Minneapolis - St Paul International Airport (MSP)
Car Hire / Rental
(Minneapolis, Minnesota - MN, USA)
Car rental is in good supply at Minneapolis - St Paul International Airport (MSP), with large fleets of hire cars available at competitive prices. The airport's car rental companies can be founds in the main facility on the lower levels of the parking garage. Passengers can be transported to this area by the airport's regular 'Hubtram', which is a fast and convenient courtesy bus.
A variety of car rental deals are on offer at Minneapolis - St Paul Airport, many of which include unlimited mileage. Hiring a car over the weekend, from Friday afternoon to Monday morning, is often especially good value for money. Whilst one-way rentals are available at the airport, where you are able to drop the car off in another city or state, this is usually more expensive than standard car rental.
Speed limits in Minneapolis, USA
Urban areas: 30 mph / 48 kph
Open roads: 65 mph / 105 kph
Motorways / highways: 70 mph / 113 kph
Car Rental, Driving and Parking in Minneapolis
Driving around the Minneapolis and St. Paul area is made easy by the extensive network of fast roads, known as the Federal Freeway system. Be careful when driving along the freeways, as many of the exit ramps are extremely close to each other and roads frequently merge.
During the summer months, road works and construction work is fairly widespread, due to the harsh winters, when this work becomes impossible and roads are often icy. However, winter driving in this part of Minnesota is not too bad, with snow trucks regularly clearing the main routes. Rush hours around Minneapolis and St. Paul fall between 07:30 to 09:30 and 15:30 to 17:30, so be aware that traffic is frequently slow at these times.
With around 25,000 parking spaces around Minneapolis, parking is rarely a problem. Operated by the Minneapolis Municipal Parking System, the city is home to 24 different parking ramps, together with nine lots and around 7,000 street parking meters, which use either coins or debit cards.
Minneapolis - St Paul International Airport (MSP) Car Rental Companies
Car hire outfits operating within Minneapolis Airport are as follows:
- Alamo Rent A Car
- HERTZ Corporation
- National Car Rental
Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP) Car Rental