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.

Summer Season 

Open daily from 10:15 until 9pm (last entrance at 8pm) this is from Monday 29th July till the end of September.

Autumn Season

Open daily from 10:15 until 6pm, this is from Monday 30th September till Sunday 3rd November.

Winter Season 

Open 10:15 until 6pm Wednesday - Sunday (open everyday during school holidays) from 4th November till 26th March 2020.

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.

Toilet facilities including disable toilets and baby chaging facilities are located at either end of the pier, on the shore end in the Visitor Information Centre and on the far end 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 daily from 11am.

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 £5.35 £2.65 £13.50
Walk & Ride (walk one way and ride the train the other) £4.85 £2.40 £12.00
Walk Both Ways

£2.00 (1st April to 4th November)

£1.00 (5th November to 31st March )

£1.00 N/A
Fishing (including train) £7.40 £3.70 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: 07/11/2019