Dublin Airport Car Rentals

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Overview

Wondering if you should rent a car in Dublin? If you’re planning to discover the city by visiting places like the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, walking or public transport might be your best option. However, if you want to explore nearby beautiful and historic places like Cliff of Moher, Giant’s Causeway, and other destinations hassle-free, renting a car will be your best bet.

Enjoy the flexibility to plan your adventure and immerse yourself in Dublin’s culture at your own pace. Explore scenic routes and coastal roads inaccessible by bus, making your Dublin trip even more memorable.

Before you go ahead and reserve your rental car, we recommend reading through our guide to Dublin Airport car rentals below.

Fast Facts

Language: English, Irish.

Local Currency: The local currency in Dublin is the Euro (EUR). We recommend withdrawing pesos at one of the Dublin Airport ATMs before arriving at your accommodation in Dublin.

Driving Rules: The law states that driving must always be on the left-hand side of the road.

Ireland Country Code: +353 We recommend looking at these dialing instructions in case of emergencies.

Speed Limits: 50 km/h (31 mph) in the city, 80 km/h (50 mph) on open roads and 120km/h (74 mph) on major highways and roads.

Average IE Gas Prices: Check the latest gas prices in Dublin (Regular, Premium & Diesel).
Note to tourists: Dublin gas prices are shown in liters, not gallons. There are approximately 3.78 liters in 1 gallon.

Types of Car Rentals

Dublin car rental options include everything from economy cars to full-size vans and SUVs, with daily rental rates as low as $7.45 USD per day.

🌟 Pro Tip: Deeply discounted rates can be found with unlimited mileage when searching for weekly car rentals!

Vehicle Type:Model:Rates P/D:
MiniFiat 500 X or similar$7.45
EconomyFord Fiesta or similar$10.12
CompactFord Focus or similar$10.92
Intermediate SUVNissan Qashqai or similar$12.23
StandardSkoda Octavia or similar$26.73
PremiumAudi A4 or similar$42.56
Full-size SUVVolvo XC60 or similar$71.35
Special SUVBMW X1 Aut. or similar$100.22

Note: The two most important things to remember when renting a car at Dublin Airport is to always book in advance of your arrival and don’t be afraid to play with dates to find the best rates possible.

Car Rental Companies

The Dublin International Airport is home to a wide variety of car rental agencies including Alamo, Budget, Easirent, Enterprise, Europcar, SIXT, and more.

πŸš™ Car Rental Company:⭐ Rating (1-10):πŸ’° Rates:
Alamo8.9 starsπŸ” Check Rates
Budget8.6 starsπŸ” Check Rates
Easirent6.7 starsπŸ” Check Rates
Enterprise9.0 starsπŸ” Check Rates
Europcar7.6 starsπŸ” Check Rates
Flizzr8.8 starsπŸ” Check Rates
Keddy7.3 starsπŸ” Check Rates
SIXT8.9 starsπŸ” Check Rates

Frequently Asked Questions

Below, you’ll find a list of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to car rentals at Dublin Airport — from rental car requirements to vehicle types, insurance coverage, recommended car rental agencies, and more.

What are the requirements to rent a car at Dublin Airport?

Renting a car in Dublin requires you to present a valid driver’s license, a passport, or an official ID, along with a major credit card in the driver’s name. Typically, the driver must be at least 21 years old, though some rental agencies may have a minimum age requirement of 25. It’s important to verify these details with the rental agency before finalizing the car rental agreement.

Do I need an international license to rent a car in Dublin?

In most cases, showing proof of a valid driver’s license from your home country is usually sufficient. That said, we recommend getting an International Drivers Permit (IDP) before arriving in Dublin as a backup in case of an emergency.

How much money does it cost to rent a car in Dublin?

Dublin Airport car rental rates can be found for as low as $7.45 USD per day. Of course, rates vary depending on dates of travel, duration, type of vehicle, car insurance, and more.

How do I make a car rental reservation at Dublin Airport?

We recommend booking your Dublin Airport rental car online in advance by clicking here or by filling out the car rental widget located at the top of this page.

What type of car should I rent in Dublin?

The type and size of the rental car that you rent in Dublin will depend on the size of your group as well as your budget.

Here are six different types of vehicles you can rent at Dublin Airport:

Car Rental Type:# of PassengersModel / Make:
Small Car (Mini, Economy)1-4Ford Fiesta or similar
Medium Car (Compact)3-5Hyundai i30 or similar
Large Car (Standard, Intermediate & Full-Size, Premium)3-5Nissan Qashqai or similar
SUVs (Standard, Intermediate, Full-Size, Premium)5-7Hyundai Tucson or similar
Van (Mini, Compact, Full-Size)5-7Dacia Jogger or similar

Do I need insurance for a rental car at Dublin Airport?

We highly recommend purchasing full coverage car insurance for visitors who are planning on renting a car in Dublin. At just $7.86 USD per day, this is an absolute no-brainer. Learn more about what full coverage car insurance means and exactly what it covers below.

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