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Dublin, Ireland
15 Apr — 22 Apr
Dublin, Ireland
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Car hire insight and trends in Dublin

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in Dublin

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Dublin?

The cheapest car hire in Dublin are generally found through Advantage. When booking with Advantage, you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as $9/day. The average price to hire a car in Dublin is $31/day.

What car hire company in Dublin has the most locations?

keddy by Europcar has the most locations of any car hire company in Dublin, with 11 locations.

What car do most people hire in Dublin?

The Volkswagen T-Cross is the most popular car to hire in Dublin, according to our data. Our users have found prices for Volkswagen T-Cross rentals for as low as $37/day in Dublin, though on average you can expect prices to be around $77/day. Another popular car to hire in Dublin is the Volkswagen Polo for an average of $65/day, and deals as low as $18/day.

Best deals found for Dublin car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Dublin
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Important information about Dublin car hire

Dublin's economy car rentals let you explore some of the city's iconic sights, including Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, 14 Henrietta Street, Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and the Guinness Storehouse. Grafton Street and Henry Street, two of the most popular Dublin Streets, offer access to the city's famous sites. If you're looking to avoid the city centre, you can take the M50 Orbital Road and make a Dublin Circuit. Seek advice on how to pay for the M50 toll from your car rental in Dublin company. Look out for parking spaces along the multi-stories and remember to note where you park. There are more than 40 car hire locations in Dublin, simplifying your access to a cheap car rental in Dublin.

While visiting, is it worthwhile to get a rental car in Dublin?

Dublin has numerous parking lots and garages to take care of your electric car rental’s parking needs. Peak traffic congestion occurs in the morning and the evening on weekdays as residents head to work or back home. Don't try to out-race the locals if you get caught up in traffic. Dart out to Dun Laoghaire for an artsy market exhibition before watching year-round swimmers at Sandycove, all within a two-hour drive range on your people carrier rental. Escape Dublin's hustle and bustle on a cheap car rental to enjoy a two-hour visit to Galway City. Stop by the Cliffs of Moher for a taste of Irish rich history. While Dublin is a walkable city, renting a car lets you experience the Emerald Isle better. Rental cars in Dublin can get you out of the busy city centre to the suburbs and the beautiful east coastline. hired cars in Dublin also let you create an imaginative itinerary.

What driving laws should I keep an eye out for in Dublin?

Watch out for a blue "M" symbol that highlights Irish freeways and a green "N" sign for national roads. The local, more rural roads may be narrower than expected. You may also encounter farmers driving herds as you go round bends, proceed carefully in such situations. Ensure that you keep left while driving through Dublin's streets. The driving laws also require all passengers to wear seat belts. Remember to check with Dublin's motor vehicles department to stay up to date with recent law changes.

What kind of driving license do you need to hire a car in Dublin?

Rental cars in Dublin do not require visitors from the UK, the US, Australia, and Canada to provide international driving permits. You can drive in Ireland with your country's valid driving license for 12 months and then get an Irish license if you intend to extend your stay. UK license holders will have to present a 'check code', valid for 21 days before they get a rental car. Most rental companies also require you to be at least 21 years old to access Dublin car rentals.


Dublin car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Dublin that's right for you

Small cars

$31 - $78

All Car Types

$50 - $140

The average price of a small car hire in Dublin, Ireland is $54. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Dublin, Ireland is in February. The price is 43% lower than the rest of the year at just $31 per day. A small car rental is typically 45% less expensive than the average rental car in Dublin. The average price of a vehicle hire in Dublin can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Dublin small car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Dublin, Ireland is $94. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Dublin, Ireland is in February. The price is 56% lower than the rest of the year at just $42 per day. A medium car rental is typically 4% less expensive than the average rental car in Dublin. The average price of a vehicle hire in Dublin can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Dublin medium car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Dublin, Ireland is $218. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Dublin, Ireland is in March. The price is 30% lower than the rest of the year at just $154 per day. A large car rental is typically 56% more expensive than the average rental car in Dublin. The average price of a vehicle hire in Dublin can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Dublin large car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in Dublin, Ireland is $91. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Dublin, Ireland is in February. The price is 44% lower than the rest of the year at just $51 per day. A SUV rental is typically 8% less expensive than the average rental car in Dublin. The average price of a vehicle hire in Dublin can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Dublin SUV hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van hire in Dublin, Ireland is $173. The cheapest time to hire a van in Dublin, Ireland is in November. The price is 45% lower than the rest of the year at just $96 per day. A van rental is typically 44% more expensive than the average rental car in Dublin. The average price of a vehicle hire in Dublin can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a luxury car hire in Dublin, Ireland is $292. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in Dublin, Ireland is in March. The price is 41% lower than the rest of the year at just $174 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 67% more expensive than the average rental car in Dublin. The average price of a vehicle hire in Dublin can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Hyundai i20
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$16/day

