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Athens Car Rental
 
 

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Affordable, premium car rental in Athens from Sixt can help enhance your trip to Greece. Get around in comfort and ease with a luxury or economy rent a car in Athens. Our extensive fleet has a range of top quality vehicles to match your budget and mobility needs. We have several locations where you can arrange a deal on our premium rental cars. Seamlessly continue your journey with the convenience of our Athens International Airport branch or arrange a pick up at our Athens Acropolis Station branch in the city center. You can also find our services at the Athens Hotel Astir beach resort and the Athens Hotel Hilton.

 
  • Athens International Airport
    El. Venizelos
    190 04 Athens

    Mo. - Su.00:00 - 24:00
    Bank Holiday00:00 - 24:00
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  • Athens
    Syngrou Avenue 11/Lempesi
    117 43 Athens

    Mo. - Su.08:00 - 21:00
    Bank Holiday08:00 - 21:00
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  • Athens Peristeri
    Kifissou Ave. 138-140
    121 31 Athens

    Mo. - Fr.08:30 - 16:30
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  • Athens/Hotel Hilton
    Vassilissis Sofias Avenue 46
    115 28 Athens

    Mo. - Sa.09:00 - 15:30
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  • Piraeus Port Gate E1-E4
    Hetonian Coast
    18538 Piraeus, Athens

    Mo. - Su.08:00 - 20:00
    Bank Holiday08:00 - 20:00
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  • Piraeus Port Gate E11-E12
    Xaveris Coast
    18538 Piraeus, Athens

    Mo. - Su.08:00 - 20:00
    Bank Holiday08:00 - 20:00
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  • Piraeus Port Gate E5-E10
    Tzelepis Coast
    18538 Piraeus, Athens

    Mo. - Su.08:00 - 20:00
    Bank Holiday08:00 - 20:00
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  • Athens International Airport

    Sixt rent a car
    El. Venizelos
    190 04 Athens

    Mo. - Su.00:00 - 24:00
    Bank Holiday00:00 - 24:00

    24 h return

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV

  • Athens Acropolis Station

    Sixt rent a car
    Syngrou Avenue 11/Lempesi
    117 43 Athens

    Mo. - Su.08:00 - 21:00
    Bank Holiday08:00 - 21:00

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV

  • Athens Peristeri

    Sixt rent a car
    Kifissou Ave. 138-140
    121 31 Athens

    Mo. - Fr.08:30 - 16:30

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans

  • Athens/Hotel Hilton

    Sixt rent a car
    Vassilissis Sofias Avenue 46
    115 28 Athens

    Mo. - Sa.09:00 - 15:30

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans

  • Piraeus Port Gate E1-E4

    Sixt rent a car
    Hetonian Coast
    18538 Piraeus, Athens

    Mo. - Su.08:00 - 20:00
    Bank Holiday08:00 - 20:00

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV

  • Piraeus Port Gate E11-E12

    Sixt rent a car
    Xaveris Coast
    18538 Piraeus, Athens

    Mo. - Su.08:00 - 20:00
    Bank Holiday08:00 - 20:00

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV

  • Piraeus Port Gate E5-E10

    Sixt rent a car
    Tzelepis Coast
    18538 Piraeus, Athens

    Mo. - Su.08:00 - 20:00
    Bank Holiday08:00 - 20:00

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV

Car rental in Athens with Sixt

Our Service | Traffic Information | Sixt Tips | Sightseeing Destinations | Business Travel | FAQs

The drop down branch menu allows you to gather all the details about out our Sixt rent a car Athens services. For example, on the first tab you can find the opening hours and car categories that each branch offers. Clicking on the second tab will open Google maps, allowing you to get a better idea of where exactly our locations are situated. Our Athens International Airport and Athens Acropolis Station branches provide the most variety of rental cars. Our airport is also a great choice for those who need more flexible travels as you can make use of our 24 rental vehicle returns. Choose the branch that suits your mobility needs best and head to our booking page where you can do a price comparison of the models on offer during your chosen dates. Please be advised reservations can only be guaranteed for the car category and as specific car models are subject to availability at each Athens location.


