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.

Tickets at Southend Central station

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

Assistance and access at Southend Central station

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

Cycle racks at Southend Central station

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

Places to go near Southend Central

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.

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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    Services Information
    Available Ticket Machines
    Available Ticket Office
    Mon To Fri 05:45 – 18:45
    Sat 06:30 – 21:00
    Sun 07:30 – 19:00
    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
    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
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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
    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
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    Services Information
    Available Cycle storage availability
    Available Cycle storage CCTV
    Cycle storage location Outside platforms 1/2 & on platform 3/4 concourse
    Unavailable Cycle storage sheltered
    Available Cycle storage # spaces 74
    Cycle storage type Stands
    Rail replacement services location Bus stops on Clifftown Road
    Available Taxi rank No – but taxis are available in the town centre
    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 138
    Charges Off-peak: N/A
    Daily £7.60
    N/A per hour
    N/A per week
    £113.00 per month
    N/A per three months
    £1191.00 per annum
    Opening Times
    Mon To Sun 24 Hours