Car hires in Porto

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Porto, Portugal
8 Dec — 15 Dec
Porto, Portugal
Fri 8/12
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Fri 15/12
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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 Rhodium. When booking with Rhodium, 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 €49/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?

Fiat 500 hires and Volkswagen Polo hires in Porto are the two most popular car models, according to our data. Fiat 500 hire prices in Porto can vary depending on what company you hire from, but our users have found that prices average €17/day and can be as low as €4/day. Volkswagen Polo hire prices can also vary, but tend to average €22/day, with the cheapest deals as low as €6/day.

Best deals found for Porto car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Porto
Economy€5/day
Compact€5/day
Intermediate€10/day
Mini€5/day
Convertible€14/day
Intermediate SUV€5/day
Compact estate car€5/day
Compact SUV€6/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

€12 - €44

All Car Types

€17 - €102

The average price of a small car hire in Porto, Portugal is €26. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Porto, Portugal is in January. The price is 54% lower than the rest of the year at just €12 per day. A small car rental is typically 54% less expensive than the average rental car in Porto. The average price of a car 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 rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Porto, Portugal is €53. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Porto, Portugal is in November. The price is 73% lower than the rest of the year at just €15 per day. A medium car rental is typically 4% less expensive than the average rental car in Porto. The average price of a car 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 rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Porto, Portugal is €98. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Porto, Portugal is in November. The price is 80% lower than the rest of the year at just €20 per day. A large car rental is typically 44% more expensive than the average rental car in Porto. The average price of a car 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 €40. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Porto, Portugal is in January. The price is 79% lower than the rest of the year at just €9 per day. A SUV rental is typically 27% less expensive than the average rental car in Porto. The average price of a car 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 rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van hire in Porto, Portugal is €89. The cheapest time to hire a van in Porto, Portugal is in January. The price is 59% lower than the rest of the year at just €37 per day. A van rental is typically 38% more expensive than the average rental car in Porto. The average price of a car 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 luxury car hire in Porto, Portugal is €63. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in Porto, Portugal is in December. The price is 18% lower than the rest of the year at just €53 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 13% more expensive than the average rental car in Porto. The average price of a car 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 €51. The cheapest time to hire a convertible in Porto, Portugal is in October. The price is 63% lower than the rest of the year at just €19 per day. A convertible rental is typically 9% less expensive than the average rental car in Porto. The average price of a car 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.

Opel Corsa
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

€5/day

12 Dec - 17 Dec
Opel Corsa
Toyota Corolla
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€5/day

12 Dec - 17 Dec
Toyota Corolla
Volkswagen up!
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€5/day

12 Dec - 17 Dec
Volkswagen up!

Porto car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Porto

Sixt

8.6
Very Good
31 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.6

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
4 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

7.3
Good
6 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

6.7

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

Ace

Popular Car Types

Compact, Economy, Mini

Cheapest Hire Car

€16

Most Popular Model

Fiat 500
The most popular Porto car hire agency found on momondo this month is Ace. Other top choices for car hire companies are Klass Wagen and Rhodium
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Porto in the past 72 hours: Compact, Economy, Mini.
The lowest price for a car hire in Porto is €16/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 Fiat 500. Our users also prefer the Volkswagen Polo as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in Porto

Nearby attractions:

Avenida dos Aliados12.5 km
Mercado do Bolhão12.6 km
Ponte de D. Luís13.4 km

Nearby attractions:

Mercado do Bolhão0.6 km
Avenida dos Aliados0.8 km
Ponte de D. Luís1.6 km

Nearby attractions:

Avenida dos Aliados10.7 km
Mercado do Bolhão10.7 km
Ponte de D. Luís11.6 km

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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 January?

Our data shows that for weekend car hire deals during January in Porto, you can expect to pay around €14. A particularly good deal might be around €14, which is the lowest quote for Porto we've seen so far. Stretching your hire over seven days shifts the price range to about €0 to €0.

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

In most cases, there is no fee when you cancel your Porto car hire. You can check to see whether or not your preferred car hire company in Porto offers free cancellation when booking with momondo.

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

Most people will hire an Economy car when travelling to Porto during the month of January. Good fuel efficiency and an ability to handle wet road conditions make the Economy car a go-to choice when precipitation averages 140 mm and temperatures hover around 10 °C. Hiring a Economy in Porto will cost you €10/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 Fiat 500C in Porto?

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

Those looking for a hire car in Porto during the month of December should expect temperatures to be around 11 °C and should expect around 195 mm of precipitation. This information can be helpful when choosing which car you’d like to rent.

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

The climate in Porto during December is usually 11 °C with an expected 195 mm of precipitation throughout the month. Those looking to hire a car and leave from Porto on a road trip to the surrounding area should take note of this information.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Porto?

Prices for cars in Porto are refreshed on a daily basis.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Porto?

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

Among different countries, including Porto, the minimum age for drivers varies. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To hire a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be imposed. It's recommended that you review the policy of the hire company you're considering before booking.

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

To hire a car in Porto, all drivers must have 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 proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We 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?

Booking a car hire in Porto via momondo could save you time and money. momondo provides you with a wide selection of options and cars as we search thousands of car hire websites and locations to enable you to make the best choice for your trip.

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

Once you have performed a search for a car hire in Porto, momondo will show the results and enable you to find the best deal by using our filters; here you can narrow your search down by vehicle type, price, agencies and a multitude of policies that can apply.

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

Yes, momondo allows you to filter specifically for car hire companies in Porto offering free cancellation.

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

Yes, simply select the fair fuel policy filter after performing a search for hire cars in Porto on momondo.

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?

Yes, unlimited mileage options can be found on car hire in Porto on momondo.


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