|Car types||Compact, Economy, Luxury, Mini|
|Popular agencies||GREEN MOTION , keddy by Europcar, CIRCULAR , Pandora Car Hire, Global Rent A Car|
Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Istanbul car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Istanbul.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Istanbul car rental.
Some car hire 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 Avis and Alamo
On average a hire car in Istanbul costs €37 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Pandora Car Hire (€13/day), CIRCULAR (€13/day) and Global Rent A Car (€15/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Eren Rent Istanbul Airport (IST) null (33 kilometres from the city centre).
The average price of fuel in Istanbul is €2.83 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between €34 and €45, depending on the car size.
Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Istanbul.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Compact car hire in Istanbul costs €20 per day, on average.
A Economy car hire in Istanbul costs €17 per day, on average.
In Istanbul, cars are most frequently rented at Rhodium Domestic Arrivals Terminal (32 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Istanbul costs €256 per week (€37 per day).
On average a car hire in Istanbul costs €1,099 per month (€37 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. Petrolis 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 petrol 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.