Opening Hours, Ticket Prices and Pier Train Information
Southend Pier is open every day; all year round, except Christmas day. The Pier is suitable for all ages and both the walkway and pier trains have disabled access.
Should you require, wheelchairs can be hired from The visitor information centre by contacting them in advance.
Please note:The last entry onto the Pier is one hour before closing and opening hours are seasonal and subject to change annually
|Season||Opening Times||Opening Days|
|Spring (2nd April - 20th May)||
08:15 - 18:00
Monday - Friday
|Summer (21st May - 9th September)||08:15 - 20:00||
|Autumn (10th September - 28th October)||08:15 - 18:00
08:15 - 20:00
Monday - Friday
|Winter (29th October - 1st April)||09:15 - 17:00||
Daily (Closed Christmas Day)
Return Train Journey:
- Adult £4.00
- Child / OAP / Concession / Student £2.00
- Family £10.00
Walk & Ride:
Either walk one way and ride the other or walk both ways
Fishing (including train):
- Adult £5.40
- Child / OAP / Concession / Student £3.60
Pier Admission prices vary for Visiting Ships, please contact the Visitor Information Centre for more details.
Group discounts are available. Please contact the Visitor Information Centre using the details on the right for more information.
- Family - 2 adults + 3 children
- Adult - 17 to 59 years
- OAP - over 60 years
- Concession - disabled person and their carer
- Students - with valid ID
- Child - 3 to 16 years
- Under 3 years - free
Pier Train Information
Pier Trains leave the shore end of the pier on the hour and half hour from opening until 1 hour before closing. The trains leave the Pier Head at a quarter to and a quarter past the hour until 15 mins before closing. This is a half hourly service.
At peak times a 2 train service is operated. Trains leave both ends at a quarter past, half past, a quarter to, and on the hour.
Special trips take place throughout the year such as ghost trains and Santa on the Pier. For the latest information on the visitor offer please visit our tourism website Visit Southend.
Please note: Dogs are not permitted on the pier (except assistance dogs).
Last updated: 4th April 2013
Further pages in Opening Hours, Ticket Prices and Pier Train Information
- You are here Opening Hours
- Safety Notices for the Pier