Cheap car sharing in Brent – The Alternative to Car Hire

Cheap car sharing in Brent – The Alternative to Car Hire

One of London’s most diverse boroughs and home to Wembley, the world-famous stadium, Brent is also home to a variety of markets, some outstanding parks and excellent choices for shopping. Its proximity to the centre of London makes it the perfect place to head north, east, south or west to find something new to do.

Car and van hire in Brent is the best way to get around the borough or to head further afield. Zipcar’s car club is the best option as it combines easy access and convenience with affordability. It’s much less-stressful and expensive than buying your vehicle too, so if you want to get things done quickly and without hassle, Zipcar is what you need.

Where to rent a Zipcar

You’re never far from a Zipcar in Brent with clusters of cars throughout the borough and particular concentrations in Kilburn, Willesden and Kensal Green.

In the south, there are several cars near to Kensal Green station and another cluster around Queen’s Park. Kilburn has cars within easy walking distance of both Kilburn High Rise and Park national rail stations, ideal for getting onto the A41. Further north in the neighbourhood, we have cars close by to Kilburn Tube and Brondesbury Park station.

In Willesden our cars are centred between Doris Hill and Willesden Green stations, all of which are just a short drive from the North Circular. Within a short walk of Cricklewood station you can find several Zipcars, while in Neasden our vehicle is north of the station, again close to the North Circular. Within a short walk of Cricklewood station you can find several Zipcars, while in Neasden our vehicle is north of the station, again close to the North Circular

In the north of the borough, there is a cluster of cars located between Wembley Stadium and Wembley Park.

When you’ve found the nearest Zipcar using our website or app, you simply book it out and you’re all set. Make your way to the vehicle and magically unlock it with the app or your membership card, take a seat, and start your journey. We want to make things as easy as possible, so we also include 60 miles of travel plus insurance and congestion charge costs.

Why Choose Zipcar

  • Zipcar is a car cub - the world's leading car club network currently operating in London, Bristol, Oxford, Cambridge and Maidstone (and another 50+ cities across Europe and North America).
  • Joining Zipcar gives you access to the car or van you need when you need it, perfectly maintained but with none of the hassle or expense of ownership.
  • Zipcar is far simpler and more convenient than conventional car hire. Once a member, when you need a car, just choose your make and model from the great selection parked around your local area; get in and drive off.
  • "One Zipcar helps take 17 privately owned vehicles off the road in the UK."*
    *Source: Carplus Annual Survey of Car Clubs 2013/14 (London)

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Things to do

Cars and vans give us the ability to make everyday tasks much simpler. Whether it’s getting the weekly groceries or visiting friends at the weekend, being able to avoid walking or public transport is a big plus. But, by using a car club like Zipcar, you can avoid all the cost and hassle of owning your own car – especially when you can’t justify the expense for what you need one for.

Brent regularly plays host to thousands of sports and music fans supporting their favourite teams at Wembley Stadium or watching some of the world’s top bands play Wembley Arena. If you prefer a quieter day out, a trip to one the borough’s parks might appeal. Fryent Country Park in north Brent is just over nine miles from central London. A designated nature reserve, exploring its woodlands, ponds and meadows is an ideal way to unwind after a busy week.

For foodies, Queen’s Park Farmers Park in the south of the borough is held every Sunday. If you’ve loaded up on fresh artisan produce, a short term car rental is a convenient way to get everything home easily. If you’re looking for clothes, Wembley’s London Designer Outlet shopping centre is the place to pick up brand name bargains.

Brent is also home to an Ikea, and the Brent Cross shopping centre, both accessible via the A403 (North Circular and are ideal to visit using a Zipcar or van.

If you want to escape the city for the day, St Albans is under an hour’s drive away to north. There’s plenty to discover in the historic city centre or you can visit the Roman theatre on the outskirts, before stopping for lunch or dinner at one of St Alban’s traditional inns.

For families with younger children, there a several indoor play areas within driving distance of Brent including Gambado in Watford and Big Space in Harpenden, perfect for a rainy day in the school holidays or a birthday party.

Colne Valley Park is an easy day trip by car to the east. If you’re feeling active, you can choose from walking, cycling, horse riding or golf. Alternatively, relax by taking a narrowboat cruise on the canals which criss-cross the park.

So if you’re looking for the convenience and ease of car ownership without dealing with insurance and massively increasing your carbon footprint, Zipcar is the solution you need.


0333 240 9000

0333 240 9000