Ireland

Cheap Car Rentals in Ireland from $5

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Ireland car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Ireland. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on February 19, 2024.

Most popular company

Europcar

Most common car type

Compact

Average price per day

$37

Cheapest price per day

$5

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

Discover the price range for renting a car in popular cities across Ireland, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 163 pickup locations in Ireland to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on February 19, 2024.

Price

$14 - $74

Out of all the popular cities in Ireland, Knock is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $14/day. Renting a car in Knock is 81% cheaper than renting one in Donegal where the per day rate is around $74. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Ireland to get a rental car in are: Dublin ($20/day), Cork ($20/day), and Shannon ($26/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 $20/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 February 19, 2024.

January

$19

February

$17

March

$31

April

$38

May

$55

June

$50

July

$62

August

$66

September

$37

October

$26

November

$21

December

$37

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.

Compare available car types for rental in Ireland

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental 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 February 19, 2024.

Small cars

$11 - $48

All Car Types

$72 - $528

To rent a small car in Ireland, you would pay an average price of $28/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Ireland (~$11/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$48/day). In fact, February is about 61% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ireland, renting a small car saves you 85% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Ireland, you would pay an average price of $52/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Ireland (~$24/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$81/day). In fact, February is about 54% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ireland, renting a medium car saves you 72% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Ireland, you would pay an average price of $176/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Ireland (~$95/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$277/day). In fact, November is about 47% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ireland, renting a large car saves you 4% 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 large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Ireland, you would pay an average price of $36/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Ireland (~$15/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$54/day). In fact, February is about 60% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ireland, renting a SUV saves you 80% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Ireland, you would pay an average price of $167/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a van in Ireland (~$93/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$280/day). In fact, November is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ireland, renting a van saves you 9% 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.

To rent a pickup truck in Ireland, you would pay an average price of $894/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Ireland (~$82/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$3,581/day). In fact, January is about 91% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ireland, renting a pickup truck is 80% 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 Ireland, you would pay an average price of $176/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Ireland (~$122/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$278/day). In fact, November is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ireland, renting a luxury car saves you 4% 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 luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Chevrolet Spark$5/day
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Chevrolet Spark
Nissan Versa$6/day
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Nissan Versa

Top rental agencies in Ireland

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Ireland known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Ireland. Reviews were last updated on February 19, 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Ireland, including those serving the Dublin, Cork and Shannon area. Check out reviews from past customers, confirm pickup locations, and other critical details before booking your reservation.

keddy by Europcar

32 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 rental deals in Ireland. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Ireland with an average daily rate of $15. Data was last updated on February 19, 2024.
These are some of the best options we've found for those looking for car rentals in Ireland, including options within a close proximity to Dublin, Cork and Shannon. Come back soon if you don't find what you're looking for as deals are updated often.
Chevrolet Spark$5/day
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Chevrolet Spark
Mitsubishi Galant$5/day
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Mitsubishi Galant
Kia Picanto$5/day
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Kia Picanto

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Ireland, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on February 19, 2024.

Which car rental 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 (8.4 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Ireland.

What is the most popular car rental provider in Ireland?

When renting a car in Ireland, the most popular provider of rental cars among Cheapflights users is Europcar, and with prices around $50/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from Europcar is ECONOMY, which starts as low as $0/day.

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

At $11/day, the cheapest car rental price in Ireland was found in Dublin. On average, Cork has the cheapest daily rental car price ($43/day), which is 14% below average price for cities in Ireland.

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

In Ireland, drivers are expected to maintain the lane(s) on the left side of the road.

Small car rentals in Ireland

Find small car rental deals in Ireland from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Ireland cost an average of $7 per day. Price data was last updated on February 19, 2024.
Hyundai i10$6/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$6/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$6/day
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Hyundai i10

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