Last Updated on December 28, 2020 by Kristin

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Need a Reagan National Airport car rental? The closest airport to Washington DC, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) consists of four terminals: A, B, B/C and C. Passengers can get from one terminal to another on foot or by shuttle bus.

Reagan National Car Rental at DCA Airport

To get to your Reagan National Airport car rental, head to the Terminal A garage. Counters for general service are located on the first floor, while loyalty club members should head to the second or third floor to get their keys.

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From baggage claim, and then have two options: walk to the garage, or take a shuttle bus. It takes about 10 minutes to walk from the A and B terminals, and 15 from Terminal C. Shuttle buses can be found outside Door 4 on the third floor of the airport.

There are nine rental car companies at Washington National Airport (DCA):

Alamo Rent a Car (844) 648-1608

Available Services: Online check-in and self-service kiosk. Online check-in offers option to “skip the counter” and go straight to your car.
Return Location: 2500 National Ave., Garage A, Arlington, Virginia. Put the address in your car’s GPS or a mapping application. When you reach the airport grounds, look for signs for the rental car facility.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 7 am-11:59 pm.

Avis Rent a Car (703) 419-5815

Preferred Services: The Avis Preferred booth is on the second floor of the garage. You have the option to change your pre-selected vehicle for a similar one in the Select & Go Exchange Area, or get a nicer car in the Select & Go Upgrade Area. Prices are on the cars’ hangtags.
Return Location: 2500 National Ave., Garage A, Arlington, Virginia. Put the address in your car’s GPS or a mapping application. When you reach the airport grounds, look for signs for the rental car facility.
After-Hours Returns: Location open daily, 7 am-11 pm. After-hours returns available.

Budget Car Rental (703) 872-0320

Preferred Services: Proceed to the Fastbreak booth on the second level of the parking garage. Locate your name on the display and proceed to the area listed, from which any car may be chosen. Choose your vehicle, proceed to the exit booth, present your driver’s license to Budget agent.
Return Location: 2500 National Ave., Garage A, Arlington, Virginia. Put the address in your car’s GPS or a mapping application. When you reach the airport grounds, look for signs for the rental car facility.
After-Hours Returns: Location open daily, 7 am-11 pm. After-hours returns available.

Dollar Car Rental (866) 434-2226

Return Location: 1 Aviation Circle, Garage A, Arlington, Va. Put the address in your car’s GPS or a mapping application. When you reach the airport grounds, look for signs for the rental car facility.
After-Hours Returns: Location is open daily 7 am-12 am.

Enterprise (844) 648-1606

Return Location: 2500 National Ave., Garage A, Arlington, Virginia. Put the address in your car’s GPS or a mapping application. When you reach the airport grounds, look for signs for the rental car facility.
After-Hours Returns: Location open daily, 7 am-10 pm. After-hours returns available.

Hertz (703) 419-6300

Preferred Services: Gold Canopy Service and Gold Choice are available.
Return Location: 1 Aviation Circle, Garage A, Arlington, Va. Put the address in your car’s GPS or a mapping application. When you reach the airport grounds, look for signs for the rental car facility.
After-Hours Returns:
Location is open daily 7 am-12 am.

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National (844) 648-1607

Preferred Services: Emerald Aisle and Drop & Go are available.
Return Location: 2500 National Ave., Garage A, Arlington, Virginia. Put the address in your car’s GPS or a mapping application. When you reach the airport grounds, look for signs for the rental car facility.
After-Hours Returns:
Location is open daily 7 am-11:59 pm.

Payless Car Rental (800) 729-5377

Return Location: 2500 National Ave., Garage A, Arlington, Virginia. Put the address in your car’s GPS or a mapping application. When you reach the airport grounds, look for signs for the rental car facility.
After-Hours Returns:
Location open daily, 7 am-11 pm. After-hours returns available.

Thrifty Car Rental (877) 283-0898

Return Location: 1 Aviation Circle, Garage A, Arlington, Va. Put the address in your car’s GPS or a mapping application. When you reach the airport grounds, look for signs for the rental car facility.
After-Hours Returns:
Location is open daily 7 am-12 am.

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