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Car Hire in Athens

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Popular car groups in Athens

Small, practical and easy to park, economy cars are ideal for driving through busy city streets. Check out these examples and compare prices:

  • Ford Focus - 5Seats

    Ford Focus

    5 2
  • Fiat Panda - 4Seats

    Fiat Panda

    4 2
  • Fiat 500 - 4Seats

    Fiat 500

    4 2
  • Ford Fiesta - 5Seats

    Ford Fiesta

    5 1 1

Going off the beaten track? Enjoy your adventure in a rugged 4x4 or SUV. Check out these examples and compare prices:

  • Toyota RAV4 - 5Seats

    Toyota RAV4

    5 3
  • Ford Escape - 5Seats

    Ford Escape

    5 3
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee - 5Seats

    Jeep Grand Cherokee

    5 3
  • Opel Mokka - 5Seats

    Opel Mokka

    5 3

Standard cars are big and comfortable – perfect for family holidays and long-distance driving. Check out these examples and compare prices:

  • Toyota Corolla - 5Seats

    Toyota Corolla

    5 2 1
  • Audi A3 - 5Seats

    Audi A3

    5 2 1
  • Hyundai Elantra - 5Seats

    Hyundai Elantra

    5 2 1
  • Ford Mondeo - 5Seats

    Ford Mondeo

    5 2 1

Travelling with a large group? We offer a wide range of 7, 9 and 12-seat people carriers and minivans. Here are some examples:

  • Dodge Grand Caravan - 7Seats

    Dodge Grand Caravan

    7 4
  • Volkswagen Touran - 5/7Seats

    Volkswagen Touran

    5/7 2/4
  • Opel Zafira - 5/7Seats

    Opel Zafira

    5/7 2/4
  • Ford Galaxy - 7Seats

    Ford Galaxy

    7 4

Estate cars have plenty of room for both people and luggage. Perfect for family holidays.  Check out these examples and compare prices:

  • Ford Focus Estate - 5Seats

    Ford Focus Estate

    5 3
  • Opel Astra Estate - 5Seats

    Opel Astra Estate

    5 3
  • Volkswagen Golf Estate - 5Seats

    Volkswagen Golf Estate

    5 3
  • Skoda Octavia Estate - 5Seats

    Skoda Octavia Estate

    5 3

Find the ideal convertible car for you - get a great car at a great price. Here are some examples:

  • Ford Mustang Convertible - 4Seats

    Ford Mustang Convertible

    4 2
  • Chrysler Sebring Cabrio - 4Seats

    Chrysler Sebring Cabrio

    4 2
  • Fiat 500 Cabrio - 4Seats

    Fiat 500 Cabrio

    4 2
  • Audi A3 cabrio - 4Seats

    Audi A3 cabrio

    4 2

Arrive at your destination in comfort and luxury – in a classy executive car. Here are some examples:

  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class - 5Seats

    Mercedes-Benz C-Class

    5 2 1
  • Chrysler 300 - 5Seats

    Chrysler 300

    5 2 1
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class - 5Seats

    Mercedes-Benz E-Class

    5 2 1
  • Nissan Maxima - 5Seats

    Nissan Maxima

    5 2 1

Top 3 locations in Athens

Athens Airport

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Athens - Syngrou Avenue

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Athens - Sidirokastrou Street

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Why rent a car in Athens with Rentalcars.com?

Search Rentalcars.com next time you are looking for cheap car rental in Athens, Greece. Our team negotiate with all the major car hire brands (including Hertz, Budget and Enterprise), bringing you exclusive prices you won’t find anywhere else. Don’t forget, though: if you do find the same car from the same supplier cheaper elsewhere, we will beat the price. Finding your perfect hire car in Athens couldn’t be easier. Just use the simple search form to tell us when you need a car, and we will do the hard work for you by comparing prices across a wide range of car groups. You can then filter the results to find the car best-suited to your needs.

Top Tips

  • The roads in Athens can get very congested during rush hour, and especially so when demonstrations occur.
  • Though some road signs are in English, the further away you get form Athens the fewer signs there are. Bring a GPS to help with navigation.
  • It can get very hot in Greece in summer, so make sure you rent a car with air conditioning.

Which companies offer best value in Athens?

To help you decide who to rent with, we show reviews and ratings from previous customers next to each listing. Their feedback will give you an insight into which companies offer the best rental experience overall, as we ask customers to rate the supplier in seven key areas (including the condition of the car and the speed of pick-up and drop-off). If you are keen to avoid hidden fuel charges, we recommend booking a car with a full-to-full fuel policy (just remember to top up the tank before dropping the car off).

National car hire

9.13333/10

Sixt car hire

8.065/10

Alamo car hire

8.00769/10

Enterprise car hire

7.96216/10

Thrifty car hire

7.80204/10

Day trips from Athens

Attica Zoological Park: Visiting with the kids? Take a trip to Attica Zoological Park, only a 40-minute drive from Athens city centre. With over 2,000 animals, you can come face to face with birds, monkeys, cheetahs, rhinos and camels. You can also enjoy the Marine Mammals Educational Programme, where you can learn more about dolphins and seals by helping the keepers feed them.

Cape Sounio: Cape Sounio, an 80-minute drive from Athens, is one of the most picturesque day trips from the capital. Dominating the cape are the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon. The temple is constructed from marble, and offers beautiful views of the coastline. The Temple of Poseidon was visited by poet Lord Byron.

Amphiareion of Oropos: Just 45 minutes north-east of Athens is Amphiareion of Oropos, an ancient sanctuary. Once a destination for pilgrims seeking cures, Amphiareion is now a site of pilgrimage for history lovers. You can explore the ruins of the temple dedicated to Amphiaraus, the old ‘healing’ baths, an amphitheatre and several dwellings. Enjoy a seafood lunch at one of the fish tavernas in the nearby town of Oropos.

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