One-way Car Rental: Porto to Faro

Porto to Faro Road Trip- Quick Information

Distance550.6 km
Routevia A1 and A2 
Time4 hr 50 min
Popular Car TypeCompact Cars

With so much to explore in Portugal, booking a one-way rental car remains a popular choice amongst holidaymakers. One-way car rental option allows customers to pick up a car in Porto and drop it in Faro. With our strategic alliance with the country’s leading car rental suppliers, Portugal Rental Cars offer the cheapest and most reliable service online! Just let us know your car rental requirements, and we will arrange everything you need for your Porto to Faro trip. Book in advance at to get the best rates for your Porto to Faro one-way car rental deals.

Other benefits of one-way car rental:

  • One-way car rental is a flexible mode of transportation. Customers can pick up their rental car from one location and drop it off at another at their convenience.
  • Booking one-way car hire deals can be cost-effective and time-saving. Renters do not have to worry about returning their car hire to the original pick-up location.

Book One-way Deals from Top Suppliers in Portugal

We work with top trusted car rental brands in Portugal that allow customers to book one-way and cross-border rental options, which means, no matter what your plans are, we can help you find your perfect deal. Car Rental supplier available in Portugal are:

  • Budget
  • Avis
  • Europcar
  • Sixt
  • Hertz
  • Enterprise
  • Alamo

Best Car to Rent for One-way trips


Peugeot 108 or Similar

Peugeot 108 or Similar
EUR 22.66/day
  • Doors5
  • PetrolPetrol
  • User4
  • Suitcasex2

Renault Clio or Similar

Renault Clio or Similar
EUR 24.59/day
  • Doors5
  • PetrolPetrol
  • User5
  • Suitcasex2

Ford Fiesta or Similar

Ford Fiesta
EUR 30.24/day
  • Doors5
  • PetrolPetrol
  • User5
  • Suitcasex1

Audi Q2 or Similar

Audi Q2
EUR 33.61 /day
  • Doors5
  • PetrolPetrol
  • User5
  • Suitcasex2

Why Book a One Way Rental Car


One-way car rentals come with the flexibility of not having to return the car at the pickup location.


You can save more on one-way car rentals by comparing deals from different suppliers.

Unlimited Miles

Most car hire deals come with unlimited miles, which is an ideal option for one-way trips.


Look for options that are cheaper, such as manual cars, to save money on a one-way car rental.

Porto to Faro One-way Rental- Things to keep in mind

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Portugal is between May and September when the weather is often warm and sunny. Overall, Portugal enjoys a moderate climate so you can plan your Porto road trip. Summertime temps are slightly high but bearable, and the many beaches in the country will help you stay cool.

Required Document

To rent a car in Portugal, you need to be at least 21 years old. However, the minimum car rental age might vary from supplier to supplier. In addition to that, you need a valid drivers’ license, in addition to your ID proof, credit card, and international passport. In the event of planning a cross-border trip, you may also have to verify the reason for your journey.

Porto to Faro Drive: Places to See on the Way

The most direct route from Porto to Faro by car would take you around 5 hours, but you may want to take it a little slower because the views are incredible along the way. As you plan out your route, the following are a few places to stop along the way.


  • Distance: 123.8 km from Porto
  • Route: via A1
  • Famous For: Sé Velha Coimbra, Igreja de Santa Cruz, Convent of Christ & Portugal dos Pequenitos.


  • Distance: 83.6 km from Coimbra
  • Route: via A1
  • Famous For: Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima, Basilica of the Holy Trinity, Caves Mira de Aire, etc.


  • Distance: 127.3 km from Fatima
  • Route: via A1
  • Famous For: Belem Tower, Castelo de S. Jorge, Praca do Comercio, etc.


  • Distance: 227.2 km from Lisbon
  • Route: via A2
  • Famous For: Vale do Lobo, Ria Formosa, Barreta Island, Igreja de Santa Maria, etc.

Where to Pick the Rental Car in Porto?

For your Porto to Faro one-way rental, you can pick up your car from several rental locations spread across the city, which include:

  • Porto Airport
  • Porto Downtown
  • Porto Hotel Delivery
  • Porto Campanhã Railway Station

Where to Return your One-way Rental Car?

Not planning on going back to Porto and thinking about where to drop off your rental car in Faro? Don’t worry! We have several options for you. Following is a list of few options where you can drop the rental car in Faro:

  • Faro Airport
  • Faro Hotel Delivery
  • Lisbon Airport
  • Faro Downtown