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Opening Times, Ticket Prices and Pier Train Information

Opening Times

Spring Season (21st March to 18th May)

08:15 - 18:00 Monday to Friday 
08:15 - 20:00 Saturday and Sunday

Summer Season (19th May to 7th September)

08:15 - 20:00 Daily

Autumn Season (8th September to 2nd November) 

08:15 - 18:00 Monday to Friday 
08:15 - 20:00 Saturday and Sunday

Winter Season (3rd November to 20th March)

09:15 - 17:00 Wednesday to Sunday (until 29th March)

Open daily from 30th March

Regardless of the season the Pier will be open on all school and public holidays. With the exception of Christmas Day, when the Pier is closed.

The Pier is suitable for all ages and both the walkway and Pier trains have disabled access.

If you need a wheelchair, you can hire one from the Visitor Information Centre by calling them in advance on 01702 618747.

The Pier toilets are inside the Royal Pavilion.

Please note: The last entry onto the Pier is one hour before closing. Opening times are seasonal and may change annually.

Ticket Prices

Children under the age of 3 can go for free.

Adult (17-59) Child (3-16), OAP (60+), Concession (disabled person and carer) & students (with ID) Family (2 adults + 3 children)
Return Train Journey £4.50 £2.50 £11.50
Walk & Ride (walk one way and ride the train the other) £4.00 £2.20 £10.50
Walk Both Ways

£2.00 (7th April to 2nd November)

£1.00 (3rd November to 6th April)

£1.00 N/A
All-day Ticket £6.50 £3.30 £16.00
Fishing (including train) £6.50 £4.50 N/A

You can get group discounts and Pier admission prices vary for visiting ships. For more information please call the Visitor Information Centre on 01702 618747.

Pier Train Information

Pier Trains leave the shore end of the Pier on every hour and half hour from opening until one hour before closing.

The trains leave the Pier Head every quarter to and quarter past the hour until 15 minutes before closing.

At peak times a two train service is operated. Trains leave both ends at a quarter past, half past, a quarter to, and on the hour.

Please note: No dogs or pets are allowed on Southend Pier except for assistance dogs.

Page last updated: 20/05/2016