Rent a Car at Mcghee Tyson Airport (TYS)

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Location Information

Where is Budget at the Knoxville Airport?

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Peak Times - (Sun 1400-2200, Mon 0700-2200, Tue-Fri 0700-2100 unless otherwise indicated at rental counter area) Proceed to baggage claim area on lower level. Bypass rental counters and proceed to parking garage through doors immediately on either side of rental counters. Our representative will provide your preprinted rental agreement and keys at our garage booth.
Non-Peak Times - (All operating hours not listed above) Proceed to baggage claim area on lower level. Rental counters are immediately across from baggage claim area. Identify yourself as a Fastbreak member to receive your preprinted rental agreement and keys at the rental counter.
General Directions
COUNTER: Airline passengers proceed to the baggage claim area on lower level. Rental counters are immediately across from baggage claim area.
CARS: Proceed into parking garage through doors immediately on either side of rental counters.
RETURNS: Follow signage to rental car return area in garage. Pull all the way through the Budget numbered parking area to dedicated return lanes.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Note mileage, fuel level, and time on rental document. Please provide an email address if a receipt is desired upon completion. Then lock vehicle, and proceed into airport terminal area. A drop box for keys and rental documents is on the 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.

TYS Rental Car Return

Return your McGhee Tyson Airport car rental to the same location as Budget car rental pickup: 2055 Alcoa Highway, Alcoa, TN, 37701. Follow the signs for Rental Car Return to park the vehicle.

Don’t forget to remove all personal items, before heading over to the counter to check out. Enjoy your flight!

McGhee Tyson Airport Car Rental Information

Reserve a car rental at Knoxville, TN Airport for convenient and comfortable transportation on your trip in Tennessee. Whether your heading here to tour the local attractions, attend a business conference, or head out on a road trip our Knoxville car fleet has the right vehicle for you. Best of all Budget car rentals are budget-friendly.

Fastbreak Membership: Sign up for a Fastbreak Membership and start earning exclusive rewards. You’ll also be able to pick up your car rental even faster by simply showing your license at the counter.

Cheap Prices: You’ll always find available deals, discounts, and coupons for Budget car rentals. Our Best Rate Guarantee helps you get the best online rate on any Budget car rental you find.

Knoxville Airport Rental Cars

Vans are great for family or group travel. Luxury car models are a fantastic option for business trips or a romantic getaway. Consider an SUV rental if you plan to enjoy outdoor activities during your stay. Whatever the reason for your visit, Budget has the right car model for you. Learn more about our rental car options below.


Check out Ijams Nature Center by heading off the beaten path in a 5-, 7-, or 8-seat SUV.

Long-Term Car Rentals

A monthly car rental is a great way to acquire transportation for an extended time period without the hassle.


Try a minivan rental for exploring Tennessee. If you’ll be traveling with more than 7 passengers check out our 12- and 15-seat van rentals.

Luxury Cars

Luxury car rentals are the perfect way to enjoy a solo business trip or a couples weekend and get around Knoxville in style.


Your TYS car rental options also include convertibles, great for scenic car rides.

Escape Knoxville Airport with a Budget Car Rental

A Knoxville Airport car rental is a convenient way to escape the airport during a long layover or flight delay. Knoxville offers everything from historical tours to a nightlife in Historic Market Square.

Rent a car and run out for some great food at a local restaurant like Coopers, or Shoney’s Alcoa.

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