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Car Hire at Athens Airport

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Athens Airport, Athens, Greece
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Centauro
£ 2.70 per day
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Economy
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Goldcar
£ 3.01 per day
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Compact
Fiat Tipo or comparable
Fiat Tipo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Optimo Rent
£ 7.17 per day
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Mini Elite
Smart ForFour or comparable
Smart ForFour
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
£ 8.33 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Economy Elite
Nissan Micra or comparable
Nissan Micra
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Dirent a car Greece
£ 11.74 / per day
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Intermediate
Fiat Tipo or comparable
Fiat Tipo
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Surprice
£ 12.17 / per day
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Standard
Ford Focus STW or comparable
Ford Focus STW
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Autounion
£ 20.65 / per day
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Minivan
Fiat Talento or comparable
Fiat Talento
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 30.94 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 02:11 on 2022-01-17.

Travel Information

Language
Greek
Currency
EUR
Dialing code
30
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
90 km/h
56 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Athens Airport

Airport Car Hire

The birthplace of democracy and classical Greek culture, it is no exaggeration that Athens is one of the most famous cities in the world. Today a sprawling metropolis with more than 3 million residents in its metropolitan area, it combines that classical heritage with more recent influences and contemporary energy which makes it one of the most interesting destinations in Europe. Here’s our pick of its best attractions:

  • Acropolis. No trip to the Greek capital would be complete without a visit to the ancient complex of the Acropolis which has the bulk of Athens’ most famous sites. More than 2,500 years old, it is home to ancient world miracles like the Parthenon, Theatre of Dionysus, and Erechtheum. Located just a short drive from the centre of Athens, the Acropolis is visible from most places in the city. The site obviously gets lots of tourists at any time of the year, so it’s a good idea to get your tickets online to avoid standing in the queue.
  • Daphni Monastery. The ancient culture is obviously one of the symbols of Greece, but the country is just as characterized by the Byzantine period and Orthodox Christianity — after all, most Greeks are followers of this branch of the Christian faith to this day. A great place to learn about this heritage, Daphni Monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Best known for its medieval mosaics, it is an impressive, but calm, place to visit. If you liked Daphni, consider a trip to Kaisariani Monastery, famous for its frescoes and surrounding gardens.
  • Parnitha National Park. Made up of beautiful gorges, deep caves, swift rivers, and well-marked hiking trails, Parnitha National Park is one of the nicest nature areas that can be visited as a day-trip from Athens. Its forests are home to hundreds of species of wildlife, and the area also includes attractions such as the Tatoi Palace and the 2,400-year-old Filis Fortress. Located some 42 km (26 miles) from the capital, Parnitha can be reached in about 1 hour and 20 minutes.

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 hire car

  • Convertibles - starting at £ 70 per day
  • Station wagons - starting at £ 50 per day
  • Large cars - starting at £ 53 per day
  • Medium cars - starting at £ 48 per day
  • People Carriers - starting at £ 72 per day
  • Small cars - starting at £ 41 per day
  • SUVs - starting at £ 52 per day

Car hire 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 petrol 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 hires

  • 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 information

Score
7.7
  • Getting to the airport 7.5
  • Check-in desks 7.7
  • Facilities and services 7.4
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.9
  • Dining and car hire services 6.9
  • Lounge 6.0

Athens Airport (ATH)

  • IATA: ATH
  • ICAO: LGAV
  • Name: Athens Airport (ATH)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Flights per year: 195,951
  • Passengers (per year): 21,737,787
  • Distance from the city centre: 12.4 miles / 20 km SE of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: 0030 210 353 0001
  • Email: airport_info@aia.gr

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During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at Athens Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Athens Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Athens Airport
£ 14.02
January
£ 26.58
February
£ 22.02
March
£ 19.68
April
£ 24.96
May
£ 33.91
June
£ 50.46
July
£ 55.38
August
£ 21.87
September
£ 17.30
October
£ 11.77
November
£ 14.10
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Athens Airport is November with prices starting at £ 11.77 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is August with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 55.38. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 26. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

What’s the most popular hire length at Athens Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Athens Airport keep them for an average of 10 days during in January, while those picking up their cars in August keep them for an average of 8.
Average Hire 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 month sees the highest demand for car hire at Athens Airport?

