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Car Hire at Porto Airport

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Porto Airport, Porto, Portugal
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
Volkswagen Up or comparable
Volkswagen Up
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Turisprime
£ 1.95 per day
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Economy
Fiat Punto or comparable
Fiat Punto
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Centauro
£ 2.71 per day
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Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Opo rent
£ 5.08 per day
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Economy Elite
Seat Ibiza or comparable
Seat Ibiza
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Surprice
£ 5.39 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Intermediate
Renault Megane Grandtour or comparable
Renault Megane Grandtour
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Bravacar
£ 7.92 / per day
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Mini Elite
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 2x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 10.55 / per day
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Compact Elite
VW Golf or comparable
VW Golf
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Drive on Holidays
£ 15.05 / per day
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Standard
Nissan Qashqai or comparable
Nissan Qashqai
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Ace Rent a car
£ 15.93 / 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 2021-03-01.

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%
Porto Airport Car Hire

Airport Car Hire

Porto, the capital of the Northern Region of Portugal, is a popular tourist destination both due to its cultural offerings and as a base from which to explore northern Portugal and its beaches and nature. With numerous flights, including many with Raynair and easyJet, taking Brits to Porto, it's no surprise that the city and regions are extremely popular with British tourists. 

Most tourists opt to hire a car for their trip. What would be a trip to sunny Portugal without hitting the beaches?

Tolls: Most of the motorways in the northern part of Portugal are toll roads. Some of these are tolled electronically, meaning you can not pay with a credit card nor cash at a toll gate. This includes the A28 and A24 motorways heading north (the A24 to the Spanish border) along with the A28 heading south and the A7 that leads to the Spanish border to the east. While most of these can be avoided, do be prepared to accept the supplier's e-toll device if you plan to travel on these motorways. 

Driving to Spain: The Spanish border north of Porto is only 120km from Porto Airport with Vigo, the first main city in Galicia roughly 150km from the airport.  

So don't wait! Plan your trip to northern Portugal, hire a car, and enjoy the sunny beaches and outstanding nature! And here are some destinations to put on your list: 

  • Peneda-Gerês National Park 
  • The beach towns south of Porto on the Costa da Prata
  • The Minho region famous for its vineyards

Top international routes

  • London-Heathrow
  • London-Luton
  • London-Gatwick
  • London-Stansted
  • Manchester
  • Bristol
  • Birmingham
  • East Midlands

Main airlines

TAP Air Portugal and British Airways are the national flag carriers flying between Porto and the UK. The low-cost carriers Ryanair, easyJet, and WizzAir also fly between Porto and the UK>

Terminals

There is only one terminal at Porto Airport serving domestic and international flights of both flag carriers and low-cost airlines.

Location

Porto's airport is located roughly 11 kilometres (7 miles) north of its city centre. It is well-connected to the motorways coming from every direction.

Most popular types of hire car

  • Convertibles - starting at £ 38 per day
  • Station wagons - starting at £ 27 per day
  • Large cars - starting at £ 27 per day
  • Medium cars - starting at £ 21 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - starting at £ 36 per day
  • Premium cars - starting at £ 52 per day
  • Small cars - starting at £ 12 per day
  • SUVs - starting at £ 28 per day

Car hire desks

Avis, Budget, Europcar, Goldcar, Interent, Geurin, Enterprise, National, Alamo, Hertz, Thrifty, Dollar, and Sixt all have car hire desks in the airport's terminal just after baggage claim.

Others are located about 300m from the airport terminal. These include Firefly and Flizzer, and Drive&Go.

The rest provide either Meet&Greet service or a shuttle bus as their locations are not within walking distance.

Services and facilities

You’ll find several cashpoints, stores and duty-free shops, various cafés, restaurants and bars, three lounges, a help desk, and luggage storage services. Airport facilities are disabled friendly. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest petrol station

A Jumbo Gasiloneiras petrol station located at Avenida Fernando Távora 1570, and it takes about one minute to get from it to the airport. The petrol station is open 24/7. There are others along all of the motorways approaching the airport.

