Car Hire in Cork

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Cork Airport Car Hire
Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Easirent
£ 11.44 per day
Cork Airport Car Hire
Economy
Volkswagen Polo or comparable
Volkswagen Polo
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • Man.
Flizzr
£ 13.76 per day
Cork Airport Car Hire
Compact
Renault Clio or comparable
Renault Clio
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • Man.
Budget
£ 18.48 per day
Cork Airport Car Hire
Intermediate
Nissan Qashqai or comparable
Nissan Qashqai
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 30.52 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Cork Airport Car Hire
Standard
Skoda Octavia or comparable
Skoda Octavia
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
£ 34.50 / per day
City Centre Car Hire
Full-size
Renault Master or comparable
Renault Master
  • 3
  • 6
  • 2
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 47.94 / per day
Cork Airport Car Hire
Luxury
Volvo V60 or comparable
Volvo V60
  • 5
  • 6
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Easirent
£ 58.86 / per day
Cork Airport Car Hire
Premium
Volvo XC60 or comparable
Volvo XC60
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Easirent
£ 96.41 / 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 12:09 on 2023-02-02.
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Travel Information

Language
English,
Irish
Currency
EUR
Traffic direction
Left-hand side
Dialing code
353
Average car hire price
£ 35.85 / per day
Average car hire length
4 days
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

One-way Car Hire in Cork

The most popular one-way car hire options for pick up in Cork and drop off in another city include:

  • From Cork to Dublin - 93 offers from £ 21.03 per day
  • From Cork to Shannon - 74 offers from £ 21.03 per day
  • From Cork to Belfast - 58 offers from £ 32.92 per day

Top 11 Cities near Cork

  1. Dublin Car Hire starting at £ 11.44 per day
    230.9 km / 143.5 miles away
  2. Shannon Car Hire starting at £ 10.27 per day
    100.1 km / 62.2 miles away
  3. Knock Car Hire starting at £ 13.80 per day
    231.1 km / 143.6 miles away
  4. Kerry Car Hire starting at £ 13.80 per day
    80.1 km / 49.8 miles away
  5. Galway Car Hire starting at £ 35.52 per day
    164.9 km / 102.5 miles away
  6. Sligo Car Hire starting at £ 35.52 per day
    266.0 km / 165.3 miles away
  7. Donegal Car Hire starting at £ 62.65 per day
    356.3 km / 221.4 miles away
  8. Athlone Car Hire starting at £ 23.79 per day
    179.2 km / 111.4 miles away
  9. Letterkenny Car Hire starting at £ 35.52 per day
    349.6 km / 217.2 miles away
  10. Kilkenny Car Hire starting at £ 12.21 per day
    122.3 km / 76.0 miles away
  11. 202.8 km / 126.0 miles away

Top 7 Destinations around Cork

  1. Cork Airport Car Hire starting at £ 11.44 per day
    6.1 km / 3.8 miles away
  2. Kerry Airport Car Hire starting at £ 13.80 per day
    78.9 km / 49.0 miles away
  3. Limerick City Ennis Road Car Hire starting at £ 14.46 per day
    87.7 km / 54.5 miles away
  4. Shannon Airport Car Hire starting at £ 10.27 per day
    95.0 km / 59.0 miles away
  5. Knock Airport Car Hire starting at £ 13.80 per day
    225.4 km / 140.0 miles away
  6. Dublin Airport Car Hire starting at £ 11.44 per day
    225.4 km / 140.1 miles away
  7. Donegal Airport Car Hire starting at £ 62.65 per day
    350.3 km / 217.7 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data shows how prices for hiring a car in Cork fluctuate depending on the time of year. This graph can help you find the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Cork
£ 23.20
January
£ 22.61
February
£ 41.05
March
£ 17.85
April
£ 73.70
May
£ 24.85
June
£ 26.60
July
£ 34.16
August
£ 16.49
September
£ 17.94
October
£ 21.96
November
£ 21.96
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Cork is September with prices starting at £ 16.49 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is May with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 73.70. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 29. 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.

