Car Rental Greece

Compare Top Car Rental Companies for Greece

  • Sixt Sixt
  • EuropCar EuropCar
  • Alamo Alamo
  • Avis Avis
  • Budget Budget
  • Firefly Firefly
  • Enterprise Enterprise
  • Surprice Car Rental Surprice Car Rental
  • Green motion Green motion
  • Autounion Autounion

Why book Greece car rental with VIP Cars?

All Inclusive Pricing

Rent a car in Greece with pricing inclusive of CDW, Theft Waiver & Unlimited Mileage.

Trusted Rental Companies

Leading car rental suppliers in Greece - Sixt, EuropCar, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Firefly, Enterprise, Surprice Car Rental, Green motion, Autounion

Lowest Prices Guaranteed

Huge savings on Greece Car Rental Deals

No Cancellation Fee

VIP Cars offers free cancellation for car rentals in Greece

Secure Online Booking

Reserve a car for Greece through a secure booking platform

Widest Fleet of Cars

Choose from Economy, Minivan, SUV & Luxury car rental deals for Greece

Cheap Car Rental Greece

Minimum Age to Rent a Car in Greece : 21
What Do You Need to Rent a Car in Greece – Driver’s License, an ID, and a Credit card
Minimum car hire period : 1 day

Experience the best of historical land by renting a cheap car rental in Greece. No matter whether you are arriving from international destinations or nearby countries, via trains or flight, with us you can request your Greece car rental at a variety of locations. Moreover, VIP Cars provides you with a trusted platform to search through a vast inventory of cars that you can compare using our booking engine.

Tips for car hire in Greece

  • Travelers who don't have EU driver's licenses should carry their international driving permits to be eligible to drive in Greece.
  • In Greece, petrol stations are located wide apart from each other and some even tend to be closed on Sundays or public holidays.
  • Though the country has good road conditions, still in distant and isolated areas, the roads can be really bad; so be mentally prepared for gravel roads and sharp bends.

Why rent a car in Greece with VIPCars?

You will find yourself lost amid amazing weather mountainous landscapes, mouth-watering cuisines, and cultural gems; it is true when they say that there is no other holiday destination better than Greece. Lively is the word that comes to mind as one experiences its vivacious culture, its full-of-life people, and neighbors, it surely is hard to get bored traveling across this world-class destination. And with a car rental in Greece, you can get the power of convenience to explore the country and its cities, like Argos, Thessaloniki, and Thebes in total freedom. Here are a few benefits that you will experience while you rent a car in Greece with VIP Cars (Note that inclusions are part of the deal, for them, you don't have to pay anything extra while for add-ons you have to pay a small per day fee):


    Discounted rentals: VIPCars & partners provide money-saving offers and special deals for all major holidays & occasions. When booking through App, you get access to mobile-only rates and discounts for your Greece rental car.


    A wide network of locations: Since our suppliers offer one-way and cross-border, with us, you can pick up your Greece car rental at all major airports and city locations in Greece as well as the neighboring countries.


    Inclusions: Inclusions like CDW decreases the renter’s liability in case of an accident, & unlimited mileage allows the renter to cover as much distance for no extra charges, are offered with our deals.


    Add-ons: For travelers who don’t want to use traditional maps to the ones who don’t want to carry baby seats, our car rental suppliers in Greece offer add-ons like GPS, baby seats, and Wifi devices that you can rent with your car booking.


    24/7 customer support: Connecting with us gives you easy access to the leading suppliers. We offer dedicated customer booking support via WhatsApp, live chat, phone, and email


When to visit Greece & why rent a car in advance?

Though the best time to visit Greece is from mid-April to mid-June and from September to mid-October, the Greek hospitality and peaceful lifestyle will make your stay pleasant here irrespective of the time of the year you visit. Still, if you are planning to visit in these months, we advise that you rent a car in Greece months in advance. That way you will be able to both get access to a big fleet of cars and save more! Advance online Greece car hire is beneficial in a number of ways, right from commuting convenience to lowering traveling costs.


Driving tips for car rental in Greece

  • Driving lane & Age

    In Greece, drivers drive on the right and the minimum age to drive and rent a car in Greece is 18 and 21 years respectively. Note that kids under 10 need to be seated in proper restraint seats at the back of the car.

  • Seat Belt Laws

    All passengers whether sitting at the back or front of the car should wear seat belts at all times when on the road. Failure to follow seat belt laws may result in heavy fines.

  • Speed Limit

    While for urban areas the speed limit is 50Km/h, for expressways, it is 120Km/h. However, keep an eye on the speed-limit signposted along the road and do follow what the sign instructs.

  • Follow the Road Rules

    The fine tickets for violation of law may range up to hundreds of Euros so it is advisable to abide by the law and make your stay an experience comprising of good memories.

