Brighton Car Hire

Brighton, United Kingdom

With a vibrant city centre, acres of open Sussex countryside and miles of seaside attractions, Brighton is the perfect place to explore on four wheels. 

At National we've got a huge range of great quality vehicles available for car hire in Brighton. All offering great value for money, reliability and convenience. 

So whether you need a car for a weekend in the country or for exploring the city itself, National is here to help!

Brighton car rental vehicle guide

If you're heading to Brighton for a weekend of fun with the family or you're in town for business, we've got a fantastic range of economy and luxury vehicles for you to choose from.

For family holidays and fun-filled day trips, our selection of estate cars is ideal. Or if you just need a vehicle to get you to a business meeting across town, our cheap compacts cars will suit you perfectly.

Browse our site and you'll find a great range of vehicles with us, including:

  • Compact city cars
  • Luxury estates and saloons
  • Family vehicles and MPVs
  • Cheap, economy vehicles
  • Eco-friendly motors

Brighton car hire station location

Our Brighton National car rental station is conveniently located at the following address:


Cannon Place, Brighton, BN1 2FB

Important information

Public transport

The closest public transport links to our Brighton branch are:

Brighton (East Sussex) Railway Station (approximately 0.7 miles)
Queens Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 3XP

Hove Railway Station (approximately 1.7 miles)
Goldstone Villas, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 3RU

There are also numerous bus routes nearby connecting central Brighton with outlying areas.

Petrol stations

Nearby petrol stations to our Brighton car hire location include:

Texaco (approximately 1.4 miles)
Kingsway, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 2WY

Esso Express (approximately 1.7 miles)
Dyke Road, Hove, Brighton and Hove, BN3 6NF


The M23 motorway connects Brighton with London via the A23. A number of other A roads also link the city with the surrounding area.

Brighton van hire

If you're looking for van hire in Brighton, National is the perfect choice as we've got a range of vehicles to suit your needs.

Our Brighton van rental service has vans in all different sizes, so you can find the perfect vehicle whatever you're doing.

What to do in Brighton

Brighton, with its café culture and alternative scene is a Mecca for people escaping the hustle and bustle of London, as well as those looking for a weekend break with a difference.

Surrounded by stunning countryside and beautiful beaches, the city is the ideal destination for weekend breaks, family holidays and exciting day trips.

Brighton Pavilion

Located right in the heart of the city, Brighton Pavilion with its surrounding gardens and neighbouring city museum is often the first port of call for visitors arriving in the city.

Just a short walk from the nearby train station, the pavilion offers a rare glimpse into the decadent lives of the aristocracy.

Brighton Beach

With its entertainment-packed pier and wealth of cafes, bars and restaurants, Brighton Beach is the perfect place to spend a summer's day.

If you've arranged car rental in Brighton, why not escape the crowds and head further down the beaches at Hove or Rottingdean

Devil's Dyke

If it's country air that you're after, you can't do much better than a trip to the stunning peak of Devil's Dyke, an enormous hill overlooking Brighton from the South Downs.

As it's around six miles outside the city, you're better off looking for cheap car hire in Brighton and then driving out to the Dyke. From the top you'll have a fantastic view of the city and surrounding area.

The Laines

Running from Trafalgar Street to the sea front, the North and South Laines form the very heart of Brighton life.

Packed with alternative shops, cafes and restaurants, the area is the perfect destination for an afternoon's exploration.

Additional options

To get the most out of your trip, your Brighton car hire comes with the following additional options:

  • Child seats for children up to the age of 12 years
  • Sat nav rental
  • Full fuel tank on vehicle collection
  • Ability to add additional drivers
  • Specialist vehicles for drivers with disabilities or limited mobility
  • Extended rental periods
  • One-way hire

Why choose National Car Rental?

  • Competitive fully inclusive prices
  • Award-winning customer service
  • No hidden charges
  • No credit card fees
  • Free breakdown assistance included with every USA rental. This covers you in the event of any mechanical failure that is not considered to be the customer's fault. If you wish, additional chargeable options are available to you at the pick-up branch.
  • No cancellation fee if you cancel your booking more than 7 days prior to collection

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