intu Lakeside is located in West Thurrock with several conveniently situated transport links and free parking with12,500 spaces. Whether you're travelling by bus, car, train, bike or on foot – getting here is easier than ever.
Join the new Thurrock car share scheme for free.
Nearest station: Frequent rail services to Chafford Hundred, which is only a 5 minute walk from the shopping centre.
c2c Smartcard - There are lots of benefits to choosing a Smartcard over a paper ticket. Our favourite is being able to skip the queues at the ticket machines when you buy online and breeze past everyone straight through the gates and onto the train. To find our more here - https://www.c2c-online.co.uk/tickets-and-fares/c2c-smartcard/
We have our very own bus station at intu Lakeside, situated at the north end of the centre accessed through Debenhams. There is an information office available for all timetable and journey plan queries, staffed by our friends at Ensign Buses.
There are numerous bus routes servicing the centre from local destinations in Thurrock and from locations further afield across Essex, Kent and East London. These are operated by
There are cycle routes into intu Lakeside from Chafford Hundred and Grays and we are working with Thurrock Council to make these links even better.
Cycle parking can be found:
If you need a taxi during the day please visit one of the following links
Lakeside & Purfleet Taxis 01375 383878
Thameside Taxis Ltd 01375 371654
Fleet Cars 01708 868704
Target Cars 01708 861265
Hackney Carriage Taxis can be found behind Café Rouge on The Boardwalk after 22.30.
In the run up to the big day itself, we want to make sure everyone knows when the last buses and trains depart from intu Lakeside.
All services generally run to normal timetables up to and including Sunday 23rd December, with variations between Christmas Eve and New Year's Day - we strongly advise to you check your times before travelling, just to be on the safe side!
You can find out what services will be running over the festive period at the following links:
Services return to their normal timetables from Wednesday 2nd January 2019.