c2c Rail


Here at c2c, we want to take the strain out of travelling and ensure that you’re getting the best possible value.

We’ve recently introduced a range of discount fares to enable you to travel without it having to cost a fortune. Cheap train tickets do not mean a compromise on quality service though, and we have made travelling even easier with our brand new Smartcard, WiFi service and c2c live app.


Embrace paperless and queue free travel with our new Smartcard. Whether you’re a commuter, student or a leisure traveller, our Smartcard will help you to have a smoother journey. Even better, if you swap your Annual Season Ticket to a c2c Smartcard you’ll get free tickets for your friends and family and be able to receive money back if your train is delayed by more than 2 minutes with c2c Automatic Delay Repay.

Cheap train tickets - Get 40% off weekday off-peak train tickets

Plan your day out in advance you can save up to 40% on off-peak weekday return tickets when you buy 7 days or more in advance through our website. Buy your ticket now.

Need to buy a ticket on the day? Take a look at our regular daily tickets.

Discount tickets for over 65’s – Senior Rover

If you’re over 65 you can travel from just £5 with c2c from Upminster to Shoeburyness. Fancy seeing the sights of the city, the ticket will only cost £9. Even better, the ticket enables you to stop off as many times as you like. All you need to do is turn up and go.

Save a third on train tickets for group travel

Save a third when you travel in a group of 3-9 people on a c2c train, giving you the perfect reason to travel with your friends and family. You can spend the money you save on great days out in London and South Essex, look at our places to go for inspiration.

2FOR1 offers on days out 

Not only can you find great discount train fares with c2c, but we also offer great deals to some of London’s top events and attractions with 2FOR1 London. From musicals to tours and galleries, you’ll be sure to find a day out to take your fancy.

Cheap train fares to/from London & Southend

Fancy just getting away for the day? Our standard turn up and go train fares to London and Southend are great value even when you buy them at the station. Take a look at our days out and offers page for a little inspiration about where to travel and what there is to do along our route