As the closest coastal town to London, Leigh-on-Sea is one of our most popular destinations. With its ‘café-culture’ atmosphere and fresh sea air, it makes for a perfect day trip. Step off the train at Leigh-on-Sea and enjoy a day of local galleries, top notch pubs, restaurants, golf ranges and water activities and sailing with a glorious view of the sea.
Customers please be aware: Lifts down to the platforms heading to London at Leigh-on-Sea are currently out of order and we are not yet aware of when the fix will be.
Leigh-on-Sea station ticket office is open Monday-Friday 05:15-22:00. Ticket machines are available to purchase tickets and collect pre-paid tickets. Oyster cards are not used in this station.
Assistance and access
Leigh-on-Sea station is committed to meeting users’ needs so our customers can travel happy.
Induction loops are available for the hard of hearing, as well as accessible ticket machines and national key toilets. If you would like assistance with your journey, including step free access, please contact our assisted travel team by calling us 24 hrs a day on 03457 444422 at least four hours before you travel.
104 cycle storage spaces are available and are located in the drop off Car Park. Cycle Southend also offer route maps and activities if you would like to explore Leigh-on-Sea by bike.
Places to go
Leigh-on-Sea is a charming old fishing town full of quirky galleries, cafes and pubs. Find out more about its famous cockle sheds in our Guide to Leigh-on-Sea. Take in beautiful scenery at Hadleigh Country Park, try a spot of golf at Belfairs Gold Club or simply relax by the beach.
Live Departure Board
The departure board will be refreshed automatically every 2 minutes
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03457 44 44 22
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Lifts are available to all platforms
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Outside front of station
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|Available||Cycle storage # spaces||104|
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Bus stops outside station entrance
Outside front of station
Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here
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