Car rental Thessaloniki Airport (SKG)

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Thessaloniki Airport, Thessaloniki, Greece
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Opel Adam or similar
Opel Adam
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Goldcar
$6.84 / per day
Economy
Nissan Micra or similar
Nissan Micra
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$8.25 / per day
Compact
Ford Focus 5d or similar
Ford Focus 5d
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Global Rent a Car
$11.54 / per day
Compact Elite
Ford Fiesta or similar
Ford Fiesta
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Surprice
$13.87 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Intermediate
Peugeot 308 or similar
Peugeot 308
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Budget
$19.85 / per day
Economy Elite
Nissan Note or similar
Nissan Note
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Europcar
$30.35 / per day
Standard
Ford Mondeo or similar
Ford Mondeo
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Alamo
$32.90 / per day
Minivan
Opel Vivaro or similar
Opel Vivaro
  • 9x
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Enterprise
$37.92 / 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.
Thessaloniki Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Rent a car at Thessaloniki Airport! Then drive into the city, find a good parking spot, and walk along the Walls of Thessaloniki, heading towards the symbol of the city, the White Tower. See beautiful Byzantine churches like the Agia Sophia and Agios Demetrios, and visit museums such as the Archeological Museum and the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art. And if you only check out one museum, make it the Museum of Ancient Greek, Byzantine, and Post-Byzantine Musical Instruments—it’s a definite must-see.

The suburbs of Thessaloniki are home to the popular Perea Beach and Epanomi Beach, but you’ll find pristine beaches along all three “fingers” of the nearby Chalkidiki Peninsula. Getting around with your own rental car is the best way to explore them. Axios Loudias National Park and Olympus National Park are nearby too and perfect for a day trip.

Thessaloniki’s a great destination, but the region has so much more to offer. Why not get a longer term car rental deal and see more of northern Greece, or visit neighboring Albania, Bulgaria, or Macedonia? You can even pick up your rental car at Thessaloniki Airport and drop it off in a different city. Start planning your adventure today! 

Thessaloniki Airport is also known as “Makedonia,” Ratikós Aeroliménas Thessaloníkis "Makedonía," and Mikra Airport.

Top international routes

  • Munich
  • Stuttgart
  • Berlin
  • Larnaca
  • Istanbul
  • Paphos

Main airlines

Aegean Airlines, Ryanair, Ellinair, Jet2.com, Astra Airlines, and easyJet

Terminals

The single airport terminal has three floors. It serves all domestic and international flights.

Location

Thessaloniki Airport is about 13 km (8.1 mi) south of the city center. Motorways 67, A24, and Leof. Stratou are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Top car rental companies

Enterprise, Alamo, Keddy, Europcar, Surprice, GreenMotion, GoldCarF2F, and Goldcar

Car rental desks

You’ll find most inside the airport terminal.

Services and Facilities

You’ll find a few shops and a duty-free outlet for passengers leaving the EU, as well as restaurants and bars. There are also ATMs, two lounges, an on-site hotel, a children’s play area, medical center, and post office. The left luggage office is open 24/7. Thessaloniki Airport is fully equipped for passengers with reduced mobility. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

Shell, located at Leof. Georgikis Scholis, Pilea Chortiatis 555 35, can be reached in about ten minutes and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations near Thessaloniki Airport and on the way to the city.

Popular one-way rentals

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  • Komotini (265 km / 164 mi)
  • Sofia (313 km / 194 mi)
  • Skopelos (320 km / 199 mi)
  • Kyllini (573 km / 356 mi)

Travel information

Language
Greek
Currency
EUR
Country code
30
Average car rental length
9 days
Economy car rental price
$12.30 / 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%

Airport info

Rating
0.0
  • Getting to the airport 0.0
  • Departure and check-in 0.0
  • Terminal facilities 0.0
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 0.0
  • Restaurants and car rental services 0.0
  • Lounge 0.0

Thessaloniki Airport (SKG)

