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Pick-up location Belfast
Rental locations 54
Airport locations 28

Belfast car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Enterprise
Best rated
8.5 Excellent (12,806 reviews)
4 locations in Belfast
Enterprise
Locations in Belfast
157 Cromac Street
+44 289 031 6151
70 Boucher Rd
+44 289 066 6767
Arrivals Hall
+44 289 445 1940
Sydenham Bypass
+44 289 046 3850
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Enterprise reviews in Belfast

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Rated no. 2
Avis
avis
7.6 Good (2,249 reviews)
3 locations in Belfast
Avis
Locations in Belfast
69-71 Great Victoria St
+44 289 032 9258
Arrivals Hall
+44 289 073 1929
Belfast International Airport
+44 289 445 2642
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car smelled
Rated no. 3
Budget
7.4 Good (4,186 reviews)
3 locations in Belfast
Budget
Locations in Belfast
69-71 Gt Victoria St
+44 289 023 0700
Belfast City Airport
+44 289 045 1111
Belfast International Airport
+44 289 442 3332
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took a few minutes
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car smelled
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Rated no. 4
Hertz
hertz
7.4 Good (3,836 reviews)
4 locations in Belfast
Hertz
Locations in Belfast
(harbour A/p)
+44 289 073 2451
30 Revanhill Road
+44 289 073 1300
East Bridge Street
+44 289 073 1300
Terminal Bldg
+44 289 442 2533
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location was closed
rented a car
friendly staff
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Rated no. 5
Europcar
europcar
7.6 Good (349 reviews)
3 locations in Belfast
Europcar
Locations in Belfast
27 Balmoral Road
+44 371 384 3428
Arrivals Hall
+44 371 384 3426
Sydenham Bypass
+44 371 384 3425
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Rated no. 6
Alamo
alamo
10.0 Excellent (2 reviews)
2 locations in Belfast
Alamo
Locations in Belfast
Arrivals Hall
+44 289 445 1940
Enterprise Rent-a-car
+44 289 046 3850
Rated no. 7
Easirent
easirent
10.0 Excellent (1 review)
2 locations in Belfast
Easirent
Locations in Belfast
Belfast City Airport, 75 Sydenham Road
+44 28 9590 8058 / +44 7921 439921
Belfast International Airport - Shuttle, Karl Business Park, 92 Old Ballyrobin Road
+44 289 244 8755
keddy by Europcar
keddy
7 locations in Belfast
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Belfast
2, West Bank Road
27 Balmoral Road, Boucher Road
+44 371 384 3428
90 - 92 Grosvenor Road
+44 371 384 3428
Arrivals Hall, Belfast City Airport.
8713843425
Belfast City Centre Unit 4 College Avenue
Belfast International Airport Ry Arrivals Hall
+44 371 384 3426
Victoria Terminal 4, Stena Line Belfast Port
Sunnycars
sunnycars
6 locations in Belfast
Sunnycars
Locations in Belfast
27 Balmoral Road
30 Ravenhill Road
69-71 Great Victoria Street
Airport/175 Airport Road
College Avenue
Sydenham By Pass
Sixt
5 locations in Belfast
Sixt
Locations in Belfast
1 Wilson Street
+44 330 002 2666
181 Airport Road
+44 289 445 3588
48 Airport Road West
+44 330 002 2666
Connsbank Road Unit 3
+44 773 066 0650
Connsbank Road
+44 773 066 0650
Firefly
firefly
4 locations in Belfast
Firefly
Locations in Belfast
30 Ravenhill Road
+44 289 073 1300
East Bridge Street
+44 289 073 1300
George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD)
+44 289 073 2451
Terminal Bldg
+44 289 442 2533
National
national
2 locations in Belfast
National
Locations in Belfast
Arrivals Hall
+44 289 445 1940
Enterprise Rent-a-car
+44 289 046 3850
YourRent
yourrent
2 locations in Belfast
YourRent
Locations in Belfast
Belfast Central Station
Belfast International Airport
A Car Rental
acar
1 location in Belfast
A Car Rental
Locations in Belfast
Mervyn Stewart Skoda,11 Boucher Crescent
ADDCAR RENTAL
addcarrental
1 location in Belfast
ADDCAR RENTAL
Locations in Belfast
62 Boucher Rd
+44 149 476 9810
Advantage
advantage
1 location in Belfast
Advantage
Locations in Belfast
Belfast Int`l Airport - Europcar Arrivals Hall
+44 371 384 3408
Dooley Car Rentals
dooleycarrentals
1 location in Belfast
Dooley Car Rentals
Locations in Belfast
Belfast International Airport Airport Rd, Belfast , United Kingdom
+44 289 445 2522
GREEN MOTION
greenmotion
1 location in Belfast
GREEN MOTION
Locations in Belfast
Green Motion Belfast, Block A Units 1&2, 22 Heron Business Park, Heron Road
+44 289 073 1988
Thrifty
thrifty
1 location in Belfast
Thrifty
Locations in Belfast
26 Boucher Road
+44 289 590 6810

