Brighton Station Parking
Parking at Brighton Train Station
Brighton has heaps on offer, from pretty sea views and quaint shopping streets along the Mews to seaside activities and thrilling attractions. There’s something for everyone in Brighton. Make sure not to miss Brighton Marina, the Royal Pavilion and Brighton Palace Pier.
Parking near Brighton Train Station is in high demand, as it is close to central Brighton. It is about a 10-minute walk from the station to all the top attractions in central Brighton. Brighton Train station is easily accessible by train, car and on foot. Buses and taxis are also available at the front of the station if you require alternative transport or are heading further afield.
Brighton is a popular destination for a day trip, thanks to this Brighton Train station has quick trains connecting Brighton to London, the fastest being Brighton to London Victoria in 52 minutes. Parking at Brighton Station is therefore extremely busy, partly because it is close to Brighton beach as well as the desirable Brighton Lanes shopping area. There are also parking restrictions in place across Brighton as all of it lies within a Controlled Parking Zone which operates Monday - Sunday 9 am – 8 pm, making it difficult to find parking during these hours.
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You can book a space in advance in some of the busiest parking areas, so you can make sure to get ahead of the crowds. Both long term and short term parking is available 24h a day, as well as hourly and weekly bookings.
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Brighton Station Parking Statistics
4.8 out of 5 stars
Average parking rating for Brighton Station
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Getting to Brighton Station
You can get to Brighton station by car or on foot. The station is located at Queens Road. If you are looking to park outside the centre and take the park and ride into the centre, you can make the most of the free parking at Withdean Sports Complex, where you can buy a bus ticket into Brighton city with Park and Ride.
However, if you’re coming into the city for more than a day, be careful as you cannot park overnight in the complex.
Brighton Station is easily accessible by train, with quick trains to London and surrounding areas. The stations are managed by Southern, which also operates many of the trains. Thameslink, Gatwick Express and Great Western Railway also operate some trains from Brighton. Trains from London Victoria are 52 minutes direct, and London Bridge 58 minutes direct.
Central Brighton is a 10-minute walk from Brighton station, but you can hop on a bus or a taxi as required from the front of the station. The station is also accessible easily from major towns along the South Coast and Kent.
It’s a 15-minute walk from Brighton.
An organisation called Charge Your Car oversee the South West charging network of electric vehicle charge points on behalf of Brighton council. Charging sessions can be started and stopped using these methods:
- Charge Your Car access card
- Charge Your Car mobile app
- Charge Your Car automated telephone line
A network of all electric vehicle charging points in the UK can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
A Blue Badge allows you to park in more places, often free of charge!
Many off-street car parks in Brighton will offer disabled spaces, but these may be limited so check the signs before parking. You must make sure to use your Blue Badge time disk when parking. Ensure that your badge and time disc are clearly displayed and that the badge is facing the right way.
In Brighton & Hove with a Blue Badge you can park for free in:
- disabled bays (with the exception of personalised disabled bays which may only be used by the disabled permit holder)
- pay & display bays
- shared use bays.
You may also park on a single or double yellow line for up to 3 hours as long as there is not a loading restriction (marked by strips on the kerb).
You must make sure that the time disc is set to the time that you left the vehicle.
Car parks throughout Brighton & Hove have different policies on disabled parking. Check restrictions.
The following car parks do not charge Blue Badge holders for parking:
- Black Rock
- Haddington Street
- High Street
- King Alfred
- Norton Road
- Oxford Court
- Rottingdean Marine Cliffs
- Rottingdean West Street
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Is there parking at Horsham Station?
There are a total of 207 parking spaces at Horsham Station Car Park operated by Southern Railway. Take care as the car park is usually pretty full as is in high demand. It is possible to purchase permits or tickets in advance, however, this does not guarantee you a parking space. You can park for cheap only a few minutes’ walk away from Horsham station, with parking spaces from £2.50 an hour on the YourParkingSpace map. There are also weekly and monthly booking options available if you are looking to park at Horsham on a longer-term basis.
How do you pay for parking at the train station?
You pay for parking at Horsham Station by purchasing an e-ticket/permit on arrival via the website, app or cashless connect parking. You can also purchase monthly, quarterly and yearly permits online or via the app. This is the same when parking at the Southern Railway operated car park at Brighton Station Car Park. Disabled parking is free at Brighton Station for Blue Badge holders, but you must register your vehicle with Connect Cashless Parking.
Is there any free parking in Brighton?
It’s tricky to find free parking in Brighton. Parking bays operate in most of Brighton from 9 am – 8 pm Monday – Sunday. During bank holidays parking restrictions still apply in Brighton & Hove unless stated on the sign, as it is the busiest time of year. There is free parking in several of the pay and display locations across Brighton and Hove, and in a few car parks. Most of the on-street parking is free in On-street parking will be free in Lewes, Eastbourne and Hastings on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. However be sure to check sign restrictions for the phrase: 'except Bank Holidays'.
Is there parking at Brighton Train Station?
There is parking at Brighton Station Car Park which is open 24hours a day 7 days a week. There are a total of 600 parking spaces at the station and you can pay for your space with the Brighton train station parking app. Brighton train station parking prices are quite high. Daily ticket prices for parking at Brighton station costs £14.10, and prices on Sundays or Bank Holidays cost £7.15. If you’re looking to purchase a weekly ticket, you can expect to pay £83.25, whereas a monthly ticket is 190.85. Booking a ticket in advance does not secure you a space at the station. So you can turn up to your train on time, make sure to pre-book a space close to Brighton train station with the YourParkingSpace app, or online via our website.
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Latest Brighton Station parking reviews
It's not easy to find (don't put the postcode into your Sat Nav, find the postcode for the street the car park is in, and use that instead), and I don't know how a space could be guaranteed as it's a public car park. However, if you find it and find a space, it's very central to Brighton, with pier and town centre both a short walk away, and it's much cheaper than NCP parking would be.Ben
This was close to centre but the space is quite small and the access alleyway is narrow. So anything bigger than my MPV would be a struggle.. A little tricky to find as behind the building.Karen
Easy to find and close to town centreAileen
Everything was good, just an Uber ride to the seafrontPhil
Great spot to park for a weekend whilst we explored Brighton. Would definitely recommend. Only 10 minute walk to beach and shops.Mrs
Good location, easy to find, secure and at a very reasonable priceJennifer
All went to plan without any hassle, plus only a ten minute walk to Brighton centre. Wouldn't hesitate to use again. Many thanks.Trevor
Perfect location for our stay 7 minute walk to our air bnb on Upper lewes Road, will definately use again, safe and secure.Sharon