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At the Thessaloniki Airport we recommend the following car hire offers

from 5 £ per day
Basic package

Good offers for a small budget

e.g. Toyota Aygo
9 Days from 14.10 - 23.10.2024
Example vehicle
from 5 £ per day

Alone on the road or only with small baggage? Then this will be sufficient!

e.g. Fiat 500
9 Days from 14.10 - 23.10.2024
Example vehicle
from 8 £ per day
All-round carefree package

This way nothing can go wrong - carefree and all inclusive!

e.g. Peugeot 108
9 Days from 14.10 - 23.10.2024
Example vehicle

Hire a Car at the Thessaloniki Airport

Summer is coming and you are looking for a cheap car hire at Thessaloniki Airport? On Driveboo we compare the best deals on Thessaloniki Airport with each other. The second largest city in Greece has a lot to offer culturally! The city's churches have been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With your hired car you can continue to highlights such as the Halkidiki Peninsula. 

Car hire at Thessaloniki Airport

Ausblick auf Thessaloniki

Explore Thessaloniki flexibly with a hired car

Vacations in Greece are especially trendy! With a hired car you can make your trip to Thessaloniki, Greece, especially exciting. Besides the Greek capital Athens in the south, Thessaloniki is certainly worth every trip. The second largest metropolis in Greece is located in the north of Greece. 

The good infrastructure of the region makes driving a car especially easy. During your city trip to Thessaloniki you should also take a day at the beach outside the city. On arrival at Thessaloniki SKG Airport, the hired car you booked will be handed over to you at the terminal. This way you can start your holiday in Thessaloniki flexibly and independently right from the first hour. Be clever and compare the prices in advance. Information about the different offers for car rentals at Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) can be found in the online price comparison. Thessaloniki is the perfect starting point for your round trip through Greece.

Hot summer days in Thessaloniki

Those who travel to Thessaloniki in summer can look forward to a lot of sunshine. Enjoy the summer sun in a convertible, for example, and sing along loudly to the best summer hits as you jet through Greece. We tell you what temperatures you can expect in Thessaloniki during the summer months. In the following table you will find an overview of average temperatures, rainy days and sunshine hours during the summer in Thessaloniki:

June July August
Average temperature 24°C 26°C 26°C
Rainy days 5 5 4
Sunshine hours/day 10 10 11

The airport Thessaloniki SKG introduces itself

Landebahn von Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki runway

Thessaloniki Airport is located directly by the sea. The approach already becomes a special feature. The airport Thessaloniki SKG was extended and rebuilt until 1997. Further renovations to serve even more passengers are currently in the planning phase. The airport building is very clearly arranged. 

Departure hall and arrival hall are located on two different levels. The departure terminal is located on the upper level. The terminal for arrivals is located on the lower level. Both levels are connected by an elevator and stairs. On both levels there are also toilets and a snack bar. Several stores are located on the upper level in the departure terminal. Around the airport there are parking lots where you can also pick up your hired car. 

Thessaloniki Airport: From the baggage carousel to the car hire

Unterwegs am Flughafen Thessaloniki

On the way at Thessaloniki Airport

Arrival is on the lower level at Thessaloniki Airport. If you arrive by plane, step from the airport bus directly into the building. Here you will immediately find the baggage carousels. From here you go through the lock and you can also see the exit from the airport building directly. If you have rented a car in advance via the price comparison on the Internet, the pick-up station of your car hire is either on the upper level of the airport in the departure area or in the direct vicinity of the airport. The friendly staff at the airport will also give you information about this.

An elevator to the top takes you to the departure hall. Here you will find the various airline counters and car hire agencies. As the Airport Thessaloniki SKG is very clearly arranged, you will find your car hire and its pick-up station very quickly.

From Thessaloniki Airport to the city by hired car

Thessaloniki Airport SKG has the perfect transport connections for continuing your journey by hired car. Alternatively, there is a regular bus service to the city as well as cabs. The train station is about 15 kilometers away. 

Drive east via Kavala to Alexandroupolis, or to the "three fingers" of the Chalkidiki peninsula. This is about 30 km away. Here beautiful sandy beaches are waiting for you. Alternatively, we recommend taking the A2 towards Veria and Athens to central Greece.

How far is the center of Thessaloniki from the airport?

Gas stations for the hired car at Thessaloniki Airport

Tankstelle am Flughafen

Gas stations directly at the airport

With the fully fueled option you can start directly. The first gas station is located directly after leaving the airport on the feeder road at the first crossroads with traffic lights. This is about 500 m from the airport. 

In Greece there is on the one hand petrol with 95 octane, which corresponds to super, petrol with 100 octane, which corresponds to Super Plus, and Gazoil, which stands for diesel. In addition, a petrol service is common in Greece. Stay completely relaxed in your car.  

