Why BA car hire?

Book your car hire with British Airways - in partnership with Avis - and enjoy these great benefits:

  • Great rates and flexibility
  • Combine your flight with a car and save
  • Convenient and extensive choice of locations
  • Earn Avios on every rental
  • All mandatory charges included
  • 24 hour customer support
  • Free additional driver for Executive Club members
  • Join Avis Preferred at no extra charge and beat the queues with faster pick up

Car hire in Dublin

British Airways car hire, in partnership with Avis, includes all of the mandatory charges that you'll need to drive away your car in Dublin.

  • Unlimited mileage
  • 24–hour customer support and roadside assistance
  • Collect Avios on every rental
  • Free additional driver for Executive Club members worldwide

Explore glorious Ireland and its vibrant capital city with car hire in Dublin. Enjoy great rates and benefits such as Avios points on every rental, with British Airways. We also offer a guaranteed saving on flight + car packages.

Book Dublin car hire for freedom and flexibility on city breaks. Explore the cosmopolitan capital at your own pace and visit wonderful historic cities such as Cork, Galway, Kilkenny or Limerick. Take in the stunning greenery that earned the ‘Emerald Isle’ its nickname and discover the highlights of eastern Ireland. Save money on Dublin holidays with our car hire deals.

Great Dublin car hire deals

See Dublin your way with one of our car deals

Dublin driving itineraries we recommend

Discover the highlights of the Emerald Isle with Dublin car hire

Cork City

Use your Dublin car hire to visit the beautiful riverside city of Cork. Admire the magnificent triple-spired St Finn Barre’s Cathedral and collection of fine historic churches. Browse the splendid array of fresh food on offer at the open-air English Market. Then stop by the Crawford Gallery to take in impressive artworks including bronze sculptures by Rodin. Sample the famous stout at the Beamish & Crawford Brewery, or enjoy a pint at one of the many traditional Irish pubs.

Galway City

A three-hour drive from Dublin takes you to lively Galway City, rich in medieval heritage and with a delightfully bohemian feel. Wander around the historic alleyways of Kirwan’s Lane, stopping for refreshment at one of the many cafés and restaurants. Pop into intriguing craft shops offering locally-made knitware, jewellery and ceramics. Take in the famous 16-century Spanish Arch and medieval church of St Nicholas. Then discover more about the city’s history at the Galway Museum.

Kilkenny City

Discover the timeless charm of Kilkenny City on a day trip from Dublin. Explore the cobbled, pedestrianized streets of this vibrant city. Enjoy a bite to eat at eclectic restaurants or a pint of Guinness at one of the abundant watering holes dotted around Kilkenny. Venture beyond the old-fashioned shop frontages to discover chic boutiques. High on your list of must-visit attractions should be majestic Kilkenny Castle and the beautiful Cathedral Church of St Canice.

Limerick City

Spend a day exploring the delights of Ireland’s third largest city. In a picturesque location overlooking the Shannon river, Limerick City is a lively destination with a fascinating medieval heritage. As well as its host of shops and restaurants, Limerick also boasts the globally-renowned Hunt Museum where visitors can browse treasured works by artists including Picasso and da Vinci. Step into the past at the Georgian House, and discover Limerick’s ancient history at the 800 year-old King John’s Castle.

Eastern Ireland

The unspoiled beauty of rural eastern Ireland is waiting to be discovered when you hire a car in Dublin. Take in the lush rolling hills, verdant forests, meandering rivers and glassy lakes as you drive through this glorious region. Sports fans will be in their element in the renowned horseracing and golfing county of Kildare. While history lovers are well served with ancient sights such as the prehistoric monument of Newgrange and remarkable monastic ruins of Clocmacnoise.

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