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Porto, Portugal
14 Apr — 21 Apr
Porto, Portugal
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Car hire insight and trends in Porto

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in Porto

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Porto?

The cheapest car hire in Porto are generally found through Centauro. When booking with Centauro, you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as $2/day. The average price to hire a car in Porto is $9/day.

What car hire company in Porto has the most locations?

Sunnycars has the most locations of any car hire company in Porto, with 6 locations.

What car do most people hire in Porto?

For an average of $38/day (and as low as $6/day), Seat Arona hire in Porto is the most popular car among our users. Hiring the Seat Ibiza in Porto for $23/day on average ($6/day for a cheap deal) is another popular choice.

Best deals found for Porto car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Porto
Economy$8/day
Compact$9/day
Intermediate$20/day
Mini$10/day
Passenger van$25/day
Convertible$10/day
Intermediate SUV$9/day
Compact SUV$11/day
Compact estate car$11/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Important information about Porto car hire

Porto, Portugal is one of the oldest European centers and was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s known for its picturesque panorama and Port wine. I’m sure the famous Livraria Lello bookshop and the Luis I bridge crossing the Duoro river are on your to-do list. Finding a cheap car rental in Porto will allow you to visit the sights around the city as well. There are around 40 car hire locations in Porto and its nearby airport. They offer both the standard economy car rentals as well as luxury hired cars in Porto. Your trip will be complete with day trips like hiking in the Parque Nacional de Peneda-Gerês a little over an hour away. When in Porto, be aware that it’s famous Santa Catarina shopping street is actually a pedestrian road. Parking in Porto may be a challenge, but outside the city walls should be easier and this way you are free to walk around and explore.

While visiting, is it worthwhile to rent a car while visiting Porto?

Your trip to Porto won’t be complete without seeing all there is to see around the iconic Portuguese city. Some of the finest architecture can be found in the city of Braga. You can get to Braga with your Porto car rental in under an hour. Take a drive and go to a wine tasting in the Duoro Valley. The Venice of Portugal, Aveiro, is less than an hour away if you get a car rental in Porto. Porto itself is not known for its beaches but if you have your rental car in Porto, you can take a short drive down the Atlantic coast to sandy beaches like Praia da Granja. When in the city you can leave your car parked and walk around central. Driving your car rental in Porto through the narrow roads can get complicated. However, there’s an array of car parks throughout the city, most of them are even covered.

What different driving laws should I keep in mind while driving in Porto?

Since you’ll be driving in a new city and country, it’s always good to know any tips and laws of the road. In Portugal they use the metric system, and because of this all speed limits and distances will be indicated in kilometres. The use of seatbelts is mandatory and children under the age of 12 have to be ata certain height to sit in the front seat. There are green lanes on the highways which you aren’t allowed to use without a specific permit. When driving your car rental in Porto, make sure to always have your driving license on hand. Before driving your rental car, look up Porto’s department of motor vehicles to make sure there haven’t been any changes in the traffic laws.

Will I need a special driving license or permit to drive a rental car in Porto if I’m visiting from another country?

In order to be able to rent a car in Portugal, you have to be at least 21 years of age. Portugal does not require you have any special permit, like the International Driver’s Permit, to be able to rent a car if you have a valid European Union license or a US license. Make sure to check any other specific countries if necessary. If your driving license is in an alphabet other than English, it may be a requirement.


Porto car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Porto that's right for you

