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Car Hire in Ireland

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Dublin, Ireland
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Car hire insight and trends in Ireland

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

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Ireland?

Easirent tends to have the cheapest cars for hire in Ireland. Users can often find prices for as low as €10/day when booking through Easirent. You are more likely to find car hire deals through Easirent for less than the average national price of €30/day. These prices may be different depending on the type of car you hire and the city you hire it in.

What is the most popular car hire agency in Ireland?

The most popular car hire company in Ireland is Easirent. This agency currently has 110 reviews, with an average customer satisfaction score of 5.0 out of 10. 37% of momondo users recently selected Easirent as their rental car company of choice for their travels in Ireland.

What car hire company in Ireland has the most locations?

The car hire company with the most locations in Ireland is keddy by Europcar. They currently have 33 locations that can be found within airports and cities across the country. If you haven’t chosen a city to travel to within Ireland, consider Dublin, which is the most popular destination in the country. Here you will find that keddy by Europcar has 11 locations throughout the area.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in Ireland?

There are plenty of different types of cars to choose from, but when it comes to visiting Ireland, the most popular type to hire is a Economy. An estimated 45% of our users chose a Economy in the past 30 days and paid on average €32 per day for their rental. Keep in mind that you are more than welcome to select a different type of car based on your budget, your planned activities, and the weather.

Best deals found for Ireland car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Ireland
Kia Picanto
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€7/day

2 Mar - 5 Mar
Kia Picanto
Ford Ka
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€7/day

3 Mar - 8 Mar
Ford Ka
Chevrolet Spark
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€8/day

3 Mar - 8 Mar
Chevrolet Spark
Chevrolet Spark
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€8/day

2 Mar - 5 Mar
Chevrolet Spark
Toyota Corolla
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€8/day

2 Mar - 5 Mar
Toyota Corolla
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€8/day

3 Mar - 8 Mar
Ford Focus
Volkswagen up!
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€9/day

2 Mar - 9 Mar
Volkswagen up!
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€9/day

2 Mar - 5 Mar
Ford Focus
Renault Clio
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€9/day

2 Mar - 5 Mar
Renault Clio

Ireland car hire deals found on momondo

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

Small cars

€15 - €61

All Car Types

€35 - €114

The average price of a small car hire in Ireland is €34. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Ireland is in February. The price is 56% lower than the rest of the year at just €15 per day. A small car rental is typically 55% less expensive than the average rental car in Ireland. The average price of a car hire in Ireland 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 Ireland small car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Ireland is €78. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Ireland is in November. The price is 49% lower than the rest of the year at just €41 per day. A medium car rental is typically 7% more expensive than the average rental car in Ireland. The average price of a car hire in Ireland 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 Ireland medium car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Ireland is €156. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Ireland is in November. The price is 44% lower than the rest of the year at just €88 per day. A large car rental is typically 53% more expensive than the average rental car in Ireland. The average price of a car hire in Ireland 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 Ireland large car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in Ireland is €54. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Ireland is in February. The price is 58% lower than the rest of the year at just €23 per day. A SUV rental is typically 28% less expensive than the average rental car in Ireland. The average price of a car hire in Ireland 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 Ireland SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van hire in Ireland is €142. The cheapest time to hire a van in Ireland is in February. The price is 42% lower than the rest of the year at just €83 per day. A van rental is typically 48% more expensive than the average rental car in Ireland. The average price of a car hire in Ireland 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 Ireland van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a pickup truck hire in Ireland is €250. The cheapest time to hire a pickup truck in Ireland is in December. The price is 82% lower than the rest of the year at just €46 per day. A pickup truck rental is typically 71% more expensive than the average rental car in Ireland. The average price of a car hire in Ireland 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 Ireland is €201. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in Ireland is in January. The price is 38% lower than the rest of the year at just €125 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 64% more expensive than the average rental car in Ireland. The average price of a car hire in Ireland 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 Ireland luxury car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

Kia Picanto
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€7/day

2 Mar - 5 Mar
Kia Picanto
Ford Ka
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€7/day

3 Mar - 8 Mar
Ford Ka
Chevrolet Spark
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€8/day

3 Mar - 8 Mar
Chevrolet Spark

Ireland car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Ireland

keddy by Europcar

33 locations

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

29 locations

Europcar

28 locations

Sunnycars

28 locations

Hertz

16 locations

CARHIRE.ie

10 locations

Dollar

10 locations

Thrifty

10 locations

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

Santry Park2.7 km
The Helix4.5 km
Malahide Castle6.0 km
Croke Park7.3 km
Gate Theatre8.2 km

Nearby attractions:

Musgrave Park4.6 km
Cork City Gaol6.4 km
The Everyman6.8 km
Páirc Uí Chaoimh7.6 km
Fota Wildlife Park13.6 km

Nearby attractions:

