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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Yerevan, Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Kia Picanto or similar
Kia Picanto
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • Man.
Hertz
$26.72 / per day
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Yerevan International Airport Car Rental
Economy
Nissan Micra or similar
Nissan Micra
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • Man.
Hertz
$26.72 / per day
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Yerevan, Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Renault Duster or similar
Renault Duster
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
$32.61 / per day
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Yerevan International Airport Car Rental
Economy
Lada Niva or similar
Lada Niva
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • Man.
Hertz
$33.75 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Yerevan, Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Ford Fiesta or similar
Ford Fiesta
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
$35.19 / per day
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Yerevan, Downtown Car Rental
Compact
Hyundai Accent or similar
Hyundai Accent
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
$36.90 / per day
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Yerevan, Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Toyota Yaris or similar
Toyota Yaris
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
$36.94 / per day
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Yerevan, Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Ford Fiesta or similar
Ford Fiesta
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$38.61 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 22:52 on 2020-02-24. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Armenian,
Yezidi,
Russian
Currency
AMD
Country code
374
Average car rental length
7 days
Economy car rental price
$43.90 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
90 km/h
56 mi/h
Speed limit within town
40 - 60 km/h
25 - 37 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.04%
Rating
6.0

Why rent a car in Yerevan?

Yerevan is a fascinating place to explore. Still undiscovered by most foreign tourists, this proud city has everything for a traveler to enjoy including truly ancient sites, wide modernist boulevards, interesting museums, and the unmatched Armenian hospitality. Get to know the local culture, traditions, and cuisine, then traveled outside the capital to explore the country’s impressive mountains, alpine lakes, and beautiful nature reserves. 

Yerevan Car Rental

Top ways to enter Yerevan

  • Yerevan Airport: Also known as Zvartnots Airport after the town in which it is located, it served 2.6 million travelers in 2018, a 10% increase from the year before. The airport provides to many European destinations like Vienna, Paris, Moscow, and Brussels as well as cities in the Middle East like Beirut, Baghdad, and Tel Aviv. Located just 12km (7.4 miles) southwest of central Yerevan, the airport can be reached in about 20 minutes.
  • Tbilisi Airport: The busiest airport in the Caucasus, Tbilisi Shota Rustaveli Airport handled 3.8 million travelers in 2018. The airport is served by around 40 different airlines with plenty of flights to and from Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia, and even China. Tbilisi Airport is 280km (174 miles) northeast of Yerevan and can be reached in about five hours. It’s important to keep in mind that most rental car providers don’t permit crossing the border between Georgia and Armenia, but you could travel with public transportation and then pick up a rental car after arriving in Yerevan. It’s also important to check if you need a visa to enter either Georgia or Armenia as each country has its own visa policy. The same applies if you are traveling to or from Kutaisi Airport or Batumi Airport, two other international airports in Georgia.

Useful city facts

  • Yerevan has a continental steppe climate. Its summers are very hot, although the heat is somewhat mitigated by the city’s high altitude; its winters, on the other hand, are cold and snowy. The average high temperature is 34 °C  (93°F) in July, the warmest month, and 1°C  (34°F) in January, the coldest. Yerevan is generally very dry, with a small increase in precipitation in April and early May, but almost none of it in August and September.
  • Yerevan has a great amount of interesting museums. The National Art Gallery hosts the works of local masters as well as world-famous painters like Marc Chagall and Vassily Kandinsky. The Cafesjian Museum of Modern Art also has some works of Chagall and even Andy Worholl. The History Museum of Armenia covers everything from ancient paleolithic settlements to ancient kingdoms like Urartu and the tragic events of the Armenian Genocide of 1915. There are also many nice smaller museums like the Museum of Woodwork and the Armenian Railways Museum that are worth a visit.
  • Although Yerevan is practically a stone’s throw from Turkey, the border between the two is closed. The border with Azerbaijan is also closed and relations between the two countries remain hostile (however, contrary to some reports, you can now visit Armenia fairly easily with an Azerbaijani stamp in your passport). The disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh (or Artsakh) is controlled by Armenia and can be accessed from Armenia, though it’s preferable to hire a local guide and not to travel with a rental car. The border with Iran is open and easy to cross, though citizens of most countries need a visa to visit. 

