At one point in our lives, we have to dive into the endless choices of rental car companies, whether we are going on a dream road trip, attending a work trip or just wanting to take a fresh breath out of the city for a weekend. We have compiled a list of 10 car rental companies in Athens to get your rental car from. According to your budget, you can choose something simple or if you want to take the adventure to the next level, some of the companies will surprise you with a selection of luxury cars.
1) Drive Hellas
Delivery or collection of the cars at Drive offices and the Athens International Airport is free, other locations are charged with 25€. Minimum rental period is one day (24 hours) with acceptable length delay of 1 hour. Any further delay is charged as an extra day. Any delivery or collection from 21:01 to 7:59 has an extra charge of 24€. If the car is returned with less fuel, there is a charge of 12€ for refuel service plus the cost of the missing fuel. Fuel left in the tank is not refundable. For transportation by ferry boats, Authorization from Drive is required and has a charge of 20€ per direction.
Useful Info – Drive Hellas
Address: Koropi-Vari Avenue, P.C. 19400 Koropi, Attiki
Phone: +30 6975127080
2) Kosmos Car Rental
Delivery or collection of the cars can be done at the Athens International Airport, Athens city center (Kosmos office), and Piraeus port. Minimum rental period is one day (24 hours). Each hour of delay upon completion of the 24-hour rental shall be charged with 1/6 of the daily rental fee. A minimum charge limit of 100 km. per day is applicable. Border crossing is allowed in certain individual cases, following approval. Transportation by ship is allowed, in the driver’ s responsibility. Adding a second driver in the rental agreement entails surcharge of 3.5€ per day.
Useful Info – Kosmos Car Rental
Address: 5 Syngrou Ave , 11743, Athens
Phone: +30 210 9234696-8
Delivery or collection of the cars can be done at the Athens International Airport, Europcar office. Minimum rental period is one day (24 hours). They allow a 29 minutes tolerance period at the end of the rental. According to your need, you can choose rate including unlimited or limited mileage. Europcar may permit you to cross the border with the vehicle.
Useful Info – Europcar
Address: 49 Sygrou Avenue.11742, Athens, Greece.
Phone: +30 210 9211444
4) Athens Car Rental
Delivery or collection of the cars can be done at the Athens International Airport and Athens city center 24/7 without any additional charges. Minimum rental period is 3 days. After the 27th rental hour, an additional day will be charged. Driving outside the Greek borders is strictly not allowed. Their rates include free and preauthorized permission to ferry the car to all Greek Islands. Deposit is fully refundable in case of cancellation up to 7 to 15 days prior to your arrival date depending on the category and their written quote. If the cancellation date is less than 7 to 15 days prior to your arrival, the deposit is not refundable. Additional driver is included in the price.
Useful Info – Athens Car Rental
Address: Markopoulou Avenue – Paiania, (Koropi, PC 19400)
Phone: +30 22990 22272
5) Imperial Car Rental
Delivery or collection of the cars can be done at the Athens International Airport, or Piraeus port from 08.00-21.00. There is no kilometers limitation. First additional driver is free of charge. There are no cancellation fees, book now pay on arrival method. You can get free upgrades in winter and low season. You will not be charged in case of a delayed arrival. They have more than 30 offices where you can get your car.
Useful Info – Imperial Car Rental
Address: More than 30 offices
Phone: +30 211 19 85 264
6) Acropolis Car Rental
They provide free pick-up and drop-off at two locations, Athens International Airport and Piraeus Port. Unlimited kilometers is available for rental longer than 3 days. Renters are allowed to return the car up to 1 hour later without being charged for an additional day. More than 1 hour delay counts as an additional day. At “of working hours” between 20:00 – 08:00 delivery and/or collection there is an extra night supplement of 30,00€ (incl. VAT). Border crossing is not allowed. Ferrying is allowed. An additional driver can be added with cost 6,00€ per day extra.
Useful Info – Acropolis Car Rental
Address: 11, Kratitos str. 117-45, Athens, Greece
Phone: +30 210 93 19 682
7) Ansa Car Rental
Ansa International Rent a Car is a car rental company with the head office in Athens and branches at the Greek islands. If you wish your rental car to be delivered outside your hotel’s door, rate includes delivery from/to your hotel by their staff. First additional driver is free of charge. There is no kilometer limitation.
Useful Info – Ansa Car Rental
Address: Syggrou Ave. 27b, Athens
Phone: +30 210 9216304
8) Alianthos Car Rental
They deliver/collect your vehicle, all over the city, to the destination of your choice for free. A small charge is incurred for rental periods less than 1 week. Minimum rental period is 24 hours. Additional driver is free of charge. There is no daily kilometer limit. You are not charged any extra cost in case of delayed arrival of your flight (or your ferry) at the place of delivery point. They have 50 delivery places all over Athens.
Useful Info – Alianthos Car Rental
Address: Syngrou 25, Athens, 11743, GREECE
Delivery or collection of the cars can be done at airport, Pireaus port, Glyfada and Athens center. Minimum rental period is one day (24 hours). Each hour of delay upon completion of the 24-hour rental shall be charged with 1/5 of the daily rental fee. Prices for one day covers only 200 kilometers, the extra kilometers more than 200 costs depending on the car category. Rental longer than 2 days is unlimited kilometers. For cancellations 3 days prior to delivery of the car, 1 day rental payment is required. Transportation by ship is allowed, in the driver’ s responsibility. Border crossing is not allowed.
Useful Info – Morphis Car Rental
Address: 102-104 Vasileos Pavlou | Voula Athens 16673
Phone: +30 2108974197
10) Avis Car Rental
Delivery or collection of the cars can be done at 5 locations in Athens; Airport, Athens City Center, Chalandri, Metamorfosi and Piraeus Port. The return of the rented car on a different station than the one agreed at time of pick-up is charged at 25€. The charge for out of hour’s service is 23€ excluding VAT. Cross border rental is possible. Minimum charge for delivery or collection service is 18€, excluding VAT. If the car is returned with less fuel, there is a charge of 12€ for refuel service plus the cost of the missing fuel.
Useful Info – Avis Car Rental
Address: 23 Syggrou Avenue, Athens, 11742, Greece
Phone: +30 210 3224951-7