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Car Rental at Thessaloniki Airport

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Thessaloniki Airport, Thessaloniki, Greece
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Citroen C1 or similar
Citroen C1
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Goldcar
$4.30 / per day
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Economy
Suzuki Alto or similar
Suzuki Alto
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Surprice
$6.12 / per day
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Compact
Ford Focus or similar
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Centauro
$9.18 / per day
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Mini Elite
Smart For Four or similar
Smart For Four
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$10.43 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Intermediate
Suzuki Vitara or similar
Suzuki Vitara
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
$19.02 / per day
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Economy Elite
Nissan Note or similar
Nissan Note
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$23.91 / per day
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Full-size
BMW X1 or similar
BMW X1
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
$29.15 / per day
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Compact Elite
Peugeot 308 or similar
Peugeot 308
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Global Rent a Car
$32.83 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 03:01 on 2020-05-25. 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
8 days
Economy car rental price
$9.89 / 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
9.3
Thessaloniki Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Rent a car at Thessaloniki Airport! Then drive into the city, find a good parking spot, and walk along the Walls of Thessaloniki, heading towards the symbol of the city, the White Tower. See beautiful Byzantine churches like the Agia Sophia and Agios Demetrios, and visit museums such as the Archeological Museum and the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art. And if you only check out one museum, make it the Museum of Ancient Greek, Byzantine, and Post-Byzantine Musical Instruments—it’s a definite must-see.

The suburbs of Thessaloniki are home to the popular Perea Beach and Epanomi Beach, but you’ll find pristine beaches along all three “fingers” of the nearby Chalkidiki Peninsula. Getting around with your own rental car is the best way to explore them. Axios Loudias National Park and Olympus National Park are nearby too and perfect for a day trip.

Thessaloniki’s a great destination, but the region has so much more to offer. Why not get a longer term car rental deal and see more of northern Greece, or visit neighboring Albania, Bulgaria, or Macedonia? You can even pick up your rental car at Thessaloniki Airport and drop it off in a different city. Start planning your adventure today! 

Thessaloniki Airport is also known as “Makedonia,” Ratikós Aeroliménas Thessaloníkis "Makedonía," and Mikra Airport.

Top international routes

  • Munich
  • Stuttgart
  • Berlin
  • Larnaca
  • Istanbul
  • Paphos

Main airlines

Aegean Airlines, Ryanair, Ellinair, Jet2.com, Astra Airlines, and easyJet

Terminals

The single airport terminal has three floors. It serves all domestic and international flights.

Location

Thessaloniki Airport is about 13 km (8.1 mi) south of the city center. Motorways 67, A24, and Leof. Stratou are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Station wagons - from $48 per day
  • Large cars - from $56 per day
  • Medium cars - from $27 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - from $76 per day
  • Small cars - from $18 per day
  • SUVs - from $65 per day

Top car rental companies

  • Carwiz (Tel: +302310475391 / +302821089065)
  • Global Rent a Car (Tel: +302111875521)
  • National (Tel: +302310541081)
  • Budget (Tel: +302310473858)
  • Hertz (Tel: +302310473952)
  • Enterprise (Tel: +302310541081)
  • Thrifty (Tel: +302311233278 / +302311233279)
  • SIXT (Tel: +302310476508)
  • Alamo (Tel: +302310541081)
  • Keddy (Tel: +302109735000)
  • Autocandia (Tel: +302310241241)
  • Avance Rent a Car (Tel: +302109011300 / +302310487786)
  • Autounion (Tel: +302310241241)
  • Avis (Tel: +302310473858)
  • Car 1 (Tel: +306944326602)
  • Centauro (Tel: +302311181134)
  • AbbyCar Rentals (Tel: +302122135282)
  • Goldcar (Tel: +34965233425 / +342314027365)
  • Firefly (Tel: +302311233272)
  • GreenMotion (Tel: +302310473135 / +306951815532)
  • Ace Rent a car (Tel: +302122135226 / )
  • Goldcar (Tel: +302314027365)
  • Surprice (Tel: +302310456644 / +306932199911)
  • Rhodium (Tel: +302314027365)
  • Europcar (Tel: +302109735000)

Car rental desks

You’ll find most inside the airport terminal.

