Car rental Istanbul Ataturk Airport

✓ No hidden costs ✓ No booking fees ✓ Free Cancellation
Pick-up location
Istanbul Airport Ataturk, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Select a pick-up country
Unable to find any location
Please click here for using advanced search
Pick-up date
Drop-off date
Driver's country of residence is United States of America (USA) and age is 30-65
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 28
  • 29
  • 30 - 65
  • 66
  • 67
  • 68
  • 69
  • 70
  • 71
  • 72
  • 73
  • 74
  • 75
  • 76
  • 77
  • 78
  • 79
  • 80+
Huge choice. 500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Compact
Fiat Linea or similar
Fiat Linea
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Essence Car Rental
$13.43 / per day
Economy
Renault Clio or similar
Renault Clio
  • 4x
  • 3x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Pandora Car Hire
$13.47 / per day
Mini
Citroen C1 2d or similar
Citroen C1 2d
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 2x
  • No
  • Man.
Global Rent a Car
$16.67 / per day
Intermediate
Fiat Egea or similar
Fiat Egea
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
GRS CAR RENTAL SERVICES
$18.72 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Economy Elite
FIAT LINEA or similar
FIAT LINEA
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Alamo
$27.78 / per day
Standard
Peugeot 508 or similar
Peugeot 508
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Nokta rent a car
$36.41 / per day
Minivan
Ford Transit Minibus or similar
Ford Transit Minibus
  • 9x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Enterprise
$52.21 / per day
Premium
BMW 3 Series Aut. or similar
BMW 3 Series Aut.
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
SIXT
$95.72 / 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.
Istanbul Ataturk Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Pick up your rental car right at Istanbul Atatürk Airport! Get to know Istanbul’s past—visit the world-famous Hagia Sophia and historical sites like the Theodosian Walls of Constantinople. And make sure to drive over Bosphorus Bridge. You’ll be traveling between two continents, Europe and Asia!

If you need a break from all the history, enjoy Istanbul at a slower pace by driving your rental through its older neighborhoods. Each has a history and character of its own. Stop at coffee shops and restaurants, sample local favorites like balik ekmek or kumpir, try some lokum, and don’t forget the delicious street food. When you’re ready for the hustle and bustle again, enjoy an unforgettable shopping experience at one of Istanbul’s markets or bazaars, all located in the Old City peninsula.

Istanbul is magnificent, but Turkey has even more to offer. Drive your rental car to the beaches of Antalya, visit the otherworldly sites of Cappadocia or travel to neighboring Greece or Bulgaria! You can even pick up your rental car at Istanbul Airport and drop it off in a different city. Start your adventure now!

Istanbul Ataturk Airport is also known as İstanbul Atatürk Havalimanı.

Top international routes

Main airlines

Turkish Airlines, Atlas Global, Onur Air, Iraqi Airways, Pegasus Airlines, and Air Algerie

Terminals

The domestic terminal and the international terminal are interconnected, and it’s possible to walk between them, the walk taking about 15 minutes.

Location

Istanbul Ataturk Airport is 24 km (15 mi) west of the city center. Atatürk Havaliman Cd., Rauf Orbay Cd., and Kennedy Cd. are the main streets connecting the airport to the city.

Top car rental companies

National, Europcar, Alamo, ACE Rent a Car, Enterprise, and SIXT

Car rental desks

Most are located in the landside area of the international terminal arrivals hall.

Services and Facilities

You’ll find a wide variety of cafeterias, bars, and restaurants, many stores and duty-free shops, various lounges, banks with ATMs, three lost luggage offices, a health clinic, a pharmacy, and multiple prayer rooms. The airport’s facilities are disabled friendly. There are two luggage storage offices, one on the arrivals floor of the domestic terminal and one on the arrivals floor of the international terminal—both are open 24/7. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

Shell, one of the gas stations closest to Istanbul Ataturk Airport, is located at Yeşilköy Mahallesi, Atatürk Havalimanı Cd., 34149, can be reached in less than ten minutes, and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations near the airport.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Konya (723 km / 449 mi)
  • Antalya (710 km / 441 mi)
  • Ankara (463 km / 287 mi)
  • Trabzon (1,108 km / 688 mi)
  • Malatya (1,112 km / 691 mi)
  • Erzincan Airport (1,022 km / 635 mi)

Travel information

Language
Turkish,
Kurdish,
Dimli
Currency
TRY
Country code
+90
Average car rental length
10 days
Economy car rental price
$21.88 / 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
7.5
  • Getting to the airport 6.9
  • Departure and check-in 7.3
  • Terminal facilities 6.9
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 4.8
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.6
  • Lounge 6.2

Istanbul Airport Ataturk (IST)

  • IATA: IST
  • ICAO: LTBA
  • Airport name: Istanbul Airport Ataturk (IST)
  • Airport type: Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 50 m / 163 ft
  • Runway Surface: Concrete
  • Passengers (per year): 63,727,448
  • Distance from City: 14.9 miles / 24 km W of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +90 212 465 55 55
  • Email: info@tav.aero

When are car rental prices cheapest at Istanbul Ataturk Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Istanbul Ataturk 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 Istanbul Ataturk Airport
$27.58
January
$24.98
February
$42.63
March
$28.84
April
$40.94
May
$55.81
June
$53.55
July
$64.99
August
$26.90
September
$25.74
October
$88.41
November
$88.41
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Istanbul Ataturk Airport is February when prices for an Economy class start from $24.98. You can see that this is 47% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 72% cheaper than renting a car in November (when rental prices start at $88.41 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 Istanbul Ataturk Airport?

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

Which is the busiest car rental month at Istanbul Ataturk Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Istanbul Ataturk Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in October.
Istanbul Ataturk Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
78%
January
82%
February
90%
March
104%
April
99%
May
169%
June
184%
July
148%
August
60%
September
55%
October
64%
November
66%
December

Top 3 Locations near Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Top 10 Best Istanbul Ataturk Airport Suppliers in 2019

SIXT
SIXT
Exceptional 9.2
+90-5335921540
Atatuerk Intl. Arrival Hall
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.5
+902124653695
INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS TERMINAL
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.3
00902129702937
ATATURK AIRPORT, INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS TERMINAL
Pandora Car Hire
Excellent 8.3
0090 532 415 4478 / 90 532 551 2568
Meet&Greet
Surprice
Surprice
Excellent 8
0090 242 463 10 23 / 0090 530 224 75 75
Meet and Greet at TERMINAL PASSENGER ARRIVAL GATE
Nokta rent a car
Very good 7.8
0090 212 481 43 43
Ataturk APT. International Flights Arrival
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 7.6
2124653546
ATATURK AIRPORT, INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS TERMINAL
Essence Car Rental
Essence Car Rental
Very good 7.2
90 212 603 65 85
Istanbul Airport Ataturk
GRS CAR RENTAL SERVICES
Very good 7.1
+90 904 449 505 / +90 535 107 8503
Meet & Greet
Global Rent a Car
Global Rent a Car
Very good 7
0090 5 071 216 284 / 0090 8 503 043 527
Istanbul Ataturk Airport, International terminal, 34149 Istanbul

Why choose us?

  • Exclusive rates from a wide range of suppliers

    Providing car rental offers for over 2,000,000 cars in 150+ countries, we can find you a great car in the right location for the best price
  • High level of satisfaction

    Great Trustpilot review score – 8.9 – based on feedback from thousands of our customers
  • Personalized assistance during the reservation process

    24/7 customer support via your preferred channel — chat, phone, email — in 12 languages
We use cookies in order to provide you the best and most relevant experience and optimize our website functionality. By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies. Read more
Please set up pick-up location and dates