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Southend Central Station

Take the train to Southend Central Station and alight for Southend town centre and access to Southend Pier, Adventure Island and Sea Life Centre (and many more attractions besides) which are all short walks away on the seafront.

Station facilities

  • Accessibility

    Helpline

    03457 44 44 22
    Mon To Sun : 00:00 - 00:00

    We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.

    Yes

    Customer Help Points

    Yes

    Staff Help

    Yes

    Accessible Ticket Office Counter

    Yes

    Induction Loop

    Yes

    Ramp for train access

    Yes

    Accessible public telephones

    No

    National key toilets

    Yes

    Step free access coverage

    Yes

    Impaired mobility set down

    Outside station entrance on Clifftown Road

    Yes

    Accessible taxis

    No

    Wheelchairs

    No
  • Toilets and facilities

    Toilets

    Yes

    Baby Changing

    Yes

    Seated Area

    Yes

    Waiting Room

    Closed until further notice

    No

    Trolleys

    No

    Refreshment Facilities

    Yes

    Post Box

    Yes

    Tourist Information Office

    Yes

    Shops

    Yes

    WiFi

    Yes

    ATM Machine

    Yes

    Left Luggage

    No

    Lost Property

    Yes
  • Buying tickets at this station

    Ticket Office

    Monday - Friday 05:45 - 18:45
    Saturday 06:30 - 21:00
    Sunday 07:30 - 19:00

    Yes

    Collection of Pre Purchased Tickets
    (Ticket Office)

    Yes

    Collection of Pre Purchased Tickets
    (Ticket Machine)

    Yes

    Oyster Pre Paid

    No

    Oyster Top Up

    No

    Travelcard Area

    No
  • Continuing your journey

    Cycle storage availability

    Yes

    Rail replacement services location

    Bus stops on Clifftown Road near The Last Public House

    Yes

    Taxi rank

    No - but taxis are available in the town centre 

    Yes

    Tube/ Underground connection

    No

    Airport services

    Southend Airport - Trains available from Southend Victoria to Southend Airport station. 

    Yes

    Cycle hire

    The Comfy Saddle offers Cycle Hire from Southend Central station.

     

    Yes

    Car park

    Please note that the Off Peak parking rate applies after 10:00, Mondays to Fridays, all day Saturday and Sunday. Saturday and Sunday rates apply to Bank Holidays

    Yes

    Onward Travel

    Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here

    Yes

    Port

    No

Getting the train to & from Southend Central Station

Nearby stations

Southend Victoria

8 mins walk

Train journey times (average)

To Leigh on sea -10 mins

To Chafford Hundred – 45 mins

To London – 1 hour

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Southend Central Station, Clifftown Road, Southend on Sea, SS1 1AB

icon-time.svgTicket office opening times

Mon-Fri from 5:45 am to 6:45 pm

Sat from 6:30 am to 9:00 pm

Sun from 7:30 am to 9:00 pm

How can we help?

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    • Which c2c stations can I get to from Southend Central Station?

      Trains to & from Southend Central Station run through East London, and South Essex including Fenchurch Street, Barking, West Ham, Basildon, and Shoeburyness stations, as well as trains to Chafford Hundred Lakeside (for Lakeside Shopping Centre), Tilbury Town (for the Gravesend–Tilbury Ferry and cruise services) and Grays.

    • What can I find nearby Southend Central Station?

      If you like to be beside the seaside, come to Southend-on-Sea and indulge in the innocent pastimes of the Victorian resort town. No matter how old you are, you will find something to do. Take a stroll down the UK’s longest pier and enjoy an ice cream. Coming with the kids? They will have a blast at Adventure Island and the Sea Life Centre. No trip to Southend-on-Sea will be complete without a Rossi’s ice cream ice cream, a local institution has been serving Southend for over 75 years.

    • Where is Southend on Sea?

      Southend on Sea is located in southern Essex, along the Thames estuary east of London.

    • Does Southend airport have a train station?

      Southend airport does have a train station run by Greater Anglia. However, when there’s engineering work on this line, it may be quicker to catch a c2c train to Southend Central Station and take a bus or taxi from there.

    • What is the nearest train station to Southend on Sea beach?

      The closest station to Southend’s main beach is Southend Central Station, about a 15 minute walk away.

    • What London station goes to Southend?

      You can take the train to Southend with c2c from Fenchurch Street, Limehouse, West Ham and Barking.

    • What train station is closest to Southend Adventure Island?

      Southend Central Station. From there it’s a short 10 minute walk to the thrillseekers’ paradise.

    Places to go near Southend Central Station

    If you like to be beside the seaside, take the train to Southend-on-Sea and indulge in the innocent pastimes of the Victorian resort town. No matter how old you are, you will find something to do. Take a stroll down the UK’s longest pier and enjoy an ice cream. Coming with the kids? They will have a blast at Adventure Island and the Sea Life Centre. No trip to Southend-on-Sea will be complete without a Rossi’s ice cream ice cream, a local institution has been serving Southend for over 75 years. Find out more great days out ideas in our guide to Southend.

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