Glasgow Central (GLC)

Managed by Network Rail 

Glasgow Central station
Gordon Street
G1 3SL

Station facilities

  • Station seating facilities

    Station seating facilities
  • Trolleys

    Trolleys Yes
  • Refreshments

  • ATM machine

    ATM machine Located on concourse
  • Toilets


    Accessible toilets can be located platform 1 and 8 both toilets are operated with a radar Key

    Accessible showers are also available on the concourse, next to Delice de France

  • Pay phone

    Pay phone Cards and Coins
  • Internet

    Public Wi-Fi Yes
  • Post box

    Note Located on the concourse
  • Tourist information office

  • Shops

    Shops Wide range of shops

Glasgow Central

Stations made easy

Route planning around the station including maps and platforms

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Getting to and from the station


Bicycle parking

Stands,Wheel Racks
Storage sheltered
Storage spaces

Located in front of the escalators to platforms 16 & 17 beside the British Transport Police office.

Storage CCTV
PlusBike (cycle hire)
Glasgow City Council bike scheme: 400 bikes will be available for public hire at 31 locations across the city with additional temporary sites:

Bike & Go: Bikes available for public hire from the station concourse. Register online:
Car Park
Oswald Street NCP Car Park
Phone number
0845 050 7080

Nearest car park is NCP Long Stay Car Park at Oswald Street, access to platform 15 from level 5.  Access via station available during station opening hours.

For parking charges see

Opening hours
Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day
Saturday 24 Hours a Day
Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Number of spaces
555  with 6 accessible spaces available
Accessible car park equipment
Wheelchair users may require assistance using car park equipment at this station 
Free of charge
CCTV Coverage
Onward travel information

First Group operate a network of frequent local bus routes around Glasgow city and nearby towns. For route maps and timetables:

Arriva and Stagecoach operate a network of routes from Glasgow to surrounding towns. For routes and times: and

Not all buses are accessible

Buy a Glasgow PLUSBUS ticket with your train ticket, for discount price unlimited bus travel around the city. For details:

For information about all public transport  in Glasgow and Strathclyde the area visit:


Taxis are available outside opposite the Gordon Street exit

Accessible taxis

Accessible taxis can be located on Gordon Street. Mobility assistance can collect and take passengers to this taxi rank

Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available

Meeting point at Gordon Street entrance outside Travel Centre. Help can be requested from the Mobility Assistance Point in the station concourse or by asking a member of station staff



First operate the Glasgow Shuttle 500 bus, running every ten minutes direct to the airport. There are stops just outside Glasgow Central station on Bothwell Street and Waterloo Street. For times:



Service to Gourock for onward ferry connection to Dunoon and Kilcreggan. Service to Wemyss Bay for onward ferry connection to Rothesay. Service to Ardrossan Harbour for onward ferry connection to Brodick. Service to Stranraer for onward ferry connection to Belfast.

Ticket buying and collection

Ticket Office
Opening hours
Monday - Friday 05:30 - 21:30
Saturday 05:30 - 21:30
Sunday 09:15 - 21:30

High Level (Scottish destinations): Weekdays (Mon-Fri) 06:00-23:25, Saturday 06:00-23:25, Sunday 07:20-23:25 Low Level: Weekdays (Mon-Fri) 06:30-23:30, Saturday 06:30-23:30, Sunday 08:15-23:30


High Level (all destinations): Travel Centre next to Gordon St exit
High Level (Scottish destinations): Station concourse near Hope St exit
Low Level: Low level concourse between escalators

Height adjusted ticket office counter
Height adjusted ticket counter is available at this station
Height adjusted ticket office counter note

Ticket Office: available

Travel Centre: not available

Induction loop
This office has an induction loop
Ticket machines
Accessible ticket machines
There are accessible ticket machines at this station
Collection of pre-purchased tickets
Yes, from ticket machine
Smartcards issued
Smartcards validators

Staffing and general services

Information available from staff
Information services - opening times
Sunday 07:00 - 00:30
Monday - Friday 04:00 - 00:30
Saturday 04:00 - 00:30
Customer help points
Left luggage
Excess Baggage Company
Operated by Excess Baggage Company
0141 530 9863
Left Luggage - Baggage Storage (Lockers). Located on Platform 1. Mon - Sat 06:00 - 2359. Sun 07:00 - 23:59.
Lost Property
Excess Baggage Company
Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:30
Operated by Excess Baggage Company
0330 024 0215
Located on Platform 1
Ticket gates

Ticket gates are located on platforms 3 to 17

Location for Rail Replacement Services

High Level: Buses will pick up/drop off on Gordon Street
Low Level: Pickup point for all Low Level Replacement buses is the bus stop on Hope Street (outside PureGym)


ATM Machine
Located on concourse
Bureau de Change
First class Lounge

Dedicated corporate area with fixed desks for laptops. Designer chairs. Electronic departure information.

First class Lounge opening hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 07:00 - 19:00
Saturday 07:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:40
Pay phones
Pay phones type
Cards and Coins
Post box
Located on the concourse
Public Wi-Fi
Refreshment facilities
Type of shops available
Wide range of shops
Toilets Location

Accessible toilets can be located platform 1 and 8 both toilets are operated with a radar Key

Accessible showers are also available on the concourse, next to Delice de France

Accessible toilets
Baby changing facilities
Baby changing facilities location
National key toilets
Waiting Rooms
Waiting rooms opening hours
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday 04:00 - 00:30
Sunday 07:00 - 00:30

Accessibility and mobility access

Staff help available

Any member of station staff can help or at the mobility assistance point, travel centre as well as the ticket office. Passengers should arrange assistance before travel with the relevant train operator: CrossCountry 08448 110 125 London North Eastern Railway 03457 225 225 TransPennine Express 0800 1072 149 ScotRail 0800 9122 901 Virgin Trains 08000 158 123

The Mobility Assistance point is open between 07:00 - 22:00. When closed passengers should see any member of station staff.

Staff help available opening times
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday 04:00 - 00:30
Sunday 07:00 - 00:30
Ramp for train access
Step free access coverage
Step free access note

Customers requiring local trains in Lanarkshire, between Dalmuir and Motherwell / Larkhall, will need Platforms 16 and 17 at the underground Low Level part of the station. However, journeys on most routes from Glasgow Central will be from High Level Platforms 1-15.

High Level Platforms 1-15 are all on the same level and require no step free access. To access Low Level Platforms 16 & 17 there are escalators. Disabled passengers should use the lift behind the ticket barriers on platforms 11-15. Disabled passengers can also leave by lifts to Hope Street and can leave all other exits by foot except Union Street. For step free access to Union Street disabled passengers should exit by Gordon Street.

Wheelchairs available

Station Map

Station plan

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