Lisbon

Renting flats, apartments and rooms for students in Lisbon

Lisbon is a wonderful city to do your Erasmus, it is also chosen by many young professionals who decide to move to the Portuguese capital in search of a job opportunity.

This city is situated in a perfect location, in the south of Portugal in a coastal area, where you can enjoy a good climate all year round. It is one of the main Erasmus destinations for many international students due to the culture, cost of living and quality of their studies

We are going to give you some tips to make the process of arrival in the city easier and so that you can find cheap apartments in Lisbon.

Student accommodation in Lisbon

More and more people are looking for accommodation in Lisbon to carry out their Erasmus + mobility program. That is why in recent years rental prices have tended to rise slightly. Don't worry, we are going to recommend the best areas of Lisbon to live if you are a student.

Room for rent in the center of Lisbon (H3)

As cliche as it may sound it is one of the preferred areas for any international people who travel to Lisbon. Living in the center of Lisbon allows you to always be surrounded by people, immersed in Portuguese culture and you will feel part of this city. Accommodation prices are slightly higher than in more remote areas, but if you know where to look you can find cheap accommodation in very good condition.

Apartments for rent for students in Almirante Reis

This is a very famous avenue in Lisbon and surely one of the most important. It is an area highly chosen by students, especially the Alameda area, full of both Portuguese and international students. The rental prices in this area are low compared to more central areas, so if you are looking for a cheap apartment in Lisbon, surely this area is ideal for you.

Housing in Marquês de Pombal

Many young professionals choose this area to live because of its proximity to Lisbon's business ecosystem. The prices are somehow higher than those in the previous area, but it is also presented as a good alternative to staying in the city. 

Apartments for students in São Sebastião

It’s one of the most demanded neighborhoods by students, mainly because you can find cheap furnished apartments for rent. It is an area with a many bars, cafes and is very well connected by public transport to the city center.

Rooms for rent in Barrio Alto de Lisboa

A very busy neighborhood, especially at night, by young people. Without a doubt, it is one of the most representative party areas in Lisbon. In this area a large number of University parties are held and it is full of bars and discos. If you are one of those looking for a quiet area, it is recommendable to you look for accommodation in another neighborhood.

Sharing a flat in Lisbon

One of the best options to live in Lisbon when you are young and have a low budget is sharing a flat with other people. This is common, especially among university students, who are looking for rooms to rent in shared flats. There is no need for taking the responsibility of renting an entire apartment and later not finding roommates with whom to share the monthly expenses.

University residences in Lisbon

In Lisbon there are different student residences where you can stay. Each one is very different from the other (prices, services, state of residence, location, etc.). If you don't know any of them and want to access all of them easily, we recommend that you access the Erasmus Play search engine and filter by residences. In less than 5 minutes you will have discovered which is the best residence for students in Lisbon and how much it is worth living in that residence.

Erasmus Apartments in Lisbon

In general, Erasmus students prefer to live with other students like themselves to have a common life and to be able to do things together beyond going to the University. Sharing a flat in Lisbon is a wise decision when you go to study since you will make many friends to party with, make plans during the day, meet for a few beers, play sports, etc.

In our search engine we have aggregated the best rooms and flats for Erasmus students in Lisbon so you don't waste time comparing and registering on countless websites.

Studios in Lisbon for rent

We have all the available accommodations for those who want to live alone in Lisbon. A highly recommended option for those who prefer not to share a flat is to rent a cheap studio in Lisbon. 

There are many furnished studios with double bed, internet and well located in Lisbon. Access the Erasmus Play search engine, set your maximum budget and filter by studies to easily access the entire offer.

Frequently asked questions about Lisbon

How much does a student apartment cost in Lisbon?
In Lisbon the average rental price of a room goes from 200 euros onwards. Accommodation located in the city center will be priced slightly higher than in more remote areas. The same happens with accommodations near the Universities.
How to find cheap apartments in Lisbon?
In Erasmus Play you will be able to quickly compare all the accommodation, apartments and rooms for students in Lisbon on the main online platforms.
Where to live in Lisbon?
We recommend that you look for a room, flat or apartment for students near the faculty. This will save you time and money on daily trips in Lisbon.
How much does a university residence cost?
In Lisbon there are many residences for students. Average prices for university residences are 350 euros per month. Many of them include dining and cleaning services.
Why Erasmus in Lisbon?
Lisbon is the preferred city for Erasmus students. You can find a wide range of accommodation and select the one that best suits your tastes.
How much time do I look for accommodation?
Our recommendation is that you always search before choosing the destination of your mobility, so you can get an idea of ​​what life costs in each city. If you already know that your destination is Lisbon, the sooner you look the better, since the best rooms for students sell out quickly.
Sharing a flat with other students in Lisbon?
One of the options chosen by young people who move to the city of Lisbon is to share a flat due to the cost of student accommodation. In this way they are able to reduce monthly expenses for rent, water and electricity.
How to find an apartment near the University?
Erasmus Play, through its personalized maps of Universities in Lisbon, allows you to effectively search for student houses near any University of Lisbon.

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