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Thessaloniki Airport Car Rental

Last Updated: 1st May, 2021

Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia is located 15 km South East of Thessaloniki. With over 5 million passengers per year it is now the fourth busiest airport in Greece, behind Athens, Heraklion in Crete and Rhodes. The terminal is laid out over three floors. The first floor is arrivals, second floor is departures and the third floor is bars and restaurants with a viewing area to watch planes arrive and depart.

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Thessaloniki airport car hire network will you get you the cheapest car hire deals in Thessaloniki Greece. We compare the prices from the leading rent a car companies such as Avis, Hertz, Budget for you to save you time and money. Choose from Thessaloniki Airport or Thessaloniki city centre pick up. Rent a car with no credit card as you can now book your car hire with a debit card at Thessaloniki Airport. Car Hire for 19 to 99 year old all inclusive option

It’s very important to hire from a reliable company in Thessalonaki, not only do you require a competitively prices car hire company, but also one that provides a breakdown service and support in case of a problem.

Thessaloniki Car Rental FAQ

What is the best car hire company at Thessaloniki Airport?

Based on feedback from over 10,000 customers who rented a car in Thessaloniki, Global, Thrifty & Enterprise come out the winners with a score of 8.8 out of a maximum of 10 points.

Can I rent a car at Thessaloniki Airport with a debit card?

Yes you can hire a car at Thessaloniki Airport with a debit card issued by a bank. Conditions of debit card use: card must be in main driver's name. MasterCard or VISA only. Debit cards must be issued by a bank, and numbers must be embossed. Please note, the deposit amount will be charged if using a debit card and associated transactions fees may apply. Maximum rental duration 28 days if using a debit card. Prepaid and electronic cards (Visa Electron) are not accepted. Be sure to check the filter for Both Credit and Debit Cards on the left side under the heading Cards Accepted At Pick-Up. This will display the car hire companies that will accept Debit Cards. Please contact us and we will be glad to explain how rent a car with a debit card

Is it safe to rent a car during Coronavirus Covid-19 at Thessaloniki Airport?

Yes, car hire is one of the safest methods of transport during Covid-19. Car rental companies are essential service providers and will remain open during the Covid-19. Additional precautions and safety measures are currently in place. All cars are deep cleaned and sanitised along with the rental office in line with WHO guidelines. Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Sixt, Thrifty are the car hire companies that sanitise rental cars at Thessaloniki Airport.

Can I rent a car at Thessaloniki Airport Greece if I am over 70?

Yes, you can hire a car in Thessaloniki from most car rental companies up to 99 years of age with no extra charges. We will compare the leading car hire companies for you to get you the best deal.

Can I rent a car at Thessaloniki Airport if I am under 25?

You can hire a car at Thessaloniki Airport at 21 years of age. Young driver's age: 21 to 24 years. Charge €5 per day. Maximum €70. We will explain how to get the best deal for your age group.

Age Requirements to Rent a Car in Thessaloniki Greece

The minimum age to rent a car at Thessaloniki Airport is 21 but there will be a supplement. The maximum age is 99. Please confirm the driver's age requirement for the car you choose, as the age requirement may vary according to the size of the car. Please see the ages requirement for each of the car hire companies in Thessaloniki

Car Rental Company Age Limit
Alamo 21 to 75
Auto Union 23 to 75
Avis 21 to 99
Budget 21 to 99
Car Wiz 21 to 78
Centauro 21 to 74
Drive 23 to 70
Enterprise 21 to 75
Europcar 25 to 74
Global 21 to 74
Goldcar 21 to 99
Green Motion 21 to 80
Hertz 21 to 99
Sixt 21 to 99

How long do I need to hold a licence in order to rent a car in Thessaloniki Airport?

A full licence held for minimum of 1 year with no major endorsements. UK licence holders need to present the photo card

Which documents do I need to hire a car at Thessaloniki Airport?

The principle driver will need to have the following documents in his or her name. A full licence, a credit card, the voucher we will send you when you complete your booking, and a passport.

What is the fuel policy for a hire car in Thessaloniki Airport?

The vast majority of cars have a full to full fuel policy when you rent a car thessaloniki airport, which means your vehicle will be supplied with a full tank of fuel. To avoid incurring fuel charges, you will need to return it with the same amount of fuel as it had when you collected it.

