Car rental - Madeira, Madeira Funchal Airport

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Ford Ka or similar
Ford Ka
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  • 1x
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$10.00 / per day
Fiat 500 2 doors or similar
Fiat 500 2 doors
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$12.00 / per day
Opel Astra or similar
Opel Astra
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  • No
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$22.00 / per day
Mini Elite
Fiat 500 or similar
Fiat 500
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  • No
  • Man.
$26.00 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Audi A3 or similar
Audi A3
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$36.00 / per day
Audi A4 or similar
Audi A4
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$57.00 / per day
Hyundai Tucson or similar
Hyundai Tucson
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$69.00 / per day
Ford Galaxy or similar
Ford Galaxy
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$78.00 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Airport Car Rental

Get your rental car at Madeira Airport! Then drive to the center of Funchal to see historic buildings like the São Lourenço Palace and churches like the Sé Cathedral. Enjoy the local atmosphere and beautiful landscapes at the Madeira Botanical Garden or at one of the city’s many parks. 

Feeling adventurous? How about diving with sharks and rays at the Madeira Aquarium? Or drive to the village of Porto Moniz for a dip in the natural salt water swimming pools. In Funchal, visit Mercado dos Lavradores to buy fresh products from the island’s farmers. And choose a small traditional restaurant to try local delicacies like scabbard fish with banana and codfish in cream sauce.

Funchal’s a great place to visit, but Madeira has even more to offer. So why not get a longer term car rental, extend your vacation, and explore more of the island? Picking up your rental car at Funchal Airport and dropping it off in a different location is possible. Start planning your adventure today!

Madeira Funchal Airport is also known as Cristiano Ronaldo International Airport and Aeroporto da Madeira Cristiano Ronaldo.

Top international routes

  • London
  • Manchester
  • Amsterdam
  • Paris
  • Helsinki
  • Bristol

Main airlines, Germania, Volotea, easyJet, Condor, and TAP Air Portugal


The single terminal has three levels and serves both local and international flights. The terminal building is mostly underground.


Madeira Funchal Airport is 13 km (8 miles) from Funchal city center. Motorway VR1 is the main road connecting the airport to the city.

Top car rental companies

ACE Rent a Car, Alamo, Keddy, Europcar, Enterprise, SIXT, Guerin, Goldcar, and Drive 4 Less

Car rental desks

The car rental park is very close to the airport terminal and can be reached by foot.

Services and Facilities

You’ll find a number of shops, three duty-free stores, a couple of restaurants and snack bars, ATMs on all three levels of the airport, a currency exchange, and a first aid station. The 24-hour luggage storage service is on the ground floor. The airport provides assistance to travelers with reduced mobility, but you should contact your airline in advance if you’d like this service.

Nearest gas station

Repsol gas station, located at R. Cano, 3660-601 Santa Cruz da Trapa, can be reached in less than five minutes and is open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. There are many other gas stations near the airport and on the island of Madeira.

Travel information

Country code
Average car rental length
10 days
Economy car rental price
$22.14 / per day
Traffic direction
Speed limit out of town
90 - 100 km/h
56 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC

Airport info

  • Getting to the airport 8.2
  • Departure and check-in 8.0
  • Terminal facilities 7.4
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.9
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.7
  • Lounge 6.2

Madeira Airport (Funchal) (FNC)

  • Airport name: Madeira Airport (Funchal) (FNC)
  • Airport type: Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Medium Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 58 m / 190 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt / Concrete
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 25,261
  • Passengers (per year): 3,200,000
  • Distance from City: 8.1 miles / 13 km NE of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +351 291 520 700
  • Email:

When are car rental prices cheapest at Madeira Funchal Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Madeira Funchal Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.

The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Madeira Funchal Airport is January when prices for Economy start from $15.94. You can see that this is 53% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 74% cheaper than renting a car in May (when rental prices start at $62.08 for Compact). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Madeira Funchal Airport?

Travel lengths differ from one month to another. In February the average rental period is 9 days, while in January, the average rental period is only 8 days.

Which is the busiest car rental month at Madeira Funchal Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Madeira Funchal Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in September.

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Top 10 Best Madeira Funchal Airport Suppliers in 2018

Exceptional 9.2
Excellent 8.9
Excellent 8.7
Madeira Airport
Excellent 8.6
351291522248 (9); 351291526765
Aeroporto do Funchal
Excellent 8.5
Excellent 8.3
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Excellent 8.3
00351 291 523 689, 317-248-7251, 001 877 822-3872
Aeroportos e Navegação Aérea d
Excellent 8.3
00351 291 091 570
Rúa 24 de Julho nº 9 ER237 100 Machico 9200 Santa Cruz Madeira
Drive 4 Less
Drive 4 Less
Excellent 8.1
351291522248 (9); 351291526765
Aeroporto do Funchal
Excellent 8.0
0034 965 233 425; +34 965 233 425
On-Airport. Arrivals Terminal

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