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Dublin Airport, Dublin, Ireland
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
Ford Ka or comparable
Ford Ka
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • Man.
Budget
£ 58.61 per day
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 74.13 per day
Compact
VW Golf or comparable
VW Golf
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 89.36 per day
Intermediate
Renault Megane STW or comparable
Renault Megane STW
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Flizzr
£ 99.96 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Standard
Skoda Octavia or comparable
Skoda Octavia
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
£ 142.75 / per day
Premium
BMW 5 Series or comparable
BMW 5 Series
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 329.61 / per day
Full-size
BMW 3 Series or comparable
BMW 3 Series
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 133.96 / per day
Luxury
Mercedes Benz E Class or comparable
Mercedes Benz E Class
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Flizzr
£ 209.90 / 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 03:01 on 2022-07-25.

Travel Information

Language
English,
Irish
Currency
EUR
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Dialing code
353
Budget car hire price
£ 113.36 / per day
Average car hire length
6 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
£ 1.70 / 1 liter
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.86 / 1 liter
Lowest gasoline price
£ 1.52 / 1 liter
Dublin Airport

Airport Car Hire

The capital of the Republic of Ireland, Dublin is also the country’s main tourist hub. Home to fascinating history, varied architecture, and lots of fun things to do, it has been frequently mentioned by travel blogs as one of the best weekend getaway destinations in Europe. Here are three of its most interesting attractions:

  • National Museum of Ireland. So vast are the collections of the National Museum that it is, in fact, three separate museums, each dedicated to a different theme and chapter of Irish life. The museums of Archaeology and Country Life are located right next to each other while the museum of Decorative Arts and History is on the other side of the river about a 15-minute drive away.  Whether you visit just one or all three, these three branches are the best places to learn about Irish history, art, and culture. 
  • Dublin Castle. One of the most impressive buildings in all of Ireland, it is also one of the most historically important. Built in the 12th and 13th centuries, the castle used to be the seat of the British government in Ireland. This heritage is best exemplified by the refined state apartments which are open to tourists. Visitors can also explore the castle’s medieval basements. Dublin Castle is located next to the body of water that gave the city its name (Dubh linn means ‘the dark pool’ in Irish).
  • Dublinia. Ireland has seen waves of different peoples coming to its shores over the millennia, one of the most important being the Vikings who first arrived in the late 8th century. Dedicated to the city’s Scandinavian past, Dublinia is also known as the Viking World and has been called a living museum. In addition to various exhibitions, artefacts, and restored Viking dwellings and burial places, medieval scenes of the city life are often played out by actors, with visitors encouraged to join in.
  • Dublin Writers Museum. The former home of the likes of Joyce, Shaw, Becket, and Wilde, Dublin definitely punches way above its weight when it comes to connections to world-famous authors. The best place to learn about this heritage is the unique Writer’s Museum, which boasts exhibitions on the aforementioned city’s sons, as well as a collection of quirky memorabilia.
  • Wicklow Mountains National Park. Located an hour’s drive to the south, the Wicklow Mountains is one of the most popular places to take a day trip from the capital. In addition to great natural beauty and varied fauna that is especially rich in birdlife, the area is home to Glendalough, a monastic complex dating back to the 6th century.

Top international routes

Main airlines

Aer Lingus, Aer Lingus Regional, Ryanair, TUI Airways, Scandinavian Airlines, and United Airlines

Terminals

There are two—Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 (with the adjoining pier E). There are no shuttle buses or railways between them, but they’re connected by a covered walkway. The walk takes only about five minutes.

Location

Dublin Airport is about 10 km (6.2 mi) from the city center. Motorways M1 and M50 are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Most popular types of hire car

  • Station wagons - starting at £ 232 per day
  • Large cars - starting at £ 166 per day
  • Medium cars - starting at £ 128 per day
  • People Carriers - starting at £ 539 per day
  • Small cars - starting at £ 95 per day
  • SUVs - starting at £ 154 per day

Car hire desks

There are car rental desks in both airport terminals. In Terminal 1, you’ll find them right after entering the arrivals hall. In Terminal 2, they’re located in the multi-story car park connected to the terminal.

Services and facilities

There are many cafés, bars, and restaurants, as well as stores. You’ll also find ATMs, lounges, a pharmacy, a baby changing room, and an airport church. The baggage storage service is located in the arrivals hall of Terminal 1 and is open daily from 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest petrol station

Topaz petrol station is located just outside Dublin Airport, on Collinstown Road. It can be reached in less than five minutes and is open 24/7.

