Car Hire Belfast

SIXT Belfast car hire welcomes you to the capital of Northern Ireland, here to provide you with an array of wonderful vehicles. We want to help you continue your onward journey and explore this marvellous city and beyond. With a range of branches available, including Belfast International Airport and Belfast Cruise Terminal, SIXT offers a convenient car hire service to suit your needs. If you need a lot of space to transport goods, then why not hire a van which boasts plenty of space. Alternatively, if you need more seats, go for a minibus or 4x4 to transport the whole family.


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SIXT services in Belfast 

No matter how long you need a car for, whether it’s a weekly rental or a one-day rental, Belfast car hire is made easy at SIXT. With a range of cars to choose from, such as premium convertibles, you can impress that special someone whilst cruising around the city with the roof down. Add a dashcam to make sure you have every angle covered and include a sat nav so that you don’t waste time getting lost.  

SIXT services in Belfast 

Belfast car hire FAQ

Can I drive my rental car in the Republic of Ireland?

Yes it's possible to pick up a hire car in Belfast and drive it into the Republic of Ireland. This is subject to a small 'foreign use' fee which can easily be added to your rental package when you book online or on our app. You are also able to return your hire car elsewhere in Ireland, including in Dublin, subject to availability.

How old do I have to be hire a car in Belfast?

Drivers as young as 21 are able to hire cars in Belfast. Unlike many other rental companies, SIXT offers car hire for young drivers who have held their licence for at least one year. Further car categories are available to 25-year olds.

Can I pay without a credit card?

Yes, all of our branches in Belfast also accept most major debit cards. The card must be in the driver's name and must be present when you pick your car up at the branch.

Explore Belfast with your hire car

  • History buffs will no doubt enjoy the many great museums in Belfast. The Titanic Belfast exhibits the tragic but mesmerising story of the voyage with interactive exhibitions. The Crumlin Road Gaol is just a short drive away and is one of the top-rated attractions in the city.
  • Your hire car will come in handy to explore the scenic sites areas around Belfast. Take a trip to Giant’s Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site around 60 miles of the city. Stop at the Old Bushmills Distillery for Irish Whisky. Visit the famous Game of Thrones filming sites on the drive back to Belfast.
  • Load your kids in the hire car and drive to Belfast Zoo at the Zoological Gardens, home to 140 species of animals. Then drive to Aunt Sandra’s Candy Factory in your car to enjoy the chocolate workshop and the candy show.

Summer in Belfast

Belfast might not be renowned for its weather, but there are plenty of activities to do which will keep the whole family entertained. Take a stroll along the River Lagan and look at some great landmarks, such as the Titanic Quarter and Waterfront Hall, before stopping for lunch at one of the many restaurants. If the weather’s nice, why not pack up the car and head up to the Causeway Coast where you can stop and enjoy the glorious sandy beaches and the fresh sea air.   


  • Rated 4.2 out of 5 from 1358 Ratings

Claire R.

Conveniently located a couple of mins walk from airport and Maldron hotel. Friendly, competent staff on arrival made collection process quick and easy. Car in good condition, return process easy and deposit released quickly. Got a cheaper deal booking via Holiday Autos rather than direct.

Michael H.

I have used Sixt at Belfast City Airport for a number of times recently and have always had a fantastic customer experience. Each of the guys on the team are super efficient, personable and get any changes of plan sorted out with a minimum of fuss.

Highly recommended.

Sinfuego T.

David was amazing, he had our car ready and waiting and gave us suggestions for our drive which made our trip amazing.

Gary A.

Billy and the desk staff were awesome. Helpful and friendly. They helped us change our booking for no extra fees and no trouble at all. Highly recommended.

bill c.

Used sixt twice while on cruise. Excellent service and great advice from personnel. Would recommend them to anyone looking for quality services.

Tami E.

Excellent experience! The port location was as convenient as it gets from a ship, the guys were super nice & helpful, and the car was amazing! 10/10 highly recommend!

Why Rent With Sixt?

Why Rent With Sixt?
  • New Cars - On Average 3 Months Old
  • Premium Fleet Of German Cars
  • Car Hire Made Quick And Easy
  • Friendly 24/7 Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation When You Pay On Arrival
  • No hidden costs or credit card fees

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