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Rental Cars

Summer Travel Advisory

Across the country rental cars are in high demand and supply is low. Lines at the McCarran Rent-A-Car Center and for shuttles to and from the airport will be longer during peak periods. Customers should be prepared for extended wait times.

McCarran Rent-A-Car Center

The McCarran Rent-A-Car Center is located at 7135 Gilespie Street, just three miles south of the airport with easy freeway access to Interstates 15 and 215 and the Las Vegas Strip.

Facility Details

The McCarran Rent-A-Car Center opened in April 2007 and houses 10 car rental companies in one location. The center is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with continuous shuttle service to airport terminals.

  • Travelers with Disabilities: The entire fleet of shuttle buses are ADA equipped. Special loading areas at Terminal 1, Terminal 3 and the McCarran Rent-A-Car Center are available for those who need special assistance.
  • Parking: Short-term parking is available in front of the main building at a rate of $2 per hour, with a one-hour minimum and three-hour maximum. Payments may be made any self-service machine.
  • Long Term Parking: Contact the Parking Office at 702.261.5122.
  • Lost & Found: For items lost in public areas, including the lobby and curbs, call 702.261.6001. For items lost in shuttle buses, call 702.261.6630. And for items left in rental cars or the garage, contact the rental car agency.
Rent-A-car Center Map

Arriving Customers

Blue and white McCarran Rent-A-Car Center shuttle buses transport customers on the short, three-mile trip from the terminal. Wait times and travel times to the center may vary based on traffic conditions, construction activity or special events.

From Baggage Claim, follow signs to Ground Transportation on Level 1. Proceed to the Rental Car Shuttle stop located outside doors 10 and 11.

Follow signs to Ground Transportation from Baggage Claim on Level Zero. Proceed to the Rental Car Shuttle stops located outside doors 51-54 on the west end of the building and doors 55-58 on the east end.

Rent-A-car Center Map

Departing Customers

Rental Car Return

Upon arrival at the McCarran Rent-A-Car Center, follow the signs to the Car Return Garage entrance off Gilespie Street. Continue following the overhead signs to the appropriate car rental company. After returning your vehicle, proceed through the lobby and out the main entrance for ground transportation.

Terminal 1 and 3 Departures: Know which terminal your airline uses and board the appropriate shuttle to Terminal 1 or 3. Shuttles depart from the McCarran Rent-A-Car Center approximately every 15 minutes. Passengers are strongly encouraged to allow adequate time as travel times to the terminals vary based on traffic conditions and passenger volume.

Taxis: Proceed to the taxi staging area, located in the front of the building.

Ride Share (Lyft and Uber): Follow posted signs to the Ride App Pickup area.

Rental Car Companies

Off-Site Rental Car Agencies

If you have reservations with a rental car company that is not listed, please contact the company directly for additional information. Off-site rental agencies pick up at Space No. 4 by the taxi staging area at the McCarran Rent-A-Car Center. Posted signs will guide you to the location.