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Car Rental Istanbul Airport (IST)

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Istanbul Airport, Istanbul, Turkey
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Hyundai i20 or similar
Hyundai i20
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Goldcar
$18.39 / per day
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Mini
Hyundai i10 or similar
Hyundai i10
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Global Rent a Car
$20.11 / per day
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Compact
Peugeot 301 or similar
Peugeot 301
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • Man.
Rhodium
$20.88 / per day
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Standard
Citroen C-Elysse or similar
Citroen C-Elysse
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Pandora
$33.80 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Compact Elite
Seat Leon or similar
Seat Leon
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
$39.47 / per day
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Intermediate
Dacia Duster or similar
Dacia Duster
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Essence Car Rental
$41.16 / per day
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Minivan
Mercedes Vito or similar
Mercedes Vito
  • 9x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Man.
Alamo
$80.78 / per day
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Full-size
Nissan Qashqai or similar
Nissan Qashqai
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Essence Car Rental
$41.16 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 02:02 on 2019-12-30. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Turkish
Currency
TRY
Country code
90
Average car rental length
9 days
Economy car rental price
$25.97 / 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
7.3

Airport Car Rental

Pick up your rental car right at Istanbul Airport! Get to know Istanbul’s past—visit the world-famous Hagia Sophia and historical sites like the Theodosian Walls of Constantinople. And make sure to drive over Bosphorus Bridge. You’ll be traveling between two continents, Europe and Asia!

If you need a break from all the history, enjoy Istanbul at a slower pace by driving your rental through its older neighborhoods. Each has a history and character of its own. Stop at coffee shops and restaurants, sample local favorites like balik ekmek or kumpir, try some lokum, and don’t forget the delicious street food. When you’re ready for the hustle and bustle again, enjoy an unforgettable shopping experience at one of Istanbul’s markets or bazaars, all located in the Old City peninsula.

Istanbul is magnificent, but Turkey has even more to offer. Drive your rental car to the beaches of Antalya, visit the otherworldly sites of Cappadocia or travel to neighboring Greece or Bulgaria! You can even pick up your rental car at Istanbul Airport and drop it off in a different city. Start your adventure now!

All flights from Istanbul Atatürk Airport have now been transfered to Istanbul Airport.

Top international routes

Main airlines

Turkish Airlines, Atlas Global, Onur Air, Iraqi Airways, Pegasus Airlines, and Air Algerie

Terminals

The airport currently has one terminal for both domestic and international flights.

Location

Istanbul Airport is located on the European side of the city in the Arnavutköy neighborhood around 30km northwest of the center of the city. It can take more than 45 minutes to reach the European side of the city and even longer to reach the Asian side.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Large cars - from $61 per day
  • Medium cars - from $45 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - from $137 per day
  • Small cars - from $40 per day

Top car rental companies

  • SIXT (Tel: +905335921540)
  • Europcar (Tel: +905307608498)
  • GreenMotion (Tel: +902129091778)
  • Avis (Tel: +902124653455 / +902124653456)
  • Budget (Tel: +9002124656909)
  • Enterprise (Tel: +902129702937)
  • Pandora (Tel: +905347967307)
  • Essence Car Rental (Tel: +902126036585)
  • Nokta rent a car (Tel: +905326738753 / +902124814343)
  • Alamo (Tel: +902129702937)
  • NuCarrentals (Tel: +9005447477227)
  • Goldcar (Tel: +34965233425 / +902164443803)
  • Rhodium (Tel: +34965233425 / +902164443803)
  • Goldcar (Tel: +902164443803)
  • Global Rent a Car (Tel: +905071216284 / +908503043527)
  • Surprice (Tel: +902424631023 / +905302247575 / +905302247574)

Car rental desks

All rental desks are located on the arrival floor of the airport.

Services and facilities

You’ll find a wide variety of cafeterias, bars, and restaurants, many stores and duty-free shops, various lounges, banks with ATMs, and multiple prayer rooms. The airport’s facilities are disabled friendly. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

BP, one of the gas stations closest to Istanbul Ataturk Airport, is located just outside the airport territory, can be reached in less than ten minutes, and is open 24/7. Bes sure to exit onto Faih Cd. just before arriving at the airport There are many other gas stations near the airport.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Konya (723 km / 449 mi). With strong historic ties to the mysterious Muslim school of Sufism, Konya remains a very atmospheric destination. Travelers enjoy visiting the Mausoleum of Rumi, Ince Minare Museum, or even watching the whirling dervish ceremony.
  • Antalya (710 km / 441 mi). Located on the Mediterranean coast, Antalya is one of the most popular beach destinations in the region. From doing water sports to visiting a seaside restaurant, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the beach. The city, inhabited since ancient times, also has some seriously impressive historic sites.
  • Ankara (463 km / 287 mi). The capital of Turkey is best known for its political influence, but there’s also plenty for a traveler to enjoy. Ankara’s landmarks include the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, Kocatepe Mosque, Ankara Citadel, and Ataturk's Mausoleum and Museum.
  • Trabzon (1,108 km / 688 mi). Located in the northeastern part of the country near the border with Georgia, Trabzon is an impressive historic city. Travelers visit Trabzon for its own version of Hagia Sophia, Sumela Monastery, and the surrounding Black Sea beaches.
  • Malatya (1,112 km / 691 mi). Not usually thought of as a tourism destination, the Eastern Anatolian city of Malatya nonetheless has some interesting things to see and do. These include green areas like the Waterfalls Park and Hürriyet Park, the New Mosque, and interesting nearby locations like the historic city of Darende.
  • Erzincan (1,022 km / 635 mi). Inhabited since ancient times and ruled by Armenians, Persians, Byzantines and Ottomans, nowadays Erzincan is a quiet and relaxed city surrounded by beautiful mountains. Its great history continues to live through various sites, and there are also a number of nature areas nearby.

