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Cheapest car hire in Athens


Skoda Citigo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 44.34 EUR/day
Skoda Citigo

7 Days rental at 310.38 EUR from 20/06/2022

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Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 44.67 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 312.74 EUR from 20/06/2022

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Nissan Micra

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 47.92 EUR/day
Nissan Micra

7 Days rental at 335.50 EUR from 20/06/2022

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Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 51.90 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 363.32 EUR from 20/06/2022

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Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 51.91 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 363.43 EUR from 20/06/2022

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Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 52.96 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 370.72 EUR from 20/06/2022

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Volkswagen Polo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 54.63 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 382.47 EUR from 20/06/2022

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Volkswagen Polo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 54.65 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 382.59 EUR from 20/06/2022

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Mitsubishi Space Star

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 54.67 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Space Star

7 Days rental at 382.70 EUR from 20/06/2022

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*daily rates in Athens based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

  • Athens car hire special offers

    We currently have 1 special offers for car rental in Athens including;

  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from ABBYCAR, AVIS, BUDGET, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, GREEN MOTION.

Useful to know about Athens

  • Athens is the capital and largest city in Greece.
  • It’s the 4th most populous city in the EU.
  • The iconic Acropolis is found looking over the city.
  • Athens held the first modern Olympics in 1896.
  • It hosts the National Archaeological Museum which houses the largest collection of Greek antiquities in the world.

Best car rental companies in Athens

No.1: SIXT,
based on 536 reviews
1 min (average wait time)
based on 1046 reviews
10 min (average wait time)
based on 643 reviews
7 min (average wait time)

Athens car hire information

  • 9.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    SIXT Franchise
  • € 310.38
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 44.34
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 42
    Most Popular Type:
  • 8
    Most popular model:
    Hyundai i30
  • 158
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day for car hire in Athens

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April€ 95
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June€ 126
July€ 156
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January€ 36
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March€ 31
April€ 44
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June€ 59
July€ 59
August€ 64
September€ 54
October€ 39
November€ 34
December€ 35
January€ 126
February€ 88
March€ 78
April€ 114
May€ 142
June€ 171
July€ 177
August€ 166
September€ 142
October€ 97
November€ 81
December€ 81
January€ 59
February€ 50
March€ 37
April€ 78
May€ 94
June€ 114
July€ 116
August€ 142
September€ 98
October€ 70
November€ 75
December€ 56
*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices

FAQs about car hire in Athens

How much does car hire in Athens cost?

Car hire in Athens costs as little as €44.30 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €94.40 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €446.50 per day from GREEN MOTION for a Mercedes Vito Diesel.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Athens?

5 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Athens, including ENTERPRISE, BUDGET, AVIS, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Athens?

None of the car hire companies in Athens are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent in Athens?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, SIXT Franchise has the highest customer rating for car hire in Athens with a score of 9.2/10

with BUDGET EMEA Franchise rated second best with a score of 8.2/10


How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Athens?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Athens is €389.50 per week from GREEN MOTION.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Athens?

The cheapest car hire company in Athens is GREEN MOTION, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Skoda Citigo available from as little as €310.38 per week.

How much is fuel in Athens?

You can expect to pay €2.205/ltr of petrol and €1.89/ltr of diesel in Athens. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Athens?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Athens with leading car hire companies such as ABBYCAR, AVIS, BUDGET, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, GREEN MOTION, SIXT as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Athens?

We can arrange Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Economy Elite, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Mini, Premium, Standard and Standard Elite class rental cars in Athens.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Athens?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Athens, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Athens is €1100.00 per week from AVIS for a Mini Cooper Convertible.

