Car hire in Cork
Hiring a car in Cork
Ask any local and they’ll tell you that [Cork}(/car-hire/cork.htm) is the true capital of Ireland. The city manages to perfectly balance tradition with style and flair, offering visitors a completely unique experience.
Cork is an enchanting city, with the centre located on an island in the River Lee, making it seem like something out of a fairytale. You can wander through the meandering 17th-century alleys or use your hire car to see what else the south side of the ‘Emerald Isle’ has to offer.
Whether you choose to spend your time steeped in Cork’s history or chatting with friendly locals in the lively pubs, you are sure to have a fantastic time.
What you need to know
Booking a hire car for you trip to Cork is pretty simple, as many of the top rental companies are on hand to provide you with a vehicle, including Thrifty, Hertz, Alamo and Avis. By using our booking tool you can make sure you find the best deal to suit your budget, as you can narrow your search with several different filters. When you book through us, our prices are clear and there are absolutely no hidden costs.
Where to pick up your car
Where you collect your car depends on your travel plans and what will be the most convenient location for you. You can pick up the vehicle at Cork Airport (ORK), if you choose to fly. Once you’ve picked up your luggage, head to the Arrivals Hall and you’ll see the car rental desks. In total, there are around six companies that operate in the airport. Booking in advance means that you’ll just need to sign a bit of paperwork and then you can be off.
You can also collect your car from Kent Train Station, on Lower Glanmire Road, which could be more convenient for you if you’re travelling to Cork from elsewhere in Ireland. You just need to figure out what the best option for you is and see which firm comes back with the most competitive price - something we can do for you!