Car Hire in Galway

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

City Centre
Mini
Volkswagen Up or comparable
Volkswagen Up
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 96.88 per day
City Centre
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 5
  • 1
  • 3
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 97.86 per day
City Centre
Compact
Opel Astra or comparable
Opel Astra
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 101.61 per day
City Centre
Compact
Opel Astra or comparable
Opel Astra
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 104.53 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

City Centre
Compact
Seat Arona or comparable
Seat Arona
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 104.67 / per day
City Centre
Compact
Seat Arona or comparable
Seat Arona
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 107.67 / per day
City Centre
Standard
Opel Insignia or comparable
Opel Insignia
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 133.40 / per day
City Centre
Intermediate
Kia Sportage or comparable
Kia Sportage
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 134.75 / 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 11:27 on 2022-11-30.

Travel Information

Language
English,
Irish
Currency
EUR
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Dialing code
353
Budget car hire price
£ 117.04 / per day
Average car hire length
1 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%

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 £ 46.51 per day

Top 13 Cities near Galway

  1. Dublin starting at £ 82.27 per day
    185.2 km / 115.1 miles away
  2. Cork starting at £ 59.73 per day
    164.9 km / 102.5 miles away
  3. Shannon starting at £ 56.72 per day
    65.4 km / 40.7 miles away
  4. Knock starting at £ 59.73 per day
    71.0 km / 44.1 miles away
  5. Kerry starting at £ 56.72 per day
    127.1 km / 79.0 miles away
  6. Limerick starting at £ 77.10 per day
    74.9 km / 46.6 miles away
  7. Killarney starting at £ 26.03 per day
    141.5 km / 87.9 miles away
  8. Waterford starting at £ 84.37 per day
    169.5 km / 105.3 miles away
  9. Donegal starting at £ 65.91 per day
    200.8 km / 124.8 miles away
  10. Sligo starting at £ 89.24 per day
    111.6 km / 69.3 miles away
  11. Letterkenny starting at £ 125.12 per day
    204.1 km / 126.8 miles away
  12. Athlone starting at £ 102.47 per day
    73.0 km / 45.3 miles away
  13. Kilkenny starting at £ 84.37 per day
    139.0 km / 86.4 miles away

Top 7 Destinations around Galway

  1. Shannon Airport starting at £ 56.72 per day
    65.4 km / 40.7 miles away
  2. Knock Airport starting at £ 59.73 per day
    71.0 km / 44.1 miles away
  3. Limerick City Ennis Road starting at £ 62.41 per day
    72.5 km / 45.0 miles away
  4. Kerry Airport starting at £ 56.72 per day
    127.1 km / 79.0 miles away
  5. Cork Airport starting at £ 59.73 per day
    164.9 km / 102.5 miles away
  6. Dublin Airport starting at £ 59.73 per day
    184.7 km / 114.7 miles away
  7. Donegal Airport starting at £ 65.91 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
£ 24.15
January
£ 16.17
February
£ 25.01
March
£ 24.73
April
£ 30.62
May
£ 47.15
June
£ 51.32
July
£ 54.77
August
£ 23.48
September
£ 15.09
October
£ 17.25
November
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Galway is October with prices starting at £ 15.09 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is August with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 54.77. 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 June keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length in Galway
6
January
7
February
20
March
6
April
8
May
4
June
5
July
6
August
13
September
4
October
8
November
8
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 August, and the least popular is November.
Popularity of Car Hire in Galway by Monthly Searches
65%
January
80%
February
129%
March
104%
April
115%
May
141%
June
167%
July
181%
August
84%
September
53%
October
36%
November
46%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

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

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Enterprise
8.74 / 10
Lowest rated company
Europcar
8.46 / 10
Total rental companies
4
Average daily price
£ 117.04
Total cars available
12

Top 4 Hire Companies in Galway in 2022

Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.7 / 16 reviews
091758468
Ballybane Industrial Estate, Tuam Road
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+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:10:00-13:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5 / 7 reviews
+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
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.5 / 4 reviews
+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:10:00-13:00
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