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Car rental at Baltimore/Washington Airport

Driver's age: 26-65
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Cheap car rentals at Baltimore/Washington Airport

Ford Fiesta car
Ford Fiesta
or similar SMALL
2
2
2/4
M
₪201/day
Kia Soul car
Kia Soul
or similar SMALL
4
2
2/4
M
₪191/day
Toyota Corolla car
Toyota Corolla
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
2/4
M
₪203/day
Volkswagen Jetta car
Volkswagen Jetta
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
4-5
M
₪220/day
Toyota Camry car
Toyota Camry
or similar LARGE
5
2
2/4
M
₪264/day
Chrysler Pacifica car
Chrysler Pacifica
or similar VAN
5
5
4-5
M
₪362/day
Nissan Pathfinder car
Nissan Pathfinder
or similar SUV
5
2
4-5
M
₪362/day
Ford Taurus car
Ford Taurus
or similar LARGE
5
5
4-5
M
₪224/day
Chrysler 300 car
Chrysler 300
or similar LUXURY
5
5
2/4
M
₪258/day
Ford Escape car
Ford Escape
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
M
₪215/day
Jeep Compass car
Jeep Compass
or similar SUV
4
2
4-5
M
₪217/day
Ford Edge car
Ford Edge
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
M
₪255/day
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Top tips for renting a car at Baltimore/Washington Airport

  • Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is one of three international airports serving the region. It’s 30 miles from Washington DC and 9 miles from Baltimore. Car hire at Baltimore/Washington Airport is very popular. It’s a very easy airport to connect with by car and very close to major highways taking you to various nearby cities and onward to other US destinations.
  • There are a number of petrol stations near the rental facility but not immediately on its campus. If you are approaching from the Paul T Pitcher Memorial Highway via New Ridge Road you will pass two stations just after you exit the highway. If you are coming off Metropolitan Boulevard you’ll find a petrol station east of the main entrance to the airport on Aviation Blvd. Refuel in one of these before you return your car.
  • Returning your car is very straightforward. On approach to the airport you will see signs for the car rental facility. Follow these and park in the car park there. Remove all your belongings and return to the car hire desks in the main building. Here you can exchange your keys and documents and, once the car is checked, you’ll be free to go. If you arrive out of normal hours there will be a drop-box for you to leave your keys.
  • Baltimore/Washington Airport car hire operates 24h a day, seven days a week. A small number have reduced hours and when staff aren’t available a drop-box or self-service facility is in operation. Staff are available to answer queries and help with any onward travel enquiries.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars at Baltimore/Washington Airport for ₪229 or less
  • Book your rental car at Baltimore/Washington Airport at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about renting a car at Baltimore/Washington Airport

  • Where are the car rental companies situated at Baltimore/Washington Airport (BWI)?

    Car hire at Baltimore/Washington Airport is located in a modern, one-stop-shop rental facility, which is a 10min drive from the terminals. A free shuttle bus connects the airport with the rental facility, which is in the Stoney Run District, just outside the main airport campus. The shuttle connects with each of the terminals and takes around 10min to reach the facility. All the cars are waiting here for collection also.

  • How much time should I add to my journey time to the airport when returning my car at Baltimore/Washington Airport (BWI)?

    As the car hire facility is outside the airport campus you will need a little bit more time than if it was right beside the terminal building. The shuttle bus is very regular but it can take time in heavy traffic so you need to prepare for that. The return process shouldn’t take more than 20min from the time of parking in the rental facility but do allow for delays at peak times. Allow yourself at least an hour on top of your normal pre-departure time to return your keys and documents, wait for the shuttle and to get back to the terminal. There are taxis available at the facility too if you are short on time.

  • What kind of amenities are offered at Baltimore/Washington Airport’s rental car centre?

    The car rental facility was purpose-built to streamline car hire at Baltimore/Washington Airport. All amenities you might require are in this location. These include car hire desks and staff, car collection, waiting areas, tourist information, restaurants, ATMs, and toilets.

  • What type of documentation is required to rent a car at Baltimore/Washington Airport (BWI)?

    Car hire at Baltimore/Washington Airport requires a valid driving licence for your country, a credit or debit card and your passport as secondary identification. You may also be asked for your flight details so have those on hand also. The minimum age to hire a car in the US is 21 and anyone under 25 will have to pay a daily surcharge. There's no official maximum age but individual companies may have their own rules. If you are over 75 it's useful to have a letter from your GP stating that you are competent to drive.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car at Baltimore/Washington Airport?

