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Athens Airport, Athens, Greece
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Suzuki Celerio or similar
Suzuki Celerio
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Carwiz
$2.41 / per day
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Economy
Fiat 500 or similar
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Goldcar
$2.57 / per day
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Compact
Seat ibiza or similar
Seat ibiza
  • 5
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Surprice
$3.00 / per day
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Mini Elite
Smart For Four or similar
Smart For Four
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
$6.79 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Intermediate
Nissan Qashqai or similar
Nissan Qashqai
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Rhodium
$8.45 / per day
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Full-size
Citroen C4 or similar
Citroen C4
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Autounion
$12.06 / per day
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Compact Elite
Peugeot 308 or similar
Peugeot 308
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Global Rent a Car
$15.45 / per day
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Economy Elite
Nissan Note or similar
Nissan Note
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$17.00 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 14:29 on 2020-02-04. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.
Contents

    Travel Information

    Language
    Greek
    Currency
    EUR
    Country code
    30
    Average car rental length
    9 days
    Economy car rental price
    $5.00 / per day
    Traffic direction
    Right-hand
    Speed limit out of town
    90 km/h
    56 mi/h
    Speed limit within town
    50 km/h
    31 mi/h
    Acceptable limit of BAC
    0.05%
    Rating
    8.3
    Athens Airport Car Rental

    Airport Car Rental

    Step right off the plane and get your rental car at Athens Airport! Explore the culture, history, and atmosphere of one of the world’s most iconic classical cities. Drive your Athens Airport rental car through ancient neighborhoods, visit world-famous landmarks like the Acropolis, the Ancient Agora, and the Temple of Zeus, or carve out your own itinerary as you explore this fascinating place.

    All the history is breathtaking, but don’t forget to check out the beach! Luckily, there are lots of stunning beaches just a short ride from Athens. With your rental car make sure to visit some of the fishing villages along the way so you can try the local delicacies. On the way back, enjoy some stunning views as the road winds its way through the hills.

    Greece has a lot more to offer than just Athens. With a longer term car rental you can go on an adventure in nearby Peloponnese or the enigmatic Thessaloniki. Or even visit one of Greece’s lesser known but equally stunning neighboring countries like Albania or Bulgaria. You can even pick up your rental car at Athens Airport and drop it off in a different city. Start planning your adventure now!

    Athens Airport is also known as Diethnís Aeroliménas Athinón and Eleftherios Venizelos.

    Top international routes

    • London
    • Larnaca
    • Rome
    • Paris
    • Istanbul
    • Tbilisi

    Main airlines

    Aegean Airlines, Ryanair, Lufthansa, easyJet, Swiss International Air Lines, and Olympic Air

    Terminals

    There are two passenger terminals—Main Terminal and Satellite Terminal. To access the Satellite Terminal you need to take an underground tunnel from the Main Terminal.

    Location

    Athens Airport is about 30 km (19 miles) east of the center of Athens. Attiki Odos Street, Highway 6, Highway 75, and Leof. Athinon Street are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

    Most popular types of rental car

    • Convertibles - from $219 per day
    • Station wagons - from $28 per day
    • Large cars - from $46 per day
    • Medium cars - from $19 per day
    • People Carriers/Vans - from $48 per day
    • Small cars - from $14 per day
    • SUVs - from $69 per day

    Top car rental companies

    • Carwiz (Tel: +302106022213)
    • National (Tel: +302103533325)
    • Budget (Tel: +302103530553)
    • Hertz (Tel: +302103534900)
    • RightCars (Tel: 302111983343)
    • Thrifty (Tel: +302111030650 / +302111030654)
    • Autocandia (Tel: +302106020162)
    • Enterprise (Tel: +302103533325)
    • Alamo (Tel: +302103533325)
    • SIXT (Tel: +302103530556)
    • Europcar (Tel: +302109211444)
    • Avance Rent a Car (Tel: +302109011300)
    • Autounion (Tel: +302106020162)
    • Avis (Tel: +302103530578)
    • Centauro (Tel: +302111984799)
    • AbbyCar Rentals (Tel: +302122135282)
    • GreenMotion (Tel: +302106022300)
    • Global Rent a Car (Tel: +302111875501)
    • NuCarrentals (Tel: +306936907786)
    • Firefly (Tel: +306980195319 / +302111030660)

    Car rental desks

    Most are located on the arrivals level of the Main Terminal.

