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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport Car Rental
Economy
Hyundai i20 or similar
Hyundai i20
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Goldcar
$10.39 per day
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Antalya Airport International Arrivals Car Rental
Compact
Citroen C Elysee or similar
Citroen C Elysee
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hit
$11.05 per day
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Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport Car Rental
Compact
Fiat Fiorino Combi or similar
Fiat Fiorino Combi
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hit
$11.26 per day
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Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport Car Rental
Intermediate
Fiat Doblo Panorama or similar
Fiat Doblo Panorama
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Nissa Car Rental
$11.66 per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Izmir Airport Car Rental
Economy
Peugeot 208 or similar
Peugeot 208
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Carwiz
$11.89 / per day
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Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport Car Rental
Full-size
Fiat Egea or similar
Fiat Egea
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Pandora
$12.00 / per day
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Antalya Airport International Arrivals Car Rental
Economy
Hyundai i20 or similar
Hyundai i20
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Eren Rent A Car
$12.04 / per day
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Izmir Airport Car Rental
Economy
Citroen C3 or similar
Citroen C3
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
ACARENT
$12.14 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 20:10 on 2022-01-17. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Turkish
Currency
TRY
Country code
90
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
9.1

Why rent a car in Turkey?

Turkey is an amazing destination to explore by car. From stunning mountains to coasts of the Black Sea and the Mediterranean to great cities and distinct cultural regions, it is one of the most diverse countries on earth. Having your own ride will also give you the freedom to explore the countryside where the true Turkish hospitality (and some of the best traditional food) can be found.

If you want to know more about renting a car in Turkey, don't miss our complete guide.

Turkey Car Rental

Top ways to enter Turkey

  • Istanbul Airport: Opened in 2019 when it replaced the Ataturk Airport, Istanbul Airport is one of the largest in the world. The main port of entry for foreign visitors, it serves flights to and from destinations all around the world. Istanbul is also served by the smaller Sabiha Gokcen Airport that is a hub for low-cost Pegasus Airlines.
  • Antalya Airport: Serving the coastal city of the same name, Antalya Airport is the largest on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast as it offers flights by tens of airlines, including a number of charter and low-cost companies.
  • Izmir Airport: Serving the metropolis of Izmir, Turkey’s third-largest city, Adnan Menderes Airport handles about 13 million passengers every year. 
  • Ankara Airport: With about 16 million travelers handled every year, Ankara Esenboğa Airport serves not just Turkey’s capital city, but also much of the central portion of the country.

Top cities and places to visit

  • Istanbul. A border between two worlds, Istanbul is one of the most iconic cities on the planet. The city is rich in famous landmarks such as the Hagia Sophia and Ortaköy Mosque, but Istanbul’s number one attraction is its timeless atmosphere.
  • Izmir. A large city in the southwestern part of the country, Izmir has long been known for its distinct culture, busy port life, and liberal atmosphere. The city is rich in attractions and also offers access to Turkey’s Aegean beaches.
  • Mediterranean Coast. From Marmaris in the west to Iskenderun in the east, the Turkish Mediterranean is arguably the most popular tourist attraction in the country. The region is famous not just for its lavish resorts, but also for some of the best-preserved ancient sites in the region.

Most popular rental car

The most popular rental car in Turkey is the Hyundai i20, followed by the Ford Fiesta and the Opel Corsa.

Driver license requirements

  • Turkey recognizes foreign driver’s licenses from around the world if they are valid and if you’re visiting on a trip that’s shorter than six months. If you’re in Turkey for longer than that period or reside there permanently, you need to acquire a local driver’s license instead.
  • If your driver’s license is printed in a non-Latin alphabet (Cyrillic, Arabic, etc.), you’ll need an International Driving Permit (IDP).
  • Similarly, if your driver’s license doesn’t show your photograph, you might be required to have an IDP.
  • Even if you have an IDP, you need to also carry your original driver’s license as you might be asked to show both.
  • You must carry your driver’s license, not a copy, with you at all times. 
  • You need to have had your driver’s license for at least two years.
  • Some rental car providers charge a young driver fee for drivers between the ages of 22 and 25 and a senior driver fee for drivers over the age of 65.
  • There may be additional requirements depending on the car provider and car category, so make sure to check the rental conditions before booking.

