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Cleveland Hopkins Airport Car Rental (CLE)

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Cleveland Hopkins Airport (CLE)


19601 Maplewood Avenue,
Cleveland, OH, Ohio, 44135, United States


(1) 216-433-4434

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Hours of Operation:

Sun 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM; Mon - Fri 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM; Sat 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

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


Location Information

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is the perfect place to rent a car. If you’ll be staying in the heart of Cleveland, rent an economy car to maximize your budget, or splurge and rent a luxury vehicle to hit the most vibrant music scenes in the Midwest.

Where is Budget Car Rental at Cleveland Airport?

To get your Cleveland airport car rental, proceed to the lower level of the terminal. Go toward the baggage claim area and exit across from baggage claim 7, through door #5. Find the Consolidated Car Rental Facility buses that will drive you to the car lot.

For Fastbreak customers, proceed directly to the Consolidated Car Rental area and let the driver know that you are a Fastbreak member. The driver will drop you off at the Fastbreak canopy, where you can find your name on the monitor. Then you can go directly to your vehicle and be on your way.

Cleveland Airport Rental Car Return

The CLE Airport rental car return for Budget is located at 19601 Maplewood Avenue, Cleveland, OH. Follow signs to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and then signs for car rental return.

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Cleveland, OH?

The standard minimum age to rent a car from Budget in Ohio is 25 years old. However, Budget offers a limited rental selection to younger drivers, ages 21-24, for a surcharge of $27 per day. All drivers must have a valid driver’s license and an approved credit card.

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

When exploring Cleveland’s busy streets, you’ll likely be most comfortable in a luxury SUV. However, the vibrant music culture and the scenic drives along Lake Erie are the perfect excuses to rent a convertible. Whatever vehicle you're looking for we have a wide selection to meet your needs.

Van Rental

Whether you’re traveling with coworkers for a business trip or you’re taking kids to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, a van rental has enough room for everyone. Get a minivan rental, such as the Honda Odyssey, the Nissan Quest, or a 12- or 15-passenger van rental for large groups.

SUV Rental

Rent an SUV to best enjoy Ohio’s many outdoor wonders. Whether you’re going fishing on the Erie Canal or hiking near Black River Reservation, rent one of our premium SUVs, such as the Ford Edge or Chevrolet Tahoe.

Long-term Car Rental

If you need to rent a car for several weeks while you do an internship in Cleveland or you’re a seasonal worker on Lake Erie, our long-term rentals are a great choice. Our monthly car rental rates get lower the longer you rent!

Luxury Car Rental

Luxury rental cars are a must if you’ll be visiting the Warehouse District, which has the best nightlife in the Midwest. A scenic drive along Lake Erie’s shores is also the perfect opportunity for a convertible car rental, such as a Mustang.

Fastbreak Service
Proceed directly to the Consolidated Rental Car Facility buses and bus driver will drop off Fastbreak customers at the Fastbreak canopy. Find customer name on monitor and proceed to designated vehicle area. Choose vehicle, proceed to exit booth, present drivers license and hang tag to Budget agent.
General Directions
COUNTER: Proceed to the lower level of terminal; exit door #5; proceed outside to the common rent-a-car bus operated by the airport for a 5-minute ride to the rental car facility. The airport operates the shuttle to accommodate all flights.
CARS: Located in a Consolidated Rental Facility on airport property. There is an approx. 5 min. shuttle ride from the terminal.
RETURNS: Same as pickup.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Drop slot is located in the return area. Customer must fill out rental contract.
When you arrive, board the shuttle bus. The manager or key person will have your contract ready at the rental car facility counter.
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.

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