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Tucson International Airport (TUS) Car Rental and Transportation

Updated on September 14, 2019

There are several inherent advantages to renting a car for the duration of your vacation or business trip, and in most cases the convenience of having a vehicle ready when you are for site seeing or commute to the next important business meeting, can turn out to be well worth the expense. Immediate car availability usually equals time saved, minutes and hours that can really add up over the course of an extended stay in Tucson or any other global destination. Convenience, immediate access, and time efficiency aspects that a rental car provides can indeed be the defining factors and difference between an enjoyable vacation or business trip, and one in which the inherent stress endured as a result of waiting around for your next ride in between destinations over shadows an otherwise fun day at the amusement park, or elaborate new product presentation to prospective business partners at the upscale hotel or convention center.

At the other end of the planning spectrum is another essential consideration which should be addressed during the research phase, and that is cost. Although there are many inherent benefits gained by picking up and dropping off a rental car at Tucson International Airport, if you can't find and secure the vehicle for a fair price via successful negotiations, cost adjusted specials, or frequent user discounts generally offered to repeat customers, your travel budget, unless immune to a "Breaking Point", must be massaged accordingly to accommodate this full priced expenditure which is subordinate in cost only to airfare, hotel room(s), and dining. But all things considered, if convenience and time efficiency are important factors when traveling, signing up for a rental car is almost an essential element, and having immediate vehicle access for the duration of your stay should help to provide a seamless and stress free transportation experience that may be worth the extra added monetary consideration applied to the overall budget.

Car Rental:

Alamo  Rent A Car
(800) 327-9633
(520) 573-4740
Avis Rent A Car
(800) 331-1212
(520) 294-1494
Budget Rent A Car
(800) 527-0700
(520) 573-8475
Dollar Car Rental
(800) 800-4000
(520) 573-4736
Enterprise Rent A Car
(800) 736-8222
(520) 573-5250
Hertz Rent A Car
(800) 654-3131
(520) 573-6201
National Car Rental
(800) 227-7368
(520) 573-8050
Advantage Rent A Car
(800) 777-5500
(520) 284-4028
Thrifty Car Rental
(800) 837-4389
(520) 807-2467

  • Car rentals at Tucson Airport are available for pick up and drop off at designated TUS areas. Respective agency counters are located adjacent to the main terminal, and vehicle drop off parking garages can be accessed via Tucson Blvd. South to terminal entrance using upper level. Follow signs for directions.
  • If you just need a no frills ride to and from Tucson International Airport, choices include Public Transit (Bus), standard "Shuttle" service via shared van ride, or "Military Shuttle" service to Sierra Vista provided exclusively for enlisted armed forces personnel. All can be researched using applicable phone numbers



Tucson International Airport, the second largest and busiest in terms passenger traffic which is located approximately 5 miles south of Tucson Arizona in Pima County, operates daily in a duel capacity as a major commercial airline hub and protective military logistics facility. Geographically situated within the southwestern region of perpetual warmth and balmy arid breeze more commonly known as the "Sun Belt", TUS is home to, and services 9 commercial airlines which accommodate approximately 3 million passengers annually traveling between several domestic and international destinations. Non stop flights include popular major metros throughout United States with additional venues constantly under evaluation for potential future route enhancement.

Arizona has established a well earned reputation for consistently leading the nation in adapting and integrating the latest cutting edge technology soon after it becomes available. According to research, representatives and staff from various facilities throughout the state of Arizona were among the very first airport employees in the country to recognize the natural resource saving benefits of retrofitting all plumbing fixtures with the most advanced high tech sensor activated water faucets.

Many who visit Tucson leave with the impression that Arizona offers the best of both worlds. All the modern conveniences and of a typical large metropolis can be accessed within a reasonable distance around the center of town, and at the city perimeters stretching to the outer reaches and beyond, lies some of the most awe inspiring scenery and natural beauty our planet has to offer. Pastel colored landscapes, breathtaking sunsets, interesting colorful flora and native plants, and of course, picture perfect vistas for miles. All courtesy of this unique Arizona treasure, the Sonoran Desert.

Maps/Driving Directions:

Tucson International Airport:
Tucson International Airport (TUS), 2700 E Corona Rd, Tucson, AZ 85706, USA

get directions

Shared-Ride (Van Service)

  • Phone: (520) 889-1000
  • Location: Baggage Claim

- One way ride to University of Arizona campus, area hotels & resorts, and other residential or business locations.

Military Shuttle to Sierra Vista

  • Phone: (888) 459-3398
  • Phone: (520) 459-7778

- Transportation Express LLC - Designated Army Air Force Exchange Service to Sierra Vista.

SunTran - Public Transit (Bus)

  • Phone 1: (520) 792-9222
  • Phone 2: (520) 628-1565

- Call for Schedule & Rates

- TUS Address -
- Phone -
 7250 S. Tucson Blvd.
Gen. Info & Passenger Paging (520) 573-8100
Tucson, AZ  85756
Lost & Found >>>>
(520) 573-8156

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