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Cheap Car Hire in Northern Ireland from £17

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Northern Ireland with a pick-up date of 30/7 and drop-off date of 2/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Northern Ireland car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Northern Ireland. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 25 July 2024.

Most popular company

Budget

Most common car type

Compact

Average price per day

£28

Cheapest price per day

£17

Northern Ireland car hire prices in popular cities

Discover the price range for hiring a car in popular cities across Northern Ireland, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 43 pickup locations in Northern Ireland to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 25 July 2024.

Price

£19 - £22

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Northern Ireland?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Northern Ireland 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 25 July 2024.

January

£20

February

£20

March

£26

April

£25

May

£27

June

£27

July

£34

August

£38

September

£27

October

£26

November

£22

December

£27

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Northern Ireland and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 25 July 2024.

There are 74 hire agencies servicing Northern Ireland. These agencies, altogether, have 3,759 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Northern Ireland with prices from £18 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 6 car types you can hire in Northern Ireland:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Full-size

Full-size

£106+

People carrier

People carrier

Mini

Mini

Premium

Premium

Luxury

Luxury

Compact estate car

Compact estate car

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Commercial

Commercial

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

Standard estate car

Standard estate car

Supplier choice

Supplier choice

Luxury coupe

Luxury coupe

Luxury estate car

Luxury estate car

£139+

Compare available car types for hire in Northern Ireland

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Northern Ireland to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 25 July 2024.

Small cars

£17 - £27

All Car Types

£29 - £53

To hire a small car in Northern Ireland, you would pay an average price of £22/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Northern Ireland (~£17/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~£27/day). In fact, January is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Northern Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Northern Ireland, hiring a small car saves you 48% 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 Northern Ireland small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Northern Ireland, you would pay an average price of £43/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Northern Ireland (~£27/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~£64/day). In fact, January is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Northern Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Northern Ireland, hiring a medium car is 5% 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 Northern Ireland medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Northern Ireland, you would pay an average price of £92/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Northern Ireland (~£70/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£113/day). In fact, January is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Northern Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Northern Ireland, hiring a large car is 55% 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 Northern Ireland large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Northern Ireland, you would pay an average price of £40/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Northern Ireland (~£31/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£50/day). In fact, February is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Northern Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Northern Ireland, hiring a SUV saves you 3% 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 Northern Ireland SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Northern Ireland, you would pay an average price of £92/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a van in Northern Ireland (~£60/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£110/day). In fact, January is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Northern Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Northern Ireland, hiring a van is 55% 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 Northern Ireland van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Northern Ireland, you would pay an average price of £101/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Northern Ireland (~£69/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~£121/day). In fact, May is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Northern Ireland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Northern Ireland, hiring a luxury car is 59% 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 Northern Ireland luxury car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Hyundai i10£18/day
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Hyundai i10
Vauxhall Corsa£18/day
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A/C
Vauxhall Corsa
Hyundai i30£20/day
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Hyundai i30

Top hire agencies in Northern Ireland

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Northern Ireland known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Northern Ireland. Reviews were last updated on 25 July 2024.
Choose from the top car hire agencies available in Northern Ireland, including locations near Belfast, Londonderry and Newtownards. See what past customers have to say, compare prices, and review other key details before deciding.

Budget

7.0
Good
30 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.3

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.3

Dollar

10.0
Wonderful
1 review4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Alamo

10.0
Wonderful
3 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

9.3

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.3
Very Good
7 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.6

Value

8.0

Sixt

7.5
Good
25 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.1

Firefly

5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

8.0

Europcar

6.0
Okay
2 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.0

Comfort

4.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

5.0

Avis

5.2
Fair
4 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.4

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

3.6

Value

5.2

Best Northern Ireland car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Northern Ireland. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Northern Ireland with an average daily rate of £41. Data was last updated on 25 July 2024.
Have a look at some of the deals we've found on car hires in Northern Ireland including options serving Belfast, Londonderry and Newtownards. To make sure you find the deal you're looking for, verify the details of the hire, such as car type, price, and pickup address.
Hyundai i10£18/day
2
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A/C
Hyundai i10
Vauxhall Corsa£18/day
2
M
A/C
Vauxhall Corsa
Hyundai i30£20/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai i30

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Northern Ireland, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 25 July 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Northern Ireland?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £28/day when booking a car hire in Northern Ireland. The absolute best deal a user found was for £14/day from Provider's pick, booked on Jul. 21.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Northern Ireland?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Northern Ireland from the following companies over the past two weeks: Alamo (£18/day), keddy by Europcar (£20/day), and National (£28/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Arnold Clark (9.6 rating), National (9.0 rating) and McNicoll Vehicle Rental (8.7 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Northern Ireland.

  • What are petrol prices like in Northern Ireland?

    The average price of petrol in Northern Ireland is £1.46/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £66 and £95 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Northern Ireland for a week from Budget?

    Budget is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Northern Ireland. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about £137 per week.

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

    Booking early can save you upwards of 40% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Northern Ireland.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Northern Ireland?

    Yes, hiring a vehicle in Northern Ireland for a month is certainly possible.

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

    The monthly cost of a car hire in Northern Ireland is £588 (£20/day) on average.

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Small car hires in Northern Ireland

Find small car hire deals in Northern Ireland from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Northern Ireland cost an average of £19 per day. Price data was last updated on 25 July 2024.
Hyundai i10£17/day
2
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Hyundai i10
Fiat 500£17/day
2
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Fiat 500
Hyundai i10£17/day
2
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Hyundai i10

Car hires by fuel type in Northern Ireland

Browse car hires by fuel type in Northern Ireland. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Northern Ireland. Deals were last updated on 25 July 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Northern Ireland. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest (£29+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

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