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Last Updated: 19th Feb, 2023

Cheap car hire Dublin airport for drivers aged between 21 to 99 years all inclusive. Save on compact, people carrier and economy car hire and book the cheapest car hire in Dublin directly with us, which will save time and money. Choose between renting a car at Dublin Airport Terminal 1 or Terminal 2 or in Dublin City Centre.

Dublin Airport Car Hire Desks, Dooley car rentals, Avis, Budget, National, Enterprise, Sixt, Europcar,

All hire cars are fully inclusive with no hidden extras. We will save you time and money by comparing all the leading car hire companies at Dublin in seconds. Hertz, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Alamo, Enterprise, and many more. One way car rental available, pick up your car in Dublin and drop it off any car rental location in Ireland, which includes Belfast International Airport, Cork Airport, Shannon Airport.

Conection corridor to terminal 2 at Dublin Airport

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Dublin Airport is the busiest airport in Ireland. Situated on the North side of Dublin approximately 10 KM from Dublin city centre close to the M50 and M1 motorways. A wide variety of shops are situated in The Loop at Dublin Airport where you can purchase Crystal Glass Souvenirs, Spirits and Wines, Jewellery & Watches, Menswear, Sportswear, Books and Magazines, Medicines, Bank of Ireland, ATM's and Self Service Post Facilities and a Spar shop.

Conection corridor to terminal 2 at Dublin Airport

There are also a number of Bars and Restaurants and cafes including Starbucks Burger King, The Bagel Factor, Butlers Chocolate Café, Café Select, Cafè Ritazza, The Food Hall, T.O'Riada Bar and Zumo Juices. Transport to and from Dublin Airport is very accessible whether it be by Bus, , Taxi or use a rented car, the access roads and motorways are very good.

Cafe bar Dublin Airport

Most Frequently Asked Questions.

What is the best company to rent a car from at Dublin Airport?

Based on feedback from our customers who hired a car at Dublin Airport, Enterprise Car Hire has the best customer satisfaction rating with a score of 8.8

Can someone else drive my rental car?

Yes, you can add an additional driver to your car rental. The additional driver must be present you pick up the car. They will also need to have a valid driving licence and their passport with them. The main driver does not need ot be present when the 2nd driver is driving the car. They can also return the car on their own

Can I rent a car in Dublin if I'm under 25?

The first step is to let us know how old you are. The vast majority of car hire companies in Dublin will not rent to drivers under 25. However we can arrange it for you if you are between the ages of 21 to 25 but you will need to pay an insurance supplement of approximately €40 per day. A full licence held for minimum of 2 years with no major endorsements will also be required. UK licence holders need to present the photo card.

This fee will be included in the rental price and will be payable on arrival at the rental desk in Dublin in Euros.

Can I get Car Hire in Ireland if over 70?

It will depend on which supplier you choose. Most will rent up to 75 and one will rent to drivers up to 99 years without incurring any additional supplement fees. All the rates quoted are fully inclusive and have no hidden fees. This is the drive away price.

We can arrange car hire up to the age of 99 years in Dublin for you.

What are the Driving licence requirements in Dublin

You will need a full licence held for minimum of 2 years with no major endorsements. Some car hire companies will require a full licence held for minimum of 5 years with no major endorsements. Please check the rental conditions for the car you select. UK licence holders need to present the photo card.

Can I take a car cross border from Dublin to Belfast Northern Ireland

Yes this is possible, however some of the suppliers will charge for this. Be sure to check the our website to see which ones are free.

Can I hire in Dublin and drop off in Belfast

Yes most suppliers in Dublin will allow one way rental for Dublin to Belfast. However there will be an additional one way rental fee which will be included in the price quoted.

How long do I need to hold a licence in order to rent a car in Dublin Airport?

A full licence held for minimum of 2 years if you are over 25 years old, with no major endorsements. UK licence holders need to present the photo card. If you are under 25 you will need a full licence for 4 years.

Which documents do I need to hire a car at Dublin Airport?

The principle driver will need to have the following documents in his or her name. A full licence, a credit card, the voucher we will send you when you complete your booking, and a passport.

What is the fuel policy for a hire car in Dublin Airport?

The vast majority of cars have a full to full fuel policy, which means your vehicle will be supplied with a full tank of fuel. To avoid incurring fuel charges, you will need to return it with the same amount of fuel as it had when you collected it.

