Glasgow - Train Tickets & City Guide

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Glasgow by train - City guide & train tickets

What is the name of the main station in Glasgow?

The principal railway station serving Glasgow is Glasgow Central.

Can you walk from the station to the (old) city centre?

This railway station is located in the city centre.

Which hotels do you recommend near the station?

Please refer to our hotel suggestions on this page.

Which train services run to Glasgow?

These operators run trains to and from Glasgow.

Are there direct trains to major cities nearby?

Yes, there are trains to a lot of places. Both within Scotland and England. For example to/from LondonLeedsBath and many other cities.

Do you offer all train tickets to Glasgow?

Yes, we offer all train tickets - always the best price, no booking fees and e-tickets!

About Glasgow

Are you traveling to Glasgow? Then you can count on a full program. In Glasgow, there are many plays in theater, sports and other events every week. There are fantastic museums and galleries and the beauty of it is, access is often free!

Glasgow Central - Info

Railway Station Glasgow

Glasgow Central is the name of the main station of Glasgow.

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office

  • Monday - Friday 05:30 - 21:30
  • Saturday 05:30 - 21:30
  • Sunday 09:15 - 21:30

Facilities

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Wifi: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, NCP Long Stay Car Park at Oswald Street
  • First class Lounge: yes
  • Left luggage: yes. Baggage Storage (Lockers). Located on Platform 1. Mon - Sat 06:00 - 2359. Sun 07:00 - 23:59.

To the city centre

  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes
  • Tram: - 
  • Bus: 15 minutes 
  • Taxi: yes, www.traintaxi.co.uk 

Rent-a-bike

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/

Bike & Go: Bikes available for public hire from the station concourse. Register online: www.scotrail.co.uk/bike-and-go

To the airport

Finding your platform

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

Glasgow Central - Hotels near the station

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Glasgow Central - Rental cars

Cheap rental cars near Glasgow Central Railway Station

Cheap rental cars near the Glasgow Central Railway Station

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