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287 Lucas Dr

Detroit, MI, 48242


(1) 734-941-0719

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Sun - Sat 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Once you arrive at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, finding the Payless Car Rental is fast and easy. After you've claimed your luggage, go up one floor to the "Walkway to Ground Transportation" and look for the Payless Car Rental shuttle bus. The rental car facility isonly a mile away from the airport terminal, so you'll get there within minutes.

There are many DTW car rental companies to choose from once you arrive at the airport in Detroit. Our quick and convenient shuttle service from the DTW car rentallot, and our wide range of vehicles - anything from compacts to vans and SUVs at discount prices - make choosing Payless easy.

Once you have your rental car, getting downtown to the many Motor City attractions is a breeze. Take I-94 E, exit I-75 N and you'll be there in 25 minutes.

Sports fan? Detroit is a sports mecca. Depending on the season you can either catch the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena, the Detroit Lions at Ford Field or the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.

Music fanatic? You won't want to miss The Motown Historical Museum. At its peak, the home of Motown's first recording studio's roster included Diana Ross and the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and the Jackson 5. Just off of 12th Street on West Grand Blvd, it's easy to get to.

Not comfortable exploring an unfamiliar city alone? Backseat Detroit is the service for you! Make your reservation online or by phone and one of their trustedcity guides will meet you downtown, hop in the back seat of your Payless Car Rental and give you and your friendsa guided tour of your choice of attractions in your own vehicle.

There's so much to see and do in Detroit, Michigan. Savetime and money with one of our high quality discount carrentals. Head straight to Payless for a great rental car deal!

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DTW Car Rental Information

Rent a car at Detroit Metropolitan Airport from Payless Car Rental for a great vehicle at a great rate. Whether you’re planning a day trip to Belle Isle Park (don’t skip the aquarium), or you’re taking a business trip to our great city, we’ve got the perfect vehicle for you. Reserve your DTW car rental online and pick it up from our airport location shortly after you land!

Where is Payless Car Rental at Detroit Metropolitan Airport?

Picking up your Payless car rental at the Detroit airport is a cinch. Go to the Ground Transportation Center, where you’ll board a shuttle to the rental car campus. When you arrive at our rental desk, we’ll help get you into your vehicle.

Rental Car Return

When your trip comes to a close and you’re ready to return your rental car, just bring it to the same location you picked it up from at 287 Lucas Drive, Detroit, MI. Stay left, following the signs for Rental Car Return. Watch for the Payless sign, which can be easy to miss.

Cheap Car Rental Options

Payless offers a variety of vehicles that are suitable for any occasion. Traveling with the family? Rent a minivan or a passenger van for plenty of legroom and extra space for your foam fingers and hot dog hats that you acquire at Comerica Park. Taking a business trip? Pick up an affordable convertible or a compact car that’ll fit into those tight spaces at the Renaissance Center.

  • Compact cars

  • Sedans

  • Crossover, intermediate, standard, and full-size SUVs

  • Minivans and 12- or 15-passenger vans

  • Convertibles

  • Pickup Trucks

Top Destinations Near DTW

Detroit is a fascinating city with an abundance of entertaining attractions and fascinating historical sites. If you’re looking for a good time near the Detroit Metropolitan Airport, check out any or all of these destinations!

  • Detroit is the home of Motown and a vibrant music scene. In addition to big names at the Fox Theatre, there’s often live music at Cliff Bell’s and the Raven Lounge.

  • Take a trip to The Henry Ford for a day of American history and culture. Check out a number of intriguing exhibits and relics, including JFK’s limo. Greenfield Village is included and provides a unique experience that feels like walking into the past.

  • Visit the Detroit Institute of Arts to wander through one of America’s largest art collections with more than 100 galleries!