Car hire locations in Belfast

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Most popular car type Luxury

When to book a hire car in Belfast

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Top tips for renting a car in Belfast

  • Escape the congested public transportation system and pricey taxi fares in Belfast by renting a car, which is also the best option for getting to know this city. A car works wonders for travelers looking to explore some of Northern Ireland's most scenic routes and iconic destinations, including Dunluce Castle, UNESCO World Heritage site Giant's Causeway, and Castle Ward, which is the filming location of Winterfell in Game of Thrones.
  • All the big car hire agencies can be found at Belfast International Airport (BFS), which is only 18 miles northwest of the city center. All the car hire desks are located in the domestic arrivals hall, which is on the lower floor of the airport's passenger terminal. The smaller George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD) is only 3 miles from the city center, and its car hire counters can be found in the Arrivals Hall.
  • The main rule about driving in the United Kingdom is that traffic runs on the left-hand side of the road. As a small city, Belfast is relatively easy to drive around. If you cross the border into the Republic of Ireland, remember currency changes from the pound to the euro, and kilometers will be used instead of miles.
  • Belfast roads can experience quite a bit of traffic congestion, so you may want to avoid driving during morning rush hour (especially if you're driving into the city), between 6:30 and 9:30 a.m., and also during the evening rush hour, from 4 to 7 p.m. (if you're driving out of the city). The M2/Nelson Street/York Link junction tends to be the most congested road, but traffic also builds up on the A1/M1 in the morning and before junction 3 on the M1 in the evening. Roads in Northern Ireland are toll-free.
  • Book your rental car in Belfast at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Belfast

What is the most popular hire car in Belfast?

Luxury (Audi A4 or similar) is the most frequently booked hire car type in Belfast.

What is the best hire car agency in Belfast?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Belfast are Enterprise (8.5, 12806 reviews), National (8.2, 3833 reviews), and Avis (7.6, 2249 reviews).

How can I find hire car agencies near me in Belfast?

Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best hire cars near you.

How much does a Luxury car rental cost in Belfast?

A Luxury car rental in Belfast costs $76 per day, on average.

How much does a Full-size car rental cost in Belfast?

A Full-size car rental in Belfast costs $72 per day, on average.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Belfast?

If you're a single traveler who doesn't require much space, a small, compact car is ideal for driving and parking around Belfast. But, if you're planning on a road trip to other destinations around the country, a sedan or an SUV might be a better option — especially if you're traveling with the whole family.

What's the speed limit in Belfast?

The speed limit within city limits is typically 30 miles per hour, but it has been lowered to 20 miles per hour on more than 70 streets throughout Belfast, so pay extra attention to the signs when driving through the city. The speed limits on highways and motorways across Northern Ireland range between 60 and 70 miles per hour.

How are gas prices in Belfast?

The average petrol prices in Belfast are approximately £4.74 (around $6.04) per gallon. You can find lower prices of around £4.54 ($5.79) per gallon, and the higher prices are usually £4.92 ($6.27) per gallon. It is worth remembering that petrol in the United Kingdom is known as petrol, and that it is not priced by gallon but rather by liter.

Where are the best places to park in Belfast?

There are lots of parking lots in and around the city center, many of which are free. The fares at the paid parking lots can range anywhere between £0.20 to £2.50 per hour. Drivers must pay for parking between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday to Saturday. Those who wish can leave their vehicles for free at one of the Park and Ride facilities around the city, with the closest one to the city center, Northside Park and Ride, just off the A12.