Ohrid Airport (OHD), also known as Ohrid St. Paul the Apostle Airport, is just six miles from the centre of the ancient town of Ohrid. This cultural and natural Unesco World Heritage Site is a highlight for travellers making their way through North Macedonia. With your car hire at Ohrid Airport, you can journey from the Old Town to Ohrid’s beaches and fishing villages with ease, thanks to the excellent roadways from the airport that are well-signposted and maintained.
At the airport, the only public transport available is taxis and they can be costly. With car hire at Ohrid Airport, you’ll have your own transport and be able to travel whenever you want, to whichever locations you choose. You can be on the road soon after you land, thanks to all the car hire agencies at the airport. And with add-ons such as sat nav, you’ll never get lost travelling from one attraction to another.
After you’ve landed and claimed your baggage, you can make your way to the car hire companies and complete your booking with the assistance of the professional, English-speaking staff. They’ll ensure you have the best Ohrid Airport car hire to suit your budget and your travel requirements. Don't forget to select useful add-ons such as sat nav and child seats. Once your booking is complete, simply get your vehicle from the designated pickup zone in the airport car park outside the main terminal, and your road journey can begin.
The most convenient way to get back to Ohrid Airport with your car hire is via the E65 motorway, and into the airport access road. Follow the signposts to the car hire parking lot, where you’ll find the kiosks of all the car hire agencies next to each other. Park in your designated space and have the staff check the condition of the vehicle. Hand over the keys at the kiosk – or, if you’re there after office hours, place the keys in the special drop box.
Book your rental car at Ohrid Airport at least 7 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
FAQs about renting a car at Ohrid Airport
You’ll find the car hire counters between the restaurant and info desk, a short walk from Arrivals, next to the post office and bank. You can choose from world-renowned car hire companies or local agencies that will be able to give you the best advice for driving around Ohrid.
Most of the car hire agencies are open 24h for convenient car hire at Ohrid Airport at any time of day or night. The pickup and drop-off zones are clearly visible in the parking lot outside the terminal.
As the car hire companies are located inside the terminal building, you’ll have access to all the amenities provided by the airport. There’s a restaurant and bar where your fellow travellers can wait while you finalise the car hire; a market where you can shop for souvenirs; a bank and currency exchange office for your financial needs; a post office; a 24/7 medical service; as well as lounges with television, newspapers, magazines and refreshments.
To get car hire at Ohrid Airport, you need to be in possession of a valid driving licence and DLVA code (from UK authorities online) as well as leading credit card. If you’ve already made a booking online, you’ll be required to show confirmation thereof. You may need additional proof of identification or pay a young driver surcharge if there’s a minimum age limit, so it’s best to check with the relevant car hire agency beforehand.
Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Ohrid Airport to off-airport locations include Alamo, Alfa Rent A Car, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, keddy by Europcar, National, Sharr Express, Sixt, and Yes Rent A Car.