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Chalkwell railway station opened in 1933 and one of the first stations to open on the London to Southend line. Located between Leigh-on-Sea and Westcliff, Chalkwell is a popular commuter station with c2c trains to London Fenchurch Street taking less than an hour. 

Chalkwell station is right on the beach, popular with locals and day-trippers alike looking for a quick dip, a spot of crabbing or just lounging on the sand. There are several Fish & Chip outlets, ice cream stalls and stores selling buckets and spades along the seafront for all your beach essentials.

Chalkwell Park is also just a 10-minute walk from the station should you want to seek some shade under the trees. The park also has some beautiful rose and flower beds, playgrounds, a skateboard park and dedicated areas for sports including football, tennis and cricket.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:15 - 20:00
Saturday 08:15 - 17:40
Sunday 06:45 - 16:10
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCards only
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Toilets notes<p>Platform 1</p>
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 20:00

Saturday - Sunday, 09:00 - 16:00

Public Holidays, 09:00 - 16:00

Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day

0345 744 4422 (option 3, followed by option 3)


Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces24
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes

Outside station entrance

Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Step free access is not available to either platform at this station

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Chalkwell

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Chalkwell station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Shoeburynessc2c01:45On time
to Pitseac2c03:46On time
to Leigh-on-Seac2c04:19On time
to Leigh-on-Seac2c04:34On time
to London Fenchurch Streetc2c05:131On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Leigh-on-Seac2c01:45On time
from Shoeburynessc2c03:46On time
from Shoeburynessc2c04:19On time
from Shoeburynessc2c04:34On time
from Shoeburynessc2c05:131On time
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