Popular one-way hires

Airport information

Score
7.9
  • Getting to the airport 7.7
  • Check-in desks 7.9
  • Facilities and services 7.5
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 7.4
  • Dining and car hire services 7.0
  • Lounge 5.5

Dublin Airport (DUB)

  • IATA: DUB
  • ICAO: EIDW
  • Name: Dublin Airport (DUB)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Flights per year: 215,829
  • Passengers (per year): 29,582,321
  • Distance from the city centre: 6.2 miles / 10 km N of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +353 1 814 1111
  • Email: information.queries@dublinairport.com

Top 7 Destinations around Dublin Airport

  1. Limerick City Ennis Road starting at £ 61.24 per day
    178.2 km / 110.7 miles away
  2. Knock Airport starting at £ 58.61 per day
    180.1 km / 111.9 miles away
  3. Shannon Airport starting at £ 55.66 per day
    192.4 km / 119.5 miles away
  4. Cork Mallow Road starting at £ 92.13 per day
    218.4 km / 135.7 miles away
  5. Cork Airport starting at £ 58.61 per day
    225.5 km / 140.1 miles away
  6. Donegal Airport starting at £ 64.68 per day
    232.2 km / 144.3 miles away
  7. Kerry Airport starting at £ 55.66 per day
    255.3 km / 158.6 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at Dublin Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Dublin Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Dublin Airport
£ 19.83
January
£ 18.50
February
£ 23.22
March
£ 23.02
April
£ 40.51
May
£ 22.93
June
£ 33.62
July
£ 37.21
August
£ 19.68
September
£ 16.29
October
£ 10.45
November
£ 21.19
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Dublin Airport is November with prices starting at £ 10.45 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 £ 40.51. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 24. 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’s the most popular hire length at Dublin Airport?

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

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at Dublin Airport?

Though Dublin Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in July. November is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
99%
January
96%
February
100%
March
107%
April
128%
May
110%
June
131%
July
114%
August
80%
September
85%
October
74%
November
76%
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
Easirent Ford Fiesta 5 2 Small cars
SIXT VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
Easirent Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
Easirent Fiat 500 3 2 Small cars
Budget Ford Ka 2 1 Small cars
Budget Skoda Citigo 4 1 Small cars
Budget Toyota Corolla 5 2 Large 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
10 June 2022
Travelled to Ballyshannon Donegal for a music festival, great roads bueatiful coastline on the west coast at Mullaghore over looking Donegal Bay worth a visit
United Kingdom
Renault Clio
2 June 2022
Girls trip down to Southern Ireland, made it easy with a hire car.
United Kingdom
VW Golf
10 January 2022
Westgrove Hotel in Clane was excellent

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Alamo
9.12 / 10
Lowest rated company
Easirent
6.56 / 10
Total number of reviews
47
Total rental companies
13
Average daily price
£ 113.36
Lowest daily price
£ 9.75
Total cars available
102

Top 13 Hire Companies at Dublin Airport in 2022

Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.1 / 48 reviews
+353018445848
Eastlands Car Hire Facility Cloghran, Swords, Dubber, Dublin
£ 91 - £ 248
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8 / 6 reviews
+353018445848
Eastlands Car Hire Facility Cloghran, Swords, Dubber, Dublin
£ 91 - £ 251
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.8 / 27 reviews
018445466
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
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7 / 192 reviews
+35318445691
Corballis Rd S, Co. Dublin
£ 81 - £ 193
Budget
Outstanding 8.6 / 687 reviews
+35318445150
Arrivals Hall Terminal 1 & 2 Dublin Airport Dublin Co. Dublin K67 E4P2
£ 59 - £ 598
Working hours
Mon:05:00-00:00
Tue:05:00-00:00
Wed:05:00-00:00
Thu:05:00-00:00
Fri:05:00-00:00
Sat:05:00-00:00
Sun:05:00-00:00
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
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.5 / 2 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 / 40 reviews
+35316057500
Dublin Airport
£ 89 - £ 152
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
Outstanding 8.3 / 64 reviews
+35318122800
TERMINALS 1 AND 2, DUBLIN AIRPORT
£ 68 - £ 262
Working hours
Mon:05:00-23:45
Tue:05:00-23:45
Wed:05:00-23:45
Thu:05:00-23:45
Fri:05:00-23:45
Sat:05:00-23:45
Sun:05:00-23:45
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Outstanding 8.1
35319446866 / 35318144043
Dublin Airport, Terminal 1 & 2 - in Terminal
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
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8 / 17 reviews
+35318122800
TERMINALS 1 AND 2, DUBLIN AIRPORT
£ 87 - £ 362
Working hours
Mon:05:00-23:45
Tue:05:00-23:45
Wed:05:00-23:45
Thu:05:00-23:45
Fri:05:00-23:45
Sat:05:00-23:45
Sun:05:00-23:45
Flizzr
Flizzr
Outstanding 8 / 63 reviews
+35318445691
Terminal 1 and 2 Dublin Airport, Dublin
£ 84 - £ 210
Working hours
Mon:05:00-23:59
Tue:05:00-23:59
Wed:05:00-23:59
Thu:05:00-23:59
Fri:05:00-23:59
Sat:05:00-23:59
Sun:05:00-23:59
Easirent
Easirent
Good 6.6 / 554 reviews
+35316950324
Unit B4C, Airport Business Park, Cloghran, Dublin
£ 266 - £ 1261
Working hours
Mon:05:00-00:30
Tue:05:00-00:30
Wed:05:00-00:30
Thu:05:00-00:30
Fri:05:00-00:30
Sat:05:00-00:30
Sun:05:00-00:30
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