Kerry Car Hire

Discover Car Rental in Kerry

Located on the south-west coast of Ireland, the county of Kerry is famous for it's spectacular scenery, historic ruins and vast unspoilt nature. A popular destination for Irish travellers, as well as visitors from abroad, Kerry features a famous tourist route that follows the coastline, and forms a circle through most towns in the area, making it perfect for touring with a hire car. Collect your car from the main airport in the area known as Farranfore Kerry Killarney airport, located approximately 10 minutes drive from downtown Kerry. We offer a wide variety of vehicle sizes including economy, compact, intermediate, standard and full-size. If you are looking for something a bit more spacious we also offer 5 seater vans and SUV’s.

Are you a little bit cautious about driving in a foreign country? We have prepared some Irish driving tips to prepare you for driving your rental car around Ireland. We are proud of our rates and service, and are confident you will find the best price on your Kerry car hire with DriveAway, but if you do find a better rate contact our price beat department and we will try and beat the price!

Experience Kerry

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Kerry is home to the highest mountains in the country, some of the largest forests, and also features an important cultural history, which is particularly significant to the locals, meaning the area is a highly recommended place to visit. The largest town in Kerry and the most convenient place to begin your tour of the area is Killarney, located near the shores of Lough Leane, the largest lake in the region. Before leaving, make sure you fit in a visit to Ross Castle, found just a short drive south-west of the town centre, on the shores of the lake. Built in the 15th century, the castle is in superb condition and offers an insight into how the wealthy chieftains of the area once lived.

Follow the tourist route south-west of the town, which will soon have you driving through Killarney National Park, the oldest national park in Ireland. This is the largest native forest in the whole country and is home to plenty of rare animals such as Red Deer, as well as vast species of birdlife. As you follow the Ring of Kerry, you will come across a great number of historical sites, including the ruins of ancient forts, castles and abbeys, as well as charming towns and villages. Notable towns to visit include Kenmare, Sneem, Waterville, and Killorglin. Be sure to also stop at the town of Caherciveen, where you will find the impressive ruins of 16th century Ballycarbey Castle. Book your Kerry car hire with DriveAway today, as we compare suppliers to find the best rates so enter your details in the booking engine and save!

Cities (To and From) Distance ( Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Killarney to Cork 85 1
Killarney to Limerick 115 1.5
Killarney to Waterford 200 3

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