Car Rental Companies in Thessaloniki

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Thessaloniki Car Rental Locations

Alamo Car Hire

Alamo Thessaloniki Airport

Pickup Address:

Leof. Georgikis Scholis 132,
Pilea Chortiatis 570 01, Greece

Opening Hours:

Monday: 08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday: 08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday: 08:00 - 21:00
Thursday: 08:00 - 21:00
Friday: 08:00 - 21:00
Saturday: 08:00 - 21:00
Sunday: 08:00 - 21:00

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Avis Car Hire

Avis Thessaloniki Airport

Pickup Address:

EO Aerodromiou Thessalonikis Makedonia,
Thessaloniki 551 03, Greece

Opening Hours:

Monday: 07:00 - 02:00
Tuesday: 07:00 - 02:00
Wednesday: 07:00 - 02:00
Thursday: 07:00 - 02:00
Friday: 07:00 - 02:00
Saturday: 07:00 - 02:00
Sunday: 07:00 - 02:00

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Budget Car Hire

Budget Thessaloniki Airport

Pickup Address:

Thessaloniki Airport Terminal,
551 03, Greece

Opening Hours:

Monday: 07:00 - 02:00
Tuesday: 07:00 - 02:00
Wednesday: 07:00 - 02:00
Thursday: 07:00 - 02:00
Friday: 07:00 - 02:00
Saturday: 07:00 - 02:00
Sunday: 07:00 - 02:00

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Enterprise Car Hire

Enterprise Thessaloniki

Pickup Address:

Leof. Georgikis Scholis 132,
Pilea Chortiatis 570 01, Greece

Opening Hours:

Monday: 08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday: 08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday: 08:00 - 21:00
Thursday: 08:00 - 21:00
Friday: 08:00 - 21:00
Saturday: 08:00 - 21:00
Sunday: 08:00 - 21:00

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Europcar Car Hire

Europcar Thessaloniki Airport

Pickup Address:

Leoforos Thessalonikis,
Thessaloniki 570 01, Greece

Opening Hours:

Monday: 08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday: 08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday: 08:00 - 21:00
Thursday: 08:00 - 21:00
Friday: 08:00 - 21:00
Saturday: 08:00 - 21:00
Sunday: 08:00 - 21:00

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Hertz Car Hire

Hertz Thessaloniki

Pickup Address:

Leof. Georgikis Scholis 130, Thermi 570 01, Greece

Opening Hours:

Monday: 08:00 - 21:30
Tuesday: 08:00 - 21:30
Wednesday: 08:00 - 21:30
Thursday: 08:00 - 21:30
Friday: 08:00 - 21:30
Saturday: 08:00 -16:30
Sunday: 09:00 - 17:00

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Sixt Rent A Car

Sixt Thessaloniki Airport

Pickup Address:

Makedonia AP,Mikras,
Thessalon 551 03, Greece

Opening Hours:

Monday: 07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday: 07:00 - 23:30
Wednesday: 07:00 - 23:30
Thursday: 07:00 - 23:30
Friday: 07:00 - 23:30
Saturday: 07:00 - 23:30
Sunday: 07:00 - 23:30

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Thrifty Car Hire

Thrifty Thessaloniki

Pickup Address:

Thessaloniki Airport Terminal
Thessaloniki 551 03, Greece

Opening Hours:

Monday: 08:00 - 21:30
Tuesday: 08:00 - 21:30
Wednesday: 08:00 - 21:30
Thursday: 08:00 - 21:30
Friday: 08:00 - 21:30
Saturday: 08:00 -16:30
Sunday: 09:00 - 17:00

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Thessaloniki Car Rental Locations

Thessaloniki Car Rental Locations

You can pick up or frop off your car at Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia or in the following locations in Thessaloniki city centre

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  • Downtown 19 Kountouriotou Str, Thessaloniki
  • G.Papandreou Street 35, Thessaloniki, 54646
  • Georgikis Scholis Georgikis Scholis 130,
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    Thessaloniki Airport Information

    Airport Name: Thessaloniki Airport
    Airport Code: SKG
    ICAO: LGTS
    Address: EO Aerodromiou Thessalonikis, Thessaloniki 551 03,
    City: Thessaloniki
    Country: Greece
    Telephone: 00 231 098 5001
    Location: Thessaloniki Airport
    Time Zone: GMT + 2
    Coordinates: 40°31′11″N 22°58′15″E
    Driving Directions to Thessaloniki Airport Head south west on EO Aerodromiou Thessalonikis and it will merge onto the A24 which will take you directly into Thessaloniki city. Driving time approximately 25 minutes.
    Car Parking: Long and Short Term Parking Facilities available
    Public Transport:Bus , taxi and car hire
    Taxi service: available in front of terminal
    Train service:There is no train service at Thessaloniki Airport
    Bus service: From out side the main terminal you can get a bus to Thessaloniki. It takes about 45 minutes
    Car Hire: The car rental companies desks are located in the arrivals hall
    Information Desk: On the ground floor

