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Car Hire at Pico Airport

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Pico Airport, Madalena, Portugal - Azores Islands
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
Renault Twingo or comparable
Renault Twingo
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Ilha Verde
£ 11.45 per day
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Economy
Renault Clio or comparable
Renault Clio
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Autatlantis
£ 19.29 per day
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Compact
Renault Captur or comparable
Renault Captur
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
£ 33.35 per day
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Intermediate
Dacia Duster or comparable
Dacia Duster
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Autatlantis
£ 35.81 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Minivan
Dacia Lodgy or comparable
Dacia Lodgy
  • 7x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Autatlantis
£ 49.59 / per day
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Minivan
Renault Traffic or comparable
Renault Traffic
  • 9x
  • 6x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Autatlantis
£ 50.50 / per day
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Minivan
Renault Trafic or comparable
Renault Trafic
  • 9x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Ilha Verde
£ 72.05 / per day
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Mini
Renault Twingo or comparable
Renault Twingo
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Ilha Verde
£ 11.85 / 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 02:02 on 2021-02-15.

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%
Pico Airport

Airport Car Hire

Hire a car at Pico Airport! Pico Island might be small, but there’s a lot to do. Drive your hire car to one of the many beautiful beaches, take a swim in the Atlantic Ocean or a saltwater pool, walk along the stone walls (currais) running parallel to the ocean shore, or visit the Gruta das Torres lava cave. You can even go on a whale watching tour.

Up for a challenge? How about climbing Mount Pico, the tallest mountain in Portugal? At more than 2,300 meters (7,500 feet), it offers views not only of Pico but of other Azores islands as well. Afterwards, reward yourself with a visit to the Museu do Vinho (Wine Museum) and a meal featuring some traditional Azores fish soup.

Pico is a great destination, so why not extend your stay? With a longer-term car hire deal, you can live like a local and explore all the hidden gems this island has to offer. Start planning your adventure today!

Pico Airport is also known as Aeroporto do Pico, Island of Pico Airport, and Madalena Airport.

Top international routes

  • Ponta Delgada
  • Lisbon
  • Terceira

Main airlines

SATA Air Acores and Azores Airlines

Terminals

The single passenger terminal serves all arriving and departing flights.

Location

Pico Airport is about 8km (5 miles) northeast of Madalena, the main settlement on the island of Pico. Motorway ER1 and Rui Maestro Simaria Street are the main roads connecting the airport to the city. All destinations on the island of Pico can be reached within an hour from the airport.

Most popular types of hire car

  • Station wagons - starting at £ 45 per day
  • Large cars - starting at £ 45 per day
  • Medium cars - starting at £ 44 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - starting at £ 63 per day
  • Premium cars - starting at £ 114 per day
  • Small cars - starting at £ 24 per day

Car hire desks

Most are situated inside the airport terminal. The exact location of your car hire provider's desk will be listed on your Confirmation Voucher.

Services and facilities

Pico Airport is likely one of the smallest international airports you’ll ever visit. Even so, it has things to offer. In the airport and close to it you’ll find a couple of small eateries and shops, a hotel, and works of art exhibited inside the airport terminal. Some of the airport facilities are equipped for travellers with reduced mobility, and special assistance can be requested, but make sure to contact your airline in advance if you’d like this service. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest petrol station

A Galp petrol station, located at Largo da Igreja - Bandeiras, 9950-023, can be reached in about five minutes and is open 24/7. There are other petrol stations in the town of Madalena and on the island of Pico.

