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Station Address
Glasgow Central Rail Station station,
Gordon Street,
Glasgow
,
Strathclyde
PostcodeG1 3SL

Lines Served

National Rail

  • Scotrail
  • First Transpennine Express
  • Cross Country
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Avanti West Coast
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Station facilities

Local travel options

Bicycles
Storage shelteredYes
Storage spaces70
Storage CCTV Located in front of the escalators to platforms 16 & 17 beside the British Transport Police office and on platform 15
PlusBike (cycle hire)Yes
Car Park 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
Operator Oswald Street NCP Car Park
Phone numberNCP
Address0845 050 7080
Note - -
Opening hours 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/
Number of spaces Monday - Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Accessible car park equipment555  with 6 accessible spaces available
Free of chargeWheelchair users may require assistance using car park equipment at this station 
CCTV CoverageNo
Onward travel informationNo
Taxi 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
Accessible taxis Taxis are available outside opposite the Gordon Street exit
Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available Accessible taxis can be located on Gordon Street.
AirportYes
Port At the Mobility Point on the station concourse. Help can be requested from the mobility point or by asking a member of station staff

Ticket Office

Ticket OfficeYes
Opening hours Monday - Friday 05:30 - 21:30 Saturday 05:30 - 21:30 Sunday 09:15 - 21:30 High Level (Scottish destinations): Weekdays (Mon-Fri) 06:00-23:25, Saturday 06:00-23:25, Sunday 07:20-23:25 Low Level: Weekdays (Mon-Fri) 06:30-23:30, Saturday 06:30-23:30, Sunday 08:15-23:30
Location 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 counterHeight adjusted ticket counter is available at this station
Height adjusted ticket office counter note Ticket Office: available Travel Centre: not available
Induction loopThis office has an induction loop
Ticket machinesYes
Accessible ticket machinesThere are accessible ticket machines at this station
Collection of pre-purchased ticketsYes, from ticket machine
Smartcards
Smartcards issuedNo
Smartcards validatorsYes

Station Facilities

ATM MachineLocated on concourse
First class LoungeYes
First class Lounge opening hours The lounge is available for Virgin Trains passengers until 20:00 and Caledonian Sleeper passengers from 20:30. Dedicated corporate area with fixed desks for laptops. Designer chairs. Electronic departure information.
Pay phones Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 07:00 - 20:00 Saturday 07:00 - 18:00 Sunday 10:00 - 20:00
Pay phones typeYes
Post boxCards and Coins
Public Wi-FiYes
Refreshment facilitiesLocated on the concourse
ShopsYes
Type of shops availableYes
ToiletsYes
Toilets LocationWide range of shops
Accessible toiletsYes
Baby changing facilities 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.
Baby changing facilities locationYes
National key toiletsYes
Showers 
TrolleysNo
Waiting RoomsYes
Waiting rooms opening hoursYes

Disability Accessibility

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: Caledonian Sleeper 03300600500 CrossCountry 08448 110 125 London North Eastern Railway 03457 225 225 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. 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 accessYes
Step free access coverageYes
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 availableYes

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