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Belfast Car Hire
 
 

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We have two branches where you can collect your car hire in Belfast, located west of the city at Belfast International Airport and near the city centre at Belfast City Airport. Between them, they give you easy access to all areas of the city, its transport hubs and attractions. Whether you want to explore this historic capital of Northern Ireland or enjoy the beautiful countryside, lakes and coastline that surround it, our rental cars give you the freedom and flexibility to do so. We are waiting to welcome you to Belfast whether you are visiting for a weekend city break, a business trip or a longer holiday.

 
  • Belfast City Airport
    Connsbank Road
    BT3 9EF Belfast

    Mo. - Su.06:30 - 21:30
    Bank Holidays06:30 - 21:30
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  • Belfast Int. Airport
    181 Airport Road
    BT29 4DW Belfast

    Mo. - Su.06:30 - 22:30
    Bank Holidays06:30 - 22:30
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  • Belfast Titanic Quarter
    Connsbank Road Unit 3
    BT3 9EF Belfast

    Mo. - Su.06:30 - 21:30
    Bank Holidays06:30 - 21:30
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  • Belfast City Airport

    Sixt Car Rental
    Connsbank Road
    BT3 9EF Belfast

    Mo. - Su.06:30 - 21:30
    Bank Holidays06:30 - 21:30

    Available vehicle categories: Cars & Estates, Sports Cars & Convertibles, 4x4s

  • Belfast Int. Airport

    Sixt Car Rental
    181 Airport Road
    BT29 4DW Belfast

    Mo. - Su.06:30 - 22:30
    Bank Holidays06:30 - 22:30

    24 h return

    Available vehicle categories: Cars & Estates, Sports Cars & Convertibles, 4x4s

  • Belfast Titanic Quarter

    Sixt Car Rental
    Connsbank Road Unit 3
    BT3 9EF Belfast

    Mo. - Su.06:30 - 21:30
    Bank Holidays06:30 - 21:30

    Available vehicle categories: Cars & Estates, 4x4s, Vans & Trucks

Sixt car hire in Belfast

Our Service | Traffic Information | Sixt Tip | Sightseeing Destinations | Business Destinations | Rental FAQs

A click on the right-hand tab of the drop-down menu button reveals a map showing where our branches are in relation to the city. Locate which Belfast car rental branch is most convenient for your needs, then select it to see the exact address and opening hours. For your convenience, our Belfast International Airport branch offers extended hours and a 24-hour return facility. If you do a rental price comparison before you hire a car, you will discover how competitive and affordable our rates are. Our booking procedure is quick and straightforward and can even be done on the go with our mobile Sixt app. Your vehicle category is guaranteed but we are unable to reserve specific models. Whether you need a rental vehicle for just for one hour, a weekend or longer, we cannot wait to welcome you for car hire in Belfast.

Belfast sunset at the water

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Both of our Belfast car rental locations have fleets perfect for either leisure or business use. Explore the city in a comfortable family saloon or a more spacious minibus, depending on your party size. You can even head out into the countryside in a 4x4. You might want to treat yourself to the luxury of a sports car or convertible for a truly unforgettable visit. We also have a range of trucks and vans, useful if you have business materials to transport or are moving house or flat in the city. And, for that very important day, we offer a self-drive rental vehicle service for weddings. Whatever the occasion and whatever your budget we have a vehicle for you, all from premium brands such as BMW, Porsche, Audi and Mercedes-Benz.

Our fleet is supported by an attractive range of extras designed to give you a stress-free driving experience in Belfast. Sat Navs help you navigate busy city streets while child seats are perfect for family holidays. We also offer additional driver, extra insurance and unlimited mileage options and are happy to welcome drivers under 25.

Belfast city hall

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Belfast Aldergrove International Airport receives international and national flights, including those operated by budget airlines and is located around 15 miles West of the city centre. On arrival, a frequent shuttle bus service takes you to our check-in desk and your vehicle collection point. Belfast George Best City Airport receives mainly national flights from across the UK. When you collect your car from here you are on the city's doorstep, right by the historic Belfast Titanic Quarter.

