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Car Rental Returns - Dublin Airport Map

Returning a rental car to Dublin Airport

Irish Car Rentals has designed a car hire return map for Dublin Airport location to guide you back. If you are returning from Galway / Athlone / West Ireland region, you will traveling on the M50. The M50 ring road brings you to the airport depot with ease. If you are travelling from the city center, there are a few routes that bring you to Dublin Airport. The M50 ring road (with tolls), M1 main road or R132 local roads.

The map below gives you directions to car rental Ireland Dublin airport's depot.

Dublin Airport address

Dublin Airport. Co. Dublin, Ireland
Dublin Airport is 10km north of Dublin City centre.

Where do I return the car at the airport?

You will be provided a rental returns map in the rental pack when you collect the vehicle. When you approach Dublin Airport, follow the rental signage and you will be directed to car hire village. Here you find the following hire companies; Irish Car Rentals / Europcar, Hertz, Budget/Avis offices. Please go to Europcar Dublin Airport depot to drop off your rental.

Can I return a car at another location?

You can return the car at any of our rental locations on request, charges may apply. Our locations are Dublin City, Navan, Athlone, Cork Airport, Galway, Shannon Airport, Kerry Airport and Knock Airport.

What to expect when returning a car?

Once you drop the car off, a staff will greet you and check the car for damage. How much fuel is in the tank and sign you off. You will be transported to Dublin airport terminal 2 by a complimentary shuttle bus.

What if I'm running late?

Irish Car Rentals allows a 1 hour grace period at the end of your rental. This means on the final day of your rental we allow 1 hours free rental time. Please note that the starting rental time and date indicated on your rental agreement determines the start of your rental. The grace time is counted from that time not the time you actually sit in the rental car and leave our facility.

If you have any questions about car hire in Ireland, please contact us.

Frequently asked questions

You will need your license, passport and credit card for booking your rental online and for signing the rental agreement at the pickup desk.

We cannot accept any temporary licences, certificates or letters stating the driver has a licence if it is not present on collection. All drivers must have their physical licence present on arrival for a vehicle to be released.

You must be at least 25 years of age to rent a car with Irish Car Rentals.

If you're 75 or older, bring a printed medical certificate or letter showing that you're fit to drive, as well as a statement from your insurance company confirming that you're actively driving and haven't had an accident in the last five years.

At the time of pick-up, the person renting the car must be present to sign the rental agreement and provide their credit card.

To add an additional driver, they must be present with their driver's license on the day of pickup. They must have a valid driver's license for at least two years.

Bookings made through must be amended over the phone with our reservations team on +353 1 8122880.

Yes. At Irish Car Rentals, we have one of the biggest and most modern fleets in Ireland for business.

You can choose from passenger vehicles, commercial or speciality vehicles – all of which can be customised internally or externally if required and delivered to you anywhere in Ireland.

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