Car Rental at Minneapolis Airport

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Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport, Minneapolis, USA - Minnesota
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Intermediate
Mazda 3 or similar
Mazda 3
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$47.70 per day
Compact
Nissan Versa or similar
Nissan Versa
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$61.03 per day
Economy
Chevrolet Spark or similar
Chevrolet Spark
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$63.25 per day
Standard
Volkswagen Jetta or similar
Volkswagen Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$65.67 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Luxury
Chrysler 300 or similar
Chrysler 300
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$56.87 / per day
Premium
Ford F-150 or similar
Ford F-150
  • 4
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$68.58 / per day
Full-size
Chevrolet Malibu or similar
Chevrolet Malibu
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$73.41 / per day
Minivan
Chrysler Pacifica or similar
Chrysler Pacifica
  • 7
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$81.23 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 02:01 on 2023-01-30. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.
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Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Traffic direction
Right-hand side
Country code
1
Average car rental price
$64.72 / per day
Average car rental length
6 days
Speed limit within town
40 - 120 km/h
25 - 75 mph
Speed limit out of town
72 - 120 km/h
45 - 75 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
9.3
Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport is also known as Wold-Chamberlain Field.

Top international routes

  • Amsterdam
  • Cancun
  • Toronto
  • Paris
  • Winnipeg
  • Tokyo

Main airlines

Delta Air Lines, Sun Country Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines, American Eagle, and Air Choice One

Terminals

Lindbergh Terminal 1 has seven concourses, lettered A to G, while Humphrey Terminal 2 consists of Concourse H. It isn’t possible to walk between the terminals, but a free shuttle train will take you from one to the other. There’s also a free shuttle bus for travelers with reduced mobility.

Location

Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport is about 16 km (10 mi) from both central Minneapolis and central Saint Paul. Highway 55 is the main road connecting the airport to Minneapolis, and Highways MN-5 and I-35 are the main roads connecting the airport to Saint Paul.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Large cars - from $82 per day
  • Medium cars - from $82 per day
  • Vans - from $237 per day
  • Premium cars - from $78 per day
  • Small cars - from $83 per day
  • SUVs - from $134 per day

Car rental desks

Some are located on levels 2 and 3 of Terminal 1, while others are in the ground transport center on the ground floor of Terminal 2. The exact location of your car rental provider's desk will be listed on your Confirmation Voucher.

Services and facilities

You’ll find many bars, coffee shops, fast food outlets, and restaurants. There is a wide variety of shops, including duty-free outlets, with most of them located in the airport mall shopping area in Terminal 1. Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport also has ATMs, currency exchanges, children’s play areas, baby changing facilities, a games room, a pet hotel, a spa, water filling stations, mobile device charging stations, and an airport walking path. There’s a luggage storage facility in Terminal 1, near gates C2 and C13. Maximum storage time is 48 hours. The airport is well equipped for travelers with reduced mobility, and assistance can be requested at the airport travellers assistance office, which is in Terminal 1, near Concourse D. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

There is a Holiday station at the entrance to the International Terminal. It could be used for those heading to the domestic terminal, too.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Chicago (411 mi / 661 km)
  • Milwaukee (339 mi / 545 km)
  • Winnipeg (471 mi / 758 km)
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Airport info

Rating
8.1
  • Getting to the airport 6.8
  • Check-in and departures 7.4
  • Terminal facilities 7.7
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.5
  • Restaurants and car rental services 4.8
  • Lounge 5.8

Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP)

  • IATA: MSP
  • ICAO: KMSP
  • Name: Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 416,213
  • Passengers (per year): 38,034,341
  • Distance from city: 6 miles / 9.7 km SW of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day

Top 3 Locations near Minneapolis Airport

  1. 121.4 km / 75.4 miles away
  2. 184.4 km / 114.6 miles away
  3. 234.3 km / 145.6 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Minneapolis Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Minneapolis Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Minneapolis Airport
$63.94
January
$42.68
February
March
April
$58.40
May
$77.37
June
$72.87
July
August
$49.29
September
October
November
$54.65
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Minneapolis Airport is February when prices for an Economy class start from $42.68. You can see that this is 29% cheaper than the yearly average and 45% cheaper than renting a car in June (when rental prices start at $77.37 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are just average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most frequent rental length at Minneapolis Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in November the average rental period is 11 days, while in October, the average rental period is only 4 days.
Average Rental Length
6
January
7
February
7
March
5
April
6
May
6
June
5
July
5
August
9
September
4
October
11
November
5
December

