Opening Times, Ticket Prices and Pier Train Information

Opening Times

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

Spring Season (26th March to 21st May)

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

Summer Season (22nd May to 3rd September)

08:15 to 20:00 Daily

Autumn Season (3rd September to 4th November) 

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

Winter Season (5th November to 24th March)

09:15 to 17:00 Wednesday to Sunday

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 215620.

The Pier toilets are inside the Royal Pavilion.

Catering is currently available from the Salt Café. To see what is served please take a look at their menu. The Salt Café is open every day from 10am to 5pm weekdays and 10am to 7pm weekends.

Ticket Prices

Children under the age of 3 can go for free.
  Adult (17 to 59) Child (3 to 16), OAP (60+), Concessions disabled person / carer / student (with ID) Family (2 adults + 3 children)
Return Train Journey £5.20 £2.60 £13.00
Walk & Ride (walk one way and ride the train the other) £4.70 £2.35 £11.70
Walk Both Ways

£2.00 (7th April to 2nd November)

£1.00 (1st November to 6th April)

£1.00 N/A
Fishing (including train) £7.20 £3.60 N/A

You can get group discounts and Pier prices vary for visiting ships. For more information please call the Visitor Information Centre on 01702 215620.

Pier Train Information

The trains run on the hour and half past from the shore end and quarter past and quarter to from the Pier head.

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

Page last updated: 19/11/2018