Rent a Car at Bradley International Airport (BDL)

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Bradley Intl Airport (BDL)

Address: 4 Schoephoester Road, Windsor Locks, CT, Connecticut, 06096, U S A
Phone: (1) 860-627-3500
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 4:00 AM - 1:00 AM


Location Information

Where is Avis at the BDL Airport?

Preferred Service
Follow signs to the baggage claim area. Proceed outside to the Avis courtesy bus, identify yourself as a Preferred Renter, and the bus driver will take you to the rental car facility.,Upon arrival at the rental facility, check your email on your smartphone or the Preferred board for the space number of your preassigned vehicle.
You have the option to accept the preassigned car or exchange it for a similar car from the Select & Go Exchange Area or upgrade the car to a specialty vehicle from the Select & Go Upgrade Area. Cars in the Select & Go Upgrade Area have the additional daily cost posted on the hangtag.
Once you have selected your vehicle, drive the vehicle to the exit booth and present your driver's license to the Avis representative who will quickly complete the transaction and get you on your way.
General Directions
COUNTER: Proceed outside the terminal at the lower level by baggage claim to the roadway. Customers arriving at Terminal A (New); will need to proceed outside to the 1st roadway. Customers arriving at Terminal B (Old); will need to proceed outside to the second roadway. Take the Avis shuttle bus to the Car Rental Facility.

VEHICLES: Located on the ready line outside the Car Rental Facility.

RETURNS: Same as pickup.

AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Available. Park & leave the KEY in the vehicle. Take the completed contract & leave a copy with the Security Guard on the way out. **NOTE: between the hours of 0100 & approximately 0330, NO Avis shuttle buses are running to the Terminals. Terminals are approximately 1 mile away. **
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.

Bradley International Airport Rental Car Return

Return your BDL airport car rental to the same location as pickup, located at 4 Schoephoester Road, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096. Upon arriving at the car rental facility, park and lock the car. Retrieve all personal belongings from the car before proceeding to the Avis desk to check out.

Bradley Airport Car Rental Information

Hartford has been nicknamed “Insurance Capital of the World” because of the number of insurance companies headquartered here. It's common for people to fly here for the day from New York, Boston, and Philadelphia for meetings.

Bradley International Airport serves the city of Hartford, Connecticut, and the surrounding areas known as Hartford County. It’s located about 20 minutes north of the city on I-91. Avis has a line-up of quality rental cars at the Bradley Airport to help you make the most of your trip. Our fleet includes compacts and convertibles, mid-size sedans and SUVs, and minivans for families.

You can pick up the Avis shuttle just outside each of the airport’s terminals during operating hours. From there, it’s a quick ride to the Avis Rent A Car Hartford Airport facility.

Book your BDL car rental today and accelerate your travel experience with Avis Preferred, a complimentary membership that allows you to skip the line and go straight to your car. Additionally, everyone can enjoy these other perks from Avis:

  • Shuttle Service From Terminals

  • Open Late

  • Large Variety of Vehicle Models & Makes

Car Rental Options

Our premium SUVs are a great option if you plan to ski while visiting Connecticut. There is plenty of room for outdoor equipment and comfortable seating for friends or family. If you are in Connecticut for a business trip, you may want to try one of our compact cars or convertibles.

Learn more about the different Bradley Airport car rental models in the Avis fleet below.

Economy Cars

Sedans are ideal when making trips around the area for business or leisure. Enjoy the convenience of a rental car with excellent gas mileage.


Our 12- or 15-passenger vans and minivans are great options for carpooling to business meetings or ski resorts.


Rent a 5-, 7-, or 8-seat SUV for the perfect outdoor adventure.

Long-Term Car Rentals

Monthly car rentals are perfect if you plan to stay in Connecticut long-term. Avis offers monthly rental cars at great rates with no long-term commitments.

Luxury Cars

The Avis fleet includes top-of-the-line luxury car models including sedans, sports cars, muscle cars, and premium SUVs.


Impress colleagues or enjoy a romantic weekend in a Ford Mustang Convertible. Experience Hartford like never before by driving around town in style.

Rent a Car and Explore Hartford

Use your Bradley Airport car rental to see the beautiful parks and historic sites of Hartford. Learn about famous locals like Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe, or take a stroll through one of our art and science museums. You will be surprised by how much there is to see and do in Hartford County. Book your Avis reservation today!

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