Rental Car Lisbon

Rental car Lisbon from 4 £ per day

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Current offers in Lisbon

e.g. Fiat 500 or the like
Fiat 500
from 5 £/day
  • Zero deposit
Fiat Panda
from 12 £/day
  • No credit card needed
Fiat Panda
from 12 £/day
  • All-round carefree package
Fiat 500
from 8 £/day
e.g. Renault Megane or the like
Renault Megane
from 8 £/day
  • Zero deposit
Opel Astra
from 25 £/day
  • No credit card needed
Opel Astra
from 25 £/day
  • All-round carefree package
Renault Megane
from 12 £/day
Further vehicle classes
e.g. Peugeot 308 diesel or the like
Peugeot 308 diesel
from 16 £/day
Station Wagon / Minivan
e.g. Renault Megane SW or the like
Renault Megane SW
from 8 £/day
7 seater
e.g. Peugeot 5008/Nissan X-Trail or the like
Peugeot 5008/Nissan X-Trail
from 15 £/day
9 seater
e.g. Mercedes Vito or the like
Mercedes Vito
from 25 £/day
Off-road vehicle (SUV)
e.g. Nissan Juke or the like
Nissan Juke
from 6 £/day
e.g. Fiat 500C or the like
Fiat 500C
from 13 £/day
Luxury Car
e.g. Peugeot 2008 or the like
Peugeot 2008
from 4 £/day
e.g. Renault Trafic or the like
Renault Trafic
from 60 £/day

Car rental Lisbon: capital and hub of Portugal

Lisbon is the capital of Portugal and the largest city of this sunny westerly country. A trip to Lisbon in the past was either expensive, or it required more cunning when searching for combined connections. Fortunately, today, thanks to cheap airlines, you can get there without major problems and at a reasonable price.

If you are thinking about exploring the city of Lisbon without relying on public transportation, you will be happy to hear that renting a car in Lisbon is cheap, fast and reliable. There are countless offers to choose from and the city itself has so much to offer.

With Driveboo, you can compare offers of different car rental companies in Lisbon and book a cheap car for your Portugal holiday.

Renting a car at an airport in Lisbon

For most, the adventure in Portugal starts at Lisbon Airport (LIS), just 7 km from the city centre. It is the largest airport in Portugal and is considered a starting point for exploring the country by many travellers. You will find many car rental desks right at the airport. Depending on whether you want to rent a small car, SUV or convertible in Lisbon, various car rental companies will have suitable offers. It is also beneficial to book a rental car in advance in order to be able to take advantage of lower prices and bigger choice of vehicles.

What should I know about driving a rental car in Lisbon?

Portugal is one of the most popular European destinations for summer road trips. Just as in neighbouring Spain, you should be prepared for some chaotic drivers on the streets. The driving style of the Portuguese is, as in many southern countries, quite "hot-blooded." Above all, it is advisable to know the most important traffic rules in Portugal. For example, alcohol limit in Portugal is 0.5 and the mandatory inventory in a rental car includes a safety vest. In addition, between 1 November and 15 April, all vehicles must be fitted with winter tires with a tread depth of at least 4 mm, as well as with snow chains, if actual winter conditions prevail.

What are the speed limits in Portugal?

Maximum speed limit for cars without trailers and motorcycles Maximum speed
Within built-up areas 50 km/h
Outside built-up areas 90 km/h
On expressways 100 km/h
On highways 120 km/h

As in many other European countries, tolls are required on Portugal highways. Since 2011, driving on highways in Portugal requires an electronic payment system. You can choose between four systems (Easy Toll, Toll Service, Toll Card, and Via Verde Visitor). If you are traveling with a rental car in Portugal, you usually do not have to do this. Major car rental companies equip their fleet with electronic transmitters. The cost of the device and the toll will be charged to your car provider. You simply pay the fees when you return the car. If such a transmitter is installed, you can also drive on the Via Verde lanes with your rental car. If not, you must pay the toll yourself and choose one of the options listed above.

What insurance do I need for my rental car in Lisbon?

Full insurance without non-waivable excess will always be the best choice when booking a rental car. Rental car liability insurance with sufficient coverage is also necessary.

