What you should know before hiring a car in Mykonos
|Mykonos city centre|
|Mykonos Island National Airport (JMK): 2 mi from city centre|
Car hires in Mykonos: practical information
Where to rent a car in Mykonos
The Aegean Sea awaits! Planning a trip to Mykonos? Start by searching for cheap flights to Mykonos Airport, then take a little look at what kind of car hire offers you can find. There are sure to be plenty! The airport has a handful of car hire companies in the arrival’s area, by far the best place to pick up a rental.
You can also hire a car from Mykonos city centre. You’ll find the highest concentration of them in and around the southern bus station. It’s also really popular to rent scooters and motorbikes to explore Mykonos, if you want to take a ride on the wild side!
Driving in Mykonos: parking and other tips
Public transportation can only get you so far in Mykonos, which is why so many visitors opt for a rental car while on holidays in Mykonos. Just keep in mind that cars are not permitted in the town my Mykonos and you’ll need to park on the outskirts of town. Even that can be tricky during the island’s peak season. That being said, there is a huge car park at the old port.
Road trips from Mykonos: what to do, what to see
Located in Mykonos Town, these iconic windmills are on just about every postcard of the island and date back to the 16th century. From here you can get a really great view of Little Venice and is by far the best place on the island to watch the sun set.
Mykonos has so many great beaches, some just a couple of kilometres from the town centre. As you can imagine, the further out you go, the less crowded the beaches are, which is why it’s a great idea to have a car hire in Mykonos. Try Agios Sostic in Panormos Bay, one of the most remote beaches on the island and with hardly any crowds.
This small uninhabited islands close to Mykonos is an UNESCO World Heritage site that is famous for its archaeological ruins. Boats leave from the west side of the harbour and usually depart every hour during the summer months. This is a definite must if you’re visiting Mykonos!