Free Parking in Brighton, UK – A 2022 Money Saving Guide


Updated: 9th January 2022

Car in the street where there is free parking in Brighton

Finding Free parking in Brighton can be hard at the best of times, and even harder when the sun is out, and everyone is heading to Britain’s favourite seaside city. But unrestricted parking in Brighton does exist and we know where they are.

I have listed some below, or the easiest option is to download our Google map and let Google do the navigating. Either way, you are set to make a saving of up to £32 a day doing so.

Free Parking in Brighton, UK – 2022

Where is there Free Parking in Brighton? Here are some streets with free parking in Brighton:

  • Withdean Avenue
  • Manor Hill
  • Bavant Road
  • Horton Road
  • The Avenue
  • Brentwood Road
  • Harrington Villas
  • Hollingdean Road
  • Restricted Parking Zones: E, K, O, P, S, & U All Day Sundays
  • Any Restricted Parking Zone from 10 pm to 9 am the following morning

Read on, as we have not only sourced the nearest free parking options in both the north and East of Brighton (Hove being to the West), we have also organised it in order of nearest to Brightons’ most popular amenities and added them to google maps with directions.

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Hove is Part of Brighton, This is why

This article refers only to free parking in the ‘Brighton’ part of the city of Brighton and Hove. If you are looking for free parking in Hove, please Click Here. but to answer your question,

Is Hove part of Brighton? In 2000, Hove was integrated with its neighbouring town Brighton to make what is today the city of Brighton and Hove. The city of Brighton and Hove is commonly referred to as just ‘Brighton’, but it does include Hove.


Free Parking nearest to Brighton City Centre Shops

To start with, Brighton has around 2 square miles of restricted parking Zone in its centre, So we need to think outside the box (or the restricted areas) for a free parking spot. But it can be done.

Brighton town centre consists mainly of The bohemia North Laine, The oldest part of the city called ‘The Lanes’ and not forgetting Churchill Square Shopping centre. These are all within a 900 sq meter radius and heavenly fortified by restricted Parking zones.

So here is the nearest free parking to Brighton Centre and the shopping areas. As they are not that close, we have added 2 of the cheapest car parks to save you the walking.

Free Parking near
Central Brighton,
North Laine, The Lanes
& Churchill Square
Shopping Centre
Approx
Walking Time
to the

North Laine
Upper Hollingdean Road22 mins
Hollingdean Road23 mins
Harrington Villas25 mins
Bavant Road26 mins
Knoyle Road27 mins
Horton Road29 mins
Withdean Avenue32 mins
Manor Hill36 mins
Manor Crescent39 mins
Brighton Station Car Park
4 hours – £5.40
5 mins
London Road Car Park
4 Hours – £6.00
6 mins
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Free Parking near Brighton Railway Station

Brighton Station is the main train station in the city, But I have added Preston Park Railway station in as well, as there is where the majority of the free parking for Brighton is. So it would be an excellent idea if you don’t want the walk, to park near Preston Park station and take the 6-minute train journey into Brighton (train prices start from £2.90)

Below is a list of some of the nearest roads to Brighton station, where you can park for free

Free Parking near Brighton Train Station

Free Parking near
Brighton
Railway Station
Approx
Walking Time
to Brighton
Railway Station
Upper Hollingdean Road22 mins
Hollingdean Road23 mins
Roedale Road23 mins
Dudley Road25 mins
Harrington Villas25 mins
Hollingdean Terrace26 mins
Bavant Road26 mins
Knoyle Road27 mins
Cornwall Gardens29 mins
Withdean Avenue32 mins
I have added all of these Free Parking Spots and many, many more onto a Google Map for Stress-free easy use. – Download the Map

Free parking near Preston Park Train Station, Brighton, E Sussex, UK

Free Parking near
Preston Park
Railway Station
,
Brighton
Approx
Walking Time
to Preston Park
Railway Station
Elms Lea Avenue8 mins
Knoyle Road8 mins
Bavant Road9 mins
Withdean Avenue10 mins
Cornwall Gardens10 mins
Varndean Road10 mins
Harrington Villas11 mins
Hazeldene Meads13 mins
Withdean Crescent13 mins
Fairlie Gardens15 mins
I have added all of these Free Parking Spots and many, many more onto a Google Map for Stress-free easy use. – Download the Map

Free Parking near Royal Sussex County & East Brighton Hospital

The two main hospitals in Brighton are the Royal Sussex County Hospital, also well known as Brighton general Hospital & East Brighton hospital.

