Car Rental Athens Airport (ATH)

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Athens Airport, Athens, Greece
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Toyota Aygo or similar
Toyota Aygo
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 3x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Surprice
$11.44 / per day
Economy
Suzuki Swift or similar
Suzuki Swift
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Carwiz
$12.49 / per day
Compact
Hyundai i30 or similar
Hyundai i30
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$16.25 / per day
Compact Elite
Audi A3 or similar
Audi A3
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Global Rent a Car
$27.06 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Economy Elite
Nissan Note or similar
Nissan Note
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Europcar
$33.93 / per day
Intermediate
Volvo V40 or similar
Volvo V40
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Budget
$45.97 / per day
Standard
Toyota Avensis or similar
Toyota Avensis
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
autoUnion Car Rental
$63.82 / per day
Full-size
Audi A5 1.8c or similar
Audi A5 1.8c
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
SIXT
$83.26 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Greek
Currency
EUR
Country code
30
Average car rental length
9 days
Economy car rental price
$22.10 / 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%
Athens Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Step right off the plane and get your rental car at Athens Airport! Explore the culture, history, and atmosphere of one of the world’s most iconic classical cities. Drive your Athens Airport rental car through ancient neighborhoods, visit world-famous landmarks like the Acropolis, the Ancient Agora, and the Temple of Zeus, or carve out your own itinerary as you explore this fascinating place.

All the history is breathtaking, but don’t forget to check out the beach! Luckily, there are lots of stunning beaches just a short ride from Athens. With your rental car make sure to visit some of the fishing villages along the way so you can try the local delicacies. On the way back, enjoy some stunning views as the road winds its way through the hills.

Greece has a lot more to offer than just Athens. With a longer term car rental you can go on an adventure in nearby Peloponnese or the enigmatic Thessaloniki. Or even visit one of Greece’s lesser known but equally stunning neighboring countries like Albania or Bulgaria. You can even pick up your rental car at Athens Airport and drop it off in a different city. Start planning your adventure now!

Athens Airport is also known as Diethnís Aeroliménas Athinón and Eleftherios Venizelos.

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 rental car

Economy, Mini, Compact, Van, SUV

Top car rental companies

Enterprise, RightCars, Alamo, SIXT, Europcar, Surprice, GreenMotion, ACE Rent a Car, GoldCarF2F, and GoldCar

Car rental 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 gas 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 rentals

  • 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 info

Rating
7.7
  • Getting to the airport 7.5
  • Departure and check-in 7.7
  • Terminal facilities 7.4
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.9
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.9
  • Lounge 6.0

Athens Airport (ATH)

  • IATA: ATH
  • ICAO: LGAV
  • Airport name: Athens Airport (ATH)
  • Airport type: Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 94 m / 308 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt / Concrete
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 195,951
  • Passengers (per year): 21,737,787
  • Distance from City: 12.4 miles / 20 km SE of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: 0030 210 353 0001
  • Email: airport_info@aia.gr

Top 20 Locations near Athens Airport

  1. Car Rental at Syros Airport from $24.14 per day
    105.4 km / 65.5 miles away
  2. 123.8 km / 76.9 miles away
  3. 135.5 km / 84.2 miles away
  4. 143.2 km / 89.0 miles away
  5. Car Rental at Milos Airport from $19.67 per day
    145.7 km / 90.6 miles away
  6. Car Rental at Paros Airport from $15.09 per day
    146.7 km / 91.1 miles away
  7. Car Rental at Naxos Airport from $19.07 per day
    157.6 km / 97.9 miles away
  8. Car Rental at Volos Airport from $17.27 per day
    174.2 km / 108.3 miles away
  9. 194.9 km / 121.1 miles away
  10. Car Rental at Chios Airport from $15.02 per day
    197.3 km / 122.6 miles away
  11. 218.4 km / 135.7 miles away
  12. Car Rental at Patras Airport from $24.44 per day
    221.9 km / 137.9 miles away
  13. Car Rental at Samos Airport from $10.32 per day
    262.1 km / 162.8 miles away
  14. 262.4 km / 163.0 miles away
  15. Car Rental at Chania Airport from $11.83 per day
    268.0 km / 166.5 miles away
  16. 269.5 km / 167.5 miles away
  17. 297.9 km / 185.1 miles away
  18. 299.2 km / 185.9 miles away
  19. 302.3 km / 187.9 miles away

When are car rental prices cheapest at Athens Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Athens Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Athens Airport
$18.90
January
$35.82
February
$29.68
March
$26.52
April
$33.64
May
$45.70
June
$68.01
July
$74.64
August
$29.47
September
$23.31
October
$15.87
November
$19.00
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Athens Airport is November when prices for an Economy class start from $15.87. You can see that this is 55% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 79% cheaper than renting a car in August (when rental prices start at $74.64 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

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

Travel length differs from one month to another: in January the average rental period is 10 days, while in August, the average rental period is only 8 days.
Average Rental 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 is the busiest car rental month at Athens Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Athens Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in November.
Athens Airport Car Rental 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

Our Customers Reviews

June 29, 2019
Very good roads ( motorways ) on Peloponessos though it was expensive tolls.
June 28, 2019
The best company rental car the best drivers Pick you up from the airport and drop off
March 22, 2019
It was the first time with Discover car hire. The car pool is not far from the terminal and the personnel is exceptional.

Top 20 Suppliers for Athens Airport in 2019

National
National
Exceptional 9.2
2103533325
ATHENS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT,
Global Rent a Car
Exceptional 9.2
0030 2 111 875 501
Leof. Markopoulou, Koropi 194 00
Budget
Budget
Exceptional 9.2
+30 210 353 0553
In Terminal
Hertz
Hertz
Exceptional 9.2
0030 2103534900
In terminal
RightCars
Exceptional 9.1
302111983343
Athens International Airport \"El. Venizelos\"
Enterprise
Exceptional 9
0030 210 353 3325
Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida 190 04
Thrifty
Thrifty
Exceptional 9
0030 211 103 0650 / 0030 211 103 0660
In Terminal, Arrivals Hall
Alamo
Excellent 8.9
0030 210 353 3325
Athens International Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 19004
SIXT
Excellent 8.9
+30-2103530556
El. Venizelos
Autocandia
Autocandia
Excellent 8.9
+30 210 6020 162
Shuttle bus
Avance Rent a Car
Avance Rent a Car
Excellent 8.6
0030 210 9011 300
Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida 190 04
Autounion
Autounion
Excellent 8.5
0030 2106 020 162
7 KM Paianias Markopoulou 19400
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
0030 2 103 530 578
Airport 5th Klm Spaton-loutsas Av.
Carwiz
Carwiz
Excellent 8.5
0030 210 602 2213
Koropiou-Markopoulou avenue 167-173, 19400 Athens
Centauro
Centauro
Excellent 8.3
0030 2 111 984 799
Athens Airport Area, Leof. Markopoulou, Markopoulo Mesogeas 190 03
AbbyCar Rentals
AbbyCar Rentals
Excellent 8.2
0030 2 821 097 741 / 0030 2 299 023 023
19003, Leof. Markopoulou Ave, Markopoulo Mesogeas, Athens
Goldcar
Very good 7.7
0034 965 233 425; +34 965 233 425
Agion Anargiron Street 82
NuCarrentals
NuCarrentals
Very good 7.6
00306 9369 07786
3RD KM AVE PEANIAS-MARKOPOULOU
Firefly
Firefly
Very good 7.6
0030 69 80195319 / 0030 211 1030660
In Terminal
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5
0030 211 411 4461 / 001 877 822 3872
Ag. Anargiron 82, Athens 194 00

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