Top destinations and activities

  • Erebuni Fortress. Dating back to the ancient Urartian Kingdom, the Erebuni Fortress is more than 2,700 years old. The impressive citadel, along with the rest of Yerevan, was later ruled by Achaemenids and a number of other invaders but has always remained the symbol of the city. If you’re visiting Yerevan, seeing Erebuni is a must.
  • Matenadaran. Although Armenian is an Indo-European language and as such is distantly related to languages like French, English, German, it has its own unique alphabet. For centuries, calligraphy was considered one of the highest skills of learned Armenians. This unique museum hosts many impressive Armenian manuscripts and also provides an opportunity to learn about the country, its language, and its literature.
  • Katoghike Tsiranavar Church of Avan. Armenia was the first country in the world to adopt Christianity as a state religion having done so in the 4th century. There are no churches left in Yerevan that have survived from that time, but the ruins of this small church date back to the 6th century with some of its inscriptions and structures still in place. There are many beautiful churches in Yerevan, another standout being the Katoghike Holy Mother of God Church. The city is also home to the small Blue Mosque, a Shia place of worship. 

Traffic and parking tips

  • Armenia drives on the right-hand side of the road. 
  • Unless specifically indicated otherwise, the speed limits are 110km/h (68 mph) on highways, 90km/h (55.9 mph) on most other intercity roads, and 40km/h (25 mph) in populated and built-up areas, and 20km/h (12 mph) inside residential areas. 
  • It is illegal to use a mobile phone while driving. The only exception is the hands-free system.
  • The legal alcohol limit is 0.00% for both experienced and novice drivers, and the rules are enforced more strictly with every year. Drunk driving can lead to large fines and even deportation or jail time.
  • It is only compulsory to use the seat belts for passengers in the front seats. Regardless, for your own safety, you should also use a seat belt if traveling in the back seat.
  • While the main highways and roads in Yerevan are generally in good condition, many rural roads are still improving. Some will have potholes; wildlife and cattle crossings can also be an issue in the countryside. It’s important to exercise extra caution, especially when driving after dark. 
  • Armenia is a landlocked country with the lowest altitude of 390 m (1,280 ft) and many peaks higher than 3,000 m (9,850 ft); 86% of the country is made up of mountains. Some high altitude roads can be very steep or can lack necessary barriers. If you have no previous experience of driving in the mountains, it is important to be extra careful, especially in the rural and nature areas and after dark. 
  • Proof of insurance and the car’s documentation needs to be in the car whenever you’re driving.
  • When driving, you need to have your passport or ID card with you at all times.
  • The emergency numbers are 101 for the fire department, 102 for police, and 103 for the ambulance.

Toll roads

As of 2019, there are no toll roads in Armenia. However, plans are in place to introduce tolls for some of the roads that are currently under construction like the North-South corridor.

Ideas for a day-trip

  • Garni. A small village, Garni is famous for its temple. A Greco-Roman construction of classical columns, Garni was built in the 1st century AD to honor Hellenic gods, and as such, is one of the most important pagan shrines in the Caucasus and the Middle East that have survived to this day. Garni is also home to the Geghard Monastery and Garni gorge. Located 26km (16 miles) southwest of the capital, it can be reached in about 40 minutes.
  • Ashtarak. A small and quiet city, Ashtarak is known as the home of a number of ancient Armenian churches. Some are still fulfilling their original function while others have long fallen into disrepair, but nearly all are really impressive. The most famous of them, St. Hovhannes Cathedral, towers over a deep gorge. Located 21km (13 miles) northwest of Yerevan, Ashtarak takes 30 minutes to reach.
  • Khosrov Forest State Reserve. One of the oldest nature reserves on the planet, Khosrov has allegedly been a protected area since the 4th century when it was created under the orders of the Armenian king Khosrov. Historically impressive, the reserve is also very lively today. It is made-up of juniper and oak forests, scrublands, and wetlands and provides hiking opportunities for tourists. It’s also home to animals like the bezoar goat, Caucasian agama, and even the elusive Persian Leopard. One of the most beautiful places in the country, Khosrov Forest State Reserve is just 75km (46 miles) and can be reached in less than two hours.

