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Ireland Car Rentals

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Most popular cities to rent a car in Ireland

Compare car rental prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
34 C$ - 45 C$ per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN IRELAND Knock 9% cheaper Car rentals in Knock are usually the cheapest in Ireland at 34 C$ per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN IRELAND Killarney 21% more expensive Killarney usually has the highest priced car rentals in Ireland with rentals averaging 45 C$ per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN IRELAND Dublin 79% more users visited More momondo users search for car rentals in Dublin than any other region in Ireland.

Rental car companies in Ireland

Below is a list of every nation-wide car rental agency, how many locations they have across the country, and what popular cities you can find them in
Europcar
23 locations
Dublin 21 C$/day
Cork 50 C$/day
Hertz
16 locations
Dublin 26 C$/day
Cork 63 C$/day
Sligo 23 C$/day
Dollar
10 locations
Dublin 18 C$/day
Cork 23 C$/day
Milltown (Kerry) 48 C$/day
Easirent
9 locations
Dublin 47 C$/day
Cork 98 C$/day

Most popular types of rental cars

Below are the most popular car rental types in Ireland and the cheapest cities in which to rent them
Small
Small

Best value

Dublin

35 C$/day
Small

#1 Most popular

Shannon

38 C$/day
Small

#2 Most popular

Cork

46 C$/day
Small

#3 Most popular

Letterkenny

67 C$/day
Small

#4 Most popular

Donegal

41 C$/day
Small

#5 Most popular

Limerick

57 C$/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Galway

66 C$/day
Medium

#1 Most popular

Shannon

75 C$/day
Medium

#2 Most popular

Dublin

84 C$/day
Medium

#3 Most popular

Cork

101 C$/day
Medium

#4 Most popular

Limerick

162 C$/day
Medium

#5 Most popular

Letterkenny

78 C$/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Shannon

49 C$/day
SUV

#1 Most popular

Dublin

71 C$/day
SUV

#2 Most popular

Galway

118 C$/day
Van
Van

Best value

Dublin

115 C$/day
Van

#1 Most popular

Shannon

133 C$/day
Van

#2 Most popular

Cork

160 C$/day
Van

#3 Most popular

Killarney

138 C$/day
Large
Large

Best value

Dublin

100 C$/day
Large

#1 Most popular

Shannon

144 C$/day
Large

#2 Most popular

Galway

157 C$/day
Large

#3 Most popular

Cork

117 C$/day

Renting a car in Ireland

Before you book your car rental, here are a few tips and rules you should know about driving in Ireland

What is the cheapest rental car agency in Ireland?

At the moment, the cheapest car rental agency in Ireland is keddy by Europcar, through whom users can find deals for as low as 11 C$ per day. Users who book a rental car with keddy by Europcar tend to find prices that are lower than the 44 C$ per day national average. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on where you are renting, how many days you rent for, and the type of rental car you choose.

What is the most popular rental car agency in Ireland?

Sixt is currently the most popular car rental company in Ireland, with 22% of users selecting their services in the past month. Sixt is also popular due to their 278 reviews and average customer satisfaction score of 6.0 out of 10. Keep in mind that your destination within Ireland might not have any Sixt car rental centres, so you should always have a backup agency in mind.

What car rental company in Ireland has the most locations?

With 29 locations across Ireland, Sunnycars has the most car rental centers out of any other rental agency. If you haven’t picked a city to visit, Dublin is the most popular destination at the moment. Dublin also has 8 Sunnycars rental car centres.

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

Drivers in Ireland, including drivers visiting from foreign countries, are required to travel on the left. Keep in mind that driving on the opposite side can lead to both a traffic violation and serious accidents.

How good are the roads in Ireland?

Ireland has a road quality score of 5.3 on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is the lowest rated score. This puts Ireland at 24 out of 137 countries for road conditions. You may find that depending on where you travel within Ireland that the road quality will vary.

What is the drinking and driving limit in Ireland?

The BAC limit is 0.05% in Ireland - this applies to both visitors and residents. Your BAC level is a measurement of the percentage of alcohol in your bloodstream. This information is used to determine how inebriated an individual is. Driving a vehicle with a BAC higher than 0.05% is against the law in Ireland and you will be deemed as ‘driving under the influence’. Ireland has strict laws against individuals who drink and drive when they are younger than the legal drinking age of 18.

What is the most popular type of rental car in Ireland?

A Economy is the most popular type of rental car for those travelling to Ireland. According to our data, 39% of our users preferred a Economy over any other car type. This may be due to the activities they have planned and what the weather conditions are like in their destination city. When renting a Economy in Ireland, you can expect to pay 11 C$ per day on average.

How much does gasoline cost in Ireland?

Last week, the price of gasoline in Ireland was 1.96 C$ per liter on average. This is subject to change based the city you visit, time of year, and the country’s current economy. According to our data, Ireland has neither the most expensive nor the cheapest gas prices in the world. Kuwait currently has the least expensive at 0.45 C$ per liter, while Hong Kong has the most expensive at 2.96 C$ per liter. Keep in mind that gas prices change regularly and may be different during your travel dates.


Car rentals in other cities in Ireland

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