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Trains to Clacton-on-Sea

The first visitors to arrive at the newly established seaside resort of Clacton-on-Sea in 1871 came by boat, but eleven years later, the station opened and the first trains arrived on what is now known as the Sunshine Coast Line. Clacton-on-Sea is the terminus for services from London Liverpool Street via Wivenhoe, Colchester and Chelmsford. Passengers arrive and pass through the original 19th century buildings and emerge on to Skelmersdale Road, just north of the town centre. The focal point of the town is, of course, the seafront, the beach, and Clacton Pier. Built in 1871 to meet the steamships travelling to and from the resort, the pier remains an attraction to this day, with amusements, restaurants and a seaquarium, and is a ten-minute walk from the station. The main shopping area, where you will also find many restaurants and pubs, is along Pier Avenue between the station and the pier itself.

Station details & facilities

As a terminus station, the main building is at the head of all four platforms, with the majority of services calling at platform 1. Inside the building, you will find all the station facilities, including ticket hall, toilets and waiting room. There is step-free access throughout. The closest bus stops are outside the main building on Skelmersdale Road, where you will also find the car park with 49 spaces.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available :
  • Ticket Office opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays05:15 - 18:00
    Saturday 05:15 - 18:00
    Sunday 07:15 - 16:30
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False


  • Postbox :
  • Telephones :
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Station Buffet notes : Buffet Cold drinks vending machine Food vending machine
  • Staff Help Notes :

    Please note that assistance is only available during the station staffed hours (see above), unless pre-booked.

  • Customer Service Notes :

    Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00ÿ
    Sunday 10:00-20:00ÿ
    Bank Holidays 09:00-18:00ÿ

    The hours shown are for the Customer Relations team on 0345 600 7245 (option 8).

    Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.


  • Customer help points :


  • CCTV :


  • Shops available : False

Tourist Information

  • Tourist Information office :


  • Toilets available :
  • Showers : False
  • Baby change :



  • ATM available :
  • ATM notes : Located on concourse


  • Carpark opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
    Saturday Open 24 hours
    Sunday Open 24 hours
    DayOpening Hours
    Saturday Open 24 hours
    Sunday Open 24 hours
  • Carpark name : Station Car Park Premium Bay
  • Carpark operator : National Car Parks Ltd National Car Parks Ltd
  • Car parking spaces : 49
  • Car parking charges :

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 128
  • Sheltered cycle storage :
  • Cycle storage CCTV :
  • Cycle storage location :

    Station concourse

  • Cycle storage notes : There are 30 cycle racks available on the concourse, plus a secure 60-space cycle compound (key fob required, speak to station staff for availability).


  • Step-free access : Whole station
  • Step-free access notes :


  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available :
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines :
  • Accessible Booking Office counter :
  • Accessible taxis : unknown
  • Accessible taxis notes :

    Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

Trains to Clacton-on-Sea


Skelmersdale Road, Clacton on Sea, CO15 6PU
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:15 - 18:00
Saturday 05:15 - 18:00
Sunday 07:15 - 16:30

Clacton-on-Sea Live Departures



Greater Anglia

Plat. 2

On time



Greater Anglia

Plat. 1

On time


London Liverpool Street

Greater Anglia

Plat. 2

On time


London Liverpool Street

Greater Anglia

Plat. 1

On time

Useful links when visiting Clacton-on-Sea by train