Services and facilities

You’ll find a few shops and a duty-free outlet for passengers leaving the EU, as well as restaurants and bars. There are also ATMs, two lounges, an on-site hotel, a children’s play area, medical center, and post office. The left luggage office is open 24/7. Thessaloniki Airport is fully equipped for passengers with reduced mobility. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

Shell, located at Leof. Georgikis Scholis, Pilea Chortiatis 555 35, can be reached in about ten minutes and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations near Thessaloniki Airport and on the way to the city.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Athens (533 km / 331 mi)
  • Volos (238 km / 148 mi)
  • Ioannina (292 km / 181 mi)
  • Crete (895 km / 556 mi)
  • Komotini (265 km / 164 mi)
  • Sofia (313 km / 194 mi)
  • Skopelos (320 km / 199 mi)
  • Kyllini (573 km / 356 mi)

Airport info

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Thessaloniki Airport (SKG)

  • IATA: SKG
  • ICAO: LGTS
  • Name: Thessaloniki Airport (SKG)
  • Type: Public / Joint Civil / Military
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 7 m / 23 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 54,931
  • Passengers (per year): 6,395,523
  • Distance from City: 9.9 miles / 16 km S of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +30 231 473700, 2310 473312
  • Email: kacmtl@otenet.gr

Top 20 Locations near Thessaloniki Airport

  1. 50.4 km / 31.3 miles away
  2. 128.0 km / 79.5 miles away
  3. 131.5 km / 81.7 miles away
  4. Car Rental at Kavala Airport from $14.54 per day
    144.0 km / 89.5 miles away
  5. Car Rental at Volos Airport from $14.34 per day
    148.0 km / 92.0 miles away
  6. 158.2 km / 98.3 miles away
  7. Car Rental at Skiathos Port from $14.40 per day
    159.3 km / 99.0 miles away
  8. 159.4 km / 99.0 miles away
  9. 170.7 km / 106.1 miles away
  10. 191.1 km / 118.7 miles away
  11. 206.5 km / 128.3 miles away
  12. 213.3 km / 132.5 miles away
  13. 217.3 km / 135.0 miles away
  14. 252.9 km / 157.2 miles away
  15. 259.3 km / 161.1 miles away
  16. 261.4 km / 162.4 miles away
  17. 271.9 km / 169.0 miles away
  18. 276.1 km / 171.6 miles away
  19. 278.2 km / 172.8 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Thessaloniki Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Thessaloniki 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 Thessaloniki Airport
$15.62
January
$30.52
February
$13.63
March
$26.52
April
$27.41
May
$33.46
June
$63.35
July
$57.70
August
$40.02
September
$23.21
October
$39.64
November
$39.64
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Thessaloniki Airport is March when prices for an Economy class start from $13.63. You can see that this is 60% cheaper than the yearly average and 78% cheaper than renting a car in July (when rental prices start at $63.35 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 Thessaloniki Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in January the average rental period is 11 days, while in December, the average rental period is only 3 days.
Average Rental Length
11
January
10
February
9
March
10
April
9
May
10
June
9
July
8
August
4
September
4
October
5
November
3
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Thessaloniki Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Thessaloniki Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in November.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
107%
January
109%
February
121%
March
136%
April
185%
May
156%
June
216%
July
171%
August
September
October
November
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Centauro Ford Fiesta 4 3 Small cars
Centauro Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
Centauro Ford Focus 5 3 Medium cars
Centauro Fiat Panda 4 2 Small cars
Surprice Hyundai I20 5 2 Medium cars
GreenMotion Skoda Citigo 4 1 Small cars
Autounion Citroen C1 4 1 Small cars
Surprice Toyota Aygo 3 1 Small cars
Surprice Toyota Aygo 3 2 Small cars
Surprice Hyundai i20 5 2 Medium cars

FAQ

I need to ferry the car from Killini to Poros. Is this possible?
Yes, it is possible to travel with a rental car on a ferry, though many companies do not allow it. Please check the rental conditions prior to booking. Customers will need advance permission from the rental company. Customers will probably be charged an extra fee for ferry travel and may need to purchase extra insurance as well.
Is it possible to visit Albania with a rental car?
No, no rental companies in Thessalonikii allow their cars to be taken outside of Greece.
Can I rent a booster seat?
Yes, It is possible to rent a booster seat from the car rental company.
Can a rental car be delivered to a hotel?
Yes, it is possible to have a rental car delivered to your hotel as long as it is within a reasonable distance from the rental office. Please provide the complete address of the hotel when reserving a car so that we can arrange hotel delivery and let you know the exact fee for delivery.

