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Car Rental at Samos Airport Mini Guide

Aristarchos of Samos Airport

Samos Airport, officially known as Aristarchos of Samos Airport, is a key gateway to the beautiful island of Samos, Greece. Located near the village of Pythagorio, the airport provides convenient access to various attractions on this enchanting Aegean island, known for its rich history, stunning landscapes, and exquisite beaches.

Advantages of Hiring a Car at Samos Airport

Choosing to hire a car at Samos Airport through services like RhinoCarHire brings several benefits:

  1. Freedom and Flexibility: A car rental offers the freedom to explore Samos at your own pace, creating a personalized travel experience.
  2. Comfort and Accessibility: Enjoy the comfort of a private vehicle, which is particularly advantageous in the warm Mediterranean climate and for reaching off-the-beaten-path destinations.
  3. Convenience: Begin your journey straight from the airport, saving time and avoiding the hassle of arranging other transportation methods.

Key Distances and Routes from Samos Airport

  • To Pythagorio: Just about 3 km from the airport, Pythagorio is a short 5-minute drive away, offering vibrant nightlife, historical sites, and charming harbor views.
  • To Vathy (Samos Town): Approximately 15 km from the airport, Vathy, the capital of Samos, is about a 20-minute drive, known for its neoclassical buildings and bustling port.
  • To Kokkari: This picturesque seaside village is around 25 km from the airport, a drive of about 30 minutes, and is famous for its beaches and watersports.

Road Conditions and Traffic

  • Road Quality: Roads in Samos are generally well-maintained, especially the main routes connecting the airport with key towns and resorts.
  • Traffic: Traffic on Samos is relatively light, though it can increase slightly during peak tourist season in the summer months.
  • Parking: Ample parking is available in most towns and near popular tourist destinations.

Toll Information

  • No Tolls on Samos: The island has no toll roads, allowing for hassle-free travel and exploration.

Recommended Attractions and Scenic Drives

  • Temple of Hera: Near Pythagorio, visit the ancient temple dedicated to the goddess Hera, a significant archaeological site.
  • Samos Wine Museum: Discover the island's winemaking tradition, about a 10-minute drive from Pythagorio.
  • Scenic Coastal Drives: Enjoy breathtaking coastal drives, especially along the north coast towards Kokkari and beyond, offering stunning views of the Aegean Sea.

Tips for Hiring a Car

  • Vehicle Selection: Choose from a range of vehicles to suit your travel needs – compact cars for easier parking in towns and larger models for family travel.
  • Rental Essentials: Have your driver’s license and a credit card ready for the rental process. Review insurance options for added peace of mind.

Your Samos Journey Begins

With a car rental from Samos Airport, the island's unique blend of natural beauty, historical treasures, and cultural experiences are at your fingertips. Whether you're exploring ancient ruins, enjoying local cuisine, or relaxing on beautiful beaches, Samos offers a rich and varied adventure.

Current Rental Rates at Samos Airport

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 22.41 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 156.92 EUR from 23/09/2024

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  Manual |

Nissan Micra

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 23.55 EUR/day
Nissan Micra

7 Days rental at 164.86 EUR from 23/09/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Volkswagen Polo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 24.69 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 172.84 EUR from 23/09/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

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

  • Samos Airport is also called Aristarchus of Samos Airport.
  • The airport was originally planned in 1938 but didn’t get completed until 1963.
  • Half a million people passed through its gates last year.
  • The old terminal is now used as an art gallery and will in future host exhibitions and conferences.
  • All flights are seasonal apart from domestic flights.


Samos Airport - Popular Destinations

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from Samos Airport

No.1: ALAMO,
based on 1684 reviews
23 min (average wait time)
based on 778 reviews
13 min (average wait time)
based on 1816 reviews
3 min (average wait time)

Samos Airport car hire information

  • 9.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Alamo EMEA Franchise
  • € 156.87
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 22.41
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 38
    Most Popular Type:
  • 7
    Most popular model:
    Volkswagen Polo
  • 107
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day for car hire at Samos Airport

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