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Car Hire in Portugal

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Lisbon Airport Car Hire
Economy
VW Polo or comparable
VW Polo
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Turisprime
£ 2.02 per day
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Faro Airport Car Hire
Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Centauro
£ 2.71 per day
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Porto Airport Car Hire
Economy
Fiat Punto or comparable
Fiat Punto
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Centauro
£ 2.71 per day
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Porto Airport Car Hire
Economy
Fiat Punto or comparable
Fiat Punto
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Centauro
£ 2.82 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Faro Airport Car Hire
Mini
Volkswagen Up or comparable
Volkswagen Up
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Turisprime
£ 2.82 / per day
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Faro Airport Car Hire
Mini
Fiat Panda or comparable
Fiat Panda
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Centauro
£ 2.84 / per day
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Porto Airport Car Hire
Compact
VW Golf or comparable
VW Golf
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Man.
Turisprime
£ 2.92 / per day
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Faro Airport Car Hire
Mini
Fiat Panda or comparable
Fiat Panda
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 2x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Centauro
£ 2.95 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 04:36 on 2021-05-14.

Travel Information

Language
Portuguese
Currency
EUR
Dialing code
351
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
90 - 100 km/h
56 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

One-way Car Hire in Portugal

Here are the most popular one-way car hire options for pickup in Portugal and drop off in another country:

  • From Portugal to Spain - 336 offers from £ 40.94 per day
  • From Portugal to Germany - 48 offers from £ 126.94 per day
  • From Portugal to Italy - 24 offers from £ 127.34 per day
  • From Portugal to France - 24 offers from £ 127.34 per day

Top 20 Most Popular Cities in Portugal

  1. Car Hire in Lisbon starting at £ 3.97 per day
  2. Car Hire in Porto starting at £ 5.31 per day
  3. Car Hire in Faro starting at £ 4.54 per day
  4. Car Hire in Madeira starting at £ 7.33 per day
  5. Car Hire in Almada starting at £ 5.70 per day
  6. Car Hire in Braga starting at £ 5.70 per day
  7. Car Hire in Cascais starting at £ 5.70 per day
  8. Car Hire in Portimao starting at £ 5.41 per day
  9. Car Hire in Benfica starting at £ 10.75 per day
  10. Car Hire in Setubal starting at £ 5.70 per day
  11. Car Hire in Porto Santo starting at £ 18.59 per day
  12. Car Hire in Coimbra starting at £ 5.70 per day
  13. Car Hire in Quarteira starting at £ 5.29 per day
  14. Car Hire in Leiria starting at £ 5.70 per day
  15. Car Hire in Lagos starting at £ 8.35 per day
  16. Car Hire in Viseu starting at £ 5.70 per day
  17. Car Hire in Vilamoura starting at £ 7.10 per day
  18. Car Hire in Aveiro starting at £ 5.70 per day
  19. Car Hire in Albufeira starting at £ 5.74 per day
  20. Car Hire in Armacao de Pera starting at £ 8.35 per day

Top 18 Most Popular Destinations in Portugal

  1. Car Hire at Lisbon Airport starting at £ 1.73 per day
  2. Car Hire at Faro Airport starting at £ 2.71 per day
  3. Car Hire at Porto Airport starting at £ 1.96 per day
  4. Car Hire at Madeira Airport (Funchal) starting at £ 3.94 per day
  5. Car Hire Porto Campanha Railway Station starting at £ 6.13 per day
  6. Car Hire at Oriente Railway Station starting at £ 3.97 per day
  7. Car Hire at Lisbon Prior Velho starting at £ 5.70 per day
  8. Car Hire Lisbon Sao Sebastiao starting at £ 3.97 per day
  9. Car Hire Lisbon Alameda starting at £ 3.97 per day
  10. Car Hire Lisbon Hotel Tivoli starting at £ 5.77 per day
  11. Car Hire Porto Sao Bento Railway station starting at £ 5.31 per day
  12. Car Hire Porto Boavista starting at £ 6.13 per day
  13. Car Hire Porto Ramalde starting at £ 22.19 per day
  14. Car Hire Faro Montenegro starting at £ 8.31 per day
  15. Car Hire at Porto Santo Airport (Madeira) starting at £ 18.59 per day
  16. Car Hire at Coimbra Railway Station starting at £ 5.00 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in Portugal?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Portugal fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Portugal
£ 17.98
January
£ 15.75
February
£ 14.57
March
£ 23.69
April
£ 24.61
May
£ 30.05
June
£ 46.52
July
£ 39.68
August
£ 36.42
September
£ 32.29
October
£ 47.37
November
£ 46.16
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Portugal is March with prices starting at £ 14.57 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is November with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 47.37. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 31. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

