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Hire a campervan in Lisbon

Experience the joy of the Portuguese capital when you hire a campervan in Lisbon. Spend time in the city’s historic neighbourhoods and visit castles, monasteries, and palaces while filling up on pastéis de Nata and local seafood. Venture out of Lisbon to colourful Sintra with its jewel-coloured buildings, or travel to the wild Atlantic coast to catch some waves. Portugal is a dream camper destination, especially for foodies and surfers, and renting a campervan in Lisbon is a great way to start your next adventure.

From £69 / night

Collect your campervan rental in Lisbon and go

You can reach the roadsurfer station by getting a train to Alverca. From here, it is a short Uber trip or a 30-40 minute walk. If you’re arriving at the airport or from the centre of Lisbon, it is best to get an Uber.

Lisbon

Lisbon

Address

Estr. Arruda 39a
2615-046 Alverca do Ribatejo
Vila Franca de Xira
Portugal

Getting to the station

From Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS): The easiest way to reach the roadsurfer station is by taxi or Uber.

From Lisbon City Centre: From the city centre, take the train to “Alverca”. From here, The easiest way to reach the roadsurfer station is by taxi or Uber. Alternatively, you can take a taxi or Uber directly from the city centre to us.

Parking information

Free on-street parking is available outside the roadsurfer station.

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roadsurfer campers in Lisbon

  • 4
  • 4

Surfer Suite VW T6.1 California Ocean campervan

  • 150 hp diesel
  • Integrated kitchenette
  • Outdoor shower (cold)
  • Automatic pop-up roof
  • Park-assist and rear camera
  • Cruise and distance control ACC, GPS
  • 4
  • 2

Couple Cottage Motorhome without a pop-up roof (600)

  • 130 hp diesel
  • spacious kitchen area
  • Indoor shower/wet room (warm)
  • WC
  • without pop-up roof
  • Parking assistance & tempomat
  • 4
  • 4

Road House Motorhome with pop-up roof (540)

  • 140 hp diesel
  • spacious kitchen area
  • Indoor shower/wet room (warm)
  • WC
  • Manual pop-up roof
  • Parking assistance, rear camera, Tempomat, etc.

Your roadsurfer perks



Unlimited mileage


Free 2nd driver included


Rebook or cancel with the Flex option up to 48 hours before departure


Roadside assistance


Free camping equipment and kitchen utensils included


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Motorhome hire in Lisbon

Rent a campervan in Lisbon and drive to the ancient city of Sintra within 30 minutes or arrive at the beachy village of Cascais, home to some of Portugal’s finest restaurants, in under 45 minutes. For those looking to catch some steady waves for all surfer levels, the surfer’s paradise town of Peniche is an hour and a half north of Lisbon, or travel further up to the world-famous waves of Nazaré, which is a 3-hour drive. Whatever your destination, there are plenty of palaces, castles, and charming beach towns to discover along the way in your roadsurfer rental! Here are a few additional tips including where to find fuel and stock up on essentials.


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Campervans: Equipped and ready for adventure

When you hire a campervan in Lisbon you can be on the road right away, trusting that your roadsurfer home on wheels is fully stocked. Your campervan comes with an awning, camping table and two chairs to enjoy the space outside of your vehicle. The kitchen box allows you to save money on eating out: you’ve got all the pots, pans, and utensils to cook up your own meals. There’s even a corkscrew and bottle opener, and a cafetière plus mugs for your morning coffee or tea, although you’ll want to bring dish towels, sponges, and eco-friendly dish soap. When you rent a small motorhome from Lisbon you will need to bring your own bedding, or you can hire what you need from the station. Full details of what’s included and our suggestions on what to bring along to your Lisbon campervan holiday can be found in the equipment list.

Best time to hire a campervan in Lisbon

The best time to rent a campervan in Lisbon is March to May and September to October, when the weather is beautiful and it is generally less crowded. Of course, with 300 days of sunshine each year and the right clothing, you can visit Lisbon throughout the year, especially during the off-season in winter (if you don’t mind the quieter vibe). Plus, campsites, restaurants, and tourist attractions are cheaper during the off-season. Film festivals take place during September and October, and there is always a street event whatever the season. In June, the 13th is the day of St Anthony, Lisbon’s patron saint and a day celebrated throughout the city.

→ Ready to hit the road and learn to surf? We recommend the SAL surf school at Carcavelos beach which is a 35 minute drive from our roadsurfer station. They also offer stand up paddling classes as well as surf and paddle board rentals.

