Car Hire at Ponta Delgada Airport

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Ponta Delgada Airport, Ponta Delgada, Portugal - Azores Islands
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Ponta Delgada Airport
Economy
Renault Clio or comparable
Renault Clio
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Funchal Drive rent a Car
£ 12.91 / per day
Ponta Delgada Airport
Compact
Citroen C3 or comparable
Citroen C3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Way2Azores Rent
£ 13.22 / per day
Ponta Delgada Airport
Mini
Fiat Panda or comparable
Fiat Panda
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Micauto
£ 13.70 / per day
Ponta Delgada Airport
Mini Elite
Smart ForFour or comparable
Smart ForFour
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Autatlantis
£ 18.56 / per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Ponta Delgada Airport
Compact Elite Crossover
Volkswagen T-Roc or comparable
Volkswagen T-Roc
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Magic Islands Rent A Car
£ 24.14 / per day
Ponta Delgada Airport
Special SUV
Renault Captur or comparable
Renault Captur
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Autocunha Car Rental
£ 25.99 / per day
Ponta Delgada Airport
Intermediate SUV
Renault Kadjar or comparable
Renault Kadjar
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 33.96 / per day
Ponta Delgada Airport
Economy Elite
Volkswagen Polo or comparable
Volkswagen Polo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Wayzor
£ 35.16 / per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 00:08 on 2024-04-18.

Travel Information

Languages
Portuguese
Currency
EUR
Drive on
Right-hand side
Dialing code
+351
Average car hire price
£ 22 per day
Average car hire length
6 days
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h or 31 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 100 km/h or 50 - 62 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Score
9.5 / 10
Ponta Delgada Airport

Airport Car Hire

Get your hire car at Ponta Delgada Airport! Then take a drive around São Miguel Island and check out some landmarks and attractions. Go to the Fumas hot springs and visit the Gorreana Tea Factory. Make sure you take the time to explore Lagoa de Fogo—the volcanic landscapes and crater lakes have an otherworldly quality.

The Azores is famous for its beaches, and rightfully so. You won’t have any trouble finding a special spot to enjoy. Drive to the beautifully green Sete Cidades area. Visit the local markets to buy fresh fruits and Mercado do Peixe for fresh seafood. As you’re driving around, you’ll come across a lot of smaller restaurants and taverns seemingly in the middle of nowhere, and local bars are a great place to enjoy a live concert.

Top international routes

  • London, United Kingdom
  • Frankfurt, Germany
  • Boston, USA
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain
  • Copenhagen, Denmark

Main airlines

Azores Airlines, Ryanair, and TAP Air Portugal are the main airlines bringing passengers to the Azores Islands from Europe and the United States.

SATA Air Açores operates flights to other islands in the Azores.

Terminals

The single passenger terminal has two levels: the ground level and the first level.

Location

Ponta Delgada Airport is just 2 km (1.2 miles) from the city centre. Av. Antero de Quental is the main street leading to and from Ponta Delgada.

The rest of the island of Sao Miguel is within a short driving distance. The furthest point from the airport can be reached in just an hour and a half.

Most popular types of hire car

  • Convertibles - starting at £ 38 per day
  • Station wagons - starting at £ 27 per day
  • Large cars - starting at £ 64 per day
  • Medium cars - starting at £ 13 per day
  • People Carriers - starting at £ 42 per day
  • Premium cars - starting at £ 67 per day
  • Small cars - starting at £ 13 per day
  • SUVs - starting at £ 19 per day

Car hire desks

All of the hire companies that are located at the airport can be found in the car hire area in the arrivals hall.

Micauto and ANC Azores Holidays are located in the city and provide a shuttle or meet and greet service.

Finally, Goldcar provides a shuttle service of which customers can find the pickup point just outside the main hall.

Services and facilities

Small and cosy, the airport offers cafeterias, duty-free shops, ATMs, a luggage storage area, a baby care room, and a post office. Special assistance is available for passengers with reduced mobility.

Nearest petrol station

A Galp petrol station, located at EN1-1A 48, is on the way to from the city centre to the airport from which it is less than a five-minute drive. The station is open seven days a week from 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m, but also provides the opportunity to pay at the pump 24 hours a day.
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Airport information

Score
7.3
  • Getting to the airport 8.3
  • Check-in and departures 8.6
  • Facilities and services 7.0
  • Wi-Fi 7.2
  • Dining and car hire services 6.3
  • Lounge 6.3

Ponta Delgada Airport (PDL)

  • IATA: PDL
  • ICAO: LPPD
  • Name: Ponta Delgada Airport (PDL)
  • Distance from the city centre: 1.2 miles / 2 km

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In which month is car hire at Ponta Delgada Airport the most affordable?

