Athens

Cheap Car Hire in Athens from $8

Athens, Attica, Greece
25 Apr — 2 May
Driver's age: 26-65
Athens, Attica, Greece
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Athens car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Athens. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 April 2024.

Most popular company

SURPRICECARRENTAL

Price of petrol per litre

$3.31

Average price per day

$75

Cheapest price per day

$8

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Athens?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Athens and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 18 April 2024.

January

$15

February

$13

March

$17

April

$21

May

$23

June

$38

July

$77

August

$79

September

$37

October

$21

November

$17

December

$20

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Athens is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Athens

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Athens and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 18 April 2024.

There are 82 hire agencies servicing Athens. These agencies, altogether, have 214 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Athens with prices from $8 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 4 car types you can hire in Athens:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Mini

Mini

Passenger van

Passenger van

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compact estate car

Compact estate car

Compare available car types for hire in Athens

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Athens to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 April 2024.

Small cars

$20 - $82

All Car Types

$36 - $156

To hire a small car in Athens, Greece, you would pay an average price of $42/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Athens, Greece (~$20/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$82/day). In fact, March is about 53% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Athens. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Athens, hiring a small car saves you 44% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Athens small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Athens, Greece, you would pay an average price of $76/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Athens, Greece (~$32/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$157/day). In fact, January is about 58% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Athens. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Athens, hiring a medium car is 3% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Athens medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Athens, Greece, you would pay an average price of $150/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Athens, Greece (~$67/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$268/day). In fact, March is about 56% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Athens. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Athens, hiring a large car is 51% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV in Athens, Greece, you would pay an average price of $76/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Athens, Greece (~$39/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$150/day). In fact, January is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Athens. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Athens, hiring a SUV is 3% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Athens SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Athens, Greece, you would pay an average price of $129/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a van in Athens, Greece (~$58/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$283/day). In fact, October is about 56% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Athens. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Athens, hiring a van is 43% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Athens van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a pickup truck in Athens, Greece, you would pay an average price of $104/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a pickup truck in Athens, Greece (~$67/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$343/day). In fact, November is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck hire for Athens. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Athens, hiring a pickup truck is 30% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a luxury car in Athens, Greece, you would pay an average price of $169/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Athens, Greece (~$15/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$269/day). In fact, October is about 92% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Athens. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Athens, hiring a luxury car is 57% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a convertible in Athens, Greece, you would pay an average price of $116/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a convertible in Athens, Greece (~$27/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$375/day). In fact, December is about 77% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible hire for Athens. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Athens, hiring a convertible is 37% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Nissan Micra$8/day
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A/C
Nissan Micra
Kia Picanto$8/day
2
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A/C
Kia Picanto

Top hire agencies in Athens

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Athens known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Athens. Reviews were last updated on 18 April 2024.
Browse through some of the top car hire agencies in Athens, including GREEN MOTION , Thrifty and Hertz in Athens. Skim reviews, hire company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

GREEN MOTION

4.7
Mediocre
34 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.7

Comfort

5.6

Overall

4.7

Pick-up/drop-off

4.5

Value

5.2

Thrifty

10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

8.8

Overall

9.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.6

Value

8.8

Hertz

9.3
Wonderful
1 review12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.5

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.8

Avance Rent a Car

8.8
Very Good
2 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.0

Dollar

8.0
Very Good
2 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

8.6

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

6.0

Autounion Car Rental

6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Europcar

6.9
Okay
8 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.0

SURPRICE CAR RENTAL

6.6
Okay
2 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.0

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.6

Best Athens car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Athens. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Athens with an average daily rate of $19. Data was last updated on 18 April 2024.
The best offers we've found on car hires in the Athens area. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Nissan Micra$8/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan Micra
Kia Picanto$8/day
2
M
A/C
Kia Picanto
Hyundai Accent$9/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai Accent

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Athens, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 18 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Athens?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $75/day when booking a car hire in Athens. The absolute best deal a user found was for $22/day from SURPRICE CAR RENTAL , booked on Apr. 14.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Athens?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Athens from the following companies over the past two weeks: Drive Rent A Car ($8/day), Alma Car Hire ($8/day), and King's Car ($9/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Athens?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (10.0 rating), Enterprise Rent-A-Car (9.5 rating) and Avance Rent a Car (8.8 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Athens.

  • What are petrol prices like in Athens?

    The average price of petrol in Athens is $3.31/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $149 and $215 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Athens for a week from SURPRICE CAR RENTAL ?

    SURPRICE CAR RENTAL is one of the top picks in Athens. They can have you in a hire car for about $417 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Athens for the best price?

    Hiring your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 72% in Athens - we recommend booking at least 7days in advance.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Athens?

    Yes, hiring a vehicle in Athens for a month is certainly possible.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Athens for a month?

    Our recent data shows that SURPRICE CAR RENTAL can potentially be 87% below the average car hire price in Athens. Check prices and availability for SURPRICE CAR RENTAL and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Athens is on average $1,786 a month or $60 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Athens car hire.

  • How much is a car hire in Athens for a weekend?

    Car hire prices in Athens are typically $120 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Mini to save money on your trip to $120. Our users have found prices for Mini car hire in May to be on average $105 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Athens?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Athens is Intermediate (Nissan Qashqai) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Small car hires in Athens

Find small car hire deals in Athens from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Athens cost an average of $13 per day. Price data was last updated on 18 April 2024.
Nissan Micra$8/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan Micra
Nissan March$8/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan March
Nissan March$8/day
2
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A/C
Nissan March

Car hires by fuel type in Athens

Browse car hires by fuel type in Athens. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Athens. Deals were last updated on 18 April 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Athens. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest ($6+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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