Turkey car hire

11 Aug — 18 Aug
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Cheap car hire in Turkey

$40/dayPeople mover
$77/dayFull-size SUV
$91/dayPassenger van
$32/dayIntermediate SUV
$41/daySupplier choice
$41/dayEconomy estate car
$43/dayIntermediate estate car
$60/dayStandard estate car
$64/dayCompact SUV
$65/dayCompact estate car
$73/dayStandard SUV
$75/daySupplier choice SUV
$306/dayLuxury SUV
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Car hire directory

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car hire locations in Turkey

    61 Locations

  • otocar

    Otocar Rental car hire locations in Turkey

    46 Locations

  • enterprise

    Enterprise car hire locations in Turkey

    39 Locations

  • nokta

    Nokta Rent A Car car hire locations in Turkey

    39 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car hire locations in Turkey

    31 Locations

  • garenta

    Garenta car hire locations in Turkey

    27 Locations

  • circular

    CIRCULAR car hire locations in Turkey

    26 Locations

  • global

    Global Rent A Car car hire locations in Turkey

    25 Locations

  • nissacarrental

    Nissa Car Rental car hire locations in Turkey

    24 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car hire locations in Turkey

    23 Locations

  • keddy

    keddy by Europcar car hire locations in Turkey

    19 Locations

  • aveccarrental

    Avec Car Rental car hire locations in Turkey

    18 Locations

Top tips for hiring a car in Turkey

  • While most people will not want to rent a car in Turkey to drive in huge cities like Istanbul, it can be a fantastic way to access other areas of the country that are usually only visited on guided tours or by slow and expensive public transport. Popular routes include the Aegean Coast (including Butterfly Valley), Cappadocia, and the one-day drive from Istanbul to the ancient city of Ephesus.
  • Many of the highways in Turkey operate on a modern toll collection system, for which it is possible to get an electronic HGS or OGS card. These automatically charge the toll fee when the car passes through the sensor—the driver just needs to make sure they’re in the correctly marked lane. Many rental cars already come equipped with these, but check with your agency before setting off. Highway tolls are typically around 2-3 TRY (0.35-0.50 USD) each.
  • Children under 10 years old may not travel in the front seat of a car in Turkey, while those shorter than 150 cm (59 in) and weighing less than 35 kg (77 lbs.) must be seated in an appropriate restraint. Rental agencies can provide baby and child seats for daily fees of around 2 TRY (5.50 USD) at an agency like Hertz.
  • When parking in Turkey, it is not uncommon to find a parking lot attendant who will look after your car for a small fee. Tourist attractions typically cost around 5-10 TRY (0.85-1.71 USD) for parking or might even be free, and the majority of hotels also have a dedicated parking lot. When in large cities like Istanbul, it is always best to opt for a secure lot, such as an OtoPark, which will cost around 5-10 TRY (0.85-1.71 USD) for two hours. Do not be surprised if uniformed attendants ask to keep the keys, in case the car needs to be moved to let another driver in or out.

FAQs about hiring a car in Turkey

  • On average a car hire in Turkey costs $88 per day.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Wish Car Rental ($26/day), GREEN MOTION ($46/day) and Avec Car Rental ($56/day).

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Turkey are Budget (7.2, 92 reviews), and Avis (7.0, 84 reviews).

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

  • Based on car searches on KAYAK. The most popular cities to hire a car in Turkey are Izmir (37% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in Turkey). Istanbul (35%) and Antalya (18%).

  • On average hiring a car in Turkey costs $446 per week ($64 per day).

  • On average a car hire in Turkey costs $1,910 per month ($64 per day).

  • Renting a car in Turkey is usually considered straightforward and driving conditions familiar and safe. Roads are usually in very good condition, and a network of highways connects the country. Be cautious of winding coastal roads and occasional winter closures in mountainous areas due to wet or snowy conditions. It is also important to always check the mirrors on both sides when pulling out, as undertaking is common. Driving in Turkey is on the right-hand side.

  • To rent a car in Turkey, drivers usually need to be at least 21 years old and hold a valid driver’s license issued in the Roman alphabet (otherwise, an International Driver’s Permit [IDP] is required). Some agencies, e.g., Hertz, impose a minimum age limit of 23 to rent a car, while others, like Budget, charge a daily fee of approx. 99 TRY (17 USD) for drivers age 19 to 21.

  • Petrol stations are less common alongside Turkish highways than they are in the rest of Europe or North America, but the number is steadily increasing, and standards are generally high. Most have bathrooms and sell snacks, drinks, and hot food. An attendant will fill the car for you, and you can usually pay with cash or credit card. Expect to pay around 7 TRY (1.20 USD) for a liter of petrol and 6,50 TRY (1.10 USD) for a liter of diesel. By the gallon, that is 4.53 USD for petrol and 4.15 USD for diesel.

  • There are three main speed limits in Turkey, although it is always advised to observe roadside signs, because sometimes they vary. Standard limits are 50 km/h (31 mph) in urban areas, 90 km/h (55 mph) on rural roads, and 120 km/h (74 mph) on highways.

The rates displayed include all taxes and fees for hire cars for the class listed and were found by KAYAK users in the last 24 hours. Offers are subject to change and may not be available on all car hires listed or dates of travel. Some hire car providers charge additional fees for other services (GPS, infant car seats, etc.). Please check the website of the respective hire car provider.