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Car Hire in Ireland

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Cork Airport
Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Easirent
£ 13.65 per day
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Shannon Airport
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Easirent
£ 14.91 per day
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Dublin Airport
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Easirent
£ 17.25 per day
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Cork Airport
Mini
Ford Ka or comparable
Ford Ka
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • Man.
Budget
£ 17.91 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

City Centre
Mini
Ford Ka or comparable
Ford Ka
  • 4x
  • x
  • 3x
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 18.81 / per day
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City Centre
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 18.94 / per day
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Shannon Airport
Mini
VW Up or comparable
VW Up
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • Man.
Budget
£ 19.15 / per day
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Dublin Airport
Economy
VW Polo or comparable
VW Polo
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 19.28 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 18:37 on 2022-01-19.

Travel Information

Language
English,
Irish
Currency
EUR
Dialing code
353
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

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 £ 30.74 per day

Top 14 Most Popular Cities in Ireland

  1. Car Hire in Dublin starting at £ 18.81 per day
  2. Car Hire in Cork starting at £ 13.41 per day
  3. Car Hire in Shannon starting at £ 14.02 per day
  4. Car Hire in Knock starting at £ 17.91 per day
  5. Car Hire in Kerry starting at £ 20.41 per day
  6. Car Hire in Galway starting at £ 40.58 per day
  7. Car Hire in Wexford starting at £ 54.60 per day
  8. Car Hire in Donegal starting at £ 41.94 per day
  9. Car Hire in Sligo starting at £ 29.16 per day
  10. Car Hire in Letterkenny starting at £ 61.86 per day
  11. Car Hire in Athlone starting at £ 40.58 per day
  12. Car Hire in Kilkenny starting at £ 54.60 per day
  13. Car Hire in Navan starting at £ 40.88 per day
  14. Car Hire in Mullingar starting at £ 31.81 per day

Top 6 Most Popular Destinations in Ireland

  1. Car Hire at Dublin Airport starting at £ 13.12 per day
  2. Car Hire at Cork Airport starting at £ 13.41 per day
  3. Car Hire at Shannon Airport starting at £ 14.02 per day
  4. Car Hire at Knock Airport starting at £ 17.91 per day
  5. Car Hire at Kerry Airport starting at £ 20.41 per day
  6. Car Hire at Donegal Airport starting at £ 41.94 per day

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
£ 15.51
January
£ 17.40
February
£ 22.11
March
£ 22.25
April
£ 40.59
May
£ 36.35
June
£ 32.55
July
£ 41.12
August
£ 27.49
September
£ 24.28
October
£ 43.76
November
£ 42.57
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Ireland is January with prices starting at £ 15.51 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 £ 43.76. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 30. 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 January. in June is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in Ireland Compared to the Yearly Average
312%
January
242%
February
284%
March
1%
April
1%
May
1%
June
1%
July
1%
August
53%
September
54%
October
137%
November
115%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

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

Top 13 Hire Companies in Ireland in 2022

National
National
Remarkable 9.2
018445848
Car Hire Desk Dublin Airport, Terminal 2 Arrivals
Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.1
+353669763522 / +353667119304
Kerry Airport Farranfore, Co Kerry
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.7
+353906400560
QUINN MOTORSTORE
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:09:00-13:00
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.5
+3530906491030
Tang, Unit 4, Kenna Centre Dublin Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+353669764499
Kerry Airport
Working hours
Mon:09:00-18:15
Tue:09:00-18:15
Wed:09:00-17:00
Thu:09:00-18:15
Fri:09:00-18:15
Sat:11:00-18:15
Sun:11:00-18:15
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.5
+35312352030
Q-Park, Marlborough Street
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
018445848
Enterprise Rent A Car
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
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
35318445150
Arrivals Hall 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
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.3
+353906400560
Quinn Motorstore
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:09:00-13:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.1
+35391564570
12 Eyre Square, Galway,
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
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Great 7.7
353876776068
Kerry Airport, Farranfore, -
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.5
+35316950324 / +18778223872
Unit B4C, Airport Business Park, Cloghran, Dublin
Easirent
Easirent
Acceptable 5.5
+35316950678
Unit 10 Naas Road Business Park, Naas Road
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-14:00
Sun:08:00-14:00
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