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Cork Mini Guide

Drive freely around the County of Cork with car hire in Cork. Built along the banks of the River Lee this city of more than 100,000 has played an important part in Irish folklore and culture. It is also an important business destination as it is home to one of the biggest natural harbours in the world. Having a hire car is the most convenient way to get around as the Irish weather is well known for being changeable and wet.

Cork has its own airport and flights operate out of Cork to a number of destinations in the United Kingdom and Europe. You can prebook your car hire online for collection in Cork and Cork Airport or from any of our numerous locations throughout Ireland.
 

Cheapest car hire in Cork

Nissan Micra

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 39.12 EUR/day
Nissan Micra

7 Days rental at 273.86 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 39.28 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 275.00 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Volkswagen Polo

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 40.71 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 284.99 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 49.28 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 344.99 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Puma

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 55.00 EUR/day
Ford Puma

7 Days rental at 385.00 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Fiesta

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 64.85 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 453.98 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  No

Ford Kuga

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 64.99 EUR/day
Ford Kuga

7 Days rental at 454.98 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Mondeo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 65.13 EUR/day
Ford Mondeo

7 Days rental at 455.96 EUR from 21/11/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 2 Doors

From 66.43 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 465.01 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  No
  • Cork car hire special offers

    We currently have 1 special offers for car rental in Cork including;

  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from EUROPCAR, HERTZ.

Useful to know about Cork

  • Cork is the third most populated city in Ireland.
  • Cork is part of the province of Munster.
  • Munster has one of the best rugby teams in the world.
  • Cork is referred to by the locals as the real capital of Ireland.
  • During the Irish Civil War Cork was held by Anti Treaty Forces.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Cork

Best car rental companies in Cork

7.9
No.1: HERTZ,
based on 714 reviews
80
80
60
80
80
13 min (average wait time)
7.5
No.2: EUROPCAR,
based on 1666 reviews
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80
20 min (average wait time)

Cork car hire information

  • 8.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Hertz Ireland
  • € 273.84
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 39.12
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 9
    Most Popular Type:
    Intermediate
  • 3
    Most popular model:
    Ford Mondeo
  • 21
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Cork

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FAQs about car hire in Cork

How much does car hire in Cork cost?

Car hire in Cork costs as little as €39.10 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Economy class vehicle is €48.20 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €197.70 per day from EUROPCAR for a Nissan Qashqai.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Cork?

1 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Cork, including EUROPCAR, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Cork?

None of the car hire companies in Cork are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent in Cork?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Hertz Ireland has the highest customer rating for car hire in Cork with a score of 7.9/10

with EUROPCAR Franchise rated second best with a score of 7.5/10

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

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Cork is €344.99 per week from HERTZ.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Cork?

The cheapest car hire company in Cork is EUROPCAR, with prices for a Economy class car such as the Nissan Micra available from as little as €273.84 per week.

How much is fuel in Cork?

You can expect to pay €1.849/ltr of petrol and €1.899/ltr of diesel in Cork. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Cork?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Cork with leading car hire companies such as EUROPCAR, HERTZ as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Cork?

We can arrange Compact, Economy, Intermediate, Mini, Premium and Standard class rental cars in Cork.

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

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Cork, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Cork is € per week from for a .

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Cork?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Cork at the moment, however EUROPCAR rates start from just €273.84 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €273.84 from EUROPCAR in Cork City or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

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

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Cork is €273.70 per week with an average price of €337.40 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Cork

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in Cork

  • Europcar (tel: 353 21 2400140)
  • Hertz (tel: 0214552240)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Cork

  • Europcar (LEE GARAGE, 11-13 SOUTH TERRACE, 11-13 SOUTH TERRACE, CORK, CORK)
  • Hertz (Railway Street, Cork City, CORK CITY , Cork, 0000)

Car hire company ratings in Cork

  • Hertz Ireland: Rated 7.9/10 from 94 reviews
  • EUROPCAR Franchise: Rated 7.5/10 from 118 reviews

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