Free Parking in Chichester, UK

If you are familiar with Chichester, you will know that parking, and most definitely free parking in Chichester, can be a little frustrating as cars are kept away from the centre of the town to make it easily accessible for pedestrians. We show you the best options for free parking in Chichester without restrictions.

What you can find in this guide

  • What to know about free parking in Chichester
  • Where to park for free in Chichester
  • Cheap parking options in Chichester
  • Free council car parks
  • Coach parking in Chichester
  • Residents parking in Chichester
  • About Chichester

What to know about parking free in Chichester

When parking, please be considerate of others:

  • Ensure you don’t block any driveways
  • Tuck your car as close to the kerb as possible.
  • Don’t double park as you may be parked on a bus route

Here are our list of available free parking in Chichester, whether you need just a couple of hours, or a few days. Click on the maps below and the location will open in Google Maps.

Where to Park for Free in Chichester, UK

You can park for free in Chichester on the following streets near to the town centre:

  • Cedar Drive
  • York Road
  • Grove Road
  • Cherry Orchard Road
  • Whyke Lane
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Cedar Drive, 1 Mile

Cedar Drive is a residential area offering plenty of free parking spots within walking distance of Chichester city centre.

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York Road, 0.7 Miles

Just 15 minutes walk from the centre of Chichester is York Road, that offers plenty of free parking spots.

Cheap Parking in Chichester

Whilst there are plenty of free parking options, you may feel more comfortable parking somewhere with added security, especially if you are leaving your car for a longer period of time. Luckily, there are other options, such as booking private car parking spaces in and around Chichester from just £3 per day, which can reduce the cost drastically, particularly if you are looking for monthly parking.

Free car parks in Chichester

You can park for free in Chichester after 6pm (5pm on Sundays) at the following car parks:

  • Baffins Lane Car Park, PO19 9SB
  • Little London, PO19 1PL
  • Cawley Priory, PO19 1UF
  • East Pallant, PO19 1UF
  • Florence Road, PO19 7PY
  • Market Road, PO19 1JW

There are several free of charge rural and coastal car parks:

  • Fernhurst, Crossfield, GU27 3JL
  • Midhurst, North Street, GU29 9DS (Sunday’s only)
  • Midhurst, Post Office, GU29 9LT (Sunday’s only)
  • Petworth, Pound Street, GU28 0DX (Sunday’s only)
  • Petworth, Sylvia Beaufoy, GU28 0ET
  • Selsey, East Street, PO20 0BH (Sunday’s only)

Overnight parking in Chichester

You can park for free in Chichester after 6pm (5pm on Sundays) at the following public car parks:

  • Northgate, PO19 1BL
  • Cattle Market, PO19 1JW
  • Basin Road, PO19 8PU
  • Avenue De Chartres, PO19 8DJ

Coach parking in Chichester

The most suitable car park for coaches in Chichester is Coach park, PO19 1RJ. Charges are around £3.50 for 2 hours or £7 for up to 24 hours.

Residential parking in Chichester

If you are a resident in Worcester where permits are required, you can apply for a residents parking permit.

In order to apply, you will need to prove you are a resident, so will be required to provide proof of address and proof of vehicle. You can expect a cost of around £46 per year for a residents parking permit.

About Chichester, UK

Chichester is located near the South Coast in West Sussex. It’s within travelling distance of both Portsmouth and Worthing as well as the Cotswolds and South Downs.

The city itself is quaint and offers plenty of culture and heritage.

Chichester harbour is one of the focal points of the city, with visitors from all across the South coming to the Yacht club.

If you’re looking for green spaces to explore, there’s plenty of parkland to enjoy as well as Chichester Castle remains.

Other towns and cities nearby

If you’re visiting the area for a short trip or just looking for things to do nearby, you can explore these towns and cities that are near to Chichester: