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Southend Pier and Train

5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)
  • Southend On Sea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Landmarks, Tourist Attractions, Railway and Transport Attractions

Attraction Information

The visitor information centre on the pier is the place to start, being the place to book boat trips etc and having information on the immediate amenities.

The Southend Pier Museum boasts an exciting range of vintage train and tram carriages plus pictorial memorabilia and period costumes.

Fishing is permitted on the pier at the Stem or the Pier Head.

Pier Trains leave the shore end of the pier on the hour and half hour on a seasonal timetable. Special seasonal trips also take place throughout the year such as ghost trains and Santa on the Pier.

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Opening hours

26th March - 21st May
Monday to Friday 08:15 - 18:00
Saturday to Sunday 08:15 - 20:00

22nd May - 3rd September
Monday to Sunday 08:15 - 20:00

3rd September - 4th November
Monday to Friday 08:15 - 18:00
Saturday to Sunday 08:15 - 20:00

5th November - 24th March
Wednesday to Sunday 09:15 - 17:00


General Admission (Return Ticket)
Adults (17+): £5.20
Kids (3-16): £2.60
Family: £13.00

Travel & Contact Information


Marine Parade, Southend On Sea, Essex, SS1 2EL, England

Phone number

01702 618747



Click here to visit Southend Pier and Train's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Southend Pier and Train has not told us about their parking.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, Southend Pier and Train is wheelchair friendly.

No, Southend Pier and Train have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Southend Pier and Train has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop


Great Walk, lifeboat Station and famous Cafe 5 out of 5 stars

Lovely walk with a fab lifeboat Station with shop and cafe. The Salt Cafe is on the pier which is the famous Jimmy and Jamie’s Friday night cafe. Traditional punch and Judy and ice creams

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