Rent a Car at Albany International Airport (ALB)

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Albany International Airport (ALB)

Address: 737 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY, New York, 12211, United States
Phone: (1) 518-242-4450
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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


Location Information

Where is Budget at the Albany, NY 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: Located in terminal adjacent to baggage claim.
CARS: Vehicles are located 20 yards from the counter across the street from the terminal.
RETURNS: Same as pickup.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Available. Park & lock vehicle. Place keys & completed contract in the drop box located on the rental counter.
When you arrive, you will be met at the Security Checkpoint. 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.

Albany International Airport Rental Car Return

Return your Budget car rental to the Albany, NY airport at 737 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY, 12211. Look for overhead signs for “Car Return”.

The Budget rental car return and pickup are both located at the same address, across the street from the terminal. You can find Budget Car Rental services and representatives in the terminal adjacent to the baggage claim area. Please check your vehicle for any belongings before proceeding to check out.

ALB Car Rental Information

Budget Car Rental at Albany International Airport (ALB) will have you touring around New York’s state capital in no time. The convenience and selection you’ll find here is unparalleled. Budget is open during late hours, so you can hop into the perfect ALB car rental and start exploring Albany as soon as you land.

Albany is a mid-sized government and banking hub and you’ll often find more people here for business trips than for leisure. However, that doesn’t mean the city doesn’t have activities and fun to offer.

With an Albany International Airport car rental, you’ll be able to see all of Albany’s sights, including the New York State Capitol, which took 30 years to build. Also visit the Empire State Plaza, one of America’s most ambitious urban renewal projects.

When you choose from Budget’s fleet of rental cars at the Albany International Airport, you are making an ordinary trip extraordinary.

Fastbreak Membership: The Fastbreak Membership program allows members to not only benefit from a quicker, easier rental car process, but also gain access to exclusive deals that save time and money!

Cheap Prices: Renting a car is affordable with Budget. A variety of offers and discounts, as well as our Best Rate Guarantee, is a recipe for your best car rental at the Albany, NY airport.

Albany Airport Rental Cars

The best type of Albany International Airport car rentals depend on where you want to go. Albany airport car rentals from Budget come in a variety of styles, to fit your taste and needs. Opt for a sedan or sportier coupe if you’re traveling with a partner or on your own. Traveling with family? We have a great selection of SUVs, minivans and other high-occupancy vehicles as well.

Check out a few of our car options below, then book your car in the form above!


If you are looking for an outdoor adventure like skiing at Gore Mountain, an SUV rental is a perfect choice.

Small to Full-Size Cars

Budget offers a variety of sedan sizes to meet you and your party’s needs. Choose from a selection of compact, intermediate, standard, and full-size sedan models.

Long-Term Car Rental

A monthly car rental from Budget is a great way to save money if you need a vehicle for an extended period of time.


Minivans are perfect for families who want to see all Albany has to offer, such as amusement parks like Huck Finn’s Playland. If you need more than 7 seats try a 12- or 15-passenger vans.

Luxury Cars

Luxury car rentals allow you to travel with distinction and class for a romantic evening at one of Albany’s distinguished restaurants such as Yanni’s Too.


Budget offers convertible models for a leisurely drive around Albany and the surrounding area.

Escape Albany International Airport With a Budget Car Rental

Whether you are here for a quick business trip, or find yourself waiting due to a flight delay or a long layover, there’s no reason to stay cooped up in the airport. Rent a car at the Albany International Airport, and explore New York’s capital!

Visit North Pearl Street, one of Albany’s most happening strips, for dinner and dancing late into the evening.

We at Budget want to make your visit to Albany as convenient as possible, no matter why you are here. You can always check what Albany airport car rentals are available by downloading the Budget app.

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