Irish Car Rental Companies

We will compare the following Dublin car hire companies in seconds to find you the cheapest car hire prices in Dublin Ireland.

Alamo Car Hire Avis Car Hire Budget Car Hire Car Hire Dooley Car Hire Europcar Car Hire Hertz Car Hire Keddy Car Hire Payless Car Hire Sixt Rent A Car Thrifty Car Hire

What is the Best Car Hire Company at Dublin Airport?

This rating is taken from feedback we received from our customers that booked car hire at Dublin Airport Ireland.

Hertz 6.6

Avis 7.1

Carhire.ie 7.2

Budget 7.3

Flizzr 7.4

Sixt 7.4

Europcar 7.4

Thrifty 8.0

Alamo 8.6

Enterprise 8.8

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Dublin Car Rental Locations

You can pick up your car rental at Dublin Airport, or Dublin city centre at Pearse Street Train station, Dun Laoire in South Dublin, Croke Park and Drumcondra

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Dublin Airport Car Hire

Hertz Car Hire Dublin Airport

Pickup Address:

Arrivals Hall, Terminal 1 & 2, Dublin Airport, Rock, Dublin, K67 E4P2

Opening Hours:

Monday: 05:00 - 01:00
Tuesday: 05:00 - 01:00
Wednesday: 05:00 - 01:00
Thursday: 05:00 - 01:00
Friday: 05:00 - 01:00
Saturday: 05:00 - 01:00
Sunday: 05:00 - 01:00

AVIS Car Hire Dublin Airport

Avis Car Hire desk at Dublin Airport

Pickup Address:

Arrivals Hall, Terminal 1 & 2, Dublin Airport, Rock, Dublin, K67 E4P2

Opening Hours:

Monday: 05:00 - 23:30
Tuesday: 05:00 - 23:30
Wednesday: 05:00 - 23:30
Thursday: 05:00 - 23:30
Friday: 05:00 - 23:30
Saturday: 05:00 - 23:30
Sunday: 05:00 - 23:30

Europcar Car Hire Dublin Airport

Pickup Address:

Dublin Airport, Swords Road, Dublin 1

Opening Hours:

Monday: 05:00 - 24:00
Tuesday: 05:00 - 24:00
Wednesday: 05:00 - 24:00
Thursday: 05:00 - 24:00
Friday: 05:00 - 24:00
Saturday: 05:00 - 24:00
Sunday: 05:00 - 24:00

Budget Car Hire Dublin Airport

Budget car hire desk at Dublin Airport

Pickup Address:

Arrivals Hall, Terminal 1 & 2, Dublin Airport, Rock, Dublin, K67 E4P2

Opening Hours:

Monday: 05:00 - 00:30
Tuesday: 05:00 - 00:30
Wednesday: 05:00 - 00:30
Thursday: 05:00 - 00:30
Friday: 05:00 - 00:30
Saturday: 05:00 - 00:30
Sunday: 05:00 - 00:30

Dooley Car Hire Dublin Airport

Pickup Address:

Terminal 1 Dublin Airport, Swords, Dublin,

Opening Hours:

Monday: 05:00 - 23:00
Tuesday: 05:00 - 23:00
Wednesday: 05:00 - 23:00
Thursday: 05:00 - 23:00
Friday: 05:00 - 23:00
Saturday: 05:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 05:00 - 23:00

SIXT Car Hire Dublin Airport

Pickup Address:

Dublin Airport, Terminal 1 + 2, Rock, Dublin

Opening Hours:

Monday: 05:00 - 24:00
Tuesday: 05:00 - 24:00
Wednesday: 05:00 - 24:00
Thursday: 05:00 - 24:00
Friday: 05:00 - 24:00
Saturday: 05:00 - 24:00
Sunday: 05:00 - 24:00

Dublin City Centre Car Rental Locations

Thrifty Car Hire

Thrifty Car Hire Dublin

Pickup Address:

16 S Lotts Rd, Dublin

Opening Hours:

Monday: 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday: 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday: 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday: 08:00 - 17:00
Friday: 08:00 - 17:00
Saturday: 08:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 08:00 - 16:00

