Car hires in Dublin

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Dublin, Ireland
10 Dec — 17 Dec
Dublin, Ireland
Sun 10/12
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Sun 17/12
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Car hire insight and trends in Dublin

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in Dublin

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Dublin?

The cheapest car hire in Dublin are generally found through Easirent. When booking with Easirent, you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as €8/day. The average price to hire a car in Dublin is €16/day.

What car hire company in Dublin has the most locations?

keddy by Europcar has the most locations of any car hire company in Dublin, with 11 locations.

What car do most people hire in Dublin?

Ford Fiesta hires and Volkswagen Polo hires in Dublin are the two most popular car models, according to our data. Ford Fiesta hire prices in Dublin can vary depending on what company you hire from, but our users have found that prices average €30/day and can be as low as €8/day. Volkswagen Polo hire prices can also vary, but tend to average €28/day, with the cheapest deals as low as €13/day.

Best deals found for Dublin car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Dublin
Economy€13/day
Compact€11/day
Standard€19/day
Mini€10/day
Luxury€27/day
Intermediate SUV€15/day
Compact SUV€16/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Important information about Dublin car hire

Dublin's economy car rentals let you explore some of the city's iconic sights, including Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, 14 Henrietta Street, Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and the Guinness Storehouse. Grafton Street and Henry Street, two of the most popular Dublin Streets, offer access to the city's famous sites. If you're looking to avoid the city centre, you can take the M50 Orbital Road and make a Dublin Circuit. Seek advice on how to pay for the M50 toll from your car rental in Dublin company. Look out for parking spaces along the multi-stories and remember to note where you park. There are more than 40 car hire locations in Dublin, simplifying your access to a cheap car rental in Dublin.

While visiting, is it worthwhile to get a rental car in Dublin?

Dublin has numerous parking lots and garages to take care of your electric car rental’s parking needs. Peak traffic congestion occurs in the morning and the evening on weekdays as residents head to work or back home. Don't try to out-race the locals if you get caught up in traffic. Dart out to Dun Laoghaire for an artsy market exhibition before watching year-round swimmers at Sandycove, all within a two-hour drive range on your people carrier rental. Escape Dublin's hustle and bustle on a cheap car rental to enjoy a two-hour visit to Galway City. Stop by the Cliffs of Moher for a taste of Irish rich history. While Dublin is a walkable city, renting a car lets you experience the Emerald Isle better. Rental cars in Dublin can get you out of the busy city centre to the suburbs and the beautiful east coastline. hired cars in Dublin also let you create an imaginative itinerary.

What driving laws should I keep an eye out for in Dublin?

Watch out for a blue "M" symbol that highlights Irish freeways and a green "N" sign for national roads. The local, more rural roads may be narrower than expected. You may also encounter farmers driving herds as you go round bends, proceed carefully in such situations. Ensure that you keep left while driving through Dublin's streets. The driving laws also require all passengers to wear seat belts. Remember to check with Dublin's motor vehicles department to stay up to date with recent law changes.

What kind of driving license do you need to hire a car in Dublin?

Rental cars in Dublin do not require visitors from the UK, the US, Australia, and Canada to provide international driving permits. You can drive in Ireland with your country's valid driving license for 12 months and then get an Irish license if you intend to extend your stay. UK license holders will have to present a 'check code', valid for 21 days before they get a rental car. Most rental companies also require you to be at least 21 years old to access Dublin car rentals.


Dublin car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Dublin that's right for you

Small cars

€21 - €54

All Car Types

€66 - €340

The average price of a small car hire in Dublin, Ireland is €34. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Dublin, Ireland is in November. The price is 39% lower than the rest of the year at just €21 per day. A small car rental is typically 79% less expensive than the average rental car in Dublin. The average price of a car hire in Dublin can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Dublin small car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Dublin, Ireland is €77. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Dublin, Ireland is in January. The price is 43% lower than the rest of the year at just €44 per day. A medium car rental is typically 52% less expensive than the average rental car in Dublin. The average price of a car hire in Dublin can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Dublin medium car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Dublin, Ireland is €151. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Dublin, Ireland is in February. The price is 41% lower than the rest of the year at just €90 per day. A large car rental is typically 6% less expensive than the average rental car in Dublin. The average price of a car hire in Dublin can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a SUV hire in Dublin, Ireland is €61. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Dublin, Ireland is in January. The price is 44% lower than the rest of the year at just €35 per day. A SUV rental is typically 62% less expensive than the average rental car in Dublin. The average price of a car hire in Dublin can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Dublin SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van hire in Dublin, Ireland is €134. The cheapest time to hire a van in Dublin, Ireland is in February. The price is 39% lower than the rest of the year at just €82 per day. A van rental is typically 16% less expensive than the average rental car in Dublin. The average price of a car hire in Dublin can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a pickup truck hire in Dublin, Ireland is €847. The cheapest time to hire a pickup truck in Dublin, Ireland is in February. The price is 92% lower than the rest of the year at just €72 per day. A pickup truck rental is typically 82% more expensive than the average rental car in Dublin. The average price of a car hire in Dublin can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a luxury car hire in Dublin, Ireland is €195. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in Dublin, Ireland is in January. The price is 45% lower than the rest of the year at just €108 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 19% more expensive than the average rental car in Dublin. The average price of a car hire in Dublin can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Dublin luxury car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