A round trip with a hired car through Thessaloniki

Blick auf den Strand Nea Peramos

Reach Nea Peramos quickly by hired car

When you think of Thessaloniki, the first thing you probably think of is the White Tower, which watches over the port and the promenade. The vibrant city has much more to offer. Well-known boutiques await your visit and invite you to take an extensive shopping tour. In the city the famous Hagia Sofia is waiting for your visit. With a hired car you can reach all sights quickly. If you are interested in ancient Greece, then a visit to the Archaeological Museum is worthwhile. Visit the Galerius Arch, which was built by the Romans. Thessaloniki is a very historical place. Admire the many buildings of different peoples.

Sights on the Greek mainland

Olympia Griechenland

Olympia Greece is quickly reached

Drive on and explore even more! On the one hand, the beaches of Chalkidiki about 30 km away are perfect for a day at the sea. You can also take the A2 towards Athens. In the area around Katerini you will find the famous Olympus. More beaches are waiting for you. With a hired car you can discover all the sights. So you can also take the A2 towards Athens through the Tembi Valley with its chapel built into a rock. Turn off in Larissa to the beautiful inland city of Trikala. Here you can visit the Meteora Stones with its monasteries. Greece is a beautiful and diverse country. The culinary delicacies can be found everywhere. Enjoy an extended summer in the south of Europe. Be safe on the road with your personal hired car. Ancient Greece will fascinate you. 

Satisfaction with MietwagenCheck
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294 Experiences of our customers at the Thessaloniki Airport

Rating of Dirk I.

“Quite new vehicles in neat and clean handover condition. The return was completely unproblematic, overall highly recommended rental company with relatively large fleet. Any time gladly again.”

Rating of Sonja U.

“Everything went without a hitch. The employees were friendly. Very fast processing during pickup and return....”

Rating of Jürgen G.

“Very friendly contact. Everything in order.”

Rating of Felix P.

“Everything was great. We even got an update. We were picked up from the airport. Expeditious service and very good English...”

Rating of Lukas A.

“Great service, even partly in German. Very satisfied.”

Rating of Nikolas D.

“Fast and competent service.”

Frequently asked questions about car hire booking Thessaloniki Airport

How much does a hired car cost at Thessaloniki Airport?

View over Thessaloniki

View over Thessaloniki

A cheap hired car is available from as little as 35 £ per week. Through our transparent price comparison, we always show you the best offer.

Particularly popular are small cars, which you can hire from 35 £ per week. Small cars are maneuverable and thus fit into any parking space, no matter how small. If you are travelling to Thessaloniki with the whole family, a family car is also suitable, which you can hire from 116 £ per week. Here all passengers find enough space and also the baggage can be safely stowed.

If you need a hired car only for one day, you can hire it already for 5 £ per day.

Can I book a hired car at Thessaloniki Airport without a credit card?


A hired car without credit card is available from 24 £ per day. Simply check the box "Bookable without credit card" in the search mask. Depending on the car hire company, payment by invoice, direct debit, on site with EC card or even PayPal is possible. Thus, everyone finds the appropriate payment method to book a hired car in Thessaloniki.

In addition, you can hire a car without deposit already from 24 £ per day. To do this, simply tick the box "Bookable without deposit" in the search mask.

Can I book a hired car without excess at Thessaloniki Airport?


A hired car without excess is already available from 8 £ per day. Even in the event of damage, no further costs will be incurred, and you can enjoy your holiday in Greece carefree. To do this, check the box "Without excess" in the search mask and select a suitable offer.

If you plan to spend a lot of time in the countryside and off-road, it is also advisable to have glass and tire insurance as well as underbody insurance. In any case, read through the rental conditions whether driving on off-road roads is allowed with the hired car.

What to consider when returning the hired car at Thessaloniki Airport?


Remember to refuel the hired car before returning it, depending on the refuelling regulations. The drive from the center of Thessaloniki to the airport takes about 25 minutes by hired car. The nearest gas station is located directly in front of the airport.

For the return of the hired car, follow the signs and plan enough time on site. Have the condition of the hired car documented and take the protocol with you. The return of the car can be done at any time, even outside the opening hours. Simply leave the key for this in the key box provided.

If you are going on a road trip in Greece and do not want to return to the starting point, you can also pick up a hired car at Thessaloniki Airport and return it to another location in Greece, such as Kavala or Volos.

What extras are included in the Thessaloniki Airport car hire price?


Extras and inclusive services such as a navigation device, an additional driver or unlimited kilometers are already included in the rental price, depending on the offer. Additional extras such as a child seat can be specified when booking in the reservation form under the item "Additional equipment" or alternatively in the field "Message to our service team". The applicable fees for this can be found in the rental terms and conditions and are usually payable upon acceptance of the hired car on site.

In addition, the price for the hired car always includes liability insurance. Arrange your hired car individually and enjoy an unforgettable holiday in Thessaloniki.

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