Car Hire in Ireland

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mullingar City Centre
Mini
Ford Ka or comparable
Ford Ka
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 33.59 per day
Mullingar City Centre
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 34.29 per day
Mullingar City Centre
Compact
Opel Astra or comparable
Opel Astra
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 42.39 per day
Mullingar City Centre
Standard
Opel Insignia or comparable
Opel Insignia
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 45.23 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Mullingar City Centre
Intermediate
Nissan Qashqai or comparable
Nissan Qashqai
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 54.28 / per day
Mullingar City Centre
Standard
Opel Insignia or comparable
Opel Insignia
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 56.72 / per day
Kerry Airport
Mini
Ford Ka or comparable
Ford Ka
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 57.85 / per day
Shannon Airport
Mini
Toyota Aygo or comparable
Toyota Aygo
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 58.03 / per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 15:54 on 2022-10-02.

Travel Information

Language
English,
Irish
Currency
EUR
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Dialing code
353
Budget car hire price
£ 87.42 / per day
Average car hire length
2 days
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Average gasoline price
£ 1.69 / 1 liter
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.90 / 1 liter
Lowest gasoline price
£ 1.50 / 1 liter

One-way Car Hire in Ireland

Here are the most popular one-way car hire options for pickup in Ireland and drop off in another country:

  • From Ireland to United Kingdom - 155 offers from £ 32.45 per day

Top 15 Most Popular Cities in Ireland

  1. Car Hire in Dublin starting at £ 60.92 per day
  2. Car Hire in Cork starting at £ 60.92 per day
  3. Car Hire in Shannon starting at £ 57.85 per day
  4. Car Hire in Knock starting at £ 60.92 per day
  5. Car Hire in Galway starting at £ 98.81 per day
  6. Car Hire in Kerry starting at £ 57.85 per day
  7. Car Hire in Sligo starting at £ 91.01 per day
  8. Car Hire in Athlone starting at £ 104.51 per day
  9. Car Hire in Wexford starting at £ 86.05 per day
  10. Car Hire in Donegal starting at £ 67.23 per day
  11. Car Hire in Letterkenny starting at £ 127.61 per day
  12. Car Hire in Limerick starting at £ 63.65 per day
  13. Car Hire in Kilkenny starting at £ 86.05 per day
  14. Car Hire in Mullingar starting at £ 33.59 per day

Top 12 Most Popular Destinations in Ireland

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in Ireland?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Ireland fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Ireland
£ 16.37
January
£ 18.37
February
£ 23.35
March
£ 23.49
April
£ 42.86
May
£ 38.38
June
£ 34.37
July
£ 43.41
August
£ 29.03
September
£ 25.63
October
£ 46.20
November
£ 44.94
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Ireland is January with prices starting at £ 16.37 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is November with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 46.20. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 32. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

How many days do people keep their hire cars, on average, in Ireland?

Hirers picking up a car in Ireland keep them for an average of 7 days during in March, while those picking up their cars in January keep them for an average of 5.
Average Hire Length in Ireland
5
January
5
February
7
March
5
April
7
May
7
June
5
July
5
August
7
September
6
October
5
November
5
December

What month is the most favoured for hiring a car in Ireland?

Though Ireland is popular for travellers all year long, the month for which the highest number of people search for a hire car is in March. in June is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in Ireland Compared to the Yearly Average
180%
January
174%
February
181%
March
79%
April
47%
May
20%
June
24%
July
43%
August
151%
September
155%
October
79%
November
66%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Budget Renault Clio 4 2 Medium cars
Budget VW Polo 3 1 Small cars
SIXT VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
Easirent Ford Fiesta 5 2 Small cars
Budget Toyota Corolla 5 2 Large cars
Budget Skoda Citigo 4 1 Small cars
Easirent Fiat 500 3 2 Small cars
Budget Ford Ka 2 1 Small cars
Easirent Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
SIXT Toyota Yaris Aut. 5 1 Small cars