Best car rental companies in Greece

VIP Cars have been providing quality car rentals in Greece in a wide network of locations for years now, and this is made possible through various suppliers which work in close association with us. Besides numerous rental locations, these suppliers also offer a big variety of car categories from economy cars to SUV rentals, to inclusions and add-ons. The following are the car rental companies in Greece providing ideal deals:

  • EnterpriseEnterprise
  • EuropcarEuropcar
  • AlamoAlamo
  • SixtSixt
  • HertzHertz
  • BudgetBudget
  • AvisAvis
  • FireflyFirefly

Popular city and airport locations for car rental in Greece

Our suppliers, as already stated above, offer a big network of locations for both pick-up and drop-offs in Greece. From popular airport & city locations to other, not-so-well-known locations within the country, the location list is quite comprehensive. The following are the most popular airport and city locations for car rental in Greece:

  • Athens
  • Thessaloniki
  • Patras
  • Heraklion
  • Larissa
  • Volos
  • Rhodes
  • Loannina
  • Athens Airport (ATH)
  • Heraklion Airport (HER)
  • Thessaloniki Airport (SKG)
  • Rhodes Airport (RHO)
  • Chania Airport (CHQ)
  • Corfu Airport (CFU)
  • Kos Airport (KGS)
  • Lefkas Airport [PVK]

One-way & cross border - Greece car hire deals

The country has a wide road network, thus driving around in a rental car in Greece is convenient and fun at the same time especially when you know that you can pick up the car at one place and drop it off at another available location. Almost all of our suppliers provide a one-way car rental in Greece. And, though the majority of our rental partners in Greece don’t allow trips to the neighboring countries, some partners like Green Motion & Enterprise do allow cross-border rental options by request. Note that for one-way and cross-border car hire, suppliers charge an extra fee that may vary from supplier to supplier and the car type you are booking.

Read the deal-specific T&Cs to know whether you can take that vehicle on a cross-country trip, or call us, we can help you find a suitable rental vehicle.

Here we are listing some popular one-way-trips that travelers request:

  • Car rental Greece to Italy

  • Distance: 1,091.1 km

  • Fastest Route: Igoumenitsa, GR - Brindisi, IT/Mprintezi, IT - Igoumenitsa, GR

  • Suggested road trip: Athens to Florence

  • Info: For this, you can either rent two cars or ask the company to allow you to take the rental on a ferry.

  • Car rental Greece to Turkey

  • Distance: 1,618.2 km

  • Fastest Route: E80

  • Suggested road trip: Istanbul to Thessaloniki

  • Info: Corlu, Alexandroupoli, Xanthi, Kavala, Asprovalta are the places that you can see on the way while going from Istanbul to Thessaloniki

  • Car rental Greece to Albania

  • Distance: 433.2 km

  • Fastest Route:EO Kalampakas Grevenon

  • Suggested road trip: Thessaloniki to Tirana

  • Info: Kozani, Kastoria, Korce, Lake Ohrid, Blloku are the places that you can see on the way while going from Thessaloniki to Tirana

  • Car rental Greece to Croatia

  • Distance: 1,395.2 km

  • Fastest Route: А1

  • Suggested road trip: Athens to Zagreb

  • Info: Delphi, Mytikas, Mt Olympus, Skopje, Nis, Velika Plana, Slavonski Brod are the places that you can see on the way while going from Athens to Zagreb

  • Car rental Greece to Macedonia

  • Distance: 452.9 km

  • Fastest Route: A/D PAThE/A1/E75

  • Suggested road trip: Thessaloniki to Skopje

  • Info: Kilkis, Goumenissa, Kavadarci, Pelister are the places that you can see on the way while going from Thessaloniki to Skopje

  • Car rental Greece to Bulgaria

  • Distance: 763.2 km

  • Fastest Route: Egnatia Odos/A2/E90

  • Suggested road trip: Kavala to Sofia

  • Info: Serre, Melnik, Rilski Manastir are the places that you can see on the way while going from Kavala to Sofia

FAQs - Car rental in Greece

  • Which is the most popular location for a car rental in Greece?

    Airports are the most popular car rental locations in Greece. As soon as you land at any of the airports, you can easily make a pick-up of your car rental booked online. Visit to quick book your car rental.

  • How to book a cheap car rental in Greece?

    Book your car rental in Greece with, we offer the cheapest prices on rentals from a variety of suppliers. Just search for the desired location, compare offers from different suppliers and make a booking within a few clicks. Make sure you book your rental car well in advance to avail the discounted prices.

  • Which is the most popular car rental type booked in Greece?

    Economy car rentals in Greece are quite popular due to their low prices and fuel efficiency. Other than that, a suitable car for you would depend upon your trip type. If you are traveling to mountainous regions an SUV rental would be a perfect choice, if traveling in a big group a van/minivan rental is an ideal choice. Compare a wide range of car rental types with to book the most suitable car.

  • What is the minimum age to rent a car in Greece?

    The minimum age to rent a car in Greece is 21 years. Renters below 25 would require to pay a Young Driver’s Surcharge for most suppliers. The rental fleet also remains restricted if the renter is below 25 years.

Best Deals

Cheap Car Rental Deals in Greece

Economy USD 13.06 /day
Compact USD 16.33 /day
Van / Minivan USD 18.51 /day
Luxury USD 22.86 /day

Car Rental Locations in Greece