Cork

Cheap Car Rentals in Cork, Ireland from $8

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Cork, Ireland car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Cork, Ireland. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on February 28, 2024.

Most popular company

EUROPCAR

Price of gas per gallon

$6.97

Average price per day

$31

Cheapest price per day

$8

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Cork, 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 February 28, 2024.

January

$18

February

$16

March

$30

April

$37

May

$55

June

$47

July

$60

August

$68

September

$36

October

$25

November

$21

December

$33

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Cork 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Cork, Ireland

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Cork, 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 February 28, 2024.

Small cars

$17 - $54

All Car Types

$24 - $116

To rent a small car in Cork, Ireland, you would pay an average price of $36/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Cork, Ireland (~$17/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$54/day). In fact, February is about 53% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Cork. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cork, renting a small car saves you 50% 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 car 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 $74/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Cork, Ireland (~$24/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$127/day). In fact, February is about 68% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Cork. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cork, renting a medium car is 6% 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 medium car 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 $170/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Cork, Ireland (~$57/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$266/day). In fact, November is about 67% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Cork. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cork, renting 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 rent a SUV in Cork, Ireland, you would pay an average price of $56/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Cork, Ireland (~$20/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$84/day). In fact, February is about 65% 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 saves you 22% 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 in Cork, Ireland, you would pay an average price of $167/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a van in Cork, Ireland (~$82/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$245/day). In fact, November is about 51% 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 is 58% 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 $152/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Cork, Ireland (~$45/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$254/day). In fact, January is about 71% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Cork. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cork, renting a luxury car is 54% 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 car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Toyota Yaris$8/day
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Toyota Yaris
Hyundai Accent$9/day
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Hyundai Accent

Top rental agencies in Cork, Ireland

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Cork, Ireland known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Cork, Ireland. Reviews were last updated on February 28, 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Cork, including keddy by Europcar, Alamo and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Before making your selection, be sure to carefully review the feedback, double-check the pickup location, and verify other important details.

keddy by Europcar

2 locations

Alamo

8.8
Very good
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.0

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.0
Very good
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.6

Avis

8.0
Very good
5 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.4

Value

7.5

Hertz

7.8
Good
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.5

FLIZZR

1 location

Easirent

7.0
Good
8 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

6.7

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

7.0

Budget

6.0
Okay
5 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.5

Overall

5.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

4.5

Best Cork, Ireland car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Cork, Ireland. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Cork, Ireland with an average daily rate of $15. Data was last updated on February 28, 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on rentals cars in Cork. Be sure to confirm the details of the deal, such as car type, daily rate, and pickup location.
Hyundai i10$8/day
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Hyundai i10
Toyota Yaris$8/day
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Toyota Yaris
Nissan Sylphy$9/day
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Nissan Sylphy

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Cork, Ireland, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on February 28, 2024.

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?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $31/day when booking a rental car in Cork. The best deal a user found was for $8/day from Europcar, booked on Feb. 25.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Cork?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Cork from the following companies over the past two weeks: Payless ($8/day), Thrifty ($10/day), and Dollar ($10/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise Rent-A-Car (10.0 rating), Avis (8.0 rating) and Hertz (7.8 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Cork.

What are gas prices like in Cork?

The average gas price in Cork is $6.97/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $83 and $120 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Cork for a week from Europcar?

Europcar is one of the top picks in Cork. They can have you in a rental car for about $110 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Cork for the best price?

Renting your favorite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 55% in Cork - we recommend booking at least 7days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Cork?

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

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

Car rental prices in Cork are typically $16 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 $16. Our users have found prices for Mini car rentals in March to be on average $47 per day.

What car do most people rent in Cork?

Volkswagen Polo, which is a Economy vehicle, is the most popular to rent at Cork according to Cheapflights users.

Small car rentals in Cork, Ireland

Find small car rental deals in Cork, Ireland from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Cork, Ireland cost an average of $11 per day. Price data was last updated on February 28, 2024.
Hyundai i10$8/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$8/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$9/day
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Hyundai i10

Car rentals by fuel type in Cork, Ireland

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Cork, Ireland. Currently, Gas/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Cork, Ireland. Deals were last updated on February 28, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Cork, Ireland. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Gas/Diesel being the cheapest ($10+).

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

Airport car rentals in Cork
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