14 Apr - 21 Apr
Hyundai i20
Kia Picanto
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$16/day

16 Apr - 2 May
Kia Picanto

Dublin car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Dublin

Sixt

6.8
Okay
133 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.7

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

9.2
Wonderful
33 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.4

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.2

Dollar

6.8
Okay
31 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

6.2

Hertz

6.7
Okay
41 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

5.9

Budget

6.5
Okay
61 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

5.7

Payless

6.1
Okay
30 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

5.8

Avis

6.0
Okay
57 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

5.5

Europcar

5.8
Fair
47 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.2

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

5.4

Quick facts about car hire in Dublin

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in Dublin

Most Popular Agency

Sixt

Popular Car Types

Economy, Compact, SUV

Cheapest Hire Car

$22

Most Popular Model

Volkswagen T-Cross
The most popular Dublin car hire agency found on momondo this month is Sixt. Other top choices for car hire companies are Budget and CARHIRE.ie
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Dublin in the past 72 hours: Economy, Compact, SUV.
The lowest price for a car hire in Dublin is $22/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $53/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Dublin in the past 7 days is the Volkswagen T-Cross. Our users also prefer the Volkswagen Polo as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in Dublin

Nearby attractions:

Clontarf Castle7.5 km
Parnell Square8.1 km
The Convention Centre Dublin8.8 km
Olympia Theatre9.2 km
Dublin Castle9.4 km

Nearby attractions:

St. Stephen's Green139.5 km
Dublin Castle139.8 km
Olympia Theatre139.9 km
Aviva Stadium140.0 km
Parnell Square141.0 km

Nearby attractions:

The Convention Centre Dublin0.9 km
St. Stephen's Green0.9 km
Olympia Theatre1.0 km
Dublin Castle1.1 km
Parnell Square1.3 km

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Dublin

Below are the most popular hotels in Dublin
Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport

Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport

Stockhole Lane, Dublin, Ireland

8.0 km from city centre

Marlin Hotel Stephens Green

Marlin Hotel Stephens Green

11 Bow Lane East, Dublin, Ireland

0.5 km from city centre

Staycity Dublin Mark Street

Staycity Dublin Mark Street

12-17 Mark Street, Dublin, Ireland

0.7 km from city centre

Wren Urban Nest

Wren Urban Nest

9 St Andrew's Ln, Dublin, Ireland

0.1 km from city centre

Staycity Aparthotels Dublin City Centre

Staycity Aparthotels Dublin City Centre

Mary Street Little, Dublin, Ireland

0.7 km from city centre

Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin

Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin

23 Upper O Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland

0.8 km from city centre

Keavan's Port Hotel , Dublin

Keavan's Port Hotel , Dublin

Dublin 1-5 Camden Street Upper and 49-51 Camden Street Lower, Dublin, Ireland

1.3 km from city centre

Beckett Locke

Beckett Locke

North Wall Avenue, Dublin, Ireland

2.1 km from city centre

Maldron Hotel Merrion Road

Maldron Hotel Merrion Road

Merrion Rd, Dublin 4, Dublin, Ireland

3.7 km from city centre

Dublin Skylon Hotel

Dublin Skylon Hotel

27 Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin, Ireland

3.2 km from city centre

The Trinity City Hotel

The Trinity City Hotel

Pearse Street Dublin Ie 2 IE, Dublin, Ireland

0.5 km from city centre

Clayton Hotel Burlington Road

Clayton Hotel Burlington Road

Burlington Road, Upper Leeson Street, Dublin 4, Dublin, Ireland

1.8 km from city centre

Jacobs Inn - Hostel

Jacobs Inn - Hostel

21-28 Talbot Place, Dublin, Ireland

1.0 km from city centre

Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport

Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport

Northwood Park, Dublin, Ireland

6.7 km from city centre

Anantara The Marker Dublin

Anantara The Marker Dublin

Grand Canal Square, Docklands,2, Dublin, Ireland

1.5 km from city centre

Plaza Hotel Tallaght

Plaza Hotel Tallaght

Belgard Road 24, Dublin, Ireland

9.6 km from city centre

Jurys Inn Dublin Parnell Street

Jurys Inn Dublin Parnell Street

Moore Street Plaza, Parnell St, Dublin,1, Dublin, Ireland

0.8 km from city centre

The Samuel Hotel

The Samuel Hotel

North Wall Quay Spencer Place, Dublin, Ireland

1.7 km from city centre


Driving with a car hire in Dublin - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Dublin so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

How much will it cost to hire a car in Dublin, Ireland in May?

Our data shows that for weekend car hire deals during May in Dublin, you can expect to pay around $56. A particularly good deal might be around $24, which is the lowest quote for Dublin we've seen so far. Deals are a little different for a week-long hire - starting at around $15, with an average price of $65.

Is there a fee to cancel my Dublin, Ireland car hire?

Every car hire company in Dublin has a different cancellation policy. At momondo, we will always disclose in the car hire search results whether or not an agency has a cancellation fee. Some of the top car hire companies in Dublin include Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hertz, and Budget, so be sure to check if they offer free cancellation.

What is the best type of car to hire in Dublin during May?

A Standard is the ideal car to hire when visiting Dublin in May. On average, Dublin receives 67 mm of precipitation and temperatures hover around 14 °C during the month of May. These conditions are well-suited for a Standard size car, which can easily handle a bit of rain and even hold up well when temperatures fall. Hiring a Standard in Dublin will cost you $71/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Dublin, Ireland?

50 km/h is the city speed limit for Dublin, which also applies to surrounding towns and other urban centres. The suburban speed limit and the speed limit for motorways around Dublin are 100 km/h and 120 km/h, respectively. If you hire a car in Dublin, be aware that these speed limits may be strictly enforced.

What car hire company has the BMW 5 Series in Dublin?

What is the weather like in Dublin, Ireland in April?

In April, Dublin usually gets 54 mm of precipitation and has an average temperature of 8 °C. This information can be very helpful when looking at hire cars in Dublin as it can help you make the best decision.

Is the weather in Dublin similar to the rest of Dublin?

Those looking to hire a car in Dublin for a road trip to the surrounding areas, please know the weather in Dublin during the month of April usually is around 7 °C with 52 mm of possible rain.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Dublin?

Prices for cars in Dublin were last updated today.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Dublin?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Dublin?

Among different countries, including Dublin, the minimum age for drivers varies. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To hire a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be imposed. It's recommended that you review the policy of the hire company you're considering before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to hire a car in Dublin?

All drivers must have a valid full driving license when hiring a car in Dublin. If the license is written in a different language from the country of hire, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're hiring a car overseas, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. It is always advisable to check with the individual hire company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Dublin?

You should book a car hire in Dublin using momondo because it is quick, free and easy to use and could save you money. momondo does the hard work of finding the car hire prices and policies, all you need to do is compare and choose what works best for your trip.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in Dublin?

Filtering is how momondo helps you find a great car hire in Dublin. Narrow your search using price and map features as well as filtering by fuel or mileage policies amongst many other filters available.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Dublin with free cancellation?

Yes, momondo allows you to filter specifically for car hire companies in Dublin offering free cancellation.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Dublin on momondo?

Absolutely! momondo offers this feature when searching for a car hire in Dublin.

Can I find a car hire in Dublin which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Yes, car hire in Dublin with enhanced cleaning options can be searched for on momondo.

Can I search for car hire in Dublin with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Absolutely. You can specifically filter for car hire deals in Dublin with unlimited mileage on momondo.


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