Leigh-on-Sea is one of our most popular destinations. It’s also the closest coastal town to London. Because of 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.


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.

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.

Additional Information

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    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
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    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
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    Services Information
    Available Seated Area
    Available Waiting Rooms There are waiting rooms available on both platforms 1 and 2
    Unavailable Trolleys
    Available Refreshment Facilities
    Available Toilets Platforms 1/2
    Available Baby Changing
    Available Pay Phones Coins
    Available Post Box Located at the main entrance to the station
    Unavailable Tourist Information Office
    Available Shops There is a Caffe Latte at the station
    Available Wifi
    Unavailable Web Kiosk
    Available ATM Machine
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    Services Information
    Available Helpline
    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
    Available Accessible public telephones There are phone booths within the station
    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
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    Available Cycle storage availability
    Available Cycle storage CCTV
    Cycle storage location In drop off car park
    Available Cycle storage sheltered
    Available Cycle storage # spaces 104
    Cycle storage type Stands
    Rail replacement services location Bus stops outside station entrance
    Available Taxi rank Outside front of station
    Available Bus services Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here
    Available Metro services
    Available Airport services
    Available Port services
    Unavailable Car hire services
    Unavailable Cycle hire
    Available Car Park: Station Car Park
    Operator National Car Parks Ltd
    Telephone 03457 44 44 22
    Spaces 518
    Charges Off-peak: £3.00
    Daily £6.30
    N/A per hour
    £25.80 per week
    £98.10 per month
    £981.00 per annum
    Opening Times
    Mon To Sun 24 Hours