c2c line status: Good service

Leigh on Sea Station

Leigh-on-Sea Leigh-on-Sea


Belton Way,Leigh on Sea,Essex, SS9 2ET

Opening Times:

Opening Hours:
Mon To Fri: 05:15-22:00
Sat: 06:15-20:00
Sun: 06:45-19:40

Recently crowned The Times’ fourth best place to live in the UK, it’s not hard to see why Leigh on Sea is one of our most popular destinations on the c2c line.

With close proximity to London, ‘café-culture’ atmosphere and fresh sea air, you’ll want to come back again and again. Step off the train at Leigh on Sea and enjoy a day of quirky cafes, pubs, restaurants, golf ranges and water activities and sailing with a glorious view of the sea.

With four trains an hour connecting London and the Essex coast, and off-peak return fares from £11.90, there’s no better reason for a trip to Leigh-on-Sea.  Check out our latest ticket offers and book your tickets in advance to save up to 40% off your train fare. Taking friends or family? Save a third with GroupSave tickets when travelling in a group of 3-9 people.

For more information, take a look at our Leigh on Sea Guide and find our favourite beaches and places to eat in Leigh-on-Sea. Want to make a night of it? Neighbouring town Southend-on-Sea will satisfy night-owls looking for a night out. Check our Southend Guide to make the most of your visit.


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. 

Cycle Racks

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. 

Things to do in Leigh on Sea

The closest coastal town to London,  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.

Drinks and Dining

If you are a real ale buff, The Mayflower is the place for you. It has won the CAMRA South East Essex Pub of the Year 2014, and to top it all off it has an in-house fish and chip shop. For a real seaside classic, why not have a pint at The Peterboat, the oldest pub in Leigh and and tuck into some cockles at the same time? For a more contemporary feel, head to Henry’s Burger for some fine American food and cocktails.  


Leigh-on-Sea is full of independent stores, as well as the old high street favourites. For quirky fashion boutiques and antiques go to The Broadway, Broadway West and Leigh Road.  


You can grab a glass of wine at the Rio Bar or drink at the many pubs that line the Thames Estuary. Neighbouring Southend-on-Sea has a very active night life that will keep you entertained way into the small hours of the morning.

Live Departure Board

The departure board will be refreshed automatically every 2 minutes

Additional Information

Passenger Services

Services Information
Staffing Level Part-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 06:15 - 20:00
Sun 06:45 - 19:40
Available Collection of Pre Purchased Tickets
Unavailable Oyster Pre Paid
Unavailable Oyster Top Up
Unavailable Travelcard Area


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

Platforms 1/2

Available Baby Changing
Available Pay Phones Coins
Unavailable Post Box
Unavailable Tourist Information Office
Unavailable 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 Office Counter
Available Induction Loop
Available Ramp for train access
Unavailable Accessible public telephones
Available National key toilets

Platforms 1/2

Available Step free access coverage All station

Lifts are available to all platforms 

Available Impaired mobility set down

Outside front of station

Available Disabled parking
Unavailable Accessible taxis
Unavailable Wheelchairs