C2C Rail

Basildon Station


Station Way,Basildon,Essex

Opening Hours:
Mon To Fri: 05:15-22:00
Sat: 05:15-21:30
Sun: 06:15-22:00

After celebrating its 40th birthday with cupcakes for commuters, c2c’s most sprightly station, Basildon,  packs a powerful punch with a newly renovated ticket hall, fast connections from London Fenchurch Street and the Southend Coast, and attractions to blow your feet off!

Located between Laindon and Pitsea, Basildon is the second-busiest c2c station in Essex, and seems impossible now to imagine the town without the station at the heart of it. Book in advance online to save up to 40%. Or if you’re planning a night out with friends why not save a third on your rail fare when you travel in a group of 3-9 people with our GroupSave tickets

Things to do in Basildon

Basildon is one of Essex’s liveliest cities. If you want to get fit head to Basildon Sporting Village, according to Sports England more people swim in Basildon than anywhere else in the country. If you are looking for a bit of culture then head on down to Towngate Theatre. Basildon made its name through shopping when Eastgate Shopping Centre was built it was the largest shopping centre in Essex and it drew in thousands of people. It may not be the largest now but it’s still popular. You can shop away an afternoon in such store as Debenhams, H&M, Topshop and Superdry.

Travelling to Festival Leisure Park

For those with a more adventurous streak, take a 30 minute walk through picturesque Gloucester Park or short bus or taxi ride to arrive at Basildon’s must visit for fun days out: Festival Leisure Park. Home to leading wake-boarding school where you can fly along 660m of cables, test your adrenaline streak with this unique center fully equipped to cater for all levels and ages.

Festival Leisure Park also houses 18 screen Empire Cinema, a plethora of shops, nightclubs and restaurants, and Hollywood Bowling. For more information and inspiration for days and nights out in Basildon, check out our complete Basildon guide.

Planning a night out in Basildon?

Basildon is home to the UKs third largest nightclub complex in the country, so we’re sure you’ll find it hard to leave the dancefloor. Rest assured c2c offer a frequent train service until the early hours, and come home safely with transport police dedicated to monitoring the c2c line.


Ticket Machines for purchasing on the day and pre purchased tickets are available. Access easy to use self-service ticket machines and on-site cash machine.

Assistance & Access

Step free access is available to both platforms via lifts. Accessible ticket machines, ticket office counter and an induction loop is also available. Staff assistance at the station is available on request - please call 0800 028 28 78. Assistance is available 24 hours a day.

Cycle Racks               

Cycling to Basildon station? There are up to 38 cycle racks are available outside the station entrance monitored by CCTV to help give you peace of mind. 

Live Departure Board

The departure board will be refreshed automatically every 2 minutes

Additional Information

Passenger Services

Services Information
Staffing Level Full-time
Unavailable Left Luggage
Available Lost Property
Mon To Fri: 08:00 - 20:00
Sat-Sun: 09:00 - 16:00
Available CCTV


Services Information
Available Ticket Machines
Available Ticket Office
Mon To Fri 05:15 - 22:00
Sat 05:15 - 21:30
Sun 06:15 - 22:00
Available Collection of Pre Purchased Tickets
Unavailable Oyster Pre Paid
Unavailable Oyster Top Up
Unavailable Travelcard Area


Services Information
Available Seated Area
Available Waiting Rooms
Unavailable Trolleys
Available Refreshment Facilities
Available Toilets

Located in booking hall 

Available Baby Changing
Available Pay Phones Coins
Available Post Box
Unavailable Tourist Information Office
Available Shops
Available Wifi
Unavailable Web Kiosk
Available ATM Machine


Services Information
Available Helpline 03457 44 44 22
Mon To Sun : 00:00 - 00:00
Mon To Sun : 00:00 - 00:00
Available Customer Help Points
Unavailable Staff Help
Unavailable Accessible Ticket Machines
Available Accessible Ticket Office Counter
Available Induction Loop
Available Ramp for train access
Unavailable Accessible public telephones
Available National key toilets

Located in booking hall 

Available Step free access coverage All station

Step free access is available to both platforms via lifts

Unavailable Impaired mobility set down
Available Disabled parking
Unavailable Accessible taxis
Unavailable Wheelchairs