Cheap Car Rental at Athens Airport
Rent a car for Athens Airport with us and save on your next trip to Greece! We work with the best car rental companies in Greece to provide a wide variety of car hire deals for Athens at a range of prices so that the needs of all travelers from all walks of life can be met. ATH Airport is the most convenient and popular way among travelers to reach the captivating city of Athens. So, do what the experienced travelers do - make your impending road trip from the Airport a convenient and timely affair by pre-booking a vehicle with VIP Cars. You can book long-term to short-term, one-way, and last-minute car rentals through us.
You must be at least 21 years of age to rent a car in Athens, however, the minimum rental age may vary from supplier to supplier depending on the car type you are renting. Bring all the documents listed on the rental voucher for a successful pickup.
Car rental companies at Athens Airport (ATH)
VIP Cars works in association with numerous suppliers; some have their car rental desks at Athens Airport, Greece, while others provide 'meet and greet' services. Here is a list of rental car suppliers we work with:
- Sixt Rent-A-Car
- Alamo Rent A Car
- Avis Rent-A-Car
- Budget Rent-A-Car
- Firefly Rent-A-Car
- Enterprise Rent-A-Car
- Green motion
Location of car hire counters: Athens Airport has car rental desks of five supplier companies at the airport (Enterprise, Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Sixt). They have their offices in the Arrivals Level of the Main Terminal Building. You can directly walk to the rental desks with your pre-booked car voucher and get your car picked up.
Types of car rental at Athens Airport
At VIP Cars, our suppliers provide car sizes of various makes and models. Given below are the popular types of car rental at Athens Airport.
Cheap car rentals Athens
Economy, compacts, sedans, and minis are some of the cheapest vehicles to rent. Not only economical, but they are also easily available, even at short notice. Apt for city travel, they prove to be a perfect fit when there are 2 to 4 passengers traveling with the main driver.
Luxury and van rentals Athens
You can compare a bevy of premium and exotic cars for hire in Athens. Porsche, BMW, Bentley, Audi, and Corvette are some of the most sought-after cars in Greece. 7, 8, 9, 12 and 15 passenger vans and minivans are also available for group travelers in addition to convertibles and SUVs.
Athens Airport (ATH) Information
|Athens International Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida 190 04, Greece
Athens Airport, aka Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos", is Athens’ primary airport. Greece’s busiest airport, Athens Airport provides flights to numerous destinations – both domestic and international. It acts as a base for Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air and is the focus city (it covers Athens as well as the region of Attica) of Astra Airlines, Ellinair, Ryanair, and Volotea airlines.
Fun things to do in Athens, Greece
There are numerous things to see in Athens, Greece, but the followings fall in the 'must-not-miss’ domain!!
Acropolis of Athens
It is a 5th-century hilltop temple monument which is best known for its historically significant ancient buildings like the Parthenon.
Located 36.6 Km from Athens Airport.
This Museum features Ancient treasures unearthed from the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens in a contemporary setting.
Located 35.5 Km from Athens Airport.
Temple of Olympian Zeus
It is a vast temple which dates back to the 6th century B.C. and was built on a former site of an ancient outdoor sanctuary dedicated to Zeus.
Located 36.2 Km from Athens Airport.
Plaka is one of the many gems of Athens Downtown which is known for its shopping opportunities, churches, museums, and a happening nightlife.
Located 42.1 Km from Athens Airport.
Road Trip from Athens
Domestic one way from Athens to Delphi
- Porto Germano
- Downtown Livadia
Cross border from Athens to Dubrovnik
Doing a road trip from Athens to Dubrovnik is not as easy as it may sound.
To reach Dubrovnik from Athens via road, you will have to travel through Montenegro and Albania. And since most car rental companies don’t allow cross-border in this particular case, it is better to have a word with our booking support about the suppliers which allow cross-border journeys from Greece.
If they say it is possible, go ahead, otherwise, we have an alternative for those who are keen on enjoying a road trip: There is just a slight change – a way out that most of the experienced travelers have been optioning for-
- Board a flight from Athens Airport for Belgrade Airport, Serbia; they are quite cheap!
- From there you can pick a car rental and travel to Croatia; almost all partners of VIP Cars at Belgrade allows cross border trips, and that too at minimal rates. It will allow you to cover many Croatian cities like Split, Dubrovnik, Zadar, and Zagreb. And yes, don’t forget the hidden gem – Plitvice Lakes!
FAQs for car rental at Athens Airport
Can I take my Athens Airport car rental outside of Greece?
Cross-border policies vary from supplier to supplier, and location to location. You can contact our 24/7 customer support to know the cross-border terms for your preferred supplier. Find your perfect car rental deal at Athens Airport with VIPCars.
How to book a cheap car rental at Athens Airport?
Book a car rental for Athens Airport with VIPCars, we offer the cheapest prices from international and domestic suppliers to help you book a car at the most affordable rates.
Can I rent an Automatic SUV in Greece for Athens Airport?
Yes, with VIP Cars you can book an Automatic SUV for Athens Airport, Greece. Our suppliers’ fleet offers various options, for instance, “Audi Q3 Automatic or Similar” and we are sure you will find something to your liking. You can use filters to narrow down the search: clicking on 'SUV’ in-car categories section and 'automatic’ in Car specification section will certainly do the trick.
Where can I find the car rental return at Athens Airport?
To return Athens Airport car rental, you will have to follow the 'car rental’ signs as you approach the airport. Park your car at the designated area for rentals and complete the formality related to return with the supplier’s associate.
If you had picked up the car at Athens Airport itself, the return location would remain the same as the pick-up location.
For after-hour car rental return, you need to follow the signs to reach the car park area and drop the car keys and completed contract in the 'Drop Box’ easily accessible.