    On average a rental car at Baltimore/Washington Airport costs ₪261 per day.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company at Baltimore/Washington Airport?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Dollar (₪219/day), Hertz (₪249/day) and Alamo (₪287/day).

  • What is the best rental car company at Baltimore/Washington Airport?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies at Baltimore/Washington Airport are Alamo (8.7, 126 reviews), NextCar (7.8, 96 reviews), and Avis (6.3, 51 reviews).

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Baltimore/Washington Airport?

    The only car rental company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from Baltimore/Washington Airport to off-airport locations is Budget.

Baltimore/Washington Airport car rental reviews and directory

Alamo

8.7

Very good

126 reviews

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.6

Value for money

8.4

One location in Baltimore/Washington Airport

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Locations in Baltimore/Washington Airport

7434 New Ridge Rd

+1 833 856 0898

Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
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10.0 Wonderful

Jul 2024

KAYAK
They gave me a free upgrade and no hassles. Two thumbs up.

2.0 Poor

Jun 2024

KAYAK
We went to rent our vehicle and did not know we had to use a Credit Card. We only had a debit card with us on trip. Alamo person at counter terrible. In addition we had an agreement for $1080 for week. Person at counter informed us additional $300 security deposit. Now $1380 for rental. We were stranded at airport. No transportation. Horrible experience with Alamo. We had to change our rental to return it to BWI . Not Jacksonville. DO NOT RENT FROM ALAMO!

10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2024

KAYAK
Aaaaaa

10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2024

KAYAK
The car was dirty and water in the cup holders and some candy suck inside

10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2024

KAYAK
Everyone was wonderful .Ash from Ft Myers was great.

10.0 Wonderful

Nov 2023

KAYAK
Very easy and stress free!

1 out of 23

Budget

Best rated
Cheapest deal
Most popular

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.6

Value for money

6.0

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Locations in Baltimore/Washington Airport

7426 New Ridge Road

+1 410 691 2913

Monday06:00 - 23:00
Tuesday06:00 - 23:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2024

KAYAK
So happy, excellent service.

2.0 Poor

May 2024

KAYAK
Lines were extremely long unable to wait to be served went to another agency picked up a car in 10 minutes

8.0 Very good

May 2024

KAYAK
Pickup was very sloppy but was graciously recovered by the awesome staff at Avis/budget

2.0 Poor

Apr 2024

KAYAK
We stood in line for over 2 hours and then I'm the end were given a plug in hybrid car that had not been plugged in, had been smoked in which made my wife and kids nauseous, the car had been configured with weird and frustrating restrictions that wouldn't allow me to disable the incredibly intrusive and inaccurate parking sensors that beeped constantly, even when driving down the road at one point. Imagine the car yelling at you for being too close to every car passing you in the other lane. Turning the car in could not have been easier, everything else about this rental was absolutely terrible. I will never use budget again after this

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2024

KAYAK
The service was nice but the money return still not back to me yet

4.0 Mediocre

Apr 2024

KAYAK
Pickup was horrible though the person helping me was nice it took merely 2 hours to get to them totally understaffed and not ready for volume of guests

1 out of 39

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.4

Very good

43 reviews

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.3

Value for money

8.0

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7426 New Ridge Rd

+1 833 856 0899

Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
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10.0 Wonderful

May 2024

KAYAK
It was a timely service in and out

8.0 Very good

May 2024

KAYAK
Challenge on modifying reservation to change return date to 1 day earlier. Slight challenge to workers on return due to early rental return

10.0 Wonderful

May 2024

KAYAK
Great car selection and availability at a price I could afford. Will continue to rent from Enterprise in the future!

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2024

KAYAK
Brandon P. was more than kind and very helpful. Great customer service!!

6.0 Okay

Nov 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

It was “meh”, so nothing was really good.

Cons:

They could have correctly cleaned the car.

8.8 Very good

Sep 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

When we arrived the car we rented was not available and they wanted to charge us to upgrade. They did however endnus giving us the upgrade for free but I had to mention it 3 times

1 out of 8

NextCar

7.8

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.1

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.8

Value for money

7.8

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7440 New Ridge Road

+1 410 461 1500

Monday06:00 - 23:00
Tuesday06:00 - 23:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2024

KAYAK
It's always a quick and pleasant experience, staff are very helpful.