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Athens?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Athens at the moment, however GREEN MOTION rates start from just €310.38 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €310.38 from GREEN MOTION in Athens - Syngrou Avenue or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Athens?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Athens is €310.10 per week with an average price of €660.80 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Athens

Most popular car hire companies in Athens

  • Europcar (tel: 30 210 9211444)
  • Sixt (tel: +30-2109220171)
  • Budget (tel: 0030 210 9214771)
  • Abbycar (tel: 0030 211 406 3204)
  • Green motion (tel: 30 2109248000)
  • Enterprise (tel: 00302109221453)
  • Green motion (tel: 30 2109248000)
  • Europcar (tel: 302111903000)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Athens

  • Europcar (49 SYGROU AVENUE APRX 2KM FROM ATHENS CONSTITUT.SQR, aprx 1km from Athens Constitution Sqr, ATHENS, 11742)
  • Sixt (Syngrou Avenue 11/Lempesi, Athens, 117 43)
  • Budget (Athens Center, 23, Syngrou Avenue, Athens, 11743)
  • Avis (23, Syngrou Avenue, Athens, 11743)
  • Abbycar (Leof. Andrea Siggrou 26, Leof. Andrea Siggrou 26, Athens 117 42, Athens, 117 42)
  • Green motion (29 Leoforos Andrea Syngrou Avenue, Athens)

Car hire company ratings in Athens

  • SIXT Franchise: Rated 9.2/10 from 6 reviews
  • BUDGET EMEA Franchise: Rated 8.2/10 from 79 reviews
  • Avis Europe Franchise: Rated 7.4/10 from 32 reviews
  • Enterprise Franchise: Rated 7.4/10 from 42 reviews
  • EUROPCAR Franchise: Rated 6.6/10 from 89 reviews
  • AbbyCar: Rated 5.9/10 from 176 reviews

Athens Mini Guide

Greece’s capital Athens is considered to be the birthplace of Western civilisation and there are many amazing sights there for visitors to explore and enjoy.

The foremost of these is the Acropolis which is visible from anywhere is in this huge city as it is perched up high on a cliff top. Consider taking the time to visit the Acropolis at night. Not only is it beautifully lit up but you will have incredible views out over Athens.

This sprawling city can be somewhat smoggy and polluted and so the best times of year to visit are during spring and autumn months when you will not be smothered in suffocating heat.

If you want to see something truly spectacular then head to Athens to coincide with the Easter weekend when the streets will be illuminated by candlelit processions. By plane you will fly into the Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport which has many connections with the Greek Islands and other domestic flights to places such as Thessaloniki. If you are departing from Eleftherios Venizelos there are flights to destinations all over the world including Europe, Africa, America and the Middle East.

The airport is located around 30 kilometres out of the city centre near the suburb of Spata. Having been revamped for the Olympic Games, Athens International is an extremely modern and efficient airport complete with a useful tourist information office which is a good port of call before you pick up your Rhino rental car.

Having a car is a good way to get around Athens as many parts of it are not particularly bicycle or pedestrian friendly and prices for the taxis will quietly rack up if you get stuck in traffic. This also gives you the freedom to fly into Athens and get out to explore the rest of what Greece has to offer - which is a great deal.

If you are desperate for the beach on hot summer days, the nearest and most popular is four miles south of the centre at Alimos. It's pretty and sandy and has good facilities.

A good starting point for your adventure is to Piraeus, the harbour of Athens. From there you can take a ferry to islands such as Rhodes and Mykonos.

Athens itself has many fine pieces of architecture as well as interesting museums. Go to the Kerameikos which is an ancient cemetery that houses the Dipylon Gate and a museum full of interesting artefacts. If you prefer to just walk around the pleasant areas like Kolonaki and Plaka then make sure you keep your valuables safe at all times.

Athens is difficult to negotiate unless you have a hire car, some of the sights are on such steep rises, you’ll really struggle without transportation. In the city you have the iconic Acropolis and the Parthenon. Try to catch a music event there at night; the sound and lighting that accompanies it is magical.

Athens is primarily a place for historians and shoppers. Don’t miss out on some of the main sights, even if you are more of a shopper! For those though, classy Athenians have ensured boutiques selling very fashionable designs are easily found in the capital.

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