Ireland

Cheap Car Hire in Ireland from $22

Dublin, Ireland
24 Apr — 1 May
Driver's age: 26-65
Dublin, Ireland
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Ireland car rentals 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 17 April 2024.

Most popular company

Easirent

Most common car type

Economy

Average price per day

$49

Cheapest price per day

$22

Ireland car rental prices in popular cities

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 164 pickup locations in Ireland to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Price

$34 - $45

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 17 April 2024.

January

$32

February

$27

March

$52

April

$45

May

$79

June

$76

July

$96

August

$103

September

$59

October

$44

November

$35

December

$62

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 17 April 2024.

There are, in total, 270 car hire locations in Ireland that are operated by 28 companies. In the past week, small car is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: $22/day). Explore 3 car types currently offered from Ireland hire providers:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Standard

Standard

Mini

Mini

Luxury

Luxury

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Compact estate car

Compact estate car

Compare available car types for rental 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 17 April 2024.

Small cars

$24 - $97

All Car Types

$26 - $173

To hire a small car in Ireland, you would pay an average price of $64/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Ireland (~$24/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$97/day). In fact, February is about 64% 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 29% 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 $115/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Ireland (~$36/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$217/day). In fact, February is about 69% 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 is 22% 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. 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 $136/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Ireland (~$50/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~$591/day). In fact, January is about 64% 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 34% 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 $93/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Ireland (~$41/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$165/day). In fact, February is about 56% 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 is 3% 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. 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 $197/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a van in Ireland (~$111/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$673/day). In fact, January is about 44% 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 55% 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.

Toyota Corolla$22/day
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Toyota Yaris$27/day
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Top rental 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 17 April 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top rental car agencies located in Ireland, including those serving the greater Dublin, Knock and Cork area. Helpful information on each car rental agency is available, including reviews, pricing, pickup location, and more.

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

Best Ireland car rental 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 $44. Data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
We've found these great deals on car rentals in Ireland, including options within the Dublin, Knock and Cork area. Come back soon if you don't find what you're looking for as deals are updated often.
Toyota Corolla$22/day
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Toyota Corolla
Toyota Yaris$27/day
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Toyota Yaris
Toyota Yaris$27/day
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Toyota Yaris

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Ireland, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 17 April 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?

    With an average price of $55/day, Sixt is the most popular car hire provider in Ireland, booking 98% more hire cars than any other provider.

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

    At $31/day, the cheapest car rental price in Ireland was found in Dublin. On average, Cork has the cheapest daily rental car price ($49/day), which is 3% below average price for cities in Ireland.

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

    In Ireland, drivers are expected to drive on the left side of the road.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Ireland

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Ireland. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Ireland. Deals were last updated on 17 April 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Ireland. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest ($15+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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