What is the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Cork?

Hirers picking up a car in Cork keep them for an average of 10 days during in May, while those picking up their cars in December keep them for an average of 3.
Average Hire Length in Cork
6
January
6
February
4
March
6
April
10
May
6
June
4
July
6
August
8
September
4
October
5
November
3
December

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

The most popular month for hiring a car in Cork is May, and the least popular is June.
Popularity of Car Hire in Cork by Monthly Searches
103%
January
103%
February
105%
March
121%
April
141%
May
65%
June
114%
July
132%
August
90%
September
86%
October
71%
November
68%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Easirent Ford Fiesta 5 2 Small cars
SIXT VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
Easirent Fiat 500 3 2 Small cars
Budget Renault Clio 4 2 Medium cars
Budget Volkswagen Polo 3 1 Small cars
SIXT VW T-Cross 5 1 SUVs
Easirent Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
SIXT Ford Ka 3 Small cars
SIXT Ford Fiesta 5 1 Small cars
Budget Toyota Corolla 5 2 Large cars

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
SIXT
9.05 / 10
Lowest rated company
Easirent
6.86 / 10
Total number of reviews
19
Total rental companies
12
Average daily price
£ 35.85
Lowest daily price
£ 9.79
Total cars available
162

Top 12 Hire Companies in Cork in 2023

SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9.1 / 57 reviews
+35312352030
Kinsale Road
£ 25 - £ 106
Budget
Budget
Remarkable 9 / 116 reviews
+353214314000
Cork Airport, Kinsale Road, Cork, T12 AC0H
£ 18 - £ 179
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:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.8 / 6 reviews
+3530214838973
Cork Airport, Kinsale Rd, Cork
Flizzr
Flizzr
Outstanding 8.8 / 24 reviews
+35312352030
Kinsale Road,Cork Airport
£ 13 - £ 168
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
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.8 / 10 reviews
+353212400100
MAIN TERMINAL, CORK AIRPORT
Working hours
Mon:07:30-22:30
Tue:07:30-22:30
Wed:07:30-22:30
Thu:07:30-22:30
Fri:07:30-22:30
Sat:07:30-22:30
Sun:07:30-22:30
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.7 / 6 reviews
0214975133
Unit 4 Industrial Estate, Kinsale Road
£ 36 - £ 66
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.7 / 5 reviews
0214965849
Cork Airport
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59
Tue:07:00-23:59
Wed:07:00-23:59
Thu:07:00-23:59
Fri:07:00-23:59
Sat:07:00-23:59
Sun:07:00-23:59
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.6 / 3 reviews
+3530214965849
CORK AIRPORT
£ 14 - £ 40
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59
Tue:07:00-23:59
Wed:07:00-23:59
Thu:07:00-23:59
Fri:07:00-23:59
Sat:07:00-23:59
Sun:07:00-23:59
National
National
Outstanding 8.5
0214838973
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR
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
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5 / 6 reviews
+353214327460
Cork Airport
£ 14 - £ 169
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:45
Tue:07:00-23:45
Wed:07:00-23:45
Thu:07:00-23:45
Fri:07:00-23:45
Sat:07:00-23:45
Sun:07:00-23:45
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.5 / 3 reviews
+353212400100
MAIN TERMINAL, CORK AIRPORT
£ 18 - £ 57
Working hours
Mon:07:30-22:30
Tue:07:30-22:30
Wed:07:30-22:30
Thu:07:30-22:30
Fri:07:30-22:30
Sat:07:30-22:30
Sun:07:30-22:30
Easirent
Easirent
Good 6.9 / 102 reviews
+353212363163
Airport East Business & Technology Park, Rathmacullig W, Ballygarvan, Cork
£ 11 - £ 129
Working hours
Mon:06:00-22:00
Tue:06:00-22:00
Wed:06:00-22:00
Thu:06:00-22:00
Fri:06:00-22:00
Sat:06:00-22:00
Sun:06:00-22:00
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