Cork Car Hire

Cork Car Hire

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Cork car hire information

Pick-up location Cork
Car types 4x4, Box truck, Commercial, Compact, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Luxury, Mini, People carrier, Premium, Standard, Van
Hire locations 34
Airport locations 24
Popular agencies Hertz, Budget, CARHIRE.ie, FLIZZR, Enterprise

Cheap Car Hire in Cork

Economy €11/day
Compact €13/day
Intermediate €13/day
Standard €19/day
Full-size €43/day
4x4 €24/day
People carrier €180/day
Mini €11/day
Premium €47/day
Luxury €57/day
Box truck €32/day
Van €50/day
Commercial €61/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags Economy car in Cork flizzr
4 Adults, 2 Bags Compact car in Cork carhire
5 Adults, 3 Bags Intermediate car in Cork budget
5 Adults, 3 Bags Standard car in Cork payless
5 Adults, 2 Bags Full-size car in Cork flizzr
5 Adults, 3 Bags 4x4 car in Cork carhire
5 Adults, 5 Bags People carrier car in Cork budget
2 Adults, 2 Bags Mini car in Cork flizzr
5 Adults, 5 Bags Premium car in Cork sixt
5 Adults, 5 Bags Luxury car in Cork europcar
4 Adults, 2 Bags Box truck car in Cork hertz
5 Adults, 2 Bags Van car in Cork enterprise
5 Adults, 6 Bags Commercial car in Cork easirent
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 24 hours.

Cork car hire reviews and directory

From €26/day
Rated no. 1
Enterprise
enterprise
Best rated
8.5 Excellent (12,801 reviews)
3 locations in Cork
Enterprise
Locations in Cork
Commons Road Blackpool
+353 214 395 464
Ground Floor
+353 214 838 973
Kinsale Road Business Park
+353 214 975 133
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Enterprise reviews in Cork

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From €28/day
Rated no. 2
Avis
avis
7.6 Good (2,246 reviews)
1 location in Cork
Avis
Locations in Cork
Arrivals Hall
+353 214 327 460
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Avis reviews in Cork

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From €12/day
Rated no. 3
Payless
6.6 Good (2,644 reviews)
1 location in Cork
Payless
Locations in Cork
Cork Airport
+353 212 427 392
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Payless reviews in Cork

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From €25/day
Rated no. 5
Europcar
europcar
10.0 Excellent (1 review)
2 locations in Cork
Europcar
Locations in Cork
Lee Garage, 11-13 South Terrace
+353 212 400 140
Main Terminal, Cork Airport
+353 212 400 100
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Europcar reviews in Cork
From €23/day
Rated no. 7
Alamo
alamo
7.6 Good (1 review)
1 location in Cork
From €27/day
Rated no. 8
Hertz
hertz
6.8 Good (5 reviews)
3 locations in Cork
Hertz
Locations in Cork
Cork Airport
+353 214 965 849
Kent Train Station
+353 214 552 240
Railway Street
+353 214 552 240
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Hertz reviews in Cork

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From €10/day
Rated no. 9
Budget
budget
6.2 Good (5 reviews)
1 location in Cork
Budget
Locations in Cork
Arrivals Hall
+353 214 314 000
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Budget reviews in Cork

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From €9/day
Rated no. 10
CARHIRE.ie
carhire
Cheapest deal
5.8 Okay (2 reviews)
1 location in Cork
Sunnycars
sunnycars
3 locations in Cork
Sunnycars
Locations in Cork
Commons Road Blackpool
Cork Airport
Kinsale Road
Dollar
dollar
2 locations in Cork
Dollar
Locations in Cork
Cork Ap
+353 214 965 849
Railway Street
+353 214 552 240
From €11/day
keddy by Europcar
keddy
2 locations in Cork
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Cork
Lee Garage, 11-13 South Terrace, Cork
+353 212 400 140
Main Terminal Cork Airport
+353 212 400 100
24 Hour Rent A Car
24hourrentacar
1 location in Cork
24 Hour Rent A Car
Locations in Cork
Main Terminal, Cork Airport
+353 1234 5678
Ace
ace
1 location in Cork
Ace
Locations in Cork
Airport East Bus & Tech park
+353 212 363 163
Advantage
advantage
1 location in Cork
Advantage
Locations in Cork
Cork Int`l Airport - Europcar Main Arrivals Hall
+353 212 400 100
AutoEurope
autoeurope
1 location in Cork
AutoEurope
Locations in Cork
Europcar
Dooley Car Rentals
dooleycarrentals
1 location in Cork
Dooley Car Rentals
Locations in Cork
Cork Airport
From €15/day
FLIZZR
flizzr
1 location in Cork
FLIZZR
Locations in Cork
Serviced By Europcar
+353 1235 2030
GREEN MOTION
greenmotion
1 location in Cork
GREEN MOTION
Locations in Cork
Cork Airport
Irish Car Rentals
irishcarrentals
1 location in Cork
Irish Car Rentals
Locations in Cork
Cork airport
From €61/day
National
national
1 location in Cork
National
Locations in Cork
Enterprise Rent A Car
+353 214 838 973
From €24/day
Sixt
1 location in Cork
Sixt
Locations in Cork
Kinsale Road
+353 1235 2030
Smile Rent
smilerent
1 location in Cork
Smile Rent
Locations in Cork
Cork Airport

