Rent a Car at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Intl Airport (BHM)

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Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Intl Airport (BHM)

Address: 5900 Messer Airport Highway, Birmingham, AL, Alabama, 35212, U S A
Phone: (1) 205-592-8901
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM; Mon - Fri 5:30 AM - 12:00 AM; Sat 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

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Location Information
Preferred Service
Proceed to the Avis counter in the baggage claim area. Show your driver's license to receive your preprinted rental document and keys. Rental cars are parked outside the baggage claim area.
General Directions
The rental counter is located in the Rental Car Area which is located in section 1B on the ground level of the airport parking deck in the Airport. Vehicles are picked up and retuned to this area.

Birmingham Airport Car Rental Information

If you’re heading to Birmingham for a family vacation, business trip, or for any other reason, allow Avis to help meet your rental car needs. We offer convenient car rental at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM), so you can be on your way in a reliable vehicle just after you touch down from your flight. Car rental at Birmingham Airport is quick and easy.

Head off to Oak Mountain State Park or Birmingham Zoo as soon as you get the keys to your vehicle. The core of downtown is only a 5-mile drive from the Avis Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport rental car lot. Once you’re there, you can check out the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame and learn how the most influential jazz musicians made their mark. For a taste of Southern history, visit the Civil Rights Institute. Or visit the world’s most impressive motorcycle collection at the Barber Motorsports Museum.

Whether you choose a compact BHM car rental, an SUV or one of our luxury airport car rentals, you’ll be treated to professional service and a quality experience. What's more, you can accelerate your travel experience with Avis Preferred, a complimentary membership that allows you to skip the line and go straight to your car.

Birmingham Airport car rental offers these great features:

  • Adjacent to Baggage Claim

  • Open until Midnight (11 pm on Saturday)

  • Wide Variety of Car Models Available

  • Best Rate Guarantee

Birmingham Airport Rental Car Return

Birmingham airport car rentals from Avis can be picked up and returned at the airport’s rental car facility, found at 5900 Messer Airport Highway, Birmingham, AL, 35212. To get there, follow signs as you approach the airport and look for section 1B on the ground level of the airport parking deck.

What is the best type of car to rent in Birmingham?

Birmingham has a range of activities to keep travelers busy, and the best rental car depends on your itinerary during your stay. If you’re heading to Ruffner Mountain or another nearby nature preserve, an SUV will be a great way to navigate rugged roads. A van is perfect for a family heading to Alabama Splash Adventure park. Choose from one of these versatile vehicles at Avis:

Van Rental

Traveling with a large group around Birmingham? Seat 12 or 15 in a passenger van rental from Avis. Or, if you’re looking for 7 or 8 seats a minivan rental will comfortable transport your group.

SUV Rental

Avis has mid-size to full-size SUVs to allow you to travel around the city or the back roads in comfort and style.

Long-Term Car Rental

Monthly car rental is the best way to save money if you’re looking for a long-term car rental option during your stay.

Luxury Car Rental

Rent a sports car, muscle car, luxury SUV, or any other dream car to make your time in Birmingham even more memorable.

Convertible Rental

You’ll love the trip to Moss Rock Preserve or other scenic drives when you rent a car like the Ford Mustang convertible.

Rent a Car and Explore Birmingham

Looking for things to do while visiting Birmingham? This Southern city will deliver on fun attractions for kids and adults alike, so pick up your car rental at Birmingham AL airport and check out some of these sights and restaurants. We’ve also included a list of popular hotels near the airport so you’ll have a conveniently located place to stay.

Local Attractions

  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens

  • Railroad Park

  • McWane Science Center

Restaurants Near BHM

  • Post Office Pies

  • El Barrio Restaurante Y Bar

  • Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint

Nearby Hotels

  • Holiday Inn Birmingham-Airport

  • Ramada by Wyndham Birmingham Airport

  • Comfort Inn Birmingham - Irondale

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