Car rental Athens Airport

Loading...
Cars
Campers

Excellent based on 19,000+ reviews
Prior to our rebrand from Airport Rentals and Motorhome Republic
Alamo Greece
Budget Greece
Sixt Greece
Europcar Greece
Thrifty Greece
Enterprise Greece

Why book a rental car with us?

Find out more about us
Save on car hire

Great value rental rates and exclusive special deals

24/7 award-winning customer support

We’re here for you when you need us

Find the best vehicle

Thousands of vehicles to choose from worldwide

Free cancellation

On most cars up to 72 hours prior to pickup

Explore the capital of Greece in an Athens Airport car rental

Make the capital of Greece your next travel destination with a car rental from Athens Airport. This global city is home to 5th-century BC landmarks and ancient architecture that are waiting to be explored. Whether you're flying into Athens for a short break or a longer stay, you can take the stress out of your onward journey by renting a vehicle. So pre-book your car rental Athens Airport Greece and have it ready for collection the moment you touch down.

Explore our special offers

See all deals
10% off
Black Friday Sale
Green Motion United Kingdom
Birmingham International Airport, Birmingham Downtown + 38 more
20 November 2022 - 31 March 2023
Expires today View Deal

What you need to know about renting a car in Athens

Why book an Athens Airport car rental

Athens is one of the most historically rich places on the planet, with ancient landmarks and treasured monuments dotted all over the city. To see them all, and to visit many more wonders all across Greece, you’ll want to pick up a car hire upon arrival. 

There are so many sights to see in Athens it can be hard to know where to start. The Acropolis is a must, as is the Parthenon and the Temple of Olympian Zeus. The National Archaeological Museum adds to the history, while Plaka offers a vibrant and exciting maze of streets to explore.  Book your Athens car rental now so you’ll have the freedom to see it all. Once done with your tour in Greece and you still have time, get a Larnaca airport car rental in Cyprus, another culturally Greek country.

How GoSee can get you the best deal on Athens Airport car hire

Looking for a cheap car hire? To save time and money, use GoSee to compare hire vehicles available for you. In this way, our website can assist you in choosing the best car rental at Athens Airport. 

All you need to do is enter your travel dates, then scroll through the range of car hire options from leading rent car Athens Airport brands. After something specific? Use the filter function on the left side of the screen to refine your options to the type or size of hire car you require. 

Once you’re ready to book your Athens Airport car rental, you can do so securely online with access to 24/7 customer service should you need it. Never pay any booking fees and get instant confirmation when you book with GoSee. 

Introducing Athens Airport (ATH)

Athens International Airport (also known as Eleftherios Venizelos) is the busiest terminal in Greece, helping 20 million passengers travel around the country and the world every year. Daily flights travel to and from major international destinations as well as cities around Greece such as Thessaloniki, Heraklion, and Chania. 

The airport boasts a vast range of facilities and amenities. There are shops, bars, restaurants, a pharmacy, ATMs, money exchange services, a business centre, and more. Plus, you can use the free WiFi while you’re in the terminal. 

You’ll find the airport car hire kiosks on the arrivals level of the main terminal building. Here are some of the car rental companies in Athens Greece Airport:

  • Enterprise Car Rental Athens Airport
  • Budget Car Rental Athens
  • Alamo Car Rental Athens Airport
  • Europcar Athens Airport

Need tips in driving your Athens car rental?

Driving a car rental in Athens Greece is much like driving in any other big city, so you can expect plenty of traffic on the roads - especially around daily commute times and on holiday weekends. Keep in mind that in Greece, cars travel on the right-hand side of the road.

Driving your car hire from Athens Airport to the CBD

Athens Airport is 30-40 kilometres from town depending on the route you take, and this trip can take 45 minutes under normal traffic conditions, or much longer if there is congestion. The simplest and fastest way to get to town is to turn right onto the A6 with your car rental from Athens Airport Greece. Then, follow this route along the motorway before turning left onto the E75. From here, you can turn left onto any of the main roads into the city, such as Lenorman or Leof. Athinon.

Tips for driving your Athens Greece car rental

To drive your Athenian car rental in town, you’ll need plenty of patience and concentration. Locals tend to drive quite aggressively, so you’ll need to both keep an eye on them, and be prepared to be more assertive than usual if you want to be let into traffic. Also keep an eye out for motorcycles and scooters, as there are heaps on the road, often weaving across lanes.

Where to park your car rental at Athens Airport

There are more than 1,300 parking lots in P1 and P2 for short-term stays, which you can find opposite the main terminal. If you’re planning on a longer stay, park your rental car in one of the long-term stalls in P3, which is further from the terminal but offers a free shuttle to help you make the trip.

Parking in Athens

Athens offers plenty of on-street parking, as well as large parking buildings. However, note that many of the major attractions are in pedestrian areas, so you may be better off leaving your Athens car rental at the hotel and walking to see the main sights. 

Book a cheap car rental in Athens today to explore the city!

What our customers say

The whole booking experience was alright. The necessary information was given to find the right choice.
Rene Beyer
Online booking process was nice and easy, no complications at all. Confirmation email sent soon after booking is completed.
Max
There was no problems from the initial on line booking to returning the car to Perth Airport.
Lorraine
Easy and efficient with a competitive price to boot!
Jerry O Gorman
This company is very good. They have saved me money.
Barry Rose
The call centre agent was polite, knowledgable , courteous and very pleasant to deal with.
Shirley Williams
Just so helpful, empathetic, and efficient !!!
Barbara Linton
Patiience of operator. she had to exxplain a lot of things twice.
ursula jones
I was called personally just after my request for a campervan. Unfortunatly there were no campervans available in our price range. But GoSee helped me finding a nice car. Thanks again!
Mario