Car Rental Izmir

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Izmir Airport Car Rental
Mini
Fiat Panda or similar
Fiat Panda
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Goldcar
$7.13 / per day
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Izmir Airport Car Rental
Mini
Fiat Panda or similar
Fiat Panda
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Rhodium
$7.49 / per day
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Izmir Airport Car Rental
Economy
Fiat 500 or similar
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Man.
Rhodium
$10.17 / per day
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Izmir Airport Car Rental
Economy
Ford Fiesta or similar
Ford Fiesta
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Rhodium
$10.49 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Izmir Airport Car Rental
Economy
Fiat 500 2 doors or similar
Fiat 500 2 doors
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Goldcar
$10.68 / per day
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Izmir Airport Car Rental
Economy
Opel Corsa or similar
Opel Corsa
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Goldcar
$11.02 / per day
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Izmir Airport Car Rental
Economy
Fiat Linea or similar
Fiat Linea
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Surprice
$14.65 / per day
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Izmir Airport Car Rental
Compact
Peugeot 301 or similar
Peugeot 301
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Surprice
$15.13 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 01:49 on 2019-11-20. 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
7 days
Economy car rental price
$21.51 / 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
9.9

Why rent a car in Izmir?

Izmir is the right place to explore by a rental car. Having a vehicle here will let you to experience this huge, historic city in its fullness, and then continue your travels along the wider Izmir Province and the Turkish Mediterranean Coast.

Izmir Car Rental

Top ways to enter Izmir

  • Izmir Airport: Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, named after the former Turkish prime minister, is just south of the city. The fifth busiest in the country, it serves more than 12 million passengers every year. 
  • Milas-Bodrum Airport: About two-and-a-half hour drive south of Izmir, Milas-Bodrum Airport serves many domestic air connections, as well as flights to European countries like United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, and many others.
  • Dalaman Airport: Serving the small town of Dalaman and its many surrounding beach resorts, this international airport is especially active during the summer months when it hosts flights by more than 30 different airlines.

Useful city facts

  • Izmir enjoys a typically hot Mediterranean climate. During summers, it is very common for temperatures to rise higher than 30 °C  (86 °F). The precipitation is close to non-existent in July and August. Winters are mild in temperature, but much more humid, with December and January seeing as many as 12 rainy days every year.
  • The history of human settlement in Izmir dates back all the way to 6500 B.C. when Yeşilova Mound was established here during late Stone Age. The city of Smyrna (Izmir’s Greek name) was established on the same location more than 3000 years ago.

Top destinations and activities

  1. Konak Square. The main meeting place and the beating heart of the city, Konak Square is home to Izmir’s most famous landmark, its clocktower. You can also visit the beautiful Konak Yali Mosque and try your bargaining skills at the Kemeraltı Bazaar that are both right next to the square.
  2. Alsancak. Made up of a network of small, narrow streets, Alsancak is the one place in Izmir where its Greek heritage still lives through its old mansions and other buildings. If you’re looking for a more Turkish flavor, visit one of the countless shisha bars that are located here.
  3. Kordon. The beautiful promenade along the Aegean Coast is a perfect place to go on a long stroll, meet locals, enjoy the shade of a palm tree or visit a local restaurant.

Traffic and parking tips

  • Unless specifically indicated otherwise, the speed limits are 120 km/h (74.5 mph) on highways, 90 km/h (55.9 mph) on two-lane roads, and 50 km/h (31 mph) in populated and built-up areas.
  • It is illegal to use the mobile phone while driving.
  • On regional roads there might be fewer gas stations than on the national highways. Never stay too low on gas and always set out your route in advance to know the location of the next gas station.
  • Due to high taxes, Turkey has a very expensive petrol, with prices higher than even in the most EU countries. Keep that in mind when setting out a route ahead!
  • Turkey is overall a warm country, but during winter roads can be covered with ice, especially in mountainous regions. Do ask your car rental provider in advance if your vehicle’s tires will be equipped for to the season.
  • Occasionally you might encounter police roadblocks and even military checkpoints, especially in Southeastern Turkey. They are there for your own safety, and on most cases they will only check your license and warn you about any potential danger that might lie ahead. 
  • The legal alcohol limit is 0.05% if you’re driving alone and 0.00%. Exceeding the limit can lead to large fines and a licence ban.
  • The insurance and car documentation needs to be in the car whenever you’re driving.
  • If you’re the driver, you need to have your passport or ID card with you at all times.
  • The general emergency number is in 112. The police number is 155, the fire brigade number is 110, and the forest fire number is 177.

