Take a holiday in Iasi and explore the city at your own speed with Iasi car hire. Great for if you want to visit places in the town centre such as Anastasie Fatu Botanical Garden, or if you want to take a trip to places such as Cetatuia Monastery which is on the outskirts of the city, you can decide when and where you want to visit. Being around a 16min drive from the centre of the city, visiting the monastery is made much easier with a car hire in Iasi, rather than waiting for alternative transport methods such as bus and taxi.
Only a 10min drive from the city centre is Iasi International Airport (IAS), where you can pick up your Iasi hire car. You can find car hire companies such as Sixt in the arrivals hall at Terminal 3, whereas in Terminal 2, you can find car hire companies such as Europcar. There are three terminals at this airport, but they are all small and situated very close together. Should you land at a different terminal, it will only take you a few minutes to walk to the next one once you have arrived. Just follow the signs that point you in the right direction.
Iasi isa popular city in the northeast of Romania, close to the Moldovan border. It is known for its importance both culturally and politically, so as you can imagine, it has a certain buzz about it. With locals and tourists visiting on a regular basis, the city can get very busy at the weekends, so keep an eye out when driving on the roads in the city centre. There is also a large student population in this city. So, during term time especially, be aware when driving around the universities as students may cross the road without looking. Exploring Iasi by bike is a popular way for tourists to see the city. Whilst there are some good cycle paths, not all of the paths are separate from the road, so give cyclists a wide berth when overtaking in the city centre.
When you are driving your hire car in Iasi, you can expect it to be much busier during the rush hour when people are travelling to work, which is normally between 08:00 and 09:00 and from 17:00 to 18:00. This can particularly affect the DN24, which is one of the main roads that travels through the centre of the city. It is therefore recommended to avoid travelling on this road during those times. During the winter months, the weather can also get very cold, with lots of potential for snow. Should you be hiring a car during the winter months, there is likely to be more congestion due to slower driving and accidents.
Book your rental car in Iaşi at least 4 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
Economy rental cars in Iaşi are around 51% cheaper than other car types, on average
FAQs about hiring a car in Iaşi
The average price of fuel in Iaşi is ₹ 397 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between ₹ 4,764 and ₹ 6,351, depending on the car size.
Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Iaşi.
A Economy car rental in Iaşi costs ₹ 1,058 per day, on average.
A Compact car rental in Iaşi costs ₹ 1,464 per day, on average.
A Full-size car rental in Iaşi costs ₹ 6,128 per day, on average.
You can explore the city of Iasi with a small vehicle, as it will help you navigate the roads better and find parking options. If you’re heading out into the countryside, it might be better to get a larger car, such as a 4X4, so that you can handle the roads better.
The speed limit in Iasi is 50km/h (31mph) across most of the city. Unless it states otherwise, you must drive at this speed or face a hefty fine from local law enforcement. Other roads that aren’t in built-up areas vary and are either 90km/h (55mph), 100km/h (62mph) or 130km/h (80mph).
The average cost of petrol in Iasi is about L4.73 (£0.84). There are lots of petrol stations dotted around the city, so you should be able to find one fairly quickly. It’s recommended to compare a few prices first, as they will differ from station to station.
There is lots of parking available in Iasi, with Palas Mall Car Park being one of the most popular places to leave your car. You can park here for about L3 (£0.53) an hour between 09:00-23:00 or L1 (£0.18) overnight. It’s close to the city centre too, so you can stroll in at your leisure.