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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Shannon Airport
Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Easirent
£ 10.32 per day
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Cork Airport
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Easirent
£ 10.39 per day
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Shannon Airport
Mini
Peugeot 108 or comparable
Peugeot 108
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • Man.
Flizzr
£ 10.63 per day
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Dublin Airport
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Easirent
£ 11.04 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Shannon Airport
Economy
VW Polo or comparable
VW Polo
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • Man.
Flizzr
£ 11.07 / per day
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Dublin Airport
Economy
Ford Fiesta or comparable
Ford Fiesta
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Easirent
£ 12.57 / per day
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Cork Airport
Compact
Opel Astra or comparable
Opel Astra
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • Man.
Flizzr
£ 13.30 / per day
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City Centre
Mini
Ford Ka or comparable
Ford Ka
  • 4x
  • x
  • 3x
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 13.95 / 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 03:25 on 2021-10-24.

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 Ireland

Here are the most popular one-way car hire options for pickup in Ireland and drop off in another country:

  • From Ireland to United Kingdom - 155 offers from £ 31.21 per day

Top 12 Most Popular Cities in Ireland

  1. Car Hire in Dublin starting at £ 10.13 per day
  2. Car Hire in Cork starting at £ 10.00 per day
  3. Car Hire in Knock starting at £ 15.81 per day
  4. Car Hire in Shannon starting at £ 10.13 per day
  5. Car Hire in Galway starting at £ 19.57 per day
  6. Car Hire in Kerry starting at £ 15.81 per day
  7. Car Hire in Sligo starting at £ 19.59 per day
  8. Car Hire in Athlone starting at £ 19.57 per day
  9. Car Hire in Donegal starting at £ 42.58 per day
  10. Car Hire in Letterkenny starting at £ 20.10 per day
  11. Car Hire in Kilkenny starting at £ 20.10 per day

Top 6 Most Popular Destinations in Ireland

  1. Car Hire at Dublin Airport starting at £ 9.74 per day
  2. Car Hire at Cork Airport starting at £ 10.00 per day
  3. Car Hire at Knock Airport starting at £ 15.81 per day
  4. Car Hire at Shannon Airport starting at £ 10.13 per day
  5. Car Hire at Kerry Airport starting at £ 15.81 per day
  6. Car Hire at Donegal Airport starting at £ 42.58 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Ireland 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 Ireland
£ 15.74
January
£ 17.66
February
£ 22.45
March
£ 22.58
April
£ 41.21
May
£ 36.90
June
£ 33.04
July
£ 41.74
August
£ 27.91
September
£ 24.65
October
£ 44.42
November
£ 43.21
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Ireland is January with prices starting at £ 15.74 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is November with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 44.42. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 31. 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.

How many days do people keep their hire cars, on average, in Ireland?

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

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

Though Ireland is popular for travellers all year long, the month for which the highest number of people search for a hire car is in March. in June is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in Ireland Compared to the Yearly Average
41%
January
316%
February
371%
March
April
May
June
July
August
69%
September
71%
October
180%
November
150%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Easirent Ford Fiesta 5 2 Small cars
Easirent Fiat 500 3 2 Small cars
Easirent Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
Budget Renault Clio 4 2 Medium cars
Budget VW Polo 3 1 Small cars
Budget Toyota Corolla 5 2 Large cars
SIXT VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
Budget Ford Ka 2 1 Small cars
SIXT Toyota Yaris Aut. 5 1 Small cars
Easirent Ford Fiesta 5 1 Small cars

Top 13 Hire Companies in Ireland in 2021

National
National
Remarkable 9.2
018445848
Car Hire Desk Dublin Airport, Terminal 2 Arrivals
Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.1
+3530214838973
Cork Airport, Kinsale Rd, Cork
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.7
+353567803370
KILKENNY VEHICLE CENTRE, CALLAN RD.
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:30
Tue:09:00-17:30
Wed:09:00-17:30
Thu:09:00-17:30
Fri:09:00-17:00
Sat:09:00-13:00
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.5
0567753318
KILKENNY CAR COMPLEX, DUBLIN ROAD
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.5
+35312352030
Kinsale Road
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+353214327460
Cork Airport
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:00
Tue:09:00-17:00
Wed:09:00-17:00
Thu:09:00-17:00
Fri:09:00-17:00
Sat:09:00-17:00
Sun:09:00-17:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
0214838973
Enterprise Rent A Car
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
353214314000
Arrivals Hall Cork Airport
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:00
Tue:07:00-20:00
Wed:07:00-20:00
Thu:07:00-20:00
Fri:07:00-20:00
Sat:07:00-20:00
Sun:07:00-20:00
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.3
+353567803370
KILKENNY VEHICLE CENTRE, CALLAN RD.
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:30
Tue:09:00-17:30
Wed:09:00-17:30
Thu:09:00-17:30
Fri:09:00-17:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.1
+353214314000
Cork Airport, Kinsale Road, Cork, T12 AC0H
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Great 7.7
+353214321099
Cork Airport, Co. Cork, Ireland
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.5
+353212363163 / 3172487251
Airport East Bus & Tech park
Easirent
Easirent
Acceptable 5.5
+353212363163
Airport East Business & Technology Park, Rathmacullig W, Ballygarvan, Cork
Working hours
Mon:06:00-22:00
Tue:06:00-22:00
Wed:06:00-22:00
Thu:06:00-22:00
Fri:06:00-22:00
Sat:06:00-22:00
Sun:06:00-22:00
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