    Services and facilities

    You’ll find many stores and duty-free shops, cafeterias, snack bars, and traditional Greek food restaurants, ATMs, four bank offices, a pharmacy, an emergency care center, a children’s play area, and baby changing facilities. Baggage storage, open 24/7, is in the arrivals hall next to Gate 1. The airport provides onsite assistance for disabled passengers.

    Nearest gas station

    BP station is located at 21St Km N.R.Athens-Lavrio, Kropia 194 00. It takes about 12 minutes to reach by car and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations near Athens Airport.

    Popular one-way rentals

    • Thessaloniki (520 km / 323 mi)
    • Kalamata (269 km / 167 mi)
    • Ermioni (200 km / 124 mi)
    • Preveza (424 km / 263 mi)
    • Lefkada (418 km / 259 mi)
    • Mykonos Port (154 km / 96 mi)
    • Crete (339 km / 210 mi)
    • Syros (177 km / 110 mi)
    • Syros Port (157 km / 97 mi)
    • Lesvos (430 km / 267 mi)

    Airport info

    Rating
    7.7
    • Getting to the airport 7.5
    • Departure and check-in 7.7
    • Terminal facilities 7.4
    • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.9
    • Restaurants and car rental services 6.9
    • Lounge 6.0

    Athens Airport (ATH)

    • IATA: ATH
    • ICAO: LGAV
    • Name: Athens Airport (ATH)
    • Type: Public / Civil
    • Size: Large Airport
    • Elevation AMSL: 94 m / 308 ft
    • Runway Surface: Asphalt / Concrete
    • Aircraft movements (per year): 195,951
    • Passengers (per year): 21,737,787
    • Distance from City: 12.4 miles / 20 km SE of town
    • Working hours: 24 hours a day
    • Phone: 0030 210 353 0001
    • Email: airport_info@aia.gr

    Top 20 Locations near Athens Airport

    1. Car Rental at Syros Airport from $16.60 per day
      125.4 km / 77.9 miles away
    2. 127.0 km / 78.9 miles away
    3. 133.1 km / 82.7 miles away
    4. 156.0 km / 96.9 miles away
    5. 158.4 km / 98.5 miles away
    6. Car Rental at Milos Airport from $14.43 per day
      158.9 km / 98.7 miles away
    7. 165.3 km / 102.7 miles away
    8. 177.1 km / 110.1 miles away
    9. 181.4 km / 112.7 miles away
    10. 201.0 km / 124.9 miles away
    11. 201.7 km / 125.3 miles away
    12. 215.1 km / 133.7 miles away
    13. 235.9 km / 146.6 miles away
    14. 250.4 km / 155.6 miles away
    15. 276.3 km / 171.7 miles away
    16. 276.9 km / 172.0 miles away
    17. 277.5 km / 172.4 miles away
    18. 282.2 km / 175.3 miles away
    19. 282.3 km / 175.4 miles away

    Map of Car Rental Locations

    When are car rental prices cheapest at Athens Airport?

    The cost of renting a car at Athens Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
    Average Rental Price at Athens Airport
    $18.80
    January
    $35.63
    February
    $29.52
    March
    $26.38
    April
    $33.46
    May
    $45.46
    June
    $67.65
    July
    $74.24
    August
    $29.32
    September
    $23.19
    October
    $15.78
    November
    $18.90
    December
    The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Athens Airport is November when prices for an Economy class start from $15.78. You can see that this is 55% cheaper than the yearly average and 79% cheaper than renting a car in August (when rental prices start at $74.24 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

    What’s the most popular rental length at Athens Airport?

    Travel length differs from one month to another: in January the average rental period is 10 days, while in August, the average rental period is only 8 days.
    Average Rental Length
    10
    January
    10
    February
    10
    March
    10
    April
    10
    May
    10
    June
    9
    July
    8
    August
    9
    September
    8
    October
    10
    November
    9
    December

    Which is the busiest car rental month at Athens Airport?

    Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Athens Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in November.
    Popularity by Monthly Searches
    85%
    January
    83%
    February
    98%
    March
    124%
    April
    156%
    May
    132%
    June
    161%
    July
    126%
    August
    73%
    September
    59%
    October
    51%
    November
    51%
    December

    Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

    Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
    Centauro Ford Fiesta 4 3 Small cars
    Surprice Hyundai i20 5 2 Medium cars
    Surprice Peugeot 308 5 3 Large cars
    Surprice Toyota Aygo 3 1 Small cars
    Surprice Hyundai I20 5 2 Medium cars
    Centauro Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
    Surprice Citroen C1 5 1 Small cars
    Surprice Seat ibiza 3 1 Medium cars
    Surprice Toyota Aygo 3 2 Small cars
    Centauro Ford Focus 5 3 Medium cars

    Our Customers Reviews

    United Kingdom
    Ford Fiesta
    October 12, 2019
    Don't rent a car if you are only visiting Athens, but if you are going further afield it is almost essential. We toured the Peloponnese and had a wonderful trip.
    Sweden
    Hyundai i30
    September 11, 2019
    Temple of Poseidon in sunset is great
    Australia
    Fiat Panda
    July 18, 2019
    Athens is the first place due to the Monastiraki, acropolis/Parthenon the museum, Syntagma, Pireaus, Loutraki, Peloponese. than worth take a drive to Loutraki, Peloponese, islands. It is hard to do everything at once, however Greece ids Greece and you love it to what it is.
    Sweden
    Skoda Octavia
    June 29, 2019
    Very good roads ( motorways ) on Peloponessos though it was expensive tolls.
    United States of America (USA)
    Audi A3
    June 28, 2019
    The best company rental car the best drivers Pick you up from the airport and drop off
    Turkey
    Nissan Note
    March 22, 2019
    It was the first time with Discover car hire. The car pool is not far from the terminal and the personnel is exceptional.

    Top 20 Suppliers for Athens Airport in 2020

    Carwiz
    Exceptional 9.3
    +302106022213
    Leof. Koropiou Markopoulou 167-173, Koropi 194 00, Athens
    National
    Exceptional 9.2
    +302103533325
    Athens International Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 190 04
    Budget
    Exceptional 9.2
    +302103530553
    Eleftherios Venizelos, Loutsas Avenue, 19019, Spata, Athens
    Hertz
    Exceptional 9.2
    +302103534900
    19004, Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida, Athens
    RightCars
    Exceptional 9.1
    302111983343
    Athens International Airport \"El. Venizelos\"
    Thrifty
    Thrifty
    Exceptional 9
    +302111030650 / +302111030654
    19004, Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida, Athens
    Autocandia
    Excellent 8.9
    +302106020162
    19004, Airport, Athens
    Enterprise
    Excellent 8.8
    +302103533325
    Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida 190 04
    Alamo
    Excellent 8.8
    +302103533325
    Athens International Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 19004
    SIXT
    Excellent 8.7
    +302103530556
    El. Venizelos
    Europcar
    Excellent 8.6
    +302109211444
    Athens El. Venizelos Apt
    Avance Rent a Car
    Excellent 8.6
    +302109011300
    Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida 190 04
    Autounion
    Excellent 8.5
    +302106020162
    7 KM Paianias Markopoulou 19400
    Avis
    Avis
    Excellent 8.5
    +302103530578
    Airport 5th Klm Spaton-loutsas Av.
    Centauro
    Excellent 8.3
    +302111984799
    Athens Airport Area, Leof. Markopoulou, Markopoulo Mesogeas 190 03
    AbbyCar Rentals
    Excellent 8.2
    +302122135282
    Leof. Markopoulou, Markopoulo Mesogeas 190 03, Athens
    GreenMotion
    Very good 7.7
    +302106022300
    Varis, 114 Varis Koropiou Avenue, Athens 1185
    Global Rent a Car
    Very good 7.7
    +302111875501
    Leof. Markopoulou, Koropi 194 00
    NuCarrentals
    Very good 7.6
    +306936907786
    3RD KM AVE PEANIAS-MARKOPOULOU
    Firefly
    Very good 7.6
    +306980195319 / +302111030660
    Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida 190 04, Athens

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