Tri-Cities Airport (TRI) Car Rental 

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Tri-Cities Airport (TRI)


2525 Highway 75,
Blountville, TN, Tennessee, 37617, United States


(1) 423-323-6304

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Hours of Operation:

Sun - Sat 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Holiday Hours:

INDEPENDENCE DY   July  4  08:00AM - 10:15PM
SPECIAL HOURS   July  5  08:00AM - 10:45PM

Free pickup service available

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 Tri-Cities 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 the airport terminal near the baggage claim area. From I-81, take Exit 63, (US 357) & follow signs to the airport - approx. 3 miles - go 100 yds past main terminal to Budget. CARS: Vehicles are located 100 yds outside the terminal doors to the right. RETURNS: Same as pick-up. AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Drop box available at the counter. Customer must inquire at the time of rental.
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.

TRI Airport Rental Car Return

Budget car rental return at the Tri-Cities Airport is located in the same convenient area as rental car pickup. As you approach the airport, simply follow signs for rental car return. Grab your belongings and enjoy your flight!

Tri-Cities Airport Car Rental Information

If you’re planning a trip to the Tri-Cities area in Tennessee (Kingsport, Johnson City, and Bristol), you’ll want a reliable mode of transportation to get you around to the Appalachian Caverns, Cooper’s Gem Mine, and all the other unique, historic sites of the area. Make it easy on yourself and go with Budget for your TRI car rental. We have an easy-to-use mobile app, and we offer other great perks, including:

Fastbreak Membership: Skip the line and pick up your rental car with the flash of your driver’s license when you sign up for a membership with Budget.

Cheap Prices: Budget is proud to offer low rates and discounts. If you find a cheaper price on a Budget rental car anywhere online, we’ll honor that price and give you an additional discount.

What is the best type of car to rent in the Tri-Cities area?

With Kingsport, Johnson City, and Bristol nearby, you are surrounded by history and plenty of rugged adventures to be had. Consider your plans while visiting to decide which vehicle is best for you. Rent a car like a roomy and durable SUV if you’re heading on an outdoor excursion or an intermediate car if your traveling group is small. Browse our popular options below or start your reservation in the form above to see what’s available.

SUV Rental

Pack up all your gear in an SUV to camp at Warriors’ Path State Park or explore Worley’s Cave.


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Long-Term Car Rental

Staying in the Tri-Cities area for an extended period of time? Choose monthly car rental at Tri-Cities Airport in TN to save you money.


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Van Rental

Minivan rental is a great option for anyone taking a family to Cooper’s Gem Mine.


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