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Car Rental Guide for Greece

Not renowned for the reliability or regularity of public transport, hiring a car in Greece is a great option for those looking for independent transport around this wonderful country. From the draw of the Greek Islands to Athens itself, Greece attracts well over 20 million visitors every year, many of whom opt to rent a car. With such volumes of visitors brings strong competition and we offer rental vehicles from leading car hire companies such as Budget, Hertz and Sixt. There are in fact more than 20 car rental companies currently active in Greece. No matter where or when you arrive in Greece, you can be sure that there will be a car rental deal to be found, perfect for getting your adventure off to a great start.

Most popular locations to collect car hire in Greece:


Cheapest car hire in Greece

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 6.61 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 46.28 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 6.69 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 46.86 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 6.75 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 47.26 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Skoda Citigo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 6.87 EUR/day
Skoda Citigo

7 Days rental at 48.11 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Skoda Citigo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 6.87 EUR/day
Skoda Citigo

7 Days rental at 48.11 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Skoda Citigo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 6.87 EUR/day
Skoda Citigo

7 Days rental at 48.11 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 6.90 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 48.32 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 6.92 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 48.48 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 6.92 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 48.48 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Tipo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 8.29 EUR/day
Fiat Tipo

7 Days rental at 58.04 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i30

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 8.40 EUR/day
Hyundai i30

7 Days rental at 58.84 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i30

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 8.40 EUR/day
Hyundai i30

7 Days rental at 58.84 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i30

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 8.40 EUR/day
Hyundai i30

7 Days rental at 58.84 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Astra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 9.23 EUR/day
Opel Astra

7 Days rental at 64.62 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Tipo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 9.35 EUR/day
Fiat Tipo

7 Days rental at 65.49 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C3 Aircross

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 9.53 EUR/day
Citroen C3 Aircross

7 Days rental at 66.75 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C3 Aircross

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 9.53 EUR/day
Citroen C3 Aircross

7 Days rental at 66.75 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Tipo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 9.94 EUR/day
Fiat Tipo

7 Days rental at 69.61 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Punto

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 6.89 EUR/day
Fiat Punto

7 Days rental at 48.23 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Punto

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 7.11 EUR/day
Fiat Punto

7 Days rental at 49.80 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Micra

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 7.38 EUR/day
Nissan Micra

7 Days rental at 51.67 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Punto

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 7.59 EUR/day
Fiat Punto

7 Days rental at 53.14 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Skoda Fabia

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 7.91 EUR/day
Skoda Fabia

7 Days rental at 55.39 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Skoda Fabia

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 7.91 EUR/day
Skoda Fabia

7 Days rental at 55.39 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 7.95 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 55.65 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Nissan Micra

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 7.96 EUR/day
Nissan Micra

7 Days rental at 55.74 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Micra

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 7.96 EUR/day
Nissan Micra

7 Days rental at 55.74 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan NV 200

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 17.75 EUR/day
Nissan NV 200

7 Days rental at 124.27 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Combo

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.11 EUR/day
Opel Combo

7 Days rental at 189.77 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan NV 200

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.63 EUR/day
Nissan NV 200

7 Days rental at 193.46 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan NV 200

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.63 EUR/day
Nissan NV 200

7 Days rental at 193.46 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan NV 200

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 28.86 EUR/day
Nissan NV 200

7 Days rental at 202.04 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan NV 200

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 28.86 EUR/day
Nissan NV 200

7 Days rental at 202.04 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan NV 200

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 28.86 EUR/day
Nissan NV 200

7 Days rental at 202.04 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Evalia

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 32.40 EUR/day
Nissan Evalia

7 Days rental at 226.86 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan NV 200

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 33.14 EUR/day
Nissan NV 200

7 Days rental at 232.00 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 11.36 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 79.56 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 11.36 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 79.56 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 11.36 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 79.56 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 11.39 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 79.73 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 11.39 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 79.73 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Skoda Octavia

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 12.41 EUR/day
Skoda Octavia

7 Days rental at 86.93 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Skoda Octavia

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 12.41 EUR/day
Skoda Octavia

7 Days rental at 86.93 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C-Elysee

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 12.55 EUR/day
Citroen C-Elysee

7 Days rental at 87.87 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 12.56 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 87.93 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 39.16 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 274.17 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Tesla Model 3

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 85.15 EUR/day
Tesla Model 3

7 Days rental at 596.08 EUR from 20/03/2023

  0 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Niro Electric

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 43.00 EUR/day
Kia Niro Electric

7 Days rental at 301.00 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 39.16 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 274.17 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 39.16 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 274.17 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Leaf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 23.82 EUR/day
Nissan Leaf

7 Days rental at 166.80 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia EV6

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 88.68 EUR/day
Kia EV6

7 Days rental at 620.76 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 39.16 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 274.17 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mini Electric

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 41.16 EUR/day
Mini Electric