Car hire locations in Cork

Good to know

Most popular agency Easirent
Most popular car type Economy
Average price €23/day
Good deal €15/day

When to book a hire car in Cork

Average daily price per month
Car hire prices as pick-up date approaches
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Top tips for renting a car in Cork

  • No trip to Cork is complete without a road trip. With a hire car, travelers can see for themselves the beauty of the Irish landscape. Cork is conveniently located near a number of stunning attractions that all an easy drive from the city. For instance, Blarney Castle is just 6.2 miles from the city center, and Rock of Cashel is 59 miles away.
  • Excited to pick up your hire car and get your vacation in Cork started? For travelers landing at Cork Airport, you will find all of the hire car offices located in the airport’s Arrivals Hall.
  • One tip to keep in mind when driving in Cork is that you must yield to the car on the right. This may be confusing at first, especially for drivers not used to driving on the left side of the road. You will adjust soon enough, though -- just make sure to look both ways and keep an eye on the other cars on the road.
  • Drivers in cork can expect to experience rush hour traffic in the morning from 6:30 a.m. up until 9:30 a.m. Rush hour picks up again in the afternoon from 3:30 p.m. until around 6:30 p.m. In terms of congestion, the South Ring Road and the M8 Highway experience some of the highest levels of traffic during peak hours and therefore are worth avoiding during rush hour.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Cork for €15 or less
  • Book your car hire in Cork at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport car hire locations in Cork are around 37% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Mini car hires in Cork are around 63% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Cork

How much does it cost to hire a car in Cork?

On average a hire car in Cork costs €32 per day.

What is the most popular hire car in Cork?

Economy (Volkswagen Polo or similar) is the most frequently booked hire car type in Cork.

What is the cheapest hire car agency in Cork?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest hire cars were found at FLIZZR (€11/day), CARHIRE.ie (€13/day) and Budget (€13/day).

What is the best hire car agency in Cork?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Cork are Enterprise (8.5, 12801 reviews), National (8.2, 3673 reviews), and Avis (7.6, 2246 reviews).

Which car hire agencies are at the airport: Cork Airport (ORK)?

Car hire companies onsite at Cork Airport include Easirent, Budget, CARHIRE.ie, FLIZZR, Sixt, Hertz, Payless, Alamo, Avis and Europcar.

Which car hire companies will pick you up at the airport: Cork Airport (ORK)?

Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Cork Airport to off-airport locations include Budget, CARHIRE.ie, FLIZZR, Sixt, Hertz, Payless, Alamo, Avis, Europcar and Enterprise.

What is the cheapest car hire location in Cork?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at FLIZZR Serviced By Europcar (1 kilometres from the city centre).

How can I find hire car agencies near me in Cork?

Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best hire cars near you.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Cork?

For the most part, drivers will find mid-sized and smaller cars such as sedans, SUVs, and compacts are perfectly suited for hitting the road in Cork. This is because, in general, the roads and parking spaces are fairly large in the city. However, it should be noted that some of the older streets and alleys in Cork will be slightly on the narrower side so it may be worth renting a smaller car.

What's the speed limit in Cork?

Speed limits in Cork vary from 50 km/h (31 mph) in built-up areas to 80 km/h (50 mph) on regional and local roads in the city. Additionally, larger roads in rural areas that aren’t quite highways go up to 100 km/h (62), while on freeways the speed limit is 120 km/h (75 mph).

How are gas prices in Cork?

Petrol prices in Cork are about €1.43 ($1.62) per liter, which is roughly €5.41 ($6.12) per gallon. This is slightly above average for Europe and is just a bit more expensive than Bilbao, for example, where petrol is €4.73 ($5.36) per gallon.

Where are the best places to park in Cork?

If you are in the central business district, then parking garages and lots are the go-to option. There is a decent amount of streetside parking in the city, but in the busiest areas these spaces can fill up fast. Outside of the downtown core, parallel streetside parking is abundant and easy to find, so it will likely be your best bet.