Rent a Car at Erie Intl Airport (ERI)

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Erie Intl Airport (ERI)


4411 West 12th Street,
Erie, PA, Pennsylvania, 16505, United States


(1) 814-833-3414

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Hours of Operation:

Sun - Sat 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM and 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Holiday Hours:

INDEPENDENCE DY   July  4  closed
LABOR DAY   September  2  closed
THANKSGIVING DY   November  28  closed
CHRISTMAS   December  25  closed

NEW YEAR   January  1  closed

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


Location Information
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: AIRLINE PASSENGERS: Proceed to the counter that is located in the baggage claim area.

WALK-UP RENTERS: FROM I-79: Exit 182B onto 12th Street. Airport is approximately 5 miles on the left. Proceed inside the baggage claim area entrance, to the counter.

VEHICLES: Rental cars are parked outside the baggage claim area.

RETURNS: Same as pick-up.

AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Available. Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located on the right side of the Rental Counter inside the Terminal. NOTE - TERMINAL IS LOCKED at approx 1030PM every night after the last flight comes in. The Terminal REOPENS approx 4AM daily. RETURNS ARE AVAILABLE during the time of the TERMINAL closure. Park & lock the vehicle. Please follow the DIRECTIONS LOCATED ON THE TERMINAL DOOR and call the AIRPORT POLICE; who will come unlock the Terminal door & escort you while you place keys & completed contract in the Avis Drop box located on the right side of the Rental Counter. Please remember to take your personal belongings with you.
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.

Car Rental at the Erie, PA International Airport

Are you flying into Erie International Airport? If so, simplify your travel plans and book a car rental in Erie, PA—there’s a Budget right at the ERI airport. Choose from a wide selection of car types when you book, including sedans, SUVs, and vans suitable for groups headed to the Erie Zoo. Get a great rate on a reliable car and enjoy other perks and exclusive deals.

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Cheap Prices: We’re proud to always offer a range of exclusive discounts and offers, including our famous Best Rate Guarantee. If you ever find a better deal on the exact same Budget rental elsewhere, we’ll beat that rate.

What is the best type of car to rent in Erie, PA?

The best rental car in Erie depends on what you have planned during your stay. An SUV will be ideal for outdoor adventures, while a luxury car is perfect if you want to live it up on a business trip. Check out all of your options for Erie, PA car rental.

SUV Rental

Taking a trip to Presque Isle State Park while you’re in town? Get impressive power and plenty of storage room in an SUV rental.

Van Rental

Take your kids to the Erie Zoo in a family-friendly minivan rental from Budget.

When you’re driving a big group to the Erie Maritime Museum, a 12-passenger van is the perfect vehicle to get you there in comfort.

Luxury Car Rental

You’ll feel classy and comfortable when you take a luxury car rental to the Erie Art Museum or the Lake Erie Arboretum.


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Convertible Rental

There’s nothing quite like cruising to the Bicentennial Tower in a convertible rental with the top down.


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Long-Term Car Rental

Choose a convenient and flexible monthly car rental if you’re planning to be in Erie for 30 days or more.


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