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Car Hire in Galway

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Galway, Ireland
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

City Centre Car Hire
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 22.37 / per day
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City Centre Car Hire
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 23.69 / per day
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City Centre Car Hire
Mini
Ford Ka or comparable
Ford Ka
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 27.78 / per day
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City Centre Car Hire
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 28.06 / per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

City Centre Car Hire
Compact
Opel Astra or comparable
Opel Astra
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 29.72 / per day
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City Centre Car Hire
Intermediate
Ford Mondeo or comparable
Ford Mondeo
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 33.58 / per day
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City Centre Car Hire
Standard
Opel Insignia or comparable
Opel Insignia
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 35.96 / per day
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City Centre Car Hire
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 3x
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 36.15 / 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 07:23 on 2021-01-15.

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 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 £ 47.93 per day

Top 14 Cities near Galway

  1. Dublin Car Hire starting at £ 7.16 per day
    184.7 km / 114.7 miles away
  2. Cork Car Hire starting at £ 7.16 per day
    164.9 km / 102.5 miles away
  3. Knock Car Hire starting at £ 15.83 per day
    71.0 km / 44.1 miles away
  4. Shannon Car Hire starting at £ 7.16 per day
    65.4 km / 40.7 miles away
  5. Kerry Car Hire starting at £ 16.61 per day
    127.1 km / 79.0 miles away
  6. Donegal Car Hire starting at £ 30.16 per day
    200.8 km / 124.8 miles away
  7. Letterkenny Car Hire starting at £ 27.78 per day
    204.1 km / 126.8 miles away
  8. Naas Car Hire starting at £ 18.76 per day
    157.5 km / 97.8 miles away
  9. Sligo Car Hire starting at £ 27.78 per day
    111.6 km / 69.3 miles away
  10. Cavan Car Hire starting at £ 27.78 per day
    137.1 km / 85.2 miles away
  11. Athlone Car Hire starting at £ 27.78 per day
    73.0 km / 45.3 miles away
  12. Tralee Car Hire starting at £ 27.78 per day
    121.3 km / 75.3 miles away
  13. Mullingar Car Hire starting at £ 33.94 per day
    116.0 km / 72.1 miles away
  14. Kilkenny Car Hire starting at £ 24.97 per day
    139.0 km / 86.4 miles away

Top 6 Destinations around Galway

  1. Shannon Airport Car Hire starting at £ 7.16 per day
    65.4 km / 40.7 miles away
  2. Knock Airport Car Hire starting at £ 15.83 per day
    71.0 km / 44.1 miles away
  3. Kerry Airport Car Hire starting at £ 16.61 per day
    127.1 km / 79.0 miles away
  4. Cork Airport Car Hire starting at £ 7.16 per day
    164.9 km / 102.5 miles away
  5. Dublin Airport Car Hire starting at £ 7.16 per day
    184.7 km / 114.7 miles away
  6. Donegal Airport Car Hire starting at £ 30.16 per day
    200.8 km / 124.8 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Galwayfluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Galway
£ 24.89
January
£ 16.67
February
£ 25.78
March
£ 25.49
April
£ 31.56
May
£ 22.52
June
£ 59.56
July
£ 56.45
August
£ 24.20
September
£ 15.56
October
£ 17.78
November
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Galway is October with prices starting at £ 15.56 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is July with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 59.56. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 27. 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 Galway?

Hirers picking up a car in Galway keep them for an average of 20 days during in March, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length in Galway
8
January
8
February
20
March
8
April
10
May
6
June
6
July
6
August
11
September
4
October
9
November
7
December

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

While travellers visit Galway year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is March, and the least popular is April.
Popularity of Car Hire in Galway by Monthly Searches
136%
January
182%
February
280%
March
20%
April
22%
May
27%
June
31%
July
34%
August
177%
September
112%
October
77%
November
102%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Budget Renault Clio 4 2 Medium cars
Budget Toyota Corolla 5 2 Large cars
Enterprise Opel Astra 4 4 Medium cars
Enterprise Ford Ka 2 1 Small cars
Europcar Ford Fiesta 3 2 Small cars

Top 4 Hire Companies in Galway in 2021

Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.7
+35391396555
MOTOR PARK, 3rd EXIT OFF KIRWAN RB,
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
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.5
091771200
Ballybane Industrial Estate, Tuam Road
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.3
+35391396555
MOTOR PARK, 3rd EXIT OFF KIRWAN RB,
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:10:00-15:00
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
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