6.0 Okay

Oct 2023

KAYAK
The customer service could have been better. Did not disclose a $150 security fee during sign up. Security fee was refunded upon return of car but it would have been nice to have that known before car pickup.

10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2023

KAYAK
Easy, fast, and the car was spotless and well maintained. Awesome experience.

10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2021

KAYAK
all went very smooth no problems

10.0 Wonderful

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Very nice and courteous staff. The car was excellent, almost brand new, and drove great. The pick up and drop off were quick and easy.

Cons:

I did not receive any receipt or acknowledgement when I returned the vehicle. The car was checked in quickly but the agent said he would email the receipt and I had to call back the next day to request the receipt.

10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Everything was very smooth. No attempts to upsell. Got me on my way quickly and pleasantly.

Cons:

I don't have much to say. Everything went as I expected.

1 out of 21

Avis

6.3

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.6

Value for money

6.0

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7432 New Ridge Road

+1 410 859 1680

Monday06:00 - 23:00
Tuesday06:00 - 23:00
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8.0 Very good

Apr 2024

KAYAK
The eToll reader was $129 for unlimited tolls. I had to use the tunnel on my way to return the car so we will see how much they charge me for a $4.00 toll.

2.0 Poor

Dec 2023

KAYAK
I purchased the dealer’s choice and the advertisement said that they decide what to give me based on the size of my party. I got there and they said “dealers choice today is the smallest option. You have to upgrade”. That’s false advertising.

10.0 Wonderful

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Great experience

Cons:

Line at pickup could have been shorter

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Quick process to get my rental (done through the Avis app).

Cons:

This facility hasn’t incorporated their new fast pass system where your can get a QR code to check out. Reagan Airport has it and makes a big difference.

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Vehicle was nearly brand new. Clean, inside and out.

Cons:

Long wait in line. Representatives seem care-free.

8.0 Very good

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The people there were very pleasant to deal with.

Cons:

I was late picking up my car and I still had to wait for 20 minutes. The car was not cleaned very well.

1 out of 12

Hertz

6.0

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.9

Value for money

6.1

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7416 New Ridge Road

+1 410 684 7900

Monday06:00 - 23:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Jul 2024

KAYAK
Excellent skip the line option, clean car, efficient return, good value

2.0 Poor

May 2024

KAYAK
I honestly didn’t like anything about Hertz. Terrible customer service and I definitely would not recommend anyone else using this company.

10.0 Wonderful

May 2024

KAYAK
Easy to get and easy to return. No hassle on adding unneeded expenses. Perfect transaction!!

10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2024

KAYAK
Nothing better

10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2024

KAYAK
Loved the choice and ease of pickup and drop-off

2.0 Poor

Nov 2023

KAYAK
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1 out of 21

Dollar

5.1

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

5.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.5

Value for money

5.2

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7410 New Ridge Rd

+1 866 434 2226

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
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4.0 Mediocre

Apr 2024

KAYAK
We had to wait four hours to get a car. It really delayed our day.

10.0 Wonderful

Nov 2023

KAYAK
Great

8.0 Very good

Nov 2023

KAYAK
Waited in line for 45 minutes? To pickup the car

6.0 Okay

Oct 2023

KAYAK
The car remote did not work so every time I opened it the alarm would start going off, overall it was the vehicle I received I feel that was the issue

2.0 Poor

Jun 2023

KAYAK
Nothing to like. Our 'reserved' car was not available at noon, as scheduled. We arrived, on time, for pick-up, and (after waiting in line for 1/2 hour) were informed that they were out of vehicles (as they informed those in line in front of us). Their message was, "if we would like to wait, there 'may' be a vehicle available to us in 4 hours"..... When you need to be somewhere three plus hours away for an event, that is absolutely unacceptable. We cancelled our reservation and were informed that, since we were not picking up a vehicle, our third party reservation company would know. Of course, and not surprisingly, they were unable/unwilling to provide me with any kind of receipt to confirm this. A terrible way to start a vacation weekend!

2.0 Poor

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

The process is unclear. I witnessed 4 other customers encounter the same problem as me. We ended up leaving without a car. Waste of time.