Volkswagen up!
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€10/day

8 Dec - 12 Dec
Volkswagen up!
Opel Astra
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€11/day

8 Dec - 12 Dec
Opel Astra
Ford Ka
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€13/day

8 Dec - 14 Dec
Ford Ka

Dublin car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Dublin

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

9.1
Wonderful
33 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.2

Overall

9.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.1

Sixt

6.8
Okay
90 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.7

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.4

Budget

6.8
Okay
60 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.0

Hertz

6.6
Okay
37 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

5.8

Avis

6.0
Okay
57 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

5.5

Payless

5.8
Fair
30 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

5.5

Europcar

5.7
Fair
39 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.1

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

5.2

Easirent

4.6
Mediocre
51 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.6

Comfort

5.6

Overall

4.6

Pick-up/drop-off

4.5

Value

4.8

Quick facts about car hire in Dublin

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in Dublin

Most Popular Agency

Easirent

Popular Car Types

Economy, Mini, Compact

Cheapest Hire Car

€13

Most Popular Model

Ford Fiesta
The most popular Dublin car hire agency found on momondo this month is Easirent. Other top choices for car hire companies are Budget and Sixt
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Dublin in the past 72 hours: Economy, Mini, Compact.
The lowest price for a car hire in Dublin is €13/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from €27/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Dublin in the past 7 days is the Ford Fiesta. Our users also prefer the Volkswagen Polo as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in Dublin

Nearby attractions:

Santry Park2.7 km
The Helix4.5 km
Glasnevin Cemetery6.2 km
Casino at Marino6.3 km
Fairview Park7.2 km

Nearby attractions:

Marlay Park133.2 km
Leopardstown Racecourse134.4 km
Rathfarnham Castle134.7 km
UCD Bowl137.6 km
Blackrock Park138.2 km

Nearby attractions:

Leinster House0.5 km
Abbey Theatre0.5 km
General Post Office0.8 km
Spire of Dublin0.8 km
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre0.8 km

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Driving with a car hire in Dublin - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Dublin so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

How much will it cost to hire a car in Dublin, Ireland in January?

To hire a car for a weekend in Dublin in January, the average price was €35 with cheaper deals starting around €12. Deals are a little different for a week-long hire - starting at around €13, with an average price of €49.

Is there a fee to cancel my Dublin, Ireland car hire?

The majority of the Dublin car hire agencies that we partner with do not have a cancellation fee. This means that if your plans change unexpectedly, many car hire centres in Dublin such as Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Budget, and Hertz often offer cancellation free of charge based on when you booked.

What is the best type of car to hire in Dublin during January?

With temperatures averaging 5 °C and precipitation usually 49 mm during January, you should consider hiring a standard when travelling to Dublin. A standard size car can handle the fluctuations in temperature and rainfall during the month of January and is a popular choice for travellers heading to Dublin. Hiring a Standard in Dublin will cost you €36/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Dublin, Ireland?

The speed limit in Dublin is 50 km/h, unless otherwise stated on road signs. Dublin also has a suburban speed limit of 100 km/h which is strictly enforced. If you find yourself on a motorway in Dublin, be aware that the speed limit is generally 120 km/h.

What car hire company has the Nissan Qashqai in Dublin?

What is the weather like in Dublin, Ireland in December?

During the month of December the average temperature in Dublin is 6 °C and the expected precipitation is 73 mm. This information is useful for travellers looking for a car hire in Dublin.

Is the weather in Dublin similar to the rest of Dublin?

If you’re looking for a Dublin hire car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of December it’s important to know that the rest of Dublin typically has a temperature of 5 °C and will usually expect 72.3 mm of precipitation.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Dublin?

Prices for cars in Dublin are refreshed on a daily basis.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Dublin?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Dublin?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Dublin. In many EU countries drivers must be 18 years old. As a rule, you’ll need to be 21 to hire a car abroad, and a young driver surcharge may be applied if you are under 25. We recommend reading through the policy of your chosen hire company before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to hire a car in Dublin?

When hiring a car in Dublin, all drivers must present a full valid driving license. An International Driving Permit is required if the driving license is written in a language different to that of the country of hire and may be necessary to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you are hiring abroad, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We always recommend checking with the individual hire company you are booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Dublin?

You should use momondo to book a car hire in Dublin because it could save you time and money. momondo fetches and allows you to compare car hire prices and policies from thousands of car hire websites.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in Dublin?

momondo helps you find the best car hire deal in Dublin by allowing you to filter results by price, capacity, car features, drop off, pick-up location and many more.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Dublin with free cancellation?

Yes, momondo allows you to filter specifically for car hire companies in Dublin offering free cancellation.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Dublin on momondo?

Absolutely! momondo offers this feature when searching for a car hire in Dublin.

Can I find a car hire in Dublin which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Yes, momondo shows deals with enhanced cleaning services for hire cars in Dublin.

Can I search for car hire in Dublin with unlimited mileage on momondo?

momondo offers a filter specifically for unlimited mileage on car hire in Dublin.


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