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Car Hire from Nashville Airport

Car hire from Nashville Airport

Rightly known as “music city” for being the home of Country and Soul music, Nashville is the capital city of Tennessee, 10 miles away from the airport. With its convenient location between Nashville and Long Hunter State Park hiring a car from Nashville Airport can help you get the most out of your trip to Tennessee.

Where to hire a car at Nashville Airport

When hiring a car from Nashville Airport you have a choice of car hire companies available to you such as Budget, Enterprise, Avis, Thrifty and Alamo. All of the car hire desks are located on the ground level of arrivals near the exit of the airport.

Petrol stations near Nashville Airport

If you hire a car from Nashville Airport on a full to full fuel policy you will need to refuel the car before dropping it off to avoid being charged the car hire company’s refuelling charge.
There are a number of petrol stations near Nashville Airport, depending on the direction you are approaching the airport from. To the north of the Airport on Route 255, Donelson Pike there are a number of airport hotels, fast food restaurants and two petrol stations, a BP and a Shell Garage.

Driving around Nashville Airport

The Interstate 40 is easily accessed after exciting Nashville Airport, the road runs across the state of Tennessee and into Nashville, from here you can easily reach most of other main destinations nearby.

Getting to your destination

Here is a guide to some of the popular destinations for visitors to this region of Tennessee which can easily be reached from Nashville Airport after hiring a car.


Music fans from far and wide are attracted by the history and musical scene of the music city, Nashville. Must visit attractions include the Johnny Cash Museum, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the world’s largest music museum and RCA Studio B; the place where Elvis, Dolly Parton and many others recorded their hits. The annual CMA Music Festival takes place in June in Nashville and attracts fans from around the world.

Nashville is a short drive from Nashville Airport, at 9.5 miles via the I-4 West taking 20 minutes. Although parking is plentiful in downtown Nashville it can often be expensive, free parking is typically available on the outskirts. Parking at the Music City Centre Garage is central and in each reach of the Country Hall of Fame and Museum and can cost $18 per day, or $7 for up to 4 hours.


Can Tennessee be visited without a visit to this city, the home of whiskey and especially Jack Daniels? Lynchburg is a picturesque city and after the hustle and bustle, you will enjoy Lynchburg with its rolling landscapes and beautiful scenery. Enjoy the typical Southern cuisine and of course that famous whiskey by paying a visit at the Jack Daniels Distillery.

Nashville Airport to Lynchburg is an 84 mile drive with the I-24 east or the I-24 E and US-231 S, taking around 1 hour and 30 minutes. Parking can be found near most of the main attractions or hotels.

Natchez Trace Parkway

Tennessee is just full of gems and it goes beyond the music. Natchez Trace Parkway and Byway used to connect the Mississippi River to central Tennessee. This is the best area to enjoy a walk through beautiful and breath-taking landscape. You could even hire a horse for a horse ride.

Located at just 15 minutes from Nashville Airport on the I-40 E road, Natchez Trace Parkway is one those best-kept secrets of Tennessee.

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