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Lisbon Car Rental Deals

Whatever your reason for visiting Portugal's exciting capital, SIXT is perfectly positioned to meet all of your needs for car rental in Lisbon. If you are flying into the city, arrange a car rental at Lisbon Airport (LIS) and quickly continue your journey. Our Lisbon city center branch at Rua Andrade Corvo is close to many of the major attractions and transport links and we have a third branch in the north of Lisbon. All of our convenient locations offer an excellent choice of quality rental cars and trucks, and there is the option of 24 hour returns at our airport branch.

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You can find additional, helpful information by selecting one of our Lisbon car rental branches. All our Lisbon locations offer great deals on top brand vehicles from manufactures like BMW and Mercedes-Benz.

Reserving your ideal car category is easy; simply use the booking form above by entering your ideal dates and choose the branch that will suit your mobility needs best. Please be aware as specific models are subject to availability reservations can only be guaranteed for the selected car category.

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Whatever your reason for visiting Lisbon, you can choose the perfect vehicle for your trip from our wide range of premium rental cars. A price comparison of our different models will reveal the exciting vehicles available to you. For example, an SUV will take you into the hills with ease, while our sports cars can add a little excitement to your visit. You can enjoy Lisbon's sounds and scents in a convertible or choose a classic sedan for a business visit. A simple compact model, meanwhile, will take you quickly to all the tourist sights, helping you see more on a quick weekend break.

When you book online or with our iPhone app, you will have the opportunity to tailor your reservation with a choice of affordable options. Many of our rental deals include features like free cancellation and unlimited mileage as standard and choosing tire and windscreen coverage protects you from some common issues. Our E-Toll Service makes it easier to use those toll roads and listing an additional driver allows you the flexibility of sharing driving duties. Parties with young children can also reserve child seats.

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Traffic Information

Lisbon benefits from an airport that is close to the city center. It is just four miles or so north of the center and will take around eighteen minutes on the Av. Alm. Gago Coutinho. Choosing the Av. de Roma route will take a little longer at twenty-one minutes, while the E1 is an alternative during peak times. This is around 6.5 miles and will take around twenty-five minutes in normal traffic. The city is well connected by a network of motorways, which makes car rental in Lisbon a good way to get around. The A2 is the main route south, connecting with the 25 de Abril bridge. The A1 is the major route north and connects Lisbon to Porto. The A5 runs west to Estoril and Cascais, while the A6 is the main route east and runs to Madrid.

The city is also served by three ring roads. The 2nd circular joins the A1 to the IC19, while the CRIL joins the A1 with Vasco de Gama bridge. The CREL joins the A8, A5 and A1 and runs to the coast at Estoril. On-street parking in Lisbon is indicated by a blue square sign with a white 'P'. Parking charges are usually in place from 8am to 8pm on weekdays, 8am to 6pm on Saturdays and free on Sundays. If parking on the street make sure your car is tight to the curb so it is not blocking the tramways. The city also has a number of parking garages in the busiest areas.

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Sixt Tips

Lisbon is an exciting city but still not as touristy as some other European capitals. It is also situated in a stunning location on the Tagus river. For the best views of the city, cross the river to Cacilhas and climb to the Cristo Rei. This monumental statue of Christ is similar to the one in Rio de Janeiro and stands 100m tall. The elevator to the top costs five euros but the views are certainly worth it. More great views can be enjoyed from the Castelo de Sao Jorge, which can be reached by an enjoyable walk through the old town and the Alfama neighborhood. The main city square of Rossio is the hub of city life, while Principe Real has some of the best shopping. For the best nightlife in the city, climb up to Barrio alto from Chiado. Lovers of architecture must visit Belem and its extensive collection of historic buildings and monuments, such as the Belem Tower and Jeronimos Monastery. Alfama is the oldest neighborhood in Lisbon and its labyrinth of narrow streets has some of the most atmospheric restaurants and bars.

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Sightseeing Destinations

One of the joys of Lisbon is that it offers all the excitement of a European capital but is close to some wonderful beaches and seaside resorts, which are easily accessible when you rent a car in Lisbon. One of the prettiest of these is Cascais, a charming village on the Estoril coast where the Portuguese royal family used to have a residence. In addition to the beach, it has a beautiful and historic town center complete with the impressive Cidadela fort. There are also some fascinating museums, such as the Museum of the Sea.

Distances to Cascais

  • From Lisbon International Airport: 23 miles, about 35 minutes
  • From North Lisbon: 27 miles, about 40 minutes
  • From Lisbon City Center: 20 miles, about 34 minutes

The town of Sintra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site perched in the Sintra Mountains. Although remote, it is less than half an hour from Lisbon when you rent a car. It is famous for its stunning location overlooking the Parque Natural de Sintra-Cascais and for its collection of historic buildings. These include the Pena Palace, the Castelo dos Mouros and the Sintra National Palace. There is much to see in a compact area and walks in the surrounding countryside are breathtaking.

Distances to Sintra

  • From Lisbon International Airport: 18 miles, about 24 minutes
  • From North Lisbon: 19 miles, about 27 minutes
  • From Lisbon City Center: 17 miles, about 28 minutes
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Business Travel

Lisbon has a diverse and flourishing economy and is responsible for almost half of Portugal's entire GDP. It is the country's premier seaport and is an important center for finance and technology. Car manufacturing is also an important industry. Many international companies operating in Portugal are headquartered in the municipality of Oeiras.

Distances to Oeiras

  • From Lisbon International Airport: 15 miles, about 24 minutes
  • From North Lisbon: 18 miles, about 27 minutes
  • From Lisbon City Center: 14 miles, about 24 minutes

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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