Rustington is a large village and civil parish in the Arun District of West Sussex. Rustington is approximately at the midpoint of the West Sussex coast and midway between the county town of Chichester and Brighton. The A259 runs along the north of Rustington, westward to Littlehampton, Bognor Regis and Chichester, and east to Worthing and Brighton. The area forms part of the Brighton and Hove built-up area. Rustington has the facilities of a small town, including a shopping area with a mix of independent and chain stores. The parish of Rustington includes the neighbourhood of West Preston. Rustington has independent shops such as butchers, greengrocers and bakers. It has some major banks and a post office. Pedestrianised areas benefit the Churchill Court Shopping Courtyard. Rustington also has a retail park on the A259 road. Rustington shares Angmering railway station with Angmering and East Preston. Trains from this station go to Brighton and Portsmouth/Southampton, as well as regular services to London.
Rustington has a population of over 14,000 people.
Twin towns include: Los Altos, United States • Künzell, Germany.