Rent a Car at Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

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Chicago Midway Intl Airport (MDW)

Address: 5150 West 55th Street, Chicago, IL, Illinois, 60638, U S A
Phone: (1) 773-948-7001
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM


Location Information

Nothing beats the convenience of living by your own schedule when traveling. Rent a car at Chicago Midway International Airport to enjoy the freedom of a rental car during your stay in Chicago.

Where is Avis at Chicago Midway International Airport?

After picking up your luggage at the baggage claim, exit through the glass doors marked number three. From there, locate the nearby car rental shuttle bus stop. Regular shuttles arrive every fifteen minutes, 24 hours a day.

Once the shuttle arrives, it will take you directly to the rental car facility. The ride is about four minutes long. Once you arrive at the facility, proceed to the Avis counter on level 3.

MDW Rental Car Return

MDW car rental returns are located at the car rental facility at 5150 West 55th Street, Chicago, IL, 60638.

Take the rental car return entrance just off 55th Street and follow the Avis signs for car rental return. Park your vehicle, remove all of your items, and lock the car. If you’re arriving after hours, put the keys and the completed contract into the drop box.

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Chicago, IL?

We rent to people as young as 21 with a valid driver’s license and an Avis-approved credit card. Renters ages 21-24 should be prepared to pay an underage surcharge of $27 each day.

Please note that not all vehicles are available to renters below the age of 25. Please call ahead with any questions.

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

The right MDW car rental can make or break your trip. Of course, the right choice of car rental from Chicago Midway depends on your group and your plans for the city.

Passenger Van Rental

If you want to keep your group of 12-15 together, a passenger van rental is an excellent option for your trip. Choose from models like the Chevrolet Express, the Ford Transit 12 Passenger Van, and the Ford Transit 15 Passenger Van.

Minivan Rental

Smaller groups of families, friends, or colleagues may find our minivan rentals to be a better fit. Minivans are especially helpful for those traveling with children in car seats—which is the perfect crew to take to visit Chicago’s famous Shedd Aquarium.

SUV Rental

Chicago is a busy place, but if you’re willing to take a day trip, you can still enjoy time in nature. No matter whether are going mountain biking in the Palos trail system or rafting in the Vermillion River, an SUV rental ensures you have the space for you and your gear.

Long-Term Car Rental

Chicago is a major business hub and tourist site, which encourages long-term travel plans. We offer monthly car rentals for up to 11 months. You can even switch out your vehicle if you call ahead to schedule a swap.

Convertible Car Rental

Breeze through the Windy City in a Chevrolet Camaro SS, Ford Mustang GT, or similar convertible. Imagine pulling up to see a show at the CIBC Theatre in an attractive, luxury car rental. Download our app to browse our selection and have your convertible reserved before you get here.

Road Trip From Midway Airport

If you’re flying into the Chicago Midway International Airport, you can’t miss taking a road trip south of Chicago. With a multitude of places to see and excellent travel destinations, make sure not to miss the Brookfield Zoo, Old Joliet Prison, and Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. Read more...

Preferred Service
Follow signs to the baggage claim area then exit glass doors near carousel number 3, walk to the designated rental car shuttle bus stop and board a common rent-a-car bus for a 4-minute ride to the rental car facility. The busses operate 24 hours a day and depart regularly for the rental facility. Take the elevator to Level 3 for the Avis Preferred counter to pick up your rental vehicle.,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
AIRLINE PASSENGERS: Follow signs to the baggage claim area then exit glass doors near carousel number 3, walk to the designated rental car shuttle bus stop and board a common rent-a-car bus for a 4-minute ride to the rental car facility. The busses operate 24 hours a day and depart regularly for the rental facility. Upon arrival at the Rental Car Facility, proceed directly to the Avis rental counter.
WALK-UP RENTERS: Enter the rental car return entrance off of 55th Street. Follow signs to Avis vehicle return which is located on level 4. After returning your vehicle, proceed to the elevator and take it to the first floor. The shuttle bus stop outside the lobby. The busses depart regularly for the airport.
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.

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