c2c line status: Good service

Southend Central Station

Southend Central Southend Central


Clifftown Road,Southend on Sea, SS1 1AB

Opening Times:

Opening Hours:
Mon To Fri: 05:45-22:00
Sat: 06:15-22:00
Sun: 07:15-22:00

Southend Central station is where to 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. The station also directly serves the University of Essex's Southend Campus. 


Collection of pre purchased tickets available. Oyster ticket machines are NOT available.

Assistance and access

Step free access available. Impaired mobility set down is available. National key toilets are located outside the station entrance on Clifftown Road.

Cycle racks

74 cycle storage spaces are available and are located outside platforms 1 and 2 and on platform 3 and 4 concourse.

Places to go 

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. Find out more great days out ideas in our guide to Southend. 

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 05:45 - 22:00
Sat 06:15 - 22:00
Sun 07:15 - 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

Platforms 3/4 concourse 

Available Baby Changing
Available Pay Phones Cards
Available Post Box
Available 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
Available Accessible Ticket Office Counter
Available Induction Loop
Available Ramp for train access
Available Accessible public telephones
Available National key toilets

Platforms 3/4 concourse 

Available Step free access coverage All station
Available Impaired mobility set down

Outside station entrance on Clifftown Road

Available Disabled parking
Unavailable Accessible taxis
Unavailable Wheelchairs