Rent a car in Portugal and discover the beautiful landscapes, charming towns, and vibrant cities of this country at your own pace.

Fuel prices in Portugal

As of April 2023, the average fuel prices in Portugal are as follows:

  • 92 gasoline: Not available, as 95 gasoline is the standard
  • 95 gasoline: €1.65 per liter
  • 98 gasoline: €1.75 per liter
  • Diesel: €1.50 per liter
  • Gas (LPG): €0.90 per liter

Fuel stations in Portugal

Fuel stations in Portugal are generally well-distributed, particularly along the coast and near larger towns and cities. However, in remote areas, especially in the countryside and mountainous regions, fuel stations can be sparse.

Most fuel stations operate from 7 AM to 10 PM, with some open 24 hours. Credit and debit cards are widely accepted, but it's always a good idea to carry cash for emergencies.

Portugal boasts a well-established electric vehicle charging infrastructure, with stations available throughout the country.

Where locals prefer to fuel in Portugal

Locals in Portugal tend to prefer fuel stations operated by major brands such as Galp, BP, Repsol, and Cepsa. These stations are known for their reliable fuel quality, competitive prices, and additional services like convenience stores, cafes, and car washes.

Tips for drivers

  • Always plan your route ahead, especially if traveling to remote areas, to ensure you have enough fuel.
  • Keep an eye on your fuel gauge and fill up when you're down to a quarter tank, as a precaution.
  • Remember that fuel prices near highways and in tourist areas tend to be higher.