Rent a Car at Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW)

We are sorry, the site has not properly responded to your request. Please try again. If the problem persists, please Contact Us .<{{vm.code}}> Reference Number <{{vm.referenceNumber}}>
You are successfully logged in. We have re-started your reservation to ensure your profile preferences are included.
{{vm.errMsgPast}}
Add Customer ID *
{{vm.reservationModel.personalInfoRQ.firstName}} {{vm.reservationModel.personalInfoRQ.lastName}}
{{vm.customer.firstName}} {{vm.customer.lastName}}
{{vm.reservationModel.personalInfoRQ.firstName}} {{vm.reservationModel.personalInfoRQ.lastName}}
{{vm.customer.wizardNumberMasked}}
Offer Codes {{couponCount}}*
Select Vehicle Type *
Your offer code is invalid. Learn Why?
Your Coupon can't be used for this reservation. Learn Why?
Please enter valid membership number.
{{item.description}}

* Optional

Note: Rates are calculated based on details you provide. Modifications may change your rate, and if so, the Car Selection page will redisplay.

Continue

Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW)

Address: 287 Lucas Dr, Detroit, MI, Michigan, 48242, United States
Phone: (1) 734-941-3632
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat open 24 hrs

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

fast-break-logo

Location Information

When you fly in at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, DTW car rental is quick and easy with Budget Rent a Car. There are many affordable vehicle options to choose from, plus you can enjoy the convenience of leaving the airport from the comfort of your own car, and not having to deal with public transportation. Whether you want a convertible to enjoy a sunny day or a premium SUV for the frigid Michigan winter, Budget has you covered.

DTW Rental Car Return

Budget rental cars can be returned or picked up at 287 Lucas Drive in Detroit. Complimentary shuttle service is available back to the terminals.

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Detroit, MI?

You must be at least 18 to rent a car in Detroit, but there are extra surcharges for drivers under 25. From age 18-20, there is an additional $41-per-day surcharge; for drivers 21-24, the daily surcharge is $28 per day. Also, underage renters only have access to a limited vehicle selection.

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

Choosing a car rental at the Detroit airport is easy when you know your trip itinerary. Detroit is home to many interesting museums, and big manufacturers, since Budget Car Rental offers a variety of rental cars, we have your ideal car for any type of trip.

Van Rental

Budget offers both passenger van rentals and minivan rentals at Detroit Metro. Use passenger vans to transport large groups of 12 or 15 people (perfect for business conventions!), and minivans for keeping your family together. Take a Honda Odyssey or Ford Transit to explore Campus Martius Park or the Detroit Zoo.

SUV Rental

DTW car rental with Budget means you have your pick of high-quality SUVs and Wagons. Seating anywhere from 5-8 people, you can explore the Lake St. Clair shoreline or use your SUV to get kayaks and paddleboards down to the river.

Long-Term Car Rental

Monthly car rental with Budget is more affordable than a short-term lease, making it an ideal temporary vehicle option in Detroit. Long-term car rental means you can go where you want when you need to, from work to the Henry Ford Museum to the Fox Theater.

Luxury Car Rental

A sports car, luxury SUV, or muscle car is just what you need to live the high life in Detroit. Roll up to Bleu Detroit in a Ford Mustang Convertible or get a little extra sun as you explore the harbor with the top down.

Where is Budget Car Rental at DTW?

Fastbreak Service
Proceed directly to Budget bus and the driver will take Fastbreak customers to the Fastbreak canopy. Find your name on monitor and proceed to designated vehicle area. Choose vehicle & proceed to exit booth. Present driver's license & hang tag to Budget agent.
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
IMPORTANT - Note - no rental car desks inside the terminals.

COUNTER: **Airline Passengers** North Terminal: (services all other airlines, Air Canada, American, United, Lufthansa, US, Southwest, Spirit, Frontier, Jet Blue, Air Tran and Royal Jordanian). Upon arrival, follow the "Ground Transportation" signs to the lower level baggage claim area. After collecting luggage follow the terminal signs to the 1st floor up to the "Walkway to Ground Transportation" where the Budget courtesy bus will be waiting to take you to the Budget rental counter located on airport property at the Rental Car Campus. If the bus is not waiting then proceed to the courtesy phone and dial Budget Car Rental.

The McNamara (Delta Terminal): services Delta and Air France. Upon arrival, follow the "Ground Transportation" signs to the lower level baggage claim area. Exit the building, cross the street & look for the Budget Car Rental shuttle bus. If the bus is not waiting then proceed to the courtesy phone and dial Budget Car Rental.

International Terminal: (services International based carriers) Upon arrival, follow the "Ground Transportation" signs to the lower level baggage claim area. Exit the building, cross the street & look for the Budget Car Rental shuttle bus. If the bus is not waiting then proceed to the courtesy phone and dial Budget Car Rental.

TIME Please allow 7 minutes for bus ride from closest terminal to the counter, 11 minutes for bus ride from the farthest terminal.

DISTANCE From terminal to car lot: 1.8 miles

**Local Renters** From I-94 East bound, exit at Middle Belt Road, turn right at the light, go approximately 1/2 mile and turn right on Lucas Drive. Follow signs to the Rental Car Campus which is located on the northeast corner of the Airport along Lucas Drive. Budget is located at the end of the street on the right side.

CARS: Customers will be shuttled to vehicles. Shuttle bus will take customers from the terminal to the Car Rental Facility. Location is approx. 1 mile from the airport terminal.

RETURNS: Same as pick-up.

AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract and the keys in the drop box. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.
Airport Terminal Instructions

DRIVERS CIRCLE
When you arrive, proceed through the main concourse to the lower level, past the Budget counter, then to the far traffic island for courtesy bus pick-up to the rental car facility. If the bus is not waiting then proceed to the courtesy phone and dial Budget Car Rental. Proceed to the Budget counter 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.

Terms and Conditions

Other Nearby Locations

  • 2.22 mi

    Address: 5730 S Middlebelt Rd

    Phone: (1) 734-729-8334

    Hours of Operation: Sun 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; Mon - Fri 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM; Sat 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


    fast-break-logo

  • 8.02 mi

    Address: 18900 Michigan Ave Suite G119

    Phone: (1) 313-982-3891

    Hours of Operation: Sun 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM; Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Sat 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


    fast-break-logo

  • 9.42 mi

    Address: 34500 Plymouth Rd

    Phone: (1) 734-525-1496

    Hours of Operation: Sun 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM; Mon - Fri 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Sat 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


    fast-break-logo

  • 16.2 mi

    Address: 24395 Telegraph Rd

    Phone: (1) 248-353-1275

    Hours of Operation: Sun 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM; Mon - Fri 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Sat 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


    fast-break-logo

  • 16.81 mi

    Address: 38410 Grand River Ave

    Phone: (1) 248-615-1340

    Hours of Operation: Sun 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; Mon - Fri 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


    fast-break-logo