Car Hire in Galway

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Galway, Ireland
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

City Centre
Mini
Volkswagen Up or comparable
Volkswagen Up
  • 4
  • 2
  • 2
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 26.33 / per day
City Centre
Intermediate
Toyota Auris or comparable
Toyota Auris
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Budget
£ 26.98 / per day
City Centre
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 28.13 / per day
City Centre
Compact
Opel Astra or comparable
Opel Astra
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 27.71 / per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

City Centre
Standard Commercial Van/Truck
Opel Vivaro Cargo or comparable
Opel Vivaro Cargo
  • 3
  • 2
  • 4
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 35.35 / per day
City Centre
Full-size Commercial Van/Truck
Renault Master or comparable
Renault Master
  • 3
  • 6
  • 2
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 38.79 / per day
City Centre
Premium
Mercedes Benz E class or comparable
Mercedes Benz E class
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • Auto.
Budget
£ 177.98 / per day
City Centre
Mini
Ford Ka or comparable
Ford Ka
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • Man.
Budget
£ 26.50 / 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 19:31 on 2024-06-20.

Travel Information

Languages
English, Irish
Currency
EUR
Drive on
Left-hand side
Dialing code
+353
Average car hire price
£ 48 per day
Average car hire length
5 days
Speed limit within city centre
30 - 50 km/h or 19 - 31 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 120 km/h or 50 - 75 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Score
9.7 / 10

One-way Car Hire in Galway

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

  • From Galway to Dublin - 28 offers from £ 45.60 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

In which month is car hire in Galway the most affordable?

According to our data, prices for hiring a car in Galway fluctuate depending on the time of year. This graph displays the average hire prices in each month in order to help you find the best bargain.
Average price for hiring a car per day in Galway
£ 34.42
January
£ 39.05
February
£ 50.72
March
£ 34.30
April
£ 59.09
May
£ 86.83
June
£ 72.09
July
£ 84.51
August
£ 62.34
September
£ 44.96
October
£ 36.77
November
£ 36.91
December
The best month to hire a car in Galway is April (when the average price is £ 34.30 per day). This is 36% less than the yearly average and 60% less than hiring in June (when the average price is £ 86.83).

This information can help you determine the low season. But note that these prices are only averages. The cost of your car hire is determined by the type of car you select, the length of time you hire it for, and how much in advance you book. Simply select your dates in the form at the top of the page to find out the exact prices.

What's the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Galway?

Car hire lengths vary from month to month: in May, the average hirer keeps their car for 8 days, and in October, they keep their car for 3 days.
Average number of hire days in Galway
4
January
4
February
4
March
7
April
8
May
5
June
8
July
5
August
6
September
3
October
7
November
3
December

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

Given the number of searches made by our customers, the most popular month for hiring a car in Galway is May, and the least popular is December.
Popularity of Car Hire in Galway by Monthly Searches
69%
January
23%
February
40%
March
115%
April
196%
May
75%
June
162%
July
190%
August
162%
September
115%
October
40%
November
12%
December

Car hire information

Car hire locations 1
Popular suppliers Enterprise, Budget, Europcar
Popular car categories Small cars, Medium cars, SUVs, Large cars
Lowest price £ 26 per day
Cheapest supplier Enterprise

Most popular car models of suppliers

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Enterprise Ford Fiesta 3 1 Small cars
Budget Renault Clio 4 2 Medium cars
Enterprise Ford Fiesta 4 2 Small cars
Budget Skoda Citigo 3 1 Small cars
Enterprise Seat Arona 5 2 SUVs
Enterprise Opel Astra 4 4 Medium cars
Budget Toyota Corolla 5 2 Large cars
Enterprise Volkswagen Up 3 1 Small cars
Enterprise Opel Astra 3 1 Medium cars
Enterprise Kia Sportage 5 3 SUVs

Our customers' reviews

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

United Kingdom
Kia Sportage
18 August 2023
Visited several locations arund Galway both North and South. Cliffs of Moyer spectacular as were villages Clifder and Westport.
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Car Hire Statistics

Highest-rated company
Enterprise
9 / 10
)
Lowest-rated company
Budget
7.8 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
9
Total rental companies
4
Average daily price
£ 48.47
Lowest daily price
£ 26.33
Total cars available
62

Top 4 suppliers in Galway in 2024

Enterprise
Enterprise
Exceptional 9 / 36 reviews
1 location
£ 26 - £ 94
Europcar
Europcar
Very good 8.1 / 7 reviews
1 location
£ 28 - £ 44
Keddy
Keddy
Good 7.9
1 location
Budget
Budget
Good 7.8 / 19 reviews
1 location
£ 26 - £ 314
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