Why BA car hire?

Book your car hire with British Airways - in partnership with Avis - and enjoy these great benefits:

  • Great rates and flexibility
  • Combine your flight with a car and save
  • Convenient and extensive choice of locations
  • Earn Avios on every rental
  • All mandatory charges included
  • 24 hour customer support
  • Free additional driver for Executive Club members
  • Join Avis Preferred at no extra charge and beat the queues with faster pick up

Car hire in Lisbon

British Airways car hire, in partnership with Avis, includes all of the mandatory charges that you'll need to drive away your car in Lisbon.

• Unlimited mileage
• 24–hour customer support and roadside assistance
• Collect Avios on every rental
• Free additional driver for Executive Club members worldwide

Hire a car in Lisbon and enjoy the freedom and flexibility to explore the beautiful surrounding areas, from the glorious beaches of The Algarve, to the romantic landscapes of Sintra and the charm of Cascais.

Hire a car in Lisbon and transform your trip from a cosmopolitan city break to an exciting fly-drive holiday. Our car hire, in partnership with Avis, offers great rates, flexibility and fantastic added extras. You can also save money when you book a flight + car package, giving you the extra cash to upgrade to a more luxurious vehicle. Enjoy a daytrip to Sintra, Cascais and Estoril, or spend a few days lazing on the sweeping golden sounds of The Algarve.

Explore Lisbon with car hire

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Driving itineraries we recommend from Lisbon

Hire a car and explore at your own pace.

Faro Algarve region – 1 day

Faro Algarve region – 1 day

Take a break from the sights of Lisbon and enjoy a day trip to the stunning beaches of Faro’s Algarve region. Just an hour’s drive away, Faro is bursting with history and culture. The picturesque coastline makes a delightful drive, with its enchanting stretches of beach, rugged cliffs and charming towns. It’s a great way to combine the colourful cityscape of Portugal’s capital city with the outstanding shores and white-washed architecture of southern Europe.

Sintra – half day

Sintra – half day

Hire a car in Lisbon and take in the romantic architecture and landscapes of Sintra. A ‘must see’ when visiting Lisbon, you’ll love the contrast presented by this listed UNESCO World Heritage Site destination. With its picturesque palaces and mystical hillsides, this enchanting town effortlessly blends history and fantasy. Home to the Royal Palace, the surrounding hills are surmounted by the remains of the Moorish Castle and by the nineteenth century Pena Palace.

Cascais – half day

Cascais – half day

Another worthwhile daytrip from Lisbon is Cascais. This charming town is situated next to the Estoril coast, just a 30 minute drive from Lisbon. Once a sleepy fishing village, its trio of golden bays is now a popular retreat for sun worshippers. But this former residence of the royal family also boasts a pedestrianised old town and winding lanes scattered with boutiques, restaurants and small museums.

Estoril – half day

Estoril – half day

The Estoril Coast extends from the Atlantic Ocean and the Tagus river estuary in the south and west up to the northern boundary of the parish of Cascais. Enhance your Lisbon city break with this unforgettable daytrip. An area of incredible natural beauty, follow the coastline as it starts at Tejo Falls and extends to Carcavelos Beach, with the stunning backdrop of Sintra-Caicais Natural Park. This UNESCO World Heritage Site encompasses a range of landscapes and is well worth a visit.

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