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Our routes from Glasgow Central

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Route Index

Route A

Station Route
London Euston A
Watford Junction A
Milton Keynes Central A
Coventry A
Birmingham International A
Birmingham New Street A
Sandwell & Dudley A
Wolverhampton A
Stafford A
Crewe A
Warrington Bank Quay A
Wigan North Western A
Preston A
Lancaster A
Oxenholme Lake District A
Penrith North Lakes A
Carlisle A
Lockerbie A
Motherwell A
Glasgow Central A
Haymarket A
Edinburgh A

Route B

Station Route
London Euston B
Watford Junction B
Milton Keynes Central B
Northhampton B
Rugby B
Coventry B
Birmingham International B
Birmingham New Street B
Sandwell & Dudley B
Wolverhampton B
Telford Central B
Wellington B
Shrewsbury B

Route C

Station Route
London Euston C
Milton Keynes Central C
Rugby C
Nuneaton C
Stafford C
Crewe C
Chester C
Flint C
Wrexham General C
Prestatyn C
Rhyl C
Colwyn Bay C
Llandudno Junction C
Bangor C
Holyhead C
Wolverhampton C
Birmingham New Street C

Route D

Station Route
London Euston D
Watford Junction D
Milton Keynes Central D
Rugby D
Nuneaton D
Tamworth D
Lichfield Trent Valley D
Stafford D
Crewe D
Runcorn D
Liverpool Lime Street D

Route E

Station Route
London Euston E
Watford Junction E
Milton Keynes Central E
Rugby E
Nuneaton E
Tamworth E
Lichfield Trent Valley E
Stafford E
Crewe E
Wimslow E
Stoke-on-Trent E
Macclesfield E
Stockport E
Manchester Piccadilly E

Route F

Station Route
London Euston F
Watford Junction F
Milton Keynes Central F
Rugby F
Tamworth F
Lichfield Trent Valley F
Stafford F
Crewe F
Warrington Bank Quay F
Wigan North Western F
Preston F
Lancaster F
Kirkham & Wesham F
Poulton-le-Fylde F
Blackpool North F
Oxenholme Lake District F
Penrith North Lakes F
Carlisle F
Lockerbie F
Motherwell F
Glasgow Central F

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Glasgow Central
station information

Managed by Network Rail

Gordon Street
G1 3SL

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Attractions in Glasgow

Ticket office, self-service machines and penalty fares

Ticket office

High Level: In the Travel Centre

Low level: Next to telephones at Ticket office

Opening Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 05:30 - 21:30
  • Saturday: 05:30 - 21:30
  • Sunday: 09:15 - 21:30
Pre-purchase collection
Ticket machine
Get Oyster card here
Use Oyster pay as you go here
Smartcard issued
Smartcard validator
Always show oyster card fields

Facilities, shops & Wi-Fi

First class lounge

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

Opening Hours

  • Monday: 07:00 - 19:00
  • Tuesday: 07:00 - 19:00
  • Wednesday: 07:00 - 19:00
  • Thursday: 07:00 - 19:00
  • Friday: 07:00 - 19:00
  • Saturday: 07:00 - 18:00
  • Sunday: 10:00 - 17:40
Seated area

Available throughout the station.

Waiting room

Opening Hours

  • Monday: 04:00 - 00:30
  • Tuesday: 04:00 - 00:30
  • Wednesday: 04:00 - 00:30
  • Thursday: 04:00 - 00:30
  • Friday: 04:00 - 00:30
  • Saturday: 04:00 - 00:30
  • Sunday: 07:00 - 00:30
Station buffet

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

Baby change
Cards and coins
Find WiFi Hotspots around Glasgow Central station
Web kiosk
Post box
Note: Located on the concourse
Tourist information office
ATM machine
Note: Located on concourse
Bureau de change
Note: Wide range of shops

Staff services

Staffing level
Full Time
Closed circuit television
Overall: Yes

Information services



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. 

Customer help points
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 Virgin Trains East Coast 03457 225 225 First 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.

Opening Hours

  • Monday: 04:00 - 00:30
  • Tuesday: 04:00 - 00:30
  • Wednesday: 04:00 - 00:30
  • Thursday: 04:00 - 00:30
  • Friday: 04:00 - 00:30
  • Saturday: 04:00 - 00:30
  • Sunday: 07:00 - 00:30
Induction loop
Accessible ticket machines
Accessible booking office counter

Ticket Office: available

Travel Centre: not available

Ramp for train access
Accessible taxis

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

Accessible WC
Step free access

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 bar Union Street. For step free access to Union Street disabled passengers should exit by Gordon Street.

Ticket gate
Ticket gate comments

Ticket gates are located on platforms 3 to 17

Impaired mobility set down

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

Wheelchairs available

Transport links

Cycle storage availability
Cycle storage spaces
Cycle storage sheltered
Cycle storage cctv
Cycle storage note

Located in front of the escalators to platforms 17& 18 beside the British Transport Police office

Cycle storage type
Car park
Tel: 0845 050 7080

Opening Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 24 Hours
  • Saturday: 24 Hours
  • Sunday: 24 Hours

Oswald Street NCP Car Park

Operator: NCP
Spaces: 555


  • Off-peak - N/A
  • Per hour - N/A
  • Daily - N/A
  • Weekly - N/A
  • Monthly - N/A
  • Three monthly - N/A
  • Six monthly - N/A
  • Annual - N/A
Rail replacement services

High level: Buses will pick up / drop off on Gordon Street.

Low level: Buses will pick up / drop off on Argyle Street.

Taxi rank

Taxis are available outside opposite the Gordon Street exit

Bus services

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:



Arriva operate the frequent, daily 'Glasgow Flyer 500' bus from Buchanan Street Bus Station direct to the airport. For times:  

First operate regular, daily 'Airlink' express 757 from Buchanan Street Bus Station direct to the airport. 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.

Lost property and general services information

Left luggage
Tel: 0141 221 8597
Lost property

Opening Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 17:00
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