Most popular rental types and cars

The most popular rental car in Yerevan is the Nissan Micra, although many travelers also choose the Nissan Tiida and the Renault Logan. The most popular rental car types are economy, mini, and compact.

Further destinations

  • Lake Sevan. A large and beautiful alpine lake, Sevan has been called the Armenian Sea. Surrounded by stunning mountains and ancient monasteries in addition to offering opportunities for swimming and windsurfing, Lake Sevan is one of the highlights of Armenia. Shoghakat (also known as Shorzha), a quaint village on the north coast of the lake, is 107km (66 miles) northeast of Yerevan and can be reached in about 1 hour and 40 minutes.
  • Dilijan. Located in Tavush Province, the town of Dilijan (and the national park of the same name) is the perfect place from which to explore Armenia’s number one attraction - its beautiful mountains. There are many hiking trails, tours which you can join, and serious climbing opportunities for experienced travelers. The city itself shouldn’t be overlooked, either, as there are attractions like the Dilijan Geological Museum and Art Gallery and the Museum of Folk Art. Dilijan is 95km (59 miles) northeast of Yerevan and takes some 90 minutes to reach.
  • Georgia. Armenia’s neighbor, Georgia has lately become a favorite holiday destination for countless travelers. The country really has everything including historic sites, the Black Sea coast, delicious cuisine, and, of course, impressive mountains. Tbilisi, the charming capital, is 268km (166 miles) northeast of Yerevan and can be reached in about 5 hours and 30 minutes. Note: Most rental car providers do not permit crossing the border between Armenia and Georgia in a rental car. You can, however, travel by bus, train, or airplane, and then pick up a new car after arriving in Georgia. It’s also important to see if you need a visa to visit either country.

Car Rental Prices in Yerevan

  • Large cars - from $56 per day
  • Medium cars - from $49 per day
  • Small cars - from $44 per day
  • SUVs - from $87 per day

How can I save money on my rental car?

Get a great rental car in Yerevan by following these tips:

  • Compare the rates of different rental car providers
  • Book your rental car well in advance
  • Plan your route before you go
  • Know your fuel and mileage requirements
  • Visit during the month when the rental prices are the cheapest. According to our data, visiting Yerevan is the cheapest in September when renting a car is about 37% cheaper than the yearly average and a whole 70% cheaper than renting in January. Enjoy the end of summer by coming to Armenia!

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Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in Yerevan?

Car rental prices in Yerevan vary a lot according to the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in Yerevan
$70.03
January
$36.35
February
$48.16
March
$40.69
April
$48.02
May
$33.65
June
$34.45
July
$33.54
August
$27.82
September
$42.54
October
$49.30
November
$49.98
December
The best month to rent a car in Yerevan is September (when prices for an Economy class start from $27.82). This is 35% cheaper than the yearly average and 60% cheaper than renting in January (when rental prices start at $70.03 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price.

What’s the usual rental length in Yerevan?

Travel lengths vary from month to month: in June, travelers rent a car for an average of 10 days in March, the average rental period is 6 days.
Average Rental Length in Yerevan
8
January
8
February
6
March
6
April
9
May
10
June
9
July
8
August
9
September
6
October
8
November
8
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Yerevan?