  • IATA: SKG
  • ICAO: LGTS
  • Airport name: Thessaloniki Airport (SKG)
  • Airport type: Public / Joint Civil / Military
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 7 m / 23 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 54,931
  • Passengers (per year): 6,395,523
  • Distance from City: 9.9 miles / 16 km S of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +30 231 473700, 2310 473312
  • Email: kacmtl@otenet.gr

When are car rental prices cheapest at Thessaloniki Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Thessaloniki 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 Thessaloniki Airport
$16.29
January
$31.83
February
$14.21
March
$27.66
April
$28.58
May
$34.89
June
$66.06
July
$60.17
August
$41.73
September
$24.20
October
$74.65
November
$74.65
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Thessaloniki Airport is March when prices for an Economy class start from $14.21. You can see that this is 66% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 81% cheaper than renting a car in November (when rental prices start at $74.65 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 Thessaloniki Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in March the average rental period is 12 days, while in August, the average rental period is only 8 days.
Average Rental Length at Thessaloniki Airport
11
January
10
February
12
March
11
April
11
May
10
June
9
July
8
August
8
September
8
October
11
November
10
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Thessaloniki Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Thessaloniki Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in November.
Thessaloniki Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
94%
January
95%
February
87%
March
106%
April
124%
May
137%
June
189%
July
150%
August
74%
September
49%
October
46%
November
49%
December

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Car Rental at Chios Airport from $12.98 per day
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Car Rental at Syros Airport from $23.38 per day
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Car Rental at Ikaria Airport from $42.76 per day
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Top 20 Best Thessaloniki Airport Suppliers in 2019

Budget
Budget
Exceptional 9.2
+30 231 047 3858
In Terminal
Hertz
Hertz
Exceptional 9.2
0030 2310476647
In terminal
Enterprise
Enterprise
Exceptional 9
0030 2 310 541 081
Leof. Georgikis Scholis 122, Pilea Chortiatis 55535
Thrifty
Thrifty
Exceptional 9
0030 23112 33278 / 0030 23112 33279
Airport desk at arrival hall
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.9
+30-2310476508
Makedonia AP,Mikras Thessalon.
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.9
00302310541081
Leof. Georgikis Scholis 122, Pilea Chortiatis 55535
Keddy
Excellent 8.9
+302312204444
MACEDONIA AIRPORT
autoUnion Car Rental
autoUnion Car Rental
Excellent 8.9
+30 2310 241 241 / +30 6974 114 215
Shuttle Bus
Autocandia
Autocandia
Excellent 8.9
+30 23 102 412 41
Shuttle bus
Avance Rent a Car
Avance Rent a Car
Excellent 8.6
+30 2310 489 296
Thessaloníki 551 03
Car 1
Car 1
Excellent 8.5
+30 694 432 6602
Makedonia AP, Mikras Thessaloniki 551 03
Surprice
Excellent 8.2
00302310456644
15th km Thessalonikis -N. Michanionas
AbbyCar Rentals
AbbyCar Rentals
Excellent 8.2
+30 282 109 7741/ +30 698 750 0200
Thessalonikis - Peraias Avenue, 570 01
Goldcar
Very good 7.7
0034 965 233 425; +34 965 233 425
14th km Thessalonikis Peraias
Firefly
Firefly
Very good 7.6
0030 231 123 3272
Shuttle Bus
GreenMotion
Very good 7.5
0030 2 310 473 135 / 0030 6 951 815 532
14th Km Thessaloniki-Perea Avenue, Thessaloniki 570 19
Global Rent a Car
Global Rent a Car
Very good 7.5
0030 2 111 875 520
Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia Central Building, Thessaloniki 551 03
Goldcar
Very good 7.3
0034 965 233 425; +34 965 233 425
14th km Thessalonikis Peraias
Rhodium
Rhodium
Very good 7.1
0034 965 233 425; +34 965 233 425
14th km Thessalonikis Peraias
Europcar
Europcar
Very good 7
+302312204444
Salonica Airport

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