Belfast

Cheap Car Hire in Belfast from £18

Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
25 Apr — 2 May
Driver's age: 26-65
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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Belfast car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Belfast. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 April 2024.

Most popular company

SIXT

Price of gas per litre

£1.50

Average price per day

£30

Cheapest price per day

£18

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Belfast?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Belfast and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 18 April 2024.

January

£20

February

£21

March

£27

April

£30

May

£35

June

£31

July

£41

August

£44

September

£30

October

£28

November

£23

December

£28

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Belfast is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Belfast

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Belfast and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 18 April 2024.

There are, in total, 68 car hire locations in Belfast that are operated by 24 companies. In the past week, small car is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: £18/day). Explore 5 car types currently offered from Belfast hire providers:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

Premium

Premium

Luxury

Luxury

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compare available car types for hire in Belfast

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Belfast to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 April 2024.

Small cars

£17 - £36

All Car Types

£29 - £69

To hire a small car in Belfast, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of £24/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Belfast, the United Kingdom (~£17/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£36/day). In fact, January is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Belfast. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Belfast, hiring a small car saves you 47% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Belfast small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Belfast, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of £54/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Belfast, the United Kingdom (~£28/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£71/day). In fact, January is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Belfast. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Belfast, hiring a medium car is 13% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Belfast medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Belfast, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of £104/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Belfast, the United Kingdom (~£71/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~£125/day). In fact, January is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Belfast. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Belfast, hiring a large car is 56% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Belfast large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Belfast, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of £47/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Belfast, the United Kingdom (~£32/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£63/day). In fact, February is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Belfast. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Belfast, hiring a SUV is 0% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Belfast SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Belfast, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of £92/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a van in Belfast, the United Kingdom (~£61/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£128/day). In fact, January is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Belfast. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Belfast, hiring a van is 49% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a luxury car in Belfast, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of £124/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Belfast, the United Kingdom (~£94/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~£146/day). In fact, January is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Belfast. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Belfast, hiring a luxury car is 63% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Belfast luxury car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Vauxhall Corsa£18/day
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Vauxhall Corsa
Hyundai Ioniq£20/day
4
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A/C
Hyundai Ioniq
Kia Rio£24/day
2
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A/C
Kia Rio

Top hire agencies in Belfast

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Belfast known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Belfast. Reviews were last updated on 18 April 2024.
Hire a vehicle with one of these top car hire agencies serving Belfast, such as Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo and Dollar. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

10.0
Wonderful
6 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.5

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

9.5

Alamo

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

9.0

Dollar

2 locations

National

2 locations

Sixt

7.3
Good
23 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.0

Europcar

7.3
Good
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

6.6

Budget

7.2
Good
29 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.4

Firefly

4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

8.0

Best Belfast car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Belfast. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Belfast with an average daily rate of £26. Data was last updated on 18 April 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to hiring a car in Belfast. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Vauxhall Corsa£18/day
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A/C
Vauxhall Corsa
Nissan Qashqai£19/day
5
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A/C
Nissan Qashqai
Hyundai Ioniq£20/day
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A/C
Hyundai Ioniq

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Belfast, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 18 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Belfast?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £30/day when booking a car hire in Belfast. The absolute best deal a user found was for £14/day from DRIVALIA , booked on Apr. 14.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Belfast?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Belfast from the following companies over the past two weeks: Europcar (£18/day), keddy by Europcar (£21/day), and Sixt (£22/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Belfast?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (10.0 rating), Enterprise Rent-A-Car (10.0 rating) and Sixt (7.3 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Belfast.

  • What are petrol prices like in Belfast?

    The average price of petrol in Belfast is £1.50/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £67 and £97 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Belfast for a week from Sixt?

    From Sixt you can hire a car in Belfast from about £250 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Belfast for the best price?

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 39% on a hire car in Belfast. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 7 days prior to your desired date.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Belfast?

    Yes, cars are available to be hired for an entire month in Belfast.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Belfast for a month?

    The monthly cost of a car hire in Belfast is £1,072 (£36/day) on average.

  • How much is a car hire in Belfast for a weekend?

    For a weekend car hire in Belfast, you can expect the average price to be around £42. Usually a Economy hire in Belfast is your cheapest weekend car hire option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car hire types. If you do opt for hiring a Economy for May, it will cost approximately £39 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Belfast?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Premium (Mercedes-Benz CLA) in Belfast, making it the most popular option.

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Small car hires in Belfast

Find small car hire deals in Belfast from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Belfast cost an average of £33 per day. Price data was last updated on 18 April 2024.
Toyota Aygo£25/day
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Toyota Aygo
Hyundai i10£25/day
2
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A/C
Hyundai i10
Ford Ka£25/day
2
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A/C
Ford Ka

Luxury car hires in Belfast

Find luxury car hire deals in Belfast from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car hires in Belfast cost an average of £46 per day. Price data was last updated on 18 April 2024.
Check out some of the best deals we've found on luxury car hires in the Belfast area. Be sure that the car type, dates, pickup location and other key details suit your needs.
Audi A6£46/day
5
4
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A/C
Audi A6
Audi A6£46/day
5
4
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A/C
Audi A6
Mercedes-Benz E-Class£46/day
5
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A/C
Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Car hires by fuel type in Belfast

Browse car hires by fuel type in Belfast. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Belfast. Deals were last updated on 18 April 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Belfast. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (£39+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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