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Prittlewell train station serves the community of Prittlewell, a mainly residential area of Southend-on-Sea, Essex, situated between Southend Airport and Southend Victoria. London’s Liverpool Street station is 40 miles to the west and the typical journey time to the station is 56 minutesPrittlewell station lies on the Shenfield to Southend Line with services operated by Greater Anglia at an off-peak frequency of three trains per hour. There are no trains on Sundays. 

Prittlewell train station opened in 1889 with the line from Southend to Wickford. A goods yard near the station was used for handling coal until its closure in 1967. Today, the station comprises of two platforms with step-free access only to the London bound platform 1. There are sheltered seating areas for passengers on both sides and the platforms are linked by a footbridge with steps over the line. A ticket office is located at the entrance to platform 1 and there is a self-service ticket machine on the platform. 

Prittlewell train station is the nearest station to Roots Hall, the home ground of “The Shrimpers”, Southend United F.C

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: No train service on Sundays
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 13:00
Saturday 06:00 - 13:00
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
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 pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNational Car Parks Ltd
Car parking spaces42
Carpark charges
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces6
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Within forecourt
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Step free access to London bound platform only

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

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Departures and arrivals from Prittlewell

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Southend VictoriaGreater Anglia21:122Late
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia21:121On time
to Southend VictoriaGreater Anglia21:302On time
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia21:321On time
to Southend VictoriaGreater Anglia21:502On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia21:122Late
from Southend VictoriaGreater Anglia21:121On time
from London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia21:302On time
from Southend VictoriaGreater Anglia21:321On time
from London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia21:502On time
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