Our Customers Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

United Kingdom
Ford Fiesta
8 September 2022
West Cork a fantastic place, very tranquil and empty compared to, say, Cornwall with superb vistas and scenery - and the sun shone!
United Kingdom
Renault Clio
18 August 2022
Always check your car booking two days before you travel as you will invariably find better deals even with the same agent and supplier.
United Kingdom
Renault Clio
17 August 2022
Cork, Ring of Kerry, Cliffs of Mohar finishing in Galway for a couple of nights. Excellent round trip to see the west coast of Ireland.
United Kingdom
VW Polo
7 August 2022
We drove to Boyle Co Sligo for three days exploring the area. Very pretty.Staying in an Air b&b. Great walking country and very peaceful. Then drove down to Galway for the Galway Festival (horse racing). Galways a great place. Good shops bars and restaurants. The town really comes alive after 7pm. Good craic!!
United Kingdom
Renault Clio
4 April 2022
For going around the Irish countryside, a car is essential.
United Kingdom
Fiat 500
19 March 2022
Likable representative, car great only minor scratches
United Kingdom
Ford Focus
13 February 2022
Visited Wexford and Skerries - both stunning places and we will definitely be back
United Kingdom
Ford Focus
10 September 2021
Go to Connemara, breath views
United Kingdom
Ford Fiesta
2 September 2021
West Cork was a delightful destination, with a beautiful coastline along the Wild Atlantic Way
United Kingdom
VW Polo
7 January 2021
Excellent value, I would definitely recommend and would this company again.

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Alamo
9.11 / 10
Lowest rated company
Easirent
6.7 / 10
Total number of reviews
81
Total rental companies
13
Average daily price
£ 87.42
Lowest daily price
£ 10.13
Total cars available
548

Top 13 Hire Companies in Ireland in 2022

Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.1 / 63 reviews
+353018445848
Eastlands Car Hire Facility Cloghran, Swords, Dubber, Dublin
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.8 / 387 reviews
+35312352030
Kinsale Road
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.8 / 1206 reviews
+353669763199
Kerry Airport, Crag, Farranfore
Working hours
Mon:10:00-16:00
Tue:10:00-16:00
Wed:10:00-16:00
Thu:10:00-16:00
Fri:10:00-16:00
Sat:10:00-16:00
Sun:10:00-16:00
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.8 / 45 reviews
061471369
Shannon Airport
Working hours
Mon:05:30-23:00
Tue:05:30-23:00
Wed:05:30-23:00
Thu:05:30-23:00
Fri:05:30-23:59
Sat:05:30-23:00
Sun:05:30-23:00
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.7 / 46 reviews
018366577
RUssELL STREET 10A
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:09:00-15:00
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.6 / 12 reviews
+353018445466
DUBLIN AIRPORT T1/T2
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-01:00; 05:00-23:59
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5 / 55 reviews
+35316057500
Dublin Airport
Working hours
Mon:00:00-00:15; 05:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-00:15; 05:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-00:15; 05:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-00:15; 05:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-00:15; 05:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-00:15; 05:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-00:15; 05:00-23:59
National
National
Outstanding 8.5
018445848
Car Hire Desk Dublin Airport
Working hours
Mon:05:00-23:00
Tue:05:00-23:00
Wed:05:00-23:00
Thu:05:00-23:00
Fri:05:00-23:00
Sat:05:00-23:00
Sun:05:00-23:00
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.5 / 113 reviews
+35361206094
MAIN TERMINAL, KNOCK AIRPORT
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:00
Tue:08:00-16:00
Wed:08:00-16:00
Thu:08:00-16:00
Fri:08:00-16:00
Sat:09:30-17:00
Sun:09:00-17:00
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.2 / 33 reviews
+35391396555
MOTOR PARK, 3rd EXIT OFF KIRWAN RB,
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:30
Tue:09:00-17:30
Wed:09:00-17:30
Thu:09:00-17:30
Fri:09:00-17:30
Sat:10:00-13:00
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Outstanding 8.1
+353214321099
Cork Airport - In Terminal
Working hours
Mon:09:00-20:00
Tue:09:00-20:00
Wed:09:00-20:00
Thu:09:00-20:00
Fri:09:00-20:00
Sat:09:00-20:00
Sun:09:00-20:00
Flizzr
Flizzr
Outstanding 8 / 91 reviews
+35312352030
Kinsale Road,Cork Airport
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Easirent
Easirent
Good 6.7 / 763 reviews
+353858616180 / +35361260090
Sky Court Centre, 1st Floor Car Park Management Centre, Tullyvarraga
Working hours
Mon:06:00-00:30
Tue:06:00-00:30
Wed:06:00-00:30
Thu:06:00-00:30
Fri:06:00-00:30
Sat:06:00-00:30
Sun:06:00-00:30
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