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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 12.64 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 88.50 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 12.64 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 88.50 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 12.89 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 90.29 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 13.49 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 94.46 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Skoda Citigo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 13.90 EUR/day
Skoda Citigo

7 Days rental at 97.32 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 14.11 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 98.80 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C1

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 14.95 EUR/day
Citroen C1

7 Days rental at 104.68 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C1

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 14.95 EUR/day
Citroen C1

7 Days rental at 104.68 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 14.98 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 104.87 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Tipo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 16.04 EUR/day
Fiat Tipo

7 Days rental at 112.33 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Tipo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 16.89 EUR/day
Fiat Tipo

7 Days rental at 118.29 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i30

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 16.94 EUR/day
Hyundai i30

7 Days rental at 118.61 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Suzuki Balena

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 17.76 EUR/day
Suzuki Balena

7 Days rental at 124.36 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Astra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 17.82 EUR/day
Opel Astra

7 Days rental at 124.80 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Astra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 18.01 EUR/day
Opel Astra

7 Days rental at 126.11 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai i30

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 18.76 EUR/day
Hyundai i30

7 Days rental at 131.34 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Suzuki Jimny

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 19.45 EUR/day
Suzuki Jimny

7 Days rental at 136.21 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  No

Fiat Tipo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 19.70 EUR/day
Fiat Tipo

7 Days rental at 137.92 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Punto

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 13.15 EUR/day
Fiat Punto

7 Days rental at 92.07 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Punto

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 14.34 EUR/day
Fiat Punto

7 Days rental at 100.42 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Micra

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 14.86 EUR/day
Nissan Micra

7 Days rental at 104.02 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 15.34 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 107.39 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Suzuki Swift

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 15.34 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 107.39 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Nissan Micra

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 15.58 EUR/day
Nissan Micra

7 Days rental at 109.09 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Micra

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 15.61 EUR/day
Nissan Micra

7 Days rental at 109.29 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Panda

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 15.64 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 109.50 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 15.73 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 110.16 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volvo S40

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 23.23 EUR/day
Volvo S40

7 Days rental at 162.67 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volvo S40

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 28.41 EUR/day
Volvo S40

7 Days rental at 198.90 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volvo S40

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 28.41 EUR/day
Volvo S40

7 Days rental at 198.90 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan NV 200

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.96 EUR/day
Nissan NV 200

7 Days rental at 321.78 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Scudo

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 49.00 EUR/day
Fiat Scudo

7 Days rental at 343.06 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Combo

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 49.42 EUR/day
Opel Combo

7 Days rental at 345.98 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan NV 200

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 49.81 EUR/day
Nissan NV 200

7 Days rental at 348.71 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan NV 200

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 49.81 EUR/day
Nissan NV 200

7 Days rental at 348.71 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan NV 200

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 51.15 EUR/day
Nissan NV 200

7 Days rental at 358.09 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C-Elysee

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 19.92 EUR/day
Citroen C-Elysee

7 Days rental at 139.45 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 20.38 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 142.66 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 22.68 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 158.82 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 22.68 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 158.82 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C-Elysee

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 24.03 EUR/day
Citroen C-Elysee

7 Days rental at 168.23 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C-Elysee

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.17 EUR/day
Citroen C-Elysee

7 Days rental at 176.20 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C-Elysee

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.17 EUR/day
Citroen C-Elysee

7 Days rental at 176.20 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C-Elysee

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.17 EUR/day
Citroen C-Elysee

7 Days rental at 176.20 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C-Elysee

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.17 EUR/day
Citroen C-Elysee

7 Days rental at 176.20 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 62.69 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 438.88 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Tesla Model 3

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 118.26 EUR/day
Tesla Model 3

7 Days rental at 827.88 EUR from 21/11/2022

  0 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Niro Electric

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 70.13 EUR/day
Kia Niro Electric

7 Days rental at 490.93 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 62.69 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 438.88 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 62.69 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 438.88 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Leaf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 62.20 EUR/day
Nissan Leaf

7 Days rental at 435.45 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mercedes EQA

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 122.18 EUR/day
Mercedes EQA

7 Days rental at 855.27 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 62.69 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 438.88 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mini Electric

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 65.63 EUR/day
Mini Electric

7 Days rental at 459.42 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mercedes S400 Hybrid

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 550.31 EUR/day
Mercedes S400 Hybrid

