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Cheap Car Rentals in Cork, Ireland

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Cork, Ireland Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companySIXT
Price of gas per gallon$6.47
Average price per day$51
Cheapest price per day$20

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

January

$28

February

$30

March

$43

April

$87

May

$102

June

$108

July

$106

August

$98

September

$73

October

$44

November

$32

December

$49

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Cork, Ireland is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is June. 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 Cork, Ireland

At $15/day, Small is the cheapest car type available for rental in Cork, Ireland in the past week. Out of 23 car rental agencies operating in Cork, Ireland, there are, in total, 33 rental locations. View below for 5 offered car types:

Compare available car types for rental in Cork, Ireland

Small Cars

$25 - $123

All Car Types

$66 - $477

To rent a Small car in Cork, Ireland, you would pay an average price of $65/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Cork, Ireland (~$25/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$123/day). In fact, February is about 63% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Cork. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cork, renting a Small car saves you 63% 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 Cork Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Cork, Ireland, you would pay an average price of $106/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Cork, Ireland (~$48/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$173/day). In fact, February is about 56% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Cork. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cork, renting a Medium car saves you 40% 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 Cork Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Cork, Ireland, you would pay an average price of $229/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Cork, Ireland (~$86/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$619/day). In fact, November is about 63% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Cork. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cork, renting a Large car is 24% 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 Cork Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Cork, Ireland, you would pay an average price of $108/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Cork, Ireland (~$60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$234/day). In fact, January is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Cork. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cork, renting a SUV car saves you 39% 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 Cork SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Cork, Ireland, you would pay an average price of $260/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Cork, Ireland (~$74/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$655/day). In fact, February is about 72% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Cork. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cork, renting a Van car is 32% 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 rent a Luxury car in Cork, Ireland, you would pay an average price of $270/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Cork, Ireland (~$68/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$1,085/day). In fact, January is about 75% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Cork. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cork, renting a Luxury car is 35% 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 Cork Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

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Top rental agencies in Cork, Ireland

All major car rental suppliers in Cork, Ireland

Hertz

7.7
Good
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.6

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

8.0

Alamo

7.6
Good
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

6.0

Easirent

7.3
Good
8 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.1

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.3

Avis

7.0
Good
5 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

6.6

CARHIRE.ie

5.8
Fair
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

5.0

Budget

5.6
Fair
4 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Overall

4.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.2

Value

4.8

Enterprise

2 reviews3 locations

Sunnycars

3 locations

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Cork?

You should book one of the rental cars in Cork if you’d like to move around this city freely. To rent a car from any of the car rentals in Cork, there are certain requirements that you must meet. One of these requirements is that you must be above 21 years old. The other requirements you need to meet include having a photo ID, a permanent or temporary driver’s license, and a credit card. If you’re a foreigner, you’ll also need an International Driver’s Permit to be able to rent one of the rental cars in Cork.

What are the rules for driving in Cork?

There are plenty of car rentals in Cork. Thus, finding one to rent a car from is quite easy. However, before renting a vehicle from any of the Cork car rentals, you must be aware that in Cork cars are driven on the left side, driving with a blood alcohol concentration of above 0.08% is prohibited, and driving without wearing a seatbelt is an offense. You must also be aware that different parts of Cork usually have different speed limits. In built-up areas, the speed limit is 50km/h (31 mph), while in rural areas, the speed limit is 80km/h (50 mph). It’s worth noting that in Cork, the traffic rules change constantly. Thus, to keep updated, you should regularly check the city’s department of motor vehicles website.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Cork?

The cheap car rental in Cork you pick should be spacious enough for you and the people you’ll travel with. If you plan to travel with just one person, an economy car rental will do. If, however, you plan on traveling with about four people, you should book a passenger van rental from a cheap car rental in Cork. The car rental you choose should also be energy-efficient. An electric car rental is an energy-efficient car. Different Cork car rentals usually have a variety of rentals. Therefore, at any of the top car rentals in Cork, you’re bound to find a car that suits you.

What are the best places to park in Cork?

Most of the roads in Cork have parking spots next to sidewalks. So long as a spot doesn’t have a "No Parking" sign or block the entrance of a building, you can park your rental car in it. Cork also has plenty of private parking facilities. This being the case, if the area you visit lacks a sidewalk you can park in, you can still park at one of the nearby private parking facilities.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Cork, Ireland?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $51/day when booking a rental car in Cork, Ireland. The best deal a user found was for $20/day from Advantage, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Cork, Ireland?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Cork, Ireland from the following companies over the past two weeks: CARHIRE.ie ($15/day), Easirent ($31/day), and Sixt ($31/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Cork, Ireland?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Hertz (7.7 rating), Alamo (7.6 rating) and Sixt (7.5 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Cork, Ireland.

What are gas prices like in Cork, Ireland?

The average gas price in Cork, Ireland is $6.47/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $77 and $111 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Cork, Ireland for a week from Sixt?

Sixt is one of the top picks in Cork, Ireland. They can have you in a rental car for about $437 per week on average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Cork, Ireland?

Typically how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Cork, Ireland however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Cork, Ireland for a month?

Generally, a month-long car rental in Cork, Ireland can be found for about $1,872, with the average price for a rental being around $62 a day. Book with Advantage, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 89% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Cork, Ireland.

How much is a car rental in Cork, Ireland for a weekend?

Car rental prices in Cork, Ireland are typically $97 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car rental deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider renting a Mini to save money on your trip to $97. Our users have found prices for Mini car rentals in February to be on average $68 per day.

What car do most people rent in Cork, Ireland?

Fiat Punto, which is a Economy vehicle, is the most popular to rent at Cork, Ireland according to Cheapflights users.

Car type options available for Cork, Ireland

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