Our data shows how prices for hiring a car at Ponta Delgada Airport fluctuate depending on the season. This graph can help you find the best bargain.
Average price for hiring a car per day at Ponta Delgada Airport
£ 8.57
January
£ 10.34
February
£ 11.89
March
£ 25.73
April
£ 33.37
May
£ 46.28
June
£ 72.26
July
£ 72.26
August
£ 37.26
September
£ 16.25
October
£ 11.66
November
£ 10.61
December
The best month to hire a car at Ponta Delgada Airport is January — when the average price for a hire is £ 8.57 per day. This is 71% less than the yearly average and 88% less than hiring a car in July (when the average price is £ 72.26 per day).

This information can help you determine the low season. But note that these prices are only averages. The cost of your hire is determined by the type of car you select, the length of time you hire it for and how much in advance you book. Simply type in your dates in the form at the top of the page in order to find out the exact prices.

What’s the usual hire length for renters at Ponta Delgada Airport?

Car hire lengths differ depending on the time of year: in January, the average hire length is 6 days, while in January, it is only 6 days.
Average number of hire days at Ponta Delgada Airport
6
January
6
February
6
March
6
April
6
May
6
June
6
July
6
August
6
September
6
October
6
November
6
December

Which time of year sees the highest demand for car hire at Ponta Delgada Airport?

Given the number of users searching for a car at Ponta Delgada Airport, there is a higher probability of travellers hiring a car at Ponta Delgada Airport in September in comparison to hiring a car in in February.
Monthly searches at Ponta Delgada Airport by pick-up date relative to the average
43%
January
39%
February
60%
March
92%
April
110%
May
147%
June
144%
July
156%
August
172%
September
131%
October
62%
November
43%
December

Car Hire Information

Popular suppliers Ilha Verde, ANC Azores Holidays.PT, Way2Azores Rent, Magic Islands Rent A Car, Micauto
Popular car categories Small cars, Medium cars, SUVs, People Carriers
Lowest price £ 13 per day
Cheapest supplier Funchal Drive rent a Car

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Ilha Verde Renault Twingo 3 1 Small cars
ANC Azores Holidays.PT Volkswagen Up 5 1 Small cars
Ilha Verde Renault Clio 5 2 Small cars
Way2Azores Rent Volkswagen Polo 5 2 Medium cars
ANC Azores Holidays.PT Opel Corsa Hatchback 5 2 Small cars
Way2Azores Rent Citroen C3 5 2 Medium cars
Micauto Fiat Panda 5 1 Small cars
Magic Islands Rent A Car Volkswagen Polo 5 2 Small cars
Way2Azores Rent Fiat Panda 5 2 Small cars
Magic Islands Rent A Car Smart ForFour 5 1 Small cars

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

Bulgaria
Fiat Panda
24 December 2023
Azores were great, but my wife decided to divorce me, so it was a mixed experience. The thermal baths in Furnas are great though!
United Kingdom
Peugeot 108
14 September 2023
It was great to have the car to explore the beautiful Sao Miguel island.
United Kingdom
Fiat Panda
28 August 2023
Beautiful island shame that you have to pay to see most beaty spots.
United Kingdom
Citroen C3
23 July 2023
Amazing island, breath taking views, plenty to see, great food
United Kingdom
Hyundai i10
13 July 2023
Beautiful island
United Kingdom
Smart ForFour
24 June 2023
Nature was amazing, lot of decent restaurants around just weather was little bit depressing :)
United Kingdom
Hyundai i10
27 May 2023
Loved terra nostra and the hot springs
United Kingdom
Smart ForFour
9 May 2023
Lovely island, great hotel but the main purpose was to watch whales, only managed two trips and seen one whale. 3 trips cancelled. Nobody’s fault as you can control nature but that along with a 2hr departure flight delay and a 3hr return flight delay took the shine off it. Lovely people and the restaurants are great value for money.
United Kingdom
Volkswagen T-Cross
8 September 2022
I had read the bad reviews and was slightly worried but this was by far the cheapest deal and to be honest I can’t fault them. The pick up area is outside the airport in the furthest car park but a 2 minute walk. Pick up was smooth and we actually got there an hour early, but they gave us it early. Car was fine without any problems, drop off was quick and full deposit was returned quickly. I don’t believe that they tried to purposely look and ‘find’ damage, but did a walk around inspection and was fine. Would use again.
United Kingdom
Volkswagen Up
25 July 2022
Great place to visit and having a rental car is essential to see some of the stunning views. Great experiences were whale watching and the micro climates as you travelled round the island
United Kingdom
VW Up
18 April 2022
Excellent and friendly service. Would definitely use again
United Kingdom
VW Golf
7 October 2021
Very good,, but tu much deposit to leave for car..
United Kingdom
Volkswagen Up
5 October 2021
The whole island is just magical! 100% recommend!
United Kingdom
Ford Fiesta
7 April 2021
Sao Miguel is beautiful
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Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Autatlantis
9.5 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Surprice
7.3 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
559
Total rental companies
29
Average daily price
£ 22.21
Lowest daily price
£ 12.91
Total cars available
370

