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Cheap Car Rentals in Athens from $41

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Athens with a pick-up date of 21/7 and drop-off date of 28/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
Driver's age: 26-65
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Athens car rentals 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 14 July 2024.

Most popular company

RIGHTCARS

Price of petrol per litre

$3.34

Average price per day

$49

Cheapest price per day

$41

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 14 July 2024.

January

$16

February

$14

March

$17

April

$21

May

$27

June

$39

July

$73

August

$76

September

$35

October

$22

November

$17

December

$21

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 14 July 2024.

In Athens, there are 213 active hire locations from 83 car hire companies. small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Athens in the past week - currently priced from $41/day. View deals for 4 car types available to hire in this destination:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Mini

Mini

Passenger van

Passenger van

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compare available car types for rental 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 14 July 2024.

Small cars

$7 - $108

All Car Types

$12 - $85

To hire a small car in Athens, Greece, you would pay an average price of $38/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Athens, Greece (~$7/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~$108/day). In fact, February is about 83% 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 18% 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 $57/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Athens, Greece (~$21/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~$160/day). In fact, March is about 64% 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 19% 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 SUV in Athens, Greece, you would pay an average price of $59/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Athens, Greece (~$25/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$142/day). In fact, December is about 58% 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 21% 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:

Suzuki Swift$41/day
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A/C
Suzuki Swift
Toyota Yaris$42/day
4
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A/C
Toyota Yaris

Top rental 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 14 July 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Athens, such as GREEN MOTION , Hertz and Thrifty. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a rental car agency.

GREEN MOTION

4.6
Mediocre
36 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.7

Comfort

5.5

Overall

4.6

Pick-up/drop-off

4.5

Value

5.1

Hertz

9.7
Wonderful
1 review12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

10.0

Overall

9.7

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

9.2

Thrifty

10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

8.8

Overall

9.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.6

Value

8.8

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

9.4
Wonderful
21 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.4

Overall

9.4

Pick-up/drop-off

9.7

Value

9.2

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

Autounion Car Rental

8.6
Very Good
1 review6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.6

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

Europcar

7.3
Good
11 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.3

Best Athens car rental 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 $101. Data was last updated on 14 July 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to renting a car in Athens. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
Suzuki Swift$41/day
2
M
A/C
Suzuki Swift
Toyota Yaris$42/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Toyota Yaris$62/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Athens, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 14 July 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Athens?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $49/day when booking a car hire in Athens. The absolute best deal a user found was for $26/day from Right Cars, booked on Jul. 7.

  • 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: ADDCAR RENTAL ($39/day), King's Car ($41/day), and Drive SA ($62/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Caldera (10.0 rating), Enterprise Rent-A-Car (9.5 rating) and Centauro (9.3 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 $3.34/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $150 and $217 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Athens for a week from Right Cars?

    Right Cars is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Athens. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about $292 per week.

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

    Generally, for a better deal in Athens it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 67%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

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

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

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

    Generally, a month-long car rental in Athens can be found for about $1,250, with the average price for a rental being around $42 a day. Book with Right Cars, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 52% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Athens.

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

    Car hire prices in Athens are typically $0 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 $0. Our users have found prices for Mini car hire in August to be on average $99 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Athens?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Luxury (BMW X1) in Athens, making it the most popular option.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Athens

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Athens. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Athens. Deals were last updated on 14 July 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Athens. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest ($15+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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