How to get toSouthend Piercar-free

Visit Southend Pier car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

It’s easy to get to Southend Pier car-free. Southend Pier is just an hours’ train ride from London Fenchurch Street or London Liverpool Street, followed by a 10-15 minute stroll. There are also regular buses from local towns.

There are direct trains to Southend Victoria from: London Liverpool Street or Stratford, via Rayleigh, Wickford and Billericay. The station is a 15-minute stroll from Southend Pier.

Trains also run from London Fenchurch Street, via Barking, Upminster, Grays, Thurrock and Basildon to Southend Central. It’s then a 10-minute stroll to Southend Pier.

Regular buses run to Southend (Travel Centre) from Shoeburyness, Rayleigh, Leigh-on-Sea, Canvey Island and Basildon – our journey planner will show you the times.

National Route 16 runs beside the seaside. Plan your cycle route here.

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Southend Pier

The world's longest pier is so long that it has its own mini railway to reach the end. Explore the museum, play crazy golf, watch out for wildlife, or take a boat tour.

For any queries about visiting contact Southend Pier on 01702 215620 or

Address: Southend Pier, Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1EE. Visit Website