Top 29 Suppliers at Ponta Delgada Airport in 2024

Autatlantis
Autatlantis
Exceptional 9.5 / 562 reviews
+351296205340 / +351966147199 / +351296684632
Aeroporto João Paulo II, 9500-749 Ponta Delgada
£ 19 - £ 91
Working hours
Mon:05:00-23:59
Tue:05:00-23:59
Wed:05:00-23:59
Thu:05:00-23:59
Fri:05:00-23:59
Sat:05:00-23:59
Sun:05:00-23:59
Wayzor
Wayzor
Exceptional 9.3 / 843 reviews
+351296301805
9500-749 Pontadelgada, Portugale
£ 18 - £ 35
Working hours
Mon:06:00-23:00
Tue:06:00-23:00
Wed:06:00-23:00
Thu:06:00-23:00
Fri:06:00-23:00
Sat:06:00-23:00
Sun:06:00-23:00
Ilha Verde
Ilha Verde
Exceptional 9.2 / 3,839 reviews
+351296684360
Aeroporto Internacional Joao Paulo II - 9500-749 Ponta Delgada
£ 17 - £ 115
Working hours
Mon:05:30-23:59
Tue:05:30-23:59
Wed:05:30-23:59
Thu:05:30-23:59
Fri:05:30-23:59
Sat:05:30-23:59
Sun:05:30-23:59
Alamo
Alamo
Exceptional 9.2 / 55 reviews
+351936890727
JOAO PAULO II AIRPORT, APARTADO 704
£ 91 - £ 94
Guerin
Guerin
Exceptional 9.1 / 219 reviews
+351936890727 / +351296306777
Aeroporto Joao Paulo II, 9500-749 Ponta Delgada
£ 75 - £ 311
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
AddCar
AddCar
Exceptional 9.1 / 36 reviews
+351925520367
Rua Da Piedade 162 - Arrifes
£ 91 - £ 92
Working hours
Mon:05:30-02:00
Tue:05:30-02:00
Wed:05:30-02:00
Thu:05:30-02:00
Fri:05:30-02:00
Sat:05:30-02:00
Sun:05:30-02:00
ANC Azores Holidays.PT
ANC Azores Holidays.PT
Very good 8.9 / 1,693 reviews
+351296247171 / +351967309909
Estrada Regional 4-1A, 199 Caminho Da Serra Gorda, 9500-355 Ponta Delgada, Ponta Delgada
£ 17 - £ 90
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:00
Tue:08:00-23:00
Wed:08:00-23:00
Thu:08:00-23:00
Fri:08:00-23:00
Sat:08:00-23:00
Sun:08:00-23:00
Magic Islands Rent A Car
Magic Islands Rent A Car
Very good 8.7 / 1,272 reviews
+351912261378
Park P5, Aeroporto João Paulo Ii Parque P05, Ponta Delgada
£ 19 - £ 90
Working hours
Mon:07:30-19:30
Tue:07:30-19:30
Wed:07:30-19:30
Thu:07:30-19:30
Fri:07:30-19:30
Sat:07:30-19:30
Sun:07:30-19:30
Micauto
Micauto
Very good 8.7 / 426 reviews
+351296284382 / +351918208020
Aeroporto João Paulo Ii
£ 14 - £ 123
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
SIXT
SIXT
Very good 8.6 / 235 reviews
+351255788199
Aeroporto João Paulo Segundo, 9500-749 Ponta Delgada
£ 31 - £ 64
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
Drive on Holidays
Drive on Holidays
Very good 8.5 / 196 reviews
+351932247444
Aeroporto Internacional, 9500-749 Ponta Delgada
£ 23 - £ 173
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
Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8.5 / 13 reviews
+351936890727
João Paulo II Airport, 9500-749 Ponta Delgada
£ 96 - £ 101
United Rent A Car
United Rent A Car
Very good 8.5 / 10 reviews
+351925520367
Rua da Piedade 162 - Arrifes
£ 93 - £ 740
Working hours
Mon:05:30-02:00
Tue:05:30-02:00
Wed:05:30-02:00
Thu:05:30-02:00
Fri:05:30-02:00
Sat:05:30-02:00
Sun:05:30-02:00
Europcar
Europcar
Very good 8.4 / 41 reviews
