Car Rental Athens Airport (ATH)

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Athens Airport, Athens, Greece
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Citroen C1 or similar
Citroen C1
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Goldcar
$3.94 / per day
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Economy
Suzuki Alto or similar
Suzuki Alto
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Surprice
$4.34 / per day
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Compact
Hyundai i30 or similar
Hyundai i30
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$8.26 / per day
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Intermediate
Volvo V40 or similar
Volvo V40
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Budget
$21.85 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Compact Elite
Peugeot 308 or similar
Peugeot 308
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Global Rent a Car
$25.55 / per day
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Economy Elite
Nissan Note or similar
Nissan Note
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$27.36 / per day
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Standard
Ford Focus STW or similar
Ford Focus STW
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Autounion
$27.51 / per day
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Full-size
Audi A4 or similar
Audi A4
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
$33.31 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 10:28 on 2019-11-11. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Greek
Currency
EUR
Country code
30
Average car rental length
9 days
Economy car rental price
$10.55 / 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 $107 per day
  • Station wagons - from $29 per day
  • Large cars - from $48 per day
  • Medium cars - from $26 per day
  • People Carriers / Vans - from $58 per day
  • Small cars - from $16 per day
  • SUVs - from $66 per day

Top car rental companies

  • Carwiz (Tel: +302106022213)
  • National (Tel: 2103533325)
  • Global Rent a Car (Tel: +302111875501)
  • Budget (Tel: +302103530553)
  • Hertz (Tel: +302103534900)
  • RightCars (Tel: 302111983343)
  • Enterprise (Tel: +302103533325)
  • Thrifty (Tel: +302111030650 / +302111030654)
  • Alamo (Tel: +302103533325)
  • SIXT (Tel: +302103530556)
  • Autocandia (Tel: +302106020162)
  • Avance Rent a Car (Tel: +302109011300)
  • Autounion (Tel: +302106020162)
  • Avis (Tel: +302103530578)
  • Centauro (Tel: +302111984799)
  • AbbyCar Rentals (Tel: +302122135282)
  • Goldcar (Tel: +34965233425 / +342114114461)
  • NuCarrentals (Tel: +306936907786)
  • Firefly (Tel: +306980195319 / +302111030660)
  • Ace Rent a car (Tel: +302114114461 / +18778223872)

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
  • Airport name: Athens Airport (ATH)
  • Airport type: Public / Civil
  • Airport 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
  • Airport 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 $21.29 per day
    105.4 km / 65.5 miles away
  2. 123.8 km / 76.9 miles away
  3. 135.5 km / 84.2 miles away
  4. 143.2 km / 89.0 miles away
  5. Car Rental at Milos Airport from $23.24 per day
    145.7 km / 90.6 miles away
  6. 146.7 km / 91.1 miles away
  7. Car Rental at Naxos Airport from $15.49 per day
    157.6 km / 97.9 miles away
  8. Car Rental at Volos Airport from $23.24 per day
    174.2 km / 108.3 miles away
  9. 194.9 km / 121.1 miles away
  10. Car Rental at Chios Airport from $11.91 per day
    197.3 km / 122.6 miles away
  11. 202.3 km / 125.7 miles away
  12. 218.4 km / 135.7 miles away
  13. Car Rental at Patras Airport from $11.71 per day
    221.9 km / 137.9 miles away
  14. Car Rental at Samos Airport from $10.65 per day
    262.1 km / 162.8 miles away
  15. 262.4 km / 163.0 miles away
  16. 268.0 km / 166.5 miles away
  17. 269.5 km / 167.5 miles away
  18. 297.9 km / 185.1 miles away
  19. 299.2 km / 185.9 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
$18.65
January
$35.34
February
$29.28
March
$26.17
April
$33.19
May
$45.09
June
$67.10
July
$73.64
August
$29.08
September
$23.00
October
$15.65
November
$18.75
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Athens Airport is November when prices for an Economy class start from $15.65. You can see that this is 55% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 79% cheaper than renting a car in August (when rental prices start at $73.64 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 at Athens Airport
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.
Athens Airport Car Rental 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 Agent Make / Model Doors Luggage Type
Surprice Toyota Aygo 3 2 Small cars
Centauro Ford Fiesta 4 3 Small cars
Surprice Hyundai i20 5 2 Medium cars
Surprice Citroen C1 5 1 Small cars
Centauro Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
Surprice Peugeot 308 5 3 Large cars
Surprice Hyundai I20 5 2 Medium cars
Surprice Seat ibiza 3 1 Medium cars
Alamo Suzuki Celerio 4 2 Small cars
Global Rent a Car Hyundai i20 2 2 Small 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 2019

Carwiz
Exceptional 9.3
+302106022213
Leof. Koropiou Markopoulou 167-173, Koropi 194 00
National
National
Exceptional 9.2
2103533325
ATHENS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT,
Global Rent a Car
Exceptional 9.2
+302111875501
Leof. Markopoulou, Koropi 194 00
Budget
Exceptional 9.2
+302103530553
Eleftherios Venizelos, Loutsas Avenue, 19019, Spata, Athens
Hertz
Hertz
Exceptional 9.2
+302103534900
19004, Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida, Athens
RightCars
Exceptional 9.1
302111983343
Athens International Airport \"El. Venizelos\"
Enterprise
Exceptional 9
+302103533325
Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida 190 04
Thrifty
Thrifty
Exceptional 9
+302111030650 / +302111030654
19004, Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida, Athens
Alamo
Excellent 8.9
+302103533325
Athens International Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 19004
SIXT
Excellent 8.9
+302103530556
El. Venizelos
Autocandia
Autocandia
Excellent 8.9
+302106020162
19004, Airport, Athens
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
Goldcar
Very good 7.7
+34965233425 / +342114114461
Agion Anargiron Street 82
NuCarrentals
NuCarrentals
Very good 7.6
+306936907786
3RD KM AVE PEANIAS-MARKOPOULOU
Firefly
Very good 7.6
+306980195319 / +302111030660
In Terminal
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5
+302114114461 / +18778223872
Ag. Anargiron 82, Athens 194 00

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