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Car Hire Piraeus, Athens 

Piraeus, Greece's largest port and maritime gateway to the Aegean, stands as a blend of ancient traditions and contemporary allure. Located a stone's throw from Athens, this bustling harbor city not only provides access to a constellation of Greek islands but also serves as a rich historical tapestry in its own right. Renting a car in Piraeus invites travelers to embark on a journey that balances the cosmopolitan vibe of Athens with the serene beauty of coastal Greece.


Advantages of Car Hire in Piraeus:

  1. Aegean Explorations: Beyond the port, the coastal roads of Piraeus lead to hidden beaches, quaint villages, and archaeological treasures.
  2. Diverse Adventures: Seamlessly transition from bustling Athenian streets to the tranquil shores of the Saronic Gulf, all on your own schedule.
  3. Vehicle Selection: From zippy compacts ideal for city drives to comfortable SUVs designed for extended road trips, Piraeus offers a plethora of rental choices.

Essential Driving Information:

  • Drive on the Right: In Greece, including Piraeus, the norm is to drive on the right-hand side of the road.

  • License Guidelines: English-language driving licenses are typically accepted. If your license isn't in English, an International Driving Permit (IDP) paired with your original license is recommended.

  • Minimum Age: For most car hire agencies in Piraeus, the standard minimum age is 25 years.

  • Insurance: Each rental comes with basic insurance coverage, ensuring you drive with confidence on Grecian roads.


Piraeus' Must-Experience Spots:

  1. Archaeological Museum of Piraeus: A testament to the port city's ancient significance, this museum showcases artifacts from the classical Greek era and beyond.

  2. Mikrolimano Harbour: Renowned for its seafood restaurants and scenic views, this harbor is perfect for a relaxing evening by the sea.

  3. Kastella: A picturesque hilltop neighborhood in Piraeus offering panoramic vistas of the port, the sea, and the cityscape of Athens.

  4. Athens Historical Center: A short drive away, delve into world-famous sites like the Acropolis, Parthenon, and the Ancient Agora.


Tips for Navigating Piraeus and Surroundings:

  • Road Quality: While central and coastal roads are well-maintained, always be cautious when venturing into more rural or mountainous areas.

  • Parking: Piraeus can be bustling, especially during peak tourist seasons. Opt for designated parking areas and familiarize yourself with local parking regulations.

  • Tolls: Some major highways in Greece have tolls. It's wise to have some cash on hand or be informed about electronic payment methods.


Reserving Your Ideal Vehicle:

  1. Plan Ahead: Especially during the summer months, it's recommended to book your vehicle well in advance to ensure availability and favorable rates.

  2. Pick-Up Points: Multiple car rental agencies operate in Piraeus, streamlining the process for both incoming and outgoing travelers.

  3. Required Documentation: Upon car collection, have your driving license, passport, and booking confirmation ready for verification.


In Conclusion:

Hiring a car in Piraeus is your key to unlocking the myriad experiences that coastal Greece offers. 


Current Rental Rates in Piraeus

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 14.85 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 103.99 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 15.00 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 105.03 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Space Star

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 15.68 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Space Star

7 Days rental at 109.80 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia EV6

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 119.57 EUR/day
Kia EV6

7 Days rental at 836.99 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 43.84 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 306.89 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Tesla Model 3

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 115.74 EUR/day
Tesla Model 3

7 Days rental at 810.21 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Tesla Model Y

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 123.39 EUR/day
Tesla Model Y

7 Days rental at 863.77 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Piraeus: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Although Piraeus is often considered as part of Athens, being its port city, the population of Piraeus is the third highest in Greece
  • Piraeus has been a port city for millennia but it wasn’t until the 5th century BC that its influence was felt across the Mediterranean
  • Piraeus is the world’s third largest passenger port serving over 20m passengers last year
  • If you are renting a car at Piraeus Port, leading rental agents such as Budget, Thrifty, Hertz and Sixt are all represented here offering great value car rental in Piraeus from leading global brands

 

Piraeus - Popular Destinations

Best car rental companies in Piraeus

8.7
No.1: WHEEGO,
based on 199 reviews
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89
86
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89
15 min (average wait time)
8.6
No.2: HERTZ,
based on 564 reviews
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87
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86
89
15 min (average wait time)
8.5
No.3: THRIFTY,
based on 1263 reviews
87
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86
88
19 min (average wait time)

Piraeus car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Wheego
  • € 103.95
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 14.85
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 18
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 3
    Most popular model:
    Nissan Qashqai
  • 66
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day in Piraeus

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January€ 34
February€ 33
March€ 34
April€ 53
May€ 65
June€ 82
July€ 136
August€ 118
September€ 76
October€ 53
November€ 42
December€ 38
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January€ 29
February€ 27
March€ 26
April€ 42
May€ 53
June€ 66
July€ 111
August€ 96
September€ 61
October€ 44
November€ 34
December€ 31
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January€ 72
February€ 69
March€ 67
April€ 103
May€ 121
June€ 159
July€ 251
August€ 224
September€ 124
October€ 108
November€ 78
December€ 77
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January€ 45
February€ 43
March€ 43
April€ 74
May€ 81
June€ 103
July€ 158
August€ 135
September€ 97
October€ 66
November€ 54
December€ 50
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January€ 173
February€ 169
March€ 171
April€ 208
May€ 255
June€ 316
July€ 432
August€ 424
September€ 311
October€ 239
November€ 192
December€ 179
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January€ 21
February€ 20
March€ 20
April€ 30
May€ 37
June€ 45
July€ 77
August€ 68
September€ 43
October€ 31
November€ 25
December€ 22
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January€ 91
February€ 93
March€ 89
April€ 126
May€ 158
June€ 198
July€ 310
August€ 251
September€ 146
October€ 132
November€ 99
December€ 95
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January€ 37
February€ 36
March€ 37
April€ 59
May€ 66
June€ 79
July€ 144
August€ 121
September€ 83
October€ 57
November€ 47
December€ 41

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