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Car Hire in Galway (Downtown)

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City Centre, Galway, Ireland
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Standard
Opel Insignia or comparable
Opel Insignia
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 47.77 per day
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Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 61.77 per day
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Compact
Opel Astra or comparable
Opel Astra
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 47.77 per day
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Intermediate
Ford Mondeo or comparable
Ford Mondeo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 76.35 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Premium
Audi A4 or comparable
Audi A4
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 93.12 / per day
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Minivan
Ford Galaxy or comparable
Ford Galaxy
  • 7x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 101.58 / per day
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Compact
Opel Astra or comparable
Opel Astra
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 56.99 / per day
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Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 66.84 / 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 02:01 on 2021-02-15.

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%

Top 6 Destinations around City Centre

  1. Shannon Airport starting at £ 16.23 per day
    65.4 km / 40.7 miles away
  2. Knock Airport starting at £ 20.36 per day
    71.0 km / 44.1 miles away
  3. Kerry Airport starting at £ 19.13 per day
    127.1 km / 79.0 miles away
  4. Cork Airport starting at £ 16.23 per day
    164.9 km / 102.5 miles away
  5. Dublin Airport starting at £ 16.54 per day
    184.7 km / 114.7 miles away
  6. Donegal Airport starting at £ 43.04 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 (Downtown)?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Galway (Downtown) fluctuate 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 (Downtown)
January
February
March
April
May
£ 71.82
June
£ 44.46
July
August
September
October
November
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Galway (Downtown) is July with prices starting at £ 44.46 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is June with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 71.82. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 10. 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 in Galway (Downtown)?

Hirers picking up a car in Galway (Downtown) keep them for an average of 32 days during in March, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 2.
Average Hire Length in Galway (Downtown)
3
January
5
February
32
March
3
April
6
May
3
June
4
July
7
August
20
September
2
October
11
November
5
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire in Galway (Downtown)?

Though City Centre 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
29%
January
54%
February
37%
March
112%
April
174%
May
62%
June
335%
July
186%
August
79%
September
79%
October
12%
November
41%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Enterprise Opel Astra 4 4 Medium cars
Enterprise Nissan Qashqai 5 2 SUVs
Enterprise Ford Ka 2 1 Small cars
Enterprise Opel Zafira 4 3 People Carriers
Europcar Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
Budget Renault Clio 4 2 Medium cars
Budget Toyota Corolla 5 2 Large cars
Budget Ford Ka 2 1 Small cars

Top 4 Hire Companies in Galway (Downtown) in 2021

Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.7
+35391396555
MOTOR PARK, 3rd EXIT OFF KIRWAN RB,
£ 62 - £ 77
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
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.5
091771200
Ballybane Industrial Estate, Tuam Road
£ 48 - £ 102
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:10:00-13:00
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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