Toll roads

Driving on most national motorways, as well as some bridges and tunnels in Turkey require a toll payment, including many motorways in Izmir area and in the wider Turkish Aegean region. 

Most Turkish toll roads only permit an electronic, contactless payment from an electronic toll-payment transponder that’s in a car or by an electronic chip-sticker that’s on a car. This means that you cannot pay either by cash or credit card for most toll roads (only a handful newer ones will permit that). 

All rental cars have to be equipped either with a toll-payment transponder or with a toll-payment sticker. Some rental car providers might charge an extra fee for this service. Do contact your rental car provided in advance to find out more. 

The toll roads in Turkey are divided in HGS, the High-Speed Passage System (Hızlı Geçiş Sistemi in Turkish) and OGS (Otomatik Geçiş Sistemi in Turkish). On HGS roads, you can pass through the toll area at a higher speed. On OGS roads, you need to slow down as you go through a toll gate and the toll payment is registered through the electronic transponder that’s in a car. The exact amount you’ll have to pay will depend on the specific road you drive on and on the distance of your travels.

Find out more about the toll roads in Turkey on the European toll road website.

Ideas for a day-trip

  • Beaches. The Izmir’s long history is fascinating, but, let’s be honest, the main attraction of the Izmir Province is its long and beautiful Aegean Coast. With a rental car you can easily reach many nearby beaches, Foça, Dikili, Urla, and Seferihisar being among the most famous ones.
  • Tire. Known both for its fancy seafood and its no-nonsense meatballs, Tire is a real Turkish foodie destination. Time your travels to arrive her on Tuesday when the city’s open market takes place, then proceed to visit the even smaller fishing villages up or down the coast. 
  • Sardis. Just 40 minutes drive northeast of Izmir and next to the large city of Izmir, the ancient town of Sardis is a timeless and mythical place. Observe the ruins of the streets once inhabited by Ancient Greeks and Lycians, then go on a long walk in a nearby forest that encloses Mount Sipylus.

Most popular rental types and cars

The most popular rental cars in Izmir are the Renault Clio, the Fiat Albea, and the Citroen C Elysee. The most popular rental car types are compact, economy, and intermediate.

Further destinations

  • Istanbul. Beautiful, rich in history, and really, really huge, Turkey’s largest city is a place like no other. Explore both its Asian and its European side, visit one of the countless historic sites, or simply get lost in its crazy atmosphere. Istanbul is about six hours drive north of Izmir.
  • The coastline. The beaches near Izmir are great, but it gets even better as you drive down along the coast. Both the Aegean beach towns and its Mediterranean counterparts offer everything from popular spots for partying and doing water sports to rugged, more remote terrain for those who seek it. Marmaris, Antalya, and Alanya are some of the standout places.
  • Ankara. Despite being located in the steppe, Ankara is a very green capital thanks to its many forests and parks. It also offers interesting architecture from both old and recent times, a number of impressive mosques, and interesting museums.

Car Rental Prices in Izmir

  • Station wagons - from $46 per day
  • Large cars - from $36 per day
  • Medium cars - from $31 per day
  • People Carriers / Vans - from $27 per day
  • Premium cars - from $57 per day
  • Small cars - from $26 per day
  • SUVs - from $43 per day

How can I save money on my rental car?

These are some of the tricks you can try to land an affordable rental car in Izmir:

  • Compare rates of different rental car providers
  • Book your rental car well in advance
  • Plan your route before you go
  • Know your fuel and mileage requirements
  • Visit on the month when the rental prices are the cheapest. According to our data, visiting Izmir is the cheapest in December when renting a car is about 50% cheaper than the yearly average and a whole 65% cheaper than renting a car in July.

