Southend Central Station
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.
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.