Airport information

Score
7.4
  • Getting to the airport 5.6
  • Check-in desks 6.4
  • Facilities and services 6.0
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.6
  • Dining and car hire services 5.2
  • Lounge 3.6

Pico Airport (PIX)

  • IATA: PIX
  • ICAO: LPPI
  • Name: Pico Airport (PIX)
  • Size: Medium Airport
  • Distance from the city centre: 5 miles / 8 km E of town

Top 11 Destinations around Pico Airport

  1. Horta Port starting at £ 11.45 per day
    9.1 km / 5.7 miles away
  2. Horta Airport starting at £ 11.45 per day
    17.0 km / 10.6 miles away
  3. Velas Harbour starting at £ 11.94 per day
    31.8 km / 19.8 miles away
  4. Sao Jorge Airport starting at £ 11.45 per day
    33.3 km / 20.7 miles away
  5. Lajes Air Base Terceira starting at £ 4.66 per day
    126.8 km / 78.8 miles away
  6. Angra do Heroismo Airport starting at £ 4.84 per day
    126.8 km / 78.8 miles away
  7. Santa Cruz das Flores Airport starting at £ 11.45 per day
    247.5 km / 153.8 miles away
  8. Ponta Delgada Airport starting at £ 1.84 per day
    262.3 km / 163.0 miles away
  9. Ponta Delgada Delivery starting at £ 2.18 per day
    264.2 km / 164.2 miles away
  10. Ponta Delgada Port starting at £ 2.18 per day
    265.1 km / 164.7 miles away
  11. Santa Maria Airport starting at £ 11.45 per day
    342.2 km / 212.6 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at Pico Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Pico Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Pico Airport
£ 15.80
January
£ 39.29
February
£ 48.69
March
£ 52.32
April
£ 64.06
May
£ 46.72
June
£ 69.27
July
£ 80.98
August
£ 33.69
September
£ 35.36
October
£ 41.43
November
£ 41.43
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Pico Airport is January with prices starting at £ 15.80 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is August with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 80.98. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 47. 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.

What’s the most popular hire length at Pico Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Pico Airport keep them for an average of 5 days during in January, while those picking up their cars in March keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length at Pico Airport
5
January
5
February
4
March
4
April
4
May
4
June
4
July
4
August
4
September
4
October
4
November
4
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at Pico Airport?

Though Pico Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in May. November is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
96%
January
114%
February
113%
March
138%
April
185%
May
124%
June
146%
July
103%
August
65%
September
47%
October
31%
November
36%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Ilha Verde Renault Twingo 3 1 Small cars
Ilha Verde Ford Fiesta 4 3 Small cars
Ilha Verde Renault Twingo 3 1 Small cars
Ilha Verde Ford Fiesta 4 3 Small cars
Ilha Verde Renault Captur 5 3 Medium cars
Europcar Renault Clio 4 1 Small cars
Ilha Verde Hyundai i10 5 1 Small cars
Ilha Verde Hyundai i10 4 1 Small cars
Europcar Renault Clio STW 5 2 Station wagons
Hertz VW Up 5 1 Small cars

Top 6 Hire Companies at Pico Airport in 2021

Autatlantis
Autatlantis
Remarkable 9.5
+351292629800 / +351296205340
Aeroporto do Pico, 9950-011, Madalena
£ 12 - £ 50
SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9.2
+351255788199
Aeroporto do Pico
Ilha Verde
Ilha Verde
Remarkable 9
+351292622601 / +351925508877
Rua do cachorro, Bandeiras 9950 - 028 Madalena, Pico
£ 11 - £ 75
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.7
+351292622002
AEROPORTO DO PICO
£ 28 - £ 58
Working hours
Mon:08:00-19:00
Tue:08:00-19:00
Wed:08:00-19:00
Thu:08:00-19:00
Fri:08:00-19:00
Sat:08:00-19:00
Sun:08:00-19:00
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+351292622002
AEROPORTO DO PICO
Working hours
Mon:08:00-19:00
Tue:08:00-19:00
Wed:08:00-19:00
Thu:08:00-19:00
Fri:08:00-19:00
Sat:08:00-19:00
Sun:08:00-19:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+351292622002
Bandeiras, 9950-011 Madalena
Working hours
Mon:08:00-19:00
Tue:08:00-19:00
Wed:08:00-19:00
Thu:08:00-19:00
Fri:08:00-19:00
Sat:08:00-19:00
Sun:08:00-19:00
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