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Mini Guide Santorini Airport

Many people take the ferry from Athens but, at over five hours, it can be a trial. Much better is to fly into Santorini Airport from an extensive number of European airports. Budget carrier easyJet fly from Gatwick to Santorini and there are many seasonal charters from the UK. The airport is around three miles from the main town. First time renters can use our Greece guide before you travel to learn the rules of the road and hit the ground running!
 
If you have pre-booked a hire car, the desks are easy to find in the arrival’s hall. Most companies supply you with a map so finding your way to your accommodation should be simple.
Santorini is one of the most famous islands in history having been blown apart by the eruption of the volcano Thira in antiquity. Today it is a picture-perfect holiday destination thoroughly deserving of exploration. Hire a car and visit the tiny villages perched on the ridge.

Cheapest car hire at Santorini Airport

Citroen C1

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 20.44 EUR/day
Citroen C1

7 Days rental at 143.10 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 20.81 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 145.67 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 21.36 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 149.58 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 21.38 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 149.67 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 21.76 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 152.38 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Peugeot 108

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 22.28 EUR/day
Peugeot 108

7 Days rental at 155.99 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Micra

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 22.36 EUR/day
Nissan Micra

7 Days rental at 156.53 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 23.23 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 162.64 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Panda

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 23.44 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 164.08 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  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
  • Santorini Airport car hire special offers

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

  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from ADDCAR, ALAMO, DRIVE S.A., GRENTALS.

Useful to know about Santorini Airport

  • Santorini Airport is also known as Thira Airport.
  • It is a military and civilian airport.
  • Olympic and Aegean Airways are the only year round scheduled carriers, all other traffic is seasonal and chartered.
  • Flight times to and from Athens are only 30 minutes.
  • The airport first operated in 11972.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Santorini Airport

Best car rental companies in Santorini Airport

9.2
No.1: DRIVE S.A.,
based on 614 reviews
80
90
90
90
90
1 min (average wait time)
9.0
No.2: BUDGET,
based on 1145 reviews
90
90
80
90
90
13 min (average wait time)
8.9
No.3: THRIFTY,
based on 933 reviews
80
90
70
90
90
13 min (average wait time)

Santorini Airport car hire information

  • 9.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Drive S.A
  • € 143.08
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 20.44
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 32
    Most Popular Type:
    Economy
  • 14
    Most popular model:
    Opel Corsa
  • 95
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Santorini Airport

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

FAQs about car hire at Santorini Airport

How much does car hire at Santorini Airport cost?

Car hire at Santorini Airport costs as little as €20.40 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €30.90 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €108.60 per day from GLOBAL RENT A CAR for a Peugeot 2008.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Santorini Airport?

6 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Santorini Airport, including NATIONAL, ALAMO, ENTERPRISE, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental at Santorini Airport?

None of the car hire companies at Santorini Airport are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent at Santorini Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Drive S.A has the highest customer rating for car hire at Santorini Airport with a score of 9.2/10

with BUDGET EMEA Franchise rated second best with a score of 9.0/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car at Santorini Airport?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire at Santorini Airport is €190.83 per week from GRENTALS.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent at Santorini Airport?

The cheapest car hire company at Santorini Airport is GRENTALS, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Citroen C1 available from as little as €143.08 per week.

How much is fuel at Santorini Airport?

You can expect to pay €2.001/ltr of petrol and €1.941/ltr of diesel at Santorini Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available at Santorini Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire at Santorini Airport with leading car hire companies such as ADDCAR, ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, DRIVE S.A., ENTERPRISE, GLOBAL RENT A CAR, GRENTALS, HERTZ, NATIONAL, SIXT, THRIFTY as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire at Santorini Airport?

We can arrange Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Economy Elite, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Mini, Mini Elite and Standard class rental cars at Santorini Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car at Santorini Airport?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire at Santorini Airport, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car at Santorini Airport is €327.09 per week from SIXT for a Fiat 500 Convertible.

Do you have a discount code for car hire at Santorini Airport?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire at Santorini Airport at the moment, however GRENTALS rates start from just €143.08 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €143.08 from GRENTALS in Santorini - Airport - Thira 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 at Santorini Airport?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week at Santorini Airport is €142.80 per week with an average price of €216.30 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about car hire agents at Santorini Airport

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies at Santorini Airport

  • Europcar (tel: 30 2286 030389)
  • Hertz (tel: +30 22860 33670)
  • Budget (tel: 30-2286033887)
  • Auto-union (tel: +30 2286033600, +30 6936830825)
  • Sixt (tel: +30-2286440064)
  • Abbycar (tel: (+30) 212 213 5282 (ext 210))
  • Thrifty (tel: +30 22861 10995)
  • Grentals (tel: 0030 2286037000)
  • Drive s.a. (tel: +30 2286037000)
  • Global rent a car (tel: (+30) 2111875554 )

Pick-up locations for car hire companies at Santorini Airport

  • Europcar (MEET&GREET.MEETING POINT AT ARRIVAL HALL.NEED FLIGHT NUMBER/PHONE NUMB, MEET & GREET STATION, SANTORINI FIRA, 84700)
  • Hertz (Santorini Airport, Airport Desk At Arrivals Hall - Flight Number Mandatory, Santorini, 84700)
  • Budget (Airport, Santorini, 84700)
  • Auto-union (Santorini Airport, Meet and Greet, Santorini/Thera, 84700)
  • Sixt (Road Messaria, Ancient Thira, Road Messaria, Ancient Thira, Santorini, 84700)
  • Avis (Airport, Meet and Greet, Santorini, 84700)

Car hire company reviews at Santorini Airport

  • Drive S.A: Rated 9.2/10 from 6 reviews
  • BUDGET EMEA Franchise: Rated 9.0/10 from 14 reviews
  • Thrifty: Rated 8.9/10 from 10 reviews
  • GRental: Rated 8.6/10 from 6 reviews
  • Cargini: Rated 8.0/10 from 9 reviews
  • Enterprise Franchise: Rated 7.9/10 from 37 reviews

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