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Cardonald train station is situated on the Inverclyde Line in the Cardonald area of Glasgow. The station and train services are operated by Abellio ScotRail. Originally named Moss Road from its opening in 1843 until its closure in 1845, Cardonald was not known by its current name until it reopened in 1879. It was part of the Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway. Today, the station is served by four trains an hour on weekdays and one per hour on Sundays. Journeys into Glasgow Central take 8 minutes from Cardonald, and services to Gourock have a fastest journey time of 41 minutes. 

There are two platforms at Cardonald train station. Platform two can be accessed from the car park by a small ramp but platform one is over a footbridge with steps. There are small shelters with seating areas on both sides and a staffed ticket office near the station entrance. Cardonald itself, formerly a village, is a suburb to the southwest of Glasgow. Bus links provide local transport connections, and Junction 25 of the M8 is nearby.   

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays07:10 - 14:14
Saturday 07:10 - 14:14
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Small ramp to platform 2 from car park and connecting footbridge with stairs to platform 1.

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Cardonald

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Cardonald station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Glasgow CentralScotRail06:031On time
to Wemyss BayScotRail06:392Scheduled
to Glasgow CentralScotRail06:441Scheduled
to GourockScotRail07:142Scheduled
to Glasgow CentralScotRail07:301Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from GourockScotRail06:031On time
from Glasgow CentralScotRail06:392Scheduled
from GourockScotRail06:441Scheduled
from Glasgow CentralScotRail07:142Scheduled
from GourockScotRail07:301Scheduled
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