Cheapest car hire in Albania

Top tips when hiring a car in Albania

  • The roads are generally in quite poor condition, consider hiring an SUV or drive carefully to avoid damage to your hire car
  • Drive on the RIGHT, consider hiring an automatic hire car if you’re worried about gear changes
  • We recommend taking an international driving permit (IDP 1949)
  • Don’t be tempted to use a mobile whilst driving, locals may well, but it is illegal and will result in a fine
  • There are 7 car hire companies in Albania to choose from, Avis are currently ranked the best whilst SurPrice one of the most popular

Albania car hire reviews

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Rated 3.8 / 5 | 1,800 reviews

Laws and rules of the road when driving in Albania



    Road Driving Side



    Urban speed Limit



    Rural Speed Limit



    Motorway Speed Limit


    LEK  181.03/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price



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    Min Rental Age


    Min Driving Age


    Front and Rear



    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras


    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

Recent customer reviews (average rating 8.7/10)



We use Rhino re

We use Rhino regularly throughout Europe, however first time in Albania. Small supplier, but car was fine and as ever, Rhino prices were very competitive.



First time use

First time use Rhino rental car. Cheap prices for Tirana car hire. Airport pick up easy and car was fine.



Booked with Rhi

Booked with Rhino as were the cheapest we found online. I use brokers all the time so know the score and Rhino were the cheapest this time. Service was good, no problems and a nice looking website. Read some pretty decent review of Rhino online and happy to add my own positive feedback.


Compare car rental agents in Albania

Rental Agent
Rating (/10)
Customer Reviews
Mini (€/day)
Compact (€/day)
Intermediate (€/day)
Standard (€/day)
€ 30.00
€ 39.00
 Green motion
€ 15.58
€ 19.74
€ 21.80
€ 13.50
€ 17.06
€ 42.73
 Sicily by car
€ 14.41
€ 18.51
€ 25.38
€ 73.54
€ 12.84
€ 22.08
€ 35.46
€ 19.75
€ 30.65
€ 43.95

Car rental agent statistics in Albania

  • 8.0/10
    Highest rated agent:
  • 3.7/10
    Lowest rated agent:
  • 370
    Total number of reviews in
  • 8
    Most Locations in Albania:
  • 20
    Average wait time
  • 11
    Total rental companies

Average prices per day for car hire in Albania

*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices.

Fuel prices in Albania

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Jun , 2020 1.36 1.36
May , 2020 1.36 1.36
Apr , 2020 1.37 1.37
Mar , 2020 1.31 1.31
Feb , 2020 1.40 1.41
Jan , 2020 1.40 1.41
Dec , 2019 1.40 1.41
Nov , 2019 1.44 1.44
Oct , 2019 1.43 1.43
Sep , 2019 1.44 1.45
Aug , 2019 1.45 1.46
Jul , 2019 1.45 1.45

Car rental price statistics in Albania

  • € 86.73
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 280.00
    Highest daily price:
    Mercedes S Class
  • 447
    Total cars available
  • 32
    Most popular model:
    Volkswagen Polo
  • 113
    Location with most cars:
    Tirana Airport
  • € 12.4 per day
    Cheapest daily price:
    BUDGET - Tirana Downtown

FAQs about car hire in Albania

How much does it cost to hire a car in Albania?

Car hire in Albania starts from just €12.40 per day for a (economy) class car from Budget. The average price to hire a car in Albania is just €61.80 per day, whilst the most expensive hire car in Albania is a Mercedes S Class car for a (premium) class from Avis costing €280.00 per day.

How do I get a free additional driver when hiring a car in Albania?

We often have special offers on car hire in Albania including free additional drivers, for example, is offering free additional driver and express check-in at for €0.00 per day.

Why is car hire so cheap in Albania?

Car hire prices in Albania are kept low thanks to the 11 car hire companies across the country. With over 11 car hire locations and 3,426 car hire options available, competition keeps prices low in Albania.

Who is the best car hire company in Albania?

Based on over 370 reviews from recent car hire customers, the best car hire agency in Albania Is Green motion who score on average 7.4/10 across all locations in Albania.

What is the most popular car hire location in Albania?

The most popular locations to hire a car in Albania is Tirana Airport with 11 car hire companies and 113 cars to choose from.

How much does fuel cost in Albania?

Current fuel prices in Albania are €1.36/ltr for petrol and €1.36/ltr for diesel as of 29 June 2020, it’ll cost on average €54 to fill an average compact class car with petrol and €54 for diesel.

What are the speed limits in Albania?

Speed limits in Albania are in km/h and are generally 40 km/h on urban roads, 80 km/h on rural roads and 90-110 km/h on the motorways but you should always follow local signage.

What is the cheapest car hire company in Albania?

Budget is the cheapest car hire company in Albania offering a (economy) class car such as the Opel Corsa for as little as €86.80 per week.

What is the most popular hire car in Albania?

The most popular car hire category in Albania is the Ford Focus available from 5 car hire companies in over 10 locations.

Guide to Albania

It’s a very poor country that whilst trying to improve its lot has had several setbacks over the last two decades. Today things look to be improving and whilst the infrastructure and range of goods and services including accommodation may still be well below expected European standards, potential membership of the EU has brought investment to the country and a slowly improving standard of living.

Getting to Albania?
Albania’s main airport is found near the capital Tirana. There are flights to Tirana from many European destinations, especially with the commencement of flights with low cost airline Belle Air who have a route from London Stansted whilst BA fly from Heathrow to Tirana. Most major European cities also have flights to the Albanian capital. It’s not far from the airport into the city but you do need to be aware of potential scams from the airport taxis which can sometimes try to fleece unsuspecting tourists.

Things to do in Albania?
The Albanian coast is a popular place with local and international tourists. The resorts are often quiet and the sea clear and clean. There are some lovely beaches, even if many of them are a little stony. Inland the terrain is rugged and mountainous with castles perched atop many of them guarding important passes from long ago. On the way you’ll pass villages and towns that progress seems to have ignored and amongst the traditional sights you’ll receive a hospitable welcome.

Should you hire a car in Albania?

There's no doubt that it's a great way to get around if independent transport is what you need. Public transport is limited beyond Tirana and taxi can be expensive for longer journeys.

We have hire cars in Albania available from Tirana, both the Airport and downtown locations, all at very competitive prices. Simply complete the booking form on this page and we will return am instant quote for cheap car hire in Albania. Just select the car that suits your needs, complete your details and we will send you a confirmation within minutes.

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Fuel Prices in Albania

  • Price of petrol in Albania in June

    € 1.36/Ltr

    ($ 1.67/Ltr | 181.03/Ltr)
  • Price of diesel in Albania in June

    € 1.36/Ltr

    ($ 1.67/Ltr | 181.03/Ltr)

Cost to fill a rental car in Albania in June

  Petrol Diesel
Economy € 54.40  ($ 66.62) | € 54.40  ($ 66.62)
Compact € 54.40  ($ 66.62) | € 54.40  ($ 66.62)
Full Size € 68.00  ($ 83.27) | € 68.00  ($ 83.27)
SUV € 81.60  ($ 99.92) | € 81.60  ($ 99.92)
Carrier € 95.20  ($ 116.58) | € 95.20  ($ 116.58)

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