Though Athens Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in July. November is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
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 Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Goldcar Citroen C1 3 1 Small cars
Centauro Peugeot 208 4 1 Small cars
Centauro Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
Goldcar Peugeot 208 4 1 Small cars
Carwiz Suzuki Celerio 5 1 Small cars
Alamo Suzuki Celerio 4 2 Small cars
Global Rent a Car Hyundai i10 4 1 Small cars
ABBYCAR Ford Fiesta 4 2 Small cars
Centauro Peugeot 308 4 2 Medium cars
Autounion Citroen C1 4 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.

United Kingdom
Citroen C1
25 April 2021
Ouzaki with friends beside the Sea, eating Gyro's in the park. Climbing to the top of Acropolis, which in my memory has left a mark. If you are reading this nonsense - Just - "Book it and Do it" 20 years from now you will regret more what you didn't do than what you did !!! Pete the Philosopher 😎

Top 22 Hire Companies at Athens Airport in 2022

Carwiz
Remarkable 9.3
+302106022213
Leof. Koropiou Markopoulou 167-173, Koropi 194 00, Athens
£ 7 - £ 128
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
National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+302103533325
Athens International Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 190 04
£ 19 - £ 82
Global Rent a Car
Global Rent a Car
Remarkable 9.2
+302111875501 / +302111875500
Leof. Markopoulou, Koropi 194 00
£ 8 - £ 74
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
RightCars
RightCars
Remarkable 9.1
302111983343
Athens International Airport "El. Venizelos"
Enterprise
Enterprise
Remarkable 9
+302103533325
Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida 190 04
£ 18 - £ 97
Optimo Rent
Optimo Rent
Remarkable 9
+302102010066
Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida 190 04
£ 5 - £ 46
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
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.9
+302103533325
Athens International Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 19004
£ 14 - £ 46
SIXT
Outstanding 8.9
+302103530556
El. Venizelos
£ 13 - £ 49
AddCar
AddCar
Outstanding 8.9
+302106624372 / +306937422016
Agion Anargyron 74, (on Koropi exit to Athens Airport), Koropi 194 00
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
Autounion
Outstanding 8.5
+302106020162
7 KM Paianias Markopoulou 19400
£ 11 - £ 105
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
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+302103530578
Airport
£ 16 - £ 116
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
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
2103533325
Athens International Airport
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:45
Tue:07:00-23:45
Wed:07:00-23:45
Thu:07:00-23:45
Fri:07:00-23:45
Sat:07:00-23:45
Sun:07:00-23:45
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+302103530553
Airport Eleftherios Venizelos Athens International Airport
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
MEX RENT A CAR
MEX RENT A CAR
Outstanding 8.5
+302114111400
Leof. Markopoulou, Koropi 194 00
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
King's Car Rental
King's Car Rental
Outstanding 8.4
+302661045005
Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida 190 04, Athens
£ 271 - £ 271
Centauro
Outstanding 8.3
+302111984799
Athens Airport Area, Leof. Markopoulou, Markopoulo Mesogeas 190 03
£ 3 - £ 32
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Great 7.6
+306936907786
3RD KM AVE PEANIAS-MARKOPOULOU
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Great 7.5
+302106022300
Varis, 114 Varis Koropiou Avenue, Athens 1185
£ 5 - £ 209
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
Great 7.5
+306941550033
Athens International Airport, Athina 190 04
£ 11 - £ 83
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
Goldcar
Great 7.2
+302114114461
Agion Anargiron Street 82
£ 3 - £ 13
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
Surprice
Great 7.1
+302109210252 / +302109210253
3rd km Paianias-Markopoulou Avenue, Paiania
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:59
Tue:07:00-21:59
Wed:07:00-21:59
Thu:07:00-21:59
Fri:07:00-21:59
Sat:07:00-21:59
Sun:07:00-21:59
Europcar
Europcar
Great 7
+302109211444
Athens El. Venizelos Apt
£ 18 - £ 18
Working hours
Mon:07:30-20:59
Tue:07:30-20:59
Wed:07:30-20:59
Thu:07:30-20:59
Fri:07:30-20:59
Sat:07:30-20:59
Sun:07:30-20:59
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