Car & Van Hire in Brighton and Hove

Welcome to the Enterprise Brighton and Hove car rental page. Choose from a wide selection of cars ranging from smaller economy cars to larger SUVs and people carriers

Car & Van Rental in Brighton and Hove?

Brighton was once a small fishing town but has developed into a glorious seaside resort haven, especially after the Prince Regent constructed the Royal Pavilion.This city in East Sussex has evolved into a favourite destination spot for tourists. Its lively culture, art scene and diversity of population provide memorable experiences for residents and visitors. Unofficially, Brighton is considered UK’s hippest city. Brighton and Hove acquired city status in 2000 and the increased numbers of tourists in the region over the last few years continue to drum up the popularity of the municipalities. Anyone needing to rent a vehicle for whatever need in the area can find an Enterprise location with suitable services. With the car hire options we offer in Brighton, you can count on finding something appropriate for your travel demands.

Our Vehicles for Hire in Brighton

Brighton has a reputation of accommodating just about anybody, regardless of their interests. It makes for an interesting place to live in, which is why some students prefer to stay on after graduating. The different inhabitants and tourists in this city mean catering to a broad spectrum of vehicle needs, which our fleet is well equipped for. Our comfortable and safe people carriers are a great choice for families, while smaller cars, such as those in our compact, economy and standard classes, are great for individuals.

Our alternatives for off-road action also come in different sizes. If you intend to see some of the vineyards in the region, a 4x4 will be an appropriate selection. The van category in our fleet allows you to provide transport for cargo without compromising on efficiency or space. Whether you are moving house or distributing goods, you have several van models from which to choose from. If you want a coupe or convertible to cruise down the Sussex countryside, Enterprise has various options.

Attractions in Brighton

Brighton has not grown into one of UK’s top tourist haunts from nothing; the attractions are incredible. The Royal Pavilion is the top sight to have on your itinerary. The mock-Mughal structure was the Prince Regent’s farmhouse and is characterised by decorative minarets and domes. Its Oriental interiors reveal an impressive collection of figurines and hand-painted wallpaper. Your trip to Brighton is incomplete without a visit to the waterfront, where the heart of the city lies. The Sea Life Centre and the Brighton Wheel are just a few of the attractions that make up the impressive stretch of golden shoreline. Have a drive through some of the lesser known parts of the city to appreciate Brighton in full.

This city in East Sussex is known for its artsy lifestyle, and the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery is the perfect depiction. Get a peek into the fine art, fashion and style in Brighton. The permanent collection of the museum paints a picture of post-war Britain. For children, the toy and model museum underneath the Brighton Station is a perfect choice. Alternatively, you can take the family to the Painting Pottery Café for some creative fun. The Brighton Pier spans 2.5 acres to give a sprawling structure that has been part of the city’s scenery since 1899. It has a vintage look that contrasts magnificently with the seaside. The Victorian Beer Hall, the English Channel and the rainbow carousel are some of the stops you can make at the pier.

Places to Visit Outside Brighton

The towns around Brighton add to the charm of the area. Eight miles north of Brighton there is the hidden village of Albourne, which has a historical allure to it. There is also the rural village of Maresfield, famous for being a military base. The extensive forest in the region offers plenty of outdoor activities for enthusiasts. With your rental car, you can also check out Kemp town, the vivacious neighbour. The seaside cottages, bars and shops will also give you plenty to do.

Airport Car Hire

London Gatwick is the nearest major airport to use when getting into and out of the city. A car hired in Brighton will make it possible to cover the 30 miles from the airport to Brighton and Hove without too much trouble. Enterprise has an office at Gatwick airport that will help you find the appropriate vehicle for your travels.

Cheap Van and Car Hire

From large people carriers to smaller economy cars, Enterprise Rent-a-Car guarantees cheap rates on car hire from our Brighton branch. Our economy cars are renowned for being cheap to hire as well as low running costs with great fuel efficiency. Book online in advance for our cheapest prices, alternatively book in branch and get the car that suits your needs.

Moving house? Moving furniture? Enterprise has vans available at our Brighton branches to ensure that you can get a vehicle to suit your needs. From smaller passenger vans to larger commercial vans – give our branches a call or book online to guarantee you a van hire that will suit your needs. Van hire is cheap and easy through Enterprise online or in branch, we promise to provide a vehicle to suit you for as long as you require it.

Parking and Traffic Information in Brighton

The main route for drivers heading in and out of Brighton is the M23/A23 that connects to the M25, which is also referred to as the London Orbital Motorway. When using the A23, you get a direct route into the town centre, but traffic during peak hours can be a hassle. Parking in the city can also present some challenges, especially during the summer. The parking prices have almost doubled as Brighton cements its reputation as a seaside holiday town. Street parking space is limited, but you can opt for public car parks.