Car rental Chania airport
Chania is served by Chania International Airport (IATA: CHQ, ICAO: LGSA) on the Akrotiri Penisula. Officially called Ionnis Daskologiannis, it is named after Daskalogiannis, a Sfakiot hero who was skinned by the Turks in the 18th century. It is one of Crete
's three airports, a gateway to western Crete for the increasing number of tourists. Airlines serving at the airport include Aegean Airlines with flights to Athens
, Transavia with seasonal flights to Amsterdam
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Car rental at Chania airport is on high demand, as it is the best way to explore the city and its surrounding villages at your own leisure. The airport is located about 15 kilometers east of Chania, with well posted road signs near the Sounda bay, which makes it handy to pick up your rental car here and head to the city or holiday resorts. Rates of car rental at Chania airport are quite reasonable and it is freely available. You can find all big companies offering car rental at Chania airport, such as Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and Thrifty. But it is important to book in advance, especially during the holiday peak season of July and August. You can rent a car at Chania airport from international car hire broker holidaycars.com, where you can compare the rates, options and conditions of car rental at Chania airport in a simple product overview.
Facilities available at Chania airport (CHQ) include:
- There is a general information desk in the terminals hall.
- The airport has only a few shops and snack bars.
- Lost & found.
- There is one Sheraton Gateway Hotel in terminal 3 and a full range of hotels around the airport.
- There is an ATM and a first aid station at the airport.
- The Villa Venetiana apartments are situated 6 kilometers from the airport.
Chania International Airport
Odos Airodromio, Akrotiri
IATA airport code: CHQ
ICAO airport code: LGSA
Frequently asked questions about car rental at Chania airport
Is it cheaper to book a rental car in advance at Chania airport?
Booking in advance is always cheaper than booking at the airport. At Chania airport
the prices per day start at €8,00, depending on the booking date.
Which car rental supplier is the most affordable at Chania airport?
What documents do I need to rent a car?
The documents you need to bring to Chania airport
are a valid passport, international driver’s license and your credit card.