Heading to Dublin city and need to pick up cheap Dublin Airport car hire? Well why not book your car hire before you go and have it ready at the airport for when you arrive. This way you won’t have to wait around in long car hire queues, giving you more time to tour the roads of Ireland!
Dublin Airport is Ireland’s largest and busiest airport and is located about 10 km north of the city centre. Even though it’s one of the top ten busiest airports in Europe, it is pretty small and compact with just one large terminal (the 2nd is currently being built and is expected to open 2010).
When collecting your Dublin car hire at the airport, you need to go to the Arrivals Hall where you’ll find the car rental desks. Your Dublin Airport car hire booking document (which you receive upon booking with us) will let you know which car hire desk to go to.
Once you’ve collected your car hire at Dublin Airport, there’s no shortage of places to go and explore, but before you hit the road it’s a good idea to get a handy road map and brush up on the rules of the road in Ireland and driving signs in Ireland.
Dublin Airport is ideally located close to the M50, which is Dublin city’s ringroad, and the M1 motorway which is the main road between Belfast and Dublin city.
To get to Dublin city centre from Dublin Airport with your car hire, just follow the M1 southbound and the sign posts for the city centre. If you’re bringing the car into Dublin city you might want to know about where the Dublin city car parks are located and about Dublin hotels with parking .
Dublin city is a great base for touring. With car hire in Dublin you can take a drive out to Malahide Castle, Portmarnock and Howth and admire the wonderful sea views and pretty villages along Dublin’s coast.
If you want to venture out of the city for a day then it’s definitely worth a visit to see one of the most famous prehistoric sites in the world – Newgrange. It’s quite easy to get there from Dublin, just take the N2 north from the city in the direction of Slane through Ashbourne. Take a road on the right about 2km before Slane and this will bring you to Newgrange.
Or you could take the N4 west of Dublin and visit the Japanese Gardens and National Stud which is one of the top stud farms in the country.
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