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Pitsea station, on the south side of Basildon, Essex, is on the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway line. The arrival of the railway in the 1888 saw the area slowly develop until Basildon New Town took the small village into its borders in the 1950s. But Pitsea retained its own character, with plenty of reasons to visit. Pitsea market is a must for lovers of vintage fashion, while the High Road - a ten-minute walk north of the station - has a number of independent and high-street shops, bars and eateries. To the south of the station is the bird-watchers paradise, RSPB Vange Marsh. Regular services, at least two per hour, leave Pitsea station for Shoeburyness and Southend Central from platforms 1 and 3, while passengers heading to London Fenchurch Street have a choice of four trains per hour via both Basildon and Tilbury, from platforms 2 and 4.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 05:15:00 until 20:00:00
  • Saturday open from 06:15:00 until 20:00:00
  • Sunday open from 06:45:00 until 20:45:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at specific times. Please check at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Shops noteNewsagents on main concourse
Telephone typesCoins
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Inside newsagents
ATM notes
Main concourse opposite booking office.
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Lift access is available from street level to all platforms
Toilets notesThe toilets are located in the Booking Hall. The National key toilets are located in the Booking Hall; these toilets are operated by a RADAR key.
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 20:00 Saturday - Sunday - Bank Holidays - 09:00 - 16:00 Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day 0345 744 4422 (option 3, followed by option 3) contact@c2crail.net
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNational Car Parks Ltd
Car parking spaces114
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces5
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Outside front of station
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Pitsea station is served by a taxi rank or a cab office. Check availability before travelling, and pre-book if necessary. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.
Pitsea's large station concourse can be found at the centre of the station between the two platform islands. The concourse has a ticket counter, newsagent, toilet facilities and waiting area, while ticket machines, bike storage and a taxi rank are located outside the station. All platforms, 1 and 2 to the left of the entrance and 3 and 4 to the right, have passenger shelters, customer help points and bench seating and are connected by footbridges with stairs.

Departures and arrivals from Pitsea

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Pitsea station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London Fenchurch Streetc2c04:284On time
to London Fenchurch Streetc2c04:402On time
to London Fenchurch Streetc2c04:564On time
to London Fenchurch Streetc2c05:232On time
to London Fenchurch Streetc2c05:294On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Thorpe Bayc2c04:284On time
from Thorpe Bayc2c04:402On time
from Thorpe Bayc2c04:564On time
from Thorpe Bayc2c05:232On time
from Thorpe Bayc2c05:294On time
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