Water tank services near Lisbon

When you hire a campervan in Lisbon, you’ll need to fill it up with fresh water at the start of your trip and empty the wastewater at the end. Intermarché supermarkets often have motorhome services which are perfect for this, or you can do it at your campsite. The closest Intermarché to the station are:

  • Edifício Intermarché, R. Dom Afonso de Albuquerque, 2690-340 Santa Iria de Azoia
  • Intermarché in Carregado, 2580-491 Carregado

You can also fill up your water tanks at the Repsol Alverca at à Repsol: En 10-Km 128 N, 2615-141 Alverca do Ribatejo, Portugal. Please note that this location is only for filling up and emptying wastewater is not possible here.

Petrol stations near our Lisbon location

To ensure a smooth return process at our Lisbon location, please remember to fill up with diesel and AdBlue at the end of your trip. You can do both at the following BP petrol station closest to our location:

  • Estação de Serviço Repsol, P ABAST-EN 10 KM 127,5, 2615-000 Alverca do Ribatejo
    (AdBlue is available at the lorry petrol pump)

Please note: The AdBlue service station information provided is for guidance only and is provided without warranty of any kind; customers are advised to check the information for accuracy on their own responsibility, as roadsurfer assumes no liability for the accuracy or timeliness of the information.

Parking in Lisbon

Known as the city of the 7 hills, the streets of Lisbon are relatively steep and narrow (as well as very busy with cars and pedestrians). We highly recommend parking your roadsurfer campervan rental in the secure car park near the port in Rua da Cintura where you can also stay overnight. Parking costs €6 for 24 hours.

Paying tolls in Portugal

Motorways in Portugal are toll roads. They are either equipped with booths to pay on-site or are electronic toll roads:

  • Payment on-site: You can pay the toll conventionally at the exit of most roads. Please pay attention to the signs marked with a “V” (Via Verde) on green background, as those are reserved for people with transponders, and you should not drive on these roads if you don’t have one.
  • Electronic toll roads: Our campervans with Portuguese plates are already registered on the electronic toll system. You can check your outstanding payments on this website by inputting the number plate. Please keep in mind that it can take up to 48 hours until it appears in the system. Alternatively, payments can be made at post offices and shops marked with “Payshop” flags.
  • If you are driving from outside of Portugal, it is important to register the car on the Easytoll system. As soon as you enter Portugal, you will pass through a toll booth. There is an entrance for non-Portuguese vehicles on the side where you will receive a receipt with an identification number and your number plates. When you drive through electronic toll roads, your plate will be scanned. From then onwards, the process is the same as for the Portuguese number plates mentioned above.
  • Alternatively, you can register digitally with Easytoll before you enter the country. The time you are allowed to spend on toll roads is limited and spending the night at a rest stop is not advisable.

There are also free roads, marked with “EN” but the travelling time might double if you choose them.

Last-minute essentials near our Lisbon location

When you rent a roadsurfer campervan in Lisbon, you may want to stock up before you hit the road. Here are the best supermarkets, pharmacies, and a shopping centre recommendation if you need more than the essentials.

  • Continente (supermarket): Rua António Ferreira do Carmo 10, Km,Estrada Nacional N10, 2615-382 Alverca do Ribatejo.
  • Aldi: Casal de Arrebanquia de Cima, 2615-277 Alverca do Ribatejo.
  • Pharmacy: Farmácia Nova Alverca, da Silva 3, R. José António Veríssimo Silva, 2615-107 Alverca do Ribatejo.
  • Colombo shopping centre: Av. Lusíada, 1500-392 (a 30-minute drive into Lisbon).

Coffee shops near our Lisbon location

If you’re looking for a café to fuel up at before you rent your motorhome in Lisbon, try Café Pastelaria O Repuxo (Largo Fonte, Lt2a Lj.dta Sobralinho Lisboa, 2615-704 Sobralinho) – it’s a 5-minute drive from the roadsurfer station.

Camping near Lisbon

Book a unique camping experience with your campervan rental using roadsurfer spots. From surf camps to private pitches in the middle of National Parks, you can find overnight accommodation suited to your road trip needs thanks to the handy search filter. Or use the route planner function to plan your road trip. We know that plans can change last minute, so it is good to know that there is always the possibility to find and book a night spontaneously on the road.


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