Car Hire Dublin Airport

Budget are one of the main companies providing car hire in Dublin Airport and have desks conveniently located within the arrivals hall of both Terminal 1 and the newly opened Terminal 2.

Customers arriving into Terminal 1 should turn right when exiting the baggage reclaim area where you will see the Budget car rental desk directly in front of you.

Customers arriving into Terminal 2 should leave the baggage reclaim area and continue straight across the arrivals hall. The Budget desk is located on the left as you enter the multi-storey car park.

Our friendly staff will be delighted to offer you any needed advice and guide you to your car.

More information on collecting your car is available here.

Budget Car Rental Dublin Airport

Arrivals Hall
Terminal 1 & 2
Dublin Airport
Co. Dublin

GPS: N 53 25.642, W 6 14.640

Telephone: +353 (0) 1 8445150

Opening hours:
  • Monday:
  • 05:00 - 00:30 Hrs
  • Tuesday:
  • 05:00 - 00:30 Hrs
  • Wednesday:
  • 05:00 - 00:30 Hrs
  • Thursday:
  • 05:00 - 00:30 Hrs
  • Friday:
  • 05:00 - 00:30 Hrs
  • Saturday:
  • 05:00 - 00:30 Hrs
  • Sunday:
  • 05:00 - 00:30 Hrs

Facilities at Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport is Ireland's busiest airport, and has all services and facilities you require, such as ATMs, dining facilities and opportunities for duty-free shopping. It is situated in the northern suburbs of Dublin, about 7 miles outside the city just off the M1 Dublin - Belfast motorway. The entrance to the airport is well signposted and easily accessible from all directions.

Driving out of the airport

When you collect your car, it is straightforward to find the M1 Motorway which will take you to Dublin City Centre or the M50 Motorway which you will need to take for all other routes in Ireland.

If you need any further help or information on driving in Ireland, there is a great article here.

Dublin is a great city with lots to see and do, a full article on local attractions and places to see can be seen by clicking here.

When your rental is complete you will find useful details here about where to return your car at Dublin Airport 

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Why would I wish to Decline CDW?

Certain American or Canadian issued Gold/Platinum credit cards may provide car rental CDW coverage. Holders of these cards may wish to decline CDW and Theft Protection Insurance.

Understanding CDW & Theft Protection Insurance

CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) and Theft Protection Insurance reduce your financial liability for damage or theft of the vehicle and are included in your quote by default. By declining these insurances you are taking responsibility to arrange your own cover and assume full financial liability up to the value of the vehicle for losses arising as a result of loss or damage to the vehicle.

Requirements for Declining CDW & Theft Protection

Written proof of CDW and Theft Protection coverage in Ireland will be required when picking up the vehicle. We recommend that you fully understand the conditions of cover provided by your credit card company when using your card for insurance cover. Customers declining CDW and Theft Protection are required to to leave a pre-authorisation of EUR €5,000 on their credit card. An administration fee of EUR €28.38 applies for use of this service.Customers declining CDW and Theft Protection are required to to leave a pre-authorisation of GBP £5,000 on their credit card. An administration fee of GBP £30.00 applies for use of this service.

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