How many days do people keep their hire cars, on average, in Portugal?

Hirers picking up a car in Portugal keep them for an average of 16 days during in January, while those picking up their cars in August keep them for an average of 6.
Average Hire Length in Portugal
16
January
10
February
8
March
7
April
8
May
8
June
8
July
6
August
6
September
6
October
8
November
7
December

What month is the most favoured for hiring a car in Portugal?

Though Portugal is popular for travellers all year long, the month for which the highest number of people search for a hire car is in October. in November is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in Portugal Compared to the Yearly Average
5%
January
5%
February
5%
March
5%
April
6%
May
6%
June
7%
July
6%
August
4%
September
1144%
October
4%
November
4%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Goldcar Fiat Panda 3 2 Small cars
Drive on Holidays VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
Goldcar Opel Corsa 5 1 Small cars
Ok Rent A Car Renault Clio 4 2 Small cars
Record-go Seat Ibiza 5 2 Small cars
Opo rent Volkswagen Polo 5 1 Small cars
Turisprime VW Polo 4 1 Small cars
Turisprime Volkswagen Up 5 2 Small cars
Ok Rent A Car Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
Ok Rent A Car Nissan Juke 5 2 Small cars

Our Customers Reviews

United Kingdom
Fiat Punto
20 September 2020
Portugal is beautiful and we had a great time in Tavira!

