Car Rental at Chattanooga Metro Airport (CHA)

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Chattanooga Metro Airport (CHA)

Address: 1001 Airport Rd, Chattanooga, TN, Tennessee, 37421, United States
Phone: (1) 423-855-2232
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 8:00 AM - 11:30 PM

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 Chattanooga 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 inside the terminal, near baggage claim.
CARS: Located outside of terminal.
RETURNS: Same as pickup.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Available. Park & lock vehicle. Place keys & completed contract in the drop box located on rental counter.
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.

CHA Rental Car Return

When it’s time to board your flight home, return your Budget car rental to Chattanooga Airport at 1001 Airport Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421, the same lot where car pickup is available. You can easily follow road signs that read “Rental Car Return” to be guided to this location. Be sure not to leave any of your belongings behind!

Chattanooga, TN, Airport Car Rental Information

Car rental at the Chattanooga, TN, airport is the ideal way to travel in comfort and style during your stay in beautiful Tennessee. Set along the Tennessee River among the Appalachian Mountains, Chattanooga offers nature enthusiasts their fill of local hiking, scenic lookouts, and waterfalls. Convenient pick up and drop off at Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport make Budget your go-to rental car company.

Fastbreak Membership: Streamline your rental car experience by registering for our Fastbreak Membership. With Fastbreak, you skip the lines, flash your driver’s license, grab your keys, and head on your way. Rental car return is just as easy—simply park the car in the designated area and head to your next destination.

Cheap Prices: Whenever you rent a car through Budget, you have access to a variety of special offers and discounts on services like long-term car rental, and, as always, our Best Rate Guarantee.

CHA Rental Cars

Budget has a fleet of vehicles that can fit any travel need. If you are traveling with a group, a passenger van can transport you in comfort. If you are in the mood for some adventure, consider an SUV. Check out our different options below, then pick the ideal rental car for your trip by filling out the form above and clicking “Select my Car”.


An SUV rental can have you rock climbing at Sunset Rock, kayaking the Tennessee River, or hiking on Signal Point Trail.

Long-Term Car Rentals

For longer stays in beautiful Chattanooga, monthly car rental is available. Long-term car rental includes built-in discounts and vehicle flexibility if you need to change cars.

Small to Full-Size Cars

Save money on gas and park quickly with some of our smaller car rentals. Sedans are ideal for city commutes and road trips.


Wonderful for a family vacation or a group outing, a minivan rental or passenger van rental can handle the roads of Lookout Mountain or tour the streets of Chattanooga.

Luxury Cars

When visiting Chattanooga for a special event, consider a luxury car rental like a premium sedan, muscle car, or a luxury SUV.


A convertible car rental allows you to enjoy the area’s sights and sounds while you feel the wind in your hair.

Escape Chattanooga Airport with a Budget Car Rental

Don’t let flight delays or long layovers get you down. Grab a CHA car rental and hit the links at one of the area’s golf or disc golf courses. Have some fun in the sun with the family at Sir Goony’s Family Fun Center. A Chattanooga Airport car rental can get you cruising to shopping, art galleries, museums, and more. Check out these nearby restaurants and hotels to accommodate you during your stay.

Nearby Restaurants

  • Molcajete Mexican Restaurant

  • Greg’s Sandwich Works and Food Truck

  • Kumo Hibachi

Hotels Within 4 Miles or Less

  • Extended Stay America - Chattanooga - Airport

  • Athena Inn Boutique Chattanooga

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Chattanooga/Hamilton Place

Terms and Conditions

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Other Nearby Locations

  • 6.66 miles away

    Address: 1966 Northpoint Blvd - Ste 114

    Phone: (1) 423-875-1328

    Location Type: Corporate

    Hours of Operation: Sun 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Sat 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM