Istanbul car rentals

Istanbul car rentals

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Istanbul, Turkey
27 Sep — 4 Oct
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Istanbul car rental information

Pick-up locationIstanbul
Car typesCompact, Economy, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Mini, Premium
Rental locations343
Airport locations133
Popular agenciesAutounion Car Rental, CIRCULAR , Eren Rent, Hit, Sixt

Cheap car rentals in Istanbul

Economy₹ 14/day
Compact₹ 15/day
Intermediate₹ 20/day
Mini₹ 13/day
Premium₹ 57/day
Intermediate SUV₹ 27/day
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Reviews and directory for self drive car rentals in Istanbul

From ₹ 3,422/dayRated no. 1
Avis
Best rated
7.3 Good (30 reviews)
12 locations in Istanbul
Avis
Locations in Istanbul
  • 7.6
  • 7.3
  • 7.1
  • 7.3
  • 7.1
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre15 Mar 2020
They have not refunded our deposit even tho we had insurance and returned the car in perfect condition. I will dispute this if they don’t refund.
5.6 Okay6 Jan 2020
YesRetyrn the deposit money more fadt
2.0 Mediocre29 Aug 2019
They give me clio from bmw .. and they give there value and very expensive and they were not helpful
5.2 Okay29 Aug 2019
They did not give the same car .. and they did not give me the car with the offer .. they give me with there price and un clear insurance fees
8.0 Excellent23 Aug 2019
Staff were good and allowed me to take the vehicle 30 minutes prior to the time it was technically booked.The signage for car rental drop-off at Sabiha Gokcen International Airport in Istanbul is utterly atrocious. I appreciate this is not likely the fault of Avis, but I literally drove around the complex for 20 minutes trying to find it.
10.0 Excellent3 Aug 2019
الموظف ممتاز بالتعامل
4.0 Okay3 Aug 2019
The vehicle was brand newThe staff unapologetically made me wait 4 hours, downgraded my car and charged me more than the amount in my booking. Never again, Avis!
3.2 Mediocre17 Jul 2019
I had to goto airport to get this BMW 3 series no branch in Taksim have this size. Then i found it used up with 31000 km usage. All kind of alarms appeared on screen. Not good i pay too much for rental.
6.8 Good31 Aug 2018
ONO- Car model/type was not as indicated during booking. - full insurance was very high. - Price almost doubled (price between booking and pick-up).
4.0 Okay19 Sep 2017
I did not get the same car very long discussion
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Rated no. 2
Payless
4.6 Okay (46 reviews)
3 locations in Istanbul
Payless
Locations in Istanbul
  • 4.6
  • 4.6
  • 4.6
  • 4.6
  • 4.4
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre7 Oct 2019
No they were very bad and I ended up not getting the car.The staff should be more friendly and not profiteerers
9.2 Excellent1 Jan 2019
OutstandingIiked the car and the way they treated me at the pickup pointThe drop-off was not smooth enough as i had to park it in the parking of the airport and didn't know how much is the total amount at the end of the handover
2.0 Mediocre15 Dec 2018
They ripped me off. Made me pay more than what I did with kayak
2.0 Mediocre21 Jun 2018
I am totally sad and angryWhen I arrived to airport I went to Payless office at airport as per my reservation but they informed me that no any car available and they totally refused to help me FYI It’s first time to visit TurkeyI would like to inform u that I will not deal with your site again and I will inform every person I know about your bad service Plus I will post at Facebook
8.4 Excellent26 Apr 2018
Have many choicesEmployees are perfectThe price
2.0 Mediocre23 Apr 2018
Bad serviceThe car was in good conditionSuch bad service at reception, they told me that I needed to pay for insurance again after buying insurance on Kayak. Then the car wasn’t filled with fuel as stated on the website. I then also had to pay extra when I brought the car back to SAW airport for the parking
3.6 Mediocre27 Feb 2018
They charge me 2 times for insurance and the payless custumer service didn't help me att all. I will never rent a car from this page and payless.
2.0 Mediocre18 Jan 2018
Make sure what car you get before signingNothingClassification of the cars is terrible. How come car A and car B can be considered as the same class cars as car A’s price is double of car B??? And they tell you that they will give you car A, But in the last minute try to give you car B. I cancelled booking. And I really am doubtful about renting again from Payless!! Those who want to rent must make sure what car they will get you
2.0 Mediocre10 Jan 2018
Terrible in all meansDidn't get the car I asked for or similar as I booked, also I requested full to full I got empty and was panicked cause I couldn't find a gas station near by in the middle of the night. Not very helpful staff! Payless never again!
2.0 Mediocre31 Dec 2017
They refused to rent a car to me. They told me that they don't have a car to rent.
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Rated no. 3
Europcar
9.6 Excellent (3 reviews)
5 locations in Istanbul
Europcar
Locations in Istanbul
  • 10
  • 9.3
  • 10
  • 10
  • 8.6
Recent reviews
9.6 Excellent18 Aug 2018
Pick up and drop off went very wellThe rate Iwas booked in US dollar but they calculated in euroI’ll dispute it with my credit card when I get back to USA
From ₹ 1,781/dayRated no. 4
Global Rent A Car
9.6 Excellent (1 review)
10 locations in Istanbul
Global Rent A Car
Locations in Istanbul
  • 10
  • 10
  • 10
  • 8
  • 10
Recent reviews
Rated no. 5
Hertz
7.5 Good (5 reviews)
7 locations in Istanbul
Hertz
Locations in Istanbul
  • 8.3
  • 7.9
  • 7.1
  • 7.1
  • 5.9
Recent reviews
5.9 Okay22 Aug 2021
I liked the pickup and drop off, easy and simple. However the car was terrible, had many scratches and dents, wasn’t clean enough and the prices were really expensive, especially for the “full insurance”.
5.6 Okay16 Jun 2019
I make rent for Mercedes Benz and they want to give me passat .. after that they give me volvo lower than Mercedes but i not want to make problems with company because I travel for rest not for problem next time I will not rent a car from this company
6.0 Good11 Sep 2017
When you return the car to ataturk airport . You have to wait for the shutel to take you from the parking to the departure building. Only one person is handling every thing.
From ₹ 2,645/dayRated no. 6
Alamo
7.5 Good (9 reviews)
4 locations in Istanbul
Alamo
Locations in Istanbul
  • 7.9
  • 7.7
  • 7.7
  • 7
  • 7.3
Recent reviews
1.9 Horrible12 Aug 2021
The flight delayed 1 hour as a result I was late on the appointment for renting the car so the person didn’t provide me with the car I wanted. So I was forced to rent a car that more expensive because it was a luxury can and he told me that there is no car with 7 seat or a bus. This was very disappointing.
1.9 Horrible1 Aug 2021
My rental got canceled without informing me after spending 20 mins of international calls they agency told me that i have to make another booking and will refund you back. After returning from my trip and communicating with the agency refund process is harder than my education degree ! Bad experience!
10.0 Excellent1 May 2021
Friendly staff, easy drop off
Rated no. 7
Avec Car Rental
7.4 Good (2 reviews)
10 locations in Istanbul
Avec Car Rental
Locations in Istanbul
  • 9
  • 7
  • 7
  • 5
  • 8
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent5 May 2021
New car . Just 8000kmWaited more that 40 mins to pick up our clean car.
From ₹ 2,783/dayRated no. 8
Budget
6.7 Good (14 reviews)
10 locations in Istanbul
Budget
Locations in Istanbul
  • 7.1
  • 7.1
  • 6.5
  • 6.2
  • 6.7
Recent reviews
4.0 Okay13 Aug 2019
Hidden fees and manipulation they charged me 3000 TL more
6.8 Good13 Sep 2018
The price was very good, drop off easy and quick, people speak English which unusual in Turkey.Pick up takes more than half hour even it’s was not busy, agent was very slow. The car was luxury but was dirty from inside, the floor mats dirty.
8.0 Excellent4 Sep 2018
i booked in case i need it,But I cancelled it since i found better offer
8.0 Excellent18 Jun 2018
Misleading trust, selling not recognized Allianz Global AssistanceThe car company Budget was Ok.Your site has failed my trust. You sold me a Allianz Global Assistance insurance. Policy: Rental Car Protection. Policy No.: EUSP2109505133. Budget did not recognize this insurance and said it was null and void as far as they are concerned. They made me sign a disclaimer that I have not purchased any insurance and that all accidents will be paid by me. Your company is promoting misleading insurance products, you are deceiving customers
10.0 Excellent21 Jul 2017
Everything worked out perfectNew and efficient car
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From ₹ 4,362/dayRated no. 9
Enterprise
6.6 Good (13 reviews)
19 locations in Istanbul
Enterprise
Locations in Istanbul
  • 8
  • 7.3
  • 6.4
  • 6.6
  • 6.1
Recent reviews
7.9 Good1 Aug 2021
The staff was really friendly and accommodating. Car was excellent however it was a bit pricey. Overall I had a great experience! Will do it again!!
6.0 Good1 Apr 2021
I have been dealing with Enterprise for about ten years. Every year I rent a car from your company twice, but this will be the last time I deal with you. The service is from your customers who are very tired. They do not speak English, knowing that it is a global company. So that he does not answer, and if I answer, he does not speak English, sometimes two days, and does not answer. I have been waiting for the lease for a week and they did not send me the lease contract by e-mail. Nothing good.
2.0 Mediocre18 Dec 2020
N/aThe whole thing was a ripoff. Enterprise did not follow through with the quoted price. They charged extra fees for a "deposit" and claimed it would be refunded after returning the vehicle, which it wasn't. They intentionally make it very confusing so you don't know what you're paying for and then they pretend like they don't speak english.
10.0 Excellent19 Jan 2019
All it is good
9.2 Excellent7 Sep 2017
Speaking English staffConditions and specifications according to on line booking. Care 2017 clean and full of options. No glitch at allThe roads toll, I paid was high. They insisted it is all to road companies and they are not benefitting from it
2.0 Mediocre16 Feb 2017
Long waiting timeNothingWe had to wait for a long time for the shuttle bus which takes us to the car rental parking to collect the car. We did not acerpt this long period and we had to cancel our booking.
8.8 Excellent6 Dec 2016
car very clean helpfull peopleneed to take shuttle bus, but hopefully very short ride
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From ₹ 2,018/dayRated no. 10
GREEN MOTION
6.5 Good (7 reviews)
7 locations in Istanbul
GREEN MOTION
Locations in Istanbul
  • 7.4
  • 6.2
  • 6.2
  • 6.2
  • 7.1
Recent reviews
4.0 Okay29 Jun 2021
The staff at the airport counter aren’t so good not helpful he send us outside so his other collies can do his job by doing the contract but when I called they told me I need to return back to the counter to have him do our Contract and that took about an hour.
1.9 Horrible23 Jun 2021
Horrible service when I arrived they said they didn't have the car class I paid for . And had to waist time and paid double on the spot for another company! Their office drop off location at sabiha Airport is a disaster to find and it was off airport then I had to drive back to airport ground b attended was not there!
2.0 Mediocre27 Aug 2019
The reservation was cancelled, but my money was refunded in a timely manner.The reservation was cancelled due to unavailability.
From ₹ 1,605/dayRated no. 11
ESSENCE CAR RENTAL
6.2 Good (4 reviews)
3 locations in Istanbul
ESSENCE CAR RENTAL
Locations in Istanbul
  • 7.5
  • 6
  • 6
  • 5.5
  • 6
Recent reviews
Rated no. 12
Windycar
6 Good (2 reviews)
5 locations in Istanbul
Windycar
Locations in Istanbul
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
Recent reviews
Rated no. 13
Sixt
5.8 Okay (6 reviews)
6 locations in Istanbul
Sixt
Locations in Istanbul
  • 7.3
  • 7.6
  • 5.6
  • 5.6
  • 5.6
Recent reviews
1.9 Horrible10 Aug 2021
I didn't like charging me twice!
10.0 Excellent10 Jul 2021
Great help Professional
8.0 Excellent24 Dec 2016
NiceI think it's very nice service and the stuff is very good
9.2 Excellent12 Nov 2016
Very smoothVery smooth pickup & dropoff Very clean & brand new cars
From ₹ 1,309/dayRated no. 14
Rhodium
5.4 Okay (6 reviews)
2 locations in Istanbul
Rhodium
Locations in Istanbul
  • 5.3
  • 5.3
  • 5.3
  • 5.3
  • 5.6
Recent reviews
From ₹ 1,208/dayRated no. 15
CIRCULAR
Cheapest deal
Most popular
5.1 Okay (16 reviews)
8 locations in Istanbul
CIRCULAR
Locations in Istanbul
  • 6
  • 5
  • 4.8
  • 4.6
  • 5.1
Recent reviews
4.0 Okay28 Jan 2019
staff not friendlydon't book with this company
5.6 Okay15 Jul 2017
There is no Ac conditioner in the back seat . They takes deposit and will return back after One month !!
Rated no. 16
Thrifty
4.8 Okay (1 review)
5 locations in Istanbul
Thrifty
Locations in Istanbul
  • 10
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
  • 8
Recent reviews
4.8 Okay4 Jun 2017
They are not existNothingThey are not exist in the airport and Hertz is handeling their Job.
Otocar Rental
34 locations in Istanbul
Otocar Rental
Locations in Istanbul
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Sunnycars
21 locations in Istanbul
Sunnycars
Locations in Istanbul
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Nokta Rent A Car
20 locations in Istanbul
Nokta Rent A Car
Locations in Istanbul
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Garenta
17 locations in Istanbul
Garenta
Locations in Istanbul
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Autounion Car Rental
8 locations in Istanbul
Autounion Car Rental
Locations in Istanbul
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Move Mee
6 locations in Istanbul
Move Mee
Locations in Istanbul
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Rent Go Rent A Car
6 locations in Istanbul
Rent Go Rent A Car
Locations in Istanbul
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Comet Rent A Car
5 locations in Istanbul
Comet Rent A Car
Locations in Istanbul
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Dollar
5 locations in Istanbul
Dollar
Locations in Istanbul
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Euronet
5 locations in Istanbul
Euronet
Locations in Istanbul
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GRS
5 locations in Istanbul
GRS
Locations in Istanbul
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OptimoRent
5 locations in Istanbul
OptimoRent
Locations in Istanbul
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keddy by Europcar
4 locations in Istanbul
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Istanbul
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Nissa Car Rental
4 locations in Istanbul
Nissa Car Rental
Locations in Istanbul
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From ₹ 1,710/day
Pandora Car Hire
4 locations in Istanbul
Pandora Car Hire
Locations in Istanbul
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1First Car Rental
3 locations in Istanbul
1First Car Rental
Locations in Istanbul
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AbbyCar Car Rentals
3 locations in Istanbul
AbbyCar Car Rentals
Locations in Istanbul
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AcaRent
3 locations in Istanbul
AcaRent
Locations in Istanbul
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Avro Rent
3 locations in Istanbul
Avro Rent
Locations in Istanbul
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Carfleet Rent A Car
3 locations in Istanbul
Carfleet Rent A Car
Locations in Istanbul
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CarWiz
3 locations in Istanbul
CarWiz
Locations in Istanbul
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Central
3 locations in Istanbul
Central
Locations in Istanbul
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Comet Car Rental
3 locations in Istanbul
Comet Car Rental
Locations in Istanbul
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Eren Rent
3 locations in Istanbul
Eren Rent
Locations in Istanbul
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Pnr Rent A Car
3 locations in Istanbul
Pnr Rent A Car
Locations in Istanbul
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Turibo
3 locations in Istanbul
Turibo
Locations in Istanbul
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VIP
3 locations in Istanbul
VIP
Locations in Istanbul
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ACTIVE RENT A CAR
2 locations in Istanbul
ACTIVE RENT A CAR
Locations in Istanbul
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Assist Car Rental
2 locations in Istanbul
Assist Car Rental
Locations in Istanbul
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Cizgi Rent A Car
2 locations in Istanbul
Cizgi Rent A Car
Locations in Istanbul
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Erboy Car
2 locations in Istanbul
Erboy Car
Locations in Istanbul
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EXPY Car Rentals
2 locations in Istanbul
EXPY Car Rentals
Locations in Istanbul
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Hit
2 locations in Istanbul
Hit
Locations in Istanbul
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National
2 locations in Istanbul
National
Locations in Istanbul
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NU Car
2 locations in Istanbul
NU Car
Locations in Istanbul
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Otorento
2 locations in Istanbul
Otorento
Locations in Istanbul
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Quick Vehicle Rent
2 locations in Istanbul
Quick Vehicle Rent
Locations in Istanbul
Recent reviews
From ₹ 2,654/day
SURPRICE CAR RENTAL
2 locations in Istanbul
SURPRICE CAR RENTAL
Locations in Istanbul
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Wish Car Rental
2 locations in Istanbul
Wish Car Rental
Locations in Istanbul
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ADDCAR RENTAL
1 location in Istanbul
ADDCAR RENTAL
Locations in Istanbul
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AllMeet Rent
1 location in Istanbul
AllMeet Rent
Locations in Istanbul
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E-Z Rent-A-Car
1 location in Istanbul
E-Z Rent-A-Car
Locations in Istanbul
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Eco Plus Car
1 location in Istanbul
Eco Plus Car
Locations in Istanbul
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Eternal Rental
1 location in Istanbul
Eternal Rental
Locations in Istanbul
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Goldcar Rental SP
1 location in Istanbul
Goldcar Rental SP
Locations in Istanbul
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Holiday Automobile
1 location in Istanbul
Holiday Automobile
Locations in Istanbul
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Right Cars
1 location in Istanbul
Right Cars
Locations in Istanbul
Recent reviews
165 travellers who rented a car in Istanbul gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.1

Car rental locations in or near Istanbul

Good to know

Most popular agency

CIRCULAR

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

₹ 2,684/day

Good deal

₹ 2,208/day

When to book a rental car in Istanbul

Average daily price per month
Rental car prices as pick-up date approaches

Top tips for hiring a car in Istanbul

  • Renting a car in Istanbul will provide you with the opportunity to travel at your own pace and take in the Turkish wonders that most appeal to you. Head west and take in the stunning Aegean coastline, go south to the Mediterranean shore dubbed the Turquoise Coast, or check out the curving wonder that is the Taurus Mountains. There is plenty to see and do in Istanbul, with a long list of sightseeing, dining, and shopping attractions in the city. Having access to a car will mean that you can make the most of the city and enjoy your dream holiday.
  • Istanbul Atatürk Airport has connecting flights all across the world and gives travelers the opportunity to rent from major car rental companies. It is best to research your preferred company using KAYAK now to make picking up your car on arrival even smoother. After collecting your baggage, continue towards exit Gate A and you will find the counter of your chosen company.
  • Ensure that you have a decent GPS navigation device, as some streets names in Istanbul are not labeled clearly or at all. Also look to invest in a physical road map and use landmarks to familiarize yourself. If you are planning on traveling a decent distance outside of the city limits of Istanbul, ensure your rental company has the option of providing a KGS card for access to the tollways. These tollways will make your travel route considerably quicker.
  • 15 million people live in Istanbul, and this can turn the roads into a circus in rush hour. The peak morning commute occurs between 7:30 am and 9:30 am, while in the evening it is best to avoid driving between 5 pm and 8:30 pm if possible. Specifically, the E-5 and TEM motorways will get congested as city workers make their daily commute, so if you can reroute your drive to avoid these you will save lots of time.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Istanbul for ₹ 2,208 or less
  • Book your rental car in Istanbul at least 4 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Istanbul are around 24% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Economy rental cars in Istanbul are around 67% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Istanbul

  • Some car rental companies in Istanbul which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Alamo, Budget and Avis

  • On average a hire car in Istanbul costs ₹ 2,684 per day.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Autounion Car Rental (₹ 1,134/day), Hit (₹ 1,137/day) and Eren Rent (₹ 1,355/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Autounion Car Rental Merkez, Merkez Cd. 8 B 34381 (4 kilometres from the city centre).

  • The average price of fuel in Istanbul is ₹ 258 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between ₹ 3,099 and ₹ 4,132, depending on the car size.

  • Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Istanbul.

  • Car hire companies onsite at Istanbul airport include CIRCULAR, Alamo, GREEN MOTION, Budget, Rhodium, Avis, Enterprise, Pandora Car Hire, ESSENCE CAR RENTAL and SURPRICE CAR RENTAL.

  • Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Istanbul airport to off-airport locations include CIRCULAR, Alamo, Budget, Avis, Enterprise, SURPRICE CAR RENTAL and Global Rent A Car.

  • Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • A Economy car rental in Istanbul costs ₹ 1,340 per day, on average.

  • A Luxury car rental in Istanbul costs ₹ 8,162 per day, on average.

  • A Compact car rental in Istanbul costs ₹ 1,275 per day, on average.

  • In Istanbul, cars are most frequently hired at Rhodium Domestic Arrivals Terminal (32 km from city centre ).

  • On average hiring a car in Istanbul costs ₹ 18,789 per week (₹ 2,684 per day).

  • On average a car hire in Istanbul costs ₹ 80,524 per month (₹ 2,684 per day).

  • A small car is the best option for Istanbul, considering the amount of other drivers you will need to share the roads with. Gas is also quite expensive, so it is best to choose an economic car such as the Citroen C3 or Hyundai i10. A small car such as these will assist you in navigating any tight parking situations.

  • Within Istanbul city the speed limit is 50 km/h (31 mph) unless otherwise indicated. Once you leave the city boundaries you will notice signage to indicate you are allowed to drive at 90 km/h (56 mph), the speed limit of normal highways. On major highways and toll roads you will be able to drive at 100 km/h (62 mph).

  • It will cost approximately 6 Turkish Lira ($1.16 USD) for a liter of gas. This converts to approximately $4.64 per gallon, which is considerably more than the U.S. average. Keep in mind that a smaller and more economical car will use less gas and reduce your travel expenses.

  • There are plenty of car parking lots around the city for affordable prices, you can expect to pay approximately 5 TL ($0.97 USD) per hour for parking in a secure garage and, depending on your length of stay, you may receive a discount.