Rent a Car at Louisville International Airport (SDF)

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Louisville Muhammad Ali Intl Airport (SDF)

Address: 600 Terminal Drive, Louisville, KY, Kentucky, 40209, U S A
Phone: (1) 502-364-1901
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Thu 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM; Fri 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM; Sat 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM


Location Information

Where is Avis at the Louisville International Airport?

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
Proceed to the Avis counter in the baggage claim area. Rental cars are parked outside the baggage claim area.
Follow airport signs for "Arrivals" or "Baggage Claim". They will lead to the baggage claim area entrance. Proceed inside to locate the Avis counter. Rental cars are parked outside the baggage claim area.
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.

Louisville Airport Rental Car Return

At the end of your trip, find Louisville International Airport rental car return at 600 Terminal Drive, Louisville, KY 40209. SDF car rental pickup also occurs here, so you’ll just be retracing your route if you rented a vehicle at the airport. Overhead signs near the terminal give clear directions to the rental car return area.

Louisville International Airport Car Rental

Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport welcomes you to Kentucky! Make the most of your time here by grabbing a car rental soon after your plane touches down. You’ll find the Avis rental counter right across from baggage claim. Simply gather your luggage, check in for your rental, and head out into the city. Conveniently, SDF airport sits next to two major Louisville thoroughfares, I-264 and I-65, so it’s easy to come and go, no matter what you have on your itinerary. Don’t forget to browse our offers page for any car rental deals that can save you money on your trip to Louisville.

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See Available Vehicles

Curious about your options for car rental at the Louisville, KY, airport? Fill out the form above with your travel information and click “Select My Car” to see the available car groups.


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Sedan Rental

Sedans of all sizes await you at the SDF airport. Choose an economy car for solo business trips or a large premium sedan for a luxurious getaway to the Kentucky Derby Festival. 


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SUV Rental

If you’ll be venturing into the hills surrounding Louisville, an SUV is the way to travel! Grab a 5-, 7-, or 8-seater SUV rental and head for Jefferson Memorial Forest. 


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Van Rental

Vans are a popular and economical way to travel with 6 or more to destinations like Waterfront Park or Kentucky Science Center. Both passenger vans and minivans are available to rent at the Louisville airport.


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Luxury Car Rental

Upgrade your transportation with an amenity-loaded SUV, sedan, or sports car. Rev up the engine on your ride before you arrive at Churchill Downs for a race.


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Pickup Truck Rental

Looking for a vehicle that doubles as a workhorse? A midsize or full-size pickup truck rental in Louisville, KY, will help you get the job done.


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Rent a Car and Explore Louisville

Although Louisville’s main claim to fame is the annual Kentucky Derby, you can fill a to-do list with fun items at any time of year. Various local distilleries take pride in their bourbon; follow the Kentucky Bourbon Trail if you want to sample the best of the best. Fill the rest of your time with these fun spots.

Local Attractions

  • Louisville Mega Cavern: Head underground to this unique locale with ziplines, a ropes course, and a bike path. 

  • Muhammad Ali Center: Learn about the life and career of “The Greatest” at this museum dedicated to Louisville native Muhammad Ali. 

  • Big Four Bridge: Walk to Indiana and back on this former railroad bridge that is now just for pedestrians.

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