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Glasgow Central Train Station

Glasgow Central

Glasgow Central station
Gordon Street
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G1 3SL

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Ticket office opening hours:

Monday - Friday - 05:15 to 20:15
Saturday - 05:15 to 18:00
Sunday - 09:00 to 19:00

  • YES Waiting room
  • YES Ticket machine
  • YES Toilet
  • YES Impaired Access Staff

Station facilities

  • Accessibility
    • Accessible Public Telephones YES Yes
    • Accessible Taxis No
    • First Class Lounge YES Yes
    • Help Points YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Booking Office Counter YES Yes
    • Impared Access Staff YES Yes
    • Impared Access Ticket Gate YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Ticket Machines YES Yes
    • Induction Loop No
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down YES Yes
    • National Key Toilets No
    • Ramp for Train Access YES Yes
    • Wheel chairs Available YES Yes
    • Impaired Access Staff Help Hours Saturday - 04:00 to 00:30
      Sunday - 07:00 to 00:30
    • Accessible Taxis

      Accessible taxis can be located on Gordon Street.

    • Booking Office Counter

      Ticket Office: available

      Travel Centre: not available

    • Helpline
    • Helpline Contact Details

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

    • Impared Access Ticket Gate

      Ticket gates are located on platforms 3 to 17

    • Impared Mobility Set Down

      At the Mobility Point on the station concourse. Help can be requested from the mobility point or by asking a member of station staff

    • Step Free Access

      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.


      Coverage: whole Station
    • Step Free Access Coverage Whole Station
    • Staff Help

      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.

  • Restrooms
    • Toilets YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Toilets Note

      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.

  • Ticketing Services & Information
    • Oyster Pre-Pay No
    • Pre-Purchase Collection YES Yes
    • Ticket Machine YES Yes
    • Customer Service Note 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
    • Smartcard Notes Smartcard Issued: No
      Smartcard Validator: Yes
  • Ticketing Hours
    • Ticket Office Hours Monday - Friday - 05:15 to 20:15
      Saturday - 05:15 to 18:00
      Sunday - 09:00 to 19:00
  • Station Information
    • ATM YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Bureau De Change No
    • Lost Property YES Yes
    • Post Box YES Yes
    • Shops YES Yes
    • Seated Area No
    • Station Buffet YES Yes
    • Showers YES Yes
    • Trolley YES Yes
    • Wifi YES Yes
    • Waiting Room YES Yes
    • Lost Property Phone number: 0330 024 0215

      Operator Name: Excess Baggage Company
    • Lost Property: URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
    • Lost Property Number 0330 024 0215
    • Staffing Level YES Yes
  • Station Seating Areas
    • First Class Lounge Hours Friday - 07:00 to 19:00
      Saturday - 07:00 to 18:00
      Sunday - 10:00 to 18:00
  • Station Location & Directions
    • Latitude 55.85974143
    • Longitude -4.257636004
  • Airport
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Note GLASGOW AIRPORT: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: www.firstglasgow.com (http://www.firstglasgow.com)  
  • Priority Lounge Information
    • First Class Lounge: Note

      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.

  • Parking
    • Car Parking Details

      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 https://www.networkrail.co.uk/stations/glasgow-central/


      Phone number: 0845 050 7080

      Operator Name: NCP
      Name: Oswald Street N C P Car Park
      Spaces: 555
      Charges:
      Off-peak: N/A
      PerHour: N/A
      Daily: N/A
      Weekly: N/A
      Monthly: N/A
      ThreeMonthly: N/A
      SixMonthly: N/A
      Annual: N/A
      Saturday: N/A
      Sunday: N/A

      Number Accessible Spaces: 6
      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Cctv: No
      Open:
      Monday - Sunday - open 24h
      Url: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
  • Phones, Internet & Wi-fi
    • Station Amenities: Telephone YES Yes
    • Web Kiosk: Available No
    • Telephone: Usage Type Cards And Coins
  • Mail and Express Services
    • Post Box: Note Located on the concourse
  • Dining and Shopping
    • Dining & Shopping: Shops YES Yes
    • Dining & Shopping: Station Buffet YES Yes
  • Cycle Storage
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Closed Circuit TV YES Yes
    • Cycle Hire: Note Glasgow City Council bike scheme: 400 bikes will be available for public hire at 31 locations across the city with additional temporary sites: www.nextbike.co.uk/en/glasgow/ (http://www.nextbike.co.uk/en/glasgow/) Bike & Go: Bikes available for public hire from the station concourse. Register online:  www.scotrail.co.uk/bike-and-go (http://www.scotrail.co.uk/bike-and-go)
    • Note

      Located in front of the escalators to platforms 16 & 17 beside the British Transport Police office and on platform 15

    • Sheltered YES Yes
    • Spaces 70
    • Type
      Stands
      Wheel Racks
  • Bus information
    • Bus Service: Availability YES Yes
    • Bus Service: Note First Group operate a network of frequent local bus routes around Glasgow city and nearby towns. For route maps and timetables: www.firstgroup.com/ukbus Arriva and Stagecoach operate a network of routes from Glasgow to surrounding towns. For routes and times: www.arrivabus.co.uk and www.stagecoachbus.com 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: www.plusbus.info For information about all public transport  in Glasgow and Strathclyde the area visit: www.spt.co.uk
  • Baggage Services
    • Left Luggage: Available YES Yes
    • Left Luggage: Phone Phone number: 0208 090 9939

      Operator Name: Excess Baggage Company
    • Left Luggage: URL https://www.excess-baggage.com/
  • Taxi Information
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Note Taxis are available outside opposite the Gordon Street exit
  • Other transportation
    • Cycle Hire YES Yes
    • Port YES Yes
    • Port 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.
    • Rail Replacement Services

      High Level: Buses will pick up/drop off on Gordon Street
      Low Level: Buses will pick up/drop off on Gordon Street

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