Crossing Borders

Crossing borders:

Turkey is bordered by Greece, Bulgaria, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan (via its exclave Nakhchivan), Iran, Iraq, and Syria. The border with Armenia is closed and it is not possible to cross the border with Syria due to the ongoing conflict in that country. Most governments also advise against travel to Iraq.

Each of Turkey’s neighbors has its own visa policy. Depending on your citizenship, you may need a visa or may not even be permitted to cross the border. We strongly advise getting in touch with your Ministry of Foreign Affairs in advance to find out whether you can enter any specific country in the region. Generally speaking, Greece, Bulgaria, and Georgia are the most accessible neighbors of Turkey, but the ability to cross any specific border still depends on your citizenship and the visa policy of the specific country. 

Even if you can visit a neighboring country, most car rental providers in Turkey do not permit crossing the border in a rental car. You can find the ones that do (e.g., between Thessaloniki or Sofia and Istanbul or between Trabzon and Georgia) by entering your car pick-up and drop-off locations in our website’s search. 

Most popular types of rental car

The most popular car type in Turkey is Economy, followed by Compact and Mini. 

Turkey is a mountainous country, so if you plan to drive outside large cities, some terrains might be challenging and picking a larger rental might be a good choice.

Top driving routes

  • Black Sea Coast. Not as popular as the Mediterranean coast at the other end of the country, Turkey’s Black Sea shoreline is nonetheless a great place to visit. The temperatures are notably more moderate here, but summers are still lovely for swimming and suntanning. The region also harbors attractions like impressive coastal mountains, the beautiful city of Samsun and the impressive Sümela Monastery.
  • Ankara. Turkey’s capital is not just the country’s political center, it is also a great place to visit as a traveler. Once inhabited by various ancient civilizations, it is rich in historical attractions and architecture. It is also the place where the various and distinct (but equally delicious) Turkish culinary styles are said to meet.
  • Eastern Anatolia. A relatively remote region as it still gets very few foreign visitors, Eastern Anatolia is the right destination for travelers looking for an off-the-beaten-path destination. Attractions here include the famous Lake Van, the ancient Armenian capital of Ani that’s also called the city of 1001 churches, and the beautiful mosque of Battalgazi.

Car Rental Prices

  • Station wagons - from $36 per day
  • Large cars - from $68 per day
  • Medium cars - from $43 per day
  • Vans - from $80 per day
  • Premium cars - from $137 per day
  • Small cars - from $49 per day
  • SUVs - from $80 per day

How can I save money on my rental car?

You can do a number of things to get a good car rental deal in Turkey:

  • Compare rates
  • Book your rental car well in advance
  • Plan your route before you go
  • Know your fuel and mileage requirements

Top 15 Most Popular Cities in Turkey

  1. Car Rental in Istanbul from $16.88 per day
  2. Car Rental in Antalya from $34.85 per day
  3. Car Rental in Izmir from $17.54 per day
  4. Car Rental in Kayseri from $12.20 per day
  5. Car Rental in Dalaman from $16.20 per day
  6. Car Rental in Gaziantep from $40.29 per day
  7. Car Rental in Adana from $12.15 per day
  8. Car Rental in Bodrum from $12.26 per day
  9. Car Rental in Trabzon from $16.57 per day
  10. Car Rental in Gazipasa from $23.32 per day
  11. Car Rental in Konya from $20.18 per day
  12. Car Rental in Samsun from $27.01 per day
  13. Car Rental in Nevsehir from $16.19 per day
  14. Car Rental in Denizli from $16.52 per day

Map of Car Rental Locations

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

The cost of renting a car in Turkey depends on the time of year. This graph compares price changes from month to month in order to find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in Turkey
$32.95
January
$28.76
February
$31.84
March
$38.37
April
$34.13
May
$39.10
June
$41.99
July
$48.08
August
$51.85
September
$57.22
October
$81.23
November
$73.75
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in Turkey is February — prices start from $28.76 for an Economy class vehicle. This is 38% cheaper than the yearly average and 65% cheaper than renting a car in the month of November (when prices start at $81.23 for a Compact class). This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. The exact price for your trip will depend on the length of your rental and the number of days until your rental period begins. Just enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers.

