c2c line status: Good service

Southend East Station

Southend East Southend East


Ambleside Drive,Southend on Sea, SS1 2UP

Opening Times:

Opening Hours:
Mon To Fri: 05:15-20:30
Sat-Sun: 06:15-15:40

Southend East station gives you access to a quiter side of Southend. Stroll past the beautiful painted beach huts along the blue flag beach or enjoy a drink at one of the boutique hotels or cafes whilst taking in the sweeping views of the Estuary. 


Ticket Machines for purchasing tickets on the day and pre purchased tickets. Oyster ticket machines are NOT available.

Assistance and access

Induction loops and accessible ticket machines are available. Step free access is only available from Ambleside Drive to platform 1. Impaired mobility set down is available. National key toilets are available on platform 1. Staff assistance at the station is available on request - please call 03457 444 422. Assistance is available 24 hours a day.

Cycle racks

90 cycle storage spaces are available and are located outside the ticket office on platform 1 and at Riviera Drive.

Places to go 

A sense of fun and history characterises Southend East, as well as the charming beach huts. There are water sports on offer - from jetskis to kayaking. History buffs will love Southchurch Hall, a medieval moated house only a short walk from the station. Why not take the family to Southchurch Park and enjoy a picnic or a game of cricket? There are a number of restaurants along Eastern Esplanade. Check out Roslin Beach hotel or Ocean Beach - both with an enviable views of the Estuary. And of course plenty of traditional fish and chip spots. Discover more great days out tips in our Southend destination guide

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 - 20:30
06:15 - 15:40
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

Platform 1 

Unavailable Baby Changing
Available Pay Phones Cards and Coins
Unavailable Post Box
Unavailable Tourist Information Office
Available Shops
Available Wifi
Unavailable Web Kiosk
Unavailable 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
Unavailable Accessible public telephones
Available National key toilets

Platform 1 

Available Step free access coverage

Step free access is only available from Ambleside Drive to platform 1 (London bound)

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