Although Belfast is a fairly small city and fun to explore on foot it is also easy to drive around, especially when you take advantage of a Sat Nat from our extras range. An efficient network of fast roads and motorways mean that the city suburbs and countryside are all within a few minutes reach of the city centre, even during busy peak hours.

Multiple-storey and underground parking are available at over two dozen sites across the city, many of which are free to use. There is also plenty of metered street parking in all areas of Belfast. Avoid risking a parking fine by returning to your vehicle in plenty of time.

With your car hire in Belfast you will find time to take in all of the citys attractions. Donegall Square and Belfast City Hall are in the heart of the city and where any tourist visit should start. Take a tour of City Hall with its Titanic Memorial and pop into Saint Anne's Cathedral. The Botanical Gardens are a short drive South of Donegall Square, where you should be sure to look out for the carnivorous plants in the Palm House. Continue your tour by driving North and exploring Belfast Zoo, where prairie dogs roam wild, popping out unexpectedly from their underground tunnels. For an excellent view across Belfast drive up Cave Hill to the castle.

Panoramic view across Belfast

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Although most ships that sailed out of Belfast Docks did not sink, the city has gone down in history as launching the one that did, the Titanic. Just 1.5 miles from our Belfast City Airport branch is the Titanic Belfast Experience. Here a wealth of displays and interactive exhibitions tell the well-known story in a fresh way and captivating way.

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When you are ready to escape city life for some country air and sea breezes then drive to the monumental natural attraction that is the Giant's Causeway. These basalt columns look as though a giant has stomped its way across the countryside, earning them the intriguing name. While you are here take a hike to Dunseverick Castle and shop for locally produced souvenirs.

Distances to the Giant's Causeway

  • From Belfast International Airport: 47 miles, about 1 hour 15 minutes
  • From Belfast City Airport: 60.5 miles, about 90 minutes
Giants causeway magical light

Everyone enjoys a day out at the seaside and Bangor has long been a traditional and family-friendly resort for Belfast residents. Before heading to the fun of the beach, climb the 100 steps to the top of the Thomas Hill Standpipe for dramatic coastal views.

Distances to Bangor

  • From Belfast International Airport: 26.5 miles, about 50 minutes
  • From Belfast City Airport: 10 miles, about 20 minutes

The popular TV series %u2018Game of Thrones%u2019 was filmed in many stunning countryside locations around Belfast and Northern Ireland. A quick online search will suggest several driving itineraries to explore with your car hire in Belfast. Start off at Tollymore Forest Park and continue to the atmospheric Castle Ward, both doubling up as the homes of characters in the series.

Distance to Tollymore Forest Park

  • From Belfast International Airport: 48.5 miles, about 90 minutes
  • From Belfast City Airport: 48 miles, about 90 minutes

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The Belfast economy grew up around its shipbuilding and linen industries. At the turn of the 20th century, Harland and Wolff was the biggest shipbuilding yard in the world. Today tourism is of growing importance to the city while aerospace technology and the creative industries are rapidly growing areas. The Titanic Exhibition Centre has an annual programme of sporting and cultural events as well as careers, trade and commercial shows.

Distances to the Titanic Exhibition Centre

  • From Belfast International Airport: 19 miles, about 30 minutes
  • From Belfast City Airport: 2.5, about 7 minutes
Sunset over Belfast

Rental FAQs

Below are the quick answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. Please be reminded that every country has slightly different rules and regulations, so for the most specific and detailed information pertaining to your desired rental please visit rental information for more information.

Do I need a credit card?

Can I hire a certain car model? If I'm not happy with my vehicle can I change it?

Do I have to pay a security deposit?

Which documents are needed to pick up the rental car?

What do the various insurance options cover?

Can I rent the car at one place and drop it off at another station?

Can I change my booking and do I have to pay a cancellation fee?

Does Sixt deliver rental cars?

Can I cross borders with my rental car?

What is Sixt's refuelling policy?

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