Car hire at Pristina Airport is located inside the main terminal in the Arrivals area. You’ll find it just as you exit the Baggage Reclaim area. Pristina is a small single terminal airport that is easy to navigate. You’ll find staff on hand at their desks to help you with your vehicle choice and with advice for travelling onward in Kosovo and beyond. The car collection area is nearby also, in the car park immediately adjacent to the terminal and within a short walk of the car hire desks.
If you plan to cross the border into Serbia then you must let your car hire company know in advance so that they can make sure that your insurance covers the trip and advise on border crossings. The political situation between Serbia and Kosovo changes regularly.
Pristina Airport is a new modern facility with all the amenities that you would expect. As the car hire desks are within the terminal you can avail of all of these, including assistance from staff, bars and restaurants, toilets and baby changing facilities, as well as ATMs and currency exchange desks.
Pristina Airport car hire will require a full driving licence for your country of residence, a credit or debit card and your passport and flight details for secondary identification. An international driving permit is recommended for driving in Kosovo also. You must be 21 years old or more to hire a car in Kosovo. Drivers who are not yet 25 will be required to pay a daily charge. Drivers who are over 70 years may also be levied a surcharge if they are 70 years of age or more. There is no maximum age but individual car hire companies have their own rules on these matters. If this applies to you, it’s useful to have a GP letter stating you are competent to drive.
On average a rental car at Pristina Airport costs $33 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Alamo ($14/day), Sixt ($15/day) and SURPRICE CAR RENTAL ($19/day).
Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Pristina Airport to off-airport locations include Sixt, SURPRICE CAR RENTAL , Alamo, Hertz, keddy by Europcar, Enterprise, and Europcar.