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 inside the Gordon Street entrance, use the intercom for access. There is also an accessible toilet on platform 9 opposite the water hydration point. Both toilets are operated with a radar Key

    Accessible shower is available within the changing places facility.

  • 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

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Route planning around the station including maps and platforms

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Getting to and from the station

PlusBus ticketing available for this location. For details of ticket prices and bus information, click here.

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 and on platform 15

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 - 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.

Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available

At the Mobility Point on the station concourse. Help can be requested from the mobility point 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 05:15 - 20:15
Saturday 05:15 - 18:00
Sunday 09:00 - 19:00

High Level ScotRail ticket office: Mon - Sat 06:00 - 23:25; Sun 07:00 - 23:05. Low Level station ticket office opening times: Mon - Sat 06:30 - 23:30; Sun 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 top-up
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
0208 090 9939
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 main concourse next to Platform 1
Ticket gates

Ticket gates are located on platforms 3 to 17

Location for Rail Replacement Services

Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon Street.


ATM Machine
Located on concourse
First class Lounge

The lounge is available for Avanti West Coast passengers until 19:00 and Caledonian Sleeper passengers from 20:30.

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 - 18:00
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 inside the Gordon Street entrance, use the intercom for access. There is also an accessible toilet on platform 9 opposite the water hydration point. Both toilets are operated with a radar Key

Accessible shower is available within the changing places facility.

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

Helpline Contact
If you wish to book assistance but are not sure which train operator you are travelling with, you can call 0800 022 3720. On calling, you will be referred to the appropriate train operator.
Assisted travel

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.

Helpline opening hours
Staff help available

Any member of station staff can help or at the mobility point, travel centre as well as the ticket office. Passengers should arrange assistance before travel with the relevant train operator: Avanti West Coast 08000 158 123; Caledonian Sleeper 03300 600500; CrossCountry 08448 110 125; London North Eastern Railway 03457 225 225; TransPennine Express 0800 1072 149; ScotRail 0800 9122 901.

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

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
Wheelchairs available open hours

Station Map

Station plan

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