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Car Hire in Heraklion (Downtown)

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City Centre, Heraklion, Greece
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
Citroen C1 or comparable
Citroen C1
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Autocandia
£ 6.41 per day
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Economy
Hyundai i20 or comparable
Hyundai i20
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
£ 7.24 per day
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Standard
Nissan Pulsar or comparable
Nissan Pulsar
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alma Car Hire
£ 8.11 per day
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Compact
Peugeot 208 or comparable
Peugeot 208
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
EasyAuto
£ 12.82 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Minivan
Peugeot Rifter or comparable
Peugeot Rifter
  • 7x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Optimo Rent
£ 35.66 / per day
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Economy Elite
VW Polo or comparable
VW Polo
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
£ 8.44 / per day
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Premium
Fiat Tipo or comparable
Fiat Tipo
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alma Car Hire
£ 12.82 / per day
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Compact Elite
VW Golf or comparable
VW Golf
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
£ 13.91 / 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 02:01 on 2021-03-01.

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%

Top 12 Destinations around City Centre

  1. Heraklion Port starting at £ 5.76 per day
  2. Crete Airport Heraklion starting at £ 4.57 per day
    3.2 km / 2.0 miles away
  3. Kokkini Hani Arina Beach Resort starting at £ 14.19 per day
    8.8 km / 5.5 miles away
  4. Hersonissos Lyttos Beach hotel starting at £ 4.76 per day
    18.6 km / 11.6 miles away
  5. Malia Ikaros Beach Resort & Spa starting at £ 4.76 per day
    28.0 km / 17.4 miles away
  6. Agios Nikolaos Port starting at £ 14.02 per day
    54.0 km / 33.6 miles away
  7. Crete Airport Chania starting at £ 4.43 per day
    92.7 km / 57.6 miles away
  8. Chania Souda Port starting at £ 10.86 per day
    98.4 km / 61.2 miles away
  9. Chania Hotel Delivery starting at £ 18.10 per day
    103.9 km / 64.6 miles away
  10. Chania Old Port starting at £ 5.82 per day
    104.0 km / 64.7 miles away
  11. Santorini Airport starting at £ 11.26 per day
    121.4 km / 75.4 miles away
  12. Milos Airport starting at £ 16.03 per day
    162.2 km / 100.8 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in Heraklion (Downtown)?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Heraklion (Downtown) fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Heraklion (Downtown)
January
February
March
April
£ 22.25
May
June
£ 44.65
July
£ 35.79
August
£ 30.72
September
£ 19.60
October
£ 36.28
November
£ 36.28
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Heraklion (Downtown) is October with prices starting at £ 19.60 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is July with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 44.65. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 19. 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 in Heraklion (Downtown)?

Hirers picking up a car in Heraklion (Downtown) keep them for an average of 41 days during in November, while those picking up their cars in July keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length in Heraklion (Downtown)
5
January
5
February
5
March
7
April
5
May
7
June
4
July
5
August
4
September
5
October
41
November
4
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire in Heraklion (Downtown)?

Though City Centre is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in July. October is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
40%
January
25%
February
25%
March
103%
April
210%
May
208%
June
301%
July
167%
August
77%
September
14%
October
17%
November
14%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Enterprise Suzuki Celerio 4 2 Small cars
Enterprise Opel Astra 4 2 Medium cars
GreenMotion Hyundai i20 4 2 Small cars
GreenMotion VW Polo 5 2 Small cars
GreenMotion VW Up 5 1 Small cars
ABBYCAR Suzuki Celerio 5 1 Small cars
ABBYCAR Fiat 500 2 1 Small cars
Enterprise Nissan Pulsar 5 2 Medium cars
GreenMotion VW Transporter 4 3 People Carriers
Optimo Rent Skoda Fabia STW 5 4 Station wagons

Top 8 Hire Companies in Heraklion (Downtown) in 2021

SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9.6
+302810284260
93. Ikarou Ave.N.Alikarnassos
Carwiz
Carwiz
Remarkable 9.3
+302810280397 / +306972263348
Epimenidou 28, Iraklio 712 02
£ 9 - £ 11
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
Optimo Rent
Optimo Rent
Remarkable 9
+306944024738 / +302897034020
Valtestsiou 8, 71409 Heraklion Crete
£ 11 - £ 51
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8
+302810344076
45 IKAROU AVE,
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+302810390481
Terpsichoris 9-7, Iraklio 716 01
£ 17 - £ 27
Working hours
Mon:08:30-18:00
Tue:08:30-18:00
Wed:08:30-18:00
Thu:08:30-18:00
Fri:08:30-18:00
Sat:08:30-18:00
Sun:08:30-18:00
Surprice
Surprice
Great 7.7
+302810286169
Artemisias 134, Alikarnassos
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Great 7.6
+302810344072
97, Leoforos Ikarou, Nea Alikarnassos, Iraklio 713 07
£ 6 - £ 192
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
Keddy
Keddy
Great 7
+302810390481
97, Ikarou Str
£ 10 - £ 16
Working hours
Mon:08:30-18:00
Tue:08:30-18:00
Wed:08:30-18:00
Thu:08:30-18:00
Fri:08:30-18:00
Sat:08:30-18:00
Sun:08:30-18:00
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