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    Car hire at Thessaloniki Airport - Book & save

    Unlock the wealth of sightseeing options in northern Greece with car hire from Thessaloniki Airport! Pick up your car rental as soon as you land and enjoy the Mediterranean landscapes, wine and olive groves and the crystal clear sea during your ride.

    With Auto Europe as your partner on the road, you are welcome to choose among some of the lowest prices for car hire from Thessaloniki Airport. Since Greece is one of sun-seekers' favourite holiday destinations, we recommend booking a car for summer well in advance as high demand in summer affects cars availability. For a personalised overview of our car rental services in the city, check out the written assessments of some of our previous customers on our Thessaloniki car hire reviews page.

    Airport Information

    Thessaloniki Airport (SKG)
    Official Name: Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia
    Location: The airport is located seven miles south of Thessaloniki.
    Airlines operating at Thessaloniki Airport: Direct flights to and from the UK are operated by British Airways, easyJet and Ryanair. Besides these, all major airline companies offer flights to Thessaloniki, connecting it to the rest of Europe on a regular basis.


    As the second largest in Greece, Thessaloniki Airport hosts a large number of domestic and international flights. It consists of one passenger terminal and one cargo terminal building. The main terminal houses all airport's facilities and has been adapted to accommodate passengers with disability.

    Car hire Pick up and Drop off

    With Auto Europe, you will be able to choose among a a large number of the major international and local suppliers for quality car hire. Please read your rental voucher before you set off to Greece and ensure all our Terms and Conditions are clear. If you have any questions, please give our reservations agents a call on our toll-free number.
    A credit card in the name of the main driver is mandatory during the pick-up, regardless of the method of online payment. It is a request by our partner suppliers.

    Here is a short overview of some of the companies we work with at Thessaloniki Airport. We strongly advise you to check the rental desks opening times to avoid additional fees. Any changes in your flight time should be immediately communicated to the supplier and Auto Europe's reservations team.

    Company Opening Hours
    Avis 7 - 23
    Green >8 - 21:05
    Goldcar 8 - 22
    Thrifty 9 - 17
    Firefly 7 - 23

    Airport Facilities

    The airport provides passengers with most of the necessary facilities including several ATMs, a bureau de change, and a post office. With the exception of two VIP lounges, the airport does not offer any meeting conference rooms.

    With three restaurants and a handful of cafés dotted around the terminal building, you can relax before your flight and observe planes landing and taking off, as most of them overlook the runways. In addition to a baby-care room, families with children can take advantage of the specially designated playing area.
    For last-minute shopping head to the duty-free shop situated in Departures and take some country-specific souvenirs back home.

    Transportation / How to get to the airport

    Drive from Thessaloniki Airport to the centre of the city following the signs. You will want to drive on A/D Thessalonikis Neon Moudanion/A25 to Agios Pavlos. Exit A25 towards the centre. On the way back, leave Thessaloniki downtown, follow signs for Makedonia Airport and get on the A25 road. Drive on and take the exit towards the airport (EO Aerodromiou). Keep left and merge onto A/D Thessalonikis Neon Moudanion/ A25. Move to the right lane and take the exit towards the airport. Continue onto EO Aerodromiou Thessalonikis.
    Should you opt for a car rental in one of our downtown offices, take a direct bus (line 78) from outside the terminal and reach the city centre in about 50 minutes. Taxis to Thessaloniki can be found right outside the Arrivals Hall and the journeys lasts around 25 minutes.

    Parking Tips

    The airport offers East and West parking lots with over 1400 parking spaces and 28 parking spaces for disabled drivers. Both short and long-term parking options are available.
    Parking in Thessaloniki downtown is chargeable. Park your car hire in the secured car park at Eletherias Square and pay when you exit.
    When parking on the street, be sure to obtain and validate official parking cards valid for one hour. Buy as many cards as you need and validate them beforehand. We recommend buying a good city map which shows all one-way streets.

    Useful links

    Thessaloniki Airport Website

    Additional Information About Thessaloniki Airport

    Thessaloniki Airport
    Makedonia AP, Mikras
    Thessaloniki, Greece, 55103

    IATA Code: SKG
    IACO Code: LGTS
    Wikipedia Page
    Latitude: 40.5204
    Longitude: 22.9717

    General Information: Thessaloniki Airport is located in Thessaloniki, northern Greece. It is located about 7 miles south of central Thessaloniki and is within easy reach by rental car or public transport.