Our Service

The Sixt fleet offers a large selection of diverse vehicles so no matter what you have in mind for your Athens car rental, we can accommodate. Browse our fleet and then book ahead online or over the phone with our team. See what suits your Athens travel best from our up-to-date compact cars and sedans, sports cars and convertibles, SUVs and vans. You can tailor your rental to your requirements with our deals on useful add-ons. Include a GPS, a child seat, an additional driver, insurance options and more for an optimal drive.

Extras for car rental in Athens:

  • Snow chains
  • Theft protection
  • Collision damage waiver and personal accident protection

Athens, Greece

Traffic Information

Athens is the starting point for two of the main motorways in Greece. The northbound A1/E75 runs to Thessaloniki and the westbound A8/E95 that runs to Patras. The Attiki Odos toll road (A6) serves the urban core of Athens and its main section can be used to reach the Athens International Airport. Two beltways, the Aigaleo Beltway (A65) and the Hymettus Beltway(A64) serve the western and eastern parts of Athens.

When driving in Athens be aware the speed limit is 31 mph in the city. Make sure to not drive in the bus lanes which are marked by a yellow divider, violators may be subject to fines. As you will be sharing the road with many motorbikes who may or may not follow the rules accordingly, we advise to take extra caution. Parking spots in downtown Athens are hard to come by so it is best to arrange to stay at a hotel with a parking garage.

Athens Plaka neighborhood

Sixt Tips

Athens, is an iconic city, home to many of the ancient treasures of Greece. Rather sprawled out the major Greek, Roman and Byzanite landmarks are mostly found in and around the city center. See the famous sights of the Acropolis and check out the two main squares: Syntagma Square and Omonia Square. Walk the pedestrian only Ermou Street between Syntagma Square and Monastiraki for best shopping. Then you%u2019re your car to explore the various neighborhoods of Athens. Tour different districts like the bohemian Metaxourgeio neighborhood or the upscale boutiques and galleries of Kolonaki. You can soak up the sun with a drive to the beaches of Attica or head up to the Kessariani Monastery.

Athens

Sightseeing Destinations

Pireas

Pireas is the main port of Athens and the biggest in all of Greece. Divided into three parts each has attractions close by. The central port is the center of activity in Pireas and a stroll around gives you a chance to check out the cargo ships and sea liners. Or take in the impressive yachts found in the Zea marina as you enjoy a meal overlooking the sea. Afterwards head to the archaeological museum and the Ancient Theater of Zea that is right next to it. If you want a more local vibe then eat some seafood from a local establishment at the Mikrolimano port. Before driving back to Athens make a stop in Kastella and walk to the top of the hill for a peek at the picturesque houses and alleys of this popular district.

Distance to Pireas

  • From Athens International Airport via A64: 27.8 miles, 52 minutes
  • From Athens Acropolis Station via Leof. Andrea Siggrou: 6.6 miles, 20 minutes
  • From Athens Peristeri via Pireos: 7.6 miles, 31 minutes
  • Athens/Hotel Astir Palace via E091: 14.5 miles, 34 minutes

Rafina

To the east of Athens lies the seaport of Rafina. A popular weekend destination due to its access to the Cyclades islands and its excellent dining options. Many restaurants specialize in fried squid and other delicacies from the sea.

Distance to Rafina

  • From Athens International Airport via Kiafas: 10.5 miles, 24 minutes
  • From Athens Acropolis Station via E01: 21 miles, 50 minutes
  • From Athens Peristeri via A64: 23 miles, 1 hour and 5 minutes
  • Athens/Hotel Astir Palace via E091: 40 miles, 1 hour and 10 minutes

Charming Athens

Business Travel

Athens is the financial capital of the country and thus is home to many multinational companies. Some of the largest firms who have main facilities or headquarters in Athens are Coca-Cola, Ericsson, Motorola and Siemens. Many big business events take place at the Megaron Athens International Conference Centre, one of the most technologically advanced of its kind in Europe.

Distance to Megaron Athens International Conference Centre

  • From Athens International Airport: 21 miles, 30 minutes
  • From Athens Acropolis Station via E01: 2.3 miles, 14 minutes
  • From Athens Peristeri: 5 miles, 28 minutes
  • Athens/Hotel Astir Palace via E091: 16.8 miles, 45 minutes

FAQS

Below are the quick answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. Please be reminded that every country has slightly different rules and regulations, so for the most specific and detailed information pertaining to your desired rental please visit rental information for more information.

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