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Car Hire Madeira (Funchal) Airport  Useful Information

Madeira Airport (Funchal Airport) is the primary gateway to the island of Madeira, and arriving and leaving the airport by car is generally a straightforward and convenient experience. Here's what you can expect:

Arriving at Madeira Airport (Funchal Airport):

Car Rental Facilities: Upon arriving at the airport, you will find car rental agencies located in the arrivals hall. If you have pre-booked a rental car, you can pick it up from the respective rental counter.

Well-Signposted: The road signs at Madeira Airport are clear and in multiple languages, including English.

Leaving Madeira Airport (Funchal Airport):

Exiting the Airport: Leaving the airport by car is straightforward. Follow the signs for "Exit" or "Funchal" if you're heading to the island's capital.

Road Network: Madeira's road network is well-maintained and generally easy to navigate. Major routes are in good condition, and road signs are clear and in multiple languages. However, be prepared for winding and hilly roads, especially when heading into the interior of the island.

Toll Roads: There are toll roads in Madeira, but they are relatively inexpensive. Be aware that some rental car companies provide electronic toll payment devices, while others may require you to pay tolls in cash. Check with your rental provider for their specific policy.
 

Current Rental Rates at Madeira Airport

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 24.63 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 172.41 EUR from 22/04/2024

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C1

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 24.71 EUR/day
Citroen C1

7 Days rental at 172.98 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 27.31 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 191.19 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Leaf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 64.85 EUR/day
Nissan Leaf

7 Days rental at 453.95 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Zoe

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 62.94 EUR/day
Renault Zoe

7 Days rental at 440.63 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Zoe

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 156.22 EUR/day
Renault Zoe

7 Days rental at 1093.55 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Jeep Compass

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 57.30 EUR/day
Jeep Compass

7 Days rental at 401.10 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Madeira Airport: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • It was formerly known as Santa Catarina Airport.
  • The History Channel program 'Most Extreme Airports' has ranked Madeira Airport as the 9th most dangerous in the world.
  • In 1972 the runway length was extended to cope with the popularity of flights to the airport.
  • Between 1982 and 1986 the runway was extended again to a total of 1,800m as well as four gates being opened.
  • The airport is located only 20 minutes from Funchal city centre.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Madeira Airport

Best car rental companies in Madeira Airport

9.3
No.2: WHEEGO,
based on 98 reviews
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95
90
91
95
9 min (average wait time)
9.3
No.1: ENTERPRISE,
based on 329 reviews
94
94
90
94
95
35 min (average wait time)
9.0
No.4: ALAMO,
based on 991 reviews
90
91
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90
94
26 min (average wait time)

Madeira Airport car hire information

  • 9.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Enterprise EMEA Franchise
  • € 172.41
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 24.63
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 56
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 10
    Most popular model:
    Fiat 500
  • 156
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Madeira Airport

ItemPercent
January€ 57
February€ 51
March€ 42
April€ 70
May€ 76
June€ 77
July€ 113
August€ 109
September€ 75
October€ 64
November€ 51
December€ 64
ItemPercent
January€ 41
February€ 38
March€ 34
April€ 52
May€ 55
June€ 55
July€ 86
August€ 82
September€ 57
October€ 47
November€ 41
December€ 49
ItemPercent
January€ 101
February€ 97
March€ 97
April€ 142
May€ 139
June€ 131
July€ 161
August€ 177
September€ 131
October€ 110
November€ 96
December€ 117
ItemPercent
January€ 81
February€ 73
March€ 67
April€ 108
May€ 116
June€ 106
July€ 160
August€ 156
September€ 120
October€ 101
November€ 86
December€ 94
ItemPercent
January€ 200
February€ 117
March€ 167
April€ 147
May€ 312
June€ 100
July€ 254
August€ 243
September€ 211
October€ 188
November€ 143
December€ 186
ItemPercent
January€ 39
February€ 35
March€ 29
April€ 48
May€ 49
June€ 49
July€ 84
August€ 80
September€ 53
October€ 44
November€ 38
December€ 48
ItemPercent
January€ 148
February€ 136
March€ 129
April€ 171
May€ 174
June€ 161
July€ 213
August€ 214
September€ 173
October€ 159
November€ 140
December€ 167
ItemPercent
January€ 49
February€ 44
March€ 34
April€ 66
May€ 70
June€ 71
July€ 114
August€ 112
September€ 72
October€ 60
November€ 43
December€ 56

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