What’s the average rental length in Turkey?

The average length differs from month to month. The longest rental periods are in August — an average of 11 days. The shortest are in October — an average of 6 days.
Average Rental Length in Turkey
9
January
8
February
7
March
8
April
7
May
8
June
8
July
11
August
7
September
6
October
8
November
10
December

What’s the most popular time for renting a car in Turkey?

Discover Cars users search for cars in a lot of locations daily. We gathered this information in order to analyze car rental popularity in Turkey. The most popular month is January, while the least popular is April.
Popularity of Car Rental in Turkey by Monthly Searches
286%
January
220%
February
282%
March
1%
April
1%
May
1%
June
1%
July
1%
August
69%
September
57%
October
153%
November
129%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Pandora Peugeot 301 5 1 Large cars
Pandora Fiat Egea 5 1 Large cars
Pandora Renault Clio 4 2 Small cars
GreenMotion Hyundai i20 4 2 Small cars
Goldcar Hyundai i20 4 1 Small cars
GreenMotion Renault Clio 5 1 Small cars
RightCars Renault Clio 5 3 Small cars
Surprice Hyundai i20 4 1 Small cars
Keddy Renault Clio 4 2 Small cars
Autounion Citroen C3 5 1 Small cars

Our Customers Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

Czech Republic
Kia Rio
October 8, 2021
Driving in Antalya is a bit crazy, but good experience. Without a car you can’t see real Turkey.
Russian Federation
Fiat Egea
September 8, 2021
Visit dams and the Land of Legends! Was not brave enough to go to Cappadocia =)
United Arab Emirates
Renault Symbol
August 29, 2021
Having the car saved me a lot time and money. Highly recommended for anyone visiting Turkey.
Greece
Renault Clio
August 25, 2021
The stay in Budrum and the Salmakis Hotel was excellent
Kuwait
Peugeot 2008
August 2, 2021
They didn't return back my money deposited with them to my account
Kuwait
Peugeot 301
July 5, 2021
Mr Yunes anice gentel man very friendly and helpful only price is a little bit high
France
Renault Clio
May 25, 2021
This company is very professional and easily reachable in case any question and problem during car rental period. The car was brand new ! Fantastic experience
United Kingdom
Hyundai i20
November 13, 2020
Go see Varda Bridge and the canyon. Anavarza fortress is great too, amazing Roman city. The park by the Camii in town is a lovely green space
United Kingdom
Renault Clio
October 11, 2020
Very nice place to visit. Nice people beautiful city.
United Kingdom
Fiat Egea
October 6, 2020
Lovely places to see, just be cautious driving and be get tour head around the confusing speed limits (not many people follow certain ones).
United Kingdom
VW Polo
August 31, 2020
Efficient polite and professional representative. Clean car and smooth return.
Turkey
Renault Clio
September 15, 2019
Without a car you can not discover the great city of Turkey.Transportation for sightseeing is terrible.
United Arab Emirates
Hyundai Accent
August 14, 2019
Driving in dalaman avoids the hassle of taxis, is cheaper than airport transfers and gives you great flexibility.
United Kingdom
Renault Clio
June 4, 2019
I love the people, the culture, the beautiful landscapes and scenery. It is my second home and I do not need to travel anywhere else to find my happy.
United Kingdom
Opel Corsa
April 15, 2019
Lovely country with lovely people! Defo going back
United Kingdom
Citroen C Elysee
April 4, 2019
Download local maps using hotel's WiFi and then use your phone on flight mode only for GPS to work for free. Get right away from the touristy bits for a real experience of Turkey, you won't regret it, and the scenery is staggering!

