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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Heraklion Airport Car Rental
Mini
Citroen C1 or similar
Citroen C1
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Autocandia
$6.12 / per day
Heraklion, Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Citroen C1 or similar
Citroen C1
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Autocandia
$6.12 / per day
Heraklion Airport Car Rental
Economy
Citroen C3 or similar
Citroen C3
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Autocandia
$7.35 / per day
Heraklion, Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Citroen C3 or similar
Citroen C3
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Autocandia
$7.35 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Heraklion Hotel Delivery Car Rental
Mini
Toyota Aygo or similar
Toyota Aygo
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Surprice
$7.69 / per day
Heraklion Airport Car Rental
Mini
Citroen C1 or similar
Citroen C1
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Surprice
$8.19 / per day
Heraklion Airport Car Rental
Economy
Suzuki Alto or similar
Suzuki Alto
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Surprice
$8.39 / per day
Heraklion Airport Car Rental
Economy
Kia Picanto or similar
Kia Picanto
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Surprice
$8.49 / 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.

Our Customers Reviews

November 9, 2018
Definitely needs to rent a car to visit Crete, it it the best way to enjoy this beautiful and amazing island !
November 2, 2018
Drive defensively, check country specific signage
October 16, 2018
You'll need a car to access the gorgeous Cretan countryside.
October 14, 2018
The freedom of having a car is great on an island with many sights to see.
August 17, 2018
Crete is an amazing island...however plans need to be laid out carefully as the distances are quite large. Despite this slight inconvenience a few towns and beaches are compulsory: Chania, Rethymno, Agios Nikolaos, Malia & the beaches: Elafonissi, Prevelli, Istro, Matala, Balos etc. Have fun and keep your eyes on the road!
August 17, 2018
Easy to rent a car at airport and drop it at the port to take a ship to other island!
August 2, 2018
Crete is amazing for exploring and walking, especially the remote beaches and Gorges / Canyons such as Richti and Sarakinada. You definitely need a car to get the most out of your holiday.
July 7, 2018
The car was as promised, in good condition. However, it broke down late one evening and I was told that it could only be serviced or replaced the next morning at 9 am. As we had an early afternoon flight about 1.5 hours from our location I requested they arrive as early as possible. In the end they came a bit earlier than originally promised, and when they found out that the car could not be serviced immediately replaced it. All in all very satisfactory service.
June 25, 2018
If you are not an experienced driver, do not rent a car in Heraklion. It is very difficult to drive in the city and hard to park. If you are driving to other cities on the highway, then renting a car is highly recommended. The highway driving was very easy.

Travel information

Language
Greek
Currency
EUR
Country code
30
Average car rental length
3 days
Economy car rental price
$18.98 / 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%

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

Car rental prices in Heraklion 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 Heraklion
$14.70
January
$20.92
February
$13.29
March
$23.03
April
$37.87
May
$30.70
June
$63.89
July
$73.67
August
$44.74
September
$27.42
October
$37.15
November
$32.44
December
The best month to rent a car in Heraklion is March (when prices for an Economy class start from $13.29). This is 62% cheaper than the yearly average and 82% cheaper than renting in August (when rental prices start at $73.67 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price.

What’s the usual rental length in Heraklion?

Travel lengths vary from month to month: in November, travelers rent a car for an average of 12 days, in July, the average rental period is 5 days.
Average Rental Length in Heraklion
8
January
6
February
6
March
7
April
6
May
6
June
5
July
6
August
6
September
10
October
12
November
6
December

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

While travelers visit Heraklion year-round, the most popular month for renting a car is July, and the least popular is December.
Heraklion Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
76%
January
73%
February
88%
March
96%
April
128%
May
145%
June
191%
July
187%
August
101%
September
48%
October
37%
November
29%
December

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Top 20 Locations near Heraklion

Heraklion Port Car Rentals from $11.07 per day
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Chania Airport Car Rentals from $7.42 per day
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120.8 km / 75.1 miles away
Milos Airport Car Rentals from $27.32 per day
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178.4 km / 110.9 miles away
Paros Airport Car Rentals from $12.91 per day
185.8 km / 115.5 miles away
Naxos Airport Car Rentals from $22.48 per day
194.3 km / 120.7 miles away
Syros Airport Car Rentals from $23.26 per day
232.5 km / 144.5 miles away
Mykonos Airport Car Rentals from $14.99 per day
233.5 km / 145.1 miles away
Kos Airport Car Rentals from $12.91 per day
235.9 km / 146.6 miles away
251.4 km / 156.2 miles away
Ikaria Airport Car Rentals from $42.54 per day
280.6 km / 174.4 miles away
Rhodes Airport Car Rentals from $6.12 per day
287.4 km / 178.6 miles away
Samos Airport Car Rentals from $11.89 per day
303.7 km / 188.7 miles away
Athens Airport Car Rentals from $4.32 per day
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Kalamata Airport Car Rentals from $12.91 per day
342.1 km / 212.6 miles away

Top 10 Best Heraklion Suppliers in 2019

SIXT
SIXT
Exceptional 9.6
+30-2810280915
Kazantzakis Airport
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
00302810226002
HERAKLION NIKOS KAZANTZAKIS, AIRPORT
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+302810225150
Crete - Heraklion Airport
Surprice
Surprice
Excellent 8.4
00306984631835
Heraklion International Airport N. Kazantzakis 71601 Heraklion Crete
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 7.9
00302810226002
Heraklion Airport, Nea Alikarnassos 71601, Heraklion
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Very good 7.6
0030 2 810 344 279
Kazantzakis Airport, Iraklio 715 00, Greece
Goldcar
Goldcar
Very good 7.4
0034 965 233 425; +34 965 233 425
Ikarou Avenue 89,Nea Alikarnasos
Goldcar
Goldcar
Very good 7.3
0034 965 233 425; +34 965 233 425
Ikarou Avenue 89,Nea Alikarnasos
Rhodium
Rhodium
Very good 7.2
0034 965 233 425; +34 965 233 425
Ikarou Avenue 89,Nea Alikarnasos
Keddy
Keddy
Very good 7
+302810225150
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