7 Days rental at 288.12 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Lexus NX 300H Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 356.49 EUR/day
Lexus NX 300H Hybrid

7 Days rental at 2495.47 EUR from 20/03/2023

  6 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Lexus UX250H Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 320.67 EUR/day
Lexus UX250H Hybrid

7 Days rental at 2244.70 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Lexus NX 300H Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 127.92 EUR/day
Lexus NX 300H Hybrid

7 Days rental at 895.46 EUR from 20/03/2023

  6 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Lexus UX250H Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 115.35 EUR/day
Lexus UX250H Hybrid

7 Days rental at 807.47 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Lexus NX 300H Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 270.00 EUR/day
Lexus NX 300H Hybrid

7 Days rental at 1890.06 EUR from 20/03/2023

  6 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Lexus UX250H Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 242.98 EUR/day
Lexus UX250H Hybrid

7 Days rental at 1700.89 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Yaris Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 183.92 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris Hybrid

7 Days rental at 1287.50 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Lexus NX 300H Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 356.49 EUR/day
Lexus NX 300H Hybrid

7 Days rental at 2495.47 EUR from 20/03/2023

  6 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Lexus UX250H Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 320.67 EUR/day
Lexus UX250H Hybrid

7 Days rental at 2244.70 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Top tips when hiring a car in Greece

  • Drive on the right-hand side of the road in Greece, the steering wheel in a rental car will be on the left
  • It'll cost around 60 EUR to refill a compact class rental car with petrol
  • There are toll roads in Greece, it's wise to carry some EUR in cash, but you can pay by credit / debit card
  • Hertz are the highest rated car hire company in Greece with a rating of 8.4/10 from over 13,000 reviews
  • Don't be alarmed to hear horns beeping regularly, it's not necessarily a sign of aggressive driving

Laws and rules of the road when driving in Greece

  •  

    R

    Road Driving Side

  •  

    50kph

    Urban speed Limit

  •  

    110kph

    Rural Speed Limit

  •  

    110-130kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  •  

    EUR  1.86/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

  •  

    10-25g

    Drink Drive Limit

  •  

    EUR €

    Currency

  •  

    YES

    Tolls

  •  

    21

    Min Rental Age

    18

    Min Driving Age

  •  

    Front and Rear

    Seatbelts

  •  

    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras

  •  

    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

Compare car rental agents in Greece

Rental Agent
Locations
Rating (/10)
Customer Reviews
Mini (€/day)
Compact (€/day)
Intermediate (€/day)
Standard (€/day)
 Enterprise
39
8.5/10
1,184
€ 9.56
€ 12.74
€ 18.19
€ 27.96
 Sixt
16
8.4/10
1,345
€ 10.74
€ 16.16
€ 22.43
€ 46.92
 Alamo
28
8.3/10
5,719
€ 10.18
€ 12.23
€ 17.38
€ 25.31
 Budget
50
8.2/10
10,051
€ 11.00
€ 18.57
€ 38.57
€ 92.85
 Thrifty
52
8.1/10
9,502
€ 16.84
€ 20.06
€ 32.78
€ 91.18
 Auto-union
44
7.9/10
8,179
€ 11.84
€ 14.55
€ 22.74
€ 35.22
 Avis
55
7.7/10
2,724
€ 14.00
€ 21.21
€ 44.28
€ 100.00
 Yours car rental
26
7.6/10
3,046
€ 8.95
€ 11.53
€ 12.56
€ 48.21
 Grentals
18
7.5/10
1,571
€ 9.60
€ 11.59
€ 13.88
€ 30.32
 Hertz
67
7.5/10
5,797
€ 18.68
€ 21.44
€ 34.47
€ 101.15
 Addcar
14
7.4/10
1,109
€ 7.26
€ 9.23
€ 12.41
€ 30.29
 Carwiz
23
7.2/10
4,223
€ 8.71
€ 11.64
€ 12.55
€ 32.61
 Surprice
52
7.1/10
5,464
€ 7.49
€ 9.94
€ 12.85
€ 19.90
 Abbycar
22
6.3/10
3,237
€ 9.51
€ 12.23
€ 21.35
€ 47.87
 Green motion
34
5.8/10
6,764
€ 6.87
€ 8.40
€ 11.36
€ 16.95

Car rental agent statistics in Greece

  • 9.4/10
    Highest rated agent:
    DRIVE S.A.
  • 2.4/10
    Lowest rated agent:
    HERTZ
  • 73,607
    Total number of reviews in
    Greece
  • 60
    Most Locations in Greece:
    HERTZ
  • 18
    Average wait time
    (Min.)
  • 30
    Total rental companies
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Greece

