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Cheap Car Hire in Ireland from $14

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Ireland with a pick-up date of 27/6 and drop-off date of 30/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Ireland car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Ireland. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 21 June 2024.

Most popular company

Sixt

Most common car type

Standard

Average price per day

$54

Cheapest price per day

$14

What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Ireland?

Discover the price range for hiring a car in popular cities across Ireland, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 166 pickup locations in Ireland to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 21 June 2024.

Price

$28 - $74

Out of all the popular cities in Ireland, Cork is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $28/day. Renting a car in Cork is 62% cheaper than renting one in Knock where the per day rate is around $74. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Ireland to get a rental car in are: Dublin ($34/day), Kilkenny ($44/day), and Galway ($47/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Dublin should expect to spend around $34/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Ireland is Dublin.

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Ireland?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Ireland and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 21 June 2024.

January

$28

February

$24

March

$46

April

$34

May

$55

June

$49

July

$72

August

$81

September

$48

October

$37

November

$30

December

$55

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Ireland is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Ireland

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Ireland and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 21 June 2024.

There are 30 hire agencies servicing Ireland. These agencies, altogether, have 275 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Ireland with prices from $19 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 3 car types you can hire in Ireland:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Standard

Standard

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Mini

Mini

Luxury

Luxury

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compare available car types for hire in Ireland

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Ireland to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 21 June 2024.

Small cars

$30 - $66

All Car Types

$49 - $106

To hire a small car in Ireland, you would pay an average price of $50/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Ireland (~$30/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$66/day). In fact, February is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Ireland, hiring a small car saves you 42% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Ireland small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Ireland, you would pay an average price of $79/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Ireland (~$41/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$102/day). In fact, February is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Ireland, hiring a medium car saves you 6% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Ireland medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Ireland, you would pay an average price of $203/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Ireland (~$148/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$252/day). In fact, March is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Ireland, hiring a large car is 59% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV in Ireland, you would pay an average price of $79/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Ireland (~$50/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~$99/day). In fact, February is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Ireland, hiring a SUV saves you 8% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Ireland SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Ireland, you would pay an average price of $151/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a van in Ireland (~$102/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$222/day). In fact, February is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Ireland, hiring a van is 44% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a luxury car in Ireland, you would pay an average price of $295/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Ireland (~$86/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~$499/day). In fact, March is about 71% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Ireland, hiring a luxury car is 72% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Nissan March$19/day
2
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Nissan March
Hyundai Accent Hatch$21/day
2
M
Hyundai Accent Hatch

Top hire agencies in Ireland

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Ireland known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Ireland. Reviews were last updated on 21 June 2024.
Browse through some of the top car hire agencies in Ireland, including pickup locations serving Dublin, Cork and Shannon. Helpful information on each car hire agency is available, including reviews, pricing, pickup location, and more.

keddy by Europcar

33 locations

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

30 locations

Europcar

28 locations

Sunnycars

28 locations

Hertz

17 locations

CARHIRE.ie

10 locations

Dollar

10 locations

Thrifty

10 locations

Best Ireland car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Ireland. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Ireland with an average daily rate of $65. Data was last updated on 21 June 2024.
We've found these great deals on car hires in Ireland, including options within the Dublin, Cork and Shannon area. To make sure you find the deal you're looking for, verify the details of the hire, such as car type, price, and pickup address.
Nissan March$19/day
2
M
Nissan March
Hyundai Accent Hatch$21/day
2
M
Hyundai Accent Hatch
Hyundai i30$23/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai i30

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Ireland, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 21 June 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Ireland?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise Rent-A-Car (9.4 rating), keddy by Europcar (9.0 rating) and Alamo (8.6 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Ireland.

  • What is the most popular car hire provider in Ireland?

    When hiring a car in Ireland, the most popular provider of hire cars among Cheapflights users is Sixt, and with prices around $106/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from Sixt is ECONOMY, which starts as low as $31/day.

  • What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Ireland?

    At $28/day, the cheapest car hire price in Ireland was found in Donegal. On average, Kilkenny has the cheapest daily rental car price ($44/day), which is 30% below average price for cities in Ireland.

  • What side of the road do you drive on in Ireland?

    Cars travel on the left side of the road in Ireland.

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Small car hires in Ireland

Find small car hire deals in Ireland from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Ireland cost an average of $22 per day. Price data was last updated on 21 June 2024.
Nissan March$14/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan March
Nissan Micra$17/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan Micra
Nissan March$18/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan March

Car hires by fuel type in Ireland

Browse car hires by fuel type in Ireland. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Ireland. Deals were last updated on 21 June 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Ireland. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest ($9+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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