Thomond Park18.5 km
Pearse Stadium63.7 km
Galway City Museum64.0 km
Eyre Square64.5 km
Killarney National Park89.1 km

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Ireland

Below are the most popular hotels in Ireland
Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport

Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport

Stockhole Lane, Dublin, Ireland

8.0 km from city centre

Marlin Hotel Stephens Green

Marlin Hotel Stephens Green

11 Bow Lane East, Dublin, Ireland

0.5 km from city centre

Staycity Dublin Mark Street

Staycity Dublin Mark Street

12-17 Mark Street, Dublin, Ireland

0.7 km from city centre

Wren Urban Nest

Wren Urban Nest

9 St Andrew's Ln, Dublin, Ireland

0.1 km from city centre

Staycity Aparthotels Dublin City Centre

Staycity Aparthotels Dublin City Centre

Mary Street Little, Dublin, Ireland

0.7 km from city centre

Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin

Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin

23 Upper O Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland

0.8 km from city centre

Keavan's Port Hotel , Dublin

Keavan's Port Hotel , Dublin

Dublin 1-5 Camden Street Upper and 49-51 Camden Street Lower, Dublin, Ireland

1.3 km from city centre

Beckett Locke

Beckett Locke

North Wall Avenue, Dublin, Ireland

2.1 km from city centre

Dublin Skylon Hotel

Dublin Skylon Hotel

27 Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin, Ireland

3.2 km from city centre

Maldron Hotel Merrion Road

Maldron Hotel Merrion Road

Merrion Rd, Dublin 4, Dublin, Ireland

3.7 km from city centre

Jacobs Inn - Hostel

Jacobs Inn - Hostel

21-28 Talbot Place, Dublin, Ireland

1.0 km from city centre

Jurys Inn Dublin Parnell Street

Jurys Inn Dublin Parnell Street

Moore Street Plaza, Parnell St, Dublin,1, Dublin, Ireland

0.8 km from city centre

Plaza Hotel Tallaght

Plaza Hotel Tallaght

Belgard Road 24, Dublin, Ireland

9.6 km from city centre

Clayton Hotel Burlington Road

Clayton Hotel Burlington Road

Burlington Road, Upper Leeson Street, Dublin 4, Dublin, Ireland

1.8 km from city centre

The Trinity City Hotel

The Trinity City Hotel

Pearse Street Dublin Ie 2 IE, Dublin, Ireland

0.5 km from city centre

Anantara The Marker Dublin

Anantara The Marker Dublin

Grand Canal Square, Docklands,2, Dublin, Ireland

1.5 km from city centre

Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport

Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport

Northwood Park, Dublin, Ireland

6.7 km from city centre

Temple Bar Hotel

Temple Bar Hotel

13-17 Fleet Street Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland

0.2 km from city centre


Car hire in Ireland

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

What side of the road do people in Ireland drive on?

Drivers in Ireland, including drivers visiting from foreign countries, are required to travel on the left. Keep in mind that driving on the opposite side can lead to both a traffic violation and serious accidents.

How good are the roads in Ireland?

Ireland has a road quality score of 5.3 on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is the lowest rated score. This puts Ireland at 24 out of 137 countries for road conditions. You may find that depending on where you travel within Ireland that the road quality will vary.

What is the drink driving limit in Ireland?

The drinking and driving limit in Ireland is 0.05%. Regions and cities within Ireland might have their own local drinking and driving laws on top of the country-wide mandated law, so be sure to check before booking your car hire. Be aware that 18 is the legal drinking age in Ireland, and there are strict laws that prohibit drivers under this age from drink driving.

How much does petrol cost in Ireland?

The average price of petrol in Ireland is €1.71 per litre as of last week. According to our data, Ireland has neither the most expensive nor the cheapest petrol prices in the world. Kuwait currently has the least expensive at €0.32 per litre, while Hong Kong has the most expensive at €2.89 per litre. Keep in mind that petrol prices change regularly and may be different during your travel dates.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Ireland?

Prices for cars in Ireland refresh daily.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Ireland?

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

Among different countries, including Ireland, the minimum age for drivers varies. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To hire a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be imposed. It's recommended that you review the policy of the hire company you're considering before booking.

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

To hire a car in Ireland, all drivers must have a valid full driving license. If the license is written in a language other than the language of the country of hire, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're hiring a car abroad, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We recommend that you verify with the specific hire company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

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

You should use momondo to book a car hire in Ireland 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 Ireland?

momondo helps you find the best car hire deal in Ireland 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 Ireland with free cancellation?

Yes you can filter specifically for car hire companies in Ireland offering free cancellation on momondo.

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

Fair fuel policies are specifically available to select on momondo, allowing you to refine your search for car hire in Ireland.

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

You can specifically filter for enhanced cleaning on car hire in Ireland on momondo.

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

Yes, unlimited mileage options can be found on car hire in Ireland on momondo.


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