Brighton general hospital is located on the east side of the city and has free parking as close as a 15 minutes walk away. See the list below and the map.

Free Parking near the
Royal Sussex County
Hospital
Approx Walking
Time to R.S.C
Hospital
Manor Close15 mins
Flimwell Close16 mins
Manor Crescent16 mins
Whitehawk Crescent18 mins
Wadhurst Rise19 mins
Cliff Road19 mins
Chiddingly Close20 mins
Whitehawk Road20 mins
The Cliff20 mins
Findon Road21 mins
Royal Sussex County
Hospital Car Park Prices
Up to 2 hours – £2.50
2 to 4 hours – £3.80
4 to 6 hours – £5.00
6 to 12 hours – £10.00
12 to 24 hours – £18.00
Over 24 hours – £18.00 – Plus the about extra times

Sourced from bsuh.nhs.uk website
3 mins
I have added all of these Free Parking Spots and many, many more onto a Google Map for Stress-free easy use. – Download the Map

Free parking near East Brighton Hospital, UK

Free Parking
near East

Brighton Hospital
Approx Walking
Time to East
Brighton Hospital
Manor Hill
Uphill walk
13 mins
Manor Crescent
Uphill walk
18 mins
Whitehawk Crescent
Uphill walk
20 mins
Chiddingly Close
Uphill walk
23 mins
Flimwell Close
Uphill walk
23 mins
Hospital Car ParkPrices3 mins
Up to 2 hours£2.50
2 to 4 hours£3.80
4 to 6 hours£5.00
6 to 12 hours£10.00
24 hours£20.00
Hospital Prices sourced from Sussexcommunity.nhs.uk website

Free Parking around Brighton College

See the list and a map below to discover, and be taken to the nearest free parking to Brighton College.

Free Parking around
Brighton College
Approx Walking
Time to the College:
Manor Close14 mins
Manor Hill16 mins
Manor Crescent18 mins
Whitehawk Crescent20 mins
Flimwell Close18 mins
Henfield Close20 mins
Reading Road20 mins
Marlow Road20 mins
Peel Road (narrow road)20 mins
Findon Road24 mins
I have added all of these Free Parking Spots and many, many more onto a Google Map for Stress-free easy use. – Download the Map

Is there Free Parking near Brighton University and Falmer Campus? Brighton University & Falmer Campus are located 4 miles northeast of Brighton. its surrounding is more rural and what residential areas there is, is restricted by Parking restriction Zone F. This means you can only park here from 8 pm to 9 am the following morning, seven days a week

Click here to see a map of Zone F

Free Parking near Brighton Beaches

Brighton beach reaches 2.3 miles from the marina in the East to the Peace statue at the boundary to Hove in the West. All the nearest free parking is on the East side of Brighton beach.

For this reason, the chart below gives you the best roads as well as 3 approximate walking times each.

  • From Black Rock Beach
  • Brighton Pier
  • The West Pier

See the chart below for more details and the map below that for directions

Free Parking near
Brighton Beaches

& Pier
Walk time
to Black
Rock Beach
Walk time
to

Brighton Pier
Walk time
to the
West Pier
Cliff Road14 mins42 mins47 mins
The Cliff15 mins43 mins52 mins
Marlow Road14 mins35 mins49 mins
Peel Road14 mins33 mins51 mins
Reading Road14 mins35 mins49 mins
Henfield Close14 mins36 mins49 mins
Flimwell Close15 mins34 mins48 mins
Wadhurst Rise16 mins35 mins51 mins
Brighton Marina
East & West Car Parks
4-hour Maximum stay
(NOTE: There is a £70 fine
if you exceed a 4-hour stay)
11 mins32 mins45 mins
ASDA – Brighton Marina
3-hour Maximum stay
7 mins30 mins43 mins
I have added all of these Free Parking Spots and many, many more onto a Google Map for Stress-free easy use. – Download the Map

Free Motorcycle Parking in Central Brighton

For a full list of Brighton streets with free to park motorcycle bays go to the Brighton-hove.gov.uk/motocycle web page.

See the chart below for a list of Car parks and the number of motorcycle bays they have for you to park for free in.