Top 17 Cities near Izmir

  1. Istanbul Car Rentals from $13.09 per day
    358.6 km / 222.8 miles away
  2. Antalya Car Rentals from $14.58 per day
    356.4 km / 221.5 miles away
  3. Ankara Car Rentals from $14.42 per day
    542.7 km / 337.2 miles away
  4. Kayseri Car Rentals from $20.23 per day
    727.0 km / 451.7 miles away
  5. Adana Car Rentals from $18.46 per day
    729.7 km / 453.4 miles away
  6. Gaziantep Car Rentals from $24.24 per day
    920.8 km / 572.2 miles away
  7. Dalaman Car Rentals from $13.82 per day
    227.3 km / 141.2 miles away
  8. Bodrum Car Rentals from $14.44 per day
    124.1 km / 77.1 miles away
  9. Nevsehir Car Rentals from $23.65 per day
    659.1 km / 409.6 miles away
  10. Samsun Car Rentals from $19.06 per day
    868.4 km / 539.6 miles away
  11. Sivas Car Rentals from $18.81 per day
    858.0 km / 533.1 miles away
  12. Konya Car Rentals from $23.82 per day
    473.9 km / 294.5 miles away
  13. Hatay Car Rentals from $26.20 per day
    834.2 km / 518.4 miles away
  14. Gazipasa Car Rentals from $55.59 per day
    506.1 km / 314.5 miles away
  15. Denizli Car Rentals from $39.26 per day
    229.8 km / 142.8 miles away
  16. Malatya Car Rentals from $22.62 per day
    952.9 km / 592.1 miles away
  17. Kocaeli Car Rentals from $45.13 per day
    375.6 km / 233.4 miles away

Top 20 Locations near Izmir

  1. Izmir Airport Car Rentals from $7.13 per day
  2. Izmir, Downtown Car Rentals from $24.57 per day
  3. Bodrum Airport Car Rentals from $14.44 per day
    124.1 km / 77.1 miles away
  4. Dalaman Airport Car Rentals from $13.82 per day
    227.3 km / 141.2 miles away
  5. Denizli Airport Car Rentals from $39.26 per day
    229.8 km / 142.8 miles away
  6. 343.5 km / 213.4 miles away
  7. 356.4 km / 221.5 miles away
  8. Istanbul Airport Car Rentals from $13.09 per day
    358.6 km / 222.8 miles away
  9. 375.6 km / 233.4 miles away
  10. Konya Airport Car Rentals from $23.82 per day
    473.9 km / 294.5 miles away
  11. Gazipasa Airport Car Rentals from $55.59 per day
    506.1 km / 314.5 miles away
  12. Ankara Airport Car Rentals from $14.42 per day
    542.7 km / 337.2 miles away
  13. Nevsehir Airport Car Rentals from $23.65 per day
    659.1 km / 409.6 miles away
  14. 727.0 km / 451.7 miles away
  15. Adana Airport Car Rentals from $18.46 per day
    729.7 km / 453.4 miles away
  16. Hatay Airport Car Rentals from $26.20 per day
    834.2 km / 518.4 miles away
  17. Sivas Airport Car Rentals from $18.81 per day
    858.0 km / 533.1 miles away
  18. Samsun Airport Car Rentals from $19.06 per day
    868.4 km / 539.6 miles away
  19. 920.8 km / 572.2 miles away
  20. Malatya Airport Car Rentals from $22.62 per day
    952.9 km / 592.1 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

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

Car rental prices in Izmir vary a lot according to the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in Izmir
$22.04
January
$22.21
February
$22.60
March
$24.59
April
$17.88
May
$25.77
June
$33.50
July
$31.66
August
September
$17.70
October
November
$12.23
December
The best month to rent a car in Izmir is December (when prices for an Economy class start from $12.23). This is 47% cheaper than the yearly average and 63% cheaper than renting in July (when rental prices start at $33.50 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price.

What’s the usual rental length in Izmir?

Travel lengths vary from month to month: in March, travelers rent a car for an average of 16 days in October, the average rental period is 5 days.
Average Rental Length in Izmir
12
January
12
February
16
March
8
April
9
May
10
June
8
July
8
August
7
September
5
October
7
November
9
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Izmir?

