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Most popular cities to hire a car in Portugal

Compare car hire prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
$22 - $32 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN PORTUGAL Faro 21% cheaper Car hire in Faro is usually the cheapest in Portugal at $22 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN PORTUGAL Funchal 16% more expensive Funchal usually has the highest-priced car hire rates in Portugal, with rentals averaging $32 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN PORTUGAL Lisbon 67% more users visited More momondo users search for car hire in Lisbon than any other region in Portugal.

Car hire companies in Portugal

Below is a list of every nation-wide car hire agency, how many locations they have across the country, and what popular cities you can find them in
Europcar
92 locations
Lisbon $109/day
Faro $56/day
Avis
48 locations
Lisbon $57/day
Porto $59/day
Budget
34 locations
Lisbon $43/day
Porto $92/day
Faro $61/day
Sixt
31 locations
Lisbon $38/day
Porto $61/day

Most popular car hire types

Below are the most popular car hire types in Portugal and the cheapest cities in which to rent them
Small
Small

Best value

Funchal

$28/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Porto

$37/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

Lisbon

$37/day
Small

No. 3 most popular

Albufeira

$70/day
Small

No. 4 most popular

Faro

$36/day
Small

No. 5 most popular

Ponta Delgada (Açores)

$48/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Faro

$37/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Porto

$71/day
Medium

No. 2 most popular

Lisbon

$58/day
Medium

No. 3 most popular

Albufeira

$94/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Lisbon

$26/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Porto

$86/day
SUV

No. 2 most popular

Coimbra

$65/day
SUV

No. 3 most popular

Faro

$37/day
Van
Van

Best value

Lisbon

$132/day
Van

No. 1 most popular

Porto

$140/day
Large
Large

Best value

Lisbon

$131/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Porto

$157/day
Large

No. 2 most popular

Vilamoura

$204/day

Hiring a car in Portugal

Before you book your car hire, here are a few tips and rules you should know about driving in Portugal

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Portugal?

Turisprime is the most affordable car hire agency in Portugal, with prices found for as low as $10 per day in some areas of the country. Comparatively, the average price to rent a car in Portugal is $41 per day.

What is the most popular car hire agency in Portugal?

At the moment, the most popular car hire company in Portugal is Avis. 69 users have given Avis an average review score of 7.7 out of 10 for their customer service and high-quality rental cars. In the past month, 13% of users selected Avis for their car hire while visiting Portugal.

What car hire company in Portugal has the most locations?

Sunnycars is the car hire company in Portugal that currently has the most locations. With 179 car rental centres across the country, you should have no issue finding one of their locations at your destination. If you haven’t picked a city to visit, Lisbon is the most popular destination at the moment. Lisbon also has 10 Sunnycars car hire centres.

What side of the road do people in Portugal drive on?

Drivers in Portugal, including drivers visiting from foreign countries, are required to travel on the right. Keep in mind that driving on the opposite side can lead to both a traffic violation and serious accidents.

How good are the roads in Portugal?

Portugal has a road quality score of 6.2 on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is the lowest rated score. This puts Portugal at 5 out of 137 countries for road conditions. You may find that depending on where you travel within Portugal that the road quality will vary.

What is the drink driving limit in Portugal?

The BAC limit is 0.05% in Portugal - this applies to both visitors and residents. Your BAC level is a measurement of the percentage of alcohol in your bloodstream. This information is used to determine how inebriated an individual is. Driving a vehicle with a BAC higher than 0.05% is against the law in Portugal and you will be deemed as ‘driving under the influence’. Be aware that 18 is the legal drinking age in Portugal, and there are strict laws that prohibit drivers under this age from drink driving.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in Portugal?

When it comes to hiring a car in Portugal, travellers prefer to rent a Mini. In fact, 31% of our momondo users rented this type of car in the past 30 days and paid an average of $10 per day.

How much does petrol cost in Portugal?

As of last week, the average price of petrol in Portugal was $2.27 per litre. According to our data, Portugal has neither the most expensive nor the cheapest petrol prices in the world. Kuwait currently has the least expensive at $0.46 per litre, while Hong Kong has the most expensive at $2.98 per litre. Keep in mind that petrol prices change regularly and may be different during your travel dates.


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