Cheap Car Rentals at Washington Dulles Intl Airport (IAD)

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Washington Dulles Intl Airport (IAD)


23360 Autopilot Drive,
Sterling, VA, Virginia, 20166, United States


(1) 703-437-9559

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Hours of Operation:

Sun - Sat open 24 hrs

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


Location Information

Where is Budget at the Dulles 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: Customer must take the Budget shuttle bus curbside at 2D. Counter is a short ride from the Main Terminal. Budget courtesy busses circle continuously.
NOTE: The Airport Arrival Terminal gates are quite a distance from the Main Terminal & baggage claim. Customers will have to take the Auto Train/People Mover between the 2 terminals. It could take up to 1 hour or more to clear terminals & reach our shuttle bus. If baggage has been checked, it could take even longer.
CARS: Located about 5 minutes from Main Terminal.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.
When you arrive, proceed to the courtesy bus pick-up area. Inform the Budget bus driver that you are a Drivers Circle member. The manager or key person will have your contract ready and personally escort you to your vehicle.

Dulles Airport Car Rental Return

When you return your rental car to the airport, follow signs for Rental Car Return to 23360 Autopilot Drive, Sterling, VA. The Budget counter is open 24 hours, so after you collect your valuables and lock up, you can drop off your completed contract and keys at the counter.

IAD Car Rental Information

Find your car rental at the Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and you’ll be a short drive from historic attractions, the seat of power in Washington DC, and the powerful natural beauty of Virginia. With vans, SUVs, economy options, and more rental cars to choose from, Budget has your trip covered.

What is the best type of car to rent in Washington DC?

You might be traveling to attend an important meeting or to see the natural beauty and historic attractions in Virginia and Washington DC. Whatever the purpose of your trip, Budget has the best vehicle for you.

Van Rental

Take a larger tour group of 12 to 15 people to the National Mall and the Smithsonian in a passenger van rental. Or take the kids in a minivan rental, such as a Chrysler Pacifica, to the Air and Space Museum or the International Spy Museum


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SUV Rental

Looking for an outdoor adventure in Virginia? Load up an SUV with golf clubs and go to the Reston National Golf Course, or take paddle boards to Reston’s Lake Anne. 


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Long-Term Car Rental

If you need a monthly car rental in Virginia or Washington, D.C., Budget will give you a discounted rate the longer you rent—up to 11 months. You can pick the make and model you want and switch at any time.


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Luxury Car Rental

A convertible car rental is an exciting way to enjoy the summer skies or fall colors in Washington DC and Virginia. Imagine drinking in the sights from our nation’s capital or cruising Shenandoah National Park with the top down in one of our select convertibles!

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