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

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Ireland

Price

$21 - $81

Out of all the popular cities in Ireland, Milltown (Kerry) is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $21/day. Renting a car in Milltown (Kerry) is 74% cheaper than renting one in Donegal where the per day rate is around $81. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Ireland to get a rental car in are: Cork ($23/day), Dublin ($26/day), and Knock ($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 $26/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?

January

$28

February

$30

March

$41

April

$78

May

$98

June

$113

July

$116

August

$102

September

$69

October

$45

November

$33

December

$52

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

There are, in total, 257 car rental locations in Ireland that are operated by 27 companies. In the past week, Small is the cheapest car type users can rent (cheapest price last found: $14/day). Explore 5 car types currently offered from Ireland rental providers:

Compare available car types for rental in Ireland

Small Cars

$23 - $70

All Car Types

$77 - $614

To rent a Small car in Ireland, you would pay an average price of $44/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Ireland (~$23/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$70/day). In fact, January is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ireland, renting a Small car 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 Small 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 $90/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Ireland (~$47/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$140/day). In fact, February is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ireland, renting a Medium car saves you 58% 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 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 $185/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Ireland (~$123/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$261/day). In fact, February is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ireland, renting a Large car saves you 13% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Ireland, you would pay an average price of $68/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Ireland (~$41/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$99/day). In fact, January is about 40% 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 car saves you 69% 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 car in Ireland, you would pay an average price of $202/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Ireland (~$99/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$305/day). In fact, January is about 52% 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 car saves you 5% 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 car in Ireland, you would pay an average price of $1,155/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Ireland (~$73/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$5,332/day). In fact, May is about 94% 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 car is 82% 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 $208/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Ireland (~$110/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$348/day). In fact, January is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Ireland, renting a Luxury car saves you 2% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

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Car Rental FAQs

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise (8.8 rating), Alamo (8.6 rating) and keddy by Europcar (8.6 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 Sixt, and with prices around $64/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from Sixt is ECONOMY, which starts as low as $18/day.

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

At $19/day, the cheapest car rental price in Ireland was found in Dublin. On average, Cork has the cheapest daily rental car price ($53/day), which is 21% 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.

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