7 Days rental at 3852.22 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Jeep Compass

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 73.30 EUR/day
Jeep Compass

7 Days rental at 513.14 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Jeep Compass

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 89.05 EUR/day
Jeep Compass

7 Days rental at 623.35 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  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  2.00/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)
 Thrifty
52
8.2/10
8,722
€ 21.36
€ 31.38
€ 53.91
€ 143.31
 Budget
51
8.1/10
6,657
€ 22.79
€ 28.77
€ 48.85
€ 69.71
 Alamo
26
8.1/10
3,894
€ 19.42
€ 23.54
€ 29.16
€ 54.26
 Sixt
18
8.1/10
1,608
€ 20.87
€ 29.31
€ 55.19
€ 80.03
 Auto-union
56
7.9/10
9,953
€ 17.59
€ 24.09
€ 38.56
€ 69.69
 Enterprise
40
7.9/10
1,164
€ 23.04
€ 26.60
€ 37.83
€ 57.56
 Grentals
18
7.7/10
1,577
€ 16.09
€ 24.08
€ 55.74
€ 77.64
 Yours car rental
24
7.6/10
2,275
€ 18.33
€ 24.24
€ 38.84
€ 76.83
 Avis
56
7.6/10
2,230
€ 24.29
€ 36.50
€ 65.41
€ 101.12
 Addcar
14
7.4/10
1,011
€ 24.46
€ 23.83
€ 86.05
€ 145.05
 Hertz
67
7.3/10
5,477
€ 24.77
€ 35.50
€ 49.42
€ 143.31
 Surprice
55
7.2/10
4,919
€ 14.95
€ 20.04
€ 26.69
€ 54.86
 Carwiz
30
7.1/10
6,546
€ 15.38
€ 17.76
€ 19.92
€ 54.97
 Abbycar
17
6.5/10
1,375
€ 16.89
€ 20.55
€ 32.89
€ 63.35
 Green motion
44
6.0/10
10,405
€ 13.90
€ 16.94
€ 20.38
€ 59.28

Car rental agent statistics in Greece

  • 9.2/10
    Highest rated agent:
    DRIVE S.A.
  • 2.5/10
    Lowest rated agent:
    HERTZ
  • 71,501
    Total number of reviews in
    Greece
  • 60
    Most Locations in Greece:
    HERTZ
  • 15
    Average wait time
    (Min.)
  • 29
    Total rental companies
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Greece

ItemPercent
January€ 47
February€ 47
March€ 42
April€ 53
May€ 68
June€ 81
July€ 129
August€ 134
September€ 91
October€ 63
November€ 62
December€ 45
ItemPercent
January€ 33
February€ 33
March€ 30
April€ 40
May€ 51
June€ 61
July€ 97
August€ 102
September€ 66
October€ 45
November€ 43
December€ 32
ItemPercent
January€ 97
February€ 107
March€ 98
April€ 103
May€ 127
June€ 144
July€ 220
August€ 221
September€ 158
October€ 114
November€ 122
December€ 86
ItemPercent
January€ 75
February€ 81
March€ 68
April€ 84
May€ 101
June€ 120
July€ 197
August€ 206
September€ 141
October€ 99
November€ 104
December€ 68
ItemPercent
January€ 164
February€ 156
March€ 159
April€ 172
May€ 230
June€ 296
July€ 422
August€ 412
September€ 279
October€ 209
November€ 183
December€ 146
ItemPercent
January€ 29
February€ 31
March€ 26
April€ 40
May€ 46
June€ 54
July€ 86
August€ 91
September€ 60
October€ 39
November€ 38
December€ 25
ItemPercent
January€ 108
February€ 110
March€ 97
April€ 115
May€ 150
June€ 168
July€ 253
August€ 252
September€ 184
October€ 131
November€ 146
December€ 85
ItemPercent
January€ 55
February€ 54
March€ 54
April€ 69
May€ 85
June€ 98
July€ 163
August€ 163
September€ 114
October€ 75
November€ 74
December€ 62

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
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

Jan , 2022

€ 1.57

€ 1.82

Dec , 2021

€ 1.48

€ 1.74

Nov , 2021

€ 1.51

€ 1.76

Oct , 2021

€ 1.51

€ 1.76

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
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
Jan , 2022 1.57 1.82
Dec , 2021 1.48 1.74
Nov , 2021 1.51 1.76
Oct , 2021 1.51 1.76

Car rental price statistics in Greece

  • € 88.48
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 1603.63
    Highest daily price:
    Fiat 500 Convertible
  • 8,100
    Total cars available
     
  • 471
    Most popular model:
    Opel Corsa
  • 400
    Location with most cars:
    Athens - Airport - Eleftherios Venizelos
  • € 12.6 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 €12.60 per day for a (mini) class car from Centauro. The average price to hire a car in Greece is just €92.00 per day, whilst the most expensive hire car in Greece is a Fiat 500 Convertible car for a (mini) class from Carwiz costing €1603.60 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, Auto-union is offering free additional driver and express check-in at Athens - Airport - Eleftherios Venizelos for €17.59 per day.

Why is car hire so cheap in Greece?

Car hire prices in Greece are kept low thanks to the 27 car hire companies across the country. With over 168 car hire locations and 108,794 car hire options available, competition keeps prices low in Greece.

Who is the best car hire company in Greece?

Based on over 71,501 reviews from recent car hire customers, the best car hire agency in Greece Is Hertz who score on average 7.3/10 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 25 car hire companies and 400 cars to choose from.

How much does fuel cost in Greece?

Current fuel prices in Greece are €2.001/ltr for petrol and €1.941/ltr for diesel as of 5 September 2022, it’ll cost on average €80 to fill an average compact class car with petrol and €78 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 €88.20 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 139 locations.

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