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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:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:15 - 22:00
Saturday 06:15 - 22:00
Sunday 07:15 - 22:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Shops note<p>Newsagents on main concourse </p>
Telephone typesCoins only
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes

Inside newsagents 

ATM notes

Main concourse opposite booking office. 

Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Toilets notes<p>Booking hall </p>
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)


Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNational Car Parks Ltd
Car parking spaces114
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£238.80
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces5
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Outside front of station
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Lift access is available from street level to all platforms

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
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 Shoeburynessc2c13:431On time
to London Fenchurch Streetc2c13:512On time
to London Fenchurch Streetc2c13:594On time
to Southend Centralc2c14:093Late
to Shoeburynessc2c14:131On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Fenchurch Streetc2c13:431On time
from Shoeburynessc2c13:512On time
from Southend Centralc2c13:594On time
from London Fenchurch Streetc2c14:083On time
from London Fenchurch Streetc2c14:131On time
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