While travelers visit Izmir year-round, the most popular month for renting a car is July, and the least popular is November.
Izmir Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
57%
January
57%
February
68%
March
98%
April
141%
May
166%
June
206%
July
154%
August
61%
September
100%
October
44%
November
49%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agent Make / Model Doors Luggage Type
Surprice Hyundai i20 4 1 Small cars
Goldcar Opel Corsa 4 1 Small cars
Surprice Peugeot 301 4 3 Medium cars
Goldcar Opel Astra 5 2 Medium cars
Goldcar Fiat Panda 3 2 Small cars
Goldcar Opel Corsa 4 1 Small cars
Surprice Renault Clio 4 2 Small cars
Goldcar Hyundai i20 4 1 Small cars
RightCars Renault Clio 5 3 Small cars
Goldcar Peugeot 301 5 2 Medium cars

Our Customers Reviews

Turkey
Hyundai i20
September 15, 2019
Definitely place to visit city before you die.Alacati is great.Quality foods,music and beaches!
United Kingdom
Opel Corsa
September 5, 2019
Really good idea to hire a car in this area, the roads are good, and you can find al kinds of secret beaches! Also, parking it really easy, you can park pretty much anywhere!
United Kingdom
Fiat Linea
August 28, 2019
renting car was really good choice, we had chance to visit a lot of places such as fethiye,gocek, dalyan and more... it is worth it every penny we spend to rent a car, thanks again
Kuwait
Hyundai i20
July 6, 2019
One of the nice places that you spend your time in
United Kingdom
Citroen C Elysee
January 22, 2019
Izmir is an experience to drive in!
United Arab Emirates
Ford Fiesta
December 27, 2018
Izmir has nice roads and drivers are very responsible. Without a car, it is tough to get around.
India
Kia Sportage
October 9, 2018
We went to Izmir, Ephesus, pamukkale and bodrum. Definitely need a car if you want to explore these places properly. The roads in Turkey were superb which made driving a pleasure.
Saudi Arabia
Dacia Lodgy
September 6, 2018
Definitely recommend every body especially family group must visit İzmir and related cities such as Cesme and Kuşadası due to imaging natural beauty things of water, see and large green area and freshwater and virgin sand beaches everywhere around İzmir. Regards
Saudi Arabia
Kia Sportage
August 29, 2018
Wonderful city with alot of potential and activities
Singapore
Kia Sportage
July 12, 2018
We didn't spend much time in Izmir but had an awesome pide (Turkish pizza) in Selçuk near the carpark.

Top 14 Suppliers for Izmir in 2019

SIXT
SIXT
Exceptional 9.2
+902324638999
Gazi Osmanpasa Blv. No 7
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.5
+90232274322
9 EYLUL MAH.AKSOY CD. NO:289
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Excellent 8.5
+902323321045
Adnan Menderes Airport, Domestic Arrival Hall, 35425 Gaziemir, Izmir
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+902322741790
Adnan Menderes Apt Domestic
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+902322741111
Adnan Menderes Int Airport DomesticHat Terminali Gelen Yolcu Salo
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.3
902329702937
ADNAN MENDERES AIRPORT INTL, INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS TERMINAL
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 7.6
+902329702937
DOMESTIC FLIGHTS TERMINAL,
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5
+902124814343 / 3172487251
Izmir Adnan Menderes APT
Goldcar
Goldcar
Very good 7.5
+34965233425 / +5368616212
On-Airport. Dokuz Eylül Mh.
Rhodium
Rhodium
Very good 7.4
+34965233425 / +5368616212
On-Airport. Dokuz Eylül Mh.
RightCars
RightCars
Very good 7.3
+905340809495 / +905340805758
Dokuz Eylül Mh., İç Hatlar Geliş Terminali, Adnan Menderes Havaalanı, 35410 Gaziemir/İzmir
Goldcar
Goldcar
Very good 7.1
+34965233425 / +5368616212
On-Airport. Dokuz Eylül Mh.
Global Rent a Car
Global Rent a Car
Very good 7.1
+905071216284 / +908503043527
Adnan Menderes Havaalani, 35410 Gaziemir, Izmir
Surprice
Surprice
Good 6
+905340805758 / +905302247575 / +905302247574
Adnan Menderes Havalimani, Sarnic Mevkii, Pk: 35410, Gaziemir, Izmir

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