Northern Ireland

SIXT Car Hire Northern Ireland

Welcome to Sixt Northern Ireland! Take advantage of our discounted rates, modern vehicles and excellent customer service when you next rent a car in Northern Ireland. Our fleet caters to all types of rental: low-budget, for large groups, families, or for those looking for a high-end experience. 


Top Quality Car Hire in Northern Ireland

Online booking is fast, simple and should you change your mind, free cancellation is offered when you pay on arrival. In Northern Ireland you will find vehicles from recognised brands such as Fiat, Citroën, BMW or Audi at our Sixt offices. We offer our services in a number of locations in the county including Belfast International Airport.

Top Quality Car Hire in Northern Ireland
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Our Car Hire Service

Our Car Hire Service

You can add a child seat to your rental car or return the vehicle to a different branch if you plan a one-way itinerary. Do not hesitate to ask us for a Sat Nav or add on a reduced deductible insurance policy during your online booking to limit the risks.

Which vehicle category to choose?

  • Driving one of our small, inexpensive saloons will make manoeuvring the coastal and country roads easily
  • A premium full-size vehicle guarantees a comfortable journey no matter how long
  • Estate cars ensure there is room enough for the whole family!

Drivers license

All licenses from the European Union and Switzerland are accepted. Drivers licenses from another country are also accepted if they are written in the Latin alphabet as part of a short stay. You can add an extra driver during the booking process. The driver must also present a valid drivers license when the vehicle is collected.

Age Restrictions

To rent a car in Northern Ireland as in the rest of the UK, you must be at least 21 years old and have been in possession of your drivers license for at least 1 year.

Tips for the Region

Tips for the Region

A unique and awe inspiring part of the world, with its geographical wonders, green fields, unique cities and museums, Northern Ireland is a breath taking location popular for visitors from across the world. From the victorian pubs, mountains, coasts and farms the region offers a variety of charms.

Giants Causeway Coast

If you decide to go the car rental Northern Ireland route then this drive should be top of your list. Beginning in Belfast you can drive to the Northen Coast to see the interlocking basalt columns.

You will also be able to see the Bushmills distillery and the seaside towns of Portrush and Portstewart.

Carrickfergus Castle

Sixt rent a car Northern Ireland gives you the opportunity for stunning driving routes. Almost 20 minutes from Belfast is the majestic town of Carrickfergus, which holds a port and the iconic Carrickfergus Castle. This si one of the best preserved medieval buildings in Ireland.The reimagined ancestral home of the 7th president of the USA. The inside is now a small museum allowing us to see the original rooms decorated in the style of the period. An interesting stop for any history lover.Placed on the north shore of Beflast Lough this charming marina is unique to the region and offers visitors a number of charming cafes and restaurants.

Important Cities

Important Cities

Belfast and Derry are two must-see areas when staying in Northern Ireland. If you have time, complete your visit with a trip to Newcastle.


The capital city of Northern Ireland this location is surrounded by natural beauty so one can enjoy outdoor activities, or take in the metropolitan attractions. There are a number of important mueums, golf courses and high dining experiences. However, Belfast is also famous for its pub culture that offer an alternative and cheap dining experience with no less fantastic grub. Some top attractions include the Balloo Nautre Reserve, the city famous Black Taxi Tours, and St Georges Market. If you're brave check out Crumlin Road Gaol, a Victorian prison you can have guided tours through.


A magical town surrounded with famous walls walls built between 1613 and 1618, a cheap activity is simply walking around these wonders. This is great place to depart in your car rental if you wish to explore Giant's Causeway. The Titanic was built on the slipways of Londonderry and is now the largest Titanic visitor attraction in the world. Cunluce Castle is also a spooky but exciting trip to make in your Sixt car hire.


An amazing place for those passionate about Irish lore and golf. You can find this town on the coast of the Irish sea, an iconic area to visit if you rent a car. Northern Ireland is a country of myth and story and New Castle has famous spots such as St Patricks Stream, where he is said to have banished the snakes.

Climate, Cuisine, and Children

Climate, Cuisine, and Children

Climate and Temperatures

Ireland is next to a large ocean giving it a high amount of prevailing winds and an oceanic climate. Typically Northern Ireland is mild, moist wigh an abundant amount of rainfall, the primary reason it is so green. The coldest months are January and Febuary while July and August are the warmest.

The Northern Ireland Cuisine

Northern Ireland enjoys hearty meals perfected over centuries. With grass growing ten months a year and no need to house cows in winter, dairy products are exceptional. Meat is generally cooked fresh and unspiced, traditionally cooked or boiled in a cauldron. Due to a turbulent history that often had a lack of meat in spring, the vegetarian options in Ireland are outstanding and all locally sourced.

Northern Ireland with Children

A lot of what has already been mentioned is perfect for children. With your car hire outdoor excursions such as Carnfunnock Park or the fantasy inspired Kilbroney Forest Park. Depending where you drive or visit other attractions include the Portaferry Aquarium or We are Vertigo, a trampoline action park in Belfast.

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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