Top 33 Hire Companies in Portugal in 2021

Interrent
Interrent
Remarkable 9.5
+351289800670 / +351289807233 / +351211451381
Aeroporto Internacional de Faro Edificio Interrent, Arruamento D, 8005-143 Faro
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Carwiz
Carwiz
Remarkable 9.3
+351912165414 / +351918259936
Aeroporto Lisboa Terminal 1, Rua Ary dos Santos 12 A Prior Velho
Working hours
Mon:09:00-19:00
Tue:09:00-19:00
Wed:09:00-19:00
Thu:09:00-19:00
Fri:09:00-19:00
Sat:09:00-19:00
Sun:09:00-19:00
Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.2
+351289889445
Aeroporto Internacional de Faro Arruamento D Ed, 8005-143 Faro
National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+351218486191
HUMBERTO DELGADO INTL AIRPORT,
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.9
+351284328128
AEROPORTO DE BEJA
SADORENT
SADORENT
Outstanding 8.8
+351284100240
Rua da Ciência 6, Zona industrial, 7800-010 Beja
Working hours
Mon:08:30-13:00; 14:00-18:00
Tue:08:30-13:00; 14:00-18:00
Wed:08:30-13:00; 14:00-18:00
Thu:08:30-13:00; 14:00-18:00
Fri:08:30-13:00; 14:00-18:00
Autorent
Autorent
Outstanding 8.8
+351282417171 / 289302162
Avenida Tivoli, C.C. Marina Plaza, Loja 43,
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7
+351255788199
FAO Aeroporto Faro 8006-901
Guerin
Guerin
Outstanding 8.6
284322006
Rua do Empresário, nº3 Parque Industrial
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.5
+351284328128
AEROPORTO DE BEJA
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+351284249054
Avenida Miguel Fernandes 11 Loja C
Working hours
Mon:08:30-12:00; 14:30-19:00
Tue:08:30-12:00; 14:30-19:00
Wed:08:30-12:00; 14:30-19:00
Thu:08:30-12:00; 14:30-19:00
Fri:08:30-12:00; 14:30-19:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+351289810120
Faro International AirportEst Aeroporto Montenegro
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
+351289889445
Faro International Airport
Working hours
Mon:06:00-23:59
Tue:06:00-23:59
Wed:06:00-23:59
Thu:06:00-23:59
Fri:06:00-23:59
Sat:06:00-23:59
Sun:06:00-23:59
Cael
Cael
Outstanding 8.5
+351963934811
N125-10 423, Faro
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
Madeira Rent
Madeira Rent
Outstanding 8.5
+351291523355
Aeroporto Do Funchal, 9100-105 Santa Cruz
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59
Tue:07:00-23:59
Wed:07:00-23:59
Thu:07:00-23:59
Fri:07:00-23:59
Sat:07:00-23:59
Sun:07:00-23:59
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.5
219426300
AV. SEVERIANO FALCAO 7
CRC Car Rental Company
CRC Car Rental Company
Outstanding 8.5
+351210966300
Largo Machado de Assis 1c, 1700-116 Lisboa
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.3
+351289889445
FARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT,
Centauro
Centauro
Outstanding 8.3
+351289146800 / +351308810777
Estrada Nacional 125, KM 99, 8005-412 Faro
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Outstanding 8.3
+34902360636 / +8778223872
Faro Airport, Terminal 1, 8005-146, Faro, Portugal
Working hours
Mon:09:00-20:00
Tue:09:00-20:00
Wed:09:00-20:00
Thu:09:00-20:00
Fri:09:00-20:00
Sat:09:00-20:00
Sun:09:00-20:00
Turisprime
Turisprime
Outstanding 8.2
+351913065615
N125-10 330, 8005-146 Montenegro
Record-go
Record-go
Outstanding 8.2
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Outstanding 8.2
+351229448686
Rua De Julieta Ulbaldina Miranda, Lt.5 - Crestins, 4470-441 Maia
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
Record-go
Record-go
Outstanding 8.2
+351910655783 / +351211334150
Rua Prof. Henrique de Barros 11, 2685-338 Prior Velho
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:00
Tue:07:00-20:00
Wed:07:00-20:00
Thu:07:00-20:00
Fri:07:00-20:00
Sat:07:00-20:00
Sun:07:00-20:00
Ok Rent A Car
Ok Rent A Car
Outstanding 8.1
+34902360636 / +351962739071
Edificio OK Rent a Car, Estrada do Aeroporto, Montenegro, Faro, 8005-146 Faro
Working hours
Mon:09:00-20:00
Tue:09:00-20:00
Wed:09:00-20:00
Thu:09:00-20:00
Fri:09:00-20:00
Sat:09:00-20:00
Sun:09:00-20:00
Drive on Holidays
Drive on Holidays
Outstanding 8
+351289822394 / +351962247404
Portugal, R. Prof. Dr. Egas Moniz 16, 8005-146 Faro
Rhodium
Rhodium
Outstanding 8
+351211451595
Faro Airport Arrivals terminal office 08005-143 Montenegro, Algarve
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Great 7.7
+351289248062
Estrada do Aeroporto-Park 4, Row A, 8001-701 Faro
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:00
Tue:07:00-20:00
Wed:07:00-20:00
Thu:07:00-20:00
Fri:07:00-20:00
Sat:07:00-20:00
Sun:07:00-20:00
Global Rent a Car
Global Rent a Car
Great 7.7
+351291706070 / +351291706071
Rua Vale da Ajuda n 52
Working hours
Mon:09:00-18:00
Tue:09:00-18:00
Wed:09:00-18:00
Thu:09:00-18:00
Fri:09:00-18:00
Sat:09:00-17:00
Sun:09:00-17:00
Opo rent
Opo rent
Great 7.6
+351961761966
Av. do Aeroporto 541, 4470-222 Moreira
RightCars
RightCars
Great 7.3
+351308811524
Rua Mártires de Timor Nº 28, Quinta do Figo Maduro,Lisbon,2685-331 Prior Velho
Surprice
Surprice
Great 7.1
+351300509199
Estrada Nacional 2, Campinas, 8005-429
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
Goldcar
Goldcar
Great 7.1
+351211451595
On-Airport. Arrivals Terminal
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
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