Dublin Airport Information

Dublin AirportTerminal

Airport Name: Dublin Airport
City: Dublin
Country: Ireland
Telephone: 353 (0)18141111
Location: Dublin Airport is located 5 miles from Dublin City centre, very easily accessible with a good road network and M50 and M1 motorways. access.
Time Zone: GMT +
Driving Directions to Dublin Airport
Car Parking: Long and Short Term Parking Facilities available
Public Transport:
Taxi service: is available in front of terminal
Train service: No direct train service from Dublin Airport but there is an express bus service operated by Dublin Bus which goes directly to Heuston and Connolly train stations.
Bus service: Operates from outside airport terminal to all major cities in Ireland from Dublin Airport
Car Hire: The car rental companies desks are located in the arrivals hall at Dublin Airport Terminal 1 building. Head for the exit door and they are to the right before you exit the door next to Bank of Ireland Branch and beside the escalators. Terminal 2 Car Rental straight ahead as you emerge from Customs.
Information Desk: Is situated at the arrivals hall in between the two entrance doors
Facilities: Large number of shops available in the Airport terminal
Cafes and Restaurants available
Bureau de Change, Bank and ATM's
Self Service Post
Internet Kiosks and WiFi Access
VIP Lounge

Flight Destinations from Dublin Airport

Adria Airways Ljubljana
Aer Arann Blackpool, Cardiff, Cork, Derry, Donegal, Galway, Inverness Ireland West Knock, Isle of Man, Sligo
Aer Lingus Agadir Alicante, Amsterdam, Arrecife, Athens Barcelona, Berlin-Schönefeld, Bilbao Birmingham, Bologna, Bordeaux, Boston, Burgas Brussels, Bucharest-Henri Coandă, Budapest, Catania Chicago-O'Hare, Dubrovnik Düsseldorf, Edinburgh, Faro, Frankfurt, Fuerteventura, Geneva, Glasgow-International, Hamburg Helsinki Ibiza Jersey Kraków, Gran Canaria, Lisbon, London-Gatwick, London-Heathrow, Lyon, Madrid, Málaga, Manchester, Milan-Linate, Milan-Malpensa Munich, Naples New York-JFK, Nice, Orlando, Palma de Mallorca Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Prague, Rennes Rome-Fiumicino, Salzburg Santiago de Compostela Shannon, Tenerife-South, Toulouse Venice-Marco Polo, Vienna, Vilnius, Warsaw, Zürich
AirBaltic Riga
Air Canada Toronto-Pearson
CityJet London-City, Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Air Southwest Newquay, Plymouth
Air Transat Montréal-Trudeau Toronto-Pearson
Arkia Israel Airlines Tel Aviv
American Airlines Chicago-O'Hare
Austrian Airlines operated by Tyrolean Airways Vienna
BMI London-Heathrow
Continental Airlines Newark
DanubeWings Poprad
Delta Air Lines Atlanta, New York-JFK
Estonian Air Tallinn
Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi
Flybe Exeter, Southampton
Flyglobespan Calgary Hamilton Vancouver
Germanwings Cologne/Bonn
Iberia Airlines Madrid
Lufthansa Frankfurt
Luxair Luxembourg
Norwegian Air Shuttle Copenhagen, Oslo-Gardermoen
Ryanair Aberdeen, Alghero Alicante, Almeria Berlin-Schönefeld, Biarritz Billund, Birmingham, Bologna, Bournemouth, Bratislava, Bristol, Brussels South-Charleroi, Budapest, Bydgoszcz, Carcassonne, Cork, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Eindhoven, Faro, Gdańsk, Girona, Glasgow-Prestwick, Grenoble Hahn, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Katowice, Kaunas, Kerry, Kraków, La Rochelle Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, Łódź, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, London-Stansted, Lübeck, Madrid, Málaga, Malta, Manchester, Marseilles Memmingen, Milan-Orio al Serio, Murcia, Nantes, Newcastle upon Tyne, Nice Oslo-Torp, Palma de Mallorca Paris-Beauvais, Pisa Poznań, Prague, Reus, Riga, Rodez Rome-Ciampino, Rzeszow, Salzburg begins 19 December; Santander Seville Stockholm-Skavsta, Szczecin, Tampere, Tenerife-South, Tours, Trapani, Turin begins 19 December], Valencia, Venice-Treviso, Wroclaw, Zadar
SATA International Funchal
Scandinavian Airlines System Copenhagen, Oslo-Gardermoen, Stockholm-Arlanda
Star1 Airlines Vilnius
Swiss International Air Lines Zürich
S7 Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk
US Airways

