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Renting a Car at Kerry Airport

County Kerry is one of the most beautiful and scenic areas in Ireland. Whether you are planning to drive the Ring of Kerry, enjoy a section of the Wild Atlantic Way or enjoy the popular destination of Killarney, CARHIRE.ie can offer you a cheap car rental from Kerry Airport.

The airport itself is small with one terminal, situated close to both Killarney and Tralee, the two largest towns in County Kerry. CARHIRE.ie has a rental desk in the main arrivals hall at Kerry Airport, offering a wide range of rental services to customers. CARHIRE.ie offers a low cost car rental service at Kerry Airport with a wide range of manual and automatic cars available to rent.

CARHIRE.ie Price Promise

CARHIRE.ie offers a low cost car rental price promise at all locations throughout Ireland. The price promise extends to all rental cars offered by CARHIRE.ie at Kerry Airport. If you find the same rent a car for less from any car rental company located at Kerry Airport, CARHIRE.ie will match the price and beat it by 10% of the difference.

On Airport Car Hire

Kerry Airport is a small regional airport with one terminal. CARHIRE.ie is located in the arrivals hall in the airport itself with rental cars located on airport, a short walk away. Our staff at Kerry Airport will guide you through the rental process, ensuring an efficient and smooth rental process.

Fleet

CARHIRE.ie offers a wide range of cars to rent at Kerry Airport including manual and automatic transmissions. Cars are also offered in a range of sizes, from economy to compact to executive and MPV vehicles to suit all budgets and requirements.

Airport Location

Kerry Airport lies on the national primary route N23, between the towns of Killarney and Tralee. Once you have collected your rental car, driving times to Tralee and Killarney are less than 20 minutes.

Routes Served

Kerry Airport principally six destinations, London Luton Airport, London Stansted Airport, Frankfurt-Hahn, Dublin Airport, Faro and Alicante.

Airport History

Kerry Airport was established as a company in 1968 with the goal of building and managing an airport facility at Farranfore, County Kerry. A runway was commissioned in 1969 with the first airplane landing at the airport in autumn 1969. Between 1969 and 1979, only light aircraft used the facility with the first scheduled flight starting in 1979, operated by Aer Arann.

The success of other regional airports in Ireland motivated Kerry airport to expand the runway and install instrument landing systems and appropriate lighting. This expansion was followed immediately by services from Aer Lingus to Dublin Airport and Ryanair to London-Luton Airport.

In recent times the success of the airport has been less distinguished, although passengers numbers in 2013 increased by 7%.  

Tourist Attractions

County Kerry is a huge draw for tourists. Many people land at other airports in Ireland, rent a car and drive to Kerry. Popular attractions in County Kerry include Muckross House, Staigue stone fort, the home of Daniel O’Connell, Ross Castle, Skellig Michael and Ladies View.

Another attraction that should not be missed is the Gap of Dunloe. The Gap of Dunloe is a picturesque narrow mountain pass between the Macgillycuddy Reeks and Purple Mountain. The Gap of Dunloe is 11km long and is extremely popular with tourists. You can walk the Gap of Dunloe, drive it or take a horse drawn cart. Along the way, there are 5 lakes, extremely narrow roads and beautiful scenery. Without doubt, this is one of the most beautiful mountain passes in the world.

The Ring of Kerry

The Ring of Kerry is probably the most famous picturesque driving route in Ireland. The route encompasses a circular 180km route around the Iveragh Peninsula, starting and finishing in Killarney. The route provides access to some stunning areas, and is also a heaven for those interested in outdoor pursuits. The Kerry Way for example is an established walking route that is over 200km long, starting and finishing in Killarney. Along the Ring of Kerry, there are a number of top quality beaches, golf courses and a wide range of other outdoor pursuits such as water sports, fishing and cycling.

The Wild Atlantic Way

The County Kerry section of the Wild Atlantic Way takes in the Ring of Kerry, the Dingle Peninsula and the lesser travelled Beara Peninsula. Along the way, motorists will pass by the Blasket Islands, Skellig Michael and enjoy views of the coast and the Mcgillycuddy Reeks which contains the highest peaks in Ireland.  

CARHIRE.ie Advantages

CARHIRE.ie at Kerry Airport offers the following benefits.

  • Low cost car rental from Kerry Airport
  • On airport location
  • Wide range of automatic and manual cars to rent
  • The CARHIRE.ie price promise ensures you get the best deal.

In Short

CARHIRE.ie offers customers at Kerry Airport discount car rental prices and access to a wide range of cars to suit any need with either automatic or manual transmission options.

Kerry Airport Car Hire

Our Address:

EUROPCAR Desk,
Main Arrivals Hall
Kerry Airport (Farranfore Airport)
Co Kerry
Ireland

Our Contact Numbers:

Telephone Number: +353 61 206080

Fax Number: +353 66 9764666

Emergency Telephone Number: +353 1 844 1944

Opening Times: Opening Times

Airport Location:

Kerry Airport is in Farranfore, which is located about 18km / 15 mins drive from Killarney in the South West of Ireland and the Ring of Kerry, and 20 minutes from Tralee.

Returning Your Car Rental:

To return your Irish Car Rentals Rental Car, follow the signs for "Rental Car Return" either on the approach to the airport or within the airport. Please ensure you get to the airport arriving with ample time for the departures to catch your flight.