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Last Updated: 26th February, 2018

Car Hire Ireland Dublin Airport Save on compact, people carrier and economy car hire and book the Cheapest Car Hire in Dublin directly with us and save time and money when you are renting a car at Dublin Airport or Dublin City Centre. 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 Airport. Hertz, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Alamo, Enterprise, and many more. Pick up your car at Dublin Airport or Dublin city centre.

Dublin Aerial View

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, ATM's and Self Service Post Facilities etc.

There are also a number of Bars and Restaurants and cafes including Starbucks Burger King, The Bagel Factor, Butlers Chocolate Café, Café Select, Caffè 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.

Car Rental Companies in Dublin

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Most Frequently Asked Questions.

Where can I rent a car if under 25 in Dublin

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 a supplement of €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.

Where to get Car Hire For over 70's in Dublin

Start by getting a quote from. City Car Rentals Dublin. Drivers up to 80 years of age can rent a car in Dublin without incurring any additional supplement fees. All the rates quoted are fully inclusive and have no hidden fees. This is the drive away price.

Drivers over 80 years of age are unfortunately unable to rent a car.

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 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 photocard.

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, Croake PArk and Drumcondra

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Dublin Airport Car Hire

Hertz Car Hire Dublin Airport

Pickup Address:

Dublin Airport, Swords Road, Dublin 1

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

Pickup Address:

Eastlands Car Hire Facility, Cloghran, Swords, Co. Dublin, K67 W2R4

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

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 entrace 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.


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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