Popular one-way hires

  • Lisbon (313 km/194 miles)
  • Faro (550 km/341 miles)
  • Seville (580 km/360 miles)
  • A Coruña (301 km/187 miles)
  • Braga (55 km/34 miles)
  • Santiago de Compostela (237 km/147 miles)

Airport information

Score
8.6
  • Getting to the airport 8.7
  • Check-in desks 8.6
  • Facilities and services 8.3
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.9
  • Dining and car hire services 7.3
  • Lounge 6.7

Porto Airport (OPO)

  • IATA: OPO
  • ICAO: LPPR
  • Name: Porto Airport (OPO)
  • Flights per year: 93,468
  • Passengers (per year): 10,787,000
  • Distance from the city centre: 6.8 miles / 11 km NW of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day

Top 15 Destinations around Porto Airport

  1. Car Hire Porto Sao Bento Railway station starting at £ 5.30 per day
  2. Car Hire Porto Campanha Railway Station starting at £ 6.12 per day
    2.3 km / 1.4 miles away
  3. Car Hire Porto Boavista starting at £ 6.12 per day
    2.4 km / 1.5 miles away
  4. Car Hire Porto Ramalde starting at £ 22.14 per day
    4.1 km / 2.5 miles away
  5. Car Hire at Coimbra Railway Station starting at £ 4.98 per day
    105.3 km / 65.4 miles away
  6. Car Hire at Lisbon Prior Velho starting at £ 5.69 per day
    266.2 km / 165.4 miles away
  7. Car Hire at Oriente Railway Station starting at £ 3.96 per day
    267.6 km / 166.3 miles away
  8. Car Hire at Lisbon Airport starting at £ 1.73 per day
    267.8 km / 166.4 miles away
  9. Car Hire Lisbon Alameda starting at £ 3.96 per day
    271.5 km / 168.7 miles away
  10. Car Hire Lisbon Sao Sebastiao starting at £ 3.96 per day
    272.2 km / 169.1 miles away
  11. Car Hire Lisbon Hotel Tivoli starting at £ 5.76 per day
    273.4 km / 169.9 miles away
  12. Car Hire Faro Montenegro starting at £ 8.29 per day
    460.8 km / 286.3 miles away
  13. Car Hire at Faro Airport starting at £ 2.71 per day
    462.3 km / 287.3 miles away
  14. Car Hire at Porto Santo Airport (Madeira) starting at £ 18.54 per day
    1128.7 km / 701.4 miles away
  15. Car Hire at Madeira Airport (Funchal) starting at £ 3.93 per day
    1185.7 km / 736.8 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Porto 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 Porto Airport
£ 16.17
January
£ 27.69
February
£ 18.82
March
£ 21.37
April
£ 20.18
May
£ 14.75
June
£ 33.47
July
£ 38.73
August
£ 49.19
September
£ 26.98
October
£ 42.96
November
£ 42.96
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Porto Airport is June with prices starting at £ 14.75 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is September with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 49.19. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 29. 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 Porto Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Porto Airport keep them for an average of 12 days during in January, while those picking up their cars in September keep them for an average of 3.
Average Hire Length at Porto Airport
12
January
11
February
10
March
10
April
10
May
11
June
10
July
9
August
3
September
4
October
10
November
3
December

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

Though Porto Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in July. December is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
131%
January
145%
February
140%
March
152%
April
173%
May
121%
June
183%
July
153%
August
September
October
November
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

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

FAQ

Do I need to purchase third-party coverage?
Third-party liability coverage is always included with hire cars picked up at Porto Airport.
How much should I have on my card to collect the vehicle?
You will need to have enough available funds to cover both the security deposit and the total hire costs payable at pick-up. Each car and company has a different security deposit which can be seen in the Rental Conditions.
How many miles are included with my car hire?
Most companies at Porto Airport included unlimited mileage. Be sure to check the inclusions in the search result or the Rental Conditions to be sure.
How many drivers are included in the price?
Only the main driver is usually included in the hire costs and you will be charged an additional fee for each additional driver. Occasionally, rental companies have specials on additional drivers, including them for free — this is noted by a badge in the search results.

