Car Hire Kerry Airport Comparison

Arrange a bargain car hire Kerry Airport deal before your arrival. Renting a car at Kerry Airport can be ideal if you intend on touring the magnificent kingdom.

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Kerry Airport Guide

Kerry International Airport is located approximately eighteen km from Killarney and twenty km from Tralee.

Airport Transport

There are no rail connections to the airport. There’s a bus service from outside the main door that is operated by Bus Eireann. The journey to Tralee is around twenty mins.

A taxi from the airport to Tralee and Killarney costs around 35 euro with a journey time of about twenty minutes.

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Airport History

In 1969 the very first aircraft landed at Kerry. For a number of years afterward only light private aircrafts, and the odd charter and cargo flight operated here.

Then in July 1979 the very first scheduled flight landed at the airport. Over the years, because of growing success, the airport has increased in size and as a result, a new and larger runway and terminal was constructed.

Additional work was carried out at Farranfore with a new runway opened in May 1994. Kerry Airport has definitely moved with the times and continues to grow into a larger and much better international airport.


There is plenty of seating available as well as a tea and coffee service for people catching early flights. TV’s, public toilets, designated smoking regions and helpful and friendly staff  allows for a smooth check in service.

There is a lovely little gift shop situated in the departure lounge where you can treat your self or purchase some gifts for others. Choose from a choice of perfumes, indulge in an assortment of chocolates, glittering jewellery, or why not select from the array of Irish spirits. .

Currency Exchange

Wish to change those last few notes? Situated beside the Customer Service Desk is the Bureau de Change. Here you can avail of excellent competitive rates where all main currencies and travelers cheques are accepted.

Kerry Airport Restaurant

Located beside the check-in region of Kerry Airport is the Gateway Bar and Restaurant. A full menu is obtainable here or you are able to sample your very first pint of Guinness in Kerry in the adjoining licensed bar.

Other amenities available include a comfortable departure lounge, baby changing facilities, telephones, wireless broadband and not forgetting an excellent Customer service Desk if you require any assistance

Kerry Airport Car Rental FAQ

Is it cheaper to hire a car from the airport?
Normally, Yes. This is because there is a bigger selection of cars at the airport as well more firms to choose from. It's always worth getting quotes for city pickups too though particularly if having car at the airport is not essential.
Is it worth it to get car rental excess insurance?
Yes, absolutely! It's costs very little and offers great peace of mind.
Which rental cars are cheapest for those under 25?
You will have to pay a young driver surcharge if under 25 in most countries. This is unfortunate but at a young age you are seen as higher risk. Hiring a small car will probably be your best option as larger vehicles can sometimes be restricted to over 25's
Do I need a credit card to hire a car?
Not always but it is a standard with most companies. Debit cards are also sometimes accepted.
What exactly do I need to hire a car?
There are 3 essentials. (1) ID, (2) Up to date drivers licence and (3) credit/debit card. You may need other items depending on the terms of the rental.
Do I have unlimited mileage with my rental car?
Normally this can be arranged but may not come as standard. Depending on location, you may have to pay extra after passing a certain mileage point
Can I add an additional driver policy to my rental agreement?
Yes, there is usually an extra charge. The additional driver will need all the required documents such as a valid driving licence etc and must be present at pickup.
How do you keep your prices so low?
We work with so many different suppliers including all the well known ones such as Budget, Sixt, Avis. Thrifty. Hertz etc. We also however work with numerous lesser known car hire firms all over the world which keeps our prices extremely competitive.
Can I rent an automatic car or perhaps hire a people carrier?
Yes, you can search under class if you wish to limit your search to a particular type. You can choose between budget, economy, estate, people carrier, automatic, luxury, convertible, van, eco friendly, 4x4 or 9 seater.
What If I want to drop-off my car hire in a different location than where I picked it up? Is it possible?
In most cases, yes. This is called one way car hire. When you use our booking engine you simply tick "different drop off location" and enter the details.
Where can I find the best website for cheap car hire?
Well, you're already here. With so many cheap car rental suppliers to compare prices from, you are guaranteed a great deal.

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Kerry Tourist Guide

There’s nowhere on earth quite like the Kingdom of Kerry. This supremely regal county has scenery which will leave you stunned, with a cluster of craggy ragged valleys that tumble down towards the wave-lashed Atlantic.

Forts, Castles and Lakes

Kerry abounds in dazzling landscapes from the mist-shrouded Lakes of Killarney towards the breathtaking Ring of Kerry but it does not stop there!

With ancient ring forts, medieval castles, exceptionally luxurious hotels, vibrant summer time festivals and fantastic villages, this really is a county you won’t ever want to leave.

You can hire a car at Kerry Airport should you wish. This is easily the best way to tour County Kerry as you are able to go off the beaten track and discover the region for yourself.