Free Motorcycle
Parking in
Brighton
Nearest To:
Clarence Square
Regent Hill
Churchill Square
& Western Road
Tichborne Street
Spring Garden
North Laine
Duke StreetThe Lanes
Kings Road
Oriental Place
Brighton Beach
& West Pier
Middle Street
Black Lion
The Lanes &
Brighton Beach
Grand Junction Road
Madeira Drive
Madeira Drive
Brighton Pier
& Beach
Broad Street
Madeira Place
Chapel Street
Saint James’s Avenue
Kemp Town
/ Gay Brighton
Paston Place
Sudeley Place
Bowring Way
Royal Sussex
County Hospital
Milton Road
Howard Road
The Level
Hanover &
The Level
Park
Norfolk Square
Temple Street
Waitrose, Western Rd
& Boundary of Hove

I have added all of these motorbike bays, as well as many other Free Parking Spots onto our Map of The Best Free Parking Spots in Brighton

Free Disabled Parking in Central Brighton

Finding disabled parking in Brighton is pretty easy, as disabled bays are dotted evenly though the city. Except for Brighton ASDA, the abundance can only be described as a Carpet of disabled parking. See the list and map below for suggestions and map directions, and don’t forget your blue badge.

Free Disabled Disabled
Parking in Brighton
Nearest to:
Clarence Square
Churchill Square Car Park 2
Churchill Square
Shopping Centre
King PlaceNorth Laine & North Rd
Middle Street
Duke Street
Ship Street Court
Bartholomews
The Lanes &
Seafront
The Lanes
Madeira Dr (near disabled toilets,)
Beach &
Brighton Pier
Trafalgar Street Car ParkNorth Laine
Brighton Train Station Car Park
Terminus Place
Brighton Station Pickup Point
Brighton
Station
Abbey Road
Sudeley Terrace
Eastern Road, by Hospital
Royal Sussex
County Hospital
Black Rock Car ParkBlack Rock &
Nudist Beach
Asda Brighton Marina Superstore
Max Stay 3 hours
ASDA, Marina
Brighton Marina Car Park
Max Stay 4 hours
Brighton Marina
I have added all of these disabled bays, as well as many other Free Parking Spots onto a Google Map for Stress-free easy use. – Download the Map

3 Simple Steps to Parking Free with Brighton Park & Ride

Steps3 Simple instructions to Parking Free with
Brighton Park & Ride
1.Withdean Sports Complex
Tongdean Lane
BN1 5JD.

PLEASE NOTE: NO OVERNIGHT PARKING
2.Park your car & go to the bus stop, just to the right of the entrance, on Tongdean Lane.
3Wait for a 27 Bus to take you into Brighton City,
Buses run every 15 minutes & after 9 pm every 30 minutes.
Click Here for Live 27 Bus Timetable
(The last return bus from Brighton is at 11.40 pm)

Click Here for up to date fares & tickets.
Park & Ride info has been sourced from Brightonhove.gove.uk

Cheapest Car Parking in Brighton, East Sussex, UK

You do have to walk quite a bit at times to find free parking in Brighton, so we have sourced out the cheapest 4, 8 & 24 hours Car Parks in the city, so you have more options.

Cheapest 4 Hour Car Parking in Brighton, East Sussex, UK

Cheapest 4 Hour
Car Parking
in Brighton
PriceApprox Walk
to Bond St,

The North Laine
Brighton Marina
East & West
Max Stay 4 hours
FREE45 mins
Preston Park£2.5039 mins
Brighton Station£5.405 mins
Black Rock, Madeira Drive£5.5045 mins
London Road£6.0024 mins
Vantage Point£6.8028 mins
Churchill Square Shopping£8.0014 mins
Regency Secure Parking£7.0019 mins
Trafalgar Street£10.0015 mins
The Lanes£12.009 mins
The above info has been sourced from Parkopedia

Cheapest 8 Hour Car Parking in Brighton, East Sussex, UK

Cheapest 8 Hour
Car Parking
in Brighton
PriceApprox Walk
to Town
Centre
Preston Park£3.5039 mins
Norton Road£6.0059 mins
Black Road£7.201mins
1 Regency Mews£9.0019 mins
Oxford Court£10.0023 mins
London Road£10.0024 mins
Trafalgar Street£13.0015 mins
Vantage Point£13.6028 mins
Regency Square£14.0019 mins
Brighton Station£15.4023 mins
The above info has been sourced from Parkopedia

Cheapest 24 Hour Car Parking in Brighton, East Sussex, UK

Cheapest 24 Hour
Car Parking
in Brighton
PriceApprox Walk
to city
Centre
Preston Park£3.50 39 mins
Black Rock£7.20 45 mins
Norton Road£8.20 59 mins
Brighton Station£8.60 19 mins
1 Regency Mews£14.00 19 mins
The Lanes£25.00 9 mins
Churchill 1£32.00 9 mins
Churchill 2£32.00 14 mins
Brighton Theatre
NCP
£32.00 3 mins
Brighton Centre
NCP
£32.00 14 mins
The above info has been sourced from Parkopedia

