Glasgow Central


Glasgow Central station
Gordon Street
G1 3SL

Station information


Staffing level

Full time

Cash Machines

Located on concourse

Baby Changing


Left Luggage

Self-Service Fastticket


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.

Accessible Ticket Machines

Accessible Booking Office Counter

Ticket Office: available

Travel Centre: not available

Staff Help Available

Opening hours
04:00 - 00:30
07:00 - 00:30

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.

Customer Help Points

Waiting Room

Opening hours
04:00 - 00:30
07:00 - 00:30


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.

Wheelchairs Available

Ramp For Train Access

Induction Loop

Impaired 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

Car Parking

Car Parking

Oswald Street NCP Car Park

Spaces - 555
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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


Bus/Travel link

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:

Taxi Rank

Taxis are available outside opposite the Gordon Street exit

First Class

First Class Lounge

Opening hours

07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00

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.

Travel centre opening hours

Monday - Friday
05:15 - 20:15
05:15 - 18:00
09:00 - 19:00

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

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Related FAQs

Does the station have cycle storage?

As a major station you’ll be glad to know Glasgow has both stands and wheel racks for 70 cyclists. They’re under shelter and covered by CCTV. You’ll find them in front of the escalators to platforms 16 & 17 beside the British Transport Police office, and on platform 15.

Where can I find the rail replacement services?

Problems with your Glasgow train? Get the rail replacement information you need here.

Where is the nearest taxi rank?

Head outside the station and opposite the Gordon Street exit for the taxi rank that will take you to your next destination.

Are bus services available from the station?

Gordon Street is the place to go for buses where you find services from Arriva, Stagecoach and First Group that operate frequently around Glasgow. We’d recommend buying a Glasgow PLUSBUS ticket with your train ticket for discounts. For information about all public transport in Glasgow and Strathclyde, go to

Is there airport connectivity from the station?

First buses operate the Glasgow Shuttle 500 bus, which goes direct to the airport every 10 minutes and stops outside Glasgow Central station on Bothwell Street and Waterloo Street. If you want to know the times go to

Is there port connectivity from the station?

There is. You can reach Gourock for onward ferry connections to Dunoon and Kilcreggan as well as services to Wemyss Bay for onward ferry connection to Rothesay. You can also reach Brodick, Stranraer and Belfast.