ItemPercent
January€ 45
February€ 44
March€ 43
April€ 53
May€ 68
June€ 81
July€ 129
August€ 134
September€ 91
October€ 63
November€ 62
December€ 53
ItemPercent
January€ 32
February€ 32
March€ 31
April€ 40
May€ 51
June€ 61
July€ 97
August€ 102
September€ 66
October€ 45
November€ 43
December€ 39
ItemPercent
January€ 99
February€ 105
March€ 101
April€ 103
May€ 127
June€ 144
July€ 220
August€ 221
September€ 158
October€ 114
November€ 122
December€ 111
ItemPercent
January€ 73
February€ 75
March€ 69
April€ 84
May€ 101
June€ 120
July€ 197
August€ 206
September€ 141
October€ 99
November€ 104
December€ 91
ItemPercent
January€ 165
February€ 157
March€ 163
April€ 172
May€ 230
June€ 296
July€ 422
August€ 412
September€ 279
October€ 209
November€ 183
December€ 170
ItemPercent
January€ 29
February€ 29
March€ 28
April€ 40
May€ 46
June€ 54
July€ 86
August€ 91
September€ 60
October€ 39
November€ 38
December€ 32
ItemPercent
January€ 112
February€ 112
March€ 109
April€ 115
May€ 150
June€ 168
July€ 253
August€ 252
September€ 184
October€ 131
November€ 146
December€ 133
ItemPercent
January€ 327
February€ 638
March€ 638
April€ 111
May€ 126
June€ 102
July€ 141
August€ 207
September€ 92
October€ 69
November€ 90
December€ 81

Select category to see average car hire prices in Greece

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

Fuel prices in Greece

DieselUnleaded
Feb , 2022

€ 1.65

€ 1.91

Mar , 2022

€ 1.98

€ 2.07

Apr , 2022

€ 1.80

€ 2.06

May , 2022

€ 1.89

€ 2.21

Jun , 2022

€ 1.93

€ 2.36

Jul , 2022

€ 2.08

€ 2.39

Aug , 2022

€ 1.90

€ 2.15

Sep , 2022

€ 1.94

€ 2.00

Oct , 2022

€ 1.90

€ 1.98

Nov , 2022

€ 2.09

€ 2.09

Dec , 2022

€ 1.89

€ 1.96

Jan , 2023

€ 1.79

€ 1.86

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Jan , 2023 1.79 1.86
Dec , 2022 1.89 1.96
Nov , 2022 2.09 2.09
Oct , 2022 1.90 1.98
Sep , 2022 1.94 2.00
Aug , 2022 1.90 2.15
Jul , 2022 2.08 2.39
Jun , 2022 1.93 2.36
May , 2022 1.89 2.21
Apr , 2022 1.80 2.06
Mar , 2022 1.98 2.07
Feb , 2022 1.65 1.91

Car rental price statistics in Greece

  • € 46.27
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 1258.75
    Highest daily price:
    Fiat 500 Convertible
  • 6,952
    Total cars available
     
  • 418
    Most popular model:
    Opel Corsa
  • 374
    Location with most cars:
    Athens - Airport - Eleftherios Venizelos
  • € 6.6 per day
    Cheapest daily price:
    CENTAURO - Athens - Airport - Eleftherios Venizelos

FAQs about car hire in Greece

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

Car hire in Greece starts from just €6.60 per day for a (mini) class car from Centauro. The average price to hire a car in Greece is just €46.70 per day, whilst the most expensive hire car in Greece is a Fiat 500 Convertible car for a (mini) class from Carwiz costing €1258.80 per day.

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

We often have special offers on car hire in Greece including free additional drivers, for example, Yours car rental is offering free additional driver and express check-in at Crete - Airport - Heraklion for €8.95 per day.

Why is car hire so cheap in Greece?

Car hire prices in Greece are kept low thanks to the 26 car hire companies across the country. With over 153 car hire locations and 95,173 car hire options available, competition keeps prices low in Greece.

Who is the best car hire company in Greece?

Based on over 73,607 reviews from recent car hire customers, the best car hire agency in Greece Is Hertz who score on average 7.5/10 across all locations in Greece.

What is the most popular car hire location in Greece?

The most popular locations to hire a car in Greece is Athens - Airport - Eleftherios Venizelos with 23 car hire companies and 374 cars to choose from.

How much does fuel cost in Greece?

Current fuel prices in Greece are €1.855/ltr for petrol and €1.791/ltr for diesel as of 9 January 2023, it’ll cost on average €74 to fill an average compact class car with petrol and €72 for diesel.

What are the speed limits in Greece?

Speed limits in Greece are in km/h and are generally 50 km/h on urban roads, 110 km/h on rural roads and 120 km/h on the motorways but you should always follow local signage.

What is the cheapest car hire company in Greece?

Centauro is the cheapest car hire company in Greece offering a (mini) class car such as the Fiat 500 for as little as €46.20 per week.

What is the most popular hire car in Greece?

The most popular car hire category in Greece is the Opel Corsa available from 14 car hire companies in over 129 locations.

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