Top 2 Locations near Istanbul Airport

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

Travel length differs from one month to another: in December the average rental period is 19 days, while in November, the average rental period is only 9 days.
Average Rental Length at Istanbul Airport
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
9
November
19
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Istanbul Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Istanbul Airport in December, while the fewest number of travelers rent in November.
Istanbul Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
39%
November
161%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Goldcar Opel Corsa 4 1 Small cars
GreenMotion Hyundai i20 4 2 Small cars
GreenMotion Renault Clio 4 2 Small cars
GreenMotion Citroen C-Elysee 4 1 Small cars
Goldcar Peugeot 301 5 2 Medium cars
GreenMotion Opel Corsa 4 1 Small cars
GreenMotion Ford Tourneo 4 3 People Carriers/Vans
GreenMotion Ford Fiesta 5 2 Small cars
Rhodium Fiat Panda 4 1 Small cars
Rhodium Opel Astra 5 2 Medium cars

Our Customers Reviews

Germany
Nissan Micra
June 21, 2019
You have to take. Without a car, you are totally immobilized in Istanbul. But please choose a professional and well-known car rental agency.
Saudi Arabia
Opel Astra
June 10, 2019
with GOOGLE maps every where is easy to go...
Netherlands
Renault Kangoo
April 29, 2019
Using a car in Istanbul can be convenient if used after rush hours. We planned this carefully (early leave and late arrivals, just to avoid traffic).

Top 16 Suppliers for Istanbul Airport in 2020

SIXT
SIXT
Exceptional 9.2
+905335921540
Tayakadın Mahallesi, Terminal Caddesi 1, 34283 Arnavutkoy Istanbul
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.5
+905307608498
Tayakadın Mahallesi, Terminal Caddesi No:1, 34283 Arnavutköy, İstanbul
GreenMotion
Excellent 8.5
+902129091778
Istanbul airport, Tayakadin Mahallesi
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+902124653455 / +902124653456
Ataturk Apt International
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+9002124656909
Istanbul Airport Arrival HallArnavutkoy Istanbul
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.3
+902129702937
Tayakadın Mahallesi, Terminal Caddesi 1, 34283 Istanbul
Pandora
Pandora
Excellent 8.3
+905347967307
Tayakadın, Terminal Caddesi No:1, 34283 Arnavutköy/İstanbul
Essence Car Rental
Essence Car Rental
Excellent 8.2
+902126036585
34283 Tayakadın, Terminal Caddesi, Istanbul
Nokta rent a car
Nokta rent a car
Very good 7.8
+905326738753 / +902124814343
Fortis Kartaltepe Mah, Malazgirt Cad. No:72 D:B Blok, 34295, Istanbul
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 7.6
+902129702937
Tayakadın Mahallesi, Terminal Caddesi 1, 34283 Istanbul
NuCarrentals
NuCarrentals
Very good 7.6
+9005447477227
Yenibosna Merkez Mahallesi, Basın Ekspres Yolu Cemal Ulusoy Cad. No:9 Gürses Opel Plaza Kat 2, Yenibosna Merkez Mahallesi, 34197 Bahçelievler/İstanbul
Goldcar
Goldcar
Very good 7.5
+34965233425 / +902164443803
Yeşilköy Mahallesi, Atatürk Havalimanı Cd. No:54, 34149 Bakırköy/İstanbul
Rhodium
Rhodium
Very good 7.4
+34965233425 / +902164443803
Tayakadın Mahallesi, Terminal Caddesi No:1, 34149 Arnavutköy/İstanbul
Goldcar
Goldcar
Very good 7.1
+902164443803
Tayakadın Mahallesi, Terminal Caddesi No:1, 34283 Arnavutköy/İstanbul
Global Rent a Car
Global Rent a Car
Very good 7.1
+905071216284 / +908503043527
Tayakadin Mahallesi, Terminal Caddesi No:1
Surprice
Surprice
Good 6
+902424631023 / +905302247575 / +905302247574
Tayakadin Mahallesi, Cengiz Topel Cd., 34283 Arnavutkoy, Istanbul

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