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Car Hire in Rathgar, Dublin: Your Gateway to a Vibrant Suburb and Beyond

Rathgar, a leafy suburb located in south Dublin, presents a harmonious blend of Victorian architecture, bustling cafés, and a lively local community. While the heart of Dublin is a mere stone's throw away, Rathgar itself holds many treasures awaiting your discovery. Opting for a car hire in this suburb equips you with the freedom to explore Rathgar, the broader Dublin region, and even further afield at your own pace.

Why Hire a Car in Rathgar?:

  • Convenience & Independence: No need to align your plans with public transport schedules. With your own car, you decide when and where to go.
  • Explore More: Easily access other Dublin attractions or even take scenic drives to places like the Wicklow Mountains or the Irish coastline.
  • Comfort: Especially during unpredictable Irish weather, a personal car offers a cozy shield from rain or cold.

Nearest Airport and Distance: Dublin Airport, as the primary international gateway to the region, is approximately a 30-minute drive from Rathgar via the M50 motorway.

Tolls: While driving from Rathgar to the airport or vice versa, you'll encounter the M50 toll. Make sure to be familiar with the electronic toll system and ensure timely payment to avoid penalties.

Road Conditions: Rathgar and most of Dublin boast well-maintained roads. However, during inclement weather, especially in winter, some roads might become slippery. Always be cautious and adjust driving to the conditions.

Traffic: Being a suburb of Dublin, Rathgar can experience traffic, especially during morning and evening peak hours. Using a real-time GPS can aid in avoiding congestion.

Weather-Dependent Car Choices: Ireland's climate is renowned for its unpredictability. Considering this, a compact car with good fuel efficiency is ideal for city driving, but for those planning longer trips or driving in winter, an SUV might provide more comfort and stability.

Attractions & Routes:

  • Rathgar Village: A vibrant hub, replete with bookshops, eateries, and pubs. Just a short drive or even a walk from any point in Rathgar.
  • Bushy Park: Only a 5-minute drive from Rathgar, this park offers woodland walks, a duck pond, and tennis courts.
  • Dublin City Centre: A short 10-minute drive brings you to iconic locations like Trinity College, St. Stephen's Green, and Grafton Street.

The Importance of Booking Early: To secure the best rates and ensure availability, especially during peak tourist seasons, it's essential to book your car hire well in advance.

Why Rhinocarhire?:

  • Variety: An extensive range of vehicles to fit every traveller's need.
  • Transparent Costs: No hidden charges.
  • Reputation: A trusted name with top-notch customer reviews and efficient service.
  • Convenient Locations: Even if you're starting your journey in Rathgar, you can pick up or drop off your car at multiple locations, including Dublin Airport.

Conclusion: Rathgar, with its charm and proximity to Dublin's core, offers travellers a unique base to explore Ireland's capital. Enhance your experience by hiring a car, ensuring you make the most of your visit, exploring hidden gems at your leisure. Remember to book early and travel with confidence, knowing that Rhinocarhire has got your mobility needs covered.


Current Rental Rates in Rathgar

Ford Ka

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 26.58 EUR/day
Ford Ka

7 Days rental at 186.10 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 26.58 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 186.10 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Opel Astra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.85 EUR/day
Opel Astra

7 Days rental at 195.01 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Rathgar: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Angela O’Connell wrote a book called The Servants' Church: History of the Church of the Three Patrons in the Parish of Rathgar.

  • Rathgar is considered part of Dublin south east.
  • Rathgar is believed to have sheltered the convicted war criminal Andrija Artukovic.
  • Rathgar still retains a charming small town feel.
  • It has plenty of traditonal shops like a butcher and baker.
  • Dublin is the capital and unsurprisingly the largest city in Ireland followed by Cork and Limerick respectively.

 

Rathgar - Popular Destinations

Best car rental companies in Rathgar

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No.1: ENTERPRISE,
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No.3: HERTZ,
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No.2: HERTZ,
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Rathgar car hire information

  • 9.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Enterprise EMEA Corporate
  • € 186.06
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 26.58
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 2
    Most Popular Type:
    Economy
  • 2
    Most popular model:
    Ford Fiesta
  • 8
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day in Rathgar

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