Small cars

$8 - $96

All Car Types

$13 - $140

The average price of a small car hire in Porto, Portugal is $46. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Porto, Portugal is in February. The price is 83% lower than the rest of the year at just $8 per day. A small car rental is typically 31% less expensive than the average rental car in Porto. The average price of a vehicle hire in Porto can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Porto small car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Porto, Portugal is $89. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Porto, Portugal is in March. The price is 77% lower than the rest of the year at just $21 per day. A medium car rental is typically 26% more expensive than the average rental car in Porto. The average price of a vehicle hire in Porto can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Porto medium car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Porto, Portugal is $155. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Porto, Portugal is in January. The price is 63% lower than the rest of the year at just $58 per day. A large car rental is typically 58% more expensive than the average rental car in Porto. The average price of a vehicle hire in Porto can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a SUV hire in Porto, Portugal is $66. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Porto, Portugal is in January. The price is 83% lower than the rest of the year at just $12 per day. A SUV rental is typically 2% more expensive than the average rental car in Porto. The average price of a vehicle hire in Porto can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Porto SUV hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van hire in Porto, Portugal is $191. The cheapest time to hire a van in Porto, Portugal is in March. The price is 73% lower than the rest of the year at just $52 per day. A van rental is typically 66% more expensive than the average rental car in Porto. The average price of a vehicle hire in Porto can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Porto van hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a luxury car hire in Porto, Portugal is $118. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in Porto, Portugal is in March. The price is 67% lower than the rest of the year at just $39 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 45% more expensive than the average rental car in Porto. The average price of a vehicle hire in Porto can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a convertible hire in Porto, Portugal is $67. The cheapest time to hire a convertible in Porto, Portugal is in February. The price is 71% lower than the rest of the year at just $20 per day. A convertible rental is typically 2% more expensive than the average rental car in Porto. The average price of a vehicle hire in Porto can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Kia Picanto
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$8/day

13 Apr - 19 Apr
Kia Picanto
Hyundai Accent
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$9/day

13 Apr - 19 Apr
Hyundai Accent

Porto car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Porto

Sixt

8.5
Very Good
33 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.5

SADORENT

10.0
Wonderful
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Europcar

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Avis

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

10.0

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

8.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

8.4

Hertz

8.4
Very Good
7 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

8.5

keddy by Europcar

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Budget

7.0
Good
6 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.8

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.4

Quick facts about car hire in Porto

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in Porto

Most Popular Agency

Record Go

Popular Car Types

Economy, Compact, Mini

Cheapest Hire Car

$6

Most Popular Model

Seat Arona
The most popular Porto car hire agency found on momondo this month is Record Go. Other top choices for car hire companies are Ok Mobility and Klass Wagen
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Porto in the past 72 hours: Economy, Compact, Mini.
The lowest price for a car hire in Porto is $6/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $28/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Porto in the past 7 days is the Seat Arona. Our users also prefer the Seat Ibiza as an alternative.

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Porto

Below are the most popular hotels in Porto
Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa

Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa

Rua Tenente Valadim, 146, Porto, Porto, Portugal

1.0 km from city centre

Porto Palácio Hotel by The Editory

Porto Palácio Hotel by The Editory

Avenida da Boavista, 1269, Porto, Porto, Portugal

0.8 km from city centre

Hf Ipanema Park

Hf Ipanema Park

Rua de Serralves, 124, Porto, Porto, Portugal

1.8 km from city centre

PortoBay Flores

PortoBay Flores

Rua Das Flores, 27, Porto, Porto, Portugal

2.0 km from city centre

Yotel Porto

Yotel Porto

Rua de Gonçalo Cristóvão 206, Porto, Porto, Portugal

1.8 km from city centre

Axis Porto Business & Spa Hotel

Axis Porto Business & Spa Hotel

Rua Maria Feliciana, 100, Porto, Porto, Portugal

4.1 km from city centre

Hospes Infante Sagres Porto

Hospes Infante Sagres Porto

Praca D. Filipa de Lencastre 62, Porto, Porto, Portugal

1.8 km from city centre

Intercontinental Porto - Palacio Das Cardosas, An IHG Hotel

Intercontinental Porto - Palacio Das Cardosas, An IHG Hotel

Praca da Liberdade 25, Porto, Porto, Portugal

2.0 km from city centre

Crowne Plaza Porto

Crowne Plaza Porto

Avenida da Boavista, 1466, Porto, Porto, Portugal

1.0 km from city centre

Eurostars Aliados

Eurostars Aliados

Av. Dos Aliados 195 237, Porto, Porto, Portugal

1.8 km from city centre

Hotel Carris Porto Ribeira

Hotel Carris Porto Ribeira

Rua do Infante D. Henrique, 1, Porto, Porto, Portugal

2.3 km from city centre

Oca Oriental Porto

Oca Oriental Porto

Rua Do Padre António Vieira 83, Porto, Porto, Portugal

3.6 km from city centre

Exe Essenzia Porto

Exe Essenzia Porto

Rua da Torrinha, 282, Porto, Porto, Portugal

0.8 km from city centre

Seculo Hotel

Seculo Hotel

Rua de Santa Catarina, 1256, Porto, Porto, Portugal

2.1 km from city centre

Supernova - Hostel

Supernova - Hostel

Rua Guedes De Azevedo 219, Porto, Porto, Portugal

1.9 km from city centre

Abc Hotel Porto - Boavista

Abc Hotel Porto - Boavista

Av. de França 168/178, Porto, Porto, Portugal

0.3 km from city centre

Torel Avantgarde

Torel Avantgarde

Rua da Restauraçao, 336, Porto, Porto, Portugal

1.5 km from city centre

Renaissance Porto Lapa Hotel

Renaissance Porto Lapa Hotel

Rua de Cervantes 169, Porto, Porto, Portugal

1.2 km from city centre


Driving with a car hire in Porto - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Porto so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

How much will it cost to hire a car in Porto, Portugal in May?

To hire a car for a weekend in Porto in May, the average price was $34 with cheaper deals starting around $16. Deals are a little different for a week-long hire - starting at around $13, with an average price of $49.

Is there a fee to cancel my Porto, Portugal car hire?

The majority of car hire agencies in Porto offer free cancellation. momondo will always tell you whether or not rental car centres such as Avis, SADORENT, and Europcar have a cancellation fee for travellers who have last-minute itinerary changes.

What is the best type of car to hire in Porto during May?

During the month of May in Porto, temperatures hover around 18 °C - which is perfect for hiring a convertible. With precipitation only averaging 46 mm during May in Porto, a convertible will allow you to truly enjoy the sites while cruising down the streets. Keep in mind that you may want to check the weather before your trip, just in case. Hiring a Convertible in Porto will cost you $135/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Porto, Portugal?

The speed limit in Porto is 50 km/h, unless otherwise stated on road signs. Porto also has a suburban speed limit of 100 km/h which is strictly enforced. If you find yourself on a motorway in Porto, be aware that the speed limit is generally 120 km/h.

What car hire company has the BMW 5 Series in Porto?

What is the weather like in Porto, Portugal in April?

During the month of April the average temperature in Porto is 13 °C and the expected precipitation is 116 mm. This information is useful for travellers looking for a car hire in Porto.

Is the weather in Porto similar to the rest of Porto?

Travellers looking to leave from Porto on a road trip around Porto or the surrounding areas during the month of April should expect temperatures around 13 °C and about 116 mm of possible rain through the month.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Porto?

Prices for cars in Porto are updated daily.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Porto?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Porto?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Porto. In many EU countries drivers must be 18 years old. As a rule, you’ll need to be 21 to hire a car abroad, and a young driver surcharge may be applied if you are under 25. We recommend reading through the policy of your chosen hire company before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to hire a car in Porto?

To hire a car in Porto, all drivers must present a valid full driving license. If the license is written in a language other than the language of the country of hire, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're hiring a car abroad, you may also need to provide evidence of your return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We always recommend that you verify with the specific hire company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Porto?

You should book a car hire in Porto using momondo because it is quick, free and easy to use and could save you money. momondo does the hard work of finding the car hire prices and policies, all you need to do is compare and choose what works best for your trip.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in Porto?

momondo helps you find the best car hire deal in Porto by allowing you to filter results by price, capacity, car features, drop off, pick-up location and many more.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Porto with free cancellation?

Yes momondo does have a filter to only highlight car hire deals which offer free cancellation. This filter is available for all car hire searches on momondo including those for cars in Porto.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Porto on momondo?

momondo specifically allows you to search for car hire in Porto with fair fuel policies.

Can I find a car hire in Porto which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Yes, momondo shows deals with enhanced cleaning services for hire cars in Porto.

Can I search for car hire in Porto with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Absolutely. You can specifically filter for car hire deals in Porto with unlimited mileage on momondo.


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