Top 20 Suppliers in Turkey in 2022

Carwiz
Carwiz
Exceptional 9.3
+908507751415 / +905310115553
Adana Sakirpasa Airport,Turhan Cemal Beriker Blv., 01000 Seyhan/Adana
Working hours
Mon:07:30-22:00
Tue:07:30-22:00
Wed:07:30-22:00
Thu:07:30-22:00
Fri:07:30-22:00
Sat:07:30-22:00
Sun:07:30-22:00
National
National
Exceptional 9.2
+905065084555
BATMAN AIRPORT,
SIXT
SIXT
Exceptional 9.2
+902162665100
Dumlupınar Mahallesi, Adana Şakirpaşa Havaalanı, Bekleme Salonu Yanı, 01070 Seyhan/Adana
Optimo Rent
Optimo Rent
Exceptional 9
+908503050303
Gazipasa Airport, Arrivals Terminal, Gazipasa
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.5
+902425131929
Alanya Gazipasa Airport
Working hours
Mon:08:30-19:00
Tue:08:30-19:00
Wed:08:30-19:00
Thu:08:30-19:00
Fri:08:30-19:00
Sat:08:30-19:00
Sun:08:30-19:00
AddCar
AddCar
Excellent 8.5
+905326551414 / +905302495233
Gazipasa Airport, Pasabey Sokak, 07900 Kahyal
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.5
+905065084555
Batman Airport
Working hours
Mon:09:00-19:00
Tue:09:00-19:00
Wed:09:00-19:00
Thu:09:00-19:00
Fri:09:00-19:00
Sat:09:00-19:00
Sun:09:00-19:00
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Excellent 8.5
+908503031698
Alparslan Türkeş Bulvarı Mithatpaşa, Mahallesi Tmt Park Life Suit No:4/D,
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
Hit
Hit
Excellent 8.5
+905457603535
Reşatbey Mah, Beş Ocak Cd. No: 40, 01120 Seyhan/Adana, Türkiye
Autounion
Autounion
Excellent 8.5
+904442721 / +902524123388 / +905054725997
Armutalan Mah. Mehmet Akif Ersoy Cad. No:17 Marmaris / Mugla
Working hours
Mon:09:00-18:30
Tue:09:00-18:30
Wed:09:00-18:30
Thu:09:00-18:30
Fri:09:00-18:30
Sat:09:00-18:30
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.3
+9005051629873 / +9002569700114
Bayraklidere Mah., Turgut Ozal Blv. 80/1
Pandora
Pandora
Excellent 8.3
+905326733686 / +905335531225
Çiftlik, Erzurum Havaalanı, 25050 Yakutiye/Erzurum
Working hours
Mon:07:30-22:00
Tue:07:30-22:00
Wed:07:30-22:00
Thu:07:30-22:00
Fri:07:30-22:00
Sat:07:30-22:00
Sun:07:30-22:00
Interrent
Interrent
Excellent 8.2
+902322746420 / +902322746421
Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, Dokuz Eylül, 35410 Gaziemir
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 7.6
+905065084555
BATMAN AIRPORT,
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Very good 7.6
+900549217146
Pelitli Mahallesi, Havalimanı Cd., 61000 Ortahisar/Trabzon
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5
+902124441895 / 3172487251
Gap District Insan Haklari Ave
RightCars
RightCars
Very good 7.3
+905340809495 / +905340805758
Dokuz Eylül Mh., İç Hatlar Geliş Terminali, Adnan Menderes Havaalanı, 35410 Gaziemir/İzmir
Global Rent a Car
Global Rent a Car
Very good 7.1
+905071216284 / +908503043527
Aydincik Mah. Gazipasa, 07900 Alanya
Working hours
Mon:09:00-19:00
Tue:09:00-19:00
Wed:09:00-19:00
Thu:09:00-19:00
Fri:09:00-19:00
Sat:09:00-19:00
Sun:09:00-19:00
Goldcar
Goldcar
Very good 7.1
+905368616212
On-Airport. Dokuz Eylül Mh. Gaziemir / Izmir Turkey
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
Surprice
Surprice
Good 6
+902424631023
Adana Sakirpasa Airport, Turhan Cemal Beriker Blv., 01000 Seyhan/Adana
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
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