Car Hire at Burlington Airport
This information is correct as of August 2015
Whether want to experience the Blues Bars of Chicago, the baseball in St Louis or the hiking trails of Burlington, you can find the best car hire at Burlington Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Burlington Airport
There is just one car hire company with a desk at Burlington Airport: Avis. The desk is inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Burlington Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Luckily there is a Gas Land petrol station located just 8 minutes drive from Burlington Airport. Head northwest on Winsor Circular, turn left onto Summer Street then right onto Maple Street. Take a left onto Central Avenue then left onto Spring Street. The petrol station will be on the left hand side.
Driving around Burlington Airport
Burlington Airport is well connected to the region’s main roads. Highway 61 runs parallel to the airport and head north all the way to Davenport and south to St Louis. The 24 highway west merges with other main roads that lead to Mt Pleasant, Fairfield and Des Moines while route 34 east go to Indianapolis.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Burlington Airport.
One a Wild West outpost, today cool St Louis is the home of baseball and musical legends. Chuck Berry, Miles Davis and Tina Turner all got their big breaks here. As you drive through that iconic arch, you know you’ve made it to St Louis. Don’t miss a show at the famous open-air Muny Opera in the summertime or a trip to renowned St Louis Art Museum on a rainy day. Get fanatical about baseball, supporting the Redbirds at Busch Stadium.
St Louis is a 3 and a half hour drive from Burlington Airport. Get on the US-61S and take a right onto 255th street. Get on to the IA-27 State Highway 394 and continue on to the MO-27S. Merge onto the US-61, taking a right on to US-24. Turn left to Missouri and get on the Paris Gravel Road. Follow signs for St Louis.
The ‘Windy City’ with its iconic Lake Michigan skyline, is a mass of spectacular architecture, cutting edge design, history, culture and of course, food. The world-class Field Museum and Adler Planetarium are a must see before hitting the incredible blues bars that dominate the night-time music scene. Bargain street food from deep dish pizzas to hot dogs will sustain even the hardiest explorer. Kick back in the green outdoors in beautiful Millennium Park or get stuck on to some retail heaven on Magnificent Mile or Wicker Park’s chic boutiques.
Chicago is a 4 hour drive from Burlington Airport. Get on the US-34, eventually merging with the I-74. Take the exit for the I-80 towards Chicago and then take exit I-55 and 239A towards Chinatown. Follow signs to the city centre.
If you want to see the ‘crookedest street in the world’ look no further than Burlington. This famous zigzag of road is a favourite with cyclists. However, it’s not all about Snake Alley; Burlington also has a fabulous historic district called Heritage Hill, great museums, bustling downtown shops and some truly tranquil green parks. FunCity outdoor waterpark is ideal for hot summer days. Nearby Geode State Park boasts watersports, camping spots and excellent hiking trails.
Burlington is just 5 minutes by car from Burlington Airport. Head north on Windsor Circuit taking a left onto Summer Street then right onto Maple Street. Take a left onto South Central Avenue and right on to Division Street.
Parking in Burlington is metered parking from 8am to 5pm Monday to Saturday and costs from $0.75 per hour. Downtown there are parking garages which are free for the first hour then cost from $1.50 per hour. These are open 24 hours per day. Some hotels and shopping malls in Burlington offer free car parking.
Prices subject to change