Rent a Car at Albuquerque Intl Sunport (ABQ)

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Albuquerque Intl Sunport (ABQ)

Address: 3400 University Blvd Se, Albuquerque, NM, New Mexico, 87106, United States
Phone: (1) 505-764-3560 (6)
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM

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


Location Information

Where is Budget at the Albuquerque 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: Take shuttle bus outside of baggage claim area. Shuttle bus runs every 4-6 minutes. Location is approx 1 mile from the airport.
CARS: Directly behind rental car facility.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Available. Park & lock the car in the return area of the car rental facility. Place the completed contract & the keys in the key drop box located on the Budget counter. The rental car facility is open 24 hours.
When you arrive, follow signs to the baggage claim area. Exit the terminal to wait for the Budget Rental Shuttle to take you to the counter. The manager or key person will have your contract ready and personally escort you to your vehicle.
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.

ABQ Rental Car Return

When you’re ready to return your Budget car rental at Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ), head to 3400 University Blvd Se, Albuquerque, NM, 87106 (the same location as Budget pickup).

Prior to completing your dropoff, be sure to lock the car and check for any belongings that could be left behind. Board the shuttle bus to get to your terminal after you’re finished with rental car return.

Albuquerque, NM Airport Car Rental Information

As New Mexico’s biggest city, Albuquerque has much to offer travelers, including a unique Southwest culture and landscape, fun nightlife, and incredible restaurants. Experience all there is to see and do by getting a reliable Budget rental car at the ABQ airport.

The car rental facility at the Albuquerque airport is conveniently only 5 miles away from downtown, and is in proximity to a number of hotels, restaurants, and attractions.

Fastbreak Membership: Skip the lines and get exclusive deals on car rentals at the Albuquerque airport when you become a Fastbreak member. Our Fastbreak program allows you to immediately pickup your keys and car after you land in Albuquerque.

Cheap Prices: We are proud to offer frequent discounts and coupons to our customers, but if you ever find a better deal on a Budget rental car elsewhere online, we’ll honor the price and give you an additional discount (see our Best Rate Guarantee).

ABQ Rental Cars

If you’re wondering which type of vehicle is best to choose as your car rental at Albuquerque Sunport, consider your plans. Choose an SUV for a visit to the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park, or a minivan for a family outing to Cliff’s Amusement Park. No matter what you’re doing, Budget has the car to suit your needs.

Small to Full-Size Cars

Whether you are looking for a compact, economy, or full-size sedan, we have the rental car you need at a price you can afford.


Enjoying a day at Petroglyph National Monument? Get there with a rugged vehicle like a mid-size to full-size SUV from Budget.

Long-Term Car Rentals

If you’re sticking around Albuquerque for more than a few weeks, choose a monthly car rental from Budget to ensure you always have transportation at a great price.


A minivan rental is a great choice for a trip to ABQ BioPark Aquarium with young children. Traveling with a crowd? Choose a passenger van to seat 12-15 people with ease.

Luxury Cars

A coupe sports car or premium sedan will make your time cruising to the annual balloon festival even more memorable.


See the beauty of the desert with a 360 degree view from the seat of a convertible.

Escape the Albuquerque Airport with a Budget Car Rental

New Mexico is sure to charm you with it’s gorgeous Sandia mountains, great local breweries, and hip Sawmill District. The city should be on your radar as a must-see place in the Southwest. Enjoy the sun while you are here and take a trip around town. Whether you’re stuck with a flight delay, experiencing a long layover, or are here for a quick business trip, there’s plenty to check out near the ABQ.

Rent a car from Budget today, and see what Alburquerque has to offer.

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