Top 28 Hire Companies at Porto Airport in 2021

Movyng Rent A Car
Movyng Rent A Car
Remarkable 9.8
+351222422259
Aeroporto Francisco Sá Carneiro, 4470 Maia
£ 20 - £ 112
Interrent
Interrent
Remarkable 9.5
+351229406124 / +351965038792 / +351211451381
Aeroporto Francisco Sá Carneiro (EN-107), s/n, 4470-558 Maia
£ 5 - £ 25
Working hours
Mon:07:30-23:00
Tue:07:30-23:00
Wed:07:30-23:00
Thu:07:30-23:00
Fri:07:30-23:00
Sat:07:30-23:00
Sun:07:30-23:00
Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.2
+351229415939
INTL APT FRANCISCO SA CARNEIRO,
£ 6 - £ 55
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.9
+351229482452
AEROPORTO DO PORTO
£ 10 - £ 64
Working hours
Mon:06:30-23:59
Tue:06:30-23:59
Wed:06:30-23:59
Thu:06:30-23:59
Fri:06:30-23:59
Sat:06:30-23:59
Sun:06:30-23:59
SADORENT
SADORENT
Outstanding 8.8
+351938559950 / +351938559949 / +351229448686
Rua de Julieta Ulbaldina Miranda, Lt.5, Maia
£ 11 - £ 71
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7
+351255788199
Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, 4470-558 Maia
£ 8 - £ 162
Guerin
Guerin
Outstanding 8.6
+351229415939
Aeroporto Internacional Francisco Sa Carneiro, 4470-558 Maia,
£ 6 - £ 40
Working hours
Mon:07:00-00:00
Tue:07:00-00:00
Wed:07:00-00:00
Thu:07:00-00:00
Fri:07:00-00:00
Sat:07:00-00:00
Sun:07:00-00:00
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.5
+351229482452
AEROPORTO DO PORTO
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
Outstanding 8.5
+351229436900
Aeroporto Porto Francisco Sa Carneiro, 4470-558 Maia, Portugal
£ 9 - £ 69
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:59
Tue:08:00-23:59
Wed:08:00-23:59
Thu:08:00-23:59
Fri:08:00-23:59
Sat:08:00-23:59
Sun:08:00-23:59
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+351229436900
Porto Francisco Sá Carniero AeroportoFrancisco Sa Carneiro
£ 6 - £ 69
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:59
Tue:08:00-23:59
Wed:08:00-23:59
Thu:08:00-23:59
Fri:08:00-23:59
Sat:08:00-23:59
Sun:08:00-23:59
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
+351229415939
Intl Apt Francisco Sa Carneiro
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
Cael
Cael
Outstanding 8.5
+351927815770
Avª Arq. Fernando Távora, 2021, 4470-628 Maia
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
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.3
+351229415939
INTL APT FRANCISCO SA CARNEIRO, MOREIRA MAIA
£ 6 - £ 65
Centauro
Centauro
Outstanding 8.3
+351223160385 / +351308810777
Joaquim Alves de Sousa Moreira,148, 4470-573 Maia
£ 2 - £ 34
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Outstanding 8.3
+34902360636 / +18778223872
Avenida Mario Brito 4055, 4455-496, Perafita
£ 8 - £ 21
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
Turisprime
Turisprime
Outstanding 8.2
+351210410376
Rua do Barreiro, 583 4470-583 Maia
£ 2 - £ 56
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:00
Tue:09:00-17:00
Wed:09:00-17:00
Thu:09:00-17:00
Fri:09:00-17:00
Sat:09:00-17:00
Sun:09:00-17:00
Record-go
Record-go
Outstanding 8.2
+351211357424 / +351910655409
R. Óscar da Silva 3131, 4455-520 Perafita
£ 4 - £ 17
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
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
Bravacar
Bravacar
Outstanding 8.2
+351924174626
R. Antero de Quental 236, 4455-586 Perafita, Porto
£ 4 - £ 8
Ok Rent A Car
Ok Rent A Car
Outstanding 8.1
+34902360636 / +351962739091
Avenida Mario Brito 4055, Perafita, 4455-496
£ 5 - £ 16
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
Drive on Holidays
Drive on Holidays
Outstanding 8
+351212697488 / +351962247403
Drive on Holidays,Portugal, R. do Barreiro 583
£ 7 - £ 84
Rhodium
Rhodium
Outstanding 8
+351211451595
Avenida do Rent-a-Car, 4470-995
£ 5 - £ 25
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
First Rent
First Rent
Great 7.8
+351229568856 / +351912730960 / +351927994433
Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, 4470-558 Maia, Porto
£ 12 - £ 56
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Great 7.7
+351910601068
R. Manuel Pinto de Azevedo 301, Porto, 4100-321
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:09:00-13:30
ValpiRent
ValpiRent
Great 7.7
+351934000500
Avenida do Aeroporto 241; Park Hotel, 4470-558 Maia, Porto
£ 12 - £ 50
Opo rent
Opo rent
Great 7.6
+351961761966
Av. do Aeroporto 541, 4470-222 Moreira
£ 3 - £ 18
Surprice
Surprice
Great 7.1
+351300509199
Junto ao Aeroporto do Porto, R. do Barreiro 492 Armazém D, 4470-573, 4470-573 Maia
£ 5 - £ 89
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. Avenida Francisco Sá Carneiro (EN-107), s/n
£ 4 - £ 20
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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