Car Hire in Cork

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Cork Mallow Road
Mini
Volkswagen Up or comparable
Volkswagen Up
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 61.32 per day
Cork Mallow Road
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 5
  • 1
  • 3
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 61.94 per day
Cork Mallow Road
Compact
Opel Astra or comparable
Opel Astra
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 68.14 per day
Cork Mallow Road
Compact
Seat Arona or comparable
Seat Arona
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 70.18 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Cork Airport
Mini
Ford Ka or comparable
Ford Ka
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • Man.
Budget
£ 73.70 / per day
Cork Airport
Mini
VW Up or comparable
VW Up
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • Man.
Budget
£ 73.88 / per day
Cork Airport
Economy
VW Polo or comparable
VW Polo
  • 5
  • 1
  • 3
  • Man.
Budget
£ 74.06 / per day
Cork Airport
Compact
Renault Clio or comparable
Renault Clio
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • Man.
Budget
£ 74.24 / 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 21:01 on 2022-06-26.

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 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 £ 20.28 per day
  • From Cork to Shannon - 74 offers from £ 20.28 per day
  • From Cork to Belfast - 58 offers from £ 31.74 per day

Top 14 Cities near Cork

  1. Dublin starting at £ 112.41 per day
    225.5 km / 140.1 miles away
  2. Shannon starting at £ 84.89 per day
    100.1 km / 62.2 miles away
  3. Knock starting at £ 101.12 per day
    231.1 km / 143.6 miles away
  4. Galway starting at £ 68.99 per day
    164.9 km / 102.5 miles away
  5. Kerry starting at £ 79.34 per day
    80.1 km / 49.8 miles away
  6. Donegal starting at £ 43.31 per day
    356.3 km / 221.4 miles away
  7. Sligo starting at £ 68.99 per day
    266.0 km / 165.3 miles away
  8. Letterkenny starting at £ 68.99 per day
    349.6 km / 217.2 miles away
  9. Athlone starting at £ 68.99 per day
    179.2 km / 111.4 miles away
  10. Kilkenny starting at £ 68.99 per day
    122.3 km / 76.0 miles away
  11. Limerick starting at £ 115.64 per day
    93.4 km / 58.0 miles away
  12. Mullingar starting at £ 32.85 per day
    202.8 km / 126.0 miles away
  13. Navan starting at £ 95.35 per day
    235.1 km / 146.1 miles away
  14. Clonmel starting at £ 95.35 per day
    78.6 km / 48.8 miles away

Top 8 Destinations around Cork

  1. Cork Mallow Road starting at £ 68.99 per day
    2.9 km / 1.8 miles away
  2. Cork Airport starting at £ 88.91 per day
    6.1 km / 3.8 miles away
  3. Kerry Airport starting at £ 79.34 per day
    78.9 km / 49.0 miles away
  4. Limerick City Ennis Road starting at £ 115.64 per day
    87.7 km / 54.5 miles away
  5. Shannon Airport starting at £ 84.89 per day
    95.0 km / 59.0 miles away
  6. Knock Airport starting at £ 101.12 per day
    225.4 km / 140.0 miles away
  7. Dublin Airport starting at £ 88.91 per day
    225.4 km / 140.1 miles away
  8. Donegal Airport starting at £ 43.31 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 show how prices for hiring a car in Corkfluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Cork
£ 22.37
January
£ 21.79
February
£ 39.57
March
£ 17.21
April
£ 71.04
May
£ 23.96
June
£ 25.65
July
£ 32.93
August
£ 15.90
September
£ 17.29
October
£ 21.17
November
£ 21.17
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Cork is September with prices starting at £ 15.90 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 £ 71.04. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 28. 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 month is the most favoured for hiring a car in Cork?

While travellers visit Cork year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is March, and the least popular is July.
Popularity of Car Hire in Cork by Monthly Searches
244%
January
242%
February
248%
March
115%
April
67%
May
16%
June
1%
July
1%
August
43%
September
41%
October
101%
November
81%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
SIXT VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
Easirent Ford Fiesta 5 2 Small cars
Budget Renault Clio 4 2 Medium cars
Easirent Fiat 500 3 2 Small cars
SIXT Ford Ka 3 Small cars
Easirent Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
Budget VW Polo 3 1 Small cars
Budget Toyota Corolla 5 2 Large cars
Budget Ford Ka 2 1 Small cars
SIXT Opel Astra 5 1 Medium cars
Car rental statistics
Highest rated company
Budget
9 / 10
Lowest rated company
Easirent
6.59 / 10
Total number of reviews
8
Total rental companies
13
Average daily price
£ 110.66
Lowest daily price
£ 10.18
Total cars available
124

Top 13 Hire Companies in Cork in 2022

Budget
Budget
Remarkable 9 / 103 reviews
+353214314000
Cork Airport, Kinsale Road, Cork, T12 AC0H
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
SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9 / 36 reviews
+35312352030
Kinsale Road
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.8 / 10 reviews
+353212400100
MAIN TERMINAL, CORK AIRPORT
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00; 20:00-22:30
Tue:08:30-17:00; 20:00-22:30
Wed:08:30-17:00; 20:00-22:30
Thu:08:30-17:00; 19:30-22:30
Fri:07:15-17:00; 21:00-22:30
Sat:07:15-17:00; 20:30-22:30
Sun:09:00-17:00; 19:00-22:30
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.7 / 3 reviews
+3530214838973
Cork Airport, Kinsale Rd, Cork
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.6 / 4 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
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.6 / 3 reviews
+3530214395464
Commons Rd, Blackpool, West Link Business Park, Cork, T23 K7RK
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
Sat:09:00-16:00
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.5 / 2 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
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.4 / 2 reviews
+353212400140
LEE GARAGE, 11-13 SOUTH TERRACE
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
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.4 / 4 reviews
+353214327460
Cork Airport
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
Flizzr
Flizzr
Outstanding 8.2 / 8 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
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Outstanding 8
+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
Easirent
Easirent
Good 6.6 / 78 reviews
+353212363163
Airport East Business & Technology Park, Rathmacullig W, Ballygarvan, Cork
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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