Which is the busiest month for car rental at Minneapolis Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Minneapolis Airport in July, while they are least likely to to rent in in February.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
64%
January
57%
February
68%
March
91%
April
123%
May
160%
June
183%
July
139%
August
78%
September
89%
October
77%
November
71%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Ace Rent a car Toyota Rav4 4 2 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Hyundai Kona 4 3 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Toyota Camry 4 2 Large cars
Ace Rent a car Hyundai Accent 4 1 Medium cars
Ace Rent a car Toyota Corolla 4 3 Large cars
Ace Rent a car Kia Rio 4 1 Small cars
Ace Rent a car Hyundai Elantra 4 2 Large cars
Ace Rent a car Nissan Altima 4 2 Large cars
Ace Rent a car Volkswagen Jetta 4 2 Large cars
Ace Rent a car Hyundai Tucson 2 2 SUVs

FAQ

How old do I have to be to rent a car in Minnesota?
You have to be at least 21 years old to rent a car in Minnesota. If you're under 25, you'll likely be charged a Youn Driver's Fee.
Can I take a rental car from MSP to Canada?
Many rental companies allow their cars to be taken to Canada (though they must be returned to the US). The company may require you to purchase a roadside assistance package for this, though. Be sure to ask about this before taking a rental car across the border.

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

United States of America (USA)
Toyota Rav4
December 1, 2022
Give yourself an extra 10 minute buffer when renting here since there is a shuttle ride to include. This is for both getting to the office and getting back from.
United States of America (USA)
Hyundai Accent
October 27, 2022
This was a business trip with limited time to explore the local sights, so I have no useful input.
United States of America (USA)
Hyundai Accent
October 1, 2022
I'm a native Minnesotan and was visiting relatives and friends.
United States of America (USA)
Hyundai Elantra
October 29, 2021
Nice that the rental place is not in the airport. made it easier to drop off.
United States of America (USA)
Hyundai Elantra
September 22, 2021
Perfect from price to service. Great all the way around.

Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Ace Rent a car
9.24 / 10
Lowest rated company
Payless
8.34 / 10
Total number of reviews
6
Total rental companies
10
Average daily price
$64.72
Lowest daily price
$47.70
Total cars available
134

Top 10 Suppliers at Minneapolis Airport in 2023

Ace Rent a car
Exceptional 9.2 / 152 reviews
+19523454017
2143 E 77th St, Minneapolis, MN 55450
$167 - $566
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Alamo
Excellent 8.9 / 6 reviews
8338135263
4901 Glumack Dr,
$68 - $118
SIXT
Excellent 8.7 / 4 reviews
+18887498227
4300 Glumack Dr
$61 - $112
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.6 / 9 reviews
+16127265220
4901 Glumack Dr
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.6
8338071735
4901 Glumack Dr
Working hours
Mon:06:00-23:30
Tue:06:00-23:30
Wed:06:00-23:30
Thu:06:00-23:30
Fri:06:00-23:30
Sat:06:00-23:30
Sun:06:00-23:30
National
Excellent 8.5
+18338135262
Terminal 1-Lindbergh, 4300 Glumack Dr, St Paul, MN 55111
$71 - $124
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
6127265237
4901 Glumack Dr
$66 - $136
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Dollar
Excellent 8.5 / 5 reviews
8664342226
4300 Glumack Drive
$63 - $65
Working hours
Mon:06:00-23:59
Tue:06:00-23:59
Wed:06:00-23:59
Thu:06:00-23:59
Fri:06:00-23:59
Sat:06:00-23:59
Sun:06:00-23:59
Thrifty
Thrifty
Excellent 8.5 / 4 reviews
+16129704045
4300 Glumack Drive
$48 - $96
Working hours
Mon:06:00-23:59
Tue:06:00-23:59
Wed:06:00-23:59
Thu:06:00-23:59
Fri:06:00-23:59
Sat:06:00-23:59
Sun:06:00-23:59
Payless
Payless
Excellent 8.3
6128664918
4901 Glumack Drive
Working hours
Mon:06:00-23:59
Tue:06:00-23:59
Wed:06:00-23:59
Thu:06:00-23:59
Fri:06:00-23:59
Sat:06:00-23:59
Sun:06:00-23:59
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