Explore highlights and sights of the city of Lisbon in a rental car

After a rest in your hotel, you will be able to enjoy as many attractions of the city as possible. You can plan your personal city tour. Here are some attractions of Lisbon that you should definitely visit with your rental car:

  • Christ the King Statue - Inspired by the famous Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, this unique structure is also a breath-taking viewing platform. Once in Lisbon, do not miss an opportunity to use it as a lookout to see this picturesque coastal town.
  • Torre de Belém - Torre de Belém is the landmark of the city that is located at the gates of the city centre. Visiting this fortified tower will be easy with a rental car.
  • Jerónimos Monastery - Hardly any other building characterizes the cityscape as sustainably as this monastery from the early 17th century. Embark on an exciting journey through time in the monastery’s museums. The archaeological museum as well as the naval museum are located here. A piece of Portugal’s history becomes tangible when you come here.
  • Cemiterio dos Prazeres - A cemetery with a very special history. Its numerous tombs will take your breath away. In addition, this cemetery offers incredible views over Lisbon.
  • Aqueduto das Aguas Livres - Not many tourists know about this aqueduct but you should definitely visit during your stay in Lisbon. Its height of 656 m and a length of 19 km leave an unforgettable impression on every tourist.

A tour with a rental car through the surroundings of Lisbon

Renting a car for a few days is easy in Lisbon and it is also inexpensive. You can use it to go on a round trip to places such as Sintra, Cabo da Roca (westernmost point of Europe), and Praia de Guincho. Portugal offers a variety of landscapes and sights that you will be able to enjoy during a tour with a rental car. You can end the day in a not cheap but very good fish restaurant near Guincho, or plunge into the nightlife of Cascais.

Destination Distance by car in kilometres Time
Sintra 32.9 km 36 min
Cabo da Roca 40.6 km 48 min
Praia do Guincho 33.9 km 40 min
Cascais 33.7 km 42 min
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Frequently asked questions about booking a rental car Lisbon

Can I rent a car in Lisbon without a credit card?
No, in Lisbon it is not possible to book a rental car without a credit card.
Until when can I return a rental car {in Lisbon?
In principle, you can return the rental car at any time of the day. It is only important that you return the rental car no later than the time specified at the time of booking.
Do I have to take additional insurance in Lisbon?
If you book fully comprehensive insurance without a deductible, you do not have to take out additional insurance on-site.
How long do I have to cancel a rental car?
You have up to 24 hours before rental time to cancel.

Questions about the price

What does a rental car cost in Lisbon?
A rental car in Lisbon costs on the average 3.32 £ per day.
What does a rental car in Lisbon cost per week?
A rental car in Lisbon costs on average 23.26 £ per week 3.32 £ per day).
How much does a rental car in Lisbon cost for one month?
A rental car in Lisbon costs on average 99.68 £ for one month (3.32 £ per day).
Which rental car provider is the cheapest in Lisbon?
BSP Auto is in Lisbon the cheapest. A rental costs 5.32 £ for 4 days.
What does a small rental car cost in Lisbon?
A small rental car costs in Lisbon 1.33 £ per day.
What does a middle-class rental car cost in Lisbon?
A middle-class rental car costs in Lisbon 3.66 £ per day.
How high is the deposit for a rental car in Lisbon?
In Lisbon the deposit amounts begin at 41.53 £.
How high is the liability sum in Lisbon?
Each rental car is insured at least with the legal liability sum. In Lisbon there are 5 provider with a liability sum greater than 7.5 million euros.
How high is the fee for young drivers in Lisbon?
Drivers under the age of 26 often pay a fee. This deviates strongly from the individual offers. We always show you the price including all fees.
How much does it cost to cancel a rental car?
Up to 24 hours prior to rental, cancellation costs nothing.

Questions about car rental providers

Which car rental providers are at the Lisbon?
At the Lisbon there are 8 Supplier: e.g. BSP Auto, Sunny Cars,, Auto Escape, CarDelMar
Which landlords in Lisbon offer a hotel delivery?
The providerSunny Cars brings the rental car to your hotel.