1 out of 23

Thrifty

4.8

Mediocre

72 reviews

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

6.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.6

Value for money

5.1

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7410 New Ridge Rd

+1 877 283 0898

Monday07:00 - 22:00
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2.0 Poor

Jul 2024

KAYAK
Absolute terrible. Car was not ready for over an hour….the counter was manned only by one very slow and distracted person while the waiting line kept getting longer….inaccurate description and car was not in satisfactory condition

2.0 Poor

Oct 2023

KAYAK
They didn’t have a car for me. They were completely out of cars. Me and another man had made reservations and they told us if we waited 3-4 hours they could maaaaybe get us cars.

2.0 Poor

Aug 2023

KAYAK
Badly negative. 4 hours waiting for a car. At last, there was no cars available. I Had to cancel and get another company in same station.at airport. Employees at desk were rude and uncompromising. They should not be at front desk with public.

4.0 Mediocre

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly staff

Cons:

Fuel pump (we think) was going out and took 20 minutes to start after putting gas in the car (twice),

2.0 Poor

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

Had more than a one-hour wait for my car.

2.0 Poor

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing they ran out of cars so I had to pay double to rent a car from a different agency.

Cons:

Not run out of cars.

1 out of 19

Payless

4.7

Mediocre

43 reviews

Cleanliness

5.0

Comfort

5.1

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.3

Value for money

4.8

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7426 New Ridge Road

+1 410 859 1800

Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Nov 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Great rental.

Cons:

Nothing. Everything was fine

3.6 Poor

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The other rental company that helped us

2.0 Poor

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Payless in BWI is closed and has no cars available for the last few months. However, they are still accepting reservation! Don't be fooled

2.0 Poor

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

We showed up for our reservation only to be greeted by a sign at the counter saying “ no cars available “. We had to scramble and rent from another company at twice the price. There was no one at the counter. Why is kayak booking reservations for Payless at BWI if they clearly aren’t running?

2.0 Poor

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Booked a rental and showed up to pick up the car and there was no one at the counter. There was only a sign saying No cars available. Very unprofessional and caused unnecessary stress at the start of a trip.

2.0 Poor

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing. No one was there and I was unable to rent the car.

Cons:

Someone could have been there and they could have had a car there since I booked it a week earlier.

1 out of 12

National

10.0

Wonderful

1 review

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

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7434 New Ridge Rd

+1 833 856 0897

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Sixt

7.7

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.6

Value for money

7.5

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7435 New Ridge Road

+1 888 749 8227

Monday07:00 - 22:00
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2.0 Poor

Oct 2023

KAYAK
Rental was for 125, brought car back an hour past time set and they charged me another 125.

6.0 Okay

Sep 2022

KAYAK
Car had some decent damage. My car was not ready… so could wait 45 minutes or pay for an upgrade, which didn’t seam right… but I was in a rush. No one voluntarily reviewed car with me… but I insisted because of the damage. Tank was supposed to be full… but it was less than half. Seamed a bit sketchy overall… but ended up ok. Car could have been cleaner. Fingerprints still clearly visible in dash screen. Candy wrapper in center console… and stuff on front bumper and grill. A C overall in terms of feel… but a decent BMW 5 series sedan for a reasonable price

10.0 Wonderful

Jul 2022

KAYAK
This was my first rental car in years, and they were over booked for the day, and had no Vehicles that matched our booking. They stayed late and upgraded our selections for the inconvenience. Great customer service.

10.0 Wonderful

Sep 2023

KAYAK
Very pleased with the staff of Sixt, and the rental. Would recommend

2.0 Poor

Aug 2023

KAYAK
They should inform customers of all the terms before booking in BOLD letters not in fine print. They charged my card inspite of the fact that they are the ones who cancelled my booking at the time of pickup and spoiled my trip completely. So did Kayak by taking me to the Sixt site and not taking any responsibility at all.

10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2023

KAYAK
Thanks for your sixt

1 out of 3

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1020 Andover Road

+1 844 742 5870

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7434 New Ridge Rd Po Box 347, Hanover, , USA Maryland

+1 914 368 0091

Monday07:00 - 22:00
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792 travelers who rented a car in Baltimore/Washington Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.5

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Most popular agency

Budget

Most popular car type

Mini

Average price

₪261/day

Good deal

₪229/day