental online. If you find a better online rate for a Budget car rental, we’ll match it.

SDF Rental Cars

Louisville is filled with history and horse racing, baseball and beauty, so the best rental car depends on your travel plans and needs. Minivans are great for a family trip or a group of colleagues in the area for a conference. Sports cars can spice up a getaway. Rent an SUV to easily venture from city sights to outdoor activities. Choose from our many vehicle options below, then reserve on the Budget app or in the form above.


Outdoor activities abound in the Kentucky bluegrass, so enjoy caving, climbing, hiking, and biking by getting there in a rugged SUV.

Long-Term Car Rentals

Whether an extended business trip or vacation brings you to Louisville, our monthly car rental option will provide reliable transportation with great rates, available discounts, and vehicle flexibility.

Small to Full-Size Cars

Traveling around Louisville, KY? Enjoy great gas mileage and easy driving with a sedan rental.


Have a group heading to the Derby? Book your Budget minivan to travel together in comfort. Bigger groups can stick together in a 12- or 15-passenger van.

Luxury Cars

Luxury car rentals like premium sedans, muscle cars, or luxury SUVs enhance a romantic vacation and ease a hectic business trip.


Enjoy life with the wind in your hair as you cruise around Louisville in a convertible.

Escape the Louisville Airport with a Budget Car Rental

No need to stress at SDF—long layovers or flight delays are no longer a problem. Rent a car and check out some of the great cuisine just minutes from the airport. If the delay drags on, get a good night’s rest at one of the fine hotels within 5 miles of the Louisville International Airport.

Nearby Restaurants

  • Koreana Restaurant II

  • Mirage Mediterranean

  • Hometown Pizza

Hotels Within 5 Miles or Less

  • Comfort Suites Airport

  • SureStay Plus by Best Western

  • TownePlace Suites by Marriott Louisville Airport

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