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Free Parking in Brighton & Hove after 6 pm, 8 pm, 10 pm & on Weekends

Can You Park for Free in Central Brighton after 6 pm? You Can Park in Brunswick & Adelaide, Hove Park & Coombe Road Areas, From 6 pm. Also in Preston Park, Preston Village, Hove Park, Elm Grove & Hanover & in the Coombe Road Area on Saturday & Sundays Only, & Goldsmid on Sundays Only. You can also Park in Coldean & Moulsecoombe any day except on match days at the Stadium. The Rest of the Restricted Parking Zones in Central Brighton & Hove are free to use from 8 pm

Can You Park for Free in Brighton after 8 pm? You Can Park in any of the Central Brighton Restricted Parking Zones for Free after 8 pm. Still, Do Check the Parking Signs before leaving your vehicle.

Can You Park for Free in Central Brighton after 10 pm? You Can Park in any of the Central Brighton Restricted Parking Zones for Free after 10 pm, until at least 9 am the following morning. Still, Do Check the Parking Signs before leaving your vehicle.

Can You Park for Free in Central Brighton on Saturday? You Can Park for Free in Central Brighton on Saturdays, All Day in the Hove Park area. Also in Coldean & Moulsecoombe, Except on Match or Event Days at the Football Stadium. The majority of the other Zones in Brighton Do allow free Sunday parking after mainly 8 pm. Do check the Parking Signs before leaving your vehicle.

Can You Park for Free in Central Brighton on Sunday? You Can Park for Free in Central Brighton on Sundays, All Day in, Preston Park North, Goldsmid, Hove Park, Elm Grove & Hanover & the Coombe Road Area. Also in Coldean & Moulsecoombe, Except on Match or Event Days at the Football Stadium. The majority of the other Zones in Brighton Do allow free Sunday parking after, mainly 8 pm. Do check the Parking Signs before leaving your vehicle.

Parking Zones in Brighton & Hove & when it’s Free to Park There

Comprehensive Chart on Free Parking in Central Brighton ZonesAreaWhen You can Park
Here for FREE
Zone APreston ParkMon to Sun from
8 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone BColdeanAll the Time,
Except on Match or Event Days at the Football Stadium. Click Here to see when Events are on.
Zone CQueen’s ParkMon to Sun from
8 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone DMoulsecoombeAll the Time,
Except on Match or Event Days at the Football Stadium. Click Here to see when Events are on.
Zone EPreston Park
Station North
Sat & Sun, All Day
& Mon to Fri from
8 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone FFiveways
& Balfour Road
Mon to Sun from
8 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone GHollingbury Road /
Ditchling Gardens
Mon to Sun from
8 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone HKemp Town
& Hospital
Mon to Sun from
8 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone ICraven ValeMon to Sun from
8 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone JPreston CircusMon to Sun from
8 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone KPreston VillageSat & Sun, All Day
& Mon to Fri from
8 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone LWest HoveMon to Sun from
12 pm to 6 pm &
7 pm to 11 am the next day
Zone MBrunswick & AdelaideMon to Sun from
6 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone NCentral HoveMon to Sun from
8 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone OGoldsmidSunday All Day
& Mon to Sat from
8 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone PHove ParkSat & Sun, All Day
Mon to Fri from
10 am to 1 pm &
2 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone QPrestonvilleMon to Sun from
8 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone RWestbourneMon to Sun from
8 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone SElm Grove &
Hanover
Sat & Sun, All Day
Mon to Fri from
12 pm to 6 pm &
7 pm to 11 am the next day
Zone THove StationMon to Sun from
8 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone UCoombe Road
Area
Sat & Sun, All Day
Mon to Fri from
11 pm to 5 pm &
6 pm to 10 am the next day
Zone VElm Grove &
Hanover
Mon to Sun from
8 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone WWish RoadMon to Sun from
11 pm to 7 pm &
8 pm to 10 am the next day
Zone XNo Zone XN/A
Zone YCentral Brighton NorthMon to Sun from
8 pm to 9 am the next day
Zone Z Central Brighton SouthMon to Sun from
8 pm to 9 am the next day
The above info has been sourced from using the Brighton-hove.gov website

I hope you have found this article helpful, and what better way to end this article, than on an image of Roedean Vale, a road on the most Easterly road in Brighton and one of the most beautiful.

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I do this because I love helping save you time and money, by searching for free, or at least the cheap places to park.

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