    Flight Destinations from Thessaloniki Airport

    Aegean Airlines Athens, Chania, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Heraklion, Kos , Larnaca, Milan-Malpensa, Munich, Mykonos , Mytilene, Rhodes, Santorini Stuttgart
    Air Berlin Berlin-Tegel , Dresden , Düsseldorf , Erfurt , Frankfurt , Hamburg ,Hannover , Leipzig/Halle , Munich, Nuremberg , Paderborn/Lippstadt , Stuttgart, Zürich
    Air One Rome-Fiumicino
    Athens Airways Athens, Chania, Chios, Corfu/Kerkyra, Mytilene, Rhodes, Samos
    Austrian Airlines Vienna
    Austrian Airlines  Air Vienna
    Blue Air Bucharest-Băneasa, London-Stansted, Paphos
    British Airways London-Gatwick
    Cyprus Airways Larnaca, Paphos, Paris-Charles de Gaulle
    Czech Airlines Prague
    EasyJet Basel-Mulhouse Berlin-Schönefeld, Dortmund, London-Gatwick, Milan-Malpensa
    Georgian Airways Tbilisi
    Germanwings Cologne/Bonn, Stuttgart
    Jat Airways Belgrade
    Jetairfly Brussels
    Kuban Airlines Krasnodar
    Malév Hungarian Airlines Budapest
    Olympic Air Athens, Chios, Corfu, Heraklion, Kalamata, Limnos, Mytilene, Samos, Skiros, Preveza, Kefalonia, Zakynthos
    Rossiya St Petersburg
    Sky Express (Greece) Kos
    Swiss International Air Lines Zürich
    TAROM Bucharest-Henri Coandă
    Tatarstan Airlines Kazan, Moscow, Heraklion
    Thomas Cook Airlines London-Gatwick , Manchester
    Thomson Airways Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne
    Ural Airlines Yekaterinburg
    Viking Airlines Stockholm-Arlanda
    VIM Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo
    Wizz Air Prague

    Thessaloniki See & Do

    Thessaloniki, or the co-capital of Greece, as it is often called, has to be on your bucket list when considering paying a visit to the land of gods. The city is known worldwide as a very popular tourist destination. What do you think, does its vibrant cultural environment, such as festivals and other major events, have something to do with it, or is it because Thessaloniki is home of numerous Byzantine monuments, including the Paleochristian and Byzantine monuments, a UNESCO World Heritage Site? You know how they say, why not all of them? Let's go and check it!

    If you are all about a deep understand of the historical Greek Macedonia, the Archeological Museum is the perfect choice for you. Good thing you have already rented a car so it will be really easy for you to get there. You will be pleased to find out what this museum has to offer you, from the most explicit exhibit of Prehistoric Macedonia, the metropolis of Macedonia, the gold of Macedonia, and last but not least, Thessaloniki. For those of you who are history and archeology fans, this drive is worth your while.

    Thessaloniki has a lot to offer you, and beautiful old churches are on the list. If you are in the mood of visiting a church, the "must not miss" is the Church and Crypt of Ayios Dimitrios. The historical journey will be unforgettable, since you may consider it as a museum in a shape of a crypt. The beautiful icons and the mosaics will charm you from the minute you walk in there, not to mention the relics of St. Dimitrios are kept there.

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    If you are in the mood for some fun, then you should take your rental car for a spin to the Aristotelous Square. Attention shopping lovers, the well known Tsimiki road is nearby! Oh, but maybe the fancy cafes and restaurants along the way have already caught your eye. If not, then you must be in luck, since the Thessaloniki sea side is just 2 minutes away. They did not call it the European Youth Capital in 2014 for nothing, did not they?

    Do you know what else Thessaloniki has to offer you? The perfect opportunity to go to Athens. Not to be mean, the city of Thessaloniki is great, but you already have that rental car, and let's be honest, who could resist knowing all about Greece, nevertheless seeing it with your own eyes? Just picture this, you having the opportunity to visit the home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Acropolis of Athens and the medieval Daphni Monastery, then chilling at the Glyfada Beach while admiring the sights of the capital. Now just go ahead and rent that car, the lands of Greece are just waiting to be explored!

    Thessaloniki

    Boasting an incredible climate, beautiful seascapes, and seemingly never-ending ancient treasures, Thessaloniki is a beautifully preserved city to visit, retaining its charm and culture. Cosmopolitan, historically important and lively, it’s the perfect destination for any curious, adventurous or sun-seeking traveller. With such a large number of ancient remains and ruins on show, Thessaloniki feels like an open-air museum. Visit the impressive 2nd Century AD forum, the 4th century Rotunda church and the Triumphal Arch of Galerius. Also seek out the Galerius Maximianus Palace and various temples – all within easy reach. Make sure you also take time to see the Modiano glass roof covered market, the archaeological museum and book an evening of entertainment at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall.