Our Customers Reviews

Israel
Hyundai i20
August 7, 2019
Plenty to see i n the city, just make sure you know the opening hours of places that you want to visit.
United Kingdom
Ford Fiesta
August 5, 2019
You wouldn’t really need a car in the city itself but get around outside of the city or to go to Halidiki you would
France
Renault Clio
May 2, 2019
Very good service, efficient and pleasant agents

Top 25 Suppliers at Thessaloniki Airport in 2020

Carwiz
Carwiz
Exceptional 9.3
+302310475391 / +302821089065
14th Km Thessaloniki-Perea Avenue, 570 19, Thessaloniki
$14 - $50
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Global Rent a Car
Exceptional 9.2
+302111875521
Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia Central Building, Thessaloniki 551 03
$13 - $118
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
National
Exceptional 9.2
+302310541081
Leof. Georgikis Scholis 132, Pilea Chortiatis 570 01
$13 - $57
Budget
Budget
Exceptional 9.2
+302310473858
55103, International Airport, Thessaloniki
$17 - $90
Hertz
Hertz
Exceptional 9.2
+302310473952
55103, Airport Makedonia, Thessaloniki
$26 - $41
Enterprise
Exceptional 9
+302310541081
Leof. Georgikis Scholis 122, Pilea Chortiatis 55535
$11 - $60
Thrifty
Thrifty
Exceptional 9
+302311233278 / +302311233279
Makedonia 55103, Thessaloniki
$20 - $39
SIXT
Excellent 8.9
+302310476508
Makedonia AP,Mikras Thessalon.
$16 - $71
Alamo
Excellent 8.9
+302310541081
Leof. Georgikis Scholis 122, Pilea Chortiatis 55535
$10 - $56
Keddy
Excellent 8.9
+302109735000
Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia Central Building, Thessaloniki 551 03
$18 - $85
Working hours
Mon:07:30-21:00
Tue:07:30-21:00
Wed:07:30-21:00
Thu:07:30-21:00
Fri:07:30-21:00
Sat:07:30-21:00
Sun:07:30-21:00
Autocandia
Excellent 8.9
+302310241241
551 03, Airport, Thessaloniki
$14 - $21
Avance Rent a Car
Excellent 8.6
+302109011300 / +302310487786
EO Aerodromiou Thessalonikis, Thessaloniki 551 03
$21 - $161
Autounion
Excellent 8.5
+302310241241
15 km Thessaloniki-Perea, Airport Area, Thermi 570 01, Greece
$14 - $110
Working hours
Mon:07:30-21:00
Tue:07:30-21:00
Wed:07:30-21:00
Thu:07:30-21:00
Fri:07:30-21:00
Sat:07:30-21:00
Sun:07:30-21:00
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+302310473858
Aerodromiou Thessalonikis, Thessaloniki 551 03, Greece
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Car 1
Excellent 8.5
+306944326602
Makedonia AP, Mikras Thessaloniki 551 03
$53 - $176
Centauro
Excellent 8.3
+302311181134
16th kilometer Thessalonikis neas mihanionas, Thermi 570 01
$7 - $41
AbbyCar Rentals
AbbyCar Rentals
Excellent 8.2
+302122135282
14km, Thessalonikis - Peraias, Thessaloniki 570 01
Goldcar
Very good 7.7
+34965233425 / +342314027365
14th km Thessalonikis-Pereas national road, Thermi 570 01
$4 - $37
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:00
Tue:09:00-17:00
Wed:09:00-17:00
Thu:09:00-17:00
Fri:09:00-17:00
Firefly
Firefly
Very good 7.6
+302311233272
EO Aerodromiou Thessalonikis, 551 03, Thessaloniki
$16 - $25
GreenMotion
Very good 7.5
+302310473135 / +306951815532
14 km Thessaloniki - Pereas, Thessaloniki, 570 01
$7 - $318
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5
+302122135226 /
14Km Thessalonikis, 570 01
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
Goldcar
Very good 7.3
+302314027365
14th km Thessalonikis Peraias
$5 - $39
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Surprice
Very good 7.1
+302310456644 / +306932199911
Thessalonikis - Peraias 16, Thermi 570 01
$6 - $33
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Rhodium
Very good 7.1
+302314027365
14km, Thessalonikis - Peraias, Thessaloniki 570 01
$6 - $52
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Europcar
Very good 7
+302109735000
Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia Central Building, Thessaloniki 551 03
$27 - $111
Working hours
Mon:07:30-21:00
Tue:07:30-21:00
Wed:07:30-21:00
Thu:07:30-21:00
Fri:07:30-21:00
Sat:07:30-21:00
Sun:07:30-21:00

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