While travelers visit Yerevan year-round, the most popular month for renting a car is December, and the least popular is March.
Yerevan Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
183%
January
201%
February
9%
March
9%
April
10%
May
83%
June
111%
July
131%
August
98%
September
21%
October
131%
November
211%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
SIXT Renault Duster 5 2 SUVs
SIXT Nissan Sunny Aut. 4 2 Medium cars
SIXT Chevrolet Aveo Hatchback Aut. 5 1 Small cars
SIXT Nissan Pathfinder Aut. 5 3 SUVs
SIXT Ford Focus Hatchback Aut. 5 2 Large cars
SIXT Nissan Sunny 4 1 Medium cars
SIXT Renault Logan 4 2 Small cars
Enterprise Ford Fiesta 4 3 Small cars
SIXT Ford Focus Sedan Aut. 4 2 Large cars
SIXT Chevrolet Aveo Aut. 4 1 Small cars

FAQ

Should I rent a car in Yerevan?
A majority of the ratings and reviews left by Discover Cars’ customers recommend renting a car (6.0 from 1 reviews).
What do you need to rent a car in Yerevan?
In most cases, you need a driver’s license, passport or ID card, and a credit card (in the name of the main driver), and the booking voucher to rent a car. Some companies may have additional requirements (be sure to check the rental conditions).
On what side of the road do they drive in Armenia?
Drivers must drive on the right side of the road.
Can I rent a car at 18 in Armenia?
Yes, you can rent a car at the age of 18.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Yerevan?
You must be between 18 and 75 years old.
Can you rent automatic cars in Yerevan?
Yes, automatic cars are available from Alamo, Enterprise, Beau Monde, Hertz, Europcar, SIXT and Autorent in Yerevan.
Can I rent a car with a debit card?
Though most companies require a credit card to leave a deposit, some accept debit cards. Check the rental conditions for more information.
Can I rent a car without a credit card?
Most companies require a credit card to pick up the car. Some may accept debit cards or cash. Check the rental conditions for more information.
What car classes can I rent?
Small cars, Medium cars, SUVs and Large cars vehicle types are available in Yerevan.
Can I rent a car in Yerevan with my home country’s driver's license (for example, U.S., U.K., or Australia)?
In most cases, a driver’s license from your home country is acceptable if it uses the Latin alphabet. In some cases, you will need an International Driving Permit (IDP). Check the rental conditions for more information. If your driver’s license does not use the Latin alphabet, you need an International Driving Permit (IDP) in Yerevan.
Do I need an International Driving Permit in Yerevan?
In most cases, if your driver’s license uses the Latin alphabet, you can rent a car in in Yerevan without an International Driving Permit (IDP). In some cases, you will need an International Driving Permit (IDP). Check the rental conditions for more information. If your driver’s license does not use the Latin alphabet, you need an International Driving Permit (IDP) in Yerevan.
How much does an additional driver cost? Is there an option for a free additional driver?
No rental company in Yerevan offers a free additional driver.
How much does it cost to rent a car in Yerevan?
A rental car costs $75 per day, on average. The lowest daily price found in the past 48 hours was $27 at Hertz.
How much is car rental for a week?
The average price for a weekly rental in Yerevan is $524. In the past 48 hours, the lowest price for a weekly rental in Yerevan was $187.
What car rental companies are located in Yerevan?
Alamo, Enterprise, Beau Monde, Hertz, Europcar, SIXT and Autorent can be found in Yerevan.
What is the best car rental company in Yerevan?
Ratings and reviews left by our users indicate that the best providers are SIXT (8.5, 10 reviews) and Hertz (8.2, 9 reviews).

Top 6 Suppliers for Yerevan in 2020

National
National
Exceptional 9.2
+37499376060
YEREVAN ZVARTNOTS INTL AIRPORT,
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.8
+37499376060
5/1 Northern Ave, Yerevan 0001
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
+37499376060
IBIS Yerevan, 5/1 Northern Ave, Yerevan 0001
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+37410544905
8/1 ABOVYAN STREET
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+37410544905
8/1 Abovyan Str., Yerevan
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.5
+37496660361
Northern Avenue 10/1

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