Dublin See & Do

Collect your hire car from Dublin airport and head north out of the city towards Howth for lovely coastal drives. Howth is a picturesque working fishing village, famous for its excellent seafood, gorgeous cliff walks and resident seals and dolphins. Alternatively, head south towards Greystones in County Wicklow to see more gorgeous scenery and take a lovely cliff-side walk that follows the train tracks into Bray. You can pick up your car in Dublin and drop it off in Cork city which can be reached in less then three hours via motorway, where you can experience a change of pace and some Munster hospitality.

Dublin half penny bridge

Dublin Attractions

Walk the streets of Dublin to get a feel for its charms, visiting the Molly Malone statue in the south, passing through bustling Temple Bar and over the Liffey on the Ha'penny Bridge to see the Spire and GPO on the north side. Take a Liffey tour with a guided boat trip, or opt for a Viking Tour to see the city by bus and water; the vehicles used morph to cover both terrains.

Dublin Aerial View

Head to the gorgeous Trinity College buildings to see the old library and view the Book of Kells, or marvel at an incredible collection of books, scrolls and bible fragments in the Chester Beatty Library near Dublin castle. Other places of interest include Phoenix Park with its wild deer, quaint tearoom and lovely zoo. Also try the Jameson Distillery, Kilmainham Gaol, the botanic gardens and Dublin Writers Museum. There are regular open-top sightseeing buses that you can hop on and off to get around more quickly.

For art, try the traditional National Art Gallery and the Hugh Lane Gallery of modern art; here you'll find an excellent piece of Harry Clarke stained glass as well as Francis Bacon's studio. There's also a weekly programme of free, classical lunchtime concerts on Sundays.

Dublin Pus

Take in some music around the city, there's live music every night. Hotspots to try include O'Donaghue's, the starting place of the infamous Dubliners, and the Cobblestone on Smithfield which attracts accomplished traditional musicians for jigs and reels sessions. Alternatively, try the National Concert Hall for opera and orchestra.

Theatre is a staple in Dublin, with several theatres to choose from including The Gate, The Abbey, Bord Gais Energy Theatre and the old-fashioned favourite, The Gaiety. And you can't visit Dublin without trying a pint of the black stuff, so head to the Guinness Factory to find out the history and how it's made, before pulling your own pint in the rooftop panoramic bar. Alternatively, head to Toner's pub on Baggot Street; it has one of the best snugs in the country and pulls a great pint. .

Dublin the Capital City of Ireland holds a wealth of Ireland's History which can all be found at the National Museum of Ireland. The James Joyce Museum and also the James Joyce Centre, home of Bloomsday in Dublin and where you can find out about this famous Irish novelist and poet. Purchase a Dublin Pass Ticket to gain access to Dublin's top tourist attractions at Discount Rate places such as  Dublin Castle, Dublin Zoo, Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin City Gallery, Dublin's City Hall, Guiness Storehouse, Dublin Writers Museum, Dalkey Castle and Museum.

  • Enjoy some shopping along Dublin's busy streets, Grafton Street and O'Connell Street.
  • Escape from Dublin's busy street and enjoy some time out in St Stephen's Green Park in the heart of Dublin City or the National Botanic Gardens in Glasnevin.
  • Take in a play at the Abbey Theatre, The Gaiety Theatre or the Gate Theatre.
  • Visit Dublin's Chester Beatty Library or enjoy some great music events at The National Concert Hall in Dublin.
  • While touring around Dublin take in a canal walk beside the Royal Canal or the River Liffey in Dublin City.
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    I have used Airport Car Hire many times over the past few years and I cannot recommend them highly enough.

    - Ronnie Goodwin / Leicester.

    Quick and easy pick up and drop off. Great vehicle.

    - Mark Lang / Glasgow.

    Very satisfied with the service we received at Dublin Airport.

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    We used Airport Car Hire 4 times when booking our car at Dublin Airport. Always went well.

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    Travelled to Dublin last month and I could not ask for better customer service from Airport Car Hire in organising the car hire for us.

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