+351296381249
Aeroporto De, 9500-749 Ponta Delgada, Portugal
£ 31 - £ 62
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
Keddy
Keddy
Very good 8.4 / 22 reviews
+351296381249
Aeroporto De Ponta Delgada
£ 29 - £ 45
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
Funchal Drive rent a Car
Funchal Drive rent a Car
Very good 8.3 / 146 reviews
+351964414470
R. Antonio Resendes Tavares, 9500-367 Arrifes
£ 13 - £ 20
Working hours
Mon:08:00-19:59
Tue:08:00-19:59
Wed:08:00-19:59
Thu:08:00-19:59
Fri:08:00-19:59
Sat:08:00-19:59
Sun:08:00-19:59
Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8.2 / 8 reviews
+351296205435
Aeroporto Internacional, 9500-749 Ponta Delgada
£ 28 - £ 64
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
Way2Azores Rent
Way2Azores Rent
Very good 8 / 576 reviews
+351912340762
Av. João Paulo II 243
£ 13 - £ 184
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:59
Tue:07:00-20:59
Wed:07:00-20:59
Thu:07:00-20:59
Fri:07:00-20:59
Sat:07:00-20:59
Sun:07:00-20:59
Autocunha Car Rental
Autocunha Car Rental
Good 7.9 / 44 reviews
+351964862663
Aeroporo Joao Paulo II, 9500-749, Ponta Delgada
£ 19 - £ 26
Working hours
Mon:09:00-18:29
Tue:09:00-18:29
Wed:09:00-18:29
Thu:09:00-18:29
Fri:09:00-18:29
Sat:09:00-18:29
Sun:09:00-18:29
ABBYCAR
ABBYCAR
Good 7.7 / 110 reviews
+351296247171
Aeroporto de Ponta Delgada-São João Paulo II
£ 40 - £ 86
Dollar
Dollar
Good 7.7
296205435
Joao Paulo Ii 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
Firefly
Firefly
Good 7.7
296205435
Joao Paulo Ii 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
Key'n Go
Key'n Go
Good 7.7
+35211451595
Pdl Área De Serviço 2º Circular ( Belém )
£ 28 - £ 30
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
National
National
Good 7.7
+351936890727
JOAO PAULO II AIRPORT
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
Avis
Avis
Good 7.6 / 83 reviews
+351296684360
Ponta Delgada Airport
£ 89
Working hours
Mon:05:30-23:59
Tue:05:30-23:59
Wed:05:30-23:59
Thu:05:30-23:59
Fri:05:30-23:59
Sat:05:30-23:59
Sun:05:30-23:59
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Good 7.6 / 41 reviews
+351912340762
Av. João Paulo Ii, Nº243
£ 25 - £ 151
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Wed:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:07:00-21:00
Sun:07:00-21:00
Goldcar
Goldcar
Good 7.5 / 217 reviews
+351211451595
Área de serviço 2° Circular, Alameda de Belém, 9500-353
£ 15 - £ 35
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:59
Tue:07:00-22:59
Wed:07:00-22:59
Thu:07:00-22:59
Fri:07:00-22:59
Sat:07:00-22:59
Sun:07:00-22:59
Hertz
Hertz
Good 7.5 / 2 reviews
+351296205435
JOAO PAULO II AIRPORT, 9500-749 Ponta Delgada
£ 32 - £ 74
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
Surprice
Surprice
Good 7.3
+351300509199
R, Eng. Eugenio Ataide Camara, 003 Relva , 9500-681 Ponta Delgada
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
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