Explore the twin bays of Bodrum conveniently with your own four wheels and rent a car for your stay. From the hotspots of the inner city to the breathtaking coastline stretching all the way along the bays, there is much to discover -- and with a car, there are no limits and travelers can set their own travel schedule.
Bodrum Airport is located about 22 miles from the center of Bodrum and half an hour by car via the D330. Be on your way in no time by getting a car from one of the onsite car hire agencies after arrival instead of worrying about public transport or expensive taxi rides. Follow the signs to the hire desks upon arrival to find the most suitable vehicle.
Driving in Bodrum is generally a pleasant experience, what with its well-maintained and sign-posted roads, but local drivers have a reputation of not always adhering to all traffic rules, so driving defensively is your best way to go. Especially on bendy roads, be prepared that drivers may pass in curves, so it is important to approach such bends carefully and slowly.
Bodrum usually fills up with tourists in the summer months when more people travel to this sun-kissed destination. Especially along the coastline, roads can get congested with tourist traffic, so bring some patience and try to plan your journey outside major peak times, such as on weekdays from 7 to 9 am and 5 to 8 pm.
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FAQs about hiring a car in Bodrum
Some car rental companies in Bodrum which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Budget, Alamo and Avis
On average a hire car in Bodrum costs AED 214 per day.
The average price of fuel in Bodrum is AED 12.08 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between AED 145 and AED 193, depending on the car size.
Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Bodrum.
The only car hire company onsite at Milas–Bodrum airport is Avis.
A Compact car rental in Bodrum costs AED 136 per day, on average.
A Intermediate car rental in Bodrum costs AED 184 per day, on average.
A Full-size car rental in Bodrum costs AED 400 per day, on average.
In Bodrum, cars are most frequently hired at Budget Bodrum Airport (32 km from city centre ).
On average a rental car in Bodrum costs AED 1,500 per week (AED 214 per day).
On average a rental car in Bodrum costs AED 6,428 per month (AED 214 per day).
Rent a convertible for the ultimate summer feeling and let the wind caress your hair, or opt for a minivan if you need more space for the family or luggage. Renting an automatic car may cost travelers a little extra, but with a compact-sized vehicle the daily rate will most likely be cheaper. This also depends on which model of car travelers opt for.
Follow the posted speed limit signs and bear in mind that they are all given in kilometers per hour. If there is no posted speed limit, general regulations permit 31 mph in the city, 56 mph outside the city on rural roads, and 75 mph on freeways. The right lane on freeways is for the general traffic, whereas the left should only be used for passing.
A liter of petrol costs about 6 TL in Bodrum (roughly $1.13 per liter, which comes out to $4.52 per gallon). Make sure to familiarize yourself with which kind of petrol is needed for the hire; otherwise there may be damages done to the car. All major petrol stations in Bodrum accept cash and credit cards, although paying by card may require a 4-digit pin for verification.
Street parking in Bodrum is mainly metered and, as time restrictions and rates can vary, drivers should check the designated signs carefully. There are also parking lots and garages available, and an underground parking lot is located very centrally on Cevat Sakir Cd. If possible, try to find a hotel with a parking lot, as finding a parking spot in Bodrum can be a hassle -- especially in the summer.