    Recommended scenic drives in Thessaloniki

    If you have around six hours to spare, take a day trip to Athens. The drive will take you through gorgeous countryside, including rugged coasts, wild plains and impressive mountainous terrain. Collect your hire car from Thessaloniki airport, sort out a packed lunch and plenty of water, then head into the sun to discover what the Greek capital has to offer.

    For a shorter drive, try Kavala, a 6th century port town with a historic old centre, gorgeous panoramic views over the port and plenty of excellent seafood. Kavala is also the gateway to the island of Thassos, just a short boat trip across the ocean. Vergina is another lovely destination that also offers a pretty driving route. Only 90km from Thessaloniki, this beautiful is home to a UNESCO World Heritage burial site.

    Thessaloniki

    Outdoor lovers and those seeking tranquil relaxation should try the Edessa waterfalls; approximately 1.5 hours drive from Thessaloniki. Expect gorgeous waterfalls that you can walk and swim under, hiking and cycling trails and stunning views that celebrate the beauty of nature.

    Hotels Near Thessaloniki Airport

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    Avalon Hotel Thessaloniki

    No 903 RantchOf Thermi , Thessaloniki, 57001 Welcome to Avalon Hotel Thessaloniki, synonym of luxury in every aspect. Its unique location – 1.5km from Macedonia Airport & 15 minutes drive from City Centre makes it an ally of every demanding Guest. You will experience special treatment in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Enjoy the immediate service and an excellent trained staff and let your self escape in the pleasant warmth of an earthly heaven that will certainly satisfy your highest demands. Hotel Avalon is a meeting point for professionals as well as for guests of pleasure that search for absolute luxury. During your stay you will have the chance to taste distinguished.

    The Golden Star Hotel

    Aktis 73 Perea, Thessaloniki, 57019 The Golden Star Hotel is a modern, totally renovated property, situated on its own blue flag awarded private beach just 20 minutes from Thessaloniki’s city centre. The 44 fully renovated guestrooms, over four floors, have light, modern decor with light wood furniture and bright fabrics. All of the rooms open out on to balconies. Amenities include A/C, Satellite TV, direct-dial phones, wireless Internet access, hairdryers, sofa beds and refrigerators. Bathrooms have bathrobes and hair dryers. Visitors are well located to explore the area with shopping, a gym and bowling just 100 meters from the hotel, and the Regency

    Queen Olga Hote

    44 Vas. Olgas Ave , Thessaloniki, 54641 Built with high standards and designed by artists, Gueen Olga hotel is known for its high quality service. The hotel features 148 rooms, a restaurant with view on the Thermaikos Gulf, a lounge/bar, wireless internet corners, 3 conference rooms and indoor and outdoor parking lots. It has a privileged location near the city center and at the same time in peaceful surroundings.

    Tourist Hotel

    Mitropoleos 21 , Thessaloniki, 54624 Tourist hotel is located next to Aristotelus Square, in the heart of the city and and it offers it's services since 1923. We are between the famous seaside road and the notorius commercial market of Tsimiski street, only 100 meters away from Ladadika ( old part of town ). Tourist Hotel's friendly staff team is happy to help you with any enquiries and local information. Tourist Hotel has become a landmark in Thessaloniki, setting the standards for aesthetics and quality of service.

    Les Lazaristes Domotel

    Les Lazaristes Domotel is located directly opposite the arts centre, Moni Lazariston, Les Lazaristes Domotel offers modern luxury and free parking just 10 minutes' drive away from Thessaloniki centre. The hotel?s restaurant, located by the outdoor pool, serves breakfast buffet and Greek and International cuisine. The bar and lounge serve Cuban cigars. Domotel's ideal location allows direct access to the city centre, the White Tower, Ladadika, the airport, harbour, the railway station and the main highway..

    Excelsior Hotel

    is a boutique hotel located in the center of Thessaloniki. State of the art technology and chic interiors come as a pleasant surprise within the historical early 20th century of the Building. 34 Boutique rooms offer ambience of peace and calm in a city that never sleeps. Homemade delicacies for breakfast can be enjoyed either in the mezzanine floor, or the hotels lavish roof garde

    Electra Palace Hotel Thessaloniki

    is a 5-star hotel features a rooftop terrace garden and an ideal location, facing Aristotelous Square, just minutes from Eleftherias Square and Thermaikos Gulf. Electra Palace Hotel Thessaloniki?s historic architectural style reflects on the city?s Byzantine history. All rooms and suites are tastefully decorated and furnished.Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the rooftop restaurant while taking in panoramic views of the Thermaikos Gulf, Mount Olympus, the Seich Sou Hill, and Thessaloniki?s old castles.Electra Palace is ideally situated within the business, cultural and shopping heart of the city. Nearby attractions include the White Tower, and the Byzantine History Museum. Electra Palace is 15 km from Macedonia International Airport, 1 km from the main railway station and 500 metres from the port.

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